May 7-15 Tour Itinerary

Travel Day 1

Tuesday, May 7

Begin your journey of a lifetime to  Israel!

Must Depart U.S. May 6 to arrive in Israel May 7!

Transportation from Ben Gurion Airport. Tour of Jaffa for morning arrivals.

Travel Day 2

Wednesday, May 8

Depart for the day’s spiritually uplifting tour to the Galilee!
Israeli Buffet Breakfast in your hotel. 

Golan & Trump Heights.  View from the mountain of Israel’s northeastern borders.  See Syria and Jordan.  

Boat Ride on Sea of Galilee: Sail in a replica of an ancient fishing vessel like  those used 2,000 years ago! 

Yardenit: Traditional location of baptismal site in the Jordan River

Travel Day 3

Thursday, May 9

Israeli Buffet Breakfast in your hotel.  

Caesarea Maritima and Aqueduct: Herod’s port city where Peter visited Cornelius and where Festus jailed Paul as recorded in the Book of Acts.  

Mount Beatitudes: Where the Sermon on the Mount was delivered. 

Capernaum: View Peter’s home, the first house church, and ongoing excavations. 

Magdala:  Where Mary Magdalene lived

Travel Day 4

Friday, May 10

Shabbat eve

Israeli Buffet Breakfast in your hotel.  

Western Wall: Place your prayers written on pieces of paper in the Western Wall of the Second Temple (Covered arms & legs & no open toed shoes). 

Ascend the Temple Mount! The holiest place for both Christians and Jewish people.  

Walk the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem!  Then visit THE City of David.  Site of Hezekiah’s Tunnel and the King’s palaces. King David’s City, where Jerusalem’s history began and its kings anointed and preparation to build the First Temple started.  Explore thousands of years of Jewish history.

The Western Wall Tunnels

Explore the sights and sounds of the “Shuk”

Travel Day 5

Saturday, May 11

Shabbat

Israeli Buffet Breakfast in your hotel. 
Shabbat Shalom!

Explore Jerusalem.

Mount of Olives: Enjoy the panoramic view of Jerusalem and the surrounding area, including the Kidron Valley and the Eastern Gate. 

Garden of Gethsemane: Enter the Garden, with the ancient olive trees believed to date back to the times of Jesus.

Church of All Nations: Where Jesus prayed the night of His arrest.

Garden Tomb: Celebrate the resurrection where Jesus rose from the grave in Jerusalem.

House of Caiaphas, St. Peter Galicantu: Where Jesus stood trial.

Mt. Zion: Visit the Upper Room, site of the Last Supper & Pentecost. 

King David’s Tomb: On Mount Zion in the City of the Great King.

Travel Day 6

Sunday, May 12

Israeli Buffet Breakfast in your hotel. 
Depart for day’s tour

Road of the Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in Israel’s Covenant Heartland along the Mountains of Israel. We will experience Yeshiva For The Nations teachings with Rabbi Tuly!

Visit Jewish communities with the wonderful organization Christian Friends of Israeli Communities www.cfoic.com 

Shiloh: Visit Israel’s first capital for 369 years!  Where Hannah prayed for a child, Samuel the Prophet, who annointed King David in this very place. See the ancient tabernacle site, visitor center.  

Tour the new community and Children’s Center with David Rubin. www.shilohchildren.org   We will be blessed to visit a Jacob’s Sheep!

Travel Day 7

Monday, May 13

Israeli Buffet Breakfast at hotel.

Day trip to Judea to visit Hebron where Abraham bought the first piece of land recorded in Genesis, where Abraham, Isaac, Jacob (aka ISRAEL), Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah are all buried to this day!

Hebron was also King David’s first capital for 7 years! We will experience Yeshiva For The Nations teachings with Israeli Rabbis!

Gush Etzion to learn of the establishment of the State of Israel from the eyes of the People of Israel.

If time allows, plant a tree in honor of Ari Fuld who was lost to terrorism.  Visit Jewish communities restored after thousands of years.

9:45-11pm City of David HALLELUYAH!: Site of Hezekiah’s Tunnel and the King’s palaces. Enjoy an incredible light show on the walls of King David’s City, where Jerusalem’s history began and its kings anointed and preparation to build the First Temple started.

Travel Day 8

Tuesday, May 14

Israeli Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Depart for day’s tour.

Visit the Knesset the seat of government for the nation of Israel for an incredibly special time.  A unique Israel experience with Yeshiva For The Nations teaching by Rabbi Tuly!

Yad Vashem: Holocaust Memorial Museum to the Six Million Jewish people killed in the Holocaust during World War 11, containing the world’s largest repository of information on the Holocaust 

We will have an incredibly meaningful opportunity to meet a holocaust survivor.

Travel Day 9

Wednesday, May 15

Tour ends

Israeli Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
End of Tour – A very special day in Jerusalem.

A wonderful free day in Jerusalem (unless God has something else amazing on His calendar for us)!!  To revisit or explore new places in the Miraculous modern State of Israel reborn after 2,000 years, just as Isaiah foretold 2,700 years ago in Isaiah 66:8, HALLELUYAH!!

End of Tour – Itinerary subject to pleasant surprises!