This 11-day journey to the Holy Land is designed for return visitors, those who have already experienced the first-timer highlights and are ready for a deeper look at the religious traditions and political intricacies of this fascinating region. We will also include some exciting experiences that many trips oriented at first time visitors simply do not have time to cover. The full itinerary is still under construction, but highlights include:
- Snorkeling the sunken harbor at Caesarea Maritima
- Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron
- Active archaeological dig and the incredible caves at Beit Guvrin
- Volunteering at the Tent of Nations farm near Bethlehem
- Easy hiking in the Golan Heights
- Newly discovered 1st century synagogue at Magdala
This pilgrimage requires a minimum of 8 travelers and will be capped at a maximum of 16 travelers. Preliminary registration is now open to reserve your spot, but no deposit is required until the final itinerary and price are confirmed.
September 8-18 Daily Itinerary
Travelers should purchase airfare that allows them to arrive in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, September 8. The pilgrimage officially begins at dinner (included) on September 8 in our Tel Aviv hotel or a nearby restaurant.
We are working with our expert guides and partners in Israel and the West Bank to construct a memorable and impactful itinerary. A few highlights include:
Snorkeling the sunken harbor at Caesarea Maritima
Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron
Active archaeological dig and the incredible caves at Beit Guvrin
Volunteering at the Tent of Nations farm near Bethlehem
Easy hiking in the Golan Heights
Newly discovered 1st century synagogue at Magdala
We will work to stay in each location at least two nights. Our guides and speakers will be of the highest caliber and represent the diverse spectrum of religious and political thought.
We will spend the final night, September 17, in Tel Aviv to make for more convenient departures the following day.
Today each travelers will return to the United States or onward to your next destination. Progressive Pilgrimage will work with travelers to coordinate airport transfers (not included).
You also have the option of adding additional nights in Tel Aviv for a little more sightseeing or relaxation before the trip ends. Several excursions may also be available and will be added to this page.
The estimated LAND ONLY cost for the twelve-day pilgrimage is $3,125 per person, double occupancy. Airfare is not included. Airfare may be purchased by the traveler or through Progressive Pilgrimage. Travelers should arrive in Tel Aviv anytime on September 8. Group size is limited to 16 participants.
|3- and 4-star accommodatins||Breakfast + Lunch Daily||Ground Transportation|
|Four Dinners||Entrance Fees + Local Guides||Pre-trip Educational Resources|
|Gratuity for Drivers and Guides||Hotel Baggage Transfers||Ordained Spiritual Guide|
Single occupancy is available upon request for a surcharge.
No deposit is required at this time. Once the itinerary and price are confirmed, Progressive Pilgrimage will contact all registered travelers to request a $500/person deposit. Travelers should not purchase non-refundable airfare until the group minimum of 8 travelers is met. Full payment is due by July 5, 2020. Participants will be invoiced for the balance due which may be paid by check, ACH, or credit card. Credit card payments of the remaining balance will incur a 3% fee.
Travel to Israel requires a passport that is valid for six months after your departure from Israel. If you do not have a current passport or if your passport expires before April 18, 2020 you should apply for or renew your passport.
Terms and Conditions
Please read the complete Terms and Conditions online. ENROLLMENT IN AND PAYMENT FOR THE TOUR CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS AND STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY.