(because they are the best)… So it is best that you find the tour Israel 2011 that is right for you, right now!
One of the most popular Israel tours 2012 are Christian tours of the Holy Land, which have tens of thousands of tours to Israel 2012 happening this year alone! This is the case because many devout Christians like see where Jesus was born, where he prayed with his twelve disciples the night before he was crucified (at the Mount of Olives,) and where the Last Supper took place, and lastly, to walk the Stations of the Cross.
There are 2011 Israel tours that walk in the Old City of Jerusalem on the street the Via Dolorosa, which has nine of the fourteen Stations of the Cross. Many of the Christian 2011 Israel tours walk down the street and stop at the stations, then finish the Stations of the Cross inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. You can also visit the Scriptural Way of the Cross in 2011 Israel tours, which was introduced by Pope John Paul II in 1991. Some of the places in this Way of the Cross is Jesus at the Garden of Gethsemane the night before he was crucified, the place he was crucified, and where Jesus was laid in his tomb. Just like the fourteen Stations of the Cross, 2011 Israel tours of the Scriptural Way of the Cross have fourteen stations as well.
The most popular time of pious Christians make a pilgrimage to Israel of Israel tours 2011 is during Lent, and particularly on Good Friday. Before his death in 2005, Pope John Paul II used to take these tours to Israel 2011. He would carry a cross to each of the fourteen stations, reenacting the trek Jesus made, until the pope’s health did not allow him to continue dragging the cross every year. After this, Pope John Paul II instructed others to drag a cross to the stations on Good Friday and he would watch the reenactment.
Of course, you can take 2011 Israel tours that do not have to do with the Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and can rather plan a tour Israel 2011 as a holiday to Jerusalem and other Israeli cities. Even though the Abrahamic religions (religions who all have biblical character of Abraham in their bibles, and are all monotheistic: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Baha’i) all have tours a Israel that focus on their specific religion (like going to the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa if you are Baha’i), you can also take tours to Israel 2011 that are general and focus on the historical aspect of Israel, which then truly embodies all four religions.
Israel holds a special place in many religions histories, so it makes sense to Israel tours 2012 to all of the places your religion holds dear. You can still find cheap 2011 Israel tours, so be sure to book as soon as possible. Whether you book your Israel tours 2011 alone, through a travel agency, or through your religious place of worship, be sure to get on the next 2011 Israel tours so you can tour Israel today!