San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
ITINERARY ISRAEL TOUR -2015
Tour Hosts: Mark & Cindy Brannon
Visit Israel for a deeper understanding of the Jewish roots of our Christian faith
Thurs, February 26 Newark Airport
Meeting and departure for Israel.
Fri, February 27 Tel Aviv
Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport. Check into the
Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv for dinner and
Evening: walk along the beach promenade to Old
Jaffa (New Testament Joppa).
Sat, February 28 Tiberias
Check out of hotel. Old Jaffa, Caesarea, Carmel,
Megiddo -Armageddon, Mt of Precipice, overlook of
Nazareth & visit to Nazareth Village. Check Into Hotel.
Hotel Rimonim Galei Kinnereth (Tiberias) for dinner and overnight.
Sun, March 1 Tiberias
Sea of Galilee Boat Ride, Ginosar, Jesus’ Boat -
Mt of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, St. Peters Fish
Lunch in Kibbutz Ein Gev followed by a visit to the
Anchor Museum . From here we drive to the kibbutz
Kineret to the Date Factory and we end this day at the
Jordan River Baptism (Yardenit).
Mon, March 2 Tiberias
Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Mt. Bental view to Kuneitra
Olive wood factory
Syria, Kol Shofar factory (Givat Yoav), Peace Vista.
Tues, March 3 Jerusalem
Check out of hotel. Beit She’an, Gideons Spring, drive up to Jerusalem.
Shrine of the Book and the Holy Land Model. View over
Bethlehem and the Shepherds Field.
Check in to the Inbal Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Wed, March 4 Jerusalem
Mt of Olives, Palm Sunday Walk, Garden of Gethsemane,
City of David with Hezekiah Tunnel, Mt. Zion, Upper
Room, David’s Tomb, Jewish Quarter,
Shorashim, Temple Institute, Western Wall, South Wall –
Archeological Park . Free time for shopping before
returning to the hotel for dinner. After dinner we walk to
the Old City and do the Western Wall Tunnel tour
(Rabbiniacal Tunnel) overnight at the Inbal Hotel.
Thurs, March 5 Jerusalem
Early morning visit to the Temple Mount. Yad Vashem ,
Experience the Mahane Yehuda Shuk , Walk the Via
Dolorosa , Pools of Bethesda , Fortress of Antonia at Ecce
Homo – Holy Sepulchre with the Ethiopian chapel .
Afternoon drive to Bethlehem, city of David, where we
shall visit the Church of Nativity and the Shepherd's Field.
End this memorable day at the Garden Tomb where we will
celebrate the Lord’s supper.
Fri, March 6 Jerusalem
We start this day with a walk on the walls of the Old City.
The narrow stone catwalks of the Old City walls provide
great panoramic views and interesting perspectives of this
intriguing city. Now we will depart Jerusalem and drive to
The Elah Valley, the site of David’s battle against Goliath.
We will also stop at the Elah Valley Vineyards before we
Visit Beit Guvrin for the Archaeological Dig
Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
(Those who wish can walk to the Kotel –Western Wall to experience the welcoming of the Shabbat before dinner)
Sat, March 7 Jerusalem
Full day excursion to Qumran, Ein Gedi, Massada,
swimming in the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem.
Farewell Dinner and overnight in the Inbal Hotel.
Sun, March 8 Jerusalem
After breakfast we check out of the hotel and drive to
Ben Gurion Airport for our homebound flight.
Petra Extension (3 days)
Sun, March 8 Eilat
Petra Group: Check out of hotel. Depart from Jerusalem to
Eilat. Visit Timna (Tabernacle). Visit The Eilat Stone
factory. Check into hotel the Le Meridien Hotel, Eilat.
Mon, March 9 Eilat
Cross the Jordan Border into Petra. All day in Petra.
Including lunch. Return to Eilat for dinner and overnight.
Tues, March 10 Eilat
Check out of hotel. Mitzpe Ramon visiting Center, Tel
Dinner at a restaurant in Tel Aviv. Head to airport.
Wed, March 11 Travel Day