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2 Days - Nazareth,Sea of Galilee,Akko,R.Hanikra (Group tour, Daily)

drive north through the Sharon Plain and the Carmel coat, passing Zichron Yaakov on the way, continue northeast through Menashe hills to Nazareth, renowned as the hometown of Jesus, and an important pilgrimage and religious center.

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Day 1: drive north through the Sharon Plain and the Carmel coat, passing Zichron Yaakov on the way, continue northeast through Menashe hills to Nazareth, renowned as the hometown of Jesus, and an important pilgrimage and religious center. During the time of Jesus Nazareth was a small and insignificant agricultural village, however modern day Nazareth is a bustling, growing city, home to the largest Arab community in Israel. Visit the Church of the Annunciation, the church of St.Jospeh and the old city market. 

Proceed via Cana of Galilee, view of the church of the Wedding situated on the traditional site of Jesus 1st miracle. Travel through Turan valley to the Sea of Galilee, arrive in Tiberias overlooking the Sea of Galilee for a short sightseeing tour. Tiberias named after Tiberius the Roman Emperor is one of the four holy cities of Judaism in Israel.

 
Drive along the Sea of Galilee passing Magdala and Geinosar on the way, view of Mt. of Beatitudes, visit Tabgha-the church of the Multiplication and Capernaum. We continue further south to the Jordan river where we make a short stop at Yardenit-the baptismal site. Ending at hotel in the north.

 

Day 2: we drive to Rosh Hanikra passing Kibbutz Lochamei Hagetaot (the Ghetto Fighters) and the city of Naharia, enjoy the view of the Galilee Coast and the Border to Lebanon, descend by a cable car to the magnificent Marine grottoes for a visit.


Proceed to the city of Akko, the capital of the Crusaders kingdom 800 years ago, today an Unseco's heritage site. Enter the Old city for a walking tour, visit the Underground Crusader city, the Knight Halls and St. John's crypt, walk through the Templar escape tunnel, see the Arab bazaar, the Fishing port, the Pillars Inn, the Pizan Quarter and the Sea Wall.

 

Continue to the city of Haifa, the 3rd largest city of Israel and its main sea port, ascend Mt.Carmel, enjoy a panoramic view of the city, the Bay and the Bahai Gardens (world center of the Bahai faith). Drive south along the Carmel Coast to Caesarea Maritima, its antiquities park is one of Israel’s most impressive parks, housing unique buildings from various periods, standing side by side over an area of 500 dunams (125 acres), there are architectural remains from the Hellenistic period (the 3rd century BCE) to the Crusader period (the 12th century), when Caesarea was a port city and spent many years as Israel’s capital.


Visit the Roman theater, see the recent archaeological excavations with Marine Palace, the Hippodrome, the Bath house, walk into the Crusader city, view of the Ancient Port, the Byzantine street and the Aqueduct. 
Return to point of hotel in Tel Aviv/Jerusalem area.


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Remarks:
  • 1) Price per person sharing a double room.
  • 2) Accommodation in a tourist class hotel on BB (bed & breakfast).
  • 3) Supplement for a single Supp:$90 per night.
  • 4) High Season:Apr/14-21, May/05-06, Aug/1-31, Sep/24-26, Oct/0-17/2014A sup

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


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Tourist Class

Business Class

Netanya Hotels       from 06:30

Herzeliya Hotels      from 07:00

Tel Aviv Hotels        from 07:20

 

$312

 

$347

 

Jerusalem Hotels    from 09:00

$312

$347

Price includes:

  1. A seat in a tourist vehicle sharing with other passengers.
  2. Service of a licensed tourist guide.
  3. Service of a licensed tourist vehicle.
  4. Entrance fees
  5. Accommodation in a tourist class hotel.
  6. Breakfast at hotel.
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