Evangelical/ Protestant - Israel - a Journey of Faith
Touring sites of New Testament parables and miracles around the Sea of Galilee, you will hike the epic Arbel Cliff for a panoramic view of the region with an opening lecture from a local Messianic teacher. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes and Capernaum, visit the famous “Jesus Boat” and sail across the Sea of Galilee.
Day 1 – International Travel
Day 2 – Welcome to the Land of the Bible
Arrival at TLV International Airport. Reception, assistance, and a beautiful drive to the Sea of Galilee. Check into our resort hotel on the lakeshore for orientation, dinner and rest. Overnight in Tiberias.
Day 3 – Around the Sea of Galilee
Touring sites of New Testament parables and miracles around the Sea of Galilee, you will hike the epic Arbel Cliff for a panoramic view of the region with an opening lecture from a local Messianic teacher. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes and Capernaum, visit the famous “Jesus Boat” and sail across the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
Day 4 – Upper Galilee & Golan Heights
Traveling North to the Tel Dan nature reserve you will hike and explore the great city of Dan, continue to the Banias Springs (Caesarea Philippi) where the Lord asked the famous question, “who do you say that I am?” Travel up the Golan Heights you will visit the OZ 77 site commemorating the largest tank battle of the 1973 War and return to our Tiberias hotel for dinner and rest.
Day 5 – K’far-Kedem, Armageddon, Mt. Carmel & Caesarea
Traveling through the Galilee, you will be introduced to biblical lifestyle at K’far-Kedem biblical village, drive through the plains of Armageddon, ascend Mt. Carmel where the Prophet Elijah called on God who answered by fire to meet and worship with Israeli Believers at the Carmel Congregation, and continue to Caesarea Maritima on the Mediterranean Coast. Arrive to our Jerusalem hotel for dinner and rest.
Day 6 – Jerusalem, the City of Gold
You will start the day ascending the Mount of Olives for a beautiful panoramic view of the city that Jesus wept over and continue to the Garden of Gethsemane for prayer and a study session with a local Bible teacher among the ancient olive trees. You will walk through the Old City of Jerusalem, share Communion & worship at the Garden Tomb and visit Bethlehem‘s Shepherd Fields to meet a Palestinian Christian Pastor. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7 – Jerusalem, New & Old
Your morning starts at the Israel Museum which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, continue to the Holocaust Memorial museum, and learn the unknown chapters of Christian Zionist history at the Friends of Zion interactive museum. You will visit the authentic City of David where ancient Jerusalem is literally “shaking off her dust,” walk through the underground Hezekiah Tunnel, and continue to the Western Wall for prayer. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8 – Shilo and the Biblical Gardens at Yad-Hashmona Messianic Village
Deep in the mountains of Samaria you will visit Shilo, the central point of worship and government for ancient Israel where the Ark of the Covenant stood for hundreds of years. Following, you will participate in Humanitarian Aid relief work with the staff of Joseph Project reaching out to Jews and Arabs with the love of God, and visit the Biblical Gardens of Yad-Hashmona, the only Messianic village in Israel, to hear the story of local Messianic Believers. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 9 – Dead Sea, Ein Gedi, and Masada
Traveling south from Jerusalem you will arrive to the Ein Gedi desert oasis for an unforgettable hike to the hidden waterfalls, and ascend Masada by cable car for an epic view of the region. Overnight at a Dead Sea Spa Hotel.
Day 10 – Emmaus Road, Tel Aviv
Following a leisurely morning at the Dead Sea spa, you’ll drive through the Judean hill country to Tel Aviv for a closing prayer meeting with a local Messianic pastor, enjoy a farewell dinner on the Mediterranean coast, and transfer to the international airport for you departing flight home.