St. Catherine Monastery Tour from Eilat

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St. Catherine day tour from Eilat

Drive along the shores of the Red Sea and the striking desert scenery to visit the ancient monastery of St. Catherine.

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Taba Border

Leave Eilat and cross over to the Sinai Peninsula via the Taba border crossing.

Red Sea Coast

Travelling along the Red Sea coast, we will see the Fjord and Pharaoh's Island, which harbors a Byzantine fortress.

St. Catherine Monastery

On rout to St. Catherine's Monastery, we will pass Bedouin settlements, set in the striking desert scenery.
Set at the foot of Mt. Sinai, the monastery is built on the very spot where God appeared to Moses. Built between 548 and 565, St. Catherine's monastery has not been ravaged or destroyed throughout its history and to this day maintains its Greek and Roman heritage.
From early times to this day, the monks of Sinai are dedicated to prayer and to aiding the many pilgrims who visit the Monastery.
Our visit will include the monastery, the Burning Bush Chapel and the Well of Jethro.
(entrance to the Chamber of Skulls is subject to a fee and availability).

Nuweiba

On our way back to the Taba border, we will stop at one of the sea side restaurants in Nuweiba for lunch.
After lunch, cross the border back to Eilat and transfer to your hotel.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees

not including border taxes – $70 per person, to be paid on the day of the tour

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Jerusalem & Bethlehem

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Mt. Scopus

Start the day with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from Mt. Scopus

Old City

Enter the Old City of Jerusalem, where we will see the Cardo, the Western Wall. We walk the path of the Via Dolorosa, following in the footsteps of Jesus, from His judgment to His Crucifixtion. We enter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre which holds the site of the crucifixion at Calvary and the burial tomb.

Bethlehem

We take a short drive to Bethlehem, starting our tour at the Manger square. We visit the Basilica of the Nativity and the Grotto.
On our way back to Jerusalem, we will pass Shepherds' field.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Children under the age of 10 are not permitted to visit Yad Vashem due to the sensitive content
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders
  • On Fridays, Saturdays & Jewish Holidays, when the Holocaust Museum is closed, the tour will include a visit to the Church of All Nations at the Garden Gethsemane, King David’s Tomb and the Hall of the Last Supper on Mount Zion.
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Petra Tour from Eilat

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Arava border

Early morning pick up from your hotel in Eilat. We take a short drive to the Arava border. Our representative will assist you with all border formalities and once you
have entered Jordan, you will meet your Jordian tour guide.

Jordanian desert

On our way to Petra, we drive through the beautiful Jordanian desert and Wadi Rum with it's towering red mountains and rocks.

Petra

Arriving at Petra, we walk through the Siq, which is a norrow passage in the mountains, towards the Treasury. Arriving at the Treasury we are awestruck by its size
and beauty.
We walk on to the heart of the ancient city, admiring the tombs and monuments and the splendid amphitheatre.

Wadi Musa & Aqaba

We leave Petra and stop for lunch in the new town of Petra, Wadi Musa. After lunch, we continue to Aqaba for a short tour and drive on the the border.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees

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Nazareth & Galilee Day Tour

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Mt. Percipice & Nazareth

Drive North along the coast and towards the Jezreel Valley, from where we can see Megiddo (Armageddon). After a a stop at Mt. Precipice, continue to Nazareth. Visit the Church of the Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph.

Capernaum

Continue towards the Sea of Galilee, passing Cana, where Christ transformed water into wine. On route, we see the Mt. of Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount.
We stop in Capernaum, located on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

Tabgha

On to Tabgha, where we visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish.

Yardenit Baptismal site

We pass Tiberias and stop at the Yardenit Baptismal site. On our way back, we pass Mt. Tabor, the mount of Transfiguration.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
Sea of Galilee
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders.
  • Comfortable walking shoes and a hat in summer are recommended
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December 8, 2013

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Masada & the Dead Sea Tour

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Judean Desert

Drive through the remarkable scenery of the Judean desert, passing on route the Inn of the Good Samaritan.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea until you will reach the lowest place on Earth.

Masada

A short stop for a pic at sea level and we continue our descent below sea level.
After about an hour drive from Jerusalem we will reach Mt. Masada and ascend by cable car to the summit.
We will enjoy breathtaking views of the Judean desert and the Dead Sea from atop and Visit the excavations.
The King Herod’s fortress/palace, is a magnificent example of Herodian building achievements. Learn about the remarkable history of the site which was the last stronghold of the Jewish rabbles against the Roman Empire.

Dead Sea

Drive past Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls where found, towards one of the Dead Sea beaches. Weather permitting, we enjoy a relaxing float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, savoring the tranquility of the desert and the red cliffs surrounding us. Be a sport and try out the Dead Sea mud, famous for its beneficial effects.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
Dead Sea Fun
  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses are recommended.
  • Don’t forget to bring along your bathing suit, a towel and a change of clothes.
  • Beach sandals, which you can use inside the water are recommended.
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Caesarea, Haifa, Rosh Hanikra & Acre Tour

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Caesrea

Drive North along the coast to the archaeological park of the ancient Roman port city Caesarea. Built by Herod the Great this was one of the most important port city of the ancient world. Enjoy the picturesque views of the blue sea and the ancient ruins, visit the ancient Theatre, the port and the Hippodrome and learn about the history of the place.

Haifa

We will continue by bus to Haifa and ascend to Mt. Carmel, where we will see the beautiful, terraced Baha'i gardens - a world heritage site.

Rosh Hanikra

On to Rosh Hanikra, the farthest Northern coastal point of Israel, right on the border with Lebanon. Descend by cable car to see the breathtaking white cliffs and grottoes. Learn about the history of the place and ascend back to the bus.

Acre

Our next stop, on the way back is Acre, Visit the underground crusader fortress and knights halls, laying beneath the bustling bazaar. Walk along the Crusader remains, the Turkish Citadel and see a former Turkish and British Mandate citadel prison. Enjoy views of the ancient port, and the walls that once stopped Napoleon.
This will be your last stop before Returning to Tel-Aviv & Jerusalem.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
Rosh HaNikra
  • Comfortable walking shoes and bottled water are recommended.
  • In summer, don’t forget to bring along a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
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Jerusalem Old & New Day Tour

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Mt. Scopus

Start our visit with a panoramic view of Jerusalem from Mt. Scopus.

Old City

On our way to the Old City, we pass by the Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations and the Kidron valley.
Begin our tour in the Old City in the Jewish Quarter, where we will see the Byzantine-era main street, the Cardo.
Stop at the Western Wall, walk part of the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, believed to be the the site of the crucifixion and the burial tomb of Christ.
After a lunch break and a stroll through the bazaar.

Yad Vashem Holocaust museum

Continue to the Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum in the new city of Jerusalem.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Children under the age of 10 are not permitted to visit Yad Vashem due to the sensitive content
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders
  • On Fridays, Saturdays & Jewish Holidays, when the Holocaust Museum is closed, the tour will include a visit to the Church of All Nations at the Garden Gethsemane, King David’s Tomb and the Hall of the Last Supper on Mount Zion.
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