From $1045 per person
Based on Double Occupancy
Day 1. Arrival, Holy Land
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 2. 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 the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter within the walls of the city and visit the Cardo, Temple Mount (entrance to the mosques not included), Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Oriental Bazaar. Visit the Garden Tomb.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 3. Jerusalem - New City and Bethlehem
Drive to Ein Kerem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem Memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period.
Proceed to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 4. Dead Sea / Massada
Drive to Qumeran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found.
Visit the ancient city of Qumeran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea,
the lowest place on earth, to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the
destruction of the Second Temple in 73 A.D. Ascend Massada by cable car and visit the
food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod's Palace. Descend by cable car.
Time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to float on the Dead Sea.
Return to Jerusalem for overnight.strong>
Day 5. Beit Shean / Nazareth
Depart Jerusalem and drive via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, a newly excavated city, and visit the Roman theatre.
Drive to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River, and continue to Nazareth via Cana of Galilee.
In Nazareth, we shall visit the Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph's Workshop and Mary's Well.
Overnight at Kibbutz Lavi.
Day 6. Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias
After a short tour of Tiberias, we take a boat ride to Capernaum.
Visit the remains of the 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 the Beatitudes,
the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and Waterfall and tour the Golan Heights.
Return to Kibbutz Lavi for dinner and overnight.
Day 7. Acre / Haifa / Megiddo / Caesarea
Day 8. Last Day
Depart Kibbutz Lavi and drive to Acre to visit the ancient city and harbor.
Continue to Haifa to view the Persian Gardens at the Bahai Shrine. Continue to Megiddo,
identified as the site of Armageddon to visit the archeological excavations, including the
well-preserved water supply system. Drive to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans.
Visit the excavations of the ancient city, Roman theatre and aqueduct. Drive along the coastal plain to Tel Aviv.
Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.
Daily breakfast is included.