Highlights:This tour of northern Israel includes regional highlights such as the ancient Roman city of Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Nazareth, Tiberius and the Sea of Galilee. This is a two-day tour, giving you time to really explore this historic and beautiful region of Israel. It is also possible to split the multi-day tour into two seperate day tours in north Israel: Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra and followed by Nazareth, Tiberius and the Sea of Galillee tour.
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In the morning, guests will be picked up from their hotels in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. We will begin the day with a drive north along the coast until we reachCaesarea, the ancient Roman regional capital and port, where we will embark on a walking tour of the archaeological site, seeing the old port, the hippodrome, and the amphitheater. We will then continue north to Haifa to take in a beautiful panoramic view of the impressive Bahai Gardens, the city and the port. After that, we will proceed to Rosh HaNikra, where we will take a cable car to visit the limestone grottos on the waterfront. Making our way back south, we will stop in the enchanting port city of Acre to visit the Knights' Hall Then, we will walk through the market of the Old City, ending at the harbor. At the end of the day, we will check into our hotel for the evening.
More»This town on the Israeli coast was notable in ancient times as being the Roman regional capital and port. Now, it contains one of the best archaeological sites in the area, where you can learn a great deal of history.«Less
More»Haifa is the largest city in northern Israel, and the third largest city in the country. The city is a major seaport located on Israel's Mediterranean coastline in the Bay of Haifa covering 63.7 square kilometers.«Less
More»Also known as the Hanging Gardens of Haifa, these terraced gardens provide fantastic views of this coastal Israeli city. The terraces lead up to the Shrine of Bab that sits on Mount Carmel.«Less
More»This Israeli kibbutz is located near the northern border with Lebanon. It is a coastal village, most famous for the grottoes, accessible by cable car.«Less
More»It played a very important role during the Middle Ages, when it was the base of operations for the European crusading forces stationed in the area. Nowadays, visitors can see the very well preserved remains of the medieval city.«Less
Standard Hotel: B&B 3 stars hotel or similar
Acre - Nazareth - Kfer Kanna - Sea of Galillee (311 km)
Today, we will leave the Mediterranean coast and head inland, traveling through the Plain of Armageddon until we reach the city of Nazareth, where we will visit the Church of the Annunciation. Our next stop will be the Church of Saint Joseph. Beneath this church is a cave used by early Roman dwellers for food and water storage. From there, we will proceed to Kfer Kanna for a view of the Mount of the Beatitudes. After that, we will visit the Church of the Loaves and Fish. Our next stop will be the ruins of Capernaum. Then, on our way back to Jerusalem, we will stop at the Yardenit for an optional baptismal service. To wrap up the tour, we will take in a scenic view of Mount Tabor. Afterward, guests will be returned to their hotels in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
More»Nazareth is a city in the Northern District of Israel. At the end of 2007 it had a population of 40,800. Nazareth Illit was founded in 1957. It was planned as a Jewish town overlooking the Arab city of Nazareth and the Jezreel Valley.«Less
More»According to the Roman Catholic church, this church is located on the site where the Annunciation occurred. The church is fairyl young, having been built in 1969.«Less
More»This Franciscan Catholic church can be found in the Old City of Nazareth, the town of Jesus' youth. Built in 1914, it is named after Jesus' father, the carpenter Joseph.«Less
More»Tiberias is an Israeli city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee (called "the Kinneret" in Hebrew), Lower Galilee, Israel. Established in 20 CE, it was named in honour of the emperor Tiberius.«Less
More»This Roman Catholic church is located near the Sea of Galilee and the ancient town of Capernaum. It is built on the site believed to be the location of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.«Less
More»This Roman Catholic church in Tabgha, overseen by the Benedictine Order, is named for the part of the New Testament when Christ multiplies the amount of bread and fish present for the feeding of the five thousand.«Less
More»This ancient fishing village on the Sea of Galilee is an important setting in the New Testament of the Bible, in which it is said to be the hometown of the apostles Peter, Andrew, James, John, and Matthew.«Less
More»Located along the Jordan River in Northern Israel is this baptism site, an important pilgrimage destination for Christians because, according to tradition, it was the site of Jesus baptism at the hands of John the Baptist.«Less
Hotel pick up service is available from Major Hotels in Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Netanya, and Jerusalem. Please provide the full name of the hotel and the address. Departure times vary according to departure point as follows:
Jerusalem 5:50 am
Tel Aviv 7:15 am
Herzliya 7:00 am
Netanya 7:45 am
Please be sure to select the correct rate and departure time according to where you will be departing from. (Exact pick up is subject to reconfirmation).
Return time to Tel Aviv by 18:30
Round trip transfers from all major hotels in Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Netanya, and Jerusalem
Entrance to all sites and attractions
Services of a certified guide
1 night Accommodation in a tourist class hotel
Meal and beverages
Passport information (name and passport ID) is required for booking
Children under 5 years of age are not allowed to participate in this tour
Dress regulations for visiting holy places apply
Bathing suit, towel, and hiking shoes suggested
The order of visitation may change, but will include all of the above
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print and bring e-ticket(s) on your trip, as they serve as proof of purchase.