JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR
9 NIGHTS | 6 TOURING DAYS JOURNEY INTO ISRAEL
LAND ONLY | GUARANTEED DEPARTURE TOUR
Roundtrip Airline Flight Separate From Package*
Starting from – US$ 1,574.00 LAND ONLY
*Guaranteed Departure Tours are LAND ONLY tours. Roundtrip airfare from New York City is in addition to the cost of the tour.
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JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR
Our love of Israel and our extensive experience enables us to share our land with you through its history, culture and ethnicity. Layer by layer you uncover your roots and Israel’s past, loop by loop you connect the past to the present. The bible, history, archeology, the modern-day nation – all merging into an amazing country called Israel. The tour embraces Israel by visiting its beautiful and biblical land, and brings to life the meaning behind Jewish beliefs and practices. Pack your bags for the most inspiring trip of your entire life!
Silver Tour Package US$ 1,574.00 per person based on double occupancy | Single US$ 2,210.00
Gold Tour Package US$ 1,682.00 per person based on double occupancy | Single US$ 2,405.00
Platinum Tour Package US$ 1,999.00 per person based on double occupancy | Single US$ 3,010.00
Diamond Tour Package US$ 2,399.00 per person based on double occupancy | Single US$ 3,758.00
What's Included With Our Tour
Our licensed guides are the most experienced in the industry.
We feature different accommodations for each level. Please visit the ‘Price’ tab for more detailed information.
All Sightseeing and entrance fees are included as per our itinerary. Everything is taken care of!
You don’t have to come out-of-pocket for tips!
Half-Board. Lunch, Beverages and mixed drinks are extra.
Eight touring days with English speaking guide in deluxe bus.
Our Holy Land tours are exclusively designed and operated by us.
You don’t have to come out-of-pocket for porterage fees.
Arrival to Ben Gurion International airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.Overnight in Tel-Aviv.
Day at leisure in Tel Aviv. Rest, walk the coastal boardwalk, dip in the Mediterranean and mingle with local Israelis.Overnight in Tel-Aviv.
Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. See the excavations of the Crusaders’ city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre which has been restored as a modern concert venue. Proceed to Haifa for a panoramic view of the beautiful bay city and the world renowned Bahai Gardens. Drive to Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; Walk through the old port and local market; Continue to Rosh Hanikra at Israel’s northern most coast and descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and to enjoy the spectacular natural formations.Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse.
Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel, center of Kaballa (Jewish mysticism) movement; Visit the Caro and Ari synagogues; Stroll through the narrow alleyways and stroll the picturesque Artists’ Quarter. Enjoy a Jeep tour at the foothills of the Golan Heights. Continue to the Golan Heights; Stop at Gadot Overlook (Mitzpe Gadot), the memorial for the fallen Israeli warriors of the Golan, located over former Syrian bunkers; View the monument built in honor of the Alexandroni IDF brigade. Proceed for a magnificent observation point over the city of Kuneitra and the Syrian territory. Visit the beautiful Banias Springs and continue to Tel-Hai to see the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920 to defend the Galilee. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse. Meet with Kibbutz members and learn about their unique lifestyle.
Drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave; Continue through the Jordan valley to Beit Shean, known as “Scythopolis”, and see the fascinating excavated remains from Roman and Byzantine periods. Stop at Beit Alpha to marvel at the beautiful mosaic synagogue floor discovered in 1929. Visit Gan Hashlosha (Sachne natural springs) national park and enjoy the warm spring water pools and waterfalls. Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; Stop at Mount Scopus to recite the Pilgrims Blessing as you enter the city. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Tour the Old City of Jerusalem. Visit the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the Cardo, heart of the ancient Roman City; Visit the four Sephardic Synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter. Tour the Western Wall Tunnels; Visit the archaeological park at Davidson Center; Walk through the colorful local bazaar to visit the Tower of David museum presenting the history of Jerusalem and the ancient remains of the city beginning with the First Temple period. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Kotel (The Western Wall). Drive through Mea She-a-rim Orthodox neighborhood, one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem, and learn about the unique lifestyle of the Ultra Orthodox communities. Proceed to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery, and Yad Vashem memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold conquered by the Israeli army during the Six Day War which now serves as a national memorial site and museum.
Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and see the seven branches Menorah with its famous biblical emblems. Next, visit the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed, and the Holyland model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Stop at Qumeran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Masada and ascend by cable car to tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod where Jewish Zealots made their last stand against the Romans; Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue and bathhouse. Descend by cable car. We will stop for Lunch and enjoy the Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area, with “Swim” in the mineral rich Dead Sea. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day at leisure in Jerusalem. Rest, pray, walk the quiet streets and breath in the magic of the City. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Transfer to Ben Gurion International airport for your departure. See you next year!
The power of Israel is difficult to express but undeniable. Some of the holiest places in the world are concentrated in this tiny sliver of land tucked between desert and sea. The atmosphere is heavy with the collected passions of thousands of years and those energies animate the daily life and character of the place, touching visitors in very personal ways.
- See the excavations of the Crusaders’ city, the aqueduct and the amphitheater
- Enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful bay city of Haifa and the world renowned Bahai Gardens
- Walk through the old port and local market of Acre
- Descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes
- Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel
- Visit the Caro and Ari synagogues
- Stroll through the narrow alleyways of the picturesque Artists’ Quarter
- Enjoy the mud baths and mineral waters of the Dead Sea
- Enjoy a Jeep tour at the foothills of the Golan Heights
- See the “Roaring Lion” monument
- Enjoy the thrill of a 4X4 Jeep Tour of the Golan Heights
- Marvel at the beautiful mosaic synagogue floor discovered in 1929
- Visit Haifa, Israel’s beautiful Bay City
- Tour the Western Wall Tunnels
- See the seven branches Menorah
- Explore the archaeological garden from the times of Jesus at the Davidson Center
- Visit and the Holy land model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem
- Reflect at the Yad Vashem memorial to the Holocaust
- Witness Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Western Wall
JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Your reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of deposit of US$ 250.00.
All prices reflect a 4% discount for full payment via check.
A full deposit of $ 250.00 per person is required upon registration.
Within 150 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 50% of the amount owed.
Within 120 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 60% of the amount owed.
Within 90 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 75% of the amount owed.
Final payment for trip is due 45 days prior to departure.
Changes made 45 days or less prior to departure will depend on availability on the airlines and the cruise line and might incur penalties and fees imposed by those suppliers.
100% of Cancellation Fees are covered by the optional Travel Insurance, provided premium has been paid and reason for cancellation is insurable.
Those who do not take the Travel Insurance should be aware of the following cancellation penalties:
From day of registration to 100 days prior to departure, you will be charged the US$ 150.00 non-refundable administrative fee.
If you cancel between 99 to 61 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 25% of total trip cost.
If you cancel between 60 to 31 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 50% of total of trip cost.
If you cancel 30 days or less prior to departure date: 100% of total of trip cost.
We recommend that you buy trip cancellation and interruption insurance. TravelSafe offers these services.
All international travels require a current passport and most countries require your passport to be valid for 6 months after your return date. Non USA or Canadian Citizens are responsible to fulfill necessary visa or entry requirements by contacting the destination country’s Consulate office.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this promotion. However, due to individual group patterns, group size, weather, traffic, and other factors beyond our control, the number, the order, and the days in which sites will be visited may be altered.
All correspondence from our office, including tour information, billing statements, and ticketing are carried out through email and will be sent to the email address provided on your registration form.
Genesis Tours will arrange for the best-priced airfare available at the time of booking. Passengers wishing to cancel or change their air reservation after the refundable period will be subject to additional fees. Airlines servicing our tours are not responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. Genesis Tours is not responsible for unforeseen flight delays or schedule changes imposed by the airlines. Flight schedules may be subject to change by the airlines, and it is the airlines’ responsibility to cover all ensuing expenses.
AIRLINE ROUTE AND TICKETS
Air transportation will be economy class aboard international carriers using non-refundable, non-amendable tickets for groups of 10 or more flying together for the entire itinerary. Flight times are subject to change by the airlines. We are not responsible for such changes / delays and will not reimburse resulting expenses which are the airline’s responsibility. Due to airline restrictions, should a group not reach a minimum of ten (10) passengers, the group might be cancelled or the price change.
These tours are operated by Genesis Tours North America, Longwood, Florida. Genesis Tours acts only as an agent for tour participants in arranging accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, admissions and restaurants. Genesis Tours reserves the right to make changes in the itinerary (as may be necessary due to weather, traffic, or other factors beyond its control) and is not responsible for expenses, loss of time, money or other incidents resulting from a change of schedules. Genesis Tours is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries or unforeseen expenses incurred by passengers.
While we have not experienced difficulties throughout the past 24 years with our service providers, we assume no liability for injury, death, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may occur by reason of any negligent or willful act or omission of any suppliers of service. Passenger agrees to hold Genesis Tours / Salem Media Group harmless for any defect in any vehicle, plane, boat, bus, car, van or other vehicle, act of war or insurrection, terrorist activity, revolt or other civil uprising, military action, strikes, labor unrest or any Act of God or other acts of any other third party. Florida law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this tour.
Enrollment in and payment of deposit constitutes your agreement to these terms.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our terms and conditions you may contact us using the information below:
1855 W. State Road 343 Suite 273
Longwood, FL 32750
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