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Students' and Professors' Study Tour in the Holy Land 2020

14 days
The Holy Land
Starting from $2998* Taxes & Fees Apply

Students' and Professors' Study Tour in the Holy Land. For college, university, and seminary students, their professors, and guests. See Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea, Masada, Jerusalem and so much more. Departing on January 11, 2020, with prices starting at $2,998* from New York.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount.

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Select Lunches
  • Study Guide

* Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Day 1 - Saturday, January 11: Depart USA

Depart the USA on your international flight.

Day 2 Day 2 - Sunday, January 12: Arrive Tel Aviv.

Transfer to Netanya on the Mediterranean shore. Overnight Leonardo Plaza, Netanya, at the city center and two blocks from the beach.  

Day 3 Day 3 - Monday, January 13: Birth of the Gentile Church and the Childhood of Jesus

Caesarea (Acts 10), Lunch at Holyland Restaurant (Italian next to the Basil­ica), Nazareth. Basilica of the Annunciation. Overnight Caesar Hotel, Tiberias, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee.  

Day 4 Day 4 - Tuesday, January 14: The Ministry of Jesus around the Sea of Galilee

Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee from Tiberias to Ginosar. Tour of Ginosar (first-century fisherman’s boat). Bethsaida, baptism of Jesus, and the calling of Peter, Phillip and Andrew. Lunch at Hermitage Restaurant on the Sea of Galilee. Free afternoon in Tiberias.

Day 5 Day 5 - Wednesday, January 15: The Ministry of Jesus around the Sea of Galilee II

Jesus’ ministry in Capernaum, with Peter’s house. The Mount of Beatitudes. Kursi. Lunch at En Gev fish restaurant. Tabgha. Magdala, with tour. Over­night Tiberias.

Day 6 Day 6 - Thursday, January 16: Retreat to “A Lonely Place”

Jordan River Valley. Kasr El Yehud (“Bethany beyond the Jordan”) opportu­nity for affirmation of baptism. Lunch at Al Rawdah restaurant outside under the trees. Visit Palestinian pottery and glass factory outlet (a major busi­ness enterprise of the Arab community). Overnight Kibbutz En Gedi in the Judea Wilderness.

Day 7 Day 7 - Friday, January 17: Free day

Pray, read, visit the spa, go to the Dead Sea and experience its healing prop­erties. Renew. Optional tour the kibbutz late in the day. Overnight En Gedi.

Day 8 Day 8 - Saturday, January 18: Zealots and Essenes

 Masada. Lunch at Qumran. Qumran. Overnight Olive Tree Hotel, Jerusalem.  

Day 9 Day 9 - Sunday, January 19: Worship in Jerusalem

Morning worship at Church of the Redeemer for Protestants and Notre Dame for Catholics. Holy Sepulcher. Lunch at Notre Dame. Mount of Olives, Gar­den of Gethsemane. Overnight Jerusalem.

Day 10 Day 10 - Monday, January 20: City of David

Temple Mount, Western Wall, Davidson Center (Temple Mount Excava­tions), Lunch on own in Jewish Quarter. City of David with 3D movie (2:30) and Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Overnight Jerusalem. 

Day 11 Day 11 - Tuesday, January 21: Modern Jerusalem

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Memorial. Lunch on own at Israel Museum. Model of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus, Shrine of the Book (Dead Sea Scrolls museum), biblical archaeological museum. See many of the arti­facts from sites you have seen over the course of your study tour. Overnight Jerusalem.

Day 12 Day 12 - Wednesday, January 22: Birth of Jesus

Bethlehem. Herodium. Lunch at The Tent in Shepherds’ Fields (Beit Sa­hour). Overnight Jerusalem.  

Day 13 Day 13 - Thursday, January 23: Free day in Jerusalem.

You may keep your rooms all day. Transfer to airport after dinner.

Day 14 Day 14 - Friday, January 24: Arrive USA.

Note: Itinerary is subject to change per guide due to locale conditions

Departure Dates

  1. January 11, 2020
    From $2998* Register Now!

*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount