Holy Land Stop Over Package
Day 1: Allenby - Jerusalem - Mt of Olives & Old City Tour Meet and assist at King Hussein / Allenby Bridge Israeli Terminal or Ben Goriun
From the border crossing, drive to the Mount of Olives for a wonderful view over Jerusalem.
Continue to the Church of the Pater Noster, where the Lord’s Prayer is displayed on local-style pottery panels in over 100 different languages and dialects.
The traditional Palm Sunday route takes you past the vast Jewish Cemetery and several other churches and monasteries. At the foot of the mountain, you can stroll through the Garden of Gethsemane with its beautiful ancient olive trees.
Enter the Old City through the Dung gate to visit the Wailing (or Western) Wall, and view the Haram Al Sharif with the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock.
Walk the Via Dolorosa with its Stations of the Cross till you arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre where Jesus was crucified and buried. And then rose again.
Take some time to explore the bazaars and leave then the Old City to the west by Jaffa Gate. If time permits, you can drive through West Jerusalem and view various landmarks.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 2 : Jerusalem – Bethlehem – Shepherd’s Field – West Jerusalem Depart from your hotel to Bethlehem, crossing into the West Bank and stopping at the Separation Wall.
Continue into today’s modern city of Bethlehem to see the Church of the Nativity, believed to be located at the birthplace of Jesus.
Drive to Shepherd’s Fields in Beit Sahour, which is the place where according to some tradition the angels first announced Jesus’ birth.
After that, return to Jerusalem. If there is time, you can visit a site in the western part of the city, such as the Mahane Yehuda Market, Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Memorial), Please discuss your preference with your driver or guide, and note that museums may close early on some days.
Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 3: Jerusalem – Jericho – Qumran – Masada – Jerusalem Today, you will leave Jerusalem towards the East, and follow along, winding road down to the Dead Sea area. On your way you can stop at the Inn of the Good Samaritan. The site is associated with a story from the New Testament, in which a Samaritan helped a wounded traveler from a hostile tribe. Nowadays, you can also find there a museum, showcasing mosaics from all over the region. Then continue to Jericho, the oldest city in the world.
After Jericho, you will visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. The scrolls are ancient Jewish manuscripts of outstanding historic, religious and linguistic significance–the oldest of them dating back as far as the 3rd century BC.
Then head on to Masada, a desert fort high above the Dead Sea, and site of the last stand of the Jews in their fight against the Romans.
Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 4: Jerusalem – Jaffa – Haifa – Caesarea – Tiberius Drive to Tel Aviv. First stop there is Rabin Square, a big public space that is the site of most of the city’s big events. Directly around the corner, you can find the part of the city designated by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its unique Bauhaus and Art Deco buildings.
Then visit Carmel Market and Old Jaffa, an Arab port town several thousand years old and now an artist’s colony.
Head north to Caesarea after. Caesarea was the capital of a Roman province, and today you can still see the impressive archaeological remains of a city that once dominated the region. It was from Caesarea that Paul set sail for Rome, an event that eventually brought Christianity to the Western World.
Continue further up the coast to Haifa to visit the beautiful Baha’i Gardens.
In the evening, drive over to the Sea of Galilee, where you will spend the night in Tiberius.
Overnight in Tiberius.
Day 5: Jerusalem – Sea of Galilee: Caparnaum, Mt of Beatitudes & Tabgha – Nazareth – Border Crossing Depart from your hotel in Jerusalem and drive north to the Sea of Galilee. Your first stop there in Capernaum, where you can see the remains of the once-prosperous fishing village that became the home base of Jesus and his disciples.
Continue to Tabgha, where the miracle of the feeding of the 5000 is said to have happened. Also, stop at the Church of the Primacy where Peter was told by Jesus that to continue his work.
Finally drive up to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the famous Sermon on the Mount. Don’t miss out on the monastery’s beautiful gardens.
After enjoying the fantastic views over the lake for a minute, head on to Nazareth. The boyhood village of Jesus is now a bustling city, and at the Church of the Annunciation you will see visitors from all corners of the world. This is also reflected in the décor of the modern building.
There, your tour comes to an end, and we will take you back to the Allenby border or Ben Goriun
- Visa for non-restricted nationalities (as per current governmental regulations, may change)
- Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure.
- Accommodation for 4 nights (01 night in Tiberius & 03 nights in Jerusalem)
- Breakfast at the hotels’ main restaurants.
- Program transfers in modern A/C vehicles.
- Entrance fees to the mentioned sites in the program.
- Portages at hotels and airports.
- 1 small bottle of mineral water per person per day on board of the vehicle.
- Service charges and taxes
- Flight Ticket (Air Fare)
- Travel Insurance.
- Personal expenses of any kind.
- Private guide of any language.
- Any meals not mentioned in the program. (Lunches, dinners, snacks…etc.)
- Any services not mentioned in the program.
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