Join Dr. Randall Valimont for this exciting 10-day tour to Israel visiting sites such as the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho and many more! This unique itinerary includes a visit to Masada, Herod's mountain top fortress. The tour departs on March 2, 2020. Pricing starts at $3,897* including flights...Read More
Starting from $3897
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Entrance and Program Fees
- First Class Hotels
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- Learning Opportunities
- Live Audio Headsets
- Select Lunches
- Study Guide
- International Airfare
Join Dr. Randall Valimont for this exciting 10-day tour to Israel visiting sites such as the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho and many more! This unique itinerary includes a visit to Masada, Herod's mountain top fortress. The tour departs on March 2, 2020. Pricing starts at $3,897* including flights from Atlanta.
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Day 1 March 2 - Depart the USA
Day 2 March 3 - Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel
Day 3 March 4 - The Galilee
Day 4 March 5 - Northern Israel
Day 5 March 6 - Jericho, Qumran, Mt. of Olives
Day 6 March 7 - Bethlehem
Day 7 March 8 - Jerusalem
Day 8 March 9 - Masada & Dead Sea
Day 9 March 10 - Jerusalem
Day 10 March 11 - Arrive USA
Day 1 - March 2 - Depart the USA
Depart the USA.
Day 2 - March 3 - Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel
Welcome to Tel Aviv, Israel! Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Tiberias for dinner and a good night’s rest.
Day 3 - March 4 - The Galilee
Travel to Capernaum, the center of Jesus’ ministry in Galilee. Stand in the ruins of the synagogue built on the remains of the one where Jesus taught. Visit the peaceful Mount of Beatitudes that overlooks the Sea of Galilee. On this hill, Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. Stop at Tabgha, where the feeding of the 5,000 is remembered at the Church of the Loaves and Fish. Enjoy a beautiful boat ride across the Sea of Galilee as you share in a special time of worship on the water. Finish the day by gathering at the River Jordan, where you can remember or renew your baptism.
Day 4 - March 5 - Northern Israel
Start your day in Nazareth Village, a modern day recreation of village life during the time of Christ. Visit Megiddo and look out over the Valley of Armageddon. Continue your day at Caesarea by the Sea. This port city includes extensive remains of the theater and other sites, including a Roman aqueduct along the Mediterranean shore. Continue to Jerusalem and check in to your next hotel.
Day 5 - March 6 - Jericho, Qumran, Mt. of Olives
In Jericho, visit the ruins of the ancient city that was conquered by Joshua. From Jericho, in the distance you can see the traditional site of the temptation of Jesus. Travel to Qumran, site of the Dead Sea Scroll discovery, to learn about the mysterious community of the Essenes who once lived on the shores of the Dead Sea. Stand on the Mount of Olives as Jesus did and enjoy a remarkable view of the “Golden City” of Jerusalem. Forty days after His resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven from the Mount of Olives.
Day 6 - March 7 - Bethlehem
In Bethlehem, gaze out over Shepherds’ Field and visit the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace. Take time to pray among the olive trees in the Garden of Gethsemane, as Jesus did after the Last Supper and before He was arrested. Visit Mt. Zion and stand in the Upper Room, the traditional site of the Last Supper then visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was questioned the night of his betrayal.
Day 7 - March 8 - Jerusalem
Pray alongside the Jewish faithful at the Western Wall, then explore the Southern Wall Excavations including the Teaching Steps, where many believe Jesus taught. Take a walking tour through the Old City of Jerusalem, and enjoy the preserved ancient culture found in the narrow streets as well as the modernized Cardo in the Jewish Quarter. View the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle and sing a worship song in the Church of St. Anne, renowned for its beautiful acoustics. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress where tradition holds that Jesus was brought before Pontius Pilate. Walk the Via Dolorosa – The Way of the Cross. End your day remembering the Lord’s sacrificial love at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Day 8 - March 9 - Masada & Dead Sea
Today you’ll visit Masada and the Dead Sea. Ascend by cable car to Masada, Herod’s legendary mountaintop fortress which became the last desperate stronghold of the Jewish Zealots against the Romans. You can still look down on the remains of the Roman camps and the siege ramp below. End your day with a dip in the salt and mineral-laden waters of the Dead Sea.
Day 9 - March 10 - Jerusalem
Travel to Ein Karem, where Mary visited with Elizabeth prior to our Lord’s birth. Visit Yad Vashem, the national holocaust memorial and museum. Take time to reflect on the agony of the cross at Gordon’s Calvary and the miraculous reality of the resurrection at the Garden Tomb. At the end of your time in the Holy Land, prepare for your return journey to the USA.
Day 10 - March 11 - Arrive USA
Arrive in the USA with a lifetime of memories to cherish.