Israel: September 3-18, 2018 (Full)

 

2018 September (full-no seats available)

A life-changing, faith-building, 15-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land

  • Cost: $3,650 from Chicago per person based on double occupancy.
  • Group size: 12-18
  • Sign up date: not open

 Included in the price

  • Round trip flight from USA to Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast while in Jerusalem and Tiberias
  • Entry to all sites
  • Transportation in Israel
  • Tour guide(s)
  • Guidance in preparatory studies (2-3 months before departure)
  • 4 hrs of college credit if desired (students)

 Not included:

  • Meals not specified above
  • Passports
  • Insurance for travel, baggage, and flight cancellation

 

Itinerary

Subject to change

Monday September 3

Depart 3:10 from Chicago

Tuesday September 4

Arrive on Delta Airlines to Tel Aviv at 1:55 PM. Travel to Netanya overnight at the Mediterranean Sea.

Wednesday September 5

Caesarea, Mt. Carmel, Megiddo , overnight in Tiberias  

Thursday September 6

Mt Arbel, Sail the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Mt Beatitudes, overnight in Tiberias

Friday September 7

Golan Heights: Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Mt. Hermon, Valley of Tears, overnight in Tiberias

Saturday September 8

Herod Springs (Gideon), Mt Gilboa, Nazareth, Nazareth Brow

Sunday September 9  (Rosh Hashanah Eve)

Yardenit baptismal site at the Jordan River, Sussita/Hippos, east side of the Sea of Galilee, overnight in Tiberias

Monday September 10 (Rosh Hashanah)

Travel to Jerusalem: Four quarters,  Church of Holy Sepulchre, overnight in Jerusalem

Tuesday September 11 (Rosh Hashanah)

Jerusalem: Mt of Olives, Gethsemene, Kidron Valley Garden Tomb, overnight in Jerusalem

Wednesday September 12

Temple Mount, Pool of Bethesda, St Anne Church, Mt Zion, Valley of Gehenna, Hezekiah’s tunnel, overnight in Jerusalem  

Thursday September 13

Masada, Qumran, Dead Sea, overnight in Jerusalem

Friday September 14

West Bank/Samaria: Shiloh, Shechem, Mt Gerizim, Jacob’s Well, Sabastye , overnight in Jerusalem

Saturday September 15

Bethlehem, Valley of Elah, travel through the Negev (wilderness): wilderness of Zin, burial place of David Ben Gurion, Ramon Crater, travel to Eilat overnight  in Eilat    

Sunday September 16

Eilat, Tabernacle at Timna Park, Red Sea, overnight at Eilat 

Monday September 17

Eilat, Sodom, overnight near airport        

Tuesday September 18

Depart 5:00 AM for Chicago via Rome, arrive at 1:00 PM

 

There may be places visited that are not on this itinerary.