Evangelical Biblical Tours

Tradition, spirituality, Zionism, and history become tangible during our Evangelist tour in Israel. We will visit historical and famous archaeological sites from the time of the new testament, the first kibbutz settlements that were established at the same time as the establishment of the State of Israel, and Israeli’s parliament, the Knesset. The attached itinerary is an example and can be tailored to your personal needs.

Day 1: Airport - Tel Aviv

Welcome to Israel!
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv.
Welcome by a representative of G&S Travel and transfer to Tel Aviv.
Start your Holy Land experience by sightseeing in Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
Visit Old Jaffa with its ancient port, as well as the traditional house of Simon the Tanner where Peter had a vision.
Walk through the ancient streets of Jaffa, check out the small artists’ shops and studios and feel like you are walking in a unique Middle Eastern city.
If time permits – take an afternoon walk in the city of Tel Aviv. Get to know the fascinating history of the city while walking in the picturesque streets of the Neve Tzedek neighborhood. Finish your day by ‘joining’ the declaration of Israel in the Independence Hall in Rothschild Street.
Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 2: Haifa–Meggido - Mt. Tabor

Open your eyes to the sight of a lovely, relaxing view of the Mediterranean Sea.
Drive to Haifa, the capital city of the north of Israel.
Visit Muhraka on Mount Carmel. From the top of the mountain, you will see the site where Elijah challenged the prophets of Ba’al and enjoy the magnificent view of the Jezreel Valley.
Drive along the beautiful Panoramic view of the Haifa Bay; visit the Bahai Gardens – World Center of the Bahai denomination and The German Colony.
Drive to Meggido, known also as Armageddon, see the impressive remains of this “chariot city” from the time of King Solomon, as well as the great water system, built by King Ahab.
Visit Mount Tabor, which many believe to be the site of the transfiguration of Christ. Visit the Church of Transfiguration.
In the afternoon, attend Mass on Mount Tabor.
Drive to Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.
Overnight: Tiberias

Day 3: Cana-Nazareth-“Plant a Tree in Israel”

Open the curtains in the hotel and reveal the sight of the magical shores of the Sea of Galilee.
Drive to Nazareth and view the city from Mt. Precipice; visit the Church of Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Church and Mary’s Well – the only source of water in ancient Nazareth.
Drive to Cana (Wedding Church) where Jesus performed the miracle of the Marriage in Cana.
Drive to Golani Junction and “Plant a Tree in Israel” through the KKL – Keren Kayemeth LeYisrael – Jewish National Fund.
Take a Boat Ride in the sunset, on a boat resembling that of ancient times. Drive back to the hotel.
Overnight: Tiberias

Day 4: Galilean Sea–Tiberias-Banyas

Spend the whole day on the marvelous shores of the Sea of Galilee.
Start the day on The Mount of Beatitudes to recall the Sermon on the Mount. Go down by foot (optional) to the shore, enjoy the view, and recall some of Jesus’s most famous parables, which were probably inspired by these surroundings. Visit Tabgha, the site of multiplication of bread and fish and see the outstanding Byzantine mosaic floor of the Church of Multiplications and the Mensa Christi Church.
Continue to Capernaum to see the town that Jesus chose as his home. Drive through the Hula Valley to discover the most beautiful ornithological park in the Middle East. Continue to Banyas (Caesarea Philippi) , another beautiful nature reserve and one of the three tributaries of the Jordan River.
Drive back to the hotel.
Overnight: Tiberias

Day 5: Jordan River – Masada - Dead Sea

Start the morning by heading south. Our first stop will be at the Baptism site “Yardenit”, situated at the southern end of the Sea of Galilee. This site, or to the south of this site, is where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, an important event in the life of Jesus.
Drive through the Jordan Valley to the Dead Sea area. First, visit the Masada Fortress. Ascend and descend by cable car, take a walking tour of the fortress, and learn why the site became a symbol of Jewish heroism.
Continue to the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth! Experience floating on the Dead Sea and cover yourself with healthy mud!
Drive to Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 6: The Old City of Jerusalem a

Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Walk down the Mount and see the old Jewish cemetery, then continue to the Garden of Gethsemane. Walk through the Old City. Visit the Pools of Bethesda at the St. Anna Church. Continue through the Via Dolorosa, Lithostrotos, and Ecce Homo Arc, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Visit Mount Zion, including the Tomb of David and the Room of the Last Supper.
Walk through the Jewish Quarter to see the Western Wall, and the “Cardo Maximus”, a Roman street.
Finish your day with a visit to the Hashmona’im Tunnel.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 7: Jerusalem

Start your day with a visit to the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, and view the large menorah at the entrance.
Visit the Israel Museum to view the “Shrine of the Book” (exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls) and a model of Jerusalem from the time of Herod the Great.
Continue to “Yad Vashem”, the Memorial museum for the victims of the Holocaust and afterwards walk through Mount Herzel.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 8: Jerusalem

The day starts with a visit to the Grand Synagogue of Jerusalem. You can spend all morning there, but we will have to continue.
Visit the new Evangelical Museum – ‘Friends of Zion’.
Walk along the “Haas” Promenade with a wonderful view over Jerusalem.
Visit the Garden Tomb.
Return to the Old City of Jerusalem for shopping, relaxation, and prayer.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 9: Airport

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv for the return flight.
Shalom until the next time in the Holy Land!