Visit *Jerusalem *Church of Holy Sepulcher * Via Dolorosa *Wailing Wall* *Yad Vashem *Cardo *Bethlehem *Church of Nativity * Manger Square *Masada *Dead Sea *Nazareth *Sea of Galilee area *Capernaum *Tabgha *Jordan River Yardenit* Caesarea *Haifa *Rosh Hanikra *Akko

Visit the highlights of the Holy land. Guided tour in  the Bible Land of Israel for 6 days 5 nights. We offer you Holy Land of Israel Christian tour package for 5 nights 6 days especially for those, who decided to visit Holy Land for the first time and want to see all the most important Christian sites. Sites you have read in the Bible will become a life and you will have the opportunity to follow Jesus footsteps.  Tour packages we offer guided by the most qualified Israeli tour guides in Israel. *The tours’ order is subject to change, according to your arrival day. Minimum 2 people per booking. Tour package available every day. You can start your trip any day you want in 2022 & 2023. 

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 Israel Christian tour package 6 days includes:


  • COVID-19 SAFETY STANDARDS apply and practice throughout the tour 
  •  Pickup from Ben Gurion airport on your arrival day and private transfer to hotel in Jerusalem
  •  Return transfer from Tel Aviv hotel on your departure day and transfer to Ben Gurion airport 
  •  4 full day group tours according to the Holy Land Tour itinerary
  •  Jerusalem and Bethlehem full day tour
  •  Masada Dead Sea full day tour
  •  Nazareth, Sea of Galilee area churches and Jordan River Yardenit Baptismal Site Tour
  •  Caesarea Haifa Rosh Hanikra Akko full day tour 
  •  Pickup from your Jerusalem / Tel Aviv hotel daily to join the group tours 
  •  Return transfer daily to your Jerusalem / Tel Aviv hotel after the group tours
  •  English speaking Tour Guides that knows the Bible and Christian sites and teachings
  •  Professional Tour Guides Certified by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism
  •  Entrance fees to all sites as per Holy Land Tour itinerary 
  •  3 nights in Jerusalem hotel in double room including breakfasts ( Jerusalem Montefiore Hotel or similar )
  •  2 nights in Tel Aviv hotel in double room including breakfast ( Tel Aviv Olympia Hotel or similar )
  •  Breakfast included in hotel – Daily Israeli Buffet

 Israel Christian Tour 6 days Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Welcome to Israel

Welcome to the land of Israel for your Holy Land tour. We will meet you at the Ben Gurion airport, where one of our representatives will wait you in the arrival hall with your name sign, you can’t miss it. Transfer to your hotel with our company driver. We make sure checked in to your hotel and all set. You’ll have a chance to freshen up and, depending on your arrival time, explore the area around your hotel.

 Private pickup from Ben Gurion airport  Transfer to Jerusalem hotel  Overnight in Jerusalem hotel


Day 2: Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Follow Jesus footsteps. 

The day begins by discovering Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Holiest cities in the world. Pickup from the hotel lobby, front desk.

Spend a full day exploring the cities of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, the tour that takes you to sites of religious and historical importance, including UNESCO World Heritage sites. Drive first to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem old city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David’s Tomb, the Room of the Last Supper, and Dormition Abbey.

Then enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road.

See the Jewish Western Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

The second part of your tour continues on to Bethlehem. Drive towards Bethlehem via the Nativity Circle and visit Bethlehem’s Manger Square, named after the manger Jesus was born in. Manger Square is home to the Church of the Nativity, one of the world’s oldest standing churches still functioning to this day.

We will visit the main Basilica of the Nativity, designed in the typical Roman-style and constructed on the ruins of its predecessor in 565 AD, as well as the Catholic Church of St. Catherine, adjoining the Basilica of the Nativity.

Underneath the Church stands the Grotto of the Nativity, the cave in which Jesus was born, the exact spot of birth is marked by a 14-pointed star of silver set into the floor. Milk Grotto, where Mary nursed her son. A Franciscan Chapel is built above the Milk Grotto.

Our last stop in Bethlehem before returning to Jerusalem will be at a beautiful overview of the Shepherds’ Fields, and the Church of the Shepherds’ Fields. Return to point of pickup. *Important information: The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations. Passports are required.

 Breakfast in Jerusalem hotel  Pickup from Jerusalem hotel  Full transfer during the group tour  Visit Jerusalem and Bethlehem  Government licensed tour guide in English  Entrance fees to all visited sited according to the itinerary  Return transfer to Jerusalem hotel  Overnight in Jerusalem hotel


Day 3: Masada and Dead Sea Relax 

Descend to the Judean Desert via the inn of the Good Samaritan. Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada where you will learn about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. Ascend Masada by cable car to tour the 2000 year old fortress and palace built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans.  This is the largest and most complete Roman siege camp that remains today. Visit the remains of the walls, palace, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. In 2001 UNESCO declared Masada as a World Heritage Site. Descend by Cable Car.

Drive via Ein Gedi, passing by Qumran where you will get a side view of the Qumran caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.

Continue to the Dead Sea. Float in the mineral-rich Dead Sea which, at 400m below sea level, is the lowest place on earth. Take a mud-bath and benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud. Enjoy the unique opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich mud, that many believe has its therapeutic effects. Return transfer to pick up point.

 Breakfast in Jerusalem hotel  Pickup from Jerusalem hotel  Full transfer during the group tour  Visit Masada and Dead Sea beach  Government licensed tour guide in English  Entrance fees to all visited sited according to the itinerary  Return transfer to Jerusalem hotel  Overnight in Jerusalem hotel


Day 4: Nazareth Sea of Galilee and Jordan River Yardenit Baptismal site 

Check out from the hotel in Jerusalem. Today we are shifting gears; we change direction heading North Israel. The destination is Nazareth, Tabgha, Capernaum and the Sea of Galilee and Jordan River Yardenit.

The first gem of your tour will be Nazareth city of religion and faith, of spirituality and holiness, but also a city with a rich history, fascinating archaeology, modern culture and Middle Eastern charm. Nazareth, which began as a small Jewish village about 2,000 years ago, became a stronghold of Christianity in the Byzantine period, just a few hundred years later. During that period the name of Nazareth spread far and wide, and the yearnings to see the place where the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ had lived turned the city into a popular pilgrimage site. We will visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Josef.

After Nazareth, we continue our way through Kana to Tiberias, Sea of Galilee. We drive along Kineret Lake to visit Capernaum. Next, we visit Tabgha, located at the foot of Golan Heights, site of the miracle of fish and loaves.

Proceed to Yardenit, situated on the banks of the Jordan River, flowing forth from the Sea of Galilee, the baptismal site of Yardenit welcomes over half a million tourists and pilgrims annually who come to experience the spirituality and pastoral beauty of the waters of the River Jordan, in which Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.

According to the Christian faith, the Jordan River YARDENIT is considered the third most holy site in the Holy Land, just after Nativity Grotto in Bethlehem and Golgotha in Jerusalem, because it is the site of the most important event of Jesus’ life – his baptism and beginning of his ministry. The site offers 12 separate baptismal pools, enabling different groups to comfortably conduct private worship ceremonies. Return transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv after the tour.

 Breakfast in Jerusalem hotel  Pickup from Jerusalem hotel  Full transfer during the group tour  Visit Nazareth Galilee Yardenit   Government licensed tour guide in English  Entrance fees to all visited sited according to the itinerary  Return transfer to Tel Aviv hotel after the tour  Overnight in Tel Aviv hotel


Day 5: Western Coast of Israel: Caesarea Haifa Rosh Hanikra Akko 

Caesarea Haifa Megiddo Acre Tour from HerzliyaPickup from hotel. Start Caesarea, Haifa, Rosh Hanikra and Akko full day tour. We drive along the coastal highway to Caesarea, city where past and the future come together. While new Caesarea is graced with magnificent modern homes, ancient Caesarea offers tourists the ruins of unique, impressive buildings. A tour of the national park is like walking through a story, and wandering between the ancient buildings one can both sense how people lived here thousands of years ago and enjoy modern, contemporary experiences, such as the enthralling musical performances held in the beautiful Roman Theater.

Next we proceed to Haifa, the pearl of this tour. Third largest city in Israel and one of its prettiest; Haifa has a lot to offer visitors. It has the Israel’s largest port, a particularly active beach and is the home of the World Center of the Bahai Faith. The Bahai’s originated in the Bab sect which separated from Iran’s Shi’ite Islam in 1844. The Bahai World Center, an expansive and well-designed complex on the slope of the Carmel, is famous for its magnificent gardens. It includes the exquisitely landscaped “Hanging Gardens” which run about a kilometer along the Louis Promenade until Ha-Gefen Street. At the center is the impressive, gold-domed Shrine of the Bab, the burial place of the Bab, the founder of the faith. One can enjoy some enchanting spots while strolling through the beautiful gardens by day, but with the special lighting, an evening visit provides equal pleasure and a peaceful, romantic atmosphere.

Continue via Naharia to Rosh Hanikra. The gleaming white cliffs of Rosh Hanikra and the beautiful stretch of beach below are a magnificent sight to behold. But the real excitement begins when you board the cable-car for your two-minute ride down the 210-foot cliff.

Last visit in Acre, known also as Akko, Acre’s walls, fortresses, castles, churches, mosques, synagogues and other structures tell the story of the many rulers that governed, fought for, built and adorned the City. Visiting Acre is an emotional journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience, exciting visit to an ancient city with a young soul – a city declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Return to pick up point.

 Breakfast in Tel Aviv hotel  Pickup from Jerusalem hotel  Full transfer during the group tour  Visit Caesarea Haifa Rosh Hanikra Akko   Government licensed tour guide in English  Entrance fees to all visited sited according to the itinerary  Return transfer to Tel Aviv hotel after the tour  Overnight in Tel Aviv hotel


Day 6: Departure – Flight back home 

On this final day, we will transfer you to the Ben Gurion airport for your journey home. Our driver will pick you up from your hotel 4 hours before the flight, to transfer you to Ben Gurion airport.

Having sampled a variety of what Israel, Holy Land has to offer, we are sure that you will keep fond memories of your spiritual adventure with us. If you ever want to repeat the authentic experience and spiritual feelings, we always will be here to assist you.

 Breakfast in Tel Aviv hotel  Pickup from Tel Aviv hotel  Private transfer to Ben Gurion airport

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COVID-19 2022 SAFETY STANDARDS - We're COVID SAFE

While in the destination, you should expect:

  • The buses will be disinfected daily
  • Additional face coverings will be available where possible
  • The action plan for emergency situations will be available
  • The list of health services and institutions in the destination(s) will be available
  • The tour guide will avoid crowded locations as much as possible
  • You can suspend daily housekeeping service (by request)
  • Contactless check-in will be available when possible
  • Limited or suspended buffet meals or alternative options
  • Limited group sizes
  • Social distancing practices will be in effect

 Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ


  • You can star your tour any day you want, according to your arrival day you choose in 2022 & 2023
  • Guaranteed availability – Reservations in advance ASAP
  • Recommended to book the tour package soonest flights reserved
  • We highly recommend you always purchase travel insurance for any trip you take. Travel Insurance recommended to purchase from your origin country or via our online partner World Nomads
  • One step booking super easy secure system
  • Instant payment and booking confirmation will be sent to your email
  • Detailed confirmation voucher will be provided within 72 hours
  • Price is per person in double sharing room ( minimum 2 people per reservation )
  • Three people reservations – triple room will be provided
  • Single supplement of 65% will be applied for solo travelers
  • Lunches not included ( you will have a lunch break during the tours ) you can buy or bring your lunch in advance
  • Pickup from Jerusalem hotels at 09:00 am to Jerusalem Bethlehem tour / Return estimated time 18:00 pm
  • Pickup from Jerusalem hotels at 09:00 am to Masada Dead Sea tour / Return estimated time 18:00 pm
  • Pickup from Jerusalem hotels at 06:00 am to Nazareth tour / Return estimated time 18:00 pm
  • The tours’ and hotels nights order are subject to change, according to your arrival day
  • For early checkout’s / tour departures from hotels breakfast boxes provided
  • Dinners in Israel are available for extra supplement. Jerusalem and Tel Aviv both have thriving culinary scenes and most of our guests like to take advantage of the city’s many famous restaurants
  • Return pickup transfer from your hotel will be 4 hours before your flight. 3 hours before the flight guests must be in Ben Gurion airport

Group or Private Tour Packages  – Terms and Conditions – Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation at any time 10% of the total price is nonrefundable
  • Cancellation less than two months before the arrival day 50% of total price charge will be applied
  • Cancellation less than a month before the arrival day 75% of total price charge will be applied
  • Cancellation less than a week before the arrival day 100% of total price full charge will be applied
  • Cancellation / Reschedule terms are the same
  • Any unused services fully nonrefundable
  • All not mentioned in includes – excluded from the tour package

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30 year travel industry Veteran

★★★★★
Excellent tour and this is coming from a full-time, 30 year veteran as a travel agent. I have been in a lot of tours. Our tour was personalized for our group and we saw twice and spent half the amount as the people they booked their tour with the cruise line. We felt very safe and cared for. I would highly recommend Compass Tours for my clients traveling to Israel whether by cruise ship or land tour.
- Denise C

Un Viaje Inolvidable!

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Nuestro viaje con el humilde Saúl fue inolvidable. Saúl nos dió un gran aprendizaje de la Tierra Santa de la cual los llevamos el mejor recuerdo. Fue un viaje increíble que los guío con su gran pasión y sabiduría. Este tour no pudo ver sido mejor. Saúl siempre estera en nuestros recuerdos de esta increíble oportunidad en Israel. Muchísimas gracias por todo.
- Ralph P

100 % recommended

★★★★★
Everything was more than perfect! Our guide was very enthusiastic and made our day the best. He gave us a very complete info about all places we visited. Thank Enrique.
- Andrés Anasi Castillo

Trip of a lifetime!

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This organization is one of the best. This was our second tour in two days and both were incredible! We had this tour on Sunday may 29th unbeknownst to us this was a very special day in Jerusalem it marks their flag day. We had no clue why our ship decided not to go to Jerusalem but we still made the journey with the help of compass travel. Our guide Rotie had her plan and she was so informative and on task that she got us in everywhere and out in the perfect time. We found out after we left the area we were in became very tense and clashes took place. Our guides kept us safe and made sure we received the best experience as possible. I couldn’t thank you enough for the incredible time! Highly recommend!!
- Theresa D

Epic tour you won’t forget!

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We had such an amazing time! Our guide was full of knowledge and funny as well his name is Enrique and driver was Greg. They made sure we got the most out of the very limited time we had. My favorite spot from this entire experience was Pitt final stop at the Sea of Galilee. The discovery of the village of Magdala was by far the most memorable spot I’ve ever been to! I can’t thank you enough for sharing this with us! Many people on our cruise had no clue what they missed. So happy we did our private tour!
- Theresa D

Una experiencia única e inolvidable!

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Todos los lugares visitados fueron impresionantes pero lo que hizo el tour más ameno fue nuestro guía Saul.. Primero narraba lo más importante de cada lugar y luego nos agregaba un poco de humor.El guía Saul siempre se encargaba de que estuviéramos alegres y satisfechos. Viajamos con mi madre de 87 años y el siempre trataba de acomodarla a sus necesidades y limitaciones. Excelente experiencia, excelente guía y excelente compañía. Compass Travel!! . Cabe mencionar también que el jefe de la compañía Benjamin también fue muy comprensivo, simpático y nos acomodó a nuestras exigencias. MUCHAS GRACIAS COMPASS TRAVEL!!! Saul te vamos a extrañar.
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