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Escorted Israel Cruise

Thompson Travel Holidays

Offer Details:

We have organised this tour for 2023 & 2024 and both are fully booked.  Launching this one early gives you the opportunity to get the best stateroom for you and allow you to pay in 4 payments. Once the flights schedules are confirmed, you will receive the full itinerary for the ground arrangements.  One overnight is included in Athens pre- or post-cruise, as well as a tour of Athens on 6 April.  Your price also includes 3 days trips exclusively organised by Faith & Culture Tours in Israel.


Cruise itinerary visits Jerusalem (with overnight on ship), Haifa, Alexandria (withovernight on ship and Athens (with overnight on ship)


This group is an exclusive trip organised by Faith & Culture Tours and all the tours organised from the ship are exclusive to our guests based on Christian sites and explorations. The day trips offered in Israel are of the same standard as those offered on our normal ground tours to Israel and are fully escorted by a guide. The price of this cruise & stay is not available directly with Celebrity cruises.


All bookings made on this cruise by 31 January 2024 will a guaranteed classic drinks package including alcoholic drinks, premium teas and coffees, non-alcoholic cocktails, carbonated drinks, fresh orange juice and bottled water.  (This has a normally cost of around $60per day)

Your tips on board the cruise is also included in this offer.  Tipping is compulsory onboard Celebrity especially when you avail of seated dining services, buffet restaurants and bar areas.  This means you will not have approx. $15 per day added to your daily account.

You will also have surfing wi-fi included, meaning you can check your e-mails and use your WhatsApp free of charge – this has a normal cost of around $20 per day for ship wi-fi.


Additional Excursions

Your price includes a tour of Athens as well as 3 full tours of Israel on each day (Overview at end)

You will be able to access additional excursions online at Celebrity cruises once we supply you with your booking reference and your stateroom has been confirmed.  Excursions are usually released around 6-9 months prior to departure.



Please ensure you furnish us with a valid passport at the time of booking. If your passport is due for renewal, please indicate on your booking form. You must travel on the same passport as you supply to our office.


Israel Excursion Overview

       09:00am Depart Ashdod port to Jerusalem.
       10:30am Arrive to Jerusalem and start the visit to House of Caiaphas, Mount of Olives, and walk down to Gethsemane.  Cross to Old City and take a walking tour of the Old City
       Lunch at own expense on route. 
       End our day with visit at the Garden Tomb for Communion Service. 

      16:00pm depart Jerusalem to Ashdod Port-Back to ship for no later than 16:00pm

Above cost includes the following services

·        1 Days sightseeing in air-conditioned tourist coach

·        English speaking guide throughout

·        Entrance fees as per itinerary

·        Whispers during the 1 days tour

Tips included   

Not included · Lunches en route



       09:00am Depart Ashdod port.
       11:30am Arrive to Dead Sea with a few stops.
       11:30am Visit Masada -Cable car
       14:00pm Drive for Lunch at own expense on route. 
       14:45pm Kalia Beach for floating in the Dead Sea.
       16:00pm depart Dead Sea to Ashdod port-Back to ship for no later than 16:00pm.

·        1 Days sightseeing in air-conditioned tourist coach

·        English speaking guide throughout

·        Entrance fees as per itinerary

·        Whispers during the 1 days tour

Tips included

 Not included: · Lunches en route



09:00am Depart Haifa port.

       10.30am Arrive to Galilee
       11.00am Visit Mount of Beatitudes & Capernaum
       12.30 – short coffee break at own expense 
       1.00pm – Boat trip on Sea of Galilee.
       2.15pm return to ship via Jezreel Valley for embarkation at 4pm.

 Above cost includes the following services

 ·        1 Days sightseeing in air-conditioned tourist coach

·        English speaking guide throughout

·        Entrance fees as per itinerary

·        Whispers during the 1-day tour

Tips included.

Not included - Lunches en route

More Information:

Price based on 2 sharing including excursions, flights, transfers in Athens, full board cruise, services of a fully qualified guide in Israel and Athens:

Inside stateroom                           £2595pp                

Outside Window Stateroom          £2750pp

Balcony (Concierge Class)           £3095

Single Inside +£1095  Single Outside + £1295  Single Balcony + £2000



Payment Plan

Deposit                  £300pp         31 January 2024

2nd payment           £250pp         by 31 May 2024

3rd payment           £500pp         by 31 August 2024

4th payment            Balance including any excursions by Friday 15 Dec 2024

Tips of £30pp will be collected at final balance for drivers and guides in Athens and Israel.


If you wish to pay for your tour online please ensure you use the following information: -

TOUR REF:                                INFINITY25   followed by your surname.

BANK                                         Bank of Ireland

Account Name                           Thompson Travel International

Sort Code                                  90 23 54

Account Number                       64837731


Cancellation Charges

Deposits are non-refundable when booking confirmed.  Cancellation charges apply by airlines, cruise, and ground arrangements.  Please ensure you have adequate insurance in the event of cancellation.

We have no control over changes to the itinerary imposed by airlines, cruise or hotels.  We will endeavour to offer a suitable alternative should any of this change.

Faith & Culture Tours is a trading name of Thompson Travel International.  TTI are a fully bonded tour operator with a full ATOL, IATA and ABTA License.  Est 1992.

All itineraries, offers and pricing are subject to change and availability. Operators terms and conditions apply.
To Book call us today on 028 3832-3618 or email us at info@pinnacleworldwide.co.uk
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