Planned Itinerary

Planned Itinerary

See the Bible come alive at Old Testament sites including Samson and David & Goliath. Be immersed in the life of Abraham & the richness of biblical imagery in the wilderness. Climb Masada & hike the oasis of En Gedi. Float in the Dead Sea, a natural wonder. Enjoy lunch in Jericho on the way to Galilee. Experience Jesus’ ministry & teachings in Capernaum, the Mt. of the Beatitudes, & Caesarea Philippi. Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. See the wonders at Caesarea on the Mediterranean coast. Explore the holy city of Jerusalem by visiting the Western Wall, Temple Mount, Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Mt. of Olives, Gethsemane, & more. Walk through the final week and hours of Jesus’ life & resurrection, and then go out as the disciples did to share the story.

Day 1 -Arrival in Israel, Shephelah Site: Gezer.

Day 2 -Shephelah Sites: Beth Shemesh, Azekah, Cave of Adullam, Maresha/Beit Guvrin.

Day 3 -Desert Sites: Arad, Avdat Wadi Hike, Avdat, Makhtesh Ramon.

Day 4 -Desert Sites: Masada, En Gedi, Dead Sea Swim. 

Day 5 –To Galilee: Shepherd’s Cave, Bet She’an, Magdala.

Day 6 -Galilee Sites: Arbel, Capernaum, Susita, Mt. of the Beatitudes.

Day 7 -Galilee Sites: Gamla, Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Hermon Overlook.

Day 8 -Galilee Site: Sea of Galilee Boat Ride.  To Jerusalem via Bethlehem: Nazareth Ridge, Mt. Carmel, Caesarea.

Day 9 -Bethlehem: Herodion, Shepherds Fields, Visit with Palestinian Christians.

Day 10 -Jerusalem: Israel Museum, Temple Mount, Western Wall, Upper City, David’s City, Hezekiah’s Tunnel .

Day 11 –Jerusalem vicinity: Jericho Road, Qumran, Jordan River, Jericho, Mt of Olives.

Day 12 -Jerusalem: Garden Tomb, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Southern Step.