Overnight flight to Israel.
Overnight flight to the Holyland.
Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv
Shalom, Welcome to Israel! Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by a IBMT Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy time at leisure to explore on your own, or opt to rest to get you’re your body adjusted to the new time difference. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner.Dinner & overnight in Tel Aviv.
Jaffa / Caesarea / Megiddo / Haifa / Acre
Following a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast, we start our tour in the ancient city of Jaffa. We continure to drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. We will visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Next to Mt. Carmel (Muchraka) and continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; see one of the most important archaeological site in Israel, visit the excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. From Haifa, drive to Acre to visit the ancient city and harbour.
Continue to Galilee – Kibbutz Lavi for dinner & overnight.
Tiberias / Capernaum / Tabgha / Mount of Beatitudes / Banias
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; Visit Yigal Alon museum where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed, it was discovered in 1986 and believed to be from the time of Jesus and his disciples. Continue to Capernaum, where is believe to have been Jesus’ home and the center of his ministry; visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of fish and loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount and taught Our Father prayer. Drive to the Banias springs and waterfalls and tour the Golan Heights. Return to Galilee – Kibbutz Lavi for dinner & overnight
Nazareth / Cana / Beit Shean
Drive via Cana of Galilee to the town of Nazareth, where Jesus grew to manhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation, St. Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Drive to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River; continue to Beit Shean, a newly excavated city, and visit the Roman theatre. Drive along the Jordan River to Jerusalem. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem (Old City)
Today we visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; go to the Garden of Gethsemane, visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s tomb and the room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter within the walls of the Old City and visit the Cardo, a visit to Temple Mount (subject to security), Western Wall, walk along the Via Dolorosa where Jesus carried his cross, visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, we will have time to walk through the colourful Arab Bazaar where we can get some souvenirs to bring back home. Last visit will be the Garden Tomb. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem*
Today’s program is dedicated to the New City of Jerusalem. Drive to Ein Kerem, the birthplace of John the Baptist, visit the Church of Visitation; visit the Israel museum, shrine of the book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Proceed to Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953. Proceed to Bethlehem and visit the cave revered as the Birthplace of Jesus and see the Church of Nativity constructed over the site. Gaze out over the Shepherd’s Field where an angel appeared to announce the birth of Jesus. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.
Qumran / Dead Sea / Massada
Drive to Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the second temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Massada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod’s palace. Descend by cable car. Time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to float on the Dead Sea. (Optional) Afterwards we will take part in the Land of Genesis in Abraham's Tent, where we’ll enjoy a trip back in time: a reliving of life in the time of the Patriarchs, a camel ride and authentic food. Return to Jerusalem for Farewell dinner & overnight.
Jerusalem / Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion Airport - Return home
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel you will be transfered to the airport for your flight back home to the US.
Dates & Rates
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* All prices in USD
- Return airfare from Atlanta to Tel Aviv by Turkish airline
- 7 nights accommodation at the hotels suggested hereunder
- Daily buffet breakfast and dinner at hotels
- Porterage at hotels and airport
- Arrival & departure group transfers
- 6 days of touring by air conditioned bus with English speaking guide including entrance fees as per the attached Holyland itinerary
Quote does not include:
- Airport taxes of $96.00 per person
- Tips to guide / driver / restaurants
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Any drinks during meals
- Any other services not mentioned in this offer