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Treasures of Israel

Group Tour | General interest 10 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £2995 Current prices from: £2995

Combine the ancient biblical cities of Jerusalem, Nazareth and Acre with cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, while discovering ancient ruins in coastal Caesarea, Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and Masada above the Dead Sea.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Spend 2 full days exploring Jerusalem
  • Stay in a kibbutz for 2 nights
  • Visit Unesco world heritage sites at Masada & Acre
  • Float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea
  • Small group size - maximum 18 people
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation

Acre

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 2068 2475 2679 2984 3188 3188 3086 2882 2475 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1152 1457 1661 2068 2272 2373 2272 1966 1457 1152
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 10 12 12 11 10 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1526 1024 653 291 50 0 0 0 10 341 833 1526
Rainy Days 15 14 11 6 2 0 0 0 0 5 8 13
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2475 2679 2781 2781 2577 2272 2068

Dead Sea (Israel)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1966 2068 2373 2882 3290 3493 3697 3697 3595 3188 2679 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 1050 1355 1661 2068 2272 2272 2170 1763 1355 948
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 8 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 482 361 281 90 10 0 0 0 0 70 221 402
Rainy Days 8 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7
Humidity N N L M H VH E E VH H M N
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Eilat

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 2068 2475 2984 3391 3697 3799 3799 3595 3086 2577 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 745 846 1152 1559 1864 2170 2272 2272 2170 1763 1254 846
Sunshine hours 8 9 9 10 11 13 13 12 11 10 9 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 80 60 40 20 0 0 0 0 50 30 70
Rainy Days 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Humidity M H VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2170 2373 2577 2679 2781 2679 2577 2475 2373

Haifa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1966 2373 2577 2882 3086 3086 2984 2781 2373 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 948 948 1050 1355 1661 1966 2272 2272 2170 1864 1457 1050
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 10 12 12 11 10 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1506 974 612 251 50 0 0 0 10 341 853 1636
Rainy Days 12 12 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 12
Humidity M M H VH VH E E VH VH H M M
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 10/VH 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2577 2781 2882 2882 2679 2373 2068

Nazareth

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1966 2373 2781 3086 3188 3188 3086 2781 2373 1763
Min temp (C)(F) 745 846 948 1254 1559 1966 2170 2170 2068 1763 1254 948
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 8 10 12 12 11 10 8 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1406 1034 763 341 60 0 0 0 10 261 743 1395
Rainy Days 12 12 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 6 11
Humidity N N N N M M H H H M N N
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

The Sea of Galilee

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 2272 2781 3086 3391 3595 3595 3493 3188 2577 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 1050 1355 1661 2068 2272 2373 2170 1763 1355 948
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 9 11 13 12 12 10 9 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 974 713 572 291 50 0 0 0 0 151 502 894
Rainy Days 12 11 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 10
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Tel Aviv

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Ben Gurion airport with British Airways. Transfer to the Cinema Hotel / Lily & Bloom (or similar) in Tel Aviv for 2 nights. (N)

Day 1: Fly to Tel Aviv

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Ben Gurion airport with British Airways. Transfer to the Cinema Hotel / Lily & Bloom (or similar) in Tel Aviv for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Tel Aviv • Jaffa

Explore Jaffa’s ancient port and modern Tel Aviv. Visit Neve Tzedek, the oldest neighbourhood in Tel Aviv and the bustling Carmel Market. Continue to Rothschild Boulevard and view Independence Hall, where David Ben-Gurion famously declared the independence of the modern State of Israel. (B)

Day 3: Nazareth • Kibbutz Degania Bet • Sea of Galilee

Travel north to Nazareth and visit the imposing Church of the Annunciation. Take a tour of a kibbutz then visit the Mount of the Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Capernaum and see ruins of a fifth-century synagogue and the early octagonal church built around the house of St Peter. Stay at the Merom Golan kibbutz (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, D)

Day 4: Banias Spring • Mount Bental

Visit the impressive Banias Waterfall and the archaeological remains of Caesarea Philippi at Banias Spring, at the foot of Mount Hermon. Take a tasting tour at an award-winning winery. Continue to Mount Bental for stunning views of the Golan and a visit to the Syrian bunkers. (B, D)

Day 5: Acre • Caesarea • Tel Aviv

Visit the Old City of Acre, a Unesco world heritage site with stunning Crusader remains. En route to Caesarea, stop at Yemin Orde, a safe haven and home for Holocaust orphans. Visit Caesarea National Park to see the large Roman amphitheatre and the historic port. Continue to Jerusalem for a 5-night stay at the Lady Stern Hotel (or similar). (B)

Day 6: Jerusalem (Old City)

Take a guided tour of the Old City of Jerusalem, visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall among other sites. (B)

Day 7: Jerusalem (New City)

Take a guided tour of the New City of Jerusalem. Visit the Israel Museum, home to the Dead Sea Scrolls; Knesset, the building of the Israeli parliament; and the Yad Vashem Holocaust monument. Continue to Mahane Yehuda market. (B)

Day 8: Masada • Dead Sea • Qumran

Travel through the desert to the Unesco world heritage site of Masada and its mountain-top ruins. Continue to the Dead Sea for a dip in the mineral-rich waters. Then visit Qumran, one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. (B)

Day 9: Jerusalem

Day at leisure to explore the city further or taken an optional excursion to Bethlehem. (B)

Day 10: Fly to London

Transfer to Ben Gurion airport and fly to London with British Airways. (B)

Meal Basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Private & tailor-made travel

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • The Lady Stern
    The Lady Stern

    The Lady Stern Hotel is situated in the heart of Jerusalem, a 5-minute walk from Machane Yehuda Market. Rooms are modern and stylish with parquet flooring and rich colours. The hotel lounge bar is furnished with large comfortable armchairs creating a relaxing atmosphere. Features: 194 rooms, restaurant, lounge bar, terrace, snack bar, Room amenities: Air conditioning, heating, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, Wi-Fi.

  • Kibbutz Merom Golan
    Kibbutz Merom Golan

    The Kibbutz Merom Golan resort is situated in the northern Golan Heights, 1,000 metres above sea level and within the Bental Volcano's crater. The resort is surrounded by nature reserves, parks, flora and fauna, allowing for a wide variety of attractions and activities such as hiking, wildlife spotting and birdwatching. Guestrooms are simple, warmly decorated and feature modern amenities. Some suites have balconies overlooking the wonderful view of Mount Bental. The Habokrim restaurant specialises in kosher meat, creating dishes using the finest ingredients, locally produced and the rooftop coffee house offers a breathtaking view in a relaxed atmosphere. Features: 116 rooms & cabins, restaurant, lounge area with fireplace, indoor swimming pool, farm & stables, sports field, children's playground, supermarket, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, kitchenette, sofa.

  • Cinema Hotel
    Cinema Hotel

    The Cinema Hotel is situated in Dizengoff, one of the most renowned districts of Tel Aviv, just a 9-minute walk from the beach and about 8 miles from Ben Gurion Airport. The authentic Bauhaus building dates back to the 1930s and was once one of Tel Aviv's first cinemas. Nostalgia of the original theatre can be seen in decor throughout the hotel, and guests can watch a screening in the unique atmosphere during their stay. Guestrooms are spacious and sophisticated with rich purple colours combined with classic black and white soft furnishings and photos. The rooftop terrace offers the perfect place to relax with some evening refreshments. Features: 83 rooms, breakfast room, rooftop terrace, bicycle hire, cinema. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, fridge, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.

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Dates & prices

TOY2021

Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
30 Sep 2021 - 9 Oct 2021 £2,895 £100 £875 Reserve
 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
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Additional Information

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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • What's Included
    • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
    • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated

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