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Well-loved stories from the Bible will come alive as we encounter the land of God’s promises. This Land of the Bible Israel Trip, held June 8-16, will be hosted by our guide, Pastor Chuck Warnock. Explore Nazareth, the sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, and the earliest layers of history. There is also an optional three-day extended tour (June 16-18) to the Nigev and Dead Sea.

Depart Dallas for your flight to Israel!

Overnight: En Route

Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, your guide will meet you at the airport. Transfer to your hotel near the Mediterranean for dinner and a good night’s rest!

OVERNIGHT: Tel Aviv

Tour Joppa, where Simon Peter had the vision of the unclean animals, and Tabitha was raised from the dead. Travel north to the Israel College of the Bible and ONE FOR ISRAEL for a brief tour and welcome. Have lunch with the faculty and staff (included). Visit Caesarea where Peter preached to Cornelius (Acts 10) and Paul gave his defense before Roman governors (Acts 24-26). Ascend to Mt. Carmel to visualize the story of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal.

Overnight: Nazareth TBA

Visit sites connected with the ministry of Jesus around the Sea of Galilee, such as the Mount of Beatitudes and Tabgha, where we’ll remember thebreakfast on the beach following the resurrection (John 21) and the feeding of the 5000 (Matt. 14). Sail on the Sea of Galilee. View the remains of the 1st Century AD fishing boat that has become known as the“Jesus Boat”. Visit Capernaum, a Jewish fishing town which becameJesus’ ministry base. In the afternoon tour Nazareth Village, a reenactment of village life in Nazareth at the time of Yeshua. Pass throughCana (the first miracle, John 2).

Overnight: Sea of Galilee Ginosar Village or similar

Visit the northern border, with a stop at Tel Dan, one of the two alternative sites of worship built by King Jeroboam, where there is a view into Lebanon. Tour Caesarea Philippi (Matt 16:13) and then ascend theGolan Heights to the border with Syria.

Overnight: Sea of Galilee Ginosar Village or similar

Follow the Jordan River south, stopping close to the spot where Jesus was baptized (Qasr el-Yehud). Have lunch at Qumran, a briefly tour the area in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Then UP TO JERUSALEM! Enjoy a panoramic view from Mount Scopus and then travel south to visitBethlehem, including a shepherd’s cave and a visit to one of Bethlehem’sfamous olive wood shops.

Overnight: Jerusalem Prima Royale or similar

Explore Jerusalem’s earliest layers of its history, by visiting the City of David, including the 3-D audio visual, Warren’s shaft, Hezekiah’s watertunnel (optional) and the Pool of Siloam (John 9). Continue to theSouthwall Excavations (Davidson Center) with the streets and steps of the time of Jesus. Tour the Mount of Olives, and walk down the “Palm Sunday Road” stopping at the Church of Jesus’ Weeping (Dominus Flevit) and theGarden of Gethsemane (Private Garden). Continuing to the Church of Peter in Gallicantu, a proposed site for Jesus’ trial before Caiaphas, AttendWorship service at King of Kings Congregation.

Overnight: Jerusalem Prima Royale or similar

Ascend to the Temple Mount, today the site of the Islamic Dome of the Rock and the al-Aqsa Mosque. Pray at the Western Wall and then explorethe underground excavation along the face of Herod’s temple platform(Western Wall Tunnels). Enjoy a guided tour through the Old City including the Pools of Bethesda (John 5), Hezekiah’s “Broad Wall” (Isaiah 22:9) and the Byzantine Cardo. After lunch visit the archaeology under the Jewish Quarter (Herodian Mansions). You’ll have some free time for relaxation, shopping or visiting other sites of interest in the Old City. Then end our time in Jerusalem with a tour of Gordon’s Calvary where we’ll share communion together at the Garden Tomb.

Overnight: Jerusalem Prima Royale or similar

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

THREE DAY EXTENSION | NEGEV AND THE DEAD SEA

After dropping those flying home at the airport, continue south to the Negev and tour the archaeological remains of the ancient city ofBeersheba, where Abraham made a covenant with the Lord (Genesis 15). Continue to Ein Avdat, part of the Wilderness of Zin, in which the Children of Israel wandered for many years, and a landmark for the southern border of the Promised Land (Num. 34). Hike through a spectacular desert canyon and then enjoy a Middle Eastern style lunch in a Bedouin tent (included). Those who wish will have the opportunity to ride a camel.

Overnight: Dead Sea Prima Oasis or similar

Ascend by cable car to Masada, Herod’s amazing wilderness palace and siteof a dramatic standoff against the Romans. Hike through the oasis of Ein Gedi where David hid from Saul (I Sam 24). The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy a float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.

Overnight: Dead Sea Prima Oasis or similar

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

*Flight schedule & Itinerary subject to change

PRICING DETAILS ARE CURRENTLY PENDING. REGISTRATION WILL BE UP SOON.

 Airport meet and greet for the group
 Headsets to hear the guide in busy public places
 Arrival & departure group transfers
 accommodation in double rooms (extra cost for single rooms)
 Israeli breakfast and dinner daily
 Special meals: fish lunch by the Sea of Galilee and lunch at Israel College of the Bible
 6/8 touring days with a professional and licensed English speaking guide
 Air conditioned luxury tourist bus as per program
 Entrance fees to sites mentioned in itinerary
 Porterage at airport and hotels
 Tips and gratuities for guide, driver & hotel staff

o Travel Insurance according to age for entire tour, including airfare rates if applicable
o Medical Insurance for travel in Israel
o Passport and visa fees (if applicable)
o Meals and other expenses not mentioned specifically in the itinerary (lunches, special meals, etc.)o sodas and alcohol with meals
o All expenses of a personal nature

The Deposit of $200 is required to secure registration (nonrefundable).
Last registration by March 8, 2020.
Final payment is due: April 8, 2020
25 % of total tour cost will be charged if cancellation occurs 60-30 days prior to departure
50 % of total tour cost will be charged if cancellation occurs 29-15 days prior to departure
100 % of total tour cost will be charged if cancellation occurs less than 15 days prior to departure

We highly recommend that you to purchase travel insurance for your trip to Israel. Travel insurance usually covers your expenses in case of cancellation due to health and other issues. In addition, participants should purchase medical insurance valid for travel to Israel. ICB Tours shall not be liable or responsible for any injury, sickness, loss or damage to any person or property as a consequence of natural disasters, strikes, civil other factors over which the company has no control and cannot influence to change them. ICB Tours offers no coverage or compensation of any kind in cases stated above, nor for cancellations or inability to travel.

Travelling in Israel requires each participant to be in good health and be able to walk, as many sites are unfortunately not accessible to people in wheelchairs or those who have difficulty walking. If there are any issues pertaining to your health or physical fitness, we ask that you consult with us prior to registration.