Overview

 

PRICING:

  • $1,495 per person based on double occupancy. (Pastors only)
  • Single room supplement - $695
  • PAYMENT PLAN: $300 per person with registration to secure space
  • Balance due on or before April 1, 2022

 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 20 - 29, 2022 Available on request Israel/Jordan
Inclusions/Exclusions
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Airfare from Washington DC, (IAD)
  • Meet & assist at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival and departure
  • 4-star hotels accommodation in Tiberias and Jerusalem in double occupancy 
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner 
  • Modern private bus tour
  • English speaking Christian guide on duty
  • All entrance fees 

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Gratuities for guide and driver  
  • Personal Expenses, Souvenirs, etc.
  • 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

 Not only will we visit all the major biblical sites but we will make personal connections, and pray with local believers, both Jewish and Arab.

Itinerary

Monday– June 20 (Day 1): Departure US - Washington DC, (IAD) to Tel Aviv

Tuesday – June 21 (Day 2): Arrival Tel Aviv – Transfer to hotel in Tiberias

Meet your guide at the airport, drive to your hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

Wednesday – June 22 (Day 3): Caesarea – Mt. Carmel – Megiddo –  Sea of Galilee

Start the day with a visit to Caesarea Maritima where we will visit the magnificent city with Roman, Byzantine, and Crusader ruin. Continue to visit Mount Carmel, Megiddo, and explore 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. On to Sea of Galilee for dinner and Overnight

Thursday – June 23 (Day 4): Sea of Galilee – Capernaum – Banias

Start the day with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. we continue to visit Capernaum where we visit the remains of an ancient synagogue. We continue to visit Mt. of Beatitudes on the Sea of Galilee. End of the day we will be visiting Banias (Caesarea Philippi) - the Site of Peter’s Confession. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.

Friday – June 24 (Day 5):  Jericho – Bethlehem – Shepherd field

Check out our hotel in Galilee and head south towards Jerusalem. drive through the Jordan valley, visit the baptismal site on the Jordan River at Bet Arabah also known as Qasr el Yahud which means the crossing place of the Jews; It was here where the Israelites crossed the river Jordan at the very same spot where the prophet Elijah was taken into heaven and where our Lord Jesus was baptized. On to visit Jericho where we visit Tel Jericho location of ancient Jericho at the time of Joshua, from where we will also have a view over the Judean wilderness and the Mt of Temptation. This afternoon we visit the Shepherd field where the Angels appeared announcing the good news about the birth of our Savior followed by a visit of the Church of the Nativity marking the birthplace of Christ. Check into your hotel for Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Saturday – June 25 (Day 6): Temple Mt – Pools of Bethesda - Mt. of Olives – Israeli Museum 

Start the day with a visit to Temple Mt, recalling Abraham brought his son Isaac as an offering to the Lord, where King Solomon Temple stood later to be rebuilt by Ezra and Nehemiah, seeing the esplanade added by King Herod the Great. We will learn about Jesus' teachings at the Temple which in a way formed the center for Jesus's ministry in Jerusalem. On we visit the nearby pools of Bethesda where Jesus healed the Paralytic and the nearby church of St Anne’s known for its acoustics to sing a hymn of praise. We precede to the Mt of Olives for a panoramic view over the city of Jerusalem, then we walk Palm Sunday road stopping at Dominus Flevit where Jesus wept the city from. On we carry on to visit the Israeli Museum to include the model city of Jerusalem as it looked in the 1st century AD and the Shrine of Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are on display.  We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight in  Jerusalem

Sunday – June 26 (Day 7): Mt Zion – Jewish quarter – Wailing Wall - Western Wall Tunnels

Start the day at the Davidson center walking where Jesus walked on streets that are dating to the time of Christ, stand on the southern steps of the Temple where Peter preached and the first Christians were baptized. On Mt Zion visiting the upper room, then we precede through Zion gate to the Jewish quarter seeing the Roman-Byzantine Cardo, King Hezekiah broad wall, Hurva Synagogue. visit the Wailing Wall Judaism Holiest place and the nearby western wall tunnels that will take us along the western wall of the temple seeing Herodian temple's magnificent architecture. (Sunday Worship at King of kings community) Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Mondy – June 27 (Day 8): Masada – Qumran – Dead Sea

Full-Day Tour in the Dead Sea area - we will visit Masada, the fortress built by King Herod the Great and made famous by the Zealots in 73/74 AD with the stand-off against the Romans. Then we continue to visit Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found and swim in the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem or Jerusalem.

Tuesday – June 28 (Day 9): Garden of Gethsemane – St. Peter in Gallicantu – Garden Tomb

Start the day with a visit to the Garden of Gethsemane. On across the Kidron to Caiaphas Palace where Peter denied Jesus three times, continue to visit Ecce Homo, biblical Gabbatha. Follow Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, walk through different quarters of Jerusalem, and then end the day at the Garden Tomb for visit and communion service. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Wednesday – June 29 (Day 10): Departure Tel Aviv to the US.

NOTE: The Itinerary is subject to change due to various factors and your tour guide and tour leader's discretion.

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