Monday, May 8 – Depart from Charlotte, North Carolina

Tuesday, May 9 – Arrive in Israel
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv at 4:05 pm. Our first stop will be at the ancient seaport city of Jaffa (the home of Simon the Tanner). On to our hotel to overnight near the Mediterranean Coast in the city of Netanya.

Wednesday, May 10 – The Mediterranean Sea & Jezreel Valley
Ancient Caesarea Maritime (where Peter preached the gospel to the household of Cornelius). Mount Carmel, the Jezreel Valley, and Megiddo (the site of 21 battles from the Old Testament and the final battle of Armageddon). Overnight at Tiberius on the Sea of Galilee.

Thursday, May 11 – The Galilee
Nazareth (including the Nazareth Village, a wonderful recreation of what the village would have looked like in biblical times), Capernaum, a cruise on the Sea of Galilee, Magdala (home of Mary Magdalene), and the Jordan River. Overnight at Tiberius.

Friday, May 12 – The Golan Heights
Mount of Beatitudes, the Dan Nature Preserve, the Headwaters of the Jordan River, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi (Banias), and the Golan Heights. Overnight at Tiberius.

Saturday, May 13 – The Jordan Valley & Dead Sea
The Jordan River, Qumran (where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered), and Ein Gedi (where David hid from King Saul). Overnight on the shores of the Dead Sea.

Sunday, May 14 – Masada and up to Jerusalem
Early morning up to Masada, Tel Beersheva, Valley of Elah, The Israeli Museum (collections of centuries-old Israeli artifacts, including the Dead Sea Scrolls) and Model of Jerusalem (a scale model of Jerusalem in the time of Christ). Overnight in Jerusalem.

Monday, May 15 – Jerusalem
Temple Mount (Mount Moriah), Western Wall, Kotel Tunnels, Temple Institute (site of the preparations being made for the rebuilding of the Temple), the Burnt House, and Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Tuesday, May 16 – Jerusalem
Mount Zion, the City of David, King David’s Tomb, Tower of David, House of Caiaphas (St. Peter-Gallicantu), and Cardo. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, May 17 – Jerusalem
Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Pool of Bethesda, Stephen’s Gate, Church of Saint Anne, Golgotha (place of the skull), Garden Tomb. Farewell Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Thursday, May 18 – Journey home
Early morning transfer from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion Airport. Arrive back in Charlotte at 4:25 pm.

Pricing:

  • $4,350 per passenger (double occupancy)
  • Single Supplement —add $950

Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Charlotte
  • 4-Star Accommodations
  • All Entrance Fees to Sites
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Licensed Jewish Guide
  • Audio Headsets
  • Luxury Tour Bus with A/C + WIFI
  • Transfer to/from Tel Aviv Airport
  • Tips to Guide, Driver, and Hotel Staff

Does Not Include:

  • Lunches (usually around $15)
  • Travel/Medical Insurance (required)
  • COVID-related Expenses (tests)
  • Trip Cancellation Insurance (optional)

Passengers:

  • Each passenger must have a passport valid at least eight months beyond the date departing Israel.
  • Many sites are not accessible to wheelchairs or those with limited mobility.