- Reservation Details
- 8 Days Touring in a modern, deluxe, air-conditioned coach
- All entrance fees as per itinerary
- All tours, transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary**
- Government-licensed English-speaking guide
- Meet, assist on arrival/departure in TLV
- Other meals: St. Peter’s fish lunch and a Farewell Dinner
- Porterage at hotels (one suitcase per person)
- Receive upon arrival in TLV: Pilgrim Certificate, map, hat, backpack
- $255 Trip Tips
- *Airport departure taxes and fuel surcharges currently estimated at $700 (subject to change before ticketing)
- Beverage during meals
- Items of personal nature or extra services
- Passport Cost
- Trip Insurance Cost
- 10 Days In Israel!
- Day 1 MON
- Day 2 TUE
- Day 3 WED
- Day 4 THUR
- Day 5 FRI
- Day 6 SAT
- Day 7 SUN
- Day 8 MON
- Day 9 TUE
- Day 10 WED
TLC Holyland Tours or its representative reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary based on flight schedules or conditions on the ground.
Depart USA from Knoxville, TN
Today you will leave the United States on a trans-continental flight to Tel Aviv, Israel.
Arrive TLV | Go to Hotel. have dinner and overnight on the Mediterranean Sea
You will be met by a representative to assist the group through customs and provide transfer to your hotel. You will check in, have a lovely dinner overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and then get a good night’s rest.
Caesarea Maritime | Mt. Carmel | Valley of Armageddon | Megiddo | Nazareth | Arrive on the Sea of Galilee
The day begins with a drive up the coast to the ancient port city of Caesarea Maritime where the ancient harbor, hippodrome and great theatre stand. The events of Acts 12 took place there. Close by you will see the aqueducts built by Herod the Great and then view the Valley of Armageddon from the heights of Mt. Carmel where Elijah slew the prophets of Baal. Descending from there you will visit Megiddo, Solomon’s Ancient chariot city, view Ahab’s water tunnel, cross the entire Jezreel Valley and begin the climb through the lower Galilean Mountains to Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus. You then go to your wonderful resort on the Sea of Galilee for dinner and overnight.
Sea of Galilee | Jesus Boat | Mount of Beatitudes | Tabgha | Capernaum | Lunch by the Sea | | Migdal | Baptism in the Jordan
When you awake you can walk the shoreline of the Sea of Galilee and watch the sunrise before breakfast. You will enjoy a boat ride and time of worship on the Sea and sail to Nof Ginnosar to view an ancient boat. You will follow the footsteps of Christ as you visit the Mt. of Beatitudes, ancient Capernaum, Tabgha, and then have the opportunity to eat St. Peter’s fish at a nearby restaurant. After lunch if you desire, you may be baptized in the Jordan River. Returning to your resort you can rest, have dinner, walk the shoreline and enjoy a good night’s sleep.
Chorazin | Tel Dan | Bental | Dan Nature Reserve | Caesarea Philippi | Northern Golan Heights
Today you visit the beautiful northern mountains of Israel. A city gate from the time of Abraham is at Tel Dan along with an altar from the days of the divided kingdom. Walking through the incredible nature reserve at Dan you will see waterfalls, lush greenery, and beautiful clear rushing water and the beginnings of the Dan River, which joins other sources to form the Jordan. You will climb to the site of Peter’s confession of Christ at Caesarea Philippi and hear about “the Gates of Hell.” Traversing the Golan Heights you can stand at an ancient volcano, and hike to the top of Bental with a view of Damascus. Today you will become familiar with the strategic importance of the region in ancient times and today. You will retire to your resort on the Sea of Galilee for a final evening, have dinner, walk the shore, and overnight.
Check out | Beit She’an | Masada | Ein Gedi | Qumran | Wadi Qelt | Jerusalem | Mt. Scopus
This morning you leave the beautiful Sea of Galilee and follow alongside the Gilboa mountain range. You will make a quick stop to view the ruins of one of the ten cities of the Decapolis. While not mentioned in the New Testament, it is an Old Testament city and the best preserved Roman city from that period in Israel today. Traveling down the Jordan Valley, after passing by the Plains of ancient Jericho, the day will be spent in the desert viewing Masada, Ein Gedi, and Qumran next to the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth. The stories of what transpired at all three sites are spell-binding; ancient caves, Ibex, strongholds, a hidden oasis – the significance of all is remarkable! After this incredible afternoon you will make a stop at Wadi Qelt before beginning the climb along the ancient path the pilgrims followed ascending to Jerusalem After a quick stop on Mount Scopus to see the city, you will retire to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Mount of Olives | Palm Sunday Road | Garden of Gethsemane (private time) | Yad Vashem | Israel Museum | Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
This morning you begin the day at the Mt. of Olives for an introduction to Jerusalem. Ascend the mountains of Jerusalem from Scopus to The Mt. of Olives for an outstanding and breathtaking view of the city across the Kidron Valley to the Eastern Gate. Walking Palm Sunday Road you will see the Chapel of Ascension, Pater Noster and Dominus Flevit The afternoon will take you to the Israel Museum to view the Dead Sea Scrolls and the incredible model of the city of Jerusalem. The day will end at the site that every visitor to Israel must see, Yad Vashem or the Holocaust Museum. This is Israel’s memorial to the 6 million Jews who were put to death by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime of Germany during the days of WWII. This is a moving experience that includes a visit to the children’s museum in memory of the 2 million children who were sent to their deaths at the hands of the Nazis. You will return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Early wake-up | Temple Mount | Pools of Bethesda | St. Anne’s Church | Kotel (Western Wall) | Davidson Center | Southern Steps | City of David | Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
This morning you rise early to visit the most sacred place on earth, Mt. Moriah. You will visit the Temple Mount and the centuries-old “Dome of the Rock” built 688 – 691 A.D. Exiting into the Jewish Quarter you will visit the Western Wall and Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed an invalid man and visit St. Anne’s Church. Today you will visit the Davidson Center and see the ancient Roman Cardo, Robinson’s Arch and the ancient Southern Steps. You will end the day exploring the ancient City of David.
Check out | St. Peter in Gallicantu | Place of the Pavement “Ecce Homo” | Via Dolorosa | Gordon’s Calvary | Garden Tomb-Communion | Farewell Dinner | Drive to airport for late night departure
This morning you will check out of your lovely hotel and set out for the last full day of touring. This morning you visit the house of Caiaphas where Jesus was tried before going to the Fortress of Antonia, seat of the Roman Procurator, site of the public trial of Christ, and his condemnation and scourging. Pavement from the day of Jesus reveal the Game of the Kings. You then make your way along the Via Dolorosa and Calvary to the nearby Garden Tomb where you will end that incredible day at Calvary and the Garden Tomb sharing communion. After experiencing a sumptuous farewell dinner, you will depart for Tel Aviv for a late-night flight to the US.
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- A $500 per passenger deposit is required with registration; $175 is non-refundable for any reason.
- Trip Insurance is Required. Any provider may be used, however for your convenience obtain a no-obligation quote, or view coverage options here from our recommended provider.
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- Submit these documents to complete registration by Nov 25, 2023:
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a) Passport (must be valid for 6 months from last day in Israel)
b) Trip Insurance Proof of Purchase* (a Declarations or Confirmation page)
c) Emergency Medical Health Information Form
Scans or copies of all documents are required before final payment due date.
- Full Payment due November 30, 2023.
- *Proof of Trip Insurance is required and must be sent to TLC Holyland Tours by November 25, 2023.
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- Reservations not paid in full by due date are subject to cancellation. Registrations received after November 30, 2023 are considered late and will incur additional fees of $150 and must be paid in full at time of reservation.
- REGISTRATION CLOSES JANUARY 3, 2024.
- Click here to print a registration form to submit with deposit.
If too few passengers have registered by November 10, 2023, TLC Holyland Tours will pull the tour and refund in full any payments made up to this time.