Jerusalem
11/17/2020 12:00 AM
11/17/2020 12:00 AM
Today is free for you to explore more of Haifa and its surroundings. Or you might choose to travel across the coastal mountains of Israel to the city of Nazareth, where Jesus spent his youth, and the fabled Sea of Galilee, where he is said to have performed many miracles and delivered his Sermon on the Mount. Alternatively, combine visits to Jerusalem and Bethlehem on one enlightening tour.

Optional Private Excursions available for purchase

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Give us a call or email us. Let us personalize your experience!

1-day shore excursion from Ashdod: Jerusalem Old & New
Overview:
 
  • Walk the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
  • Explore the Holy sites of the Christian Quarter
  • Visit traditional Middle Eastern bazaars
  • Experience the grace and sophistication of New Jerusalem
 
Itinerary Highlights:
 
  • Enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of Old & New Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives
  • Visit the ancient synagogues and stroll through the Cardo - the reconstructed main street of Byzantine Jerusalem
  • View the Temple Mount with the Dome of the Rock & the Al Aqsa Mosque
  • Touch the Western Wall - Judaism’s holiest site
  • Walk the final Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Drive through New Jerusalem, past the Jerusalem Theater, the President’s Residence and the Knesset - Israel’s Parliament
  • Visit the Israel Museum to view the Model of Jerusalem from Second Temple period and the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed
 
One (1) day of private guide with deluxe air-conditioned vehicle.
Entrance fees and activities per itinerary
 
Destinations Visited:
 
  • Jerusalem Old City
  • The Western Wall
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • The Israel Museum
1-day shore excursion from Ashdod: Jerusalem & Bethlehem
Overview:
 
  • Walk the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
  • Explore the Holy sites of the Christian Quarter
  • Experience the grace and sophistication of New Jerusalem
  • Visit to Bethlehem
 
Itinerary Highlights:
 
  • Enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of Old & New Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives
  • Visit the Garden of Gethsemane and the Basilica of the Agony
  • Visit the ancient synagogues and stroll through the Cardo - the reconstructed main street of Byzantine Jerusalem
  • View the Temple Mount with the Dome of the Rock & the Al Aqsa Mosque
  • Touch the Western Wall - Judaism’s holiest site
  • Walk the final Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Visit the Room of the Last Supper, in which, according to the Gospel accounts, Jesus shared his last meal with the disciples.
  • Visit Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus
 
One (1) day of private guide and deluxe air-conditioned vehicle.
Entrance fees and activities per itinerary
 
Destinations Visited:
 
  • Jerusalem  Old City
  • The Western Wall
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Bethlehem
 
*Bethlehem is under Palestinian Authority, and change of vehicle will be required at the border post. The tour will be guided by a Palestinian guide. 

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