Walking through the winding streets of Jerusalem’s Old City, you can feel the smooth cobblestones beneath your feet as you listen to the words of ancient languages as they are spoken all around you. You can approach the illustrious Wailing Wall to stick a handwritten note between its aging cracks. This is just one of the many meaningful experiences that you will be provided with on this luxurious, 10-day family tour through Israel. From swimming with dolphins in Eilat to riding camels in the Negev...
Jerusalem – Arrive in Israel and Explore Jerusalem's Ben Yehuda Street
A melting pot of several of the world’s prominent cultures and religions, Israel holds many treasures within its small corner of the Middle East. You will arrive at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv and be met at baggage claim by your expert guide who will transfer you to your luxurious hotel in the heart of Jerusalem. Once you are settled in, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to bring you to the famous Mount of Olives, which is where you will take in stunning views of all of Jerusalem.
After this glorious introduction, your guide will transfer you to Jerusalem’s New City, where you will experience a taste of Israel of the modern day. Here, you will stroll along lively Ben Yehuda Street, enjoying live music from the many street performers and stopping into the various shops that possess traditional Jewish artifacts. You will then enjoy your first tastes of Israeli falafel or shawarma, which is a classic Israeli sandwich, which consists of a pita pocket that is filled with thinly sliced lamb or chicken and stuffed with Israeli salad, hummus, and a variety of other toppings. From here, your guide will return your family to your comfortable hotel before tomorrow’s grand day of exploring.
Jerusalem – Discover the Old City and Visit the Wailing Wall
Jerusalem – Experience the Lively Jerusalem Shuk and Tour the Israel Museum
Negev – Enjoy a Camel Ride, Traditional Bedouin Tents, and Desert Glamping
Eilat – Swim with Dolphins in Eilat and Enjoy a Day at the Beach
Eilat – Float in the Dead Sea and Experience Masada at Sunrise
Haifa – Explore the Baha'i Gardens and Delight in a Traditional Druze Lunch
Tel Aviv – Enjoy a Guided Tour of the City and Traverse the Streets of Jaffa
Tel Aviv – Revel in the Bustling Tel Aviv Shuk and Spend the Day at the Beach
Tel Aviv – Soak Up Your Final Morning in Israel and Head For Home
- Explore Jerusalem’s Old City and enjoy a meaningful family moment at the Wailing Wall
- Discover the famed Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem’s lively New City
- Experience traditional Bedouin hospitality, take an exciting camel ride, and go glamping under the stars in the Negev Desert
- Bask in the sun in Eilat with your whole family and delight in swimming with dolphins in their natural habitat
- Rejoice in a glorious sunrise view at Masada and float weightlessly in the salty Dead Sea
- Uncover the beauty of Haifa’s Baha’i gardens and delight in a traditional Druze meal with a local family
- Walk the winding streets of Jaffa and discover how old-world charm meets trendy, modern neighborhoods
- Delight in the treasures of the bustling Shuk and enjoy a day at the famed Tel Aviv beach
From the ancient stones of the Wailing Wall to the briny waters of the Dead Sea, you should prepare to discover Israel’s magnificent treasures as you traverse the country from top to bottom. You will be able to smell the aroma of traditional Middle Eastern spices in Jerusalem’s bustling Shuk before giving in to the allure of Tel Aviv’s glittering, Mediterranean Sea. A melting pot of cultures and traditions, Israel provides you with a meaningful and fun-filled journey that your family will be enamored with during this luxurious, 10-day tour.
Your trip will begin in Jerusalem, which is where you will have the opportunity to explore the New City’s bustling Ben Yehuda Street before enjoying your first bites of delicious Israeli falafel. You will then visit Jerusalem’s Old City to explore all four religious quarters and to discover the secrets of the wonderful and controversial city that birthed the world’s most prominent religions. Moving south, you will delight in the vast landscapes of the Negev desert while enjoying a thrilling camel ride. Afterward, you will gather with your family for a traditional Bedouin meal and musical show before returning to your luxurious “glampsite” for an experience of camping under the stars in the desert.
You will continue to Israel’s Southernmost point as you visit the city of Eilat and delight in a refreshing dip in the Red Sea with your family before swimming with dolphins in their natural habitat. You will then experience gorgeous sunrise views at the Masada Fortress before spending the afternoon of floating splendidly in the Dead Sea. Finally, you will be provided with the opportunity to admire Haifa’s beautiful Baha’i gardens and the world-renowned hospitality of the Druze people as you join a local family for lunch in their mountainside town. Afterward, you will enjoy your final days of exploring Tel Aviv, haggling alongside locals in the lively market, and strolling along the famed Tel Aviv beach promenade. Overall, you will experience the sights, smells, and tastes of the Holy Land during this sensational tour that will delight your entire family.
Consider reading some of our travelers’ Israel tour reviews for more ideas to perfect your dream Israel vacation.
$5,195 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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