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HOLY CITIES COMPLETE

11 Days / 10 Nights
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Tel Aviv, Galilee, Jerusalem, Caesarea, Nazareth, Mount of Olives, Bethlehem, Holy Sepulchre, Masada and more.

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What is included in this package

  • 2 nights of accommodation in Tel Aviv, according to the desired hotel category.
  • Circuit through the interior of Israel.
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Galilea, according to the desired hotel category.
  • 4 nights of accommodation in Jerusalem, according to the desired hotel category.
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Eilat, according to the desired hotel category.
  • English-speaking local guide for visits.
  • Entrance fees included to the archaeological sites visited during the guided excursions.
  • All necessary transfers, as mentioned in this itinerary.
  • 24 hour emergency phone.
  • Taxes and fees.
  • Half Board within the Circuit.

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  • Visa
  • Tips, airport taxes and personal expenses.
  • Tickets - International air tickets.
  • Acquire assistance upon arrival at Ben Gurion airport by clicking on "Customize your Program" or in step 1, when entering your reservation.
  • Purchase additional nights in Tel Aviv by clicking on "Customize Your Program" or in step 1, when entering your reservation.
  • Find out the answer to your most frequently asked questions, including hotels by category here.
  • 10% discount for Black Friday & Cyber Monday of more than 1 traveler

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  • The first night is always without dinner, even if the booked tour is with half board. In the 5 * category in Tel Aviv does not include dinners.
  • Passengers with Venezuelan, Cuban and Bolivian citizenship must obtain their visa at the consulates of their country, they cannot acquire it upon arrival in Israel.

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Package Tour Itinerary: Holy Cities Complete

WELCOME TO TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
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WELCOME TO TEL AVIV, ISRAEL

After your arrival in Tel Aviv, an assistant from our English-speaking team will meet you, inform you of all the details of your trip and the day to day way of life of the city as well as answer any questions or queries you may have. The transfer to your hotel will take place in one of our private air-conditioned vehicles and your assistant will help you with the hotel registration. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and enjoy the comforts of your hotel.

Tip Greca : Do not forget to try the Falafel , fried chickepea balls with a very strong and spicy flavor 

CAESAREA - MUHRAKA - MEGİDDO - ACRE
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CAESAREA - MUHRAKA - MEGİDDO - ACRE

After a delicious breakfast you will depart from Tel Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region, where you will visit the wonderful Roman Theater, a building rescued in the excavations of the 1960s. Among the antiquities discovered, inscriptions appeared at the entrance of the theater dedicated to the emperor Tiberius, to whom this enormous stage was dedicated.

Then the tour continues to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal, enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel Valley and the lower Galilee. After Muhraka you will go to Megiddo, archaeological hill in the center of the Valley of Armageddon, considered a World Heritage Site like Mount Carmel, you will learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations, including the well-preserved water supply system.

Later you will go to Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt, you will be able to walk through the Old City, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site, and visit the local market and harbor.

At the end of the day you will get to the Galilee hotel for dinner and overnight.

Tip Greca: in the Dead Sea , avoid getting salt in your eyes, wear flip-flos so as not to damage your feet, high-factor sun protection ,and a hat 

 

TİBERİAS - CAPERNAUM - BANİAS
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TİBERİAS - CAPERNAUM - BANİAS

After a tasty buffet breakfast at our hotel, we will go in our vehicle to the port to start the day with a boat ride on the Sea of ​​Galilee, where Jesus walked on its waters and recruited his disciples Simon, Andrew, John and James.

Then you visit the Yigal Allon Center where the "Jesus boat," an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. you will continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue, and you will stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and you will visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor.

The tour will continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount and later you will go to the Banias springs and tour the Golan Heights.

At the end of the day you will return to the Galilee hotel for dinner and overnight.

Tip Greca: Do not forget your camera so you can keep beautiful memories of the entire tour

CANA - NAZARETH - BEİT SHEAN
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CANA - NAZARETH - BEİT SHEAN

After a tasty buffet breakfast at your hotel, you will go out with your guide to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, the place where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Later you will continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well.

After visiting Nazareth you will proceed to Yardenit, the site where Saint John, cousin of Jesus, baptized him in the Jordan River, beginning one of the ministries of Christianity. You will start the route to Jerusalem and on the road you will stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheater.

The you will drive along the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Greca Tip: The day you visit the holy places, try to dress appropriately so you don't feel uncomfortable and avoid being noticed

MOUNT OF OLIVES, WALLED CITY & MOUNT ZION
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MOUNT OF OLIVES, WALLED CITY & MOUNT ZION

After a delicious breakfast, you will go out with your guide to one of the most sacred places in the history of Christianity in the Holy Land, the Mount of Olives, the place where Jesus performed his prayers and where he was captured by the Romans and It says that he ascended to heaven.

During the tour you will be able to panoramically appreciate the entire Holy Walled City of Israel, then you will visit the Basilica of the Nations or of the Agony, possessor of the rock where Jesus prayed the night he was arrested. You will enter the Old City where the most important religious sites of Jewish Israel are located, such as the Western Wall or Wailing Wall, part of what was the ancient temple of Jerusalem built by King Solomon, it is the most important temple for all the jews.

Finally you will travel the Via Dolorosa, itinerary that Jesus took when he was on his way to the crucifixion, during this tour you will visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mount Sion, King David's Tomb, Cenacle (Room of the Last Supper), the Abbey of the Dormition.

After having delved into the entire religious history of Israel, you will back to the hotel in Jerusalem.

Tip Greca: Never accept the first price offered at the points of sale, if you haggle, you will save a few shekels.

 

MODERN JERUSALEM & BETHLEHEM
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MODERN JERUSALEM & BETHLEHEM

After a tasty buffet breakfast you will leave hand in hand with your guide, you will visit modern Jerusalem, where you will visit the Shrine of the Book located in the Israel Museum and you will be able to appreciate one of the oldest biblical documents found to date, the manuscripts of the Sea Dead. You will also see a replica of the ancient city of Jerusalem, the model of the city in the times of Jesus.

Later you will go to Ein Karem better known as the Spring of Mary, you will visit the church of the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth, it is thought that the mother of Jesus visited Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist. You will have the opportunity to visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial and Museum.

In the afternoon you will start the excursion to Bethlehem, to visit one of the oldest Christian temples, the Church of the Nativity, built on the Grotto of the Nativity or Grotto of the Nativity, it is thought to be the place where the child was born Jesus. Other Christian sites to visit are the Chapels of San Jerónimo and San José.

Having known and enjoyed all this wonderful history, you will return to your hotel in Jerusalem.

Greca Tip: Avoid leaving your belongings away from you, a package would only alter the security of the place.

DEAD SEA & MASADA
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DEAD SEA & MASADA

After a tasty breakfast at the hotel, at the indicated time you will be picked up to begin the excursion to the Judean desert. the first place you will visit is the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found, then you will visit the ancient fort of Masada, the last fortification of the Jews in the fight against the Romans, which you will ascend by cable car. In 40 B.C. Once Judea was controlled and after having sheltered his family there, Herod fortified Masada to defend himself against the Egyptians. You will be able to enjoy the excavations of Herod's Palace, the Synagogue and the Aqueduct, as well as the views of the Roman Field.

Next you will go to the Dead Sea, where the saltiest waters on the planet are found, also known for being the region of Sodom in the Bible. You will have free time to bathe in its waters. Finally you will return to your hotel in Jerusalem.

Greca Tip: In the Dead Sea, avoid getting salt in your eyes, wear flip-flops so as not to damage your feet, high-factor sun protection, and a hat.

NEGEV DESERT - TIMNA - UNDERWATER OBSERVATORY
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NEGEV DESERT - TIMNA - UNDERWATER OBSERVATORY

After a delicious breakfast you will travel south through the Negev desert, you will make a stop at Timna, a large geological and archaeological park where you can marvel at the multi-colored rock formations and copper mines and view the outstanding Solomon's Pillars.

You will continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea, after your arrival to Eilat you will visit the Underwater Observatory Marine Park, built into a coral reef, and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich life of the Gulf of Eilat.

In the afternoon you will get to the Hotel in Eilat for overnight.

Tip Greca: The Red Sea is the hottest sea in the world 

EILAT DAY OFF
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EILAT DAY OFF

After a fantastic breakfast you can stay in Eilat and enjoy your free time.

Eilat is a tourist center located in the extreme south of Israel surrounded by a copper mine and different natural landscapes such as the Negev desert, the mountains of Edom, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. There are innumerable activities to do: enjoy its gastronomy, wine tasting, go shopping, swim with dolphins, go to the beach, scuba dive in its beautiful coral reef, go on a jeep safari and even ice skating and much more. .

Greca Tip: Ask us about the Tour to the "Lost City", Petra built in the 8th century BC. It was the center of commerce for several centuries.

MİTZPE RAMON - SDE BOKER - BEDOUİN HOSPİTALİTY - AİRFORCE MUSEUM
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MİTZPE RAMON - SDE BOKER - BEDOUİN HOSPİTALİTY - AİRFORCE MUSEUM

After a tasty buffet breakfast you will Depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon, on the route you will stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder despite its appearance it is not an impact crater from a meteor nor a volcanic crater formed by a volcanic eruption, then you will proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion's hut and grave, which overlook the magnificent Zin Valley, you will enjoy a camel ride and visit an authentic Bedouin tent to learn about the Bedouin hospitality and have a tasty light lunch.

You will continue the route to Hatzerim and visit Israel's Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force.

At the end of the day you will arrive to the hotel in Tel Aviv for overnight.

Tip Greca: The Ramon Makhtesh Nature Reserve, the largest protected area in all of Israel

GOODBYE ISRAEL
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GOODBYE ISRAEL

You will enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and, at the indicated time, transfer to the Tel Aviv airport to board your departure flight.

From Greca we hope to see you again to enjoy some wonderful moments that will remain forever in your memory.

Good trip!, or as you will say: "neesiá tova"

Greca Tip: You can add nights in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem in step 1 of your reservation

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