AUTHENTIC ISRAEL TOUR
10 DAY TOUR LIVING IN ISRAEL LIKE A NATIVE
Traveling to Israel is unlike any other destination. We are privileged to share the beauty of Israel with thousands of travelers annually. Our goal is to share the full beauty and charm of Israel that we ourselves love – not just the regular highlights. As such, we always seek to incorporate off-the beaten path activities that highlight Israel’s natural beauty, colorful culture, and rich history.
- Exquisite Dinning at Olive and Fish Restaurant
- Tour the Ancient Beit She ‘an archeological site
- Optional Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride
- Visit a local Kibbutz, family
- ATV/Ranger 4×4 trip through the Jezre’el Valley
- Tour through the first Kibbutzim and settlements of the Kinneret
- Explore the Bahai Gardens
- Visit to the Ha’Apala Museum
- Visit to the Ha’Apala Museum
- Jeep/ATV trip from Mazkeret Batya to Mt. Hertzl
- Ascend Masada by cable car
- Visit Phillip Carriage Farm
- Visit David Ben-Gurion’s Desert home in Sde Boker
Please contact us for a custom quote. Our prices are customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates and other preferences.
Day 1 – Welcome to Israel
Day 2 – From Jerusalem to the Dead Sea
Breakfast at the Hotel. Visit Jericho & Kasar El Yahud (John the Baptist’s site). Drive North by way of the Jordan Valley. Lunch in the valley by Private Catering. Tour the Ancient Beit She ‘an archeological site. Travel to Haifa.
Day 3 – The first settlements of the State of Israel
Optional sunrise walk and breakfast. Morning activities:
○ Option 1: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride.
○ Option 2: Tour through the first Kibbutzim and settlements of the Kinneret, short hike around Mt. Tabor. Bedouin hospitality and lunch in Kfar Daboria. Visit a local Kibbutz, family. ATV/Ranger 4×4 trip through the Jezre’el Valley. French cuisine cooking workshop by Chef Nir.
Day 4 – Haifa and the wandering roads of Israel
Breakfast. Explore the Bahai Gardens. Lunch in the German Colony. Visit to the Ha’Apala Museum. Visit to the British Mandate era Atlit transport camp. Dinner out in Haifa (recommendation and reservations can be made by our team).
Day 5 – The story of the Palmach and the climb to Jerusalem
Breakfast at the hotel and early drive to Tel Aviv. Visit to the Interactive Palmach Museum in Tel Aviv. Walking tour of Tel Aviv along the beach promenade. Jeep/ATV trip from Mazkeret Batya to Mt. Hertzl with activities and challenges along the way on the famous Burma Road. Field lunch by private Catering mid our Jeep adventure.
Day 6 – Masada and Ein Gedi hike
Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive southwards for a relaxing morning at the Dead Sea Spa. Ein Gedi desert oasis hike and lunch by private Catering. Ascending Masada by cable car for an unforgettable afternoon.
Day 7 – Jerusalem Reborn
Breakfast at the Hotel. Walking Tour of the Yad Va’Shem Memorial of the Holocaust. (Optional full tour in the new wing of the Israel Museum. Lunch and activities in Machne Yehuda Shuk (Open Market). Visit the Western Wall and the Tunnels. Enjoy the night lightshow at the Tower of David. Dinner out in Jerusalem (recommendation and reservations can be made by our team).
Day 8 – Heading Southwards
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive southwards via the Mediterranean coast. Visit to Phillip Farm and activities. (Optional carriage ride through the fields, with an educational tour of the farm). Lunch on the way. Desert cooking workshop and dinner under the stars. Accommodations at a southern Kibbutz Guest House.
Day 9 – The Visionary – David Ben-Gurion
Early morning walk. Breakfast at the Kibbutz. Visit to David Ben-Gurion’s Desert home in Sde Boker. Visit to Kibbutz Revivim (Optional: Learn about the creation of Jewish Settlements in the desert). Visit to “Shvil HaSalat” historic trails. (Optional: Farmers and agricultural life in the Negev, taste of local and recent harvests). Feasting on locally grown food for lunch at “Shvil HaSalat”. Drive to Tel Aviv. Check in at the hotel. Celebratory Dinner.
Day 10 – Tour Tel Aviv and the Old City of Jaffa
A free day in Tel Aviv & Old Jaffa, fresh fish lunch on the coast. Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Your reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of deposit of US$ 250.00.
All prices reflect a 4% discount for full payment via check.
A full deposit of $ 250.00 per person is required upon registration.
Within 150 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 50% of the amount owed.
Within 120 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 60% of the amount owed.
Within 90 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 75% of the amount owed.
Final payment for trip is due 45 days prior to departure.
Changes made 45 days or less prior to departure will depend on availability on the airlines and the cruise line and might incur penalties and fees imposed by those suppliers.
100% of Cancellation Fees are covered by the optional Travel Insurance, provided premium has been paid and reason for cancellation is insurable.
Those who do not take the Travel Insurance should be aware of the following cancellation penalties:
From day of registration to 100 days prior to departure, you will be charged the US$ 150.00 non-refundable administrative fee.
If you cancel between 99 to 61 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 25% of total trip cost.
If you cancel between 60 to 31 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 50% of total of trip cost.
If you cancel 30 days or less prior to departure date: 100% of total of trip cost.
We recommend that you buy trip cancellation and interruption insurance. TravelSafe offers these services.
All international travels require a current passport and most countries require your passport to be valid for 6 months after your return date. Non USA or Canadian Citizens are responsible to fulfill necessary visa or entry requirements by contacting the destination country’s Consulate office.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this promotion. However, due to individual group patterns, group size, weather, traffic, and other factors beyond our control, the number, the order, and the days in which sites will be visited may be altered.
All correspondence from our office, including tour information, billing statements, and ticketing are carried out through email and will be sent to the email address provided on your registration form.
Genesis Tours will arrange for the best-priced airfare available at the time of booking. Passengers wishing to cancel or change their air reservation after the refundable period will be subject to additional fees. Airlines servicing our tours are not responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. Genesis Tours is not responsible for unforeseen flight delays or schedule changes imposed by the airlines. Flight schedules may be subject to change by the airlines, and it is the airlines’ responsibility to cover all ensuing expenses.
AIRLINE ROUTE AND TICKETS
Air transportation will be economy class aboard international carriers using non-refundable, non-amendable tickets for groups of 10 or more flying together for the entire itinerary. Flight times are subject to change by the airlines. We are not responsible for such changes / delays and will not reimburse resulting expenses which are the airline’s responsibility. Due to airline restrictions, should a group not reach a minimum of ten (10) passengers, the group might be cancelled or the price change.
These tours are operated by Genesis Tours North America, Longwood, Florida. Genesis Tours acts only as an agent for tour participants in arranging accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, admissions and restaurants. Genesis Tours reserves the right to make changes in the itinerary (as may be necessary due to weather, traffic, or other factors beyond its control) and is not responsible for expenses, loss of time, money or other incidents resulting from a change of schedules. Genesis Tours is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries or unforeseen expenses incurred by passengers.
While we have not experienced difficulties throughout the past 24 years with our service providers, we assume no liability for injury, death, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may occur by reason of any negligent or willful act or omission of any suppliers of service. Passenger agrees to hold Genesis Tours / Salem Media Group harmless for any defect in any vehicle, plane, boat, bus, car, van or other vehicle, act of war or insurrection, terrorist activity, revolt or other civil uprising, military action, strikes, labor unrest or any Act of God or other acts of any other third party. Florida law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this tour.
Enrollment in and payment of deposit constitutes your agreement to these terms.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our terms and conditions you may contact us using the information below:
1855 W. State Road 343 Suite 273
Longwood, FL 32750