Day 1 Monday, November 20th 2023 – Netanya
Depart UK and arrive at Ben Gurion Airport Tel Aviv, where you will meet your guide and transfer to your hotel, in Netanya, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea – for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2 Tuesday, November 21st 2023 – Netanya – Sea of Galilee
We start the day at Caesarea, visiting the remains of Herod’s harbor and palace, the amphitheater and the new visitor center. Then we journey north we ascend Mt. Carmel to Muhraka, where Elijah challenged the prophets of Baal, then on to the Crusader city of Akko (Acre). Light permitting, we will view Lake Galilee from the top of Mt. Arbel. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
Day 3 Wednesday, November 22nd 2023 – Galilee
Our first stop is Mount Tabor, believed to be the site of the Transfiguration; the ride up and down the hairpin bends is very exciting! Then onto Nazareth. Visit the Nazareth Village and Cana and ending the day at Yardenit, the baptismal site on the River Jordan. Dinner and overnight at our hotel.
Day 4 Thursday, November 23rd 2023 -Sea of Galilee – Jerusalem
Start the day with a boat trip, visit the Mt of Beatitudes, we continue our exploration round the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha and Primacy of Peter of Peter. We start our transfer to Jerusalem via Jericho and a visit to the Mt of Temptation and we see the traditional site of the Sycamore Tree. We then journey on up to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight stay at our hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 5 Friday November 24th 2023, November 25 -Jerusalem
Today we visit the Mt of Olives and we will walk down the Palm Sunday route to the Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the Church of Dominus Flevit and the Church of the Agony. Enter the old city via the Lion Gate and visit St Anne’s Church and the Pool of Bethesda. Walk down the Via Dolorosa ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. In the afternoon we shall visit Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity and Shepherd’s Fields; where we will have an opportunity to shop for olive wood. The day will end with a communion service at the Garden Tomb. Dinner and overnight stay in Jerusalem.
Day 6 Saturday November 25th 2023 – Dead Sea & Optional Masada tour (Supplement £20)
Today we travel south through the beautiful Judean hills and descend 3,600 feet to the Dead Sea, visiting the Qumran caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Afterwards we visit the fortress of Masada. (Optional tour £20 supplement). In the afternoon we have time to experience floating in the Dead Sea and perhaps even a mud bath and a visit to the Ahava factory. On our return we will visit Bethany and the Tomb of Lazarus Dinner and overnight stay in Jerusalem.
Day 7 Sunday, November 26th 2023 Jerusalem
After breakfast drive by the Knesset Building – Israel’s parliament and see the famous Afterwards visit the Israel Museum and see the Model of the City of Jerusalem at the time of the 2nd Temple and also the Shrine of the Book – a section dedicated to the Dead Sea scrolls. Drive to Tel Aviv arriving at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay
Day 8 Monday, November 27th 2023 Tel Aviv
Full day at leisure in Tel Aviv Visit the one of the many museums, shop till you drop, relax or just sun bath on the fantastic beach. Dinner and overnight in Tel Aviv. Overnight Tel Aviv
Day 9 Tuesday, November 28th 2023 Tel Aviv
Full day at leisure, Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tel Aviv
Day 10 Wednesday, November 29th 2023 Jerusalem – London
Transfer on departure for your flight to London Heathrow
£1863.00 per person based on minimum of 30 paying group members
£2388 in a single room
£250.00 per person deposit required.
£20 optional supplement to visit Masada
November 20-21, 1 night, King Solomon Netanya
November 21-23, 2 nights, Prima Galil Tiberias
November 23-26, 3 nights, Prima Park Jerusalem
November 26-29, 3 nights, Grand Beach Tel Avi
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
Return flights from London to Tel Aviv
All current airport taxes and fuel surcharges
Private air-conditioned coach for all tours and transfers
Touring and sightseeing as per your itinerary
All entrance fees for sites included in the itinerary
English speaking licensed guide throughout the tour
All porterage at the hotels in Israel
Whisper headset devices
Travel wallets, luggage tags, pilgrim map and name badges
Gratuities suggested at £60 per person payable locally.
Single room supplement.
Lunches payable locally