Sherry Moore

Yosher Tours

Queen City 2023 Israel Tour

Oct 9, 2023 to Oct 19, 2023
Israel

Join us as we explore the Holy Land of Israel! 

 
 
 
 
We will visit the major Biblical Sites in Jerusalem and the Galilee, learn about the rich history of both ancient and modern Israel and enjoy the unique flavors and colors of the Land!
 
Price per person $3,860
Double Occupancy
 
Deposit of $400 required for registration. 
 
For further questions, please send an email to Sherry Moore.
 
 

 

What's included in this trip:

  • Round Trip to TLV  from Chicago
  • Hotels with breakfast & dinner daily
  • Meeting and assistance at the airport in Israel upon arrival with group flights
  • Transfer between airport and hotels for passengers arriving and departing with group flights
  • English-speaking guide throughout the tour
  • Baggage handling, hotel taxes, service charges
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotels
  • 5 lunches

What's not included:

  • Lunches not mentioned in itinerary
  • Luggage fees at airport if applicable
  • Travel Insurance (required):  available at AIG Travel Guard
  • Single occupancy
  • Gifts/personal expenses
  • Land Only passengers are not guaranteed airport meeting and assistance, including transfers to & from the airport

Itinerary:

Day 1-Monday, October 9: Depart to Tel Aviv, Israel!

Day 2- Tuesday, October 10: Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, where your guide and bus driver will meet you. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Netanya.

Day 3- Wednesday, October 11: Caesarea, Mt. Carmel (Muchraka), Lunch at Megiddo, Megiddo, Mt. Precipice in Nazareth. Dinner and overnight in the Galilee area.

Day 4-Thursday, October 12: Mt. of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Magdala (Ancient Migdal), St. Peters Fish Lunch, Ancient Boat Museum, Boat Ride on Sea of Galilee (1.5 hours). Dinner and overnight in the Galilee area.

Day 5-Friday, October 13: Tel Dan, Banias, Mt. Bental, OFIR Overlook, Kursi. Dinner and overnight in the Galilee area.

Day 6- Saturday, October 14: Beit Shean, Jordan River Valley, Jericho, Lunch at Green Valley (Seeds of hope), Qaser El Yahud Baptismal site, Ascend to Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 7- Sunday, October 15: Mt of Olives, Palm Sunday Path, Garden of Gethsemane, Lions Gate, St. Anne, Via Dolorosa and Holy Sepulchre. Upper Room & Mt. Zion, St. Peter de Gallicantu. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 8-Monday, October 16 : Israel Museum including the temple model, Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, lunch at Yad Vashem, view of the Knesset and Menorah. Shepherd’s Field and overlook of Bethlehem. Visit FIRM who can arrange guest speakers. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 9-Tuesday, October 17: Masada including the cable car, lunch at Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, and free time to swim at the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 10- Wednesday, October 18: City of David with Movie and Tunnel, Southern Steps of the Temple Mount, Western Wall, Garden Tomb w/communion. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 11-Thursday, October 19: Arrival home.

Itinerary subject to change

Flights: 

October 9, 2023

United #140

Departs Chicago at 9:35 PM, Arrives in Tel Aviv at 5:20 PM the next day

 

Flights from Israel:

 

October 19, 2023

United #141

Departs Tel Aviv at 1:00 AM, Arrives in Tel Aviv at 5:45 AM

 

 

Flight Itinerary subject to changes

 

 

 

Basic Airport / Flight Information

  • Your airline ticket will be issued electronically.  When you arrive to the airport, please be prepared to present a passport to an airline representative in order to receive your boarding pass.
  • All group seat assignments are under airport control.  Seat assignments online are not available for groups.  Pre-check in is not available to groups.
  • You should arrive at the airport two hours before your flight departs.
  • You are allowed one free checked bag and one free carry on.

Luggage (per person) limitations:

  • Checked:  weight = 50 pounds max
    Maximum Size:  total of length + width + depth = 62”
  • Carry-ons:  you are allowed to bring one piece that will fit in an overhead compartment (up to 14”w x 22”h x 9” deep) plus a smaller piece that will fit under your seat (up to 10”w x 17”h x 9” deep).
  • All carry-on luggage items such as liquids, gels and aerosols must be in 3.4 ounce (100ml) or smaller containers.  Larger containers that are half-full or toothpaste tubes rolled up are not allowed.  There is not a limit on the types of liquids, gels and aerosols in your checked baggage.
  • Hazardous materials see: PackSafe for Passengers | Federal Aviation Administration (faa.gov) 
 

Booking:

 

Deposits and Payments:   A non-refundable deposit of $400 is required from each traveler along with their reservation form to guarantee the booking as soon as possible.  The remaining balance is due in 3 payments.

  • The first payment of $1,400 is due on May 9, 2023.
  • The second payment of $1,400 is due on July 9, 2023.
  • The final payment of $660 is due on September 9, 2023.
  • A supplement of $895 for single occupancy must be paid in full with the final payment.

 

For those traveling on the land package only, air travel not included, the total is $2,465 including the $200 non-refundable deposit.  The first payment of $1,400 is due on May 9, 2023.  The second payment of $665 is due on July 9, 2023.

If using a credit card, a convenience fee (from 3.6% to 4%) will be added to the total.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be made in writing to Yosher Tours.  See Terms and Conditions for cancellation fees and policies.

Health Insurance:  Health insurance with coverage for the treatment of COVID-19 virus is required for all travelers to Israel.  Travel insurance is also highly recommended and available at AIG: Travel Guard.

PassportsYou must provide Yosher Tours a copy of your passport by May 9, 2023.  Israel requires that your passport have an expiration date not less than 6 months after your date of departure from Israel (expires after April 19, 2024).

 
Price of tour could increase if you register after June 1, 2023 

Available Packages

Israel tour with flights - Price: $3,860
Unavailable as of July 9, 2023

$400.00
Deposit: $400.00 per person

Price per person in a double occupancy room.

The remaining balance can be paid online (with a convivence fee) or by check: 

 

Extra Options

Single Occupancy - Price $895
Unavailable as of September 10, 2023

$0.00

Additional price for Private room. Due with final payment