For The Family Group

The prices are structured for one or two adults and accompanied children and include transportation costs and entrance fees (where appropriate).

Tour No.1. - One day: Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Jerusalem: The Old City within the Ottoman walls; Jaffa Gate; Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built by Constantine's mother Helena in the 4th century on the traditional site of the Crucifixion; Via Dolorosa, the route taken by Jesus, bearing his cross; the Western (Wailing) Wall, the holiest spot in Judaism; Dung Gate; Mount of Olives, site of many events - both in Judaic and Christian history; Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed the night of his arrest; Mount Zion, where early church history says Mary fell into everlasting sleep; west (modern) Jerusalem: Government quarter; Yad Vashem - the Holocaust Memorial centre, etc.
Bethlehem: Church of the Nativity. LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

Tour No.2. - One day: The Dead Sea and Massada.
Visit the Dead Sea and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Judean desert; see where the Essenes lived and studied, leaving the Dead Sea Scrolls for posterity; pass Ein Gedi, one of David's hideaways fleeing from King Saul; continue to Massada and see the ruins of Herod the Great's magnificent building works and hear the story of the last stand of the Zealots against the might of Rome. Enjoy "floating" on the Dead Sea waters and judge its curative and soothing health effects. LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

Tour No.3. - One day: Cæsarea, Meggido, Acco and the Carmel Mountains.
Visit the remains of Herod's fantastic port city of Cæsarea; continue on to Meggido via the historic Wadi 'Arra pass and see the remains of Solomon's stables and Josiah's feat of engineering - the water tunnel. Travel to the top of the Carmel Mountains, where Elijah vanquished the Prophets of Baal, and enjoy the magnificent view out over the Jezreel valley and the Western Galilee hills. Continue round Haifa bay to Acco - the ancient second capital of the Crusaders and visit the ruins of their "underground" castle. Finish the day with a brief tour of Haifa and a view out over the city and bay area, from the top of Mount Carmel. LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

Tour No.4. - One day: Nazareth and Christian Galilee.
Start by visiting Nazareth, the home of Mary, Joseph and the young Jesus; visit the fabulous Church of the Annunciation - and, time permitting - the Church of St Gabriel; continue on to Kfar Cana, the site of Jesus' first miracle and the home of Nathaniel; continue on down the road to Tiberias, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee - that same road down which the Crusaders travelled on that fateful summer day in 1187 when they suffered a disastrous defeat at the hands of Saladdin at the Battle of the Horns of Hattin; from Tiberias travel north to Capernaum and the home of Peter; the Mount of the Beatitudes, overlooking the beautiful Sea of Galilee, provides a fitting close to the day, with its message of peace and brotherly love for all mankind. LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

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