Recommended tours

Jerusalem


  • the Mount of Olives, Panoramic overview of Jerusalem-new city and the Temple Mount Esplanade of old city.
  • Gethsemane A Catholic Franciscan church, built in 1924 by donations from many nations. It is one of the most magnificent churches, next to the old city. The front of the church, facing the temple mount, is covered by a large mosaic picture.
  • visit the Cenacle, the traditional location of the last Supper.
  • House of David Tomb, known as David's Tomb.
  • The Cardo, or main street of the city in Roman times.
  • the Hurva Synagogue.
  • The Western Wall, which was part of the most magnificent building Jerusalem had ever seen was one of four walls Herod the Great built to support the 1,555,000-square-foot plaza on which the Temple stood, almost 1,500 feet long. Originally it was some 90 feet high and reached some 60 feet into the ground.
  • Authentic local lunch.
  • the Holy Sepulcher the Church was established in 333 by the Roman emperor Constantine, after his mother, Queen Helena, marked the place of Golgotha during her visit in 326AD. The site was selected based on memories of the site as an execution place, and on the existence of a garden, tombs and fragments of wood planks.
  • Bethlehem, about 9km south of Jerusalem, is celebrated by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus Christ. Here Mary gave birth in a cave used for animals. Here the local shepherds came to worship the baby, and here the Three Wise Men from the east came to pay homage and present their gifts. Here too, 1000 years before Christ, Bethlehem was the birthplace of David, Israel’s second king. Drive buy the Shepherds' Fields: the fields identified since ancient times with the shepherds who saw the Star of Nativity. Modern Jerusalem Yad Vashem, the National Memorial to the Holocaust, including the Children's Pavillion and Avenue of the "Righteous Gentiles". Knesset, Israel's House of Parliament, to see the bronze Menorah sculpture, symbol of the State of Israel. Lunch in the museum Cafeteria. Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed. View the exhibits and stroll through the lovely outdoor Billy Rose Art Garden. enjoy the most magnificent view of the holiest city in the world (The model of Jerusalem Second Temple.) Ein Karem The place where Mary went visited her cousin Elizabeth, the wife of Zechariah. Theodosius (530) says that the distance is five miles from Jerusalem to the place where Elizabeth lived, the mother of John the Baptist. Mary's Spring According to a Christian tradition which started in the 14th century, the Virgin Mary drank water from this village spring, and here is also the place where Mary and Elizabeth met. Therefore, since the 14th century the spring is known as the Fountain of the Virgin.








Tel Aviv


  • Jaffa- the Oldcity and the port, enjoy the rich in history and in atmosphere.
  • Ha-tachana old railways station.
  • Neve Tzedek quarter.
  • Rothschild Boulevard. Walk thru the unique architecture of the beginning of tel aviv. The Bauhaus, and the colonial style.
  • Rabin Square, formerly Kings of Israel, is a large public city square in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel. Over the years it has been the site of numerous political rallies, parades, and other public events. In 1995 the square was renamed 'Rabin Square' following the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin which occurred there on November 4 of that year.




Judean desert


  • Masada - Ascend Mt. Masada by cable car (or hike) and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod’s Palace.
  • Ein Gedi - National Parks where David hid from the wrath of King Saul. Walking along the waterfalls and springs of David’s stream.
  • Dead sea - the lowest place on Earth. Float in the Dead Sea solution




Judean hills


  • Absalom Caves, discovered by chance in a miners’ blast some 40 years ago. The caves are on the western side of Judean Hills, See the stalactites some of them are 4-meter-long and some have been dated as 300.000 years old some meet stalagmites to form stone pillars.
  • Winery wine tastin.
  • Beit Guvrin National Park. Bet Guvrin - Maresha National Park explore the underground side of the city that last from the biblical to the roman time. See the industry, Cisterns and burial systems all underneath the ground (No need lighting or to Bend in the caves).




Coastal plain


  • Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct.
  • the Persian Gardens at the Bahai Temple and the German colony.
  • Acre; walk along the old harbor and local market. tour the Crusaders Halls.
  • Rosh Hanikra. Descend by cable into the limestone Grottoes.




Negev


  • Tel Be'er Sheva National Park archaeologists have uncovered two-thirds of a city dating from the early Israelite period (10th century BCE) at Tel Be'er Sheva in the Negev. The site is of unparalleled importance for the study of biblical-period urban planning, biblical history and its outstanding universal value, leading UNESCO to inscribe Tel Be'er Sheva as a World Heritage Site.
  • Bedouin hospitality Riding camel, Bedouin-style meal.
  • Israeli Air Force Museum The museum represents huge collection of airplanes and helicopters, which were the parts of standard equipment of Israel Air Forces.




Galilee


  • Nazareth today it is the central city of the galilee but 200 years ago it was a small village were Jesus was growing up.Tour the church of Annunciation and the church of cent josef.
  • the Mount of transfiguration where Jesus underwent his Transfiguration.
  • Megiddo known for its historical, geographical, and theological importance, especially under its Greek name Armageddon. In ancient times Megiddo was an importantcity-state. Excavations have unearthed 26 layers of ruins, indicating a long period of settlement. Megiddo is strategically located at the head of a pass through theCarmel Ridge overlooking the Jezreel Valley from the west.
  • Sepphoris (Zippori, or "birdy") was a major Roman and Byzantine city, the capital and heart of the Galilee province. It included a network of colonnaded paved streets, churches. The richness of its mosaic floors (expanded in another web page), architecture and other findings indicate that the city was wealthy. It was a major Jewish town at the Byzantine times, and for some time the center of the Jewish administration in the Holy Land.




Sea of galilee


  • The Sea of Galilee Boat. was an ancient fishing (provably Jewish) boat from the 1st century CE (the time of second temple), discovered in 1986

Tour the church of Annunciation and the church of cent Josef.

  • migdal the migdal synagogue. One of the oldest in Israel a recent discovery, with unique model of the second temple.
  • Tabcha (Ein Sheva) is a place in the north-west section of the Sea of Galilee which is blessed by seven springs. the church on this site is an exact replica of the fourth century basilica built to commemorate the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand.
  • Mount of Beatitudes this is the hill upon which Jesus was said to have preached the "Sermon on the Mount". The lie of the land next to the church forms a natural amphitheatre sloping down to the lake.
  • Tiberias was venerated in Judaism from the middle of the 2nd century CE[3] and since the 16th century has been considered one of Judaism's Four Holy Cities, along with Jerusalem, Hebron and Safed.[4] In the 2nd–10th centuries, Tiberias was the largest Jewish city in the Galilee and the political and religious hub of the Jews of Palestine. It has been known for its hot springs, believed to cure skin and other ailments, for thousands of years.
  • Capernaum – known as Jesus’ “own town” (Matt. 9:1) – “walking where Jesus walked”




Jezreel valley


  • View from the top of mount gilboa to the battel field of king saul.
  • Beth Alpha is a sixth-century synagogue located at the foot of the northern slopes of the Gilboa mountains near Beit She'an, Israel. It is now part of Bet Alfa Synagogue National Park.
  • Sachne, Israel's large and unique natural swimming pool is remarkably clear of solvents and silt and miraculously warm year-round. With a natural Jacuzzi beneath its waterfall, tall trees, and distant mountains.
  • Bet She'an, in the northern Jordan Valley was first settled in the fifth millennium NCE on a mound south of the Harod Stream, in the heart of a region of great fertility and abundant water, and at what became a major crossroads.




Golan hights


  • Katzrin: ancient city, village mentioned in the Talmud, which has come alive again in its actual ancient location.
  • Mount Ben Tal. Visit an army bunker and hear the fascinating story of the war fought in the Golan.
  • Winery
  • Battle Heritage Site and hear about Israel’s master spy, Eli Cohen.




Wine tour


  • The suggested tour will consist of day tour in which we will visit an ancient winepress. Learn about the ancient ways of wine producing from the biblical times circa 3000 BC to the byzantine era circa 6th century that was the most prosperous time for wine making in the holy land.
  • visit a large modern industrial winery where we will introduce with the wine production
  • visit a small boutique winery tasting their wine and hearing all about the wine making process from a small business point of view. We will also visit the vineyard and hear about the different kinds of grapes and the way they are cultured.





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