WITH PASTOR MATT WICKHAM & RENEE, PASTOR MARK WRIGHT & KATHY
Join us for an amazing 9 days trip with Pastor Matt Wickham and Renee and Pastor Mark Wright and Kathy that is filled with Christian and inspirational sites to visit.
MARCH 14 – MARCH 24, 2018
starting from $ 3,625.00
Prices start at $ 3,625.00 per person based on double occupancy and departure city.
Single Supplement $ 650.00
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.
Join Pastor Matt Wickham on a trip of a lifetime as we tour so many of Israel’s historic and significant destinations. Our tour will feature the following adventures. Please change to: Join Pastor Matt Wickham and Renee, Pastor Mark Wright and Kathy on a trip of a lifetime as we tour so many of Israel’s historic and significant destinations. Our tour will feature the following adventures:
- Explore the region where the Bible comes alive
- Enjoy a boat ride across the Lake of Galilee
- Ascend with cable car to the ancient freedom fortress of Masada
- Explore ancient Caesarea by the sea
- Take a dip in the Dead Sea, one of the lowest points on the earth where the salty therapeutic waters will make you “float”
- Visit the Mount Scopus
- Visit the Ein Gedi
- Marvel at Mount Carmel’s epic view
Wednesday, MARCH 14 – International Travel
Departure from Indianapolis to TEL AVIV. Dinner and breakfast on board.
Thursday, MARCH 15 – Arrival in Tel Aviv
Arrival at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv- Reception, assistance and transfers to the hotel.
Dinner and accommodation.
Friday, MARCH 16 – Tel Aviv – Joppa – Caesarea by the Sea – Mount Carmel – Tel Megiddo – Tiberias
Buffet breakfast. Depart for a brief panoramic visit to the city of Tel Aviv – Yaffo, the ancient Joppa, place of Visit of Peter (Acts 10: 9-48) in the house of Simeon the leather tanner. We continue to Caesarea by the Sea, where Paul was arrested. We will visit
the Roman theater, the racecourse and the aqueduct. We will continue to Haifa to visit Mount Carmel, where Elijah confronts the prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18: 20-40). In the afternoon visit Tel Megiddo (Mount Megiddo) and the valley of Armageddon (Revelation). We continue to the city of Tiberias in Galilee. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.
Saturday, MARCH 17 – Tiberias - Yardenit – Tel Dan - Caesarea Philippi (Banias)– Golan Heights (Mount Ben Tal)
Buffet breakfast. Departure to Yardenit baptismal site on the Jordan River – possibility of baptismal renewal. Then we will go for a walk through the vegetation of the region to the archaeological site of Tel Dan, a city from the time of King Solomon where there are still some arches of biblical times and also the famous “Gate of Abraham” dating from the year 1,750 AC, the time of the Canaanites. Then we will continue to Caesarea Philippi (Banias), where Jesus made a statement to Simon Peter “On this rock I will build my church” (Matthew 16:18). Then we will ascend to the Golan Heights where we will visit Mount BenTal, and from this point we will see some villages on the Syrian side. Return to Tiberias – Dinner and accommodation.
Sunday, MARCH 18 – Tiberias – Capernaum - Magdala – Nazareth
Buffet breakfast. Early departure from our hotel to visit the archaeological site of Magdala (city of Mary Magdalene), inaugurated in May 2014, and has the ruins of a synagogue of the first century, we will continue to the Mount of the Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7). We continue to Tabgha, the place where we have a multiplicity of loaves and fish, and to Capernaum, where we will visit the house of Peter and the ruins of a synagogue of the fourth century. Visit to the Kibbutz Ginossar, the Yigal Alon Museum, where a ship is exposed gives the time of Jesus found in the Sea of Galilee. Then we will take a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. In the afternoon, o the biblical village of Nazareth (Nazareth Village) where we will have an experience of knowing how a Nazarene lived in the time of Jesus. Return to Tiberias. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Monday, MARCH 19 – Tiberias - Beit Shean – Gideon Spring - Jericho -Jerusalem
Buffet breakfast. Out through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean. Visit to the archaeological excavations of this city that was reconstructed by the Romans in the year 64 A.C. To be constituted in the capital of Decapolis. We will visit the Gideon Spring where the test of the army of Gideon was made (Judges 7: 1-8). We continue to the Jordan Valley to Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world. We will continue crossing the desert of Judea in the direction of Jerusalem. Biblical ceremony at the entrance of Jerusalem on
Mount Scopus. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel in Jerusalem
Tuesday, MARCH 20 – Jerusalem - Bethlehem
Buffet breakfast. We will begin our day in the City of David, visiting the Palace of David, the Wall of the Jebusites, the Hezekiah Tunnel and the tank of Siloam. Then we will visit the Upper Room, place of the last supper of Jesus and Pentecost (Luke 22:14-30 and Acts 2:1-13). In the afternoon, we will cross the border and visit Bethlehem, where Jesus was born; visiting the Shepherd’s Field and the First Baptist Church of Bethlehem of Pastor Naim Khoury, the rest of the day free. Dinner and accommodation.
Wednesday, MARCH 21 – Jerusalem
Buffet breakfast. Visit the archaeological park of the Davidson Center with the Temple Steps and the Western Wall, and the Temple Mount. Then we will go to the Mount of Olives to appreciate a magnificent view of the city of Jerusalem. On the Mount of Olives Jesus gave us the Great Commission (Matthew 28: 18-20). We will descend on the road of Palm Sunday (Matthew 21: 1-11) and we will pass by Dominus Flevit. We will continue to visit the Garden of Gethsemane, place of the Agony of Jesus (Luke 22: 39-53). We will enter Jerusalem through the Lions Gate (or Sheep Gate), we will visit the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed a paralytic (John 5: 1-18). Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Friday, MARCH 22 – Jerusalem – Dead Sea – Masada – Qumran - Ein Gedi
Buffet breakfast. Exit towards the Desert of Judea. We will go up to Masada Fortress and visit the Herod’s Palace, Roman Baths, etc …. We will visit the lowest place in the world – the Dead Sea: 400 meters below the sea level. Free time to bathe in the Dead Sea and enjoy its wonderful medicinal waters. In the afternoon, we will visit the Biblical Oasis of Ein Gedi, where David spared the life of Saul (1 Samuel 24), and then continue to Qumran, the city of the Essenes where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and accommodation
Saturday, MARCH 23 – Jerusalem - The Garden Tomb
Buffet breakfast. We will leave early in the morning and participate in the Lord’s Supper in the Tomb Garden, with time to pray. Then we will visit the Museum of Israel and the Book Sanctuary with the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Model of Jerusalem in the Age of Jesus, and then transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for our return flight to the United States.
Sunday, MARCH 24 – Arrival Back Home
Arrival back to USA.
STARTING FROM $ 3,625.00 per person based on double occupancy out of Indianapolis, IN
Single Supplement $ 650.00
Flights on Delta Airlines (DL) *
* Flights mentioned above are subject to change without notice.
The price includes:
8 nights with full board (breakfast and dinner).
Group transfers with assistance at the airport.
Tours and transfers in deluxe Air-Conditioned bus. Capacity of 01 luggage + 01 hand bag per person
Entrances according to the itinerary.
Porterage at the hotels
Genesis Tours travel kit
International Flights with airport taxes included
The price does not include:
Travel insurance (Highly recommended)
Things of personal nature
Beverages during meals
Tips for guides and drivers
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