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Next Trip: 07 January 2024 - 17 January 2024

Monthly tours from January to December

Upcoming Tour dates:

  • 07 January 2024 – 17 January 2024 
  • 06 February 2024 – 14 February 2024 
  • 08 April 2024 – 17 April 2024

“Example of a typical itinerary but subject to change.”

Day 1

  • Meet and assist By Ha-Shem Representative. “Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord” (Ps. 118:26) from Ben Gurion Airport we drive to your hotel for rest.
  • Overnight – Netanya
  • We drive to Tel Aviv and the adjacent Jaffa (Act: 9:36, 10:5, 11:5, 11:13) visiting the local basilica built on the location of Simon the Tanner’s house where the impure animals vision took place.
  • Caesarea National Park. Visit the Roman Theatre, the Herod’s Palace, the Palace of the Roman Procurator (Acts 23: 23 and Acts 26: 23 – Paul; Acts 10: 20- 48 – Peter and Cornelius), the Amphitheatre and the Crusaders’ City and Harbour.
  • Muhraka
  • Overnight – Tiberias

Day 2

Day 3

  • Nazareth, a town where Jesus lived most of the first 30 years of his life on earth. We will continue to Nazareth to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation and the nearby church of St, Joseph with the traditional home of the holy family. Visit Mary’s well. Next we drive through the beautiful land escape of lower Galilee, the home of many Jesus disciples. Mt. Precipice where the wrathful inhabitants of Nazareth wanted to cast Jesus down headlong. (Luke 4:29)
  • Visit the wedding Cana Church
  • Visit the Mount Tabor, which is believed to be the place of the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ, where Jesus began to radiate light and conversed with Moses and Elijah.
  • Overnight – Tiberias.
  • We start this day with a boat trip across the Sea of Galilee
  • Visit to the Mt. of Beatitudes, the scene of the Sermon on the Mount.
  • Peter’s fish lunch
  • Continue to Tabgha to visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loves and Fishes and the nearby Chapel of the Primacy.
  • This is followed by a visit to the ruins of the ancient town of Capernaum which in Jesus’ days was a flourishing border town, also known as “his own city” (Matth. 4:13). We will see the ancient synagogue and the “House of Peter”.
  • Overnight – Tiberias

Day 4

Day 5

  • Start this day with a drive to the Yardenit Baptism Site located on the banks of the Jordan River. Water Baptism for those that would like.
  • Drive to Jericho the most ancient city in the world, we drive on, stopping in the shade of sycamore tree of the kind which Zacchaeus climbed in order to see Jesus (Lk. 19:1-10). Ascend to the Qarantal monastery (by cable car), built on the slopes of the Mount of Temptation 350 meters above sea level.
  • Have a chance to float on the unique waters of the Dead Sea.
  • Overnight Jerusalem
  • Take a tour of the Jerusalem Archaeological Park at the base of the Temple Mount. Enter the old City of David and walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnels to see recent excavations at Davidson center between the Dung Gate and Zion Gate before. See the burnt room; excavated homes of first century priestly families, remains of Hezekiah’s Wall, the Cardo.
  • We drive to Mt. Zion to visit the Upper Room and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, which is built over the ruins of the Palace of Caiaphas, the High Priest before whom Jesus was brought for trial (Mark 14: 53-65).
  • Garden Tomb Visit
  • Overnight – Jerusalem

Day 6

Day 7

  • Free day to relax and shop in Jerusalem (no bus/no guide)
  • Overnight – Jerusalem
  • Visit the Basilica of the Nativity where there will be the opportunity to kneel at the birthplace of Christ in the Grotto of the Nativity.
  • Visit the Fields of the Shepherds where the Angel of the Lord proclaimed the birth of the Messiah, the Saviour of the World.
  • Drive to Ein Kerem where John Baptist was born, Church of St. John the Baptist and Church of the Visitation.

Day 8

Day 9

  • The Temple Mount
  • We shall enter within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and walk in the footsteps of our Lord as he bore the burden of our sins to the Cross at Golgotha. We visit the Pools of Bethesda where Jesus healed the man who had been crippled for 38 years (Joh. 5:1-9) and walk on following the 14 stations of the Cross from Pilate’s Judgment Hall to the empty tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We shall visit the Western Wall (Wailing Wall).
  • We drive to the top of the Mount of Olives from which Jesus ascended to heaven after his resurrection. From the Mount there is a magnificent view over all ancient and modern Jerusalem, the center of the biblical world. We visit the holy shrines on the Mount and walk on down the “Palm Sunday Road” visiting the Chapel of Dominus Flevit (Jesus wept) en route to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all Nations where Christ prayed.
  • Overnight – Jerusalem
  • Final shopping opportunity
  • Departure

Day 10

Day 11

  • Travel back home