Israel the land of Jesus (10 days)

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This tour will show you the best of the Israel. You will stay one night in Netanya, two nights in Tiberias and 5 nights in Jerusalem seeing and walking all over the places where Jesus have lived and traveled, Caesarea, Mount Carmel, Nazareth and where he crossed the sea of Galilee. You will visit Bethlehem, the birth place of Jesus and walk in Jesus steps in Via Dolorosa.

It's a tour which every good christian should take - a tour of a lifetime!

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Tour itinerary day by day

The best of Israel (Day 1)
Tour day #1

Departure

  • We depart from the international airport nearest to your city, on overnight flight to Tel Aviv.

Overnight: Dinner and breakfast will be served.


Tour day #2

Arrival

  • Afternoon arrival to Tel Aviv.
  • Upon arrival, we will be met and transferred to our hotel.
  • Check-in and accommodation in the hotel.
  • Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Netanya


Tour day #3

Caesarea - Haifa - Megiddo - Tiberias

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check-out of the hotel.
  • We begin our journey northward by motor-coach along the Mediterranean Sea to Caesarea. This ancient city was built in honor of Caesar by Herod the great, and was the capital of the Romans in the Holy Land for nearly 500 years.
  • You will see the Crusader City, and the fantastic aquaduct before continuing to Haifa, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
  • View the Ba'hai Gardens, one of the holiest sites of the Ba'hai religion.
  • We will drive to the crest of Mt. Carmel, through the Jezreel Valley and arrive at the site of Megiddo, one of King Solomon's "chariot cities" and according to scripture, the location for the last battle in history.
  • Lunch on your own, en route.
  • See Gideon's brook, the "Well of Herod" and continue on to Nazareth, Jesus' boyhood home, where you will visit the Church of Annunciation.
  • Then to Cana where he made his first miracle of turning water into wine, continue to Tiberias and to our hotel.
  • Check into the Tiberias hotel.
  • Dinner at the Tiberias hotel.

Overnight: Tiberias Hotel, Lower Galilee


Tour day #4

Tiberias - Capernaum - Banias

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • There is nothing quite like witnessing the morning sun on the Sea of Galilee. Although there are many places which we must admit are traditional, you can be sure that the Lord Jesus walked along these shores.
  • After breakfast (and a Sunrise service, if you choose) we return to Tiberias for a full day of sightseeing.
  • Visit the Mt. of Beatitudes, traditional site of the Sermon on the Mount.
  • Visit Tabgha, the Chapel dedicated to the multiplication of the loaves and fishes.
  • Continue on to the ruins at Capernaum, then the Synagogue and the house of Simon Peter.
  • Cross the sea of Galilee by a boat similar to those used in Jesus days. We end the day with a stop at the Jordan River, where a baptismal service is possible.
  • Come back to our Tiberias hotel.
  • Dinner at the Tiberias hotel.

Overnight: Tiberias hotel, Lower Galilee


The best of Israel (Day 5)

Tour day #5

Tiberias - Beit Shean - Bait Lehem - Jerusalem

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out of the hotel.
  • This morning will begin with a stop at Gergesa.
  • Then to south through Beth-Shan, the Jordan Valley, past Shiloh and Bethel.
  • Our trip takes us "up into Jerusalem": continuing on into Bethlehem. Visit the Church of Nativity, built over the stable where Jesus was born and the Church of Visitation. Take some time for shopping.
  • Check into our Jerusalem hotel.
  • Dinner at the Jerusalem hotel.

Overnight: Jerusalem hotel


Tour day #6

Jerusalem old city - St. Stephens gate - Pool of Bethesda - Western wall - Church of the holy Sepulchre - Tower of David - Garden Tomb - Garden of Gethsemane

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • The high point of our entire tour. Enter the Old City through the Damascus Gate and begin a walking tour which takes us through St. Stephens Gate to the Pool of Bethesda and Saint Anne’s Church.
  • Continue to the Temple area of Mt. Moriah. Visit the Dome of the Rock area (entry to the Mosque not included) and the Western Wall, also know as the "Wailing Wall" which is the only remaining portion of the original temple built by Solomon.
  • Walk through the Old City Bazaars to the church of the Holy Sepulchre.
  • View the Tower of David, the Citadel and King David's Tomb.
  • Visit the Jewish Quarter before we leave the Old City through Jaffa Gate. We visit Mt. Zion and the Upper Room, then onto the Garden Tomb and Golgotha, place of the skull, where a worship service is possible.
  • Our evening ends with a visit to the Garden of Gethsemane and with a trip to the Mt. of Olives for a spectacular view of the city.
  • Come back to our Jerusalem hotel.
  • Dinner at the Jerusalem hotel.

Overnight: Jerusalem hotel


Tour day #7

Ancient Jericho - The Good Samaritan - The Dead sea - Qumran caves - Masada

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • We begin with an early morning departure today as we head south from Jerusalem.
  • See the ruins of ancient Jericho, stop at the Inn of the Good Samaritan, drive through the modern city of Jericho and continue to the Dead Sea, 1300 feets below sea level, the lowest spot on Earth.
  • See the Qumran caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were found.
  • Then continue to Masada. Ascend the mountain by cable car to the remarkable ruins of the fortress built by Herod the Great. From 70-73 AD, Jewish Zealots made their last stand against the Romans.
  • Come back to our Jerusalem hotel.
  • Dinner at the Jerusalem hotel.

Overnight: Jerusalem hotel


The best of Israel (Day 8)
Tour day #8

Jerusalem

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today we will have a full day of leisure to revisit favorite spots in Jerusalem.
  • Explore some of the recent excavations or try your hand at bartering at the famous bazaars of the Old City.
  • Our guide will have several options available for those who prefer to visit sites not on the "typical" tour, so prepare for this exciting day and make the most of it!
  • Come back to our Jerusalem hotel.
  • Dinner at the Jerusalem hotel.

Overnight: Jerusalem hotel


The best of Israel (Day 9)
Tour day #9

Jerusalem - Europe / USA

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is your departure day from Israel. Most groups will enjoy a leisurely morning in Jerusalem and transfer to the airport mid-afternoon for an early evening flight.
  • These groups will overnight in their European gateway city. If you are on a very late night flight from Israel, you will enjoy a full day of leisure to explore Israel, relax in this fascinating country.
  • After dinner at the hotel, we have a late check out and transfer to the airport for our flight home via your European gateway (with no overnight).
  • Check your flight itinerary for details regarding your group itinerary.
  • Check-out of Jerusalem hotel.
  • Dinner at the Jerusalem hotel.

Overnight: Flight at home


The best of Israel (Day 10)
Tour day #10

Arrive USA

  • Breakfast at the flight.
  • For those who had an overnight in an European city, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
  • Groups with late night flights from Tel Aviv will arrive USA early afternoon.

SHALOM!


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