Day 1: Welcome to Israel
Arrival in Ben Gurion Airport. Meet our tour guide of your tour of Israel, and transfer by your guide and driver into the city. Overnight in Tel-Aviv
Day 2: Nazareth – Tiberias
We begin our pilgrimage to the Holy Land with a visit to ancient Jaffa, Jaffa is one of the ancient port cities in Israel. Next we drive northwards through Tel Aviv and on to Caesarea. Caesarea was seat of government of the Roman Governor. Our next stop is on Mt. Carmel to visit the "Place of Sacrifice" the Prophet Elijahu. Drive to Nazareth, the city where Jesus grew to manhood. Visit Cana, where Jesus turned the water into wine. Overnight in Tiberias
Day 3: Sea of Galilee – Golan Heights
We start the day with a boat ride in the Sea of Galilee, visit Capernaum, the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes. Visit Mount of Beatitudes and drive up to the Golan Heights. A short walk on the suspension bridge over the Banias, one of the sources of the Jordan River. Visit a baptismal site on the banks of the Jordan River.Overnight in Tiberias
Day 4: Galilee – Jordan Valley
Drive through the landscape of the lower Galilee to Mt. Tabor for a beautiful panoramic view of the area, we will pass to a town of Nain, where Jesus performed the miracle of reviving of the widow’s son. Visit the excavations of the ancient city of Beit Shean. Drive through the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem and end the day with a beautiful observation point of the city. Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 5: Old City of Jerusalem
Drive to Olives Mt. the place where Jesus ascended to heaven, this location is a great observation point of the old city of Jerusalem. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the last standing remaining from the ancient Temple at the Wailing Wall and continue to the Christian quarter to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6: Jerusalem and Bethlehem
Visit to Mt. Zion to see the King David Tomb, the Church of St. Peter, the church takes its name “Gallicantu” meaning the cock’s-crow, a commemoration of Peter’s triple rejection of Jesus. Driving through the New City of Jerusalem passing the Israel’s Parliament buiding – the Knesset, Ein Karem and visit Yad Vashem, memorial of the victims of the holocaust. Continue to Bethlehem for an overview of Shepherd’s field. Drive through Rachel’s tomb to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger’s square. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7: Dead Sea – Masada
Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth. Arrive to Masada, ascend by cable car for a short tour and lunch. Drive for a swim at the Dead Sea, there you will have the opportunity to float and cover yourself with the mineral rich, therapeutic Dead Sea mud. A short visit to “AHAVA” Dead Sea cosmetics factory. Before driving back to Jerusalem visit Qumran. Overnight in Jerusalem.