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Home » International Tours » Christian Holy Land Tour

Christian Holy Land Tour

Destination: Caesarea & Nazareth
Duration: 7 Nights/8 Days
Price: Request a Quote
 
Trace Christian history through the ages by visiting many of the quaint, historical villages and the cities mentioned in the Bible. As a Christian, knowing that you have actually walked in the footsteps of Jesus Christ, will be a profound and uplifting spiritual experience that will forever shape the way that you view the world hereafter.

Re-live every majestic moment of His life that is religiously preserved in the monuments and sites associated with His birth, life, death and resurrection in Israel.

 
 
   
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Tel Aviv - Tiberias - Nazareth - Caesarea - Jerusalem - Masada Qumran - Jericho - Jerusalem
 
Itinerary
Day 1 : Av: Tel Aviv & Onwards to Tiberias
On arrival at Tel Aviv, meet and greet service by your guide. Then, board an air-conditioned vehicle and travel through Tel Aviv, the largest city in Israel, on up the coast to the famous Sea of Galilee and check in at hotel for dinner and overnight.
 
Day 2 : Tiberias

Full Day Excursion: Bet Shean - Sea of Galilee - Capernaum

This morning: follow the Rift down the Jordan Valley along the route Jesus most frequently traveled to Jerusalem. Visit Bet Shean at the foot of Mt. Gilboa, where King Saul was slain. View the ancient tel, Roman theatre, church mosaics, and more.

After lunch, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Thereafter, proceed to Capernaum, Tabgha, the Mount of Beatitudes and the River Jordan before returning to the hotel in Tiberias for dinner and an overnight.

 
Day 3 : Tiberias - Nazareth Caesarea - Jerusalem

The first stop for today is at Nazareth, boyhood home of Jesus. Then cross the Plain of Jezreel (where, it is believed, the Battle of Armageddon will be fought sometime in the future) to Megiddo, to visit the excavations of over 20 different civilizations. Drive onwards to Muhraka on Mount Carmel where, in Biblical days, the prophet Elijah battled the soothsayers of Baal.

In the afternoon, visit Caesarea on the Mediterranean, the Roman aqueduct and port, Crusader's Moat, and the famous Roman theater. We pass through Tel Aviv on our way to Jaffa (Joppa), the city of Jonah, where Peter had his housetop experience at the home of Simon the Tanner (As described in Acts Chapter 10 of The Bible.) Continue by way of the Aijalon Valley to Jerusalem and check-in at hotel. Dinner and overnight is at hotel.

 
Day 4 : Jerusalem

Full Day Excursion: Masada Qumran - Jericho

After breakfast, begin the day by descending into the Jordan Valley and driving south along the Dead Sea to Masada. Here, take a cable car ride upto the magnificent ruins of the fortress where, from 70-73AD, Jewish defenders made their last stand in the Judean revolt against Rome. See the remains of storehouses, cisterns and a sixth-century Byzantine church.

Drive back alongside the Dead Sea which, at 1300 ft. below sea level is the lowest spot on earth and proceed to Ein Gedi. Stop for lunch and a swim in the Dead Sea. Swimming in the Dead Sea is the most unique experience one can ever have it is difficult to sink in the Dead Sea.

During the afternoon, continue onwards to Qumran and the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Thereafter, travel to Jericho, the world's oldest city. The excavated tel atop the ruins of ancient Jericho, allows one a panoramic view of the lush green Jordan Valley, Elisha's spring and the Mount of Temptation. Finally ascend the hills of Judea up to Jerusalem and return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight.

 
Day 5 : Jerusalem

This morning, visit the New City of Jerusalem, Mount Zion , the Upper Room and the tomb of King David. Enter the Jewish Quarter of the Old City to visit the Wohl Archaeological Museum. On display are artifacts and other historical articles that date back to Jerusalem during the time of the Herodian Dynasty (37 BC to 70 AD). Proceed to the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are on display, view the Knesset (Israeli parliament), visit Yad Vashem, a memorial of the Holocaust, and then the fascinating Model City that is a replica of the Jerusalem of Jesus' day.

In the afternoon, drive on to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity, the Manger, Crusader's Cloister and the Grotto of St. Jerome. Proceed onwards to the cave in Shepherds' Field and view the Fields of Boaz before returning to the hotel for dinner and an overnight.

 
Day 6 : Jerusalem

This morning, take an exciting tour to the famous Rabbi Tunnel. Enter the tunnel near the Western wall and go down to the foundations of the Second Temple. Walk through the tunnel up to the entrance to the Holy of Holies. Then, continue to the Temple Institute where the instruments for the new temple are currently being crafted in faithful accordance with the exact specifications as laid out in The Bible. Also view a film that explains where, according to what many rabbis believe, the Ark of the Covenant is supposedly hidden.

In the afternoon, head down to the Southern Wall and the steps where Christ would teach before entering into the Temple area. Then, cross the road towards the excavation site of David's City, which was Israel's very first capital. End the day of discoveries at the recent excavations near the Pool of Siloam. Return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight.

 
Day 7 : Jerusalem

Begin this glorious day on the Mount of Olives, which affords a fine, panoramic view of Jerusalem city. Then proceed down Palm Sunday Street to Dominus Flevit Chapel, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, and onwards to the Garden of Gethsemane. Crossing the Kidron Valley, proceed onwards to visit the Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu (or Caiaphas' House).

Enter the Old City this afternoon to visit the Church of St. Anne , the Pool of Bethesda, Pilate's Judgment Hall, the Chapel of Flagellation, Lithostrotos, and the Arch of Ecce Homo ("Behold the Man".) Follow the Via Dolorosa and end the day with a communion service in the Garden Tomb. This is the highlight of the tour.

 
Day 8 : Leave Jerusalem

Morning is at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for the onward flight. Carry home memories that you will always cherish.

BON VOYAGE...

 
Sat, 25th Oct, 2014
 
 
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