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ISRAEL A Journey into Israel 7 nights from £1549 Including optional travel insurance or from £1522 without insurance§ This revelatory tour of Israel begins in the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv with its delightful setting on the Mediterranean coast. Your journey continues to the ancient cities of Nazareth, birthplace of Christianity, and 3,000-year-old Jerusalem, leading you through fertile landscapes steeped in stories from the Bible. Ancient sites Your tour includes · VIP door-to-door travel service ­ please call for details · 7 nights in hotels · 14 meals: 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners Excursions and visits Tel Aviv city tour Caesarea ruins and Crusader castle tour Mosaics of Tzipori visit Visit the modern Church of the Annunciation and Mary's Well in Nazareth Boat trip on the Sea of Galilee Visit to ancient Capernaum Kibbutz visit Visit the Dead Sea and Qumram Masada by cable car Jerusalem New City tour The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem Jerusalem Old City tour G G G G G G G G G G G G King Herod's Masada Katzrin Tiberias Sea of Galilee Tzipori Nazareth Caesarea G G G Tel Aviv Jerusalem Qumran Bethlehem Dead Sea Masada G Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Porterage at your hotels. Jerusalem's iconic sights ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1 UK-Tel Aviv. Fly to Tel Aviv for a two-night stay in `The City that Never Sleeps'. D Day 2: Tel Aviv. Join a half-day tour of Tel Aviv, visiting the 4,000-year-old port city of Jaffa, open-air Carmel Market, and the artist's quarter of Neve Tzedek where you can admire beautifully-restored houses. Also see the UNESCO-listed White City with its stark Bauhaus buildings. B, D Day 3: Tel Aviv-Sea of Galilee (Tiberias) via Caesarea, Tzipori and Nazareth. Travel to ancient Caesarea to see its Roman aqueduct and amphitheatre, as well as a ruined Crusader city. Continue to hilltop Tzipori, best known for its third-century `Mona Lisa of Galilee' mosaic, and Nazareth to visit the modern Church of the Annunciation and Mary's Well, where according to tradition, Mary was visited by the Angel Gabriel. Continue to Galilee for a two-night stay. B, D Day 4: Sea of Galilee. Take a short boat trip to Capernaum to visit the ruins of a second-century synagogue. Also visit Mount of the Beatitudes en route to Israeli-occupied Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers and visit the town of Katzrin. Afterwards, tour a Golan winery and perhaps taste the locally-produced wine. B, D Day 5: The Sea of Galilee-Jerusalem via the Dead Sea, Qumran and Masada. Visit a modern-day kibbutz, and Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Catch a cable car to visit the UNESCO-listed ruins of the palace complex Masada, built by Herod the Great. Then drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea where you can float in the therapeutic waters before continuing to Jerusalem for a three-night stay. B, D Day 6: Jerusalem New City and Bethlehem Walk along the Avenue of the Righteous to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Other visits today include the Israel Museum and the bustling souk of Machne Yehuda Market, before visiting Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity. B, D Day 7: Jerusalem Old City Venture up the Mount of Olives, see the Church of Dominus Flevit and stroll through the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City whose highlights include Temple Mount crowned by the golden-roofed Dome of the Rock, the sacred `Wailing Wall' and the restored Jewish Quarter which has numerous sites associated with Jesus and the Crucifixion. This evening, perhaps attend an optional sound and light show at the Tower of David. B, D SAVE £50 per person on Jan 19, 2020 departure Prices from: Jan 19, 2020 1599 1549 Mar 8 1699 May 10 1899 Oct 18 1849 Nov 1 1749 Rooms for sole occupancy from £1948 A Journey into Israel. Holiday code: IS111. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £27 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 235 for details. Day 8: Jerusalem to Tel Aviv-UK Enjoy the morning at leisure before travelling to Tel Aviv for your flight back to the UK. B Accommodation... Prima City Hotel (4*), Tel Aviv · Prima Galil Hotel (4*), Galilee · Prima Park Hotel (3*+), Jerusalem. Getting You There Prices are based on El Al from Heathrow. Please enquire for regional flights and alternative airline options. · Fly in style ­ ask about our great value cabin upgrades · Remember, wherever you are in the UK, our VIP travel service means we will get you to the airport for no extra cost! 80 To book, please visit your Travel Agent