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View over Jerusalem Highlights of the Holyland A journey of discovery exploring the scenic wonder of the Dead Sea – the tranquil lakeside of Galilee and cities almost older than time itself. Day 1 Fly from Heathrow, Luton or Manchester to Tel Aviv where you will be met and transferred to your hotel on the Mediterranean sea. D Please note due to flight timings for Heathrow departures, an evening meal is not included on the first evening. However, a meal will be served in-flight. Day 2 Caesarea, Nazareth & the Sea of Galilee We visit Caesarea, seeing the Roman theatre, walk beside the harbour from which Paul sailed to Rome, and see the impressive aqueduct built by Herod the Great. Next, we ascend to Muhraka, on Mount Carmel. We stop at lunchtime at the Druze village of Daliyat El-Carmel. Travelling onwards, we visit Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood, and drive by Cana of Galilee, then Mount Arbel for an exciting view of the enchanting Sea of Galilee. We stay for two nights near Tiberias. B,D Day 3 Galilee & the Golan Heights We visit Capernaeum, the home of St. Peter and site of an ancient Jewish Synagogue, Tabgha, where we remember the miracle of the ‘Feeding of the 5000’ that Jesus performed in the area. We continue with a visit to Mount Beatitudes. During the day, we take a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. B,D Day 4 Beit Shean Visit the Baptismal site at Yardenit, then travel south towards Jerusalem. En route we call at Beit Shean, where we will walk the ancient streets and see the Roman period bath-houses and amphitheatre. We continue down the Jordan Valley with a view of Jericho. Arrive in Jerusalem for a four-night stay. B,D Day 5 Jerusalem, the old City We begin our day with a magnificent view from the top of the Mount of Olives. We see the Chapel where the Lord ‘wept’, then proceed to the beautiful Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed the night before He died. We see Stephen’s Gate, the only gate that opens to the east of the city, then visit the Western or ‘Wailing’ Wall, the holiest of holy places in Israel, which attracts thousands of worshippers daily, and the Pool of Bethesda. We see the Ecce Homo Arch, and finally, walk the Via Dolorosa – the Stations of the Cross. B,D by Air 8 days £1499 by air Day 6 The dead Sea & Masada We begin at Qumran, where the first Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947. A ‘float’ in the Dead Sea, located at the lowest place in the world on dry land (1385 feet below normal sea level) is an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experience, then visit the oasis of Ein Gedi. A cable-car will take us up to King Herod’s magnificent fortress. B,D Day 7 Jerusalem, the New City We begin our last day in Jerusalem with a visit to the new Museum of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem, then the Israel Museum, to view the Dead Sea Scrolls. Taking the winding road known as Pope’s Way we reach Mount Zion, the highest point in the city of Jerusalem. We visit the Cenacle, which, for the Jewish Religion, is the traditional location of David’s tomb and end with a visit to the Garden Tomb, believed by many to be the location where Christ was laid after His crucifixion. B,D Day 8 In the morning, we include a short visit to the ancient port of Jaffa, then transfer back to Tel Aviv for our return flight to the U.K. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/kihl Ancient aqueduct at Casesarea Old City Wall, Jerusalem from Includes... • 7 nights hotel with breakfast & 7 evening meals • Return flights to Tel Aviv • Escorted by a Tour Manager in Israel • Air-conditioned coach travel Flights... Flights to/from Tel Aviv are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call or see our website for details. ToUr & eXPlore WorldWIde You will stay in 3-star standard hotels in Israel, such as the Cinema Hotel in Tel Aviv for one night; the Prima Galil in the hills near Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee for two nights; and the Caesar Hotel or Prima Park Hotel in Jerusalem for four nights. All hotels will have a lift and restaurant. Masada Your Hotels By Air Tour Code: K8IHL Nov 2 2017 £1499 Nov 1 2018 £1549 Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; single room supplement £329; flight supplements where applicable. Mediterranean Sea Nazareth ! Caesarea ! Tel Aviv ! Jerusalem Golan Sea of Galilee 2 ! 4 ! ! ISRAEL Dead Sea 1 By Coach By Air Masada x Number of nights 170 Call one of our helpful travel advisers now on 01709 385 673


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