BIBLE LAND – 7 DAYS
Our Bibleland tour covers both classical biblical sites as well as Israel’s history and culture on this 7 Days guided tour with an expert, professional guide.
Explore the iconic sites of the Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City. Visit Bethlehem, Nazareth, and Tiberias in the Galilee, and the Golan Heights in the north. Haifa, Caesarea, the Crusader Fortress of Acre, and the ancient port of Jaffa are also included.
Upon arrival at the airport you will meet our representative and transfer to your hotel in Bethlehem for Check-in, Dinner, and Overnight. Overnight: Bethlehem for 3 nights
Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from the top of the Mount of Olives, on to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Continue to the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with its famous Dead Sea Scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated Model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Continue to Yad Vashem (the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust). Afternoon drive to the picturesque village of Ein Karem, the Birthplace of John the Baptist. Return to the hotel in Bethlehem, for Dinner and Overnight.
Enter through one of the Gates to the walled Old City to visit the renewed Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, the Temple area, and the colorful bazaars. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and the 14th Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to Mount Zion and visit the Tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey.
In the afternoon continue to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and a view of the Shepherd’s Fields. Return to hotel for Dinner and Overnight in Bethlehem.
Leave Jerusalem and drive north passing by Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Travel through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful preserved Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Mary’s Well. Proceed to the hotel for Dinner and Overnight in Nazareth.
Overnight: Nazareth for 3 nights
Drive to the Golan Heights, passing by Banias, source of the Jordan River, and the former Syrian fortifications and Druze villages. Descend to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Capernaum, to visit the ruins of the Ancient Synagogue, the Mount of Beatitudes, the traditional site of the “Sermon on the Mount” and Tabgha, the traditional site of the “Miracle of the Loaves and the Fishes”.
Onwards to Tiberias, the Old Center of Jewish learning. Sailing in a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years. Return to the hotel in Nazareth for Dinner and Overnight.
After Breakfast drive west to Acre (Akko) for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, for a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city, including the Baha’i Shrine, Persian Garden, Mount Carmel, and Haifa Bay. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader Fortress. Back to your hotel in Nazareth for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 7. Drive to the airport for departure.
Say “farewell” and remember…
you are very welcome anytime!