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:

  • £1,579 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, please enquire for costing

  • 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:
  • Please note that due to Israeli law, every non-Israeli guest staying in a hotel, participating in a daily tour or receiving any other tourism services in Israel MUST provide passport details. Non-Israeli guests without passport details provided on time will be charged with VAT (17%) as per law. Passport details including: Full name, Passport number & Nationality must be supplied at the time of booking.

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

Full Itinerary

Flight into Tel Aviv Airport

Day 1 | Thursday

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, you will be met by our representative who will escort you to your transfer, so that you can depart for your hotel in Tel Aviv.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tel Aviv - Caesarea - Tiberias

Day 2 | Friday

Begin your day with a visit to Jaffa for a wonderful walking tour of the pretty alleys of the old, fortified town. You will pass by the house of Simon the Tanner and appreciate the views from the hilltop. Driving north along the coastal road, via Maris, you will head to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea and visit Megiddo, the place predicted to be the site of Armageddon in the New Testament’s Book of Revelations. Following exploration of the ancient ruins you will drive toward the Sea of Galilee, stopping at Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle of turning water into wine. Overnight in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sea Of Galilee - Golan Heights - Tiberias

Day 3 | Saturday

Start your day exploring the sites of the Sea of Galilee before heading towards Capernaum, the centre of Jesus’ ministry, and Tabgha, the site of Christ’s miracle of the "Feeding of the 5,000", the Church of Multiplication and the Church of the Primacy of St Peter. You will then go onto 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 appreciate the panoramic views of the peaks of Mt. Hermon and the Golan plateau. From there, you will visit Banias and drive to the Yardenit Baptismal Site. Overnight stay in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Nazareth - Beit Alpha - Jericho* - Jerusalem

Day 4 | Sunday

On this day you will sail on a boat on the Sea of Galilee to experience how little has changed over the past 2000 years in terms of scenery and peace. (Note: this is subject to conditions and fee) Following this, you will travel 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 notice Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Your tour will continue to Beit Alpha, located at the foot of the Gilboa Mountains, featuring one of the most preserved and stunning mosaics in Israel. Driving through the Jordan Valley, passing by Jericho, before ascending through the Judean Mountains into Jerusalem. Overnight stay in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Masada - Dead Sea - Jerusalem

Day 5 | Monday

As you journey to the Dead Sea, explore the wondrous Masada, which is located 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. See the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue & bathhouse. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Following this, visit the site of the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found & look forward to your experience of the Dead Sea, 1,300 feet below sea level. Overnight stay in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jerusalem

Day 6 | Tuesday

Your day will begin at 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 scenic village of Ein Karem (birthplace of John the Baptist). Explore Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, before visiting Bethlehem*, the birthplace of Jesus to visit the Church of Nativity & Manger Square. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jerusalem

Day 7 | Wednesday

Enter through one of the gates of the walled Old City to visit the Western Wall & Temple Mount. You will be able to walk along the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, before driving to Mt Zion to visit the Tomb of King David & the Room of the Last Supper. Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus, and then appreciate panoramic views of Jerusalem from atop the Mount of Olives. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return Flight from Tel Aviv

Day 8 | Thursday

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


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Flight into Tel Aviv Airport

Day 1 | Thursday

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, you will be met by our representative who will escort you to your transfer, so that you can depart for your hotel in Tel Aviv.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tel Aviv - Caesarea - Tiberias

Day 2 | Friday

Begin your day with a visit to Jaffa for a wonderful walking tour of the pretty alleys of the old, fortified town. You will pass by the house of Simon the Tanner and appreciate the views from the hilltop. Driving north along the coastal road, via Maris, you will head to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea and visit Megiddo, the place predicted to be the site of Armageddon in the New Testament’s Book of Revelations. Following exploration of the ancient ruins you will drive toward the Sea of Galilee, stopping at Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle of turning water into wine. Overnight in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sea Of Galilee - Golan Heights - Tiberias

Day 3 | Saturday

Start your day exploring the sites of the Sea of Galilee before heading towards Capernaum, the centre of Jesus’ ministry, and Tabgha, the site of Christ’s miracle of the "Feeding of the 5,000", the Church of Multiplication and the Church of the Primacy of St Peter. You will then go onto 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 appreciate the panoramic views of the peaks of Mt. Hermon and the Golan plateau. From there, you will visit Banias and drive to the Yardenit Baptismal Site. Overnight stay in Tiberias.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Nazareth - Beit Alpha - Jericho* - Jerusalem

Day 4 | Sunday

On this day you will sail on a boat on the Sea of Galilee to experience how little has changed over the past 2000 years in terms of scenery and peace. (Note: this is subject to conditions and fee) Following this, you will travel 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 notice Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church. Your tour will continue to Beit Alpha, located at the foot of the Gilboa Mountains, featuring one of the most preserved and stunning mosaics in Israel. Driving through the Jordan Valley, passing by Jericho, before ascending through the Judean Mountains into Jerusalem. Overnight stay in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Masada - Dead Sea - Jerusalem

Day 5 | Monday

As you journey to the Dead Sea, explore the wondrous Masada, which is located 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. See the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue & bathhouse. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Following this, visit the site of the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found & look forward to your experience of the Dead Sea, 1,300 feet below sea level. Overnight stay in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jerusalem

Day 6 | Tuesday

Your day will begin at 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 scenic village of Ein Karem (birthplace of John the Baptist). Explore Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, before visiting Bethlehem*, the birthplace of Jesus to visit the Church of Nativity & Manger Square. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jerusalem

Day 7 | Wednesday

Enter through one of the gates of the walled Old City to visit the Western Wall & Temple Mount. You will be able to walk along the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, before driving to Mt Zion to visit the Tomb of King David & the Room of the Last Supper. Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus, and then appreciate panoramic views of Jerusalem from atop the Mount of Olives. Overnight in Jerusalem.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Jerusalem – Jerash - Amman

Day 8 | Thursday

Take a journey from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to the Sheikh Hussein border crossing for entry procedures into Jordan. Your first stop is Jerash, the city of the Decapolis, where you will visit the colonnaded streets, the baths and the hill of the top Temple. Following this, you will drive to Amman for a panoramic city tour of Jordan’s capital. Overnight stay in Amman.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Amman - Mt Nebo - Petra

Day 9 | Friday

Drive to Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. You will also see the Jordan Valley, Jericho and the Dead Sea, before continuing to Wadi Musa, the modern village of Petra. You will enter the site and walk or ride on horseback to the Siq/Canyon. Here, you will visit the Treasury, the field of tombs, obelisks, the altar and get a view of the rock city. Overnight stay in Petra.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Petra - Wadi Rum Jeeps - Madaba - Amman

Day 10 | Saturday

Following your breakfast, you will head to Wadi Rum, which amazed Lawrence of Arabia, driving through the impressive desert landscape on a jeep safari, to visit the Lawrence Spring and Khazali Canyon. From here, head north to Madaba, visiting the remains of the Byzantine church. Overnight in Amman.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Amman - Return To Jerusalem Or Tel Aviv

Day 11 | Sunday

After you have your breakfast, you will depart from your hotel, driving to the border to cross the Jordan River and drive back to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. Note: The sequence of the tour & sites visited may be amended due to circumstances at the guide’s discretion.


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