Departs on Mondays
Day 1: Tel Aviv - Coastal Plain (D)
Leave Tel Aviv at 8.00 am 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. Two nights accommodation has been reserved in a Kibbutz guesthouse.
Day 2: Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights (B D)
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 then tour the Golan Heights to better understand the geopolitical issues affecting the region.
Day 3: Lower Galilee - Jerusalem (B)
Visit Nazareth to see St. 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. Your tour ends in Jerusalem at 5.00 pm.
Modest dress is required for entrance to holy sites - Men: Long Pants. Women: Skirt or long pants and shoulders covered
Order of sightseeing may be amended depending on local travel restrictions and security clearance.
The hotel selection may change – please use this as a guideline only
- Taxes and service charges
- Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
- Tourist class hotels with private facilities
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Professional English speaking driver/guides
- Entrance fees
- Israel Travel Notes – issued by Innovative Travel
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
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