Jerusalem, Israel

Israel Vacation: Historical Expedition of the Land of Milk & Honey

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Haifa, Safed, Tel Aviv, Negev Desert...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

On this luxurious, 14-day adventure through Israel, you will uncover the fascinating history and culture of the Holy Land. From the Bedouin tribes of the Negev to the age-old Jewish customs of Safed, Israel is a melting pot of the world’s cultures and religions. Be amazed by the diverse history of Jerusalem’s Old City, immerse yourself in the contemporary culture of Tel Aviv, and bask in the spectacular views of Haifa.

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Trip Highlights

  • Admire magnificent views of Haifa, which is Israel’s third-largest city, from the top of Carmel Mountain
  • Delight in an authentic experience when you join a Druze family for a traditional meal in their home
  • Uncover the fascinating secrets of the Jewish study of Kabbalah in the city of Safed
  • Spend an evening in the home of a Jewish family and enjoy a traditional Shabbat meal in Safed
  • Discover the best of Tel Aviv on an exclusive tour of the city’s most illustrious sites and neighborhoods
  • Learn the story behind Israel’s iconic Masada fortress before luxuriating in the purifying waters of the Dead Sea
  • Experience the warmth and hospitality of a local Bedouin tribe when you partake in a traditional meal that will be accompanied by a performance of song and dance
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural and historical treasures of Jerusalem’s Old and New Cities during a tour that will be curated to your interests

Detailed Description

During this luxurious, 14 day tour through Israel, you will traverse the winding streets of Safed and marvel at the charming blue buildings that abound from the mystic town. You will also immerse yourself in this historical and religiously steeped religion when you tour Jerusalem’s Old City and its iconic sites and neighborhoods. You will also be provided with the unique opportunity to ride a camel through the desert.

Your journey will begin in the charming northern city of Haifa, where you will traverse the beautiful Baha’i Gardens and explore the lovely German Colony. Afterward, you will be transferred to the Druze village of Isfiya, where you will have the opportunity to dine with a local family and learn about their culture and traditions. From Haifa, you will venture to the Golan Heights, where you will trek through the illustrious Banias Nature Reserve and visit one of Israel’s finest wineries. Spending several nights in the mystical city of Safed will allow you to explore the fascinating concept of Kabbalah with a local rabbi in addition to enjoying a Shabbat dinner with an Israeli family.

You will then transfer to the metropolitan city of Tel Aviv, where you will privately tour the city’s top sites and neighborhoods before relaxing at the beach alongside the Mediterranean Sea. The following day, you will indulge in a tour of Jaffa, which is Tel Aviv’s ancient port city, before venturing to the Negev Desert. In the desert, you will experience the incredible Masada fortress at sunrise and float in the waters of the Dead Sea. A local Bedouin tribe will welcome you into their grounds, and then you will spend two nights glamping in luxury beneath the stars. Finally, you will arrive in Jerusalem, where you will tour both the Old and New Cities before visiting some of the country’s top museums with an expert guide. On this luxurious, 14-day journey through Israel, you will be amazed by the diverse history and cultures that characterize this ancient country.

Starting Price

$7,275 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.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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