Great Israel Tour Itinerary for Disabled & Seniors
israel day tours – This tour-suggestion is intended for easy-going people on a short tour to Israel – The Holy Land . It is suitable for all ages, including over 60s, looking for a relaxed tour but seeing the highlights of Israel. Senior citizens, retired people or people with physical disabilities can also enjoy this tour to Israel. The itinerary contains the most famous sites in Israel that contain necessary facilities day tours israel , but are easy to access, so that elderly people can “take it easy” when visiting the highlights of Israel. The program is not overloaded with sites, in order to make this really an easy-going tour to the Holy Land! You can make this a private tour to Israel, where our experts will tailor make it according to your special needs and budget. day tours israel For Disabled tourists we can use a special bus with a lift that can carry wheelchairs into the bus!
israel day tours – Upon your arrival at the Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv you will be greeted by our staff and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Over-Night in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv-Jaffa – Nazareth – Mt. Tabor
After a short city-tour of Tel Aviv by bus, we drive to the Old City of Jaffa, one of the ancient gateways to the Holy Land: Through its port the Cedar trees for Salomon’s Temple were brought, the prophet Jonas tried to flee God, but most important: day tours israel It was in Jaffa where Christianity began to be spread among the nations. Here St. Peter lived in the house of Simon the Tanner and had the “Vision of the Flesh”, and here he made his first miracle by healing the little girl Tabitha. Today Jaffa’s renovated alley-ways attract many artists, who have their galleries there. israel day tours – In Jaffa your guide will have the opportunity to introduce himself and Israel in a leisurely way israel day tours… Now we are on our way to the Land of Galilee, to Nazareth, where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, a unique and modern church built on the House of Mary, where the angel Gabriel announced the birth of Christ. We Continue to Mt. Tabor with its scenic Church of the Transfiguration. After descending the mountain, we have a short drive to our hotel in Tiberias/Nazareth.
Sea of Galilee: Capernaum – Mt. Beatitudes – Tabgha – Sail on “Jesus Boat” on the Sea of Galilee – Jordan Valley – Jerusalem
israel day tours – Today we visit the places where Jesus acted around the Sea of Galilee: Capernaum, with Peters House and the famous Synagogue, enjoy the view from Mt. of the Beatitudes, where the “Sermon on the Mount” was given, and the reconstructed church at Tabgha, where tradition puts the miracle of the Bread and The Fish. We will also sail on the sea in a boat similar to the boat used by Jesus and his disciples. Following Jesus’ Footsteps we drive along the Jordan Valley to the Holy City – Jerusalem, where we will spend the next 4 nights.
Jerusalem Old City: Mt. of Olives – The Western (Wailing) Wall – Via Dolorosa – Church of the Holy Sepulcher – Arab Market (Suq)
From the Mount of Olives we have a panoramic view of the Old City. This is an excellent place for an introduction to the city and its history israel day tours. A short drive brings us to the Western (Wailing) Wall, the last remnant of the Jewish Temple, still remembered by Jews from all over the world. Day tours israel We will also visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Christianity’s holiest site, where Jesus was crucified and buried. This Church, also known as the Church of Resurrection is the end of the Via Dolorosa, Jesus’ Way of Suffering. At the end of the day we will have some time to stroll through the colorful Suq (Arab Market) before driving back to our hotel. Over-Night in Jerusalem.
Yad Vashem – Knesset (Menorah) – Israel Museum: Jerusalem Model – Shrine of the Book
This day is dedicated to the New City of Jerusalem: At the Israel Museum we will visit the Model of Jerusalem during the Second Temple Period (the Time of Jesus) and the “Shrine of the Book” where the original “Dead Sea Scrolls” are exhibited. Visit Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial, following by a visit to the known Menorah (Candelabra) situated in front of the Knesset Building, housing Israel’s Parliament. The rest of the afternoon is free. Over-night in Jerusalem.
Masada – Dead Sea
Leaving Jerusalem, we descend to the deepest point on earth – The Dead Sea! Arriving there, we will climb (by cable-car…) the cliff-fortress Massada. Here, on a high cliff in the middle of the desert King Herod the Great built a magnificent palace. This fortified palace was later used by Jewish rebels as a stronghold against the Romans israel day tours. Their heroic struggle against the mighty Roman Empire became a significant symbol for the modern state of Israel and was recognized by UNESCO as “World Heritage Site”. We end the day floating (no swimming…!!) in The Dead Sea, known for its healing qualities. Over-Night in Jerusalem day tours israel.