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61 - Mt.Gilboa, Bet Shean & the Golan Heights (Group tour, Mon, Thu)

The land of Israel as a passage country in the center of three continents was invaded by many and different civilizations, we will tour and visit some of the important sites which were involved in some important battles in the history of this land.

Depart: Mon: En | Thu: En

Itinerary:

We drive north through the Sharon coastal plain following the route of the ancient Via Maris, passing Iron wadi dotted with Arab villages, view of biblical Megiddo overlooking the plain of Armageddon. We continue our journey further east ascending to Mt.Gilboa (the mount cursed by David following the death of Saul) to enjoy the magnificent view of the Jezreel valley with the city of Bet Shean in a distance.

Our next stop will be the city of Bet Shean where we visit the unearthed Roman/Byzantine city destroyed by an earthquake in 749 AD. Proceed north along the Jordan Valley passing Naharaim on the way  to the Sea of Galilee, view of Kibbutz Degania that stood heavy attack of the Syrian army in 1948.

We proceed eastward ascending to the Golan Heights overlooking the Yarmuch river and Hammat Gader on the border line between Israel and Jordan.

Stop at Hashalom lookout, a breathtaking observation point overlooking the Sea of Galilee and Tiberius. Travel through the Golan Heights southern plateau to Katzrin, where we visit the talmudic village with its ancient synagogue. 


Return to Hotel:
Ending till 18:00.

Remarks:
  • 1) Comfortable walking shoes and head cover are recommended.
  • 2) Business class:a small group in a luxury tourist van / minibus.
  • 3) Minimum 4 passengers.

We recommend to book the tour at least 24 hours in advance.


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Rate Per Person in USD

Pick up place/Time

Business Class

Netanya Hotels       from 08:15

Herzeliya Hotels     from 07:00

Tel Aviv Hotels        from 07:20

 

$180

 

 

Jerusalem Hotels    from  06:00

 

$200

Price includes:

  1. A seat in a tourist vehicle sharing with other passengers.
  2. Service of a licensed guide.
  3. Pick up / drop off at hotel.
  4. All entrance fees.
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