Welcome to the Holy Land. We will be waiting for you at the airport/Bridge to assist you and transfer you to your hotel, where you can rest and get ready for your upcoming tour.
2 Al Quds
Al Haram Al Shareef: The golden Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque highlight the old city, and that's precisely where we will start our tour today. We will visit and learn more about the history at the Umariya Elementary School, one of the oldest schools in Jerusalem named after Omar Ibn Al-Khattab. Then the Masjid Omar, built in 1860 in honor of Caliph Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, this masjid strands opposite of Church of the Holy Sepulchre as an example of the peaceful coexistence between religions.
Afterward, we will proceed to the Old Market of the City. There, you'll find a fantastic atmosphere, bustling spirits, local vendors selling fresh produce, authentic products, and delicious street food! And you can spend this afternoon exploring all of that.
For lunch, nothing beats the delicious Kaa'k, Hummus, and falafel of al Quds, and we will let you try it at one of the city's best restaurants.
Mount of Olives: in the afternoon, we head to the Mount of Olives for breathtaking panoramic views of East and West Jerusalem. As we descend from the Mount of Olives, we'll stop at various holy and historic sites, including the Church of all Nations, the Tomb of Mujer al-Din Al-Hanbali, and Maqam Al-Nabi Samwail, which is located near the Garden of Gethsemane.
We will head to the Rockefeller Archaeological Museum. The museum is an excellent opportunity to explore Palestinian life, culture, and history. - Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Hebron: Along the way, you'll be able to see the extraordinary landscape of Palestine.
Al-Haram al-Ibrahimi, considered to be the fourth holiest site in Islam and the focal point of Hebron. Old Market: Local handicrafts are what Hebron is famous for, and the old market will take us to the heart of this industry. Afternoon ride to Jericho: after the Dhuhr prayer, we set off to the oldest city in the world.
We'll stop on the way to visit this historic site which is believed to be the shrine of Prophet Moses, the Make AL Nabi Mousa. It is comprised of a beautiful colorful mosque with a towering minaret that overlooks the impressive Jordan Valley.
A must-visit when in Jericho is the Hisham's Palace. The mosaic paved Omayyad Palace is famous for its unique architecture and the 'tree of life mosaic.' Then we will proceed to Qumran: Our historical Journey continues to the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Lunch at the Dead Sea. Finally, you'll get to swim in the deepest salt lake in the world and use its famous minerals and mud for skin exfoliation and natural healing. Can you think of a better way to end the day?
Return to the hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Start your tour in the Holy Land from Akko, the legendary city that symbolizes the Islamic victory over Napoleon Bonaparte. - Crusader Fortress: Truly an archeological treasure. The Knights Templar built and inhabited this fortress at the turn of the 12th Century before the Islamic victory led by Saladin. Al Jazzar Mosque: visit and pray at this glorious Masjid, which is considered one of the city's main symbols.
For an unforgettable experience in the city, walk along City Walls, the city's defensive barriers, and enjoy the panoramic skyline view of Akko. The old market's alleys are refreshingly beautiful and filled with old shops, cafés, and bookstores. Then we will ride to Haifa. We'll go along the Mediterranean coast for around 25 kilometers on a short drive.
The Baha'i Shrine consists of beautiful, serene, and majestic terraced gardens located on the slopes of Carmel Mountain. You'll be amidst the holy and some exquisite nature and be able to enjoy views of the city and sea. This site is a marvel.
You will relish the Beaches of Haifa. If we're lucky, you'll have some time to take an evening stroll along the golden beaches.
Drive to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight at the hotel
Breakfast at The hotel - Short Tour: a short morning tour in Jerusalem could be organized on this day (subject to departure time). Transfer to the Airport/Allenby Bridge.