Israel Bibleland Tour

The Bible-land focuses heavily on Jerusalem and the sites and regions that are prominent in the Holy Bible. You will spend 3 nights in Jerusalem visiting the Mt of the Olives, Gardens of Gethsemane and Church of Agony as well as the Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mt Zion and Bethlehem*. On the fourth day you will drive north towards Nazareth passing by Jericho* and the Jordan Valley and on the 5th day highlights include the Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights and the source of the River Jordan. You will arrive in Tel Aviv on the penultimate day for a city tour with the last day at your leisure in Tel Aviv or take an optional tour to the Dead Sea.

Tour Highlights:

  • Walk along the Via Dolorosa
  • Visit Mt Zion & tomb of King David
  • Visit the Western Wall
  • Bethlehem & Church of the Nativity
  • Sightseeing tour of Jerusalem
  • Stay in a traditional Kibbutz
  • City tour of Tel Aviv
  • Enjoy a local winery experience

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,369 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 star)

  • Accommodation:

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

  • 4-Star Tour Package See Hotels

  • Board Basis:

  • Half Board | Breakfast & Dinner

  • Group Size:

  • Minimum: 2 | Maximum: 39

  • Departures:

  • This tour operates weekly throughout the year. Monday arrival with the tour commencing on Tuesday.

  • Start / Finish:

  • Tel Aviv (TLV) - Tel Aviv (TLV)

  • Extensions:

  • Extend your tour with a stay in Tel Aviv, Dead Sea, Eilat or Jordan.

  • Optional Extras:

  • Optional Masada & Dead Sea Excursion on Sunday - $79pp payable locally

What's Included:

  • Tour:
  • Israel Bibleland Tour View Full Itinerary

  • Accommodation:
  • 3 Star (Upgrade to 4 or 5 Star available)

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Evening Meals

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

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection

What's Not Included:

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

  • Beverages:
  • Beverages are not included during meals

  • Visa Fees:
  • Visa Fees upon arrival

  • Porterage:
  • Porterage at the airport

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

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

Full Itinerary

Fly to Tel Aviv Airport Fly to Tel Aviv Airport Overnight Stay in Jerusalem Overnight Stay in Jerusalem

Flight into Tel Aviv Airport

Day 1 | Monday

Depart from the UK for your flight to Tel Aviv. Transfer to Jerusalem for overnight stay.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View from Jerusalem from Mt Olives View from Jerusalem from Mt Olives Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book Herodian City Tunnels Herodian City Tunnels

Jerusalem Tour (New City)

Day 2 | 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
Wailing Wall Wailing Wall Via Dolorosa Via Dolorosa Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church of the Holy Sepulchre Overview of Jerusalem Overview of Jerusalem

Jerusalem (Old City) - Bethlehem

Day 3 | 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. Visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the largest open market in Israel. Overnight in Jerusalem.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Passing Through Jericho Passing Through Jericho Exploring Beit Shean Exploring Beit Shean Church of the Annunciation Church of the Annunciation

Jerusalem - Nazareth - Galilee

Day 4 | Thursday

Drive north via Jericho*, the oldest city in the world, through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. Visit the excavations of this beautiful preserved Roman City. On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation, Mary’s Well and the carpentry workshop of Joseph. On to Safed, city of the Kabbalah, for a walk through the mystic alley and the artists’ colony. Overnight in a Kibbutz hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Golan Heights Golan Heights Sea of Galilee Sea of Galilee Overview of Tiberias Overview of Tiberias

Golan Heights - Galilee - Tiberias

Day 5 | Friday

Drive to the Golan Heights passing by Banias (source of the Jordan River), former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages. Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience in the local vineyards with exceptional views. Take a wine tour sampling fine local wines. Descend to the shores of the Sea of Galilee and Capernaum. Visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue, the site of the ‘sermon on the mount and Tabgha, where the miracle of the loaves and fishes took place. Continue to Tiberias for a short tour of the old centre of Jewish learning. Optional sailing trip across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquillity and scenery that has changed very little in over 2,000 years. Overnight in a Kibbutz hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Gardens of Haifa Gardens of Haifa Roman Theatre in Caesarea Roman Theatre in Caesarea Walking Through Jaffa Walking Through Jaffa

Acre - Haifa - Caesarea - Tel Aviv

Day 6 | Saturday

Drive west to Acre for a visit of Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour including the Baha’i Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed south to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theatre and Crusader fortress. Continue to Tel Aviv-Jaffa for a short city tour. Overnight in Tel Aviv.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
City of Tel Aviv City of Tel Aviv Dead Sea Optional Day Trip Dead Sea Optional Day Trip

Day of Leisure in Tel Aviv

Day 7 | Sunday

Day at leisure in Tel Aviv. Alternatively, guests can pay locally for a day trip to visit the famous Dead Sea. Overnight stay in Tel Aviv.

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

Return Flight From Tel Aviv

Day 8 | Monday

Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for your return flight back to the United Kingdom.

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