AUG 28 – SEP 6, 2018
Dates
10 DAYS
Duration
DALLAS, TX
Departure
ISRAEL
Destinations

Join us for an amazing 10 day trip with Roger and Madeline. They have lived in Israel for 11 years and served with the Baptist Convention, Bible Study Fellowship and Bridges for Peace.

August 28th – September 6th, 2018

$3,098.00* per person

Departing from Dallas, TX


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JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS:

Join Roger and Madeline Mikel 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.
  • Tel Aviv – Yafo
  • Caesarea by the Sea
  • Mount Carmel
  • Tel Megiddo
  • Baptism in the Jordan River
  • Tel Dan
  • Caesarea Philippi (Banias)
  • Golan Heights
  • Magdala
  • Mount of Beatitudes
  • Tabgha
  • Capernaum
  • Boat ride in the Sea of Galilee
  • Zippori
  • Nazareth Village
  • Beit She’an
  • Gideon’s Spring
  • Jericho
  • Mount Scopus
  • Old City of Jerusalem
  • Davidson Center
  • Western Wall
  • Hasmonean Tunnel
  • Mount of Olives
  • Pool of Bethesda
  • Dead Sea
  • Masada
  • Qumran
  • Ein Gedi
  • Garden Tomb
  • Israel Museum
  • Bethlehem
*Per Person Based on Double Occupancy

1

Tuesday, August 28 – USA, Tel Aviv

Departure from Orlando to Tel Aviv. Dinner and breakfast on board.

2

Wednesday, August 29 – Tel Aviv

Arrival at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv- Reception, assistance and transfers to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.

3

Thursday, August 30 – Tel Aviv, Joppa, Cesarea by the Sea, Mount Carmel, Tel Meguido, Tiberias

Breakfast Buffet. Visit to the city of Tel Aviv-Yafo, the ancient Joppa. We continue to Caesarea by the Sea, we will visit the Roman theater, the hippodrome and the aqueduct. We will continue to visit Mount Carmel, where Elijah confronts the prophets of Baal. In the afternoon visit to Tel Megiddo (Mount Megiddo) and the valley of Armageddon. We continue to the city of Tiberias in Galilee. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.

4

Friday, August 31 – Tiberias, Yardenit, Tel Dan, Cesarea Philippi (Banias), Golan Heights (Mount Ben Tal)

Breakfast Buffet. Departure to Yardenit baptismal site on the Jordan River. Then we will visit 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 “Abraham’s Gate” dated 1750 BC, at the time of the Canaanites. Then we will continue to Caesarea-Philippi (Banias), near one of the springs that form the Jordan River, where Jesus made a statement to Simon Peter “On this rock I will build my church”. Then we will ascend to the Golan Heights where we will visit the Mount Ben Tal, and from this point we will see some villages on the Syrian side. Then we will visit the region of the miracle where the demons were expelled from the Gerasene by Jesus – MITZPEH SHALOM in KIBBUTZ KFAR HARUV. Return to Tiberias – Dinner and accommodation.

5

Saturday, September 1 – Tiberias, Capernaum, Magdala, Nazareth

Breakfast Buffet. Visit the archaeological site of Magdala (city of Mary Magdalene), 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. Then we will visit Tabgha, the place of the multiplication 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 Yigal Alon Museum in the Kibbutz Ginossar, where we will see a boat from the time of Jesus. Then we will take a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. In the afternoon we will visit Zippori, a major Roman and Byzantine city. Next we visit Nazareth Village where we will have an experience of knowing how Nazareth was in the time of Jesus. Return to Tiberias. Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel.

6

Sunday, September 2 – Tiberias, Beit She'an, Gideon's Spring, Jericho, Jerusalem

Breakfast Buffet. We will depart through the Jordan Valley to Beit She’an, to visit the archaeological excavations of this city, the capital of Decapolis (Schythopolis). Then we will visit Gideon’s Spring  where the test of the army of Gideon was made. We will continue to the Jordan Valley to Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world, we will visit the Tel Jericho (Tell es-Sultan), an archeological site in Jericho, seeing the Neolithic Tower (7000 to 8000 BC) and more… We will continue crossing the Judean Desert towards Jerusalem. A Biblical ceremony will take place at the entrance of Jerusalem on Mount Scopus. Dinner and Accommodation at the hotel in Jerusalem.

7

Monday, September 3 – Jerusalem, Davidson Center, Western Wall, Hasmonean Tunnel, Mount of Olives, Dominus Flevit, Garden of Gethsemane, Pool of Bethesda, Via Dolorosa

Buffet breakfast. We will visit the archaeological park of the Davidson Center, continuing to the Western Wall, the Western Wall Tunnel (Hasmonean Tunnel), after we will visit the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. Then we will go to the Mount of Olives to appreciate a magnificent view of the city of Jerusalem. We will go down on the path of Palm Sunday and pass through the place where Jesus wept (Dominus Flevit) when he saw Jerusalem. We will continue through the Garden of Gethsemane, place of the Agony of Jesus. We will enter Jerusalem through the Lions Gate (or Sheep Gate), we will visit the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed a paralytic, then we will walk on portions (3 stations) of the Via Dolorosa with the Ecce Homo Church, see the Antonia Fortress, where Jesus was crowned with thorns, and the Herodian Quarter. Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

8

Tuesday, September 4 – Dead Sea, Masada, Qumran, Ein Gedi

Buffet breakfast. We will head towards the Judean Desert, go up to the Masada Fortress, and visit the Herod’s Palace, the Roman Baths, etc … We will visit the lowest place in the world – the Dead Sea: 1,312ft below 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, and then continue to Qumran, the city of the Essenes where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight accommodation.

9

Wednesday, September 5 – Garden Tomb, Israel Museum, Bridges for Peace, Bethlehem

Buffet breakfast. We will leave early in the morning and participate in the Lord’s Supper in the Garden Tomb. Later we will visit the Shrine of the Book with the Dead Sea Scrolls and a Model of Jerusalem of Jesus’s Time in the Israel Museum. In the afternoon, we will visit the Bridges for Peace headquarters to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles. Then we will go to Bethlehem, visiting the Shepherd’s Field and the area where Jesus was born. Dinner and accommodation.

10

Thursday, September 6 – Jerusalem, USA

Breakfast and transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for our return flight to the United States.

 

 


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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.

Total Cost:
$3,098.00 per person based on double occupancy

Single Supplement Fee:
$ 890.00 based on single occupancy

The price includes:

Round trip international flight from Dallas in Economy class with airport taxes included
Hotel Accommodation with breakfast and dinner daily
English speaking tour guide.
Group transfers with assistance at the airport in Tel Aviv.
Transportation in deluxe air conditioned bus with capacity of 01 luggage + 01 carry-on per person
Entrances to all the sites according to the itinerary.
Porterage at the hotels

The price does not include:

Tips for tour guides and drivers
Lunches
Travel insurance
Extras of personal nature
Beverages during the meals

Hotels:

Tel Aviv – Leonardo Art or similar
Tiberias – Leonardo Club or similar
Jerusalem – Leonardo or similar

Flights:

LH439 – 28AUG – Dallas / Frankfurt – 3:55PM – 8:45AM+1 (29AUG)
LH694 – 29AUG – Frankfurt / Tel Aviv – 2:00PM – 7:00PM
LH691 – 06SEP – Tel Aviv / Frankfurt – 4:50AM – 8:20AM
LH438 – 06SEP – Frankfurt / Dallas – 10:10AM – 2:10PM


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