12 Day Deluxe Tour, Small Groups, Luxury Hotels!Group Tours

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Small Group Sizes, Deluxe Hotels, Iconic Sites, VIP Israel Touring!

Day 1 Wednesday

WELCOME TO HOLY ISRAEL! (VIP Assist & Chauffeur)

VIP Welcome & Chauffeur to your Hotel

After landing, a Shalom Israel Tours representative will be waiting to welcome you at passport control. You’ll be assisted with passport control, escorted to luggage identification, and transfer to your chauffeur for hotel transport.

Overnight: Royal Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv, Sea View Room

Day 2 Thursday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Yitzchak Rabin Center

The Yitzhak Rabin Center is the national institute established by the Knesset in 1997 that advances the legacy of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, a path-breaking, visionary leader whose life was cut short in a devastating assassination.

Israel’s Independence Hall

On May 14th, 1948, David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the founding of the State of Israel, establishing the first Jewish state in 2,000 years. Today, this museum tells the story of Israel’s Declaration of Independence.

Neve Tsedek Neighborhood

One of Tel Aviv’s first neighborhoods, Neve Tzedek was built in 1887. This area housed famous artists and writers, including Nobel Prize Winner S Y Agnon. Today, Neve Tzedek is home to several boutique art galleries, independent cafes and cultural centers.

The Carmel Market

Tel Aviv’s main marketplace is the open-air Carmel Market, located in southern Tel Aviv. Here you’ll find mounds of colorful, locally grown produce, fish, meat and more. Just wandering the aisles of the Carmel Market is a Middle Eastern experience.

Old Jaffa Port & Market

Built 4,000 years ago, the Jaffa Port is the oldest in the world. The prophet Jonah embarked on his ill-fated journey from this port, and building materials for the First and Second Temples were delivered to Jerusalem via Jaffa Port.

Overnight: Royal Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv, Sea View Room

Day 3 Friday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Nachlat Binyamin Arts Fair

The first and biggest of its kind in Israel, this average street comes alive every Tuesday & Friday. Displaying Israeli-made crafts, jewelry, home décor and art, all goods on display are hand made and sold by the artists, making a visit to this market a memorable experience.

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Established in 1932, the museum’s permanent collection contains some of the most popular artists and art movements from the first half of the twentieth century including German Expressionism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.

Sarona – Templar Colony

Originally a 140-year-old German templar colony, occupied later by the British forces and handed back to the Israelis in 1947; It has now been restored to a pedestrian center.

Rabin Square & Memorial

Visit the spot where the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzchak Rabin, was assassinated. The memorial square in central Tel Aviv is home to a monument dedicated in his memory. Learn about the assassination and Rabin’s impact on the State of Israel.

The Tel Aviv North Port

Relax & stroll the north port, also known as the “Namal.”  The remodeled port won the European Biennial of Landscape Architecture, a prestigious European award for landscape architecture. Here you’ll find performances, art, shopping, and restaurants.

Overnight: Royal Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv, Sea View Room

Day 4 Saturday (Free Day – Relax!)


Day at Leisure in Tel Aviv

Visit the “Soho” of Tel Aviv and stroll Dizengoff St., Shenken St. & Rothschild Blvd. Filled with funky street vendors, boutiques and coffee shops alongside simple kiosks and local fast food stalls!

Tel Aviv – Jaffa Promenade

On a beautiful day, nothing beats a walk along the beach. The Promenade runs the length of the city, from southern Jaffa to the northern Tel Aviv Port. Enjoy the cool sea breeze, the views of the Mediterranean Sea and Tel Aviv skyline and soak up the local atmosphere.

Overnight: Royal Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv, Sea View Room

Day 5 Sunday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Ancient City of Caesarea Ruins

The Caesarea National Park contains the remains of a prestigious city established by King Herod the Great. Prepare to be amazed when you visit the mighty Roman Amphitheatre, and the Hippodrome, a 20,000-seat horse racing arena, as well as the impressive Roman aqueducts!

Haifa Bahai Gardens Lookout

Welcome to “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” Considered the most striking landmark in Haifa, the magnificence of these gardens leaves visitors stunned. The terraced gardens are built around a religious shrine and landscaped with precision and creativity.

Haifa National Maritime Museum “Af al Pi Chen”

With its unique collection of thousands of artifacts, visitors gain a true understanding of the depths of maritime history, including illegal immigration and the history of Israel’s navy.

Acco Subterranean Crusader Halls

In the heart of the city of Acco, what was once street level is now situated eight meters below the ground. A walk through the passages of the 700-year-old Knights Hospitaller headquarters allows you to experience the ancient Crusader city, once a strategic Roman fortress.

Dinner & Overnight: The Kibbutz Kfar Blum Hotel, Northern Galilee

Day 6 Monday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Tzfat Old City & Artist Quarter

Tzfat is one of the four holy cities in Israel. It has served as a spiritual center since the 1600’s, when famous Kabbalists roamed here. Tzfat awaits art lovers, soul-seekers and historians to cobblestone alleys, synagogues, and mystical atmosphere.

Ancient Katzrin Talmudic Park

The ancient village of Katzrin highlights daily life from the Talmudic period. Visit an early synagogue, reconstructed homes and an olive press.

Mount Bental IDF Bunker

Enjoy views of Syria from a key mountaintop location on Israel’s northern border. From the top of this dormant volcano, you will see the majestic Mount Hermon, the picturesque Druze villages of the Golan and bunkers and trenches left over from the Yom Kippur War.

Dinner & Overnight: The Kibbutz Kfar Blum Hotel, Northern Galilee

Day 7 Tuesday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Capernaum National Park

Visit the remains of a Second Temple period fishing village and synagogue, and imagine the lives of those who dwelled there. Learn about the location where Jesus selected his Apostles and the modern-day church that stands where the house of Peter once stood.

Yigal Alon Museum & Cruise on the Sea of Galilee

The museum hosts changing exhibits of art by Jews and Arabs. Its permanent exhibits showcase the history of the Galilee from ancient times to the present, the history of the pre-state force, the Palmach, and Alon’s own story, and the famous 2,000-year-old Galilee Boat.

Nazareth Holy Sites

Next we’ll continue our tour with a short drive to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood.  Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, Mary’s Well and the Church of St. Gabriel.  Visit the Blessed Cave, view Mary and Joseph’s house.

Beit She’an National Park

It is here that King Saul was defeated by the Philistines in a vicious historical battle. Later, Beit She’an was reestablished as a Greek city with colonnaded streets, temples, theaters and fountains. The city was devastated by an earthquake in 749 CE; now only remnants remain.

Mount Scopus Jerusalem

End the day with a beautiful drive through the Jordan Valley and ascend to Jerusalem. We’ll stop at Mount Scopus as you enter the city to say the blessing of “Shehechiyanu” to celebrate the joyous occasion of entering the holy capital. Welcome to Jerusalem!

Overnight: The Orient Hotel, Jerusalem + Lounge Access

Day 8 Wednesday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Old City Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter remains one of the single most-visited spots in all of Israel. Nestled within one square kilometer of land lay millennia of ancient history. The Old City dates back to the 8th century BCE and is home to numerous landmarks of historical significance.

Old City Christian Quarter

Walk on along the Via Dolorosa & Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Western Wall Tunnels Tour

These famous underground tunnels contain remnants from the Second Temple period. At Warren’s Gate, you’ll stand just a few feet away from where the Holy Ark stood, and feel the yearning of the Jewish people for the Temple for thousands of years.

City of David Excavations

In 1004 BCE, King David conquered this city and secured the place where the Holy Temple would eventually be built by his son, Solomon. Remaining structures such as Warren’s Shaft and the Tunnel of Siloam exhibit the workings of this ancient capital city.

Old City Dinner & Tower of David Night Spectacular Show

In the evening you’ll head back to the Old City for dinner followed by the Tower of David’s rooftop to view an epic nighttime extravaganza of sight and sound, depicting the conquests of the Greeks, Romans, Crusaders, Turks and others, as they tried to overtake Jerusalem.

Overnight: The Orient Hotel, Jerusalem + Lounge Access

Day 9 Thursday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Israel Museum & Dead Sea Scrolls

Founded in 1965, this is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and one of the world’s leading archaeology museums. Here you will find the oldest existing biblical manuscripts in the world, the Dead Sea Scrolls, housed in the Shrine of the Book.

Israeli Parliament Building – The Knesset

Visit the seat of Israel’s government since 1966. Sitting at the heart of modern Jerusalem, the Knesset is the home of the Israeli parliament with its 120 members. See Israeli democracy in action and learn about the architecture and art of the Knesset building itself.

Jerusalem “Shuk” (Market) Tasting Tour!

With more than 250 vendors, this bustling outdoor marketplace is considered the heartbeat of central Jerusalem. Clothing, Judaica, fresh produce, meats, diamonds, restaurants – and an array of colorful characters throughout.

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

In 1963, the Yad Vashem Museum was established as the world center for Holocaust research, education and commemoration. With survivor testimonies, powerful displays and memorial gardens, this museum embodies one crucial message: Never again.

Overnight: The Orient Hotel, Jerusalem + Lounge Access

Day 10 Friday (Professional Guide & Vehicle)


Ein Gedi National Park

In the biblical period, David hid from Saul amongst the streams and canyons of Ein Gedi. Today, Ein Gedi serves as a refuge from city life and from the arid desert. Enjoy a nature walk amongst date trees, waterfalls, caves and ibex. On a hot day, cool off in the water.

Masada Mountain & Cable Car

Ride via cable car to the top of Masada and explore the remains of King Herod’s palace. It was here that Eleazer Ben Yair kept the Roman Legion’s siege at bay for three years.

Dead Sea Float & Lunch

Yam Hamelach, literally meaning “Sea of Salt,” is 417 meters below sea level, making it the lowest place on earth. Its salty water contains unique healing properties, which, combined with the nutrient-filled mud found on its shores, creates a luxurious day and health day.

Sunset at The Western Wall – Evening Recommendation

Here stand the sacred remnants of the ancient Jewish Temple. On Friday night come to the Wall and join the joyful event together with soldiers and people from all over the world dancing together in lively in celebration of Shabbat, a truly unforgettable experience.

Overnight: The Orient Hotel, Jerusalem + Lounge Access

Day 11 Saturday (Free Day – Relax!)


Shabbat Morning

Finally, some time to rest!  Enjoy a morning at leisure at your hotel and relax…

Overnight: The Orient Hotel, Jerusalem + Lounge Access

Day 12 Sunday (Airport Chauffeur & VIP Assist)


Farewell Transfer & VIP Check-in Assist

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your temporary departure from Israel…Farewell for now!

Small Group Sizes, Deluxe Hotels, Iconic Sites, VIP Israel Touring!

What’s Included?


  • 4 nights Royal Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv,  Sea View Room
  • 2 nights Kibbutz Kfar Blum Hotel, Northern Galilee
  • 5 nights Orient Hotel, Jerusalem + Lounge Access


  • Guaranteed Small Groups – 12 Participants Max
  • VIP Welcome Assist from Passport Control
  • Arrival & Departure Airport/Hotel Transfers
  • All Touring with a Professional Licensed Guide
  • Israel Tours Hats/Israel Maps/ Bottle Carriers
  • All Group Touring & Sites as per Tour Program


  • Daily Breakfast Buffet at each Hotel
  • Nightly Dinners at the Kfar Blum Hotel
  • Dinner in Jerusalem’s Old City
  • Dead Sea Hotel Lunch Buffet & Swim

Small Group Sizes, Deluxe Hotels, Iconic Sites, VIP Israel Touring!

2018 Deluxe Tour Dates

Per Double Adult

Single Total

December 19-30, 2018$4179$6049
Dec 26, 2018 – Jan 6, 2019$4098$5833
March 20-31, 2019$4302$6193
April 3-14, 2019$4302$6193
May 1-12, 2019$4302$6193
May 15-26, 2019Sold OutSold Out
May 29 – June 9, 2019$4302$6193
June 19-30, 2019$4302$6193
July 24 – August 4, 2019$4302$6193
August 21 – September 1, 2019$4835$7315
September 4-15, 2019$4302$6193
October 23 – November 3, 2019$4302$6193
November 6-17, 2019$4359$6145
November 13-24, 2019$4359$6145


Upgrade to a 100% private tour! Private guide & vehicle for the best of Israel!

  • Private 2 person tour: $2480 per person, private tour upgrade
  • Party of 4 travelers: $1620 per person, private tour upgrade
  • Party of 6 travelers: $820 per person, private tour upgrade
  • Party of 8 travelers: $480 per person, private tour upgrade
  • Party of 10 travelers: $240 per person, private tour upgrade
  • Party of 12 travelers: Same price as the group tour!