Early arrival to the Holy Land via Allenby, meet with your driver for a tour of the City. Jerusalem occupies a unique place in the world. It is holy to Judaism Christianity, and Islam. This day’s tour starts on Mt. Scopus with a panoramic view of the city from the east. Then to the Mount of Olives, and the Garden of Gethsemane. Walk into the Old City to see and touch the Western Wall (Wailing Wall), the only one remnant of the Second Temple. Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. Then turn southwest, just outside the Old City, visit Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Finish your day by transferring to your hotel for an overnight. *Must be at the Jordanian side of Allenby by 8 am
Day 2: NEW CITY - BETHLEHE M TOUR
After breakfast at your hotel, meet with your driver for another eventful day. Departure for a visit to the New City of Jerusalem. Visit the Shrine of the Book in the Museum of Israel, where the manuscripts of the Dead Sea and the Model representing the City of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus are on display. We continue towards Ein Karem, a picturesque neighborhood on the outskirts of Jerusalem to visit the Church of the Visitation that honors the visit paid by Virgin Mary to Elizabeth. This is the site where tradition tells us that Mary recited her song of praise, the Magnificent, one of the most ancient hymns to Mary. In the afternoon, travel to Bethlehem. Visit of the Church of the Nativity, the Grotto of the Nativity and Chapel of Saint Jerome. Return to Jerusalem for an overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 3: TEL AVIV CITY TOUR
After breakfast, visit Old Jaffa, an 8000 year old port city and visit the ancient ruins and walk along the restored artists' quarter. Continue to Tel Aviv to the historic train station complex, where the former Ottoman Station and other buildings have been transformed into shops, restaurants and cafés. From there you will walk through the neighborhood of NeveTzedek, which was the first area settled by a Jewish community outside Jaffa. From there you will continue through Rothschild Boulevard, which is at the heart of Tel Aviv and is known as the 'White City’. The whole area is now a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, to the Hall of Independence where the Israeli Prime Minister Ben Gurion declared the state of Israel in May 1948. From there you drive to see Rabin Square, where Yitzhak Rabin, was assassinated. Drive back to Jerusalem for overnight.
Day 4: DEAD SEA - AL LENBY
After breakfast, in the early morning drive through the remarkable sometimes eerie Wilderness of Judea to the shores of the Dead Sea. Nearly 1,300 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on the earth’s surface. Bring your swim suit for a dip to float on the salty, mineral rich water. Afterwards, transfer to Allenby Bridge for Jordan crossover. **Will be transferred to Allenby at 3 pm. **Note that sites and visits will be subject to traffic and time restrictions.