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Join the Pastors' Familiarization Tour - Israel Experience
July 22-30, 2024

This is a FREE Pastor's Tour and is intended for pastors who are planning to take their church members to Israel.  Airfare is not included in the FREE tour package. 

We plan to visit the holiest places, the most peaceful wilderness lands, the ancient historical places. Additionally, we will meet with political and military leaders who will bear witness to the extraordinary happenings during this pivotal moment in Israel's history. 

TRIP DETAILS

DETAILS OF THE TRIP ARE:

FLIGHT: Round Trip Flight to Tel Aviv.

HOTELS:  First Class Hotels:

  • 2 night on the Mediterranean.
  • 2 nights on the shore of Galilee.
  • 3 nights in Jerusalem.

TOURING: Touring the sites of Israel in a private bus with a Biblically-knowledgeable tour guide.  We will also hear from local Messianic believers in the land.  

PRICE:  FREE for qualifying pastors (double occupancy)
Pastor's Spouse: $1,700.00 (double occupancy)
Includes: Hotels, Bus transportation in Israel.  Entry fee to Tour Sites, Breakfast and Dinners daily. 
Excludes: Lunches, flights, travel insurance and tips. 

 

The tour will include meetings with policital and military leaders. 
 

Tentative Itinerary - Order of stops will be adjusted by the guide for your comfort and safety.  

DAY 1 - Trans-Atlantic Flight. Depart from North America to Tel Aviv, Israel.  

DAY 2 - Arrival in Tel Aviv/Netanya. Arrive in Israel at Ben Gurion Airport where we will be met by our transfer agent. (Possible sites - time permitting include Jaffa and Caesarea Maritima). We travel northward to our hotel in the coastal area near Tel Aviv. Enjoy the Mediterranean seaside shops, relax, and have dinner. Overnight in Herzliya.

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. Your next stop is Megiddo, Biblical Armageddon (1 Kings 9:15, Rev. 6:16). From there onto Nazareth. Overnight in Herzliya. 

DAY 4 - A Day in Galilee  After breakfast visit Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha and Capernaum. Then go on a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. 

DAY 5 - Galilee - Additional sites near the Sea of Galilee. Golan Heights may be included. Overnight near the Sea of Galilee. 

DAY 6 - Beit She’an (time permitting). Then travel along the Jordan Valley, through Jericho to the Qumran caves and to the Dead Sea. Masada- 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 hideout). Then on to Jerusalem where we will view the old city from Mt. Scopus.  Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 7 - Tour the Old City of Jerusalem!Mount of Olives, Palm Sunday Path to Garden of Gethsemane, Mount Zion, Jewish Quarter including the Burnt House, Cardo, Herodian Ruins, and more time for shopping. Southern Steps of the Temple, Rabbis’ Tunnel, Western Wall, Pools of Bethesda, Garden Tomb. Overnight in Jerusalem. 

DAY 8 - New City of Jerusalem, Israel Museum and Second Temple Period Model, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum. Then have a farewell dinner with an evening free to visit Ben Yehuda Street for more shopping. Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 9 - Travel Day -  Time to pack, eat our final breakfast and then head toward Tel Aviv Airport for our flight home, inspired to share the word of God.

Deposits and Payments - Pastor's spouse and Private room payments are due within 2 weeks of registration. 

Passports/Visa
A passport is required to board an international flight and travel to Israel.  If you do not have a current passport, please make an appointment with the postal service and allow 12 weeks after your appointment to complete the renewal process in the US.  Passports must be valid until January 30, 2025 for this tour. 

Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance is Highly recommended. Get Travel Insurance here and purchase the amount of coverage you deem necessary. 

Baggage
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).

Deviations
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.

Health and Mobility Challenges
Tours in Israel include areas that have uneven footing, few handrails, rocky pathways, and some steep climbs. The streets and sites we visit are not wheelchair and walker friendly. Most of our tours include 3-5 miles of walking per day. Guests with mobility challenges or other health issues should make private arrangements to travel with a caregiver who can stay with them if they need to opt out of a tour stop. Guests cannot be left alone or on the bus should they choose to opt out. If you have health challenges, please consult an Aliyah Tours representative before you put down a deposit on a tour. 

Download a PDF version of the Pastor's Israel Fam Tour Brochure and optional Travel Insurance information to save or print:

Pastor's Israel Fam Tour Brochure

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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There are no vaccine requirements for travel to Israel. We ask that guests who are feeling unwell isolate themselves from the other tour guests while experiencing symptoms of illness. 

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