BIBLE LAND TOUR

 

** 7 nights**

**Half Board**

 

Tel Aviv – Jerusalem – Bethlehem- Nazareth- Galilee-Haifa-Tel Aviv

 

The Bible land focuses heavily on Jerusalem and the sites and regions that are prominent in the Holy Bible. You will spend three nights in Jerusalem visiting the Mt of the Olives, Gardens of Gethsemane and church of Agony as well as the western wall, via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mount Zion and Bethlehem. On the fourth day, you will drive north towards Nazareth via Jericho and Jordan Valley and on the fifth day highlights include the sea of Galilee, Golan heights and the source of the River Jordan. You will arrive in Tel Aviv on the penultimate day for a city tour with last day at your leisure in Tel Aviv or take an optional tour to the Dead sea.

 

Day 1: Tel Aviv-Jerusalem

Depart form the UK for your flight to Tel Aviv. transfer to Jerusalem for overnight stay.

 

Day 2: Jerusalem

Drive to Mt of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem.

 

Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane and the church of Agony. On to the Israel’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then to the renovated model of the Herodian City of Jerusalem.

 

Visit the birth place of John the Baptist, the picturesque village of Ein Kareem via Yad Vashem, the official memorial to the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust.

 

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

 

Day 3: Jerusalem -Old city- Bethlehem

Enter through one of the gates of the walled Old City to visit the renewed Jewish Quarter, Western Wall, the Temple area and the colourful bazaars.

 

Walk along the Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

 

Afternoon drive to Mt Zion to visit the Tomb of king David, the room of the Last Supper and Domitian Abbey and then to Bethlehem to visit the church of Nativity.

 

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 4: Jerusalem-Beit Shean- Nazareth- Galilee

Drive north via Jericho, the oldest city in the world, through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements of Beit Shean.

 

Visit the excavations of this preserved Roman City.

 

On to Nazareth, visit the Church of the Annunciation, Mary’s Well and the carpentry workshop of Joseph.

 

On to Safed, city of the City of the Kabbalah, for a walk through the mystic alley and the artist’s colony.

 

overnight in a Kibbutz hotel.

 

Day 5: Galilee-Golan heights-Galilee

Drive to the Golan Heights.

 

Visit the former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages.

 

Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience in the local vineyards with exceptional views.

 

Take a wine tour sampling fine local wines.

 

Travel via Banias, source of the Jordan River to the shores of the Sea of Galilee and Capernaum.

 

Visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue and Peter’s house.

 

Visit Tabgha, where the miracle of the fish and brad took place.

 

Continue to Tiberius for a short tour of the old Centre of Jewish Learning.

 

Optional sailing trip across the sea of Galilee to experience the tranquillity and scenery that has changed very little in over 2000 years.

 

Overnight in Kibbutz hotel.

 

Day 6: Acre-Haifa-Caesarea-Tel Aviv

Drive West to Acre for a visit of Crusader stronghold and medial fortifications.

 

Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour including the Baha’i Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a paranomic view of the city.

 

Proceed south to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theatre and Crusader fortress.

 

Continue to Tel Aviv-Jaffa for a short city tour.

 

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

 

Day 7: Tel Aviv

Day at leisure in Tel Aviv, or an optional tour to the Dead Sea.

 

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

 

Day 8: Tel Aviv

Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for your return flight to UK.

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