Christian Israel Tour

Christian Israel Tour

Join us on a Christian Tour in Israel to explore a country that is rich in culture and history, the foundation of three major religions and one of the most modern and tech-savvy countries.
  • Multiple Departures

  • Duration

    8 days / 7 nights
  • Highlights

    Caesarea, Megiddo, Acre, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of the Beatitudes, Banias Spring, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Jordan River, Jerusalem
  • Notes

    Land Only, Price Based on Double Occupancy
  • Activity Level


  • Tailor Made

    This tour can be booked privately

From  $1,415
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**PLEASE NOTE: Covid 19 some dates will not be operating and changes may apply to our programs. Please ask your Gil Travel Consultant for updates.

This Holy Land tour is a personal, deeply spiritual experience; highlights include visits to the beautiful Christian sites of Nazareth, Megiddo, and Bethlehem. Explore the ancient streets of Jerusalem where Jesus carried His Cross and learn about Israel’s rich cultural history at every turn. Gil Travel’s Christian Israel tours will leave you with a sense of fulfillment and wonder that can only come from walking in the very footsteps of Jesus.


What can you expect as part of your tour?

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Buffet breakfast and dinner daily
  • English speaking guide
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
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Arrival to Israel

Upon arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, proceed to Arrivals Hall. Meet your driver at La Farina Bakery where he will be holding a sign with your name. Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv for dinner and overnight.

Overnight:Tel Aviv



Caesarea / Megiddo / Haifa / Acre

Drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct.
Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site, the local market and harbor.

Overnight:Kibbutz Lavi (B, D).



Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias

After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the "Jesus boat", an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights.

Overnight:Kibbutz Lavi (B, D).



Nazareth / Beit Shean

Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre.
Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem for overnight.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, D).



Jerusalem - Old City

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King
David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City; walk through the
Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Jewish and Christian quarters; view the Temple
Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy
Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, D).



New City and Bethlehem

Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to
the Holocaust. Visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are
housed, and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period.
Proceed to *Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds' field; walk through Manger
Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, D).



Qumran / Masada / Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean hills to Qumeran caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found;
Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after
the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D; ascend Massada by cable car and tour the
mountain fortress built by King Herod; visit the remains of the walls, water cistern and Herod’s
Palace; descend by cable car.
Continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth; enjoy the opportunity to float in the
unsinkable water and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, believed to have therapeutic

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, D).



Jerusalem / Ben-Gurion Airport

Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for departure. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel 4 hours prior to departure.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

* Bethlehem visit subject to availability Note: All itineraries are subject to change ** A minimum of 2 passengers is required for regular tour service. All tours are subject to availability and should be confirmed within 72 business hours.
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