Day 1: Montreal – Tel Aviv
Departure to Tel Aviv. Dinner on board
Day 2: Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport and transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Accommodation in Tel Aviv.
Day 3: Tel Aviv-Jaffa / Caesarea / Haifa / St. John of Acre / Galilee
Visit of the old city of Jaffa and discovery by bus from Tel Aviv, also called the “white city”. Departure by the Mediterranean road to the north. Visit Caesarea, the remains of the ancient city built by one of the greatest builders of antiquity, Herod the Great (1st century BC). Continue to Haifa and visit the city, the largest port in Israel. Panoramic view of the Bay of Mount Carmel, the Bahai Shrine and its gardens. Continue to Saint Jean d’Acre. Visit the Crusader fortress and the Crypt of the Knights. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Galilee.
Day 4 : Nazareth / Safed / Tiberias Lake / Jerusalem
Departure to Nazareth, one of the most important cities of Christendom. Visit of the Annunciation Church. Continue to Safed, the cradle of mysticism and Kabbalah. Visit the old town with its colony of artists and a 16th century synagogue. Departure for the region of Lake Tiberias or Sea of Galilee, panorama of the lake from the Mount of Beatitudes. Visit Capernaum, the adopted city of Jesus to see the ruins of the house of St. Peter and its ancient synagogue.Visit Tabgha Church, the place for the multiplication of breads and fish, to admire its beautiful mosaics. Descent through the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem. En route, view of Jericho, the oldest city in the world, and Mount of Temptation.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 5: Jerusalem / The New City
The tour begins with the Orthodox Jewish Quarter of Mea Shearim and continues with the Israel Museum; the Sanctuary of the Book where are preserved the Dead Sea Scrolls and the model of Jerusalem at the time of King Herod. After the museum, visit the Knesset and the Menorah, symbol of the state of Israel to reach Mount Zion, visit the tomb of King David and the Cenacle, place of the Last Supper. Continuation to the Memorial of the deportation of Yad Vashem, moment of meditation and visit of the Memorial. Continuation of the visit to Ein Kerem and visit of the church of the Visitation. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem.
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Day 6 : Jerusalem The Old City / Bethlehem
Departure for the Mount of Olives to admire the most famous panoramic view of Jerusalem. View of the esplanade of the Temple with the Mosques. Visit the Wailing Wall, the most sacred place of Judaism. Continuation through the Cardo, the old main street of the Roman and Byzantine period. Via the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa in the souks of the old town, ending in the Holy Sepulcher, the most sacred of the Byzantine and crossed basilicas. Free afternoon in Jerusalem or visit Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 7: Massada / Dead Sea
Dark to the Dead Sea through the Judean Desert. Continue to Masada. Ascent and descent by cable car. Visit the Herodian fortress, its palaces, baths and warehouses. Relaxation and swimming in the Dead Sea. At the end of the day, departure for Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem.
Day 8: Jerusalem
Free day in Jerusalem. Dinner and accommodation in Jerusalem.
Day 9: Jerusalem – Tel Aviv – Montréal
After breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.
NB. Flights departing from Montreal leave on Saturdays and arrive on Sundays.
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