Executive Tour in the Footsteps Of Jesus the Patriachs & Prophets
Read this carefully it is an highlight of the places we visit during our trips to Israel.
“Our feet shall stand within thy gates O Jerusalem” (Psalm 122:2)
Day 1: Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
Meet and assist by our agent representative as you pass through passport control and receiving each guest with a flower. Our warm welcome will continue as each guest finds his or her own luggage and then proceeds to the luxury and ultra-modern coach. Where you will meet with one of the best Israeli Tour Guides that we are so proud to work with . Proceed to Jaffa (Jappa), to see the house of Simon the Tanner and Visit St. Peter’s Church.
Day 2: Travel onwards to Caesarea,
View ruins of this Roman and Crusader stronghold and where the Apostle Paul was held in prison for two years. Continue to Muhraqa, the place of sacrifice and the site where Prophet Elijah defeated the False Prophets of Ba’al. Then we continue to visit the magnificent Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth; marking the birth site of Jesus .
visiting Virgin Mary’s Grotto and the nearby St .Joseph’s carpentry Chapel. View the valley of Armageddon from Mount Precipice and Proceed to the Village of Cana were Jesus wroth his first miracle transforming water into wine during the wedding in Cana of Galilee. .Here you get an opportunity to renew your marriage vows.
Day 3:Sea of Galilee Holy Sites: Capernaum, Tabgha, Mt of Beatitudes:
Start the day with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee before visiting Capernaum to view the ruins of an ancient synagogue. Visit Mt. of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mt. Continue to visit Tabgha and the Church of loaves and fish.Drive to Mount Tabor. Visit the Basilica of the Transfiguration.
Day 4:Start this day with a drive to Haifa:
See the beautiful Baha’i Gardens to view the unique design, combining geometrical shapes and exquisite details with loving conservation of natural and historic landscape features. We then continue for a scenic drive of the Camel: “I saith the King whose name is the Lord of the host, Surly as Tabor is amongst the Mountain and as Camel by the Sea ,so shall lie come “ Visit Stella Marris Monastery. Driving on Mt. Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration wonderful panoramic view.
Day 5: Jordan , Jericho.Depart Tiberias and Drive to the Yardenit Baptismal site located in the Jordan River ,and then drive along the Jordan Valley to the Ancient city of Jericho Believed to be the oldest city on earth , Visit Mt. of Temptation on route called Mt. Quarantal, Where Jesus spent 450days when Satan tempted him. It is also the place where Jesus stopped on his way to Jerusalem, on the Eve of the Passover and were He cured the blind man during his stay at Zacheaus house.
Day 6:Drive to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
Drive along the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth.Enjoy the Opportunity to swim at the unique water of the Dead Sea.Bethlehem- Visit the basilica of the Nativity where there will be the opportunity to kneel at the birthplace of Christ in the Grotto of the Nativity. Before living Bethlehem we shall visit the Fields of the Shepherds’ where the Angel of the Lord proclaimed the birth of the Messiah, the Savior of the World.
We will drive to the top of the Mount of Olives from which Jesus ascended to heaven after his resurrection. From the Mount there is a magnificent view over all ancient and modern Jerusalem, the center of the biblical world. We visit the holy shrines on the Mount and walk on down the ‘PALM Sunday Road” visiting the chapel of Dominus Flevit ( Jesus Wept) and route to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all Nations where Christ Prayed on the Night of his betrayal And end this eventful day with a visit to the Garden Tomb and Gordon’s Golgotha.
We drive to Mt Zion to visit the upper Room and the church of St. peter in Gallicantu, which is built over the ruins of the Palace of Caiaphas, the High Priest before Jesus was brought for trial .We shall enter within the walls of the Old city of Jerusalem and walk in the footsteps of our Lord as he bore the burden of our sins to the Cross at Golgotha. We visit the pools of Bethesda where Jesus healed the man who had been crippled for 38 year and walk on following the 14 stations of the cross from Pilate’s Judgment Hall to the empty tomb in the church of the Holy Sepulcher. We shall visit the Western wall (Wailing Wall)
We will drive to the New City of Jerusalem passing the Knesset Building (Israeli Parliament), if the time will permit- Yad Vashem Memorial to the Victims of the Holocaust.
Day 9 :Free day in Jerusalem.
Explore the city on your own time for reflection and prayer.In the evening we will have Farewell Ceremony, we call the ceremony JP for Jerusalem Pilgrim, each Pilgrim will receive Golden Cross Badge followed certificate signed by the Mayor of Jerusalem.
The ceremony will followed with cake decorated with flag of the country of Origin of the group .
Day 10: Departure.
After breakfast back to Tel Aviv for departure flight back home.