Starting from $4549
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Entrance and Program Fees
- First Class Hotels
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare from NY
- Learning Opportunities
- Live Audio Headsets
- Study Guide
- Visas (U.S. Citizens)
Join Pastor John Breland with Jeremy Breland and Dr Roger Breland on the Best of Israel tour. Departing on June 29,2020 with prices starting at $4,549* from the New York area.
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Day 1 June 29 - Departure
Day 2 June 30 - Arrival
Day 3 July 1 - Maritima, Tel Megiddo, Nazareth - Mt. Precipice
Day 4 July 2 - Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Golan Heights, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Jordan River
Day 5 July 3 - Boat Ride, Beit Shean, Harod (Gideon’s Spring), Jordan Valley ,Valley of the Shadow
Day 6 July 4 - Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, Dead Sea Swim
Day 7 July 5 - Mt. of Olives Overlook, Gethsemane, Model City – Shrine of the Book, Yad Vashem
Day 8 July 6 - Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa, Pool of Siloam, Bethlehem - Church of the Nativity
Day 9 July 7 - Pool of Bethesda – St. Anne’s Church, Sister’s of Zion Church, Pavement, Upper Room, Caiaphas’ House. Promenade Overlook, Gordon’s Calvary - Garden Tomb
Day 10 July 8 - Arrive in USA
Day 1 - June 29 - Departure
Your journey begins when you depart the USA on your overnight international flight.
Day 2 - June 30 - Arrival
Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, you will be met by your guide. Enjoy a driving tour of Biblical Joppa, where Jonah fled the call of The Lord. Continue to your Netanya hotel for dinner & a good night’s rest.
Day 3 - July 1 - Maritima, Tel Megiddo, Nazareth - Mt. Precipice
You will travel to Caesarea by the Sea on the Mediterranean coastline. It was here that Cornelius the Centurion and his household were saved and baptized, and it was also where Paul made his defense before Festus and King Agrippa prior to his final journey to Rome. View the heights of Mount Carmel, where Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal. Visit Tel Megiddo, where twenty different cities lie superimposed upon each other. Visit Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus, from the top of Mt. Precipice. It was here that an angry crowd from the synagogue attempted to throw Jesus off a cliff.
Day 4 - July 2 - Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Golan Heights, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Jordan River
Journey to northern Israel & visit Tel Dan, where the remains of Jeroboam’s altar still can be seen. Close by are the remains of Caesarea Philippi, where Peter made his confession of faith, “Thou are the Christ, the Son of the Living God!” Journey through the Golan Heights on your return to the Sea of Galilee. Stop at Capernaum, the Lord’s headquarters in the Galilee, and the Mount of Beatitudes, celebrated as the location where the Lord delivered His Sermon on the Mount. Your final stop will be the Jordan River on the south side of the lake before returning to your hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 5 - July 3 - Boat Ride, Beit Shean, Harod (Gideon’s Spring), Jordan Valley ,Valley of the Shadow
After your delicious breakfast, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. En route, visit the ruins of Beit Shean, which was part of the Decapolis of Jesus’ day. On your way down the Jordan Valley, stop at Gideon’s Spring, site of the choosing of Gideon’s army of 300 men to do battle with the Midianites. Parallel the ancient Roman road as you pass through the Judean Wilderness to view the Valley of the Shadow. Continue up to Jerusalem for a panoramic overview of the city. Settle to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 - July 4 - Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, Dead Sea Swim
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 siege ramp below. Visit Ein Gedi, where David sought refuge from Saul. Visit Qumran, site of the Dead Sea Scroll discovery, to learn about the mysterious community of Essenes who once lived on the shores of the Dead Sea. End your day with a dip in the salt and mineral-laden waters of the Dead Sea.
Day 7 - July 5 - Mt. of Olives Overlook, Gethsemane, Model City – Shrine of the Book, Yad Vashem
Stand atop the Mt. 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 Mt. of Olives. Walk down Palm Sunday road to the lower area of the Mt. of Olives where you can pray in the Garden of Gethsemane amongst olive trees. Learn about the Jerusalem of Jesus’ day with a look at the First Century Model of the City of Jerusalem, now housed at the Israel Museum. The museum itself contains 10,000 years of archeological artifacts, as well as the Shrine of the Book exhibit that displays the Dead Sea Scroll containing the book of Isaiah. Walk the museum and grounds of Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial, with its poignant exhibits honoring the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust.
Day 8 - July 6 - Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa, Pool of Siloam, Bethlehem - Church of the Nativity
Visit the Western (Wailing) Wall and the Western Wall Tunnel Excavations. Follow in Christ’s steps on the Via Dolorosa. Stand on the steps of the Pool of Siloam, where Jesus healed the blind man. In Bethlehem, visit the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace and see the Church of the Nativity constructed over the site.
Day 9 - July 7 - Pool of Bethesda – St. Anne’s Church, Sister’s of Zion Church, Pavement, Upper Room, Caiaphas’ House. Promenade Overlook, Gordon’s Calvary - Garden Tomb
View the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress where Jesus was brought before Pontius Pilate. Sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne, renowned for its beautiful acoustics. Visit the Lithostrotos at the Convent of the Sisters of Zion. This area of pavement constructed with large slabs is associated with the condemnation of Jesus by Pilate (John 19). The pavement also has a Roman “King’s Game” board carved into it to use for a dice game that recalls the casting of lots for Jesus’ clothing after His crucifixion. On the slopes of Mt. Zion, stand in the Upper Room, revered as the place of the Last Supper. Visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas, where some say Jesus was questioned the night of His betrayal. Toward the end of the day you will enter the Garden Tomb/Gordon’s Calvary a place where many evangelical Christians believe the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus took place. This panoramic viewpoint offers a sweeping view of the city and, in true Jerusalem fashion, is itself replete with thousands of years of history.
Day 10 - July 8 - Arrive in USA
Return home with a transformed faith & memories to last a lifetime!