6 days in Israel, “In the steps of Jesus”
Program only valid for private groups of 20 or more people
Day 1 – Tel Aviv arrival
Upon your arrival at Tel Aviv International Airport, our representative will meet and assist you with your transfer to the hotel. Enjoy a preliminary driving tour on the way to the hotel where you will see Mount Carmel, the Muchraka Monastery and the ancient Roman city of Caesarea.
Day 2 – Tabgha, Capernaum, Yardenit, The Sea of Galilee
The first day of the tour features a special visit to Tabgha, the traditional site of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes, followed by a tour of Capernaum, the reported headquarters of Jesus’ Galilean ministry. Afterwards, the tour continues to Yardenit, a special baptismal site on the Jordan River before returning to the hotel at the Sea of Galilee.
Day 3 – Tiberias, Cana, Nazareth, Qumran, The Dead Sea
The itinerary continues today with a tour of the ancient city of Tiberias, located on the western shores of the Sea of Galilee, followed by a stop at the village of Cana, before arriving in Nazareth, where Jesus Christ was raised. Proceeding is a visit to the archaeological site of Megiddo, before continuing to Qumran to see the Dead Sea Scrolls. The remainder of the day is free to spend swimming and floating in the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea, known for their high mineral content and healing powers.
Day 4 – Jerusalem
Today’s journey is devoted to sites in and around Jerusalem, starting with the Mount of Olives, a site of many important biblical events. Continue to Pater Noster Church, the chapel of Domimus Flevit (latin for “the Lord Wept”) and Gethsemane, the place where Jesus Christ suffered the Agony and was taken prisoner. We see Mount Zion, the site of the Last Supper, King David’s Tomb, the Dorminton Abbey, the church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, the small Judean village of Ein Karem and the Holy Land Second Temple Model.
Day 5 – Jerusalem
Our tour of Jerusalem continues today with an exploration of the Old City. First on the itinerary is a walk on the Via Dolorosa, the path of Jesus on the day of his crucifixion. It will start from the first station, where he was condemned by Pontius Pilate, proceeding to the final station, where he was laid in his tomb. Next is a visit to the church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Western or “Wailing” Wall, a sacred place of prayer, ending with a visit to the Garden Tomb, considered to be the burial place of Jesus Christ.
Day 6 – Tel Aviv departure
Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for your departure flight.