13 Days Educational Tour of the Holy Land - December 29 2018 - January 10 2019 - Rod and Sharie Schofield

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13 Days Educational Tour of the Holy Land - December 29 2018 - January 10 2019

Day 1: Saturday December 29th, 2018. Departure from USA
• Leave USA

Day 2: Sunday December 30, 2018. Arrival to Tel Aviv
• Arrive to Ben Gurion airport.
• Meet your guide & driver, transfer to Tiberius.
• Dinner & overnight at hotel in Tiberius.

Day 3: Monday December 31, 2018. Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights.
Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. (Ginosar)
• Caesarea Philippi
• Overlook Syrian borders.
• Enjoy a meal of “St. Peter’s fish.
• The Mount of Beatitudes. Tabgha, St. Peter’s Primacy, Capernaum
• Dinner and overnight at in Tiberius.

Day 4: Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Nazareth, Mount Carmel, Caesarea Maritima
• Nazareth, Basilica of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Church.
• Mount Carmel, the church of Prophet Elijah.
• Caesarea Maritima.
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tiberius.

Day 5: Wednesday January 2nd, 2019. Ramallah, Taybeh
• Depart hotel to Ramallah and Taybeh
• Visit Yaser Arafat Museum.
• Visit the Hope School
• Visit Taybeh Brewery
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 6: Thursday January 3rd, 2019. Hebron, Herodium
• Visit Ibrahimi Mosque, Tombs of the Patriarchs
• Old City
• Meet with CPT (Christian Peace Makers).
• Visit Herodian
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 7: Friday January 4th, 2019. Bethlehem.
• Visit the Walled off hotel, walk by the Wall
• Refugee Camp in Bethlehem.
• Visit a settlement near Hebron.
• Tent of Nation.
• Evening meeting with Rifat Qasis (Kairos Palestine)
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 8: Saturday January 5th, 2019. Dead Sea
• View Wadi Qelt, view the Valley of Shadow of Death.
• Visit Jericho, Zacchaeus tree old city and view mount of Temptation.
• Baptism site (Jordan River).
• Lunch at Qumran, overlook the Qumran caves.
• Floating in the Dead Sea.
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Jerusalem

Day 9: Sunday January 6th, 2019. Jerusalem
• Worship at the Redeemer Church in the Old city
• The Western Wall
• Holy Sepulcher
• Visit the Holocaust Museum.
• Free time in Jerusalem
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Jerusalem

Day 10: Monday January 7th, 2019. Jerusalem
• Walk to the Temple Mount, view of the Dome of the Rock and El-Aqsa Mosque.
St. Anne’s Church, the Pools of Bethesda.
• Walk the Via Dolorosa.
• Lunch in the Old city.
• Greater Jerusalem area tour with an Israeli Guide
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 11: Tuesday January 8th, 2019. Jerusalem
• Panoramic view from the top of Mount of Olives.
• Visit Augusta Victoria hospital complex.
• Visit the LWF Vocational Training Center, followed by lunch.
• Walk the Palm Sunday Path, The Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations.
• Mt. Zion, St. Peter in Gallicantu.
• Dinner and overnight at hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 12: Wednesday January 9th, 2019. Bethlehem
• Visit Dar al kalmia Lutheran School in Bethlehem.
• Visit Talitha Kumi and tour the Environmental Education Center
• Visit the Church of Nativity
• Visit the Shepard’s Field /Beit Sahour
• Farewell dinner at oriental restaurant.
• Overnight at hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 13: Thursday January 10th, 2019. departure
Departure to the airport. 

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Trip Date: December 29 2018 - January 10 2019

Departure City: Chicago, IL
Price: $3490.00

Package price includes the following:

  • Round trip airfare from Chicago, IL (ORD)
  • Meet & Assist at Amman and Ben Gurion Airport upon arrivals and departures.
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Tiberius in double occupancy with breakfast and
  • Six night’s accommodation in Bethlehem in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner.
  • Two night’s accommodation in Jerusalem in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner.
  • Twelve days sightseeing in modern air conditioned private bus.
  • English speaking government licensed Christian guide on duty.
  • All entrance fees to places of interests.
  • Special dinner at oriental restaurant.
  • Round Trip airline ticket
  • Five Lunches and one dinner with Christian families

Package price does not include the following:

  • Lunches and soft drinks.
  • All Personal Expenses.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips for Guide, Driver.