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Jordan River Baptism Tour - Christian Holy Land Tour - 11 Day Israel Tour Itinerary

In this area you will find a sample itinerary for a tour of Israel we have just arranged for a large church group. All of our Holy Land Tour itineraries are completely flexible and can be designed to suit the exact requirements and expectations of those travelling.

The itinerary displayed by clicking the button above is given as a guide for those wanting to get some idea of the types of things that can be included into a tour of the Holy Land. This itinerary is not a set itinerary that all groups must use.

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Day 1
Your arrival in Israel
• Meet and Greet at Ben Gurion Airport Arrivals area
• Transfer by Coach to Jerusalem
• Accommodation: Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem (Half Board – Breakfast & Evening Meal Included)
Day 2
The Journey Begins
• Depart from the Hotel after breakfast
• Drive to the top of the Mount of Olives
• View of the Old City (Hinnon, Tyropoeon and Kidron Valley’s, Southern Steps)
• Walk down the Mount of Olives following the path taken by Yeshua on Palm Sunday (Stop at Dominus Flevit)
• Visit the Garden of Gethsemane / Church of All Nations
• Enter the Old City through the Lions Gate
• Visit the Pools of Bethesda (St Ann’s Church)
• Continue to the Antionia Fortress – where Yeshua stood before pilate and where His clothes were gambled away
• Stop for lunch
• Visit the Temple Mount (Kotel) and take a tour of the Western Wall Tunnels
• Visit Temple Institute
• Return to Hotel for Dinner
Day 3
The beginning and last days
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Drive to Bethlehem
• Visit Church of the Nativity and Manger Square
• Visit the Shepherds Fields
• Visit Herodium (optional)
• Meet some local Christians living in the West Bank
• Lunch
• Drive back to Jerusalem
• Visit Mount Zion (friends of Zion Museum)
• Visit St Peter of Gallicantu (where Peter denied Yeshua 3 times / House of Caiaphas)
• Visit David’s Tomb
• Visit the traditional site of the Upper Room
• Short drive to Jaffa Gate
• Visit the Tower of David Museum
• Walk back through old city with stops at the Cardo, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Garden Tomb
• Return to Hotel for dinner
Day 4
The New and the Old
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Visit the Israel Museum (Second temple period model and Shrine of the Book)
• Visit Ben Yehuda market
• Visit Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum)
• Lunch
• Visit David’s City
• Walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnels
• Visit pool of Siloam
Day 5
Into the Desert
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Visit Ein Karem (John the Baptist)
• Drive South West towards the Elah Valley (David & Goliath)
• Visit Tel Beth Shamesh (Prophetic – Place where the Ark of the Covenant is to return)
• Continue to BeerSheva with visits to Abrahams well
• Visit the Ramon Crater
• Hotel (Half Board – either Ramon Inn or we can continue down to Eilat (the Red Sea) – Prima Music Hotel) (if you decide to visit Eilat your group will have free time to spend mid-afternoon / evening in the Red Sea Resort – includes Israel’s largest shopping Mall with indoor Ice Rink. Snorkelling on the reefs can also be included – Please note: this depends on the arrival time into Eilat. If the arrival time is later than expected then snorkelling can be arranged for the following morning – Day 6)
Day 6
The Wilderness of Zin and Negev

• Depart from the hotel after breakfast 

***** If staying in Eilat only – if arrival into Eilat was later than expected at the end of Day 5 then snorkelling can be done on the morning of Day 6 – departure for Timna would then happen around 11:30am. *****

• Visit Timna (Tabernacle in the dessert)
• Drive up Ascent of Akrabbim (where Moses wandered for 40 years)
• Drive north towards Dead Sea (arriving mid-afternoon, free time to enjoy Dead Sea resort)
• Hotel: David Dead Sea Resort (Half Board)
or
• Hatzeva for BBQ Feast and Breakfast

Day 7
Adventure or more Biblical Treasures

• Depart from the hotel after breakfast 

Option 1: (only if staying at Hatzeva – previous night)

• 4×4 off-road Jeep tour into the wilderness of Zin (Moses, Saul & David – Bible study under the Acacia)
• Hotel (David Dead Sea Hotel – Half Board)

or

Option 2:

• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Visit Ein Gedi (David & Saul)
• Visit Masada
• Visit Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls)
• Lunch
• Visit Jericho (Eilisha’s well and the ancient walls that came tumbling down)
• Visit Mt of Temptation (if time allows)
• Hotel (Oasis Hotel – Half Board)

Day 8
Jordan and Beyond
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Drive up the Jordan Valley
• Baptisms at Qasr el Yahud (Bethany by the Jordan)
• Visit Beit She’an
• Continue towards Sea of Galilee
• Hotel – (Ron Beach Hotel or Leonardo Hotel) – Half Board
Day 9
The Northern Trail
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Drive across the Golan Heights
• Visit Tel Dan
• Visit Caesarea Philippi – Banias (Temple of Pan) – “who do people say that I am?”
• View into Syria, war history since biblical times
• Back to Galilee – Hotel either Galilee or Tiberius (Hotels listed on day 8)
Day 10
Walk in the footsteps of Yeshua
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Journey around the Sea of Galilee
• Visit Tabgha (Place of Loaves and Fishes)
• Visit Bethsaida
• Visit Arbel Pass
• Visit Cana
• Visit Capernaum
• Visit Mt of Beatitudes
• Visit Jesus Boat Museum
• Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee
• Travel to Nazareth (visit the Nazareth Village)
• Lunch in Nazareth Village
• View of Plains of Armageddon Option 1:• Travel back to Galilee / Tiberius
• Hotel Half Board (as listed on day 8)orOption 2:• Travel towards Mediterranean coast
• Passing Megiddo (Plains of Armageddon)
• Hotel (Leonardo Plaza, Haifa or similar)
Day 11
Our Final Adventure
• Depart from the hotel after breakfast
• Visit Caesarea
• Visit Jaffa
• Lunch
• Visit more sites if time before flight allows 
Included
What the Tour Includes
Airport Transfers: Collection and Drop off at Ben Gurion International Airport (Meet and Greet)
Transportation: Fully Air-conditioned Coach with Wifi Access / PA System
Accommodation: 4 Star Half Board (Lunches not included)
Guide: Certified Christian Tour Guide & Teacher
Entrance Fees: All tickets & entrance fees are included in the price
Baptisms: Baptisms at Qasr el Yahud (Jordan River) – also includes Robes & Certificates
Accessibility Aids: Headset ‘Whisper’ system
Tips / Gratuities: Tips are not included

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11 Day Sample Tour

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