ISPN 2018

Pre/Post Tours


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Jeruzalem Tour - 1 Day

​Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Yad Vashem
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey; Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the New City and visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust.
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Massada & Dead Sea Tour - 1 Day


​Herod's Fortress and palaces; Swim in the Dead Sea
Depart Tel Aviv via the Judean hills to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth; Visit a Dead Sea cosmetic products shop. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada and learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings.  Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea; Enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud that many believe has its therapeutic effects. Return to point of departure. 
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Pearls of the Western Galilee Tour - 1 Day

​Caesarea, Haifa, Acre & Rosh Hanikra grottoes
Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port; enjoy a walking tour of the theatre and the archaeological ruins and excavations. Continue to Haifa for a scenic view of the city, the port and the magnificent Baha'i gardens and shrine. 
Proceed to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation. Onto Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; Walk through the market, the mosque and the old port; Visit the remarkable underground Crusader city and crypt and learn about their fascinating history and culture. 
Return to point of departure.
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Galilee Tour - 2 Days

​Day 1: Caesarea, Haifa, Acre and Rosh Hanikra – overnight in the north
Day 2: Nazareth, Tiberias, Capernaum, Yardenit – return to point of departure 
Depart Tel Aviv via the coastal road and the landscape of the lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Basilica of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue, via Kana, to Tiberius, the lively resort town on the Sea of Galilee. Drive along the Kineret lake to Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught; Continue to Tabgha and visit the Church of Multiplication of the Fish and Loaves with the beautiful mosaic floor. Proceed to Yardenit, the famous baptismal site located where the Jordan River flows out from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea; enjoy the peaceful and natural surrounding on site. 

Drive along the coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port; enjoy a walking tour of the theatre and the archaeological ruins and excavations. Continue to Haifa for a scenic view of the city, the port and the magnificent Baha'i gardens and shrine. 
Proceed to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation. Onto Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; Walk through the market, the mosque and the old port; Visit the remarkable underground Crusader city and crypt and learn about their fascinating history and culture.