Christmas in the Holy Land 2022

Christmas in the Holy Land 2022

December 27, 2022

- January 6, 2023


11 Days, 10 Nights

The Holy Land

Hosts/Guest Artists:

Dr. Jim & Judith Cooley


Dr. Joe & Suzanne Hopkins


Phil & Sheri Barfoot



  • WALK where Jesus walked along the VIA DOLOROSA!
  • TAKE communion at the GARDEN TOMB!
  • WORSHIP as we sail across the SEA OF GALILEE!
  • ENJOY a special teaching and worship time on the MOUNT OF BEATITUDES!
  • JOIN in worship together during special Carols by Candlelight service in a SHEPHERD’S CAVE!
  • RENEW your wedding vows at CANA!
  • REFRESH your spirit as you are baptized in the JORDAN RIVER!
  • EXPERIENCE renewal and refreshing during special WORSHIP and TEACHING times!

Daily Itinerary

Tuesday, December 27th

  • Depart the US for overnight flight to Tel-Aviv

Wednesday, December 28th

  • Arrival into Tel-Aviv – Welcome by the CCT Staff and local guides
  • Transfer to hotel for check-in
  • Dinner at hotel (included)
  • Brief Orientation

Thursday, December 29th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart hotel
  • Visit Bethany, Lazarus’ Tomb
  • Visit Mount Herod
  • Visit the Grotto & Church of the Nativity, birthplace of Christ and St. Catherine’s Church
  • Rehearsal and sound check at Dar Annadwa International Center
  • Dinner (included)
  • Concert at Dar Annadwa International Center

Friday, December 30th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart hotel
  • Visit Dome of the Rock, Visit the Western Wailing Wall, Walled City of Jerusalem, Pools of Bethesda, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the 14 Stations of the Cross
  • Visit Mount Zion
  • Depart for shopping opportunity in Bethlehem
  • Dinner at the famous Grotto Restaurant in Bethlehem (included)
  • Carols by Candlelight in an ancient shepherd’s cave
  • Depart for hotel

Saturday, December 31st

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart hotel
  • Visit to the Israel Museum
  • Visit Yad Vashem
  • Worship and Communion time at the Garden Tomb
  • New Year’s Eve Dinner and Party at hotel (included)

Sunday, January 1st

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for local churches
  • Worship and ministry at local churches in Bethlehem
  • Visit Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations
  • Dinner at hotel (included)

Monday, January 2nd

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart hotel
  • Visit Masada
  • Visit Qumran
  • Lunch on own and shopping
  • Swim in the Dead Sea (Kalia Beach)
  • Tour of Tel Jericho and the Mount of Temptation
  • Shopping opportunity in Jericho
  • Dinner at hotel (included)

Tuesday, January 3rd

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check-out of hotel
  • Opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River
  • Meaningful worship time at the Mount of Beatitudes
  • Lunch on own at St. Peter’s Fish restaurant
  • Visit the ruins of Capernaum
  • Visit the Chapel of St. Peter’s Primacy and Church of the Multiplication
  • Check-in to hotel in Tiberias
  • Dinner at hotel (included)

Wednesday, January 4th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart hotel
  • Worship together as we ride a boat across the Sea of Galilee
  • Visit Ginosar (Jesus Boat)
  • Visit Magdala
  • Visit Cana (renew your wedding vows)
  • Visit Nazareth Village & shopping opportunity
  • Farewell dinner at hotel (included)
  • Worship Celebration

Thursday, January 5th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check-out of hotel
  • Visit Caesarea Philippi, Banias
  • Visit Mt. Carmel for a special worship and teaching time,
    enjoy beautiful Haifa and the Plain of Armageddon
  • Visit Caesarea Maritima, Water Aqueducts
  • Visit the Ancient city of Jaffa
  • Dinner on your own
  • Depart for airport
  • Check-in at airport for return flights to US

Friday, January 6th

  • Arrival back in the US

What's Included:

Included with package
  • Transportation by modern motor coach
  • Accommodations at excellent hotels
  • Breakfast & dinner each day while in the Holy Land
  • A final packet including an itinerary with all details pertaining to the trip and luggage tags
  • Rental fees of performance venues and associated costs
  • Individual health insurance coverage
  • Tour management, and coordination of all items related to the tour
  • Assistance from CCT Staff throughout the tour
  • Admissions to various itinerary events


What’s Not Included

  • Tips to drivers and guides
  • Travel to and from your home to departure airport
  • Airfare
  • Meals not specified in itinerary