Small Group Discoveries for our World Travelers

+ We show you more of the Israel’s most inspiring sites including Capernaum, Megiddo, Tabgha and Bethlehem.
+ Our 4-night Jerusalem stay allows for extensive exploration of the Old City and excursions to Bethlehem, the Dead Sea and Masada.
+ Join a remarkably diverse group of worshipers for Friday night prayers at the Western Wall and learn about the Jewish Sabbath when you sit down with a family for a home-made Shabbat dinner.
+ Browse in a bustling Jerusalem market and learn about Middle Eastern delicacies from our local culinary aficionado.
+ Enjoy a special private meeting with a Key Keeper of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
+ Includes 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites c
  • Day 1 - Welcome to Tel Aviv

    You’ll be met and escorted to the deluxe Shalom & Relax Hotel overlooking the Mediterranean. Join your Trip Leader and fellow travelers for dinner. meals d
  • Day 2 - Along the coast to Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee

    Discover the city’s modern spirit as you explore the White City of Tel Aviv and Neve Tzedek. Then visit two sites of antiquity: Caesarea, built by Herod the Great, and Megiddo, a city inhabited for 5,000 years. Continue to the first class Emily’s Boutique Hotel overlooking the Sea of Galilee. meals b+d
  • Day 3 - Along the shores and across the Sea of Galilee

    Visit Capernaum where Jesus chose his first disciples, and see the synagogue built where Jesus once preached. You also visit Tabgha and the Church of Multiplication. Drive on to the Mount of the Beatitudes and the Golan Heights before visiting the Banias Springs at Caesarea Philippi. Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. meals b+d
  • Day 4 - Through the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem

    Visit the Wedding Church in Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle and travel on the Nazareth to see the Church of Annunciation. Continue through the scenic Jordan Valley to Beit Shean and onward to the 5-star Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem. meals b
  • Day 5 - Explore Old Jerusalem

    Ascend the Mount of Olives and enter the Garden of Gethsemane. Stand before the Western Wall and Temple Mount and walk the Via Dolorosa. Then tour the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where Jesus was crucified. Continue to the tomb of David and the Room of the Last Supper. Then join our culinary expert to explore the Machane Yehuda Market; meet the friendly merchants and maybe sample some of the myriad products here in the city’s largest market. meals b+d
  • Day 6 - Discover modern Jerusalem

    Tour the Israel Museum with its model of Jerusalem from the time of the Second Temple and see the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book. Visit the Yad Vashem Memorial to the Holocaust and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Tonight, thrill to the Sound & Light Show at the Tower of David. meals b
  • Day 7 - Excursion to the Dead Sea and Masada

    See the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered and continue to Masada, where you ascend by cable car to visit the hilltop ruins. Hear the chilling tale of the Jewish patriots who made their heroic last stand here in the face of an overwhelming Roman Army. Then enjoy lunch and time for a swim in the Dead Sea before returning to the city where the rest of your afternoon is at leisure. This evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner. meals b+l+d
  • Day 8 - Depart Jerusalem

    Transfer to the airport for your flight. meals b

Extend Your Trip

  • Continue to the Lost City of Petra...

    3 days from $899

    The amazingly preserved ruins of Petra are the perfect complement to your travels through the Holy Land. We include your transfer from Jerusalem to Petra via the Allenby Bridge, two nights at the Moevenpick Hotel right by the visitor’s entrance, daily breakfast and in-depth sightseeing.

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  • Emily’s Boutique Hotel - Tiberias, Israel

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Our Small Group Journey Value

+ Extensive sightseeing with never more than 16 guests including all entry fees
+ Specially arranged cultural encounters including a meeting with a Key Keeper at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and a market visit in Jerusalem with our local culinary expert
+ 13 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
+ 7 nights in our hand picked deluxe hotels
+ All on-tour transportation and airport transfers
+ Luggage handling and all hotel taxes and service charges

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Arrive Tel Aviv - Per Person Double

Dates   First Class Accommodations
Departure Return   Regular Deal
3/17/2018
Sold Out
3/24/2018 $4099 $3799
 
4/21/2018
Sold Out
4/28/2018 $4099 $3799
 
5/5/2018
Sold Out
5/12/2018 $4299 $3999
 
5/28/2018
Sold Out
6/4/2018 $4299 $3999
 
6/16/2018
Guaranteed
6/23/2018 $4499 $4199
 
9/1/2018
Guaranteed
9/8/2018 $4299 $3999
 
10/13/2018
Sold Out
10/20/2018 $4299 $3999
 
4/6/2019 4/13/2019 $4299 $3999
 
5/11/2019 5/18/2019 $4499 $4199
 

Select all Deals that apply for best available price.

  • Save $600 per couple + $300 solo on all of our Small Group, Small Ship and Private Journeys when you book and pay-in-full.
  • Travel is one life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216

Prices are per person, land only. We offer air on Lufthansa. Add extra nights. U.S. citizens traveling to Jordan over the Allenby Bridge require a visa in advance.

Extend Your Trip

  • Continue to the Lost City of Petra...

    3 days from $899

    The amazingly preserved ruins of Petra are the perfect complement to your travels through the Holy Land. We include your transfer from Jerusalem to Petra via the Allenby Bridge, two nights at the Moevenpick Hotel right by the visitor’s entrance, daily breakfast and in-depth sightseeing.

    View Day by Day »

Our Private Journey Value

Extensive sightseeing with never more than 16 guests including all entry fees
Specially arranged cultural encounters including a meeting with a Key Keeper at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and a market visit with a Jerusalem chef
13 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
7 nights in our hand picked deluxe hotels
All on-tour transportation and airport transfers
Luggage handling and all hotel taxes and service charges

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Travel Any Day - Per Person Double

Dates   Standard Accommodation
Departure Return   Regular Deal
2/1/2018 3/25/2018 $7299 $6999
 
4/9/2018 5/13/2018 $7299 $6999
 
5/23/2018 9/6/2018 $7299 $6999
 
10/4/2018 12/21/2018 $7299 $6999
 
1/4/2019 2/28/2019 $7299 $6999
 

Select all Deals that apply for best available price.

  • Save $600 per couple + $300 solo on all of our Small Group, Small Ship and Private Journeys when you book and pay-in-full.
  • Travel is one life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216

Extend Your Trip

  • Continue to the Lost City of Petra...

    3 days from $899

    The amazingly preserved ruins of Petra are the perfect complement to your travels through the Holy Land. We include your transfer from Jerusalem to Petra via the Allenby Bridge, two nights at the Moevenpick Hotel right by the visitor’s entrance, daily breakfast and in-depth sightseeing.

    View Day by Day »

Private Tour Add-Ons

  • Cairo

    4 Day FreeStyle Travel

    Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package includes a choice of 5-star hotels, daily breakfast, chauffeured airport transfers, and in-depth private car sightseeing with our engaging Egyptologist

  • Petra

    3 Day FreeStyle Travel package

    Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package features the deluxe Moevenpick Hotel, daily breakfast, roundtrip transportation from Amman by private car and expertly-guided sightseeing.

  • The Kingdom of Oman

    4 Day FreeStyle Tour

    Our 4-day FreeStyle Tour includes first class and deluxe hotels, daily breakfast, our signature Privately Guided sightseeing and all services with your own personal car, driver and guide.

Trip Reviews

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(13 Traveler Reviews)

  • Joseph from MD gives this tour 

    Great guide and locations. Read More »

  • Michael from PA gives this tour 

    Wonderful group dynamic--friendly and funny. Arguably the best guide (Shlomo) we've ever had--broad and deep knowledge clearly articulated, very personable. An exhaustive itinerary. Superior hotel in Jerusalem. Hamudi (bus driver) also a nice addition. Shabat meal a meaningful touch. Read More »

  • David from IL gives this tour 

    The guide that Alexander and Roberts selected was superb. He was knowledgeable about Israel and its history in all ages. The accommodations, particularly in Jerusalem, were great. Read More »

  • Susan from IL gives this tour 

    I loved visiting Israel! Our guide brought to life the history of each site and did a great job making each excursion a memorable experience. The size of the group was just right. Small enough to create a fun group. Country beautiful. Food amazing. Very nice accommodations. I'd go back. Read More »

  • Jeffrey from IL gives this tour 

    Great tour guide, very well planned out - no down time. Read More »

  • Therese from IL gives this tour 

    Enjoyed the strength of schedule Read More »

  • Barbara from CA gives this tour 

    Our guide was so knowledgeable about all the sites... considering he was with us for 6 days... that was more than impressive as we saw much. I'd highly recommend this trip whether you're on a pilgrimage or just want to learn more about Israel. Read More »

  • Theresa from TX gives this tour 

    Enjoyed the number of places visited and the ample amount of time spent at each site. The vast knowledge, live experience and wonderful personality of our tour guide. Read More »

  • Richard from GA gives this tour 

    This Israel part of trip was especially delightful; the history was so important, so was very special. Guide knowledge was superior; most enjoyable. Read More »

  • Melanie from TX gives this tour 

    The tour guides that I had on my trip to Israel were VERY knowledgeable. I thoroughly enjoyed everything about my trip, the tours I took and my hotel stays. I WILL be coming back! A week was NOT long enough! Read More »

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