Israel Tour with Dwayne Buhler Feb. 18-01 March, 2024


Itinerary - Feb 18 – 01 March,  2024

Day 1 (Sunday Feb 18th, 2024):                Flight to Tel Aviv – Israel.

Day 2 (Monday , Feb. 19th, 2024):            Arrival   Israel
Arrival at Ben Gurion.  Meet your guide and driver and transfer to your hotel on the Mediterranean. Depending on time of arrival possible to Stroll the streets of Old Jaffa and visit the Old Jaffa Center and Jaffa markets. Travel to Hotel on the Mediterranean coast for dinner
Overnight. Hotel: Residence Natanya Hotel or similar 

Day 3 (Tuesday , Feb. 20th, 2024): On the way to the Galilee After breakfast travel along the ancient “Way of the Sea” to Caesarea, the Roman port capital of early Christianity. See the aqueduct, the restored Roman Amphitheater and the Crusader City. Continue to Mt. Carmel to visit the (“Muchraqah”), where Elijah defeated the Baal prophets. On to Tel Megiddo, the fortress city of King Solomon and where John envisioned the final war would take place here on the plain of Armageddon. Travel through the Jezreel Valley and the Galilee for a view of Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus from Mt. Precipice and via Cana, site of the First Miracle of the Wedding Feast to the Sea of Galilee area.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day 4 (Wednesday, Feb. 21st , 2024): Yeshua’s ministry around the Sea of Galilee

This morning visit the newly excavated site of Magdala. Visit the synagogue where Jesus taught and worshipped in Capernaum and the beautiful mosaic at the Tabgha, site of the miracle of the Loaves and Fish. End the day with a visit to the Jesus Boat Museum at Ginosar and a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee with music and worship.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee. 

Day 5 (Thursday , Feb 22nd ,  2024): Upper Galilee & Golan Heights

This morning ascend to visit the Mt. of Beatitudes. Continue to travel North to the Upper Galilee to enjoy a service at Caesarea Phillipi, at the Banias National Park Reservie. Travel through the Golan Heights and enjoy a view of the area from Mt. Bental Bunker. End the day with a visit to Katzrin Biblical Park.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee. 

Day 6 (Friday, Feb. 23rd , 2024): Down to the lowest place on the planet
This morning visit the largest reconstructed ancient Roman city of Beth Shean. Stop at Gideon’s Spring (Herod’s Spring) by the Gilboa Mountains. Then continue south along the Jordan Valley to the lowest area in the world. Stop for a view of Jericho/Gilgal and a visit to Kaser El Yehud (original baptismal).
Dinner and overnight by the Dead Sea/David Resort Hotel or similar. 

Day 7 (Saturday, Feb. 24th , 2024): Free Day to enjoy the Dead Sea.

Free day to enjoy the salt mineral waters of the famous Dead Sea – float in the Dead Sea or enjoy the Spa facilities of the Dead Sea Hotel.
Dinner and overnight by the Dead Sea.

Day 8 (Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2024): On the way to the city of the Great King

This morning we will take the cable car up to Massada, the fortress built by King Herod. Then visit Ein Gedi, the desert oasis where David Hid from King Saul. We continue to visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Then we make our way up through the Judean Wilderness to Jerusalem for the first view of the Holy City of Jerusalem from Mt. Scopus.

Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.


Day 9 (Monday, Feb. 26th, 2024): Jerusalem –  , where it all begun

This morning we will visit the City of David , where excavations of revealed the biblical Jerusalem and where we will see Hezekiah’s Tunnel and the Pool of Siloam. We will walk along the Pilgrim’s route up to the old city walls of Jerusalem to enter the Temple Mount area and visit the Davidson center where the Southern Steps that led to the Temple are located. We will see the most holy site of the Western Wall and take part in a tour of the West Wall Tunnels, the Cardo, the Herodian Quarter and Temple Institute. Continue to explore the Restored Jewish Quarter of the Old City and see Jaffa Gate.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 10 (Tuesday , Feb. 27th, 2024): Jerusalem – Bethlehem ,
This morning we will visit the Israel Museum to see the Model of Jerusalem and Shrine of the Book. We will continue to visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum and Memorial site. We then travel to enter Bethlehem, birth town of Jesus to see Manger Square and Shepherd’s Fields. Rest of the day free with possibility to explore the outdoor markets and street promenades of the new Jerusalem – Machane Yehuda, Nachlat Shiva, Ben Yehuda, Mamilla Mall.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 11 (Wednesday , Feb. 28th, 2024): Jerusalem - Last Days in Yeshua’s life

This morning we ascend up to the Mt. of Olives to enjoy a view of the Temple Mount and walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed for God’s will to be done and the Church of All Nations along the Palm Sunday Path. We will continue to Mt. Zion to see the Room of the Last Supper and the House of Caipha’s – St. Peters in Gallicantu. Then we will enter the Christian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem to walk along the Way of the Cross with a visit to the Pools of Bethesda and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and time in the colorful old city markets. We end the day with a tour and communion at the Garden Tomb.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. 

Day 12 (Thursday, Feb. 29th, 2024): Jerusalem – Free Day
Free time in Jerusalem, 
Breakfast and Dinner at Hotel Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 13 (Friday, Mar.01st 2024): Departure Transfer to airport for flight back home .

** Itinerary subject to change