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An intriguing mix of old and new awaits in Israel. Discover the country’s ancient history from old cities to ruins, explore the country’s rich religious history visiting iconic landmarks and sites, and immerse yourself in the country’s vibrant modern culture. Join us for a small group tour through Tel Aviv, Ginosar, and Jerusalem.
Group Size — Max 16
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $115pp pre-paid
Transport — Coach

Special Experiences

We explore Acre Crusader City. Discovering the halls, passages, tunnels and chambers of the Crusader city that lies beneath the streets of Acre.
We embark on a tantalizing tasting tour of the Mahane Yehuda market in this delectable special experience. Our taste buds are taken on a journey as we taste our way through the variety of foods on offer.
This evening we get to know the locals of Jerusalem as we join a local family for a traditional Shabbat dinner in their home. We share stories over dinner as we learn about the traditional cuisine and their way of life before we depart with new friendships and lasting memories.

Itinerary Discover Israel

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Discover Israel

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Diaspora Museum
  • City tour of Tel Aviv
  • Tour of Old Jaffa
  • City tour of Haifa
  • Mount Carmel
  • City tour of Acre
  • Crusader underground passageways
  • Nazareth tour
  • Kibbutz Tour
  • Yigal Alon Museum
  • Golan Heights Winery
  • Visit Banias
  • Sea of Galilee
  • Yardenit (Baptismal site of John the Baptist)
  • Beit Shen ruins
  • Knesset
  • Mahne Yehuda tasting tour
  • Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum)
  • Full day tour of Jerusalem & Bethlehem
  • Traditional Shabbat Dinner
  • Masada
  • Dead Sea

Touring

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  • Travel in a small group of 6 to 16 passengers
  • All touring conducted in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of touring

Accommodation

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  • 8 nights in superior accommodation
  • Hotel highlight, Ginosar. Spend 2 nights in a traditional Kibbutz and learn about the history of the Kibbutz lifestyle

Meals

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  • 13 meals, including 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Food highlight, Ginosar. Enjoy lunch and a wine tasting at Golan Heights Winery
  • Food highlight, Jerusalem. Enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes on a walking food tour of the Mahane Yehuda market

Tour Guides

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  • A specialist local guide accompanies the group on the entire tour
  • Specialist local guides join the small group tour in selected locations

Accommodation Discover Israel

Accommodation

The Market House

Israel flag Tel Aviv

Centrally located in Tel Aviv’s Jaffa, with the famous flea market across the street, the Market House Hotel offers a modern oasis in the middle of the Old Town. Stylish, contemporary furniture is featured throughout the boutique hotel which opened in 1864. Each room has a relaxing atmosphere with stylish furniture, air-conditioning, a safe deposit box and Free Wifi. The hotel’s modern interior creates a vibrant atmosphere in the restaurant, bar and lounge area.

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Kibutz Lavi Hotel

Israel flag Galilee

The Kibbutz Lavi Hotel began in 1962 as a group of houses in the kibbutz. Shortly after, it became a very small hotel and today the Kibbutz Lavi Hotel boasts 184 rooms, as well as a lovely restaurant and a spacious lobby. Run by members of the kibbutz you’ll find a combination of high level hotel facilities, a kibbutz atmosphere, and personal service. You are invited to stroll throughout the kibbutz and enjoy the special religious, rural atmosphere and the fresh country air. The Kibbutz Lavi preserves the age old tradition of hospitality.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge; safe deposit box; tea & coffee making facilities

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Nof Ginosar Kibbutz Hotel

Israel flag Galilee

Run by a traditional Israeli sharing community, the Nof Ginosar Kibbutz Hotel is set in peaceful surrounds, including its own private beach on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. It boasts a great location at the foot of Mount Arbel. 

Facilities: free wifi; air-conditioning; pool

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Arthur Hotel

Israel flag Jerusalem

Positioned in the newly revived Ben Yehuda district and central to Jerusalem's major attractions, this hotel allows guests to explore the historical beauty and enchantment of Jerusalem. Just a short walk from the Old City and the Yehuda Market, the Arthur Hotel is draped in rich tones of red and green to create a distinct colonial charm.

Facilities free wifi, air-conditioning, tea and coffee facilities, 24-hour front desk, safe deposit box  

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Information Discover Israel

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Discover Israel

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
03 Oct 20
11 Oct 20
$4,595
Guaranteed Departure
07 Nov 20
15 Nov 20
$3,995
Available
12 Dec 20
20 Dec 20
$3,995
Available

Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $115pp pre-paid
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Arrival Time and International Flights
We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 15:00h in order to take part in your welcome dinner. Return international airfares have not been included on this tour. Please speak to our friendly consultants if you would like assistance booking your international flights.

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