Israel Culture and Religion Schedule
Day 1 – JERUSALEM
Welcome to Israel. After landing at the Ben Gurion international airport our representative will meet and greet you and we will head towards Jerusalem. Our tour will start in the Mount of Olives having an impressing observation view of the old city of Jerusalem. Afterwards we start our descend through Mount of Olives visiting on our way the famous Dominus Flevit Church and the Church of Agony with its famous Gethsemane garden.
Once visiting the Mount of Olives we move on to Mount Zion visiting there the Dormicion Abbey, The Last Supper Room and crossing the zion gate to the old city. We move on to the Jewish quarter untill reaching the Western Wall, on our way stop by the roman cardo. From there continue to the Christian quarter, the Via Dolorosa and ending our tour in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Our day in Jerusalem ends and we will be transfared to our hotel for overnight.
Day 2 - Jerusalem
After having breakfast in the hotel we will begin our day in an emotional visit to the holocaust museum. Then we will continue to visit the Israel Museum and afterwards tour in modern city of Jerusalem and the pintoresque neighborhoods of Mishkenot Shaananim and Yemin Moshe, the Knesset and the famous market of Mahane Yehuda. There in the market we will have our stop for lunch.
Afternoon we will have a visit to the city of Belem and visit the church of nativity.
At the end of the tour you will be translated to the hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 3 – Masada and Dead Sea.
After having breakfast we will start our tour driving through the Judean desert descending to the Dead Sea until finally reaching the cable car station in Masada. After climbing Masada by funicular and enjoying our tour we will go to swim or better on float in dead sea, the lowest point on earth. We will have free time to enjoy this beauty of nature.
Optional to have this day is a visit at the caves and the antique city of Qumeran.
Late afternoon we will go back to our hotel in Tel Aviv.
Day 4 – Nazareth and Sea of Galilee
Our tour starts early in the morning driving to the city of Nazareth where Jesus lived most of his life. We will have a visit to the Church of Annunciation and continue our tour in the old city. We will leave Nazareth and follow the steps of the Lord to the Sea of Galilee. We will visit the holy sites by the shores of the Sea of Galilee such as: Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, the reconstructed church of Tabgha where the tradition belives the miracle of the loaves and fish took place. At the end of the day have a visit to the baptismal site of Yardenit on the shores of the Jordan River
By the end of our tour we will head back to Tel Aviv.
Day 5 –Mediterranean Coast tour.
Today we will have a tour on the western cost of the country heading to the north. Our first stop will be the ancient city of Caesarea thru its enormous amphitheater, roman ruins, and old city port. Continuing to the north our next stop is Haifa where we will have a panoramic view of the city its port and the Bahai gardens. Continuing to the north, we end at the border with Lebanon and have a tour to the famous graves of Rosh Hanikra.
On our way back we will stop for lunch in the city of Acre.
After having lunch we will tour the old city of Acre and its famous oriental market.
Our day ends ones we reach our hotel in Tel Aviv for overnight.
In the morning leissure time .You can enjoy the fabulous city of Tel Aviv among its famous beaches, markets and the old city of Jaffa with the port.
In the afternoon according to your time of departure transport to Ben Gurion international airport for your flight back.
The tour is accompanied by a local guide from the YEADIM team in Spanish, English or any other language