Holy Land Tour - Sunday Arrival – 7 Nights

Tour Rates & Dates:

There are no Departure Dates available for this Package.
*Please note that all rates displayed are based on standard room double occupancy.
Upgraded room categories may be available to book later in the booking process.
If Land & Air price is displayed, the air portion includes tax and fuel surcharges, which are subject to change until ticketed.

Tour Overview:

Discover Israel from Ancient Wonders to Modern Miracles!
(Tour package is Land Only - Contact Ayelet Tours for flight assistance)

A trip to the Holy Land is an amazing experience that will bless you with precious memories for the rest of your life. The cities and towns of the bible are alive and thriving in the modern state of Israel. Visit Jerusalem, Nazareth, the Galilee, and many more important places from both the Old and New Testaments. Live this marvelous experience by visiting them all in this ancient and spiritual land!

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This Holy Land Tour Includes:

1 Night in Tel Aviv
2 Nights in the Galilee
4 Nights in Jerusalem
Choice of hotel levels (see "BOOK it" page for options)
Fully escorted with a professional guide throughout
View the ancient Roman ruins in Caesarea
See the Bahia Gardens in Haifa
Visit Capernaum, where Jesus preached, in the Galilee
Stop at Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River
View Jerusalem, the City of Gold, from atop the Mount of Olives
Walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
See the Church of Visitation at Ein Karem
Tour Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the Holocaust
Explore the treasures at the world class Israel Museum
Learn the stories of King Herod's desert palace at Masada
Enjoy an unsinkable float in the Dead Sea


Rates Include the Following Services:

Transfer on arrival and departure from/to Ben Gurion Airport
7 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner daily at hotel
6 touring days as per itinerary with English speaking guide 
Entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary*

Note: Standard rooms are offered throughout. If standard rooms are unavailable at time of booking at any given property, upgraded rooms, if available, may be offered to client at an additional charge. Hotels may be substituted with similar hotels in the same category.

*Itinerary subject to change

Rates Do Not Include:

* Visa fees or border taxes
* Tips to driver, guide, wait staff, porters, housekeepers, etc. (Budget about $15.00 per person per day)
* Meals not listed
* Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended; see options at
* Any items of personal nature or meals not specifically listed as included

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Saturday: DEPARTURE

• Depart the United States on our overnight flight to Israel.


• Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, we are met and assisted by our Ayelet Tours representative.
• Transfer to our hotel.

Dinner & overnight at our hotel in Tel Aviv


• Breakfast at our hotel.
• We depart Tel Aviv and drive along the coastal plan to Caesarea, where we view the amazing Roman ruins, including the Roman Theater and the aqueduct.
• Our next stop is Megiddo, site of biblical Armageddon, whose 20 layers of civilization were featured in James Michener's The Source.
• 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.
• We end touring today with a visit to Akko where we explore the ancient city and harbor.

Dinner & overnight at our Kibbutz in the Galilee


• Breakfast at our hotel.
• We begin our day with a visit to Tiberias, one of four holy cities in Judaism.
• We enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
• Visit Yigal Alon museum where the “Jesus boat” is displayed.
• We continue to Capernaum where Jesus began his ministry and site of numerous miracles. We see the ruins of several synagogues and the octagonal Church of St. Peter.
• Our next stop is Tabgha, site of the Church of Multiplication, where the mosaic floor depicts a basket with loaves and two fishes, symbolic reference to the miracle where Jesus was able to feed the multitudes.
• Then drive to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the “Sermon on the Mount”.
• We continue to the Banias Springs and Waterfalls for a short walk.
• We tour the Golan Heights passing former Syrian bunkers and stop atop Har Bental for panoramic views stretching far into neighboring Syria.

Dinner & overnight at our Kibbutz in the Galilee.


• Breakfast at our hotel and check out.
• 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 the Annunciation,** which many believe marks the site of Mary's childhood home and the Annunciation by the angel Gabriel, St. Joseph's workshop and Mary's well.
• We continue to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River.
• Next we drive to Beit Shean, where we stop to see the ancient Roman ruins.
• We continue our journey with a drive south through the Jordan River Valley to Jerusalem.

Dinner & overnight at our hotel in Jerusalem.


• Breakfast at our hotel.
• We begin our day with an ascent up the Mount of Olives for a magnificent panoramic view of the City of Gold.
• We visit the Church of All Nations before we continue to Mt. Zion. There, we visit the tomb of King David and then proceed to the Upper Room, believed to be the site of the Last Supper.
• We enter the walled Old City and walk through the restored Jewish quarter, including the Roman Cardo marketplace.
• Next, we walk the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
• We visit the Arab “shuk” marketplace, bustling with vendors selling their wares.
• Our last stop takes us to the Garden Tomb of Christ.

Dinner & overnight at our hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 7: Friday: NEW JERUSALEM

• Breakfast at our hotel.
• Today's touring begins at Ein Karem to see the Church of Visitation.
• We continue to Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the Holocaust, where we view the many moving exhibitions including the Hall of Names and the Avenue of the Righteous Among the Nations.
• Next we visit the newly renovated Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period, among other fascinating exhibits.
• We continue to Bethlehem** (security permitting) to see Shepherds' field, walk through Manger Square and visit the Church of the Nativity.

Dinner & overnight at our hotel in Jerusalem.


• Breakfast at our hotel.
• This morning, we depart Jerusalem and drive south through the Judean desert.
• Our first stop is the Qumran Caves, where we learn about this site, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
• We drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada, where we ascend the desert plateau by cable car to view the remains of King Herod's palace and fortifications, and hear the story of the Jewish Zealots' last stand against the approaching Roman armies. Descend by cable car.
• We continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, where (weather permitting) we enjoy the mud baths and an unsinkable swim in the salty waters.

Dinner & overnight at our hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 9: Sunday: DEPARTURE

• Breakfast at our hotel.
• Transfer to the airport for our flight back to the United States, arriving home the same day.

*Itinerary subject to change
**Visit subject to availability