6. From Nazareth: Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights Tour
Explore the Galilee Region and the Golan Heights, two of the most stunning and culturally rich areas of Israel, on this unforgettablen, self-guided tour. Discover unique landmarks, beautiful landscapes, and the rich historical and religious significance of these areas.
The tour begins in Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus. Then, head to Capernaum, a small fishing village on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus is said to have performed many miracles. Here, you will visit the ancient synagogue and the house of St. Peter.
Next, you will make your way to the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus is believed to have delivered his famous Sermon on the Mount. The stunning views from the mountaintop are breathtaking and offer a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
From there, you will journey to the Golan Heights, a rugged and mountainous region that offers some of the most beautiful landscapes in Israel. Here, you will visit the Hermon Stream/Banias Nature Reserve, where you can see the source of the Jordan River and the ruins of the ancient city of Caesarea Philippi.
Next, you'll head to Mas'ada, a charming Druze village with stunning views of the area. Stop here for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you get to experience authentic Druze cuisine and hospitality. The Druze are an Arabic-speaking religious group with a unique culture and cuisine that blends Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors. This is a great opportunity to try new dishes and learn more about this fascinating community.
After lunch, Continue to a local boutique winery, where you can taste some of the famous wines of the region and learn about the history of winemaking in Israel.
Head back to the Galilee Region and take a refreshing break at the Sea of Galilee. This freshwater lake is surrounded by stunning scenery and offers a tranquil setting for swimming and relaxation. Seize the opportunity to cool off in the clear waters and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. This is a great way to recharge and take in the natural beauty of the region.
Finally, arrive back in Nazareth for the conclusion of this journey.
Don't miss the opportunity to explore the Galilee and the Golan Heights, a truly unforgettable experience.