Hosted by Debra Hare
December 30-January 09, 2022
Day 1: Thu December 30, 2021 Overnight Flight
Depart from Edmonton for Israel.
Overnight en route.
Day 2: Fri December 31, 2021 Tel Aviv
Welcome to Israel! Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, you will be met by SMILE, with a warm welcome by your local Sunworld representative. Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv, freshen up, and prepare to board your bus for your New Year’s Celebrations at the best spots. (Entrance fees/food and beverage not included) Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 3: Sat January 01, 2022 Tel Aviv
Today you will experience a half day bus tour of Tel Aviv including Carmel Market and Holon with stops for some great photos and Pure Dead Sea Cosmetics Shop. The balance of your day is free for shopping and beach time. After dinner, we will meet for a one hour meet and greet in the boardroom. (no food/beverages included) Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 4: Sun January 02, 2022 Galilee
Stop to view Luca Events Complex on our way to Jezreel Valley-Elijah-and the Carmelite Flowers Scenery. We will then stop at Kishron River and then to visit Mount Tabor with taxi rides up to the Church. You will then enjoy Mount Tabor Winery for tasting, tour and shopping. https://taborwinery.co.il/en/Dinner and overnight Galilee.
Day 5: Mon January 03, 2022 Upper Galilee - Sea of Galilee
Continuing on to Yardenit Jordan River Baptism site and then Sea of Galilee Jesus Boat trip and the Jesus Boat Museum. We then travel on to the Ruins of Nimrod’s Castle. Dinner and overnight Galilee
Day 6: Tues January 04, 2022 Dead Sea to Judean Desert
Float in the Dead Sea at Kalia Beach area Northern Dead Sea – Real Mud and Dead Sea for 2 hours. You will have time to shop at Premier Brands Dead Sea Products Outlet at Qumran area. Experience Ein Gedi – Judean Desert – Cliffs. Ascend up to Jerusalem. Mount of Olives – Hill overlooking Jerusalem from East where Jesus ascended into Heaven. Walk down to the Garden of Gethseman. Dinner and overnight Jerusalem.
Day 7: Wed January 05, 2022 Jerusalem
Visit the Upper Room – Traditional location of the Last Supper at Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City of Jerusalem to spend time at the Western Wall for one hour. Tour the Jewish Quarter. Walk on the Old City Wall – Ramparts tour from Jaffa Gate to the Christian Quarter to the Lions Gate. Walk along the Via Dolorosa (way of the cross) ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre – traditional site of Jesus crucifixion. Visit the Garden Tomb – Hill of Golgotha. Continue to Ben Yehuda Street. Personal time for shopping. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8: Thu January 06, 2022 Jerusalem-Bethlehem-Eilat-Red Sea Resort
Morning visit to Bethlehem – birthplace of Jesus – Church of Nativity and the Shepherds Fields – Hillside overlooking Bethlehem. You will have the opportunity of the purchase of flutes by the local merchants. Travel on to Eilat in time for dinner. Dinner and overnight in Eilat
Day 9: Fri January 07, 2022 Eilat
Today you will take a glass bottom boat ride followed by personal free time for the beach or shopping. Dinner and overnight in Eilat
Day 10: Sat January 08, 2022 AM Eilat to Tel Aviv
Red Sand, Red formations, stop for pictures along the way in Eilat area. Near Beersheba – Negev Desert – Fields of Red Anemones Flowers. Travel to Tel Aviv. Lunch at Aroma Coffee if you like and afternoon to yourself. Dinner and overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 11: Sun January 09, 2022 Departure
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your flight home
Depart Tel Aviv : Flights TBA
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