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Celebrate Christmas
in the holy Land
- 8 Days

Why you should go…

Spend Christmas 2022 in the place where it all began on this Guaranteed departure tour. Below is the itinerary of our Christmas tour of the Holy Land, which has been designed to include all the main attractions of Israel as well as celebrating Christmas Eve and Christmas day in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Be a part of our special Holy Land Christmas tour. Spending Christmas in the Holy Land will be an unforgettable experience.

This is a Guaranteed Departure Tour  and departure is subject to there being a minimum of 2 people booked on the tour.

Experience a special Christmas – travel on an exciting journey to the place where it all began

Travel ltinerary Highlights

Bethlehem | Caesarea | Dead Sea Region | Haifa | Jericho | Jerusalem | Kefar Kana | Nazareth | Tel Aviv-Yafo | Tiberias

 

 Length

8 Days / 7 Nights

Here’s several reasons why
you should book with us:

    Best Value for Money
    Comfortable Accommodation
    Personal attention is given to every
            detail of your tour
    Exceptional standard of service
    We care!

Itinerary

Day 1 – Dec 22

Arrival – Jerusalem

Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by a Vered Hasharon tours representative. Transfer to Jerusalem and check into hotel for dinner and overnight.

old jaffa view

Day 2 – Dec 23

Jerusalem 

After a buffet breakfast, drive up the Mount of Olives for a wonderful view of the Old City of Jerusalem.  Visit the Church of Dominus Flevit, the Pater Noster Church, and then to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations.

 

Continue on to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, built on the site of the house of the High Priest Caiphas. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Monastery of Saint Gerasimos

Day 3 – Dec 24

Jerusalem – Bethlehem

After breakfast  – morning at leisure.

In the afternoon, proceed to Bethlehem to participate in the Christmas Celebrations. Visit the sites in Bethlehem and the Shepherds Fields.

 

Enjoy dinner in this ancient city and experience Midnight Christmas Mass at Manger Square.  Return to hotel for overnight.

sea of galilee

Day 4 – Dec 25

Jerusalem 

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

After a late breakfast, enter the old city of Jerusalem. Visit the Church of St. Anne and the Pools of Bethesda.  Walk along the Via Dolorosa following the Stations of the Cross. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit the Western Wall and view the Temple Mount.

old jaffa view

Day 5 – Dec 26 

Jericho – Dead Sea

Enjoy breakfast and then drive to Jericho, known to be the oldest town in the world. View the Mount of Temptation and the Sycamore Tree.

 

Passing Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, proceed to the Dead Sea, where you can experience floating on these waters, which have amazing healing powers. Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Monastery of Saint Gerasimos

Day 6 – Dec 27

Jordan Valley – Tiberias – 

After a delicious breakfast, drive along the Jordan Valley to Tiberius on the Sea of Galilee.  Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of the Multiplication.

 

Visit Capernaum, where Jesus began his preaching career. Check into the hotel in Tiberius for dinner and overnight.

sea of galilee

Day 7 – Dec 28

Mount Tabor – Boat Ride – Yardenit 

Today after breakfast, drive to Mt. Tabor, the site of the Miracle of the Transfiguration. Take a Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee with time for prayer and reflection.  Enjoy a traditional St. Peter’s Fish Lunch. After lunch, continue to “Yardenit,” the traditional Baptismal Site. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

sea of galilee

Day 8 – Dec 29

Mount Tabor – Boat Ride – Yardenit 

After breakfast, drive to Cana, the site of the First Miracle where Jesus turned water into Wine.   Continue on to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation.  Proceed to Muhraka on Mount Carmel, where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal.

 

Proceed to Caesarea, an ancient excavated city with many Roman and Crusader ruins.   Transfer to the airport for your departure flight home or drop off at hotel (if extending your stay)

sea of galilee

Valid 22-29/12/2022

Rates for December 2022 tour:

Tourist class hotels (Prima Park Hotel Jerusalem/Prima Galilee Hotel Tiberias or similar)
USD2299 per person sharing in a double room on Half Board basis
USD699 Single Supplement

First-class hotels (Leonardo Hotel Jerusalem /Leonardo Hotel Tiberias or similar)
USD2469 per person sharing in a double room on Half Board basis
USD750 Single Supplement

Superior first-class hotels (Leonardo Plaza Hotel Jerusalem/Leonardo Plaza Hotel Tiberias or similar)
USD3268 per person sharing in a double room on Half Board basis
USD1266 Single Supplement

Rates include:
Meeting & assistance by a Vered Hasharon representative at the airport upon arrival
Sharing transfers from Ben Gurion airport upon arrival
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport upon departure OR to Hotel if extending stay
7 nights accommodation on Half board basis as follows:
5 nights in Jerusalem (no dinner on Christmas Eve at the hotel)
2 nights in Tiberias
English Speaking tour guide
A/C coach
Entrance fees according to the itinerary
St Peters fish lunch
Christmas Dinner in Bethlehem
Each traveler in the group will get a cap, map of Israel, and travelogue

Rates exclude:
Any airline tickets
Insurances
Visa
Taxes
Additional meals, drinks
PCR & Serological tests
Tips
Anything not mentioned in “Rates include”

* Departure is subject to there being a minimum of 2 people booked on the tour.

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