Starting at $4,895.00

Encounter a land of transcendent beauty and belief, history and hospitality, engaging all your senses in this extraordinary destination with a small group limited to 24 travelers.  The 12-day journey begins in Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, where touring includes the “White City” district of distinctive Bauhaus architecture – a UNESCO site, and the nearby ancient port of Jaffa.  Journeying up the coast, tour Caesarea’s Roman ruins and experience the unique Ein Hod artists’ community.  Overnight at a hotel on the grounds of a kibbutz in Galilee’s hills, visiting a local winery and Capernaum’s ruins.  Staying at a historic hotel on the Sea of Galilee’s shores, see the New Testament come to life at key biblical sites:  Tiberias, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Nazareth.  After lunch at a dairy farm, visit Safed, center of Jewish mysticism.  A five-night stay at the legendary King David Jerusalem Hotel in Jerusalem, the “City of Gold,” follows.  On a Dead Sea excursion, explore Qumran’s Dead Sea Scrolls caves; see Masada’s ruins – a UNESCO site; and float on the storied lake.  Return to Jerusalem, where visits to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Western Wall’s tunnels offer travel highlights.  Absorb the New City’s multicultural flavor, and tour the moving Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.  In picturesque Ein Karem, enjoy an ethnic cooking class.  An Old City walking tour reveals this treasured UNESCO site, followed by a tour of the expansive Israel Museum.  Discover stunning “rose-red” Petra and Amman with an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour Jordan extension.

Event Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart U.S. for Tel Aviv, Israel

Day 2: Arrive Tel Aviv 

Day 3: Tel Aviv

Day 4: Tel Aviv/Upper Galilee 

Day 5: Mount Bental/Tiberias

Day 6: Tiberias/Nazareth

Day 7: Tiberias/Jerusalem

Day 8: Jerusalem/Masada/Dead Sea

Day 9: Jerusalem

Day 10: Jerusalem 

Day 11: Jerusalem/Old City

Day 12: Depart Tel Aviv for U.S. 

Enrollment Max 
24
Region 
Season 
Type of activity 
Activity Level 

Moderately Active

Operator Name 
Odysseys Unlimited, Inc.