Christian tour - 7 days
Day 2: Jaffa - Caesarea - Haifa - Acre - Sea of Galilee
After breakfast a short tour of Tel Aviv to view some highlights of this lively and modern city. Continue to Jaffa to see the ancient port city where the story of Jonah the prophet began. We visit the artists’ quarter, the house of Simon the Tanner and the Church of St. Peter. Heading northbound to Caesarea, the fortified harbor city that was built 2000 years ago by King Herod, we visit the Roman amphitheatre, the ancient aquaduct, the fortress and the old harbor area. On to Haifa via the Mukhraka, also called the Horns of Carmel mountain, to view the site where Elijah fought the false prophets. On Mount Carmel, we will pass Stella Maris, the Carmelite Monastery, the Chapel of the Holy Family and Elijah’s Cave. A short journey will take us to Acre, an ancient Crusader city and one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Visit the subterranean Crusader Quarter, the impressive Turkish Kahn and the ancient harbor. On to the Galilee region for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Sea of Galilee - Golan Heights - Caesarea Philippi
Day 4: Nazareth - Beit She’an - Jericho - Jerusalem
Day 5: Jerusalem
Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city from the Mount of Olives. We will walk down the hill to the Church of Pater Noster and the Chapel of Ascension, then on to the Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane, the site of the Rock of Agony, the place where Jesus recited his last prayer before he was arrested. Later we will walk along the Via Dolorosa to Golgotha and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Dome of the Rock, before continuing to the Western Wall, the holiest shrine for the Jews. Continue to the Pools of Bethesda, St. Anne’s Church, the Chapel of Flagellation and the Ecce Homo Arch. Later we will walk through the restored Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion, where we visit the Upper Room, the tomb of King David and the House of Caiaphas, where Jesus was kept the night after he was arrested. Lastly we will visit the Dormition Abbey and the Church of Peter in Gallicantu. Continue to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Jerusalem - Bethlehem
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