|Departs From:||Jerusalem Tel Aviv|
|Depart Hour:||08:30 – 07:15|
TOUR NO. 401 (from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem)
TOUR NO. 881 (from Haifa)
TOUR NO. 981 (from Dead Sea Hotels)
Day 1: Jerusalem – Old and New
Panoramic overview from the Mount of Olives, overlook Jerusalem-new city and the Temple Mount Esplanade of old city. Travel along the Kidron Valley to view the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the city . Via the Armenian Quarter enter The Western (Wailing) Wall square via the local Bazaar to the Christian Quarter, the Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre – the site of the crucifixion.
Walk along the 1700 year old Byzantine main street, the Cardo and the renovated Jewish Quarter. Ascend to Mt. Zion, and on Saturdays – visit the Hall of last supper & David’s tomb. Tour the new city by car to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum.
Day 2: Massada and the Dead sea
Descend to the Judean Desert via the inn of the Good Samaritan. Ascend Massada by cable car to tour the 2000-year-old fortress and palace built by King Herod. Drive via Ein Gedi and Qumran, overview the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.Float in the mineral-rich Dead Sea – at 400m. below sea level, the lowest place on earth. Take a mud-bath! And benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud. Drive back to Jerusalem with over view of Jerico and old Roman Road.
- On Saturdays Holocaust Museum is closed. Substituted by visit to Garden of Gethsemane & Mt. Zion
- Modest dress and comfortable shoes required.
- Recommended hats, bathing suits, towels, comfortable shoes
- Hotel include B&B, single supplement $45 per person
- High season supplement $45 per person
- Available 5* hotels for additional $60 per person