Freedom Travel: Spend four nights exploring Tel Aviv in Israel, enjoying Tel Aviv Gay Pride weekend, and exploring Jaffa and surrounding areas of Tel Aviv. Afterwards, the tour will head North stopping in Haifa, Tiberias, Capernaum, Safed, Sea of Galilee, Spend a few days exploring both Old and New Jerusalem, The Dead Sea, Eilat, and to end your 13 Day tour your guides will give you a special private tour of the hidden city of Petra in Jordan before heading back to Tel Aviv. The cities we will visit have amazing sights, culture/arts, restaurants/food, people, and shopping so you can enjoy a special opportunity to experience all that Israel has to offer in a boutique luxury travel experience.
Freedom Travel is a full service travel agency located on Wilton Drive in the heart of Wilton Manors, Florida. Having been in the travel business for over twenty years, we are highly skilled professional travel planners. We have been in business for over twenty years sending hundreds of travelers (groups and individuals) to Israel. We are a fully licensed, insured, and bonded travel agency. Our ground operation and contacts in Israel will insure your trip is smooth and worry free.
- Enjoy the Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade
- Visit the Charles Clore Beach where a famous beach party will be held from 3PM till sunset
- Explore the Colorful Persian Gardens in Haifa
- Take a swim in the Meditteranean or have lunch in one of the many restaurants along the Sea
- Relax at the Beautiful Herbert Samuel Hotel
- Discover the Old City of Jerusalem
- See all Eliat offers, take a dip in the Red Sea
- Explore Petra, Jordan with a Private Tour
- Visit Neveh Tzedek, one of the first Jewish neighborhoods to be built
- Explore the astounding Roman and Crusader ruins including the impressive theater and aqueduct
Depart USA on any regularly scheduled flight to Tel Aviv, Israel. Arrival in Tel Aviv June 7th. Special contracted air fares available. Call for details.
Day 2: Tel Aviv
Upon arrival in Ben Gurion Airport, meet and greet assistance and transfer to the David Intercontinental Hotel. This Deluxe Beachfront hotel is located within the lively promenade area overlooking the blue Mediterranean and a white sandy beach. The David InterContinental is in the fashionable Neve Tzedek district, known as Tel Aviv’s SoHo. The hotel offers views of the Mediterranean Sea and Old Jaffa City Each of the spacious rooms and suites overlooks the sea and the city of Tel Aviv.Tonight we will host a welcome dinner in a local trendy restaurant.
Day 3: Tel Aviv & Jaffa
After a full and lavish Israel breakfast buffet depart for a city tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa. We will walk along the charming cobblestone streets, now filled with boutiques and art galleries. After Jaffa our tour will continue with a visit Neveh Tzedek, one of the first Jewish neighborhoods to be built outside the walls of the ancient port city of Jaffa, Nachalat Benjamin Pedestrian Mall, Rotschild Boulevard, and Rabin Square. Evening will be free to go out and experience the active gay nightlife of Tel Aviv! Enjoy fine restaurants, bars, clubs, or attend one of the optional Tel Aviv Pride Parties!
Day 4: Tel Aviv
Today is Gay Pride in Tel Aviv! The parade will kick off with outrageous floats, marching bands, uplifting music and countless participants and spectators. The parade route will take you along the beautiful streets of Tel Aviv towards the city’s Charles Clore Beach where the famous beach party will be held from 3PM till sunset. The beach party which is just across the street from our hotel will feature some of Tel Aviv’s finest DJs and live performances of Israeli and International artists.
Day 5: Tel Aviv
Feel free to sleep in after a big night out celebrating Tel Aviv Gay Pride! After Breakfast at our hotel, the day is yours to experience the city on your own. Free time to shop, or maybe go out to lunch on Dizengoff Street, the 5th Avenue of Tel Aviv. Take a swim in the Med, have lunch in one of the many restaurants along the Sea. There is plenty to do and see in vivacious Tel Aviv. Be as active as you like. The day is yours to do what you want to do.
Day 6: Caesarea, Zichron Yakov, Haifa, & Tiberias
After breakfast we will depart Tel Aviv and drive along the Mediterranean coast to ancient Caesarea. We will explore the astounding Roman and Crusader ruins. Our tour will continue with a visit to the charming city of Zichron Yakov. This picturesque city is home to the Tishbi Winery. Located at the foot of the Carmel mountain ridge we will have an opportunity to walk the charming streets, tour the winery, taste the wine, and have lunch in their recently built Kosher Dairy Restaurant. After lunch we will continue north to the sparkling port city of Haifa. After our visit in Haifa we will continue to the city of Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee for an overnight at the Scot’s Hotel.
Day 7: Capernum, Safed, Beit Shean National Park, & Jerusalem
After a full breakfast buffet at our hotel we will set out to visit Capernaum and the Mount of Beatitudes in the Sea of Galilee region. We will then visit the Mount of Beatitudes, as the name suggests, this is the hill upon which Jesus was said to have preached the “Sermon on the Mount”. We will then drive to the city of Safed, one of Judaism’s hottest cities, where Kabbalah flourished during the golden age. Visit the ancient synagogues and the charming Artists’ Quarter. We will complete our touring today with a visit to Beit Shean National Park. We will now drive south via the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem where we will check into our Deluxe rooms at our new home, the newest address in Jerusalem, the Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem.
Day 8: Jerusalem
After a full buffet breakfast at our new home, The Herbert Samuel Hotel Jerusalem, we are off to visit the new city of Jerusalem. Our stops today will include: Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Museum, Children’s Pavilion and walk along the Avenue of the Righteous. We will then visit Mount Herzl, a national cemetery on the west side of Jerusalem. We will continue on to the Hadassah Medical Center, one of the most advanced in the world; and a visit to its’ Synagogue with the wonderful Chagall windows. Our day will finish with a drive via the Supreme Court Building and the Knesset (Parliament) to the Israel Museum.
Day 9: Old City of Jerusalem
After a full breakfast buffet, we are off for a full day of exploration of the Old City of Jerusalem starting with a breathtaking view of the city from the Mt. of Olives. Today we will visit the Western Wall, the only remains of the second temple destroyed by the Romans in the year 70c.e. View the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount. We will visit the traditional Tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Proceed to the restored Jewish Quarter, walk along the Cardo, the colonnaded main street of Byzantine Jerusalem. We will walk the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher wherein are the last five Stations of the Cross. We will then visit the Garden Tomb regarded by the Protestant world as the burial place of Jesus.
Day 10: Jerusalem
Today feel free to sleep in, go shopping, take a walk around the city, go to the pedestrian mall, or just plain relax. Today is a full day at leisure to do anything you want to do. This evening we will take in the Night Spectacular Sound and Light Show at the Citadel Museum. The walls of the Citadel serve as a stage for a nighttime show which is a celebration of sight and sound. Amidst the archaeological remains in the Citadel’s courtyard and to the sound of original music, the story of Jerusalem unfolds through giant breathtaking, virtual reality images.
Day 11: Masada, The Dead Sea & Eilat
After breakfast and check-out of the Herbert Samuel Hotel, we will bid farewell to Jerusalem as we travel via the Judean desert and the shores of the Dead Sea, to the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. We will continue to Masada. Ascend by cable car to this last stronghold of the Zealots in their struggle against the Romans. Visit the excavations, the ancient synagogue, the roman baths, and Herod’s Palace. Then an opportunity to enjoy an “unsinkable” swim in the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea. Next stop, the Herods Hotel and Spa, the best beach, lunch and mud facilities at the Dead Sea. We will then continue on to Eilat for overnight at the deluxe Dan Hotel, on the shores of the Red Sea.
Day 12: Eilat
After a full lavish breakfast buffet at the deluxe Dan Hotel, today is a day to enjoy this international resort town. Take a walk on the promenade, visit the shops, take a dip in the Red Sea, or simply relax around the resorts multi level swimming pool. Eilat is a paradise for sea sports fans who enjoy divingwater skiing, swimming, and boating. Tonight try dinner in an outdoor café, have a drink in one of the many bars and restaurants, or take an evening walk along the shores of the Red Sea.
Day 13: Jordan
A most unforgettable day touring Petra! We will depart this morning with a transfer from our hotel to the Arava border crossing. We will arrive in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and drive to the hidden city of Petra. We will continue by foot to visit the rose red city of Petra–City of the Edomites and latter the Nabateans. Visit the Treasury, made famous in the movie “Indiana Jones”. Beyond the Treasury you’ll discover soaring temples, elaborate royal tombs, a theatre, burial chambers and water channels. After lunch we will depart Petra driving to the resort city of Aqaba for a short panoramic tour before returning to the Arava border crossing and back to our hotel. For those choosing not to visit Petra, a full free day in Eilat is yours to enjoy.
Day 14: Eilat & Tel Aviv
Today we will check-out of the Dan Hotel and board our domestic flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv. Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, we will drive to the city center, where you will have some time for some last minute shopping. We will then meet at a local restaurant where we will host a farewell dinner before we board our overnight international flight back to the United States.
Arrival this morning back to the USA.
David InterContinental Hotel – Tel Aviv
David InterContinental Hotel in Tel Aviv is a luxurious 5-star hotel set in a prime location in the centre of Tel Aviv. Guests of the hotel will have easy access to Alma Beach, Shalom Meir Tower and Downtown Tel Aviv. Habima Theatre, Nokia Arena and Arzieli Center are also not far away.
Scots Hotel – Tiberias
Scots Hotel in Tiberias is an atmosphere of calmness, quiet and tranquility; combined with history and mystery wrapped expanses; as well as service of the highest level – turn any vacation at the Scots Hotel into a perfect experience, unique and exceptional, surpassing anything you have ever known.
The Herbert Samuel – Jerusalem
The Herbert Samuel Jerusalem’s newest hotel, is located in the center of the Jerusalem, close to all of the city’s most sought-after destinations. Nestled in the heart of Nahalat Shiv’a, a bustling pedestrian promenade lined with quaint sidewalk cafes, shops, and galleries, the hotel is also within walking distance of the Old City and is steps away from the vibrant Zion Square and the world-famous Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall.
Dan Hotel – Eilat
Dan Hotel in Eilat was recently voted as one of the top ten hotels in the Mediterranean and Africa by the prestigious publication Conde Nast Traveler. The Dan Eilat Hotel is a self-contained vacation paradise blending luxury and style with fun, informality, and round-the-clock activity. Standing in a spectacular beachfront setting on the magical Red Sea, the Dan Eilat Hotel offers guests everything they can imagine and more.
Departure in 2017
June 6th – June 20th 2017
$4, 795.00 – Double Occupancy
$6,295.00 – Single Occupancy
- All Arrival and Departure Transfers
- Richard Safaty and Omer Mizrachi, Owners of Freedom Travel ,as your personal travel hosts
- Twelve nights upgraded room accommodations in all deluxe hotels
- 18 Meals
- Deluxe Air-conditioned Wi-Fi equipped bus for the touring days
- Professional English speaking licensed guide
- All attractions and all entrance fees as per itinerary
- An exclusive visit to Petra in Jordan
- One way domestic flight Eilat/Tel Aviv
- All Porterage at Hotels and Airports
- Meet and Greet assistance upon arrival
- All Taxes and government fees