Heritage of the Holyland Tour

This tour pays tribute to the land of Israel’s incredibly rich and religious heritage offering the opportunity to visit many sites where miracles and biblical events occurred. The first night is spent in Tel Aviv, followed by 2 nights in Tiberias where you will get the opportunity to visit the site of Christ’s miracle the ‘feeding of the 5000’ and Mt Beatitude where He preached the ‘Sermon on the Mount’. Jerusalem will be your base for the remaining 4 nights where highlights include walking the Via Dolorosa and visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which houses both the traditional site of the Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection.

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit the Sea of Galilee
  • Float in the waters of the Dead Sea
  • Visit sites of some of Jesus' miracles
  • Tour of Jerusalem
  • Birthplace of John the Baptist
  • Ascend the Golan heights
  • Visit Masada
  • Tour of the Old City of Tel Aviv

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,399 Per Person
  • Price Based On: Based on departure from London Luton flying with EasyJet, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers. See More

  • Tour Type:

  • Escorted Coach Tour. Private tour available at an extra charge.

  • Star Rating:

  • 3 star (optional upgrade to 4 or 5 star accommodation)

  • Accommodation:

  • 3-Star Tour Package
  • 3 Hotel Metropolitan
    3 Grand Beach Hotel
    3 Golan Hotel
    3 Leonardo Hotel Tiberias
    3 Grand Court Hotel
    3 Leonardo Plaza Hotel
  • 3-Star hotels will be as specified above or alternatives of a similar standard.

  • 4-Star Tour Package See Hotels

  • 5-Star Tour Package See Hotels

  • Board Basis:

  • Bed & Breakfast | Optional upgrade to Half Board from £75pp

  • Group Size:

  • Minimum: 2 | Maximum: 39

  • Departures:

  • This tour operates weekly throughout the year. Thursday arrival with the tour commencing on Friday.

  • Start / Finish:

  • Tel Aviv (TLV) - Tel Aviv (TLV)

  • Extensions:

  • Extend your tour with a trip to Tel Aviv, Dead Sea, Eilat or Jordan.

What's Included:

  • Tour:
  • Heritage of the Holyland Tour View Full Itinerary

  • Accommodation:
  • 3 star (optional upgrade to 4 or 5 star accommodation)

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 Breakfasts (optional upgrade to Half Board)

  • Guide:
  • Government Licensed English speaking guide on all touring days

  • Entrance fees:
  • All entrance fees to places of interest while touring

  • Vehicle:
  • Modern air-conditioned coach

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Transfers to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Beverages:
  • Beverages are not included during meals

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guide, driver and hotel staff

  • Travel Insurance:
  • Travel Insurance must be booked before travelling

  • Porterage:
  • Porterage at the airport

  • VISA Fees:
  • Visa Fees upon arrival

Note: * Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.

Full Itinerary

Fly to Tel Aviv Airport Fly to Tel Aviv Airport

Flight into Tel Aviv Airport

Day 1 | Thursday

Depart from the UK for your flight to Tel Aviv. Overnight stay in Tel Aviv.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Jaffa Walking Tour Jaffa Walking Tour Archaeological ruins of Caesarea Archaeological ruins of Caesarea Tiberias Tiberias

Jaffa - Caesarea - Tiberias

Day 2 | Friday

Visit to Jaffa for a walking tour of the picturesque alleys of the old, fortified town. Drive along the coast to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea and then continue on to Megiddo, the place forecast to be the site of Armageddon in the New Testament’s Book of Revelations, an ancient city that has been continuously inhabited for more than 5,000 years. Continue on toward the Sea of Galilee. Overnight in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Tiberias Overview Tiberias Overview Sea Of Galilee Sea Of Galilee Overlooking Tiberias Overlooking Tiberias

Tiberias - Sea Of Galilee - Tiberias

Day 3 | Saturday

Start the day from Tiberias, where Jesus lived and preached on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Head towards Capernaum, the centre of Jesus ministry and then to Tabgha, the site of Christ’s miracle of the "Feeding of the 5,000" and the Church of Multiplication. On to Mt Beatitudes where Jesus preached the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ and where it is believed that Jesus selected his 12 Apostles. Ascend the Golan Heights to enjoy the panoramic views of the peaks of Mt. Hermon and the Hula Valley below. Overnight in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Morning in Nazareth Morning in Nazareth Beit Shean Ruins Beit Shean Ruins

Nazareth - Beit Shean - Jerusalem

Day 4 | Sunday

Travel to Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle, “Turning Water into Wine”. Proceed to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood and the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where Christians believe the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. You will also see Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Drive through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean with its recently excavated amphitheatre and visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City. Continue to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Masada Fortress Masada Fortress Dead Sea Dead Sea Jerusalem Jerusalem

Masada - Dead Sea - Jerusalem

Day 5 | Monday

En route to the Dead Sea, visit the site of the Qumran Caves* where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Continue to Masada which is situated on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert, a site declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue, bathhouse and much more. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Possible “float” in the salty, mineral rich, waters of the Dead Sea. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Jerusalem (Old City)

Day 6 | Tuesday

Start the day at the Israel museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls, then to the renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem. Enjoy the picturesque village of Ein Karem (birthplace of John the Baptist). Visit Yad Vashem, the memorial to the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust. On to Bethlehem*, the birthplace of Jesus to visit the Church of Nativity and Manger Square. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Bethlehem Bethlehem

Jerusalem (New City) - Bethlehem

Day 7 | Wednesday

Enter through one of the gates of the walled Old City to visit the renewed Jewish Quarter, Western Wall, the Temple area and the colourful bazaars. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Afternoon drive to Mt Zion to visit the tomb of King David and the room of the last supper. Enjoy panoramic views of Jerusalem from atop the Mount of Olives. Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Tel Aviv Airport Tel Aviv Airport

Return Flight from Tel Aviv

Day 8 | Thursday

Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for your return flight to the UK, or extend your trip with visit to Jordan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Fly to Tel Aviv Airport Fly to Tel Aviv Airport

Flight into Tel Aviv Airport

Day 1 | Thursday

Depart from the UK for your flight to Tel Aviv. Overnight in Tel Aviv.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Jaffa Walking Tour Jaffa Walking Tour Archaeological ruins of Caesarea Archaeological ruins of Caesarea Tiberias Tiberias

Jaffa - Caesarea - Tiberias

Day 2 | Friday

Visit to Jaffa for a walking tour of the picturesque alleys of the old, fortified town. Drive along the coast to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea and then continue on to Megiddo, the place forecast to be the site of Armageddon in the New Testament’s Book of Revelations, an ancient city that has been continuously inhabited for more than 5,000 years. Continue on toward the Sea of Galilee. Overnight in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Tiberias Overview Tiberias Overview Sea Of Galilee Sea Of Galilee Overlooking Tiberias Overlooking Tiberias

Tiberias - Sea Of Galilee - Tiberias

Day 3 | Saturday

Start the day from Tiberias, where Jesus lived and preached on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Head towards Capernaum, the centre of Jesus ministry and then to Tabgha, the site of Christ’s miracle of the "Feeding of the 5,000" and the Church of Multiplication. On to Mt Beatitudes where Jesus preached the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ and where it is believed that Jesus selected his 12 Apostles. Ascend the Golan Heights to enjoy the panoramic views of the peaks of Mt. Hermon and the Hula Valley below. Overnight in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Morning in Nazareth Morning in Nazareth Beit Shean Ruins Beit Shean Ruins

Nazareth - Beit Shean - Jerusalem

Day 4 | Sunday

Travel to Nazareth in the morning, where Jesus spent his childhood and the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where Christians believe the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. You will also see Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Proceed to nearby Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle, “Turning Water into Wine”. Drive through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean with its recently excavated amphitheatre. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Masada Fortress Masada Fortress Dead Sea Dead Sea Jerusalem Jerusalem

Masada - Dead Sea - Jerusalem

Day 5 | Monday

En route to the Dead Sea, visit the site of the Qumran Caves* where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Continue to Massada which is situated on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert, a site declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue, bathhouse and much more. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Possible “float” in the salty, mineral rich, waters of the Dead Sea. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Jerusalem (Old City)

Day 6 | Tuesday

Start the day at Mt. Scopus enjoying the spectacular panoramic views of Jerusalem. Visit the Mount of Olives with a stop at the site where Jesus first gave the Lord’s Prayer and the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. Proceed to Jerusalem’s Old City where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount. Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the "Last Supper". Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Bethlehem Bethlehem

Jerusalem (New City) - Bethlehem

Day 7 | Wednesday

Day 7 tour includes Yad Vashem, the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem where it is believed that John the Baptist was born. Visit the Israel Museum. Drive by the Knesset (House of Parliament) and the campus of Hebrew University. Visit Bethlehem* to see Rachel’s Tomb and the Church of the Nativity. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Jerash Ruins Jerash Ruins Overnight in Amman Overnight in Amman

Jerusalem – Amman

Day 8 | Thursday

Drive from Jerusalem to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing to enter Jordan. Proceed to Jerash, an ancient Roman city with colonnaded streets, baths and the hill of the top Temple etc. Drive to Amman for a panoramic city tour of the Jordanian capital. Overnight in Amman.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Mount Nebo Mount Nebo Petra, The Red Rose City Petra, The Red Rose City

Amman - Mt Nebo - Petra

Day 9 | Friday

After breakfast drive to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. From here you can see the Jordan Valley, Jericho* and the Dead Sea. Continue south along the Desert Highway to Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra. Enter the site of Petra and walk, or ride on horseback to the "Siq" (Canyon). Walk through the "Siq" to the red rock city, the ancient capital of the Nabateans from 3rd Century BC to 2nd Century AD. Visit the most interesting carved monuments such as the Treasury (El Khazneh - a tomb of a Nabatean king) then the field of tombs, obelisks and the altar (Al Madhbah) - from this point you can view the whole of the city. After the visit return to Wadi Musa. Overnight in Petra.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Petra Tour Petra Tour Return to Amman Return to Amman

Petra - Amman

Day 10 | Saturday

After breakfast drive south to the towering mountains and rock formations of Wadi Rum, which mesmerised Lawrence of Arabia. Drive through the stunning landscapes on a desert jeep safari, visiting the Lawrence Spring and Khazali Canyon. Drive north to Madaba to visit the remains of the Byzantine church with its mosaic floor map, the oldest survivng original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Overnight in Amman.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Return Flight to the UK Return Flight to the UK

Return Flight to the UK

Day 11 | Sunday

After breakfast, leave the hotel and drive to the border. Cross the Jordan River and drive back to Ben Gurion Airport, Jerusalem or Tel Aviv.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: * Site under the Palestinian Authority jurisdiction. Visit subject to situation.
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