Tour M-824: Heading North Tour

Tour Departure Dates
Duration Of TourFour Nights Asset 6  / Five Days Asset 5
Tour BasisBed & Breakfast
Available languagesSpain-F

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Massada

Dead Sea

 Mount of Olives

Mount of Zion

Dormition Abbey

Old City

Cardo

Western Wall

Via Dolorosa

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Bethlehem
Manger Square
Church of the Nativity
Shepherds’ field
Nazareth
Basilica of Annunciation
Church of St. Joseph
Tiberias
Capernaum
Tabgha
Yardenit

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M-824: Heading North Tour

Tour Overview

Day 1 - Sunday: Welcome to Israel!

You will be greeted at the airport by a representative from Mazada Tours.

Transfer to accommodations in Tel Aviv.

Day 2 - Monday: Massada and Dead Sea

After pick-up at your hotel, you will drive along the picturesque Judean Hills towards the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth.

You will stop at a Dead Sea cosmetic shops which features skin care products made of the famous Dead Sea mud and minerals. These products are suitable for a variety of skin types and are touted for their natural deep-cleaning, anti-oxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, Herod’s ancient fortress. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress while learning about the heroic story of Jewish fighters and their last stand against the Romans. Take in the archaeological remains of the palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, and roman baths.

Afterwards, you will descend by cable car and continue to the Dead Sea. Here, you will have to opportunity to float in the Sea and cover yourself with the therapeutic mud. The Dead Sea’s mineral-rich deposits have been known for their many health benefits for thousands of years.

Thoroughly relaxed, you will then depart the Dead Sea and return to your hotel.

Day 3 - Tuesday: Jerusalem and Bethlehem

Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem and continue to Mount Zion where you will visit the Tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper.

Take in the striking architecture of Dormition Abbey before entering the Old City of Jerusalem, taking the narrow winding streets through the Armenian and Jewish Quarters. You will walk the excavated Byzantine-era Cardo road which is dated at 1,500 years old.

You will proceed to the Kotel, also known as the Western Wall or the Wailing Wall, where you will be able to feel the ancient stones beneath your fingertips and feel free to place handwritten notes between the cracks*.

After this, you will continue by walking the Via Dolorosa, which is known as the path that Jesus walked during the crucifixion and is marked by the Stations of the Cross. You will end this portion of the tour at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus was crucified, buried, and is believed to have been resurrected.

Next, you will continue with a drive to Bethlehem, where both Jesus and King David were born. Walk through Manger Square to the Church of the Nativity. This church was commissioned by Constantine the Great in 327, it is located over the cave where it is believed that Jesus was born. You will see Shepherds’ field, the site where the shepherds saw the Star of the Nativity.

After your meaningful day of touring, you will be returned to your hotel.

*NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy places such as the Western Wall.

  • The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.
  • Palestinian guide meets the tour only at the border.
  • Change of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian authority territory.
  • Passports are required

Day 4 - Wednesday: Holy Land Sites of Galilee

After pick-up at your hotel, you will drive along the coastal road and landscape of the lower Galilee to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood. Here, you will visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, where an angel is said to have appeared to Mary to tell her that she would give birth to Jesus. You will also visit the Church of St. Joseph while in Nazareth, which is built in the Romanesque Revival style.

Next, you will continue to Tiberias, located on the Western Shore of the Galilee. Tiberius is known as one of Judaism’s four holy cities and is a meaningful location for Jewish and Christian pilgrimage.

Drive along the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum, where you will view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. From here, you will travel to Tabgha and visit the church where the Miracle of Fish and Loaves occurred.

Your final stop on this tour will be the famous baptismal site of Yardenit, where the Jordan River flows out from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. Take a moment to reflect at this site and enjoy the tranquil setting before returning to your hotel for overnight.

Day 5 - Thursday: Departure

Check out of your hotel and transfer to Ben Gurion airport for your departure.

Tour Code:M-824

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PRICE INCLUDES Four Nights Accommodation according to your hotel of choice on bed & breakfast basis.
Representative will meet and accompany you from luggage claim on arrival
 Roundtrip airport transfers.
3 full days of organized group tours.
government licensed tour guide
All entrance fees to attractions mentioned in itinerary
Welcome kit.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE All personal expenses.
Travel, medical, and baggage insurance.
Tips.
Lunches and dinners**.

** In Atlas Hotels, the client will get 1 complimentary dinner on their choice of any night of their stay.

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