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Day-by-Day Itinerary: BLT- Israel and Turkey

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DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY – ISRAEL AND TURKEY

 

01 JULY            TEL AVIV – Arrivals from around the globe.  You will be met at the airport (Full Package customers only) by BCT representative(s) to assist with your transfer to the hotel.  Free time all day in Tel Aviv.  Dinner at hotel included, if arrival is not too late.

 

02 JULY            TEL AVIV – 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.   Tour Tel Aviv ‘Bethel’

JOPPA – Visit Simon the Tanner’s house and walk down to the ancient Port.  Get local cuisine for lunch.  After lunch tour Biblical Landscape Museum.

 

03 JULY            CAESAREA & MEGIDDO – Lunch at Megiddo (not included).  Nazareth Village – Experience memorable re-creation of Nazareth 2000 years ago.  Group dinner (included) at a Tiberias hotel.

 

04 JULY            SEA OF GALILEE AREA – Mount of Beatitudes for a reading of the Sermon on the Mount, then Capernaum.  Optional Galilee fish lunch.  Coach to Jerusalem via Jordan Baptism site.  (Dinner included)

 

05 JULY            JERUSALEM – Coach to Mount of Olives- walk down to Gethsemane.  Guided Bible tour of Israel Museum; visit Shrine of the Book and the huge outdoor model of ancient Jerusalem.  Guided tour of Garden Tomb site.  (Dinner included)

 

06 JULY            Visit Temple Mount including new excavations at the Western Wall Tunnel; Enjoy city walk; Wohl Museum and Burnt House.  Continue to City of David- enjoy excellent film show of Jerusalem’s history.  Visit to Gihon, Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Warren Shaft and Pool of Siloan, Herods steps.  Guided tour of Garden Tomb site.

 

07 JULY            Travel by coach to Masada.  Enjoy optional Dead Sea float.  Visit Jericho archaeological site, followed by evening function with old Abraham in his tent in the Judean Desert (includes camel ride and Biblical dinner)

 

08 JULY            Free Day!

 

09 JULY            – Travelers continuing tour depart to Turkey; transfer included.  (PC 4122-17:50 hours-arr. Izmir)

– Travelers ending tour in Israel return home.

 

10 JULY            IZMIR – Visits : Pergamum with its Acropolis and Asclepion.  Visit Thyatira.

 

11 JULY            IZMIR – Visit the ancient site of Ephesus and Ephesus museum.

 

12 JULY            IZMIR / PAMUKKALE – Visit Aphrodisias en route.

 

13 JULY            PAMUKKALE / IZMIR – Visits : Hierapolis + Laodikya + Philadelphia + Sardes

 

14 JULY            IZMIR – Transfer to Izmir Airport (LH 1783-07:45 am : 02 pax / AC 6681-08:00 am : 02 pax / TK 2313-10:00 am : 01 pax).

 

 

Hotel Information (Israel)-

July 1-3 – Grand Beach in Tel Aviv – 250, Hayarkon St. – Tel : 3 5433333

July 3-4 – Emily in Tiberias – 66, hagalil St. – Tel : 4 6647500

July 4-9 – Crown Plaza in Jerusalem – Givat Ram – Tel : 2 6588888

 

Hotel Information (Turkey)-

July 9-12 – Anemon Hotel in Izmir – Murselpasa Bulvari, 1259 Sok. No . 40 Kahramanlar – Tel : 90.232.446 3656

July 12-13 – Pam Thermal Hotel – Karahayit Koyu – Pamukkale – Tel : 90.258.271 4140

July 13-14 – Anemon Hotel in Izmir – Murselpasa Bulvari, 1259 Sok. No . 40 Kahramanlar-Izmir – Tel : 90.232.446 3656

 

 

 

 

Please note that changes could be made to your itinerary for unforeseen circumstances.  If this is the case, your Bethel Coach Tours’ tour guide(s) and/or your local tour guides will inform you.

 

 

 

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