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BLT Israel Itinerary & Hotels

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2019 Israel Itinerary

Day 1 – Tuesday July 9: Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv arrivals from all around the globe. Free time all day in Tel Aviv. Dinner at Tel Aviv hotel included.

Day 2 – Wednesday July 10: Tel Aviv

Breakfast in hotel. Tour Tel Aviv Bethel. Tour Joppa; Visit Simon the Tanner’s “house” and walk down to Joppa’s ancient Port. Local cuisine for lunch, not included; after lunch tour Biblical Landscape Museum. Group dinner at Tel Aviv hotel included.

Day 3 – Thursday July 11: Tel Aviv/Tiberias 

Breakfast in hotel. Check out of Tel Aviv hotel. Visit beautiful Caesarea.  Visit to Megiddo (lunch at Megiddo, not included). Guided tour of Nazareth Village – experience a memorable re-creation of Nazareth of 2000 years ago.  Check into Tiberias hotel.  Group dinner at Tiberias hotel included.

Day 4 – Friday July 12: Tiberias/Jerusalem 

Breakfast in hotel, Tour the Sea of Galilee area: First a wonderful boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Mount of Beatitudes for a reading of the Sermon on the Mount. Visit Capernaum. Enjoy Galilee Fish lunch, not included. Visit ruins of the Synagogue of Magdala. Group dinner at Tiberias hotel included.

Day 5 – Saturday July 13: Tiberias/Jerusalem

Breakfast in hotel. Check out of Tiberias hotel. Visit Jordan River site; Visit to Jericho. Lunch at Jericho site, not included. Take coach to Jerusalem to the Mt. of Olives, walk down to Garden of Gethsemane. Group dinner at Jerusalem hotel included.

Day 6 – Sunday July 14: Jerusalem

Breakfast in hotel. Early morning visit to Temple Mount. Visit Pools of Bethesda. Tour the Western Wall Tunnel. Local cuisine Lunch not included. Guided Bible tour of Israel Museum (we have our own theocratic guide), Shrine of the Book and the huge outdoor model of ancient Jerusalem. Group dinner at Jerusalem hotel included.

Day 7 – Monday July 15: Jerusalem

Breakfast in hotel. Enjoy city walk, Visit Wohl Museum & Burnt House, continue to the City of David (enjoy excellent film of Jerusalem’s history). Visit to Gihon spring, Warren’s Shaft, Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Pool of Siloam. Guided tour of Garden Tomb site. Group dinner at Jerusalem hotel included.

Day 8 – Tuesday July 16: Jerusalem

Breakfast in hotel. Visit Masada, using the cable car. Enjoy floating in the Dead Sea. Conclude by visiting with old “Abraham” in his tent in the Judean Desert, including Camel ride and Biblical dinner.

Day 9 – Wednesday July 17: Jerusalem 

Breakfast at Jerusalem Hotel. 

Transfers/Departures from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport. (Please note that all departing Land Package travelers will need to make their own travel arrangements from Jerusalem Hotel to Tel Aviv Airport)

Israel Hotels

Intercontinental David Tel Aviv – July 9-11 – 12 Kaufman St, Tel Aviv 61501 Israel +972 3-7951111

Nof Ginossar Tiberias – July 11-13 – Ginosar, 1498000, Israel +972 4-6700320

Dan Panorama Jerusalem – July 13-17 – 39 Keren HaYesod St, Jerusalem 9418823 Israel +972 2-5695695