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Prepare to create lasting memories each historic and present day on this 7N/8D Israel heritage tour. Go with the flow like a cork inside the lifeless Sea, see the region-Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood, solid your eyes over Jerusalem’s holy sites, taste individual cuisine on a marketplace tour and spend a fantastic day absorbing the rays at the beach. And did we mention Tel Aviv’s nightlife? It’s calling your name. Find out your tour moments in Israel Heritage Tour with Culture Holidays because we know what the guidebooks don’t.

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`Armageddon’, mentioned in the Bible as a place of apocalyptic battle.

`Sea of Galilee’, a place of Christian pilgrimage and also the largest freshwater lake in the country.

`Golan Heights’, which have elevated fertile plateaus, superb views, basalt cliffs and volcanic hills.

`Wedding Church’ where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine.

`Mt. Scopus’ to enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem.

Itinerary: Israel PIlgrimage Tour

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DAY 1: Thursday - Arrival

Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv for an overnight.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

DAY 2: Friday - Tel Aviv / Sea Of Galilee / Tiberias

Sri Lanka Tour After breakfast start the day with a short visit of the city of Jaffa, where we will take a short walking tour in picturesque alleys of the old, fortified town. We will pass by the house of Simon the Tanner and marvel at the views from the hill top. Later we'll drive up north along the coast to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great in honor of Augustus Caesar. From there we'll go on to visit Megiddo, where the book of Revelations mentions a great battle at the place called "Armageddon". It is an ancient city inhabited continuously for more than five millennia (6000-500 B.C.). After exploring the ancient ruins we drive toward the Sea of Galilee. Arrive to overnight at Tiberias.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Tiberias

DAY 3: Saturday – Sea Of Galilee – Capernaum - Tabgha - Golan Heights

Sri Lanka Tour After breakfast start the day from historic Tiberias, where Jesus lived, sojourned, and preached on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Our next destination will be Capernaum, the center of Jesus ministry. On to Tabgha, the site of Christ’s miracle of feeding the 5,000 and the Church of Multiplication, where 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” and it is believed that he picked his 12 apostles. Ascend to the Golan Heights to view the panoramic view of the peaks of Mt. Hermon, the rugged plateau of the Golan Heights, and beneath it the green pastoral Hula Valley. Return to Tiberias for another lovely night in town.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Tiberias

DAY 4: Sunday – Nazareth / Jordan River / Beit Shean / Jerusalem

Sri Lanka Tour After breakfast drive to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood, and the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where archaeologists believe the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. You will also see Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Proceed to nearby Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine. Drive through to Beit Shean with its recently excavated amphitheater. Visit the excavations of this beautiful preserved Roman City which was destroyed in an earthquake. Continue to Jerusalem, via the Jordan Valley. View Jericho and Mount Temptation before ascending the Judean Hills and entering the Holy City of Jerusalem. Check-in at the hotel of your choice.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 5: Monday - Masada & Dead Sea

Sri Lanka Tour After breakfast drive to the Dead Sea, visit the site of the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Through remarkable scenery of the Dead Sea we continue to Masada which is situated on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert. The site was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue, bathhouse and much more. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Nearly 1,300 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on the earth’s surface. Bring your swimsuit as if weather permits it’s possible to “float” on the salty, mineral rich, water. Return to Jerusalem for an overnight.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 6: Tuesday - Jerusalem

Sri Lanka Tour After breakfast start the day at Mt. Scopus. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem. The holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, Jerusalem occupies a unique place in the world. Your tour includes the Mount of Olives, a stop at the site where Jesus first gave the Lord’s Prayer, and the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. In the Old City you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, 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. To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional Tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Return to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 7: Wednesday – Jerusalem

Sri Lanka Tour Today's tour includes Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Herzl. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to 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. Visit Bethlehem to see Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 8: Thursday – Jerusalem – Transfer To Airport – End Of Tour

After breakfast transfer to the airport for departure.

Meals: Breakfast

Where you'll Stay

City

Nights

Hotels

Tel Aviv 1 Crowne Plaza / Dan Panorama
Tiberias 2 Caesar / Ron Beach
Jerusalem 4 Crowne Plaza Dlx / Dan Panorama

Dates & Rates

(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/ Sharing
Single Supplement
April 2019 25 $2699 $1588
May 2019 09 $2699 $1588
June 2019 06 $2799 $1688
July 2019 04 $2699 $1588
August 2019 01 $2799 $1688
September 2019 05 $2799 $1688
October 2019 31 $2699 $1588
November 2019 07 $2699 $1588
December 2019 05 $2699 $1588

(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/ Sharing
Single Supplement
January 2020 16 $2699 $1588
February 2020 13 $2699 $1588
March 2020 12 $2699 $1588

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