Holy Land Tour Packages - Christian Tours
9 Day Tour to the Holy Land
Arrive Tel Aviv / Jerusalem
After arrival at Ben Gorion
Airport in Tel Aviv, you will be met by your local guide. Drive
to your hotel in Jerusalem where you will have dinner and
This morning drive to the Mt. of Olives for a spectacular view
of Jerusalem. Visit the church of Pater Noster, the Chapel of
Ascension and then walk the " Palm Sunday Road" to the Dominus
Flevit, where our lord wept over Jerusalem . Continue to the
garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations.
In the afternoon, we enter the Old City of Jerusalem through St.
Stephen's gate. Visit the church of St. Anne, the Pool of
Bethesda, the Chapel of Flagellation, Lithostrotos and the Ecce
Homo. Follow the Via Dolorosa ( way of the Cross ) through the
narrow alleys and bazaars to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher,
where we visit Golgotha and the Tomb of Jesus. ( for some
Protestant groups a visit to the Garden Tomb will be included).
A morning drive takes us to Bethlehem. Visit the Basilica of the
Nativity, the Grotto of Jesus' birth. We also tour the Manger,
Grotto of St. Jerome, the church of St. Catherine and the
After noon will be at leisure or left for Bethlehm 2000
Drive to Bethany. Site of
the house of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. Continue through the
Judean wilderness and along the Dead Sea to Massada for a visit
by cable car. Continue to Qumran to see the caves where the dead
sea scrolls were discovered, and then on to ancient Jericho.
View Elisha's fountain, the Qarantal and the Mount of
Temptation. Back to Jerusalem.
Visit the Old City of Jerusalem,The Temple area; Dome of the
Rock; Al Aqsa Mosque; and the Wailing Wall.
Afternoon drive to Mount Zion, visit the Cenacle or Upper Room.
Then survey the Dormition abbey and
St.Peter in Gallicantu, Drive to the Shrine of the Book, where
The Dead Sea Scrolls are housed.
Jerusalem / Tiberias
Riding through the Jordan
valley to Beit Shean. Continue to the shores of the Sea of
Galilee to visit the baptismal site at the River Jordan. Near by
is our Tiberias hotel. Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to
Capernaum for a visit, then to Tabgha and Mount of Beatitudes.
Following breakfast we'll drive to Cana of Galilee, where our
Lord performed the first miracle - changing water to wine at the
wedding feast. Continue to Nazareth to visit Joseph's workshop
at the cave of the Annunciation. There will be ample time to
walk in the streets of our Lord's boyhood town.
An afternoon excursion takes us to the summit of Mount Tabor.
Our visit will include the site of the Transfiguration and the
beautiful scenery of the valley of Jezreal.
Tiberias / Tel Aviv
Leave Tiberias for Tel Aviv. On the way the port of Haifa.
Ascend to the top of Mount Carmel, home of the Prophets, for a
panoramic view of the port. Continue along the Mediterranean
coast to ancient Caesarea. Our drive continues through the
Valley of Sharon to Tel Aviv.
Evening free for dining and night life.
Today our Holy Land tour
comes to an end. Morning transfer to airport for flight back