Day 1. Arrival
Arrive to Ben-Gurion airport. Noah Tours representative will meet you upon arrival. Transfer to hotel and overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 2. Jaffa - Tel-Aviv - Caesarea - Mt. Gilboa - Sea of Galilee
After breakfast begin with a visit to Jaffa for a view of the old port and artist's quarters. Continue to Tel Aviv to the Independence Hall, where the Jews declared their independence on May 5th, 1948. Continue for a tour through the "White City", a unique urban and historical fabric of Tel Aviv-Jaffa proclaimed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site. On to Caesarea, once a proud Roman port city dating back to the time of Pontius Pilate. View the monumental Roman amphitheater built in the days of Christ. Proceed up to Mount Gilboa, where King Saul and his sons were killed by the Philistines. On to the Sea of Galilee for an overnight.
Day 3. Boat ride - Mt. of Beatitudes - Tabgha - Nazareth - Yardenit
After breakfast, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Drive to the Mt. of Beatitudes, near here Jesus gave the Beatitudes and taught on many occasions and many of the miracles. Travel to Tabgha, where 5000 were fed by Jesus who performed the miracle of the multiplication of the fish and loaves. We proceed to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood, and the Mensa Christi church, where Jesus dined with the disciples after his resurrection. Continue to Yardenit and Baptize in the Jordan River. Overnight at the Sea of Galilee.
Day 4. Beit Shean - Masada - Dead Sea
After breakfast drive to Beit Shean and view the well-preserved mosaic floor and ancient ruins. Drive along the Jordan Valley and the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, Herod's desert fortress and the site of one of the most dramatic chapters in Jewish history. Enjoy floating in the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Drive to Jerusalem – dinner and overnight.
Day 5. Western Wall - Via Dolorosa - Holy Sepulcher - Christian Quarter
After breakfast visit the Wailing Wall - the holiest place for the Jews - and to the Western Wall tunnels. Visit the Davidson Center, Where Herodian period excavations are found. Follow the Via Dolorosa, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Walk through the Christian Quarter and on to the Cardo and the colorful Bazaars. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6. Mt. of Olives - Garden of Gethsemane - Mt. Zion - Garden Tomb - Yad Hashmona
Start the day with a panoramic view of the Old City from Mt. of Olives and visit the Dominus Flevit church. Continue to Garden of Gethsemane. Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Continue to the Garden Tomb. Drive to Yad Hashmona Messianic Village and Biblical Park. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7. Israel Museum - Knesset - Yad Vashem
Continue to the Model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Travel to the Knesset, (Israeli Parliament), and continue to Yad Vashem-Memorial to the six million Jews that lost their lives in the Holocaust. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 8. City of David - Nahlaot - Ein Karem
After breakfast begin with a visit to the City of David archeological site where it all began. Continue to the Ophel Archeological site next to the Temple Mount. Proceed to Nahlaot, Jerusalem's Heart outside the Walls. Enjoy some leisure at the city market- Machane Yehuda. In the afternoon drive to Ein Karem which is located near Jerusalem. We will see the house where St. John the Baptist was born. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 9. Shiloh - Beth El - Good Samaritan - Beduin Experience
After breakfast drive to Shiloh, an ancient Jewish city where the Ark of the Covenant was placed until the Temple was built. Continue to Beth El, where Jacob had his dream of the ladder. On to the Good Samaritan, a museum of mosaics from Judea and Samaria. On to Kfar Adumim for a Bedouin experience. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 10. Departure
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure flight.