Whenever you get a few days off in a year, how do you plan to spend it? Hit the beaches? Go out of the country to experience how the “other half” lives? Go somewhere quiet and completely different from the usual day-to-day environment you are embroiled in? Perhaps, this time around, you could do something different, something that will not only make you richer in knowledge about history and culture but also, quite possibly, spiritually.
Millions of people from all over the world go to Israel
A Holy Land Tour during your holiday vacation may have never crossed your mind before now. Well, why not? Millions of people from all over the world go to Israel, either on a religious pilgrimage or their own personal pilgrimage. It is considered to be where Christianity is born, hence the name “Holy Land”. Aside from Jews and Muslims, it is every Christian’s lifelong dream to step foot on the Holy Land and get in touch with his/her birthright and spirituality. Whether in search of simple adventure and fun, or something else that is more profound, anybody can find what they are looking for on this tour.
A Trip To The Holy Land
If you want to go on a Holy Land Tour, you can make all the arrangements yourself. For seasoned travelers, this shouldn’t be a problem. However, if you aren’t and you don’t have a lot of experience personally taking care of the travel arrangements, or maybe you simply do not want to be too bothered with all the details, there are Holy Land Tour packages, guided by professional tour guide, Gideon Har Hermon. that you can avail of. There are many websites of travel agencies and tour guides that offer these packages that can last anywhere from 2 days to 10 days or more. If you look around closely enough, you will surely find one that fits your requirements. And Gideon fitted your needs.
a spiritual journey
One of the important things you have to consider are the places you want to go to in the Holy Land and the things you want to do. If you want your Holy Land Tour to be a spiritual journey of sorts, you can plot an itinerary involving visits to all the important places in biblical history. You should most definitely have a sightseeing tour of the Old City of Jerusalem and take a peek at the Room of the Last Supper and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Follow this up with a tour of the new city, where bibliophiles and bookworms will definitely get a kick out of seeing the famous Dead Sea Scrolls at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book.
the world’s oldest city of Jericho
You can also allot a day out of your holidays to go up north and visit the world’s oldest city of Jericho. Along the way you will be seeing magnificent ruins and excavations. There are so many temples and shrines that you can head off to. There are many brochures and online sources that will tell you about the best pilgrimage destinations you can add to your Holy Land Tour itinerary.
the Dead Sea
Of course, a Holy Land Tour will never be complete without getting a glimpse of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. You can try out the Dead Sea spas while you’re at it. Really, you will never run out of things to do on your tour.
sampling foods and delicacies
Foodies and travelers who love sampling foods and delicacies from all the places they go to will not have a shortage of culinary delights to sample. If you do some research or ask your guides, you will have the opportunity to be able to enjoy the Holy Land and its various dishes at the best restaurants and other wonderful places to eat at.
Holy Land, Here We Come!
You can schedule your tour any time during the year when you have days off. Whatever your reason for going on a Holy Land Tour, you can rest assured that, by the end of it, you will go back home a richer and wealthier person – in the ways that count.