Tours

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Daily Tours Prices in USD$

 

Tour # Name Tourist Class Business Class
1 Jerusalem Tour 92 98
2 Masada & Dead Sea 119 135
3 Biblical Highlight of the Galilee 90 108
4 Pearls of the Western Galilee 107 120
5 Jerusalem & Bethlehem 120 135
6 Jerusalem & Dead Sea 151 n/a
7 Dead Sea Relaxation 90 n/a
8 Half day Jerusalem Tour 59 n/a
9 Half day Bethlehem Tour 104 n/a

 

TOUR #1 - JERUSALEM TOUR 

Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Yad Vashem

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey; Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the New City and visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust.

On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem, drive to Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem, traditionally known as birthplace of John the Baptist; Stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighborhood, stopping by Mary's spring and continue to visit the remarkable Church of Saint John the Baptist. Return to point of departure.

NOTE:

  • Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
  • Children under 10 are not allowed inside the Holocaust museum. 

DEPARTURE:  Daily

 

PICK-UP:  

  • Tel-Aviv hotels    -     from 07:20 to 07.50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

 

TOUR #2 - MASSADA AND DEAD SEA

Herod's Fortress and palaces; Swim in the Dead Sea

Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth; Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada and learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings.  Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; Enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud that many believe has its therapeutic effects. Return to point of departure.

NOTE:

·         Spa treatments are not available; lockers are available at additional cost. 

·         Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.

  DEPARTURE:  Daily

 

PICK-UP:  

  • Tel-Aviv hotels    -    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

 

TOUR #3 - BIBLICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE GALILEE

Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Jordan River

Depart Tel Aviv via the coastal road and the landscape of the lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Basilica of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue, via Kana, to Tiberius, the lively resort town on the Sea of Galilee. Drive along the Kineret lake to Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught; Continue to Tabgha and visit the Church of Multiplication of the Fish and Loaves with the beautiful mosaic floor. Proceed to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site located where the Jordan River flows out from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea; enjoy the peaceful and natural surrounding on site.

Return to point of departure.

NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.

DEPARTURE:     Daily (except Sunday)

PICK-UP: 

  • Tel-Aviv hotels     -    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.
  • * For pick up from Tel-Aviv and drop off in Jerusalem a supplement of $ 30 p/p will apply.

 

TOUR #4 - PEARLS OF THE WESTERN GALILEE

Caesarea, Haifa, Acre & Rosh Hanikra grottoes

Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port; enjoy a walking tour of the theatre and the archaeological ruins and excavations. Continue to Haifa for a scenic view of the city, the port and the magnificent Baha'i gardens and shrine. Proceed to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation. Onto Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; Walk through the market, the mosque and the old port; Visit the remarkable underground Crusader city and crypt and learn about their fascinating history and culture. Return to point of departure.

DEPARTURE:   Friday

PICK-UP: 

  • Tel-Aviv hotels   -    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.
  • For pick up from Tel-Aviv and drop off in Jerusalem, a supplement of $ 30 p/p will apply.

 

TOUR #5 - JERUSALEM AND BETHLEHEM 

Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Church of Nativity

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem where Jesus was born; Walk through the Manger square to visit the Church of Nativity; View the Shepherds' field.

Return to point of departure.

NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.

DEPARTURE:  Daily

PICK-UP: 

  • Tel-Aviv hotels  -    from 07:20 to 07:50

·         *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

·         The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.

·         Palestinian guide meets the tour only after border crossing. 

·         Border crossing may include short unaccompanied walking portion.

·         Change of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian authority territory.

·         Passports are compulsory.

·         Entrance to the Nativity Cave may be limited in cases of long lines.

 

TOUR #6 - JERUSALEM & DEAD SEA

Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Swim in the Dead Sea

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Stop to enjoy the opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich, therapeutic mud. Return to point of departure.

NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. Bathing suit, hat and towel are recommended.            

DEPARTURE:  Tuesday ; Saturday

PICK-UP:

  • Tel-Aviv hotels  -    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

 

TOUR #7 - DEAD SEA RELAXATION

Swim and float in the Dead Sea; Mineral mud bath

Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea. Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop.

Stop for relaxation at one of the shores of the Dead Sea; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich, therapeutic mud.

Return to point of departure.

Note:  *Spa treatments are not available; lockers are available at additional cost.

*Hat, sunscreen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.         

             *Change of vehicle may be required on return.

DEPARTURE:  Daily

PICK-UP: 

  • Tel-Aviv hotels   -  from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

 

TOUR 8 - HALF DAY JERUSALEM TOUR

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey; Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre.

Tour ends at around 13.30 in the Old City. Return to hotel on own.

  • Return transfer to Tel-Aviv hotels is available at supplement of $ 93 per person.
  • NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.

DEPARTURE:  Daily

PICK-UP: 

  • Tel-Aviv hotels  -    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.

 

TOUR #9 - HALF DAY BETHLEHEM TOUR

Drive to the city of Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; Walk through Manger Square to visit the Church of Nativity, the oldest Church in the Holy land ; Admire the ancient limestone columns and remains of mosaic floors ; Descend to the Grotto of Nativity, where a Silver Star in the floor marks the spot where Christ is believed to have been born. Proceed to the Church of Milk Grotto where the Virgin Mary nursed baby Jesus and according to tradition, a drop of her milk spilt and turned the stones white. Next, visit Shepherds' field. Stop at a local souvenir store and return to Jerusalem.

Tour ends in Jerusalem; Return to Tel-Aviv on own.

  • Return transfer to Tel-Aviv is available at supplement of $ 93 per person.
  • Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. Passports are compulsory.         

DEPARTURE:  Daily

PICK-UP: 

  • Tel-Aviv hotels   -    from 07:20 to 07:50
  • *Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.
  • The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.
  • Palestinian guide meets the tour only after border crossing. 
  • Border crossing may include short unaccompanied walking portion.
  • Change of vehicle is required upon entering Palestinian authority territory.
  • Passports are compulsory.
  • Entrance to the Nativity Cave may be limited in cases of long lines.

 

 

Pick up for the tours will be from the below listed hotels:

Tel Aviv Hotels: pick up time at 07:20 – 07:50 AM

  • Rothschild 22
  • David Intercontinental (lower entrance)
  • Metropolitan
  • Dan Tlv
  • Sheraton
  • Renaissance
  • Hilton
  • Grand Beach
  • Crowne Plaza City Center

*Guests should be waiting at the meeting points at the earlier pick up time indicated.

 

 

The tours operate on “share a car” basis. There are two categories of tours to choose from:

  • Tourist Class
  • Business Class (small groups of maximum 19 participants).
  • The tours are conducted in two languages. 

Tour No.

Destination

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

1

Jerusalem tour

E/S

E/G

E/G

E/G

E/G

E/S

E/S

2

Masada & Dead Sea

E/S

E/S

E/G

E/G/S

E/S

E/G

E/S

3

Biblical highlights of the Galilee

-

E/G

E/G

E/S

E

E/S

E/G

4

Pearls of the Western Galilee

-

-

-

-

-

E

-

5

 

Jerusalem & Bethlehem

E/S

E

E/G

E/G

E/G

E/S

E/S

6

Jerusalem & Dead Sea

-

-

E/G

-

-

-

E/S

11

Dead Sea relaxation

E/S

E/S

E/G

E/G/S

E/S

E/G

E/S

13

Half day Jerusalem tour

E/S

E

E/G

E/G

E/G

E

E

14

Half day Bethlehem tour

E/G

E/S

E/G

E/S

E/G

E

E/G

 

Index: S=Spanish, F = French, G = German, E = English

Tourism Services Cancellation Policy

 

  • Refund of payments made towards tourism services will be refunded if written notification reaches Ortra the Conference Secretariat by email, eccv@ortra.com as follows: 
  • Until October 2, 2022 – Full refund with deduction of US$ 30 handling fee
  • From October 3, 2022 until October 9, 2022 – 50% refund 
  • From October 10, 2022 – No refunds on cancellations