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The Holy Land Trekking and Service

This course combines service and trekking through The Holy Land and Palestine. You will spend time in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Nazareth and then have the opportunity to trek for four days from Nazareth to the Sea of Galilee along the Jesus Trail­­­™. The Jesus Trail™ is a moderate trail on which you will carry only a daypack, as your gear is transferred to each night’s accommodations. We have had college and high school students, groups of friends, church groups and families join us for this adventure! A number of people and groups from various backgrounds have embarked on this expedition. You do not need experience in mountaineering or the outdoors to join!

There are options for camping or staying in a bed and breakfast or hostel along the trail, making this a great course for families or folks who could not participate in a “typical” Summit course.

Course Elements

  • Visits to cultural and historical sites
  • Biblical discussions
  • The Jesus Trail™
  • Cross-cultural service
  • Exploration of modern-day issues in the Holy Land



Day 1

Arrive in The Holy Land (Ben-Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv), meet in Jerusalem.

Days 2

Exploring Jerusalem, visiting sites rich in culture and heritage. Jerusalem highlights include the Via Delarosa, Garden of Gethsemane, Herod’s courtyard, Temple Mount, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Wailing Wall, and many others.

Day 3-4

Dead Sea, Tent of Nations (West Bank Service)

Days 5 – 8

Hiking The Jesus Trail which leads from Nazareth to Capernaum.

Day 9

Nazareth Sites, course end celebration

Day 10

Travel home

*Because of the length of travel, your departure day may be different than your arrival day. Please book your flights accordingly.


The Holy Land Trekking and Service Interest Form

For more information, give us a call at (559) 642-3899. If you need client references, we’d be happy to provide them.
It takes a minimum of 5 participants to run this course.
If you have less than 5 in your group and you are flexible, we can pair you up with others to meet the 5 person minumum.
Provide as many as possible.