Arrival Tel Aviv/ Jerusalem
Meet at the airport upon arrival and transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem. Begin your visit in Jerusalem at the Mount of Olives – the best place to start your Jerusalem experience, with its panoramic view of the Old City, its ancient Jewish cemetery and historic churches. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Breakfast. Head to the old city and visit the Western Wall. Visit the 4 quarters of the old city including the Holy sepulcher church and Al Aqsa mosque. Continue to Mount Zion, to visit King David’s Tomb, the Room of the Last Supper , and the Church of the Dormition - where by Catholic tradition Mary fell in to eternal sleep. Wander the Old City markets, steeping yourself in its sights, sounds and aromas, and try your hand at hunting and bargaining for treasures. Continue to Bethlehem. Visit the Basilica of the Nativity. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem/ Haifa/ Akko/ Nazareth/ Jerusalem
Breakfast. Drive to Mount Carmel and head to Haifa, Israel’s third largest city, to see the magnificent Baha’i Shrine and Gardens, the world center for the Baha’i faith. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the bay. Transfer to Akko, the ancient Phoenician and Crusader seaport (designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site) for a tour of the Knights Halls, the Al-Jazzar Mosque, the bathhouse with its multi-media display and the new ethnic museum, built right into the rooms of the old wall, and the covered markets. Transfer to Nazareth, the childhood city of Jesus (Nazareth). Visit the Annunciation church. Transfer back to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight
Jericho/ Masada/ Dead Sea/ Jerusalem
Breakfast. Transfer to Jericho; the oldest city in the word. Transfer Masada taking the cable-car up to explore this fortress built by Herod the Great, which was the scene of the epic stand by Jewish rebels at the end of the Great Revolt against Rome nearly 2,000 years ago. The new museum at the Visitor Center reveals the secrets of the rebels’ daily life, the story of the excavations, and how Massada became one of Israel’s most important symbols. Transfer to visit the Dead Sea; the lowest point on earth. Free time to swim in the salty water of the Dead Sea. Transfer back to Jerusalem. Overnight
Tel Aviv departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for departure
Please join us in exploring the true treasure of the Holy Land; it's people and the culture that they hold. With a very long historic background, the inhabitants of the Holy Land have a lot of culture to be shared with the visitors who will surely take something new home.