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Tradition, spirituality, and history become tangible during our Evangelist tour in Israel.
We will visit historical and famous archaeological sites from the time of the new testament.

EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN TOURS TO THE HOLY LAND

8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
1 NIGHT TEL AVIV - 2 NIGHTS TIBERIAS - 4 NIGHTS JERUSALEM 
DAY 1 Airport - Hotel in Tel Aviv 
Arrival Ben Gurion Airport - Meet and assist - Transfer to the Hotel in Tel Aviv. 
DAY 2 Jaffa - Caesarea - Megiddo - Haifa - Tiberias
After breakfast we begin our journey of the Holy Land as we trace the footsteps of Jesus. We begin with a visit to Jaffa, Israel’s most ancient port cities. See the Clock Tower and St Peter’s Church. Enjoy a walk through winding narrow streets filled with art galleries and specialty shop. We continue with a drive along the shores of the Mediterranean to Caesarea. This ancient city was built in honor of Caesar by Herod the Great, and was the capital of the Romans in the Holy Land for nearly 500 years. See the Crusader City, its fantastic aqueduct, and the amphitheatre. We continue on to Haifa through the Jezreel Valley. Stop at Megiddo and the Fields of Armageddon. Megiddo is one of King Solomon’s “chariot cities”, and according to scripture, the location for the last battle in history. See Gideon’s brook, and the “Well of Herod”. Drive to the crest of Mt. Carmel - where Elijah’s contest with the prophets of Baal. We reach Tiberias and transfer to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay along the picturesque Sea of Galilee.
DAY 3 Capernaum -Caesarea Philippi - Mt. Hermon - Golan Heights
There is nothing quite like witnessing a sunrise on the Sea of Galilee. Although there are many places which we must admit are traditional, you can be sure that the Lord Jesus walked down these shores. After a sunrise service and breakfast, we cross the Sea of Galilee by boat to Capernaum to visit the ancient ruins of the synagogue where Jesus preached. We continue to the Mt. of Beatitudes the traditional site for the “Sermon on the Mount” and to Tabgha - the chapel dedicated to the multiplication of the loaves and fishes. Drive to Caesarea Philippi the site of Peter’s confession; continue to Mt. Hermon and Golan Heights where Israel share a border with Lebanon and Syria. On our way back we stop at the Jordan River where an optional Baptismal Service is possible. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4  Nazareth - Jericho - Bethlehem - Jerusalem
We begin the day with a visit to Nazareth and Cana. Visit the Church of Annunciation and Mary’s Fountain. We then head south through the Jordan Valley to ancient Jericho, where the “walls came tumbling down.” Enjoy a view of the Mt. of Temptation and see Elisha’s Fountain. We continue our tour to Bethlehem. We visit the Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus, Shepherds Fields and the Field of Boaz and Ruth. As we drive through the Judean country our hearts are filled with elation in anticipation of entering Jerusalem. We transfer to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 5  Masada - Dead Sea - Qumran
Today we head further south 1300ft under sea level to the Dead Sea. A beautiful new road takes us south along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada. Ascend the mountain by cable car and see the magnificent ruins of the fortress where from 70- 73 A.D Jewish zealots made the last stand against Romans. Return along the 
Dead Sea to Qumran the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were dicovered. Visit the remains of the Community Center of the Essenes and the Caves of the Scrolls. We return to Jerusalem for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 6 Jerusalem 
Today begins with a walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem. We begin at the Western Wall where Jews flock from around the world to pray. We continue to the Temple area of Mt. Moriah. See El Aksa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock built on the ancient site of Solomon’s Temple. Walk along Hosanna Road to the Garden of Gethsemane to visit the Church of All Nations that stands on the Rock of Agony where Jesus was betrayed by Judas. Walk along the Via Dolorosa to Pilate’s Judgment Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation, the Ecce Homo Arch where Jesus was tried before Pilate. We then walk through the Old City bazaars to the Church of the Holy Seplecher. Visit the Upper Room and King David’s Tomb. End the day 
at Golgotha - for a prayer service. Return to our hotel for dinner and 
overnight .
DAY 7 Free day 
Today we spend the day at leisure. Revisit favorite sites, stroll down Ben Yehuda Street with its iconic shops and cafes. Barter at the great markets or just relax in our hotel. We meet at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 8 Jerusalem - Airport 
We depart to the airport for our flight home filled with great memories from a Tour of a Lifetime.

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EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN TOURS TO JORDAN & ISRAEL

9 DAYS - 8 NIGHTS
3 NIGHTS AMMAN - 2 NIGHTS TIBERIAS - 4 NIGHTS JERUSALEM 
DAY 1 Arrival Queen Alia Airport - Hotel in Amman 
Upon arrival to the Hashemite Kingdom, we are transferred to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 2 Petra 
After breakfast we make our way south towards Wadi Musa. We visit Petra, the Red Rose City. Established around the 6th century BC, by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Despite successive attempts by the Seleucid King Antigonus, the Roman Emperor Pompey and Herod the Great to bring Petra under the control of their respective empires, Petra remained largely in Nabataean hands until around 100 A.D., when the Romans took over. The reddish-yellow stone which the Nabataeans exploited to carve their temples is delicate and can be easily crumbled into sand, but Petra remains a testament to their strength and ingenuity. In 2007 Petra was announced as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. We return to Amman for dinner and overnight stay. 
DAY 3 Amman city tour - Madaba - Mt. Nebo
After breakfast we begin our tour of Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom. See the Roman amphitheater and the Amman Citadel. See Jabal al-Qala’a hill and the Temple of Hercules. Visit Rainbow Street, a more modern take on this ancient city. We continue to Madaba known for its ancient churches as well as its preserved 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land. Before we return to Amman we stop at Mt. Nebo where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 4 Tiberias - Nazareth
After breakfast we travel to the north Jordan/Israel border where we begin our journey of the Holy Land. Upon crossing we will be greeted by our Israeli crew that will escort us to an awaiting motorcoach. We stop at Beit Shaan to visit the most recent excavations from the Roman times.We’ll visit Migdal, the home of Mary Magdalene and see the “Jesus Boat” at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar. We’ll then drive the plain of Ginosar to Tabgha where Jesus “multiplied the loaves and fish.” Visit Nazareth, Jesus’s boyhood home and the Church of Annunciation. Take time to enjoy a tour of Nazareth Village. Continue to Cana the site of the early miracles. Dinner and overnight in our hotel in the Galilee for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 5 Galilee-Caesarea Philippi-Capernaum-Jordan River
There is nothing quite like witnessing a sunrise on the Sea of Galilee. Although there are many places which we must admit are traditional, you can be sure that the Lord Jesus walked down these shores. After a sunrise service and 
breakfast, we cross the Sea of Galilee by boat to Capernaum to visit the ancient ruins of the synagogue where Jesus preached. We continue to the Mt. of Beatitudes the traditional site for the “Sermon on the Mount” and to Tabgha - the chapel dedicated to the multiplication of the loaves and fishes. Drive to Caesarea Philippi the site of Peter’s confession; We end the day at the Jordan River, for an optional Baptismal service. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 6 Megiddo-Caesarea-Jericho
After breakfast we begin our tour with a visit to Megiddo, the site of 21 battles from the Old Testament and where it says in the Book of Revelation the final battle between good and evil will take place. Here we’ll also get to explore Canaanite ruins and the “Chariot Cities” of Kings Solomon and Ahab. We then visit Mount Carmel and Muhraka to witness the location of Elijah’s contest with Jezebel’s false prophets of Baal. Here we’ll be able to view the Jezreel Valley. Continue to ancient Caesarea, site of Paul and Peter’s experiences on the Mediterranean Coast. As we make our way to Jerusalem we stop in Jericho where the “walls came tumbling down”. We end the day in Jerusalem with dinner and overnight.
DAY 7 Jerusalem-Bethlehem
We have reached the “highlight of our tour”. We begin the day with a drive to Mt. Scopus and the Mt. of Olives for the most spectacular panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk along Hosanna Road to the Garden of Gethsemane to visit the Church of All Nations that stands on the Rock of Agony where Jesus 
was betrayed by Judas. We’ll then see the Temple Mount. Visit the Lions’ Gate and the Pools of Bethesda. We’ll then visit the Tower of Antonia, the Praetorium, and Pilate’s Judgement Hall. Here our Lord was tried by Pilate, beaten by the Roman Cohort, and took up His Cross for Calvary. The Ecce Homo begins the traditional Via Dolorosa leading to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the Jewish Quarter. We stop at the Wailing Wall to pray. We conclude our tour of the old city with a visit to Garden Tomb for a prayer service. Visit Yad Vashem a memorial built for six million lives that perished during the Holocaust. Before we end the day, we stop in Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity and Shepherd’s Field. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 8 Masada
This morning we drive up to Masada. Masada is the most important mountain in Israel’s history. Learn the incredible story of the Jewish Freedom Fighters who held out against the Romans in 73A.D. The story of the struggle, the excavations, and the view from the top is one unforgettable highlight of our tour. Before we leave Masada, we take some time to Swim in the Dead Sea. Drive to Ein Gedi, the oasis in the desert where David hid. Next stop at Qumran site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 9 Jerusalem - Ben Gurion Airport
We transfer to the airport for our flight home filled with wonderful memories from the “Land of the Bible.”

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EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN TOURS TO EGYPT - JORDAN AND ISRAEL

13 DAYS - 12 NIGHTS 
2 NIGHTS CAIRO - 1 NIGHT TABA - 1 NIGHT AQABA - 2 NIGHTS AMMAN 
2 NIGHTS TIBERIAS - 4 NIGHTS JERUSALEM 
DAY 1 Cairo
Arrival Cairo Airport, Meet and Assist - Transfer to our hotel in Cairo for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 2 Cairo
After a late breakfast we begin our tour of Cairo. We begin with the Giza Pyramids. Admire the three vast pyramids of the kings and the several smaller pyramids that were tombs of the queens: As you stroll the sands you will encounter the Valley Temple and the iconic Sphinx. Tour the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, home to one of the world’s largest collections of ancient Egyptian artifacts. Marvel at the treasures of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask, rich jewelry, and even his sandals! Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 Cairo
After breakfast we begin our tour with a visit to the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque. Visit the Coptic Christian Hanging Church, one of Egypt’s most famous churches built in Basilica design above the southern gate of the Roman Babylon Fortress thus making it suspended. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue. 
The Synagogue of Ben Ezra in Cairo was originally named El-Shameem Church and is situated today behind the “Hanging church. Visit Cairo Tower. Finally, we end the day at the famous Khan al-Khalili bazaar haggling for souvenirs and experiencing first-hand the culture of Egyptians in their daily lives. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 4 Taba 
This morning we begin a long voyage through the Sinai Desert. Our drive takes us through miles of yellow sand perhaps tracing the 40-year journey of the Israelites after their exodus from Egypt. We arrive Taba in the late afternoon. 
Transfer to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
DAY 5 Crossing Borders to Aqaba Jordan 
After much needed rest and breakfast, we take a short drive to the Taba Border which connects Egypt to Israel. Upon crossing this border, we take another short drive to the Jordanian border to arrive in Aqaba, Jordan. Enjoy a day relaxing along the beaches of Jordan’s most famous resort town. Dinner and overnight at our hotel.
DAY 6 Petra
Today we make our way north towards Wadi Musa. We visit Petra, the Red Rose City. Established around the 6th century BC, by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Despite successive attempts by the Seleucid King Antigonus, the Roman Emperor Pompey and Herod the Great to bring Petra under the control of their respective empires, Petra remained largely in Nabataean hands until around 100 AD, when the Romans took over. The reddish yellow stone which the Nabataeans exploited to carve their temples is delicate and can be easily 
crumbled into sand, but Petra remains a testament to their strength and ingenuity. In 2007 Petra was announced as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. We continue to Amman for dinner and overnight stay. 
DAY 7 Amman-Madaba-Mt. Nebo
After breakfast we begin our tour of Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom. See the Roman amphitheater and the Amman Citadel. See Jabal al-Qala’a hill and the 
Temple of Hercules. Visit Rainbow Street, a more modern take on this ancient city. We continue to Madaba known for its ancient churches as well as its preserved 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land. Before we return to Amman we stop at Mt Nebo where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 8 Tiberias-Cana-Nazareth - Nazareth Village
After breakfast we travel to the north Jordan/Israel border where we begin our 
journey of the Holy Land. Upon crossing we will be greeted by our Israeli crew that will escort us to an awaiting motorcoach. We stop at Beit Shaan to visit the most recent excavations from the Roman times. We’ll visit Migdal, the home of Mary Magdalene and see the “Jesus Boat” at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar. We’ll then drive the plain of Ginosar to Tabgha where Jesus “multiplied the loaves and fish.” Visit Nazareth, Jesus’s boyhood home and the Church of Annunciation. Take time to enjoy a tour of Nazareth Village. Continue to Cana the site of the early miracles. Dinner and overnight in our hotel in the Galilee for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 9 Galilee-Caesarea Philippi-Capernaum-Jordan River
There is nothing quite like witnessing a sunrise on the Sea of Galilee. Although there are many places which we must admit are traditional, you can be sure that the Lord Jesus walked down these shores. After a sunrise service and breakfast, we cross the Sea of Galilee by boat to Capernaum to visit the ancient ruins
of the synagogue where Jesus preached. We continue to the Mt. of Beatitudes the traditional site for the “Sermon on the Mount” and to Tabgha - the chapel 
dedicated to the multiplication of the loaves and fishes. Drive to Caesarea Philippi the site of Peter’s confession; We end the day at the Jordan River, for an optional Baptismal service. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 10 Megiddo-Caesarea-Jericho
After breakfast, we begin our tour with a visit to Megiddo, the site of 21 battles   from the Old Testament and where it says in the Book of Revelation the final battle   between good and evil will take place. Here we’ll also get to explore Canaanite   ruins and the “Chariot Cities” of Kings Solomon and Ahab. We then visit Mount Carmel and Muhraka to witness the location of Elijah’s contest withJezebel’s false prophets of Baal. Here we’ll be able to view the Jezreel Valley. Continue to ancient 
Caesarea, site of Paul and Peter’s experiences on the Mediterranean Coast. As we make our way to Jerusalem we stop in Jericho where the “walls came tumbling down”. We end the day in Jerusalem with dinner and overnight. 
DAY 11 Jerusalem-Bethlehem
We have reached the “highlight of our tour”. We begin the day with a drive to Mt. Scopus and the Mt. of Olives for the most spectacular panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk along Hosanna Road to the Garden of Gethsemane to 
visit the Church of All Nations that stands on the Rock of Agony where Jesus was betrayed by Judas. We’ll then see the Temple Mount. Visit the Lions’ Gate and the Pools of Bethesda. We’ll then visit the Tower of Antonia, the Praetorium, and Pilate’s Judgement Hall. Here our Lord was tried by Pilate, beaten by the Roman Cohort, and took up His Cross for Calvary. The Ecce Homo begins the traditional Via Dolorosa leading to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the Jewish Quarter. We stop at the Wailing Wall to pray. We conclude our tour of the old city with a visit to Garden Tomb for a prayer service. Visit Yad Vashem a memorial built for six million lives that perished during the Holocaust. Before we end the day, we stop in Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity and Shepherd’s Field. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 12 Masada
This morning we drive up to Masada. Masada is the most important mountain in Israel’s history. Learn the incredible story of the Jewish Freedom Fighters who held out against the Romans in 73A.D. The story of the struggle, the excavations, and the view from the top is one unforgettable highlight of our tour. Before we leave Masada, we take some time to Swim in the Dead Sea. Drive to Ein Gedi, the oasis in the desert where David hid. Next stop at Qumran site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.    
DAY 13 Jerusalem - Airport 
We transfer to the airport for our flight home filled with wonderful memories from the “Land of the Bible.”

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