"Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s sight,
and like living stones, let yourselves be built into a spiritual house” (1 Peter 2:4-5a)


  • $3,290 per person based on double occupancy - space is limited
  • Single room supplement: $590
  • Deposit: $300 per person with registration to secure space
  • An additional $1,000 payment is due on or before July 20, 2022
  • Balance due on or before October 20, 2022 
  • 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 Elias Nawawieh if you have any questions at 406-261-7791 - info@eliastours.com


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.


January 5 - 14, 2023 Available on request Holy Land

What is included in the tour

  • Airfare from Columbia, SC - 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.

                                 DAILY ITINERARY
                  Newberry College Holy Land Study Tour


Day 1: Departure from the USA
• 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: Caesarea, Carmel, Megiddo, Nazareth
• Visit Caesarea to include the Roman Amphitheatre, hippodrome, and an ancient aqueduct
• Mount Carmel
• Tel Megiddo
• Nazareth, Mt of Precipice
• 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: Beth Shean, Jericho, Baptismal site, Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity

• Visit Beth Shean
• View mount of Temptation
• Jordan River - Remembering our baptism
• Church of the Nativity
• Shepherd’s Field in Beit Sahour
• Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem 

Day 6: Masada, Ein Gedi hike, Qumran, Dead Sea
• Visit Masada, the mountain-top fortress that served as the site of a famous zealot last stand
• Stop at Ein Gedi, the place where David was hiding while running away from King Saul
• Visit Qumran
• Float on the Dead Sea
• Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem 

Day 7: Temple Mt, Pools of Bethesda, Southern Wall Excavations, City of David (Hezekiah’s Tunnels)
• Temple Mount, visit of the Dome of the Rock
• St. Anne’s Church, Pools of Bethesda
• Visit the Southern Wall excavations where we will gather at the teaching steps, the main entrance to the Temple where Rabbis met and taught their disciples
• City of David with Hezekiah’s Tunnels
• Overnight in Bethlehem 

Day 8: Mt of Olives, Mt Zion, Israel Museum, Yad Vashem
• Panoramic view from the top of Mount of Olives
• Dominus Flevit
• The Garden of Gethsemane, Mt. Zion
• Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu
• Israel Museum
• Yad Vashem
• Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem 

Day 9: Wailing Wall, Western Wall Tunnels, Ecce Homo, Via Dolorosa, Holy Sepulcher, Jewish Quarter
• The Western Wall and Tunnels
• Stop at the Ecce Homo, where Jesus was condemned to death
• Walk Stations of the Cross
• Visit the church of the Holy Sepulcher
• Farewell dinner and overnight in Bethlehem 

Day 10:  Departure - Arrive USA
• Check out, depart for the airport
• We will arrive back in the USA the same day


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