Join Rev. Andrew Forrest & Munger Place Church for the Holy Land 2021 tour! From January 26th to February 4th experience places such as the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, the Teaching Steps in the Old City of Jerusalem, and the Jordan River. Pricing for this 10 day tour starts at $3,996* including flights from Dallas, TX. Extended your stay by adding on one of the optional post-tours.
*Pricing reflects a 4% cash discount
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Entrance and Program Fees
- First Class Hotels
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- Learning Opportunities
- Live Audio Headsets
- Study Guide
Day 1 January 26 - USA to the Holy Land
Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on an overnight flight.
Day 2 January 27 – Arrive in the Holy Land
You will be welcomed at the Tel Aviv airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel to enjoy dinner before retiring for the night.
Day 3 January 28 - The Galilee
Worship as you sail across the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum, center of Jesus’ ministry in the Galilee, and visit the synagogue built on the site where Jesus taught (Matt.4:13, 23). On the Mount of Beatitudes, contemplate the “Sermon on the Mount” (Matt. 5-7). Explore the Church of the Fish and the Loaves at Tabgha, traditional site of the feeding of the 5,000 (Luke 9:10). See the Chapel of the Primacy, where Peter professed his devotion three times to the risen Christ (John 21). In Magdala, once home to Mary Magdalene, visit a recently discovered first-century synagogue. Recall Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist at the Jordan River.
Day 4 January 29 - Northern Israel
Journey to Caesarea Philippi, where Peter proclaimed, "You are the Christ" (Matthew 16). You will also visit the ancient remains of Tel Dan and the altar built by King Jeroboam I (I Kings 12:25 -30). Pass through the Golan Heights. Look out from Mount Bental toward Damascus and recall Paul's Conversion in Acts.
Day 5 January 30 - Nazareth & Caesarea
Today’s first stop is Caesarea, a center of the early Christians where an angel visited Cornelius, the first Gentile believer (Acts 10), and where Paul was imprisoned for two years before appealing to Caesar. Look out over the Jezreel Valley from Mount Carmel, where Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal. Visit Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home (Matthew 2:23). Look out over the Megiddo Valley from the Place of the Precipice. Here the locals tried to throw Jesus off the cliff when he revealed himself to them.
Day 6 January 31 - Jerusalem & Bethlehem
In Bethlehem, visit the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace and see the Church of the Nativity constructed over the site (Matt. 1: 18 -25). Gaze out over Shepherds Field before you returning to Jerusalem. Take a group picture taken from the Mount of Olives, where Jesus ascended into heaven (Acts 1: 9 -12). Walk the Palm Sunday Road and stop at Dominus Flevit. Pray in the Garden of Gethsemane and envision the scenes of the night before Jesus’ crucifixion (Matt. 26: 36 - 44).
Day 7 February 1 - Jerusalem & the Old City
Walk the Cardo, the ancient main street of the Old City. Explore ancient Jerusalem at the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. view the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle (John 5: 1-31). Sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne and experience its rich acoustics. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress, where Jesus appeared before Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:1), and follow in Christ’s steps on the Via Dolorosa ("the Way of the Cross"). At the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, take time to reflect on His sacrificial love. Continue to Mount Zion to visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was questioned the night of His betrayal (Matt. 26: 57). Meditate on the events of the Last Supper as you visit the traditional location of the Upper Room (Mark 14: 12).
Day 8 February 2 - Qumran, Masada and the Dead Sea
Today you will visit Masada and the Dead Sea. Ascend by cable car to Masada, Herod’s legendary mountaintop fortress which became the last desperate stronghold of the Jewish Zealots against the Romans. You can still look down on the remains of the Roman camps and the siege ramp below. Continue to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. End your day with a dip in the salt and mineral laden waters of the Dead Sea.
Day 9 February 3 - Jerusalem
Walk the Temple Mount and see the Dome of the Rock (exterior only). Travel to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist and where Mary visited Elisabeth (Luke 1: 26 -40). Explore the poignant exhibits of Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial. Visit the Garden Tomb for a time of reflection and communion.
Day 10 February 4 - Return to the USA or Enjoy an Extension.
Return to the USA or Enjoy an Extension.
Enhance Your Journey
Jerusalem Extended Stay Starting from $298
February 4-6 Extend your stay in the heart of Jerusalem. You are on-your-own to enjoy sightseeing, meditation, reflection and renewal. Hotel, buffet breakfasts & dinners are included.
February 7 Return to the USA
Wonders of Petra & the Dead Sea Starting from $898
February 4 - Free day in Jerusalem. Breakfast & Dinner included at your hotel.
February 5 - Cross the Allenby Bridge into Jordan. Visit Jerash. Overnight in Amman.
February 6 - Visit Mt. Nebo & Madaba. Overnight in Petra or at the Dead Sea.
February 7 - Explore Petra. Travel to the Dead Sea area for a late dinner and overnight.
February 8 - Free Morning at the Dead Sea. Cross border back in to Israel. Dinner in Jerusalem.
February 9 - Return to USA
Tuesday, January 26, 2021From $3996* Register Now!