Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, you will be met by a Ya'lla Tours USA's representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Depart for Masada via Ashdod, Ashkelon, Beersheva (a short visit to the Negev capital) and Arad.
At Masada, ascend by cable-car to the fortress which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans.
Visit the excavations, Herod's palaces, the synagogue and bath house which overlook the Roman camps and the Dead Sea.
Descend by cable-car and proceed to the Dead Sea for a float in the salty water. Return to Jerusalem for overnight.
Start the day at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book which houses the famous Dead Sea Scrolls. Also at the museum, see the scale model of Herodian Jerusalem. Continue to Ein Karem, a picturesque village on the outskirts of Jerusalem and the traditional birthplace of John the Baptist. Visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Continue to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.*Return to your hotel for overnight.
*Subject to security clearance.
Take a walking tour of the Old City. See the Western Wall, the Temple area, the colorful bazaars, the Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Drive to Mount Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David and the Last Supper Room.
Enjoy the spectacular, panoramic view of Jerusalem from atop the Mount of Olives.
Visit the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives.
Visit the Mahane Yehuda market, in the heart of downtown Jerusalem, to experience the flavors, aromas and colors of the largest open-air market in Israel and mingle with traders and local shoppers.
Return to Jerusalem for overnight.
You will be transferred to the airport for your