Wine tasting and winery visits with local wine experts.
Sea of Galilee boat ride and sample St. Peter's fish.
Golan Brewery with beer made from Golan mineral water.
The old city of Safed, the artist colony, and the ancient synagogues.
Dead Sea experience.
*Optional: Night bars & wine tour in Jerusalem
Meals (7 breakfast, 5 dinners, 3 lunches, sundry snacks)
Entrance fees during tours
Guided winery tours
Private guided tours
Private car and driver
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal expenses, beverages, telephone calls
Day 1: Tel Aviv.
Arrival. Meet, assist and transfer to hotel. Walking tour of old city of Jaffa. Dinner at Jaffa wine bar and wine tasting with Israeli wine experts. Overnight in Tel-Aviv.
Day 2: Tel Aviv - Tiberias.
Drive to Carmel and visit the Carmel winery. Explore Zichron Yaacov, one of the 1st Israeli settlements. Continue to Binyamina for a winery visit and lunch. Explore a Druze village and stop for an authentic dinner with folkloric dance. Proceed to Tiberias. Overnight in Tiberias.
Day 3: Tiberias.
Boatride on the Sea of Galilee and visit Tabgha, Mt. of Beatitudes and Capernaum. Visit two boutique wineries and enjoy a lunch of local St. Peter's fish. Dinner at Scot hotel's underground bar. Overnight in Tiberius.
Day 4: Tiberias.
Drive north. Visit & sample at the Olive Mill Press and then lunch at the Golan Brewery. Continue to the Golan winery for tour and taste. Drive through amazing views of Mt. Bental, visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram and several Druze villages. Overnight in Tiberius.
Day 5: Tiberias - Jerusalem.
Drive to the Kabala city of Safed. Visit the artist colony and ancient synagogues of the area. Tour a gourmet cheese dairy and sample wine at Rimonim Winery (pomegranate wine). Continue to Nazareth for an old city tour and stop for humus at a local restaurant. Visit a boutique-family winery. Continue to Jerusalem for dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6: Jerusalem.
Overview from Mt. Scopus and continue with a walking tour of all the important sites. Lunch at a colorful Armenian restaurant. Drive to the Jerusalem Hills area to visit Tzuba vineyards and presses. Then travel to Agur Winery for an owner conducted tour and taste. Return to Jerusalem hotel. Dinner at Mamila hotel with visit to their exclusive wine bar. Overnight in Jerusalem. **Optional: Night bars & wine tour in Jerusalem
Day 7: Jerusalem.
Drive south to Masada, ascend and descend by cable car. Visit the Dead Sea with lunch and swim at one of the Spa hotels. Drive to Yatir winery for dinner and wine sampling. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8: Jerusalem.
Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport your departure.