Holy Land Tour (9 Days / 8 Nights)


  • Boutique service for low price
  • Licensed guides
  • Recommended by Israeli Ministry of Tourism

Visiting Israel for the first time? This 9-day itinerary is a great opportunity to explore the Land of Creation for a competitive price. Our experienced guides will show you the most important sights of the land Jesus walked; your Holy Land adventure starts here.


Arrival to Ben Gurion airport, Israel

VIP assistance at the airport

A short tour of Jaffa (biblical Joppa) the ancient seaport from which the Prophet Jonah Fled from God (Jonah 1:17) and where Peter stayed with Simon the Tanner and restored Tabitha to life (Acts 9:36-43). 

Overnight and Dinner Leonardo Plaza Netanya



6:30 – 8:00 breakfast independently

8:30 – departure hotel

Drive north along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea, the great Roman Port city and one of the largest archeological digs in Israel. Here the Roman centurions Cornelius was baptized by Peter and became the first gentile convert to Christianity (Acts 10) and Paul was tried by Festus (Acts 25:6-12).

Mukhraka on Mount Carmel, where Elijah battled the prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18:25).

Megiddo (1 Kings 9:15), site of a fascinating Tel (hill) comprising 26 ancient civilizations superimposed on one another,

Lookout the Valley of Jezreel to Valley of Armageddon (Revelation 16:16).

Drive across the valley to Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus.

Visit the Church of Annunciation and Mary’s Well.

Drive to Tiberias

Overnight and Dinner at Kinar Hotel Tiberias



6:30 – 8:00 breakfast independently

8:30 – depart hotel

Tabgha, where Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes (Luke 9:10-17); chapel that commemorates where Jesus instructed Peter to “feed my sheep” (John 21:15-17;

Capernaum, the town where Jesus lived during His Galilee ministry (Matthew 4:13, Mark 3:1);

Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon of the Mount (Matthew 5:1-12);

15:00 Magdala

Cana for possible renewal of marriage vows or visit Mt Precipice for a view of entire Jezreel Valley

19:00 dinner at the hotel

Overnight and Dinner Kinar Hotel Tiberius



6:30 – 8:00 breakfast independently

8:00 – depart hotel

Mt Bental for a view of Paul’s road to Damascus and Syria.

10:00 Kibbutz Elrom Emek HaBacha

Valley of Tears + movie about a major battle in the Yom Kippur war

Lunch clients account possible to visit the Druze

Visit the upper Galilee and the Golan Heights to see ancient cities of Caesarea Philippi

Tel Dan

Hazor time permitting

19:00 overnight Dinner at hotel

Overnight and Dinner Tiberius at Kinar Hotel



6:30 – 8:00 breakfast independently

8:30 – depart hotel

Yardenit Baptism site

Visit Beith Shean

Visit the old city of Jericho overlooking Mt Temptation

Visit Qumran, the home of the first century sect known as the Essenes, the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Ahava Factory

Overnight and Dinner David Resort, Dead Sea



6:30 – 8:00 breakfast independently

8:30 – depart hotel

Float in Dead Sea

11:00 Masada, ascend the mountain by cable car to view Herod’s desert fortress

Continue to the beautiful Oasis of Ein Gedi where David hid from King Saul (1 Samuel 24).

Free time for lunch on clients account at Ein Bokek

Drive to Jerusalem for overnight and dinner at Grand Court Hotel Jerusalem



Begin exploring Jerusalem with a drive around the old city walls, noting the gates and quarters, their wealth of history and significance.

Lookout Jerusalem from Mount Olives to view the entire city of Jerusalem.

Then, walk down the Palm Sunday Road to the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:30

Visit Dominus Flevit, where Jesus stopped and wept over Jerusalem (Luke 19:41

IF desired, can order time for reflection in private Garden of Gethsemane

13:00 Lunch Bethlehem on clients account – Fadi Store with local guide and Susan

Visit Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity, and Manger Square (Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 2:1-7), as well as Shepherd’s Field at nearby Beit Sahour, where the “Good News” was first heard.

19:00 dinner at hotel

Overnight and Dinner Grand Court Jerusalem



8:30 Explore the Davidson Center Southern Temple Excavations and the Western Wall

9:50 3D movie at City of David

10:20 City of David Including Pool of Siloam and Hezekiah’s Tunnel

Lunch on clients account in Jewish Quarter

Jewish Quarter including Broad Wall and Cardo

Ride up Mount Zion where you will visit the Tomb of David and the Upper Room (Mark 14:12-26; Acts 1:13).


Pools of Bethesda (John 5:1-24)

Via Dolorosa

Holy Sepulcher

19:00 – Dinner at hotel

Overnight and Dinner Grand Court Jerusalem



6:30 – 8:00 breakfast independently

8:30 – depart hotel

9:00 Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial

Israel Museum to see the model of the city of Jerusalem and Dead Sea Scrolls.

The market of Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda a vibrant open-air market place.

Free time in Mahane Yehuda for lunch on clients account in the market

15:30 Garden Tomb with communion

Drive to Tel Aviv

Farewell dinner in Jaffa

Transfer to airport


Why Genesis Boutique Travel?

  • Boutique service
  • Buses with A/C and WiFi
  • Best rates for hotels
  • Tours in all languages (including Chinese)
  • Certificate of Excellence on Tripadvisor


1 overnight Leonardo Plaza Netanya on HB

3 overnights Tiberius at Kinnar hotel on HB

1 overnight Dead Sea David Resort HB

3 overnights Jerusalem at Grand Court JLM on HB basis

All hotels include breakfast and dinner

Licensed tour guide

55-seater bus with WIFI

All entrance fees to sites as per itinerary

Includes bus and guide transfer on first day and last day from airport as one main group

1 Bottle of water per person per day

1 Lunch St Peter Fish

1 Farewell Dinner

Porterage at all hotels

Not included

Tips to staff

Gratuities at hotels and restaurants

Lunches en route where not indicated


Travel Insurance

Please note for diversions on flights individual transfers from and to the airport will have supplements