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Chile Argentina and Patagonia

Destination: Chile Argentina and Patagonia
  Escorted Tour to Chile Argentina and Patagonia 13 days, 12 nights from £2249.00 per person Route: London, Santiago, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine, El Calafate, Buenos Aires, London This fascinating tour offers a fabulous insight to Patagonia, combining two of South Americas most famous cities, cosmopolitan Santiago with the elegant and vibrant Buenos Aires. Travel through the delightful colonial city of Valparaiso and the contrasting city of ‘the Garden city’ Vina del Mar. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience of sailing through magnificent glaciers, possibly spotting dolphins and seals and delight at the dominance of the stunning icebergs. • Fully Escorted tour with tour guide • Return scheduled flights • All internal flights • All internal transportation • Entry fees to all sights • Escorted tour financially protected Tour Highlights • Tours of Santiago and Buenos Aires • Visit the contrasting cities of Valparaiso and Vina del Mar • Enjoy the stunning Torres del Paine National Park Chile Argentina & Patagonia Tour have monthly departures, excluding July and August Day 1: UK to Santiago Depart London on your scheduled, overnight flight to Santiago, via Sao Paulo. Day 2: Santiago On arrival in Chile, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon commence your tour of vibrant Santiago. Set against a spectacular backdrop of snow-covered Andean peaks this tour takes you to the city’s historic heart, visiting beautiful baroque buildings and the provincial Santa Lucia Hill where Spanish conquistadors founded the city in the 16th century. • Dinner Day 3: Santiago Following breakfast, today is a tale of two cities. Valparaiso is a colonial city presenting an excellent example of late 19th century urban and architectural development in Latin America, considered a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Enjoy a ride on a traditional cable car and delight in the outstanding colours of the cliff top homes, bohemian culture and outstanding sea views. Continue to the coastal city of Vina Del Mar, a sharp contrast to neighbouring Valparaiso, known as the ‘Garden City’, a fascinating and beautiful location where you will enjoy delightfully expansive parks, fabulous architecture and the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. There will be an opportunity to visit La Sebastiana museum at an additional fee, famous for inspiring the Chilean Poet Pablo Neruda. • Breakfast Day 4: Santiago Today is at leisure for you to explore the energetic and cosmopolitan city of Santiago at your own pace. An optional excursion to the renowned vineyard of Santa Rica will be available. • Breakfast Day 5: Santiago to Puerto Natales Following breakfast transfer to Santiago airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. On arrival, you will be met and enjoy a tour of the small isolated city of Punta Arenas. Continue to Puerto Natales, gateway to Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. This quaint town is situated on the shore of the Sound of Ultima Esperanza, once you have checked in to your hotel the rest of the day is at your leisure. • Breakfast Day 6: Puerto Natales Today you will board a ship to sail the Channel of Last Hope, marvel at the awe-inspiring glaciers which sharply pierce the ocean from the southern continental ice field. Enjoy the stunning views as you sail past the famous Heritage Building, a slaughterhouse dating back to 1913 before continuing through the Senorat canal. Hopefully, you will catch sight of the Magellan Dolphins, frequent visitors to this area and possibly as a graceful sea lion whilst admiring the Condor birds by a stunning waterfall. You will then disembark for a stroll towards the Serrano glacier along the shores of Tempanos Lagoon and through a native forest, the huge icebergs and amazing landscapes complete an unforgettable day. • Breakfast & Lunch Day 7: Torres del Paine Considered the highlight of your trip, the National Park Torres del Paine is quite simply spectacular, internationally recognised as one of the most unique and beautiful places on the planet. Known for its soaring mountains, lakes, waterfalls and stunning blue icebergs that slice the glaciers and grasslands whilst sheltering rare wildlife such as guanacos. The three granite peaks of the Pane mountain range which dominate the landscape of the park spectacularly extend up to 2,500 metres above sea level. Following your lunch, you will embark on a short hike to the Grey Lake to witness the many icebergs originating from the Grey Glacier. • Breakfast & Lunch Day 8: Puerto Natales to El Calafate After breakfast, you will begin your journey to Argentina stopping for lunch en route. On arrival, you will be met by your local representative to check in at your hotel in El Calafate, the gateway to the Perito Moreno Glacier. • Breakfast Day 9: El Calafate The Perito Moreno Glacier is known locally as the 8th Wonder of the World is the planet’s 3rd largest reserve of fresh water and one of the continent’s last advancing glaciers. Your full day tour will leave you in awe of the glaciers unfathomable beauty. Calving icebergs the size of skyscrapers you may witness the glaciers signature movement as they slowly detach. • Breakfast Day 10: El Calafate Full day at leisure in El Calafate to relax and unwind. • Breakfast Day 11: El Calafate to Buenos Aires Following breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to the vibrant city of Buenos Aires. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Evening at leisure. • Breakfast Day 12: Buenos Aires Enjoy a morning city tour commencing in the historic Plaza de Mayo, the site of the 1810 revolution and now a hub of political life. From here you will see the Casa Rosada government palace and its famous balcony where Eva Peron used to address the people. Continue to the picturesque and colourful neighbourhood of La Boca with its famous street ‘Caminito’ whose architecture reflects the European influence of the late 19th century. In the evening marvel at a traditional tango, show whilst enjoying dinner. Tango originated in the 1880 ghettos which were populated by Italian and Spanish immigrants, Africans and Gauchos. From this intersection rose the ‘Compadritos’, whose songs, lyrics, and dances reflect ‘el duelo de cuchilleros’, or knife fights characteristic of the social ambience. The tango rose from a mix of Cuban and Spanish rhythms, some polka, and according to some, also a bit of African music. • Breakfast Day 13: Buenos Aires Transfer from your hotel to Buenos Aires Airport in time for your flight back to the UK via Sao Paulo, or continue on to your chosen extension. • Breakfast Your Meals • Breakfast will always be served at your accommodation each morning during the tour. • Lunch and Dinner, where included, will be served in local restaurants or at your accommodation. Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Escorted Tour to Chile, Argentina and Patagonia and for further information.
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Chile Argentina and Patagonia
Destination: Chile Argentina and Patagonia

 

Escorted Tour to Chile Argentina and Patagonia
13 days, 12 nights from £2249.00 per person
Route: London, Santiago, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine, El Calafate, Buenos Aires, London

This fascinating tour offers a fabulous insight to Patagonia, combining two of South Americas most famous cities, cosmopolitan Santiago with the elegant and vibrant Buenos Aires. Travel through the delightful colonial city of Valparaiso and the contrasting city of ‘the Garden city’ Vina del Mar. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience of sailing through magnificent glaciers, possibly spotting dolphins and seals and delight at the dominance of the stunning icebergs.

• Fully Escorted tour with tour guide
• Return scheduled flights
• All internal flights
• All internal transportation
• Entry fees to all sights
• Escorted tour financially protected

Tour Highlights
• Tours of Santiago and Buenos Aires
• Visit the contrasting cities of Valparaiso and Vina del Mar
• Enjoy the stunning Torres del Paine National Park

Chile Argentina & Patagonia Tour have monthly departures, excluding July and August

Day 1: UK to Santiago
Depart London on your scheduled, overnight flight to Santiago, via Sao Paulo.

Day 2: Santiago
On arrival in Chile, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon commence your tour of vibrant Santiago. Set against a spectacular backdrop of snow-covered Andean peaks this tour takes you to the city’s historic heart, visiting beautiful baroque buildings and the provincial Santa Lucia Hill where Spanish conquistadors founded the city in the 16th century.
• Dinner

Day 3: Santiago
Following breakfast, today is a tale of two cities. Valparaiso is a colonial city presenting an excellent example of late 19th century urban and architectural development in Latin America, considered a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Enjoy a ride on a traditional cable car and delight in the outstanding colours of the cliff top homes, bohemian culture and outstanding sea views. Continue to the coastal city of Vina Del Mar, a sharp contrast to neighbouring Valparaiso, known as the ‘Garden City’, a fascinating and beautiful location where you will enjoy delightfully expansive parks, fabulous architecture and the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. There will be an opportunity to visit La Sebastiana museum at an additional fee, famous for inspiring the Chilean Poet Pablo Neruda.
• Breakfast

Day 4: Santiago
Today is at leisure for you to explore the energetic and cosmopolitan city of Santiago at your own pace. An optional excursion to the renowned vineyard of Santa Rica will be available.
• Breakfast

Day 5: Santiago to Puerto Natales
Following breakfast transfer to Santiago airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. On arrival, you will be met and enjoy a tour of the small isolated city of Punta Arenas. Continue to Puerto Natales, gateway to Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. This quaint town is situated on the shore of the Sound of Ultima Esperanza, once you have checked in to your hotel the rest of the day is at your leisure.
• Breakfast

Day 6: Puerto Natales
Today you will board a ship to sail the Channel of Last Hope, marvel at the awe-inspiring glaciers which sharply pierce the ocean from the southern continental ice field. Enjoy the stunning views as you sail past the famous Heritage Building, a slaughterhouse dating back to 1913 before continuing through the Senorat canal. Hopefully, you will catch sight of the Magellan Dolphins, frequent visitors to this area and possibly as a graceful sea lion whilst admiring the Condor birds by a stunning waterfall. You will then disembark for a stroll towards the Serrano glacier along the shores of Tempanos Lagoon and through a native forest, the huge icebergs and amazing landscapes complete an unforgettable day.
• Breakfast & Lunch

Day 7: Torres del Paine
Considered the highlight of your trip, the National Park Torres del Paine is quite simply spectacular, internationally recognised as one of the most unique and beautiful places on the planet. Known for its soaring mountains, lakes, waterfalls and stunning blue icebergs that slice the glaciers and grasslands whilst sheltering rare wildlife such as guanacos. The three granite peaks of the Pane mountain range which dominate the landscape of the park spectacularly extend up to 2,500 metres above sea level. Following your lunch, you will embark on a short hike to the Grey Lake to witness the many icebergs originating from the Grey Glacier.
• Breakfast & Lunch

Day 8: Puerto Natales to El Calafate
After breakfast, you will begin your journey to Argentina stopping for lunch en route. On arrival, you will be met by your local representative to check in at your hotel in El Calafate, the gateway to the Perito Moreno Glacier.
• Breakfast

Day 9: El Calafate
The Perito Moreno Glacier is known locally as the 8th Wonder of the World is the planet’s 3rd largest reserve of fresh water and one of the continent’s last advancing glaciers. Your full day tour will leave you in awe of the glaciers unfathomable beauty. Calving icebergs the size of skyscrapers you may witness the glaciers signature movement as they slowly detach.
• Breakfast

Day 10: El Calafate
Full day at leisure in El Calafate to relax and unwind.
• Breakfast

Day 11: El Calafate to Buenos Aires
Following breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to the vibrant city of Buenos Aires. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
• Breakfast

Day 12: Buenos Aires
Enjoy a morning city tour commencing in the historic Plaza de Mayo, the site of the 1810 revolution and now a hub of political life. From here you will see the Casa Rosada government palace and its famous balcony where Eva Peron used to address the people. Continue to the picturesque and colourful neighbourhood of La Boca with its famous street ‘Caminito’ whose architecture reflects the European influence of the late 19th century. In the evening marvel at a traditional tango, show whilst enjoying dinner. Tango originated in the 1880 ghettos which were populated by Italian and Spanish immigrants, Africans and Gauchos. From this intersection rose the ‘Compadritos’, whose songs, lyrics, and dances reflect ‘el duelo de cuchilleros’, or knife fights characteristic of the social ambience. The tango rose from a mix of Cuban and Spanish rhythms, some polka, and according to some, also a bit of African music.
• Breakfast

Day 13: Buenos Aires
Transfer from your hotel to Buenos Aires Airport in time for your flight back to the UK via Sao Paulo, or continue on to your chosen extension.
• Breakfast

Your Meals
• Breakfast will always be served at your accommodation each morning during the tour.
• Lunch and Dinner, where included, will be served in local restaurants or at your accommodation.

Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Escorted Tour to Chile, Argentina and Patagonia and for further information.

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Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist

Destination: Budapest
  Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist 24 – 27 October 2018 3 Nights from £650 per person Includes: BA flights from Heathrow 3 nights Room only in a two bedroom apartment at the Corinthia Return private transfers City Tour with Cruise Jewish Heritage 3 hour walking tour Friday 24 August Fly Heathrow to Budapest 20.55 / 00.25 Private transfer on arrival to the Hotel Corinthia The 5-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest on the Grand Boulevard offers access to its Royal Spa, 3 restaurants, an elegant café and free Wi-Fi in all rooms. The UNESCO-protected Andrassy Avenue and the Oktogon metro station are only 350 yards away from the Corinthia Hotel Budapest. In the newly opened Royal Spa you can enjoy several relaxation areas, saunas, steam baths, hot tubs, a fitness room, mud baths, seaweed baths and a wide variety of treatments. Guests have free access to the Royal Spa when booking most of the rooms, while the spa area can be used for an additional fee when booking the Superior room. The large guest rooms of the Corinthia Hotel Budapest are all air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Saturday 25 August This action-packed itinerary which begins at Elisabeth Square, is split between land & water and offers a crash course in the last 1000 years of Hungarian history. First travel to see the stunning Opera House and drive over to Buda. Stop in the Castle District for a short stroll and discover the main attractions of the area before walking to Matthias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion. Here, you can take in the beautiful panoramas. Next, your guide will take you to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) to show you one of the city’s most spectacular viewpoints of Budapest, so don’t forget your camera! See the famous Central Market Hall, followed by the largest Synagogue of Europe whilst in Pest before passing by Europe’s largest thermal spa, and the Budapest Zoo. Stop at the Heroes’ Square and undergo a spot of statue spotting (with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes). You will take the Andrássy Avenue back to downtown Pest, pass by the St Stephen’s Basilica and by the exterior visit of the impressive neo-gothic House of Parliament. After this unforgettable city tour it is time to take to the water for a relaxing our one-hour river cruise and enjoy the nicest view the city can offer you. Sunday 26 August Travel through Budapest’s historic Jewish Quarter on a walking tour and learn about the community that remains active there today. See the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, Raul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, the Jewish Museum and more, as your guide discusses in-depth the Jewish heritage behind the streets that you pass. With a 2-hour and 4-hour route to choose from, you’ll hear about the community’s past and the important role that the Jewish culture plays in contemporary Hungarian society. Highlights of the Jewish history tour of Budapest are enjoying a casually paced walk around Budapest’s important Jewish sites Visit the Jewish Museum, Dohány Street Synagogue, Jewish quarter and more Enter the noteworthy Kazinczy Street Synagogue and enjoy cake from a local kosher bakery (Grand Tour only) Learn all about Hungary’s Jewish history, heritage and culture from an expert guide. Your tour will begin at the Dohány street Synagogue, where your local guide will meet you. As you walk through the city streets, you’ll hear about the Jewish community in Budapest, both past and present. Essential Tour: (approximately 2.5 hours) This option offers a concise route for travellers on a stricter schedule. The Essential Tour will begin with a step inside the biggest synagogue in Europe, the Dohány Street Synagogue. While inside you’ll explore the Jewish Museum, which hosts an impressive exhibit of pieces from Hungarian and Eastern European artists. Your guide will then take you to Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, named for the man credited with saving the lives of thousands in the Jewish community. You’ll pass through the old Jewish Quarter, once a ghetto during the Second World War, as well as Heroes’ Temple, which pays homage to lives lost during WWI. Grand Tour: (approximately 4 hours) For a more comprehensive option, choose the Grand Tour, which picks up where the Essential Tour leaves off. You’ll make your way to the Jewish Quarter, where kosher bakeries and restaurants are located, along with other synagogues and memorials. Admire the Gozsdu Courtyard, an old passageway currently converted into bustling bars and restaurants and popular with locals and visitors alike. You’ll also visit Carl Lutz Memorial Park, named after another famous figurehead during WWII, as well as the Rumbach Street Synagogue. After a stop at the center of the orthodox community, the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, you’ll pause for some sweets at the kosher Frohlich Bakery and Café. You’ll also be given a 10% discount by your guide to the kosher restaurant, Carmel, to be enjoyed later in the evening on your own if you wish. Monday 27 August At your leisure to explore by yourself some of the sights you have seen in more details, during the previous two days. Private taxi transfer back to the airport from your hotel for your flight: Budapest / Heathrow 17.20 / 19.00 Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist and for further information.
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Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist
Destination: Budapest

 

Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist

24 – 27 October 2018

3 Nights from £650 per person

Includes:

BA flights from Heathrow
3 nights Room only in a two bedroom apartment at the Corinthia
Return private transfers
City Tour with Cruise
Jewish Heritage 3 hour walking tour

Friday 24 August

Fly Heathrow to Budapest 20.55 / 00.25

Private transfer on arrival to the Hotel Corinthia

The 5-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest on the Grand Boulevard offers access to its Royal Spa, 3 restaurants, an elegant café and free Wi-Fi in all rooms.

The UNESCO-protected Andrassy Avenue and the Oktogon metro station are only 350 yards away from the Corinthia Hotel Budapest.

In the newly opened Royal Spa you can enjoy several relaxation areas, saunas, steam baths, hot tubs, a fitness room, mud baths, seaweed baths and a wide variety of treatments. Guests have free access to the Royal Spa when booking most of the rooms, while the spa area can be used for an additional fee when booking the Superior room.

The large guest rooms of the Corinthia Hotel Budapest are all air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Saturday 25 August

This action-packed itinerary which begins at Elisabeth Square, is split between land & water and offers a crash course in the last 1000 years of Hungarian history.
First travel to see the stunning Opera House and drive over to Buda. Stop in the Castle District for a short stroll and discover the main attractions of the area before walking to Matthias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion. Here, you can take in the beautiful panoramas.
Next, your guide will take you to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) to show you one of the city’s most spectacular viewpoints of Budapest, so don’t forget your camera! See the famous Central Market Hall, followed by the largest Synagogue of Europe whilst in Pest before passing by Europe’s largest thermal spa, and the Budapest Zoo. Stop at the Heroes’ Square and undergo a spot of statue spotting (with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes).
You will take the Andrássy Avenue back to downtown Pest, pass by the St Stephen’s Basilica and by the exterior visit of the impressive neo-gothic House of Parliament. After this unforgettable city tour it is time to take to the water for a relaxing our one-hour river cruise and enjoy the nicest view the city can offer you.

Sunday 26 August

Travel through Budapest’s historic Jewish Quarter on a walking tour and learn about the community that remains active there today. See the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, Raul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, the Jewish Museum and more, as your guide discusses in-depth the Jewish heritage behind the streets that you pass. With a 2-hour and 4-hour route to choose from, you’ll hear about the community’s past and the important role that the Jewish culture plays in contemporary Hungarian society. Highlights of the Jewish history tour of Budapest are enjoying a casually paced walk around Budapest’s important Jewish sites Visit the Jewish Museum, Dohány Street Synagogue, Jewish quarter and more Enter the noteworthy Kazinczy Street Synagogue and enjoy cake from a local kosher bakery (Grand Tour only) Learn all about Hungary’s Jewish history, heritage and culture from an expert guide. Your tour will begin at the Dohány street Synagogue, where your local guide will meet you. As you walk through the city streets, you’ll hear about the Jewish community in Budapest, both past and present. Essential Tour: (approximately 2.5 hours) This option offers a concise route for travellers on a stricter schedule. The Essential Tour will begin with a step inside the biggest synagogue in Europe, the Dohány Street Synagogue. While inside you’ll explore the Jewish Museum, which hosts an impressive exhibit of pieces from Hungarian and Eastern European artists. Your guide will then take you to Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, named for the man credited with saving the lives of thousands in the Jewish community. You’ll pass through the old Jewish Quarter, once a ghetto during the Second World War, as well as Heroes’ Temple, which pays homage to lives lost during WWI. Grand Tour: (approximately 4 hours) For a more comprehensive option, choose the Grand Tour, which picks up where the Essential Tour leaves off. You’ll make your way to the Jewish Quarter, where kosher bakeries and restaurants are located, along with other synagogues and memorials. Admire the Gozsdu Courtyard, an old passageway currently converted into bustling bars and restaurants and popular with locals and visitors alike. You’ll also visit Carl Lutz Memorial Park, named after another famous figurehead during WWII, as well as the Rumbach Street Synagogue. After a stop at the center of the orthodox community, the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, you’ll pause for some sweets at the kosher Frohlich Bakery and Café. You’ll also be given a 10% discount by your guide to the kosher restaurant, Carmel, to be enjoyed later in the evening on your own if you wish.

Monday 27 August

At your leisure to explore by yourself some of the sights you have seen in more details, during the previous two days.

Private taxi transfer back to the airport from your hotel for your flight:

Budapest / Heathrow 17.20 / 19.00

Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist and for further information.

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24 October 2018
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Fully Escorted Holyland Tour

Destination: Israel
Fully Escorted Holyland Tour Oct 22-27, 2018 Sunday- 21 October 2018 London /Tel Aviv with British Airways Depart London Heathrow Airport 22:30 Arrive Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 05:15 (22 Oct) Monday-Oct 22 2018 Ben Gurion Airport / Tiberias/ Caesarea / Muhraka / Megiddo / Acre Early arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and meet your guide and driver. Leave the airport and drive via Tel-Aviv and along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Breakfast en route Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee . Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor . Overnight in Nazarethz. Tuesday-Oct 23 2018 Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights. Overnight in Nazareth. Wednesday-Oct 24 2018 Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre . Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem. Thursday-Oct 25 2018 Jerusalem (Old City) Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City ; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. Overnight in Jerusalem. Friday-Oct 26 2018 Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem* Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds’ field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jeruslaem. Overnight in Jerusalem. Saturday-Oct 27 2018 Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport/ London Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure on board British Airways. Depart Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 16:45 Arrive London Heathrow Airport 20:05 COST Per person in a twin/double from £1,259.00 Single supplement from £185.00 Quote includes the following services: • Airport assistance on arrival AT BG airport by Diesenhaus representative • Arrival & departure transfers with guide • Touring in Deluxe air-conditioned bus as per itinerary • All touring with an English speaking guide • 5 nights’ accommodation in above hotels on HB. • Entrance to sites as per itinerary • Porterage at Apt & hotels • Hat & map Meals (included): – 5 breakfasts at hotels – 5 dinners at hotels – 1 breakfast en-rout 22 October Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Fully Escorted Holyland Tour and for further information.
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Fully Escorted Holyland Tour
Destination: Israel

Fully Escorted Holyland Tour
Oct 22-27, 2018

Sunday- 21 October 2018 London /Tel Aviv with British Airways
Depart London Heathrow Airport 22:30
Arrive Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 05:15 (22 Oct)

Monday-Oct 22 2018 Ben Gurion Airport / Tiberias/ Caesarea / Muhraka / Megiddo / Acre

Early arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and meet your guide and driver.
Leave the airport and drive via Tel-Aviv and along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Breakfast en route
Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee . Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor .
Overnight in Nazarethz.

Tuesday-Oct 23 2018 Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias

After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights.
Overnight in Nazareth.

Wednesday-Oct 24 2018 Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre . Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Thursday-Oct 25 2018 Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City ; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Friday-Oct 26 2018 Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem*
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period.
Proceed to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds’ field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jeruslaem. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Saturday-Oct 27 2018 Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport/ London
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure on board British Airways.
Depart Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 16:45
Arrive London Heathrow Airport 20:05

COST

Per person in a twin/double from £1,259.00
Single supplement from £185.00

Quote includes the following services:

• Airport assistance on arrival AT BG airport by Diesenhaus representative
• Arrival & departure transfers with guide
• Touring in Deluxe air-conditioned bus as per itinerary
• All touring with an English speaking guide
• 5 nights’ accommodation in above hotels on HB.
• Entrance to sites as per itinerary
• Porterage at Apt & hotels
• Hat & map

Meals (included):
– 5 breakfasts at hotels
– 5 dinners at hotels
– 1 breakfast en-rout 22 October

Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Fully Escorted Holyland Tour and for further information.

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Price From
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21 October 2018
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