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Israel Bibleland Tour in English (Group tour, 8 Days & 7 Nights)

In this tour the Land of the Bible comes to life, as we visit all of the main sites that comprise the foundations of civilization as we know it. Experience the spirituality of Jerusalem, holy to three of the largest religions and other biblical sites.

Depart: Tour departs from Jerusalem.

Itinerary:

Monday - Jerusalem 
Upon arrival at the airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Jerusalem for an overnight. 

Tuesday - Jerusalem Tour - Sightseeing of the new city 
Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from the top of Mt. of Olives. On to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Continue to Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the 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 visit to the picturesque village of Ein Karem , the birth place of John the Baptist. Return to Hotel. 

Wednesday - Jerusalem Tour - Old City - Bethlehem* 
Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area; the colorful bazaars; Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Afternoon continue to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of the Nativity and a view of the Shepherds fields. Return to Jerusalem for overnight. 

Thursday - Beit Shean - Nazareth - Galilee 
Leave Jerusalem, and drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Then via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean.Visit the excavations of this beautiful Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth, visit the Church of the Annunciation and the carpentry workshop of Joseph, view of Mary's Well. On to Safed city of the Kabala, for a walk through the mystic alleys, a visit to a synagogue and the artists' colony. Drive to Kibbutz Hotel for overnight. 

Friday - Golan Heights - and around the Sea of Galilee 
Drive to the Golan Heights. See the former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages. Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience, with vineyards surrounded by breathtaking views. Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Pass by Banias, source of the Jordan River to visit the Mt. of Beatitudes. Visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue and Peter's House at Capernaum. Visit Tabgha, where the miracle of the fish and bread took place. Continue to Tiberias for a short tour of  the old center of Jewish learning. Optional sailing in a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery (subject to conditions and fee). Return to Kibbutz hotel for overnight. 

Saturday - Acre - Haifa - Caesarea - Tel Aviv 
After Breakfast drive west to Acre 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 Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden, Mt. Carmel anf Haifa bay. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the ancient port, including the Roman Theater and the Hippodrome. Continue to Tel Aviv-Jaffa for a short city tour and to your hotel for overnight. 

Sunday - Day at Leisure in Tel Aviv, or an optional tour to the Dead Sea. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Monday - Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure.


Return to Hotel:

Remarks:
  • 1) Guaranteed departure from 2 passengers.
  • 2) Bethlehem, Jericho: visit is subject to political situation.
  • 3) High season: Apr/16-22, Aug/06-26, Dec/24-30 2018.
  • 4) Peak season:Sep/24-30 2018.
  • 5)Sep/17-23/2018 tour is not available.

We recommend to book the tour at least 14 days in advance.


Rates

Tourist Class

First Class

Superior

Deluxe

Per Person in Double Room HB

$1285 

$1490

$1945

Upon request

Supplement for Dinners Included Included Included

Upon request

Single Room HB

$1800

$2090

$2810

Upon request
High Season Suppl. pp

$115 Double $155 Single

$115 Double $155 Single

$145 Double $180 Single

Upon request
Peak Season Suppl. pp

$235 Double $295 Single

$245 Double $295 Single

$295 Double $360 Single

Upon request

PP=Per Person

Price includes:

  1. 7 nights hotel accommodation including daily breakfast.
  2. 6 Dinners (starting from 2nd night).
  3. Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure.
  4. Service of a government licensed guide on all touring days.
  5. Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach.
  6. Entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  7. All rates are per person in U.S dollars.
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