Israel Tour October 18th – 27th 2015

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Les and Vicki are planning to take another tour to Israel in October and they would like to gauge the interest to see how many would like to come. They have an exciting itinerary for this 10 day/9 night tour and have chosen the October half-term dates to enable families to participate.

If you are interested, please contact Vicki and she will get a booking form sent out to you. The cost of the tour is £895 if we have 30 or more in the group. This cost will be less with more in the group or can be slightly more if the numbers dip below 30.

Here are the details of the trip:

Israel Tour – October 18th – 27th 2015 

The focus will be to look at the biblical and historical events which took place at each location, (generally avoiding the religious buildings) and taking time to enjoy the natural beauty and surroundings. We will stay in hotels of a good standard in Galilee, Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Our air-conditioned coach will meet us at the airport and will be used each day for touring.

The cost per person is £895 for 10 days/9 nights which includes:

  • Meet and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Transfers and tours in an A/C luxury coach as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary and tips for hotels/driver/guide
  • Accommodation including breakfast and evening meal
  • An English speaking guide as well as talks by Les Wheeldon

Not included:

  • Airline tickets
  • Lunches, drinks, personal expenses

Flights to Tel Aviv can be booked with EasyJet:

Departing from Gatwick on Sunday 18th October at 12:50 Flight EZY8817

Returning from Tel Aviv on Tuesday 27th October at 18:10 Flight EZY8818 (arr. Gatwick at 21:45)

Itinerary:

GALILEE

DAY 1:  18 Oct – Sun – Arrival, taken by coach for the first night in a Tel Aviv / Netanya hotel

DAY 2:  19 Oct – Mon – Caesarea, Mt Carmel, Meggido, drive to hotel in Tiberias

DAY 3:  20 Oct – Tue – Caesarea Philippi (Banias), Capernaum, Boat trip on Galilee, Yardenit.

JERUSALEM

DAY 4: 21 Oct – Wed – Drive via Cana, Nazareth village, Beth Shean, drive to Jerusalem hotel

DAY 5: 22 Oct – Thu – City of David, Hezekiah’s tunnel and Pool of Siloam, Western Wall tunnels, Jewish quarter, Temple institute.

DAY 6: 23 Oct – Fri – Yad Vashem, Mt. of Olives, Gethsemane, Caiaphas’ house, free time

DAY 7:  24 Oct – Sat – Golgotha, Garden tomb, free afternoon.

DEAD SEA

DAY 8:  25 Oct – Sun – Dead Sea – Jericho, Qumran. arr. hotel 2pm free afternoon

DAY 9:  26 Oct – Mon – Masada, Ein Gedi back at hotel 3pm Dead Sea – free afternoon

DAY 10: 27 – Oct – Tue – Wadi Kelt, transfer to Ben Gurion airport

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