muslim tours

Muslim Pilgrimage Itinerary to Israel

Day 1 – Haifa

  • Arrive in TLV. 
  • Drive to Haifa
  • Lower City (city centre during Ottoman era) & the Muslim community in Haifa, Al-Jarīna Mosque
  • Wadi Nisnas, Haifa Jewish and Arab coexisting neighborhood.
  • Bahai Centre and hanging Gardens
  • Cave of Elijah
  • Mount Carmel- Jabal Al-Karmil

O/N Haifa

Day 2- Arce

  • Drive north to Arce
  • Tour in the Old City of Arce
  •  Clock Tower
  • Visit and prayer at El-Jazzar, the White Mosque- Arce
  • Museum of Hamam al-Basha (subject to its re-opening)
  • Zawayat El Shadlia – the founder of Shadlia, the Sufi order. 
  • Drive east to Tiberias

O/N Tiberias

Day 3- Galilee

  • Tomb of Nabi Shuaib (the Druze religious prophet Jethro), located near Kfar Zeitim & city of Tiberias.
  • Karnei  Ḥaṭṭīn – where the Battle of Ḥaṭṭīn and the defeat of Christian crusaders by the Muslim forces of Saladin took place 
  • Drive South to Jerusalem
  • Panoramic Overlook from Mt. Scopus
  • Culinary Tour at Mahane Yehuda Market

O/N Jerusalem

Day 4  – Olive Mt. & Jerusalem Old City

  • Panoramic from Mt. Olive:
  • Tomb of Rabiya al-Adawiyya, Sufi mystic. in Mt. Olives
  • Gave of Mujir-e-Din, in Mt. Olives, a Jerusalem Qadi and Palestinian historian of Jerusalem and Hebron in the Middle Ages.
  • Jerusalem Old City:
  • Western Wall (Kotel)
  • Ascend to Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mt.):
  • Pray at al-Aqsa Mosque
  • Mosque of Qubbet al-Sakhra (Dome of the Rock)
  • Descend back to Old city: 
  • Muslim Quarter, Damascus gate
  • Jewish Quarter “Cardo”, city center of the ancient Roman city.
  • Via Dolorosa and Christian quarter. 
  • Mt. Zion & Tomb of David 
  • Mamilla Avenue, an upscale Shopping and Art Street.

O/N Jerusalem

Day 5- Judea (Hebron)

  •  Drive to Hebron
  • Hebron’s Kasba, Al-Khalil Old Town
  • Prayer Hebron’s Mosque
  • Haram Al-Ibrahimi, Cave of Patriarchs. according to tradition purchased by Abraham as a burial plot in Hebron.
  • Mount Nabi Yunis, the highest point of the Palestinian territories
  • Continue to Bethlehem- birthplace of the Prophet Jesus (Nabi ‘Issa)

O/N Jerusalem

Day 6Jericho & Dead Sea

  • Drive south to Judea Desert
  • Visit Jericho
  • Hisham’s Palace, archaeological site of the Umayyad dynasty from the first half of the 8th century.
  •  Moses Tomb- Nabi Moussa
  • Drive to the Dead Sea and enjoy bathing in the unique salty lake. 

O/N Jerusalem

Day 7

  • Drive to Tel Aviv
  • Jaffa Old city
  • Clock Tower, Ancient Port
  • The Sea Mosque (Jama al Bahr)
  • Carmel Market

O/N in Tel Aviv 

Day 8

Transfer to airport