Easter tour to the Holy Land
9 nights / 10 days
Join us on our Easter tour of Israel for Holy Week – Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. – March-April 2015. Celebrate Easter with us in the Holy Land
28th March 2015 - Arrival to the Holy Land
Arrive at Tel Aviv Airport where you will be met by our representative. Transfer to Hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
29th March 2015 - Palm Sunday – Bethlehem, Jerusalem
After breakfast drive to Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity where Jesus was born and the Shepherds fields. Return to Jerusalem and drive up to the Mount of Olives and begin the Palm Sunday walk to the Old City of Jerusalem. Enter the Old City following the procession of the many tourists visiting the Old City on this special Sunday. Visit the Western Wall of the ancient Temple. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
30 March 2015 - Caesarea, Mt. Carmel, Tiberius
After breakfast drive along the coastal road to Caesarea. Visit the excavations of these Roman and Crusader ruins. Visit Muhraka, where Elijah confronted the priests of Baal. Continue to Mt. Tabor and ascend to the summit. The site of the Miracle of the Transfiguration. Drive to Tiberius and check into hotel for dinner and overnight
31st March 2015 - Cana, Nazareth, Yardenit
After breakfast drive to Cana, to visit the Church of the First Miracle where Jesus turned water into wine. Continue to the Basilica of Annunciation in Nazareth and visit Mary‘s Well. Return to Tiberius to Yardenit the traditional Baptism site on the Jordan River. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
1st April, 2015 - Boat Ride, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha.
After breakfast take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Time for prayer and reflection. Visit Capernaum visiting the Synagogue and the house. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Then on to Tabgha the site of the Miracle of the Multiplication. Drive along the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem and check into hotel for dinner and overnight.
2nd April, 2015 - Jericho, Qumran, Dead Sea.
After breakfast drive to Jericho to visit the oldest city in the world. View the Mount of Temptation and the Sycamore Tree. Continue to the caves of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Drive to the Dead Sea to enjoy floating in waters which have amazing healing powers. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
3rd April, 2015 - Good Friday. Old City of Jerusalem
After breakfast return to the Mount of Olives to visit the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the old city visit the Pools of Bethesda and the Church of St. Anne. Walk along the Via Dolorosa following the Stations of the Cross. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. In the afternoon visit Mt. Zion, the Hall of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Continue to the Church of St. Peter in Galicantu, built on the site of the house of the High Priest Caiaphas. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
4th April, 2015 - Emmaus, Ein Karem.
After breakfast drive to ancient Emmaus. Continue to Ein Karem, the birthplace of St John the Baptist. Visit the Church of Visitation where Mary visited her cousin, Elizabeth. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
5th April, 2015 - Easter Sunday
After breakfast return to the old city of Jerusalem to join in the Mass in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher on this special Sunday. Time to enjoy the bazaars of the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk along the Cardo, ancient Roman Road. Visit Yad Vashem, Holocaust memorial. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
6th April, 2015 - Morning at leisure - Departure.
After breakfast, day at leisure until time for departure to Airport for your flight home.
Rate USD 1948 per person in Dbl or TWN room on HB basis
USD 545 Single Supplement
Meet and assistance at the airport
Luxury AC coach
English speaking guide for 8 days tour
Accommodation for 9 nights at mentioned hotels or similar:
2 nights Rimonim Jerusalem
2 nights Mineral Tiberias
5 nights Rimonim Jerusalem
Half Board Basis- breakfast and dinner at the hotel
Entrance fees mentioned in itinerary
Welcome kit includes travelogue, map and cap
Any airline tickets
Tip to driver and guide
Anything that is not mentioned in " Rate includes"