Jesus Trail Package


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The 6-Day Jesus Trail Hike is an unforgettable walk through history, culture and spirituality. A well known trail which takes in the full landscape of the place where Jesus chose to carry out his ministry.

Highlights

  • Explore Nazareth's Old City - the home town of Jesus.
  • Enter Cana by foot, the traditional site of Jesus’ first miracle
  • Walk on part of the old Roman road in the footsteps of Jesus.
  • See the Horns of Hattin - the site of the final Crusader defeat.
  • Enjoy stunning views from Arbel cliff to the Sea of Galilee
  • Visit Tabgha, the traditional site of the feeding of the 5,000
  • Reach Capernaum - the city that was the center of Jesus’ ministry

Tour Itinerary

    Arrival Day: Nazareth

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    Day 1: Nazareth

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    Day 2: Nazareth to Cana 15.1km

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    Day 3: Cana to Kibbutz Lavi 14.7km

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    Day 4: Kibbutz Lavi to Moshav Arbel 17.1km

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    Day 5: Moshav Arbel to Capernaum 18.5km

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Full Description

The Trail will take you through small villages, bustling cities and sweeping farmlands. Starting at Nazareth you will visit the old Roman Galilean capital: Zippori, the location of the first miracle in Cana, a fully-functioning religious Jewish Kibbutz, the worlds’ holiest Druze temple, ancient olive-groves, Mount Arbel, and of course…the Sea of Galilee. Along the coast you will visit important churches, with your final destination being Capernaum: The hub of much of Jesus’ ministry. An additional hike to the Mount of Beatitudes is an optional, and recommended walk.

Arrival Day
Check in to your room at the 18th-Century Arab mansion: The Fauzi Azar Inn—complete with hand-painted ceilings, and hanging chandeliers. Enjoy the Middle Eastern sunset whilst relaxing on the balcony with a mint tea or local beverage. The Inn staff will take care of your needs, and arrange a time for you to meet your personal Jesus Trail staff member, who will go into great detail about the Trail; taking in all of your questions, and tweaking the hike to your own preferential desires. You will be satisfied with the knowledge that you can call him at any point during the hike. You will be given a pack containing everything you need, including: Guide book, maps, luggage tags, contact telephone numbers and itinerary.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Fauzi Azar Inn

Day 1: Nazareth
The day starts with a traditional and healthy Arabic breakfast; fresh vegetables, pitta-bread and richly-brewed coffee are all on the menu. You will now have the option to meet with a direct descendent of Fauzi Azar, or a local Nazarene, as they explain to you the incredible and moving history of the building that you have been staying in. From here a tour of Nazareth Old City is available to you. You will be taken through the twists and turns of the Souq (market), seeing Nazareth through the eyes of an local. Then, enjoy some free time in the city before heading to Nazareth Village for a Parable walk through the recreated first-century farm and village. Your day finishes back at the Fauzi Azar Inn, relaxing in the courtyard, and sharing stories with the other guests.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Fauzi Azar Inn

Day 2: Nazareth to Cana 15.1km
Start your day with the healthy Arabic breakfast, and get ready to hike! As you leave the Old City via its 406 steps, you will be immediately treated with your first breathtaking view of the Galilean landscape. We are on route to Zippori National Park; once described as ‘the ornament of Galilee’, it is now an important, beautiful, and fascinating archaeological site. After spending some time within its grounds, you will move through the cover of pine-trees, via a small village, and into the bustling city of Cana; the traditional location of Jesus’ first miracle. Your third night will give you the opportunity to experience authentic Arab hospitality as you stay in a homey guesthouse, and are treated to local cuisine.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Cana Wedding Guest House or Marwa’s Inn

Day 3: Cana to Kibbutz Lavi 14.7km
The morning begins with a home-cooked breakfast—fuel for the days adventure! Enjoy the beautiful architecture of the houses as you leave Cana and walk along the Beit Keshet Forest. Pause for some refreshments at a military base, and take in the bustle of soldiers coming and going between shifts. Stroll onwards to Kibbutz Lavi; a working religious Jewish Kibbutz and the biggest manufacturer of synagogue furniture in the world. Here you will stay for the night in their large modern hotel, complete with swimming pool, tennis courts, and a kosher buffet for dinner.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Kibbutz Lavi Hotel

Day 4: Kibbutz Lavi to Moshav Arbel 17.1km
Another delectable kosher meal sets you up for the day. You will leave the hotel, and trail through the Kibbutz farm, being greeted along the way with moos and cock-a-doodle-doos from the gregarious livestock. Your first destination of the day is ‘The Horns of Hattin’. Awe-inspiring 360 degree panoramic views greet you from atop this extinct volcano. Next, you take the trail to Nebi Shu’eib, the holiest place for the entire worldwide Druze community. The final stretch of the day transports you back in time, through old olive groves, and ancient scenery seemingly untouched by history, as you make your way to Moshav Arbel, where you will turn in for the night. A comfy bed, and delicious meal await you!
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Arbel Holiday Homes (Konowitz Family)

Day 5: Moshav Arbel to Capernaum 18.5km
A scrumptious breakfast kickstarts this spectacular day. Starting with a walk into Mount Arbel National Park, you will soon be greeted with one of greatest views on the planet—The Sea of Galilee in all its glory glistening in the morning sunlight. The trail takes you down the cliff face and into a Bedouin Village, before guiding you onto the Galilean coastline, en route to churches of great traditional importance. The final destination is in now in sight: Capernaum. The place that Jesus chose to make his ministerial base. On arrival you will be able to explore the ancient site, and congratulate yourself! You have just walked from Nazareth to Capernaum; just like Jesus did! Now, either wait for your shuttle to pick you up, or consider one more walk…to the Mount of Beatitudes.
Meals: Breakfast

TOUR CONCLUDES

The accommodations on the list have been carefully selected for their comfort, location, friendliness and character, and are subject to availability. If the accommodation described is not available we provide an alternative with the same standard of comfort & price. In rare cases of no availability, it would be possible to switch to an alternative date, or receive a full refund.

For more information you can call us on +972 2 566 0045 between 9am and 9pm (Israel time), or write to us.
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From:
3800 ILS
Per person in a single room
CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES:
3800 ILS = 909€ / 1029$ / 803£

Exchange rate information is provided by a third party for indicative purposes only.

Quick Facts
  • Duration:
    6 Days (5 Nights)
  • Includes:
    - Five nights accommodation
    - Five breakfasts and three dinners 
    - Personal orientation in Nazareth and guided Nazareth tour 
    - Jesus Trail guidebook (1 per group) 
    - Luggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation 
    - Shuttle from Capernaum to Tiberias 
    - Local English-speaking contact person
    *Self guided tour with full transportation
  • Excludes:
    - Flights 
    - National Parks entry fees 
    - Travelers Insurance (recommended) 
    - Drinks 
    - Transfer from/to airport
    - Lunches, and any meals not mentioned in the program
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