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DAY 6

EILAT / DEAD SEA / MASADA

DAY 7

NEW CITY OF JERUSALEM / EIN KAREM

Drive through

Arava valley

to the

Dead Sea

, the lowest point on Earth at over 400 meters below sea

level. Pause at one of the Dead Sea hotels for a relaxing float on the Dead Sea.

Lunch at a restaurant on the way

Afterwards, we continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to

Masada

and its breathtaking panorama

of the Dead Sea. Continue to

Jerusalem

.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem

After breakfast, departure for the

Israel Museum

and the

Shrine of the Book

, where you will see

the collections of centuries-old Israeli artifacts including the

Dead Sea Scrolls

and an accurately

detailed

Second Temple

model of

Biblical Jerusalem

.

Later on, a tour of the newly renovated

Yad Vashem

complex, the Jewish National Memorial to the

six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, including the Avenue of the Righteous, the new

Historical

Museum

and the

Children’s Memorial

.

Lunch at a restaurant

After lunch we will drive by the

Knesset

, Israel’s Parliament, to see the Menorah with its biblical

symbols, and then continue to the village of

Ein Karem

, site of the Visitation and the birth place of

John the Baptist

.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem

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