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Schaffer Tour Plan, October 2018

Oct 4 (THUR)


Upon arrival we head to the North, with a stop to visit Kibbutz Barkai, and/or Megiddo  and /or Nazareth  .

O/N: Scots Hotel, Tiberias


Oct 5 (FRI)

Golan Heights  sites: Mt. Bental  “Golan Magic” Visitors Center “Valley of Tears” , Gamla , and an optional visit to a local winery and/ or a ATV tour in the Golan Heights 

O/N: Scots hotel, Tiberias


Oct 6 (SAT)

Selected sites around the Sea of Galilee: Capernaum Mount of Beatitudes Magdala  and more. 

After a lunch break a drive to visit the highlights of Caesarea  .

O/N: The Norman, Tel-Aviv


Oct 7 (SUN)

Day tour of Tel-Aviv and JaffaJaffa Flea Market  Rothschild Boulevard Independence Hall , and Rabin Assassination site . Optional visit to the Palmach Museum .

O/N: The Norman, Tel-Aviv


Oct 8 (MON)

To Jerusalem along “Burma Road”   and Abu-Gosh Crusaders period church 

Check in to the hotel, lunch, and then a tour of the highlight of the Old city of Jerusalem: Church of the Holy Sepulchre  , Christian Quarter , the Jewish Quarter  and the Western wall  .

O/N: King David, Jerusalem


Oct 9 (TUE)

City of David  Mahane Yehudah Market   , “Yad Vashem”   and optional visit to the Israel Museum   .

O/N:  King David, Jerusalem


Oct 10 (WED)

Site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Qumran  ), Masada  and an optional swim at the Dead Sea .

After lunch a drive to Ramon Crater  with an optional visit to Ben Gurion Tomb and hut.

O/N: Beresheet spa hotel, Mizpe Ramon


Oct 11 (THUR)

Ramon Crater Visitors Center ,  optional Razor /  Jeep tour in Ramon Crater  and a drive to Eilat .

Optional Visit of Timna  on the way.

Cross into Jordan, and drive to Petra. Optional participation in Petra Night Tour  

O/N: Movenpick Hotel, Petra


Oct 12 (FRI)

Full day tour of Petra , including a hike to Ad Deir .

O/N: Movenpick Hotel, Petra


Oct 13 (SAT)

Drive to Amman with a visit to Shobak Madaba , and Mount Nebo 

O/N: Four Seasons, Amman


Oct 14 (SUN)

Meeting + touring Amman , fly to Tel-Aviv .

O/N: The Norman, Tel-Aviv


Oct 15 (MON)

Departure. FAIRWELL!