Trip reference number: EUZF

Trip Operator: Intrepid

Israel & the Palestinian Territories Real Food Adventure

From: £1742.00

Not only is Israel and the Palestinian Territories steeped in religious history and longstanding cultures, it has a food and wine scene to rival any other. Embark on an epicurean odyssey, spending nine days exploring the sights and sounds of this country, with a focus on memorable and local culinary experiences. Feast on sabiach in Tel Aviv, savour the many snackable items at Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem, sample some of the finest wines in Zichron Yaakov, learn age-old food secrets at a traditional Druze village, and understand what it’s like to live as a Palestinian woman at a local village cooking demonstration. Indulging on daily sights and feasting on the history and culture surrounding you, both your hunger for the best food and your mind for the most authentic experiences will be filled. Highlights/r/n
  • Feast on classic dishes in Israel’s legendary local eateries, from a hearty shakshuka and fresh sabiach to an institution in Jerusalem’s Old Town acclaimed for its silky hummus.
  • In between snacks, don’t miss any of the sights and sounds of this diverse country. Take a dip in the famously salty Dead Sea, discover the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, and explore the Negev Desert.
  • Pay a visit to Zichron Yaakov and stop in at one of Israel's finest wineries. Enjoy a wine tasting and perhaps make some purchases to complement a picnic brunch in the nearby Rothschild Gardens.
  • Learn some age-old kitchen secrets while cooking up a storm with Druze villagers, and discover the country’s ‘Slow Food’ network at an insightful cooking class with Palestinian women.
  • Embark on a full-day guided tour of Jerusalem, visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, passing pilgrims at the Western Wall and tasting regional favourites at the Machane Yehuda market.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
21/10/2020 29/10/2020 9 £2265.00
21/04/2021 29/04/2021 10 £1742.00
16/06/2021 24/06/2021 12 £1742.00
08/09/2021 16/09/2021 12 £2050.00
22/09/2021 30/09/2021 12 £2050.00
13/10/2021 21/10/2021 12 £2050.00
10/11/2021 18/11/2021 12 £2050.00
15/12/2021 23/12/2021 12 £2050.00
23/03/2022 31/03/2022 12 £2050.00
20/04/2022 28/04/2022 12 £2050.00
15/06/2022 23/06/2022 12 £2050.00
07/09/2022 15/09/2022 12 £2050.00
21/09/2022 29/09/2022 12 £2050.00
12/10/2022 20/10/2022 12 £2050.00
09/11/2022 17/11/2022 12 £2050.00
14/12/2022 22/12/2022 12 £2050.00

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