Join Us on an Amazing 13 Day Journey to Holy Land Jordan
December 21st, 2017 $2,798 From LAX
DAY 01: Departure from US
Today we’ll leave on board our overnight flight to Israel.
DAY02: Tel Aviv -
Welcome to Israel! Upon our early evening arrival into Ben Gurion International we will be met and transferred to our hotel along the Mediterranean.
DAY 03: Coastal Route
After enjoying a delicious Israeli breakfast, We'll drive northwards up the Mediterranean Coast. First we'll visit ancient Caesarea, site of Paul and Peter's experiences on the Mediterranean Coast. From there we'll visit Mount Carmel and Muhraka to witness the location of Elijah's contest with Jezbel's false prophets of Ba'al. Here we will be able to view the Jezreel Valley. We will then travel to Meggido, the site of 21 battles from the Old Testament and where it says in the Book of Revelation the final battle between good and evil will take place. Here we'll also get to explore Canaanite ruins and the "Chariot" Cities" of King Solomon and Ahab. Next we'll visit Nazareth, Jesus' childhood home;
We conclude the day in Cana at the Wedding Church where our married couples can renew their vows. We continue to the Sea of Galilee and to our hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
DAY 04: Sea of Galilee/ Jordan River
After breakfast we’ll depart for Tiberias where we’ll take a morning Boat Tour of the north shore of the Sea of Galilee. We’ll visit Migdal, the home of Mary Magdalene and see the “Jesus Boat” at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar. We’ll then drive the plain of Ginosar to Tabgha where Jesus “multiplied the loaves and fish.” Next on our stop is the Mount of Beatitudes. We’ll proceed to the Basalt Synagogue at Chorazin to see where Jesus taught and see the “Seat of Moses.” We’ll also view the Natural Amphitheater where Jesus also taught, we’ll visit Capernaum, home of the synagogue of Jesus’ ministry and miracles. Next we’ll cross to the Jordan River and visit Bethsaida. End the day with a a Baptismal Service in the Jordan River. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
DAY 05: Tel Dan/ Caesarea Philippi/ Golan
This morning we’ll pass ancient Hazor through the Hula Basin, known in the Old Testament as the Waters of Merom. We’ll hike in the Dan Nature Preserve and view the rushing headwaters of the Jordan River. We’ll then visit the Dan of the Old Testament, known as the “Hill of the Judge” to explore the incredible excavations and altar where the Golden Calf was worshipped by Israel under King Jeroboam. From there we’ll take a bus to Caesarea Philippi where Peter said to Jesus “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.” Next we’ll drive to the Golan Heights where we’ll overlook the Jordan Valley and learn about the Golan Arab/Israel conflict (1948- 1967). We’ll then see Mt. Hermon where our Lord was Transfigured and drive along the ancient Damascus Road. Next we’ll visit Qazrin and its reconstructed New Testament village. Next we’ll ascend the Golan and then descend via the winding road of the Yarmuk River to the shores of the Sea of Galilee to our hotel Overnight, Tiberias.
DAY 06: Tiberias/Beit Shean/Hussein Bridge/Jerash/Amman
We will drive to see the ruins in Beit Shean. After a short time here we will proceed to nearby King Hussein Bridge, and cross into Jordan. Continue to Pella, where excavations have revealed an ancient Canaanite temple, next we will arrive at Jerash, whose ruins lie in the mountains of Gilead. Jerash is one of the best preserved examples of a provincial Roman town in all of Jordan. Continue to Amman for dinner and overnight.
DAY 07: Petra
After breakfast drive to Petra; established around the 6th century BC, by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Despite successive attempts by the Seleucid King Antigonus, the Roman Emperor Pompey and Herod the Great to bring Petra under the control of their respective empires, Petra remained largely in Nabataean hands until around 100AD, when the Romans took over. The reddish-yellow stone which the Nabataeans exploited to carve their temples is delicate and can be easily crumbled into sand, but Petra remains a testament to their strength and ingenuity. Dinner and overnight, Petra.
DAY 08: Petra/Mt. Nebo/Arava Border/Dead Sea
In the morning we visit the ancient city of Madaba, the city of mosaics, known especially for its stunning 6th century mosaic of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Stop at Mt. Nebo, the traditional resting place of Moses. Then we’ll proceed to Arava Border, cross into Israel to our resort hotel on the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight.
DAY 9: Wilderness of Judea/Masada/Qumran/EinGedi/Jerusalem
This morning we drive up to Masada. Masada is the most important mountain in Israel’s history. Learn the incredible story of the Jewish Freedom Fighters who held out against the Romans in 73A.D. The story of the struggle, the excavations, and the view from the top is one unforgettable highlight of our tour. Drive to Ein Gedi, the oasis in the desert where David hid. Next stop at Qumran site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Continue up to Jerusalem.
DAY 10: The Holy City of Jerusalem
Travel to the Mount of Olives where our guide will share the geography and history of Jerusalem. See the Kidron Valley, the Temple Area, and The Holy City. Descending the Mount of Olives by the path of Jesus’ Triumphant Entry into the Kidron Valley, visit Garden of Gethsemane discussing Jesus’ suffering and his “Passion Week.” Before us is the Golden Gate of the Temple Area, We’ll then visit the House of Caiphas, the place of Jesus’ early trials when Peter denied Him. We’ll then view the Valley of the Cheesemaker, the Valley of Hinnon, Continue to Mount Zion see David’s Tomb. In the afternoon drive to Bethlehem to visit Church of Nativity; view Shepherds Fields. We return to our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
DAY 11: Jerusalem
First we’ll explore the Rabbinical Tunnels behind the Western Wall. We’ll then see the Temple Mount. Visit the Lions’ Gate and the Pools of Bethesda. We’ll then visit the Tower of Antonia, the Praetorium, and Pilate’s Judgement Hall. Here our Lord was tried by Pilate, beaten by the Roman Cohort, and took up His Cross for Calvary. The Ecce Homo begins the traditional Via Dolorosa leading to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit the Jewish Quarter. We conclude our tour with a visit to Garden Tomb where we will have a communion service. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 12: Jerusalem
Today is a free day to revisit favorite sites and enjoy Jerusalem on your own. Dinner and overnight at our hotel.
DAY 13: Depart for Home
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• Round trip airfare
• Meeting services and transfers between airports and hotels including porterage
• Full services of experienced/government-licensed private tour guide
• Touring by Deluxe air controlled motor-coach
• 11 nights in 4- Star hotels (double occupancy) with
• Full Israeli breakfast and sit-down dinner daily
• Welcome and Farewell dinners
• Complete sight seeing with entrance fees to places visited as per itinerary
• Border fees and Visas for Jordan and Egypt when needed
• Tour Petra, Red Sea, Amman
• Complete sightseeing in Caesarea, Galilee, Tiberias, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Megiddo, Mt. Carmel, Ein Gedi and more
• Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee
• Swim in the Dead Sea
• Caesarea Philippi
• Jerusalem Market
• Qumran Caves
• Complete documents prior to departure
• And so much more!