8 Days – 7 Nights
Departure: Sunday – Monday – Wednesday – Thursday
Departure for a short panoramic tour of the main roads of Tel Aviv and Yafo (Joppa. CESAREA maritima coastal road, ancient Phoenician port converted by Herod into one of the largest port cities of the Roman Empire. Capital of the Roman procurators, seat of the palace of Ponzio Pilato and where St. Peter converted Cornelius centurion.
We will visit the archaeological park where the theater, the hippodrome, the Byzantine remains and the crusader fortifications are kept. We continue to the city of HAIFA, the main port of the modern state of Israel. the top of the CARMEL MOUNTAIN, where we will have a panoramic view of the city, the port and the magnificent Persian gardens of the Bahai faith .
Continuing towards San Juan de Acre to visit the ancient medieval fortification Accommodation – Kibbutz hotel or Tiberias.
Departure for NAZARETH, via Cana of Galilee, to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Carpentry of San Giovanni. We continue our journey to the SEA OF GALILEA, “Tiberiades Lake” and Tabgha, “Church of the multiplication of fish loaves”. Visit CAPERNAUM the “City of Jesus”, and its old synagogue, Casa di San Pietro,
We continue to Monte delle Beatitudes, the place of the Sermon on the Mount. Tour to the Tiberias jewelry factory, the second most important industry in Israel. Accommodation – hotel Kibbutz or Tiberias.
Buffet breakfast. We start from YARDENIT, a traditional place of baptisms in the Jordan River, through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, one of the cities of the famous DECAPOLIS, visiting the archaeological park with Greco-Roman ruins.
Continuation through the Jordan Valley, the Judean Desert and Samaria to Jerusalem, along the way we will have a panoramic view of Jericho and the Mount of Temptation “KARANTAL”. Arrival in Jerusalem in the afternoon. accommodation
We will visit the modern city of Jerusalem, the Shrine of the Book and the miniature replica of the MAQUETA (in the Jerusalem Museum) and of the city of Jerusalem 2000 years ago in the time of Jesus. Panoramic view of the Hebrew University, the Central Bank , the Supreme Court, the Ministries area, the Parliament or the “Knesset”.
Visit to the “Yad VaShem” Holocaust Museum, a monument to the victims killed by the Nazis in the Second World War. Visit of Ein Karem where Maria visited her cousin Isabella, the birthplace of Saint John the Baptist. In the afternoon visit of BETHLEHEM, hometown of Jesus and King David.
Visit to the BASILICA DELLA NATIVITÀ and to the cave of San Jeronimo (writer of La Vulgata). Return to Jerusalem. accommodation
Departure from Monte Scopus towards the Mount of Olives to appreciate a magnificent panoramic view of the modern city and the walls with the esplanade of the Temple and the two Mesquitas de Omar (Dome of the Rock or the Golden Dome) and Mesquita de El Aqsa .
We continue to visit the Church of GUETSEMANI, known as the Church of Agony or of all nations. We will enter the walled city, to visit the western walls or PLANT WALL, the last remnant of the Temple of Jerusalem destroyed by the Romans, a sacred place for the Jews.
Following the streets of the eastern market we will pass through the stations of the VIA DOLOROSA, visit of SANTO SEPULCRO, place of the TOMB and of the RESURRECTION, MONTE SION, the church of Hagia Sion (“Sacra Sion”), better known as the Abbey of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary , the TOMB OF KING DAVID and the CENACLE, THE HALL OF THE LAST SUPPER. Accommodation – Jerusalem.
Buffet breakfast At the indicated time departure transfer.
The price includes
1 assistance upon arrival at the airport – 2 transfers: 1 Apt / Htl + 1 Htl / Apt (driver only) – 7 nights at the hotel – Breakfast every day – 5 days of excursion according to the SCHEDULE SCHEDULE – 1 FREE DAY or possibility of excursion – Dead Sea and Masada (excursion cost not included) – All program tickets – Modern car / bus A / C Guide in Spanish – 2 dinners in Galilee
The price does NOT include
Air tickets – Airport assistance – Customs taxes at airports and municipalities – Lunches and dinners during the tour – Visas – Drinks – Medical insurance and travel insurance – Excursion to Masada and the Dead Sea ($ 95 per person)
Unused services are not refundable