9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour

9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour

Starts in: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem & Ben Gurion Airport | Available: every day
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Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Expert Tour Guide
9 day package
English
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$1129/ person
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Our 9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour is the trip of a lifetime. Walk Jesus’ footsteps in the Galilee and ancient Jerusalem. Touch the crucifixion and resurrection sites with your own hands. Pray in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. You’ve been reading from scripture for years – now’s the time to bring the words of the Bible to life. Embark on the journey of a lifetime by choosing this 9 day Christian Holy Land tour of Israel.

Whether you’re coming alone or as a small group and join other Christian travelers, or looking to book this Holy Land package with some of your church or community group*, our tour is one of the best value ways to experience the Holy Land. The tour includes 8 nights of accommodation, transport around Israel in a luxury coach, and an itinerary that’s the perfect mix of reverent and exhilarating, with an expert tour guide accompanying you every step of the way.

* If you’re looking to come to Israel with your entire church group, get in touch with us to plan a special custom tour.

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9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour Highlights

1

Tour the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk the Via Dolorosa and enter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site where Jesus Christ was crucified and resurrected

2

Pray at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Jesus' birthplace, and in the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, Jesus' hometown

3

See the Garden of Gethsemane, the Mount of Olives, and modern day Jerusalem. Enjoy delicious local cuisine at the famous outdoor market Machane Yehuda

4

Traverse the ancient sites of the Holy Land such as Jericho, Capernaum, and the Judean Wilderness

5

Enjoy modern day Israel's cosmopolitan hotspot, Tel Aviv, and breathtaking nature, including the lowest point on earth: the Dead Sea

6

Take the once in a lifetime opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River, at the same site where Jesus Christ was baptized
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9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival
  • Check-in to your hotel in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and enjoy free time to acclimatize and if you wish, to venture out and start to experience the unique flavors of this city and region
  • Overnight in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
  • Airport transfer is available if pick up at the airport is selected.
Day 2 - Jerusalem
  • Start your tour by visiting the four quarters of the Old City
  • Visit the Western Wall in the Jewish Quarter
  • In the Christian quarter, walk in the footsteps of history on the Via Dolorosa and visit the Holy Sepulchre
  • In the Muslim Quarter, see the famous 'souq', markets, and take in the flavors and smells surrounding you
  • Walk from Tzahal Square to the Municipality complex, Jaffa Street, Davidka Square, and Nachlaot
  • Explore the scents, sounds and flavors of Machane Yehuda Market
  • Finish your day and return to the hotel you chose from our recommended options in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
Day 3- Christian Jerusalem tour
  • Start the tour by explore the Mount Of Olives, gardens of Gethsemane, Chapel of Ascension where Jesus is believed to have ascended to heaven
  • Enter the Pater Noster, where Jesus recited the Lord's Prayer, and the Dominus foresaw the destruction of Jerusalem
  • After that, wander through the garden of Gethsemane and visit the Church of All Nation and Mary's Tomb
  • Ascend to the Old City via Lion's Gate and visit the pools of Bethesda. Eat a delicious lunch in the Muslim Souq (marketplace)
  • Walk Jesus' footsteps on the Via Dolorosa, taking in churches and landmarks along the way
  • End the tour and go back to your hotel Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
Day 4 - Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River
  • Arrive In Bethlehem And Meet Your Local Guide, Tour The city where Jesus was born, with its famous Church of Nativity
  • See the famous Banksy hotel
  • Continue To Jericho For Your Guided Tour And Ascend The Mount Of Temptation via cable car
  • Visit The Qasr Al Yahud Baptismal Site On The Jordan River
  • Overnight in vibrant Tel Aviv or historic Jerusalem in a hotel you select from our recommended option
Day 5 - Masada Fortress, Ein Gedi Nature Reserve and Dead Sea
  • Arrival in Masada. Ascend via the cable car and explore the site with a guided tour
  • Explore the ruins of King Herod's palace and fortified site, which is a symbol of heroism in Jewish history and Israel society
  • Arrive at Ein Gedi. Explore this beautiful nature reserve, a true desert oasis
  • Enjoy floating in the Dead Sea waters and immersing in muds of this unique place, the lowest point on Earth. Free time for lunch
  • Leave the Dead Sea after a full day of exploring the 'must see' sites of Israel
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Day 6 - Free Day / Christian Sites Sea of Galilee Area (Optional tour)
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location
  • Drive north to the lush green hills of the Galilee region and arrive to the bright blue waters of the Sea of Galilee, the location of so much activity during the time of Jesus
  • Visit Magdala (hometown of Mary Magdalene)
  • See the ‘Jesus Boat’ in Kibbutz Ginosar, a boat which dates to the time of Jesus and can be used to picture many stories of the Bible
  • Visit Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the ‘Sermon on the Mount’
  • In Kfar Cana, visit the Wedding Church
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • 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 7 - Caesarea, Akko and Haifa
  • Start your day exploring Caesarea - see the 2,000-year-old remains of the Roman amphitheater and hippodrome
  • Explore Akko, the city of the Crusaders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Haifa, see the famous hanging Bahai Gardens and Stella Maris Monastery
  • You’ll finish the tour full, fascinated and ready to take on another day of exploration
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem in a hotel you select from our recommended options
Day 8 - Galilee, Nazareth, River Jordan and Sea of Galilee
  • Arrive at Sea of Galilee area; The largest freshwater lake in Israel which is also the source of the sacred Jordan River
  • Visit Capernaum - home to the Apostles, at the foot of the Mount of Beatitudes
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding valley on your way to Church of Multiplication at Taghba
  • Arrive to River Jordan at Yardenit and visit the Baptism site
  • Explore Nazareth, Israel's largest Arab city with its distinctly Middle Eastern flavor and the charming old town of Nazareth
  • Overnight in vibrant Tel Aviv or historic Jerusalem in a hotel you select from our recommended options
Day 9 - Departure
  • The tour ends with free day in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • Airport transfer is available if drop off at the airport is selected.
NB - all timings on 9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
All transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
Daily pick up from a centralized location
Hand-picked expert tour guide
8 overnights accommodation
Excludes
Meals and drinks
Entrance fees
Flights
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Comfortable clothing according to the season
Walking shoes
Hat & sunscreen
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
The order of days is subject to change and will be reflected on your itinerary provided before travel
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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