7 Night Bibleland Tour – Monday Departure

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Monday - Day 1

Ben Gurion Airport / Jerusalem

Upon arrival to airport meet our Travelink representative and transfer to hotel in Jerusalem for an overnight.

Tuesday - Day 2

Jerusalem (New City)

Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from the top of Mt. of Olives. Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony. Continue to Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated Model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Continue to Yad Vashem – the memorial to the six million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust. Afternoon visit to the picturesque village of Ein Karem, the birth place of John the Baptist. Return to hotel.

Wednesday - Day 3

Jerusalem (Old City) / Bethlehem*

Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City to visit the renewed Jewish Quarter; the Western Wall, the Temple area, the colorful bazaars, Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. In the afternoon continue to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of the Nativity and a view of the Shepherds Fields. Return to Jerusalem for overnight.

Thursday - Day 4

Beit Shean / Nazareth / Galilee

Leave Jerusalem, and drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. Then via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful Roman City. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and the carpentry workshop of Joseph.  Continue to Safed, city of the Kabala, for a walk through the mystic alleys and the artists’ colony. Drive to Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

Friday - Day 5

Golan Heights / Sea of Galilee

Drive to the Golan Heights. See the former Syrian fortifications, and the Druze villages. Travel to Banias, source of the Jordan River, drive to the shores of the Sea of Galilee, to Capernaum. Visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue and Peter’s House. Visit Tabgha, where the miracle of the Fish & Bread took place, and on to the Mt. of Beatitudes. Continue to Tiberias for a short tour of the old center of Jewish learning. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

Saturday - Day 6

Acre / Haifa / Caesarea / Tel Aviv

After breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress. Continue to Tel Aviv-Jaffa for a short city tour and to hotel for overnight.

Sunday - Day 7

At leisure

Free day in Tel Aviv, or an optional tour to the Dead Sea.

Monday - Day 8

 

 

Tel Aviv / Ben Gurion Airport

Breakfast and transfer to the airport for departure.

Tour information & prices

Please email tours@travelinkuk.com for prices or phone Travelink on 020 8931 8000.

To give accurate pricing it would be helpful to have the following details:

  1. Travel dates – Exact dates would be ideal, rough dates are helpful. December to February excluding school holiday periods is the cheapest time to visit. School Holiday periods are the most expensive. Tours do not run over Easter week and Succoth (Feast of the Tabernacles)
  2. Hotel rooms – Do you require a Double/Twin sharing room, a Single room or a Triple room. (Please note: 3rd bed in a Triple room is a pull out sofa type bed, suitable for teenagers/young adults)
  3. Hotel standard – 3, 4, or 5 star hotels required?
  4. Flights – Would Heathrow, Luton or Manchester suit you best? Luton is normally cheaper due to airport taxation. (Please note: Flight prices are subject to change and price MUST be re-confirmed at the time of booking)

Tours do not operate at certain times of the year due to religious holidays. Itinerary may be altered or withdrawn due to prevailing local conditions.

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