In the Footsteps of our Lord Tours 8 Day Tour – Wednesday Arrival
In the Footsteps of our Lord Tours
8 Day Tour – Wednesday Arrival
This weekly departure tour has 7 nights’ accommodations, 6 touring days with our amazing guide in deluxe motor coach as per itinerary. Stroll through Jerusalem’s colorful Old City bazaars; Visit King David’s tomb and the room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion; Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; See the Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Experience these and so much more.
-Fully Escorted Guaranteed Departures
7 Night Tour Includes:
- Transfer on arrival and departure (from/to Ben Gurion Airport)
- 7 nights accommodation in comfortable & desirable locations
- 6 touring days in deluxe motor coach as per itinerary
- Sightseeing and entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary
- Government educated and certified bilingual guide
Itinerary Subject to Change
*Israeli buffet breakfast and dinner daily included
Arrival at Ben Gurion AirportWhere you will be met by your ITC Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Jerusalem – Old CityDrive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the church of All Nations, King David’s tomb and the room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter within the walls of the city and visit the Cardo, Temple Mount (entrance to the mosques not included), Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, oriental Bazaar. Visit the Garden Tomb. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem & Bethlehem*Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the holocaust; Visit the Israel museum, the shrine of the book, where the dead sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem* to visit the Church of Nativity. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Dead Sea / MasadaDrive to Qumeran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found. Visit the ancient city of Qumeran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Mt. Massada by cable car and visit the food storerooms, water irrigation system and Herod’s Palace. Return to Jerusalem for overnight.
Beit Shean & JerusalemDepart Jerusalem and drive via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, a newly excavated city, and visit the Roman theatre. Drive to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river. Continue to Nazareth via Cana of Galilee. Visit the Church of Annunciation, St. Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Overnight in Kibbutz Hotel.
Tiberias & CapernaumAfter a short tour of Tiberias, we take a boat ride to Capernaum. Visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of fish and loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to mount of beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and waterfalls and tour the Golan Heights. Return to Kibbutz Hotel for overnight.
Acre, Haifa & CaesareaDrive to Acre to visit the ancient city and harbor. Continue to Haifa to view the Persian Gardens at the Bahai Temple. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon to visit the archeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Drive to Caesarea , capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman Theatre and aqueduct. Drive along the coastal plain to Tel Aviv. Overnight in Tel Aviv.