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Deb Tour Plan, May 2018

April 28 (SAT)

7:40 – CX0675 – Arrival, WELCOME TO ISRAEL!. A van will take you to Jerusalem, where you will check in, meet your guide (Fredi), and go for a Walking tour to the Old ciy of Jerusalem, including the Western wall  , the Jewish Quarter Christian Quarter , the Via Dolorosa , and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre  .

Guide: Fredi

Cost (guide + Mercedes van): $850 p.d.

O/N: King David Hotel, Jerusalem


April 29 (SUN)

The First full day in Jerusalem is devoted to exploring its oldest remains: City of David  King David’s Palace Warren’s shaft  Canaanite Tunnel Pool of Siloam  Herodian Drainage Channel Southern Wall Archaeological Park , and Davidson Center .

After lunch we continue in to Jewish Quarter and visit the it main sites: Hurvah Synagogue Burnt House , and the Cenacle  on Mount Zion.

Guide: Fredi

O/N: King David Hotel, Jerusalem


April 30 MON)

The last day in Jerusalem is devoted to the main institutions in the new city: Israel Museum   and the National Holocaust Musuem (“Yad Vashem”  ).

For lunch we will go for a stroll in Mahane Yehudah Market    and continue into the ultra orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim .

Guide: Fredi

O/N: King David Hotel, Jerusalem


May 1 (TUE)

In the morning Fredi takes you to a check point where a Palestinian guide will meet you and take into Bethlehem  to visit the Church of Nativity  .

Later you head up north, and driving along the Galilee you visit the Church of Annunciation  in Nazareth  , and the “Wedding Church” in Cana .

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Efendi Hotel, Akko (Set by Deborah)


May 2 (WED)

After a morning visit to Akko  , we ascend to the top of the Golan Heights  we visit first Mt. Bental  , and walk in an Israeli bunker. Next we have an ATV tour along the Syrian Border .

After lunch we visit the “Golan Magic” Visitors Center  and tour Historical Gamla .

We can also include a visit to a local winery on that day.

Guide: Fredi

O/N: U boutique Hotel, Tiberias


May 3 (THUR)

This day is devoted to a mix of sites around the Sea of Galiee: Mount of Beatitudes Capernaum Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes , and Church of the Primacy of Peter 

For lunch we can go to one of the local fish resaurants, and later can visit some of the Rabbi tombs in Ancient Tiberias .

Guide: Fredi

O/N: U Boutique Hotel, Tiberias


May 4 (FRI)

Heading down to the Negev for the week-end, we face a 3 hours drive, aiming to get to the hotel by noon, and so free Fredi so he gets home to Jerusalem before Shabbath. Friday Shabbath Dinner will be in the hotel. 

Guide: Fredi (till noon)

O/N: Beresheet


May 5 (SAT)

This day can be used to relax a bit and enjoy the pool and the spa facilities of the spa hotel. If you want we can set a Jeep tour in Ramon Crater  or an ATV tour. I can also set for you a Rappeling  experiencein the crater, and it is recommended to visit the Ramon Crater Visitors Center .

In the evening we can also set a Stars Watching Session in Machtesh Ramon .

O/N: Beresheet


May 6 (SUN) 

Completing the journey to the south, we reach Eilat, where cross in to Jordan. The Jordanian guide will then take over. We will first have a Jeep tour in Wadi Rum , including a genuine Bedouin lunch experience, and in the afternoon we reach Wadi Musa, check in, and later have a private dinner event in Little Petra .

Guide: Danny and Jordanian guide

O/N: Movenpick Petra


May 7 (MON)

Most of today will be devoted to exploring Petra  and its vicinity, including the hike to Ad Deir .

At the end of the day we drive back to Eilat, possibly having a brief visit to Aqaba , and then cross back to Israel, and drive to the hotel at the Dead Sea, where we can also experience floating at the Dead Sea .

Guide: Danny

O/N: Daniel Dead Sea


May 8 (TUE)

An early start will get us the top of Masada   before the crowds and the heat!.

We will review this fantastic and famous site, and then head towards Tel-Aviv.

Pending on time and will, we could visit on the way Jaffa , the Flea Market  Independence Hall  on Rothschild Boulevard  and Rabin Assassination site 

19:30 – Dinner at Dinnings 

Guide: Danny

O/N: Setai Hotel, Jaffa (Set by Deborah)


May 9 (WED)

Meetings (T.B.D.)

19:00 – Dinner at Hasalon 

Guide: Danny

O/N: Setai Hotel, Jaffa


May 10 (THUR)

Today we will drive to the ancient metropolis of Caesarea  , and later drive up to the Druze  to learn about this unique Ethnic group, and we will end the day with a view of the Bahaian Terraced Gardens  in Haifa 

19:30 – Dinner at BUREK 

Guide: Danny

O/N: Setai Hotel, Jaffa


May 11 (FRI)

The last day of the tour will include souvenir shopping oppurtunities at Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair   and Carmel Market , as well as a cooking workshop experience with “Delicious Israel”.

19:30 – Dinner at North Abraxas 

Guide: Danny

O/N: Setai Hotel, Jaffa


May 12 (SAT)

CX0676 – 13:50 departure. Fairwell!