6 days tour, fromthe Sea of Galilee towards the Golan Heights, through the Druiz Villages, to Safad and Zippori, to Akka, and Haifa, to Cana Vellage and Nazareth, to the Megiddo – Armageddon, to Jerusalem Museums, to Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity, back to walk the Via Dolorosa and above the Roman Cardo, to the Room of the Last supper, through North Via (Sheikh Hussein) Border,
6 Days 5 NightsforAmman Bethlehem Tour
Around the Sea of Galilee,
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, drive along the north shore of the Sea of Galilee., and sail across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (sailing depends on weather conditions).
Next, 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), 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 for overnight in Galilee.
Upper Galilee – Northern Cities, Travel to the Upper Galilee to visit Safad, centre of Kabbala and Jewish mysticism, continue to Zippori (Sepphoris), capital of Galillee in the 1st Century and drive towards the coast to Akka (Acrre), 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 the Bahai Gardens for a panoramic view of the city from Mt. Carmel, and then back to your hotel for the overnight in Galilee.
Nazareth – Jerusalem, Drive through the Lower Galilee to visit the village of Cana, the traditional location of the first miracle performed by Jesus, to Nazareth and the ‘Church of Annunciation’, 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 Caesaria Maritima the Great’s masterpiece and domicile of the Roman governors, including Pontius Pilate, and then continue to Jerusalem, to your hotel for overnight.
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.
Drive back to New Jerusalem, stopping at the Menorah in front of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, and to your hotel for overnight.
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, a Stop at the top of Mount of Olives, for a panoramic view of the Old City, then 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.
Next stop will be at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, walk the Via Dolorosa (Road of Suffering), stopping at ‘Stations of the Cross’ along the way, till Gologotha and to the Church of the Holy Sepulche, visit the Tower of David Museum, of the history of Jerusalem.
Walk above the Roman Cardo, and exit the walled town via Zion gate to Mount Zion for a visit to Dormiton Abbey and the Room of the Last supper, then Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Departure, Free day before transfer to the airport from Jerusalem or transfer to Eilat.