Land of the bible IED by MARK WESSNER November 2-29,2019

Led By Mark Wessner, President Of Mb Seminary $4470 
November 2 - 12, 2019

Day 1 Sat Nov 2 Vancouver - Israel

Depart Vancouver to Israel. Meals will be served on board.
Overnight en route

Day 2 Sun Nov 3 Israel – Coastal Plain

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport you will be met by SMILE and a Sunworld Tours Representative. Drive to the port city of Jaffa, for centuries the main entrance to the Land and associated with many biblical stories. Walk around the renovated artist’s quarter and have a breathtaking view of the city of Tel Aviv. Transfer to your hotel and have a welcome dinner.
Overnight in Tel Aviv area

Day 3 Mon Nov 4 Coastal Plain - Galilee

Drive along the Mediterranean Coast to Caesarea the ancient Roman and Crusader Port City, with layers of the different civilizations uncovered. Proceed to Mt. Carmel and to the Muhraqa where Elijah challenged and defeated the 400 prophets of Baal. Travel down to the Jezreel Valley and to Megiddo the fortress city of King Solomon and where the final Battle of Armageddon is said to take place. Continue for a view of Nazareth and the area from Mount Precipice. Travel through the Galilean Landscape for a view of the Sea of Galilee from the Horns of Hittin.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day 4 Tue Nov 5 Upper Galilee - Golan

After breakfast this morning travel north to some of the most significant ancient biblical cities of Northern Israel. Visit Tel Hazor and Tel Dan with the Old Testament Gate that was uncovered. Visit Caesarea Philippi at the Banias Nature Reserve and see the sources of the Jordan River. Visit Korazim and the Mt. of Beatitudes on the way to the Sea of Galilee.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day 5 Wed Nov 6 Sea of Galilee - Galilee

This morning enjoy sailing on the Sea of Galilee on a wooden boat. See the ancient fishermen’s boat at Kibbutz Ginosar Museum. Visit the ancient synagogue at Capernaum and the newly excavated site of Magdala. Travel to view Mt. Gilboa and visit Gideon’s Spring. Visit the reconstructed Roman city of the Decapolis Beth Shean.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day 6 Thu Nov 7 Jordan Valley - Dead Sea

Travel south through the Jordan Valley, with views of both sides of the Jordan. Stop in the area of biblical Gilgal. Visit Kaser El Yehud and view the area of Jericho on the way to the Dead Sea, the lowest area in the world. Stop at Qumran, site of the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Visit the biblical oasis of Ein Gedi, where David hid from King Saul. Continue to spa hotel at the Dead Sea for time to float in the salt mineral waters of the Dead Sea.
Dinner and overnight in the Dead Sea Area

Day 7 Fri Nov 8 Dead Sea - Jerusalem

This morning we will ascend to the top of the world heritage site of Massada, King Herod’s Fortress. Ascend up to Jerusalem via the Judean wilderness and the Inn of the Good Samaritan with a stop at Genesis Land to experience biblical hospitality in Abraham’s Tent. Ascend up to Jerusalem on the route pilgrims have followed for centuries for a view of the Holy City. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 8 Sat Nov 9 Jerusalem

Visit the Israel Museum biblical exhibit and the Model of First Century Jerusalem. View Bethlehem’s Shepherd’s Fields from Ramat Rachel Olive Garden. Drive to Mt. Olives for a view of the Old City and stop by the Golden Gate and Kidron valley. Visit the empty tomb at the Garden Tomb. Enjoy time in the Old City Markets.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 9 Sun Nov 10 Judea - Samaria

This morning we will leave Jerusalem to Samaria for a visit to ancient Shiloh, where the Tabernacle once stood. We will continue to Beit Shemesh Region to Beit Guvrin, ancestral home of King Herod and to visit Tel Maresha, with underground caves and reconstructed olive and wine presses. Continue to the Valley of Elah, where David and Goliath met and back to Jerusalem via Latrun in the Valley of Ayalon region.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 10 Mon Nov 11 Jerusalem

Visit the City of David including the water tunnels. Continue to the Davidson Center to see the Southern Wall Excavations and Steps that led to the Temple. Ascend Temple Mount and walk through the Christian Quarter to Zedikiah’s Cave. Explore the Jewish Quarter including the Broad Wall, Cardo and Western Wall. Farewell dinner tonight.
Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 11 Tue Nov 12 Canada
Transfer to the airport for the flight back home.
** Itinerary, flights & rates are subject to change
** All prices are in Canadian dollars

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Please forward a deposit of $200 pp along with the registration form and waiver. We also require a photocopy of the first page of your passport.
The Deposit of $200 is completely non-refundable & non transferable
If Sunworld Tours or the Group leader cancels the tour the deposit will be refunded less $100 administration fee
100 % of total tour cost is non-refundable 59-0 Days prior to departure
Final payment is due September 4, 2019 (60 days prior to departure) ***All prices are in Canadian dollars

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