Bible Land Tour

8 days / 7 nights - Israel

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Bible Land Tour

Discover the roots of your faith on our 8 days Tour in the Land of the Bible

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8 days / 7 nights

Moderate

Weekly - Every Monday

Christian Tour

5/5

About This Tour

Embrace yourself on this once in a lifetime tour of the Holy Land. This, almost all-inclusive program highlights the best Christian sites Israel has to offer. We encourage you to browse through the Bible Land Israel Tour program and see for yourself

Bible Land Israel Tour - Program

Day 1 – Monday: Arrival in Israel 

  • Welcome to Israel!
  • We will arrive at Ben Gurion Airport and will be met by a Shalom Journeys representative immediately after passport control.
  • Our representative will assist us in the terminal and will guide us through customs and outside the terminal to meet our driver waiting with the transfer vehicle. 
  • Journey to our hotel in the holy city of Jerusalem.
  • Enjoy the remainder of the day or evening at leisure (depending on flight time arrivals).


Highlights:

  • Arrive in Israel
  • Meet and Greet
  • Transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • Leisure


Overnight in Jerusalem



Day 2 – Tuesday: Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem

  • We start our day with a visit to the Israel Museum’s 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.
  • Drive to Ein Karem, where John the Baptist was born.
  • Our tour will then proceed to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial museum located at the foot of Mount Herzl.
  • Proceed to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus; we will walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity.
  • Return to Jerusalem


Highlights: 

  • Shrine of the Book
  • Ein Karem
  • Yad Vashem
  • Bethlehem
  • Jerusalem

 

Overnight in Jerusalem



Day  3 – Wednesday: Old City of Jerusalem

  • Enter the Old City and visit the Western Wall and the Temple Mount.
  • Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Holy Sepulchre, housing the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection.
  • Visit Mount Zion, the traditional tomb of King David, and the Room of the Last Supper.
  • On to the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus spent his last night and was betrayed by Judas.
  • Proceed to the Mount of Olives, where we will enjoy spectacular views of the holy city of Jerusalem.
  • The last stop is the Machane Yehuda market, where you will experience the flavors, aromas, and colors of the largest open market in Israel.


Highlights: 

  • Western Wall
  • Temple Mount
  • The Way of the Cross
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Holy Sepulchre
  • Tomb of the Resurrection
  • Mount Zion
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • Mount of Olives
  • Machane Yehuda


Overnight in Jerusalem



Day 4 – Thursday: Beit Shean / Nazareth / Safed

  • Travel through the Jordan Valley through Jericho, the oldest city in the world.
  • Arrive at Beit Shean and visit the excavations of this preserved Roman City.
  • Visit Nazareth, the Church of Annunciation and other holy Christian sites.
  • Proceed to Safed, the city of Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism.


Highlights:

  • Jordan Valley
  • Beit Shean
  • Nazareth
  • Safed
  • Israeli Kibbutz


Overnight in the Sea of Galilee



Day 5 – Friday: Golan Heights / Sea of Galilee

  • Drive up to the Golan Heights, passing by the Banias Springs.
  • Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at an Israeli vineyard.
  • Descend to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Capernaum to visit the Mount of Beautitudes, the site of the Sermon on the Mount, and Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of the Loaves and the Fish.
  • Continue to the city of Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning.
  • Optional boat trip on the Sea of Galilee (subject to extra charge).


Highlights

  • Banias Springs
  • Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting
  • Capernaum
  • Tiberias
  • Boat Trip


Overnight in the Sea of Galilee



Day 6 – Saturday: Acre / Haifa / Caesarea / Tel Aviv

  • Drive through the gorgeous hills of Galilee towards the coastal city of Acre (Akko). 
  • Continue to Haifa; visit Mount Carmel, the Baha’i Gardens, Persian Garden, and Haifa Bay.
  • Make our way south to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theater and the Crusader fortress.
  • Arrive in Tel Aviv and enjoy a walking tour of the ancient port of Jaffa (Yafo).

 

Highlights: 

  • Acre
  • Haifa
  • Caesarea
  • Tel Aviv
  • Jaffa Tour


Overnight in Tel Aviv



Day 7 – Sunday: Day at Leisure or Masada / Dead Sea

  • Spend the day at leisure in Tel Aviv, enjoying the beach, markets, and culinary scene or:
  • Visit Masada and the float in the Dead Sea.

 

Highlights: 

  • Enjoy the day in vibrant Tel Aviv or:
  • Masada and the Dead Sea


Overnight in Tel Aviv



Day 8 – Monday: Farewell from Tel Aviv

  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for our flight home.


Shalom!

7 Nights Accommodations

  • 2 nights in Tel Aviv
  • 2 nights at a Kibbutz in the Galilee
  • 3 nights in Jerusalem


Guiding and Touring

  • An English speaking guide
  • 6 full days of touring
  • A luxurious A/C motor-coach
  • Entrances to all sites and parks

Transfers

  • Meet and assist at Airport
  • Arrival transfer to hotel
  • Departure transfer back to Airport


Meals

  • Israeli style breakfast daily
  • Dinners daily at the hotel

Coronavirus (COVID-19): An Update on Shalom Journeys Operations

Due to the public health situation and the associated directives issued by the US Government, CDC, WHO, and Israel’s Ministry of Health, we have postponed our 2020 trips until September 1, whereby tours are on a request only basis. These decisions are difficult, and as we continue to monitor the situation, we will update our availability accordingly. We thank you for sticking by and staying safe!

To get more information about this tour and future dates please do not hesitate to contact us:


2020 & 2021 Available Dates
Start Date
End Date
Availability
Reserve
September 7, 2020September 14, 2020On Request 
September 14, 2020September 21, 2020On Request
September 21, 2020September 28, 2020On Request
September 28, 2020October 5, 2020Sold Out
October 5, 2020October 12, 2020On Request
October 12, 2020October 19, 2020On Request
October 19, 2020October 26, 2020On Request
October 26, 2020November 2, 2020On Request
November 2, 2020November 9, 2020On Request
November 9, 2020November 16, 2020On Request
November 16, 2020November 23, 2020On Request
November 23, 2020November 30, 2020On Request
November 30, 2020December 7, 2020On Request
December 7, 2020December 14, 2020On Request
December 14, 2020December 21, 2020On Request
December 21, 2020December 28, 2020On Request
December 28, 2020January 4, 2021On Request

Bible Land Tour – Hotel Packages

All prices are based on a per-person basis for two people sharing one double room or one person staying in a single room. Triple rooms (3 people sharing) are also available.

Cities
Plan A – Superior
Plan B – Moderate
Plan  C – Tourist
Tel AvivCrowne PlazaMetropolitanSea Net
GalileeKibbutz ResortKibbutz ResortKibbutz Resort
JerusalemCrowne PlazaGrand CourtJerusalem Gate
Per personPer personPer person
Room TypeDoubleSingleDoubleSingleDoubleSingle
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* Hotels are subject to change should one become unavailable. An equivalent category hotel will be provided.

* Please note: rates may vary during certain seasons or high holiday dates.

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Operates every Monday and is guaranteed to depart.  2020/21 Available Dates. 

Start Date
End Date
Availability
Reserve
September 7, 2020September 14, 2020On Request 
September 14, 2020September 21, 2020On Request
September 21, 2020September 28, 2020On Request
September 28, 2020October 5, 2020Sold Out
October 5, 2020October 12, 2020On Request
October 12, 2020October 19, 2020On Request
October 19, 2020October 26, 2020On Request
October 26, 2020November 2, 2020On Request
November 2, 2020November 9, 2020On Request
November 9, 2020November 16, 2020On Request
November 16, 2020November 23, 2020On Request
November 23, 2020November 30, 2020On Request
November 30, 2020December 7, 2020On Request
December 7, 2020December 14, 2020On Request
December 14, 2020December 21, 2020On Request
December 21, 2020December 28, 2020On Request
December 28, 2020January 4, 2021On Request
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