Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv

Review StarReview StarReview StarReview StarReview Star 232 reviews
Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Tel Aviv
from AUD $150.85
Availablity  
Visit the Holy Land sites of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on a day trip from Tel Aviv. You'll journey across Israel’s coastal plains to explore the city of Nazareth, the setting of many New Testament tales, then travel to the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus performed many miracles. If you’re intrigued by the sacred, or simply interested in the fascinating fables of the bible, this tour should be on your must-do list!
BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: As members of ABTA and ATAS we are 100% financially bonded. You can book your day trip with us in absolute confidence, no matter where in the world you are.

In Brief

Location:
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Country:
Israel
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Overview
Important InfoInfo
Pricing
Reviews
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Sea of Galilee, Tiberias Israel

Sea of Galilee

Stop At: The Church of the Annunciation, Casa Nova Street רחוב קזנובה, Nazareth Israel

Visit the Church of Annunciation

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: St. Joseph Church, Adjacent and north to the Basilica of Annunciation, Nazareth Israel

Church of St. Joseph

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Multiplication, Tabgha, Capernaum Israel

Church of Multiplication

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kfar Nahum (Capernaum) National Park, Road 87, Tiberias Israel

Visit Capernaum

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Mount Tabor, in the eastern part of the Jezreel Valley, Kfar Tavor Israel

See Mt. Tabor (Transfiguration)

Pass By: Tiberias Israel

Tiberias

Stop At: Yardenit, Kibbutz Kinneret Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800 Israel

Visit the Baptism site on the Jordan River

Duration: 40 minutes

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Kfar Nahum (Capernaum) National Park

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

7:15 AM

Departure Point

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Traveler pickup is offered

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • A moderate dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. Please refrain from wearing shorts. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Please note this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

We took this tour and enjoyed a great day. Saw the sites. The highlight was Capernaum and the result of the digs there. Visited some beautiful churches. Our tour guide, YUVAL BIGIO, was well informed, very responsive to questions. He made the tour great.
• Submitted 13 Nov 2019
Very full and informative day. The tour guide was nice and very knowledgable. The company organize the tour very well too. Recommended!
• Submitted 12 Nov 2019
I enjoyed it very much. Tour guide was very nice. Very informative. Saw more than I expected. Comfortable ride.
• Submitted 04 Nov 2019
This tour covers a lot of ground. For me the highlight was Mary’s house but others in my group really enjoyed the ruins at Capernaum. The church of the annunciation was beautiful and surprisingly modern and the church built over the house of St Peter’s mother-in-law was the same but in a different way. I will say that there are a lot of steps involved in the Nazareth section of the tour and to see the church of the annunciation you have to go up a big flight of stairs and one of our group didn’t manage it which was a shame. Even to see Mary’s house and Joseph’s house you have to go down some steps and Capernaum also has steps in various places. If you can see everything though I would recommend making the effort but if you can’t do stairs at all you won’t see very much. The section of the tour where you see the River Jordan I felt a bit of a let down. It is set up a bit like a seaside attraction with shops and cafes and in the actual river there are proper fishing and kids mucking about. Our tour guide told us any of us could baptise each other which I felt missed the point significantly - she was Jewish but I felt could have made an effort to understand the importance of baptism to Christians. I was expecting it to be more of a religious site but didn’t really get that feeling. We also didn’t get that long there so if you did want to experience a baptism it would have been very rushed. Bear in mind you need to bring your own towels etc. Our tour guide, Haya, was an ex-teacher and spent most of the tour bossing us about which was a bit frustrating. The one time where she could have done with being stronger but wasn’t was when they took us to a shop for a brief stop on the way and some members of the group refused to leave at the appointed time. We ended up standing outside the shop in the heat with nowhere to sit for nearly an hour because Haya would not just tell them to leave, which I found incredibly frustrating and unfair on the rest of us as it meant the rest of the tour where you would like to spend more time was rushed and stressful. However, Haya was very knowledgeable and interesting and made the bus rides a lot more entertaining! This is a great tour for anyone interested in the famous biblical locations and I would strongly recommend it.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
This tour was a truly full day experience, so wear shoes that are comfortable for walking, and get ready! The sites, of course, were awe-inspiring, but the narration provided by our knowledgeable, gracious, and funny tour guide, Daniel, made the whole experience richer and more fun. There was an excellent selection of fresh food at our lunchtime stop on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. I chose to get baptized in the Jordan River, which I highly recommend. A top-notch tour!
• Submitted 18 Jul 2019
We are so happy that we have our first visit in Israel and we travel to Nazareth and Galilee with Ben Harim and with our excellent guide Koby.
• Submitted 23 Jan 2019
This trip was a great tour and our guide Itimar Buk did a fantastic job. He is quite passionate about his work and ensured he provided as much detail about the history and culture of Israel. This was our first trip in Israel so to start with Jerusalem and Bethlehem was quite exciting. The trip was well organized and we were briefed at the start of the tour as to what to expect and how to best prepare for the day. The trip was well paced and not rushed and the group size appeared to be appropriate as well. Some of the highlights included following the Via Dolorosa through the stations cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Western Wall, walking through the markets in the Muslim quarter and crossing over to Bethlehem. The only opportunity to improve is the actual pick up from the designated hotels. Our voucher indicated pickup for 7:15am and we were picked up at 8am. During this time we were worried that perhaps we were at the wrong location or missed. A bit more clarity on the vouchers would reduce this concern and calls to the tour company. Regardless everything worked out perfectly and we understand earlier times are listed to ensure travellers are on time and there are no delays. Overall this was a great trip with a very knowledgeable guide Itimar who was quite chilled out and with effort even funny at times . Highly recommended.
• Submitted 01 Oct 2018
Amaizing trip. Nazareth,Tiberias, Capernaum are definitely places to be in Israel. Sea of Gallilee is beautifull.
• Submitted 24 Aug 2018
Beautiful
• Submitted 29 Jul 2018
Amazing!!! I enjoyed my the trip, the Sea of Galilee was spevtacular...the buses were modern and allowed for cell charging, the guide was enthusiastic. The fish at St. Peter’s was delish and the highlight was being Baptized in the Jordan River!
• Submitted 24 Jul 2018
Dan was a great tour guide and we learned a lot!
• Submitted 07 Jun 2018
Highly recommend it!!
• Submitted 30 May 2018
The best forever and ever ! Will definitely be back !
• Submitted 22 Apr 2018
Great Tour! So much history. Our guide, Olet, was extremely knowledgeable !
• Submitted 04 Apr 2018
Most wonderful experience during our 2 week stay
• Submitted 23 Mar 2018
Special thanks to our guide. Amazing tour.
• Submitted 01 Mar 2018
This tour was wonderful. The guide was very good.
• Submitted 20 Feb 2018
I would highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide was informative and engaging. He took the time to explain the history behind each stop, and always allowed time for questions. As we rode in our tour bus, he pointed out important sites, and historical facts. The visit to Nazareth allowed for a quick snack, and time to visit some shops, before heading to the Sea of Galilee. Our lunch was delicious, and offered many different options although it was quite pricey...all lunch dishes cost 22 USD, plus beverage and tip. We had the opportunity to be baptized at the Jordan River, which almost turned into a disaster, when we realized we had to bring our own pastor/priest, and we did not have one. We were fortunate to be able to join another group being baptized, but I would caution those wanting to get baptized to come prepared. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the life of Jesus. I felt incredibly enlightened by the experience, and getting baptized at the Jordan River made this tour a dream come true!
• Submitted 15 Jan 2018
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 15 Dec 2017
Amazing trip! our tour guide was A I recommend Amir Call Or, he is fun, intelligent and mega informative.
• Submitted 29 Nov 2017
Visites très bien guidés !
• Submitted 02 Nov 2017
great
• Submitted 10 Oct 2017
great
• Submitted 10 Oct 2017
The views along the tour are fantastic. Learning more history, seeing the sites and standing in the River Jordan made for a very special day.
• Submitted 19 Sep 2017

In Brief

Location:
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Country:
Israel
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays