From Jerusalem: Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Guided Tour
- Duration: 1 day
Depart from Jerusalem and travel up the Mediterranean coast. On the way, pass Herzilya and Natanya before reaching the first point of interest, the old city of Caesarea. Discover how this city was constructed under Herod and named after the Roman Emperor, Caesar. Among the archaeological excavations, see gateways, a moat, and well-preserved walls and rooms. Visit the perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater which is still used today for performances by Israeli and international artists. Next to the amphitheater, find the remains of the Hippodrome and Roman Temple. Learn about how both buildings stood above the port overlooking the busy commercial ships carrying treasures from the east and the Nabatean caravans which were on route to Rome. Hear stories about how after the Crusade, the city which was was so prosperous sank into oblivion. Continue driving north passing through Haifa where y...
Visit a number of holy and significant sites to both Christianity and Judaism as you tour around Jerusalem with your knowledgable local guide. Learn interesting information about the city it's history and culture. Begin by visiting the Church of Agony and the Gardens of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City through the Dung Gate and stop at the Western Wall, the most sacred place to Jews today. Next, visit the beautiful Crusader Church of St. Anne and the Pools of Bethesda. Walk the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site of Jesus’s crucifixion. Enjoy some time exploring the lively markets and along the Byzantine Cardo before leaving the Old City via the Zion Gate. Tour around Mount Zion and the tomb of King David as well as the Room of the Last Supper. Time permitting, have the chance to visit the Church of Peter Gallicantu and the Garden Tomb.
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Well organized tour Transportation was comfortable and punctual Tour guide Mr Tamar gave a lot of information History was well explained by other tour guide Mr Abood in Bethlehem Good value for money
Incredible insights into the lifes of ultra-orthodox jews. Thanks a lot.
Guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and full of details.
Mohammed was a fantastic and informative and fun tour guide!
Malkon is a passionate and funny guide. Very entertaining!