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Teach By Travel - Biblical Pilgrimage - Israel, Faith-Based Tours

Day 1:
Departure Flight.

Day 2: Tel Aviv
Arrive Ben Gurion Airport, meet your tour guide, and transfer to Tel Aviv, on the Mediterranean Coast Line. Your guided tour features Jaffa - Church of House of Tabitha, the Artists' Quarter, Saint Peter's Church, the Crusader Room and Simon the Tanner's house. Dinner and overnight in the Tel Aviv area.

Day 3: Sharon Valley - Mount Carmel
Journey to the Sharon Valley and Mount Carmel for a jam-packed day. See the Roman Amphitheatre, Pontius Pilate Stella, King Herod's Palace, the Herodian Port and Aqueduct, New Virtual Presentation - Mt. Carmel, Stella Maris, and Elijah's Chapel. Dinner and overnight in the Sea of Galilee/Nazareth area.

Day 4: Nazareth
Start the day with a visit to Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed the miracle of changing water into wine. In Nazareth you will see the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Holy Grotto, the ancient village, Joseph's workshop and the ancient Jewish-Christian purifying bath, and Mary's Well. Option to celebrate Mass at Mount Tabor's Basilica of Transfiguration. Dinner and overnight in the Sea of Galilee/Nazareth area.

Day 5: Sea of Galilee
Morning boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. At Capernaum, see the ancient synagogue, Peter's House, the Mensa Christi and Church of Multiplication. At Tabgah view the splendid mosaic depicting the miracle of the loaves and fishes. Optional Mass at the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and overnight in the Sea of Galilee/Nazareth area.

Day 6: Jordan River - Dead Sea
At Beit-Shean see the Roman theatre and amphitheatre. Via the Jordan Valley and Jericho see the Mount of Temptation, the ancient Tel Jericho and city walls, Zacheus' tree and Elisha's spring. Visit Qumran and Elijah's Cave and the Good Samaritan Inn. Continue through Bethany to see the House of Martha and Mary and the Tomb of Lazarus. Continue to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Mt. Olive - Old City of Jerusalem
Begin with Mount Olive and a panoramic view over Temple Mount and the Old City. See the Dominus Plevit, Church of All Nations, Garden of Gethsemane, and the Grotto of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City to see St. Stephan Gate, Bethesda Pool, St. Ann Church (birthplace of Mary) and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (optional Mass). Also enjoy Mount Zion, King David's Tomb, Church of Dormition, Valley of Geheina, St. Peter in Galicantu and Caifa's House. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 8: Wailing Wall - New City - Ein Karem
Today begin at the famous Wailing Wall. On to Ein Karem the birthplace of John the Baptist, the Church of Visitation, and more. Proceed to Yad Vashem and the Holocaust Memorial Museum. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 9: Bethlehem - Elah Valley
In Bethlehem visit the Church of Nativity and the Basilica of St. Catherine. Proceed via the Elah Valley and Emmaus to Kiriat Yeharim and the Church of the Ark of the Covenant. Entrance included to the world-class Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Books. The main attraction of the Shrine of the Book is the Dead Sea Scrolls. After your Farewell Dinner, transfer to Ben-Gurion Airport for your return flight.

Round-trip Airfare
Full-Time Tour Manager
All Breakfasts and Dinners
Twin Room Accommodations
Guided Tour of Jaffa
Sharon Valley and Mt. Carmel
Cana of Galilee
Joseph's Workshop
Mary's Well
Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee
Tabgah Mosaic
Jordan River and The Dead Sea
House of Martha and Mary
The Tomb of Lazarus
Mt. Olive
Garden of Gethsemane
Old City of Jerusalem
Wailing Wall
New City of Jerusalem
Holocaust Museum
Church of Nativity
Church of the Ark of the Covenant
Israel Museum
Shrine of the Books

Biblical Pilgrimage