8D7N EXPERIENCE ISRAEL
Israel is the destination of a lifetime, a fascinating journey with pursuits to match every desire. Feel the energy with our Israel Experience tour showcasing the highlights of the country and offering a unique mix of activities and authentic cultural encounters. This itinerary starts in Tel Aviv, and includes amazing sites along the Mediterranean coast, in the Galilee and Golan Heights, ending in the capital city of Jerusalem, rich in history and culture. Our exciting itinerary invites you to discover ancient and modern history, biblical sites and the cultural mosaic of contemporary Israel.
Please note that the following itinerary is an example, as all of our journeys are custom-made.
- Meander through the alleys of Old Jaffa and learn about modern Israel as the Start-up Nation at the Peres Center for Innovation.
- Walk the streets of southern Tel Aviv with a private Graffiti specialist to discover the culture and social issues expressed in the local urban art.
- Visit the first-century fishing village of Magdala, the home of Mary Magdalene
- Set sail on the Sea of Galilee in your private boat.
- Visit Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus, including the Church of the Annunciation.
- Walk in the footsteps of Jesus along the final Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditional site of the crucifixion
- Embark on a private culinary tour in Jerusalem's Machaneh Yehuda Market with our local culinary expert and experience Jerusalem's colourful open-air market.
DAY 1: SINGAPORE – ISRAEL
Depart Singapore for Israel.
Upon arrival in Israel, head for the VIP assistance through arrival procedures at Ben Gurion Airport. Our VIP representative will meet you at the end of the jetway and escort you through the terminal, to passport control.
Proceed via the fast track service through passport control. Then, you will be escorted through baggage claim and customs before meeting your driver for your private transfer. Depart Ben Gurion Airport for Tel Aviv.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
DAY 2: TEL AVIV
This morning, have breakfast at your hotel before meeting your local guide and driver.
Then, get acquainted with the neighbourhoods of Tel Aviv, such as Neveh Tzedek, the historic train station complex, the open-air Carmel Market, Rabin Plaza, the revived Sarona compound and the Bauhaus area - a World Heritage Site.
Meander through the alleys of Old Jaffa, with its art galleries and lively Flea Market. Learn about modern Israel as the Start-up Nation with an encounter at the Peres Center for Innovation.
The walls of southern Tel Aviv have become the canvases to local Graffiti artists. Walk these streets with a private Graffiti specialist to discover the culture and social issues expressed in the local urban art.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
DAY 3: CAESAREA - HAIFA -DRUZE HOSPITALITY -AKKO
This morning after breakfast, check out from hotel and depart Tel Aviv.
Travel north along the Mediterranean coast to the port city of Caesarea.
Here, walk through the excavations featuring the ancient Roman theatre, hippodrome and aqueduct, as well as ruins from the Byzantine and Crusader periods.
Enjoy the panoramic overview of Haifa from the top of Mount Carmel. See the splendid Bahai Gardens and the imposing Haifa Bay.
We invite you to meet locals and hear their story while enjoying some of their traditional foods over a private traditional Lunch in the home of a Druze family. The Druze are a unique religious and ethnic minority among Arab citizens of Israel. The Druze are very secretive about their traditions and
Next, we witness the waves of the Mediterranean Sea crash against the walls of the old city of Akko. The walls, fortresses and strongholds that have survived for centuries bear the marks of many nations that conquered the city. Explore the subterranean city and bazaars.
Have dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in Galilee
DAY 4: SEA OF GALILEE - JERUSALEM
Check out from your hotel after breakfast.
Then, set sail on the Sea of Galilee in your private boat. Visit the ancient synagogue of Capernaum, located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.
Visit the ancient synagogue of Capernaum, located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Visit the first-century fishing village of Magdala, the home of Mary Magdalene, with ruins of the ancient synagogue and a new church built on the site, simple in design but rich in mosaics and murals.
Contribute to the greening of Israel and leave your mark on the land by planting a tree in a local forest. Visit Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus, visit the Church of the Annunciation.
Dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Galilee
DAY 5: DEAD SEA
Have breakfast and check out from the hotel.
Travel south along the Jordan Valley to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Drive via Qumran, site of the secluded caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were first discovered.
Ride the cable car to discover Herod's mountain-top fortress at Masada, the last stronghold and stand of the Zealots against Rome, on the edge of the barren Judean Desert.
Enjoy the therapeutic qualities of the Dead Sea, believed to have wondrous healing powers. Float on the salty waters, relax and enjoy the facilities and lunch on site.
Utilize the day-use rooms reserved for you at a local resort hotel. Proceed “up” to Jerusalem, the capital of Israel.
Celebrate your arrival to the city with a traditional “shehecheyanu” ceremony. It is said that of the ten measures of beauty given to the world, nine were bestowed upon Jerusalem.
Overnight in Jerusalem
DAY 6: MOUNT OF OLIVES - HOLY SEPULCHRE
Have breakfast at your hotel.
Enjoy a panoramic overview of Jerusalem from the top of the Mount of Olives. Then, enter the Old City via the historical Jaffa Gate. Walk along the 2,000 year old stones of the Cardo, the ancient Roman marketplace in the heart of the Old City. View the Temple Mount, site of the Al Aksa Mosque and Dome of the Rock.
Walk through the Old City and be drawn to the Western Wall, the holiest site in the Jewish tradition. The ancient Kotel now gathers people from around the world in prayer and celebration.
Spelunk through the underground Western Wall Tunnels, excavated under the homes and markets of the Old City. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus along the final Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the traditional site of the crucifixion. Visit the carved in stone Garden Tomb, believed to be the site of the burial and resurrection of Jesus.
Overnight in Jerusalem
DAY 7: DEPARTURE
Have breakfast at hotel.
Spend your day at leisure if time permits.
Then, check out of your hotel and board your Private transfer from your hotel to Ben Gurion Airport. VIP assistance will be rendered at Ben Gurion Airport.
Go via the fast track service through security check, flight check-in, hand baggage security and passport control. Be esscort edto your gate.
Depart Israel for Singapore
DAY 8: ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE
Home sweet home
Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect on the tour but is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and can be tailored based on the interests of the group.
This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.