DAY 1: ISTANBUL
Arrival at Istanbul airport (Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel. Accommodation in Istanbul. Dinner not included.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL
Free day Possibility of taking the
optional guided tour with lunch in
a typical food restaurant Pearls of the
Golden Horn and Bosphorus Departure to
contemplate the spectacular panorama of the
ancient Walls of Constantinople and the
Roman Aqueduct We will also visit the
old Jewish Quarter in Balat and the Greek in
Fener and contemplate the magnificent views of the
“Golden Horn” visit the Cathedral of Saint
George, the main patriarchate of the
Greek Orthodox Church we continue to the Mosque
of Suleiman the Magnificent, designed by the
Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan and which
has the biggest dome of all
From the mosques in Istanbul we go to the
Spice Bazaar, a place with
special charm due to its color and aromas, the place par
excellence to buy teas, herbs, nuts
, typical sweets and of course
spices. We culminate with a tour through
the Bosphorus , the strait that divides the
city between Europe and Asia, we will appreciate the
wonderful views of the
Ottoman fortresses, palaces, villas and the bridges that
connect both sides of this city
Lodging Dinner not included
DAY 3: ISTANBUL
Breakfast Free day Possibility of taking the optional guided tour with lunch in a typical food restaurant Jewels Of Constantinople Delve into the historic center of the city, where you can see the variety of vestiges of the different empires that shaped the current Istanbul the imposing Palace from Topkapi residence of the sultans and main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire Hagia Sophia with its majestic Byzantine architecture and mixture of Christian and Islamic religious elements the Roman Hippodrome, center of the social life of Constantinople for thousands of years the Blue Mosque with its more than 20,000 handmade ceramic tiles brought from Iznik to the Grand Bazaar,one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world and in which haggling is a tradition Return to the hotel Accommodation Dinner not included
DAY 4: ISTANBUL TEL AVIV
At the predetermined time, transfer to Istanbul Airport, to take a
flight (not included) to Tel Aviv Upon
arrival, you will be transferred to the chosen hotel
Overnight in Tel Aviv Dinner not included
DAY 5: TEL AVIV
(OPTIONAL MASADA AND DEAD SEA)
Breakfast Free day Possibility of taking the optional excursion Masada and Dead Sea Departure to the Dead Sea, the lowest place in the world ascent by cable car to Masada, the last fortification of the Jews in their fight against the Romans Visit to the excavations, the Herod’s Palace and the Old Synagogue Panoramic view of the Roman Camp and the Dead Sea If the weather permits we will have free time to enjoy a bath in the medicinal waters of the Dead Sea Return to Tel Aviv Accommodation in Tel Aviv Dinner not included
DAY 6: TEL AV IVCA ESAREA GALILEA
Breakfast Departure from the city of Tel Aviv bordering the Mediterranean Sea until arriving at Yaffo, the old port of Israel, today an artists’ neighborhood. Visit to the Church of Saint Peter. Continuation along the coast towards Caesarea Maritima, the ancient Roman capital, where we will visit its Theater, the Fortress of the Crusaders and the Roman Aqueduct We will continue our trip to Haifa, we will climb Mount Carmel, where the Prophet Elijah’s Grotto is located and we will contemplate the Baha’i Temple and its Persian Gardens, and we will have a panoramic view of the city and the port Continuation to Acre to visit the old Fortress of the Crusaders Continue to the Galilee Lodging in Galilee Dinner included
DAY 7: TIBERIAS TABGHA CAFARNAUM
Departure to the Sea of Galilee
to make an exciting boat trip, as it was done in the time of Jesus. We continue to Magdala, the birthplace of Mary Magdalene and where we will see remains of the town and its Synagogue. We continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, scene of the Sermon on the Mount Visit Tabgha, place of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and Capernaum, where the Old Synagogue and House of Saint Peter are located. Continue bordering the Sea of Galilee Accommodation in Galilee Dinner included
DAY 8: YARDENIT NAZARETH JERUSALEM
Departure to Yardenit, the
traditional place of baptism in the Jordan River.
We will go to Nazareth via Cana de Galilee, where Jesus performed his first miracle. We continue to the Mount of the Precipice, where we can have a beautiful view of Nazaré and its surroundings
. Annunciation and the
Carpentry of Joseph In the afternoon departure
to Jerusalem We continue bordering the
Oasis of Jericho, where we will enjoy a
panoramic view of the Mount of
Temptation and the Dead Sea Ascent through the Judean desert and triumphant entry into Jerusalem Accommodation in Jerusalem
Dinner no included
DAY 9: JERUSALEM NEW CITY BETHLEHEM
Departure to the Shrine of the
Book in the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited, and where the Model of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus is located. Visit the picturesque neighborhood of Ein Karem where the Church of San Juan Bautista is located.
Visit Yad Vashem Museum and Holocaust Memorial In the afternoon visit Bethlehem, we will visit the Church of the Nativity, the Manger Grotto and the 14-pointed Star (Place of the birth of Jesus) We continue for a view of the Shepherds Field
R Return to Jerusalem
Overnight in Jerusalem Dinner not included
DAY 10: JERUSALEM OLD CITY
Departure to the Mount of
Olives, to appreciate a magnificent view of
the city Finally we will visit the Garden
of Gethsemane and the Basilica of Agony
We will continue to the Old City, visit
the Wailing Wall Next,
we will walk the Via Dolorosa to
reach the place of the crucifixion of Jesus and the
Holy Sepulcher Visit of Mount Zion
where the Tomb of King
David, the Cenacle (place of the last supper
The Eucharist and Pentecost and the Abbey
of the Dormition Assumption of Mary are located
) Lodging in Jerusalem Dinner not included
- Accommodation in hotels according to the selected category.
- 3 nights accommodation with breakfast included in Istanbul.
- 2 nights accommodation with breakfast included in Tel Aviv.
- 2 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner included in the Galilee.
- 3 nights accommodation with breakfast included in Jerusalem.
- 5 days of excursion by bus or minibus with a Spanish-speaking guide.
- Transfers between hotel, borders and airports with English-speaking driver. There is no guide or companion in Spanish.
- Tickets to the places of visit according to the program.
- Extra personal expenses.
- Insurance (theft, loss, personal injury and medical care).
- Suggested tip in Israel: Guide USD 4 and Driver USD 3 per day per passenger to be paid on arrival.
- International or domestic flights.
- Visas and/or border and/or airport taxes.
- Optional visits.
- Optional Masada and Dead Sea: USD 114 per passenger.
- Any other service not mentioned in “Prices include”.
- IMPORTANTE: Para vuelos que lleguen a Israel entre las 23:00 y las 06:00 habrá un suplemento obligatorio por el traslado de USD 75 por pasajero. En el caso de pasajero “single”, suplemento obligatorio de USD 150