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ISRAEL TOUR CONNECTION,Classic 9 Night Tour Friday Departure

Depart Tel Aviv and Proceed along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the Crusader city, Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Jun. 2, 2010 - Classic 9 Night Tour Friday Departure

ISRAEL TOUR CONNECTION
(ITC)

Classic 9 Night Tour Friday Departure
 
Friday
Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by your ITC Tours representative and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Saturday
At leisure
Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Sunday
Diaspora Museum / Caesarea / Druze Villages
Depart Tel Aviv and drive to the Diaspora Museum for a visit. Proceed along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the Crusader city, Roman port, aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored to its former glory as a concert venue. Continue via the Druze villages to Haifa.
Overnight in Haifa.

Monday
Haifa / Safed / Golan Heights
The tour of Haifa will begin at the summit of Mount Carmel where you will take in a breathtaking panoramic view of the Haifa Bay and Western Galilee. Continue to the golden domed Bahai Shrine to visit the exotic Persian Gardens. Proceed to Safed, the center of Jewish mysticism, where you will visit the ancient synagogues and artists’ colony. Continue to the Golan Heights to see the former Syrian bunkers, Kuneitra and the new Israeli town of Katzrin.
Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse.

Tuesday
Sea of Galilee / Nazareth
Start the day with a visit of Tiberias. Drive to Capernaum to see the ruins of the synagogue and octagonal Church of St. Peter and then proceed to Nazareth. Here you will visit the Church of the Annunciation. Drive via Beit Shean to Beit Alpha to see the remains of the mosaic floor of an ancient synagogue depicting the zodiac.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Wednesday
Jerusalem: Old City
Visit King David's Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter the walled city and walk through the newly restored Jewish Quarter. Visit the Roman Cardo, Herodian Quarter and continue to the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, proceed to Mount Scopus and then to the Mount of Olives for a magnificent panoramic view of the Old City. Continue to Bethlehem*, stopping at Rachel’s Tomb and to visit the Church of the Nativity.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Thursday
Jerusalem: New City
Drive to the Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem to see the Chagall stained glass windows. Continue to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust and then to the Israel Museum. Visit 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. View the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament and the Givat Ram Campus of the Hebrew University.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Friday
Qumran / Massada / Dead Sea
Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, almost 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level. Stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada. Ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans before committing mass suicide in 73 A.D. Descend by cable car, time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to float on the Dead Sea.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Saturday
At leisure
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Sunday
Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport
After breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.

* visit subject to availability

Call today 1(800) 2-ISRAEL , or NJ: (973) 535-2575, or email us

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