Day Tour Christian Sites Around Sea of Galilee
Around Sea of Galilee

Around Sea of Galilee

Overview
An enlightening & spiritual day of in-depth touring around the Sea of Galilee, visiting historical & holy Christian sites including: Tabgah , Capernaum, Mount Beatitudes, Kursi, Jordan River & more.  


Around The Sea of Galilee
“...the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was let
down into the lake...” (Matt. 13:47).

 

Tabgha - photo by Hadar Simon  
 Around the Sea of Galilee           Minimum 4 participants     tour code #303

 

   [i]   Tour Details
Departure     Tuesdays
Duration       Full day (~ 10 hours)

Tour is guided in English

Included    pick up / drop off major hotels, tourism licensed vehicle, licensed guide, entry fees. 

Not included     Lunch, drinks, tips, extras & personal expenses.

 

 

 

                                   Valid till Feb. 28th 2015 

   [$]  Price & Pick Up Tabel
Prices are maked in USD per person
 From

Time

 Economy

Private*

 TIB

08:00

 $149

$195

 

 

 

* Min. 3 participants for private tour

Child age 5-12 years 10% discount
Child under 5 years cannot join the tour

 

  

Tour program 

 

8:30 – 8:50 pick up round from Tiberias Hotels & Tiberias Central Bus Station. Drive north to Mount of Beatitudes site of the "Sermon of the Mount", optional walk (depends on number of participants) or drive down to Tabgha, on the shore of Lake Galilee, to visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes.

 

Proceed to Capernaum (Kfar Nahum) the renowned biblical fishermen's village. Drive around the lake to the Eastern Shores to visit Kursi, also known as Gergessa,an ancient village with a partially restored 5th century basilica & monastery commemorating the Miracle of the Gadarene Swine.

 

Lunch break at Kibbutz Ein Gev. From Ein Gev, tour will "leave" the lake's shores & drive up to the southern part of the Golan for some striking views towards the Sea of Galilee, the "Yarmouch River" & the Jordanian – Israeli border.

 

Descend the Golan via scenic route #98 & proceed for a visit at "Yardenit" the Jordan River Baptismal Site. Time allowing, short tour in Kibbutz Degania, to hear the story of the first kibbutz ever to be established. Return to Tiberias.
 

Estimated return: in Tiberias ~17:00 pm

Bring along 
Hat, water, comfortable walking shoes & snacks for the way
(Nov. to Mar. warm clothes)


Remarks 
♦ Pick up from major hotels in & around Tiberias
♦ Optional drop off at Tiberias bus station
♦ Lunch is not included (Break provided to purchase lunch)
♦ Modest dress code (covered shoulders & knees)
 

 

 

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