Heritage of the Holyland & Petra

On our Heritage of the Holyland and Petra tour, visit sites that played an important role in Jesus’ life – Bethlehem; Capernaum, Tabgha and the Mount of Beatitudes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, where he performed his first miracle; Jerusalem, where he was betrayed, crucified and resurrected, including the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Via Dolorosa, Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Megiddo (Armageddon), Qumran, Masada and the Dead Sea. At the end of the touring in Israel, fly to Eilat and enjoy a day tour to spectacular Petra in Jordan

8 Nights
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted


  • Jaffa * Caesarea * Megiddo
  • Tiberias * Sea of Galilee
  • Capernaum * Tabgha * Mount of Beatitudes * Yardenit Baptismal Site
  • Golan Heights * Banias * Nazareth * Cana * Beit Alpha
  • Masada * Qumran * Dead Sea
  • Jerusalem * Israel Museum * Bethlehem * Church of the Nativity
  • Dead Sea Scrolls * Yad Vashem * Ein Karem
  • Western Wall * Temple Mount * Via Dolorosa * Church of Holy Sepulchre
  • Mount Zion * Tomb of King David * Room of the Last Supper
  • Mount of Olives * Garden of Gethsemane * Eilat * Petra


  • 8 nights hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure.
  • Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach.
  • Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days.
  • Return flights from Tel Aviv to Eilat.
  • Entrance fees to sites on the program.


  • Porterage at airport.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff.
  • Beverages with meals.
  • Border taxes & Visa for Israel/Jordan border crossing.
(total $130 to be paid on day of tour).

Please Note

  • Children under the age of 5 (including infants) are not permitted on the tour.
  • While most nationalities receive tourist visas on arrival, certain nationalities require visas arranged in advance to enter Israel and/or Jordan.
Please check with the relevant consulate or ask us to give you the information.


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Heritage of the Holyland & Petra

8 Nights

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Thursday - Arrival
• Day 1 is arrival day. Touring begins the next day, so you can arrive at any time on any flight to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv.
• Upon arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
• Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Friday - Tel Aviv / Sea of Galilee / Tiberias
• Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel.
• Drive for a visit of the port city of Jaffa (Joppa) where we will take a short walking tour in picturesque alleys of the old, fortified town. We will pass by the house of Simon the Tanner and marvel at the views from the hill top.
• We drive north along the coastal road - Via Maris, to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great in honor of Augustus Caesar.
• From here we go on to visit Megiddo where the book of Revelations mentions a great battle at the place called "Armageddon", an ancient city inhabited continuously for more than five millennia (6000-500 B.C.).
• After exploring the ancient ruins we drive toward the Sea of Galilee, stopping at Cana to visit the Wedding Church where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine.
• Arrive at Tiberias and check-in to your hotel.

Saturday - Sea of Galilee
• Visit the sites on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee, the stage for many of the events in Jesus' life.
• Drive along the shore of the sea to Capernaum – known as “His Town”, the center of Jesus ministry where he spent much time healing the sick and performing miracles
• On to Tabgha, the site of Christ’s miracle of feeding the 5,000, visiting the Church of Multiplication, where the mosaic floor depicts a basket with loaves and two fishes, and the Church of the Primacy of St Peter, commemorating Jesus' reinstatement of Peter as chief among the Apostles.
• Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the sea, where Jesus preached the “Sermon on the Mount” and it is believed that he picked his 12 apostles.
• Ascend to the Golan Heights to view the panoramic view of the peaks of Mt. Hermon and the rugged Golan plateau.
• Visit Banias (Caesarea Philippi), one of the sources of the River Jordan, where Jesus took his disciples, revealing his purpose and His Church before his last trip to Jerusalem and where Simon identified Jesus as the messiah.
• Drive to the southern part of the Sea of Galilee to visit the Yardenit Baptismal Site.
• Return to Tiberias for another night in town.

Sunday - Nazareth / Jordan Valley / Beit Alpha / Jerusalem
• Sail on a boat on the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee).
• Travel through the Galilee to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood, and the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where archaeologists believe the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. You will also see Mary’s Well and Joseph’s Church.
• Visit the ancient synagogue at Beit Alpha, located at the foot of the northern slopes of the Gilboa Mountains which has one of most preserved and beautiful mosaics in Israel.
• Drive through the Jordan Valley, passing by Jericho, before ascending through the Judean Mountains to Jerusalem.
• Overnight at your Jerusalem hotel.

Monday - Masada & Dead Sea
• Through remarkable scenery of the Dead Sea we travel to Masada which is situated on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert. The site was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.
• Ascend by cable car to the fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, King Herod’s palace, the synagogue, bathhouse and much more. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea below.
• Visit the site of the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
• Nearly 1,300 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on the earth’s surface. Bring your swimsuit as if weather permits it’s possible to “float” on the salty, mineral rich, water.
• Return to Jerusalem for an overnight.

Tuesday - Jerusalem
• Start the day at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple.
• Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born.
• Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl.
• Visit Bethlehem - the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.
• Return to your Jerusalem hotel.

Wednesday – Jerusalem / Eilat
• Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem - the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives.
• Visit the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus spent his last night and was betrayed by Judas.
• Just outside the Old City, visit Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper.
• Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount.
• Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection.
• Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv for short flight to Ramon Airport, Eilat and onward transfer to your Eilat hotel.
• Overnight in Eilat.

Thursday – Petra / Tel Aviv
• Leave Eilat, Israel and cross into Jordan at the Arava border.
• Drive to Petra through the scenic Jordanian desert, passing by the Wadi Rum area.
• Enter the Rose City of Petra through the Siq, a narrow passage through the mountains that has inspired people for centuries.
• Up to the Treasury which suddenly appears at the end of the gorge, leaving visitors breath taken by its' size, color and beauty.
• Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular Amphitheatre, which once held 3,000 spectators.
• Exit the city and stop for a sit-down lunch in Wadi Musa - the new town of Petra, followed by a visit to Moses Spring before leaving.
• Drive to Aqaba for a short city tour, before returning to the Arava border and back to Ramon Airport, Eilat for return flight to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv.
• Transfer from Tel Aviv airport to Tel Aviv hotel for overnight.

Friday – Departure
• Departure to Ben Gurion Airport for international flight.

Please note that the sequence of the tour and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances at the company’s or the guide’s discretion.

Embark on a transformative journey through the Heritage of the Holyland and Petra, on a tour focusing on Christian sites. Explore the places where Jesus lived, preached, and performed miracles. Walk the streets of Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on water. Stand on the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Reflect on the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, sites central to Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection.
This immersive experience also includes Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and Jerusalem, a city overflowing with biblical significance. Witness the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism, and the Dome of the Rock, a magnificent Islamic shrine.
For an unforgettable add-on, extend your tour to Petra, the ancient rose-red city carved into the Jordanian cliffs. Explore the Siq, a narrow gorge leading to the Treasury, and marvel at the intricate architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This tour offers the perfect blend of spiritual exploration, historical discovery, and breathtaking scenery. Return home with a deeper understanding of your faith and lasting memories of the Heritage of the Holyland and Petra.

Can you do Israel and Jordan together?
With a multi-day tour you can easily combine Israel with an extension day tour to Petra. It’s a great way to see the highlights of both countries without having to worry about logistics. As both countries are geographically close, visiting Israel and Petra together is a very popular option.
Israel and Jordan are neighboring countries, making it easy to travel between them by crossing through the land border. While Israel has its historical and religious sites, such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Nazareth. Jordan has its spectacular wonder of the world - Petra.

What is the best time to visit Jordan and Israel?
Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are probably the best times to visit Jordan and Israel, as during these seasons, you can expect pleasant weather with comfortable temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and fewer crowds than the peak summer months.
With wildflowers in bloom and lush green landscapes, spring is a beautiful time to visit. The temperatures are warm, making it ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Autumn offers another period of pleasant weather, when the summer heat has subsided, and the days are still warm and sunny. The crowds are usually smaller than in spring.

Where is Petra in relation to Jerusalem?
Petra is located in Jordan, while Jerusalem is in Israel. They are separate countries in the Middle East. Petra is quite far south of Jerusalem. They are roughly 150 kilometers (93 miles) apart as the crow flies, but the driving distance is much longer.

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Pickup Info

Upon arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

You will receive a welcome letter with pick up time and instructions for the first day of the tour which will be sent to your hotel. Instructions for the rest of your tour will be given by your tour guide, including details of your departure transfer times and/or any onward travel details to Jordan/Egypt (if applicable)