This comprehensive Holy Land tour
contrasts the modern city life of Tel Aviv
with one of the oldest cities in the world,
Jerusalem. Marvel at the biblical and
historical sites that lie around the Sea of
Galilee, and end your journey with 3
nights in the fascinating holy city of
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Fly from London to Tel Aviv with British Airways
(regional connections available). Transfer to
Scots Hotel for 2 nights. (D)
Morning boat ride on the Sea of Galilee to
Capernaum to view the synagogue and church,
followed by visits to the Mount of Beatitudes,
from where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the
Mount, and Tabgha, site of the miracle of the
loaves and fish. Continue to the Oz 77 memorial,
dedicated to the Yom Kippur war of 1973. There
will also be a chance to climb Mount Bental for
views of the Golan Heights on a clear day. (B, D)
Drive through the Galilean town of Cana, before
stopping in Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home.
Continue to the town of Haifa with its ornate
Baha’i shrine and Persian gardens. Visit the
ruins of the Roman city of Caesarea. Continue
to Jerusalem and stay for 3 nights at the David
Take a tour of the Old City of Jerusalem,
including the Mount of Olives and Garden of
Gethsemane. View the Stations of the Cross
on the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy
Sepulchre, Mount Zion, the tomb of King David
and the Room of the Last Supper. Continue
to explore the City of David excavations. This
afternoon, continue to Bethlehem to see Manger
Square and the Church of the Nativity. (B)
Full day at leisure for further exploration of
Jerusalem. Alternatively take an optional
excursion to Masada, the last stronghold of the
Jewish Zealots during their uprising against the
Romans in the first century AD, and the Dead
Sea, where you can float in the salt water. (B)
This morning, visit the historic port of Jaffa
followed by a short tour of Tel Aviv, renowned for
its Bauhaus or International style architecture.
Fly to London with British Airways. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
in Tel Aviv.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
Prices are based on the standard room category,
unless otherwise stated.
Pre- and post-tour extensions are
available in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and include 2
nights’ accommodation with arrival or departure
transfers. Further extensions are available to Eilat
and the Dead Sea. Please speak to a Cox & Kings
consultant for further details.
This itinerary can
be taken privately, for which guideline prices are
shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your
exact requirements. Please call 020 7808 6784
or email email@example.com.
The Scots Hotel is a 4-star boutique hotel located in Tiberias on the Sea of Galiliee. Owned by the Church of Scotland and a medical centre, the hotel comprises several refurbished 19th-century basalt stone buildings together with a newly built main block. There are 69 fully equipped hotel rooms, 19 in the beautifully conserved historical building and 50 in the new building. All rooms are equipped with a flatscreen cable television, coffee making facilities, a hairdryer, minibar and safe. The hotel facilities include a restaurant and terrace, both of which overlook the lake and Golan Heights, a lakeside swimming pool, spa treatments and visitors'...
The David Citadel Hotel is located 20 minutes' walk from the Western Wall and 900 metres from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The hotel has a range of dining facilities, all with panoramic views of the old city of Jerusalem.
Features: 384 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bar, cafe, barbeque grill, swimming pool, children's pool, fitness facilities, spa.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, espresso maker, minibar, hairdryer, safe,...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
Jerusalem is a superb extension option as it is easily
reached by private car. The city s a
fascinating visit for those interested in the
Middle East’s history and culture, and can be
combined with Bethlehem and Jericho.
Extend your stay in Jerusalem to visit one of the many other museums and palaces, or re-visit the Israel museum to view more of its extensive collection.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
BTJ2017: 5 Nights
We found the tour to be fascinating and we enjoyed every aspect of it. It was greatly enhanced by an excellent tour guide.Mrs Jacqueline Mayne
Jerusalem, Galilee, Nazareth and Bethlehem were definitely inspirational. We loved it all.Mr John Haryott
The tour was extremely well-planned. This was not my first visit to Israel but, this time, I visited places I hadn't seen before. The guide, Boaz, was very good. His explanations were clear and informative, and he ensured we saw what we should and that everything went smoothly. Not all guides put over their points as well, and should I consider a return visit, having him as a guide would be most encouraging. Much of the tour was inspirational but my highlights were Masada and the Dead Sea, and the Golan heights. Ms Jean Baird
The Sea of Galilee is actually a freshwater lake 22 km long, 12 km wide and approximatel...