BIBLICAL DISCOVERY TOUR Hosted by Pastor Dale Dueck Israel & Petra February 20 – March 3, 2022

Hosted by Pastor Dale Dueck
Israel & Petra
February 20 – March 3, 2022


Day 1: Sun February 20, 2021    Overnight Flight

Depart from Winnipeg for Israel.  Overnight en route. 

Day 2: Mon February 21, 2021  Tel Aviv

Welcome to Israel!  Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport you will be met by SMILE, with a warm welcome by your local Sunworld representative.  We begin with a drive to the Biblical Garden of Neot Kedumim, where you will see many different trees mentioned in the Bible, an olive press, and a threshing floor. Enjoy a biblical lunch. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Tel Aviv on your way to the ancient seaport of Jaffa and the renovated Old City. Dinner and Overnight in Tel Aviv or area 

 Day 3: Tue February 22, 2022     Coastal Plain

Drive along the ancient "Way of the Sea" to Caesarea to explore the ancient Roman ruins. Proceed to the Muhraqa, overlooking the Jezreeel Valley and where we commemorate the battle of Elijah with the prophets of Baal. Stop at a Druze village for lunch. On to visit Megiddo, Armageddon, the Fortress City of King Solomon later built upon by King Herod. Visit Nazareth and Nazareth Village to see the Reconstruction of ancient Nazareth where Jesus grew up. Dinner and Overnight by the Sea of Galilee 

Day 4: Wed February 23, 2022   Galilee – Golan Heights

Visit Mt. of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Travel up to the Upper Galilee to visit Hazor (optional stop at 7 spices farm on the Upper Jordan). Tour Tel Dan Nature Reserve. Golan Heights to the Banias, site of the ancient Caesarea Philippi. End the day at Mizpe Ofir for a view of the Sea of Galilee and get understanding of the importance of the Golan Heights for Israel. Dinner and Overnight by the Sea of Galilee   

Day 5: Thu February 24, 2022    Sea of Galilee

Have a boat ride on the Sea of Gailee and see the Boat Museum in Nof Genosar. Proceed to Capernaum for a service by the remains of Peter’s House. Continue to Magdala, a newly excavated site, home of Mary of Magdala. End the day at Gideon’s Springs by the Gilboa Mts. Dinner and Overnight by the Sea of Galilee   

Day 6: Fri February 25, 2022       Jordan Valley – Bethlehem

Travel to Beit Shean, a magnificent ancient city of historical ruins from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Continue to the Kaser El Yehud Baptism site. Travel up to Jerusalem for a view of the Holy City of Jerusalem. Continue to Bethlehem to see Shepherd’s Field and the Church of the Nativity. Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7: Sat February 26, 2022      Jerusalem

Start the day at the Mount Olives to enjoy a view of the City of Jerusalem. Walk down the Palm Sunday path to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. View the Temple Mount and visit the Western Wall. Explore the Jewish Quarter and the colorful alleys and markets. Time for shopping in the old city markets. End the day with a Tour and communion at the Garden Tomb. Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 8: Sun February 27, 2022    Jerusalem

Start the day at the City of David, the oldest inhabited part of Jerusalem (the Canaanite Tunnels). Enter the Old City of Jerusalem to Visit Davidson Centre and see the Southern Wall Steps. Travel to visit Herodion. Afternoon for shopping in Jerusalem.   Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 9: Mon February 28, 2022  Dead Sea - Eilat

This morning travel down to the Dead Sea Area via the Judean Wilderness. Visit Qumran, the center of the Essenes who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls. Float in the therapeutic, salt mineral water of the Dead Sea, the lowest area in the world. Visit Massada, the fortress built by King Herod. Continue to the Red Sea Resort of Eilat.  Dinner and Overnight in Eilat 

Day 10: Tue Mar 1, 2022       Eilat – Optional Tour Of Petra

Free day in Eilat or enjoy a full day optional tour to the fantastic World Heritage site of Petra in Jordan. Dinner and Overnight in Eilat

Day 11: Wed Mar 2, 2022         Eilat – Tel Aviv

Depart Eilat to visit the Tabernacle in the Desert at Timna Reserve. Drive to Tel Aviv via the Negev Desert , with views of Mitzpe Ramon, Beer Sheva and Burial site of Ben Gurion at Kibbutz Sde Boker.  Dinner and Overnight in Tel Aviv or area 

Day 12: Thu Mar 3, 2022              Departure

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.


* Itinerary, flight schedule and rates are subject to change*

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