2018 Israel Timeless Wonders

Oct. 2 – 13 – Waitlist onlyMap
Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited
UNC Lecturer: Bart Ehrman
Read more about Bart Erhman
Price: From $5,984 (Airfare included)
Tour Length: 12 days
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Discover a land of transcendent beauty and belief, of history and hospitality.  Begin your singular 12-day small group journey in Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, where touring includes Independence Hall and the “White City” district.  Visit ancient Jaffa, followed by the artists’ village of Ein Hod.  In Galilee, your hotel sits on the grounds of a kibbutz.  Encounter important biblical sites:  Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Nazareth.

Continue to Jerusalem for a five-night stay at the legendary King David Jerusalem Hotel.  Your extensive touring includes the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, the Israel Museum, the Old City with the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the New City, and nearby Ein Karem.  Travel to the Dead Sea to explore the Qumran Caves, and view Masada’s ruins.  Discover Jordan with visits to “rose-red” Petra and Amman on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour extension.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Tel Aviv
  • Day 3 : Tel Aviv
  • Day 4 : Tel Aviv | Upper Galilee
  • Day 5 : Mount Bental | Tiberias
  • Day 6 : Tiberias | Nazareth
  • Day 7 : Tiberias | Jerusalem
  • Day 8 : Jerusalem
  • Day 9 : Jerusalem
  • Day 10 : Jerusalem | Old City
  • Day 11 : Jerusalem | Masada | Dead Sea
  • Day 12 : Depart for U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2018 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.