13 Day Christian Holy Land Israel and Jordan Tour

13 Day Christian Holy Land Israel and Jordan Tour

Starts in: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem & Ben Gurion Airport | Available: every day
Tour Package
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Expert Tour Guide
13 day package
$1,875/ person
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On our 13 day Christian Holy Land Tour of Israel and Jordan, let the Bible come alive as you traverse this unique region with our superb team of guides and ground staff. Our tour is available every week, with guaranteed departures, and is brought to life by our experienced and energetic team in both Israel and Jordan to ensure we are able to provide you with the best tour with unrivaled value.

This 13 day Christian Holy Land Tour covers the highlights of Israel and Jordan with a Biblical focus in the content included. As we visit sites including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Galilee, Petra, Madaba, Mount Nebo, and many more, the places of the Bible will be brought to life, and with all arrangements in place, you’ll be free to simply sit back, absorb the content, let your senses take in the sights, sounds, tastes, and smells, and reflect on a set of memories which will remain with you forever.

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13 Day Christian Holy Land Israel and Jordan Tour Highlights


Spend some free time in Tel Aviv exploring the bustling markets, beautiful beaches, and Bauhaus architecture that lines the White City


Make your way north to explore the rolling hills of the Galilee, the ancient streets of Nazareth, the quaint village of Capernaum, and the Yardenit Baptismal Site


Discover the ancient Herodian port of Caesarea and its Roman ruins, the Hanging Bahai Gardens in Haifa, and the cultural melting pot of Akko


Walk through Jerusalem's ancient streets to Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall, the Quarters of the Old City, and more


Sweep through the shimmering Judean Desert on your way to the very place where Jesus was born, Bethlehem, and then tour the oldest and lowest city on the planet, Jericho


Tour the floating fortress of Masada and enjoy panoramic views across the Dead Sea and the Moab Mountains before descending to the lowest place on Earth to float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea


Enjoy a free day or explore famous Christian sites in the Galilee including Magdala, Cana, Nof Ginosaur or the Jesus Boat, and the Mount of Beatitudes


Cross over into Jordan to uncover the Roman ruins at Jerash, the Byzantine mosaics at Madaba, and admire Mount Nebo, where Moses first laid eyes on the Holy Land


Drive through the Mars-like and ethereal sands of Wadi Rum on your way to Petra, the forgotten Nabatean city that's one of the Seven Wonders of the World


Take a Jeep safari tour with a local Bedouin guide through Wadi Rum's lunar landscape before spending some time in Aqaba, Jordan's port city on the Red Sea


Watch history come to life as you stroll the cities, streets, and sites that Christ and his followers did generations ago for an unforgettable experience
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13 Day Christian Holy Land Israel and Jordan Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival
  • Check in to hotel in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • Free evening to acclimatize
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • Airport transfer is available if pick up at the airport is selected.
Day 2 - Galilee, Nazareth, River Jordan and Sea of Galilee
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location
  • Head to the Galilee, we’ll explore this rich region
  • Visit Nazareth, where we’ll tour the Church of the Annunciation in Jesus’s hometown
  • See Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee
  • Pass the city of Tiberias
  • Visit the River Jordan Baptism Site at Yardenit
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Day 3 - Best of Tel Aviv and Jaffa Walking Tour
  • Pick up from centralized pickup point in Tel Aviv
  • Walk along Mediterranean Coast, the Old Jaffa Port, and the beautiful alleyways of the Old Jaffa and Flea Market. Hear about the history of Jaffa before moving on to the most pitoresque neighborhood in Tel Aviv, Neve Tzedek, the first Jewish neighborhood outside of Old Jaffa.
  • Explore the colorful and vibrant Shuk HaCarmel (market), Tel Aviv’s main market-place, and discover the many international flavors and ingredients
  • From the fresh olives to the spice market, fresh local cheeses and artisan bread, the market is filled with colors, flavors and many local ingredients and pastries such as halva, baklava, and other sweet delights. Fresh products and meat can be purchased along with a wide variety of local specialties
  • Enjoy a sampling of authentic flavors, such as fresh Ghat and etrog juice with exotic and historical roots, Zaatar with Lahuh – a middle eastern herb blend with a soft Yemei fermented bread, Garinim – a mix of roasted seeds, a popular Israeli snack, Halva – a sweet confectionery made from sesame seeds, Dolmas – Druzian style rice wrapped in vine leaves and a seasonal market item. (Items are subject to change based on availability/seasonality)
  • Take in the rich history and cultural significance of Tel Aviv street art by exploring South Tel Aviv’s streets. Learn the stories behind the dynamic graffiti and street art in the area
  • The Florentin neighborhood is Tel Aviv’s ‘Lower East Side’, home to the city’s creative class, and is home to many interesting venues and businesses
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 4 - Caesarea, Haifa and Akko
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location
  • Visit ancient Caesarea with its Roman amphitheater, port, hippodrome, and aqueduct
  • This is a magnificent archaeological site that has been incredibly restored and brought back to life
  • Travel further north, to ancient Acre – a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site with the ancient walled city and colorful market
  • Explore Israel’s third-largest city, Haifa, set on the slopes of Mount Carmel which you will drive alongside on the way
  • In the city, you will enjoy a view of the beautiful Baha’i Gardens, a world heritage site home to the Baha’i faith, and the Stella Maris Monastery. Before heading back to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem you will have some free time in the German Colony
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Day 5 - Jerusalem
  • Enter the Old City for a tour of holy sites to three monotheistic faiths (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam).
  • Enjoy an overview of the four quarters including the holiest sites to Christianity - the Via Dolorosa with the stations of the cross, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, as well as the Western Wall, Souq, the Cardo, and more
  • Exit the Old City walls for a taste of modern-day Jerusalem with a stroll down Jaffa Street.
  • Soak in the vibrant street life and learn about the modern history of the city while stopping at the Municipality complex, Davidka Square and more.
  • The tour ends with a tasting of local flavors in bustling Mahane Yehuda Market, where you can stay on once the tour is over.
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 6 - Jesus’s Jerusalem
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location
  • Visit the Church of the Ascension on Mount Zion
  • At Pater Noster, see the grotto which commemorates the Lord’s Prayer
  • Walk down the Mount of Olives into the Kidron Valley visiting Dominus Flevit
  • Visit the Church of All Nations in Garden of Gethsemane
  • In the Old City, visit Bethesda’s Pool, St Anne’s Church, the convent of the Sisters of Zion, and the Ecce Homo Arch
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 7 - Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location
  • Drive into the Judean Desert, descending through the canyons of this majestic landscape
  • At Jericho, the Oldest City on Earth, see the famous Sycamore Tree, Old City, and Mount of Temptation
  • Visit Bethlehem, the town where Jesus was born
  • Explore the Church of Nativity, Manger Square, and Shepherd’s Field
  • Stop by the baptism site of Qasr el Yahud at the Jordan River
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 8 - Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea
  • Drive into the Judean Desert (the Judean Wilderness), descending through the canyons of this majestic landscape
  • Visit the Mount Masada desert fortress and ascend to see the palace of King Herod which stands tall above the Dead Sea and the Moab Mountains of Jordan in the distance.
  • Walk through Biblical nature at the Ein Gedi Nature reserve, a beautiful oasis in the desert
  • Float in the waters and immerse yourself in the rich muds at the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 9 - Free Day / Sea of Galilee Area Christian Sites (Optional)
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location
  • The Sea of Galilee’s importance in the life of Jesus is somewhat unrivaled, and on this day we will explore some of the most important sites of this region
  • Visit Magdala, hometown of Mary Magdalene
  • At Kibbutz Ginosar on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, we’ll see the remains of the ‘Jesus Boat’ which was uncovered as the best-discovered remnant of a vessel dating to the time of Christ
  • Visit the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his ‘Sermon on the Mount’
  • Visit the Wedding Church in Kfar Cana
  • Overnight in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
  • This is an optional day of touring available upon request for 105$, contact our reservation team to book it.
  • If you do not join this tour you will have a free day to spend at leisure.
Day 10 - Northern Jordan – Jerash, Madaba, Mt Nebo
  • Pickup from centralised location in Tel Aviv (your hotel can arrange a taxi for approximately $10)
  • Drive north through the Jordan River Valley to the border crossing with Jordan
  • Enter Jordan and meet your Jordanian tour guide
  • Explore Jerash, one of the most spectacular Roman sites in the world, an extensive and impressive city
  • At Madaba, see the Byzantine Mosaics and church
  • From Mount Nebo, gaze across Israel, the ‘Promised Land’, and see the very same view that Moses had after walking 40 years in the Desert
  • Overnight in Petra
Day 11 - Petra
  • One of the Seven Wonders of the World, enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of this unrivaled ancient city, which was constructed by the Nabateans in what is an unimaginable feat of human ingenuity
  • Drive through the Jordanian desert to the Wadi Rum desert
  • Overnight in Wadi Rum at a Bedouin Campsite (note that hotel is available in Aqaba for those who would prefer)
Day 12 - Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Eilat, Red Sea
  • With a local Bedouin, enjoy a jeep safari through the magical Wadi Rum Desert
  • This landscape is termed the “Valley of the Moon” and is famous from popular culture, having featured in many historic and current productions
  • In Aqaba, explore the vibrant markets in Jordan’s Red Sea city
  • Overnight in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv (arrival at your hotel is by midnight on this day)
Day 13 - Departure
  • Free day
  • Airport transfer is available if drop off at the airport is selected.
NB - all timings on 13 Day Christian Holy Land Israel and Jordan Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
Hand picked expert guides in both Israel & Jordan
Daily pick up from a centralized location
12 nights of accommodation
Petra Entrance fees
Two dinners and two lunches (in Jordan)
Border Crossing Fees (approx 65 USD per person paid in cash at the border
Entrance fees on day 6 to Pater Noster, Bethesda’s Pool and St Anne’s Church (approx 10 ILS per person paid in cash)
Meals and drinks in Israel on all days
Any entrance fees not mentioned above
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Passport is required at the border
Walking shoes
Hat & sunscreen
Comfortable clothing according to the season
Essential Information
Why stay in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv? These two cities provide access to countless great restaurants and leisure options, and more flexibility than being based in other locations. Your overnight stays will be booked according to your final tour schedule, which may vary from the sample itinerary online
Please note, border crossing fee is NOT included in the tour price and is paid directly at the border, in cash. Border fee is for departure tax from Israel, the departure tax for operated groups from Jordan, arrangement, and preparation of Jordan visa, assistance service from border representative on departure from Israel, assistance service from border representative on arrival in Jordan, and assistance service from border representative on departure from Jordan
The order of days is subject to change and will be reflected on your itinerary provided before travel. Hotel choice is provided upon availability. Change of an existing package booking is possible only for a fee and depends on the availability of hotels
Pickup for the day departing to Jordan and returning from Jordan will be at a centralized point in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
N.B: The hotels included in Petra are as followed: 3* - Petra Al Nabt hotel or similar. 4* - Sella hotel or similar. 5* - The Old Village Hotel or similar
N.B: The hotels included in Wadi Rum are as followed: 3* - Wadi Rum Beit Ali Camp or similar. 4* - Hassan Zawedah or similar. 5* - Al Sultana Luxury or similar
Please note that the hotels are subject to availability
If you select pick up/drop off at the airport, please provide your flight details in 'Notes', or reach out to our customer team with the relevant information for your airport pick up
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