Catholic Tour Israel – 7 Days

For this (multiple day) tour, you need to have the following:

  1. Wim Vincken
    Wim Vincken, Guide

    An itinerary (this one for example. Click here to customize this tour for you)

  2. A guide. You can use the information here instead of renting a guide, but in the end it’s more expensive and a huge hassle.
  3. Transport. Transports can be that you hire a mini-bus with driver, or you rent a car or let your guide do it for you (click here for more info).
  4. Hotels. You can use the info here, or on bookings.com or generally the Internet or let your guide negotiate the best deals for hotels for you.
  5. Food. You can use the restaurants here in this itinerary or ask the guide.
  6. What you need to supply is
    1. Airplane tickets
    2. Visa and insurance

For costs, questions, queries and other related information, click here.

This tour is for Catholic visitors to the Holy Land. It will bring you to the Sea of Galilee in the footsteps of Jesus, followed by Nazareth, Haifa, Acre, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, where we stay for two days. After Jerusalem we visit the Dead Sea, Ein Gedi, Qumran and Masada. The tour is designed for the individual, as for groups, with or without a professional guide.

You will visit the following cities or places in this tour:

Day 1 – Sea of Galilee
Day 2 – Nazareth, Haifa
Day 3 – Acre
Day 4 – Tel Aviv
Day 5 – Jerusalem
Day 6 – Jerusalem
Day 7 – Masada

In this itinerary are always alternatives and added sights. Click on More Info or Things to do behind the sigh. Restaurants in the neighborhood of the sights are available in this itinerary each day. Click on Restaurants.

Day 1 – Sea of Galileecropped-sea-of-galilee-jesus-1.jpg

  1. Yardenit Jordan River BaptizingRestaurantsSee also baptizing.
  2. Cruise on the Sea of Galilee – See also about the Sea of Galilee.
  3. Capernaum National Park
  4. Church of the MultiplicationRestaurants
  5. Peter’s home
  6. TabghaRestaurants
  7. TiberiasRestaurants – See all about Tiberias.
  8. St. Peter’s Primacy

Day 2 – Nazareth & Haifa

  1. Salesian Church NazarethBasilica of the AnnunciationRestaurantsMore info.
  2. Grotto of the AnnunciationMore info.
  3. Church of St. GabrielRestaurants
  4. Mary’s Well – Restaurants:
  5. Bahai Gardens and ShrineRestaurants – See more about Haifa.
  6. The Haifa Cable Cars
  7. Carmelite MonasteryRestaurants

Restaurants:

  1. Haifa
  2. Nazareth

Day 3 – Acre

  1. Bahai Center and Gardens AcreBahai Center and Gardens in Acre – See more information about Acre.
  2. Lighthouse of AcreRestaurants
  3. Acre’s AqueductRestaurants
  4. Citadel
  5. Templars Tunnel
  6. Al-Jazzar Mosque
  7. “Hamam al-Basha” Turkish Baths
  8. Khan al-Umdan
  9. Acco Fortified Walls & MarketRestaurants

Day 4 – Tel Aviv

  1. Tel Aviv PromenadeIsrael’s Independence Hall – More information about Tel Aviv.
  2. Rabin Square & Memorial
  3. The Tel Aviv North PortRestaurants
  4. Nachlat Binyamin Arts & Crafts Fair
  5. Carmel market – Restaurants – More information about Markets.
  6. Neve Tsedek NeighborhoodRestaurants
  7. Rothschild BoulevardRestaurants
  8. Sheinkin StreetRestaurants
  9. JaffaRestaurants
  10. St. Peter’s Church
  11. St. George Church (St. Georgius)

Day 5 – Jerusalem

  1. Model of ancient JerusalemOld CityMore information.
  2. Bethphage
  3. CardoRestaurants
  4. Church of John the Baptist
  5. Church of the Holy SepulchreRestaurants
  6. Church of the Visitation
  7. Dormition AbbeyRestaurants
  8. Garden Tomb
  9. Hezekiah’s TunnelRestaurants
  10. Last Supper Room

Day 6 – Jerusalem

  1. BackgroundEin Karem
  2. King David’s TombRestaurants
  3. Tower of David
  4. City of DavidRestaurants
  5. Mount of Olives
  6. Western WallRestaurants
  7. Pools of Bethesda
  8. Temple MountRestaurants
  9. Mahane Yehuda MarketRestaurants

Day 7 – Ein Gedi, Masada, Qumran and Dead Sea

  1. Masada Mountain & Cable CarEin Gedi National ParkRestaurants
  2. Masada Mountain & Cable CarRestaurants
  3. Qumran
  4. Dead SeaRestaurants

Restaurants

  1. Day 1 – Sea of Galilee – Restaurants
  2. Day 2 – Nazareth – Restaurants, Haifa – Restaurants
  3. Day 3 – Acre – Restaurants
  4. Day 4 – Tel Aviv – Restaurants
  5. Day 5 – Jerusalem – Restaurants
  6. Day 6 – Jerusalem – Restaurants
  7. Day 7 – Masada – Restaurants

Special interests

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