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TOUR YOUR ROOTS IN ISRAEL HOSTED BY KEN FISHER FEB 15 – 25, 2018

 

The rate per person CAD $3235
For Single Room Add $750

 

Day 1 Thu Feb 15                             Depart Canada
Depart Edmonton to Israel
Meals will be served en route
Overnight en route

Day 2 Fri Feb 16                              Arrive Israel
Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport you will be met by a local Sunworld representative and our local tour guide. Drive through Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest metropolitan area. Visit the ancient seaport of Jaffa – Joppa (Acts 10) the port from which Jonah set sail and Peter raised Tabitha). In the evening we will meet for orientation and dinner.
Dinner and Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 3 Sat Feb 17                             Coastal Plain – Galilee
Drive through the Sharon Plain “Way of the Sea” to Caesarea Maritima (Acts 10, 24, 26). Tour Herod’s impressive port city. Here Roman governors such as Pontius Pilate, Felix (Acts 24) and Festus (Acts 26) ruled, the Roman Centurion Cornelius received the gospel, and Paul made his famous defence before King Agrippa. Travel through Mt. Carmel for a view of the Jezreel Valley to Meggido (Revelations 16:16) – which gives its name to “Armeggedon”. Continue to Nazareth – boyhood home of Jesus to visit Nazareth Village to learn about life in a Jewish Agricultural village 2000 years ago. Also possible to visit the Synagogue Church in Nazareth for time of prayer. Continue to Mount Precipice (Luke 4).
Dinner and Overnight by the Sea of Galilee

Day 4 Sun Feb 18                            Sea of Galilee / Golan
Start the day on the hillside of the traditional site of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5-7) overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum (Matt 8) – Jesus’ ministry base. Travel north to visit Caesarea Phillipi (Matt 16) - Site of Jesus’ question to his disciples: “Who do men say that I am”?
Dinner and Overnight by the Sea of Galilee

Day 5 Mon Feb 19                           Sea of Galilee
Worship on the Sea of Galilee sailing on wooden boat with singing and dancing. Visit the Ginosar Boat Museum to see the ancient fishing boat from the time of Yeshua found by the shore of the Plain of Genesaret. In the afternoon visit the newly excavated site of Magdala and visit Return Ministries project in the Jordan Valley. Visit the Jordan River.
Dinner and Overnight by the Sea of Galilee

Day 6 Tue Feb 20                           Jordan Valley – Jerusalem
Travel south along the Jordan Valley to visit Beth Shean, a reconstructed Roman City. Continue via Kaser El Yehud and the Judean Wilderness to enter the city of the Great King - Jerusalem for a first view of the Holy City - “Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem” (Psalm 122:2).
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7 Wed Feb 21                          Jerusalem
In the morning visit the Israel Museum – amazing 50:1 Model of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus and the Shrine of the Book which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. Visit the City of David - the earliest part of Jerusalem, which David conquered from the Jebusites. Explore the Canaanite water system and the water tunnel King Hezekiah dug at the time of the Assyrian siege and see the Pool of Siloam, view the audio visual that will help us visualize the stone ruins as they were 3000 years ago. View Temple Mount where Jesus taught daily whenever he was in Jerusalem. Now the Moslem shrines of the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque stand there. Take time to pray at the Western Wall and visit the Jewish Quarter and Davidson Centre viewing the extensive archaeological excavations that have unearthed a wall built by King Hezekiah and Herod’s monumental entranceway to the Temple. Travel to the Mt. of Olives (Matt 24, 25) for a breathtaking panorama over the Old City of Jerusalem. As you descend the hill, remember that Jesus often travelled this descent and taught his disciples along the way and remember his weeping over the city in the midst of his triumphal entry. Continue to Garden of Gethsemane area (Matt 26).
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 8 Thu Feb 22                         Jerusalem
Today experience the Way of The Cross. Start at the top of Mt. of Olives and stop at each of the significant points ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. View the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and end the day at the Garden Tomb – a peaceful place for our group to reflect on the Lord’s death and resurrection.
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 9 Fri Feb 23                           Bethlehem – Dead Sea
Continue to Bethlehem (Luke 2)– the traditional birthplace of Jesus and nearby shepherds fields. Leave Jerusalem and travel to the lowest area in the Dead Sea to visit Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found and enjoy a short hike to the oasis where David Hid from Saul at Ein Gedi.
Dinner and Overnight by the Dead Sea

Day 10 Sat Feb 24                        Dead Sea - Departure
Free morning at the Dead Sea to relax at the beach or spa. At noon check out of hotel to visit Massada by cable car. Explore the Fortress and castle of Herod the Great. In the afternoon travel to Jaffa for a farewell dinner.

Day 11 Sun Feb 25                        Canada
Transfer to the airport to fly home

** Itinerary and rates are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances

Included: ¨Round trip airfare out of Edmonton¨Service of Yaffa Tours Sunworld Tour offices overseas ¨ Guided sightseeing tour¨ Hotel accommodation¨ Breakfast and dinner daily ¨ Transfers & assistance upon arrival and departure¨ Admission fee to sights mentioned on the itinerary¨ Information Kit / Final documents ¨1 suitcase per person each 23 Kg (50 lbs)

Not included: ¨ Departure Taxes $700 (Subject to change) ¨ Comprehensive Insurance ¨Tips to driver, guide & hotel staff $110 USD ¨ Single room if required add $750 ¨Meals not mentioned on itinerary¨Transfers and assistance other than with the group ¨Passport and any applicable visa fees ¨ Expenses of a personal nature

For information and registration please contact:
Ken Fisher ¨Lloydminister, SK ¨ Phone: 780 875 8929 ¨ Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OR
Sunworld Tours ¨ #337 17th Avenue, SW¨ Calgary AB, Canada T2S 0A5 ¨ Tel: 403 245 9181 ¨ Fax: 403 228 2408
Toll Free: 1 800 461 6854 ¨ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ¨ www.sunworldtours.com

To register: Please forward to Sunworld Tours a non-refundable deposit of $200, Registration form and Photocopy of the picture page of the passport (must be valid for at least 6 months after returning home).
Final payment is due: Jan 2, 2018. (Contact Sunworld Tours for payment options)
The Deposit of $200 is totally non-refundable.
After final payment: 25 % of total tour cost 44-31 Days prior to departure, 100 % of total tour cost 30-0 Days prior to departure

Tour Your Roots In Israel Hosted By Ken Fisher Feb 15 – 25, 2018

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