11D10N LAND OF THE BIBLE IN ISRAEL

The Holy Land is a powerful and often life-changing destination. With our customized journey through Israel, experience Israel from a Christian view as you watch the Bible come to life, nourish your soul as you re-live the past and take your faith and understanding to new heights. Embrace the power of the holy sites in Galilee. Touch the 2,000 year old stones of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Please note that the following itinerary is an example, as all of our journeys are custom-made.

Exceptional Experiences:

  • Meander through the alleys of Old Jaffa and learn about modern Israel as the Start-up Nation at the Peres Center for Innovation.
  • Walk the streets of southern Tel Aviv with a private Graffiti specialist to discover the culture and social issues expressed in the local urban art.
  • Visit the Yardenit Baptismal Site on the Jordan River. We may arrange for a private baptism ceremony for you and your party as well.
  • Embark on a meaningful private escorted visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s official Holocaust museum, dedicated to the memory of the victims and honouring the survivors.
  • Enjoy the therapeutic qualities of the Dead Sea, believed to have wondrous healing powers. Float on the salty waters, relax and enjoy the facilities and lunch on site.

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Itinerary:

DAY 1: SINGAPORE – ISRAEL

Depart Singapore for Israel.

Upon arrival in Israel, head for the VIP assistance through arrival procedures at Ben Gurion Airport. Our VIP representative will meet you at the end of the jetway and escort you through the terminal, to passport control.

Proceed via the fast track service through passport control. Then, you will be escorted through baggage claim and customs before meeting your driver for your private transfer. Depart Ben Gurion Airport for Tel Aviv.

Overnight in Tel Aviv

 

DAY 2: TEL AVIV

This morning, have breakfast at your hotel before meeting your local guide and driver.

Then, get acquainted with the neighbourhoods of Tel Aviv, such as Neveh Tzedek, the historic train station complex, the open-air Carmel Market, Rabin Plaza, the revived Sarona compound and the Bauhaus area - a World Heritage Site.

Meander through the alleys of Old Jaffa, with its art galleries and lively Flea Market. Learn about modern Israel as the Start-up Nation with an encounter at the Peres Center for Innovation.

The walls of southern Tel Aviv have become the canvases to local Graffiti artists. Walk these streets with a private Graffiti specialist to discover the culture and social issues expressed in the local urban art.

Overnight in Tel Aviv

 

DAY 3:  CAESAREA - HAIFA -DRUZE HOSPITALITY -AKKO

Breakfast and check out from the hotel.

Depart Tel Aviv and drive north along the Israeli coastline to Caesarea, the Roman capital of Israel, named after Augustus Caesar, who imposed the tax that brought Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem.

View the beautiful restored Roman Theater, the ruins of the ancient town, harbour and aqueduct. Marvel at the panoramic overview of Haifa from the top of Mount Carmel. See the splendid Bahai Gardens and the imposing Haifa Bay.

Travel through the Jezreel Valley to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; visit the extensive archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system.

Travel through the Galilee to your hotel.

Overnight Galilee

 

DAY 4: SEA OF GALILEE - JERUSALEM

Check out from your hotel after breakfast.

Then, set sail on the Sea of Galilee in your private boat.

Visit the sites around the Sea of Galilee including The Mount of Beatitudes, the site of the Sermon on the Mount. Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Loaves and Fishes. The first-century fishing village of Magdala, the home of Mary Magdalene, with ruins of the ancient synagogue and a new church built on the site, simple in design but rich in mosaics and murals. Capernaum, with its ancient synagogue, a site of Jesus’ Ministry.

Overnight in Galilee

 

DAY 5: DEAD SEA

Breakfast and check out from the hotel.

Visit the Yardenit Baptismal Site on the Jordan River. We may arrange for a private baptism ceremony for you and your party as well.

Contribute to the greening of Israel and leave your mark in the land of the Bible by planting a tree in a local forest. In Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus, visit the Church of the Annunciation.

Proceed “up” to Jerusalem, the capital of Israel. Celebrate your arrival to the city with a traditional “shehecheyanu” ceremony. It is said that of the ten measures of beauty given to the world, nine were bestowed upon Jerusalem. Overnight Jerusalem

 

DAY 6: JERUSALEM

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

Before setting out on your exploration of the city, start the day at Mount of Olives with an all-encompassing panoramic view of Jerusalem.

See the Chapel of Ascension and Dominos Flevit.

Then, walk down the Palm Sunday Road to the Garden of Gethsemane. Weave your way through the ancient olive trees and continue on the Church of All Nations.

Visit the Church of St Anne and the Bethesda Pools, just inside St. Stephen's Gate. Walk the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the traditional site of the crucifixion.

Next, make a stop at the the carved in stone Garden Tomb, believed to be the site of the burial and resurrection of Jesus.

Overnight in Jerusalem

 

 

DAY 7: JERUSALEM

Breakfast at the hotel.

Drive through the New City of Jerusalem, past the Jerusalem Theater, the President’s Residence and the Knesset (Israel Parliament).

View the Giant Menorah depicting Israel’s history through the ages. Embark on a meaningful private escorted visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s official Holocaust museum, dedicated to the memory of the victims and honouring the survivors.

Then make a stop at the Children’s Memorial and a walk along the inspirational Avenue of the Righteous. The Israel Museum is the country's national gallery.

Explore the compound, including the Model of Jerusalem from the Second Temple Period and the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibited in the Shrine of the Book. Wander through the Billy Rose Sculpture Garden.

After which, take a stroll through the alleyways of the colourful Mahaneh Yehuda open-air market and bombard your senses with a multitude of sites, smells and tastes.

To end of the day, go on a private escorted visit to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus, including Manger Square, the Church of the Nativity and Shepherd’s Field. Overnight Jerusalem

 

DAY 8: JERUSALEM

Have breakfast at hotel.

Enter the Old City via the historical Jaffa Gate.

Just outside the walls of the old city, visit historic Mount Zion with Caiphus' House, the Dormition Abbey and the Upper Room - site of the Last Supper - as well as the Tomb of King David.

Walk along the 2,000 year old stones of the Cardo, the ancient Roman marketplace in the heart of the Old City. Walking through the Old City, we are drawn to the Western Wall, the holiest site in the Jewish tradition.

The ancient Kotel, once a retaining wall for King Herod's magnificent temple, now gathers people from around the world in prayer and celebration. Spelunk through the underground Western Wall Tunnels, excavated under the homes and markets of the Old City.

Overnight in Jerusalem

DAY 9: DEAD SEA

Have breakfast and check out from the hotel.

Journey through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Visit Qumran, site of the secluded caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were first discovered.

Ride the cable car to discover Herod's mountain-top fortress at Masada, the last stronghold and stand of the Zealots against Rome, on the edge of the barren Judean Desert.

Enjoy the therapeutic qualities of the Dead Sea, believed to have wondrous healing powers. Float on the salty waters, relax and enjoy the facilities and lunch on site.

Utilize the day-use rooms reserved for you at a local resort hotel. Proceed “up” to Jerusalem, the capital of Israel.

Celebrate your arrival to the city with a traditional “shehecheyanu” ceremony. It is said that of the ten measures of beauty given to the world, nine were bestowed upon Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem

 

DAY 10: DEPARTURE

Have breakfast at hotel.

Spend your day at leisure if time permits.

Then, check out of your hotel and board your Private transfer from your hotel to Ben Gurion Airport. VIP assistance will be rendered at Ben Gurion Airport.

Go via the fast track service through security check, flight check-in, hand baggage security and passport control. Be esscort edto your gate.

Depart Israel for Singapore

 

DAY 11: ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE

Home sweet home

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Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect on the tour but is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and can be tailored based on the interests of the group.


This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.

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