To Israel

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Cost: $3500 

Includes Ground Transportation, Hotels, All Meals, Tips, and a 60 page Field Guide. View Field Guide here.

Scholarships: A few partial scholarships are available for Bible translators and other Christian workers from Africa, Latin America, and the South Pacific.  Scholarships are awarded, based on need, as funds are available. Request an application form from BiblicalByways@gmail.com.

ITINERARY

Day #1    Arrive Jerusalem; Dinner & Orientation in the hotel.
Overnight in West Jerusalem

Day #2   Patriarchal Life:   Machpelah; Beer-sheba; Arad; Zin; Bedouin tent Overnight in the Negev

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Archaeological excavation

Day #3   Conquest of Israel:  Masada; En Gedi; Dead Sea; Jericho; Tabernacle
Overnight in Samaria

 Day #4   Settling the Land:   Shiloh; Gezer; Beth  Shemesh; Elah Vly; Archaeological dig; Bell Caves
Overnight in Bethlehem

Day #5    The monarchy:  City of David; Hezekiah’s Tunnel; Siloam; Temple Institute; Shepherds’ Field
Overnight in Bethlehem

Day #6   Prophets:  Caesarea; Mt Carmel; Jezreel Valley; Nazareth; Magdala
Overnight at Ein Gev

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En Gedi Springs

Day #7   Jesus in Galilee:   Sea Galilee; Boat ride; Ginosar; Capernaum; Mt. of Beatitudes; Tabgha; Bethsaida
Overnight at En Gev

Day #8   Upper Galilee Ministry:  Worship; Dan; Banias; Korazin; Kursi
Overnight at En Gev

Day #9   Greco-Roman Times:  Scythopolis; Baptism; Qumran; Shrine of Book; Museum  Overnight in Jerusalem’s Old City

Day #10   Jesus in Jerusalem: Upper Room; Davidson Center; Mt Olives; Gethsemane; via Dolorosa; Bethesda
Overnight in Jerusalem’s Old City

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Day #11   Passion of Christ:    Gallicantu; Ch Holy Sepulchre; Via Dolorosa; Garden Tomb; Debrief; Free Time Overnight in Jerusalem’s Old City

Day #12   Departure

                                                                                   Uko at Garden Tomb

Is this tour for you?

This tour is organized for English speakers from North America. Not from North America? You are welcome, but English is the language of this tour. If you are interested in understanding the geographic and historical context of the Bible you will fit in fine.  Be ready to be amazed by the remains of history you will see, and be prepared to have your perspective on the events in the Bible modified.

Accommodation is comfortable: we stay in 3- and 4-star hotels with three nights in a Jewish Kibbutz. A supplemental fee is required if you wish to have a single room. There is a minimum age of 13 years required, but there is no maximum age limit. You do need to be able to walk in short spurts a total of 2 – 5 miles a day.

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