10 DAYS – The Bible Comes to Life – Classical Christian Tour
Welcome to the Land of the Bible.
Arrival at TLV International Airport. Reception, assistance, and a beautiful drive to the Sea of Galilee. Check into our resort hotel on the lakeshore for orientation, dinner and rest. Overnight in Tiberias.
Around the Sea of Galilee & Baptism.
Taking in the sites of New Testament parables and miracles around the Sea of Galilee, we will visit the epic Arbel Cliffs on the famous “Jesus Trail” for a panoramic view of the region, continue on to the Mount of Beatitudes and Capernaum, visit the famous “Jesus Boat,” sail across the Sea of Galilee, and share a baptism service (for those interested) in the Jordan River. Dinner and overnight rest in Tiberias.
Upper Galilee & Golan.
Traveling North to Tel Dan we will hike through the Dan Nature Reserve on the Jordan River, explore the great city of Dan, continue to the Banias Springs, the site of Caesarea Philippi where the Lord asked the famous question, “who do you say that I am?” Climbing up the Golan Heights in the footsteps of IDF soldiers we will visit Oz 77 Film @ Kibbutz El-rom, the site of the largest tank battle of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, visit Mt. Bental and the observation point into Syria, and return to our Tiberias hotel for dinner and rest.
K’far-Kedem, Armageddon, Mt. Carmel & Caesarea.
Traveling through the Galilee, we’ll be introduced to biblical lifestyle and culture at K’far-Kedem biblical village, discover the prophetic plains of Armageddon, ascend Mt. Carmel where the Prophet Elijah called on God who answered by fire to worship with Israeli Believers at the Carmel Congregation, continue to Caesarea Marittima, Rome’s capital on the Mediterranean Coast, and arrive to ourhotel for dinner and rest. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem the City of Gold.
We will start our day ascending the Mount of Olives for a beautiful panoramic view of the city that Jesus wept over and continue to the Garden of Gethsemane for prayer and meditation among the ancient olive groves of the Kidron valley. We will walk through the Old City Via Dolorosa (the road of suffering leading to the place of crucifixion), share Communion & worship at the Garden Tomb, and continue to visit Bethlehem, the Shepherd Fields and meet a Palestinian Christian Pastor. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Dead Sea,& Ein Gedi.
Traveling East from Jerusalem we will arrive at the Dead Sea, earth’s lowest point, hike through David’s desert oasis of Ein Gedi and ascend by cable car to Masada, Israel’s ancient freedom fortress. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem, New & Old.
Our morning starts at the famous Israel Museum which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the moving Holocaust Memorial museum, and a visit to the Friends of Zion interactive museum to learn about our Christian Zionist heroes of the Faith. We will visit the incredible site of the City of David, walk through the underground Hezekiah Tunnel, and continue to the Western Wall for pray and worship. Evening meeting with local worship leader Roy Kendall. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Yad-8 Messianic Village, Emmaus Road, Tel Aviv.
Driving through the Judean hill country we’ll visit the Biblical Gardens at Yad-8, Israel’s only Messianic village and hear from local Israeli Believers. Worship at the site of the Emmaus Road, and continue to Tel Aviv for a free afternoon enjoying the beach promenade and the open market. Overnight in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, Jaffa & departure.
Walking tour of ancient Jaffa & Modern Tel Aviv, visit the historic Independence Hall, pray at the Tel Aviv Prayer Tower, and enjoy an evening festive farewell dinner before transferring to the TLV International Airport for your departing night flight back home.