Bibleland Tour – 8 Days – 7 Nights – arrival on Monday
Day 1 – Monday – Jerusalem
Upon arrival to the airport you will meet our representative and transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem for overnight.
Day 2 – Tuesday – Jerusalem – Sightseeing of the New City
Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from atop the Mt. of Olives. On to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Continue to the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Continue to Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust). Afternoon drive to the pictures village of Ein Karem (the birthplace of John the Baptist). Return to Hotel.
Day 3 – Wednesday – Jerusalem – Old City & Bethlehem*
Enter through one of the Gates to the walled Old City to visit the renewed Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, the Temple area and the colorful bazaars. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. In the afternoon, continue to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and a view of the Shepherd’s Fields. Return to Jerusalem for overnight. *Site under Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation
Day 4 – Thursday – Beit Shean / Nazareth / Galilee
Leave Jerusalem and drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Travel through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful preserved Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Mary’s Well. On to Safed, city of the Kabala, for a walk through the mystic alley and the artists’ colony. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight. *Site under Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation
Day 5 – Friday – Golan Heights and around the Sea of Galilee
Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages. 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 bread took place and on to the Mount of Beatitudes. Continue to Tiberias for a short tour of the old center of Jewish learning. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.
Day 6 – Saturday – Acre / Haifa / Caesarea / Tel Aviv
After breakfast, drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, for a sightseeing tour, including the Baha’i Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress. Continue to Tel Aviv-Jaffa for a short city tour and to your hotel for overnight.
Day 7 – Sunday – Day at Leisure in Tel Aviv
Or an optional tour to the Dead Sea. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 8 – Monday – Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure.
Bibleland Tour – Prices in USD, per person with breakfast and dinner
|Hotel Plan (or similar)||Tourist Class||First Class||Superior Class|
|Jerusalem (3 nights)||Gate/Rimonim Shalom||Grand Court/Leonardo||Crowne Plaza Dlx/Dan Panorama|
|Galilee (2 nights)||Kibbutz Kfar Giladi||Kibbutz Kfar Giladi||Kibbutz Kfar Giladi Boutique|
|Tel Aviv (2 nights)||Seanet /Olympia||Metropolitan/Grand Beach||Crowne Plaza/Dan Panorama|
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The above rates are NET quoted in US$ per person.
- Tourist & First Class: Child (2-12) sharing parents’ room – reduction on the Dbl rate – 20%
- Superior: Chd up to age 18 sharing parents’ room – reduction on the Dbl rate – 40%
- 7 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
- 6 Dinners (starting from 2nd night).
- Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure.
- Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach.
- Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days.
- Entrance fees to places of interest while touring.
- Porterage at airport.
- Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff.
- Beverages with meals.
- Traveler’s medical baggage insurance.
- Optional Masada & Dead Sea tour on Sunday – $79 net per person
- The tour is on a guaranteed departure basis – subject to a minimum of 2 participants.
- The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
- Reservations received less than 14 days prior to departure are on a request only basis.