Tour Type : Religious Tours
Miami - Ben Gurion - Joppa – Caesarea – Megiddo – Haifa Tabor – Sepphoris – Nazareth – Cana - Sea Of Galilee – Boat Ride & Yardnit Sheikh Hussein Crossing – Mt Nebo – Madaba – Jordan River - Dead Sea - Petra - Allenby – Masada – Qumran – Jericho – Jerusalem - Mt. Olives – Gethsemane – Mt Zion Old City – Golgotha – Garden Tomb Yad Vashem – Bethlehem – Tekoa – Herodion
Assemble Miami International Airport @ 630 PM. Virgin Atlantic Airlines 6 departs Miami @ 945 PM ( Note: schedule and times subject to change, please verify times on day of departure)
Arrive London Heathrow Airport @ 1020AM, connecting flight Virgin Atlantic 453 departs London @ 400PM arriving Tel Aviv @ 1105PM
You will be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel in Tel Aviv. (Dinner-will arrange Cold plates)
Proceed to Tel Aviv. View the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Visit St.Peter's church. Visit the Roman capital of ancient Israel, Caesarea, where Paul was imprisoned and taken to Rome. Continue on to the third largest city in Israel, Haifa. Visit Mt. Carmel, to see Elijah’s Grotto and the Church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. See Megiddo, 20 cities layered in one city and the Valley of Armeggedon. Check in, dinner & overnight in Tiberias (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Mt.Tabor, the sacred site of the Transfiguration and proceed to Sepphoris that was a major Roman & Byzantine City: the Capital and heart of Galilee province. Thereafter, we arrive in Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation built over the grotto where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that she would bear a son, Jesus. We also stop by Joseph's workshop.
Finally we Visit Cana where Jesus performed his first Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast.
Dinner & overnight in Tiberias (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel. We Ascend to the Golan Heights with an overview of the triangular border with Syria,Jordan and Israel.We return to the Sea of Galilee and enjoy a ride in a replica of a Galilean fishing boat of that time, on the Sea of Galilee and where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water. Visit Capernaum - the center Jesus' ministry after he left Nazareth , We make a brief half at St. Peter's house . Proceed to Tabgha - the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes Visit the Church of Primacy of Peter and the place where Jesus bestowed St. Peter with his authority. This is believed to be the place where Jesus dined with his disciple's the flat rock known as Mensa Christ of Chris's table commemorates this event. Proceed to Visit church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. We stop at Magdala ruins, Finally back to hotel for dinner & overnight (B, L, D)
Cross into Jordan and visit. The top of Mt. Nebo overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. You see the “Promised Land” as Moses did, and his reported burial site. We then depart for Madaba, to see St. George’s Church and on its floor the most complete mosaic map of Palestine. We stop at Jordan River. Finally we arrive in Dead Sea check in, dinner & overnight (B, L, D)
Today you tour this amazing red rose city, where you either walk into the city or take a horse ride through the dramatic “ciq” or canyon. See the Treasury, the Theater, the Monastery and the Street of Columns. Back to the Dead Sea check in, dinner & overnight (B, L, D)
We check out from our hotel and proceed to Allenby border. Our fist stop will be Masada Masada. We will ascend Masada by cable car. It was here that 960 Jewish defenders took their own lives, rather than to become slaves to the Romans. Our guide will take us on a fascinating tour of this mountaintop fortress. From here we drive to Qumran, the home of the Essenes, where many of the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered.to Jericho for a tour. We stop at Qasr el Yahoud, baptism site in the Jordan River Valley. Thereafter, will view the Mount of Temptation & Zachaeus Tree. Drive to Jerusalem for check in Dinner & overnight (B, L, D)
After breakfast Proceed to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem.Visit sanctuaries of Pater Nester Ascension. Walk along the palm Sunday road down to the chapel of Dorminous Flevit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem and Garden of Gethsemane . Then continue to Mt. of Olives for the panoramic view and from there, by foot to Dominos Flavit. The chapels is built in the shape of a tear as a poignant reminder to this event, and then visit the Garden of Gethsemani, where Jesus prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Visit the Basilica of agony and Tomb of St. Mary. Then we go through the Jewish quarter to the Wailing Wall, which is the holiest place for the Jewish religion . Proceed to Mount Zion. Visit the Cenacle - the tomb of King David . Visit St. Mark Convent the traditional site where Mary went to sleep Last Supper Room ,where we remember the last supper and the descent of the Holy spirit upon the Apostles on Pentecost Back to hotel We also will visit the Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu, which symbolizes Peter's Denial of Jesus as he has prophesied at the Last Supper . We then visit the traditional house of high priest, Caiaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. Back to hotel in Jerusalem for dinner & overnight. (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel . We start the day by going to the pools of Beit Hasda, where Jesus held the crippled man. And from there we take the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief), traditionally accepted as the last route trodden by Jesus. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified marking significant events along the route. You will see the Pilate's Judgments Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation where, according to tradition, the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head the Ecce Homo Arch and the Convent of the Sisters of Zion. Early tradition held that Pontius Pilate stood here and thundered "Ecce Homo!" Which means "Behold the man?" Which is what Pilate said when he presented Jesus to the crowd? However, we now know that pagan Emperor Hadrian constructed the arch. Below the Convent are the Lithotrities where Jesus was publicly tried and where the Roman soldiers mocked him. The last 5 Stations of the Cross are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from the distance, wish is two silver domes. we visit the Garden Tomb for a worship service. In the afternoon we visit City of David we walk the Hezekiah Tunnel to Siloam Springs. (B, L, D)
Breakfast. We visit Yad Vashem Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Later we proceed to Tekoa located 5 miles south of Bethlehem at the foot of Herodion. View the Herodain on Mountains from Tekoa. Finally we arrive Bethlehem to see the Shepherd’s Field and Grotto, Church of Nativity and the Manger where Jesus was born. We return to Jerusalem for some free time. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem (B, L, D)
Checkout of Hotel @ 300 AM and transfer to Airport to connect to Virgin Atlantic Airlines departing @ 720AM with a connection in London arrives Miami @ 710PM with wonderful memories!!!
March 16 - March 27, 2020
$3,699 (per person based on double occupancy)
Deposit of $750 due at time of booking and Final Payments due before December 30, 2020. Travel Insurance is highly recommended and available for Purchase. Refer booking form for terms and conditions. All prices quoted include a 4% discount for payment by cash, check and Money order. Photographs used are for illustration only.
(B, L, D) stands for breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
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|Cancellation charges per person.|
|No of days of departure||Charges|
|91+ days before departure||Deposit Non- refundable|
|90-31 days before departure||Penalty 50 %|
|30- Day of Departure||Penalty 100%|
(Airline and Cruise Penalties not part of the above percentages. There is no exception to cancellation fees)
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