8 Day Pilgrimage Tour

1 Tel Aviv, 2 Galilee & 3 Jerusalem
6 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • 6 nights accommodations in the following order
  • 1 night at the Hotel [Leonardo Art] or similar, Tel Aviv
  • 2 nights at the Hotel [Leonardo Hotel Tiberias] or similar, Tiberias
  • 3 nights at the Hotel [Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem] or similar, Jerusalem
  • Hotel accommodation based on breakfast and dinner
  • 5 lunches during the full days of the program including water and soft drinks
  • Assistance at Ben Gurion airport upon arrival and departure
  • 1 escorted group transfer upon arrival and departure (English speaking)
  • Tourist class AC vehicle as per above limited to 200 km per day and ten working hours per day
  • Licensed English-speaking tour guide on touring days (up to 10 working hours per day)
  • Entrance fees and parking fees as per program
  • Porterage at hotels including 1 suitcase and 1 trolley
  • Complimentary Travel Kit including maps, hats
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Departure from USA

  • Board your international flight from the USA to reach Israel in the next day. Meals will be served on board of the flight.
DAY 2: Arrival Israel

  • Upon arrival to the Ben Gurion International Airport you will meet our representative and transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv
  • Meal: Dinner
DAY 3: Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Nazareth

  • Morning mass at local church or our hotel (church name to be advised).
  • Begin the day with a visit to Old Jaffa. Walk through the cobblestoned alleyways and visit the home of Simon the Tanner. We continue to Rothschild Boulevard and the White City of Tel Aviv (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and learn about the Bauhaus architecture.
  • We drive north along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea, the former capital of Judea, to visit the Crusader Fortress built upon the ancient city of Caesarea, named after Augustus Caesar, who imposed the tax that brought Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem.
  • We continue to Stella Maris, a Carmelite Monastery that is located above the cave where Elijah issued his challenge to the False Prophets. We drive through the Carmel Mountains to Haifa for a panoramic view of the bay and the Baha i Gardens.
  • Continue along the Jezerel Valley to visit the town Jesus lived in Nazareth to the Church of Annunciation by passing Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his first public miracle.
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Galilee
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4: Around Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights

  • Morning mass at local church or our hotel (church name to be advised).
  • Our day starts at the Holy Sites of Sea of Galilee. First we reach Tabgha where 5,000 were fed by Jesus who performed the miracle of the multiplication of fish and loaves. Directly on the lakeshore is the St. Peter Primacy chapel, where Jesus bestowed church leadership upon Peter.
  • Then we visit Capernaum, the launching place of Jesus ministry and look at the ancient synagogue and the house of Simon Petrus.
  • Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount for lunch you have the opportunity to taste the famous Petrus fish Optional. Visit the 2000 years old ancient boat at the Jesus Boat Museum, located in Kibbutz Ginosar. We enjoy a boat ride on the beautiful and scenic waters of the Sea of Galilee. We drive to the Golan Heights for a panoramic view on the area.
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Galilee
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 5: Dead Sea, Qumran, Quasr El Yehud, Masada, Jerusalem

  • Morning mass at local church or our hotel (church name to be advised).
  • Descend through the Judean wilderness to the Dead Sea basin, lowest spot on earth and visit the ancient caves of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
  • We continue to Quasr El Yehud the traditional Baptism site on the Jordan River. Drive by Ein Gedi, David hideout from Saul, to the fortress Masada, last stronghold and stand of the zealots against Rome, on the edge of the barren Negev Desert. Ascend and descend the site by cable car. Have time to swim in the waters of the Dead Sea and relax on its shore. Before arriving in Jerusalem, we will stop at the famous Montefiore windmill in the neighborhood of Mishkenot Shaananim and enjoy a viewpoint on the Old City with a welcome drink.
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6: Jerusalem Old City, Bethlehem

  • Morning mass at local church or our hotel (church name to be advised).
  • This morning we start the day at Mt. of Olives for an introduction to Jerusalem. Ascend the mountains of Jerusalem from Scopus to Mt of Olives for an outstanding breathtaking view of the city across the Kidron Valley to the Eastern Gate Visit the Garden of Gethsemane.
  • We continue through the Christian Quarters, and then a visit to the St. Anne Church , the home of Jesus maternal grandparents and the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the crippled man. We will walk the Via Dolorosa, the way of the Cross at the Antonia Fortress to visit Judgment Hall of Pilate all the way to Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Well then arrive to the Garden Tomb, an ancient Jewish sepulcher which matches the New Testament description of the tomb in which Jesus was buried. Afternoon visit to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus, including the Church of the Nativity, Manger Square.
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
  • Meals: Breakfast, Liunch, Dinner
DAY 7: Israel Museum, Yad Vashem, Garden Tomb

  • Morning mass at local church or our hotel (church name to be advised).
  • Visit to the Israel Museum Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple.Drive by the Knesset (House of Parliament) and the campus of Hebrew University.
  • Travel to Yad Vashem, considered the primary memorial and museum of the Holocaust. Take a tour of the Holocaust History Museum, which occupies over 4,200 square meters, mainly underground. Well then arrive to the Garden Tomb, an ancient Jewish sepulcher which matches the New Testament description of the tomb in which Jesus was buried.
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8: Depart

  • Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for flight back home.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • This tour for groups only minimum 15 passengers. For inquiries, please email us at res2@righttravel.info
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
  • International airfare will be provided up on request
  • Gratuities to Driver and Guide
  • Any personal expenses and travel insurances
  • Airport tax, visa expenses and border taxes
  • Late check out / early check in
  • Any other item not mentioned as included

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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