Come celebrate 70 years back in the Land! (1948–2018)

Spring Tour Itinerary

2018: March 11–23


Day 1: Sun, March 11 JFK Airport meeting and departure for Israel.
Day 2: Mon, March 12 Tel Aviv Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport.
Meet your guide and driver and drive through Old Jaffa and Tel Aviv. Optional walk to Simon the Tanner’s House, St. Peter’s Church.  Check in to Hotel (Ramada Suites).
Dinner and overnight. Orientation meeting after dinner.
Day 3: Tue, March 13 Tiberias Check out of hotel.
Caesarea by the Sea, Mt. Carmel, Megiddo-Armageddon, Mt. of Precipice (overlook of Nazareth).
Check in to hotel (Rimonim Galei Kinnereth) for dinner and overnight.  Medium-heavy walking.
Day 4: Wed, March 14 Tiberias Sea of Galilee Boat Ride, Ginosar, Jesus’ Boat and Shopping, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, Magdala, Jordan River—Baptism.
Light walking.
Day 5: Thu, March 15 Tiberias Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Mt. Bental, Kfar Haruv — Peace Vista.
Medium-heavy walking.
Day 6: Fri, March 16
Jerusalem Check out of hotel.
Ancient Shiloh, up to Jerusalem, Mt. Zion – Upper Room, King David’s Tomb, Jewish Quarter, Gallicantu – house of Caiaphas, Mt. Scopus overlook.  Check in to hotel (Dan Jerusalem), Shabbat Dinner.  Medium-heavy walking.
Day 7: Sat, March 17
Jerusalem SHABBAT – Mt. of Olives, Palm Sunday Road, Garden of Gethsemane, Bethlehem, Israel Museum (Jerusalem Model from 70 AD and Shrine of the Book).  Medium-heavy walking.
Day 8: Sun, March 18 Dead Sea Masada, Qumran, Dead Sea.  Medium-heavy walking.
Farewell Dinner.
Day 9: Mon, March 19 Jerusalem Deluxe group will check out of hotel.
Yad Vashem, City of David, Western Wall, South Wall Archaeological Park, Pools of Bethesda (St Anne’s Church), Old City, Fortress of Antonio, Via Dolorosa, Calvary Garden Tomb.
Medium-heavy walking.
Deluxe Group transfers to airport for departure after dinner (7–7:15 PM).
Day 10: Tue, March 20 NYC Deluxe group arrives at JFK.

Petra Extension

Day 10: Tue, March 20 Eilat Grand Petra group will check out of hotel.
Depart from Jerusalem to Eilat. En Gedi Falls, Timnah Park (Tabernacle in the Wilderness model), Eilat Stone Factory.
Check in to hotel (Leonardo Plaza, Eilat).  Light walking.
Day 11: Wed, March 21 Jordan Cross Aqaba Border into Jordan. Day trip to Petra.  Extremely heavy walking (Horses, donkeys, camels and carriages available for an extra fee).  Lunch included, but drinks are extra.
Return to hotel in Eilat for dinner and overnight.
Day 12: Thu, March 22 Tel Aviv Check out of hotel.
Avdat Museum, Mitzpe Ramon Crater, Tel Be’er Sheva.  Light Walking.
Showers & dinner in Tel Aviv. Transfer to the airport for departure.
Day 13: Fri, March 23
NYC Grand Petra group arrives at JFK.