This sample itinerary is especially for Christians who want to see the highlights of Galilee and spend quality time in Jerusalem.
Day 1. Arrival
Arrival in Tel Aviv international airport, assistance and meeting with Noah Tours' representative and guide. Transfer to Tel Aviv hotel.
Day 2. Jaffa - Tel Aviv - Caesarea - Haifa - Megiddo
Visit the old city and port of Jaffa, Caesarea, Mount Carmel, and see a view of Haifa's harbor. Visit Megiddo overlooking the plains of Armageddon and tour the site of the 21 superimposed cities.
Day 3. Around the Sea of Galilee - Jordan River
Visit the Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, and take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Enjoy a traditional St. Peter’s fish lunch (optional). Visit Kursi, the site where the swine ran into the Sea of Galilee and drowned. Then stop at the Jordan River in the Yardenit - traditional pilgrims' baptism site. Overnight at hotel in Tiberias.
Day 4. Nazareth - Cana - Mt. Tabor - Jerusalem
Visit Nazareth, Mary’s Well, Cana, site of the first miracle where Jesus turned water to wine. Continue to Mt. Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration with a remarkable overview of the western Galilee. View Jericho and the Mount of Temptation. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 5. Mt. of Olives - Via Dolorosa - Garden Tomb
Visit Mt. of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane with its ancient olive trees. Enter the Old City of Jerusalem through the Lions' Gate. Visit the Pools of Bethesda, Pontius Pilate's Hall of Judgment, the Via Dolorosa and the Church of Holy Sepulcher. End the day at the Garden Tomb. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6. Bethlehem - Western Wall - Upper Room
Visit the Church of the Nativity, the Shepherds' Fields and local shops in Bethlehem. See to the Western Wall (Wailing Wall), the Room of the Last Supper and King David’s Tomb, and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, built on the site of the House of Caiaphas the High Priest. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7. Dead Sea - Qumran - Masada
Visit the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Ascend via cable car to Masada, then “float” on the salty, mineral-rich, water of the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem for an overnight.
Day 8. Free Day to Explore in Jerusalem
Refresh your impressions and get new ones by exploring the Holy City on your own!
Day 9. Transfer to the Airport
Transfer to Tel Aviv international airport for your flight home until next time.
TOUR IMPORTANT NOTES
NOAH TOURS QUALITY COMMITMENT
ADVANTAGES OF A PRIVATE TOUR
A private tour is the most exclusive way to discover Israel.
A private guide and driver will be provided for your convenience.
You can choose the language of your choice.
You can be picked up from any point in Israel.
Private vehicles are government licensed, new model, A/C tour vans.
You can customize your tour schedule.