Bible Land Tour

Take a journey to the land of the bible with the Bible Land Tour, an 8 day program that operates every Monday.

Itinerary

Monday, Day 1: Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, transfer to Jerusalem

Welcome to Israel!

Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport. Our Christian Holy Land Tour begins with a welcome by a Trips Israel representative. After fetching our luggage, we will be escorted outside the airport terminal to meet our driver. We will have a short drive through the Judean Hills to our hotel in Jerusalem for check in.

Enjoy a buffet dinner at hotel.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Christian Bible Land Tour - Jewish Heritage Tour - Trips Israel

Tuesday, Day 2: New City of Jerusalem

Enjoy our first breakfast at our hotel. Our first day of tourist will include the following places below:

Mount of Olives

Ascend to the top of Mt. Of Olives for a panoramic view of the Old City and the Golden Gates. Continue to the bottom of the mountain to see the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations also know as the Church of the Agony. Here Jesus prayed in many occasions until His arrest.

Israel Museum:

Included in the museum; The Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed. Also the renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating to the Second Temple.

 Yad Vashem:

Israeli memorial for the Holocaust, where six million Jews perished in WWII.

Ein Kerem

The birthplace of John the Baptist and where his parents enjoyed their summer house.

Afternoon/evening:

We will return to our hotel for dinner.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Christian Holy Land Tour - Sunday

Wednesday, Day 3: Jerusalem: The Old City

Another breakfast at our hotel. Today, visits will include sites in Jerusalem and the Old City.

The site of the Upper Room, where it’s believed was the room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt 26 17-29, Acts 1.13 and Acts 2).

Jewish Quarter (Old City):

The restored Jewish Quarter, includes the site of the Cardo (meaning; “The Heart”), the unearthed main Roman thoroughfare and ancient marketplace lined with columns.

Western Wall:

Also known as The Wailing Wall or The Kotel (in Hebrew), which is the last remaining Temple wall. The wall is a relatively a small segment of a far larger retaining wall. The wall was originally erected as part of the expansion of the Second Jewish Temple, built by Herod the Great. This was build on top of a steep hill known to Jews and Christians as the Temple Mount.

Via Dolorosa:

Where Jesus walked along the stations of the cross to His Crucifixion. Retrace the steps Jesus took (the stations), while experiencing the colorful bazaars and marketplaces. Also enjoy shopping at leisure and a chance to test our negotiating skills.

Church of the Holy Seplechre:

It is believed by many Christians, this was the site of Golgotha; where Jesus was crucified and where he resurrected.

Mount Zion:

The site of the Upper Room or also know as “The Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt 26 17-29, Acts 1.13). The tomb of King David is located one floor below. Visit will include Dormition Abbey.

Bethlehem:

Known for the site of the Nativity, enclosed by the Church of the Nativity and view Shepherd’s Fields

Afternoon/evening:

We will return to our hotel for the remainder of the day at leisure. Enjoy dinner at our hotel.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem - Christian Bible Land Tour - Trips Israel LLC

Thursday, Day 4: Journey to the Galilee

After breakfast, we leave Jerusalem and travel north to the Galilee region. We will visit the following places:

Beit Shean:

Largest ongoing archaeological dig in the land of Israel. Visit includes; the amphitheater, colonnaded Roman streets, mosaics and Roman bathhouses (1st Samuel 31:10).

Nazareth:

The location of the Grotto, enclosed by the Church of Annunciation. Also see the Church of St. Joseph, located over the traditional site where Mary and Joseph lived. See the ancient City Well, believed to be the site where Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary.

Safed:

The Mystic city, where Kabala began and considered the 3rd Holiest city in Israel. See the old synagogues and wander through the artists’ colony.

Afternoon/evening:

Arrive to our hotel in the Galilee and enjoy a relaxing dinner.

Overnight in Galilee.

Safed - Israel - Bible Land Tour

Friday, Day 5: Tiberias and Western Galilee

After breakfast, start the day with a short tour of Tiberias. Visits will include the following places:

Golan Heights:

Visits will include the following:

  • View from a distance a Druze villages.
  • Visit a former Syrian fortification from past wars.
  • Experience a vineyard and wine tasting in the wine country on the Golan with breathtaking views.
  • Pass by Banias, source of the Jordan River.

Mount of Beatitudes:

Where Jesus delivered what is perhaps the most famous sermon ever preached – “The Sermon On The Mount” (Matt. 5).

Capernaum:

Center of Jesus’ Galilean ministry and the site of many of His miracles (Mark 2:4; Matt. 8:5; 14-17; 9:1-7; 17:18). See the remains of Peter’s House, a 2nd century synagogue.

Tabgha:

Site of the the “Loaves and Fishes”, including the Church of the multiplication (John 6:1-14), a 4th century mosaic floor.

Tiberias:

Considered a major resort city, lays on the Sea of Galilee. Enjoy a short tour of the old center of Jewish learning

Please note: Optional sailing in a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery – subject to conditions and additional fee.

Afternoon/evening:

We will return back to our hotel and enjoy a relaxing dinner. Evening at leisure.

Overnight in the Galilee.

Christian Holy Land Tour - Sunday arrival

Saturday, Day 6: Journey to the Mediterranean Coast

Breakfast at hotel. Today, we will journey towards the Mediterranean coast. Visit will include the following:

Akko (Acre)

A crusader port located on a promontory at the northern end of Haifa Bay. See the natural harbor, port, underground passages, secret rooms, as well as the prison.

Haifa

Ascend Mt. Carmel for a panoramic view of Haifa Bay and the Botanical Gardens below. Here Elijah fought the 400 false prophets of Baal.

Caesarea

Built by Herod the Great 2,000 years ago and once the capital of Judea. Here, Paul embarked on his journey to Tarsus (Acts 9:30) and where Cornelius and his family (the first Gentile believers) lived. The visit will include; the excavated fortress, Roman amphitheater and a view of the aqueduct, which once used for conveying water to the city.

Afternoon/evening:

Arrive to our hotel in Tel Aviv and enjoy a relaxing dinner.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Saturday, Day 7: Day at leisure or optional Masada and Dead Sea tour

After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure. Optional Masada and Dead Sea tour available upon request – additional cost.

Afternoon/evening:

Enjoy dinner at hotel.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Monday, Day 8: Departure

After breakfast (depending on flight times), transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.

Included in the tour:

8 days/7 nights accommodations:

  • 3 nights in Jerusalem
  • 2 nights in the Galilee
  • 2 night in Tel Aviv
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Tours and guiding:

  • Touring in a Deluxe vehicle/motor-coach with a professional licensed driver
  • A professional government licensed English speaking guide – hand picked
  • Entrance fees to all sites and parks

Meet, assist and transfers:

  • Meet and assist at Ben Gurion Airport, immediately after passport control
  • Transfer on a arrival from Ben Gurion Airport to hotel in Tel Aviv
  • Transfer on departure from hotel to Ben Gurion Airport

Meals included:

  • Israeli style buffet breakfast daily
  • Everyday dinners at hotels, except the arrival day (5 dinners in total)

Other services also included:

  • Trips Israel host/hostess at Ben Gurion Airport
  • Kotel (Western Wall)
  • Portfolio of travel documents
  • Maps, pens and luggage tags

Not included

  • International airfare
  • Masada and the Dead Sea area – additional cost
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • lunch daily

Costs

Costs below are in US Dollars

HOTEL PLAN

Plan A – Superior

Plan B – Moderate

Plan C – Tourist

TEL AVIV Crowne Plaza or Dan Panorama Metropolitan or Grand Beach Sea Net
GALILEE Kibbutz Hotel-Superior Kibbutz Hotel Kibbutz Hotel
JERUSALEM Crowne Plaza or Dan Panorama Grand Court or Leonardo Jerusalem Gate or Shalom

2019 Dates:

Per person Per person Per person Per person Per person Per person
Double Rm. Single Rm. Double Rm. Single Rm. Double Rm. Single Rm.
November 18 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
November 25 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
December 02 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
December 09 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
December 16 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
December 23 $2,233 $3,270 $1,701 $2,426 $1,505 $2,103
December 30 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949

2020 Dates:

January 06 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
January 13 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
January 20 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
January 27 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
February 03 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
February 10 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
February 17 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
February 24 $2,107 $3,102 $1,589 $2,272 $1,393 $1,949
March 02 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
March 09 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
March 16 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
March 23 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
March 30 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
April 06 $2,463 $3,594 $1,868 $2,715 $1,714 $2,384
April 13 $2,463 $3,594 $1,868 $2,715 $1,714 $2,384
April 20 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
April 27 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
May 04 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
May 11 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
May 18 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
May 25 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230
June 01 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
June 08 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
June 15 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
June 22 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
June 29 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
July 06 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
July 13 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
July 20 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
July 27 $2,183 $2,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
August 03 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230
August 10 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230
August 17 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230
August 24 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
August 31 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
September 07 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
September 14 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230
September 21 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
September 28

TOUR IS CANCELLED

October 05 $2,463 $3,594 $1,868 $2,715 $1,714 $2,384
October 12 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
October 19 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
October 26 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
November 02 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
November 09 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
November 16 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
November 23 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
November 30 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
December 07 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
December 14 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
December 21 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230
December 28 $2,309 $3,396 $1,784 $2,561 $1,588 $2,230

2021 Dates

January 04 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
January 11 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
January 18 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
January 25 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
February 01 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
February 08 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
February 15 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
February 22 $2,183 $3,228 $1,672 $2,407 $1,476 $2,076
Please note: Triple room (3 adults in a room) rates are available upon request

Please also note: Children’s rates are available upon request (sharing with 2 other adults in triple room)

Highlights and Regions

Jerusalem – New City

  • Yad Vashem
  • Israel Museum
  • Mount of Olives
  • Garden of Gethemane
  • Mount Zion: Tomb of King David, Upper Room

Jerusalem – Old City

  • Christian Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Church of the Holy Seplechre
  • Jewish Quarter
  • Western Wall

And much more!

Mediterranean Coast and surrounding area

  • Caesarea
  • Mt. Carmel
  • Akko (Acre)

Galilee and surrounding regions

  • Mount of the Beatitudes
  • Capernaum
  • Tabgah
  • Beit Shean

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