Night 1 Tues November – Arrival in Tel Aviv
Transfers from Tel Aviv Airport to Jerusalem hotel.
Day 1 Wed Nov – Jerusalem
See Mount of Olives & the city of Jerusalem, Visit the Upper Room where Jesus sent the Holy Spirit on the 120 disciples. See the tomb of King David, Wailing Wall, pool of Bethesda through St. Stephens Gate (Lions Gate in the Bible), Pilate’s Judgement Hall, & Via Dolorosa – way of the Cross & suffering.
Day 2 Thur Nov – Jerusalem
See the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus drank the cup of suffering. Next, go to Golgotha, the place of the Skull (Calvary), where the Lord Jesus was crucified. Communion service may be held here. Next, the garden Tomb, and the Museum where the Dead Sea Scrolls are kept, including the famous scroll of Isaiah.
Day 3 Fri Nov – Jerusalem
See the city of Bethlehem – birthplace of Jesus. Next, see the Shepherds’ Field where the angels of God announced the birth of Jesus. See fields, hills, valleys, vineyards everywhere – a land flowing with milk and honey.
Excellent souvenir shopping at Bethlehem.
Day 4 Sat Nov – Tiberius / Galilee
See the Ancient city of Jericho (lowest place on earth) where the walls fell. Swim & float in the historical & prophetical Dead Sea with the richest chemicals and wealth in the world. See the old city ruins of Qumran, where the Essenes sect hid the Dead Sea scrolls in caves but were later discovered. Visit Masada – the finest Herodian mountain fortress via cable car to the top. See the great fortress built by Herod the Great. Drive to Tiberius in Galilee.
Day 5 Sun Nov – Tiberius / Galilee
See the city of Nazareth, pass by Cana where Jesus turned water into wine (1st miracle) at a wedding. Next, we visit the city of Nazareth to see the Church of the Annunciation – here, the Angel Gabriel announced the birth of Jesus to Mary. The greatest miracle in Nazareth is where God became man in Mary’s womb whose seed bruised the serpent’s head. Visit Mount Tabor where Jesus was transfigured and Moses & Elijah came down from heaven and talked with him. Next, see the old fountain where Gideon reduced the number of his army from thousands to only 300, but they defeated the enemies. Enjoy drinking from this fresh fountain.
Day 6 Mon Nov – Tiberius / Galilee
Visit Caesaria / Phillipi where Peter said about Jesus, “You Are The Christ, The Son Of The Living God”. From here, we will see the Golan Heights and the Mountains of Lebanon. Visit Mount Carmel where Elijah prayed for fire from heaven. Have a great view of Megiddo valley where the last battle of the ages will take place.
Day 7 Tues Nov – Tiberius / Galilee
We take a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee to see the mountains & pass by Magdala city, where Mary Magdalene lived. See the high mountain where Jesus prayed all night, plus many other places in the gospel & travel around Galilee. Disembark from the boat at the old city ruins of Capernaum & see the Church of the Beatitudes where Jesus gave His famous Sermon on the Mount. See Tabgha, where Jesus multiplied the bread and fish and fed the thousands. A baptismal service will be held in the River Jordan for those wanting to be baptized. Jesus was baptized here.
Day 8 Wed Nov – Drive to Tel Aviv
Visit the city ruins of Caesarea – see the house of Cornelius where the 1st Gentile & his household were saved and filled with the Holy Spirit.