Join Rev B.J. Norrix, Andy Anderson, Jee Hae Song, and Alicia Wood on an 11-day tour of the Holy Land! Seeing sites in Caesarea, the Galilee, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and so much more. Departing on February 14, 2023, starts at $3,448* from New York, NY.
- 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
- International Airfare from NY
- Live Audio Headsets
- Overseas Airport Transfers
- Study Guide
- Administrative fees
† If air purchased through EO.
Day 1 Feb. 14, Tuesday – Depart the USA
Your journey begins as you depart the USA.
Day 2 Feb. 15, Wednesday – Arrive Tel Aviv
Arrive in Tel Aviv and transfer to Galilee for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Feb. 16, Thursday – Caesarea, Mount Carmel and Megiddo
Visit the Roman aqueduct and theatre at Caesarea, a center of early Christianity and where Paul was imprisoned for two years (Acts 10). View Mount Carmel, the site of Elijah’s victory over the prophets of Baal (I Kings 18). Travel the ancient caravan route through the Jezreel Valley to Tel Megiddo, an exciting archeological dig with its layers of twenty different cities built on top of each other.
Day 4 Feb. 17, Friday – The Galilee
Enjoy a scenic drive to Capernaum, the center of Jesus’ ministry in the Galilee (Matt. 4:13, 23). On the Mount of Beatitudes, contemplate the text of the Sermon on the Mount that Jesus preached there (Matt. 5-7). Experience a special onboard worship service as you sail across the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Church of the Loaves and Fish in Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of the 5,000 (Luke 9:10 -17). As you pray in the Chapel of the Primacy, remember how Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ three times (John 21). We will have a Baptism and Renewal Service at Yardenit.
Day 5 Feb. 18, Saturday – Cana, Nazareth, Samaria and Jacob’s Well
Begin your day with a visit to Cana, the site of Christ’s first miracle (John 2) before stopping in Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home (Matthew 2:23). Continue past Tel Dothan, thought to be the place where Joseph found his brothers with their flocks (Genesis 37). Visit Samaria, the capital of the Northern Kingdom and home to Ahab and Jezebel. See Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim, where the Israelites recited the blessings and curses of the Law. In modern-day Nablus (ancient Shechem), see where the Samaritan woman encountered Christ (John 4) at Jacob’s Well.
Day 6 Feb. 19, Sunday – Jericho, Qumran, Qasr el Yehud and Dead Sea
Travel to Jericho (the oldest city in the world) and visit the ruins of the ancient city conquered by Joshua (Josh. 6:1, 2 & 20). In the distance, you can see the traditional site of the Temptation of Jesus (Matt. 4:1 -11). Continue to Qumran, the location of the Dead Sea Scroll discovery. Visit Qasr el Yehud, where tradition says Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Float in the Dead Sea, the lowest place on the face of the Earth.
Day 7 Feb. 20, Monday – Bethlehem, Bethlehem Bible College & Hope School
In Bethlehem, visit the cave where Jesus was born (Matthew 1:18 -25) and the Church of the Nativity. Gaze out over the Shepherds’ Field, where angels first proclaimed the Good News. Visit Bethlehem Bible College and interact with the students and teachers. Stop for a tour and interact with students at the Hope Secondary School.
Day 8 Feb. 21, Tuesday – Jerusalem
Stand on the Mount of Olives and enjoy a remarkable view of the Golden City of Jerusalem. Forty days after His resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven from this place (Acts 1:9 -12). Walk to the Garden of Gethsemane and pray beneath the ancient olive trees (Matt. 26:36 -44). On Mount Zion, visit the Upper Room, revered as the site of the Last Supper (Mark 14:12), and St. Peter in Gallicantu, the home of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was held after His arrest (Matt. 26:57).
Day 9 Feb. 22, Wednesday – Jerusalem
This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem along the Cardo, once the main street of the city. Explore the Davidson Center and the Southern Wall Excavations, including the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. Remember how Jesus healed on the Sabbath when you visit the Pool of Bethesda (John 5: 1). At Herod’s Antonia Fortress (Luke 23:1), see where Jesus was brought before Pontius Pilate. Walk the Via Dolorosa (“the Way of the Cross”) and remember the Lord’s sacrificial love at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Day 10 Feb. 23, Thursday – Garden Tomb, Free Time in Jerusalem, dinner in Joppa
Share communion together at the Garden Tomb in celebration of His Resurrection. Enjoy free time in Jerusalem, before meeting back at the hotel in the afternoon for travel to Joppa for dinner. Then, transfer to the airport for your flight(s) home.
Day 11 Feb. 24, Friday – Return to the USA
Return to the USA
Enhance Your Journey
Jordan Extension Starting from $1148
Feb. 24 – 28, 2023
Feb. 24, Friday
Cross the Allenby Bridge into Jordan. Visit Jerash, then stay overnight in Amman.
Feb. 25, Saturday
Visit Mount Nebo and Madaba. Your overnight stay will be in either Petra or on the Dead Sea.
Feb. 26, Sunday
Spend the whole day exploring Petra. Travel to the Dead Sea area for a late dinner and for overnight.
Feb. 27, Monday
Enjoy a restful morning at your Dead Sea Spa Resort. In the afternoon, transfer to Amman for dinner and for your return flights.
Feb. 28, Tuesday – Return to the USA
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