Day 1 (Monday): Caesarea, Megiddo, Haifa & Acre
We will start the trip by picking you from your hotel.
Then start our voyage on the coastal road towards the ancient city of Caesarea. After we enter the national park of Caesarea (the name of the old city), we will walk and see the antiquities, which remained in place from the time Israel was controlled by the Romans, and hear the place's most famous stories.
From there we will continue to Megiddo National Park and view the remains of the city that remained in that area from the year 3000 BC, we will learn the history of the place combined with fascinating stories which, according to the belief were held in that place.
Moving on we head north towards Haifa while enjoying a breathtaking panoramic view from Mount Carmel on the Bahai Gardens (one of the most frequently and beautiful toured attractions in Israel) the city of Haifa and the port. Haifa offers some of the most memorable views in Israel.
Our journey continues to Acre (Akko) visit the ancient city.
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Day 2 (Tuesday): Tiberias, Capernaum & Banias
The day will start with a drive towards the city Tiberius where according to testimonies Jesus lived half of his life. After a short walk in the city overlooking the Sea of Galilee, we will continue travelling to one of the most important places in the Christian world, Capernaum, also known as THE TOWN OF JESUS.
According to the New Testament, Jesus made Capernaum the centre of his activities for a long period time, and some of the Twelve Apostles (St. Petrus and his holy brother Andreas, and Jacob son of Zebedee and his brother John) resided there.. The place is full of fascinating stories and gorgeous antiques of the ancient synagogue as well as remains from additional ancient time periods.
From there we will continue to Mount of Beatitudes, which is famous for the miracle of bread and fishes, mentioned in the New Testament, and where Jesus managed to feed 5,000 people with five loaves of bread and two fishes. At the scene of the miracle is the Church of Multiplication, established during the 14th century, which we will also visit.
We will continue to the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea of Galilee. According to the Christian tradition and the New Testament, Mount Nahum is the place where Jesus delivered the "Sermon on the Mount", which included his main teachings.
From there our journey takes us to the Banyas reserve (Caesarea Philippi) thought to have been the site of the Garden of Eden, the breathtaking landscape and foliage is enhanced by the flowing water which leads to the Jordan River. This pure icy water comes from the mountain tops and pours down in gushing streams through rocks and rivulets forming picturesque waterfalls.
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Day 3 (Wednesday): Nazareth & Beit Shean
We will start the morning (after breakfast of course) traveling towards Nazareth city, not before we stop on the way to visit the village of Qana in order to see the Wedding Church. The church commemorates the miracle of the wedding that Jesus conducted, when he turned water into wine. Near the church resides the Greek Orthodox Church that also commemorates the event.
From here we will continue to Nazareth, that is one of the most important cities of the Christian religion. According to the New Testament, Mary, the mother of Jesus and her husband of St. Joseph lived in Nazareth, where she was given the Gospel, and where Jesus came into adulthood. We will walk around in the small town of Nazareth, and we will enjoy the city's markets, and we will of course visit none other than the Church of the Annunciation. We will also visit the adjacent St Joseph’s Church, in which according to tradition from the medieval times, the workshop of Saint Joseph was located, the husband of Mary.
We then head towards the baptismal site on the Jordan River - the Yardenit, where you could participate in an optional baptismal service.
From there we will leave Yardenit, and continue to the area Beit Shean, where we will visit the National Park in which antiques from the Roman Empire lie. After the visit to the National Park, we will continue traveling through the valley of Hearne to the holiest city in the world - Jerusalem.
The tour includes:
- Two nights' accommodation on Half Board basis
(Breakfast and Dinner). Click here for Hotels Class & Prices.
- Three touring days as per itinerary, with English speaking guide.
- Entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
- Transport by air-conditioned vehicle/bus.
The tour does not include:
- The tour departs on Monday only.
- The tour departs from Tel Aviv and ends in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
- Pick up from Jerusalem on Monday or drop off in Tel Aviv on Wednesday is additional $85 per person (in double room) or $170 (for single room).
- Tour guides certified by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.
- A moderate dress code is required to enter the holy places. Knees and shoulder must be covered.
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
- Confirmation will be received 24 - 48 hours post booking.