Israel

6 - 9 Days
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10 Years

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Kibbutz Highlights Tour, Self-Drive

Start and end in Tel Aviv! With the In-depth Cultural tour Kibbutz Highlights Tour, Self-Drive, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Tel Aviv, Israel and 12 other destinations in Asia. Kibbutz Highlights Tour, Self-Drive includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.

Travel independently and experience at your own pace a unique vacation in Nature, at Israel's well-known unique form of collaborative community, the Kibbutz Guest Houses and Kibbutz Hotels.

What's Included

7 night’s accommodation

7 Breakfasts

Meet & Greet

7 days rental car, pick-up/drop-off at Ben Gurion International Airport •

Unlimited mileage and insurances CDW & TP

NOT included

Flights not included

Guide is not included.

Other activities and services are not included.

Day by day

Arrival to the Ben Gurion International Airport. Pick up of the rental car and drive to Jerusalem, the historical epicentre of the world. Start at Haas Promenade where you will enjoy a panoramic overview of the old city of Jerusalem. Please note that on Saturdays and holidays, check-in to hotels is 2 hours after sundown, after Shabbat ends. Overnight in Jerusalem Area.

Start point: Car pick up at the airport, Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) (נמל התעופה בן גוריון), Ha-Mamri'im Rd, Central District, Israel
In the morning, wake up to a tasty breakfast. Today you may visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman Road. See the Western Wall and the Cardo, an ancient commercial street where you can still shop today. Continue to the Arab Bazaar, where haggling has been raised to an art form, and walk along a portion of the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Discover the City of David, the heart of ancient Jerusalem, and discover the place where the story of this extraordinary city really began. Journey back in time over 4,000 years, by entering the secret underground tunnel system, the lifeline of ancient Jerusalem Overnight in Jerusalem Area.
After a delectable breakfast, drive to Ein Karem. This will be followed by a visit of Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum, designed by Moshe Safdie. This powerful remembrance to the Holocaust is situated atop Har HaZikaron, literally the “Hill of Memory.” Drive by the Knesset (Israeli parliament building) and the famous Menorah. Continue to the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated Model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. In the afternoon, visit Jerusalem’s largest and most vibrant food market, Machane Yehuda.   Overnight in Jerusalem area.
Indulge in a delicious breakfast and drive the Dead Sea. Continue to the fortress Masada, last stronghold and stand of the zealots against Rome, on the edge of the barren Negev Desert. Ascend and descend the site by cable car (not included). The remainder of the day can be spent by floating in the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea. Overnight in the Dead Sea area.
Delight in a rich breakfast and drive through Beith Shean and the Jordan Valley and reach the historic Sea of Galilee, where Jesus lived and preached. Drive to the top of Mt. of Beatitudes to see the gardens of the church and the breath-taking view of Sea of Galilee. Proceed to visit Tabgha where 5,000 were fed by Jesus who performed the miracle of the multiplication of fish and loaves. Then, drive to Capernaum and a 2nd-century synagogue which threw light on the life of the community of that era. In Tiberias, you can board a boat and sailing on as the disciples did 2000 years ago. Overnight in Jezreel Valley.
Begin your day with a tasty breakfast and continue your journey and drive to one of the three sources of Jordan, Banias. In addition to the beauty of nature, you can also see traces of important biblical events. Proceed to Mount Bental for a panoramic view of the Golan Heights lookout point where we can capture a glimpse back at the past and a look at Syria. Book a tour in advance (followed by tastings) at the Golan Heights Winery, one of Israel’s largest and most award-winning wineries. Drive to Katzrin for a visit at the Golan Magic Visitor Center, which offers diverse impressive multimedia displays of the area. Overnight in Jezreel Valley.
Have a rich breakfast at the hotel and drive to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where archaeologists believe the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. Continue to Haifa, for a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city, including the Baha'i Shrine, Persian Garden, Mount Carmel and Haifa bay. Drive along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea to visit the Crusader Fortress built upon the ancient city of Caesarea, named after Augustus Caesar, who imposed the tax that brought Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem.   Overnight in Tel Aviv area.
Wake up to one last breakfast, and depending on your flight and if time permits enjoy your free time at the beach of Tel Aviv or drive along the Rothschild Boulevard and the White City of Tel Aviv (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and learn about the Bauhaus architecture. In the Old Port City of Jaffa capture the beautiful panoramic view of Tel Aviv. Drive to Ben Gurion Airport and after dropping off your car, continue with your travel arrangements.
End point: Car drop off at the airport, Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) (נמל התעופה בן גוריון), Ha-Mamri'im Rd, Central District, Israel