The Israel you NEVER knew existed!

Puzzle Israel
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Mar 5 - 16, 2017
Group size: 20 - 30
The Israel you NEVER knew existed!

Puzzle Israel
  • Email address verified

Mar 5 - 16, 2017
Group size: 20 - 30

About this trip

Have you been to Israel more than once or twice but you still feel you want to learn and see more of Israel? If the answer is YES, then this is just the trip for you !

Join Rabbi Keith Stern and Puzzle Israel on an in depth journey of Israel, one which will allow you to really get to know the REAL ISRAEL on all its layers. This tailor-made itinerary offers a special opportunity to better understand the Israeli society and discover the less explored and the hidden gems of the geology and history of this ancient land. By the end of this journey you will have found the missing piece in the Israeli Puzzle you didn’t know existed! 


1. Pricing is set at a base $5277 per person in double room, which reflects a group size of 20-25 people in four-star accommodations. 

2. Travelers in groups of this size may upgrade to five-star accommodations for an additional $548 ($5825 total). 

3, If the group size grows to between 25 and 29 travelers, pricing drops to $4936 (four-star) or $5537 (five-star).

4. At a group of 30 travelers, the price drops further to $4836 (four-star) or $5465 (five-star). 

5. A partial refund to reduce the traveler's trip price to the correct level after full payment is made and the tour is closed for registration. 


* Single supplement -  $2031 (4*) / $3,451 (5*)
* Extra adult in double room - $1,015 (4*) / $1,270 (5*)
* Extra child in double room - $680 (4*) / $931 (5*)

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 11 touring days  
* 11 touring days with a Puzzle Israel English speaking certified tour guide
* 11 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
* Accommodations - 11 nights total
* All meals listed as included in the itinerary 

Not included

* Flights
* Any expenses of a personal nature
* Meals which are listed as not included in the itinerary 
* 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

Before You Go

Passport Validity

All passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of return to your home country.


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.


Bruchim Habaim - welcome to Israel!
Day 1
*Depending on your arrival time we will add activities to this day Arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport and meet with a Puzzle Israel representative to start your journey south. Start your journey and drive south, arrive at your hotel, check in at your hotel and relax from the long journey. Enjoy a special welcome dinner and raise a toast for Lechaim, “cheers” (included)

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Puzzle Israel
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