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Mini Holyland - Galilee
   

Holiday Length: 3 days / 2 nights
Departs: Monday's
Start City: Tel Aviv
End City: Jerusalem
Type of Holiday: Short Coach Tour

 
This tour provides an overview of major biblical sights of the Galilee area, including a boat ride in a traditional wooden sailing vessel for a different perspective of this evocative part of the Holyland.


ITINERARY  
Monday Coastal Plain
  08:00 Leave Tel Aviv for a tour along the great Coastal Plain of the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.  Stop to explore the ancient port city of Caesarea.  See the aqueducts and the restored amphitheatre now used as a concert venue.  Depart for Megiddo, in the large plain where the final battle of Armageddon is prophesied to take place.  Explore the remains of the chariot city of Solomon and Ahab.  Continue to Haifa to view the exotic gardens of the Bahai Temple and panoramic view of the city from Mt. Carmel.  Explore the secret Knights tunnels at the ancient port city of Acre.  Stroll through the colourful local markets and visit the old harbour.
Overnight: Kibbutz guesthouse. (B, D)  
   
Tuesday Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights
  Start the day with a short tour of Tiberias.  Enjoy a boat ride in a traditional wooden sailing vessel.  Explore the centre of Jesus' ministry at Capernaum and see the remains of the synagogue where he preached. Onto the site of the miracle of the Fishes and Loaves at Tabgha, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor.  Ascend the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea of Galilee, where the Sermon on the Mount took place.  Drive to Caesarea of Phillipi at Banias Springs and them tour the Golan Heights to better understand the geopolitical issues affecting the region. Overnight: Kibbutz guesthouse. (B, D)
   
Wednesday  Lower Galilee
  Visit Nazareth to see St.l Joseph's workshop, Mary's Well and the Church of Annunciation.  Drive by the Wedding Church at Cana.  Visit the baptismal site on the Jordan River at Yardenit.  See the excavations of the ancient Roman city of Beith Shean.  Ascend the mountains to Jerusalem via the fertile Jordan Valley. 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 Half Board basis
  • Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites
  • Taxes and service charges
   

 
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