Nazareth Sea of Galilee and Baptismal Site Yardenit tour from Ramat Hasharon

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Book from Ramat Hasharon one full day tour to explore main christian sites in Galilee area – Nazareth, Sea of Galilee and Baptismal Site Yardenit. Visit the Holy Land sites of Nazareth, Tagbha, Capernaum and the Sea of Galilee on a comprehensive full-day tour. See the Church of the Annunciation, the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish and much more.
Departure from your pickup point to Nazareth, city of religion and faith, of spirituality and holiness, but also a city with a rich history, fascinating archaeology, modern culture and Middle Eastern charm. Nazareth, which began as a small Jewish village about 2,000 years ago, became a stronghold of Christianity in the Byzantine period, just a few hundred years later.Arrive in Nazareth and visit St. Joseph’s Church and the Church of the Annunciation. The largest Roman Catholic church in the Middle East, the Church of the Annunciation is, according to tradition, the scene of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary. The architect Giovanni Muzio built the striking new basilica in the 1960s.Continue onward via Cana (Kfar Kana) to view the Mount of Beatitudes and Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Set on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, you will stop to view the sea, and continue to the nearby ruins of the ancient synagogue of Capernaum.Proceed to Yardenit, situated on the banks of the Jordan River, flowing forth from the Sea of Galilee, the baptismal site of Yardenit welcomes over half a million tourists and pilgrims annually who come to experience the spirituality and pastoral beauty of the waters of the River Jordan, in which Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.Yardenit considered the third most holy site in the Holy Land, just after Nativity Grotto in Bethlehem and Golgotha in Jerusalem, because it is the site of the most important event of Jesus’ life – his baptism and beginning of his ministry. The site offers 12 separate baptismal pools, enabling different groups to comfortably conduct private worship ceremonies.On our way back, we will get a chance to see Mt. Tabor, the site of transfiguration. Return transfer to pickup point.

What’s included

  • Private pickup from any location in Ramat Hasharon
  • Private return transfer to pickup point in Ramat Hasharon
  • Government licensed professional tour guide in your language
  • Full transfers during the tour in luxurious air conditioned minibus/coach buses

What’s not included

  • Personal expenses
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