9 Day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package

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9 Day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package

Starts in: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem or Ben Gurion Airport
Private Tour Package
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Accommodation Included
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9 day package
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Our 9 Day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package is an excellent way to see important and meaningful sites in Israel. Focused on maximizing Protestant sites seen while still balancing out the schedule to offer ample time to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of this amazing country, our comprehensive tour itinerary is very well-organized and thoughtfully arranged.

Throughout our 9 day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package you will explore many parts of the region from the Old City in Jerusalem and Mount of Olives to Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea where you will enjoy a memorable and unique floating experience. You will travel throughout the Galilee with highlights including, Nof Ginosar, Capernaum, and the Mount of Beatitudes. Explore from Nazareth to Caesarea and all the marvelous sites and archeological wonders in between. Our 9 Day Protestant Tour in Israel also offers extensive sites in Bethlehem, Jericho, and Jerusalem.

Our thorough and detailed tour itinerary is one of the best ways to see spiritual and religious sites situated throughout the Holy Land. Take a look at our recommended tour package itinerary for seeing Protestant Sites in Israel.

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9 Day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package Highlights

1

Once you've landed, take some time to rest or explore the vibrant port city of Jaffa, where Jonah left for his fateful journey, and try some of the fantastic restaurants that dot Tel Aviv

2

Head north to the Herodian port city of Caesarea and its spectacular Roman ruins, Haifa's UNESCO recognized Hanging Bahai Gardens, and the Muhraka Monastery perched on Mount Carmel's storied slopes

3

See the birthplace of many of the disciples in the picturesque town of Capernaum, explore Nof Ginosar and the iconic Jesus Boat, marvel at the beauty of the Mount of Beatitudes, and finish at Caesarea Philippi, one of the largest tributaries to the Jordan River and a breathtaking natural scene

4

Step back in time with visits to Cana, the home of the Wedding Church and the site of the famous wedding feast, before heading to Nazareth's stunning streets to explore the churches of this unique place

5

Stop at the Yardenit Baptismal site, Qasr el Yahud, where Jesus himself was baptized by John, and Megiddo, often believed to be the future site of the battle of Armageddon

6

Discover one of Israel's largest archaeological sites at Beit Shean, and Jericho, the oldest and lowest city in the world

7

Stand atop the Mount of Olives and visit the Garden of Gethsemane before diving to the Old City of Jerusalem to walk the very path Jesus did for his crucifixion along Via Dolorosa

8

Explore more famous sites in Jerusalem, including the Western Wall and King David's Tomb, and Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, Manger Square, and more

9

Make your way to the top of the floating Herodian fortress of Masada and then dive into the beauty of the Judean Desert with a hike through the oasis of Ein Gedi

10

Soak in the famous waters of the Dead Sea and slather yourself with the mineral-rich mud

11

Walk the very streets that Christ did in his early years and his ministry, seeing scenes from the Bible come to life before your very eyes

9 Day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival
  • Airport Pickup to your hotel
  • Check into your hotel and enjoy some downtime after your flight
  • Visit the nearby port city of Jaffa and explore the sites of the Prophet Jonah
  • Enjoy a free evening in the dynamic city of Tel Aviv overlooking Israel’s Mediterranean Coast
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 2 - Caesarea, Haifa, Mount Carmel and the Muhraka Monastery
  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Explore the city of Caesarea, which is filled with many impressive and well-kept ruins dating back to King Herod’s time
  • Marvel at the archeological wonders including the aqueduct, Hippodrome, Roman Amphitheatre, and the port
  • Head north towards the port city of Haifa located among the slopes of Mount Carmel and city which houses the gorgeous Bahai Gardens, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site showcasing the Baha'i faith
  • Explore the Muhraka Monastery found in the southern slope of Mount Carmel and near the Druze village of Daliyat el-Carmel
  • Admire and explore through the Muhraka Monastery, also known as Deir Al-Mukhraqa Carmelite Monastery
  • It showcases a statue of Elijah which is connected to the Biblical notation as the site where Elijah the prophet fought the prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18:16-45)
  • Overnight in Galilee/Tiberias
Day 3 - Capernaum, Nof Ginosar (Jesus Boat), Mount of Beatitudes, Caesarea Philippi
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Visit the famous and well-known Jesus Boat in Nof Ginosar
  • The Jesus Boat is a view into history and meaningfully connected to the Christian faith and in Gospel of (Luke 5: 1-3) when Jesus calls his first disciples
  • Explore the northern side of the Sea of Galilee at Capernaum
  • Noted in all four Gospels, Capernaum is known to the site next to the hometown of the apostles Simon Peter, Andrew, John, and James, and is rich in history and stories
  • Visit the site where Jesus delivered his famous Sermon of the Mount at the Mount of Beatitudes
  • The Mount of Beatitudes is full of serene and natural beauty
  • Travel to the base of Mount Hermon to Caesarea Philippi(known as Baal Gad in the Old Testament), and noted in the Gospels of Matthew and Mark in the New Testament
  • This beautiful and lush site houses the largest springs that flow into the Jordan River
  • Overnight in Galilee/Tiberias
Day 4 - Kfar Kana, Yardenit, Nazareth, and Megiddo
  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Explore Yardenit, a beautiful baptismal site along the Jordan River which grants you the opportunity to be baptized in the same spot it is believed that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist (Matthew 3:13)
  • Visit Kfar Kana, the small village which is known as the site where Jesus turned water into wine
  • Here you can visit the Cana Wedding Church, the site of the Wedding feast where this most famous miracle was performed by Jesus
  • Explore Nazareth, a well-known city from the Bible and many important sites including the Basilica of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Church and Mary’s Well
  • It is believed that in Nazareth, Jesus studied, prayed and spent a significant amount of time
  • Travel towards the Jezreel Valley where you will find Megiddo and the site of Mount Megiddo, an archaeological mound which is believed to be the focal point for the battle between good and evil to come, Armageddon mentioned in Revelation 16:16
  • Overnight in Nazareth
Day 5 - Beit Shean, Jericho and Qasr el Yehud
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Visit one of Israel’s oldest cities, Beit Shean
  • This special geographical point which uniquely connects the Jezreel Valley and the Jordan River and boasts natural beauty
  • Known also for its ancient ruins which date back to King Saul, as it is believed to be the location where the King and his sons were hung along the walls of Beit Shean
  • Enjoy the serene beauty and spiritual quiet and calmness at Qasr El Yehud baptismal site
  • Explore one of the oldest cities in the world, Jericho, which is located along the Jordan River
  • Here you will marvel at ancient ruins in the city also known as the “City of Palms” and the stunning views of the Judean Mountains
  • Here you will also see the famous Sycamore tree noted in Luke 19:1-4
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 6 - Jerusalem Full Day
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Explore the winding alleyways and stone streets in the Old City of Jerusalem
  • Here you will follow in the footsteps of Jesus on the Via Dolorosa or the Palm Sunday Walk
  • Visit the holy site where Jesus performed a miracle at the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:2-9) and feel connected at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre notably the place where it is believed Jesus was crucified and buried
  • Tour Mount Zion and see King David's Tomb and the Room of The Last Supper
  • Experience the scents, sounds, and flavors of Machane Yehuda, the biggest market in the city, which has inspired the wave of Israeli chefs whose cuisine is now found around the world
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 7 - Jerusalem and Bethlehem
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Spend the morning visiting the Mount of Olives, named for the many olive groves which adorn the area and is covered in more than 150,000 Jewish graves.
  • Visit sites such as the Garden of Gethsemane at the base of the Mount of Olives
  • This site is believed to be the place Jesus slept the night before his crucifixion
  • Delve into sites such as the Greek Orthodox Church, the Tomb of the Virgin Mary and the Garden Tomb
  • Here you can admire the beautiful view of the city
  • Travel onto the city of Bethlehem. Here you will enjoy time in Shepherd’s fields and Manger Square
  • Spend time in the Church of Nativity, the famous church with the grotto where Jesus was born
  • Here you will also have the opportunity to explore the Crusader Church and “Milk Grotto” - the Franciscan Grotto of the Lady Mary
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 8 - Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Start the morning as you make your way to the fortress of Masada
  • Here you can hike the snake path or use the cable car to reach the top
  • Once atop you can admire the ancient ruins dating back to King Herod’s time and enjoy the scenic views of the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea
  • Visit the desert oasis of Ein Gedi where you will enjoy a hike and a moment to relax
  • Head down towards the lowest point on earth, the famous Dead Sea
  • Indulge in the best “natural spa” experience and bathe in the muds and salty waters in this impressive site
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
Day 9 - Departure
  • Free day in Jerusalem before your flight
  • Airport transfer
NB - all timings on 9 Day Israel Protestant Private Tour Package are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Daily pick up and drop off from your hotel
Hand-picked expert tour guide
8 overnight accommodation including breakfast
Entrance fees
Excludes
Meals and drinks
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Comfortable clothing according to the season
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
This is a once in a lifetime trip to visit holy and spiritual sites throughout Israel, let our team of experts help make it unforgettable! The planning phase is important as you can customize your interests and ensure that there is nothing forgotten, and that each day flows accordingly to optimize the sites and time spent at each. Let our team of well-educated specialists work with you to plan the perfect experience in the Holy Land with a focus on Protestant sites
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