ON DEMAND
Dates
8 DAYS
Duration
ISRAEL
Location

CLASSIC ISRAEL PILGRIMAGE

8 DAY INSPIRATIONAL JOURNEY THROUGH ISRAEL

Join us in Israel and explore a country that is rich in culture and historic sites, taking you on a journey to the Holy Land’s most sacred places. This trip is a personal, deeply spiritual experience. This tour will leave you with a sense of wonder as you explore the depths of sites like Megiddo, Capernaum, Nazareth, and the Mount of Beatitudes.

The power of Israel is difficult to express but undeniable. Some of the holiest places in the world are concentrated in this tiny sliver of land tucked between desert and sea. The atmosphere is heavy with the collected passions of thousands of years and those energies animate the daily life and character of the place, touching visitors in very personal ways. Regardless of your spiritual orientation, you will feel something.

Please contact us for a custom quote. Our prices are customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates and other preferences.

 

 

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Day 1

Arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport where you will receive assistance and reception. Welcome to the Land of the Bible. Accommodation and orientation in Tel Aviv.
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Day 2

Our pilgrimage starts at JAFFA, the village where Peter saw the famous vision of the impure animals. Traveling north along the path of the ancient Via Maris on our way to ancient CAESAREA, we visit the restored Theatre and the Roman Aqueduct. Drive on to MOUNT CARMEL, site of the Prophet Elijah’s miracles where the modern city of Haifa stands today. Continue to Tel MEGGIDO and explore the archaeological site in the heart of the Armageddon Valley. Drive on through the Valley of Jezre’el towards Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood and adolescence. This day concludes at the shores of the Sea of GALILEE, for dinner and overnight rest.

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Day 3

Starting with a boat ride across the lake of Galilee, we will arrive to the Valley of Magdala, and will continue on to ancient CAPERNAUM, where Peter’s house once stood and where Jesus stayed as a guest and worked many of his miracles. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of the Bread and Fish, we will enjoy prayer together at the very site of the Sermon of the Mount. In the afternoon we will drive on to the North of Galilee to visit BANIAS (CAESARIA FILIPPOS), one of the main sources of the River Jordan, and return to Tiberias for overnight rest.

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Day 4

Morning drive from Tiberias to the shores of the River Jordan for prayer and baptism. Today, at last, we begin our journey to Jerusalem. Driving south along the Jordan Valley, passing Jericho where we recall the conquest of the city by Joshua and where Jesus stayed on his way to Jerusalem. Starting our ascent to Jerusalem, we will follow the rout of the triumphant entry into the City with a special prayer time. “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.” Overnight rest in our Jerusalem hotel.

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Day 5

We start with a visit to BETHLEHEM, south of Jerusalem and visit the Church of the Nativity, the traditional site where Jesus was born. Returning to Jerusalem we will ascend the MOUNT OF OLIVES recalling the Ascension of Jesus and enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the city for which Jesus wept. Arrival at the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE, we will have time for prayer and worship among the ancient olive trees of Kidron valley. Continue on to MOUNT ZION we will explore the CENACLE, the site of the Last Supper of Jesus and King David’s Tomb. To conclude this special day, we will visit the BIBLICAL GARDEN at the Evangelical Institute, and share a Passover Supper together.

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Day 6

Today we enter, for the first time, within the walls of Old Jerusalem through the Jewish Quarter and walk to the Western Wall and Temple Mount. This is biblical MOUNT MORIAH where Abraham offered up Isaac long ago. We continue to the Pretorius site, where Pontius Pilate condemned Jesus to the cross, and from there along the Via Dolorosa in the footsteps of Jesus towards Golgotha, site of the Crucifixion and of the Empty tomb. In the afternoon, we’ll continue on to explore the New Jerusalem with a visit to the model of the city during the Second Temple, the Holocaust Memorial and the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are on display.

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Day 7

Driving south to the Judean desert we will visit the site of the Qumran Caves where the ancient Essene community lived, which bequeathed to us in their parchments the oldest copies of Biblical texts. Driving on to the Fortress of MASADA, we will visit this impressive stronghold built more than 2,000 years ago by King Herod, and scene of one of the most dramatic moments of Jewish history. Free time to dip in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, and return to Jerusalem for a farewell dinner.

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Day 8

Free Morning for personal activities. Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for departure. Personal assistance in embarking formalities to your International flight back home. Shalom and see you again soon.

Please contact us for a custom quote. Our prices are customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates and other preferences.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

DEPOSIT

Your reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of deposit of US$ 250.00.

PAYMENT

All prices reflect a 4% discount for full payment via check.
A full deposit of $ 250.00 per person is required upon registration.
Within 150 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 50% of the amount owed.
Within 120 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 60% of the amount owed.
Within 90 days prior to trip, we need to receive a total of 75% of the amount owed.
Final payment for trip is due 45 days prior to departure.

CHANGES

Changes made 45 days or less prior to departure will depend on availability on the airlines and the cruise line and might incur penalties and fees imposed by those suppliers.

CANCELLATION FEES

100% of Cancellation Fees are covered by the optional Travel Insurance, provided premium has been paid and reason for cancellation is insurable.

Those who do not take the Travel Insurance should be aware of the following cancellation penalties:

From day of registration to 100 days prior to departure, you will be charged the US$ 150.00 non-refundable administrative fee.

If you cancel between 99 to 61 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 25% of total trip cost.

If you cancel between 60 to 31 days prior to departure date, you will be charged a 50% of total of trip cost.

If you cancel 30 days or less prior to departure date: 100% of total of trip cost.

TRAVEL PROTECTION

We recommend that you buy trip cancellation and interruption insurance. TravelSafe offers these services.

US CITIZENSHIP

All international travels require a current passport and most countries require your passport to be valid for 6 months after your return date. Non USA or Canadian Citizens are responsible to fulfill necessary visa or entry requirements by contacting the destination country’s Consulate office.

ITINERARY

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this promotion. However, due to individual group patterns, group size, weather, traffic, and other factors beyond our control, the number, the order, and the days in which sites will be visited may be altered.

COMMUNICATION

All correspondence from our office, including tour information, billing statements, and ticketing are carried out through email and will be sent to the email address provided on your registration form.

AIR TRANSPORTATION

Genesis Tours will arrange for the best-priced airfare available at the time of booking. Passengers wishing to cancel or change their air reservation after the refundable period will be subject to additional fees. Airlines servicing our tours are not responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. Genesis Tours is not responsible for unforeseen flight delays or schedule changes imposed by the airlines. Flight schedules may be subject to change by the airlines, and it is the airlines’ responsibility to cover all ensuing expenses.

AIRLINE ROUTE AND TICKETS

Air transportation will be economy class aboard international carriers using non-refundable, non-amendable tickets for groups of 10 or more flying together for the entire itinerary. Flight times are subject to change by the airlines. We are not responsible for such changes / delays and will not reimburse resulting expenses which are the airline’s responsibility. Due to airline restrictions, should a group not reach a minimum of ten (10) passengers, the group might be cancelled or the price change.

RESPONSIBILITY

These tours are operated by Genesis Tours North America, Longwood, Florida. Genesis Tours acts only as an agent for tour participants in arranging accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, admissions and restaurants. Genesis Tours reserves the right to make changes in the itinerary (as may be necessary due to weather, traffic, or other factors beyond its control) and is not responsible for expenses, loss of time, money or other incidents resulting from a change of schedules. Genesis Tours is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries or unforeseen expenses incurred by passengers.

LIABILITY

While we have not experienced difficulties throughout the past 24 years with our service providers, we assume no liability for injury, death, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may occur by reason of any negligent or willful act or omission of any suppliers of service. Passenger agrees to hold Genesis Tours / Salem Media Group harmless for any defect in any vehicle, plane, boat, bus, car, van or other vehicle, act of war or insurrection, terrorist activity, revolt or other civil uprising, military action, strikes, labor unrest or any Act of God or other acts of any other third party. Florida law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this tour.

Enrollment in and payment of deposit constitutes your agreement to these terms.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our terms and conditions you may contact us using the information below:

1855 W. State Road 343 Suite 273
Longwood, FL 32750
United States
e-mail: info@genesistoursusa.com
Phone: 855-867-2536

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