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From Jerusalem: Biblical Highlights Full-Day Tour

3.9 / 5

18 reviews

Activity provider: Rent-a-Guide | est.1985

From Jerusalem: Biblical Highlights Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Rent-a-Guide | est.1985

From US$ 115 per person

On the Biblical Highlights Tour participants will visit many of the most notable sites mentioned within the Bible. Nazareth's Church of Annunciation, Tiberias via Sea of Galilee, Capernaum and its synagogue, Tabgha and the Jordan River Baptismal Yardenit.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick up is provided from centrally located Jerusalem hotels only. The supplier will confirm the pick-up time and address. If your hotel is not central, you will be sent the address of the closest meeting point.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Church of Annunciation and Church of St. Joseph at Nazareth
  • Admire the stunning beauty of the Sea of Galilee
  • See the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught at Capernaum
  • Visit the site of miracle of the Fish and Loaves at Tabgha
  • Walk along the Jordan River baptismal site
Full description
Experience the stunning natural beauty and rich history of the Holy Land. Whether you read the bible spiritually or simply historically, this tour bring will bring it to life by visiting many of the main sites mentioned in its pages. This tour turns ancient words into reality. The tour departs from Jerusalem via the Coastal Road and proceeds through the landscape of Lower Galilee to Nazareth, the small town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation where Mary was told she would conceive the Son of God, and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Kana to the lovely present-day resort town of Tiberias. Drive along beautiful Kineret lake to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, located at the foot of the Golan Heights. After this the tour moves on to Yardenit, the famous Baptismal site where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee towards the Dead Sea.
Includes
  • Pick up/drop off from centrally located hotels
  • Transportation
  • Government licensed tour guide
  • Entrance fees to sites
  • Meals and tips

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  • Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy places.
  • Hotel pick up is provided from centrally located hotels only. The supplier will confirm the pick-up time and address. If your hotel is not central, you will be sent the address of the closest meeting point.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.8/5
  • Transportation
    3.4/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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I selected this tour for my 78 year old mother. She cannot walk for miles all day. So moving from one location to another via the tour bus with narration along the way was important to me. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and thorough of the areas and towns we passed through. When we visited the church of the annunciation and the Franciscan church of Joseph's home, my mom passed out fro the heat. The tour guide was very good in assisting and enlisting the help of fellow tourists. We were able to carry her in her wheel chair back to the AC bus and revive my mom. My mom took it easy and did not push herself too hard and was able to complete the tour without missing a beat due to the professional and compassionate care of our tour guide and our fellow tourists.

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September 22, 2019

The name is misleading. Otherwise OK

The name of the tour is misleading. I thought that the biblical highlights of Jerusalem are shown. Instead, "from Jerusalem" means that the departure from Jerusalem takes place to Nazareth, Tiberia. Trip itself was super interesting. You do not have too much time, for example, to take photos, but still very worth seeing and informative.

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July 14, 2019

Frantastique tour très rapide la prise en charge et le guide était très bien et expliquer et montrer les sites comme prevu. On avait esperait se faire batiser dans le Jourdan mais on avait que 20 minutes entre des autres visites alors pas le temps. C'est mieux de faire le visite de Yardonit à la fin car on aurait eu le temps de le faire car on est rentrer vers 1630 à Tel Aviv!!!!!!!. On a demandé de pouvoir aller un moment en face à la plage en attandnt l'autre bus qui devait venir mais un couple dans le bus a refusé, et on a du attendre 1heure et 30 minutes dans le bus!on était pas content c'était très penible il faisiat chaud et la plage était en face et le guide avait dit que c'est ok ,on avait d'avance. Ensuite apres avoir se deplacer en bus 2 x fois on est revenu à l'hotel de depart ou on a demander de pouvoir attendre et était refusé. c'était 18 heure, et on a du faire le tour le Tel Aviv amener le gens à leurs hotels avant de partir pour Jerusalem...très decu.

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June 26, 2022

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