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8 Days / 7 NightsPhoto

Day 1 - Arrive Tel-Aviv
Arrival to Ben Gurion airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Tel-Aviv. (D)

Day 2 - Tel Aviv / Caesarea / Megiddo / Haifa / Acre / Tiberias
Depart Tel-Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel Valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor. Continue to Kibbutz Lavi for overnight. (BD)

Day 3 - Tiberias - Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes & Golan Heights
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat", an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan Heights. Return to Kibbutz Lavi for overnight. (BD)

Day 4 - Tiberias / Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean / Jerusalem
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan Rriver; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre. Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem for overnight. (BD)

Day 5 - Jerusalem - Old City
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. Overnight in Jerusalem. (BD)

Day 6 - Jerusalem - New City & Bethlehem
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit 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*, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds' field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem. (BD)
* Visit subject to the security conditions.

Day 7 - Jerusalem - Qumeran / Massada / Dead Sea
Drive through the Judean Hills to Qumeran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found; Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D; ascend Massada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod; visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod’s Palace; descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects. Return to Jerusalem for overnight. (BD)

Day 8 - Jerusalem / Depart Tel Aviv
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your departure flight. (B)

Untitled Spreadsheet
  2017
 
  DEPARTS:
  Every Sunday (excluding Apr 9, Apr 16, Sep 17, Sep 23, Oct 1 & Oct 8)
  Every Wednesday (excluding Apr 5, Apr 12, Sep 20, Sep 27, Oct 4 & Oct 11)
 
    Dbl Sgl
  March - June CAD 3,353 CAD 4,865
  July CAD 3,423 CAD 4,970
  August CAD 3,493 CAD 5,005
  September to November 8 CAD 3,353 CAD 4,865
  November 9 to December 13 CAD 3,073 CAD 4,305
  December 17 & 20 CAD 3,423 CAD 4,970
  December 24 & 27 CAD 3,605 CAD 5,250
  December 31 & January 3, 2018 CAD 3,213 CAD 4,613
  January 7 to February 21, 2018 CAD 3,073 CAD 4,305
 
  Hotels:
   
  Tel Aviv - Dan Panorama or similar
  Tiberias - Kibbuz Lavi, Eden Wing or similar
  Jerusalem - Dan Panorama or similar
   
   
   
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Inclusions:
  • Accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts & 7 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Service of professional tour guide
  • Transportation in large coach (maximum 50 passengers)
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