HOLYLAND - THE BASIC TOUR 5 Days/ 4 Nights (HT 501)
HOLYLAND - THE BASIC TOUR 5 Days/ 4 Nights (HT 501)• Day 1 Flight into Tel Aviv Fly into Tel Aviv Airport, where you will be greeted and transferred to your Jeruselam/ Behtlehem hotel for a 4-night stay.• Day 2 Tour of Galilee Drive north along the Mediterranean coast via Caesarea, the Roman and Crusader port where a well preserved amphitheatre and aqueduct can be seen. Drive inland to Nazareth, the town that was the boyhood home of Jesus. Continue to the beautiful Sea of Galilee, driving around the shores to visit the Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha and Capernaum which were important sites associated with Jesus’ Galilean ministry. Drive down the fertile Jordan Valley to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
HOLYLAND - THE BASIC TOUR 5 Days/ 4 Nights (HT 501)• Day 3 Tour of Old Jerusalem & Bethlehem After breakfast, drive to the summit of the Mount of Olives for a panorama over the Golden City of Jerusalem. Walk down past the churches of Pater Noster and Dominus Flevit to the Garden of Gethsamne where Jesus was arrested; walk amongst the ancient olive tree, and visit the church of the Agony. Enter the Old City through the Dung Gate to see the famous Western ‘Wailing’ Wall sacred to the Jews, and the golden Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount.
HOLYLAND - THE BASIC TOUR 5 Days/ 4 Nights (HT 501)Walk through the lanes of the Old City passing some of the stations ofthe Cross which traditionally mark Jesus’ final route to Calvary, wherethe Church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands. Leaving the Old City, visitnearby Mount Zion to seethe Cenacle of Upper Roomwhere Jesus and his discipleshad their Last Supper and theChurch of St. Peter in Gallicantuwhere Jesus was brought to trialbefore the High Priest.Finally (subject to conditions) visitBethlehem to see theChurch of the Nativity.Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem/Bethlehem.
HOLYLAND - THE BASIC TOUR 5 Days/ 4 Nights (HT 501) • Day 4 Masada, the Dead Sea and Jericho Drive south through the Judean Wilderness to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found discovered. Continue to Masada, the famous desert rock fortress and hear the story of the Zealots who chose to die by their own hands there rather than be captured by the Romans during the Jewish war of the 1st century AD. Drive to the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, taking the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals.
HOLYLAND - THE BASIC TOUR 5 Days/ 4 Nights (HT 501) Finally, visit Jericho, probably the oldest city in the world, a fertile oasis in the desert and of course well- known for Joshua’s conquest. Return for dinner and overnight at your hotel.• Day 5 Return Flight You will be transferred to Tel-Aviv airport for your return flight home.