Day 1 – Sunday, 11 March, 2018: Departure Afternoon flight from Newark

Day 2 – Monday, 12 March, 2018: Arrive Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Mt. Carmel
Arrive Tel Aviv transfer to our bus to Caesarea Maritime & aqueduct (Roman, Byzantine & Crusader site), lunch on your own by the sea, Carmel Ridge (Elijah), Leonardo Plaza Haifa Hotel.

Day 3 – Tuesday, 13 March 2018: Megiddo, Jezreel Valley, Nazareth, Sepphoris, Cana, Sea of Galilee, Magdala (Lunch at Nazareth Village)
Megiddo, Nazareth Village (Lunch), Sepphoris (Jesus may have been a construction worker in this city), View Kafr Kanna (Cana), Mount Arbel (View Point), Magdala Synagogue (Home of Mary Magdalene) Ramot Galilee Hotel.

Day 4 – Wednesday, 14 March 2018: Bethsaida Plain, Mt Bental, Banias, Tel Dan, Golan Heights
View the Bethsaida Plain (feeding 5000) & Hula Valley, Tel Dan (Abraham & the divided kingdom), Banias (Caesarea Philippi, Peter’s Confession), Lunch, Mt Bental (Valley of Tears Battle, 1973), Gamla, Jewish Rebel Fortress & Synagogue during the Rebellion against Rome 66-70 AD. Ramot Galilee Hotel.

Day 5 – Thursday, 15 March 2018: Jesus Along the Sea of Galilee and Baptism in the Jordan River
Capernaum (Peter's house, White Synagogue), Tabgha Loaves and Fishes, Mt of Beatitudes, Chorazim, Jesus boat & Galilee boat ride, Baptism at Yardenit. ) Ramot Galilee Hotel.

Day 6 – Friday, 16 March 2018: Beth Shean, Shiloh, Jordan Valley, Dead Sea (Box Lunch at Shiloh)
Beth Shean, Shiloh (tabernacle site), drive the Jordan River Valley & Dead Sea to Dead Sea Float at Hotel in Ein Bokek. David Resort & Spa Hotel.

Day 7 – Saturday, 17 March 2018: Masada, En Gedi, Qumran, Israeli Museum (Box Lunch at En Gedi)
Dead Sea Day – Masada, En Gedi Oasis (David fled from Saul), (LUNCH), Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls), drive the ascent to Jerusalem, Israeli Museum (1st Century Model of Jerusalem, Shrine of the Book). Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel.

Day 8 – Sunday, 18 March 2018: Temple Mount, Western Wall Plaza, Jewish Quarter, Priestly Home ~70 AD at Wohl Museum, Yad Yashem
Temple Mount (conditions permitting), Western Wall Tunnel, Western Wall Prayer, Southern Temple Steps and Davidson Institute, Lunch in the Jewish quarter, Wohl Museum. Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum). Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel.

Day 9 – Monday, 19 March, 2018: Around Jerusalem with Jesus
Mount of Olive’s overlook, Tomb of the Prophets, Gethsemane, Lion’s Gate, St. Anne’s/Pool of Bethesda, Via Delarosa, Lithostrata Roman Road & cisterns, Greek Orthodox Dungeon of Antonia Fortress, walk the Via Delarosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, lunch and time to explore the Christian quarter, Garden Tomb. Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel.

Day 10 – Tuesday, 20 March, 2018 City of David; Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Siloam Pool, Herodian drainage tunnel, Cardo, Hezekiah’s Wall. Free afternoon in Jerusalem.
City of David Excavations, Hezekiah’s Tunnel wet or dry travelers’ choice, Siloam Pool, Herodian Water Drainage Channel (tunnel newly opened to the public), Roman/Byzantine Cardo, lunch in Jewish Quarter. Free afternoon to explore Jerusalem on your own. The bus will provide a ride from the Zion Gate to return to the Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel.

Day 11 – Wednesday, 21 March, 2018; David & Judean/Israeli Kingdom Day in the Shephalah (Hill Country of Judah). Farewell Dinner, Departure for the USA (Box Lunch)
Tel Gezer, Tel Azekah or Khirbet Qeiyafa (David & Goliath battle field), Tel Beth Shemesh (Ark returns from the Philistines) and view of Zorah/Samson’s home town, Bell caves of Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, Tel Lachish (Assyria destroys the fortress of King Hezekiah). Dinner at Abu Ghosh. Ben Gurion International Airport.

Day 12 – Thursday, 22 March, 2018: Arrive US
Arrive Newark early morning Thursday.

Price Per Person:

Single Supplement:


*Includes air from Newark

Land Only: $2,250.00


Information & Reservations:

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Tour pricing is based on double occupancy and minimum of 15 passengers.

Included In Tour Price
Roundtrip air from Newark including current air taxes, 9 nights lodging at four star Israel hotels, breakfast and dinner daily at hotel, lunch at Nazareth Village, 3 box lunches as appear on itinerary, farewell dinner, full time professional English speaking tour guide, all entrances as appear on itinerary, baggage handling at hotels (1 Bag), tips to guides, drivers and hotel staff, transportation in deluxe air conditioned motor coaches.

Not Included In Tour Price
All lunches (except as noted on itinerary) & drinks with meals, optional travel insurance, optional credit card payments (additional 3% of total bill)