5 Days Israel Private Tour – Ideal as a Honeymoon Tour
Israel private tour guide- After your arrival, your Israeli Private guide will greet you and we start our tour driving towards Tiberias. If time permits, we will stop on the way to Haifa for the famous view over the bay and Galilee, followed by Mt Israel Private Tour. Carmel, the place where Elijah fought the Baal Prophets. Overnight in Tiberias.
Israel Private Tour At the beginning of this day, we will visit the sites of Jesus’ ministry around the Sea of Galilee: On the “Mt. of Beatitudes,” we can enjoy the special church built by the Italian architect Berluzzi, as well as the wide view over the Sea of Galilee. Israel private tour guide, we also visit the archaeological excavations of Capernaum, “The Town of Jesus”, with St. Peter’s House and its well-known Synagogue. We will also see the reconstructed Church of the Multiplication with its very unique mosaic-floor, dating back to the 6th Century Israel Private Tour. In the afternoon, we will drive to Nazareth, where we shall visit the grand but modern Basilica of the Annunciation, the market, and the romantic Greek-Orthodox Church located by “Mary’s Fountain”.Overnight in Tiberias.
After driving through a landscape of scattered Arab villages, where Christians, Druze, and Muslims live together, we arrive at the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to Rosh Hanikra, where a cable-car takes us down into natural grottos, carved by the waters of the sea… Continue along the Mediterranean coast to the ancient port city of Acco (Acre) Israel Private Tour. During thousands of years this city has maintained its character, and there are a lot of extraordinary well-preserved sites in Acco, which made it a “UNESCO World Heritage Site”. Here we will visit the “Knights Halls” that was built by the Crusaders and stayed underground, preserved fully, up to their roofs!! We will also visit the Turkish “Hammam” (Bath) where we will hear the “Last Bath-Attendant” telling us the History of the City through its Legends and Myths… We shall also visit the colorful oriental Bazaar, Israel Private Tour with its odors and colors of the East, the ancient port, and more… Now we drive through Israel’s center, and ascend towards Israel’s heart – Jerusalem! We start our tour in Jerusalem with a panoramic view of the holy city, Jerusalem, from the Mount of Olives. A leisurely walk takes us down, Israel Private Tour through the holy Jewish cemetery, to the “Garden of Gethsemane” with its “Church of all Nations” and ancient Olive trees, almost 2000 years old! This place, where Jesus meditated, prayed and sweat blood is the right place to end this day. Over-night in Jerusalem.
Israel private tour guide – We start at the City of David – “where it all began!” Here, we can see the latest findings from Jerusalem of the kings David, Solomon, and Hezekiah with remarkable underground water-systems, but also the Roman Siloam Pool and other remnants of the Second Temple Period (The time of Jesus). We continue to the “Wailing Wall”, the last remnants of the holy Jewish Temple, and if the conditions permit, we shall visit the Temple Mount itself, where we can see the Muslim Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque. Then we walk through the colorful “Suq” (Bazaar) and follow the different stations of the “Via Dolorosa”, the “Way of the Cross” according to Christian tradition. The Way of the Cross ends at the “Church of the Holy Sepulcher”, built traditionally on the site where Jesus was crucified and buried. At the “Israel Museum,” we visit the Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period Israel Private Tour. This is a 1:50 scale model of the city, as it was during one of its most important periods, when Judaism and Christianity, as we know them today, started to evolve. The model is built from the original materials and is updated according to the most recent archaeological researches. We will also visit the “Shrine of the Book”, where the “Dead Sea Scrolls” are exhibited and end the day by the “Menorah” located in front of Israel’s Parliament and depicting the history of the Jewish People who managed to survive through their moral power. Over-night in Jerusalem.
Israel Private Tour Transfer to the airport or the next destination of your tour. If time permits, we will drive through the Valley of Elah, where the battle between David & Goliath took place and arrive at Beit Guvrin “the Land of 1000 Caves”. Here we go underground and visit different man-made caves, used for industrial and religious purposes. Continue to Tel Aviv for a short city-tour and a stroll through the alley-ways of the Old City of Jaffa, the ancient port-city that “gave birth” to Tel Aviv…
The above tour can start at Ben Gurion International Airport / Allenby bridge or Sheik Hussein border terminal (Sheik Hussein bridge)