Overview

Join Dr. Mark Williams - Discipleship Journeys with Jesus - on an extraordinary journey, as we “Walk Where Jesus Walked”.  We will see the Bible unfold right before our eyes with the backdrop of these spectacular sites. Our faith will grow as we study God's Word together, right on location.  We will follow the steps of Jesus and observe his disciple-making model and method that He left for us to follow. We will also see the depths of history in each location, which will give us a better grasp of scripture.

PRICING:

  • $4,190 per person based on double occupancy - book now as space is limited
  • Single room supplement - $990
  • 3-Days Jordan Extension $890
  • PAYMENT PLAN: $500 per person with registration to secure space
  • 50% of the total amount is due on or before May 1, 2022
  • Balance due on or before August 1, 2022

 FLIGHT SCHEDULE:

Flight information will be available 11 months before the return date. Please continue to check the itinerary on the website for updated flight information.

* Flight times, flight numbers, equipment, gates, and seats are subject to change. For the most current information check the airline website.

If you would like to register by mail, trip brochures/applications are available, Or Contact Patty Hansen | patty@djjministry.org

October, 17-27, 2022 17 Oct Israel
Inclusions/Exclusions
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Airfare from and back to LAX
  • 10 nights in hotel (double occupancy) - The hotels are 4-star
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Dally 
  • Entrance fees to all places of interest listed in your itinerary, and the services of an English-speaking guide 
  • Transportation by modern coach bus as well as the transport to and from Tel-Aviv airport 

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Gratuities, For guide and driver
  • Personal Expenses
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE: Travel Insurance is not included in the purchase price. For your convenience, we offer travel insurance through *Travelex Insurance Services. For questions, quotes, or to purchase travel insurance, visit Travelex Insurance or call (800) 228-9792 and use the code 26-0057 for Elias Tours.
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • SEE

See the place where Jesus was born, the places he lived, where he died, and where he rose from the Dead See the mountains, the trails, and the roads Jesus and his disciples walked.

  • EXPERIENCE

Feel the wind and smell the air from the Sea of Galilee. Walk and sit on the grassy hills where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. Walk the stairs Jesus climbed on his way to the cross. Experience the crowded roads and alleys Jesus navigated during his time in Jerusalem. Float in the Dead Sea and climb Masada.

  • BE CHANGED

Your faith will be challenged, strengthened, and changed through this trip. You’ll see Scripture in new depth and color. You’ll meet Jesus anew on this trip.

Itinerary

Oct 17 (Day 1): Departure US from LAX, CA to Tel Aviv

Oct 18 (Day 2): Arrival Tel Aviv –  Transfer to Transfer to the Dead Sea

Depending on arrival’s flight, the group could visit Hebron en route. Dinner and overnight at hotel in the Dead Sea.

Oct 19 (Day 3): Free day at the Dead Sea

After breakfast, the group will enjoy the whole day at leisure at the Dead Sea 

Oct 20 (Day 4): Dead Sea - Masada - Ein Gedi - Qumran - Jericho - Tiberias

This morning we will travel a short distance to visit the mountain fortress of Masada truly a remarkable piece of history, we will ascend by cable car to visit the magnificent ruins of the fortress where the Jewish zealots made the last stand of the Judean revolt against Rome. We will then drive north along the shores of the Dead Sea to Ein Gedi a green oasis in the middle of the desert and see the area where David hid while fleeing from King Saul. On to visit Qumran (included) where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Visit Jericho on our way north to Tiberias. Check in to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Oct 21 (Day 5): Sea of Galilee – Banias – Yardenit

After breakfast, we take a boat ride, across the Sea of Galilee, while on the boat we will pause for a brief worship service and remember the many miracles our Lord performed in this area. After that, head to Capernaum where we visit the remains of an old house. Enjoy some quiet time on the Mount of Beatitudes near the Sea of Galilee. On to visit the natural reserve of Banias the Site of Peter’s Confession. End the day at Yardenit Baptismal Site. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Tiberias.

Oct 22 (Day 6): Caeserea Marítima - Mt Carmel - Megiddo - Tiberias

After breakfast, start the day with a visit to Caesarea Marittima where we will visit the magnificent city with Roman, Byzantine, and Crusader ruins. Continue on to Mount Carmel. Explore Megiddo and the Tel that goes back in history to 4000 BC looking at ruins from the times of King Solomon and King Ahab Overlooking the Armageddon Valley Drive back to Tiberias to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Oct 23 (Day 7): Magdala - Gideon Springs - Jacob Well - Jerusalem

After breakfast, we will head to visit Magdala On to Jacob’s well. Drive to Jerusalem to check in to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Oct 24 (Day 8): Hebron - Bethlehem- Shepherd field – Jerusalem

After breakfast, we will start our day with a visit to Hebron. On to Bethlehem. Visit Shepherd’s Field where the Shepherd’s saw the star of the nativity. Lastly, we will visit the Church of the Nativity built over the birthplace of Jesus. Drive to Jerusalem to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Oct 25 (Day 9): Temple Mount – Israeli Museum – Yad Vashem -Jerusalem

On this day we will start visiting the Old City of Jerusalem for the first time and embark on an exciting walk tour, we will enter the old city through Dung Gate and we will ascend the Temple Mount where the Jewish temple stood until its destruction in 70 A.D. Then we will visit the Crusader church dedicated to St. Anne Continue to visit the Israel Museum where Dead Sea scrolls are kept. We will also visit the Model City of Jerusalem. On to visit the Davidson Centre and the City of David. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Oct 26 (Day 10): Mt of Olives - Gethsemane - Caiaphas house - Garden Tomb

Start the day with a visit to Mt. Olives; where we stop for a panoramic view over Jerusalem where our tour guide will point to the most important sites in Jerusalem. On to visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus had his agony and was betrayed. There we will pause for a prayer time in the garden. Then, we will visit the House of Caiaphas where Peter denied Christ three times. After that, we will visit Mt. Zion where we stop for a visit to the Upper Room, Caiaphas House, and Tomb of King David. End our day with a visit to the Garden Tomb; a peaceful spot where we can remember Christ’s crucifixion, burial, and resurrection, after that we will go to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Oct 27 (Day 11): Departure Tel Aviv to the US. Or take the post-tour extension to Jordan.

Optional Post Tour extension to Jordan:

Day 11:   Jordan –  Mt. Nebo - Petra

After breakfast, we will depart to cross the border to Jordan. We visit Mt. Nebo, the place where prophet Mousa (Moses) gazed over the Promised Land before he died. We will visit an old monastery, overlook the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and parts of the Holy Land. Then we continue to drive towards Petra for a traditional Bedouin Dinner & overnight.

 Day 12: Full day Petra – Amman
After breakfast, we will visit the Site of Petra  2000 years old Nabatean city that was highlighted in the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”. We will walk through the narrow passageway up to the treasury a massive royal tomb carved out of the solid rock. If time permits we will visit the Traditional Tomb of Aaron (Moses's brother). Afternoon we have a transfer to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 13 - Amman – Jarash
After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit Jarash, north of the capital Amman. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, it’s known for the ruins of the walled Greco-Roman settlement of Gerasa (one of the cities of Decapolis). These include the 2nd-century Hadrian’s Arch, the Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis, and the huge Forum’s oval colonnade.
We then proceed to Amman to meet with and pray with, the local ministry leaders. We will check into our hotel, have dinner, and overnight in Amman.
Day 14 – Arrive USA

This morning will have breakfast then transfer to the airport for your flight back to the
The USA.