Dr. Kenneth Bruce 10-Day Journey to the Holy Land, October 17 – 26, 2021
- Duration: 10 Days
- Location: Jerusalem
- Product code: Bruce2021
A Special Invite from Dr. Kenneth Bruce
Kristy and I invite you to join us for a 10-day exploration of the Holy Land. We will travel through the Land of Promise and walk in the very places where Jesus walked. You will experience areas such as the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Olives, and Jerusalem. This will be a spiritual journey that will change your life forever. Join us as the Scriptures come to life!
Dr. Kenneth Bruce
October 17 – 26, 2021
DAY 01: BEGINNING OF OUR TOUR Depart USA for Tel Aviv.
DAY 02: INTO THE LAND OF THE BIBLE Arrive in Tel Aviv where you will be met at the airport for transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Netanya.
DAY 03: CAESAREA/MEGIDDO/TIBERIAS A drive north along the Mediterranean coast will take you to Caesarea built by Herod the Great. Visit the Roman theater and its ruins. Continue to Mt. Carmel for a visit to Elijah’s cave. Continue to Megiddo “Armageddon”, a very important strategic point on the Via Maris connecting Egypt and Damascus. Proceed to Mt. Precipice where you will have a panoramic view of Nazareth, Cana, and the Jezreel Valley. You will also visit the ruins of Magdala, the birthplace of Mary Magdalene. Proceed to your hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.
DAY 04: GALILEE & UPPER GALILEE This morning board a boat on the calm surface of the Sea of Galilee, cruising toward Capernaum. Upon landing, visit the site where Jesus started His ministry, the house of Peter, and the Synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish. See the 4th-century mosaics. Drive to the top of the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea and surrounding area. In the afternoon, drive to the Golan Heights in Upper Galilee. Visit the sources of the Jordan River at Tel Dan and Caesarea Philippi at Banias. Return to the exit of the Jordan River from the Sea of Galilee where a baptismal service will take place. Return to your hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.
DAY 05: SAMARIA/JACOB’S WELL/JERUSALEM – Leave Tiberias and travel south along the Jordan River. Visit Beit She’an, the leading city in the Decapolis and place where the Philistines hung the bodies of King Saul and his sons on the city walls. Take a beautiful drive through the heart of Samaria to the city of Nablus. Here you will see Jacob’s Well, where Jesus asked a Samaritan woman for a drink. You will then enjoy a traditional Palestinian lunch. Continue to ancient Shiloh, the first capital of the Israelite Kingdom and site of the tabernacle. Before entering the Holy City, you will stop at Mount Scopus for a beautiful view of Jerusalem. Proceed to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.
DAY 06: MOUNTAINS OF JERUSALEM/BETHLEHEM Today takes you to the Mount of Olives with its outstanding views of the city. Visit the Chapel of Ascension, Church of Pater Noster, Church of Dominus Flavit, Garden of Gethsemane, and the Church of All Nations. View the Kidron Valley. From there you will drive South to the little town of Bethlehem with a visit to the Church of Nativity. Visit the Shepherd's Fields and the Fields of Boaz and Ruth. Proceed to Herodian, Herod’s mountain hideaway. Then on to the Valley of Elah where David defeated Goliath. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.
DAY 07: MASADA/JERICHO/DEAD SEA – This morning you will drive into the wilderness of the Judean Desert. Visit Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered by a shepherd boy. Then to Masada, a desert fortress built by Herod the Great which was used as a stronghold by Jewish zealots who committed suicide rather than surrender to the Romans. Enjoy lunch in Jericho and see the ruins and excavations of the ancient city. See the Mount of Temptation where Jesus was tempted by Satan. Visit En Gedi before continuing on a beautiful drive that takes you along the shores of the Dead Sea. Stop at the lowest point on earth and float in the healing, mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. Visit the Tomb of Lazarus in Bethany before returning to your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.
DAY 08: JERUSALEM, THE HOLY CITY Walk into history as you enter the Old City of Jerusalem. Stroll the picturesque colorful bazaars, neighborhoods, and narrow streets as you make your way to the Temple Area, where Solomon's Temple was built on Mount Moriah. Visit the Dome of the Rock enclosing the Rock of Sacrifice; the Mosque of Al Aksa, further south, the Pinnacle of the Temple. Enjoy lunch in the old city and take some time to shop for souvenirs, jewelry, and ancient coins. In the afternoon, you will visit the Church of Saint Anne, the Pool of Bethesda, the Lithostrotos, Pilate's Judgment Hall, Antonia Fortress, and walk on the Via Dolorosa leading you to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. After dinner, you will visit the Western Wall or the Wailing Wall, the Southern Steps, then go under the old city to visit the Western Wall Tunnels to see remnants from the days of the Second Temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Return to the hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
DAY 09: NEW JERUSALEM You will begin at Mount Zion where we will visit the Upper Room of the Last Supper as well as the Tomb of King David and the House of Caiaphas. Visit the Shrine of the Book, home of the famous Dead Sea Scrolls. You will also visit the model of Jerusalem as it was laid out during the time of Christ. In the afternoon, you will visit the Garden Tomb and Gordon's Calvary, the site where Jesus was cruciﬁed, buried, and resurrected. A communion service will be held at the Garden Tomb. Dinner and overnight Jerusalem.
DAY 10: TEL AVIV/USA Transfer to Tel Aviv Airport for return flight home with your luggage packed with keepsakes and your mind jammed with memories!
NOTE: Schedule is subject to change due to various factors and your tour guide’s discretion.
- $4,395 per person based on double occupancy. Book now as space is limited.
- Single room supplement - $895
- PAYMENT PLAN: $500 per person with registration to secure space.
- Balance due on or before August 31, 2021
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* Flight times, flight numbers, equipment, gates, and seats are subject to change. For the most current information check the airline website.
AIR: Includes roundtrip from departure city in the USA and return. Flights are subject to airline schedules and may change without notice.
GROUND/TRANSFERS: Transfers and ground transportation to and from airport/hotel by deluxe air-conditioned motor coaches. Land Only passengers are responsible for transportation to and from the airport/hotel.
HOTELS: Superior first-class hotels throughout. Priced on the basis of two persons sharing a room with a private bath and shower. A limited number of single rooms are available at regular supplement prices.
MEALS: Breakfast and dinner daily. Lunch is provided most days as noted in the itinerary. Other days, the cost is typically between $15 and $20 per lunch.
SIGHTSEEING: As and wherever indicated on the itinerary, entrance fees to all places of interest listed in your itinerary, and the services of English-speaking guides.
PORTERAGE: Fees and charges for the porterage of one piece of baggage per person not to exceed 50lbs, in connection with all transfers and at airports throughout the entire itinerary are included. An overnight bag may also be carried, provided it remains in the possession of the passenger at all times. This bag, although carried personally, is considered part of your total luggage allowance.
SERVICE CHARGES AND TAXES: Service charges as required by hotel management and taxes as imposed by national and/or local governments and/or governments and/or administrations (wherever these are normally added to the bill) on the date of this brochure are included.
OTHER: Tips, taxes, and airport taxes ARE INCLUDED in the selling price.
NOT INCLUDED: Excess baggage fees, passport fees, visa fees if applicable, lunches, soft drinks, beverages that are not on the regular table menu, or items of a personal nature such as in-room service, laundry, etc. Any service whatsoever not indicated in the itinerary and/or the above list of included features.
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CANCELLATION POLICY: The $500 per person deposit is nonrefundable. Deposits and other payments exceeding the $500 per person are refundable in full up to sixty days prior to departure. After this date, refunds for unused accommodations and services will be limited to the amount received from and/or credited by all carriers, sightseeing operators, and hotels.
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