Israel 2017 – Pre-designed Private Travel

TEL AVIV • tiberias • Haifa • nazareth • mt. of beatitudes • jericho • qumran • Jerusalem

8 DAYS     |    PRICES FROM: $6,395   |   BEGIN:  Tel Aviv END: Tel Aviv

This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.

This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Accommodations as shown
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
  • Your own personal expert local guides
  • Celebrate Mass in the Holy Land at the Basilica of the Annunciation
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and swim in the Dead Sea
  • Visit the church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that stands upon the site where Jesus was born
  • Walk the Palm Sunday route on the Mt. of Olives

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Prices Starting From

$6,395

DAYS 1 – 3   •  Tel Aviv, ISRAEL / Tiberias / Haifa / Nazareth---Scots Tiberias Hotel

On arrival in Tel Aviv you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Tiberias.  Visit Caesarea, which was built by Herod as a major seaport at the time of Christ. Continue to Haifa, a modern seaport on the slopes of Mt. Carmel. Visit Elijah’s cave and the cradle of the Carmelite Order at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.  In Nazareth celebrate Mass in the Holy Land at the Basilica of the Annunciation.  In Cana visit the church where Christ turned the water into wine.

Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.  Visit the village of Capernaum at the site where Peter lived and Jesus performed much of his ministry in Galilee. Continue to the beautiful Mount of Beatitudes and the Church of the Primacy and the Benedictine Basilica.  Visit the Jordan River and reflect on Jesus’ baptism by John. Meals: B

DAYS 4 –8   •  Tiberias / Jericho / Qumran / Jerusalem---King David Hotel Jerusalem

Visit Mt. Tabor, the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus.  Drive down the Jordan Valley to Jericho for a visit to the Tel of the ancient city and to view the Mt. of Temptation.  Continue to the Dead Sea with time for a swim.  Visit Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.  Stop at the Inn of the Good Samaritan before continuing to Bethany to see the church and the tomb of Lazarus.

From Jerusalem visit the village of Ein Karem, the birthplace of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation.  Continue to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity before driving to the Shepherd’s Fields.  Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that stands upon the site where Jesus was born.

On the Mt. of Olives walk the Palm Sunday route stopping at Dominus Flevit. Drive to Gethsemane, the Rock of Agony.  Visit the cave of betrayal and then the cave of the Assumption of Mary to heaven. Back on the Mt. of Olives visit the Pater Noster with the Lord’s Prayer in many languages.  Drive through the Kidron Valley to St. Peter in Gallicantu.  At the Cenacle visit the Upper Room of the Last Supper and celebrate Mass.  Visit Dormition Abbey. See the Wailing Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.  Walk along the Via Dolorosa, through the markets of the Old City.  Transfer to the airport in Tel Aviv for your return flight home or on to your next destination. Meals: B

Add to the experience of your journey with an extension to Jordan or Egypt.

Scots Tiberias Hotel  •  Tiberias, ISRAEL

Originally a 19th century hospital run by a Scottish surgeon, this luxury hotel was established in 2004, combining the historic buildings with a modern hotel of international standards. Offering 69 rooms in both historic and modern buildings, the lakeside hotel facilities also include a wellness center, a swimming pool, art gallery, restaurant, wine cellar and bar.
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King David Hotel Jerusalem  •  Jerusalem, ISRAEL

A landmark hotel in a unique city, the elevated location provides incomparable views of the walls, minarets and domes of the Old City. The six-story hotel offers 233 rooms and suites designed to fit the special architectural details of the building; facilities also include private gardens, adult and children’s swimming pools, tennis courts, two restaurants and two bars.

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