Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham is the fifth expansion for the critically praised strategy/RPG , focusing on the Abrahamic religions; Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Get your bishops appointed cardinals and tap the might of the Papacy, borrow money from the Knights Templar and send troublesome relatives off to live out their days in a monastery. Sons of Abraham also introduces the Jewish religion and allows you to recreate the Kingdom of Israel and rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem.The expansion for Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods in world history in an experience crafted by Paradox Development Studio, the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic game of knights, schemes, and thrones.
During the tour you will visit three absolutely different but very close to each other sites. Mini Israel Miniatures Park The permanent exhibition shows the main sites and structures in Israel. The sites are of historical, archaeological, cultural, religious, and ethnic importance. This is a great place to visit for all those who have no time to see all of Israel, and is also a great fun for the kids.The Israeli Armored Forces Museum, is one of the largest and most diverse tank museums in the world. This is an absolutely fascinating museum, and not only for those who fun a Military history. Ancient Silent Monks Latrun Monastery was rebuilt the early twentieth century by French Trappist monks. The monks keep a vow of silence, except for those who sell wine and olive oil to visitors. . The beauty of the site and its unique silence are the best closing note for this highly enjoyable and also very informative tour.
Nazareth is a world-renowned city, the town of the boyhood of Christ. But it is also a living, vibrant city, the largest Arab city in Israel, and the cultural capital of the Palestinians in Israel. We’ll visit the iconic Basilica of the Annunciation, followed by Nazareth’s lesser-known sights: the Moscowia building, the political street art, carefully renovated 300-year-old carpentry-turned-boutique hotel, and the gutted-out old market. We’ll taste the local delicacies experience street life.From there, we will drive to the neighboring village of Tzippori. Well-known for the rich Roman antiquities, the rich mosaics and water reservoir, it’s Palestinian history remains hidden from view. We will see what’s left of the village, and end with a surprising visit to a functioning medieval monastery and orphanage.
This tour takes you back to the beginning of the Human Civilization – to Jericho, the first city in the History. You will see the Tower built over 10,000 years ago.We shall further take a Cable Car, which will bring us to the Monastery of Temptation. This monastery, built at the top of the steep mount, is considered one of the miracles of the Holy Land. We shall visit the Qasr Al Yahud, the Baptism site at the Jordan River. Qasr Al Yahud is believed to be the place where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist This exclusively beautiful site, at the border between Israel and Jordan, is surrounded by the new and ancient monasteries and creates a strong feeling of Mystery.We shall stop at Deir Hajla Monastery. Initially built in the V CAD, the monastery was further destroyed by the invading Persian Army., and it still keeps the sculls of the monks executed by the invaders. Finally, if the time permits, we shall make a detour to see Wadi Qelt deepest gorge, famous for its beauty.
This tour will take you to three "must see" places which are still often missed. During this very special day you will see: Marc Chagall Stained Glass Windows at the Hadassah Hospital Synagogue. This is considered the best Stained Glass work ever made by Chagall.You will descend to the depth of the secret passages directly under the Old City, to see the biggest artificial cave in Israel – King Salomon Query. These huge quarries were first carved by King Salomon when he built the Jerusalem Temple.You will visit a fantastically beautiful Medieval Monastery of the Cross, hidden from people' eyes just less than a mile away from the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset.
This is a tour for those who love nature, history and culture, in their most impressive mix. The secret of Israel' beauty is in its diversity. And this unique tour will unfold this diversity before your eyes at its best. The tour will take you to the Horn of Carmel Mountain. Here you will visit a famous Carmelite Monastery Muchraka, with its fascinating views. You will continue along Carmel Ridge to meet the fascinating life of the Druze community. Further, we'll drive you along Carmel scenic road towards the Artists Village of Ein Hod. After visiting the multiple galleries and museums of Ein Hod and enjoying fascinating views, and if the time permits, you will continue to visit Apollonia National Park. Here you will visit the Crusade Fortress Arsuf and will see the excavations of the Roman City of Apollonia.
Itinerary.14:00 Pick up from your hotel in Eilat.14:30 Transfer to the Taba border.15:00 Meet our representative on Egypt side.15:30 Rest and Overnight in Taba Hotel.23:00 Driving from Taba border to Mount Sinai.24:00 Start climbing the mountain along the Moses trail.05:00 Sunrise.06:00 Descend to the bottom.07:00 Breakfast.08:00 Visit Saint Catherine monastery.10:30 Gift shop.12:30 Taba/Eilat Border13:00 Meet and assisntance on Israel Side13:30 Transfer from Eilat border to Aqaba Border14:00 Meet and assisntance on Jordan side.14:15 Transfer to Wadi Rum16:00 Check in hotel16:30 Wadi Rum Activities including - 2 hours Jeep 4x4 in Wadi Rum.19:30 Dinner and overnight in Tent07:00 Breakfast08:00 Way to Petra. Visit Petra with local guide.17:00 Transfer to Aqaba airport or Transfer to Eilat
The Boyne Valley is to Irish people what Israel is to Christians. The Boyne Valley is historically the most important part of Ireland.On this tour you’ll be taken back through the mists of Ireland’s ancient history, spanning over 5,000yrs to visit Newgrange (an ancient passage tomb older than the Pyramids), The Hill of Tara (the old capital of Ireland), Slane (where St. Patrick secured his legacy), Monasterboice Monastery (famed for its elaborately carved High Crosses) and Trim Castle (a mighty spectacle from the 12th century).Why people love this tour: 1. Walk into a tomb that’s over 5000 years old and be moved by its majesty & mystery. 2. Stand atop the Hill of Tara (Ireland’s historic cultural, spiritual and political capital), contemplating its huge significance whilst peering at Ireland’s endless verdant stretches before you. 3. The myths, legends and histories of St. Patrick, ancient Gaelic Kings, battles and societies open up a whole world that you never knew existed.
Travel full circle around the Sea of Galilee and stop at the most beautiful viewpoints and the most interesting sites handpicked by our expert guides. The Highlights around the Sea of Galilee tour starts with a visit to Yardenit Baptismal Site with the option for a quick dip (baptism can be pre-arranged for an additional cost). After this exciting start to the day continue to Mitzpe Shalom on the eastern side of the sea with the most impressive views in all of Galilee. Visit Kursi, an archeological site with the largest remains of a Byzantine monastery in Israel and tour ancient Capernaum with your experienced guide. Next, it is time to ascend the Mount of Beatitudes to enjoy the serene and tranquil site. To complete the circle around the Sea of Galilee the tour ends at Tabgha, for a visit to the Church of Multiplication. Here there is a chance to dip your feet in the water at the very same shore where it is said that Jesus walked on water before returning to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.