Christmas in the Holy Land

Celebrate Christmas where it all began

Duration
10
Departure
21 December 2019
Price from
3,690

OVERVIEW

Spend Christmas 2019 in the place where it all began on this Guaranteed departure tour. Below is the itinerary of our Christmas tour of the Holy Land that 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.

ITINERARY

Travel with Cathay Pacific from Australia to Tel Aviv via Hong Kong.

Included Meals: None

Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport where you will be met by a tour representative. Transfer to Jerusalem and check into hotel for dinner and overnight.
Hotel: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem or similar

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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.
Hotel: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem or similar

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Enjoy a relaxing breakfast and spend the morning at leisure.
In the afternoon travel 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.
Hotel: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem or similar

Included Meals: None

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.
Visit Mount Zion, the Hall of the Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Hotel: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem or similar

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Enjoy breakfast and then drive to Jericho, known to be the oldest town in the world. Visit the Mount of Temptation and the Sycamore Tree.
Passing Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, continue to the Dead Sea, where you can experience floating on these waters which have amazing healing power and a lot of fun! Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Hotel: Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem or similar

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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 hotel in Tiberius for dinner and overnight.
Hotel: Leonardo Hotel, Tiberias or similar

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Today after breakfast we 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” a traditional baptismal site in the River Jordan. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Hotel: Leonardo Hotel, Tiberias or similar

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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, ancient excavated city with many Roman and Crusader ruins. Transfer to your Tel Aviv hotel for your last night.
Hotel: Leonardo Hotel, Tel Aviv or similar

Included Meals:

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Check out of your hotel after breakfast and transfer to the Tel Aviv airport for your flight departing at 2.30pm to Australia

Included Meals:

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Included Meals: None

Highlights

Christmas Eve in Bethlehem

Christmas Day in Jerusalem

Float in the Dead Sea

Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee

Map

Destinations

OUR PRICING

Pricing

Category Description Twin PP Single
Full Tour Price Air from Australia TBC TBC
Tour Only $3,690.00 $4,899.00

Inclusions
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Departure Date Booking
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TOUR INCLUDES

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Sights and entry
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