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Galilee areaAqaba Galilee,


8 days tour, from the Red Sea of Aqaba through desert of the Great Rift, to the lowest point on earth at Dead Sea, to the Sea of Galilee and shores of the Mediterranean, through the northern villages and cities to the walls of Old & new City of Jerusalem, Mount of Olives & Bethlehem and more… , Via Aqaba or Eilat using Arava Border,


8 Days 7 Nights for Aqaba Galilee tour

Day 1:

Red Sea – Dead Sea – Sea of Galilee,
Depart from Eilat early morning and drive along the Arava Valley, a segment of the Great Rift (the geological border between Africa and Asia).

Pass via the desert settlements (kibbutz and moshav), known for their success in cultivating winter vegetables from the arid land, continue through the desert to the Dead Sea, lowest point on earth.

Travel along its shoreline, stopping at Massada -Israel’s foremost Archaeological Park; ascend via cable car, for a thorough visit that gives insight to the rituals, politics and culture of the people who inhabited this desert fortress.

Descend to the shores of the Dead Sea to float in the therapeutic waters, indulge yourself in the mineral-rich black mud, known for its rejuvenating qualities, or simply relax at the SPA, the Journey north via the Qumran caves, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, continuing northbound along the Jordan River till the Sea of Galilee, to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:

Around the Sea of Galilee & Golan,
After breakfast, visit the “Man in Galilee” museum where a 2000 year old fishing boat is on display, it is one of an estimated 400 fishing boats that sailed on the Sea of Galilee during the time of Jesus, then drive along the north shore of the Sea of Galilee, the stage for most of the events in Jesus’ life.

Visit Mt. of Beatitudes, the traditional site of the Sermon on the Mount, then visit Tabgha, the traditional site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and the fish, and then to the Church of Primacy, where St. Peter was reinstated, next visit Capernaum, Jewish village of 2000 years ago that was the centre of Jesus’ messianic work.



Sail across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (sailing depends on weather conditions), and then drive towards the scenic northern Golan Heights and on to Emek Ha Bacha, one of the major battlegrounds of the Yom Kippur War (October 1973), and proceed through Druiz villages, descending to the Hula Valley via Banias and on to the biblical and Canaanite town of Tel Dan.
Transfer to your hotel at Galilee for dinner and overnight.

Day 3:

Upper Galilee & Northern Cities,
Today we travel to the Upper Galilee to visit Safad, the centre of Kabbala and Jewish mysticism, and continue to Zippori, (Sepphoris), capital of Galilee in the 1st Century, and then drive towards the coast to Akka (Acre), a gateway port city to the holy land during the crusader period with its intricate subterranean city of Crusader halls and sanctuaries.

Continue to Haifa to see the Bahai Gardens and a panoramic view of the city from Mt. Carmel, and then return to your hotel Galilee for overnight.

Day 4:

Nazareth to Jerusalem,
After breakfast, drive through the Lower Galilee to visit the village of Kana, the traditional location of the first miracle performed by Jesus and on to Nazareth and the ‘Church of Annunciations’, continue to Megiddo – Armageddon, one of the key archaeological sites in understanding the history of the holy land.


Travel west to the shores of the Mediterranean for a visit to Caesria Maritima, Herod’s the Great masterpiece and domicile of the Roman governors, including Pontius Pilate, then continue to Jerusalem to your hotel for overnight.

Day 5:

Jerusalem Museums – Bethlehem,
Start the morning with a visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial Institute with its new historical museum, then on to the Israel Museum and Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Drive to Bethlehem, (subject to local conditions) to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger Square, and then drive back to New Jerusalem, stopping at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament and to your hotel for overnight.

Day 6:

Jerusalem of Gold,
Jerusalem…there isn’t a city in the world that evokes so much emotion, embracing… so many people….and for thousands of years.
Start the morning driving by Mount Scopus, passing the WW1 British cemetery, Hadassah Hospital and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, then a Stop atop the Mount of Olives, for a panoramic view of the Old City, where over 3000 years of history unravels before you.

From the Mt of Olives descend to the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the mountain and continue downward through the Kidron Valley with its biblical monuments, and then up to the walled city, stop at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, and then walk the Via Dolorosa (Road of Suffering), stopping at ‘Stations of the Cross’ along the way, till Golgotha and to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

Next visit the Tower of David Museum for the history of Jerusalem, walk above the Roman Cardo, and exit the walled town via Zion gate to Mt. Zion for a visit to Dormition Abby and the Room of The Last Supper, and return to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Jerusalem.

Day 7:

Jerusalem & more…
Drive to Davidson Centre, archaeological park of Jerusalem and visit the City of David where Jerusalem started, travel to the National Park of Bet Guvrin – “Land of 1000 Caves”, which were carved out of the soft limestone hills and have been used by numerous civilizations for a number of purposes over the centuries, the area was a major Hellenistic town and a region that had cities dispersed throughout it in ancient times, linking the coastal plains in the west to the Judean Hills in the east.

Return to Jerusalem via Emek Ha Elah, location of the battle between David and Goliath, to your hotel for the night.

Day 8:

Free day before transfer to the airport for departure from Jerusalem or transfer to Eilat.

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