|DURATION:||8 Days / 7 Nights|
|PRICE:||From $1,295 USD per person (twin share)|
Visit the sites of the Bible on this 8 day Guaranteed departure tour of Israel, touring Jerusalem, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Bethlehem and many more sites of the Holy Land
Tuesday: Jerusalem - Sightseeing of the New City
Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from the top of Mt’ of Olives. On to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Continue to Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated Model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple.
Continue to Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust. Afternoon visit to the picturesque village of Ein Karem, the birth place of John the Baptist. Return to Hotel.
Wednesday: Jerusalem - Old City - Bethlehem
Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colorful bazaars; Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Drive to Mt’ Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey.
Thursday: Beit Shean - Nazareth - Galilee
Beit SheanLeave Jerusalem, and drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Then via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation & Mary’s Well.
On to Safed, city of the Kabala, for a walk through the mystic alleys and the artists’ colony. Drive to Kibbutz Hotel for overnight.
Friday: Golan Heights - and around the Sea of Galilee
Saturday: Acre - Haifa - Tel Aviv
After Breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city.
Sunday: Day at Leisure
The above tour packages includes the following:
- 7 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
- 6 Dinners (starting from 2nd night)
- Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure
- Sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned motor-coach
- Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days
- Entrance fees to places of interest while touring
The above mentioned does not include:
- Porterage at the airport
- Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
- Beverages with meals
- Traveler’s medical baggage insurance