The Holy Land Tour
4 Days and 3 Nights, From £400 per person (3 Star Package)
- Tel Aviv
4 Days and 3 Nights
- from £400 per person (3 Star Package)
- 3 nights accommodation in the 3 star hotels including breakfast
- Transfer and tour guide for additional cost
- Tour Details
Day 1: London / Tel Aviv/ Bethlehem
Gather at London Heathrow Airport for our flights to Tel Aviv. Upon arriving at the Tel Aviv International Airport, travellers will be met and assisted by an assigned guide. Transfer to a Bethlehem hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 2: Bethlehem/ Hebron/ Jerusalem/ Bethlehem
After breakfast, we leave our hotel for Jerusalem. Jerusalem or The Holy Land - 'Al-Quds', is the third holiest place for Muslims, where we will be visiting Al-Haram Al-Sharif or the 'The Noble Sanctuary'. The Al Haram Al Sharif houses the Dome of Rock and the Great Al-Aqsa mosque. Within the vicinity of the Haram Al-Sharif, we will also visit the Mausoleum of Prophet Sulayman (Solomon) and the Bab Al-Rahman Cemetary,the burial place of the Holy Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) closest companions such as Ubadah bin As-Somit Al-Khazraji Al-Ansari and Shaddad bin Aus Al-Bukhari Al-Ansari.
Then we will proceed to drive to Hebron, a city identified as holy by Muslims, Christians and Jews due to its association with Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his family. We will visit the Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi Mosque, which houses the tombs of Prophet Ibrahim, Prophet Ishaq (Isaac), Prophet Yaaqub (Jacob) and their wives, Sarah, Rifka (Rebecca) and Lanika (Leah) respectively. Al-Haram al-Ibrahimi is one of the most imposing monuments of ancient Palestine and considered to be the fourth holiest site in Islam. According to Arab legend, the mosque walls were built without mortar by Prophet Solomon (pbuh) with the help of Genies or spirits.
We will return to Bethlehem, to discover the birth city of Jesus Christ. We will visit the Church of Nativity marking the birthplace of Jesus. We will also drive to the shepherds’ Town of Beit Sahour to visit the Shepherds' Field where the Angels' announcement of the birth of Jesus happened
We will return to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.Note:
1. Lunch will be in Jerusalem/Herbron
2. Dinner will be in Bethlehem
Day 3: Bethlehem/ Jericho/ Jerusalem/ Bethlehem
After breakfast, we will make our way to the ancient city of Jericho. We will visit Tel Al-Sultan to see the ruins of the oldest city in the world. We will also visit the Hisham Palace, a beautiful palace representing a sample of early Islamic architecture. On the way back to Bethlehem, located towards the east between Jerusalem and Jericho, we will visit the holy grave (maqam)of Prophet Musa (pbuh).
The city of Jerusalem also has many other important historical burial places and we will be paying a visit to Prophet Dawud's (David) tomb in Abu Tor and then we will be visiting the hill of the Mount of Olives where Virgin Mary's tomb is. This sanctuary is regarded as the holiest for both Muslims and Christians in the Holy Land.
Walking outside the walls of Al-Haram Al-Sharif, we will be visiting the Western Wall (which is also called the Buraq Wall), and this part of the wall is considered a holy site for both Muslims and Jews. The Old City of Jerusalem has its own magic and a walk through the Old City will take us back into history. We will walk through Via Delarosa and pass by the different stages of crucifixion of Jesus Christ (Prophet Issa). This route will lead us to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the holiest site for Christians and the site where Jesus Christ was believed to the crucified and his soul ascended to heaven.
We will return to Bethlehem for dinner and the overnight stay.
1. Lunch will be in Jericho
2. Dinner will be in Bethlehem
Day 4: Bethlehem/ Jerusalem/ Mount Olive/ Tel Aviv
After breakfast, we check-out from the hotel and make our journey to Jerusalem for the last visit visit to the Al Haram Al Sharif. You will be able to pray and say farewell to the Al-Aqsa Mosque. We will go the Mount of Olives for the panoramic view of Al Haram Al-Sharif. We will have an early lunch in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and make our way towards Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport and then depart to London.
1. Early lunch will be at the local restaurant in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv