Step 5 Completion of the order
Galilee – northernmost province of the Holy Land, the land of mountains, forests and valleys. The decoration of the Galilee – sea of Galilee (Kinneret) and the Jordan river. Excursion to Galilee not only introduces tourists to the places of Christian the North, but also give the opportunity to see much of the country, Arab and Jewish towns and villages, nature, wildlife, and vegetation.
The first stop we make in Nazareth – the city where "the word became flesh". Here tourists can see the Large Church of the Annunciation, House of the Holy Family, a place of immaculate conception, where the Archangel Gabriel met the virgin Mary, the ruins of the ancient Nazareth. Tourists will see the wonderful collection of gifts to the Church of the Annunciation, will bathe at the fountain of the virgin Mary, will make interesting photos.
On the way to the sea of Galilee, the tourists will see an impressive panorama of the mountains of Galilee and mount Tabor, where Christ was transfigured.
Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) is situated in a valley 200 meters below sea level. It is warm in winter and very hot and humid in the summer months. On the shores of the Kinneret originated the world's oldest civilization of farmers and fishermen.
In the town of Capernaum (Kfar Nachum in Hebrew) Christ lived. Here he went "Aki dry land", performed miracles, healed the sick, raised the dead. The first disciples of Christ – Peter, James, John, Andrew, were the local fishermen. From these lands came Mary Magdalene. Tourists visit an Orthodox Church and monastery of the 12 apostles, this place is on giving Jesus healed a "paralytic".
Our path lies further to the source of the river Jordan from sea of Galilee – a traditional place where Christians perform ablutions waters of the Jordan to commemorate the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Tourists and pilgrims are expected with pure greenish water and the abundance of the fish which no one catches, but all fed, otters and birds not afraid of human presence. Anyone can buy baptismal shirt and dive into the waters of the Jordan. In this tour you have the opportunity to taste the famous fish, "St. Peter".
|Dress||to visit some religious places and monasteries, men and women need to have clothes covering shoulders, chest, knees, women should cover their heads.|
|Number of people in a group||Bus|
|Additional charges||personal expenses, meals,|
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