This tour begins with a ride along Israeli's scenic coastal road, overlooking the stunning Mediterranean Sea and then over the Plain of Armageddon to holy Nazareth. The first stop in Nazareth is at the Church of the Annunciation. Then we will visit the Church of St. Joseph's Carpentry, believed to be the sight of Joseph's carpentry workshop. Beneath the church lies a cave used by the early Roman dwellers for storage of food and water.
From Nazareth we proceed via Kafer Cana for a view of the Mount of Beatitudes. Then at nearby historical Tabgha, located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, we visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish. Afterwards, we will visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue of Capernaum and the city of Christ. Overlooking Tiberias, we proceed to the site of baptismal on the Jordan River - the Yardenit, where there is an optional baptismal service. In the end we will return back to central Israel via a scenic view of Mt. Tabor, site of the Transfiguraton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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's baptism at the hands of John the Baptist.
This freshwater lake in northern Israel is the second-lowest lake on Earth, after the Dead Sea. It is an important site in the New Testament of the Bible, considering that Jesus lived in the area.
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.
Departure & Return
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 6:30pm
Inclusions & Exclusions
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
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
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.