Modern and Ancient

Day 1 Thu Israel Tel Aviv

Welcome to Israel. Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv.
Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 2 Fri Tel Aviv – Tiberias

Start the day with for a short visit of the city of Jaffa (Joppa) where we will take a short walking tour. Pass by the house of Simon the Tanner. Then we drive up north along the coast to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea, built by Herod. From there we go on to visit Megiddo where the book of Revelation mentions a great battle at the place called "Armageddon". Drive toward the Sea of Galilee and check-in to your hotel.
Overnight in a Kibbutz Hotel or Tiberias

Day 3 Sat Sea Of Galilee - Golan Heights

Travel from Tiberias, where Jesus lived, sojourned, and preached on the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum, the center of Jesus ministry. Continue to Tabgha site of Christ’s miracle of feeding the 5,000 and the Church of Multiplication the mosaic floor depicts a basket with loaves and two fishes. We drive on to the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea, where Jesus preached the “Sermon on the Mount”. Ascend to the Golan Heights for a panoramic view of Mt. Hermon and the rugged plateau of the Golan Heights.
Overnight in a Kibbutz Hotel or Tiberias

Day 4 Sun Sea Of Galilee - Jerusalem

This morning we travel to Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle. Proceed to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood, and the Church of Annunciation. Visit Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Continue through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean to tour the excavations that have revealed Israel’s largest ruins of a Roman City. Travel to Jerusalem for overnight.
Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5 Mon Jerusalem – Dead Sea - Massada

Travel down to the Dead Sea the lowest area in the world. Visit Massada which is situated right on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert. Take the Cable Car to the top of the mountain of Massada, King Herod’s magnificent palace and fortress. On the way to the Dead Sea you’ll see the site of the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Bring your swimsuit and if weather permits it’s possible to “float” on the salty, mineral rich water of the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem for an overnight.
Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 6 Tue Jerusalem

Start the day at Mt. Scopus for spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem. Stop at Mount of Olives site where Jesus first gave the Lord’s Prayer and Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. Continue to the Old City to visit the Western Wall and the Temple Mount. Walk the Way of the Cross the Via Dolorosa to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. Just outside the Old City is Mount Zion with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper.
Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7 Wed Jerusalem

Today’s tour Yad Vashem the Holocaust Memorial Museum located on the foot of Mt. Hertzel. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village on the south western outskirts of Jerusalem where according to the tradition John the Baptist was born. Visit the Israel Museum with a detailed model of Jerusalem from the time of the Second Temple and the Shrine of the Book which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls. Drive by the Knesset (House of Parliament) and the campus of Hebrew University. If situation permitting, we might visit *Bethlehem to see Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity
Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 8 Thu Departure

Tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport to fly home or choose to extend your visit in Israel and explore more sites.

*Itinerary is subject to change.
* Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subjugated to situation.
All this includes
• Service of Sunworld Tours representative in Israel
• Return airport transfers
• 7 nights Hotel accommodations & taxes
• Buffet breakfast daily
• Escorted tour with English speaking guide and driver for 5 days
• A/C tourist Van /Minibus/Bus during the touring days
• Entrance fees on all touring days
Not included
• Tips to driver, guide and hotel staff
• Transfers and assistance other than what’s included in the itinerary
• Beverages with meals
• Personal items

Hotel Plan (or similar)First ClassFirst ClassSuperiorSuperior
Tel Aviv Metropolitan/ Grand Beach Metropolitan/ Grand Beach Crowne Plaza /Dan Panorama Crowne Plaza /Dan Panorama
Tiberias Kibbutz Kfar Giladi Kibbutz Kfar Giladi Kibbutz Kfar Giladi Boutique Kibbutz Kfar Giladi Boutique
Jerusalem Grand Court / Leonardo Grand Court / Leonardo Crowne Plaza Dlx/Dan Panorama Crowne Plaza Dlx/Dan Panorama
Meal Plan Breakfast Daily BB BB BB BB
Per Person in $ Canadian DBL SGL DBL SGL
Mar 1, 2015-Feb 29, 2016 1830 2590 2179 3200

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