Mosaic of Cultures Tour in Israel - Winter Edition

Puzzle Israel
Puzzle Israel
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Feb 14 - 22, 2017
Group size: 10-20
Mosaic of Cultures Tour in Israel - Winter Edition
Israel

Puzzle Israel
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$4325
Deposit: $350
Feb 14 - 22, 2017
Group size: 10-20

About this trip

Puzzle Israel invites you to come and experience the different layers, cultures and culinary surprises of Israel!
With us you will have a chance to understand and experience this ancient and country with its complicated history and present realities on a different level.
You will learn about the geopolitical status of the region, enjoy interactive workshops, experience encounters with locals from the cultural and social mosaics of Israel and enjoy some of the most authentic Israeli experiences imaginable. This tour will leave you asking for more, as it is nothing you have ever seen or done before.
Puzzle Israel is dedicated to offering its travelers a unique Israeli experience that gives everyone the opportunity to get to know the REAL ISRAEL in addition to all the “must sees”.
Create the path and others will follow!

Pricing
  • Base price is set at $4,325  which reflects a group size of 12-15 people with 4* accommodating (you can upgrade to 5* accommodation for $847) 
  • If the group size is 16-25 people, the base price for 4* accommodation is $3,915  pp (you can upgrade to 5* accommodation for $917) 
Notes on pricing 
  • A $350 per person down payment - non refundable  
  • Full payment is to be made 60 days prior to arrival  
  • Full refund (other than deposit) up to 30 days prior to arrival  
  • 80% refund (not including deposit) up to 15 days prior to arrival  
  • 50% refund (not including deposit) up to 7 days before arrival  
  • If cancellations are made after 7 days prior to arrival, refunds will only be made for bookings that can be cancelled   
  • In cases of cancellations due to security reasons in Israel, there will be a full refund ( including deposit), even if the trip is cancelled after 7 days prior to arrival  
  • The itinerary includes many elements that have not yet been booked. They are pending final booking and confirmation. As such, there may be slight changes in the final program. 
  • The above cost is subject to change at any time as per notice from hotels and other suppliers of services. 
  • If the number of participants and/or rooming arrangements and/or flights schedules is changed, an additional supplement may apply. 
  • Note that the final price can change according to changes in the schedule

What’s included

  • Meeting / assistance upon arrival. The Puzzle Israel driver will await you as you exit customs  
  • Transportation services for 9 touring days    
  • 9 touring days with a Puzzle Israel English speaking certified tour guide 
  • 9 days touring with Puzzle Israel staff members  
  • All tour coordination services  
  • All entrance fees to national parks, museums and visiting centers except mentioned otherwise on the itinerary  
  • Specified activities and attractions as listed in the itinerary   
  • Transfer to and from Ben Gurion International Airport with plenty of space for luggage Our offices will be available to you 24/7 during your stay in Israel with us  
  • All meals listed as included will be arranged OR catered by Puzzle Israel catering staff lead by Chef Nir Margalith (these meals include beverages i.e. wine and/or soda depending on the meal) 

Not included

  • Flights  
  • Any expenses of a personal nature  
  • Gratuities  
  • Spa treatments or Spa packages not listed (these can range from 250 NIS to 600 NIS per person depending on the treatment or package)  
  • Overtime for the driver or mileage beyond what has been allotted for the day - a rate of $30 US per hour for a 4 person taxi or $50 US for an extra hour’s usage of the van $80 US for an extra usage of a bus  
  • Any guests other than the participants in the party  
  • Insurance for baggage, personal items, health coverage,trip cancellation and interruption is not included, but is highly recommended you have it. We suggest obtaining coverage through your local travel agent  
  • Any activities you choose to take on your own on your free time  
  • Meals which are listed as not included will be at your own expense

Before You Go

Passport Validity
All passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of return to your home country.
NEW VAT TAX REGULATIONS
Please be aware that according to the new Israeli tax laws, being strictly enforced by all hotels, all guests holding Israeli citizenship, even those with dual citizenship/passports both for individual travelers and guests part of a group, or invited local guests, will be charged the applicable VAT tax. Therefore the necessary documentation must be received from the participants within 14 days prior to arrival in order to finalize the bill. Should this information not be provided in a timely manner, we reserve the right to charge the VAT accordingly.

Itinerary

Day 1
Bruchim Habaim - welcome to Israel!
*Depending on your arrival time we will add activities to this day Arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, on ?at ?Via flight ?Airline Meet with a Puzzle Israel representative who will be waiting for you at the Arrival Hall Start your journey and drive to Jerusalem Depending on arrival time- stop for a beautiful first overlook of Jerusalem and celebrate with special toast for Lechaim, “cheers” Arrive at your hotel Check in at your hotel and relax from the long journey “Welcome to Israel” dinner! (included)

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