Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all trace their origins to the land of Israel, and followers of these three religions have interacted there for centuries. This Spring Break travel to study the Western Religious Tradition where it all started. See the Jordan River, where the Hebrew people crossed into the Promise Land and where Jesus was baptized. Visit Masada, the monument to Jewish resistance to Roman occupation and the Wailing Wall, the last remnants of the Jewish Temple. Walk through the Garden of Gethsemane and Jesus's tomb. See the Dome of the Rock


  • Tour departs on March 10, 2023 and returns on March 18, 2023


  • $2,000 per person based on double occupancy - book now as space is limited!



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March 13-20 , 2023 Available on request

What is included in the tour


  • 7 nights in hotel (double occupancy) - The hotels are 3-star
  • Breakfast, and Dinner Dally 
  • Entrance fees to all places of interest listed in your itinerary, and the services of an English-speaking guide 
  • Transportation by modern coach bus as well as the transport to and from Tel-Aviv airport 
  • Gratuities for Guide and Driver

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch
  • Airfare
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE: Proof of international health insurance is required for all travelers entering Israel and travel insurance is highly recommended. For your convenience, we offer international health and travel insurance through *Travelex Insurance Services. For questions, quotes, or to purchase travel insurance, visit Travelex Insurance or call (800) 228-9792 and use the code 26-0057 for Elias Tours.
What makes this tour special

Pilgrims on this all-inclusive 10-day experience will have the opportunity to:

  • Be baptized in the Jordan River        
  • Renew your Wedding Vows in Cana
  • Sail on a boat on the Sea of Galilee   
  • Pray at the Western Wall
  • Float and soak in the Dead Sea         
  • Walk the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering) 
  • Pray in the Garden of Gethsemane  
  • Worship at the Garden Tomb



 Day 1, March 13: Departure the US to Tel Aviv

 Day 2, March 14: Arrival in Tel Aviv – Transfer to Hotel in Tiberias We arrive in Tel Aviv, and upon arrival, we will meet our local guide and driver. The only stop for today will be Jaffa. After our tour in Jaffa, we will transfer to our hotel in Bethlehem  for dinner and overnight.

Day 3, March 15:  Masada – Bethlehem 
 After breakfast. Depart for Masada. We begin our day visiting Masada the fortress built by King Herod the Great and made famous by the Zealots in 73/74 AD with the standoff against the Romans. We visit the fortress and see the ruins that are considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.Depart for Shepherd’s Field. Visit Shepherd’s Field where the angels appeared to the shepherds and announced the birth of Our Lord. These fields are also the setting of the Book of Ruth.  Leave Shepherd’s Field and drive towards the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem, visit the Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity built over the Cave of Christ’s Birth, we will view the actual place where Our Lord was born.  Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 4, March 16:  Masada –  Qumran – Dead Sea Swim
Drive to visit Qumran, the caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered, and the buildings that formed the Essenes public center. This afternoon you will have some time at leisure at one of the Dead Sea beaches. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

 Day 5, March 17: Temple Mount – Pools of Bethesda – Mt. Olives –  Wailing Wall
After breakfast. Leave the hotel and drive towards the Old City to Temple Mount. Visit Temple Mount where the Jewish temple stood until its destruction in 70 A.D. Here we reflect on Jesus’ ministry at the Temple of Jerusalem, seeing the Dome of the Rock, a possible location of the Holy of Holies. Leave Temple Mount. Visit the Church of St. Anne’s, a perfectly intact Crusader church. There, we will also visit the Pools of Bethesda where the healing pool took place (John 5).  Drive to Mount of Olives. Visit the Mount of Olives for a breathtaking view of Jerusalem and a panoramic photo. Our guide will point out the most important sites in Jerusalem, then we will walk the Palm Sunday Road. . Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 6, March 18: Jordan River - Jericho 

Depart for Jericho. Visit Bet Arabah “Qasr el Yahud” known also as Gilgal, where the Israelites crossed into the promised land, from where Elijah was taken to heaven and at where Our Lord was baptized. Return to Jericho and visit Tel Jericho where we will see the location of the city from the town of Joshua, and view the Mount of Temptation. enjoy a panoramic tour of Jericho, seeing the Sycamore Tree reminding us of the encounter between Jesus and Zacchaeus

 Day 7, March 19: Gethsemane – Kidron Valley – Pool of Siloam – House of Caiaphas – Garden Tomb
After breakfast. Start our day by visiting the Garden of Gethsemane where amid the 2000 years old olive trees we see the Rock of Agony on which Jesus prayed and the nearby Gethsemane cave where Jesus often spent the nights and where he was arrested at the hands of the High Priest guards. Later on, we will walk along the Kidron Valley following the footsteps of Our Lord, seeing Absalom Tomb, Gihon Spring, and Water Gate. We reach the remains of the Pool of Siloam, accidentally discovered about ten years ago, which is the place where Jesus instructed the blind man to wash the mud off his eyes. We proceed to visit the House of Caiaphas, the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, where we can see parts of the streets that Our Lord was dragged on by his capturers. We will have a chance to visit and pray at the dungeon where He was kept overnight. On to the Old City, where we reach Ecce Homo, the site named for Pontius Pilate words “Behold the man”, where Jesus was beaten, crowned with thorns, and clothed in a purple robe. We see the Stone Pavement called Lithos-Stratos and have some time for prayers and meditations. We walk the Via Dolorosa following Christ's passion toward the church of the Holy Sepulcher. In the afternoon, we visit Garden Tomb, a peaceful spot where we can remember Christ’s crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. We see the Calvary and the empty Tomb. Celebrate communion service. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 8, March 20: Departure - back to the US on the same day 
Drive to the Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport and board your flight.