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Mini Holyland & Dead Sea
  An action packed itinerary allowing you to see as much as possible in a short space of time.  This tour offers the main sights of Jerusalem old and new, Bethlehem with its Manger Square and Church of the Navitity; the ancient fortress city of Masada; followed by a descent to the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth) where you will have the opportunity to float in its salty waters! 

Holiday Length: 3 days / 2 nights
Departs: Thursday's
Start City: Jerusalem
End City: Jerusalem
Type of Holiday: Mini Tour

 


ITINERARY
   
     
Thursday
  Jerusalem
    08:00 - Starts Jerusalem.  Start the day with a magnificent view of the city from the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city.  Continue on for a visit to the Garden of Gethsemane and then to Mount Zion to see King David's Tomb and the Room of Last Supper.  Explore the Old City - walk the Cardo, the ancient Roman main thoroughfare.  Ascend the Temple Mount (subject to security), and then place a note in the Western Wall.  Continue on to walk the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa, finishing at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.  Explore the colourful Oriental Bazaars.  Finish the day with a visit to the Garden Tomb.
     
Friday
  Jerusalem & Bethlehem




  Explore the quaint village of Ein Karem.  Proceed to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum.  Visit the Shrine of the Book to see the original Dead Sea Scrolls.  See the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the time of King Herod.  Proceed to Bethlehem (subject to security) to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger Square.  Overnight: Jerusalem (B)
     
Saturday
  Dead Sea & Masada





  Descent to the Dead Sea - the lowest place on Earth.  Visit the ancient city of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.  Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to the magnificent cliff top fortress of Masada.  Ascend via cable car to explore the remains of King Herod's luxurious palace.  Take the chance to enjoy a float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea.  Return to Jerusalem 17:00 - Finish Jerusalem (B)
     
INCLUSIONS




 
  • English Speaking guide for all touring
  • A/C coach for touring in a group
  • Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on BB basis
  • Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
  • Taxes and service charges
 

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