• Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
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Discover the New Testament sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on this day trip from Tel Aviv. In Nazareth, Jesus’ childhood home, explore the Church of the Annunciation and Church of St Joseph. After your Nazareth tour, visit some fabled miracle locations around the Sea of Galilee including the site of the feeding of the 5,000. Visit Capernaum and then pass through Tiberias on route to the Jordan River, with the chance to be baptized in its waters. Nazareth and Galilee tours don’t come much more comprehensive!

Highlights

  • Full day trip from Tel Aviv to Nazareth, Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee
  • Guided tour of popular Holy Land sights, such as the Church of the Annunciation and Mt. Tabor
  • Optional baptism on the Jordan River
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

Visit the biblical sites around the Sea of Galilee on this private tour from Tel Aviv

Depart your central Tel Aviv hotel by air-conditioned coach and travel to Nazareth in the Galilee region. On route, hear tales of the city, known as the childhood home of Jesus, and its important role in the Christian faith.
On arrival, visit some of Nazareth’s key religious sites. See the Church of the Annunciation, where the Angel Gabriel is said to have spoken to the Virgin Mary, and see the Church of St Joseph, believed to stand on the site of Joseph’s carpentry workshop.
Continue through the village of Kafer Kana, identified as the site of Cana where Jesus performed the miracle of wine, and arrive at the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s biggest freshwater lake and the setting of many biblical tales.
Pass the Church of the Multiplication, the believed location of the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000, and explore Capernaum on the shores of the Sea. View the ruins of the synagogue that stood where Jesus taught and see the modern church that sits over St Peter’s house, where Jesus is believed to have stayed.
Pass through the waterfront city of Tiberias and arrive in Yardenit – a sacred baptism site on the Jordan River. Admire this idyllic spot, and if you wish, take part in a Christian baptism ceremony.
On your return, enjoy beautiful views of Mt Tabor, known to Christians as the Mount of Transfiguration, before your tour ends in Tel Aviv.

Customer Reviews

Ricardo United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

The best forever and ever ! Will definitely be back !

tspcpa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great Tour! So much history. Our guide, Olet, was extremely knowledgeable !

Cyn D United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Most wonderful experience during our 2 week stay

corrsplay China

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Special thanks to our guide. Amazing tour.

Rosa N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was wonderful. The guide was very good.

sasharamirez311

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

I would highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide was informative and engaging. He took the time to explain the history behind each stop, and always allowed time for questions. As we rode in our tour bus, he pointed out important sites, and historical facts. The visit to Nazareth allowed for a quick snack, and time to visit some shops, before heading to the Sea of Galilee. Our lunch was delicious, and offered many different options although it was quite pricey...all lunch dishes cost 22 USD, plus beverage and tip. We had the opportunity to be baptized at the Jordan River, which almost turned into a disaster, when we realized we had to bring our own pastor/priest, and we did not have one. We were fortunate to be able to join another group being baptized, but I would caution those wanting to get baptized to come prepared.

I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the life of Jesus. I felt incredibly enlightened by the experience, and getting baptized at the Jordan River made this tour a dream come true!

ogbomoh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This tour was amazing!

Valentin G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Amazing trip! our tour guide was A I recommend Amir Call Or, he is fun, intelligent and mega informative.

laurent g

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Visites très bien guidés !

Heather L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

great

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