Pre & Post Meeting Optional Tours

 

Participants and accompanying persons may enjoy the following optional regular day tours and visit the most interesting sites in Israel. All tours are accompanied by a licensed English speaking guide. Reservation of tours should be made on the On-line Registration & Accommodation Form (see Registration or Accommodation pages). 

For additional information on sightseeing tours, please contact the Meering Secretariat and travel agent: Diesenhaus-Unitours – Convention Department meetings@diesenhaus.com

 

 

Tour A: Jerusalem - Old City
Pre-Meeting date: Sunday, June 19
Post-Meeting dates: Thursday June 23, Friday, June 24

Jerusalem is a meeting place for East and West, new and old, beauty and ruins, sacred to the three major monotheistic religions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam - all adding to its uniqueness. On this tour you will visit the most significant sights of Jerusalem. Experience its religious sanctity, its historical sites, scents and colors.      
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Enter the Old City and walk through the Jewish quarter to the excavated and restored Cardo (the Roman ancient road). See the Jewish Wailing Wall and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the new city and visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the holocaust.

Note: modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. 

 

Departure: as of 07:20 from your hotel lobby in Tel Aviv

Drop off at end of tour: your hotel in Tel Aviv at approx. 17:00

Rate: US$ 96 per person

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Tour B: Masada and the Dead-Sea

Pre-Meeting date: Sunday, June 19
Post-Meeting dates: Thursday June 23, Friday, June 24

Drive to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit the rock fortress of Masada built by King Herod the Great, King of Judea during the Roman period. Ascend by cable car and tour this ancient fortress where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73AD. Continue for a relaxing floating adventure on the Dead Sea. This extremely dense and saline sea, with great concentration of minerals is a world-renowned attraction for its therapeutic qualities.

Note: comfortable walking shoes, head covering, sun screen, bathing suit and towel are recommended.

 

Departure: as of 07:20 from your hotel lobby in Tel Aviv

Drop off at end of tour: your hotel in Tel Aviv at approx. 17:00

Rate: US$ 124 per person

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Tour C: Biblical Highlights of the Galilee

Post-Meeting dates: Thursday June 23, Friday, June 24

Drive to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of the Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Cana to Tiberias, the lovely resort town. Drive along the Sea of Galilee to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Visit Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves. Continue to Yardenit Baptismal Site, where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee towards the Dead Sea.

 

Departure: as of 07:20 from your hotel lobby in Tel Aviv

Drop off at end of tour: At your hotel in Tel Aviv at approx. 17:00

Rate: US$ 96 per person

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Tour D: Pearls of the Western Galilee

Post-Meeting dates: Friday, June 24

Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port, enjoy a walking tour of the ancient theatre, archaeological ruins and excavations. Continue to Haifa, scenic view of city, port and Bahai Gardens. Continue via Nahariya to Rosh Hanikra to visit the limestone grottoes on the border with Lebanon. Return via Acre to visit the Crusader and Turkish Underground City and crypt. Walk through the Old City and oriental market, the Arab Mosque and the Old Port.

 

Departure: as of 07:20 from your hotel lobby in Tel Aviv
Drop off at end of tour: At your hotel in Tel Aviv at approx. 17:00

Rate: US$ 111 per person

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Tours Cancellation Policy


Notification of cancellation should be made in writing only and sent to the meeting Secretariat: Diesenhaus-Unitours – Conventions Department: meetings@diesenhaus.com

 

For cancellations received by June 15, 2022 - full refund will be made.
Thereafter – no refund.

Disclaimer

  Information on this page is brought as a courtesy for Diesenhaus Travel Agency and under their responsibility. COMPEL 2022 organizing committee bears no responsibility about the content on this page.

  Diesenhaus Travel Agency is COMPEL 2022 event organizing company.

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