Holidays

The Holy Land

The Holy Land

Purpose: Faith, Discovery, Culture, History
No. of days: 8 days - 7 nights | Sunday arrival
First & Last Cities: Tel aviv
Other cities: Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo, Acre, Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Masada, Dead Sea
Starting cost: $1,379
 
Day 1 – Sun: Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Rest of the day free to rest and relax. Dinner and overnight at the hotel ***. [D]
 
Day 2 – Mon: Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Muhraka, Megiddo, Acre, Galilee
Depart Tel-Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site, the local market and harbor. Dinner and overnight in Kibbutz. [B/D]
 
Day 3 – Tue: Galilee (Tiberias, Capernaum, Banias)
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat", an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue.  Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights. Dinner and overnight in Kibbutz. [B/D]
 
Day 4 – Wed: Galilee, Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shen, Jerusalem
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shen to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheater. Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 5 – Thu: Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion.  Enter the Old City; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulcher. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 6 – Fri: Jerusalem (New City), Bethlehem*
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds' field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 7 – Sat: Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea
Drive through the Judean hills to Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found; Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D; ascend Masada by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod; visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod’s Palace; descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth; enjoy the opportunity to float in the unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic effects. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. [B/D]
 
Day 8 – Sun: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, USA
Breakfast at the hotel. At the appointed time you’ll be transferred to Ben Gurion Airport to board your flight back to the USA. [B]
 
* Visit subject to the security conditions.
** Program sequence is subject to change without advance notice.
*** Dinner no included at Art Plus Hotel
 
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure shared transfers
  • 7 days accommodation:
    • Tel Aviv – 1 night
    • Galilee – 2 nights
    • Jerusalem – 4 nights
  • Visits of:
    • Caesarea the Roman city
    • Muhraka (Elijah and Baal)
    • Megiddo and the Armageddon
    • Acre and the Templar Kights
    • Tabgha & the miracle of the Fish & the Loaves
    • Mount of Beatitudes
    • Golan Heights
    • Wedding Church in Cana
    • Yardenit baptismal site
    • Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    • The Garden Tomb
    • Church of Visitation
    • Bethlehem
    • Masada
    • The Shrine of the Book
  • Panoramic tour of Jerusalem
  • Walk the Via Dolorosa
  • Float on the Dead Sea
  • Entrance fees to sites visited
  • A/C motor-coach during the tour
  • English-speaking guise throughout the tour
  • Local taxes
Not included in tour
  • International airline tickets
  • Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Porterage at the hotels (1 bag per person)
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to driver and guide
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Hotels in your Tour

City Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Tel Aviv Prima City 4 Grand Beach 3.5 Grand Beach 3.5 Dan Panorama 4
Galilee Kinar - Hermon Room 5 Kinar - Hermon Room 5 Kinar - Hermon Premium Room 5 Kinar - Hermon Premium Room 5
Jerusalem Gold 3 Prima Park 4 Grand Court 4 Dan Panorama 4

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Hotel Plan Plan D Plan C Plan B Plan A
Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple Double Single Triple
2020 Departures
Jan 5,19 $1,379 $1,835 $1,335 $1,545 $2,125 $1,489 $1,625 $2,215 $1,539 $1,869 $2,515 $1,709
Feb 2,9,23
Mar 1,8,15,22,29 $1,545 $2,069 $1,509 $1,639 $2,269 $1,585 $1,739 $2,399 $1,655 $2,245 $3,139 $2,015
Apr 19,26 $1,545 $2,069 $1,509 $1,639 $2,269 $1,585 $1,739 $2,399 $1,655 $2,269 $3,195 $2,035
May 3,10,17,24,31 $1,545 $2,069 $1,509 $1,699 $2,379 $1,645 $1,739 $2,399 $1,655 $2,309 $3,269 $2,059
Jun 7,14,21,28
Jul 5,12,19,26 $1,565 $2,099 $1,519 $1,659 $2,289 $1,595 $1,739 $2,399 $1,655 $2,245 $3,139 $2,015
Aug 2,9,16,23 $1,659 $2,275 $1,609 $1,749 $2,469 $1,689 $1,855 $2,605 $1,759 $2,359 $3,345 $2,119
Aug 30 $1,599 $2,169 $1,559 $1,695 $2,369 $1,639 $1,799 $2,499 $1,705 $2,299 $3,245 $2,069
Sep 6
Oct 11,18,25 $1,545 $2,069 $1,509 $1,639 $2,269 $1,585 $1,739 $2,399 $1,655 $2,309 $3,269 $2,059
Nov 1,8
Nov 15 $1,499 $1,989 $1,465 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $2,249 $3,169 $2,009
Nov 22 $1,499 $1,989 $1,465 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $2,145 $2,959 $1,939
Nov 29 $1,499 $1,989 $1,465 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $1,979 $2,625 $1,825
Dec 6,13
Dec 20,27 $1,479 $1,949 $1,445 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $2,509 $3,599 $2,339
2021 Departures
Jan 3,10 $1,479 $1,949 $1,445 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $1,979 $2,625 $1,825
Jan '24,31 $1,479 $1,949 $1,445 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $1,979 $2,625 $1,825
Feb 7,14,21
Feb 28 $1,479 $1,949 $1,445 $1,589 $2,185 $1,539 $1,685 $2,299 $1,605 $2,145 $2,959 $1,939
Child (12 years or younger) sharing room
Jan-Feb '20 $1,050 $1,100 $1,200 $1,300
Apr '20-Frb '21 $1,199 $1,199 $1,249 $1,449
Prices are per person and may change without notice
 
Tour Code: IS01TLV20DH