57035- Wonders of Israel Mission Brochure JANUARY 2016
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
PAYMENTS: All reservation forms must be accompanied by a non-refundable check deposit of $500 per
person made payable to Brit Olom Tours, Inc. Second deposit of $1500 is due by May 2, 2016. Final payment
is due by July15, 2016. Checks for the entire package should be made payable to Brit Olom Tours, Inc.
Final payments made on a credit card will be subject to processing fees.
LAND ARRANGEMENTS: Sightseeing is included as per itinerary. Package is based on double occupancy
sharing a twin-bedded room with private facilities including service charges and taxes. Double rooms must be
booked for two (2) persons. Diesenhaus Unitours does not arrange sharing. Single rooms are available at an
additional cost. Diesenhaus Unitours reserves the right to substitute hotels of like category or better according to
AIR ARRANGEMENTS: Packages are based on departure from specified gateway cities. Fares from other cities
are available on request. Deviations from the itinerary specified may result in a higher airfare.
TRANSFERS: Transfers are seat-in-coach basis unless otherwise specified. Passengers arriving and departing
independently are responsible for their own transfers.
NOT INCLUDED: Passport and visa fees, travel insurance (strongly recommended), tips to guide and driver;
expenses of a personal nature.
OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours will be reserved and paid for separately by each participant on an individual
basis and are not included in the tour price. Diesenhaus Unitours,/Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B’nai B’rith are not
responsible for any aspect of the optional tours.
MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS: A minimum of 15 participants is required for this departure. In the event the
required number has not been reached, the tour can be cancelled. Should this occur, your payment will be refunded
INSURANCE: Travel insurance is not included in any tour package. It is highly recommended to purchase
insurance for baggage, trip cancellation and medical emergency.
VISA & HEALTH: A passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the completion of the trip is required for all
participants. There is no visa requirement for citizens of the USA for travel in Israel. Other nationals should contact
the appropriate consulate for regulations. As this itinerary goes to press, no inoculations are required for travel to
Israel, but please check with local public health authorities for up to date information.
BAGGAGE: Baggage is limited to 1 piece of luggage per person; the combined total dimensions of the bag may
not be larger than 62 inches or exceed 50 lbs. One piece of carry-on luggage is allowed, the total combined
dimensions not to exceed 45 inches. All excess baggage charges will be collected at the airport. Baggage is at "own
risk" throughout the tour. Diesenhaus Tours/ Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B’nai B’rith are not responsible for lost or
damaged baggage. Baggage insurance is recommended.
CHANGES: Any changes or deviations made by individual passenger from the group flights will be subject to
airline change fees plus $100 processing fee per change.
FUEL SURCHARGE/TAXES/FEES: Fuel surcharges and taxes may be changed by the airline prior to issuance
of tickets and any increases are to be paid by the passenger.
RESPONSIBILITY: Diesenhaus Unitours/Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith is acting solely as an intermediary
agent for the travel suppliers providing means of transportation, hotel and/or all other related services being
purchased (the "Third Party Providers"). Diesenhaus Unitours/ Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith therefore, shall
not be responsible for any injury, illness, loss or involved with travel resulting from detention, annoyance, delays,
quarantine, quarantine, strikes, ,thefts, pilferage, force majeure, diseases, mechanical difficulties, failure of any
means of transportation to arrive or depart as scheduled, civil disturbances, terrorism, government restrictions or
regulations, and discrepancies or changes in transportation or hotel services or any other matter or event over which
Diesenhaus Unitours/ Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith has no control; or (ii) for any state of quality , hygiene,
political stability, cuisine, sanitation facilities, cleanliness, telecommunication facilities, ,methods of conducting
business, emergency medical evacuation, treatment or medical services existing at any travel destination. By
embarking upon his/her travel, the passenger voluntarily assumes all risks involved in such travel whether expected
or unexpected. The insurance and acceptance of any exchange orders or tickets shall constitute consent by the
purchaser and/or passenger to the foregoing conditions. All exchange orders and tickets are also subject to such
additional terms and conditions as the Third Party Providers may impose. Finally, Diesenhaus Unitours/ Brit Olom
Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith shall not be liable for any funds received from the purchaser and/or passenger and paid over
to any Third Party Provider which subsequently becomes insolvent or files any bankruptcy or similar proceedings
or fails to deliver services.
SPECIAL NOTE: Delays, cancellations and overbooking by participating Third Party Providers may occur on air
flights and land reservations. While Diesenahus Unitours/ Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith will do their utmost to
avoid these inconveniences, they shall not be liable or responsible for the acts or omissions of such Third Party
Diesenhaus Unitours/ Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith reserve the right (i) to cancel any tour, substitute hotels and
make such alterations in tour itineraries as may be necessary or desirable for the convenience of the parties and the
proper conducting of the tour(s); and (ii) to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour. We
reserve the right to refuse the application of anyone and/or to expel from any trip/tour members whose conduct is
incompatible with the interest of the group. Any additional costs, if necessary, shall be the passenger's responsibility.
In addition, Diesenhaus Unitours/ Brit Olom Tours, Inc./B'nai B'rith may cancel any tour prior to departure. In such
a case, a full refund of all payments will constitute full settlement with the passenger and/or purchaser of the tour.
All disputes arising under, in connection with, or incident to this agreement shall be litigated, if at all, in and before
a court located in the Tel Aviv, Israel, and in the court of no other city, state or country. Retention of tickets,
reservations or bookings by the purchaser and./or passenger after issuances shall constitute consent to the above
terms, as well as an agreement on his/her part to convey the contents hereto to his/her travel companions or group
A donation will be made to B’nai B’rith on behalf of each tour participant.
Brit Olom Tours, Inc. may display a testimonial by or photo or video of their tour participants on their website.
This tour involves some walking and some climbing of steps.
All cancellations must be received in writing.
Cancellation notices received by May 2, 2016: $500 per person processing fee/non-refundable
From May 3 - July 15, 2016: $2000 per person non-refundable
From July 16, 2016: 100% penalty on total tour (land and air)
Organized by Diesenhaus Unitours/Brit Olom Tours, Inc.
FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CALL:
Zvi Krugliak, Tour Leader and Chairman, Brit Olom Tours, Inc.
President, B'nai B'rith Miami-Aventura
B'nai B'rith International Advisory Council Member
(305) 403-7548 or toll free 866-935-OLOM (6566)
A TRIP OF A LIFETIME
B’NAI B’RITH WONDERS OF ISRAEL MISSION
October 27 to November 7, 2016
DEPARTURE TO ISRAEL
Depart from Ft. Lauderdale or other gateways for your overnight
flight to Israel. Your flights includes meals, beverages, snacks
and in-flight entertainment for your journey.
ARRIVAL – TEL AVIV
VIP arrival with skip-the-line service at Ben Gurion International
Airport, where we are met by our tour guide. On the way to our
hotel, drive through Tel Aviv and time permitting, stop at the
famous Carmel Market and Nachlat BenYamin arts & crafts
market. Observe the busy pace and rich aromas as everyone
prepares for Shabbat.
Overnight and Shabbat dinner at Herods on Tel Aviv beach
promenade. ( D)
TEL AVIV, SHABBAT
At leisure in Tel Aviv for rest and relaxation. You may opt to
relax on the beach or visit one of the museums that are open on
Shabbat. Maybe take a stroll along the Mediterranean Sea
Promenade to the old port of Tel Aviv that has been transformed
into a new and vibrant dining, entertainment and shopping
Overnight and dinner at Herods on Tel Aviv beach promenade
INDEPENDENCE HALL, RABIN CENTER,
AYALON INSTITUTE, JAFFA
In the morning, we experience Independence Hall and the
establishment and declaration of the State of Israel in 1948.
After, drive to Ayalon Institute, a secret arms factory hidden
underneath a kibbutz during the British mandate. Then visit the
Rabin Center and see the history of the State of Israel along with
the life of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. In the afternoon, we
walk through the picturesque alleys of Old Jaffa and enjoy its
Welcome dinner at a specialty restaurant.
Overnight at Herods on Tel Aviv beach promenade
TEL AVIV, CAESAREA, HAIFA, ACRE
Depart Tel Aviv this morning for Caesarea, the ancient capital of
Roman Judea. Relive Roman life with a short movie
presentation. See the ancient aqueduct and walk among the ruins
and historic amphitheater on the Mediterranean Sea. We
continue to the picturesque mountain city of Haifa. We enjoy the
panoramic view of the bay, harbor, and the magnificent Bahai
Shrine and Gardens. Drive to Acre. Visit the Crusader Knights'
Hall and the recently excavated underground streets.
Overnight and dinner at Kibbutz Lavi Resort (new wing) (B, D)
SAFED, SEA OF GALILEE, GOLAN HEIGHTS
Begin the day in Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel and
the center of Kabbalah. Visit the ancient synagogues, artist
colony and candle factory. We return to the Sea of Galilee where
we will dance and relax on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) boat
cruise to Ein Gev. There we enjoy the local St. Peter's fish for
lunch. Following lunch, we ascend to the Golan Heights for a
breathtaking view that spans the topography and allows us to
envision the battles that took place here during the Six Day War
in 1967. Afterwards, we visit the renowned Golan Winery to
share its vision and tastes. Time permitting, continue to Nazareth
to see the famous Church of Annunciation, the largest Basilica in
the Middle East. In the evening, we will enjoy a presentation
from a kibbutz member about kibbutz life and its history.
Overnight and dinner at Kibbutz Lavi Resort (new wing) (B, L,
MASADA AND DEAD SEA, JERUSALEM
Today we leave the Sea of Galilee area and travel via the the
Jordan Valley to the Dead Sea and Masada. Upon arriving at
Masada, we ascend by cable car to the last stronghold of the
Zealots in their struggle against the Romans. Then, time
permitting, visit the acclaimed Ahava Cosmetics Visitors Center
at Masada. We stop for lunch at the Hod Hotel for a "Dead Sea
experience." Float in the healing waters, swim in the hotel pool
or maybe treat yourself to the spa. We then drive to Jerusalem.
On our way, we visit the B'nai B'rith Scroll of Fire monument.
A traditional Shehechiyanu will be made upon entering the
Overnight at Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem (B, L, D)
JERUSALEM, OLD CITY, KOTEL TUNNELS
AND NEW CITY
Enter the walls of the Old City through the Dung Gate and visit
the Davidson Center Archaeological Park then continue to the
Westem Wall - the Kotel and enjoy the festive atmosphere of the
many Bar Mitzvah celebrations. From there, we descend through
the many layers of Jerusalem's past within the Western Wall
Tunnels and later enjoy bargain hunting in the colorful Arab
bazaar (shuk). We continue to the Shrine of the Book at the
Israel Museum and then we travel to the Government
Compound, Supreme Court and the Knesset (Israeli Parliament.)
In the evening, we enjoy a 68th Israel anniversary gala
dinner, wine, music
Overnight at the
Jerusalem (B, D)
YAD VASHEM, HERZL MUSEUM, WESTERN WALL
Visit the new museum at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs'
and Heroes' Remembrance Hall. Continue with a visit to the
new, interactive Herzl Museum. Time permitting, welcome
Shabbat at the Western Wall and return to our hotel for a special
cantorial Shabbat dinner with wine.
Overnight at the Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem (B, D)
JERUSALEM–SHABBAT AND CHRISTIAN SITES
Today is at leisure in Jerusalem to enjoy the Shabbat. You can
attend Sabbath services at the synagogue of your choice. Many
are walking distance from your hotel. Optional (complimentary)
- a walking tour to Christian sites including the Room of the Last
Supper, Via Dolarosa and Church of the Holy Sepulchre. In the
evening, dinner at your hotel before we experience the
spectacular sound and light show at the Tower of David in the
Overnight at the Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem (B,D)
HADASSAH/CHAGALL WINDOWS, MAHANE
Start the day with a visit to Hadassah Hospital and view the
world famous Chagall Windows. Then, we visit the Mahane
Yehudah open market to observe the sounds and colors of this
vibrant place as shoppers stock up for the week ahead.
Our afternoon ends with a walk down Ben-Yehuda Pedestrian
Mall for browsing and last minute shopping. Enjoy our fabulous
farewell dinner at a specialty restaurant. Afterwards our bus
takes us to the airport with our VIP skip-the-line departure where
we will board our return flight to the USA. (B,D)
ARRIVAL IN USA