Highlights of the Holy Land

Discover one of the World's most extraordinary, timeless - and time-weathered - corner, a sacred land forged over centuries. Beginning in Mediterranean resort-city Tel Aviv, this enthralling, fully escorted tour takes in Roman Caesarea and bustling port-city Haifa, before moving inland to Crusader fortress Acre, then on to the shores of Galilee. A tour of places associated with Christ's life and ministry is followed by a journey, via the mysterious Dead Sea and haunting Masada, up to Jerusalem, one of the most absorbing cities on Earth. The final highlight of your remarkable tour is a visit to Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity.

Highlights

  • Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity
  • Modern Tel Aviv and nearby restored Jaffa
  • Two nights on Lake Galilee
  • Roman Caesarea, once King Herod's most important port-city
  • Visiting modern Haifa and take in the spectacular view from Mount Carmel
  • The Crusader fortress-city of Acre
  • Journey past ancient Jericho
  • Take the cable car to the fortress summit of legendary Masada
  • Enjoy the unique sensation of floating in the Dead Sea
  • A four-night stay in Jerusalem brings the chance to explore one of the world's most fascinating locations
  • View the city skyline from the Mount of Olives, and visit poignant Gethsemane
  • Walk the Way of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and visit the Garden Tomb
  • See the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock
  • Visit Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and see the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book

Inclusions

  • Seven nights' half board accommodation in excellent quality hotels in Tel Aviv (1 night), Migdal (2) and Jerusalem (4)
  • Return flights from the UK to Tel Aviv
  • Air-conditioned coach travel and transfers
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager