• Israel

Overview

We offer a variety of tours in Israel & surrounding countries. Each is customizable according to your interests. Free stopovers may also be available depending on your itinerary.
Here's an example of an 8-day tour.

This program is only available for groups of 10 or more at this time.

Highlights

  • Tiberias - Sites include: Caesarea, Elijah's cave on Mount Carmel, the Church of the First Miracle in Cana, Jesus' home town of Nazareth, & Harod Spring (where Gideon selected his warriors).
  • Sea of Galilee - See the Mount of Beatitudes, the excavations of Zippori & Bet She'an, the synagogues & Biblical Museum of Safed, we'll visit synagogues & the Biblical Museum. Next, & enjoy a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to Tiberias, as well as a stop at Yardenit, Jesus' baptismal place in the Jordan River.
  • Masada - Explore Herod's fortress, where Jewish refugees held off the Roman army for years!
  • Jerusalem - Visit a plethora of sites including: the Mount of Olives, the Upper Room, the Western Wall, the Garden Tomb & much more.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Tel Aviv

Flight to Tel Aviv

Day 2: Tel Aviv, Tiberias

Visit the archeological site in Caesarea, Elijah's cave on Mount Carmel, & the Church of the First Miracle in Cana. Then, head to Nazareth to see the Church of Gabriel & St. Joseph's Church. We'll stop at Harod Spring (the place where Judge Gideon selected his warriors). 

Day 3: Tiberias, Sea of Galilee Area

Visit the Mount of Beatitudes & Zippori, with its impressive excavations of Roman, Byzantine & Jewish periods. In Safed, we'll visit synagogues & the Biblical Museum. Next, we'll visit Bet She'an before taking a boat across the Sea of Galilee to Tiberias. In the afternoon, see an ancient boat discovered in the Sea of Galilee (believed to belong to Jesus' times). Our last stop will be Yardenit, Jesus' baptismal place in the Jordan River.

Day 4: Tiberias, Masada & The Dead Sea

Visit Almong en route to the Wilderness Tabernacle, & continue on to the Ein Gedi Oasis where we'll see a waterfall in the desert! Short & long walking tours are available to see Israel's largest green house for tropical plants, many animals, & two springs that have formed beautiful canyons. Later, head to the Qumran Caves (where the Dead Sea scrolls were found). Take a cable car ride to the fortress of Masada, where Jewish refugees held off the Roman army for years!

Day 5: Jerusalem

Visit the Mount of Olives, Mount Scopus, Pater Noster Church, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), & Bethphage, where Jesus began his triumphal entry into Jerusalem the Sunday before his crucifixion. Also, see the Chagall windows at the Hadassa Medical Center, telling the story of the twelve tribes. Later, we'll visit Lazareth's Tomb, Mahane Yuda market, & the Jewish Market.

Day 6: Jerusalem

Visit the Upper Room, David's Tomb at Mount Zion, the Jewish Quarter, & the Temple of Institute City of David, including Gihon Spring, Hezekiahu Tunnel & the Pool of Silaam. Stop at the Western Wall & take a walking tour of Ben Yahuda Street.

Day 7: Jerusalem

Travel to Beit Shemish & the Valley of Ella. You'll see the Holy Land Model Museum, the Menorah Monument, & the Knesset (Israeli Parliament). See the Biblical Gardens & replicas of life during Biblical times. From there, visit St. Anne's Church (including the pool of Bethesda), & the Chapels of Condemnation & Flagellation. These Franciscan chapels stand partially over the Lithostrotos, where Jesus was condemned to death. We'll see Gordon's Calvary which is venerated by many as the Tomb of Christ. Communion will be held at the Garden Tomb.

Day 8: Tel Aviv

Flight to US from Tel Aviv

Optional Add-Ons

Make even more of your time in Israel by adding additional excursions to your tour. Whether you’re interested in history, archaeology, culture, eco-adventures, local cuisines or voluntourism, there is something for you! Please refer to the list of the “Related Tours” on the left-hand side of the page to get more information on these individual options.