Inspirational Encounters on the Israel Christian 10 Day Tour Package

Inspirational Encounters on the Israel Christian 10 Day Tour Package

10 day tour package
Accommodation Included
Available Every Day
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Entrance Fees Included
Dip In The Dead Sea
This is an experience to uplift your soul! Discover Israel, where the crisp air of the Holy Land hills, the flowing Jordan waters, ancient stone from days gone by, and the mystical desert landscape combine to create a living history of the Bible.

From the Galilee hills in Israel’s north to its southern tip in Eilat, is a land where Jesus walked. For 10 unforgettable days, allow the capable hands of our professional and knowledgeable guides to lead you through sites of Christian life, abundant beauty, and treasure troves of culture. Prepare for the inspiration and excitement of the tour of a lifetime!



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Churches of Nazareth, historical Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee, and the legendary River Jordan

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The world-renowned Bahai Gardens in Haifa and the colorful northern cities of Israel

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A trip back in time at Katzrin Village and the magnificent Golan Heights, with its farmlands and vineyards

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The colorful Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City and the iconic Western Wall

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Jesus’ route along the Via Dolorosa to the Sepulcher

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Heavenly church tours from the slopes of the Mount of Olives to the outskirts of the Old City, Jerusalem

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A free day in Jerusalem of Gold, dream destination


Revisiting history at Masada and experiencing the lowest point on earth at the Dead Sea

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Ancient Jericho, Qasr al-Yahud, and Bethlehem, where the Bible comes to life!

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10 day TOUR itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival - Welcome to Israel! 

Welcome to the Holy Land! After collecting your bags at Ben Gurion Airport, make your way to your hotel where you can shower, settle in, and unwind. The rest of the day will be free for you to wander the streets and soak in the exotic sights and sounds of Israel, or to relax in the hotel. Get ready for a sensational and inspirational tour! It begins tomorrow!   

Overnight stay in Tel Aviv

Day 2 – Tour Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, and Yardenit 

  • Church of Annunciation
  • Church of St. Joseph 
  • Sea of Galilee
  • Capernaum
  • Church of Multiplication
  • Yardenit Baptismal Site 

You begin your tour with a scenic drive up north along the coast, and then inland towards the Valley of Armageddon with Megiddo visible in the distance. The road stretches across the Galilee to Nazareth, where you will visit the Church of Annunciation in all its splendor, as well as the Church of St. Joseph. You then continue on to the famous Sea of Galilee, the waters where Jesus walked! Along the way, you pass the ancient village of Cana, where Jesus turned water into wine. You can also make out the site of the famous Sermon on the Mount, the Mount of Beatitudes, becoming clear in the distance. 

You arrive at Capernaum on the Galilee shore and enjoy a fascinating tour, and then visit the Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha. Keeping along the shoreline, with the magnificent backdrop of the Golan Heights across the water, you make your way past the historical city of Tiberius. The tour ends at the Yardenit baptism site on the Jordan River, before heading back for dinner and a good night’s sleep. 

Overnight stay in Tel Aviv

Day 3 - Tour of Northern Coastal Cities: Caesarea, Haifa, Rosh HaNikra, and Acre 

  • Caesarea National Park 
  • Roman Theatre of Caesarea
  • Bahai Gardens, Haifa
  • Rosh Hanikra Grottoes
  • Acre Old City Market
  • Acre Underground Crusader City  

Today begins with a tour of Caesarea. The former Roman port city is a showcase of ancient Roman culture with interesting archeological remains, including a perfectly preserved Roman amphitheater and remains of a temple. You then continue northwards, passing through Haifa, where you stop to visit the historical German Colony neighborhood. Enjoy the tour of the Stella Maris Monastery and see the amazing, world-renowned Baha’i Shrine, with its spectacular gardens cascading down the mountainside! 

Our next stop is Rosh HaNikra, Israel’s northernmost point along the coast, near the Lebanese border. The cable car takes you down into the remarkable grottoes, created by the collision of waves against the rocks - nature's beautiful display of water on limestone! You can also discover the remains of the Mandate-era railway to Lebanon. Then southwards to Acre, Israel’s largest Crusader city, where we marvel at its superb architecture and exotic markets, and tour fascinating structures from the Turkish and British mandate periods.

Overnight stay in Tel Aviv


Day 4 – Beautiful Golan Heights Tour 

  • Shalom Observatory 
  • Katzrin Talmudic Village
  • Golan Antiquities Museum
  • Syrian Fortification, Mt Bental

Today, the drive up north brings you views of the rolling, green Galilee hills, before arriving at the Golan Heights, east of the Sea of Galilee: a natural wonder of volcanic rock with sweeping views of nature and farmlands. You pass the ancient hot springs of Hamat Gader, and modern-day spa resort, and then on to the Shalom Observatory, lookout point on the Syrian-Israel border with uplifting views surrounding the Sea of Galilee. 

You then make your way to Katzrin, an ancient village from the Talmudic-era, where there will be an impressive tour of the excavations and a visit to the Golan Antiquities Museum. Afterwards, at Mount Bental, you can explore the remaining Syrian bunkers and trenches captured by Israelis in the 1967 Six Day War, and then head back after a day filled with special, inspiration encounters of history and the country’s natural beauty.

Overnight stay in Tel Aviv


Day 5 – Jerusalem Old and New

  • Byzantine-era Cardo
  • Western Wall
  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher
  • Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center

From the lookout point on the Mount of Olives, you can see the Old City and Temple Mount, the site of the Jewish Temple before its destruction. If you look directly below, the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations can be seen tucked neatly in the Kidron Valley. You then head for the Old City, and enter through the Zion Gate, passing through the Armenian Quarter on the way to the Jewish Quarter, where you can explore the Byzantine-era Cardo and main street, and then a stop at the Western Wall -  a place of faith and hope for thousands of years. 

Afterwards, you walk through the Via Dolorosa, making your way along the traditional pilgrim route to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, site of Jesus’ crucifixion and his empty tomb from where he was resurrected. 

Before leaving the Old City, you can soak in the exciting sights and smells of the lively market, and then depart through the Jaffa Gate for a short tour of the New City. Included is a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, where you will see authentic artifacts, original documents, photos, and video testimonials of Holocaust survivors. 

Overnight stay in Jerusalem


Day 6 – The Way of Jesus Jerusalem Church Tour

  • Chapel of Ascension
  • Church of the Pater
  • Noster Church of Dominus Flevit
  • Church of All Nations
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • The Pools of Bethesda
  • Church of St. Anne
  • Via Dolorosa 

Today our church tour begins on the Mount of Olives, rich in foliage and a fitting site for the Chapel of Ascension, the commemoration site of Jesus’ ascension. You will also visit the Church of the Pater Noster, which stands right next to the ruins of the fourth-century Byzantine Church of Eleona. You continue to the church of Dominus Flevit, just outside the Old City walls, where you will learn about its fascinating history and artifacts. The Church of All Nations and adjacent Garden of Gethsemane, a beautiful, yet agonizing part of Christian history offers another glimpse of the past. You can also easily see the nearby Pool of Bethesda. 

Thereafter, you make your way into the Old City, with a stop at the Church of St. Anne and the Convent of the Sisters of Zion. Proceed through the via Dolorosa where Jesus walked on the way to His crucifixion.     

Overnight stay in Jerusalem


Day 7 - Day of Leisure in Jerusalem 

Spend your day discovering Jerusalem. There is so much to choose from! '

You can begin with a stroll along the Ben Yehuda promenade and then on to the Machane Yehuda Market for lunch, where colors, smells, and vendor cries fill the air. 

Or wander through the Mamilla shopping mall with its boutique shops and inviting restaurants – from there a short walk to the Old City to explore its many museums and historical sites. 

Ein Kerem is an ancient village with scenic mountain views, which makes for a peaceful setting for walking and shopping. '

And the famous Israel Museum and Shrine of the Book, as well as the Bible Lands Museum near the Knesset, are fascinating and informative places of interest. Speak to us and we’ll gladly assist to plan your day!   

Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 8 – A Tour of Masada and the Dead Sea 

  • The Judean Desert
  • The Dead Sea
  • Masada National Park

After morning pick-up from Jerusalem, our experienced tour guide takes you south towards the sandy plains of the Judean Desert, and onwards, to sea level. At sea level, you stop to view the airy, sun-bronzed desert plains, while the ancient city of Jericho lies in the distance. Then onwards, even lower, to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea! Look out for the Inn of the Good Samaritan on the way! You continue to the Dead Sea, following the salty shoreline towards Masada, where King Herod built his fortress, and the last Jewish outpost during the Roman era. Ascend to the top of the mountain in the cable car. After a wonderful tour of the ruins, you head back to the Dead Sea, passing the lush desert oasis of Ein Gedi on the way, as well as Qumran, site of the discovery of the 2,000 year old Dead Sea scrolls. The rest of the day is spent at the Dead Sea, relaxing on the beach and in its waters, so dense with salt that it keeps you afloat! Spread Dead Sea mud on your skin, which is a natural mask, and soak up the brilliant desert sun.

Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 9 - Bethlehem, Jericho and Qasr al-Yahud  

  • Tel Jericho
  • Zacchaeus Sycamore Tree, Jericho
  • Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site
  • Manger Square
  • Church of Nativity
  • Church of St. Catherine
  • Shepherds' Field Chapel 

Once again, the tour sweeps you across the magical expanse of the Judean Desert, back through time to the ancient city of Jericho, where the walls came tumbling down and where the sycamore tree of Zaccheus still stands. Following a tour of Jericho, you pass the Mount of Temptation and continue to Qasr al-Yahud, the baptismal site of Jesus. 

And then, Bethlehem, with a stop at Manger Square and a visit to the Church of Nativity, the site of the birthplace of Jesus. You proceed to the Church of St. Catherine alongside, and visit its cluster of underground caves holding ancient tombs and shrines. From there, you proceed to Shepherds’ Field Chapel and then back to the hotel.       

Overnight stay in Jerusalem

Day 10 – Final Day of Tour

 Use your time to pack and organize your bags. Hotel check out is at 11am. If you have an evening flight, you may leave your luggage at the hotel. Then head into the city for shopping and lunch; revisit a place you particularly enjoyed or simply walk around, breathing in the Jerusalem air and soaking in the atmosphere. We are always available to advise and help plan your last day on the Holy Land. Depart for the airport filled with special, lasting memories of a meaningful, inspiring, and spiritual experience.  

Special notes

The tour includes:

  • 7 fully-guided days with a first-rate, professional tour guide
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service on tour days
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees, except for day 6 of the tour (see below)

The tour does not include:

  • lunch, dinner, drinks
  • airport transfers
  • entrance fees for day 6 of the tour: The Way of Jesus Jerusalem Church Tour

Important Information

  • Bring comfortable walking shoes and a sun hat each day. A bottle of water is recommended, too.
  • For the Dead Sea day, bring hats, bathing suits, towels, and sunscreen.
  • Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites: Knees and shoulders should be covered.
  • Passports are compulsory for the visit to Bethlehem and Jericho.
  • Due to the high number of visitors, entrance to the Nativity Cave in Bethlehem may be limited.
  • Children under the age of 10 are not permitted to visit Yad Vashem due to the sensitive content.
  • Airport transfers can be scheduled during the booking process as an optional extra.
  • The order of the itinerary may change, according to your day of departure.
  • The final itinerary will be sent with your confirmation email.
  • Single traveler supplement is required.
  • High season supplement is required.

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 14 days advance notice – 4% cancellation fee
  • Up to 13 days advance notice – 25% cancellation fee
  • Up to 7 days advance notice – 50% cancellation fee
  • Less than 3 days advance notice – 100% cancellation fee
  • No notification of cancellation – 100% cancellation fee
  • There will be no refunds for absence or cancellations with less than 3 days in advance.

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