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Experience Israel with Pastor Joshua Franklin and Lydia Franklin,on a 11-day trip to the Holy Land


Flight: Round Trip from Dulles International Airport

Hotels: First Class Hotels:

  • 1 night in Netanya on the Mediterranean
  • 3 nights on the shore of Galilee
  • 5 nights in Jerusalem

Touring: Touring the sites of Israel in a comfortable private bus with a Biblically-knowledgeable tour guide.

Price: $3,958.00 per person based on double occupancy,
          $1,677.00 for a private room throughout the tour.  
          Estimated airfare will be available in June 2024


  • All hotels, private bus transportation in Israel,
  • Entry to all tour sites and activites,
  • Buffet breakfasts and dinners, tour guide,
  • Tips

Does NOT include:

  • Rounds-trip airfare (price yet to be determined)
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunches not included.

Day 1: Trans-Atlantic Flight

Depart from North America to Tel Aviv, Israel. Meals will be served in flight. 

Day 2: Arrive in Tel Aviv/Netanya

You will 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 Herzliya, 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 onto 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 Yardenit (Baptismal site). 

Day 5: Depart Galilee for Qumran/Salt Sea

Departing the Galilee to visit Beit Shean.  Then via Jordan Valley to the Qumran and to the Dead Sea. 

Day 6: Masada and En Gedi

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 onto the city of gold, Jerusalem, where we will view the old city from Mount Scopus, and the Western Wall.  Spending the remaining nights in Jerusalem.

Day 7: Tour Old City of Jerusalem!

Mount of Olives, Palm Sunday Pary to Garden of Gethsemane, Holy Sepulcher, Upper room, Caiaphas' House, Jewish Quarter and more time for shopping. 

Day 8: New City of Jerusalem

View of Knesset, Israel Museum and 2nd 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: Leaving Jerusalem

Return Flight to North America with many great memories and a lot of pictures!

PRICE PER PERSON - $3,958.00 /double occupancy

Single Supplement fee $1,677.00

Airfare: from Dulles International Airport
Price to be determined after June 2024

Deposit and Payments: A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due along with your reservation form, to guarantee your space on the tour.  The $500 deposit will be applied to your final balance. 

Airfare Payment is due upon ticketing the flight around October, 2024
Final Payment: January 10, 2025

Private Room Accomodations - A supplement for single occupancy must be paid in full with the final tour payment. 

Passports must be valid until November 1, 2025.

PAYMENTS: ALIYAH TOURS P.O. Box 74111, Richmond VA 23236


  • All hotels, private bus transportation in Israel,
  • Entry to all tour sites and activities,
  • Buffet breakfasts and dinners, tour guide
  • Tips

Does NOT include:

  • Round-trip airfare (price yet to be determined)
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunches not included

Deposits and Payments: A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required from each traveler along with their reservation form to guarantee the booking. The remaining balance is due on January 10, 2025. 

Cancellation Requests: All cancellation requests must be made in writing by email to ( or in writing sent by mail to; P.O. Box 74111, Richmond VA 23236) to Aliyah Tours.

Cancellation Fees:  

  • Deposit is non-refundable.

  • Up to 4 months prior to departure date, the cancellation fee is the initial deposit plus 50% of other amounts paid.

  • Up to 6 weeks prior to departure date, the cancellation fee is the initial deposit plus 75% of other amounts paid.

  • Within 6 weeks prior to departure date, the cancellation fee is 100% of all amounts paid. 

  • Bank fees assigned by the credit card processing platform are not refundable. 

  • The guest agrees not to file a fraud claim with their credit card company if Aliyah abides by the cancellation policy noted in these terms and conditions. 

  • The guest agrees to contact an Aliyah representative before initiating a billing dispute with any outside agency. 

  • If the tour is canceled due to circumstances beyond the control of Aliyah Tours or our agents in Europe (including without limitation: acts of nature, terrorist activities, insurrection, explosion, flood, tempest, foreceful wind, fire or accident, war or threat of war declared or undeclared, sabotage, civil disturbance, labor strikes, requisition, sickness, quarantine, government intervention, weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances), then the full tour price will be refunded less the initial deposit of $500. Aliyah may take up to 12 weeks from the date of an official tour cancellation to refund any tour payments as described in the above cancellation policy.  

Tour Arrangements
Air – Air arrangements are included in most group tours. Air is available to individual travelers upon request.
Land – All packages including overnight hotel stays are quoted based upon double occupancy sharing a twin or double room with private facilities. Aliyah Tours. does not arrange sharing for individual travelers. Single rooms are available at additional cost. Aliyah Tours reserves the right to substitute hotels based upon availability when necessary. Sightseeing and entrance fees are included as per itinerary. Individual passengers and passengers arriving independently from a scheduled group are responsible for their own transfers.

Not Included
Airport taxes and transfers (unless specifically included in certain group tours), optional tours, charges for passports, vaccinations and inoculations, excess baggage charges, accident, trip cancellation and baggage insurance, telephone and cable charges, laundry, meals not specified in the itinerary, liquor, items of a personal nature and any items not specifically listed as included.

You will be required to provide Aliyah Tours with a copy of your passport with the deposit. Please Note: The State of Israel requires that your passport have an expiration date not less than 6 months after your date of arrival in Israel. There is no visa requirement for citizens of the United States traveling to Israel. Other nationals should contact their consulate for visa information. For other destinations please contact Aliyah Tours Aliyah Tours does NOT process visa applications. No inoculations are currently required for travel to Israel. Please contact public health authorities for further information or other destinations.

Travel Insurance
Trave insurance is an essential part of international travel and Aliyah Tours strongly advises each guest to purchase travel insurance that covers trip interruptions, trip cancellation, lost baggage, and emergency medical expenses for this tour.  There will be no exceptions to the stated cancellation policy listed below.  Click on the following link to see price quotes on several travel insurance options. Get Travel Insurance here

Suitcases: 1 per person, not to exceed 50 lbs. for 1 bag. Each can measure up to 62 linear inches (length + height + width). Carry On Luggage: 1 per person, not to exceed 11 lbs. Each can measure up to 45 linear inches (length + height + width).

Any change in the basic program will result in the charge of $150 per change per person plus any additional charges that may apply for revised air or land arrangements.

Unexpected Airline Challenges
Airlines can and will make unexpected changes to travel itineraries due to weather, mechanical problems and staffing issues. Should your flight be delayed or canceled, it is up to the passenger to work directly with the airline to rebook flights to the intended destination. Aliyah Tours is not responsible for airline changes that cause delays, cancellations, late arrivals, baggage loss, and associated expenses. Group transfers are limited to the original arrival time and will not be available for rescheduled flights. (Air travel ticketing agents affiliated with Aliyah Tours are not responsible for rebooking your canceled or delayed flights.) Travel insurance is highly recommended to address all these challenges and the associated expenses for the traveler. 

Travel Insurance is HIGHLY recommended for international travel to protect your tour investment. Travel insurance also protects you from costly losses due to emergency medical care, evacuation, trip interruption, and baggage loss. For the best coverage options, including "cancel for any reason" coverage, purchase your travel insurance within two weeks of booking your tour. There will be no exceptions to the strict cancellation policy. 

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