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Young Pilgrims
Classical tour of Israel
- 8 Days

Why you should go…

This tour is ideal for young Christian Pilgrims from around the world wishing to travel to the Holy Land and see first-hand the wondrous Holy sites of the Bible.

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Travel ltinerary Highlights

Galilee | Haifa | Nazareth | Tiberias | Jericho | Jerusalem | Dead Sea | Bethlehem

 

Suggested Length

8 Days / 7 Nights

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Itinerary

Day 1

Galilee

Arrival at Ben Gurion airport, meeting, and assistance by a Vered Hasharon Tours representative. Drive via the coastal highway to visit the Roman theater and crusader ruins at Caesarea. The aqueduct serves as a backdrop to The Book of Acts; Cornelius was the first gentile to become a Christian, and St. Paul was imprisoned for 2 years here before he sailed to Rome. Continue to Haifa, the third-largest city in Israel, and see the panoramic view from the top of Mt. Carmel. Then visit the top balcony of the Baha’i shrine before continuing to the Carmelite Monastery Muhraka. Here you will learn about the battle between Elijah the Prophet and the 450 Baal prophets. Finally, drive to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

sea of galilee view from above

Day 2

Galilee

Today begins with a visit to the Mt. of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. (Matthew 5:3). On to Capernaum, Jesus’ base on the Sea of Galilee. Continue to Tabgha, where the 5000 were fed by Jesus with only 2 fish and 5 loaves, and visit Mensa Christi (John 21: 1). Afternoon drive to Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed his first miracle changing water to wine (John 2), and visit the Wedding church. Continue to Nazareth, where Jesus spent most of his life. Visit the Church of Annunciation and St. Joseph’s workshop. Return to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

kfar nahum national park

Day 3

Galilee

Start the morning with a boat ride in a replica of a wooden Galilean fishing boat on the Sea of Galilee and where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on water (MK.6:48). Next, drive to one of the primary sources of the River Jordan – the site of Caesarea Philippi (Matthew 16). Enjoy a walk through the nature reserve of Banias. Continue to the River Jordan and enjoy an hour of rafting if the weather permits. Afternoon visit to the River Jordan (Yardenit) site for baptism, return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Baptism

Day 4

Jerusalem

This morning we leave the Sea of Galilee and drive along the Jordan Valley via Jericho, the first city conquered by Joshua. Visit the Sycamore tree where Zacchaeus climbed the tree to view Jesus walking through. Next, view the Mt of Temptation, where the devil tried to tempt Jesus (Matthew 4:1). Continue to Qumran by the Dead Sea and visit the site’s excavations where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Take some time to swim and float in the Dead Sea. Finally, drive to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

floating in Dead sea

Day 5

Jerusalem

Drive to Mt. of Olives to see an overview of Jerusalem. Walk the traditional Palm Sunday road to visit the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of all Nations. Enter the Dung Gate for a walking tour of the Old City. Visit the Western (Wailing) Wall, follow the traditional Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. On through the Christian Quarter to the Jaffa Gate. In the afternoon, drive to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and visit the Church of Nativity, view the Shepherds Fields, stop for shopping in Bethlehem, then return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

stone of the Anointing Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Day 6

Jerusalem

We will begin our day with a tour to Mt. Zion to visit King David’s Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper (Luke 22: 7, 13. Continue to the Menorah (Candelabra) model near the Knesset (Israeli Parliament). Drive on to the Yad Vashem Museum, a memorial site for the six million holocaust victims of World War II. In the afternoon, drive to the wilderness outside Jerusalem and enjoy camel rides and Hospitality in a Bedouin tent. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Damascus gate

Day 7

Jerusalem

Visit the Garden Tomb where many Christians identify as the burial site of Jesus, and optional communion service – then rest of the day free time for personal use and shopping.

The Garden Tomb

Day 7

Departure

Departure transfer to Ben Gurion airport 

sea of galilee

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