14 Day Deluxe Israel with Eilat

3 Tel Aviv, 2 Haifa, 4 Jerusalem & 3 Eilat
Round trip airfare from JFK, 12 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Round trip flights New York-Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-flight Eilat-Tel Aviv
  • 12 nights accommodations in well located Luxury Hotels
    • 3 nights Tel Aviv
    • 2 nights Haifa
    • 4 nights Jerusalem
    • 3 nights Eilat
  • All transfers
  • Maximum 26 passengers per tour
  • 24 meals: 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches with soft drinks, 7 dinners with wine
  • Hotel porterage and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi
  • Comprehensive sightseeing with all entrance fees per itinerary
  • Tour manager throughout
  • Comfortable air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tips for restaurant staff, drivers and local guides
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Your Luxury Tour Highlights

Signature Collection blends specially arranged private visits and rich cultural meetings with exceptional personalized services

  • Walking tour of ancient Jaffa, along the winding cobblestone lanes to the Artists' Quarter
  • Visit Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market and the Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center
  • Tour the astounding archaeological site of Caesarea, with its Roman and Crusader ruins
  • In the Galilee, view the ancient Jesus Boat, an archaeological treasure reclaimed from the sea
  • Visit Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter, Western Wall, and the astonishing Western Wall Tunnels
  • Follow the Via Dolorosa through the souks of the Old City to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • In Bethlehem, visit the Church of the Nativity, built to commemorate the birth site of Jesus
  • Visit Yad Vashem, memorial to the Holocaust; and view the Dead Sea Scrolls in Israel Museum
  • Ascend by cable car to Masada, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy a swim in the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea
  • A leisure day in Eilat, a resort town on the Red Sea

Your Signature Experiences

  • VIP Services assist you through formalities upon arrival and departure in Tel Aviv
  • A private visit to the fascinating Ilana Goor Museum acclaimed for its unique art collection
  • Private vineyard experience with wine tastings
  • Exclusive cultural conversations about Arab-Israeli relations, traditions and challenges
  • Exclusive culinary adventure at the Machane Yehuda Market led by a local "shuk" expert
  • A unique Biblical cuisine dinner in Jerusalem using spices and herbs grown in the surrounding hills
  • A jeep tour along dramatic mountain trails explores the surreal scenery of the Negev Desert
  • Exclusive! Relax at the Dan Lounge before boarding your departure flight
Day By Day Itinerary

All of your needs are met and exceeded on this luxury tour of Israel. Enjoying the company of no more than twenty-six travelers per group, tour participants travel in comfort and style. Travelers are accompanied by a professional tour manager who will introduce you to historic and modern Israel, as you visit the most iconic sites and some that few will ever see. And at the end of each day, you’ll retire to hotels chosen for their comfort as well as location. Welcome to Israel with Signature Collection.


DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for Israel
Depart on your flight to Tel Aviv, Israel

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Tel Aviv
Welcome to Israel! Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, VIP Services have been arranged to assist you through formalities. At your sophisticated hotel overlooking a seaside park, rest, relax and acclimate to your new time zone. Tonight, meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception. A great beginning to the extraordinary journey in Israel
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Thursday - Ancient Jaffa, Ilana Goor Museum, Sarona Market, Rabin Center
A morning walking tour introduces you to the ancient port city of Jaffa (Joppa), eternally linked with the biblical tales of Jonah and St. Peter. Tour the ancient ruins, continuing along the winding cobblestone lanes to the reconstructed Artists' Quarter. View the breathtaking landscape of the shoreline of Tel Aviv and the Mediterranean coast before our visit to the fascinating Ilana Goor Museum. Located in an 18th-century building that once served as the first Jewish inn for pilgrims on the way to Jerusalem, this unique museum is acclaimed for its extraordinary collection of international works of art, alongside Goor’s original creations. On to the dynamic Sarona Market complex, the heart of Israel’s culinary art scene, before lunch on your own. A drive then reveals the contrasting architecture of this city on the sea; pausing to admire some of the city’s splendid Bauhaus buildings- more than any other city in the world. Continue to the Israeli Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center chronicling the life of the late Prime Minister and the development of the State of Israel. Tonight dinner is at a local Tel Aviv restaurant
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4, Friday - Caesarea, Wine Tasting, Special Arab speaker, Haifa
On the drive north along the scenic Mediterranean coast we reach spectacular Caesarea, built by King Herod, considered one of the greatest builders of the ancient world. Explore this archaeological site with its Roman and Crusader ruins, including an impressive 1st-century theater still being used today and a hippodrome that once held over 20,000 people for chariot races. Afterward, we arrive at a family-owned vineyard and enjoy tastings of the many types of wine. After a lunch, on to the shimmering seaport city of Haifa, ascending to our hotel perched atop the Carmel Mountains. After time to settle in, an exclusive specially arranged cultural event. We’re invited to join a prominent Arab guest for a conversation about Arab-Israeli relations, traditions and the challenges of life in Israel. Dinner together follows at a popular restaurant
Overnight: Haifa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday - Baha’i Shrine, Nazareth, Acre (Akko), Rosh Hanikra
This morning, sightseeing begins viewing the panorama of the meticulously manicured gardens and striking golden dome of the Baha’i Shrine, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, we travel to Nazareth, the sacred town where Jesus spent most of his youth; visit the Basilica of the Annunciation and Mary's Well. Lunch at a local restaurant before journeying to the timeless city of Acre (Akko), once a capital of the Crusaders, and their last stronghold in the Holy Land. Once here, journey inside the walls of the Old City, which are a superb example of Ottoman architecture. A walking tour then takes us into the ancient subterranean city, the Knight’s Hall, the citadel and other monuments recalling the colorful Middle Ages. Finally, a scenic drive takes you to the rugged terrain of the northernmost tip of Israel and the gleaming white cliffs of Rosh Hanikra. Here, descend by cable car to the astonishing underwater grottoes and sea caves, a magical world of nature in all of its splendor. On your return to Haifa, enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure
Overnight: Haifa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Sunday - Sea of Galilee Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, Jerusalem
Travel via verdant rolling hills to the tranquil Sea of Galilee. The drive then takes us past kibbutzim that dot the area – the very beginning of Israel’s concept of collective communities traditionally based on agriculture. An unforgettable opportunity to visit a working kibbutz and get acquainted with everyday life in this rural community. At the Yigal Alon Museum, view the 2,000-year-old ancient Sea of Galilee Boat, also known as the Jesus Boat, an archaeological treasure reclaimed from the depths of the sea. At Capernaum, view the ruins of an ancient synagogue dating back to the 6th century. Proceed to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount, where you stand in wonder at the expansive views of the entire region. Afterward, a unique lunch at one of the foremost Arab fusion restaurants. The day is capped by our entrance to "golden" Jerusalem. Time to settle in at our deluxe Jerusalem hotel, superbly positioned in the heart of the city before we dine à la carte at a restaurant overlooking the walls of the Old City. Enjoy the rest of the evening in the hotel with its rich heritage and stylish ambiance
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Monday - The Old City of Jerusalem, Tower of David
The exploration of Jerusalem, one of the oldest and holiest cities in the world, begins in the Jewish Quarter. Walk along the Cardo, the colonnaded main street of Roman and Byzantine Jerusalem, once bordered by stately columns and lined with shops. A traditional lunch follows at a local café before a visit to the renowned Davidson Center where you’ll enter another world of this city’s glorious past, showcased through advanced visualization technology. Then to the Western Wall of the Second Temple, and the holiest prayer site of Judaism. You may leave a prayer note in the crevices of the wall as people of many religions have done for centuries. Your visit continues with a walk through centuries of history in the astonishing Western Wall Tunnels. Our day in the Old City concludes with a dinner at the Eucalyptus Restaurant, serving a modern interpretation of biblical cuisine - all the spices and herbs used are grown (as in ancient times) in the surrounding hills of Jerusalem. Dinner is followed by a remarkable evening at the Tower of David. Watch the ancient Citadel walls come to life in a breathtaking sound and light show that tells the story of Jerusalem
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8, Tuesday - Yad Vashem, Israel Museum, Machane Yehuda Market tour
This morning, we visit Yad Vashem, a memorial to the Holocaust. Walk through the Museum, the Children’s Pavilion and along the Avenue of the Righteous, dedicated to Christians who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. Afterward, drive via the Supreme Court Building and the Knesset (Parliament) to the renowned Israel Museum. View the remarkable Scale Model, a miniature replica of ancient Jerusalem from the Second Temple period and the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed. An exclusive culinary adventure follows at the bustling Machane Yehuda Market. A local "shuk" expert takes you step-by-step to the best food stalls in the market. The delectable lunch is a fantastic blend of home-grown flavors and fresh cooked tasty delights. The evening is yours at leisure to explore Jerusalem
Overnight:Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Wednesday - Via Dolorosa, Church Holy Sepulchre, Bethlehem, Farewell Dinner
e return to the Old City this morning to follow the path of the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the holiest Christian site in the world, believed to encompass the sites where Jesus was crucified and the tomb where he was buried and resurrected. After lunch on your own, choose to explore some of Jerusalem’s diverse neighborhoods on your own or, join the tour to Bethlehem that includes a visit to the Church of the Nativity, a basilica built above the site that traditionally marks the birthplace of Jesus.* During your Farewell Dinner on this last evening in Israel, share wonderful memories of your journey with newfound friends
*Please note: Bethlehem is located six miles south of Jerusalem in the West Bank and governed by the Palestinian National Authority. The Church is currently undergoing renovations which are scheduled to continue through 2017. Expect to see scaffolding on parts of the structure, and as work is ongoing, there may be construction noise during normal visit hours
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Thursday - Masada, Dead Sea, Eilat
Travel via the Judean desert and along the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to the cliff-top fortress at Masada, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ascend by cable car to this last stronghold of the Zealots in their struggle against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod the Great’s Palace, synagogue, and bathhouse – you’ll discover why the symbolism of Masada remains meaningful to this day. Descend from these lofty heights to a lovely Dead Sea Spa Hotel for lunch and time to enjoy a swim in the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea. Changing rooms will be provided for your convenience. Continue to Eilat, Israel’s southernmost resort city on the Red Sea, surrounded by jagged cliffs and desert scenery. Arrive at your hotel, situated directly on the promenade; time to settle in before tonight’s dinner together in this serene setting
Overnight: Eilat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Friday - At Leisure in Eilat
There’s lots to do in Eilat on your leisure day. Spend the morning enjoying the Red Sea’s crystal-clear turquoise waters – diving and snorkeling here is the best in the world - the underwater life can be seen clearly, including rare corals, hundreds of species of fish and much more. Sunbathe at the pool or, just pamper yourself at the hotel’s spa. At night, Eilat comes alive! There’s a wide choice of trendy international restaurants and a vibrant night scene
Overnight: Eilat
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Saturday - Desert Jeep Tour, Farewell Dinner
An outdoor adventure this morning on a Jeep Tour that explores the ever-changing scenery of the Negev Desert. In an open-topped jeep, travel into the Eilat mountains, following dramatic trails that highlight the surreal scenery of the desert. We’ll stop at some of the area’s most interesting sights such as the Flamingo Pools, the Doum Palms, the Evrona Spring, Wadi Rahma and the Statue Valley. Hear about the history and geology of the area as we stop for desert style hospitality and refresh with warm Bedouin pita bread and sweet tea. This evening, during a festive Farewell Dinner, share wonderful memories of your journey with newfound friends
Overnight: Eilat
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13, Sunday - Eilat to Tel Aviv
A short flight takes you back to Tel Aviv. On this leisure day, there’s still opportunity to discover more pleasures in this modern cosmopolitan city. In Jaffa, search the boutiques for hand wrought silver jewelry or colorful woven gifts, enjoy a tasty falafel at the Carmel Market, or visit some of the world-class museums. Stop for dinner at a seaside restaurant, or just relax at a nearby café. An evening stroll is the perfect way to say Shalom to Israel
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Monday - Depart Israel
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. VIP services expedite departure formalities with time to relax at the exclusive Dan Lounge before boarding the flight
Meals: Breakfast

Dates & Prices Call to book (877) 636-6660
Notes :
  • Hotel check-in is 4:00 pm. If you have an early arrival and want to check-in prior to 4:00 pm you may pre-purchase an additional hotel night.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
Prices do not include gratuities for tour managers

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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