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Price Per person double occupancy

Date Price Single
Supplement
February 16-27, 2020 $4,950* $950
*Includes roundtrip air from Los Angeles

Reservation Due: November 8, 2019
Final Payment Due: December 13, 2019

Included

Roundtrip air from Los Angeles including air taxes, 10 nights lodging at 4 star hotels or higher listed on page 2- or similar, Breakfast & dinner daily at hotel and all lunches, Full time English speaking tour guide, Tips to driver, guide, and hotel staff, Services of long distance deluxe motorcoach as appear on itinerary, All entrances and transportation as appear on itinerary


Not Included

Optional Travel Insurance- additional 7.25% or 9.8% of tour cost, Optional Credit Card Payments -additional 3% of amount charged

Sun Feb 16 - EN ROUTE

Depart the LAX US to Tel Aviv, Israel. Enjoy dinner served aboard the airplane.


Mon Feb 17 - ISRAEL/TEL AVIV

Upon arrival at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, our representative will meet the group by the luggage carousel and assist us through customs. We will be transferred to our Mediterranean seaside hotel for our dinner and overnight.


Tues Feb 18 - GALILEE

We will begin our tour after a sumptuous Israeli breakfast, and drive south to the Biblical port city of Jaffa. We'll stroll the narrow streets and visit the House of Simon the Tanner, and the site of the prophet Jonah’s departure. Driving north along the famous highway, Biblically known as the 'Way by the Sea', we will arrive at Caesarea, where we will explore the ruins of the Roman Theater and the Crusader City. We will see the reconstructed Roman city and the prison where Rabbi Sha'ul (Paul) was held in captivity before being sent to Rome. This was also the place where the first Gentiles believed in The Messiah of Israel. As we leave the beautiful walls and moat, we will pass the remains of the Roman horse racing Hippodrome and stop at the amazing remains of the Roman Aqueduct, which has been beautifully preserved under the sand dunes for 2000 years. We will continue to Mount Carmel and visit Mukhraka, the site where the Prophet Elijah defeated the 450 prophets of Baal. From here, there is a breathtaking view over the whole Valley of Jezreel, better known as the Valley of Armageddon. After a Falafel lunch in a Druze village, we continue to the famous "Tel Megiddo", the archaeological mound, which inspired James Michener's book, "The Source". Here we can see the remains of King Solomon's Stables, an altar from the time of Abraham (4000 years old), and the magnificent water tunnel. We continue across the Valley to view Mount Tabor. We arrive in Nazareth where we will view the Church of the Annunciation, and the Synagogue where Yeshua read the Scriptures. On the way to Tiberias, we pass Cana of Galilee, the village where Yeshua performed his first miracle — the miracle at the wedding. Arrive at our hotel in Galilee. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.


Wed Feb 19 - GALILEE

Wake up to a beautiful morning in the area where Yeshua spent 3 years of his ministry. Today we will dedicate our time to follow in the footsteps of Yeshua. After breakfast, we will sail in a wooden boat across the Sea of Galilee, and visit the beautiful mosaic floor at Tabgha — the site of the miracle of the multiplication. Continue to Capernaum, the Town of Yeshua, walk along the ruins of this Biblical Village, and see the Synagogue where Yeshua preached and the house of Peter's mother-in-law. Drive to Magdalah and have the famous St. Peter's fish for lunch. We finish the day with Tevillah (Baptism) service at Yardenit at the Jordan River. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.


Thurs Feb 20- GOLAN HEIGHTS

After breakfast, we will drive north to the Mount of the Beatitudes where Yeshua delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Then continue north to the Golan Heights, visit Tel Dan and Abraham’s Gate. From there on to Caesarea Philippi and the Banias, one of the water sources of the Jordan River. Visit Mount Ben Tal. From this military lookout, view the borders of Israel, Lebanon and Syria. Travel south to the city of Katzrin and visit the old Biblical village. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.


Fri Feb 21 - GALILEE to the DEAD SEA

Today, after breakfast, we drive south to Beit She’an, the largest archaeological site in Israel. We will explore the ancient Roman City with the amphitheater and reconstructed streets. Continue south through the Jordan Valley via Jericho. We will view ancient Jericho and the Mount of Temptation. We continue our journey as we drive to the lowest place on earth. Dinner and overnight at our hotel at the Dead Sea.


Sat Feb 22 - MASADA QUMRAN to JERUSALEM

We will start this morning with R&R and swim in the Dead Sea. Visit to Masada, the site of the Zealots last stand against the Romans, which was originally built as a magnificent winter palace for Herod the Great. At this great fortress we will visit the bathhouse, the storage rooms, and the mosaics. We will leave the Dead Sea and visit the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. From there we will start our ascent to the Holy City Jerusalem, 2500 feet above sea level. Overnight Jerusalem.


Sun Feb 23 - JERUSALEM

We start this morning with the celebration of the traditional Malki-Tzedek welcome blessing, from the vista point at the Hebrew University, Mount Scopus. Drive along the Mount of Olives to the scenic overlook and have an amazing view of The Temple Mount. From there we will visit the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane, the Kidron Valley, viewing the Tomb of Zachariah as well as the Tomb of Absalom — King David's son. We will enter the Old City via the Dung Gate, and then proceed to the Western Wall. This site is the remnant of Solomon's Temple, which is the holiest Jewish site. Visit to King David' tomb and The Upper Room. Visit the famous Mahane Yehuda the country's largest outdoor Market. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.


Mon Feb 24 - JERUSALEM

We will start the day by visiting the famous Western Wall's Tunnels from the Hasmonean era and out to the Via Dolorosa and the old Arab Market. The Church of The Holy Sepulcher. From there visit the Jewish Quarter, where we will see the renovated Cardo and its excavations. Temple Institute, Then overview Shepherds' Field and Bethlehem. In the afternoon visit to The City of David. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.


Tues Feb 25 - JERUSALEM

Today we will ascend the Temple Mount, where we will view the site of the two former Jewish Temples. We will visit the Pools of Bethesda, and will exit the Old City via the Lions Gate. Then visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial. Later, we continue to the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls can be seen. We will also visit the Bible Land Museum and view the Knesset — Israel’s parliament and the Menorah, the National symbol of the State of Israel. After Dinner we will walk and shop in the famous pedestrian area — Ben Yehuda Street. Overnight in Jerusalem.


Wed Feb 26 - JERUSALEM and ELA VALLEY

Today after breakfast we will drive to the Ela Valley and reenact the story of David and Goliath. Continue via Beit Shemesh to Emmaus. We will end the day with Seudat Ha’Adon (The Lord’s Supper) at the Garden Tomb. In the evening we will celebrate with a Banquet Farewell dinner and presentation of Pilgrimage Certificates, and drive to the Airport for our return flights home.


Thurs Feb 27 - Travel Home

Arrive in LAX Thursday morning.


Itinerary subject to change while touring for the best interest of the group.