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Holy Land 10 days / 09 nights

Day 01  LOD - Netanya

Upon arrival to Ben Gurion’s airport, meet and assist by our representative, and drive to your hotel in Netanya, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 02  Caesarea Maritima – Akko - Nazareth  

After breakfast, drive to the coastal plain and visit the ancient city of Caesarea Maritima, which was built by Herod the Great. Next, drive to the biblical city of Akko, you will walk through its medieval markets and buildings, and explore the Crusader remains of this ancient port city.

Continue to Nazareth, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 03  Nazareth - Cana

After breakfast, visit the city of Nazareth, starting with the Basilica of the Annunciation, which is built over the house of Mary. Next walk in the market and visit the Synagogue-Church, followed by St. Gabriel’s Church and Mary’s well. In the afternoon, drive to the village of Cana, the place of the first miracle performed by Jesus.

Back to Nazareth, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 04  Banias – Mount Tabor

After breakfast, drive up north to upper Galilee, and visit Banyas at the foot of Mount Hermon, which is one of the three sources of the Jordan River, and the place of St. Peter’s Primacy. Next, drive towards Mount Tabor, the place of the transfiguration of Jesus.

Back to Nazareth, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 05  Sea of Galilee

After breakfast, drive to the Sea of Galilee, visiting the Mount of Beatitudes with its beautiful garden and fabulous view over the lake, Tabgha where according to tradition, the miracles of multiplying the fish and loaves took place, as well as being the place of the Primacy of St. Peter, and finally Capernaum, the “Town of Jesus”, with its Synagogue and the house of St. Peter.

Return to Nazareth, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 06  Nablus – Taybeh - Jericho

After breakfast, drive through Samaria towards the biblical city of Sichem, known today as Nablus, and visit Jacob’s well inside the Greek-Orthodox church. Next, climb up to the top of Mount Girzim, the place of the Samaritan temple. Continue towards the village of Taybeh, and visit the ruins of the Byzantine church of St. George.

Drive to Jericho, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 07  Jericho – Dead Sea - Bethlehem

After breakfast, explore the magnificent, oldest and continually inhabited city of Jericho, stopping by the foot of Mount of Temptations, where Jesus was tried twice by the devil, and passing by the famous Sycamore tree of Jericho. Possibility to experience a unique swim at the Dead Sea. Continue towards the city of Bethlehem, and visit the Basilica of the Nativity, built over the birthplace of Jesus.

Drive to your hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 08  Mount of Olives – Mount Zion

After breakfast, drive up to the Mount of Olives to visit the Ascension Mosque and the Eleona, walk down on foot towards the chapel of Dominus Flevit, followed by the church of All Nations and Gethsemani. Continue to Mount Zion, and visit the Dormition Abbey, where according to a local tradition, Mary slept her eternal sleep. Next visit the Cenacle and the church of St. Peter in Gallicantu which is built over the house of Caiaphas, the high priest.

Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 09  Old City of Jerusalem

After breakfast, walk towards the Western Wall (Wailing Wall), next up on the top of the Temple Mount, and visit the exteriors of the Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, the third most holy site in Islam. Continue towards the church of St. Anne with the pool of Bethesda, and walk on the Via Dolorosa (Way of the Cross) towards the Holy Sepulcher, which is built over the empty tomb of Jesus.

Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 10  LOD

Depending on flight time, drive to the airport, with a possibility to visit Abu Gosh en route.

Project Details

DateNov 15, 2014CategoriesHoly Land Author

 

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  • Awad Tourirst Agency Ltd.
  • Since 1860

 

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About Awad & Co Tourist Agency

Five generations of the AWAD family have been serving pilgrims in the Holyland.
AWAD & Co. Tourist agency Ltd. specializes in handling groups and individual pilgrims from Europe, North and South America and South Africa.
 

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