Monday, February 17
|Begin the Adventure
|Join friends from around the world on pilgrimage to the land of the Bible.
Tuesday, February 18
|Arrive Tel Aviv (TLV)
|You will be met at the airport and escorted to our group’s hotel.
|Enjoy dinner and introductions, then get some rest for our first full day of touring.
|Leonardo Plaza Hotel, Ashdod
Wednesday, February 19
Down to the Red Sea
|The southernmost city of biblical Israel and home to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
|Overlook and consider the wilderness.
|Drive through the worlds largest erosion crater.
|A DAB family favorite. A fun break, gift shop and ice cream!
|Looking into Egypt across the Red Sea where Moses led.
|Isrotel Agamim, Eilat
Thursday, February 20
The Dead Sea
|Tabernacle in the Wilderness
|This life-sized tabernacle replica walk-through reveals clarity to hard to imagine text.
|A can’t miss site highlighting Herod’s building prowess.
|Experience the Dead Sea
|The lowest point and most floatable body of water in the world.
|Herods, Dead Sea
Friday, February 21
The Judean Wilderness
|See the waterfalls and caves where David hid and encountered King Saul.
|Desert caves that contained the most significant archeological biblical find in modern-day history.
|The valley of the shadow, wilderness of Jesus temptation and back-drop of the good samaritan.
|Traditional site on the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, (you’ll have the opportunity to be baptized here).
Saturday, February 22
The Jezreel Valley
|Where Jesus’ first miracle, water to wine at a wedding took place.
|Mt. Precipice Overlook
|Where Jesus passed through the crowd that wanted to kill Him
|Where Jesus freed a flailing, running-naked man from demons cast into a herd of pigs.
|Incredible perspective over the Sea of Galilee and the region Jesus lived.
|When friends and family can join us live online and hear about the journey thus far
Sunday, February 23
|A look into a community Jesus rebuked for their lack of faith.
|A city gate pre-dating Abraham and one of Jeroboam’s altars.
|Where Jesus said, “upon this rock I will build my My church and the gates of hell will not prevail…”
|A view of Paul’s route to Damascus and a family time of prayer.
Monday, February 24
The Sea of Galilee
|Mt. of Beatitudes
|Where Christ delivered His radically different message on how we should live.
|Primacy of Peter Church
|Jesus cooked fish for His disciples, said “cast your nets on the other side,” and instructed Peter to “care for His sheep.”
|Ground zero of Jesus earthly ministry.
|Ancient Galilee Boat
|You’ll see a 1st century fishing boat and enjoy time on the same Sea of Galilee that Jesus calmed.
|A time of peace and praise.
|Known as the ‘house of fishing’ several disciples came from here.
|Final dinner at our Sea of Galilee hotel.
Tuesday, February 25
|The impressive Roman city where Philistines displayed the bodies of King Saul and his sons on the wall.
|Where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal.
|Where Paul first took the gospel to Gentiles and an archeological masterpiece.
|West Lagoon Resort, Netanya
Wednesday, February 26
Jesus is Born
|The original location of the Ark of the Covenant and Israel’s capitol city for centuries.
|Church of nativity
|“Joy to the world!” This is the traditional place of Jesus’ birth.
|Enjoy free time in the Old City on your own or Dinner at our Hotel.
Thursday, February 27
The Old City
|Where the first and second Jewish Temple stood, now home to Al-Aqsa Mosque.
|Pool of Bethesda, St. Anne’s Church
|Where water was stirred and Jesus asked a man laying there “do you want to be made well?”
|Southern Temple Steps
|Touch the same steps to the temple Jesus walked. See the baptism place of the early church.
|This defense commissioned by King Hezekiah gives us cause for reflection.
|A significant Old City tour taking us in to consider times of the temple.
|The holiest place for the Jewish people.
Friday, February 28
Land of Judah
|See where the resurrected Jesus spent time with friends who said, “weren’t our hearts burning within us?”
|Where the Ark of the Covenant was returned from Philistines to Israel by cows.
|Always a highlight! Here we unearth items not seen for thousands of years.
|Where David slew Goliath we consider the giants in our lives, and how in God’s power they can fall.
Saturday, February 29
The Passion of the Christ
|The last supper, and tongues of fire!
|St. Peter in Gallicantu
|Jesus imprisoned while Peter denies Him.
|Mt. of Olives
|Where Jesus wept over Jerusalem.
|The street once covered in palm branches and Jesus on a colt.
|Garden of Gethsemane
|Jesus betrayed with a kiss and arrested.
|The first martyred for Jesus, Stephen’s stoning.
|Bonei Yerushalayim Garden
|Where the crowed demanded Barabas to be freed and Jesus crucified.
|Church of the Holy Sepulcher
|The death, burial and resurrection.
|A peaceful place to contemplate our journey and that, He is risen indeed!
|A special time to enjoy, reminisce and say farewell.
Sunday, March 1
|With scripture in high-definition clarity, and hearts full we head homeward to share what we’ve seen and heard.
*This is a “General Itinerary.” Itinerary/schedule is subject to substitutions and changes at the discretion of tour leader and guides.