Land of the Bible

 

 

8 Days from $1,395 Land Only






3 Nights Jerusalem, 2 Nights Galilee, 2 Nights Tel Aviv


DAY 1, MON: JERUSALEM
Arrival in Tel Aviv. You will be met and transferred to your hotel in Jerusalem. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 2, TUE: JERUSALEM (THE NEW CITY)/pjp
Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from the top of Mount of Olives. Proceed to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony and continue to Israel Museumís Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls and the Yad Vashem memorial. Afternoon visit the picturesque village of Ein Karem, the birth place of John the Baptist. (B,D)
DAY 3, WED: JERUSALEM (OLD CITY) / BETHLEHEM
Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City of Jerusalem to explore 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 Sepulcher. Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Continue to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of the Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. (B,D)
DAY 4, THU: BEIT SHEAN / NAZARETH / GALILEE
Leave Jerusalem and drive north to Beit Shean to visit the excavations of the Roman and Byzantine periods. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation and Maryís Well. Continue to Safed, city of Kabala movement. Drive to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight. (B,D)
DAY 5, FRI: GOLAN HEIGHTS / SEA OF GALILEE
Drive to Golan Heights and then along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue and Peterís House. Visit Tabgha, where the miracle of the Fish & Bread took place and Mt. Beatitude. After a short tour of Tiberias return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight. (B,D)
DAY 6, SAT: ACRE / HAIFA / TEL AVIV
Drive west to Acre. Continue to Haifa for a sightseeing tour including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city and the bay. Drive along the coast to Caesarea and end the day with a short tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa. Overnight in Tel Aviv. (B,D)
DAY 7, SUN: TEL AVIV
Day at leisure in Tel Aviv to explore this city on your own. (B,D)
DAY 8, MON: TEL AVIV
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport. (B)

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Homeric Tours will provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
Package prices do not include international air travel