Al Quds & More: 5 Days Islamic Program
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Jerusalem. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 2: Al QUDS full day Tour
Local Breakfast at the hotel
Al Haram Al Shareef: The golden Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque are the highlight of the old city and that’s exactly where we will start our tour today.
Umariya Elementary School: One of the oldest schools in Jerusalem named after Omar Ibn ElKhattab. We will visit it and learn more about its history.
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.
Old Market of the City: There you’ll find a wonderful atmosphere, bustling spirits, local vendors selling fresh produce, authentic products and delicious street food! And you can spend this afternoon exploring all of that.
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 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 historical sites including the Church of all Nations, Tomb of Mujir al-Din Al-Hanbali and Maqam Al Nabi Samwail which is located near the Garden of Gethsemane.
Rockefeller Archaeological Museum: The museum is a great opportunity to explore Palestinian life, culture and history. - Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Jerusalem
Day 3: Jerusalem – Hebron – Jericho – Dead Sea – overnight in Jerusalem
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Hebron: Along the way, you’ll be able to see the great 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. Makam AL Nabi Mousa: We’ll stop on the way to visit this historic site which is believed to be the shrine of Prophet Moses. It is comprised of a beautiful colorful mosque with a towering minaret that overlooks the impressive Jordan Valley. Hisham’s Palace: The mosaic paved Omayyad Palace is famous for its unique Architecture and the ‘tree of life mosaic’. A must-visit when in Jericho.
Qumran: Our historic journey continues to the site where the Dead Sea scrolls where found. Lunch at the Dead Sea
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 for ending the day?
Return to the hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Jerusalem - Tel Aviv Airport – Akko – Haifa. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Acre: Start off you tour in the Holy Land from Akko; the legendary city that symbolizes the Islamic victory over Napoleon Bonaparte. - Crusader Fortress: Truly an archeological treasure. This fortress was built and inhabited by the Knights Templar 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 as one of the main symbols of the city.
City Walls: For an unforgettable experience in the city, walk along the defensive barriers of the city and enjoy the panoramic skyline view of Akko. - Old Market: The alleys of the old city are refreshingly beautiful and filled with old shops, cafés and bookstores.
Ride to Haifa: We’ll go on a short drive along the Mediterranean coast for around 25 kilometers.
Baha’i Shrine: It consists of beautiful, serene and majestic terraced gardens located on the slopes of Carmel Mountain. You’ll be amdist the holy, and some exquisite nature, and be able to enjoy views of the city and sea. This site is a marvel. 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
Day 5: Jerusalem – Departure
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. End of our services.