Combine a visit to the holy sites of ancient Jerusalem, glimpse into the past of this eternal city, pay a visit to the world reknown Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, and driving through the Judean desert, descend to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea. Ascend the 2000 year old Fortress of Masada and be captivated by its tale and views. Finally, relax as you float in the Dead Sea.
- Old City of Jerusalem: Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. The Western Wall
- Israel Museum – Shrine of the Book
- The Dead Sea: Massada Fortress, "swim and float".
Start on the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Drive to the Old City; visit the Tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Walk through the walled city and visit the restored Jewish Quarter, the Roman Cardo, the Western Wall. Walk along Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue to Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Drive to the Israel Museum and its Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls and the fascinating model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem in the period of the Second Temple. Proceed for a tour at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Continue to Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Memorial. Visit Mea Shearim,the neighborhood of the ultra orthodox Jews , to learn about their unique lifestyle. In the evening enjoy a middle-eastern dinner followed by the spectacular “Sound & Light ”
Show at the Tower of David Museum(weather permitting). Overnight in Jerusalem.
Drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Stop at Qumeran National Park, site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend by cable car and tour the 2000 year old fortress, Herod’s palaces and bathhouses, and the synagogue, view the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Descend and continue to the Dead Sea, to “float” in its water.
Return to Jerusalem.
2 nights including daily breakfast in first class hotel
1 Middle-Eastern dinner (day 2)
3 touring days
A/C tourist vehicle
English speaking licensed tour guide
Sound&Light Show at the Tower of David Museum
Entrance fees as per itinerary
Beverages with meals
Anything not mentioned
High season supplements may occure