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Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Tel Aviv.

Visited:
Tel Aviv
Accommodation
Hôtel Metropolitan (Tel Aviv)

Day 2: The Coastal Plain & Carmel Mountain

Depart Tel Aviv along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Proceed to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon - visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system.

​Continue to the Druze village at Daliat El Carmel and enjoy lunch and famous Druze hospitality at a local restaurant. Continue on via Mount Carmel to Haifa for a panoramic view of the Haifa bay and the Golden domed Bahai shrine and gardens.

Visited:
Accommodation
Kibbutz ()

Day 3: Upper Galilee

Proceed to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, to visit the ancient synagogues and the artists’ colony. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin.

​Stop at a Golan winery for a tour and wine tasting. Onto "Kessem Hagolan", a multimedia presentation of the area and its history.

Visited:
Accommodation
Kibbutz ()

Day 4: Lower Galilee

Start the day with a tour of Tiberias. Explore the center of Jesus’ ministry at Capernaum to see the remains of the synagogue where he preached, and the octagonal church of St. Peter.

On to Nazareth to visit the church of the Annunciation. Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac. Continue onto Jerusalem. 

Visited:
Jerusalem
Accommodation
Grand Court Hotel (Jerusalem)

Day 5: Jerusalem Old City and Bethlehem 

Start the day with a magnificent panoramic view of the Old City from the Mount of Olives. Visit the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper on Mt. Zion.

Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish Quarter. Visit the Roman Cardo, the Herodian Quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) to visit the Church of the Nativity.

Visited:
Jerusalem
Accommodation
Grand Court Hotel (Jerusalem)

Day 6: Jerusalem New City 

Start your day with a visit to the Israel Museum - Tour the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and see the  miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Enjoy a tour of the New City – include a view the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament).

​Continue for a moving visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Visit Meah Shearim, the ultra-orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem and learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a middle eastern dinner followed by the  spectacular "sound and light" show at the Tower of David  museum (weather conditions permitting). 

Visited:
Jerusalem
Accommodation
Grand Court Hotel (Jerusalem)

Day 7: Masada and the Dead Sea

Depart Jerusalem via the Judean Mountains and descend to the lowest place on earth. Visit the ancient city of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

​Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to the magnificent cliff top fortress of Masada. Ascend via cable car to explore the remains  of King Herod’s luxurious palace and hear about the zealots who defied the Roman Empire from this  location. Then to the Dead Sea to take the chance to enjoy a float in the salty waters (weather  conditions permitting).

Visited:
Jerusalem
Accommodation
Grand Court Hotel (Jerusalem)

Day 8: Time to say goodbye

Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for departure.

Safe travels!

Visited:
Tel Aviv

Tel AvivJerusalem

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