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The Holy Land tours in Israel is considered as one of those highly-esteemed itineraries that a traveler must partake. Imagine, as a Christian or at least as someone curious about Christianity, walking around the same ground that Jesus Christ had stepped on thousands of years ago. The atmosphere is inexplicably serene, every stride exceedingly special. Doing Holy Land tours in Israel is said to be both life-changing and humbling.

Apart from the various religious activities that you can take part there, several other things to do also await especially those who are keen to see more than this tourist destination’s spiritual side.

The Best Holy Land Tours and Itinerary For 10 Days

When is the best time to visit Israel? Weather out there is perfect during the months of April and May. From June to August, more attractions open to the public, making it an even more suitable time to go there. Until the month of September, the weather is still perfect for touring and there is little anticipation for rainfall.

Christmas time proves to be a very popular season to go to Israel obviously because a lot of people would want to do the pilgrimage during the time that Jesus Christ is born. Whichever month you choose to visit, Israel has many activities year-round that shall complete your Holy Land tours and itinerary.

Dome of the Rock in Israel

A lot of people are Googling: is it safe to travel in Israel? Our answer is yes! It may be a country in conflict with other nations, but it is unfair for it to be singled out. Truth be told: a lot are in conflict with others, too. While it is correct that safety measures are quite strict at the airport and police visibility along its towns and cities are high, these are done solely to ensure everyone’s security. All these tensions aside, you’ll see how Israel is just like any other dream tourist destination of yours – vibrant, charismatic, and worth-visiting.

Ready to finally do your Holy Land tours? This Israel itinerary is yours for the taking!

Visa Requirements

For Philippine Passport holder: Visa-Free for 90 days visit.

For British Passport holder: Visa-Free for 3 months visit. See Complete List of UK Passport Visa Free Countries to Visit 2019

If you have other passports than I mentioned above, you might have to check the nearest Israel Embassy or Consulate in your home country or where you are currently residing prior to your visit to the Holy Land.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Tel Aviv

  • Arrival. Stay overnight in Tel Aviv

Suggested Accommodations: Best Places to stay in Tel Aviv

Suggested Activities: Tel Aviv Street Art Tour | Tel Aviv Pub Crawl | Tel Aviv Food Tour

Day 2: Tel Aviv – Tiberias

  • Jaffa
  • Caesarea Maritima 
  • Mount Carmel
  • Stella Maris Church of the Carmelite Monastery

Suggested Accommodations: Best places to stay in Tiberias

Suggested Activities: Nazareth, Tiberias & Sea of Galilee Day Trip | Biblical Highlights Tour

Day 3: Tiberias

  • Cana
  • Nazareth
  • Mount Tabor

Day 4: Tiberias

  • CAPERNAUM
  • MOUNT OF BEATITUDES
  • SEA OF GALILEE (Boatride) 
  • Tabgha (Church of the Primacy of Peter)

Day 5: Tiberias – Jerusalem

  •  Dalmanutha
  • Jordan River
  • Bethlehem
  • Jerusalem

Day 6: Jerusalem

  • Church of the Pater Noster
  • Church of the Ascension
  • Ein Karem
  • Church of St. John the Baptist
  • Church of the Visitation or Church of the Magnificat
  • Palm Sunday Road
  • Dome of the Rock
  • Church of All Nations
  • Church of the Agony
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu

Day 7: Jerusalem

  •  Old City of Jerusalem
  •  St. Stephen’s Gate or the Lion’s Gate
  • Church of St. Anne
  • Pool of Bethesda
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Church of the Dormition Abbey
  • Coenaculum or the Upper Room
  • Wailing Wall

Suggested Accommodations: Best places to stay in Jerusalem

Suggested Activities: New Jerusalem: Holy City Tour | Masada & The Dead Sea Full-Day Tour | Full-Day Bethlehem and Dead Sea Tour| Ancient Jerusalem: City of David Tour

Day 8: Jerusalem  – Dead Sea

  • Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum
  • Bethany, home of Lazarus
  • Church of St. Lazarus
  • Genesis Land
  • Dead sea

Day 9: Dead Sea

  • Qumran
  • Jericho
  • Mount of Temptation
  • Emmaus
  • Abu Gosh – Benedictine Monastery
  • Monastère de la Résurrection

Day 10: Tel Aviv

  • Departure

Here’s a 10-day travel itinerary around the Holy Land in Israel.  May you find it useful exploring the historical and biblical tourist attractions.

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