9 Days Walk in the Footsteps of Jesus Tour (Sunday)

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DAY 1 Saturday

FLIGHT TO TEL AVIV

Flight to Tel Aviv
Overnight flight to Tel Aviv, Israel. Get ready to enjoy one of the best tours you have ever had in your lifetime. IBMT, with its own operations office in Jerusalem is dedicated to give you personal service to each and every one of you.


DAY 2 Sunday

DAY 2 Sunday

WELCOME TO THE HOLYLAND

Upon your arrival to Ben Gurion Airport you will be met and assisted by our IBMT - Holyland Tours representative and transferred to your hotel for check in. If time permits, stroll and explore the shops and cafes of Tel Aviv, known as "The city that never sleeps" Dinner & Overnight in Tel Aviv.


DAY 3 Monday

CAESARIA / MUHRAKA / MEGIDDO / HAIFA / ACRE

Following a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast (which you will enjoy each morning prior to departing for your day of touring), depart Tel Aviv. Drive north along the coastal plain on your way to Caesarea, capital of Judea under the Romans. (In AD 6 Judea became part of a larger Roman province, called Iudaea, which was formed by combining Judea proper (biblical Judah) with Samaria and Idumea, biblical Edom). Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theater and aqueduct. Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee. Continue to Megiddo identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including the well-preserved water supply system. Drive to the beautiful port city of Haifa, nestled on the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the world famous Persian Gardens at the Bahai Temple. From Haifa, drive to Acre, capital of the Crusaders for more than a century. Visit the ancient city and harbour before continuing eastwards across the beautiful plains of the Galilee. Dinner & Overnight in Kibbutz Lavi


DAY 4 Tuesday

DAY 4 Tuesday

TIBERIAS / CAPERNAUM / BANIAS

After a short tour of the Kibbutz grounds you will enjoy a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum, where it is believed to have been Jesus' home. Visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha, the traditional site of the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and the fourth resurrection appearance of Jesus in Christianity. Visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to the Mount of the Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Spring and Waterfall, where Jesus was recognized as The Messiah by His Disciples. Tour the Golan Heights, with its beautiful valleys, captivating grazing land and snow capped mountains. Return to Kibbutz Lavi for Dinner and Overnight.


DAY 5 Wednesday

DAY 5 Wednesday

CANA / NAZARETH / BEIT SHEAN

Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth, visit the Church of Annunciation, St. Joseph's workshop and Mary's well ("The spring of the Virgin Mary" is reputed to be located at the site where the Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and announced that she would bear the Son of God). Continue on to Yardenit, the baptismal site along the Jordan river; You will Visit Beit She'an, a newly excavated city, and visit the Roman theater. Ancient Beit She'an is one of the most impressive Roman and Byzantine sites in Israel. Enjoy an evening ride along the beautiful Jordan river, passing Jericho as well on our way to the golden city Jerusalem. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem


DAY 6 Thursday

DAY 6 Thursday

JERUSALEM : OLD CITY

Today we visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Our appreciation of this Golden City begins with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, overlooking the walls of the old city and the ancient Jewish cemetery. Enter the Old City to begin exploring the wonders of Jerusalem. Visit the Church of all Nations, which is also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony, a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. It enshrines a section of bedrock where Jesus is said to have prayed before his arrest. Walk through the Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2000 years ago. View the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. Take a spiritual walk along the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried His Cross, continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. No visit to Jerusalem is complete without a exploring the colorful Arab bazaar (a chance to test your negotiating skills). Visit the Garden Tomb that is considered by some Christians to be the site of the burial and resurrection of Jesus. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.


DAY 7 Friday

DAY 7 Friday

JERUSALEM : NEW CITY / EIN KAREM / BETHLEHEM

Today you will get an appreciation of the new city of Jerusalem and its beautiful sites... Visit the model of ancient Jerusalem. Proceed to Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953. Enter the site by walking along the Street of the Righteous Gentiles, dedicated to the non-Jews that risked their lives in order to save their Jewish neighbors. Continue to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptists. This Spanish style church and Mary's well is where Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth. Visit the city of Bethlehem to view the Church of the Nativity. The church was originally commissioned in 327 AD by Constantine and his mother Helena over the site that is still traditionally considered to be located over the cave that marks the birthplace of Jesus of Nazareth. Conclude the day with Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.


DAY 8 Saturday

DAY 8 Saturday

QUMERAN / DEAD SEA / MASADA

Morning departure to Qumran, the location where the Dead Sea scrolls where found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to your next destination Masada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the second temple in 70 A.D. Ascend 1500 feet to Masada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod's palace. Descend by cable car. If Time and weather permits, you will have the opportunity to Float in the Dead Sea. Its surface and shores are 423 metres (1,388 ft) below sea level, Earth's lowest elevation on land. Return to Jerusalem for Dinner & Overnight.


DAY 9 Sunday

DAY 9 Sunday

DEPART TEL AVIV

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before check out and transfer to the airport for your departure back home.
Aboard the transatlantic flight, with time to think about your exciting visit and memories for lifetime, you can start planning your next visit to Israel! Arrive back home the same day.


Dates & Rates


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16 Dec 201717 Dec 201724 Dec 2017$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
23 Dec 201724 Dec 201731 Dec 2017$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
30 Dec 201731 Dec 201707 Jan 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
06 Jan 201807 Jan 201814 Jan 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
13 Jan 201814 Jan 201821 Jan 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
20 Jan 201821 Jan 201828 Jan 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
27 Jan 201828 Jan 201804 Feb 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
03 Feb 201804 Feb 201811 Feb 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
10 Feb 201811 Feb 201818 Feb 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
17 Feb 201818 Feb 201825 Feb 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
24 Feb 201825 Feb 201804 Mar 2018$1210$1630$875BOOK THIS TOUR
03 Mar 201804 Mar 201811 Mar 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
10 Mar 201811 Mar 201818 Mar 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
17 Mar 201818 Mar 201825 Mar 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
07 Apr 201808 Apr 201815 Apr 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
14 Apr 201815 Apr 201822 Apr 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
21 Apr 201822 Apr 201829 Apr 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
28 Apr 201829 Apr 201806 May 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
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19 May 201820 May 201827 May 2018$1321$1790$925BOOK THIS TOUR
26 May 201827 May 201803 Jun 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
02 Jun 201803 Jun 201810 Jun 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
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16 Jun 201817 Jun 201824 Jun 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
23 Jun 201824 Jun 201801 Jul 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
30 Jun 201801 Jul 201808 Jul 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
07 Jul 201808 Jul 201815 Jul 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
14 Jul 201815 Jul 201822 Jul 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
21 Jul 201822 Jul 201829 Jul 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
28 Jul 201829 Jul 201805 Aug 2018$1329$1808$925BOOK THIS TOUR
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25 Aug 201826 Aug 201802 Sep 2018$1329$1808$925BOOK THIS TOUR
01 Sep 201802 Sep 201809 Sep 2018$1329$1808$925BOOK THIS TOUR
29 Sep 201830 Sep 201807 Oct 2018$1335$1825$925BOOK THIS TOUR
06 Oct 201807 Oct 201814 Oct 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
13 Oct 201814 Oct 201821 Oct 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
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25 Oct 201826 Oct 201802 Nov 2018$2898$3358$925Sold Out
27 Oct 201828 Oct 201804 Nov 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
03 Nov 201804 Nov 201811 Nov 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
10 Nov 201811 Nov 201818 Nov 2018$1307$1755$925BOOK THIS TOUR
17 Nov 201818 Nov 201825 Nov 2018$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
24 Nov 201825 Nov 201802 Dec 2018$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
01 Dec 201802 Dec 201809 Dec 2018$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
08 Dec 201809 Dec 201816 Dec 2018$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
15 Dec 201816 Dec 201823 Dec 2018$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
22 Dec 201823 Dec 201830 Dec 2018$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
29 Dec 201830 Dec 201806 Jan 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
05 Jan 201906 Jan 201913 Jan 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
12 Jan 201913 Jan 201920 Jan 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
19 Jan 201920 Jan 201927 Jan 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
26 Jan 201927 Jan 201903 Feb 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
02 Feb 201903 Feb 201910 Feb 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
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16 Feb 201917 Feb 201924 Feb 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR
23 Feb 201924 Feb 201903 Mar 2019$1279$1718$925BOOK THIS TOUR

* All prices in USD

Inclusions



Included Services:

  • Sharing Transfers on arrival & departure (from/to Ben Gurion Airport)
  • 7 Nights Accommodation 
    • 1 night in Tel Aviv
    • 2 nights in Galilee
    • 4 nights in Jerusalem
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Daily Dinners included
  • 6 touring days in a Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach as per itinerary
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide
  • All transport and entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary

 

Not included services:

  • Airfare & Departure taxes
  • Tips to guide/driver & hotel staff
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal extras and meals not mentioned above

 

*The hotels appearing in the table might be replaced with similar ones*

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Testimonials

For years, it had been a deep desire of mine to lead a group of pilgrims to the Holy Land.  I’m not sure how it happened (perhaps the grace of God), but I ended up working with Israel Biblical Mission Tours (IBMT) and specifically Ornan Sharaby.   Because I had never led a group like this before, I needed guidance.  Ornan and his team were wonderfully helpful.  They answered all my questions, and never seemed irritated when I called or emailed with what some might have considered a “Silly question.”  Then, when it was close to departure time, I had some apprehensions.  Ornan assured me that he had taken care of everything.  On the day of our departure, we (a group of 27) had no issues whatsoever.  As predicted, everything was “Taken care of.”  The ...

Pastor Stan Patterson

Dear Brother Ornan and Brother Thomas,

We, KBCUSA had a wonderful time with IBMT Holy Land Tour in November 2014. It was really great joy for our group, the members of Karen Baptist Churches USA. You have fulfilled our great expectation to visit the Holy Land. We all appreciate for your well arrangement for excellent hotels, Tours and the tour guide and the drivers as well. Especially we appreciate for your kind arrangement from Canada even we were on the Tour in Israel and the warmly and kind assists of Mr. Thomas Portmann who taking care of us as his family. We really enjoy the trip with IBMT. And this year, we will be going to Israel with your Tour again. I would like to invite you to visit and present about the upcoming tour at our KBCUSA annual meeting which will be held in Buffalo in July 23...

Pastor Htoo

My trip to the Holy Land Israel

It is a dream trip is a desired journey, but God is the one who knows when your turn is and when is your time. Since I was at a young age I always wanted to know the world. I thought where Jesus was born, my love for God and my faith; it grew and grew inside of me and with it to know the steps of Jesus. I dreamed about knowing of what I have always heard where Jesus was born, where the Angel Gabriel came to the Virgin Mary and to know where Jesus was born and suffered so much on his way with the cross. Well my dream came true and even more because I received a wonderful grace of the Lord that I know that everyone that visit those distant and blessed lands of the lord ...

Yris Jimenez - New Jersey

Dear Thomas:

It was my intention to write to you upon returning from Israel, to tell you how awesome and wonderful the tour turned out to be.

Thomas, I am still in awe of the modernity and beauty of Israel , even though I know that my level of enjoyment and excitement there could have been much less were my cousin and I not fortunate enough to have the intelligence, knowledgeable and dedicated tour guide that Doron Kaufman was / is. I took a total of 1,750 photos; I will be making a photobook from them.

About our guide Doron — He was always pleasant (smiling) and caring, the best tour guide I have ever experienced. His impartation of what he knows about Israel is in its own ilk and he made every trip seem special.

It will interest you to know that I&...

Minnel M Porter

I apologize for not writing to you earlier and letting you know we had a wonderful time in our Holyland Tour to Israel!
Thank you and for IBMT – Holyland Tours for all of your help and patience in helping us plan this amazing trip. We will remember it forever!

Nury

I was very pleased with Ornan arraigning my trip to the Holy Land Upon my arrival in a foreign country, I was greeted by the ist ground contact at the airport with a sign with my name
I was presented with a welcome package with a cap & an itinerary of my tour. A taxi was arranged for drive to my hotel, had a slight concern at the hotel, made a phone call
to our Israel contact, it was corrected immediately.

Our tour guide was English speaking, he was very knowledgeable in all of the sites we visited. At the arrival & departure to every sites we were showed to the washrooms.Before we started the tours to the sites we were first taken aside & given a history of what we were about to explore.Our tour guide Hilik Silfin is an excellent guide ...

Kam Mohammed - Mississauga, Canada

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