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Jerusalem & The Holy Land

Private Travel | General interest 9 Days & 8 Nights Lead-in price: £4795

Israel & the OPT offers many fascinating classical and Biblical sites. This tour combines these with the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv, the glistening Mediterranean coast and the mineral-rich Dead Sea.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Spend two full days exploring Jerusalem & Bethlehem
  • Visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed
  • Time at leisure to enjoy the mineral-rich waters at the Dead Sea
  • See the excavations at the Crusader city of Caesarea
  • Stay overnight in a Kibbutz guesthouse
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Tel Aviv

Transfer to the Dan Panorama hotel in Jerusalem for 4 nights. (D)

Day 2: Jerusalem (Old City)

Visit the Mount of Olives, and then drive to the Old City for a tour including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall. (B, D)

Day 3: Jerusalem (New City) • Bethlehem

Visit the Israel Museum and the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. Continue to Bethlehem, walk through Manger Square and visit the Church of the Nativity. (B, D)

Day 4: Massada • Dead Sea • Jerusalem

Today visit the ancient fortress at Masada and experience floating in the salty mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. (B, D)

Day 5: Tel Aviv

Transfer to Tel Aviv. Overnight stay at the Dan Panorama. (B, D)

Day 6: Caesarea • Megiddo • Acre

Drive to the ruined city of Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the underground crusader city and crypt at Acre. Stay 2 nights at the Kibbutz Lavi Hotel. (B, D)

Day 7: Tiberias • Capernaum • Banias

After a tour of Tiberias, take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to Banias Spring and take a tour of the Golan Heights. (B, D)

Day 8: Cana • Nazareth • Beit Shean

Visit the Wedding Church in Cana, then continue to Nazareth and visit the Church of Annunciation. Visit Yardenit, the Baptist site on the Jordan river. Continue to Jerusalem and stay at the Dan Panorama for 1 night. (B, D)

Day 9: Fly home

Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for your flight home. (B)

Meal basis:

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

Important information Superior tour

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

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £4795 per person

High season from £4995 per person


Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

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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