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.

Bible Land Tour – Itinerary

8 days

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

Welcome to Israel!

Our Christian Holy Land Tour begins upon arrival and immediately after passport control.  Enjoy a short drive through the Judean Hills to our hotel in Jerusalem for check in.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Old City of Jerusalem - Bible Land Tour

Tuesday, Day 2: New City of Jerusalem

Enjoy our first breakfast at our hotel. After meeting the guide, our day will include:

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.

Herodion

Herod the Great built his palace fortress, along with a small town at Herodion.  He chose to be buried here and the mountain is the shape of a tumulus. Herod’s tomb was discovered by archaeologist Ehud Netzer in 2007. He constructed at this location of his victory over Antigonus in 40 BC.

Ein Kerem

The town is a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. The village has significant Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born. It si also where he visited his parent summer house.

Yad Vashem:

Is the official memorial to the Jewish victims who perished in the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl.

Bethlehem:

Known for the site of the Nativity, enclosed by the Church of the Nativity at Manger Square.

Afternoon/evening:

We will return to our hotel for dinner.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Israel Museum, Jerusalem - Bible Land Tour

Wednesday, Day 3: Jerusalem: The Old City

Breakfast at hotel. Today, visits will include sites in Jerusalem and the Old City.

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

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.

Jesus boat on the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias

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.

Bible Land Tour – Includes

8 days

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

Bible Land Tour – Not Includes

8 days

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

Bible Land Tour – Cost

8 days

 

 

Costs below are in US Dollars

HOTEL PLAN

Plan A – Superior

Plan B – Moderate

Plan C – Tourist

TEL AVIVCrowne Plaza DLX / Dan PanoramaMetropolitan / Grand BeachSea Net
GALILEEKibbutz Hotel-SuperiorKibbutz HotelKibbutz Hotel
JERUSALEMCrowne Plaza DLX / Dan PanoramaGrand Court / Leonardo JerusalemJerusalem Gate / Shalom
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2021 dates:

May 24$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
May 31$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
June 07$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
June 14$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
June 21$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
June 28$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
July 05$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
July 12$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
July 19$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
July 26$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
August 02$2,421$3,508$1,896$2,673$1,700$2,342
August 09$2,421$3,508$1,896$2,673$1,700$2,342
August 16$2,421$3,508$1,896$2,673$1,700$2,342
August 23$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
August 30$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
September 06$2,421$3,508$1,896$2,673$1,700$2,342
September 13

TOUR IS CANCELLED

September 20$2,575$3,706$1,980$2,827$1,826$2,496
September 27$2,421$3,508$1,896$2,673$1,700$2,342
October 04$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
October 11$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
October 18$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
October 25$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
November 01$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
November 08$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
November 15$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
November 22$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
November 29$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
December 06$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
December 13$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
December 20$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
December 27$2,421$3,508$1,896$2,673$1,700$2,342

2022 dates:

January 03$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
January 10$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
January 17$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
January 24$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
January 31$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
February 07$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
February 14$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
February 21$2,295$3,340$1,784$2,519$1,588$2,188
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)

Bible Land Tour – Highlights

8 days

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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