Journey through the Holy Land Globus

Journey through the Holy Land

Faith Based Travel

This tour adds new meaning to the scriptures with some of Christianity’s most important sites. Some include Cana, the place of the first miracle, and the place where Jesus delivered his first sermon and recruited his first followers. In Jerusalem tour the Garden Tomb, the Mount of Olives, and follow the Way of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa.

The 9 day Journey through the Holy Land from Globus Tours is perfect for travelers with an interest in Religion, History or both. Your expert-guided tour includes background to make the past and present make sense as you take an exciting walk through history. This itinerary continues to deliver at your 9 day journey brings you to some of the most notable locations in religious doctrine. Book your Journey through the Holy Land from Globus Tours now for the experience of a lifetime.


9 Daysfr. $2,375

  • Walking tour of the ancient port of Jaffa
  • Visit the Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader fortress in Caesarea
  • Visit the biblical site of Megiddo
  • Panoramic view of the Jezreel Valley near Muhraqa
  • Enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee
  • Visit the site of the first miracle in Cana
  • Visit the Church of the Annunciation and St. Joseph’s Church in Nazareth
  • Visit the site where Jesus delivered his sermon on the Mount of Beatitudes
  • Visit the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes and the Church of St. Peter’s Primacy in Tabgha
  • Visit the site where Jesus recruited his first followers in Capernaum
  • Visit the first-century city of Magdala
  • Visit a baptismal site on the River Jordon
  • See the Roman amphitheater in Bet She'an
  • Visit the Church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation in Ein Karem
  • Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
  • In Jersalem visit the Garden Tomb; panoramic view from the Mount of Olives; guided walking tour, visit the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Way of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa; visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall, and walk through the Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion, visit the Upper Room, the tomb of King David, and the house of Caiaphas
  • Ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top fortress in Masada
  • Visit one of the resorts on the Dead Sea
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Full Israeli breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 7 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Tel Aviv and a farewell dinner in Jerusalem
  • Dan Panorama Tel Aviv Hotel in Tel Aviv (1 night)
  • Leonardo Plaza Hotel Tiberias in the Sea of Galilee (2 nights)
  • Leonardo Plaza Jerusalem Hotel in Jerusalem (5 nights)

ARRIVE IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL

Tel Aviv, Israel

Welcome to Tel Aviv. Enjoy this evening’s welcome dinner, hosted by your Tour Director, who will introduce you to your upcoming spiritual journey.

Dinner

DAN PANORAMA TEL AVIV HOTEL

TEL AVIV–JAFFA–CAESAREA–MEGIDDO–MUHRAQA–SEA OF GALILEE

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Your tour of the Holy Land begins in Jaffa with a walk through the beautifully restored ancient port, where medieval pilgrims started their strenuous 2-day trek to Jerusalem.

Israel, Israel

Next is Caesarea, the perfect place to learn about the Roman and Crusader presence in the country. Visit the archaeological site with the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER and the impressive medieval CRUSADER FORTRESS, and admire Herod’s Stadium and harbor.

Megiddo, Israel

In the afternoon, travel to the ancient fortified city of Megiddo—one of the world’s most important biblical sites. According to the New Testament, the Battle of Armageddon (another name for Megiddo) will be the final struggle between good and evil, prompting the return of Jesus to defeat the Antichrist and cast Satan into the abyss.

Israel, Israel

Continue north, to Mount Carmel, considered the most holy of all mountains in ancient times. At Muhraqa, site of Elijah’s contest of faith with the priests of Baal, enjoy a sweeping panoramic view of the fertile Jezreel Valley, where Gideon led the Israelites to victory against the Midianites.

Tiberias, Israel

Arrive at your hotel in Tiberias on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.

Breakfast, Dinner

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL, TIBERIAS

SEA OF GALILEE - EXCURSION TO CANA & NAZARETH

Kafr Kanna, Israel

Visit Cana, site of Jesus’ wedding miracle turning water into wine. Even now, many couples renew their wedding vows at this sacred place.

Nazareth, Israel

On to Nazareth, the Virgin Mary’s home village, and where Jesus spent part of his childhood. Visit the Church of the Annunciation; St. Joseph's Church, built over Joseph’s carpentry workshop; and pass by Mary’s Well and the Church of the Angel Gabriel, where the Angel Gabriel told Mary she would give birth to Jesus.

Tiberias, Israel

Later enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee and see an ancient fishing boat, said to be from the time of Christ.

Breakfast, Dinner

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL, TIBERIAS

SEA OF GALILEE–MOUNT OF BEATITUDES–TABGHA–CAPERNAUM–MAGDALA–JORDAN RIVER–BET SHE’AN–JERUSALEM

Israel, Israel

Much of Jesus’ ministry occurred on the shores surrounding the Sea of Galilee. It is where he recruited four of his apostles, walked on water, calmed the storm, and fed the multitude. Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount. Next, visit the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes at Tabgha, as well as the Church of St. Peter's Primacy, where Jesus instructed Peter “to feed my lambs and tend my sheep.” Warm springs once flowed into the sea here, attracting fish, which is why Peter came here to earn a living. On to Capernaum, where Jesus recruited his first followers among the fishermen.

Continue to Magdala, a city dating back to the first century and where Jesus taught in the synagogue. Via the ruins of Kursi, which memorialize two of Jesus’ miracles, arrive at the Jordan River and visit a baptismal site.

Bet She'an, Israel

Then, pass through the ancient city of Bet She’an, one of the cities of the Decapolis with its well-preserved Roman amphitheater. The city is located at the foot of Mount Gilboa, where King Saul and his son died by their own hands in battle with the Philistines.

Jerusalem, Israel

On the way to Jerusalem, stop for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Holy City, considered one of the oldest places in the world, with a history dating back as far as 4000 BC.

Breakfast, Dinner

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL JERUSALEM

JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO EIN KAREM, BETHLEHEM & THE GARDEN TOMB

Israel, Israel

This morning, drive to Ein Karem and visit the Church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation, said to be built over the home of John the Baptist’s parents. Enjoy a beautiful view of the valley and surrounding wooded hills. Continue to Bethlehem and see Shepherd’s Field, where the angels announced the birth of Jesus. Next, visit the Church of the Nativity on the site where Jesus was born. On the way back to Jerusalem, visit the Garden Tomb.

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL JERUSALEM

JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO THE OLD CITY

Jerusalem, Israel

After a stunning view of the city from the revered Mount of Olives, start your guided walking tour. Via the Chapel of Dominus Flevit, designed in the shape of a teardrop to symbolize the tears of Christ, arrive at the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed the night before his arrest. Nearby are the Cave of the Assumption of Mary, believed to be the Virgin Mary’s tomb; and the Cave of Betrayal, where Judas betrayed Jesus. Follow the Via Dolorosa with its nine Stations of the Cross, marking the path Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion.

At Golgotha, visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, erected on the site of the crucifixion and which houses the remaining five Stations of the Cross. Walk past the Temple Mount to see the Dome of the Rock, which is sacred to both the Jewish and Muslim people. On to the Western Wall, the only remnant of the Second Temple, then stroll through the restored Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion and visit the Upper Room, where Jesus and his disciples had the Last Supper; the Tomb of King David; and the House of Caiaphas, where Jesus was kept the night after his arrest and where Peter denied knowing him three times.

Breakfast

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL JERUSALEM

JERUSALEM

Jerusalem, Israel

Spend a full day at leisure, with time to attend a worship service at one of Jerusalem’s churches. Later, maybe join an optional excursion that includes a visit to the Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book and the Dead Sea Scrolls; the Holocaust Memorial at Yad Vashem; and the Inn of the Good Samaritan.

Breakfast, Dinner

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL JERUSALEM

JERUSALEM. EXCURSION TO MASADA & THE DEAD SEA

Masada, Israel

Today, travel through the Judean wilderness to the Dead Sea, the planet’s lowest point on dry land. Enjoy the scenery as you follow the road between the salty water and majestic desert mountains. Catch glimpses of the Caves of Qumran, where the precious Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Ascend by CABLE CAR to the spectacular clifftop FORTRESS OF MASADA, and hear how 960 Jewish rebels made their last stand against Roman forces. Around lunchtime, reach your comfortable DEAD SEA RESORT for free time to experience the incredible buoyancy in the heavy saltwater. Return to Jerusalem, and join your traveling companions one last time at tonight’s farewell dinner to celebrate the blessings you experienced on your Holy Land adventure.

Breakfast, Dinner

LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL JERUSALEM

Jerusalem, Israel

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Tel Aviv.)

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Mar 04, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Mar 11, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Mar 18, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Mar 25, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Apr 01, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
$2,681.00
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
$2,681.00
Mon, Apr 29, 2019
$2,679.00
Mon, May 06, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, May 13, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, May 20, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, May 27, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Jun 03, 2019
$2,564.00
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
$2,729.00
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
$2,564.00
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
$2,564.00
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Jul 22, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Aug 05, 2019
$2,510.00
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
$2,510.00
Mon, Sep 02, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Sep 23, 2019
$2,789.00
Mon, Sep 30, 2019
$2,456.00
Mon, Oct 14, 2019
$2,744.00
Mon, Oct 21, 2019 – Wait-list
$2,411.00
Mon, Oct 28, 2019
$2,411.00
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
$2,375.00
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
$2,600.00
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
$2,600.00
Mon, Mar 02, 2020
$2,600.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
  • Single room supplement: $1185; $1250 (April 15-October 14, 2019); Triple room reduction per person: $20
  • 2020 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
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  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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