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Day 1: December 21st 2015 - tour to Caeasarea , Haifa, Sea of Galilee - Mt of Beatitudes and more. 08:00-18:30

Caeasarea: Discover the magnificent port city of Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. See the excavations of the crusader city and the Roman port, aqueduct and the ancient theater.
Haifa: Lookout from Louie promenade over the beautiful Baha'i gardens and Haifa bay, Israel's only natural harbor on the Mediterranean.
Drive east towards the Sea of Galilee Mt of Beatitudes- visit the site where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount.
Visit the Church of the primacy of Peterת which commemorates and allegedly marks the spot of Jesus' reinstatement of Peter as chief among the apostles Capernaum- visit the house of Peter and where Jesus is said to have taught in the synagogue. This is the site where according to tradition Jesus healed Simon peter's mother in law.


Day 2: December 22nd 2015 - tour to the Dead Sea region

Driving east towards the Dead Sea from 750 meters above sea level to -400 below sea level.
Qumran- Tour of Qumran, a Jewish settlement from the second temple period near the Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were hidden.
Masada- Tour of Masada, a fortification site where King Herod built one of his palaces and was later inhabited by Jewish rebels. Learn about the history and mythology.
Lunch at Masada food court.
The Dead Sea- The lowest place on earth. Float and swim in the nutrient rich waters of the Dead Sea. * please bring sandals for swimming as the beach is not sandy, but stony.


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