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10 Day Holy Bethany Church Holy Land Tour Led by Pastor Dennis Meyer 2019



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BY14 Hotel Tel Aviv
Nof Ginosar Galilee
Dan Panorama Jerusalem Jerusalem

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Payment Terms:
Deposit due: $200 per person
60 Days Prior to Departure (January 2nd, 2019): Final payment & rooming list

Prior to Departure Penalty
Up to 101 days: $200 per person
100 to 61 days: $300 per person
60 to 31 days: 75% of land/cruise,
30 days or less/ no-show: 100% of cost


Meals unless specified, and anything not mentioned in the package includes section

Travel Protection (Insurance):
Travel Protection (Insurance) premiums are not covered by the initial deposit. Insurance premiums may be paid at any time prior to or with final payment and become effective on the date payment is received.


Additional Information:

Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


Deviation Fees:

Land/cruise rates are based upon group pricing. There is no refund for unused services.

Name changes once full payment has been received will incur $100 per person per change plus any airline/cruise cost associated with the change.

Arrival and departure transfers will be accommodated for passengers who have purchased airfare independently and arrive/depart at the same group scheduled transfer time(s).


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.

Flight Details

Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Escorted Package Includes:

  • Round Trip Flights Chicago-Tel Aviv based on Turkish Airlines
  • Airline taxes and fuel surcharges included
  • 8 nights accommodations at the following hotels
    • 1 night BY14 Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel
    • 2 nights Nof Ginosar-Deluxe Rooms Galilee, Israel
    • 5 nights Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 23 Meals, 8 Breakfast, 7 Lunch, 8 Dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour escort/manager from arrival to return
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Porterage of one piece per person on arrival and departure at each hotel
  • Tips to Guide, Driver Hotels


Additional Information:

  • Cash Discount:If you should choose to pay by cash/check your final invoice will reflect a 5% discount.

DAY 1, Sunday, March 03, 2019
Depart Chicago O'Hare Airport for Tel Aviv aboard Turkish Airlines

DAY 2, Monday, March 04, 2019
Arrive Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion Airport. Meet your guide and driver after everyone has their luggage and transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.
(Depending upon arrival time, dinner might be platters in your hotel room)
Dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Tel Aviv, Israel
Meal: Dinner

DAY 3, Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Breakfast at your hotel.Visit Joppa (Joffa) - see Simon the Tanner's house, etc.
Drive north toCaesarea Maritima - excavations, Aqueduct. Continue to Mt. Carmel Lunch-Daliyat HaCarmel - Druze Village. On to Tel Megiddo. Take a taxi ride up to the top ofMt. Tabor (Transfiguration). Continue to your kibbutz guest house for overnight and dinner. Arrive at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar, on the Sea of Galilee for two nights.
Overnight: Sea of Galilee, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Wednesday, March 06, 2019
After breakfast visit the Igal Alon Museum to see ancient boat at Nof Ginosar. Take a boat ride across the Galilee. Visit Mount of the Beatitudes, Chorazin, Capernaum (Peter's house & synagogue). Stop for lunch (St. Peter's Fish) at a lakeside restaurant. Continue to the new excavations at Migdal (Magdala)  and close out the day at the Yardenit (Jordan River, baptismal renewal). Return to Nof Ginsoar for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Sea of Galilee, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Thursday, March 07, 2019
After breakfast we take leave of the Galilee and head to Jerusalem. Our day will include; Cana (first miracle) a stop in Nazareth to see the ; Church of the Annunciation, Workshop, Synagogue Church. Continue for lunch before heading to the excavations in Beit She'an. It is on to Jerusalem and special overlook and welcome to the "Golden City". Check into your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Friday, March 08, 2019
Our day begins with breakfast at our hotel. Drive to the Mt of Olives.Stop at: Ascension Chapel & Pater Noster Church (The Lord's Prayer). Take the Palm Sunday route with it's Jerusalem overlook. Continue with Dominus Flevit Chapel (the Lord wept) Garden of Gethsemane for Service and The Church of All Nations or Church of the Agony. We will make our way to Bethlehem with our driver Yuval. Start with lunch and then a visit with our Palestinian guide. Visit Shepherds Fields & Church of the Nativity. Return to Jerusalem and our hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Saturday, March 09, 2019
Breakfast at our hotel. Drive to the lowest point on earth the Dead Sea. Pass Ein Gedi, where David hid from King Saul, Massada - Lunch - Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls & Essenes) Dead Sea Swim / Float. Return to Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Sunday, March 10, 2019
After breakfast we will make our way to the Old City enter via the Dung Gate. Our visit today will include; Western Wall (Wailing Wall), Temple Mount (Haram esh Sharif) and see the Dome of the Rock & al Aqsa Mosque and to Stephen's Gate (Lion's Gate). St. Anne's Church & Bethesda Pools & Via Dolorosa (The Way of Sorrow):

1. Jesus is condemned
2. Jesus receives the cross
3. Jesus falls the 1st time
4. Jesus meets his mother
5. Simon of Cyrene assists Jesus
6. Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
7. Jesus falls the 2nd time (city gate)
8. Jesus speaks to the daughters of Jerusalem
9. Jesus falls the 3rd time

Inside The Church of the Holy Sepulcher:

10. Jesus is stripped
11. Jesus is nailed to the cros
12. Jesus dies
13. Jesus is removed from the cross (unction)
14. Jesus is laid in the tomb (Edicule/Aedicule)

Stop for lunch in the old city. See the Cardo in the Jewish Quarter. Continue to Mt Zion and the Cenacle/ Cenaculum (Upper Room) & Tomb of David. Continue to the Church of St. Peter Galicantu. Ancient steps from upper city to Kidron Valley.
Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Jerusalem, Israel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Monday, March 11, 2019
After breakfast we will make our way to the Israel Museum, Model of Jerusalem (at 2nd Temple time), Shrine of the Book. Next we will make our way to  Yad Vashem Holocost Memorial
After lunch we will make our way to The Garden Tomb for a tour and communion
Group Dinner at the Hotel
Overnight: Jerusalem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10, Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To Ben Gurion Airport for flight departure

This itinerary is a MAX load list of possible sites. We will adjust and adapt the number of sites to the capability of the group and make arrangements for individuals that may have special needs as possible.

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