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Onward Christian Pilgrims

Tour Code: ET178 Country: Israel Leader: Rev Addison Departure Date: 17th June 2024 Number of nights: 8

Rev Addison is delighted to be leading the Onward Christian Pilgrims tour to Israel.

Israel here we come!Read More

Day 1 Monday 17 June

Depart UK for Israel – the Holy Land.

On arrival our local representatives, will help you with the formalities at Ben Gurion Airport. “Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord” (Ps. 118:26) from Ben Gurion Airport we drive to Tel Aviv and the adjacent Jaffa (Act: 9:36, 10:5, 11:5, 11:13) visiting the local basilica built on the location of Simon the Tanner’s house where the impure animals vision took place. N.B. The program is based on morning arrival. Overnight and supper Netanya

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Day 2 Tuesday 18 June

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast, travel onwards to Haifa, Israel’s largest port city, built on the slopes of Mt. Carmel. We then make a brief stop at the Elijah cave at Stella Marris and then we continue to Muhraqa, the place of sacrifice and the site where Prophet Elijah defeated the False Prophets of Ba’al. We will continue to Nazareth to visit the basilica of the Annunciation and the nearby Church of St. Joseph with the traditional Home of the Holy Family. Visit Mary’s Well. Next we drive through the beautiful landscape of Lower Galilee, the home of many Jesus’ disciples. Visit to Mt. Precipice where the wrathful inhabitants of Nazareth wanted to cast Jesus down headlong. Cana. Visit the wedding Church. Overnight and supper Tiberias

Boat Trip on GalileeRead More

Day 3 Wednesday 19th June

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast, we start this day with a boat trip across the Sea of Galilee. We will drive around the western shores to visit the pilgrim shrines of the NW shores. Visit to the Mt. of Beatitudes, the scene of the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tabgha to visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loves and Fishes and the nearby Chapel of the Primacy. This is followed by a visit to the ruins of the ancient town of Capernaum which in Jesus’ days was a flourishing border town, also known as “his own city” (Matth. 4:13). We will see the ancient synagogue and the “House of Peter”. Finish this day driving on Mt. Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration (Matth. 17:1-8), wonderful panoramic view Capernaum Mt. Tabor. Overnight and supper Tiberias

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Day 4 Thursday 20th June

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast, drive to the Golan Heights to visit a former Syrian fortification. Proceed to Cesarea Philippi now known as Banias. Open your Bible among the ruins of pagan temples to consider the words Jesus spoke here: “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” (Matt. 16:13). As at Dan, you’ll also enjoy the natural beauty of Banias nestled on the flourishing banks of one the Jordan’s main tributaries. On the way to the hotel visit a winery and taste the best Israeli wines. Tel Dan Banias Winery. Overnight and supper Tiberias

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Day 5 Friday 21st June

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast we start the day with a drive to the Yardenit Baptism Site located on the banks of the Jordan River. Drive to Jericho the most ancient city in the world, we drive on, stopping in the shade of sycamore tree of the kind which Zacchaeus climbed in order to see Jesus (Lk. 19:1-10). Ascend to The Qarantal monastery (by cable car). Drive to visit Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found. Then towards the shores of the Dead Sea. Enjoy the opportunity to swim at the unique water of Dead Sea. Overnight and supper Jerusalem

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Day 6 Saturday 22nd June

Jerusalem to the Garden Tomb.

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast 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 whom Jesus was brought for trial (Mark 14: 53-65). We 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) en route to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all Nations where Christ prayed. Overnight and dinner Jerusalem

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Day 7 Sunday 23 June

Bethlehem.

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast, 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 leaving 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. Drive to Ein Karem where John Baptist was born, Afternoon visit to a hospital in Jerusalem (full details to be advised nearer to the arrival date).
Overnight and supper Jerusalem

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Day 8 Monday 24 June

After a sumptuous Israeli buffet breakfast, leave early to get in the queue to go onto the Temple Mount to see the golden Dome of the Rock. 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 years (Joh. 5:1-9) 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). Proceed to Mahaneh Yehuda Market. Overnight and supper Jerusalem

Return homeRead More

Day 9 Tuesday 25 June

Subject to flight times, free morning and transfer to ben Gurion Airport for your flight back home.

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Please note: all itineraries, flight details and hotels are subject to change.

Price: £1,635* per person based on 2 people sharing

What is included in the price:

  • Return direct flights to Tel Aviv (flight times to be advised)
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport
  • Travel in private air conditioned coaches
  • 8 nights Half board accommodation in popular hotels
  • Experienced leader
  • Qualified Tour Guide

 

Price does not include

  • Transport to London Airport
  • 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
  • * Single Room Supplement £684 per person
  • Tips for tour guide and driver £55pp/payable locally

PLEASE NOTE PRICE BASED ON MINIMUM GROUP OF 45 PARTICIPANTS.

Non-refundable deposit of £250.00 per person upon booking.

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