Day 1: January 7

Depart for the Holy Land from Chicago O’Hare Airport.

Day 2: January 8
Arrive into Tel Aviv this morning. Transfer to Shevet Achim in Joppa where they will talk about their organization. Next we transfer to the Seasons hotel in Netanya. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: January 9
Visit Caesarea, Megiddo, and Nazareth Village. Afterwards proceed north to Kibbutz Hagoshrim for two nights. Dinner, meeting and overnight.

Day 4: January 10
Visit Mount Ben Tal (where you can see the Damascus Road), Golan Heights jeep ride, Nimrod’s Castle, Tel Dan then return to the hotel. Dinner, meeting, overnight.

Day 5: January 11
Visit Bethsaida, Korazim, Capernaum (the evangelical triangle), Tabgha (John 21), Magdala, and the 2000 year old Jesus Boat. Next board the boat for a cruise on the Sea of Galilee that departs and returns to Nof Ginosar. Overnight at Nof Ginosar Village. Dinner, meeting and overnight.

Day 6: January 12
Proceed down the Jordan Valley to Bet Shean, Qumran, Ein Gedi and then to Herods Dead Sea hotel for 2 nights. Possible float in the Dead Sea. Dinner, meeting and overnight.

Day 7: January 13
Then depart to the Negev Camel Farm for camel riding. Onto Ein Avdat and the Avdat Nabatean Site (looking for shards). Pay respect to David Ben Gurion at his memorial site overlooking the spectacular Wadi of Avdat. Return to Dead Sea hotel for dinner, meeting and overnight.

Day 8: January 14
Visit Masada and then onto Ramat Rachel, Bethlehem, and Herodium. Continue to the Leonardo Hotel in Jerusalem for the next 5 nights. Dinner, meeting, overnight.

Day 9: January 15
Visit the Israeli Museum, walk through to Jewish Quarter, Western Wall, and Rabbinical Tunnels. Dinner, meeting, overnight.

Day 10: January 16
Visit the Valley of Elah (where David fought Goliath), Bet Guvrin and Moshav Sde Moshe. Return to the hotel in Jerusalem for dinner, meeting, and overnight.

Day 11: January 17
Visit the City of David with Hezekiah’s Tunnel and take part in the Sifting Project at Emek Tzurim. Visit Mount Zion, Upper Room, and Caiaphas House. Dinner, meeting, and overnight.

Day 12: January 18
Visit Mt of Olives, walk down the Palm Sunday Path to Gethsemane, cross over to St. Stephens Gate up to the Via Dolorosa, St. Anne’s Church, Pool of Bethesda, Ecco Homo, and Garden Tomb. Dinner, meeting, and overnight.

Day 13: January 19
Flight home from Tel Aviv to Chicago O’Hare airport.

Price Per Person:

Single Supplement:

$3,429.00*

*Includes air from Chicago

$850.00

Information & Reservations:

Dan Flynn | Daniel.flynn@cuw.edu | 734-649-5247

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Tour pricing is based on double occupancy.

Included
Roundtrip airfare from Chicago including current taxes and fuel surcharges (taxes and fuel surcharges are subject to change), 11 nights lodging at 4 star hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, full time English speaking tour escort, services of air conditioned deluxe motor coach, all guides, entrances, touring and transportation as appears on itinerary, Whisper headsets, baggage handling at hotels (one piece), tips to driver, guides, and hotel staff

Not Included
All lunches, optional travel insurance (6.5% or 8.7% of tour cost), optional credit card payments (additional 3% of the total bill)