Walk in the footsteps of Jesus and St. Peter as you retrace their paths along the Via Dolorosa. Experience the holy sites of Capernaum (including Peter’s House), Gethsemane, The Jordan River, Cana (the site of the miracle of water into wine) and many more. Immanuel Tours has a long history of working with Catholic pilgrimage Holy Land tours, handling tours for groups from Europe, USA, Canada, and Africa.
Immanuel Tours has a long history of working with Catholic Holy Land tours, handling tours for groups from Europe, the USA, Canada, and Africa.
Some of the more prominent Catholic groups we have assisted include:
- The seminar of priests (Wiener Priesterseminar) led by His Eminence Cardinal Koenig of Austria.
- Pilgrimage organized by Kolpingwerk, Cologne, for a period of more than 15 years and led by the former General praeses.
- Prelate Heinrich Festing
- Annual pilgrimage tours of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria with the General Secretary Rev. Fr. George Ehusani
Catholic Holy Land Tours
Not only do we handle all other aspects of your Catholic Holy Land tour, we also are happy to make arrangements for the daily celebration of Holy Mass for groups traveling with a priest. Our office works with the shrines of Jerusalem, Nazareth, Bethlehem and the Basilica of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor. All arrangements are made in collaboration with the Christian Information Center.
In addition to offering accommodations in all grades of hotels, we are able to accommodate groups in Catholic houses such as the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center, the Guesthouse of the Pope, the Sisters of Zion Hospice located on the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, other hospices in Nazareth and throughout the country.
We enjoy helping you design the trip that best suits your needs, whether that is one of our most popular tours that takes you to all of the most visited locations in Israel that interest Catholic Holy Land pilgrims, or a custom journey designed just for your unique group.
We will do whatever we can to ensure you leave Israel with lasting memories, a meaningful experience and seeing the Bible come to life in the Holy Land, from the time you arrive in Tel Aviv until your departure!
Sites that can be on your pilgrimage visit all of the most important places including: Sea of Galilee, Capernaum (including Peter’s House), The Garden of Gesthemene, The Jordan River, Cana(the site of the miracle of water into wine), the Dead Sea, the Church of the Nativity, Jericho, The Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Caeserea, and many more.
Our tour operators will help customize your pilgrimage according to your specific:
Number of Days
Expected group size
Requested grade of hotel
Meetings with local congregations
Special requests (masses, special speakers, religious ceremonies, etc)
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We will also be glad to offer you our Personalized Package which includes:
Bus Banner with your Church name and logo.
Welcome banners at each hotel with your church name & logo.
Help desk at hotel lobby with free e-mail access.
Special welcome and farewell dinners.
Items such as hats and t-shirts are also available.
Personalized certificates for all participants.
At Immanuel Tours, we are dedicated to service with a personal touch!
You will work with one tour operator who will work hand-in-hand with you and truly get to know you and what your group needs are. The same tour operator who helped you plan your Catholic Holy Land tour will remain in contact with you throughout your visit, ensuring all your needs are taken care of and your questions answered. You will never be “just another group” to us!
Contact us for more information and to begin planning the most meaningful trip you will ever take!
Popular Tour Itineraries
Day 1 – Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
Day 2 – The ruins of ancient Caesarea
Day 3 – Lower Galilee, Mt. Tabor, Church of the Transfiguration, Sea of Galilee, boat ride across the sea to Kibbutz Ein Gev, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes, Magdala, “Jesus Boat”
Day 4 – River Jordan Yardenit baptismal site, Jordan Valley, ancient site of Gilgal, Mount of Temptation, Fountain of Elisha the Prophet, Dead Sea, Judea Desert,
Day 5 – Mt. of Olives, Palm Sunday Road, Chapel of Dominus Flevit, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations, old walled city of Jerusalem, Pools of Bethesda,
14 Stations of the Cross, Pilate’s Judgement Seat, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western (Wailing) Wall, Mt. Zion, the “Roman Steps”
Day 6 – Israel Museum, Yad Vashem Museum, Ein Karem, “Juda”, The Chapel of The Visitation, Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity, Shepherd’s Field, Garden Tomb,
Day 7 – Temple Mount, City of David, Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Pool of Siloam
Day 8 – Drive to Ben Gurion Airport
Day 1– Arrival at Israel
Day 2– Mt. Carmel, Meggido, Nazareth, Cana
Day 3– Lower Galilee, Mt. Tabor, Boat ride on the Galilee, Ein Gev, St. Peter’s Fish Lunch, Capernaum, Magdala, Tabgha, Mt of Beatitudes, Jesus Boat.
Day 4– Safed, Hula Valley, Golan Heights, Banias, Caesarea Philippi, Tel Dan
Day 5– Sea of Galilee, Yardenit Baptismal Site, Jordan Valley, Jericho, Jerusalem.
Day 6- Mt. of Olives, Palm Sunday Road, Garden of Gesthemene, Church of All Nations, Pools of Bethesda, Via Dolorosa.
Day 7– Israel Museum, Yad Vashem, Ein Karem, Church of the Visitation, Bethlehem.
Day 8– Bethany, Dead Sea, Masada, Qumran, Western Wall.
Day 9– Temple Mount, City of David, Pool of Siloam, Free time.
Day 10-Depart Israel.