JERUSALEM JEWISH HERITAGE
3-DAY TOUR

Jerusalem, Dead sea, Massada

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Jerusalem, Dead sea, Massada

  • Tour departs every Wednesday from Jerusalem.
  • Start the tour of the old city of Jerusalem with a visit of the tomb of King David on Mt. Zion.
  • Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road and visit the four Sepharadic synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter. Tour the Western Wall Tunnels.
  • Visit the Davidson center and walk through the Roman Cardo, to the local Arab bazaar. Walk through Jaffa gate to David’s Tower museum and see the ancient remains of the city beginning with the first Temple period. Overnight in Jerusalem.
  • Day two: Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Kotel. Continue to Mea Shearim and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities.
  • Drive to mount Hertzel, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the ammunition hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the six day war and converted into a national memorial site and museum.
  • Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems. Next visit the Israel Museum, the shrine of the book where the Dead sea scrolls are housed, and the new holyland model – a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Overnight in Jerusalem.
  • Day three: Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead sea. Stop at Qumeran , the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found.
  • Continue to Massada, ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress ; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, the bathhouses etc. Descend by cable car.
  • Stop for lunch and spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area, and then return to point of departure.
Note: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.

Tour Inclusions

  • 3 touring days with a government licensed English speaking guide in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • 2 over nights in a 4 star hotel on bed & breakfast basis (Prima Kings/Royale or similar).
  • Lunch & spa in an hotel in the Dead Sea.
  • Entrance fees as per program detailed above.
  • Minimum 2 passengers required.
  • Guaranteed confirmation up to 2 weeks prior to the tour; after that confirmation is dependent upon availability.
  • Tour starts from Jerusalem Wednesday and ends in Jerusalem Friday. For pick up or drop off in Tel-Aviv additional charges will apply for transfers: $85 per person in double; $170 for single; $30 for third.
  • Cancellation fees: 48 hours prior to tour's departure - 25 % 24 hours or less - 50 %.
  • Luggage: 1 suitcase and 1 hand bag per person.
  • Tours are conducted in English only.

Departure In Double Room In Single Room Third in Room
From Jerusalem

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Terms & Conditions

  • All tours are conducted by government licensed guides and in luxury air-conditioned vehicles and buses.
  • Changes in itinerary may occur due to holidays, force majeure or circumstances beyond our control.
  • Pick-up and drop-off times may be delayed due to traffic conditions.
  • The daily tours are conducted in English (second language upon request – guaranteed languages listed per tour).
  • Daily tours - entrance fees are included. Meals and tips are NOT included unless specified.
  • 10% discount on daily tours granted to children under 12 years old and students with international student card. 25% discount on daily tours for children under 7 years old.
  • Passengers with special needs, e.g. wheelchairs, carriages or baby chairs need to notify us about their needs in advance.
  • On daily tours the tourists are obliged to stay with the group at all times. Separation from the other travelers may result in being left behind and will be at the customer’s expense.
  • Cancellation Fees: 25% for notification 48 hours prior to tour. No refund for cancellation less than 48 hours from the day of the tour.
  • Valuable belongings should never be left unattended in the vehicle.
  • Simply, Israel or Rent-a-Guide will not accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage.
  • For all tours (except for Masada & Dead Sea) modest attire is required for visiting holy places of any religion (men with head covering, women with shoulder covering; for both men and women - no shorts).