Drive west to the Valley of Ayalon, where Joshua called on the Lord to make the moon stand still. Stop at Emmaus on the road to which Jesus appeared to two of his disciples when they left Jerusalem after his crucifixion.
Continue to the Valley of Elah, where David fought Goliath. Drive up Tel Azekah to enjoy the fine overview of the famous battleground.
Continue to Beit Guvrin National Park and Tel Maresha, the Israelite/Idumean town of Maresha – believed to be the birthplace of King Herod. Visit the underground network of man-made caves and see the Roman amphitheater.
In the afternoon, visit the Neot Kedumim Biblical Landscape Reserve where the flora of the Scripture comes alive, along with biblical tools and industrial implements: oil presses, wine presses, cisterns and more.
A stop at the Mini Israel theme park, with over 400 precise scale models of sites and monuments throughout the country, is a fun and interesting way to end your day and your Israel experience.