Deluxe Israel Program

Deluxe Israel Program
2 Nights Tel Aviv
3 Nights Tiberius
4 Nights Jerusalem

DAY 1 – Arrival

Arrival at, Tel Aviv International Airport, meet and assist by our representative. Transfer from airport to the hotel.

Overnight: Tel-Aviv

DAY 2 – Tel Aviv and vicinity

Breakfast at hotel and start the day with a short tour of Tel Aviv, the Commercial Center of Israel. Visit the Museum of the Diaspora. Proceed to the ancient port city of Jaffa where Jonah set out for Tarshish. See the house of Simon the Tanner and walk through the galleries of the artist colony. Onward to Beit Guvrin, bell caves to explore the hideout of Bar Kochva warriors.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

DAY 3 – Caesarea, Haifa, Acre

Drive along the coastal road to the Crusaders port city of Caesarea and the Roman capital of ancient Israel. See the Roman Theatre from the days of King Herod and Paul’s imprisonment. Then to Haifa to view the golden domed Bahai Temple with its beautiful Persian gardens. Continue along the Haifa Bay to Acre to visit the Knights’ Halls, the Crusaders’ underground city.

Overnight: Tiberius

DAY 4 – Nazareth, Tabor, Galilee

Visit Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle. Onward to Nazareth, visit the Basilica of the Annunciation,  the Blessed Cave where the Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary. View Mary and Joseph’s house and Carpentry. Ascend to Mount Tabor, where Jesus was transfigured in the presence of Peter, James and John. Visit the Church of Transfiguration.

Overnight: Tiberius

DAY 5 – Sea of Galilee, Caesarea Phillipi

A boat ride, on the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum, center of Jesus ministries. Visit the ruins of the ancient Synagogue and see the house of Peter. Continue to Tabgha and visit the traditional site of the Multiplication Miracle of Loaves and Fishes. Onward to the Church of Primacy of St. Peter on the shores of the Sea of Galilee wherein lies the Rock of Mensa Christi. Stop at the Mount of the Beatitudes where Jesus proclaimed his Sermon on the Mount. Proceed north to the Banias (Caesarea Phillipi).

Overnight: Tiberius

DAY 6 – Beit Shean, Jericho, Jerusalem

Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Yardenit to view the baptismal site. Continue to Beit Shean and explore the excavations of this beautiful Roman-Byzantine City (Scythopolis). Drive via the Jordan Valley Rift through Jericho the world’s oldest city. Continue onward to Jerusalem. End the day with a panoramic view of the city from the Mount of Olives.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 7 – Old City of Jerusalem

Enter the walled city at Jaffa Gate on foot. Visit the Tower of David and its exhibition on the history of the city over the ages. Walk through the street of the Jewish Quarter to the restored Roman Cardo. Continue to the Western Wall. Ascend the Temple Mount and see the Dome of the Rock and the El Aqza Mosque. Walk along the Via Dolorosa passing the Stations of the Cross, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the Garden Tomb (Gordon’s Calvary).

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 8 – New City of Jerusalem, Bethlehem

ADrive to the Israel Museum to visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed and the model of Jerusalem during the second Temple period. Continue to Yad Vashem, the Memorial to the Holocaust. Proceed to Bethlehem to visit Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity. Back to Jerusalem to Mt. Zion, just outside the City Walls, to view the Church of

St. Peter in Gallicantu, where the Apostle denied Jesus three times, the Room of the Last Supper and King David’s tomb.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 9 – Qumran, Dead Sea, Massada and Bethany

Depart Jerusalem via the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Stop in Qumran and view the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shore to the mountain fortress of Massada. Ascend by cable car to visit the excavations of the site where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans in the 1st century. If time and weather permit, we will the opportunity to enjoy a ‘swim’ in the Dead Sea. On the way back to Jerusalem visit Bethany the site of Lazarus tomb and the House of Mary.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 10 Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Airport for your Return Flight.

What’s Included

International flights
Meet and Assist at the airport.
2 nights accommodation in Tel Aviv based on bed (Breakfast/Dinner)
All tours as per itinerary
3 nights accommodation in Tiberius based on bed (Breakfast/Dinner).
4 nights accommodation in Jerusalem based on bed (Breakfast/Dinner)
Fish Dinner in Tiberius.
All transfers in Private A/C Bus.
Baggage handling and portage.
Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned.
Private English Guide.
Service and local taxes.

What’s Not Included

Meals not mentioned.
All Beverages.
Any additional requests.
Tips ( Driver, Representative & Guide )
Entry Visa.

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