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The Holy Land in a Week

Are you loo­king for a con­sice intro­duc­tion to the Holy Land with a spe­cial focus on pla­ces rele­vant to the Chris­tian faith? In that case, our tour below is defi­netly worth a look at! Yet, as always, feel free to con­tact our desti­na­tion experts to receive your indi­vi­dually desi­gned itinerary.

Day 1
Arri­val Day

Upon arri­val and after com­ple­ting for­ma­li­ties (lug­gage, pas­sport con­trol and cust­oms) you will be met by your dri­ver and trans­fer­red to the Lutheran Guest­house in the Old City of Jeru­sa­lem. After che­cking in you can enjoy din­ner & overnight.

Day 2
Jeru­sa­lem: The Holy City

After bre­ak­fast, your guide will meet you at the guest­house for an intro­duc­tion then start the day with a wal­king tour of the Old City of Jeru­sa­lem star­ting with the Palace of Anto­nia & the Roman Soldier’s Camp.

Visit the Basil­lica of St. Anne and the Pool of Bethesda and walk the Via Dolo­rosa pas­sing the Sta­ti­ons of the Cross, and reaching the Church of the Holy Sepul­cher and the Gol­go­tha site.

After­wards, view the Temple Mount area inclu­ding the Wai­ling Wall and Al-Aqsa Mos­que and con­ti­nue to Mt. Zion to visit the Church of St. Peter in Gali­cantu. Return to the Lutheran guest­house for din­ner & overnight.

Day 3
Mt. of Oli­ves, Ein Kerem & Bethlehem

After bre­ak­fast, board your coach to the Mt. of Oli­ves for a pan­o­ra­mic view of the Old City of Jeru­sa­lem. Visit the Churches of Ascen­sion and Pater Nos­ter (the Lord’s Prayer) and con­ti­nue wal­king down to the Gar­den and Church of Geth­se­mane and stop on the way at the Church of Domi­nus Fle­vit. Con­ti­nue to visit Ein Karem the home of John the Bab­tist before reaching Beth­le­hem where you will check into you’re the Jacir Palace Inter­con­ti­nen­tal, an old Palace built in 1910.

Day 4
Beth­le­hem and Hebron

In the morning visit the Churches of Nati­vity & St. Cathe­rine in Beth­le­hem and con­ti­nue to Shepherd’s Field. After visitng an Olive wood craft and trai­ning work­shop (optio­nal), con­ti­nue to the City of Hebron to visit the res­ting place of Abra­ham, a place vene­ra­ted by all Abra­ha­mic faiths. Enjoy an ori­gi­nal Hebro­nite lunch at a local restau­rant before returning to Beth­le­hem for overnight.

Day 5
Jeri­cho and Judean Dessert

Morning check­out and depar­ture to Jeri­cho while stop­ping on the way at the Her­mit Monas­tery in the hills of Wadi el-Quelt. Con­ti­nue to Jeri­cho where you will view the anci­ent ruins dating back more than 10 mill­en­nia. Con­ti­nue to the Judean Desert to visit Qum­ran and Masada and arrive at your hotel at the Dead Sea for some revi­ta­liza­tion and rest.

Day 6
The Sea of Galilee:

After an early bre­ak­fast depart north, visit the Bap­tis­mal site on the Jor­dan River, the anci­ent ruins of Bisan and con­ti­nue to Cana and the Sea of Gali­lee to visit Capernaum and Tab­gha. Din­ner and over­night by the Sea of Galilee.

Day 7
Naza­reth and Upper Galilee

Depart in the early morning and visit the Mt. of Bea­ti­tude. Then con­ti­nue to Naza­reth to visit the Church of Annun­cia­tion, Mary’s Well, the Car­pen­try of Joseph and the anci­ent syn­ago­gue. Con­ti­nue to Haifa to visit Stella Maris, the Baha'i Gar­dens and Mt. Carmel.

In the after­noon, con­ti­nue to the Upper Gali­lee where you will arrive at a very uni­que guest­house con­ver­ted from a monastery.

Day 8
Depar­ture Day

Depen­ding on your flight time, trans­fer to Ben Gurion Air­port or extensions.

Tour Details

Inclu­ding

All our tours are pri­vate tours inclu­ding pri­vate trans­por­ta­tion and pri­vate guiding.

  • Meet & Assist at Tel Aviv Airport.
  • 7 nights stay in men­tio­ned pla­ces in good middle class hotels or church guest­hou­ses (please tell us about your pre­fe­ren­ces), all over­night stays incl. breakfast.
  • All men­tio­ned sight­see­ing tours, inclu­ding trans­por­ta­tion by pri­vate modern & tourism-licensed a/c vehi­cles (accor­ding to group size).
  • Pro­fes­sio­nal gui­ding by a qua­li­fied & tourism-licensed guide.
  • Chan­ces to meet local con­gre­ga­ti­ons and attend local ser­vices (please let us know about your inte­rests at the time of booking).
  • Halb board (bre­ak­fast + din­ner, excl. beverages).
  • Recom­men­ded gratuities.
  • Tra­vel Secu­rity Con­sul­ta­tion prior to and throug­hout your tour.
  • Spe­cial ser­vices for church groups and study groups.

Pri­ces

All pri­ces are inclu­sive of all men­tio­ned ser­vices and valid throug­hout the year except major holi­days during the high sea­son. Please inquire for details.

  • Pri­vate tour, 1 to 2 people: Please inquire for indi­vi­dual pricing.
  • Pri­vate tour, 5 to 9 people: 1375 €
  • Pri­vate tour, 10 to 17 people: 1025 €
  • Pri­vate tour, 18 to 26 people: 910 €
  • Pri­vate tour, 27 to 36 people: 840 €
  • Pri­vate tour, 37 and more: Please inquire for indi­vi­dual pricing.

Cust­o­mize Your Tour

Please feel free to pro­vide us with your own ideas and pre­fe­ren­ces about your tour. Our tra­vel pro­fes­sio­nals will be happy to tailor your per­so­na­li­zed tour exactly as you want it to be!