13 Day Classic Israel and Petra Tour

Highlights


Explore the classic sites of Israel and Petra. The 13-day adventure covers the leading tourist sites in Israel and Petra. We start our journey in Tel Aviv to make our way to visit the Caesarea National Park, from where we continue to the Galilee to visit the Golan, Safed, Nazareth, Capernaum, Kinneret and more. Our next stop will be at the biblical sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. We continue to the archaeological sites of the Dead Sea and Massada and further south to visit Timna and Eilat with the possibility of visiting Petra.

 

  • Explore Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada & Dead Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit Nazareth, the Golan Heights and the miracle sites of the Sea of Galilee.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site: Caesarea, Acre ,Haifa and Baha’i  Garden.
  • Option to Visit Petra the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

 


Itinerary

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The beginning of your journey in Israel. 

After passport control, the representative of Click Tours will be waiting to welcome you (with a sign with your name on it) at the arrival lounge, ready to drive your directly to your amazing vacation in Israel.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

In Tel Aviv
In Tel Aviv

The beach may be the major tourist attraction, but Tel Aviv has more points of interest than its famous strip of sand. "The City That Never Sleeps” All over the city, flowers blossom, new restaurants open, and there's always a party going on somewhere. this is a 24 hour city with a unique pulse, combining sandy Mediterranean beaches with a world-class nightlife, a buzzing cultural scene, attractions and museums, shopping children’s activities, incredible food, UNESCO recognized architecture, and an international outlook.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

In Haifa

Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. See the excavations of the Crusaders' city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue.  Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; Visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Continue to Daliat-el-Carmel, a Druze village and enjoy a late lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the golden domed Bahai Shrine and gardens.

Overnight: Kibbutz hotel

In Golan Heights
In Golan Heights

Drive to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism; Visit the ancient synagogues and the Artists’ Colony. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin. Stop at the Golan Winery for a tour and wine tasting; Proceed to "Golan Magic", for a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.

Overnight: Kibbutz hotel

In Sea of Galilee

Start the day with a visit to Nazareth; Visit the Church of Annunciation; Continue to Tiberias; Visit Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter; Visit Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount.  Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac.

Overnight: Jerusalem

In Jerusalem
In Jerusalem

Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view from Mount of Olives. Drive to the Old City; Visit the Tomb of King David and the Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish quarter.  Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem*; view Rachel's Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of  Nativity and Manger's Square.

Overnight: Jerusalem

In Jerusalem
In Jerusalem

Drive to the Israel Museum; visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period; Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel's parliament. Continue to visit Mount Herzl cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Drive through Mea Shearim, the ultra orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a middle eastern dinner followed by the spectacular "Sound & Light" show* at the Tower of David Museum.

Overnight: Jerusalem

In Masada
In Masada

Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Stop at Qumeran to visit the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 AD. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; Cover yourself with the mineral rich mud and experience a swim in the Dead Sea* that many believe has its therapeutic effects. 

Overnight: Jerusalem

In Jerusalem
In Jerusalem

Enjoy a day at leisure at your hotel in jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem

In Eilat
In Eilat

Travel south through the Negev desert; Stop at Timna, a large geological and archaelological park; Marvel at the multi colored rock formations and copper mines; View the outstanding Solomon's pillars. Continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea; Visit the Underwater Observatory marine park, built into a coral reef and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich life of the Gulf of Eilat. 

Overnight: Eilat

In Petra
In Eilat

After assistance with border formalities, drive straight to Petra,the astonishing rose-red city built by the Nabateans (An early Arab tribe). Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback-ride for about 700 m. until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the treasury, royal tombs, the court, roman theatre, roman street, qasser el- bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter) and many other smaller monuments which fascinate the visitors. The city itself is almost 45 square km and is considered to be the second wonder of the world. After the visit, time for lunch in a nice restaurant. After lunch drive back to border. On the way, a short visit to Aqaba with the possibility to stop and take a walk around. Transfer to the border at  around 18:00 p.m and cross back to Eilat. 

Overnight: Eilat

Depart  Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; Stop to gaze into the Ramon Crater, a geological wonder; Proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion's hut and grave overlooking the magnificent Zin valley. Stop for a camel ride and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; Learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch.  Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel's Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force. 

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Check out of the hotel following breakfast.

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for the flight home.

Goodbye to Israel! Hope to see you again on your next visit.


Additional Info


Inclusions:

  • 12 Nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 Dinners at the Kibbutz Lavi Hotel
  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival.
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure.
  • Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned touring vehicle.
  • Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days.
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary (excluding Petra).

 

Exclusions:

  • Porterage at airport.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff.
  • Beverages with meals.
  • Traveler’s medical/baggage insurance.
  • Day tour to Petra.
  • Any item, product or service not specifically listed under “Inclusions”.

 

Notes:

  • Booking is subject to terms and conditions.
  • The tour is subject to a minimum of 2 participants.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Passengers should arrange their own travel, luggage and health insurance.
  • Click Tours Israel will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury.
  • Tours are conducted in English only.

Dates & Pricing


The Below Pricing is Per person in Double Occupancy, on Bed & Breakfast basis. Email Us for Single traveller, Triple & Children Rates. Special Group Discounts!

Hotel Options Tourist Class
First Class
Superior Class
Deluxe Class
Tel Aviv Prima City Dan Panorama Carlton Hotel Dan Tel Aviv
Northern Israel Kibbutz Lavi Kibbutz Lavi Kibbutz Lavi Kibbutz Lavi
Jerusalem Prima Royale Dan Panorama Inbal Jerusalem King David
Eilat Prima Music Dan Panorama Royal Beach Dan Eilat
Tours Begin Tours End Tourist Class First Class Superior Class Deluxe Class
13/12/2019 13
Days
25/12/2019 $2,640 $3,280 $3,700 $4,540
20/12/2019 13
Days
01/01/2020 $2,750 $3,320 $3,750 $4,540
27/12/2019 13
Days
08/01/2020 $2,750 $3,320 $3,750 $4,540
03/01/2020 13
Days
15/01/2020 $2,550 $3,250 $3,690 $4,500
10/01/2020 13
Days
22/01/2020 $2,550 $3,250 $3,690 $4,490
31/01/2020 13
Days
12/02/2020 $2,550 $3,250 $3,690 $4,490
14/02/2020 13
Days
26/02/2020 $2,550 $3,250 $3,690 $4,490
21/02/2020 13
Days
04/03/2020 $2,750 $3,320 $3,750 $4,540
28/02/2020 13
Days
11/03/2020 $2,750 $3,320 $3,750 $4,540