Spend the morning at
Tel Dan, a beautiful nature reserve and one of the sources of the Jordan River, as well as an Israelite city, built to compete with Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem. You’ll see one of the oldest arches in the world, said to date back to the time when Abraham came to Dan the Israelite Gate and the High Place of Jeroboam.
Continue to Tel Hazor National Park (one of the cities fortified by King Solomon, with archaeological remains of such importance that it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). One of the principal cities on the Fertile Crescent, Hazor engaged in trade with cities in Babylon and Syria. The Bible refers to Hazor as "the head of all those kingdoms" (Joshua 11:10).
Ask at the national park office to arrange a visit at the museum at the entrance to Kibbutz Ayelet Hashahar, where antiquities from Tel Hazor are on display.
Then, it’s back to central Israel via the Galilee Mountains and the Sharon Plain.
Overnight in Tel Aviv