|Israel Tour Details|
DAY 1-4: We arrive in Israel in the afternoon. After passing through customs, we meet will meet our guide and board the bus for our first meal and overnight stay on the Mediterranean Sea Coast of Israel.
Day 5-8: After viewing our first sunrise over the Sea of Galilee, we have breakfast followed by our morning devotions. We will board our bus as for a day of touring and Bible studies as we travel around the Sea stopping at the Mount of Beatitudes, Tabagha and Capernaum. Each of these sites will bring many Biblical teachings into full view. At this point, we board our boat for a ride across the Sea of Galilee. Upon docking near our hotel, we will board our bus for a short ride to the Jordan River where you will have the opportunity to be baptized. Now. back to our hotel for dinner and rest.
After breakfast and devotions, we will board our bus as for a day of touring and Bible studies as we travel north to the Dan Preserve, Caesarea Phillipi and the Golan Heights. The Dan Preserve is the site of the Temple of Dan as well as one of the headwaters of the Jordan. Caesarea Phillipi is the place where Jesus asked the question of His apostles, “Who do men say that I am?” The Golan Heights is a place of great modern prophetic significance. Afterwards, we head back to the hotel for our final night in Galilee.
The hotel has a shuttle to ferry you there for your swim or should we say float. When you have finished and cleaned up, you can mosey down to the buffet breakfast that is out of this world. At 11 A.M. we will meet at the bus for our short ride to Masada and our cable car ride to the top. After Masada, we move on to this beautiful desert oasis of Engedi, the place where King David hid from King Saul. Now we ascend out of the Great Rift Valley, into the city that is called by His Name, Jerusalem. We will spend the remainder of our time at the Hyatt Regency Jerusalem.
We will go to the Rabbi’s Tunnel which is a underground tour of the Western Wall. Upon exiting the tunnel we will proceed to Antonia’s Fortress (Praetorium) where Jesus stood before Pilate. Afterwards we move down the road to the Pool of Bethesda, where a Crusader Church stands. Here, we will have a opportunity to sing unto the Lord where the acoustics make us all sound beautiful. We will leave the city by Stephens Gate (the Lion’s Gate) and proceed to re-enter through Zion Gate for a lunch break in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. The afternoon will be spent at the Temple Institute and the Cardo. When the day is finished we will return to our hotel for dinner and rest.
After breakfast and devotions, we will leave for the Wailing Wall and the Temple Mount. Next, will head for the Holocaust Museum. This will take up most of the afternoon but will add years of knowledge to your life. Afterwards, we will go to the Shrine of the Book, where we can view many of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Time allowing, we will spend the remainder of the day in the Museum of Israel and then back to the hotel for dinner and rest.
As we end our tour we visit Golgotha, “The Place of the Skull”, where our Lord died for our sins. The Garden Tomb is just a few steps away. We will tour the Garden and spend time at the Empty Tomb where our Lord rose from dead, pardoning us. There will be time to linger and individually contemplate this wonderful place. The morning is concluded with Communion in the Garden as we celebrate our salvation.