Available from 20th November 2017 to 1st March 2018*
* Excluding Christmas and half term periods
any 8 days (7 nights)
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. Meeting and assistance by a Diesenhaus Unitours representative. Transfer to hotel. Overnight: Netanya.
Day 2 – CAESAREA-MEGIDDO-NAZARETH- CANA -TIBERIAS
Depart hotel and drive to CAESAREA where Paul was imprisoned and tried. Continue to NAZARETH, where Jesus spent his early years and visit Mary’s Well and the Church of the Annunciation. Continue to the village of Cana, the site of Jesus’ first miracle.
Overnight: Kibbutz Guest House or Tiberias.
Day 3 – TIBERIAS- SEA OF GALILEE-CAPERNAUM-TABGHA-TIBERIAS
Drive to Nof Ginossar, visit the ancient first century fishing boat. Take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee to CAPERNAUM, centre of Jesus’ Ministry. Located here are the ruins of an ancient synagogue and the site of Peter’s house. Proceed to TABGHA, the site of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fish and see the fish mosaic from the 5th century Byzantine basilica. Drive to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the “Sermon on the Mount”. Drive to YARDENIT on the shores of the Jordan River where you can renew you baptismal vows.
Overnight: Kibbutz Guest House or Tiberias
Day 4 – MT. TABOR-JERICHO-BETHANY-JERUSALEM
Depart TIBERIAS. Visit MT. TABOR site of the Transfiguration. Drive through the Jordan Valley to JERICHO, the oldest and lowest inhabited city in the world. On the way to Jerusalem, drive to Bethany the home of Mary Martha and Lazarus. We ascend the Judean Hills to reach Jerusalem the city of peace. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 5 – JERUSALEM MOUNT OF OLIVES WAILING WALL TEMPLE MOUNT
Begin the day’s tour on the Mount of Olives for a breathtaking view of the entire city. Walk down the traditional Palm Sunday route to the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane. Continue by foot in the Walled City. In the Christian Quarter visit St. Ann’s Crusader Church, Ecce Homo (Lithostrotos), Antonia Fortress and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. End the day with a communion service in the Garden Tomb (Gordon’s Calvary). Overnight: Jerusalem.
Day 6 – JERUSALEM- DEAD SEA SCROLLS – BETHLEHEM
Start the day in the Jewish Quarter. See the Cardo, Western Wall and visit the Temple Mount. Tour the NEW CITY OF JERUSALEM beginning with the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed as well as at the scale model of the Old City of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus. Continue to the Yad Vashem Memorial to the Holocaust and this afternoon drive to Manger Square in BETHLEHEM* visit the Church of the Nativity and view Shepherds Fields. Overnight: Jerusalem.
Day 7 – JERUSALEM-MASADA
We depart Jerusalem and drive through the Judean Wilderness to the Dead Sea. We visit QUMRAN where the Essene community wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls. Onwards to the famous fortress of Masada Before returning to Jerusalem if time and weather permitting enjoy a swim or “float” in the unique waters of the DEAD SEA. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 8 – JERUSALEM – LONDON
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your return flight.
COST & DETAILS FOR THE SAMPLE ITINERARY ABOVE.
These prices are valid for period: From November 20th 2017 till 1st March 2018
(Excluding Christmas and half – term periods)
Cost per person based on a minimum of 45 participants
£1028.00 sharing a twin bedded £299.00 single room supplement
Based on the following hotels or similar:
1 Night Margoa Netanya half board
2 Nights Prima Galil Tiberias half board
4 Nights Park Jerusalem – half board
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Ben Gurion Airport by Diesenhaus Unitours representative
Porterage at airport & hotels
6 full days of touring with air-conditioned vehicle as per the attached itinerary
Arrival & departure transfers
Sightseeing with English speaking guide as per itinerary
All entrance fees.
Scheduled flights from London Heathrow to Tel Aviv return
ONE FREE PLACE FOR EVERY 10 PAYING PASSENGERS SHARING A TWIN ROOM.
£10.00 PER PAYING PASSENGER REIMBURSEMENT OF YOUR EXPENSES FOR THE TOUR LEADER.
Expenses of a personal nature Any meals not mentioned above
Airport taxes, Currency and Fuel Surcharges Travel Insurance and Visa Fees (As of 1/9/16 = £270.00)
Gratuities to Guide and driver
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