12 DAY CHRISTIAN TOUR OF ISRAEL WITH EILAT

This 12 day journey to the holy land Israel is our most complete itinerary including an overnight stay by the Red Sea in Eilat. Marvel at the Promise Land and explore; Israel largest and modern city Tel Aviv, travel the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea, Megiddo, Haifa, and UNESCO World Heritage site Acre, stay in Tiberias, feel the breeze and sail in the Sea of Galilee, come to Capernaum–Jesus “own town,” then Banias, Nazereth and visit the Church of the Annunciation, explore Beit She’an an ancient Decapolis cities, after to the Golden City of Jerusalem; Old Jerusalem and Mount of Olives, Church of all Nations, Mount Zion, tomb of King David, Cardo, Temple Mount, Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and Garden Tomb. New city; witness Yad Vashem, Ein Karem, and on to Bethlehem to Church of the Nativity. Travel to the lowest place on earth the Dead Sea, and ascend by cable car to the fortress of Masada, next to Timna, Eilat, Mitzpe Ramon, Sde Boker, and return to Tel Aviv.

Grand Holy Land Israel Tour

TRAVEL ON A CHRISTIAN TOUR IN ISRAEL

TOUR DEPARTS SATURDAY AND ARRIVES ON SUNDAY IN TEL AVIV ISRAEL

  • 12 Days / 10 Nights Fully Escorted Christian Tour of Israel including Eilat and Optional Petra Tour excursion
  • Christian Holy Land Travel Tour Package
  • Stay two night in the popular Eilat Resort area
  • Breakfast Buffet Daily 
  • Dinner Daily
  • English speaking Tour Guides that know the Bible and Christian sites and teachings
  • Professional Tour Guide Certified by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism
  • NO ADDED FEES FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

Itinerary

TWELVE DAY TOUR

Day 1 - SATURDAY


Departure on your way to Israel, The Land of the Bible.

Day 2 - SUNDAY
Tel Aviv
Welcome to Israel, upon arrival into Ben Gurion International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our airport representative. Transfer to Tel Aviv – Israel largest and modern city with short distance to Jaffa. Check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight. Your hotel is conveniently located near the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and close to Tel Aviv city center, shopping and attractions, and famous promenade sidewalk's with outdoor shopping stores, restaurants, and coffee shops. If your time permit, visit the artistic neighborhood of Neve Tzedek.
Overnight Tel Aviv- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Transfer from Ben Gurion International Airport to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 3 – MONDAY
Caesarea / Megiddo / Haifa / Acre
Following a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast (which you will enjoy each morning prior to departing for your day of touring), depart Tel Aviv. Drive north along the coastal plain to Caesarea (Acts 9:30 Acts 10:24-48), capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo (1 Kings 4:28, 9, 15, 2 Kings 23, Kings 29 & Revelation 16:16), identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including the well-preserved water supply system. Drive to the beautiful port city of Haifa, the largest city in the north of Israel nestled on the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the world famous Persian Gardens at the Bahai Temple. From Haifa, drive to UNESCO World Heritage site Acre (Micah 1:10), capital of the Crusaders for more than a century. Visit the historic walled port ancient city and harbour before continuing eastwards across the plains of the Galilee to Kibbutz Hotel Lavi, not far from the Sea of Galilee, dinner and overnight. After dinner, an evening lecture by one of the Kibbutz members about life in a Kibbutz.
Overnight Kibbutz Lavi near Sea of Galilee- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 4 - TUESDAY
Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias
After a brief tour of the Kibbutz grounds we take a boat ride as the apostles once did across the Sea of Galilee and then on to Capernaum –referred in the Bible as Jesus “own town” (Matthew 4:13, Matthew 9:1, Matthew 13:54, Matthew 17:24, Luke 7, Mark 1:2, John 4:46 John 4:54) where is believed Jesus once lived, and the center and birth place of his ministry, here we can stand in what is left of the 2nd century synagogue in which Jesus must have ministered, and where he preformed many miracles, and it's in Capernaum where Peter’s mother-in-law lived and was cured. Proceed to Tabgha (Matthew 13, Mark 33:45, & John 21), the site of the miracle of Feeding of the 5000 with the multiplication of the fish and loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes (Matthew 5, Matthew 6, Matthew 7, Matthew 8), where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount, and see the Catholic Chapel, erected in 1939 by the noted architect Antonio Barluzzi, and enjoy the amazing view of the Galilee atop the Mount. Drive to the Banias Spring and Waterfall (Matthew 16:13 and Mark 8:27), where Jesus was recognized as The Messiah by His Disciples. Tour the Golan Heights, with its incredible valleys, grazing land and snow capped mountains.
Overnight Kibbutz Lavi near Sea of Galilee– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 5 – WEDNESDAY
Nazareth / Beit She'an
Begin your holy land tour day with a drive to Nazareth (Luke 1:26, Luke 4:16 Luke 4:29, Matthew 2:23) via Cana of Galilee (John 2:1 -11). In Nazareth, we'll visit the Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Workshop and Mary’s well. Continuing on our program is the Jordan River Baptismal site of Jesus by John the Baptist. Continue to Beit She'an, one of the ancient Decapolis cities (Mark 5:20, 7:31), and visit the Roman theatre and ancient ruins. This is the city where Saul and his son Jonathan were nailed to the walls (Samuel 31:10, Judges 1:27). Continue south along the shores of the River of Jordan. Passing Jericho, we proceed westward and climb to the Golden City of Jerusalem.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 6 – THURSDAY
Jerusalem - Old City
On your Christian holy land tour today we'll visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Our appreciation of this Golden City begins with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives where Jesus ascended into heaven (acts 1), overlooking the walls of the old city and the ancient Jewish cemetery. Enter the Old City to begin exploring the narrow passages and the wonders of Jerusalem. Continue to a visit to the Church of All Nations. Proceed to Mount Zion to see the tomb of King David and the nearby Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14:13, Luke 22:10-38, Matthew 26:17-29, Acts 1:13 and Acts 2 The Pentecost). Walk through the Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2000 years ago. View the Temple Mount and the Western Wall- The holiest site in Judaism and an original wall that retained the Temple. Walk along the Via Dolorosa on the Stations of the Cross, where Jesus suffered for our sins. Continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (Matthew 27, Matthew 33:57, Matthew 28:10). Experience the colors, flavors, and smells of Jerusalem and walk through the colourful Arab bazaar (a chance to test your negotiating skills). Continue to visit the Garden Tomb to reflect and celebrate the ressurection of Jesus.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 7 - FRIDAY
Jerusalem – New City and Bethlehem
Today’s grand holy land tour program is dedicated to the new city of Jerusalem. Enjoy a visit to the mini model of ancient Jerusalem at the Holy Land Hotel. Continue to world renowned Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Enter the site by walking along the Street of the Righteous Gentiles, dedicated to the non-Jews that risked their lives in order to save their Jewish neighbors. Continue to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist (Luke 1:39 -80), visit the Church. This Spanish style church and Mary’s well is where Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth.
Proceed to Bethlehem * to visit the Church of the Nativity.
Overnight Jerusalem– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 8 - SATURDAY
Dead Sea / Masada
After breakfast enjoy a drive through the breathtaking Judean desert in to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Masada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod’s Palace. Time and weather permitting, an opportunity will be provided to swim and float on the Dead Sea. After we'll return to Jerusalem in time for dinner.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 9 - SUNDAY
Timna / underwater observatory / Eilat
We'll travel south on our holy land journey through the Negev desert; Explore Timna valley and see the copper mines and King Solomon’s pillars and marvel at the huge multi-colored rock formations. Continue to Eilat and stop to visit the Eilat's underwater observatory, one of the largest seaquariums in the world, built into a coral reef.
Overnight Eilat- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 10 - MONDAY
Day at leisure in Eilat
Stroll around the city’s streets, the beach promenade and enjoy
the water sport activities – on own or take optional tour to Petra.

Optional: Day tour to the Rose city of Petra.

Overnight Eilat- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 11 - TUESDAY
Mitzpe Ramon / Sde Boker / Tel Aviv
We depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder; Proceed to Sde Boker Kibbutz and see Ben Gurion's hut and grave overlooking the magnificient Zin valley. Stop for a camel riding experience and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel's airforce museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force. Continue to Tel Aviv.
Overnight Tel Aviv- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.

Included:

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Professional certified licensed Tour Guide, entrance fees, and attractions per day itinerary.
  • Dinner at your hotel.
  • Your selection of 4 Star Superior to 3 Star Standard hotel accommodations.
Day 12
Tel Aviv/Ben Gurion Airport
Breakfast at your hotel, please check out from your room at 12 noon and leave your luggage with the Hotel Concierge. Pick up time from the hotel lobby to Ben Gurion airport will be 4 hours before your departure flight.
Transfers. The drive from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion International Airport or Sdeh Dov Domestic Airport in Tel Aviv is about 50 to 60 minutes. International flights require that you check-in at least 3 hours prior to your flight departure time. PLEASE NOTE: NO EXTRA TRANSFER CHARGES ON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE ANY TIME AND ANY DAY.

Day 13

Arrive this morning and start planing your next memorable trip to the Holy Land with Israel Tourism Consultant.

If your flight departs in the morning you will arrive back in America the same day of your departure. If your flight departs in the night you will arrive back to America the following day of your departure.

This 12 day Holy Land itinerary program can be extended and tailor-made for groups.
Optional Excursions Tour Extensions and or Pre Arrival Tours:
Petra Tour: 1 Day Tour of Petra.
Jordan Tour : 3 Day Tour of Jordan with Petra excursion.

Rates

TWELVE DAY HOLY LAND TOUR TO ISRAEL

City Nights (A) 4 Star Superior Hotels │ (B) 4 Star Standard Hotels │ (C) 4 Star Moderate Hotels │ (D) 3 Star Standard Hotels │
Tel Aviv 2 Dan Panorama Tel Aviv Grand Beach Tel Aviv Hotel Tal Hotel, Tel Aviv Deborah Tel Aviv Hotel
Galilee 2 Kibbutz Hotel Lavi Kibbutz Hotel Lavi Kibbutz Hotel Lavi Kibbutz Hotel Lavi
Jerusalem 4 Dan Panorama Jerusalem Grand Court Hotel Jerusalem Prima Park Hotel Jerusalem Jerusalem Gold Hotel
Eilat 2 Dan Panorama Eilat Crowne Plaza Hotel Eilat (Deluxe Room) Prima Music Eilat Prima Music Eilat

Prices are land package prices based on double occupancy and are per person in U.S. dollars inclusive of all taxes.

Tour
Departure

Tour
Return

(A) 4 Star Superior
In Double

(A) In Single

(B) 4 Star Standard
In Double

(B) In Single

(C) 4 Star Moderate
In Double

(C) In Single

(D) 3 Star Standard
In Double

(D) In Single

Book Tour

Oct 14, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 2581.00 3438.00 2208.00 2906.00 2066.00 2691.00 1925.00 2454.00 Book Tour
Oct 21, 2017 Nov 01, 2017 2581.00 3438.00 2208.00 2906.00 2066.00 2691.00 1925.00 2454.00 Book Tour
Oct 28, 2017 Nov 08, 2017 2581.00 3438.00 2208.00 2906.00 2066.00 2691.00 1925.00 2454.00 Book Tour
Nov 04, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 2581.00 3438.00 2208.00 2906.00 2066.00 2691.00 1925.00 2454.00 Book Tour
Nov 11, 2017 Nov 22, 2017 2455.00 3187.00 2186.00 2863.00 2060.00 2680.00 1919.00 2443.00 Book Tour
Nov 18, 2017 Nov 29, 2017 2455.00 3187.00 2186.00 2863.00 2060.00 2680.00 1919.00 2443.00 Book Tour
Nov 25, 2017 Dec 06, 2017 2455.00 3187.00 2186.00 2863.00 2060.00 2680.00 1919.00 2443.00 Book Tour
Dec 02, 2017 Dec 13, 2017 2455.00 3187.00 2186.00 2863.00 2060.00 2680.00 1919.00 2443.00 Book Tour
Dec 09, 2017 Dec 20, 2017 2455.00 3187.00 2186.00 2863.00 2060.00 2680.00 1919.00 2443.00 Book Tour
Dec 16, 2017 Dec 27, 2017 2633.00 3509.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Dec 23, 2017 Jan 03, 2018 2755.00 3743.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Dec 30, 2017 Jan 10, 2018 2488.00 3251.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Jan 06, 2018 Jan 17, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Jan 13, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Jan 20, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Jan 27, 2018 Feb 07, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Feb 03, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Feb 10, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Feb 17, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 2415.00 3110.00 2171.00 2834.00 2045.00 2652.00 1912.00 2430.00 Book Tour
Feb 24, 2018 Mar 07, 2018 2515.00 3310.00 2171.00 2834.00 2051.00 2663.00 1919.00 2441.00 Book Tour

Child rate: Childrens rate applies when sharing room with adult(s).
from
to
(A) 4 Star Superior
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(B) 4 Star Standard
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(C) 4 Star Moderate
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
(D) 3 Star Standard
Child Rate 2 to 12 Years
Oct 14, 2017 Feb 25, 2018 1742.00 1664.00 1586.00 1508.00

Supplement for Private Tour: This Tour can be operated by private car with guide/driver, and available same dates as regular departures listed above. Rates are supplement to cost of tour and are according to total number of passengers.
Private Passengers
Supplement Per Person in a Car
2 $3120.00
3 $1840.00
4 $1340.00
5 $920.00
6 $680.00
7 $460.00
8 $340.00
9 $220.00

Included

Included services in package:
1. Transfers from Ben Gurion Airport to and from your Hotel in Tel Aviv to Airport.
2. Meeting point on arrival at the Steimatzky bookstore at the Main Arrival Hall at the Ben Gurion International Airport.
3. Eight Full day touring with all entrance fees and attraction as per the above itinerary.
4. Ten nights accommodation on half board (Buffet Breakfast and dinner in Hotels) basis at the hotels as mentioned above.
5. Professional certified English speaking Tour Guide.
6. Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach.
7. Entrance fees as per Holy Land Tour itinerary.
8. Meal arrangements: Half Board (including full Israeli buffet breakfast and set menu dinners at hotels daily).
9. No added fees for credit card payment.

Not included services in our tour rates:
1. Tips to guide/driver and hotel/restaurant staff.
2. Personal extras or meals not mentioned above.
3. Lunches.

Tips during your Holy Land tour: It's important to consider your Tour Guides and Drivers work very hard to make your tour an experience of a lifetime, and most of their annual income comes from the generosity of those they are serving during the tours. It is recommended that tour guides are given at least $5.00 per touring day per person, and drivers are given at least $3.00 per touring day per person. Please consider also hotel staff during your stay, and other staff that will support you during your tour.

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