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ICEJ UK – ISRAEL TOUR 8 – 18 March 2020

Tour Code: ET136 Country: Leader: Mike and Marion Kerry Departure Date: 8th March 2020 Number of nights: 10

Mike and Marion Kerry have visited Israel many times over the past twenty years and are experienced tour leaders having led several Biblical Tours as well as Tours to the Feast of Tabernacles. Mike is a retired Police Superintendent and Marion a retired Nurse. They have three married children and nine grandchildren (one is in heaven) and two foster grandchildren. After his retirement Mike became the Pastor of the Family Church at Billinge near Wigan and was succeeded by his son Stephen an ordained Elim minister, Mike remains an elder in the church and is a member of the Board of the UK Branch of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem.

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Sunday 8th March UK – ISRAEL

Depart UK for Israel – the Holy Land. Arrive in the evening, where our local representatives, Diesenhaus – will help you with the formalities at Ben Gurion Airport. After passing through customs you will be introduced to your guide and driver, who will be with you throughout your pilgrimage. Transfer to your hotel on the shores of the Mediterranean.

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Monday 9th March NAZARETH- TIBERIAS

Drive on to Caesarea; see the excavations of the Crusader City, the Herodian Port. Visit Megiddo then continue to Nazareth where Jesus spent his early years and visit Nazareth Village . Just north of Nazareth is the village of Cana, the site of Jesus’ first miracle. Drive to Tiberias for dinner and overnight stay.

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Tuesday 10th March SEA OF GALILEE

Start the day with a visit to Magdala then onwards to Bethsaida. Continue to Kursi (The Land of the Geraseenes) where Jesus healed the two demon possessed men. Onwards to Capernaum, centre of Jesus’ Ministry, – located here are the ruins of an ancient synagogue and the site of Peter’s House. Visit Mensa Christi in the afternoon. We will visit the Mount of Beatitudes- the site of the ‘Sermon on the Mount’.  Drive to Nof Ginossar and see the ancient Jesus boat and end the day with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.

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Wednesday 11th March Upper Galilee

We head north we visit the Hula Valley Nature Reserve then take the high road to Misgav Am. Tel Dan has lots of surprises and we have time to visit Caesarea Philippi before taking in a few other sights on our way home.

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Thursday 12th March TIBERIAS – JERUSALEM

After checking out of the hotel, drive to Mt Tabor, the traditional site of the Transfiguration.  Proceed through the Jordan River rift valley, visit the city of Beit Shean, a Roman city of the Decapolis. Visit Kasr El Yehud, the Baptismal site on the shores of the Jordan Valley. Continue passing Jericho, the oldest inhabited city in the world   Climb the Judean Hills towards Jerusalem. Continue to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight stay.

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Friday 13th March CITY TOUR JERUSALEM & BETHLEHEM

Begin the day’s tour on the Mount of Olives for a breath-taking view of the entire city. Walk down the traditional Palm Sunday route to the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane.  Proceed to Yad Veshem – the Museum of the Holocaust.  In the Afternoon we drive to Herodian & Shepherd’s Fields in Bethlehem

 

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Saturday 14th March  Old Jerusalem

We will start our day with visit of the excavations at the City of David, Proceed to the Davidson Centre- The Jerusalem Archaeological Park – that reveals the most amazing discoveries of Jerusalem during the Second Temple period. At the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount, in the area known as the Ophel, the visitor can climb up the original steps of the Hulda Gates that led to the Temple Mount. Visit the Western Wall Tunnels. Continue our visit in the Christian Quarter; visit: Pool of Bethesda, St Ann’s Crusader Church, Ecce Homo, Antonia Fortress and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

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Sunday 15th March Jerusalem

Day of leisure.

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Monday 16th March Dead Sea

Depart Jerusalem and descend the Judean Wilderness, to the lowest place on earth-the Dead Sea. Drive along the shore to Masada and ascend by cable car. Tour this mountain top fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jews against the Romans. Drive to a nearby oasis and relax and enjoy an opportunity to “float” in the Dead Sea. Before returning to Jerusalem, visit the Qumran caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered

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Tuesday 17th March – Jerusalem

Visit the Friends of Zion interactive museum & the Biblelands Museum then onto to Shiloh. Communion at the Garden Tomb. Overnight Jerusalem

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Wednesday 18th March – Israel – Manchester or London Heathrow

Early departure and transfer to Airport

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Price: £2254 per person based on 2 people sharing

single room price £3028

What is included in the price:

  • Return direct flights to Tel Aviv
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport
  • Travel in luxury air conditioned coaches
  • 10 nights Half board accommodation in popular hotels
  • Experienced leader
  • Qualified Tour Guide

 

Price does not include

  • Transport to London Heathrow or Manchester
  • Fully comprehensive Travel Insurance, Travelink offer excellent coverage for competitive prices, details to book this insurance can be found on the booking form
  • Lunches, drinks and other personal items
  • Tips for hotel porterage, guide and driver.

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