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Heritage of the Holy Land - Jerusalem, Galilee, Nazareth, Dead Sea - 8 Days

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Day 1: Welcome to Israel and Transfer to the Hotel

Stop At: Click Tours Israel, Tel Aviv Israel
The beginning of your journey in the Holy Land.

Upon arrival you will meet our representative and be transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: overnight: Tel Aviv Hotel

Day 2: Tel Aviv / Caesarea / Megiddo / Sea of Galilee / Tiberias

Stop At: Caesarea National Park, Route 2 Near Aqiva, Caesarea Israel
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel.

We drive for a short visit of the city of Jaffa (Joppa) where we will take a short walking tour in picturesque alleys of the old, fortified town. We will pass by the house of Simon the Tanner and marvel at the views from the hill top. We drive north along the coast to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great in honor of Augustus Caesar. From there we go on to visit Megiddo where the book of Revelations mentions a great battle at the place called "Armageddon". It is an ancient city inhabited continuously for more than five millennia (6000-500 B.C.). After exploring the ancient ruins we drive toward the Sea of Galilee.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Tiberias Hotel

Day 3: Sea of Galilee / Capernaum / Tabgha / Golan Heights

Stop At: Church of the Multiplication, Tabgha, Capernaum Israel
Start the day from historic Tiberias, where Jesus sojourned, and preached on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Our next destination will be Capernaum, the center of Jesus ministry. On to Tabgha, just north of Tiberias, the site of Christ’s miracle of feeding the 5,000 and at the Church of Multiplication, where the mosaic floor depicts a basket with loaves and two fishes. We drive on to the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea, where Jesus preached the “Sermon on the Mount” and it is believed that Jesus picked his 12 apostles. We ascend to the Golan Heights to view the panoramic view of the peaks of Mt. Hermon, the rugged plateau of the Golan Heights, and beneath it the green pastoral Hula Valley. Visit the Yardenit Baptismal Site, located along the Jordan River, south of the Sea of Galilee.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Tiberias Hotel

Day 4: Nazareth / Jordan Valley / Beit Shean / Cana / Wedding Church

Stop At: The Church of the Annunciation, Casa Nova Street רחוב קזנובה, Nazareth Israel
This morning we travel to Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine.

We proceed to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood, and the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where archaeologists believe the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. You will also see Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Drive through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean with its recently excavated amphitheater. Visit the excavations of this beautiful preserved Roman City which was destroyed in an earthquake.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel

Day 5: Masada / Dead Sea / Qumran

Stop At: Dead Sea, Israel
Through remarkable scenery of the Dead Sea we continue to Masada which is situated on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert. The site was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue, bathhouse and much more. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. En route to the Dead Sea, you will visit the site of the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.

Nearly 1,300 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on the earth’s surface. Bring your swimsuit as if weather permits it’s possible to “float” on the salty, mineral rich, water.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel

Day 6: Jerusalem / Yad Vashem / Bethlehem / Israel Museum’s / Church of the Nativity

Stop At: Church of the Nativity, Manger Square .15 minutes walking from bus 231, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories
Start the day at the 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. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born. Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl.

Visit Bethlehem - the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel

Day 7: Jerusalem / Western Wall / Way of the Cross / Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Stop At: Western Wall Plaza Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500 Israel
Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount.

Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem - the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Jerusalem Hotel

Day 8: Departure Day and Transfer to the Airport

Stop At: The Baha'i Gardens, 80 Hatzionut Avenue, Near Shifra Street Mount Carmel, Haifa Israel
After Breakfast Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for international departure.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Traveler pickup is offered
• Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
8 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival.
  • 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.
  • Entry/Admission - Caesarea National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Multiplication
  • Entry/Admission - The Church of the Annunciation
  • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Nativity
  • Entry/Admission - Western Wall
Exclusions
  • Porterage atairport.
  • Beverages with meals.
  • Traveler’s medical baggage insurance.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants No luggage restrictions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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