8 Days in the Holyland

Day 1 : Arrival

arrival-hallThe group will be met and assisted by our representative at Tel Aviv Airport, transfer to the Hotel in Tiberia for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 : Caesarea, Nazareth, Megiddo, and Tiberia

cityscape-frm-hotel-cc-indiana-jsamIn the morning visit Caesarea at the beautiful Mediterranean coast where Paul was jailed and on his third defense spoke on his own behalf before king Agrippa (act26). Then travel to Nazareth to visit the church of the Annunciation, then the Synagogue where Jesus stood and read from the Scripture. Then visit Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s spring. Then travel to Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle of transferring the water into wine. The ends of the day visit Megiddo and then travel to Tiberias. Overnight in Tiberias.

Day 3: Tiberia, Sea of Galilee, Jordan valley, Jericho, Jerusalem

240px-Sea of Galilee 2008In the early morning boat ride through the Sea of Galilee to the ruins of Capernaum to visit the Synagogue and the house of St. Peter then travel to Tabgha to visit the church of Multiplication where Jesus fed 5000 then to Mount of Beatitudes, the site of the Sermon on the Mount. The afternoon travel through the Jordan valley to Jericho, the oldest and lowest city on earth continue to Jerusalem the first panoramic view then hotel for dinner and overnight

Day 4: Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem

BethlehemChurch3In the early morning visit the Shepherd’s Field where the angel appeared to the Shepherds and announced the birth of Jesus Christ. Then visit the church of Nativity, where Jesus was born. In the afternoon travel to Jerusalem visit Mt. Zion, the last supper room, King David tomb then to St. Peter in Galicantu.
Travel to Ein Karem to visit the church of the Visitation and the house of John the Baptist and then to Bethlehem, overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 5: Jerusalem, Mt. of olives, Jerusalem

Mount-of-OliveIn the morning travel to Jerusalem and start with the visit of the churches in Mount of Olives; the Chapel of Ascension, Pater Noster, Dominus Flevit and the walking down to the Garden of Gethsemane and the church of all Nations. Walking through St. Stephan gate and visit St. Anne’s church and the pool of Bethesda. Walking through the Via Dolorosa till the church of the Holy Sepulcher,dinner and overnight in Bethlehem,

Day 6: Masada, Qumran, and Jerusalem

cablecar3After breakfast we start our tour to Masada ascending descending by cable car, you will visit the Northern Palace, the ancient Synagogue and the Fourth Century Church, covering most of the places on the mountain, listening to the history of Masada from your experienced guide. Then visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Bathing in the Dead Sea and then continuing to Jerusalem or Bethlehem. Overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 7: Jerusalem, Dome of The Rock, Jewish Quarter, and the New City

DSC 4252After breakfast we will begin our day to the old city of Jerusalem visit the Dom of the rock and Alaqsa mosque going to the walling wall and city of david walking through the Jewish quarter. Afternoon we will visit the new city of Jerusalem the Israeli museum and the model on the time of the temple, and then back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Departure to the airport

UA 747-422 TPE DepartureTransfer to the Airport.