Overview

 

 

PRICING:

  • $3,590 per person based on double occupancy - space is limited
  • Single room supplement: $690
  • Deposit: $300 per person with registration to secure space
  • An additional $1,000 payment is due on or before January 20, 2023
  • Balance due on or before March 20, 2023 
  • Register by mail? please enclose a copy of the passport and a deposit of $300.00 per person made payable to Elias Tours and mail to: Elias Tours  4941 Chalden Ln NE, Marietta, GA 30066
  • Download the Registration Form

  • Contact us if you have any questions at 406-261-7791 - info@eliastours.com

FLIGHT SCHEDULE:

Flight information will be available 3 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.

 

June 12 - 21, 2023 12 Jun
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Airfare from LAX, CA - Other cities available
  • 8 nights in 4-star hotels (double occupancy)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily 
  • Entrance fee to all sites
  • All ground transportation in a private tour bus

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.
Itinerary

                                 DAILY ITINERARY
        

                                       

Day 1:  Departure from LAX, CA
• Depart on your overnight flight - meals are served on board

Day 2:  Arrival, Tiberias
• Arrive in Tel Aviv, meet your guide, drive to Tiberias via coastal plains
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tiberias 

Day 3: Carmel, Tabor, Nazareth, Cana
• Mount Carmel
• Mount Tabor – the Transfiguration
• Nazareth, Basilica of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Church, Mary’s Well
• Cana of Galilee
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tiberias

Day 4: Golan Heights, Sea of Galilee
• Caesarea Philippi
• Tabgha, site of the multiplication of the loaves and fish
• The Mount of Beatitudes - Sermon on the Mount 
• Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
• St. Peter’s Primacy
• Capernaum
• Magdala
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tiberias 

Day 5: Jordan Valley - Jacob's Well - the Dead Sea
• St. George Monastery
• Jacob's Well
• Float on the Dead Sea
• Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

Day 6: Bethlehem  - Jordan River - Jericho
• View mount of Temptation
• Jordan River - Remembering our baptism
• Church of the Nativity
• Shepherd’s Field in Beit Sahour
• Dinner at a local restaurant at Beit Sahour
• Overnight in Bethlehem

Day 7: Bethlehem, The Living Stones

• Visit Dar Al Kalima College and the Culture Center
• Meet with Rev. Mitri Raheb - learn about the Palestinian Christians
• Visit the Lutheran School in Beit Sahour
• Free Time in Bethlehem

Day 8: Old City of Jerusalem, Redeemer Lutheran Church

• Sunday worship at the Redeemer Lutheran Church - Old City - Jerusalem
• Meet Bishop Azar (ELCJHL)
• St. Anne’s Church, Pools of Bethesda, Walk the Palm Sunday Path
• The Western Wall and Temple Mount, visit of the Dome of the Rock
• Church of the Holy Sepulcher, free time
• Dinner with Palestinian Christian families
• Overnight in Bethlehem

Day 9: Mt. of Olives -  Augusta Victoria Hospital, LWF

• Augusta Victoria to witness the work of the Lutheran World Federation in health and education
• Panoramic view from the top of Mount of Olives
• Ascension Hill on the Mount of Olives, The Church of Pater Noster
• Dominus Flevit
• The Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations, Mt. Zion
• Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu
• Farewell dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

Day 10: Departure Tel Aviv to the US. 

 

NOTE: The schedule is subject to change due to various factors and your Tour Leader and Guide’s discretion.