Bar–B-Que - in the desert

Crawl – in caves, search for pottery and unearth fascinating facts about life in ancient times

Fly – in a small plane over Israel for a heavenly bird’s eye view of the Holy Land

Hospitality – in Abraham’s tent on the edge of the desert

Join – an archaeological dig

Meet – with residents of Israel

Participate – in marches, races, concerts, festivals and religious events

Pick – fruit from the Holy Land

Reenact – an ancient ceremony by climbing the Sartaba Mountain to light a signal fire

Reforest – the Hills of Israel by planting olive trees on her barren hills

Ride – on the back of a camel or donkey

Savor – the bouquet of wine made from the famous grapes of the Holy Land

Seminars or Lectures – on timely Biblical, archaeological and current events

Sleep – in a Bedouin Tent

Spa Treatments – at the Dead Sea

Spend – a night cooking over an open fire and sleeping under the stars

Travel – by jeep to places that most tourists can’t go

Touch – replicas of objects from daily life in the time of Jesus

Visit – a kibbutz, a pioneering hilltop settlement

But That’s Not All

Extend your adventure with an option to experience Judea and Samaria, the Heart of the Bible with sites such as:

  • Ai – where Joshua fought his first losing battle
  • Bethel – where Jacob dreamed of a ladder and angels
  • Alon Moreh – where Abraham first entered the land
  • Hebron – home of the biblical giants and the place where Abraham purchased a cave to bury his family
  • Herodian – site of King Herod’s grave
  • Mount Gerizim – the “Mountain of Blessings”, home to the remnants of the Samaritan people
  • Shechem – where God first appeared to Abraham in the Promised Land
  • Shiloh – where Joshua placed Moses’ Wilderness Tabernacle during the time of Eli the high priest and Samuel the prophet

And There’s More

You can also choose an extension to the beautiful Negev Desert and the Red Sea resort of Eilat, the ultimate tourist destination:

  • Jo Alon Museum – Bedouin Culture
  • Timna – Solomon’s pillars and the ancient copper mines
  • Camel Safari – at dusk into the desert
  • Dolphin Reef – swim with dolphins
  • Scuba Dive – under the Red Sea to see one of the world’s best coral reefs
  • Underwater Observatory – see the extensive and magnificent corals and sea life of the Red Sea

And Still There’s More

Travel to Egypt to see Mount Sinai, the Pyramids, the Nile and Cairo and stop in Jordan to tour the fascinating lost city of Petra:

  • Cairo – where east and west come together; Christian and Jewish quarters
  • Cairo Museum – that houses Tutankhamen’s Treasures and the mummy of Rameses II
  • Coptic Cairo – Hanging Church and Cave Church
  • Giza – Great Pyramid and the Sphinx
  • Nile River Cruises
  • Maskhuta – Biblical Pithom
  • Moallaka Church – where Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus took refuge
  • Mount Sinai – Moses viewed the burning bush and received the Ten Commandments
  • Nuweiba – tranquil seaside resort
  • Saqqara – Step Pyramid of King Zoser
  • Amman – the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan since 1950
  • Aqaba – the king’s highway meets the Red Sea at the port-resort of Aqaba
  • Bethany – the site of Elijah’s ascent and the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist
  • Jerash – the best-preserved and most complete provincial Roman city
  • Madaba – see the oldest known map of the Holy Land
  • Mount Nebo – from where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died
  • Petra – the jewel of south Jordan is Petra, the unique, 2,000-year-old rock-carved city, the pink and salmon colored capital of the Nabataeans
  • Wadi Ram – a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and pastel-colored sandy desert