Excursion «185. Traveling with the Tanach in his hands»

Class Big bus
Type Group tour
Language Russian

Tel Gezer. The site of the discovery of the first agricultural calendar. Canaanite watchtower. Bronze Age water reservoir. City gates from the time of Solomon.

Tel Azeka. Observation point at the site of the battle between David and Goliath.

Tel Lachish. In 701 BCE, the second most important city after Jerusalem. Industrial center of the ancient Near East. The only preserved Assyrian siege ramp in its original form in the world.

Ketef Hinnom, burial caves from the time of the First Temple. Cult of the god Moloch. Sacrifices. True Gehenna. Tombs from the First Temple period. History of archaeology and the discovery of the oldest Hebrew text. Shabbat blessing dating back 2,700 years.

Important

Thematic excursion - November, 26!

Departure days

Departure days depend on your departure city

Info

Conditions for order cancellation:
If a tourist cancels an excursion in less than 2 days, there is a 100% penalty, unless travel insurance has not been purchased.

Important:

  • People who are late and do not go on the excursion will not receive a refund.
  • The company is not responsible for lost items.
  • Requests for excursions for children under 5 years old are not accepted
  • Responsibility for having an insurance policy falls on the tourist.
  • Tourists may wait up to 30 minutes for the bus.
  • Minor changes to the route are possible.
  • The company reserves the right to change the departure time for the excursion, which is communicated to the tourist the day before.
  • There is no indication of seats on the bus. Boarding and disembarking is carried out only at designated places.
  • Visiting holy places is permitted only in modest clothing (shoulders and knees must be covered).
  • Physical activity level: 4/5

We recommend: take drinking water, a hat, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes with you on the excursion.

The cost of trips does not include and is paid on the spot: meals, unless purchased additionally.

Attractions

Tel Gezer

Tel Gezer Park

Today's Tel Gezer is a national park. Once upon a time, in the Canaanite era, it was a city-state, and in the biblical era it was a city. The city is very ancient. The first mention of it dates back to the 15th century. BC e., the era of Pharaoh Thutmose III.

Tel Gezer is famous for its mysterious columns, because of which this place is called the Israeli Stonehenge. And here you can see a copy of the famous ancient calendar.

Tel Lachish

Lachish is an ancient biblical city located in southern Canaan, now Tel ed-Duweir in the state of Israel. First mentioned in Amarna tablets as Lakisha. It is located 30 km southeast of Ashkelon and 23 km west of Hebron. In 1994, Israel was declared an archaeological park of national importance.

Tel Azeka

Tel Azeka, located above the Ela Valley, is associated with the biblical city of Azeka.
Tel is located at a distance of 7 km from Beit Shemesh and 26 km from Hebron.
Azeka was an ancient city in Shfele that protected the upper approaches to the Ela Valley.

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