Arrive into TLV airport and transfer to your hotel at the modern metropolis of Tel Aviv overlooking the breathtaking Mediterranean coastline. Reception, Dinner and rest. Built on the ancient port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv is home to one of the oldest harbors in the world and the hub for modern innovation and progress of the modern State of Israel.
After Breakfast and Orientation, enjoy a walking tour of ancient Jaffa (called Joppa in the Bible) where Jonah fled from the Lord, Peter received a vision, and Tabitha was raised from the dead! Special Lunch at ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ on the Jaffa port. Visit the Jaffa market area to shop and maybe meet some locals. Leave Jaffa and head to the ancient Herodian port of Caesarea, visit the 2,000-year-old theater, ruins, and remains of the port where Paul sailed off to Rome on his last missionary journey. Transfer to Galilee for Dinner and Overnight in Tiberias.
After breakfast and a relaxed morning by the seaside, you’ll start your day with a short hike across the famous “Jesus Trail” on top of Mount Arbel and continue on to the Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Chorazin, and Magdala for an in-depth look at the footsteps of Jesus throughout His Galilean ministry. Afternoon boat ride across the Sea of Galilee. Special dinner with Messianic believers in Poria overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Overnight in Tiberias.
After breakfast, travel north to visit the Banias Springs, the site of Caesarea Philippi where the Lord asked the famous question, “Who do you say that I am?” Continue north to Kibutz Misgav Am on the Lebanese border for a strategic view and explanation of the region. Optional afternoon Jordan River baptism or free time in Tiberius. Return to our hotel for dinner and rest.
After breakfast, we’ll be traveling through the Galilee and visit Nazareth for a panoramic view of the valley of Jezre’el and the plains of Armageddon. Visit the Biblical Nazareth Village. This visit will give you a taste of biblical lifestyles and culture during the times of Jesus. Arrive at Jerusalem to visit the Western Wall and Tunnels. Check into our hotel for dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
After breakfast, your morning starts by visiting the biblical archeological site of the City of David including a 3D movie and Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Next, visit the first-century Southern Steps where Jesus walked and the Davidson Center. Special visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Afternoon at an Israeli Shuk (Market) in Jerusalem. At sundown, plans for a restful Shabbat Evening in Jerusalem. Shabbat meal at Hotel and Relaxation time. Overnight in Jerusalem
After breakfast, we will begin at Bethlehem and visit the historic Shepherd’s Fields. We will be visiting the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city that Jesus wept over, and the place where He will return. Walk down the path where Jesus made His triumphant entry into Jerusalem and the people shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David! ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!’ Hosanna in the highest!” We will have a special time to pray at the Garden of Gethsemane and share communion & worship at the Garden Tomb. Final banquet and Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your flight back home.