Imagine hiking up Masada as the sun rises over the mountains of Jordan, and floating at ease on the Dead Sea. See yourself crossing the Sea of Galilee on a first century style wooden boat, and then sleeping under the stars in the desert. Can you picture yourself rafting down the Jordan River, and getting your hands dirty while practically serving the people here? If humble accommodations, and adventure activities don’t intimidate you, then the Adventure Tour might be the tour for you!
Welcome to Israel! Transfer to your hotel + free time.
Begin your journey to the northern region of Israel by stopping at the ancient coastal city of Caesarea where Peter first presented the Gospel to the Gentiles. Gain new insight into Biblical prophecy as you continue through the Jezreel Valley to Mount Carmel where Elijah called down fire from heaven. Spend your afternoon serving on the beaches of the Sea of Galilee and enjoy a boat ride where Jesus walked on water and calmed the storm. Overnight in Tiberias.
Caesarea • Jordan River Kayaking • Nazareth Village • Nazareth Overlook
Climb to the top of Mount Arbel and take in the breathtaking views of the Galilee region and the Sea of Galilee. Gather on the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Take a walk through the 2000 year old town of Capernaum. Kayak down the Jordan River, the famous river where the Israelites crossed into their Promised Land. Overnight in Tiberias.
Mount Arbel • Mount of Beatitudes • Peter’s Primacy • Capernaum • Kayaking on the Jordan River
Tour the ancient Roman ruins of Bet Shean as you learn little-known facts about its fortress and walled city. Swim in natural springs at Gan HaShlosha. Ride a camel to your overnight location in the Judean Desert and enjoy the stars as you camp out Bedouin-style!
Bet Shean • Gan HaShlosha • Kfar Nokdim Bedouin Experience
Surround yourself in the breathtaking views of the Judean wilderness after you hike up the famous fortress, Masada. Journey into Ein Gedi, the rocky refuge where King David penned the Psalms. Conclude your day by relaxing in the mineral rich waters of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Visit the Jordan River baptismal site, Qasr Al-Yehud, where it is believed that John the Baptist immersed Jesus at the beginning of His ministry. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Masada • Ein Gedi • Dead Sea • Qasr Al-Yehud
Welcome to Jerusalem! While you are here, you will walk the golden streets of the Old City, leave your prayers at the holiest site in Judaism, the Western Wall, and tour through the City of David and Hezekiah’s Tunnels, where urban Jerusalem began.
Enjoy the panoramic view of the Holy City from the Mount of Olives, visit the Garden of Gethsemane, and see where the stone was rolled away as you take part in communion at the Garden Tomb. Never forget! Pause to remember and learn from the past at the Yad VaShem Museum. Overnights in Jerusalem.
City of David • Hezekiah’s Tunnel • Western Wall • Southern Steps • Jewish Quarter • Mount of Olives • Garden of Gethsemane • St Anne’s Church • Pools of Bethesda • Zedekiah's Tunnels • Yad VaShem
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Please arrange your flight home to take place on Friday night, June 11th, after touring OR Saturday morning/early afternoon, June 12th. You are required to check out of your hotel by 10:00am on Saturday, June 12th. Transportation to the airport will be arranged for all participants with scheduled departures within this timeframe. If your reservation is not during the above times, the participant will be responsible for his/her transportation to the airport.