Begin your Israel Escape in Tel Aviv and enjoy a welcome dinner together with your Tour Director and traveling companions. In Jaffa walk around the beautifully restored port—starting point for medieval pilgrimages to Jerusalem. Continue your guided tour of Israel through the Holy Land to Caesarea, and journey to Nazareth in Galilee to visit the Church of the Annunciation. Stop in Cana—site of Jesus’ wedding miracle turning water into wine—on your way to historical Haifa. A wealth of fascinating visits await you: the Baha’i Shrine; the Mount of Beatitudes, and Capernaum—all sites where the story of Jesus unfolded, the Valley of Elah where David slew Goliath, the Valley of Ayalon to hear the story of Samson and Delilah, and a serene cruise on the Sea of Galilee. You’ll also visit the birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem.Stay four nights in Jerusalem to discover this symbolic city. Embark on a moving excursion to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Visit the Israel Museum containing the Shrine of the Book, and the Dead Sea Scrolls—the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world. Visit the Old City, the Garden Tomb, and take in the view from the Mount of Olives. See the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa, and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at the site of the crucifixion. View the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock mosque, and visit the Western Wall, the most holy shrine in the Jewish religion. Also visit the fortress of Masada—a historic site for Jewish faith. The experience of floating in the buoyant salt waters of the Dead Sea enriches the wonderful memories already collected during your inspirational Israel Escape!
Highlights of Israel Escape
Price Details US
All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.
Motorcoach or minibus; Boat cruise; Cable car
KQC|Israel EscapeKQE|With Jordan
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
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Baha'i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee (See Only)|Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity (Bethlehem)|Masada|Old city of Jerusalem and its Walls|White City of Tel Aviv - the Modern Movement
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
6 guests in a party: $1,012*18 guests in a party: $99*
Full buffet breakfast daily; 5 three-course dinners
ARRIVE IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL Welcome to Tel Aviv! This evening, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner. (D)
TEL AVIV–JAFFA–CAESAREA–NAZARETH–CANA–HAIFA JAFFA Walking tour of the ancient port.CAESAREA Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader fortress. NAZARETH Visit the Church of the Annunciation.CANA Visit the site of the first miracle en route to Haifa. (B,D) 124 mi/200 km
HAIFA. EXCURSION TO THE MOUNT OF BEATITUDES–CAPERNAUM–SEA OF GALILEE HAIFA Visit the Baha’i Shrine. MOUNT OF BEATITUDES Visit site where Jesus delivered his sermon.CAPERNAUM Visit the site where Jesus recruited his followers.RIVER JORDAN Visit a baptismal site.SEA OF GALILEE Take pictures of Lake Tiberias from the panoramic point before embarking on a [LF] scenic cruise. (B,D)66 mi/107 km
HAIFA–VALLEY OF ELAH–LATRUN–BETHLEHEM–JERUSALEM LATRUN AREA Take pictures at the site of David’s victory over Goliath, and visit the Monastery of the Trappist Monks. BETHLEHEM Orientation and visit to the Church of Nativity. (B) 140 mi/ 225 km
JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO THE ISRAEL MUSEUM, YAD VASHEM, AND MOUNT ZION JERUSALEM Visit the Israel Museum and Yad Vashem Memorial. Guided walking tour of Mount Zion, visit the Upper Room and the Tomb of King David. (B,D)
JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO THE OLD CITY JERUSALEM Guided walking tour of the Old City includes Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Stop at the Western Wall. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Jerusalem with a special dinner and lights show. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus
JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO MASADA AND THE DEAD SEA MASADA Ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top fortress.DEAD SEA Experience the buoyancy of floating on the waters of the Dead Sea. Farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 64 mi/103 km
JERUSALEM Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Tel Aviv.) (B)
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|1||Dan Panorama Tel Aviv||The Dan Panorama Hotel offers easy access to everywhere you want to be. Cross the road fronting this Tel Aviv hotel and you're on the Mediterranean where great beaches and soft sands greet you. The Dan Panorama Hotel boasts an outstanding mix of facilities. It is directly linked to the Dan Panorama Convention Center - the city's largest, most comprehensive convention and exhibition center.||Tel Aviv||Charles Clore Park||Superior First-Class|
|2||Leonardo Plaza||Set on the Mediterranean coast close to Mount Carmel, this 184-room property offers relaxing tranquility, an indoor pool with retractable roof for the summer months, a gym, a restaurant, and elegant lounge bar. Guestrooms are all air-conditioned and offer free Wi-Fi internet access, coffee & tea-making facilities, and in-room safes.||Haifa||On Carmel Beach 10 David Elazar St.||First-Class|
|3||Dan Jerusalem||The Dan Jerusalem Hotel offers a premium hospitality experience that combines an idyllic environment with breath taking vistas from the terrace. Designed around a series of beautiful patios, this hotel features an outdoor pool, three restaurants (one by the pool) that serve a creative array of Mediterranean and Continental cuisine. The Dan's spa and wellness centre includes an indoor pool, a large hammam, saunas and a fitness room. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.||Jerusalem||32 Lehi St||Superior First-Class|