Galilee and the Golan, three days tour

Departing Sat, Sun.& Mon. from:

Jerusalem 6:00 hours
Herzlia 7:00 hours
Tel Aviv 7:15 hours
Netanya 7:45 hours

Price:

395$ Per Person

Highlights

This tour may begin on alternate days.

Day 1:

Nazareth: Begin the journey north by travelling along Israel’s scenic coastal plain via the plain of Armageddon to Nazareth. In Nazareth visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph’s carpentry.

Mount of Beatitudes: Onwards via Kfar Cana to view the Mount of Beatitudes and Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Stop to view the ruins of the ancient synagogue of Capernaum and the city of Christ.

Tiberias: Drive via Tiberias to the site of baptismal on the Jordan River. Return via scenic view of Mt. Tabor, the site of transfiguration. Overnight in north.

Day 2:

Sea of Galilee, Jordan Valley and Golan Heights: Continue north to Poriya and overview of Sea of Galilee, Jordan Valley and Golan Heights. Continue to overlook of Hammat Gader and ascend the Golan Heights to Shalom Observatory.

Katzrin: Onwards to the city of Katzrin, the museum and the excavations of Talmudic Katzrin.

Israel-Syria Border: Ascend Mt. Bental, overlook Kuneitra Valley and the triangular border with Syria, Jordan and Israel. Continue and stop at former Syrian fortification. Return via Jordan River crossing. Overnight in north.

Day 3:

Caesarea: Caesarea is a town in Israel on the outskirts of Caesarea Maritima, the ancient port city. It is located mid-way between Tel Aviv (45km) and Haifa, on the Israeli Mediterranean coast near the city of Hadera. We exit north to Caesarea, the ancient Roman Capital and port. Walking tour of theatre and archaeological ruins and excavations.

Haifa: Continue to Haifa on Mt. Carmel for a scenic view of Bahai garden, city and port.

Rosh Hanikra: Drive to Rosh Hanikra to visit the limestone grottos and view border with Lebanon.

Acre: Return via Acre to visit the Crusader underground city and crypt. End tour with a walk through the Old City market.

Suggestions/Tips

* The order of the days and sleeping arrangements might be changed
* Overnight at hotel in the region.
* Single supplement $90.

Golan Heights

Departing from:

Netania 6:30 hours
Herzlia 7:00 hours
Tel Aviv 7:15 hours
Jerusalem 8:30 hours

Price:

120$-130$ Per Person (depending on the city of departure)

Highlights

The Golan Heights is a plateau on the border of Israel, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. Its geographical borders encompass about 1,200 square kilometres (460 sq mi).

Jordan Valley: Drive north along the coastal road to Poriya for overview of Sea of Galilee, Jordan Valley and Golan Heights.

Hammat Gader: Continue to overlook of Hammat Gader and ascend the Golan Heights to Shalom Observatory.

Katzrin: Onwards to the city of Katzrin, the museum and the excavations of Talmudic Katzrin. Visit the ancient synagouge of Katzrin.

Israel-Syria border: Ascend Mt Bental, overlook Kuneitra Valley and the triangular border with Syria, Jordan and Israel. Continue and stop at former Syrian fortification. Return south to hotels via Jordan River crossing.

Suggestions/Tips

* Hat and comfortable shoes required.