Half day tour 3-4 hours in Jerusalem
The old city of Jerusalem has a lot to offer, in a half day tour will focus on the highlights:
Start the tour at the Tower of David see the amazing view of the city, then the Armenian quarter, followed by to Jewish quarter – Western Wall, Byzantine Cardo. In the Christian quarter will visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, a quick visit in the narrow alleys of the Muslim quarter is also possible, and if time permits Mount Zion – Last Supper Room and King David Tomb.
Full day tour 6-8 hours
Full day tour will enable us visit the four quarters, see the daily life in the old city and the differences between the quarters. during our day we’ll visit the Armenian quarter, Mount Zion – Room of the Last Supper and King David Tomb, continue to the Jewish quarter – Byzantine Cardo, Western Wall, shifting to the narrow alleys of the Muslim quarter where the Via Dolorosa start, to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Austrian Hospice for spectacular view on the Temple Mount, if time, interest & energy permit we can also include one of the Archaeological parks – Davidson Center or/and the City of David, or we can leave the old city to Machane Yehuda market place and then to Me’a She’arim – the Jewish ultra-orthodox neighborhood. In addition to the ‘must see sights’ we’ll visit ‘off the beaten path’ hidden places of the city that only locals knows and enjoy the colors, smells and flavors of the best eateries the city can offer.
Dead Sea tour (with a vehicle)
Depart from Jerusalem via the Judean Hills to the Dead Sea, drive along the shore to Masada. Continue to Ein Gedi – for a sort hike to a waterfall, and a dipping at the Dead Sea, a unique opportunity to float in the lowest place on earth. If time, interest & energy permit we can also include Qumran – where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
*Masada Sunrise tour is optional.
Sea of Galilee area/Golan Heights (with a vehicle)
When touring the North I recommend doing 2 days (or even 3).
Day 1: from Jerusalem to Jordan River, Beit She’an National Park, Tiberias, Tabgha, Church of the Beatitudes, Capernaum – Google map – (total driving around 3 hours).
Day 2: Start our day at the Kineret (Sea of Galilee) visit Um El Kanatir – Jewish synagogue date to the 6th centuries, Bental Mt. on the Golan Heights – view on Syria, Gamla Nature Reserve, Nahal Hameshushim Nature Reserve for a short hike and back to Kineret – Google map – (total driving around 3 hours).
Day 6: Kafr Kanna, Nazareth, Megiddo National Park, Caesarea and back to Jerusalem (or TLV/airport) – Google map (total driving around 3 hours).