Israel Essentials – 5 Days

From Tel Aviv

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Get the most out of the 3 different and unique places!
  • Guided Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • Masada and the Dead Sea and overnight at the Judean Desert.
  • Relax at the beach of Tel Aviv, explore the vibe, street food, and nightlife.
  • Travel like a local, sustainable, and with no traffic.

DESCRIPTION

  • The tour includes the most important sights of the three places. By providing you with accommodation, train tickets and some organized activities our package minimizes your preparatory effort. However, it also leaves you with plenty of time to discover the country on your own.
  • You decide how packed your schedule is: Add optional organized tours to your package, relax or venture out on your own.
  • There is a number of must-do included activities on the tour. Check out the itinerary below to see the activities in each city

What’s included

train

Train

All public transport as described in the itinerary.

Overnights

4 overnights including breakfast
2 x Jerusalem / 1 x Ein Gedi / 1 x Tel Aviv 
Category A – Guesthouse Hostels
Category B – Budget Hotels
Category C – Boutique Hotels

Guide

Guided Tours

1 x Guided Group Tour: Jerusalem 
1 x Masada & Dead Sea – Tour

Travel Assistant

Online chat while travelling.

Israel Karte

5 Days
Overnight in Hotel 4 Nights
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Availability

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Choose between 3 Hotel categories: Hostel, Budget Hotel or Boutique Hotel.

Tip

Buy an Internet Data package for your smartphone for the period staying!

Meeting Point

Ben Gurion Airport

Dropoff Point

Ben Gurion Internation Airport or feel free to extent and continue to explore Israel.

Itinerary

Ben Gurion Train Station
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
IsraelRail Train
Train to Jerusalem

Take the train to Jerusalem (20 min).

Post hostel reception
Check-In Hotel
Yoel Solomon Street Jerusalem
Relax

In case your flight arrived early, use this afternoon to relax. Hang out at one of the cafes or take a walk through your neighborhood.

Jerusalem overnight
Übernachtung: Jerusalem
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Jerusalem Old City
Jerusalem Old City Tour

11:00 – 15:00 Jerusalem Old City- guided Group Tour

Visit the Holy Sepulcher, the Wailing wall, the Muslim Quarter and many other intriguing sights.

Mahane Yehuda Jerusalem
Freizeit in Jerusalem

Time to explore Jerusalem on your own! Stroll around the old town or explore the famous Machane Yehuda Market. 

Jerusalem overnight
Overnight: Jerusalem
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Discover Jerusalem with our App!

Guide yourself through the holy city! Unlimited tram rides, inside tips, self guided tours and audio-guides included.

Transfer to Ein Gedi

Organized bus tour to Ein Gedi.

Counting Stars

After two days of impressions in Jerusalem it’s time to relax in the calming quiet of the desert.

Overnight: Ein Gedi
Sunset in Masada

Experience the beauty of Masada National Park and the ancient fortress in the early morning hours. 

Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Dead Sea
The Dead Sea

Float on the salty waters of the dead sea.

From the Dead Sea to Be'er Sheva

Drive through the Judean Desert to the capital of the south, Be’er Sheva.

Savidor Train Station - Train
Train to Tel Aviv

Take the train from Be’er Sheva to Tel Aviv (1:05h)

Tel Aviv Night Out
Tel Aviv Nightlife

Dive into Tel Aviv’s legendary nightlife!

Overnight Tel Aviv
Overnight: Tel Aviv
Israeli Breakfast
Israeli Breakfast
Old Yafo-TelAviv
Free Time in Tel Aviv

Spend your last day in Israel according to your own taste: Relax at a cafe in Florentin, discover the old city of Jaffa, or just hang out a the beach.

Israel Train Station
Train to the Airport

Train ride to Ben Gurion Airport (15min)

Say “Lehitraot” to Israel!

ELAL Airline
Fligh back home!

ADDITIONAL INFO

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Day 2:
Machane Yehuda Tasting Card

Day 3:
Bethlehem – Bus 1/2 day tour

Day 4:
TLV Pub Crawl