Israel Holy Land Tour

$2,150.00

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Holy Land Israel Tour

10 days 9 nights

(Price is per person)

  • Day 1. Departure Day.
  • Day 2. Arrival and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv.
  • Day 3. Mt. of Beatitudes – Tabgha – Capernaum – Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee – Magdala. Nazareth – Cana – Tiberias.
  • Day 4. Caesaria – Nazareth – Mount Tabor – Cana – Tiberias.
  • Day 5. Qasr El Yahud – Jericho – Umran.
  • Day 6. Bethlehem – Chapel of the Shepherds Field – Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity – Israel Museum
  • Day 7. David’s Tomb – Schindler’s Grave – Church of St. Peter – Hezekiah’s Tunnels The Western Wall.
  • Day 8. Church of St. John – Church of the Holy Sepulchre – The Garden Tomb Ecce Homo Con/Antonia’s Fortress – Church of St. Anne – Pools of Bethesda Garden of Gethsemane.
  • Day 9. Dead Sea – Ein Gedi – Judean Desert – Masada.
  • Day 10. Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for Final departure

Itinerary:

 

Day 1 Departure Day

 

Day 2. Arrival in Tel Aviv

We start our journey in the Holy Land. Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport  you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

 

Day 3. Mt. of the Beatitudes – Tabgha – Chapel of the Primacy/Mensa Domini Church – Capernaum – The White Centurium Synagogue – Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee – Magdala.

Visit the Monastery on Mount Beatitudes where Jesus gave his sermon on the mount. Continue to Tabgha Byzantine Multiplication Church where the feeding of the 5,000 and the feeding of the 4,000 happened, then visit the church of the primacy where Jesus cooked breakfast and restored and Commissions Peter. Continue to Capernaum where you will visit St. Peter’s Church. Enjoy a boat ride in the sea of Galilee where Jesus called his disciples to cast nets from there you will drive to Magdala archeological park. 

Meals Breakfast and Dinner. Overnight in Tiberias.

 

Day 4. Caesarea – Nazareth – Mt. Kdumim – Mt. Tabor – Cana – Mary’s Well – Tiberias

Visit Caesarea, where a Roman centurion was the first convert to Christianity. Here you view the archaeological remains of the Roman and Byzantine city that once dominated the region. Tour Nazareth, the site of Mary’s home and the town where Jesus lived as a child. At Nazareth, celebrate Service in the Basilica of the Annunciation, and visit the Byzantine Church of St. Joseph and Mary’s Well. Then we will continue to Cana. There visit the Franciscan chapel where those who wish, can perform the renewal of their wedding vows.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner. Overnight in Tiberias.

 

Day 5. QASR El-Yahud– Jericho – Qumran.

Your first stop will be Qasr El-Yahud where Jesus was Baptized, the Jews entered Israel, Elijah ascended in fire and Elisha performed miracles. Then continue to Bethlehem, beginning at Manger Square which stands in front of one of the oldest of Christian churches, the Church of the Nativity. Enter the Church and down to the Grotto of the Nativity which marks the spot of Jesus’ birth. Continue to Jericho where Jesus was tempted, and Jericho’s walls tumbled. After stopping for lunch, you will drive to Qumran national park in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Arrive in Jerusalem where you will check into your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Meals Breakfast and Dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 6. Bethlehem – Chapel of The Shepherds Field – Basilica and Cave Grotto of the Nativity – Olive Wood Factory – The Israel Museum

After breakfast in the hotel we will drive to Bethlehem which is where you will spend most of your day. You will visit the Chapel of the Shepherds’ Field where Jesus was Enunciated, the Basilica and Cave Grotto of the Nativity where jesus was born, and an Olive Wood Factory and Gift Shop for a craftsman visit. Then return to Jerusalem where you will go to the Israel Museum to See the City Model of Ancient Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 7. David’s Tomb – Schindler’s Grave – Church of St. Peter – Hezekiah’s Tunnels – The Teaching Steps – The Western Wall – The Temple Institute.

After breakfast drive to Mt. Zion where you will visit David’s Tomb the upper room and Cenacle, this is where Jesus led the Last Supper Seder. Continue to Oskar Schindler’s Grave and then to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. After a lunch break in the Cardo visit Hezekiah’s Tunnel where the Shiloah Inscription written approximately 2700 years ago was discovered. Continue to the Teaching Steps and then to the Western Wall, Jerusalem’s holiest place. You will then go to The Temple Institute to study Solomon’s and Herod’s Temples. 

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 8. Church of St. John – Via Dolorosa – Church of the Holy Sepulchre – The Garden Tomb – Ecce Homo Convent/Antonia Fortress – Church of St Anne – The Pools of the Bethesda -Garden Of Gethsemane

Today we will spend it  touring the old city of Jerusalem. First stop will be the church of St. John. Continue to the Garden Tomb, here is the site of Calvary and the Tomb of Christ.  After lunch visit Ecce Homo Convent/Antonia Fortress where Jesus was displayed before the people, continue to the Church of St. Anne where the “Via Dolorosa” begins, The Stations of the Cross lead, through the markets of the Old City to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.  Then continue to the Pools of Bethesda in which Jesus healed an invalid and to the Garden of Gethsemane where he agonized.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 9. Ein Gedi – Masada Fortress – Judean Desert – Dead Sea –

Today we make our way south to the Judean Desert where Jesus spent 40 days fasting. Arrive at Ein Gedi where David hid from Saul before ascending to Masada fortress where Israel resisted the mighty Roman empire. After descending the Masada you will drive to the Dead Sea where you will have the opportunity to swim and have lunch.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 10. St. John The Baptist Church – Mount of Olives – Emmaus – Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for Final Departure

Wake up on your last day in Israel, after breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Ein Karem to visit St. John the Baptist Church where Jesus was enunciated to Zechariah, Elizabeth and Mary. After lunch drive to the Mount of Olives where Jesus wept over Israel. From here you stop by Emmaus on your way to Ben Gurion airport for your flight back home.

Dreams Travel Group

Oriette De La Hoz

Travel Agent/Tour Coordinator

Mobile: 754-244-2278 / 754-301-9290

oriettedreamstravel@gmail.com

Additional information

Rates Include:

Arrival meeting and assistance & escort services at Ben Gurion International Airport
Portage at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival
Portage at hotels upon arrival & departure
All transfers as per the itinerary with an A/C (bus size according to number of pax)
Transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to the hotel upon arrival and the day of departure back home
8 Nights Hotel Accommodation for 1 pax sharing a double room
Meal Provision: 8 Breakfasts & 8 Dinners at hotels on buffet style, 8 lunches en route
Meals included during arrival & departure days: Arrival day- dinner; Departure day- breakfast and lunch
One soft drink per dinner per person
Headsets for all travelers
8 days of English-speaking guide’s services as per the itinerary
8 days touring with an A/C bus (bus size according to the number of group)
Entrance fees to all sites according to the itinerary: Caesarea Maritimes, boat ride on Galilee Sea, Capernaum, taxi on Mt Tabor, Israel Museum, Jericho entrance, Qumran, Dead Sea beach etc

Excluded:

International and Domestic flights
Medical coverage and travel insurance
Personal expenses
Beverages (Soft drinks/ Wine/ Hot drinks/ Mineral Water) on meals
Tips/gratuities for tour guide/driver
Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made thirty (30) or more days prior to the date of arrival will solely incur the $200 non-refundable deposit.
Cancellations made less than twenty-nine (29) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 100% charge without exception.
In case of force-majeure (act of war, natural calamity), No cancellation fees. Cancellations must be in writing and addressed to the operator handling the booking. In any event of cancellation, please notify us as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary fees.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Tours may change the sequence of the days of the tour in order to run the tour more smoothly. All above quoted rates are in USD- net to the tour operator. Western Wall tunnels are open on Fridays 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Closed on Shabbat/ Saturdays and festivals. Temple Mountain is close on Fridays and Saturdays for tourists. Long waiting. Need to be there by at least 7 a.m. Tourist cannot enter the Dome of the Rock, the Al Aqsa Mosque, and the Islamic Museum but can view it from the outside. Yad Vashem Holocaust museum is open on Fridays and Holiday Eves: 9:00-12:00. Closed on Shabbat/ Saturdays and festivals Tips/gratuities for tour guide/driver.

Though it is our top priority to include in the tour all the sites mentioned in the above itinerary, Dreams Travel cannot be held liable for any sites being closed during the time of our visit. The order of the above itinerary may also vary in accordance to the weather condition and the energy capacity of the group. Kindly make sure that you wear comfortable shoes and dress accordingly to the weather during the tour. Tours of the holy sites require modest dress, no shorts and no short sleeves (shirts must have shoulder covering). Hats recommended. If you have any strict dietary requirements or need to eat at a regular interval, please make certain that you have enough food and drinks available with you prior to departure each morning since we cannot ensure to stop for lunch each day. Should the need arise on this tour reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary, driver, guide and hotels.

Payments:

Upon confirmation of the tour, a non-refundable deposit of US $200 per person is required for hotel reservation. The entire payment should be made to Dreams Travel Group at least 45 days before arrival.