Israel & the Holy Land
JERUSALEM - TEL AVIV - BETHLEHEM - JERICHO - MASADA - DEAD SEA
GALILEE - NAZARETH - CAESAREA - HAIFA - AKKO - ROSH HANIKRA ...etc
May 9 - 18, 2020 (10 Days)**
**dates subject to change depending on availability
Cost: $2995 total (based on double occupancy)
Includes: all international flights, nightly 3&4 star accommodations, shuttle service from West Michigan to Chicago airport, premium daily guided tours with air conditioned bus and licensed local guide with security detail, all ground transportation, full time travel director, & all listed admissions & tours. Other expenses not included are: most meals, excess baggage fees, & travel insurance.
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Fly to Israel
Transfer via provided shuttle from West Michigan Area (Greenville and/or Grand Rapids) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport to take your flight to Israel.
Enjoy a comfortable flight on a full-service airline where you will have full meal service, complimentary alcoholic beverages, in-flight personal entertainment, and premium comfort.
View outside Israel-bound flight
Tel Aviv, Israel
Arrive in Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport in the evening.
After clearing customs and retrieving baggage, transfer via private bus to your hotel in Jerusalem for a night of rest.
Mediterranean coast of Tel Aviv
After breakfast, join your licensed Israeli tour guide for a full-day guided tour of Israel’s holiest city of Jerusalem!
Start your tour with a stunning panoramic viewpoint from the Mount of Olives.
Enter the Old City and tour the four quarters, including:
· Via Dolorosa
· Church of the Holy Sepulchre
· Wailing Wall
· Mount Zion
· …and much more!
Visit Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial & Museum.
panoramic view from Mount of Olives
Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Church of Mount Zion (left)
Inside Yad Vashem Memorial
Today, join your local guide for a full-day tour of Jesus’ Jerusalem.
Visit the Church of the Ascension on Mount Zion.
See the grotto that commemorates the Lord’s Prayer at Pater Noster.
Walk down the Mount of Olives into the Kidron Valley, visiting Dominus Flevit.
Visit the Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane.
In the Old City, visit:
· Bethesda’s Pool
· St Anne’s Church
· The Convent of the Sisters of Zion
· Gordon’s Calvary
· The Garden Tomb (with optional Christian
· Lithostrotos (Hall of Pontius Pilate)
· Ecce Homo Arch
· …and much more!
Church of the Ascension
Church of All Nations
Bethlehem & Jericho, Palestine
This morning, enjoy a full-day guided tour of Bethlehem & Jericho.
Visit Bethany, with the house of Mary & Martha, and tomb of Lazarus.
Drive into the Judean Wilderness as you descend past the ‘Inn of the Good Samaritan’ into the city of Jericho.
Explore Old Jericho, seeing the Mount of Temptation.
Continue to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus Christ, and visit the Church of the Nativity.
Monastery of Temptation in Jericho
Mar Saba Monastery in Bethlehem
inside the Church of the Nativity
Masada & Dead Sea, Israel
After breakfast, join your local tour guide for a full-day expedition into Masada & the Dead Sea.
Descend to the lowest region on earth while driving along the shores of the Dead Sea to the fortress of Mount Masada.
Ascend Masada by cable car and admire the views across the Dead Sea Region.
Relax in the Dead Sea, floating in the salty waters and immersing yourself in the mineral-rich mud.
See a view of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
Fortress of Mt. Masada
cable car at Mount Masada
Sea of Galiliee, Israel
Today, enjoy a full-day tour of the Christian sites of the Sea of Galilee.
Drive north through the lush green hills of the region to the Sea of Galilee and admire its bright blue waters.
Visit Magdala, the hometown of Mary Magdalene.
See the ‘Jesus Boat’ in Kibbutz Ginosar.
Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the ‘Sermon on the Mount’.
See the Tabgha Church, where the miracle of the loaves and fishes took place.
In Kfar Cana, enjoy a visit to the Wedding Church.
Sea of Galilee
Church of the Mount of Beautitudes
inside Tabgha Church
Caesarea, Haifa, Akko, & Rosh Hanikra, Israel
This morning, join your local guide for a full-day tour of Caesarea, Haifa, Akko, & Rosh Hanikra.
Visit the ancient city of Caesarea and see its Roman amphitheater, port, hippodrome, and aqueduct. This is a magnificent archaeological site, which has been incredibly restored and brought back to life.
Explore Haifa, set on the slopes of Mount Carmel, where you will enjoy a view of the beautiful Baha’i Gardens, a world heritage site home to the Baha’i faith.
See the ruins of the King Herod’s Palace and learn the story of this remarkable site.
Travel further north to ancient Akko; an ancient walled city with a colorful market.
Visit the caves of Rosh Hanikra on Israel’s far northern border.
Baha'i Gardens in Haifa
original amphitheater in Caesarea (restored)
ancient ruins at Caesarea
Grotto of Rosh Hanikra
Nazareth, Capernaum, & Jordan River, Israel
After breakfast, return to the Galilee area and enjoy a full-day guided tour of Nazareth, Capernaum, & Jordan River.
Begin your day with a visit to Nazareth, where you will tour the Church of the Annunciation in Jesus’s hometown.
See Capernaum on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and admire its ancient synagogue along with the House of Peter.
Pass by the city of Tiberius.
Visit the River Jordan Baptism Site at Yardenit.