Travursity Fam Trip to Israel

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018


    Travursity Fam Trip to Israel

        November 28 - December 5, 2018

Isram Israel Fam Trip to Israel for Travursity Agents
November 28 – December 5, 2018
(Subject to change)

Wednesday November 28 - Group flight departure from Dulles

Thursday November 29 - Land at Ben Gurion Airport. Drive to Tel Aviv. Visit Jaffa, one of the oldest cities in the world, associated with the Scriptural stories of JonahSolomon, and Peter. Check in to hotel. Dinner at hotel. Review itinerary with Joel Rosenfeld, Isram Israel’s Director of Marketing & Sales, and discuss expectations, opportunities and challenges of marketing trips to Israel. Overnight: Tel Aviv

Friday November 30 - After breakfast, visit hotels in Tel Aviv. Then, visit Independence Hall, where establishment of state of Israel was declared by David Ben Gurion on May 14, 1948. Continue to arts & crafts fair on Nachalat Binyamin Street. Lunch on own. Continue north to Caesarea National Park, with archaeological remains from over 2,000 years, one of the most visited sites in Israel. Drive to Nazareth and visit Church of the Annunciation. Then, drive to kibbutz guest house on the Sea of Galilee; dinner at guest house. Overnight: Kibbutz guest house.

Saturday December 1 - After breakfast, visit Magdala Project, excavations of 1st century Jewish fishing village. Drive to Mt of Beatitudes, traditional site of the Sermon on the Mount and then on to Capernaum, the base of Jesus' ministry in the north. Drive up into the Golan Heights for a falafel lunch on own at a Druze restaurant and then visit Mt Bental, overlooking the site of a major tank battle in the 1973 Yom Kippur War and also learn about current events in the region. Go on boat ride across Sea of Galilee (weather permitting); dinner at guest house or hotel. Overnight: Kibbutz guest house

Sunday December 2 - After breakfast, check out. Visit other hotels commonly used by tourists and pilgrims. drive south via Jordan Valley past Jericho to Masada. Following lunch on own, tour site. Time and weather permitting, float in Dead Sea. Then, drive up to Jerusalem for panoramic view of Old & New Jerusalem from Mt Scopus. Check in to hotel; tour property; dinner at hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem

Monday December 3 - After breakfast, visit City of David, where Jerusalem began 3,000 years ago. Walk through Second Temple period drainage tunnel to Davidson Archaeological Park and tour site, including walking up 2,000-year-old steps leading up to the Temple Mount.  Continue to the Kotel (the Western Wall). Lunch on own in the Old City. Then, walk on the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman street through the Jewish Quarter to the Room of the Last Supper on Mt Zion; dinner at Jerusalem hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem

Tuesday December 4 – After breakfast, check out. Visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Memorial. Lunch on own in Machane Yehuda, Jerusalem’s open-air market. In afternoon, site visits to Jerusalem hotels. Continue to Israel Museum to see model of Jerusalem during the Second Temple period and visit the Shrine of the Book, containing the Dead Sea scrolls. Final dinner in local restaurant or hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem

Wednesday December 5 – After breakfast, depart for airport. Fly back to US

 

 

 

 

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Contact Information

  • Joel Rosenfeld
    Tel : +11-972-544-508-230
    joel@isram.co.il