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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 16:23

Popular Itinerary Highlights

Our active vacations in the Holy Land are customized for your specific group or organization.

Please see our "How to Book" page for the 7 easy steps to building and booking your tour. If you are an individual and would like to join one of our scheduled open trips, please see our "Up-Coming Trips" page.

The following are some of the most popular regions, trails and sites on our Holy Land tours for active travelers. If there's a highlight or attraction that you don't see but you'd like to explore, let us know as we have local guides in every region.

Popular Itinerary Highlights - Israel

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The Jesus Trail - Click here for more Highlights of Israel


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Jericho - Click here for more Highlights of Palestine


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Petra - Click here for more Highlights of Jordan

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:52

What We Do

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Israel, Palestine and Jordan: A captivating landscape and epic destination known collectively as “The Holy Land.” Rich in cultural, historical and archeological heritage, and the center of the three Abrahamic faiths, this region celebrates more than 5,000 years of diverse human history.

Walk the Land
Discover the iconic sites, natural beauty and majestic scenery of the Holy Land in a more personal way. Walk and hike with us on ancient footpaths, trails and spice routes of prophets, kings, and peoples, including the Canaanites, Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Nebateans, Romans, Crusaders and Ottomans.

Indulge Your Senses
Tantalize your taste buds with the intoxicating flavors of the Holy Land’s date palms, olive trees, pomegranates, hummus, kebabs, wines, coffees and teas. Re-invigorate your senses with the healing properties of the Dead Sea’s salt-rich mineral waters and therapeutic muds. Completely refresh in natural desert oasis hot springs and waterfalls, seemingly abundant throughout this enticing region. Immerse yourself in the local traditional music and dance, and bask in the warm friendly hospitality of its people.

Whether you’re interested in Holy Land nature walks and day hikes as an interactive religious or spiritual pilgrimage to sacred sites and grounds, or possess a love of nature, history and archeology, HiketheHolyLand.com and our team of interfaith and secular destination-based travel and activity partners can customize your small group travel experience.

Join Us!
So, grab your hiking shoes, water bottle and camera, and experience the iconic landmarks and scenic nature trails of the Holy Land up close and personal -- not through a tour bus window -- on this inspiring adventure for body and soul!

Most of our HiketheHolyLand.com trip itineraries include a comfortable hotel or kibbutz accommodations at the end of each day. Unlike long-distance backpacking or camping style trek ventures, our day hikes and nature walks are typically easy to moderate and can be experienced by a variety of fitness levels and ages. Each walk begins with a gentle warm-up and body movements and is followed by soothing stretches to keep you limber, flexible and energized.

We like to ensure that our active tour groups have an experience that engages them with the culture and the landscape of the area, and we strive to practice sustainable tourism in order to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the Holy Land and beyond.

Contact us today to customize an active Holy Land Tour for your group or organization! 

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:52

Group Leader's Info

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At Hike the Holy Land, you can either select from one of our suggested itineraries, or customize a trip of your own.

Each of our Holy Land Tours are unique, and each is treated with fine attention to detail. With meticulous care we will custom design a 'one-of-a-kind' itinerary for your active group. To get started, please view our popular itinerary highlights page.

 The How to Book your Trip page- "Seven Easy Steps" will guide you in the information we will need to start planning your trip. Then email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 323-739-4510.

Your Benefits as a Group Leader

Peace of Mind: Through our painstaking attention to detail, you will have a smooth-flowing, seamless active travel experience in the Holy Land - with no surprises!

Customized Trips: so you walk, hike and visit only the sites and areas you want to see and experience - no 'cookie cutter' itineraries on our Holy Land pilgrimages.

Many Satisfied Group Leaders: Please see the testimonials from our partner, Trinity World Tours very satisfied traditional group tour clients in the Holy Land.

Promotional Partnership: We will work closely with you in planning a customized itinerary for your Holy Land Tour, walking you through the trip marketing/promotional steps and offering you cutting edge ‘back-office” resources (computerized invoicing and payment collection). 

Social Sensitivity: Historically, travelling to the Holy Land has been an experience of faith and community - a chance to bond with others, and just have fun! We work to achieve a balance of soft adventure, walking vacations, holy land pilgrimages, traditional sightseeing, well-being travel, and responsible/sustainable tourism: - providing a one-of-a-kind active travel group experience for all faiths and beliefs in the Holy Land.

 

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:51

How to Book Your Group Trip

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7 Easy Steps to Booking your Active Holy Land Tour

Step 1: Decide on Your Itinerary

Do you want to go with one of our itineraries, or do you want to customize something different? We are experts at customizing. Just email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the specifics, or call 323-739-4510 to discuss what you need in your itinerary.

Step 2: Decide on Class of Accommodations

Do you want to stay in superior first class hotel, first class hotels (4*), superior tourist class (3*) or do you prefer to stay in hostels, kibbutzim, or small boutique inns. Please think through this and remember, we are here to help you decide. Most of the places we work with have private bathrooms, so it really comes down to the comfort level you want.

Step 3: Decide on Your Meal Plan

Most groups take breakfast and dinner daily. Do you want dinner included every night or do you want to give the group a few nights free to explore restaurants on their own?

Step 4: Decide on Group Size

How many people do you plan to bring? Most of our vans can hold 8-10 people. Most of our buses hold about 50 people. We can base your price on a minimum of 30, 20, 10 paying passengers. Remember a smaller group yields a higher ‘per person’ cost.

Step 5: Decide on the Number of ‘Free Trips’ You Need

Whether you need one free for five, ten or more paying passengers, let us know and we will quote accordingly. Unlike other companies, we quote you on the number of free trips you really need.

Step 6: Please Contact Us

Once you have thought through the above items, you are ready to start planning. Contact us by phone at 323-739-4510, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’ll get right on your trip and help you start planning!

Step 7: Preparing Your Promotional Brochure

We will work up an itinerary and quotation based on your specifications, and then we will submit a formal proposal, including a contract for you to sign. Once you complete the contract and make an initial deposit, we will start planning to print your promotional brochure.

 

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:50

Who We Are

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Jack Witt, MS, CPT, is a Lifestyle Fitness Specialist based out of Los Angeles.

His “Get Fit with Witt” health coaching business has won numerous civic and community awards from the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, and Kiwanis organizations. Jack has been honored as an “Outstanding Young Californian” by the California Jaycees, and has served as volunteer President of the Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. He is a well-known healthy community organizer, wellness speaker, and author of fitness, diet and business books.

Since 2002, Jack has hosted several domestic and worldwide active travel trips and retreats for his clients and community to several National Parks across the United States, Costa Rica and Peru. His trips have an emphasis on ecotourism and responsible travel; focusing on natural areas that conserve the environment and improve the well-being of the local people. He is a member of the National Parks Conservation Association, The Sierra Club and The International Ecotourism Society. After solo hiking in Israel, Palestine and Jordan recently, Jack was moved by the stunning natural beauty and landscapes of the region. He discovered that walking the Holy Land up close and personal, as opposed to viewing it through a tour bus window, was a deeply rewarding way to experience this dynamic land and its people.

In a partnership with Trinity World Tours in Los Angeles, Jack is now providing unique customized active Holy Land Tours for individuals, groups and organizations of all faiths and beliefs. 

Jack’s previous tenure in the hospitality business, specifically in Hotel and Resort Management, ensures that HiketheHolyLand.com clientele receive quality care and comfortable accommodations, tasty local cuisine and excellent customer-focused experiences.

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Scott Scherer, M.A., is a Life Coach and Pilgrimage Travel Specialist based out of Los Angeles.

He is Owner and President of Trinity World Tours, providing more than 500 organizations over 20-plus years with customized trips and itineraries throughout the world, including a focus on the Holy Land and christian pilgrimages. Scott holds a Masters Degree in Business from The Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, has served on the Board of Directors for the Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with Jack, and has extensive experience fundraising and marketing for churches and organizations.

 

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Friday, 20 March 2015 09:45

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Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee

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The Sea of Galilee, where Jesus practiced his ministry, is a calm, serene lake in the Galilee region of Israel. We'll take a boat ride and get a demonstration of how people fished in biblical times. There will also be quiet time for reflection in the middle of the lake as the captain turns the engine off, and then some dancing to lively music.


 

 

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