8 Days/7Nights Special Pilgrimage in the Holy Land – The Christian Trail
Following the trail of Christians throughout the ages, discover and experience places of great significance in a place which is at the crossroads of cultures and religions.
Meet & Assist in Arrival and Departure, Accommodation at hotels as mentioned in the tour program, above on Half Board Basis (breakfast and dinner), One free Person every full 20 paying person. Number 21 is free in a sharing room, Transfers as per mentioned in the program, Professional English speaking guide for all tour programs, Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the Itinerary.
Flights, Any personal expenses such drinks, mini bar etc…, Any optional tours or meals unspecified in tour program, Tips for driver & Guide & Hotels Staff
Bethlehem (Grand hotel), Nazareth (Galil Hotel), Jerusalem (Grand Park)
Arrive at airport in Tel Aviv. Reception and transfer to your hotel in Jerusalem, dinner and overnight., After breakfast, the day will be dedicated to visit the holy Jerusalem, after breakfast visit Jerusalem, in this unforgettable city, pilgrims and visitors retrace the greatest story ever told, Departure to Bethlehem, free time for shopping and to discover olive wood handicrafts. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Bethlehem, after breakfast, there will be a tour of Bethlehem where it all began. You will visit the Basilica of the Nativity, Monastery of the Shepherd’s Field., where the angels announced the birth of Jesus. In the afternoon visit Hebron, is the home of the Tomb of the Patriarchs which contains the tomb of Abraham and the mosque of the same name, Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Bethlehem, after breakfast, departure for a green oasis near the Dead Sea- Jericho- which was made famous by the discovery of one of the oldest cities of the Levant dating from the eighth millennium BC. you will cross the desert and pass by the Inn of the Good Samaritan, continue to Jericho to discover the Monastery of the Temptation. is traditionally regarded as the mountain on which Christ was tempted by the devil during his 40-day fast, After visiting the city of Jericho, you will stop to see the site of the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, then you will have the opportunity to enjoy the indescribable feeling of floating on the Dead Sea, Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem, After breakfast, you will drive along the Mediterranean coast to the legendary city of Jaffa, You will then continue to the port of Haifa and Mount Carmel where Elijah challenged Queen Jezebel and the prophets of Baal, Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation. After breakfast, you will move onto Lake of Tiberias, one of the main places of Jesus ministries in addition being the place where he called his first disciples. A day immersed in Biblical significance on the Galilee and on the shores of Lake Tiberias, Around the lake you will visit the beautiful church of Tabgha which commemorates the miracle of the multiplication of loaves and bread, and the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount and Capernaum the home town of Jesus. Also view the house of St. Peter and the ancient synagogue. You will visit the Jordan River, Mount Tabor and the Shrine of the Transfiguration of Jesus, Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Bethlehem, After breakfast, Transfer to Tel-Aviv airport for return fly.