Fantastic Israel

From $6250
Product Number: LTFIME01

No other city in the world exudes spirituality and inspires devotion like Jerusalem, home to Judaism, Islam and Christianity.  From coastal plains to mountain-top wineries, archeological digs and colourful bazaars, Israel has it all.

Departs Australia every Saturday.

Return international flights from Australia
4* hotels (2 nights 3*)
Meals as per itinerary
All site entry fees
English-speaking guide

Departure Dates

Low Season

JUL 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
AUG 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
OCT 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
NOV 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
DEC 5th

The adventure begins as you board your flight from Sydney or Melbourne as you follow in the footsteps of countless pilgrims and explorers before you.

Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Tel Aviv where they will help you settle in and introduce you to the local area.

Overnight Grand Beach Hotel

Following a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast (which you will enjoy each morning prior to departing for your day of touring), depart Tel Aviv. Drive north along the coastal plain to Caesarea (Acts 9.30 Acts 10 24-28), capital of the Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo (1 Kings 4.28, 9, 15, 2 Kings 23, 29 and Revelations 16.16), identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including the well-preserved water supply system. Drive to the beautiful port city of Haifa, nestled on the Mediterranean Sea, for a panoramic view of the Bahai gardens and Haifa Bay. From Haifa continue to Acre (Micah 1.10), capital of the Crusaders for more than a century. Visit the ancient city and harbour before continuing eastwards across the plains of the Galilee to Kibbutz hotel Lavi, not far from the Sea of Galilee for dinner and overnight.

Overnight Kibbutz Lavi Hotel (B, D)

Kibbutz Lavi Hotel pool


After a short tour of the Kibbutz grounds, we take a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum (Matt. 4.13 13.54, 17.24, Luke 7, Mark 1.2, John 4.46-54). Visit the remains of the 2nd-century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha (Matt. 13, Mark .33-45, & John 21), the site of the
miracle of fish and loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th-century mosaic floor. Continue to the Mount of the Beatitudes (Matt. 5,6,7,8), where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Spring and Waterfall (Matt. 16.13 and Mark 8.27), where Jesus was recognized as The Messiah by His Disciples. Tour the Golan Heights, with its valleys, grazing land and snow-capped mountains. Return to Kibbutz Lavi for dinner and overnight.
Overnight Kibbutz Lavi (B, D)

Mount of the Beatitudes

Begin the day with a drive to Nazareth (Luke 1.26, 4.16-29, Matthew 2.23) via Cana of Galilee (John 2.1-11). In Nazareth, we shall visit the
Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Workshop and Mary’s Well. Next on our program is the Jordan River and the Baptismal site Yardenit. A baptism or rededication ceremony can be carried out here if you wish (advance booking required). Continue to Beit Shean, one of the ancient Decapolis cities (Mark 5.20, 7.31), and visit the Roman theatre. This is the city where Saul and his son Jonathan were nailed to the walls (1st Samuel 31.10). Judges 1.27 also mentions Beit Shean. Continue south along the shores of the River of Jordan. Passing Jericho, we proceed westward and climb to the Golden City of Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem, Prima Park Hotel. (B, D)

Beit Shean theatre

Today we visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Our appreciation of this Golden City begins with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, overlooking the walls of the old city and the ancient Jewish cemetery. Visit the Church of All Nations. Proceed to Mount Zion to see the tomb of King David and the nearby Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt 26 17-29, Acts 1.13 and Acts 2 the Pentecost). Enter the Old City to begin exploring the wonders of Jerusalem. Walk through Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2000 years ago. View the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried His Cross. Continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Matt. 27, 33-57, 28.10). No visit to Jerusalem is complete without a walk through the colourful Arab bazaar (a chance to test your negotiating skills). Visit the Garden Tomb. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Overnight Jerusalem, Prima Park Hotel (B, D)

Jerusalem Old City

Today’s program is dedicated first to the new city of Jerusalem. Visit the model of ancient Jerusalem. Continue to Yad Vashem, Israels’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Enter the site by walking along the Street of the Righteous Gentiles, dedicated to the non-Jews that risked their lives in order to save their Jewish neighbours. Continue to Ein Karem, the birthplace of John the Baptist (Luke 1.39-80)/ This Spanish style church and Mary’s well is where Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth. Next, we cross into the Occupied Palestinian Territories and proceed to Bethlehem (subject to border restrictions) to visit Church of the Nativity. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Overnight Jerusalem, Prima Park Hotel (B, D)

Ein Karem

Drive through the Judean Desert to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in   70 AD. Ascend Masada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod’s Palace. Time and weather permitting we will have an opportunity to float on the Dead Sea waters. Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Overnight Jerusalem, Prima Park Hotel (B, D)


After breakfast your time is free until we pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for departure.

Arrive in Australia at the conclusion of your adventure.

Our “Classic Israel” follows the same route, but has less emphasis on biblical and religious sites, and includes more secular sites. Please place a comment on your booking if you would prefer this option.


  • Return economy flight from Australia
  • Airport tax and fuel surcharge
  • Comfortable hotel and Kibbutz accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • All site entry fees
  • English speaking escorted tour


  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance (recommended)
  • Tour Guide & driver Gratuities
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Single room supplement available upon request

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