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7-Day Christian Holy Land Tour

Christian Oriented 7-Day Holy Land Tour

Embark on a transformative Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land and make the Bible come alive as you travel to various holy Christian sites. This specially designed 7-day tour of the Holy Land will lead you through the sacred sites of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Galilee and more. Explore the roots of your faith, walk in the footsteps of biblical figures, and experience the rich history and spirituality of this ancient land.

Day 1 – Arrival and a Tour of Jaffa

house of simon tannerShalom and welcome to Israel! After passport control and baggage claim, check in to your chosen hotel in Tel-Aviv to settle in and refresh. Depending on your time of arrival, join your guide for a tour of Old Jaffa.

Stroll through its charming cobblestone streets and explore its art galleries and boutique stores. Learn about Jaffa’s role in the Bible, especially the vision of Peter in the House of Simon the Tanner (Acts 9).

Overnight: Tel-Aviv

Day 2 – Tel-Aviv, Caesarea and the Carmel

Start the day with a visit to Israel’s Independence Hall in the heart of bustling Tel-Aviv. This historical landmark is where Ben-Gurion declared Israel’s Independence in 1948, one of the most pivotal moments in Jewish History. Next, as you head north, is the Roman-era metropolis of Caesarea Maritima. Founded some 2,000 years ago by King Herod, Caesarea was a major city in the Roman and Byzantine periods. Visit Herod’s Palace, where Apostle Paul was imprisoned and made his defense before King Agrippa (Acts 24-25). Explore the city’s harbor and learn about the conversion of the Roman Centurion Cornelius by Apostle Peter (Acts 9). Enjoy a lunch break at a local restaurant, then journey on to Muhraka atop Mount Carmel. Maintained by Carmelite monks, this site commemorates Elijah triumph over the Ba’al prophets (1 Kings 18). In addition to its religious significance, the site also provides sweeping vistas of northern Israel.

Overnight: Tiberias

Day 3 – Christianity Around the Sea of Galilee

Begin your day with a visit to Capernaum, “the Town of Jesus” (Matthew 9:1). Explore the ruins of the ancient synagogue and St. Peter’s house, where Jesus performed miracles. Above, reach the Mount of Beatidudes, where Jesus delivered the ‘Sermon on the Mount’. Nearby, at Tabgha, discover the site of the feeding of the 5,000 and the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish (Luke 9). At Kibbutz Ginosar visit a 2,000-year-old boat that was abandoned, perhaps after Jesus walked on water (Mark 6). After lunch, enjoy a tranquil boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. In the afternoon, explore Magdala, hometown of Mary Magdalene and its first-century synagogue, possibly a site where Jesus preached.

Overnight: Tiberias

Day 4 – Cana, Nazareth and Armageddon

Embarking on a journey across the Galilee, your first destination is Cana, renowned as the site where Jesus turned water into wine during a wedding (John 2). Just a short distance away lies Nazareth, a city deeply intertwined with Jesus’ early life. Begin your visit at the Basilica of the Annunciation, believed to be the place where the angel Gabriel announced Mary’s miraculous pregnancy. You can also venture beneath the St. Joseph Church, where remains of the Holy family’s house are said to have been found. Following a lunch break, continue your journey across the Jezreel Valley, reaching Megiddo archaeological Park. Megiddo is often associated with Armageddon (Rev. 16:16) and was a prominent city in Solomon’s kingdom (1 Kings 9:15). Take the opportunity to explore well-preserved ruins. including gates from the biblical era, stables, and a water tunnel.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 5 – Following Jesus in Jerusalem

Holy SepulchreTouring Jerusalem as a Christian is a deeply spiritual and enriching experience. Start with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest sites in Christianity marking the place of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. Next, follow the Via Dolorosa, the historic route that marks the path Jesus walked to his crucifixion. Head on to the Western Wall, a remnant of the Second Temple, and through the Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion. Here you can visit the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey which marks the event of the Pentecost and Mary’s resting place. Proceed to the Mount of Olives for a stunning panoramic view of Jerusalem and a visit to the Chapel of the Ascension. Conclude your tour at the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed before his arrest. This serene site is a perfect place for reflection and contemplation.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 6 – Masada and the Baptism Site


Descend through the stunning landscapes of the Judean Desert reach the Jordan River Baptism site. By local tradition this is where the Israelites crossed into the Promised Land, and centuries later Jesus was baptized. Explore this significant historical site and consider participating in a baptism ceremony. Next, at Masada, take to cable car to its summit, and follow your guide at one of Israel’s most significant national landmarks. Built by King Herod some 2,000 years ago, Masada is most famous for the Roman conquest of the site, yet its Jewish refugees favoring death to Roman slavery. After a lunch break you can consider a swim at the Dead Sea, or a hike in Ein-Gedi Nature Reserve. On the way back your guide will also point to where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found and discuss their importance to early Christian history.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 7 – Bethlehem and the Garden Tomb

This day tour is especially designed for Saturdays (Sabbath), when many sites in Jerusalem are closed. Your first stop will be Church of the Nativity, maintaining a centuries-old tradition of the birthplace of Jesus. Reach the Grotto of the Nativity and admire the medieval art and architecture. Next, make your way to the Shepherd’s field, where the angel’s announcement to the shepherds took place. Visit the tent-shaped chapel and the adjacent caves once used as dens for livestock. After a Lunch break you will be returned to Jeruslaem to visit the Garden Tomb. A local representative will lead you through the site and reflect on the death and resurrection of Jesus. The peaceful surroundings of the garden are also ideal to end the day with some prayer and contemplation. In the evening you will be transfered to the airport for departure. Farewell!

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