Israel | Experience the Holy Land

8-days | 7-nights
TYPOLOGIES

Shared

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. TRAVELERS

2 Passengers

$ 1999

Amazing Experience

Israel is one of the richest travel destinations to visit discovering both the new and old Israel. Some of the holiest places in the world are concentrated in this tiny sliver of land tucked between desert and sea. Experience an intense and unforgettable religious experience here or observe the religious rituals of others.

What's Included

Arrival and departure transfer
Porterage at airport and hotels
1 night in Tel Aviv at Leonardo Beach Hotel or similar
2 nights in Galilee at Kinar Galil Hotel or similar
4 nights in Jerusalem at Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel or similar
13 Meals: 7 Breakfast and 6 Dinners
Visit the excavations of Caesarea
Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee
Visit Tabgha and the Church of Multiplication
Tour the Golan Heights
Visit the Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Workshop and Mary’s Well
Visit Beit Shean
Visit the Old City of Jerusalem
Visit the Church of All Nations and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Visit the Western Wall
Visit the Garden Tomb
Visit Yad Vashem
Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem *
Visit the Ancient city of Qumran
Ascend Masada by cable car

*Visit subject to avaliability.

Services NOT included

Any optional excursions
Any beverages
Optional tours or visits
Tips for guides, drivers, and specialist guides
Personal expenses

Day by Day

Please Note While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.[/vc_column_text]

DAY 1 | (ARRIVAL) Tel Aviv

After arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, you will be met by our transfer representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel-Aviv.

| Overnight in Tel Aviv

DAY 2 | Galilee

After breakfast, depart Tel Aviv. Drive north along the coastal plain to Caesarea (Acts 9.30 Acts 10 24-48), capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre, and aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo (1 Kings 4.28, 9,15, 2 Kings 23,29 & Revel. 16.16), identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre (Micah 1.10), capital of the Crusaders for more than a century. Visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk around the Old City recognized by the UNESCO as a world of hertiage site, and visit the local market and harbor  before continuing eastwards across the plains of the Galilee to your hotel, not far from the Sea Of Galilee for dinner.

| Overnight in Galilee

|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3 | Galilee

After a short tour of Tiberias grounds, you will take a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Allon Center where “Jesus boat”, and ancient fishing boat from the 1st century is displayed. Continue to Capernaum there you will visit the remains of the 2nd-century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of fish and loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th-century mosaic floor. You will continue to the Mount of the Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. You will tour the Golan Heights, with its valleys, grazing land, and snow-capped mountains. After a day of touring, you will return to your hotel for dinner.

| Overnight in Galilee

|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4 | Jerusalem

After breakfast, begin the day with a drive to Nazareth (Luke 1.26, 4.16-29, Matthew 2.23) via Cana of Galilee (John 2.1-11) visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his fist miracle turning water into win. In Nazareth, we shall visit the Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Workshop and Mary’s Well. Next on our program is the Jordan River and the baptismal site, Yardenit. Continue to Beit Shean, one of the ancient Decapolis cities (Mark 5.20, 7.31), and visit the Roman theatre. This is the city where Saul and his son Jonathan were nailed to the walls (1st Samuel 31.10). Judges 1.27 also mentions Beit Shean. Continue south along the shores of the River of Jordan. Passing Jericho, we proceed westward and climb to the Golden City of Jerusalem. Dinner will be served at your hotel.

| Overnight in Jerusalem

|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 | Jerusalem

Following breakfast, visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Our appreciation of this Golden City begins with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, overlooking the walls of the old city and the ancient Jewish cemetery. Visit the Church of All Nations. Proceed to Mount Zion to see the tomb of King David and the nearby Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt 26 17-29, Acts 1.13 and Acts 2 the Pentecost). Enter the Old City to begin exploring the wonders of Jerusalem. Walk through the Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2000 years ago. View the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried His Cross. Continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Matt. 27. 33-57, 28.10). No visit to Jerusalem is complete without a walk through the colorful Arab bazaar (a chance to test your negotiating skills). Visit the Garden Tomb. Dinner will be served at your hotel.

| Overnight in Jerusalem

|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6 | Jerusalem

After breakfast, today’s program is dedicated to the new city of Jerusalem. Visit the model of ancient Jerusalem.Continue to Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Enter the site by walking along the Street of the Righteous Gentiles, dedicated to the non-Jews that risked their lives in order to save their Jewish neighbors. Proceed to Bethlehem the birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepards’ Field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity*. Dinner to be served at your hotel. *Note: Visit subject to availability.

| Overnight in Jerusalem

|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 | Jerusalem

Following breakfast, you will go to the Judean Desert to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. You will ascend to Masada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system, and Herod’s Palace. If time and the weather permits, Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkble water and cover yourself with the mineeral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects.

| Overnight in Jerusalem

|  Breakfast, Dinner 

DAY 8 | (DEPART)

Begin your day with breakfast at your hotel. Hotel check-out is at noon. Depending on your departure time, you will then be transferred to the airport at the appropriate time.

|  Breakfast

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