Holy Land Highlights
Holy Land Highlights
Holy Land Highlights
Quality time and experiences at some of the most recognized biblical sites
Overview of the history of the Holy Land
Teachings about Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
Traditional Middle Eastern food and culture
Sea of Galilee
See what we have planned for you…
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport and transfer to a guest house in the Sea of Galilee region.
Your first morning in the Holy Land will be spent touring the Galilee area. Sites of interest will include the Mt of Beatitudes for prayer, Tabgha, St Peter’s church, and other Biblically significant sites. After enjoying a traditional middle eastern lunch, you will visit the Mt of Transfiguration and savor the scenic views of Jezreel Valley. The afternoon ends on a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Optional experiences include dinner on the boat or a tour and shopping opportunity at the Diamond Factory.
On your way to Nazareth for lunch and tour at the Nazareth Historic Village, you will have the opportunity to spend time at Cana, the site of Jesus’ first miracle and Mt Premise where Jesus cast the demons into the pigs. After lunch, you can choose to spend the afternoon in Nazareth visiting St Gabriel’s Church and Church of Annunciation or travel to the ancient port city of Jaffa. On the way to Jaffa, you have the option of choosing a tour at Armageddon or Zippori National Park. Your day will end in Jerusalem.
Make sure you have good walking shoes for today’s adventure! Experience the breathtaking panoramic view of Jerusalem and the Mt of Olives. The morning’s tour includes the Ascension place of Christ, and Pater Noster where the Lord’s Prayer was taught, Dominus Flevit where Jesus described the destruction of the temple, the Garden of Gethsemane, and Virgin Mary’s tomb. A traditional lunch is hosted in Old City Jerusalem. The afternoon begins walking down the Via Dolorosa and ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site of Jesus’ crucifixion, death, and resurrection. The Light Show at the David Citadel is an optional evening activity.
You have the option of beginning your day with a tour of the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque (additional fee) or enjoy a leisurely morning at your hotel. After your chosen activity, you will depart for Jericho through the Judean Desert, stopping at Sea Level for a camel ride. Prior to lunch, you will visit Qumran, the site of the Dead Sea Scroll discovery. A delicious middle eastern lunch is hosted overlooking Jericho and the Mt of Temptation. A baptism opportunity in the Jordan River is followed by an afternoon relaxing at the Dead Sea. Shopping opportunities are available this day.
Grab your walking shoes again today! Spend the day exploring Old City Jerusalem. Beginning at the historic Zion Gate, you will visit the Last Supper room and St. Peter Gallicantu, the site where Peter denied Christ. After exploring the Jewish Quarter, you will visit the Roman Cardo and Broad Wall. A time of reflection and prayer is available at the Western Wall. Then a walking tour of the Western Wall Tunnels will deliver you to your lunch location where you will enjoy a traditional lunch. The afternoon is designed as free time in the Old City. However, there is an optional tour to the Garden Tomb available. An optional evening activity includes a short night tour of the Old City and dinner at the Jerusalem Jewel Roof Top Venue. This dining experience is indeed the Jewel of your trip as you will enjoy an unobstructed 360-degree view of Jerusalem and surrounding area while enjoying a traditionally prepared Arab dinner. Please note there is an additional charge for this night tour.
A lovely drive south into the Negev Desert will bring you to Beer Sheva, the site of Abraham’s Well and covenant. After enjoying a traditional Bedouin lunch, the afternoon is spent in Hebron where you will visit Abraham’s tomb and have the opportunity to purchase handmade items in the Old City.
You get to choose your own adventure today! Morning tour choices include visiting the Israel Museum, the Holocaust Museum, or Ein Karem. After this, you will head to the Nativity Church in Bethlehem and enjoy a traditional lunch before returning to Jerusalem. Your afternoon is unscheduled, free time. Shopping opportunities are available.
Depart for airport and return home.