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FIRST-TIMERS NORTHERN ISRAEL POST-TOUR

EXTENSIONS

FIRST-TIMERS NORTHERN ISRAEL POST-TOUR

  • October 21 - 23, 2012 (T 208)

Sunday, October 21

Depart Jerusalem, traveling north to the Galilee. En route, we stop in the Hula Valley where we learn about the importance of this area as a resting area for migrating birds. Continue to Tzippori, where we discover the "Mona Lisa of the Galilee" and other intricate mosaics that have been unearthed, and learn about the history of this hometown of Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi, who codified the Mishnah. Continue to Metula on Israel's northern border, where we take in panoramic views of Lebanon and discuss Israel's border and security issues. Arrive at our kibbutz in the Galilee, where we will enjoy dinner together. Overnight at our kibbutz guesthouse in the Galilee.

Monday, October 22

This morning we enjoy a jeep tour of the Golan Heights, with a stop atop Har Bental to take in the views stretching deep into neighboring Syria. Continue to the mystical city of Safed, where we view the ancient Ha'ari and Caro Synagogues before enjoying a walk through the many artist studios and galleries. Dinner and overnight at our kibbutz guesthouse in the Galilee.

Tuesday, October 23

Depart the Galilee and travel westward to Israel's coastal region, stopping in the Crusader-era city of Akko to explore the remnants of the fortifications and British prison. Continue south to Haifa's Mount Carmel, where we take in the views of the beautiful Bahai Temple and Gardens. We continue our journey south, stopping in Caesarea, where we discover the remains from Roman times, including the Roman Theater and Aqueduct. Continue to Jerusalem or the airport for your flight home.

Rate per person is $539
Single supplement is $150

INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR

  • two nights 10/21-23 at Kibbutz Hagoshrim
  • full Israeli breakfast daily
  • two dinners at Kibbutz Hagoshrim
  • deluxe air-conditioned bus
  • English-speaking guide
  • entrance to all sites per itinerary

NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR

  • Gratuities at $15 per person per day, pre collected
  • additional meals
  • all personal items
  • travel insurance

TOUR IS BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 20 PEOPLE




HADASSAH 96TH NATIONAL CONVENTION • OCTOBER 15 – 18, 2012 • JERUSALEM, ISRAEL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION


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