Nazareth and the Golan Heights - 2 Days

Highlights


On this 2 day tour to Nazareth and the Golan Heights, you can expect to find some truly beautiful scenery, locations as mentioned within the bible and the hometown of Jesus. We'll see Christian sites along side the Sea of Galilee, including the Mount of Beatitues and Capernaum. We'll visit two iconic churches, the Church of Annunciation and St Joseph's Church. We'll visit the Golan Heights, taking in the stunning scenery on our way to the now excavated Talmudic village in Katzrin. We'll stand on Mount Bental, the site of the Syrian fortifications where we'll also see some views across the border over into Syria. 


Itinerary

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This tour will take us into Galilee, heading north through the Plain of Armageddon and past the ancient city of Megiddo. Alongside the gorgeous Sea of Galilee, there are beautiful vineyards, farmlands and rolling hills for you to see. We'll cross the River Jordan and start to ascend the Golan Heights through the countryside. On our journey, we'll see the Hamat Gader, a place that contains various hot springs. These have been used as a spa through the ages, dating back to the Roman times. We'll travel to the Shalom Observatory, giving us a chance to take in the truly breathtaking views all along the Sea of Galilee. From within Katzrin, we'll see a now excavated Jewish village from the eras of Mishnah and Talmudic, which is found nearby to the Golan Antiquities Museum. We'll visit here and see the remarkable discoveries from the Golan, where a film depicting the ancient city of Gamla is available. We'll soon find outselves at Mt. Bental where we'll be able to explore some of the remaining Syrian bunkers and trenches, which in 1967 were captured by the Israeli's as part of the Six Day War.

We'll make tracks with a drive up the coastal road, where we'll turn off towards the Valley of Armageddon. We'll be able to see the ancient city of Megiddo from here, before we visit Mt. Precipice, signaling our arrival in Nazareth. From here we'll tour the Church of Annunciation and the beautiful church of St. Joseph. We'll set off the the next part of our tour towards the Sea of Galilee, bypassing Cana. This is a famous place within the bible as it's where Jesus is remembered for turning water into wine. We'll see the very spot that Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount, situated on top of the Mt. Of Beatitudes. We'll stop in Capernaum, found along the shore of the Sea of Galilee. We'll tour the Roman Catholic Church within Tabgha, the place where the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes took place. From here we'll head to Yardenit. We'll visit one of the sites along the River Jordan, believed to be where Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist. As we head back we'll pass Mt. Tabor, famous for being where the Transfiguration of Jesus took place, becoming radiant upon the mountain-top.  


Additional Info


Inclusions:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Entrance fees
  • 2 fully guided tour days with a local qualified and licensed tour guide
  • 1 night accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

 

Exclusions:

  • Airport transfers
  • Traveler’s medical/baggage insurance.
  • Lunch, dinner, drinks.
  • Any item, product or service not specifically listed under “Inclusions”.

 

Notes:

  • Booking is subject to terms and conditions.
  • Optional: Dinners in your hotel, with extra charge.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat and water are recommended.
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders.
  • Passengers should arrange their own travel , luggage and health insurance.
  • Click Tours Israel will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury.
  • Airport transfers can be scheduled during the booking process as an optional extra.
  • Tour itinerary order may change according to your day of departure.
  • Final sequence of tour days will appear in your confirmation email.
  • Single traveler supplement is required.
  • High season supplement is required.
  • Tours are conducted in English only.

Accommodations Classes and Prices


TOUR OPTION FROM
Tourist Class USD $318

Nof Tavor Hotel, 1 Night

- The price shown is per person in double room.
- A single supplement of $60 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
- High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
- The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.


Prices and availability subject to change.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation fee of 20% charged for notification up to 14 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 50% charged for notification up to 7 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 100% charged for notification less then 3 days.
  • Non Show - 100% Cancellation fees