Modern-day marvels beside wondrous sites of the biblical age
Welcome to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, the land of ancient cultures, biblical treasures, thriving cities and delicious local cuisine. Journey from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv with an experienced local leader and gain an understanding of the region’s diverse viewpoints. Meet with a refugee family, local business owners and a geopolitical expert along the way. Get a taste of local life with a number of authentic food experiences, and visit major religious and historical sites with insights from local experts. Discover a country with a beautifully preserved past and a vibrant beating heart.
Experience some of the world’s most renowned religious sites – the Church of the Annunciation, the Church of the Nativity, Via Dolorosa, Qumran and the Western Wall.
Explore the hilltop fortress of Masada overlooking the vast Dead Sea, and venture down into the valley for a gravity-defying swim in its salty waters.
Gain an unmatched understanding of the area while travelling with an experienced local leader and spending time with the people who call this region home.
Learn about life for those who live in a refugee camp as you whip up authentic Palestinian dishes with the families of those who were forced to leave their villages during the 1949 Israeli-Arab war.
Be part of Haifa’s past during your Feature Stay. More than 100 years old, The Colony Hotel Haifa is located in the city’s historic district, just 300m from the UNESCO listed Baha’i Gardens.
This trip takes in many religious sites, so it’s best to come prepared. You will need to bring clothes that cover arms and legs – a light scarf is a good idea for hot days.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Premium Israel & the Palestinian Territories trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. A complimentary airport arrival transfer is included; valid if you are arriving on Day 1 or if you have booked pre-tour accommodation through us. You must provide your flight details to your booking agent at least 14 days prior to travel.
2. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights of your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
3. Travel is always an adventure and, as destinations reopen, there are a few challenges as everyone gets back up to speed and adjusts to the new normal. Our leaders are experts when it comes to dealing with anything unexpected along the journey, so pack your understanding and flexibility, sit back and relax while they take care of the rest.
4. The Feature Stay in Haifa will be changed to The Schumacher Hotel Haifa for the following departures: ENPI230408, ENPI230422, ENPI230429
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