Overview

 

 

 

PRICING:

  • $3,490 per person based on double occupancy - space is limited
  • Single room supplement: $790
  • PAYMENT PLAN: $300 per person with registration to secure space
  • $1,000 an additional payment is due on or before January 20, 2023
  • Balance due on or before April 20, 2023 
  • If you prefer to pay 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: 4941 Chalden LN, NE Marietta, GA 30066
  • Download the Registration Form

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 19-27,2023 19 Jun HOLY LAND
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Airfare from Las Vegas, NV - Other cities available
  • 7 nights in 4-star hotels (Double Occupancy)
  • Breakfast, 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
  • Lunch
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE: Travel Insurance is required and 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.
  • PCR Tests if required. 
Itinerary

                                          DAILY ITINERARY
              

                                       June 19 – 27, 2023

MON – 19 JUNE (Day 1): Departure from the USA

TUE – 20 JUNE (Day 2): ARRIVAL IN BEN GURION AIRPORT
Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, we meet our guide who will remain with us for the duration of our trip. Transfer to our hotel in Tel Aviv, rest the day at leisure, have dinner and spend time with the Lord. Dinner and overnight Tel Aviv. 

WED – 21 JUNE (Day 3): Caesarea – Mt. Carmel –  Nazareth
Following breakfast, we travel to Caesarea. Acts 10 tells us that the Gentile Cornelius received a vision at Caesarea, which prompted him to send for the Apostle Peter, who then came to Caesarea and preached the Gospel to Cornelius and those assembled at his house. All those who heard the message received the Holy Spirit! In Caesarea, we visit the Roman Amphitheatre, hippodrome, and an ancient aqueduct. We then drive to Mt Carmel, where we see the suggested site of Elijah’s confrontation with the priests of Baal, the high point of which was the LORD’s sending of fire from heaven to consume Elijah’s sacrifice. Then we will go to Nazareth the boyhood of Jesus, where we stop at the Mount of the Precipice. Go back to the hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight. 

THU – 22 JUNE (Day 4): Sea of Galilee with Banias and ancient boat - Capernaum
After breakfast, we experience a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. We then see the Ancient Galilee boat (a boat discovered in 1986 that was used for fishing on the Sea of Galilee in the First Century A.D.). Then we will drive to Caesarea Philippi, where we will visit the ruins of the pagan altars and consider the confession of Peter in Matthew 16 (“Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Afterward, we will visit Capernaum, where we see the remains of the village, including its home of Peter. We travel to Taghba, the likely site of the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand. We conclude our day at the Yardenit Baptismal site, where will be an opportunity to be baptized in the same river in which Jesus himself was baptized. Overnight Sea of Galilee area.

FRI – 23 JUNE (Day 5): Mount of Beatitudes – Beth Shean – Jericho – Jordan River  - Jerusalem
Today we start our day by visiting the Mount of Beatitudes then we will travel to Beth Shean, or Scythopolis as it was called by the Romans. 1 Samuel 31 tells us that King Saul was defeated by the Philistines and died on nearby Mt. Gilboa. When the Philistines found Saul’s body, they fastened it to the wall of Beth Shean. Later, during Jesus’ time, Scythopolis was a member of the Decapolis, a group of ten cities sharing Greek culture and government, mentioned in Matthew 4:25, Mark 5:20, and Mark 7:31. We then visit Jericho one of the oldest cities in the world, we will enter Jericho to see the excavations of the ancient walls, view the Mount of Temptation, and see Elijah’s Spring. Then the group will continue to visit Bet Arabah “Qasr el Yahud” known also as Gilgal, where the Israelites crossed into the promised land, from where Elijah was taken to heaven and where Our Lord was baptized. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

SAT – 24 JUNE (Day 6): Jerusalem – Hebron – Bethlehem – Shepherd field
After breakfast, we will start our day with a visit to Hebron - Hebron means “a friend of God”, in reference to Abraham. Here we visit Mamre, where Abraham set his camp and built an altar, as well as the nearby caves of Machpelah, known as the Cave of the Patriarchs, a place of burial of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah. On to Bethlehem. Visit Shepherd’s Field where the Shepherd saw the star of the nativity. Lastly, we will visit The Church of the Nativity was built over the birthplace of Jesus. Drive to Jerusalem to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

SUN – 25 JUNE (Day 7): Temple Mt – Mt of Olives – Jewish quarter – Wailing Wall
After breakfast, We will ascend the Temple Mount, discussing its connection to both the Old and New Testaments. On to visit St Anne’s church and a visit nearby Pools of Bethesda where the healing at the pool took place. Then we will go to Mount of Olives for a breathtaking view of Jerusalem and a panoramic photo our guide will point out the most important sites in Jerusalem, then we will walk the Palm Sunday Road. Continue to visit Mount Zion to visit the Upper Room, the traditional site of the Last Supper and the fire of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, and visit Kind David Tomb. continue our walk and visits the Jewish Quarter and the Wailing Wall. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

MON – 26 JUNE (Day 8): Gethsamane – Gallicantu – Ecce Homo – Holy Sepulcher – Garden Tomb
On our last day in Jerusalem, after breakfast, we will start our day by visiting the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus had his agony and was betrayed. There we will pause for prayer time in the garden, later on, we will walk and visit the House of Caiaphas, where Peter denied Christ three times. We then stop at the Ecce Homo, where Jesus was condemned to death, and visit the Holy Sepulcher. We conclude our pilgrimage with the 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.

TUE – 27 JUNE (Day 9): Departure Back to the US

Tour Location
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