Classic Israel 4 days
Classic sites of Israel 4 days Itinerary
Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world. It's located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea. Christianity, Judaism, and Abrahamic religions all consider this to be one of the holiest of cities in the world. The walls around the Old City define it.
Dead Sea the lowest point on Earth. No living creature can survive in its waters.
The water is said to be very therapeutic for the skin and a wide variety of ailments.
Caesarea resides halfway between Tel Aviv and Haifa, and was built around 13-25 b.c.e. by Herod the Great. In 70 a.d. after the destruction of Jerusalem, Caesarea was the capital of the Judea province. You will see there archaeological ruins, excavations and the Roman Theater.
Haifa, the third largest city in Israel, located in the north. Haifa was known as a dye-making center in the 3rd century c.e. Haifa as well over a dozen museums. It is a destination for Baha'i pilgrims, because it is the home of the Baha'i World Center. The city is a major seaport.
Acre sits on the coast of the Mediterranean. Acre is one of the oldest towns in the world today. There is a lot of history to be seen here like the Citadel of Acre, the Jezzar Pasha Mosque, the Church of St. George, and much more.
Masada is on the top of a plateau on the edge of the desert. It is a popular tourist attraction. Masada can be climbed by foot or ride in a cable car. There are bath houses, a synagogue storehouse, barracks from the Roman soldiers, and water cisterns.
Panoramic overview from the Mount of Olives, overlook Jerusalem-new city and the Temple Mount Esplanade of old city. Travel along the Kidron Valley to view the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the city. Via the Armenian Quarter enter The Western (Wailing) Wall square via the local Bazaar to the Christian Quarter, the Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher – the site of the crucifixion. Walk along the 1700 year old Byzantine main street, the Cardo and the Jewish Quarter. Ascend to Mt. Zion and on Saturdays - visit the Hall of Last Supper & David's tomb. Tour the new city by car to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Remarks: *On Fridays, Saturdays & High Holidays - Holocaust Museum is closed. Visit instead Kind David's Tomb, Hall of Last Supper & Garden of Gethsemane. Day 2:
Descend to the Judean Desert via the inn of the Good Samaritan. Ascend Massada by cable car to tour the 2000-year-old fortress and palace built by King Herod. Drive via Ein Gedi and Qumran, overview the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Float in the mineral-rich Dead Sea. Take a mud-bath and benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud. Drive back to Jerusalem with over view of Jericho and old Roman Road. Day 3:
Exit north to Caesarea, the ancient Roman Capital and port. Walking tour of theatre and archaeological ruins and excavations. Continue to Haifa, Mt. Carmel, scenic view of Bahai garden, city and port. Drive to Rosh Hanikra to visit the limestone grottos and view border with Lebanon. Return via Acre to visit the Crusader underground city and crypt. Walk through the Old City market. Return to hotels. Day 4:
Via the coastal plain and the valley of Armageddon to the Churches of Annunciation and St. Joseph in Nazareth. Passing Cana and the Church of the Miracle of the Multiplication visit Capernaum, at the foot of Mount Beatitudes. Continue past Tiberias to Yardenit where there is the possibility of a baptismal service for participants. Pass Mount Tabor on the return journey.
- Sea of Galilee.
- Dead Sea.
- Three nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis.(Price includes accommodation per person in double room).
- Four touring days.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service.
- Entrance fees.
- Lunch, dinner, drinks.
- Single supplement 60$ per peson,per night.
- High season supplement 70$ per person,per night.
- Personal insurance
- Health Insurance
What you need to know:
- A moderate dress code is required.
- You will need a passport to cross the border into the territory of the Palestinian Authority.
- When crossing the border, you change vehicle.
- In the autonomy you will have local guides.(after crossing the border).
- Necessary to have comfortable shoes, hat and water.
- Tour sequences may change,
- Note that some tours have their marks.
- Confirmation and voucher will be received 24 hours post booking.