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Israel Prelude Tour

DEPARTS: Daily
DURATION: 5 Days / 4 Nights
MIN PAX: 1

Explore the rich city of Jerusalem, enjoy the wondorous Masada and Dead Sea, and bask in the biblical sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee

Day 1 | Arrival

Airport meeting assistance and transfer to Jerusalem hotel

Day 2 | Jerusalem - Old & New

Explore the biblical and cultural highlights of Old and New Jerusalem. Start the tour with a panoramic view of the city from Mount of Olives. Explore the restored Jewish Quarter and visit the Cardo, an ancient Roman marketplace where you can still shop today. Stop at the Western Wall. Continue into the Christian Quarter and walk along the Via Dolorosa, following the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue in the afternoon for a moving visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. (On Saturdays instead of Yad Vashem, drive to Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem, traditionally known as birthplace of John the Baptist; Stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighborhood, stopping by Mary’s
spring and continue to visit the remarkable Church of Saint John the Baptist) Please note – Mount of Olives may be replaced by Mount Scopus.

Day 3 | Masada & the Dead Sea

Depart Jerusalem and descend to the lowest place on earth. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to the rock fortress of Masada. Visit Herod’s palaces, dating back 2000 years. Then hear about the zealots who defied the Roman Empire from this location. Enjoy a chance to swim in the Dead Sea. The water is so rich in salts and minerals that you float!

Day 4 | Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee

Early morning departure north to Nazareth, to see the town of Joseph and Mary. Visit the Church of the Annunciation. Continue to the Sea of Galilee via Canna to visit the ruins at Capernaum. Stop at Tabgha, where the Miracle of the Fishes and Loaves took place. Return via the Baptismal site at Yardenit.

Day 5 | Departure

Transfer to airport for departure

The above tour packages includes the following:

  1. English Speaking guide for all touring
  2. A/C coach for touring in a group
  3. Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on BB basis (HB where indicated)
  4. Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites

The above mentioned does not include:

  1. Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras
  2. Tips for guides & drivers
  3. Any personal expenses
  4. Passport, visa and border crossing fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Please enquire below or call 02 9371 8166 to book your trip today!

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