TRANSAT TO ISRAEL
TRANSAT TO ISRAEL
Transat has announced its programme of guided tours and packages to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and many other tourist attractions in and around Israel. This new destination, Transat's first in the Middle East, will be available as of mid-June.
Three guided tours in Israel have proven itineraries, strategically located three- or four-star hotels, experienced guides, air-conditioned coaches and a wide variety of inclusions (such as certain meals).
Bible Land (available in English only):
This guided tour will invite travellers to discover the Bible’s holiest sites. They will explore Cana, where Jesus performed the miracle of the wine; visit Tabgha, the site of the miraculous Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes; and the room where the Last Supper was held, on Mount Zion. A swim in the salty waters of the Dead Sea will make this experience even more memorable.
Wonders of Israel and Jordan (available in French only):
Travellers can journey through thousands of years of history with this guided tour centred on the treasures of Israel and Jordan. From Herod’s ancient palace to the red-rose city of Petra to the ruins of Caesarea, travellers will explore some of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world. tThey will also spend a few days in Jerusalem to discover its holy sites, souks and museums.
Wonders of Israel (available in French only):
This tour in the heart of Israel will lead travellers to the discovery of the holiest sites of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Travellers will journey through the Judean Desert and swim in the Dead Sea, as well as explore Jerusalem and its mythical sites, from the Western Wall to the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. They will also discover Galilee and end their holiday in bustling Tel Aviv, the city that never sleeps.
A wide selection of packages for greater flexibility:
The Discover Tel Aviv & Jerusalem tour includes round-trip flight in Economy Class, accommodation in three- or four-star hotels, transfers to and from the airport, transportation in a coach, a local guide and seven breakfasts will bring history to life like no other. Travellers will see the church at Tabgha, the site of the miraculous multiplication of loaves and fishes, visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue in Capernaum where Jesus taught, the room where the Last Supper was held, on Mount Zion and stop at the famous baptismal site of Yardenit. They will also explore the Old City of Jerusalem and have the chance to float in the iconic Dead Sea. In addition, with so many à la carte visits offered, travellers can customize their adventure.
One-week holidays to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem will also be available soon. These packages – which will include round-trip flight in Economy Class, accommodation in three, four or five-star hotels, transfers to and from the airport, and seven breakfasts will offer travellers the opportunity to fully explore these cities, while staying at the same hotel throughout their trip.
Air Transat recently announced that it would be offering direct flights from Montreal to Tel Aviv, becoming the only airline to offer direct flights to Israel from Montreal. Also available from Toronto with a connection in Montreal, this flight will operate twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays, from June 18 until the end of October.