Holyland (9 Day) Tour

DEPARTS: Wednesday
DURATION: 9 Days / 8 Nights
PRICE: From $1,579 USD per person (twin share)

See the birthplace of Jesus with your own two eyes, and walk the wonderous places of the Bible with your own two feet. Visit the incredible cities and sites of Caesarea, Megiddo, Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias, Nazareth, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Dead Sea and Masada.

Wednesday: Arrival

Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Thursday: Jerusalem Old City

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City, walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road. Visit the Jewish and Christian quarters, view the Temple Mount. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Noam Chen

Overnight: Jerusalem

Friday: Jerusalem New City and Bethlehem

Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation. Proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Noam Chen

Proceed to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus, visit Shepherds’ field and walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem.

Photo by Sameeh Karram

Overnight: Jerusalem

Saturday: Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean hills to Qumeran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Massada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod’s Palace; descend by cable car.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Itamar Grinberg

Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Itamar Grinberg

Overnight: Jerusalem

Sunday: At Leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure. Sharing transfer to Tel-Aviv for overnight. Pick up at 13.30 from the hotels.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Monday: Coastal Plain

Depart Tel-Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. Visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal. Enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon, learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt. Walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor. Continue to Kibbutz Lavi for overnight.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Itamar Grinberg

Overnight: Kibbutz Lavi

Tuesday: Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights

After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Yigal Alon center where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Itamar Grinberg

Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights. Return to Kibbutz Lavi for overnight.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Capernaum

Overnight: Kibbutz Lavi

Wednesday: Jordan Valley

Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river. Next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre . Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem for overnight.

Source: Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Daphna Tal

Overnight: Jerusalem

Thursday: Departure

Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for departure.

The above tour packages includes the following:

  1. English Speaking guide for all touring
  2. A/C coach for touring in a group
  3. Twin room accommodation in chosen class of hotels on BB basis (HB where indicated)
  4. Entrance fees for the above mentioned sites

The above mentioned does not include:

  1. Any extra meals or beverages or hotel extras
  2. Tips for guides & driversAny personal expenses
  3. Passport, visa and border crossing fees
  4. Travel insurance
  5. Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Please note: Touring order may change

Please enquire below or call 02 9371 8166 to book your trip today!

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