- All Inclusive Pricing
- First Class Hotels
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Live Audio Headsets
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare from NY
- Overseas Airport Transfers
- Study Guide
- Passion Play Ticket
Day 1 Day 1 - Depart USA
Depart the USA.
Day 2 Day 2 - Arrive in Tel Aviv
You will be welcomed at the Tel Aviv airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel to enjoy dinner before retiring for the night. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 3 Day 3 – Jerusalem, Mount of Olives & Bethlehem
Begin your day at the Israel Museum where you will see the first century Model City of Jerusalem and the Shrine of the Book, where artifacts like the entire book of Isaiah, found among the Dead Sea Scrolls, are displayed. Stand on the Mount of Olives as Jesus did and enjoy a remarkable view of the “Golden City” of Jerusalem. 40 days after His resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven from the Mount of Olives. Walk down the Palm Sunday Road and take some time to pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, as Jesus did after the Last Supper and before He was arrested (Matt. 26). In Bethlehem, visit the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace and see the Church of the Nativity constructed over the site (Matt. 1: 18-25). Gaze out over Shepherds Field before you return to Jerusalem.
Day 4 Day 4 - Qumran, Dead Sea, Jericho, Jerusalem
Continue to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. Take a dip in the salt and mineral-laden waters of the Dead Sea. As you stop in Jericho to view the ruins of the city conquered by Joshua (Josh. 6: 1, 2, 20), in the distance you can also see the traditional site of the Temptation of Jesus (Matt. 4:1-11). Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 5 Day 5 - Jerusalem
Walk the Cardo, the ancient main street of the Old City. Explore ancient Jerusalem at the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. View the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle (John 5: 1-31). Sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne and experience its rich acoustics. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress, where Jesus appeared before Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:1) and follow in Christ’s steps on the Via Dolorosa (“the Way of the Cross”). At the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, take time to reflect on His sacrificial love. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6 Day 6 – Cana, Nazareth, Megiddo, Caesarea
Start your day with optional wedding renewals at the Franciscan Wedding Chapel in Cana, site of Jesus’ first miracle. Continue your journey to Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home (Matthew 2: 23). Visit the Church of the Annunciation, which is built where the Virgin Mary learned she was with child. Look out over Tel Megiddo (Armageddon) to view one of the most important archaeological sites in Israel. This afternoon, explore Caesarea, a center of the early Christians, where an angel visited Cornelius, the first Gentile believer (Acts 10), and where Paul was imprisoned for two years before appealing to Caesar. Overnight in Tiberias.
Day 7 Day 7 - Sea of Galilee
Travel to Capernaum, the center of Jesus’ ministry in the Galilee. Visit the synagogue, which stands on the site where Jesus taught. With Bible in hand, cross the waters of the Sea of Galilee. Along the way, participate in a special on board worship service. At Kibbutz Nof Ginnosar, you’ll learn about the “Ancient Boat”, a rare example of the kind of boat in which Jesus would have sailed. Travel to the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached to the people (Matt. 5-7). At Tabgha, the traditional location for the calling of the disciples and the feeding of the 5000, you’ll visit the Church of the Loaves and Fish (Luke 9:10-17). Visit the Chapel of the Primacy, where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21). At the River Jordan, remember your baptism in the Yardenit Baptismal Site. Overnight in Tiberias.
Day 8 Day 8 – Northern Galilee
Begin your morning with a hike to through the Valley of the Doves. Under certain conditions, the wind blowing through the valley can make a cooing like a dove. In Magdala, once home to Mary Magdalene, visit a recently discovered first-century synagogue. At the ruins of Tel Dan, see the altar built by King Jeroboam I (I Kings 12:25-30) and learn about where the “House of David” fragment from the First Temple Period was discovered. Continue on to Caesarea Philippi, where Peter told the Lord, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the Living God!” (Matt.16: 16). Overnight in Tiberias
Day 9 Day 9 - Fly to Munich
Depart Tel Aviv and arrive in Munich, where our local representatives will meet you. Continue to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Day 10 - Salzburg
Enjoy a full-day musical adventure as you explore the city of Mozart’s birth, Salzburg. You’ll visit the cathedral and the famous Horse Fountain. You’ll view Hellbrunn Castle, Mirabell Palace, and, from across the river, see Leopoldskron Palace, recognized as the film location for the “Sound of Music.”
Day 11 Day 11 - Castle and Churches Day
Today is a full day of photographic wonders. You will visit the beautiful Abbey of Ettal and the picture-perfect Church in the Meadow at Wies. You will tour the magnificent Castle of Linderhof, Mad King Ludwig’s primary residence. This small royal residence is a delightful fantasy home for any crazy king or up-and-coming mogul.
Day 12 Day 12 - Passion Play
After the Black Plague that was rampant in Europe left their small village, the grateful people of Oberammergau promised God that they would show their gratitude by putting on a Passion Play. Over 380 years later, you will enjoy this one-of-a-kind, six-hour musical and dramatic performance. You will have reserved seats, a guided tour of the town, and motorcoach transfers to and from the play’s theater. Dinner is included in Oberammergau tonight.
Day 13 Day 13- Return to USA
Return to USA
Thursday, August 25, 2022From $5298*