In the footsteps of Jesus - a tour of the holy Land
A pilgrimage itinerary:
The Following itineraries are just a following examples of the different tours that we are able to provide. Any group, family or individual would have an itinerary planned specially for them, according to their time schedule, interests, needs and budget. We could always add almost any kind of attraction to the tour. Any tour could be as long as you wish, and could start and end on any day.
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Day 1: Welcome to Israel
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel, Optional evening walking tour of Old Jaffa. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 2: From Coast to Coast
Depart Tel Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Roman rule. Visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman Theater and Aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo (Biblical Armageddon), visit the Muhraka on Mt Carmel where Elijah defeated the Baal Prophets. Then continue to Acre (Akko) to visit the ancient city and harbor- Akko. Continue to Kibbutz Ein Gev which is on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Overnight: Kibbutz Ein Gev.
Day 3: The North
From Ein Gev, we will take a boat and sail to Capernaum. Visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of the fish and loaves; we will visit the Church of Multiplication, Continue to the mount of the Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Spring and Waterfall and tour the Golan Heights. Overnight: Kibbutz Ein Gev.
Day 4: From the Galilee to Jerusalem.
We will drive to “Yardenit”, a special site on the Jordan River where we can have a baptism service, we will continue to Nazareth via Cana of Galilee. In Nazareth, we shall visit the Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph's Workshop and Mary's well. We will drive to Beit Shean, which is an excavated city, and visit the Roman theatre. We will continue by driving along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 5: Jerusalem
A tour of the Old City of Jerusalem which will include: The Tomb of David at Mt. Zion, the Room of the Last Supper, the Cardo, the Temple Mount, the Western Wall, the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Oriental Bazaar. We will carry on to the Mount of Olives, the churches and the view point. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 6: Around Jerusalem
We will visit the Model of Jerusalem during the period of the Second Temple and the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls. We will visit Yad Vashem (The Holocaust Museum), Ein Karem and the Church of Visitation, Proceed to Bethlehem to visit the shepherd’s field and the Church of the Nativity. Overnight: Jerusalem.
Day 7: The Judean Desert
We will Drive to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found, drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple. We will take a short walk to David’s waterfall in the Ein Gedi nature reserve .We will rest and swim in the mineral filled waters of the Dead Sea. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 8: Farewell
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure