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BULBS OF GALILEE AND THE NEGEV - WITH GREENTOURS

 

DATES:  10 - 19 March 2018

LEADERS:  Oron Peri & Kurt Vickery

COST:  London return; £2,465, Tel Aviv return; £2,215 

GROUP:  Min. 4, max. 15

ACCOMMODATION:  Hotels

 

Iris mariae in a meadow, Galilee  

 

WHY VISIT?
 

Israel provides the ideal conditions for bulbous plants to grow.

With 200+ species, there's plenty to see. 

 

Galilee and Bulbs of Negev tour 2018  

 

HIGHLIGHTS
 

  • Mountain Hermon:  See elegant green and purple Fritillaria hermonis, richly-hued forms of Hyacinthus orientalis and some beautiful irises, including Iris lortetii and white-topped Iris hermona. 

 

  • Oncocyclus irises:  Israel has eight species. See the dark purple-pink flowers of Iris haynei on Mount Gilboa. Near Nazareth, the white, purple-lined standards of Iris bismarckiana light up the slopes. 

 

  • Historic locations:  The places we'll travel to resonate through the ages. Upper-Galilee, Judea, Nazareth and the Jordan Valley, where we'll visit the Dead Sea. 

 

Negev Desert  

 

ITINERARY
 

   DAY 1

   

   To Haifa.

 

   DAY 2

   

   Nazareth and Mount Gilboa.

 

   DAYS 3 - 5

   

   Golden Heights, Mount Hermon and Upper-Galilee.

 

   DAY 6

   

   The Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.

 

   DAYS 7 - 9

   

   Negev Desert.

 

   DAY 10

   

   Departure.

 

 

A full itinerary is available to download from the Greentours website

 

Galilee wild flowers  

 

BOOKINGS & ENQUIRIES
 

To secure your place, download and complete the booking form

For any enquiries or to check availability, please contact Greentours direct. 

 

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