Photos: www.goisrael.com, Itamar Grinberg

08:30 Depart the David Intercontinental hotel for a drive via the Judean desert to Masada. Ascend Masada by cable car to tour the remains of the 2000-year-old fortress and palace built by King Herod. Afterwards, drive to the Dead Sea and float in the mineral-rich water, 400m below sea level, the lowest place on earth. Take a mud-bath and benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud.

Return to the hotel at approximately 17:30​



Jerusalem & Bethlehem

One Day Optional Sightseeing Tour

Rate per person: US$ 120

Photo: www.goisrael.com, Photographer: Noam Chen

Photo: www.goisrael.com, Photographer: Alberto Peral

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb,  room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey; Enter the old city and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarters to the recently excavated and Restored Cardo, the Roman Road. See the Jewish Wailing WallThe Kotel, and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem and visit the Church Of Nativity and Manger's Square. 

Pick up will be from the DAVID INTERCONTINENTAL Hotel at 09:00 and return approximately 17:00.



Churches around the Sea of Galilee

One Day Optional Sightseeing Tour

Rate per person: US$ 95

Photo: Zoli Keller

Depart the David Intercontinental Hotel at 07:30 and travel to the lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue, via Cana, to Tiberias, the lovely resort town on the Sea of Galilee. Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and then visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught; Continue to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of Fish and Loaves located at the foot of the Golan Heights. Drop-off following the tour will be at approximately 18:00 - 18:30 at the David Intercontinental Hotel.

Above rates are based on a minimum of 15 participants. Should there be less than 15 participants per tour, alternative arrangements will be offered whereby participants will be able to join guaranteed group tours.   

Rates for all pre and post summit tours include:

  • Travel by air-conditioned coach with the services of a government licensed tour guide

  • Entrance fees to sites, as per itinerary

  • Pick-up and drop-offs at the Hotels as mentioned


Rates for all pre and post summit tours not including:

  • Lunch on route

  • Tips to guide and driver 



American-German Colonoy, Tel Aviv

Half Day Sightseeing Tour

Rate per person: US$ 20

Photographer: Sivan Ozen

Come and experience this multicultural neighborhood and hear how Americans, Englishmen, Australians and Germans shaped its colorful urban character. While visiting the church, wooden houses and tiny museum, you'll discover some hidden treasures found on the seam between Tel Aviv and Jaffa. The stories associated with the neighborhood are ones that intertwine East and West, people and different cultures.

Pick up will be from the David Intercontinental Hotel at 09:00 and return at noon.

Rate includes:

  • Pick-up and drop-offs at the Hotels as mentioned

  • Services of a government licensed tour guide

Rate does not include:

  • Lunch on route

  • Tips to guide and driver 


In order to book your tour/s please complete the on-line accommodation and tours form. Full payment is required at time of booking. 


Payment for tours may be made by bank transfer or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners). Kindly refer to the on-line accommodation form.

​Bank Transfers should be made to the following account:

Bank Leumi
Ahad Ha'am Branch number 811
Address: 31 Montefiore St., Tel Aviv 
Account name: Target Conferences Ltd.
Swift: Lumiilit

Account number: 604900/95

IBAN: IL830108110000060490095


*Please ensure that the name/s of the participants and conference name (IDMSS2020) are clearly stated on the bank transfer. Bank transfer charges are the responsibility of the payer and should be paid at source in addition to the registration/accommodation fees.

Important Notes

  • Personal travel, luggage and health insurance is recommended.

  • Please note that the organizers cannot be responsible for participants lacking appropriate insurance coverage in case of need.



Up to 30 days prior to arrival - full refund less handling fee of $50

Less than 30 days prior to arrival - no refunds



Masada and Dead Sea

One Day Optional Sightseeing Tour

Rate per person: US$ 120


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