29
March
8:00 am — 5:00 pm

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A Nine-Day Tour of ISRAEL

Hosted by Dr. Kirk and Laura Walters

To register:
Download the Registration Form
Print the form
Return the completed form along with your deposit to:

Inspirational Tours, Inc.
5433 Westheimer Road, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77056.

Informational Meeting:
Sun., August 12 in Room 122 following the 9:30 and 11am services in Room 220

March 29 – April 6, 2019
$3,390 per person from Atlanta
Price includes the following:
• Round trip air transportation from Atlanta
• First-class hotels (double occupancy)
• Two meals a day (buffet breakfast and dinner)
• Daily sightseeing tours
• Airport Taxes
• Fuel surcharges (subject to change)
• Tips to guides and drivers

Itinerary

Day 1: Atlanta / Tel Aviv
Depart Atlanta airport to Frankfurt and then on to Tel Aviv.

Day 2: Tel Aviv
Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Tel Aviv / Caesarea / Tiberias
Board your bus and depart to Caesarea, once capital of the Roman province. See the Roman and Crusader remains and the harbor from which St. Paul was taken prisoner to Rome. Drive up to Mt. Carmel and have a panoramic view of the city of Haifa and the Mediterranean Sea. Continue to your hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Boat Ride / Capernaum / Tabgha / Banias / Golan Heights
Early risers can see the sun rise over the Sea of Galilee. Immediately following breakfast, we cross the Sea of Galilee by boat from Tiberias to Ginossar and the Mount of Beatitudes where the Sermon on the Mount is remembered. From there we drive up to Banias, formerly Caesarea Philippi. In the afternoon, we visit Capernaum and see the ancient synagogue and St. Peter’s house and visit Tabgha with the Church of Peter’s Primacy and the ancient mosaic of the Loaves and Fishes. We end the day at Yardenit and experience a Service of Baptismal Renewal at the Jordan River. Return to your hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Tiberias / Cana / Nazareth / Megiddo / Jerusalem
Depart to Cana where Jesus performed His first miracle and visit the Church of the Wedding. Continue to Nazareth to see the Church of the Anunciation with Mary’s Well and the Basilica. Continue to Megiddo, one of Solomon’s Chariot cities, to see the excavations and the Plain of Armageddon. Continue to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Mount of Olives / Gethsemane / Kidron Valley / Upper Room / Bethlehem
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a wonderful view of Jerusalem. See the Place of Ascension, the Pater Noster Church and the Palm Sunday road. See the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the hill, with its ancient olive trees, and the Church of All Nations. Drive down the Kidron Valley to see the Pool of Siloam and the Upper Room. Continue to Bethlehem to see the Church of the Nativity containing the cave stable of Jesus’ birth. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Old City / Christian Shrines /Garden Tomb
Enter the Old City through the Dung Gate to visit the Western Wall. Tour the Rabbinical Tunnel and see a scale model of the Temple Mount. View the Dome of the Rock where according to Jewish tradition, the stone is the site where Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac. We walk down the Via Dolorosa, passing the Stations of the Cross and come to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Depart the city through the bazaars and Jaffa Gate. We end the day at the Garden Tomb where we will celebrate Holy Communion. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Jericho / Qumran / Dead Sea / Masda
Depart to the Jordan River Valley and the ancient city of Jericho. Continue south along the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947 to see the excavations done by the British School of Archaeology. Continue to Masada and ascend the ancient fortress by cable car. Visit the ruins of the fortress where the Jewish defenders made the last stand of the Judean revolt against Rome 70-73 AD. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Tel Aviv / Atlanta
Transfer to the Tel Aviv airport for your flights back to Atlanta.

For more information:
Please contact Krista McCook at 678.285.3250 or krista@mountparannorth.com

Space is limited! Early registration is highly encouraged!

Land-only option available. Ask for more details.

Details

Start:
March 29, 8:00 am
End:
April 6, 5:00 pm