Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, the site where according to tradition, the annunciation took place. Continue to the Church of Synagogue, that was built on the ruins of the ancient Nazareth synagogue where Jesus studied and prayed. Then go to Mary's well - where the Angel Gabriel announced that she would bear the Son of God. Visit Magdala excavations near the Sea of Galilee, where archaeologist claim to have found the house of Mary Magdalene. Continue to Capernaum, the hometown of the apostles Saints Peter, Andrew, James and John. Head towards the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount and Tabgha, the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes. Visit the Yardenit Baptismal site. Go on and visit Tiberias, the old synagogue and the Rambam's grave. then go to Hamat Tiberias, the ancient archaeological site with four synagogues.that were built one on top of the other throughout the ages. We will not miss out on the mosaic floor.
The 6-Day Jesus Trail Hike will take you on an unforgettable walk through history, culture, and spirituality. Journey through small villages, bustling cities, and sweeping farmland along a well known trail where Jesus chose to carry out his ministry. Beginning in Nazareth, you will visit the old Roman Galilean capital: Zippori, the location of the first miracle in Cana, a fully-functioning religious Jewish Kibbutz, ancient olive groves, Mount Arbel, and of course – the Sea of Galilee. Along the coast, you will visit important churches, with the final destination being Capernaum: the center of of much of Jesus’ ministry. An additional hike to the Mount of Beatitudes is an optional, and recommended walk.
Head out on a small group excursion to Nazareth and Galilee on this tour from the Haifa Port. Enjoy panoramic views of the Baha’i Gardens and visit the Church of the Annunciation. Gaze out at the majestic Sea of Galilee and stop by a local kibbutz. Begin from the port of Haifa and meet your guide before heading out on your excusion. Join a small group of 6 to 16 people for the drive to Nazareth and the Galilee. We specialize in shore excursions for cruise passengers and know the importance of being on time for the start and end of the tour. Take in a panoramic view of the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa and visit the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. Discover the Jordan River and watch as it winds its way down through Israel. Stop by a kibbutz and watch the guests working and relaxing. Gaze in awe at the Mount of Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee, and many other sites before heading back to your cruise ship.
We will start by a short briefing on our beloved city and enter the St. Gabriel Church to discover this unique ancient shrine and will drink from the authentic Mary's well. Then proceed to towards the old city and make various stops in local bakeries, spices shops, carpentries, goldsmith shops, cultural corners, oriental sweets & café's, art shops, souvenirs, antiques shops, ancient luxury houses, religious shrines, and most important ... Visit the House of Virgin Mary, where the story of Christianity began. We will stand before the archeological site where Nazareth of Jesus was located and also visit the house and workshop of St. Joseph. You will have the opportunity to meet people and exchange life stories and get to know how they struggle with their living. And do not forget to get your camera ready to take shots in each and every corner. These pictures will become a “teaser” for your friends and complement your memory as you go back home.