A great 2-day tour combining the Bible, ancient and modern history and geography which are all interwoven into the fertile Jezreel Valley and the Lower Galilee region, we shall follow the trails of Christianity and Judaism to the Sea of Galilee and experience the spirituality of the land.
Further east we find the Golan Heights a former Syrian territory, extending on the east side of the Sea of Galilee north to Mt.Hermon, a fascinating territory, rich in history and archaeology. Nature has given special beauty to this land. Tour of the Golan Heights focusing on its military history, archaeology and present situation, meet the Druze people of the Golan, enjoy a great view of the Sea of Galillee, ascend to Mt.Bental on the Israeli/Syrian borderline, view of the Syrian territory, Mt.Hermon and the northern part of the Golan
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A seat in a tourist vehicle sharing with other passengers.
Service of a licensed tourist guide in English.
Service of a licensed tourist vehicle.
2 days of sightseeing as per the itinerary up to 9-10 hours per day.
Accommodation in a double room at a tourist class hotel.
Breakfast at hotel.
Tour does NOT include
Meals and beverages en route except for breakfast at hotel.
Prices are quoted in USD per person sharing a double room.
Accommodation in a tourist class hotel on BB (bed & breakfast) in the Galilee.
Supplement for a single room $70 per night.
This 2 day tour is a combination of the daily tours "The Galilean Ministry of Christ" with "The Golan Height".
The sequence of the touring days may change.
Confirmation of the tour is subject to hotel availability.
Modest attire is required when visiting the holy sites.
Head cover, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Economy class:a group in a tourist bus, (Business class is not available in this tour)
We recommend to book the tour at least 72 hours in advance.
Drive north through the Sharon Plain and the Carmel coast, passing Zichron Yaakov on the way, continue northeast through Menashe hills to Nazareth, renowned as the hometown of Jesus, and an important pilgrimage and religious center. During the time of Jesus Nazareth was a small and insignificant agricultural village, however modern day Nazareth is a bustling, growing city, home to the largest Arab community in Israel. Visit the Church of the Annunciation, the church of St.Jospeh and the old city market.
Proceed via Cana of Galilee, view of the church of the Wedding situated on the traditional site of Jesus 1st miracle. Travel through Turan valley to the Sea of Galilee, arrive in Tiberias overlooking the Sea of Galilee for a short sightseeing tour. Tiberias named after Tiberius the Roman Emperor is one of the four holy cities of Judaism in Israel.
Drive along the Sea of Galilee passing Magdala and Geinosar on the way, view of Mt. of Beatitudes, visit Tabgha-the church of the Multiplication and Capernaum. We continue further south to the Jordan river where we make a short stop at Yardenit-the baptismal site.
We travel to the Sea of Galilee, view of Kibbutz Degania that withstood a heavy attack of the Syrian army in 1948. Continue further eastward ascending to the Golan Heights overlooking the Yarmuch River and Hammat Gader on the border line between Israel and Jordan.
Stop at Hashalom lookout, a breathtaking observation point overlooking the Sea of Galilee and Tiberias. Travel through the Golan Heights southern plateau, view of former syrian fortifications and the modern Israeli settlements, proceed to Katzrin where we visit the Talmudic village with its ancient synagogue.
Proceed to Mt. Bental overlooking Syria and Kuneitra, view of Mt.Hermon and the northern part of the Golan.
Return to Tel Aviv ending till 19:00.
Overstay: Tel Aviv
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We collect from most of the hotels in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, as well as from the major hotels in Netanya and Herzliya. Simply select your hotel from the list of hotels while registering for the desired tour and wait in the hotel lobby at the time indicated. The driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby.
Group tours depart from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Herzliya and Netanya. If your hotel is in one of these cities but is not on the list, please contact us by email and we will provide the nearest pick up location with directions.
On multi-day/weekly tours your luggage accompanies you. Please coordinate the number of suitcases you intend bringing with the office by using the special comments box. It should be noted that we attend to the safety of your belongings but cannot take responsibility for them.
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