HOLYLAND – ISRAEL 8D/7N

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ISRAEL ONLY

8DAYS/7NIGHTS

DAY 1: Arrival in TEL AVIV – JAFFA

Arrival in Tel Aviv, Ben Gurion Airport – where you will be met by our Tour Representative. Visit the city of Jaffa (Joppe)  where Jonah tried to escape his destiny and where Peter brought Tabitha back to life. Transfer to your hotel.

Dinner and Overnight: in Tel Aviv

DAY 2: CAESARIA – MEGGIDO -HAIFA -ACRE

Breakfast at hotel. Depart Tel Aviv and drive along the costal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of ancient city, the Roman theater and aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of ARMAGEDDON:

Visit the archeological excavations including the well – preserved water supply system. Drive to Haifa for panoramic view of the Bahai gardens and Haifa bay. From Haifa, drive to Acre to visit the ancient city and harbor. Continue to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: TIBERIAS – CAPERNAUM – BANIAS

Breakfast at hotel after a short tour of Tiberias, we take a boat ride to Capernaum. Visit the remains of 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. Continue to Mount of Beautitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to Banias springs and waterfalls and tour the Golan Heights.

Dinner and overnight: Tiberias

DAY 4: NAZARETH – BEITH SHEAN – DEAD SEA

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Drive to Nazareth via Cana pf Galilee. Visit the Church of Anunciation, St. Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Drive to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River. Continue to Beit Shean, a newly excavated city, and visit the Roman theater. Drive along Jordan River to Dead Sea to take time to experience floating on the Dead Sea. Don’t miss this opportunity.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem/ Bethlehem.

DAY6: JERUSALEM – NEW CITY – BETHLEHEM

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation, proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the holocaust, Visit the Israel Museum, the shrine of the book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity. Visit the Garden Tomb.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem

DAY7: JERUSALEM – OLD CITY

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Mount of Olives for panoramic view of the city, visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and then room of the Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter within the walls of the city and visit the Cardo, Temple Mount (entrance to Mosque not included), Wester Wall, Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Oriental Bazaar.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 8: DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Drive through Emmaus to our way to the airport to our flight back home.

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