Chapter by Chapter, verse by verse the Holy Bible inspires each footstep on this 9 day once in a lifetime trip. Join your fellowship’s group tour that includes everything you’ll need to journey through the cities of Jerusalem, The Old City, Bethlehem, The New City, The Dead Sea, Masada, Nazareth, Tiberias, and Tel Aviv with enough time to enjoy the experience at a comfortable pace. If you have never been to the Holy Land, this tour is a must.
JUNE / JULY / AUGUST $200PP Supplement applies
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Evening departure from JFK to Tel Aviv. In flight meals, snacks, and drinks served during the flight.
Arrival in Tel Aviv – where you will be met by our representatives and transferred to the hotel in Jerusalem, for check in and overnight. Meals D.
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Enter within the walls of the Old City and visit the Cardo, Temple Mount (entrance to the mosques not included), Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Oriental Bazaar and Garden Tomb. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B, D)
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust; visit the Israel Museum, Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and the miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the Second Temple period. Proceed to Bethlehem * to visit the Church of Nativity. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B, D)
Drive to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Massada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod’s Palace. Return to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B, D)
Depart Jerusalem and drive via the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, a newly excavated city, and visit the Roman theatre. Drive to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan River; continue to Nazareth via Cana of Galilee to visit the Church of Annunciation, St. Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well and overnight in Tiberias . (B, D)
After a short tour of Tiberias, take a boat ride to Capernaum. Visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha, the site of the “Miracle of Fish and Loaves” and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and waterfalls and tour the Golan Heights. Return and overnight in Tiberias. (B, D)
Depart Kibbutz Lavi and drive to Acre to visit the ancient city and harbor. Continue to Haifa to view the Persian Gardens at the Bahai Temple. Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon to visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Drive to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of the ancient city, Roman Theatre and aqueduct. Drive along the coastal plain to Tel Aviv. Overnight in Tel Aviv. (B,D)
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your return home. (B)
Rates Include (based on 20 participants)
- Round Trip airfare from New York JFK including taxes & fees
- 1 night Tel Aviv Hotel Grand Beach 4*/ similar
- 4 nights Jerusalem Hotel Royal Wing 4* / similar
- 2 nights Tiberias Hotel Royal Plaza 4* / similar
- 14 meals: 7 Breakfast, 7 Dinners
- Escorted guided touring in Air conditioned bus in Israel
- Israel: National
Park Cards ( Green Cards – Qumran – Beit Shean – Masada – Banias –
Ceaseria – Meggido ) / Capernaum / Boat ride / St Peter in Galicantu /
/Masada Cable Car / Ein Gedi Field school look out / Israeli museum and
model of the City / Akko
- All admission fees to Museums & places of interest
- Round Trip Airport transfers
- Free Trip for Tour Escort (on shared double room)
- SLT guaranteed tour performance warranty
- SLT $1 Million Liability Insurance Coverage
- Single Supplement + $540
Black out dates:
- Subject to hotel availability: Dec. 22, – Jan. 6, 2019
- Rosh Hashana:
High Season Supplement: $200 per person for travel in June, July & August
Lunches are not included.
Changes in the program are possible due to Holidays or force major.
The tours are not operated during Jewish Holidays: Passover, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
For the tours to Jerusalem, and Nazareth, modest attire is required for visiting holy places of any religion (women with head & shoulder covering; for both men and women – no shorts).
For the optional tours to Massada and the Dead Sea head covering, sun protection lotion, bathing suit and towel are recommended.
For all tours, comfortable walking shoes are suggested.
High season travel supplement $100 per person for travel period October 01 – March 31
Advertised rate is for Low season travel period April 1 – September 30 , 2023 and 2024 (Excluding Easter & Event Blackout dates)
NOTICE: Sunny Land Tours is not responsible for any issues/costs resulting from delays or interruption in air transportation. All such issues should be addressed directly with the airline. It is the client’s responsibility to check & verify the flight information at least 24 hours prior to departure.
Prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person based on twin occupancy. Air & land tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Airfare based on certain class of service ($1200 PP) and subject to availability, other classes of service will be subject to a supplement. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher. Airfare prices subject to change until ticketing. Additional baggage charges may apply.
Tiberias – Hotel Royal Plaza 2 nights 4*
Jerusalem – Hotel Royal Wing 4 nights 4*
Tel Aviv – Grand Beach 1 night 4*