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Israel: Heart of the Protestant Faith


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10 Days / 8 Nights, Etanya, Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, Mt. of Olives, Upper Room, Via Dolorosa, Garden Tomb, Bethlehem, Shepherd Field


TOUR FEATURE INCLUDES: • Round-trip air: USA – Israel – USA


• Meet and assist upon arrival by your Homeric Tours representative


• Private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach throughout


• Professional English speaking Christian guide(s) • Your choice of 3, 4 or 5 star hotels • 8 Nights of hotel accommodation • Breakfast and dinner daily • 7 Days of sightseeing tours • All transfers • All entrance fees • Hotel taxes and service charges • Porterage of one suitcase per person • USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program


The itinerary may be modified and tailored to the specific requirements and budget of your group. * Ask about our church donation program


The Old City of Jerusalem, Israel


DAY BY DAY ITINERARY DAY 1: DEPART USA Depart USA for your overnight flight. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.


DAY 2: NETANYA Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, meet your Homeric Tours representative and transfer to your hotel in Netanya. Welcome dinner at hotel. (D)


DAY 3: NETANYA / SEA OF GALILEE Today our tour of Caesarea includes the Theatre, Herod’s Palace, the hippodrome and port, and the aqueducts. Continue to Mt. Carmel to visit Muhraqa where Elijah encountered the false prophets of Baal. Visit the Monastery to view the encounter site between the God of Israel and Baal. Onto Tel Megiddo overlooking the plains of Armageddon referred to in (Rev 16:15). Continue to Nazareth to visit the church of the Annuncia- tion and the Archaeological site. Proceed to the Sea of Galilee through Cana of Galilee. Dinner and overnight. (B,D)


DAY 4: SEA OF GALILEE


Begin with visiting Mt. of Beatitudes and continue to Capernaum before our visit of Tabgha including the Church of the multiplication of fish and loaves and the Primacy of Peter. After lunch, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. End the day at the River Jordan for renewal of Baptismal Vows. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight. (B,D)


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DAY 5: SEA OF GALILEE / JERUSALEM See the Tel Beit Shean where the bodies of king Saul and his children were hung (1 Samuel Ch. 28 – 31). Continue to Ein Harod, passing Mt Gilboa (2 Samuel Ch. 1 – David lamentation over the Gilboa). Visit Ein Harod, where Gideon would have taken his 10,000 men to drink and selecting 300 of them to fight the Midianites (Jud 7). Visit Tel Jericho, the first city to be captured by Joshua as part of his conquest of the Land and ascend to Jerusalem passing the Good Samaritan Inn. Stop at Mt. Scopus for a welcome ceremony into the city – dating back to the time of Abraham. Dinner at hotel. (B,D)


DAY 6: JERUSALEM Visit the Wailing Wall, followed by the Temple Mount. Visit the pools of Bethesda (John Ch. 5) and sing at the Church of St. Anne’s. At the West- ern Wall Excavations, we walk where Jesus walked and stand by the entrance of the Temple where Peter did his sermon after Pentecost. Visit the Israeli museum to view the Dead Sea scrolls and see the ancient city of Jerusalem also finish with a visit to Yad Vashem Memorials. Dinner and over- night Jerusalem. (B,D)


DAY 7: DEAD SEA / MASADA / EIN GEDI / QUMRAN / JERUSALEM


Depart for Masada, built by Herod and the Zealots last stand. Onto Ein Gedi where King Saul’s life


was spared by David – Look out over the Oasis (time for sharing – psalm 142 – the prayer of David from a cave). Next we visit Qumran where the Dead Sea scrolls where found. Time to swim in the Dead Sea.Dinner and overnight. (B,D)


DAY 8: MT. OF OLIVES / UPPER ROOM / VIA DOLOROSA / GARDEN TOMB


Take in the view from the Mt. of Olives, a walk along Palm Sunday road and stop at Dominus Flevit to view the Jewish cemetery and the Eastern gate known as the Thrones of Judgment (Psalm 122). Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane and visit the Upper Room and David’s tomb, as well as St. Peter in Galicantu “Caiaphas Palace.” Enter the Old City of Jerusalem and walk the Via Dolorosa to the Garden Tomb. Optional communion service. Return to your hotel. (B,D)


DAY 9: BETHLEHEM / SHEPHERD FIELD / JERUSALEM


Visit to Shepherd Field followed by a visit of the Church of the nativity. Free afternoon – go back to explore your favorite locations, perhaps visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre the historical traditional site of Jesus’ Tomb. Dinner and overnight. (B,D)


DAY 10: USA After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)


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