Luxury Israel Tours

Introduction to Israel
(7 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel
(9 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Essence of Israel
(11 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Family Tour of Israel
(10 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Exclusive Israel
(11 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv, Negev Desert

Jewish Tour of Israel
(10 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Christian Tour of Israel
(9 Days)
Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Dead Sea, Galilee, Nazareth, Tel Aviv

Culinary Tour of Israel
(7 Days)
Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Israel
(13 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv, Negev Desert, Eilat or Aqaba

Multi-country Tours

Introduction to Israel & Jordan
(9 days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat or Aqaba, Petra, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel & Jordan
(13 days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Petra, Amman, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel & Egypt
(16 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Egypt, Israel & Jordan
(18 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Best of Israel & Jordan
(16 days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or Eilat & the Red Sea, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel & Morocco
(15 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Casablanca, Fez, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

Introduction to Israel & Dubai
(11 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Best of Israel & Greece
(14 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Athens, Santorini, Porto Heli

Journey Through the Middle East
(21 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Biblical Lands: Israel & Jordan
(13 Days)
Jerusalem & Bethlehem, Galilee region, Cities of the Decapolis, Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Jordan River, Masada, Jericho



Best of Israel & Greece

(14 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Athens, Santorini, Porto Heli

This private luxury tour of Israel & Greece features the perfect mix of the renowned cultural and historic highlights and beautiful seaside resort destinations.

Upon arrival, enjoy VIP airport assistance before being transferred to Jerusalem. Built entirely from white stone, Jerusalem glows and changes from white to pink to rose to gold with the changing of the light. Your expert private guide will bring the beautiful city and its incredible, multi-layered history alive. Of immeasurable religious, historic and archaeological importance, the entire Old City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Temple Mount, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Via Dolorosa and the Western Wall, including the excavation tunnels under the Western Wall. Explore the narrow streets, twisting alleyways and airy plazas, ancient synagogues and churches, and bazaars and boutiques of the Old City's Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Armenian quarters. See the Mount of Olives, Mount Zion and walk upon the old city ramparts. Visit Jerusalem's most important museums, such as the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum and the Israel Museum to see the Dead Sea Scrolls. Perhaps also see the Chagall Windows at Hadassah Hospital.

One day, enjoy a private excursion to the Dead Sea. En route, visit Masada, a historic mountaintop fortress. Visit a beach on the Dead Sea and, if desired, relax in the salt and mineral-laden water, famous for its buoyancy and therapeutic qualities. Also enjoy spa access and a buffet lunch at a nearby hotel. If desired, you might also like to opt for a hike in the lush Ein Gedi oasis or perhaps visit Qumran, an archaeological site surrounding the caves in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.

If desired, we can arrange many special interest activities around Jerusalem, such as a cooking class with a local chef, touring the ancient City of David, joining an archaeological dig, walking through the city's ancient underground water tunnels, specialized shopping or exclusive meetings with local religious experts, geo-political experts, chefs, artists, fashion designers, winery owners or even former Israeli operatives.

Continue to Tel Aviv, a vibrant city on the Mediterranean Sea coast. During private touring, experience the best of Israel's largest city: the Neve Tzedek neighborhood, UNESCO-listed Bauhaus architecture, Old Jaffa, the Carmel Market, and museums such as the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Design Museum Holon and Beit Hatfutsot: Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv. If desired, we can also arrange an excursion to the fascinating Ayalon Institute, a kibbutz that hid a secret underground ammunition factory. Additional options in Tel Aviv include specialized shopping or strolling the port district or fashionable HaTachana. During free time, perhaps spend time on the beach, shop in the city's markets and leisure districts and enjoy the city's excellent restaurants.

Next, fly to Greece. Begin in Athens, the capital of Greece and a showcase of ancient civilization. During private touring with your expert guide, visit the city's top sights such as the breathtaking Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of ancient ruins (including the Parthenon), and the wonderful Acropolis Museum. Also explore the Agora, local markets, and the charming, taverna-lined Plaka neighborhood. Depending on your interests, other options include riding the funicular up Mount Lycabettus or visiting specialty museums such as the Benaki Museum, Museum of Cycladic Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. If desired, take an excursion along the beautiful coast to Cape Sounion to watch the sunset at the ancient Temple of Poseidon. There will also be time to enjoy the city's excellent restaurants and lively neighborhoods.

Continue to unforgettable Santorini, a beautiful volcanic island with dramatic landscapes, and stay in a luxury resort overlooking the caldera. During private touring, visit the photogenic clifftop village of Oia, enjoy a wine tasting of Santorini's refreshing white and rose wines, and tour the fascinating ruins of the ancient city of Akrotiri. Also enjoy time at leisure to relax at your resort. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange additional touring and activities, such as horseback riding, hiking or biking along the wine routes. One afternoon, enjoy a private boat excursion in the caldera with opportunities for swimming and stopping at the island's distinctive black- and red-sand beaches.

The tour concludes at the exclusive Amanzoe resort, the most luxurious property in Greece, along the unspoiled coastline outside the town of Porto Heli. One day, take a private excursion to Mycenae, the UNESCO-inscribed ruins of an ancient fortified city, and Epidaurus, the UNESCO-inscribed remains of an important ancient healing center, including a well-preserved theater. During leisure time, enjoy the serene surroundings, relax by one of the pools or at the beach club, dine on superb Greek cuisine, browse the library and take in the spectacular view from the yoga pavilion. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can also arrange romantic sunset boat trips, a private boat charter to explore the nearby islands of Spetses or Hydra, and other activities.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Jerusalem, Israel

VIP airport assistance. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 2

Jerusalem

Full-day private tour

Day 3

Jerusalem, Masada & the Dead Sea

Continue private city touring or private excursion to Masada and the Dead Sea

Day 4

Jerusalem – Tel Aviv

Morning half-day private touring in Jerusalem. Afternoon private transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 5

Tel Aviv

Full-day private tour

Day 6

Tel Aviv – Athens, Greece

Private airport transfer for flight (not included in cost) to Greece. VIP departure assistance in Israel. VIP arrival assistance in Greece. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 7

Athens

Full-day private tour

Day 8

Athens – Santorini

Private transfer to airport for flight to Santorini. Private transfer to resort for 3 nights

Day 9

Santorini

Full-day private island tour, including wine tasting and touring of Akrotiri

Day 10

Santorini

Morning at leisure. Late afternoon private charter cruise

Day 11

Santorini – Athens – Porto Heli

Private airport transfer for flight to Athens. Private overland transfer to Amanzoe for 3 nights

Day 12

Porto Heli

Private excursion to Mycenae and Epidaurus

Day 13

Porto Heli

At leisure at resort

Day 14

Porto Heli – Depart Athens

Private airport transfer


Hotels
Jerusalem:

The King David Hotel or Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

Tel Aviv: The Norman, The Jaffa Hotel or The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya
Athens: Four Seasons Astir Palace or Hotel Grande Bretagne
Santorini: Canaves Suites or Grace Santorini
Porto Heli: Amanzoe

Cost
$30,740 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Israel Tours

Introduction to Israel
(7 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel
(9 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Essence of Israel
(11 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Family Tour of Israel
(10 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Exclusive Israel
(11 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv, Negev Desert

Jewish Tour of Israel
(10 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Christian Tour of Israel
(9 Days)
Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Dead Sea, Galilee, Nazareth, Tel Aviv

Culinary Tour of Israel
(7 Days)
Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Israel
(13 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv, Negev Desert, Eilat or Aqaba

Multi-country Tours

Introduction to Israel & Jordan
(9 days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat or Aqaba, Petra, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel & Jordan
(13 days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Petra, Amman, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel & Egypt
(16 days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise, Tel Aviv

Journey Through Egypt, Israel & Jordan
(18 days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Best of Israel & Jordan
(16 days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba or Eilat & the Red Sea, Tel Aviv

Highlights of Israel & Morocco
(15 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Casablanca, Fez, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

Introduction to Israel & Dubai
(11 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Best of Israel & Greece
(14 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Tel Aviv, Athens, Santorini, Porto Heli

Journey Through the Middle East
(21 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, luxury Nile River cruise, Amman, Petra & Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Dubai & Arabian Desert

Biblical Lands: Israel & Jordan
(13 Days)
Jerusalem & Bethlehem, Galilee region, Cities of the Decapolis, Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Jordan River, Masada, Jericho



Testimonials

Our trip to Israel was excellent. Our guide was great, and the VIP airport transfers you arranged were incredible! We’ve used other tour companies in the past and you are far better.
~ D.B., Carlingford, NSW, Australia

We had such an incredible time in Israel. Each day was more interesting than the last…because of our wonderful guide, who seemed to know absolutely everything about everything…It was a great trip!
~ R.G., New York, NY

Our Israel and Jordan trip was excellent in every respect. It was so well organized, with beautiful accommodations and so much attention to detail…The expertise and knowledge of the guides was beyond our expectations. 
~ B.L., Toronto, CA   

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