Upcoming 10 Day Tour
Tour Day 1 – Saturday, November 23
Arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Reception and transfer to your hotel on the Mediterranean Coast for dinner and a good night’s sleep. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Tour Day 2 – Sunday, November 24
After breakfast and a very special 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. Continuing, we will visit the ancient Herodian port of Caesarea. See the 2,000-year-old theater and remains of the port where Paul sailed off to Rome on his last missionary journey. You will ascend Mt. Carmel (Muhrakah) to the place where the Prophet Elijah called on God who answered by fire. Travel to Nazareth and enjoy the Nazareth Biblical Village depicting the times and lifestyle of Jesus’ childhood home. Dinner and Overnight in Tiberias.
Tour Day 3 – Monday, November 25
After breakfast, We begin the day by discovering the remains of a 2,000-year-old fishing boat known as “The Jesus Boat”. Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on water and calmed the storm. At the ruins of Capernaum, we will visit “His own Town”, the home base of Christ’s Galilean Ministry and where many of His miracles were performed. Then actually walk through the remains of Korazin and visit the location of Bethsaida, two other cities where Jesus taught and did many mighty works. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
Tour Day 4 – Tuesday, November 26
After breakfast, you’ll start your day with a short hike across the famous “Jesus Trail” on top of the Arbel Cliffs for a breathtaking view of the Sea of Galilee. Visit En-Harod spring, also known as Gideon’s spring. View Mt Gilboa before arriving at the biblical city of Bet She’an, where we’ll remember the events surrounding the death of King Saul and his sons. Dinner and Worship with Messianic ministry Living Stones Experience overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Overnight in Tiberias.
Tour Day 5 – Wednesday, November 27
After breakfast and a very special Israeli guest speaker, travel north to Tel Dan reserve for a nature walk that leads us to the famous site of Jeroboam’s Alter. Continuing on to the springs and archeological site of Caesarea Philippi we will remember the Lord’s question to His disciples, “Who do you say that I am?” Next, we will drive up to the strategic Golan Heights for a panoramic view of Israel’s northern borders. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
Tour Day 6 – Thursday, November 28
After breakfast, travel south through the Jordan Valley to the Kasser El Yahud baptism site (Jesus’ original baptism area) and where the children of Israel crossed the Jordan river coming into the promised land. Drive to ancient Jericho, the world’s oldest city and see the remains of the walls that Joshua marched around. Continuing south, you’ll descend to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea region. We will visit the mountain fortress of Masada, the historical last stand of the Jewish zealots against mighty Rome. Hike through Ein Gedi, the hidden desert oasis where King David penned many Psalms and hid from King Saul. End the day exploring the caves of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem.
Tour Day 7 – Friday, November 29
After breakfast and a very special visit with Victor Kalisher from the Bible Society in Israel, start your day with a beautiful panoramic view of the Old City from the Mount of Olives where Jesus rode in as King before His crucifixion, and where He will return as King of Kings at His second coming. Continue on to the Garden of Gethsemane for a personal time of prayer and reflection among the ancient olive groves where Jesus sweat blood in agony while praying to the Father “not My will, but Yours, be done.” Visit the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed a man on the Sabbath who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. See the Western Wall and Tunnels where some fascinating archaeological discoveries have been made. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Tour Day 8 – Saturday, November 30
After Breakfast, we will travel about 45 miles southwest of Jerusalem to the ancient city of Beersheba in the Negev. Beersheba played a key role in the lives of the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. We will be joining a Messianic Congregation for a special Shabbat worship and fellowship time with Israeli believers in Jesus. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Tour Day 9 – Sunday, December 1
After breakfast, we start the day by visiting Elah Valley where David fought Goliath. Then we travel on to Tel Beth Shemesh overseeing the Soreq Valley where we remember the return of the Holy Ark from the Philistine captivity and the birth of Samson. End the day visiting Bethlehem and the Shepherds’ Fields where the Lord Jesus was born and the angels appeared to the shepherds, saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Tour Day 10 – Monday, December 2
After breakfast, Visit the biblical archaeological site of the City of David where ancient Jerusalem is literally “shaking off her dust” and some of the most amazing discoveries have been made! Next, visit the first-century Southern Steps where Jesus walked and the Jerusalem Archaeological Park and Davidson Center. We end our day with worship and communion at the Garden Tomb. Special dinner and transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your flight back home.