Highlights

Includes
Excludes

Accommodation

Itinerary

Optional
Activities

4th May 2019 - 12th May, 20189

Rs. 88,000 + 5% GST

get in touch!

Description

Tel Aviv - Jerusalem - Tel Aviv

Swim in the Dead Sea. Walk to where Jesus was crucified. Check out streets with art and graffiti that will blow you mind. And then party like there’s no tomorrow. From deserts to cities, one religion to another religion and different cultures to untouched nature; check out how quickly everything changes in this land.

 

Highlights

Graffiti trip through Tel Aviv streets
Tel Aviv is a city filled with art and culture – where one facet is the amazing graffiti that spill out on its walls. Take a guided trip as you check out this awesome street art which has made some of its artists, world famous.

Old City of Jerusalem
Inhabited for over 3,500 years and so central to Christians, Jewish and Muslim people, Jerusalem is a melting pot of religion, culture, architecture, food and a whole lot more. Check out this ancient city as you stuff yourself with the delicious munchies around every corner

Float in the Dead Sea
At over 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on the face of the Earth. It is 10 times as salty as the ocean making it perfect for you to float in its waters, and then cover your body with its therapeutic mud.

Includes

  • Airport pick up from Ben Gurion International Airport, to your hotel in Tel Aviv on Day 1.
    • Recommended flight - Air India (AI 139) arriving at 21:45
  • Accommodation: On a double sharing basis in private A.C rooms in hostels (8 nights).
  • Intercity transfers by road (AC Mini Van):
    • Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
    • Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
  • Activities
    • Graffiti trip in Tel Aviv on Day 2
    • Walking tour along Jerusalem City Walls on Day 4
    • Day trip to Masada, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea on Day 5
    • Pub Crawl in Jerusalem on Day 5
    • Entrance fees for activities listed below:
      • Masada entrance including cable car ride (Day 5)
      • Ein Gedi Nature reserve (Day 5)
      • Dead Sea (Day 5)
      • City of David only Entry (Day 6)
    • Meals
      • Breakfasts on all days
  • Airport drop to Ben Gurion International Airport, on Day 9
    • Recommended flight - Air India (AI 140) departing at 23:15

Excludes

  • Return tickets to Israel (India – Tel Aviv - India), and travel insurance.
  • Visas
    • Approval of visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned embassy.
  • Transport within cities unless explicitly stated in includes section.
  • All activities unless specifically stated in includes section.
  • Entrance fees and zone fees to the sights unless specifically mentioned in includes section.
  • Trips and gratuities.
  • Meals unless explicitly stated in includes section.
  • Late / early pick up or drop to the airport.

Please note that trip participants must be over 18 years of age.

Accommodation

Tel Aviv & Jerusalem: Double Sharing A.C. rooms in top rated hostels.

Itinerary

Day 1:

  • Arrive at Ben Gurion International Airport (Tel Aviv) and transfer to hostel.
  • Settle in and we recommend everyone heading to the hostel bar to have a drink and get to know your homies for the next week!
  • First night is always party night!

Day 2:

  • Wake up. Be healthy. Eat a typical Israeli breakfast of different types of hummus, lots of veggies, tahini and eggs!
  • Head out and prepare to be amazed by the colourful streets of Tel Aviv on a funky Graffiti Trip through Florentine neighbourhood.
    • Check out works by popular Israeli graffiti artists known around the world. There are different forms of graffiti and street art and you will learn how to figure one from the other.
    • Florentine is also the hub for Hipsters, this area with an edgy vibe has Israel’s first street art gallery and whole lot of bohemian cafes, laid back bars and you might even catch a live jazz band.
  • Later, head to famous Jaffa, The Old City:
    • A mix of Jewish, European, and Arab sensibilities, Jaffa is like stepping into another world. Walk through its winding lanes as you take in the scents of hot spices and traditional cooking.

Day 3:

  • Wake up, eat breakfast and head to Carmel Market which is just 10 minutes from your hostel.
    • This bustling market has everything being sold here, from fresh produce to clothing to little trinkets you might want to take back home with you.
  • Head back to the hostel post lunch to take your shuttle to Jerusalem.
  • Check into your hostel and head straight to The Yahuda Market which you must visit on an empty stomach.
    • Let the smells of the spices, cheeses, and desserts make you even more hungry and then munch away till you’ve tried a little of everything.
    • Continue drinking the night away cause this is not just a market! The very same market turns into Pub street.

Day 4:

  • Take a day to relax and head out to one of the many sites at leisure
  • Early risers can sign up for an add-on half day trip to Bethlehem, the birth place of Jesus.
  • Take a walking tour along the City Walls: The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk to the top of the city wall and take in the awesome views of Jerusalem and also explore the four Old City quarters: Jewish, Muslim, Christian & Armenian.
  • Put a Written Prayer in the Western Wall aka the Wailing Wall is one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem. You can write a prayer and put it into cracks of the stones of wall to get your message delivered to up above.

Day 5:

  • Stupid o’clock wake up for a day of site seeing! Eat breakfast and nurse that hangover.
  • Today’s trips are to Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea
    • Make your way through the beautiful Judean Desert to one of the top tourist attractions, the Masada Fortress.
      • Take a cable car ride to the top of the fortress where you can enjoy spectacular views across the Dead Sea to the Moabite mountains in Jordan.
      • History buffs can also explore the ruins of this fortress which dates back to before Christ.
    • A short distance on is your next stop, the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve. Featuring spectacular beauty, varied landscapes and botanical gardens it is one of the most beautiful places in Israel.
    • Move on to the last stop for the day, the lowest point on Earth, The Dead Sea. Float in its saline waters as you read a book or just laze around.
      • Try the original mud pack (by literally picking up the mud in the water) and feel the pull on your skin as it get years younger.
  • Get back to the hostel and rest cause tonight is party night and also Independence Day celebrations begin. You’re going out for a pub crawl.

Day 6:

  • Catch up on some much needed sleep and wake up with ease.
  • Get ready to get wet and explore the Tunnels of the City of David: Walk through what were the aqua ducts of the place where Jerusalem was founded, over 3 millennia ago. Be prepared to get a little wet. And bring a torch.
  • Visit the Old city where your options are site seeing, shopping or just pottering around:
    • Church of the Holy Sepulchre – built on the site of the crucifixion of Jesus.
    • The Dome of Rock Mosque: Said to be one of the most holy sites in Islam, you can admire this dome, which is over 1,000 years old.
    • The Old City Market: This is a typical arabic market with everything from local Halwa to coffee to Hookas being sold. Don’t be afraid to haggle for the best rates.
  • You can also chose another add on today - a glimpse into the rich cultural and religious identity of the Ultra-Orthodox Jews living in Jerusalem. Visit a traditional neighbourhood and get an inside view of the life of the ultra-orthodox Jewish people.

Day 7:

  • Wake up early, grab some breakfast and check out.
  • Hop on your bus to Tel Aviv and settle in.
  • Head to Sarona, a popular covered market open 365 days a year.
    • Sarona also doubles up as a trendy hub of gourmet food stores selling local cheeses and cured meats, oils, liquors and home products.
    • The area is full of busy bars serving cocktails and craft beers and has some of the fanciest restaurants in town.

Day 8:

  • Wake up, eat your breakfast and head out for a day doing whatever you like best!
  • For history buffs who haven’t had enough, you can choose another add on activity and make your way to Caesarea. Located between Tel Aviv and Haifa you can take a bus and make your way to this site of ancient roman ruins by the sea. It’s famous for its restored harbour and amphitheatre.
  • For those looking for to be lazy on your last day, you can head for a beach day.
  • There’s no sleeping tonight cause it’s your last night of partying in Tel Aviv!.

Day 9:

  • Wake up, eat breakfast as you nurse your hangover and check out.
  • Your flight back is later at night so you have the whole day to do as you please
    • Hit the beach if you missed it yesterday.
    • Chill at a hipster bar and drink beer all day!
    • Maybe do some shopping for them homies back home!
  • Head to the airport cause all good things have come to an end. It’s time to go home.

Optional Activities

Bethlehem Trip
This half day trip takes you into the heart of the West Bank, to the city where Jesus was born. 

Meet the ultra-orthodox Jewish People
Spend an evening getting a glimpse into the lives and rich cultural and religious identity of Ultra-orthodox Jewish people living in Jerusalem.

Caesarea Roman Ruins - Traportation
Hop on to a shuttle to Caesarea - magnificent Roman Ruins by the sea. This is a self guided trip i.e. transportation is covered and site entry is not. 

** Optional add on activites are at an additonal charge. Please contact the team at the time of booking to know rates.  

Practice Your Social Media Skills

Share This Trip

Get In Touch

info@notheplaholiday.com

+91 84129 46076

we are gaining social skills