9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour

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9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour

Starts in: Tel Aviv & Jerusalem | Available: every day
Tour Package
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
Expert Tour Guide
9 day package
English
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$1,129/ person
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Our 9 day Christian Holy Land Tour of Israel will bring the Bible stories you’ve always known to life. Places like Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and the Galilee, which are so familiar from the scripture, will transform into experiences of the senses as you visit them in person, smell the air, feel the light, the sun on your skin, and touch the rocks with your own hands.

Available every day, our 9 day Christian Holy Land Tour of Israel is a great value touring option, including a great number of important sites and Israel experiences, overnight accommodation, luxury coach transportation, entry fees to tens of sites and a fully licensed and experienced tour guides.

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9 Day Christian Holy Land Israel Tour Highlights

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Enjoy some free time in cosmopolitan Tel Aviv and the golden streets of ancient Jerusalem

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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

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Stand atop the Mount of Olives and wander through the Garden of Gethsemane, and take some time at Mount Zion and Pater Noster before visiting Israel's famous Holocaust museum, Yad Vashem

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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

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Tour the 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

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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

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

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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

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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

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
Day 2 - Jerusalem
  • Pickup from your hotel in the morning
  • Begin your tour of the holiest city of all, Jerusalem
  • Viewpoint from the Mount of Olives and see the stunning view across to the Old City, the Garden of Gethsemane, and Church of All Nations
  • Enter the Old City, and tour the four quarters including the Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Western (Wailing Wall), Souq, Mount Zion, Cardo, and more
  • Visit Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial and Museum
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 3 - Jesus’ Jerusalem
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • 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 4 - Bethlehem and Jericho
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Drive into the Judean Wilderness as you descend past the ‘Inn of the Good Samaritan’ to the city of Jericho
  • Explore Old Jericho seeing the Mount of Temptation
  • Continue to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus Christ, visiting the Church of the Nativity
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 5 - Masada and Dead Sea
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Descending to the lowest region of earth drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to the fortress of Mount Masada
  • Ascend Masada by cable car, admiring the views across the Dead Sea region, the palace of King Herod, and learning the story of this remarkable site
  • Relax at the Dead Sea, floating in the waters and immersing in the muds
  • See a view of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 6 - Free Day / Christian Sites Sea of Galilee Area (Optional tour)
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • 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, Haifa, Akko and Rosh Hanikra
  • Pickup from your hotel in the morning
  • Visit ancient Caesarea with its Roman amphitheater, port, hippodrome, and aqueduct
  • This is a magnificent archaeological site which has been incredibly restored and brought back to life
  • Explore Israel’s third 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
  • Travel further north, to ancient Acre – a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site with ancient walled city and colorful market
  • Visit the caves of Rosh Hanikra, on Israel’s far-northern border
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 8 - Galilee, Nazareth, River Jordan and Sea of Galilee
  • Pickup from your hotel in the morning
  • Returning to the Galilee, we’ll explore more of the 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
Day 9 - Departure
  • The tour ends with free day in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • Optional airport transfer available upon enquiry for extra fee
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 and drop off from your hotel
Hand-picked expert tour guide
8 overnights accommodation
Entrance fee
Excludes
Meals and drinks
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
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