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Experience Israel with Pastor Jim Vasquez and Kathy Vasquez
of the Sonrise Christian Church on a 12-day
trip to the Holy Land.

TRIP DETAILS

PRICE:    $2,835.00 per Adult (double occupancy) 

Single supplement for Private room is $1,475.00.

FLIGHT:   Round trip from Las Vegas Airport (LAS)


AIRFARE ESTIMATE: $1,100 - $1,300 - subject to change, and determined at times of ticketing. 

Airfare payment is due upon ticketing the flight, beginning August 1st, 2024. 

HOTELS:  First Class Hotels:

  • 1 night on the shore of the Mediterranean
  • 3 nights on the shore of Galilee
  • 1 night at the Dead Sea Resort
  • 4+ nights in Jerusalem, including late check out on the last day. 

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

Price Includes:

  • All Hotels
  • Private Bus transportation in Israel
  • Entry to all Tour Sites and activities
  • Buffet Breakfasts and Dinners
  • Tour Guide 

Does NOT include:

  • Round-trip Airfare 
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunches and snacks
  • Tips

 

Day 1 - Feb 3rd, 2025  Trans-Atlantic Flight
Depart from North America to Tel Aviv, Israel.  Meals will be served in flight. 

Day 2 - Arrival 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.  Dinner and overnight in Herzliya,

Day 3 - 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 Upper Galilee
Visit the Magdala Synagogue, Capernaum, Tabgha and the Mount of Beatitudes.  Time permitting, we will see Bathsaida. 

Day 5 - Galilee
Kibbutz Ginosar to see the ancient Jesus Boat and boat ride.  Then Tel Dan.  Caesarea Philippi and Mt. Bental (Golan Heights).

Day 6 - Beit She'an and the Dead Sea
Departing the Galilee to visit Beit Shean, Ein Harod, and the Jordan River with an opportunity to be baptized.  Then via Jordan Valley to the Dead Sea.

Day 7 - Masada and En Gedi and Qumran
Climb the able 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). Visit Qumran - home of the Dead Sea Scrolls.  Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.  

Day 8  - Jerusalem
We ascend to the City of gold, Jerusalem, where we will visit the Israel Museum, Yad Vashem, Valley of Elah and the stream where David chose his stones to fight against Goliath.  Spending the remaining nights in Jerusalem.

Day 9, 10 & 11 - Jerusalem
Mt. of Olives, Palm Sunday Path to Garden of Gethsemane, Upper Room, Caiaphas's House, Church of Peter in Gallicantu and Golgotha.

Visit Mt. Moriah - Temple Moria, the Pools of Bethesda, the City of David, the Western Wall Tunnel, and Bethlehem.  Visit the Friends of Zion Museum, and the Garden Tomb.  Enjoy a free afternoon shopping or relaxing in Jerusalem. Dinner and a late check out until departure time.  Transfer to the airport in Tel Aviv for your late night flight back home.  

Day 12 - February 14, 2025  Arrive back in North America
Return flight to North America with many great memories. 

PRICE:   $2,835.00 Double Occupancy  

Single Supplement for Private room: $1,475.00

Airfare estimate: $1,100 - $1,330 - subject to change, and determined at times of ticketing. 

Airfare payment: is due upon ticketing the flight, beginning August 1, 2024.

Final Payment: October 15, 2024.

  • A supplement for single occupancy must be paid in full with the final payment.
  • If using a credit card, a 3% service fee will be added to the total. 

Deposits and Payments: A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required from each traveler along with their reservation form to guarantee the booking as soon as possible. The remaining balance is due in 2 payments.  Airfare payment and Final payment.

1. Airfare Payment is due 4 months from Travel Date.

2. Final Payment is due 3 months from Travel Date.

  • A supplement for single occupancy must be paid in full with the final payment.

  • Failure to pay the amounts due by the above deadlines is grounds for cancellation of your reservation.

  • Cancellation fees will apply, if your reservation is cancelled due to late or insufficient payments. 

  • If using a credit card, a 3% service fee will be added by Paypal to your total charge.

Cancellation Requests: All cancellation requests must be made in writing by email to (tours@aliyahfoundation.org) 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.

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, 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.

Passports/Visa
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.

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 Experience Israel Tour with Pastor Jim and Kathy Vasquez here:

Sonrise Christian Church - Experience Israel Tour - February 2025

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New Covid protocol for anyone entering Israel beginning October 9, 2022

  • No vaccination certificates are required for travel to Israel. 
  • Guests are requested to isolate themselves from other travelers if experiencing symptoms of illness on tour. 
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