Companion Program

Program Dates - October 21-28, 2023

For many, going to Israel  is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and experience.

Chameleon has put together a Companion Program to provide the chance for seminar attendees to bring their family or friends with them to the seminar.

Program Package includes:

  • Four days of touring to include land transportation, entrance fees to sites and more.
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner.
  • Supplemental hotel fees for additional occupant.

Call us at (888) 713-8448 for details and fees.

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Sample Itinerary

Below is a sample itinerary! Note that the schedule and format is contingent on the number of Companion participants who register and on their particular requests or interests which we try to accommodate as much as possible.

Saturday

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Check-in to Hotel, Tel Aviv
Reception and welcome dinner at 8:00PM – 9:30PM (meet at hotel lobby)

Sunday

Tour of the most significant cultural and religious sites in and around the Old City of Jerusalem - an important religious center for Islam, Judaism and of course, Christianity.

Evening: return to Tel Aviv Hotel.

Monday

Today, venture into the Judean Desert to the massive Masada plateau overlooking the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, and then on to the nature reserve Ein Gedi.

Evening: return to Tel Aviv Hotel.

Tuesday

Tel Aviv is a vibrant, modern center on the Mediterranean coast, home to an ancient port and important milestone in modern Israeli history.

Evening: return to the Tel Aviv Hotel.

WEDNESDAY

The Baha-i Temple and Gardens in the northern coastal city of Haifa is a World Heritage Site.  Down the coast are the ancient Roman ruins of Caesarea including an amphitheater, hippodrome, port and aqueduct.

Evening: return to the Tel Aviv hotel.

THURSDAY

Nazareth is the largest city in North Israel, an important Arab center with a rich history.  Also in the north on the Mediterranean coast are the lovely grottoes of Rosh HaNikra.

Evening: return to the Tel Aviv hotel.

Friday

Northern Israel is where the Jordan River leads into the Sea of Galilee, neighboring the Golan Heights at the border with Syria.

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Farewell Dinner – Old city of Caesarea

We finish with a farewell dinner at the old Roman port of Caesarea.

Evening: return to the Tel Aviv hotel.

Saturday

Airport

Hotel check out 11AM – Departure

Past Participants Comments

“I wanted to thank you for all that you did to help make my trip so unforgettable. It was wonderful. Our guide Arie was great. The history lessons he provided were outstanding and I came away with a better understanding of Israel’s history both historical and today’s environment. Fortunately, our little group of 4 women, one Bahamian, one South African, one Australian and one American (myself) had our own little United Nations which also enhanced my trip a great deal. If in the future you need some additional feedback or information, please don’t hesitate to contact me.”

Sincerely, P.F.

“W0W WOW WOW…….. What an amazing opportunity for me to attend the Chameleon Associates Companion Program, it was an opportunity of a lifetime.

Our tour guide was absolutely FANTASIC, Hyim made my trip one of a lifetime which impacted me deeply.  He not only showed us the beauty of Israel, but learning its history just made it that much more meaningful, I truly don’t think we would have had this amazing experience with anyone else.

As a photographer, having the opportunity to document the beauty of Israel, its people and the amazing food was a fantastic. Hyim made it even better by taking us to all the amazing spots so that I could tell the story of my visual experience through my photography which I’ve shared with people around the world…… What more could a photographer ask…. ABSOULTLEY NOTHING.

I can’t express in words how much I highly recommend attending this trip other than this…….. IT WILL BE AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME….. DO IT.”

M’Liss Bush

The Companion tour with Chameleon was super. We had a knowledgeable tour guide [Uri Beer] who planned well, but allowed us to customize the plan based on our group’s interests. We saw and learned so much more in a short week than we could have on a large tour. The hotels were wonderful. The final dinner with a Bedouin family was the perfect historical and social perspective for this ancient land and culture. The tour is well worth the time and money.

Catherine McIntyre