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Israel

Duration:
5 Days
Departure:
Everyday
from
890
1st Day: Athens - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Old City Sightseeing
Begin your visit in Jerusalem at the Mount of Olives – the best place to start your Jerusalem experience, with its panoramic view of the Old City, its ancient Jewish cemetery and historic churches.  Visit the Tower of David Museum showcasing the history of Jerusalem from its beginnings to modern times. Wander the Old City markets, steeping yourself in its sights, sounds and aromas, and try your hand at hunting and bargaining for treasures.Stop in at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Syrian Orthodox orders all maintain their own sections and can be identified by their distinctive dress and liturgy, at the heart of the Christian Quarter. Continue to the rebuilt Jewish Quarter including the old Sephardic synagogues, the Cardo, which was the main street of Byzantine Christian Jerusalem, the Broad Wall, the Burnt House with its captivating audiovisual presentation, the Herodian Mansions, and more. Toward evening, head down to the Western Wall, a special time of day to visit Judaism’s most sacred site revered as the last remnant of the Second Temple. While at the Western Wall, arrange your schedule to join a public tour of the Western Wall Tunnels by enquiring at the Western Wall Heritage Foundation.Overnight in Jerusalem.

2nd Day: Jerusalem New City Sightseeing & Dead Sea
Today is devoted to the New City, beginning the day with a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Walk through the astounding new Museum with its new and moving focus on the individual in the Holocaust, the Children’s Memorial and Hall of Remembrance. Drive through the New City viewing old and new neighborhoods, the Knesset (The Israeli Parliament) (open for visits on Sundays and Thursdays) and the beautifully designed Supreme Court building. At the nearby Israel Musuem, among many other fascinating exhibits you can discover the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book and see the 1:50 scale Model of Jerusalem from Second Temple times. Enjoy a stroll around downtown Jerusalem - walk in the pedestrian malls of Ben Yehuda Street, Nahalat Shiva, a restored quarter of shops, galleries and cafes, and the Mahane Yehuda open-air fruit and vegetable market. Overnight in Jerusalem

3rd Day: Jerusalem - Sea of Galilee & Tiberias Lake
Start the day with a visit to the Christian holy sites around the Sea of Galilee, including:The Mount of Beatitudes: The traditional site of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount with its beautiful view of the lake and its sacred sites. Capernaum: Known as "Jesus' Town" in the New Testament, Capernaum on the Sea of Galilee is home to one of the earliest churches in the world as well as a monumental ancient synagogue. This was also Peter's home town where Jesus performed many miracles. Tabha: Jesus' miracle of the Multiplication of the Fish and Loaves is illustrated beautifully in an ancient mosaic of the Byzantine church that stood here. Visit the renovated Benedictine church, built in the same style and along the same lines as the original one.Bethsaida: Home of Peter, Andrew and Philip and scene of Jesus’ healing of a blind man.The Yigal Alon Museum at Kibbutz Ginosar: A magnificent display of the wooden Galilee Boat, dating from the time of Jesus, discovered mired in the mud on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. In the afternoon drive via Cana, scene of Jesus’ first miracle, to Nazareth - childhood town of Jesus, with the Basilica of the Annunciation; the Church of St Joseph, Mary's Well, the Chruch of St Gabriel and the reconstructed Nazareth Village, where you can learn about daily life in the days of Jesus. Drive back to Jerusaleem. Overnight.

4th Day: Jerusalem - Tel Aviv - Departure back to home
After breakfast, continue to Tel Aviv. Wander through the White City and its Bauhaus monuments. Enjoy Sheinkin Street, famous for its fun shopping, dining and people-watching in a youthful atmosphere, and the nearby open-air Carmel fruit and vegetable market is a treat for all the senses. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the Nahalat Binyamin pedestrian mall comes alive with stalls selling handicrafts of every type. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for departure.

Prices and Services

Prices per person in DBL room
  890 €
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General Notes

  • SINGLE | TRIPLE Rates upon request
  • OPTIONAL TOURS Rates upon request
  • Special offers for groups & Travel agencies

Included

  • Airtickets Athens / Tel Aviv / Athens
  • 3 nights at 4* hotel accommodation in  Jerusalem
  • Breakfast daily
  • Services of a Professional and licensed guide for the sightseeing
  • Round trip transfers as per itinerary
  • Information documents
  • VAT
  • Travel Insurance

Not included

  • Airport Taxes: 85 €