Day 1 - Trans-Atlantic Flight
Depart from North America to Tel Aviv, Israel. Meals will be served in flight.
Day 2 - Arrival in Tel Aviv/Netanya
Arrive at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Time permitting, we'll see some sites such as Jaffa. Then we'll head to your hotel in Tel Aviv, where you will enjoy dinner and a good night's sleep.
Day 3 - Head North and to the Galilee
After a great Israeli Breakfast, we’ll continue to Maritime Caesarea and to Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18) to hear about the Prophet Elijah. At noon, enjoy a typical Israeli lunch such as Falafel. Your next stop is Megiddo, Biblical Armageddon (1 Kings 9:15, Rev. 6:16). From there on to Nazareth. Then dinner and accommodation at the Sea of Galilee.
Day 4 - A Day in Galilee
After breakfast, visit the Mount of Beatitudes, and go on a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Then to Capernaum and then to Yardenit (Baptismal site).
Day 5 - Depart Galilee for Qumran/Salt Sea
Depart from the Galilee to visit Beit Shean. Then travel via Jordan Valley to the Qumran and to the Dead Sea. Afternoon free to enjoy the Dead Sea and Spa. Overnight at the Dead Sea.
Day 6 - Masada and En Gedi
In the morning, climb by cable car to visit Masada (Herod's fortress and last point of Jewish resistance against the Romans. Hike up Ein Gedi (David’s hide out from Saul).
Day 6 (cont.) - Ascend to Jerusalem
On our way to Jerusalem, ride camels through the desert to Abraham's tent for lunch. Then on to the city of gold, Jerusalem, where we will view the old city from Mt. Scopus, Western Wall. Spending the remaining nights in Jerusalem.
Day 7 - Tour Old City of Jerusalem
Mt. of Olives, Palm Sunday Path to Garden of Gethsemane, Holy Sepulcher, Upper room, Caiaphas’s House, Jewish Quarter
and more time for shopping.
Day 8 - New City of Jerusalem
View of Knesset, Israel Museum and Second Temple Period Model, City of David, Southern Steps of the Temple, Rabbis’ Tunnel, Western Wall, Jewish Quarter. Dinner on your own.
Day 9 - Final day in Jerusalem
The Garden Tomb. Afternoon free for more shopping. Visit the Old City on your own. Farewell Dinner at the Hotel.
Day 10 - Travel back to North America
Time to pack, eat our final breakfast and then head toward the airport.
Day 11 - Arrive back in North America
Return Flight to North America with many great memories and a lot of pictures.