Classical Israel and Petra Tour Package 12 Days



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Sites On The Tour

Abuhav Synagogue Safed
Acre Old City Market
Bahai Gardens Haifa
Banias Nature Reserve (Hermon Stream)
Byzantine Cardo Jerusalem
Caesarea National Park
Capernaum Kfar Nahum
Christian Quarter Jerusalem
Church of Annunciation Nazareth


Explore Israel's highlights on this 12-day tour, including a visit to Petra, Jordan. Discover iconic sites like Masada, the Dead Sea, and Jerusalem, and soak in the beauty of Galilee, Golan, and the Mediterranean coastline.


Take a leisure day in vibrant Tel Aviv, embracing the opportunity to rejuvenate and immerse yourself in the allure of the city that never sleeps! Upon your arrival at Ben Gurion Airport and the subsequent journey to your hotel in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, you’ll find a moment of repose to unwind and settle into your accommodations, seamlessly included in your tour package. Should you seek guidance on how to make the most of your inaugural day in Israel, our recommendations stand ready for your perusal. Alternatively, feel free to chart your own course, delving into the distinctive charm of the Holy Land and connecting with its welcoming people. Welcome to Israel, where each day unfolds with the promise of discovery!
Embark on the Golan Heights Tour, guiding you northward through the historic Plain of Armageddon and past Megiddo into the picturesque Galilee region. The Galilee unfolds before you with its scenic rolling hills, expansive farmlands, flourishing vineyards, and the serene beauty of the Sea of Galilee. Our journey includes crossing the iconic Jordan River as we ascend into the lush countryside of the Golan Heights. Along the way, we encounter Hamat Gader, a site renowned for its hot springs enjoyed by both Romans of yore and contemporary spa enthusiasts. The Shalom Observatory awaits, offering an elevated vantage point that gifts us with breathtaking views extending all the way to the mesmerizing Sea of Galilee. Katzrin reveals an excavated Jewish village dating back to the Mishnah and Talmudic eras, while in proximity, the Golan Antiquities Museum showcases archaeological marvels from the Golan alongside a captivating film detailing the ancient Jewish city of Gamla. Our exploration culminates at Mt. Bental, where we delve into the remnants of Syrian bunkers and trenches, capturing the history of the 1967 Six Day War through the eyes of the victorious Israelis.
Take a rejuvenating day off in the vibrant city of Tel Aviv – your chance to relax and immerse yourself in the energy of the city that never sleeps! The day’s exploration begins with a stroll through the kibbutz, offering insights into this distinctive community. The journey then unfolds towards the base of Mt. Hermon and the Hermon River. A pause at the Banias, the former site of a Roman city dedicated to the God Pan, showcases the breathtaking beauty of lush forests, streams, and waterfalls, often likened to the mythical Garden of Eden. Kal’at Nimrod, a 13th-century fortress atop a hill, treats you to panoramic views of the Golan. A delightful lunch at a Druze restaurant precedes our venture to the sacred Jewish city of Safed, where the Caro Synagogue, Ari Synagogue, and the charming Artists’ Quarter await exploration. As we head south, bidding farewell to the Galilee and Golan, your day is a perfect blend of relaxation and discovery.
Embark on a captivating journey exploring the coastal cities of Israel, commencing our adventure north of Tel Aviv with a mesmerizing visit to Caesarea. Immerse yourself in the remnants of an ancient Roman port city, marveling at the well-preserved theater, hippodrome, and the hauntingly beautiful ruins of palaces, temples, and bathhouses. Our northward expedition then leads us to the vibrant port city of Haifa, where the terraced Baha’i Gardens on Mt. Carmel unfold before our eyes, offering insights into the Baha’i faith. Pushing on to Israel’s northern border with Lebanon, our tour reaches the enchanting sea caves of Rosh HaNikra. Delve into the cave chambers and tunnels, where the symphony of crashing waves against the rugged rocks creates a truly magical experience. As we journey back south, our exploration continues in the Crusader city of Acre. Here, we navigate through time, touring the formidable Crusader fortress from the 12th century, exploring Ottoman structures, and delving into the history of a former Turkish and British Mandate citadel prison.
Embarking on this captivating tour, our journey commences with a scenic drive along the coastal road, leading us to the enchanting Valley of Armageddon. As we navigate through this historic landscape, the ancient site of Megiddo unfolds before us. Continuing our exploration, we meander past the majestic Mt. Precipice and venture into the heart of Nazareth. Here, the awe-inspiring Church of Annunciation and the serene Church of St. Joseph await our discovery. En route to the picturesque Sea of Galilee, we traverse through Cana, where the miraculous transformation of water into wine took place. A glimpse of the Mt. of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the renowned Sermon on the Mount, captivates us from afar, before we make a poignant stop at the shores of Capernaum. In Tabgha, the Roman Catholic Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes invites us to delve into its historical significance. Passing by the tranquil Tiberias on the edge of the Sea of Galilee, our journey pauses at Yardenit, a possible baptismal site along the River Jordan where John might have baptized Jesus. As we embark on the return leg of our adventure, the towering Mt. Tabor, the sacred site of the Transfiguration, graces our path, adding a final touch of spiritual resonance to this remarkable expedition.
Indulge in the serenity of one of the breathtaking beaches, embark on a journey through the expansive Yarkon Park, or delve into the vibrant cityscape. For the avid shoppers among us, the malls are a haven, and don’t miss the bustling markets like Carmel Market and Jaffa’s flea market, perfect for both shopaholics and bargain hunters. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry by visiting world-class museums such as the Museum of Art. Take a leisurely stroll through historic neighborhoods like Neve Tzedek, where charming indie stores and art galleries await, or marvel at the Bauhaus architecture in the White City. Follow the enchanting narrow lanes of Jaffa to the old port and treat your taste buds at Tel Aviv’s diverse eateries. Your free day in Tel Aviv is yours to shape, and we’re here with friendly suggestions to ensure it becomes an unforgettable exploration of this dynamic city.
Embark on an exciting journey by taking a flight from Ben Gurion Airport Tel Aviv (Terminal 1) to Ramon Airport near Eilat. Eilat, renowned as Israel’s premier beach resort city and the pearl of the desert, boasts an array of attractions to cater to every taste. Explore the stunning Coral Beach, celebrated as one of the most beautiful and diverse underwater reserves globally, offering a chance to snorkel and intimately encounter unique marine life. For an alternative perspective, marvel at the aquatic wonders through the vast windows of the Eilat Underwater Observatory – an optimal way to meet the underwater world without getting wet. Indulge in the enchanting experience of the Eilat Dolphin Reef, where you can observe and swim with dolphins in their natural habitat; these dolphins enjoy the freedom to traverse between the reef area and the open bay. The picturesque shores of Eilat beckon with Dekel (Palm) Beach for a sun-kissed glow, Kisuski Beach for thrilling water sports, Mykonos Beach for delectable Greek cuisine, and the easygoing charm of Mosh Beach. Just a short 20-minute drive from the city leads to the Timna Valley Park, home to marvels like King Solomon’s Pillars and the renowned giant Mushroom, showcasing nature’s extraordinary rock formations. And for the fashion-forward and shopping enthusiasts, Eilat is a tax-free haven with over 12 malls, markets, and outlet centers, offering an extensive array of international brands and local designs – ensuring a shopping spree to remember.
Embarking on the Desert Highway, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring desert and mountain vistas that will etch themselves into your memory. Upon reaching Petra, a choice awaits – stroll into the city on foot or opt for a horseback adventure. This Lost Nabatean capital, a remarkable archaeological gem dating back 2,300 years, unveils its most striking structures, masterfully carved from the captivating red-hued rock cliffs. Traverse the enchanting Siq, a smoothly winding gorge leading to the famed Petra Treasury adorned with exquisite decorations. From the captivating Obelisk Tomb to the Petra Theater, immerse yourself in the rich history of forgotten times. Capture unique moments through your lens, marvel at intricately adorned shrines, and traverse Petra’s ancient colonnaded street. Following this truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, your journey concludes with a departure from Ramon Airport Eilat to Ben Gurion Airport Tel Aviv.
Embark on an unforgettable journey with our Bethlehem and Jericho tour, tracing the steps of history through iconic sites. As you venture past the Inn of the Good Samaritan, the tour descends beneath sea level to the ancient city of Jericho. Witness the famed sycamore tree, climbed by Zacchaeus in his quest for a glimpse of Jesus, and immerse yourself in the biblical narrative of Joshua’s triumphant march around Jericho’s walls. Departing Jericho, the tour leads to the Mount of Temptation and onward to Qasr al-Yahud on the Jordan River, where John baptized Jesus. Continuing this enriching expedition, the journey unfolds in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus more than 2,000 years ago. Pause in Manger Square, then step into the sacred space of the Church of the Nativity, housing the Holy Grotto where the nativity unfolded. Explore the adjacent Church of St. Catherine with its subterranean caves, preserving ancient tombs and shrines. The tour gracefully concludes, passing Shepherds Field on the way back to Jerusalem, leaving you with cherished memories of this spiritual odyssey.
Embarking on our journey, we soak in the breathtaking panoramic views of Jerusalem from the summit of Mount of Scopus. Descending, we traverse down the mount, passing by the biblical Garden of Gethsemane, the revered Church of All Nations, and the historic Kidron Valley adorned with monumental Jewish tombs. Venturing into the heart of the Jewish Quarter, our eyes marvel at the Cardo, the main street dating back to the Byzantine era. A poignant pause takes place at the sacred Western Wall, where we engage in a timeless tradition of placing a prayer note between the ancient stones. Continuing our exploration, the tour follows a segment of the Via Dolorosa, leading us to the awe-inspiring Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where the profound sites of Christ’s crucifixion and burial tomb unfold before us. Post a leisurely lunch and a stroll through the bustling Old City bazaar, our journey extends to new Jerusalem. Cruising through the modern cityscape, we eventually arrive at the impactful Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, where authentic artifacts, original documents, poignant photos, and stirring video testimonials of Holocaust survivors form a powerful narrative that resonates with history’s enduring lessons.
Embarking on this captivating journey, we venture southward through the enchanting Judean Hills, passing by the historic Inn of the Good Samaritan. Pausing at sea level, we capture an unforgettable photo-op before descending even further beneath sea level, immersing ourselves in the mesmerizing landscape that leads to the renowned Dead Sea. Our initial stop unfolds at Masada, where a cable car ride takes us to the summit plateau, inviting us to explore the remnants of Herod’s ancient palace fortress, standing resilient for 2,055 years. Witnessing remarkable structures, including palaces and a bathhouse, the tour then unfolds past the desert oasis of Ein Gedi and Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were unearthed. The remainder of the day unfolds in blissful relaxation on one of the Dead Sea’s beaches, where you can experience the unique buoyancy of its 8.6 times saltier water, indulge in the therapeutic Dead Sea mud as a natural skin mask, and bask in the warm embrace of the glorious Dead Sea sun.
On your final day in Israel, take the opportunity to gracefully wrap up your visit to the Holy Land. If your departure is scheduled for the evening, complete your check-out by 11 am and safely store your luggage at the hotel. Venture into the city to relish a memorable “last supper” or engage in some last-minute shopping. Whether you opt to revisit a cherished spot, explore a new locale, or mingle with the locals at a quaint neighborhood café, make the most of your remaining time. Should you wish to maximize your last day, we are delighted to offer suggestions or assist you in planning an enriching tour. Safe travels and fond farewells await!

About this activity



Departure days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Tuesday ,

Pickup included

Pickup and drop off from a close by hotel


  • Guaranteed departure ensures hassle-free trip planning and complete peace of mind.
  • Enjoy a free day to relax after your flight before embarking on your Israeli adventure.
  • Join the tour directly from your hotel for a high-quality touring experience at a fair price.
  • Benefit from 8 fully guided days with a knowledgeable local professional guide.
  • Enjoy 11 nights of comfortable accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis, with four accommodation levels to choose from.
  • Experience the unique sensation of floating in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth.
  • Explore Masada, an iconic symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel.
  • Immerse yourself in the religious and historic landmarks of Jerusalem, the City of Gold.
  • Round-trip flight from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport to Ramon Airport Eilat included.
  • Discover the enchanting Rose City of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jordan.
  • Visit Jericho, the world's lowest and one of the most ancient cities.
  • Explore Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.
  • Journey through the scenic farmlands and vineyards of the Golan Heights.
  • Uncover the lush countryside of the Galilee, home to the picturesque Sea of Galilee.
  • Drive along the Mediterranean coast, making stops at Caesarea, Acre, Haifa, and the sea caves of Rosh HaNikra.
  • Conclude your 12-day adventure with a leisurely day in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
  • What's Included

    Entrance fees
    Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    Pick-up and drop-off service
    11 nights accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
    8 fully guided tour days with a local qualified and licensed tour guide
    Airport transfers
    Visa issuing and border fees: $140 for visa issuing and fees; $75 for travelers with valid visa stamp

    Sites On The Tour

    Byzantine Cardo Jerusalem
    Christian Quarter
    Church of the Holy Sepulchre
    Jewish Quarter
    Mount Scopus
    Muslim Quarter
    Via Dolorosa
    Western Wall Jerusalem
    Church of Nativity
    The Dead Sea
    Judean Desert
    Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
    Church of St. Joseph
    Church of Annunciation
    Yardenit Baptism Site
    Church of Multiplication - Tabgha
    Sea of Galilee (Kinneret)
    Masada National Park
    Church of St. Catherine
    Manger Square
    Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site
    Shepherds' Field
    Tel Jericho
    Zacchaeus Sycamore Tree Jericho
    Acre Old City Market
    Bahai Gardens, Haifa
    Caesarea National Park
    Rosh Hanikra Grottoes
    The Roman Theatre of Caesarea
    Underground Crusader City Acre
    Mount Bental
    Syrian Fortification, Mt Bental
    The Talmudic village, Katzrin
    Abuhav Synagogue, Safed
    Banias Nature Reserve (Hermon Stream)
    Nimrod Fortress
    Djinn Blocks
    Obelisk Tomb
    Petra Archaeological Park
    Petra Theater (Nabatean Theatre)
    The Royal Tombs, Petra
    The Siq
    The Treasury of Petra (Al-Khazneh)

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    Cancelation Policy

    Cancellation fee of 25% charged for notification up to 13 days in advance.
    Cancellation fee of 50% charged for notification up to 7 days in advance.
    Cancellation fee of 100% charged for notification less than 3 days.
    Cancellation fee of 4% charged for notification up to 14 days in advance.

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    Sites On The Tour

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    Yad Vashem

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    ראש הנקרה4

    Rosh Hanikra Grottoes

    Rosh Hanikra Grottoes is one of the most fascinating geological formations in Israel. It is located on the border between Israel and Lebanon, on th...
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    הכינרת 4

    Sea Of Galilee

    Sea Of Galilee is one of the most touristic places in Israel. It is the lowest freshwater lake in the world. It is second lowest lake in the world ...
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    The Dead Sea

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