Israel & Petra Tour 2012

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The Holy Land – Aug 27 – Sept 5 2012

Dreaming of taking that Once In A Lifetime Pilgrimage?

You’re invited to join our Fully Hosted Tour with Experienced Guides. You’ll be amazed as we explore the lands where the gospels come alive! We guarantee a Quality Package and personal attention within a Small Tour Group.

  • Baptism in the Jordan
  • The Dome of the Rock
  • Sailing on the Sea of Galilee
  • Camel rides in the desert
  • Bathe in the Dead Sea
  • Plus lots more…

Day 1 – 27 Monday

We gather at Dan Panorama Tel Aviv hotel for the orientation meeting at 8PM after the evening meal.

Overnight – Dan Panorama Tel Aviv 5*hotel.

Day 2 – 28 Tuesday

Caesarea will be our first call in the morning, and then journey on to Mt Carmel, Next we travel through the Jezreel Valley to Megiddo the Armageddon battlefield. We then drive through the area of Cana/ Nazareth and a Nazareth village.
Overnight – Ron Beach Hotel Tiberius on the Sea of Galilee.

Day 3 – 29 Wednesday

We spend time around the Sea of Galilee visiting such places as Capernaum, Korazim, Bethesda, and Mt of Beatitudes.

We enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Sea of Galilee to conclude the day
Overnight – Ron Beach Hotel Tiberius

Day 4 – 30 Thursday

Following breakfast our travel heads North to visit the Golan HeightsHazor, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Syrian border.We then head back to our accommodation venue
Overnight – Ron Beach Hotel Tiberias

Day 5 – 31 Friday

Visit Beit Shean Scytopolis, one of the most magnificent archaeological sites in Israel.Then on to the Jordan River to a Baptismal Site near Jericho.
We then travel South to Qumeran (Dead Sea Scrolls discovery)Take a swim at the Dead Sea.
Overnight – King Solomon Hotel Jerusalem.

Day 6 – 1 Sept. Saturday

Our day begins with a cable car ride to the mountain top fortress of Massada. Here our guide will treat us to the history of the famous zealot stand. Afterwards we proceed to Ein Gedi. “Spring of the Goat”. This is an oasis on the western shore of the Dead Sea. Because of the warm climate and abundant supply of water, the site has developed a reputation for its fragrant plants and date palm groves. This is where King David hid from Saul and where God defeated the enemies of the Israelites by praise and worship led by King Jehoshaphat.
Overnight – Jerusalem – King Solomon Hotel.

Day 7 – 2 Sunday

Spent around Jerusalem – City of David.Passing by the Protestant cemetery we visit the “Upper Room” just outside the Zion Gate where the disciple whom Jesus loved laid his head on His breast and where later Thomas cried out “my Lord and my God”. An interesting and educational time awaits us at the Israel Museum. Walk through of centuries old Israel artifacts and then a guided walk through an accurately detailed model of Biblical Jerusalem will help prepare you for what you will experience in the following days.
We conclude this day with a visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum, for a powerful reminder of what the Jews have suffered.
Overnight – King Solomon Hotel – Jerusalem

Day 8 – 3 Monday

Today we walk where Jesus walked; we take a panoramic view of the city, Mount Moriah and the Dome of the Rock from atop the Mount of Olives and then the Garden of Gethsemane. We visit the house of Caiaphas, the Wailing Wall and the Rabbinical Tunnels, which lead through to the Second Temple era. We visit the Judgment Hall, Pool of Bethesda, Stephen’s Gate and St Ann’s Church.
Overnight- King Solomon Hotel – Jerusalem.

Day 9 – 4 Tuesday

Today we take walk along the Via Dolorosa; we are reminded of His way of suffering with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Of special importance is the area of Golgotha (place of the skull) and the Garden Tomb. While here we celebrate the resurrection with communion and a time of praise.
This afternoon we visit the Southern Wall Excavations.
We then offer an optional visit to Bethlehem.
Overnight- King Solomon Jerusalem.

Day 10 – 5 Wednesday

Today is departure day according to individual schedulesWe are planning 3-day extension (optional) to Petra for those who are interested.
Please note – The above is the intended and planned itinerary but we reserve the right to alter and adjust as is deemed necessary either before or during the tour.
We will keep you informed of any changes.

Petra Extension –

5 Sept

Allenby Bridge – Nebo – Madaba – Petra

6 Sept

Petra Visit – Amman

7 Sept

Amman – Allenby Bridge – Transfer to Jerusalem

8 Sept

Transfer to Airport for departure.

Includes 4* Hotels
Air conditioned coach
English speaking guide
Entry fees to sites listed
Horse ride in Petra
Entry Visa to Jordan

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