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Goertzel Tour Plan, December 2017

Dec 20 (WED) 

14:50 – Arrival – WELCOME TO ISRAEL!

Upon arrival and meeting Fredi you head up north for the first two days.

If time and will permit you can stop at Rosh Pina  and learn about one of the first Jewish farms in Israel in Modern times.

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Mizpe Hayamim Spa Hotel

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Dec 21 (THUR)

This day will be devoted to exploring the Golan Heights. You start with a visit the the Nature reserve and archaeological park at Tel Dan , and then ascend to Mt. Bental .

Nearby you can also join an ATV tour along the Syrian Border  or a workshop at De Karina Chocolatiere . After lunch you can also visit the “Golan Magic” Visitors Center  and\or Gamla .

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Mizpe Hayamim Spa Hotel

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Dec 22 (FRI) 

Heading towards Jerusalem you will drive by Modern Tiberias  and review the fantastic remains at ancient Beit She’an .

Upon arrival at Jerusalem you will greet it from the famous Mount of Olives Viewpoint , and check-in. If time and will permits you can also drive along the Ultra Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim  and experience the buzz of prerepring for Shabbath in such communities. 

(Dont forget to reserve dinner in advance! in the hotel or nearby)

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Herbert Samuel Hotel, Jerusalem

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Dec 23 (SAT) 

Shabbath in Jerusalem will be on a more relaxed tone.

Meeting Fredi at the hotel, he will take you on a tour by foot in the old city, presenting its highlights: Church of the Holy Sepulchre  , the Suq  in the Christian Quarter , the Jewish Quarter  and its main historical sites, including (of course) the Western wall  .

In the evening you can go for stroll along Jaffa Road  Ben Yehudah Street  , and Mamilla Pedestrian Mall .

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Herbert Samuel Hotel, Jerusalem

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Dec 24 (SUN)

Your last day in Jerusalem will focus on the new city, with a review of the highlights of the Israel Museum  , a meaningfull visit to the National Holocaust Memorial at “Yad Vashem”  , and a stroll in Mahane Yehudah Market   .

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Herbert Samuel Hotel, Jerusalem

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Dec 25 (MON)  

Checking out, you head for a Day tour to the Dead Sea, which will include a visit to the fantastic (and tragic) site of Masada  , reviewing the caves where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found, near Qumran , and of course – a swim at the Dead Sea .

Another 3 hours drive will get you eventually to Eilat  for the night.

Cost (guide + transportation): $850 + over mileage

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Dan Panorama Hotel, Eilat

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Dec 26 (TUE)

Crossing the border in the morning, you are headed today to a full day tour of Petra .

The Tour will include an option of a camel ride, and if time and will permits, on the way back you could drive through Wadi Rum , and visit Aqaba .

Cost (guide + transportation): $500

Guide: Fredi

Guide and cost in Jordan: $1950 (Operated by “Joran Inspiration Tours“)

O/N: Dan Panorama Hotel, Eilat

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Dec 27 (WED) 

The morning can be used to visit the Eilat Underwater Observatory , and after lunch we head up to Tel-Aviv (4.5 hours).

Cost (guide + transportation): $850 + over mileage

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Melody Hotel, Tel-Aviv

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Dec 28 (THUR) 

This day will be devoted to famous attractions along the coast north of Tel-Aviv. We start with a visit the ruins of the Roman era Metropolis of Caesarea  .

We then head up to the Carmel to visit an have lunch in a Druze  village, and end with a visit of the Bahaian Terraced Gardens  in Haifa .

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Melody Hotel, Tel-Aviv

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Dec 29 (FRI) 

The Friday will be devoted to a Day tour of Jaffa and Tel-Aviv, including old Jaffa Flea Market  Independence Hall  on Rothschild Boulevard , and Rabin Assassination site .

After lunch you can also have a stroll in Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair   and the Carmel Market .

(The Palmach Museum  museum is also a very good activity, but must be reserved in advance)

(Friday dinner should be reserved in advance)

Cost (guide + transportation): $850

Guide: Fredi

O/N: Tel-Aviv

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Dec 30 (SAT)

The last day can be designated to relax and explore more of Tel-Aviv by yourselves.

If you prefer, we can also set a day tour to Biblical sites in the Shefelah (“Samson Land”), including the battle site of David vs. Goliath, the region of Biblical Samson, Tel Lachish Beth Shemesh  and more. 

Cost (guide + transportation): $750

Guide: Danny?

O/N: Tel-Aviv

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Dec 31 (SUN)

7:25 – Departure, Fairwell!