10 DAY ISRAEL PILGRIMAGE
10 DAY INSPIRATIONAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE HOLY LAND
Make a pilgrimage to the ‘Jerusalem the Golden’ and the town of Bethlehem to see some of the world’s holiest places. Feel the spiritual pulse and the weight of history as you tour these uniquely important sites. This is an experience that cannot leave you unmoved as you visit the ‘prayer-soaked walls’ and sacred destinations.
Jerusalem, the capital city of Israel, has attracted millions of pilgrims over thousands of years, owing to its eternal history tied to the religious roots of Jews, Christians and Muslims. It holds the privilege of being the world’s holiest city, and has a wondrous story to tell every visitor who comes on a Holy Land Tour. The very walls and stones of the city and the whispering winds of the lanes relate its eventful history. It holds a central spot on ancient maps of the world and has been praised and adored with seventy names.
- Enjoy Panoramic views from the Mount of Olives
- See historic Holy land sights such as the Garden of Gethsemane, Western Wall and the site of the Crucifixion
- Explore the Old City of Jerusalem
- Float on the salt-rich Dead Sea
- Experience the therapeutic qualities of the Dead Sea mud
- Guided walk of Jaffa including the Old Markets and Old Port of Jaffah
- Entrance to Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Museum)
- Arrive at renowned Israel Museum which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls
- Ascend Mount Zion to the site of the Upper Room and the Last Supper
- Enjoy a panoramic view of the biblical heartland of Samaria and the hills of Judea
- Explore the famous Qumran caves
- Ascend by cable car to Masada, Israel’s ancient freedom fortress
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Day 2 – Welcome to the Land of the Bible
Arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Reception, assistance, and a beautiful drive to our hotel by the Lake of Galilee. Check in, orientation, and settle in for a good night’s rest. You are in good hands.
Day 3 – Gideon Fountain, Nazareth & Armageddon
Following a delicious Israeli breakfast, we will visit Gideon’s Fountain below the Hill of Moreh where Israel’s army assembled to fight the Philistines in the Jezre’el Valley, and take in the beauty of the Ein Harod springs. We will continue on Tel Meggido (Armageddon) and explore the archeological and prophetic location in the heart of the valley of Jezre’el, the site of the final judgment of the nations. We will continue one to Nazareth Village where Jesus spent his childhood years, and after a day in the heart of the Galilee, we will return to our hotel to enjoy fellowship with local Messianic Christians. Dinner and rest.
Day 4 – Lake of Galilee & Baptism
Taking in the sites of New Testament parables and miracles around the Lake of Galilee, we’ll share a baptism service (for those interested) in the Jordan River. In ancient Capernaum we’ll visit Peter’s home where Jesus performed many miracles, continue on to the Mount of Beatitudes and travel north to Tel Dan (Caesarea Philippi) to explore the headwaters of the River Jordan. An afternoon boat ride across the Lake of Galilee will be followed by dinner & rest.
Day 5 – Mount Carmel, Caesarea & Jerusalem
Departing from the Galilee and traveling west, we will reach the port City of Haifa and ascend Mount Carmel overseeing the breathtaking Mediterranean Sea to the spot where the Prophet Elijah confronted Baal’s prophets and called on the God who answered by fire. Traveling south through the Coastal Highway, the ancient Via Maris, to Caesarea, we will visit the restored Roman Theatre and Aqueduct and start our ascent eastward through the Judean hill country. Our day will culminates with a climactic entry into the City of Jerusalem, followed by dinner and rest in our beautiful mountaintop hotel overlooking the City God calls His own.
Day 6 – Jerusalem, the City of Gold
We will start our day ascending the Mount of Olives for a beautiful panoramic view of the city that Jesus wept over, looking over Temple Mt. where sacrifices were offered to God. Continuing on to the Garden of Gethsemane, we will take time for prayer and meditation among the ancient olive groves of the Kidron valley. During the afternoon we will walk the Via Dolorosa (the road of suffering leading to the place of crucifixion) and share Communion with worship in the Garden Tomb. Return to our hotel for dinner, rest and fellowship with local pastors.
Day 7 – Jerusalem, New & Old
Our morning starts at the renowned Israel Museum which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls and other national treasures, continuing on to view the model replica of ancient Jerusalem and the Holocaust “Yad Vashem” memorial. We will enter the Old City through the Zion Gate, explore the archaeological excavations from the times of Jesus at the Davidson Center, and continue on to the Western Wall where we will take time to pray and worship God. Afterwards, we will ascend Mount Zion to the site of the Upper Room and the Last Supper, visit King David’s tomb and return to our hotel for dinner and rest.
Day 8 – The Bible’s Heartland
Traveling to Shiloh’s remarkable location in the heart of Samaria where the Ark of the Covenant was housed for hundreds of years, we will enjoy a panoramic view of the biblical heartland of Samaria and the hills of Judea. Continuing through the Ayalon Valley, the site of the battle of Joshua with the Amorites, we’ll walk the Emmaus Road and visit the Biblical Garden at Yad-8, Israel’s only Messianic community. We conclude our day in the Elah Valley where David defeated Goliath and return to our hotel for a festive dinner and Worship meeting with local Messianic Believers.
Day 9 – Dead Sea & Masada
Traveling south from Jerusalem we will explore the famous Qumran caves and arrive at the Dead Sea, earth’s lowest point, to enjoy the dramatic landscape and swim (float actually). We will hike through David’s desert oasis of Ein Gedi and ascend by cable car to Masada, Israel’s ancient freedom fortress for an unforgettable afternoon. Return to Jerusalem for dinner and rest.
Day 10 – Tel Aviv and Jaffa
We’ll discover ancient Jaffa, stroll on the Mediterranean boardwalk and visit the famous museums. Evening transfer to the Ben Gurion International Airport for your departing flight. Shalom, and see you next year!
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Your reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of deposit of US$ 250.00.
All prices reflect a 4% discount for full payment via check.
A full deposit of $ 250.00 per person is required upon registration.
Within 150 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 50% of the amount owed.
Within 120 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 60% of the amount owed.
Within 90 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 75% of the amount owed.
Final payment for trip is due 45 days prior to departure.
Changes made 45 days or less prior to departure will depend on availability on the airlines and the cruise line and might incur penalties and fees imposed by those suppliers.
100% of Cancellation Fees are covered by the optional Travel Insurance, provided premium has been paid and reason for cancellation is insurable.
Those who do not take the Travel Insurance should be aware of the following cancellation penalties:
From day of registration to 100 days prior to departure, you will be charged the US$ 150.00 non-refundable administrative fee.
If you cancel between 99 to 61 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 25% of total trip cost.
If you cancel between 60 to 31 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 50% of total of trip cost.
If you cancel 30 days or less prior to departure date: 100% of total of trip cost.
We recommend that you buy trip cancellation and interruption insurance. TravelSafe offers these services.
All international travels require a current passport and most countries require your passport to be valid for 6 months after your return date. Non USA or Canadian Citizens are responsible to fulfill necessary visa or entry requirements by contacting the destination country’s Consulate office.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this promotion. However, due to individual group patterns, group size, weather, traffic, and other factors beyond our control, the number, the order, and the days in which sites will be visited may be altered.
All correspondence from our office, including tour information, billing statements, and ticketing are carried out through email and will be sent to the email address provided on your registration form.
Genesis Tours will arrange for the best-priced airfare available at the time of booking. Passengers wishing to cancel or change their air reservation after the refundable period will be subject to additional fees. Airlines servicing our tours are not responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. Genesis Tours is not responsible for unforeseen flight delays or schedule changes imposed by the airlines. Flight schedules may be subject to change by the airlines, and it is the airlines’ responsibility to cover all ensuing expenses.
AIRLINE ROUTE AND TICKETS
Air transportation will be economy class aboard international carriers using non-refundable, non-amendable tickets for groups of 10 or more flying together for the entire itinerary. Flight times are subject to change by the airlines. We are not responsible for such changes / delays and will not reimburse resulting expenses which are the airline’s responsibility. Due to airline restrictions, should a group not reach a minimum of ten (10) passengers, the group might be cancelled or the price change.
These tours are operated by Genesis Tours North America, Longwood, Florida. Genesis Tours acts only as an agent for tour participants in arranging accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, admissions and restaurants. Genesis Tours reserves the right to make changes in the itinerary (as may be necessary due to weather, traffic, or other factors beyond its control) and is not responsible for expenses, loss of time, money or other incidents resulting from a change of schedules. Genesis Tours is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries or unforeseen expenses incurred by passengers.
While we have not experienced difficulties throughout the past 24 years with our service providers, we assume no liability for injury, death, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may occur by reason of any negligent or willful act or omission of any suppliers of service. Passenger agrees to hold Genesis Tours / Salem Media Group harmless for any defect in any vehicle, plane, boat, bus, car, van or other vehicle, act of war or insurrection, terrorist activity, revolt or other civil uprising, military action, strikes, labor unrest or any Act of God or other acts of any other third party. Florida law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this tour.
Enrollment in and payment of deposit constitutes your agreement to these terms.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our terms and conditions you may contact us using the information below:
1855 W. State Road 343 Suite 273
Longwood, FL 32750