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A Pastors Fam Tour

A Pastors Fam Tour for families and individuals

Tour Info +
Day 1
  • Group Departure from JFK (New York)
  • Meals in Flight
Day 2
  • Morning Arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport at Lod (Biblical Lydda).
  • Visit the port city of Jaffa (Simon the Tanner’s House)
  • Explore Caesarea – Herod’s Port City and the home of Pontius Pilate (Theatre, Palace, Hippodrome & Aqueduct)
  • Welcome “Home” dinner
  • Overnight & Dinner: Mediterranean Sea
Day 3
  • Stand on Mt. Carmel and see the story of Elijah vs. the prophets of Baal come alive
  • Visit Tel Megiddo and lookout over the Valley of Armageddon.
  • Stand on Tel Jezreel, Naboth’s Vineyard
  • Stand on the Brow of the Hill and look out over the Jezreel Valley and Nazareth.
  • Visit a modern-day synagogue in Nazareth
  • End the day at Cana of Galilee
  • Overnight & Dinner: Sea of Galilee at Scott’s Hotel
Day 4
  • Visit the Arbel Pass, Jesus’ passageway into the Galilee.
  • Visit Capernaum, mentioned more times in the New Testament than any other city.
  • Visit Bethsaida, home to 5 of the 12 disciples
  • Drive by Korazin
  • Walk down the Mount of Beatitudes
  • See Mensa Christi, the setting for John 21 – “Feed my lambs!”
  • Visit Tabgha and the Church of the Multiplication
  • Visit the 1st century ‘Galilee boat at Ginosar’s Yigal Allon Museum
  • 16:00 – Set sail on the Sea of Galilee from Ginosar and hear the music of Dani Carmel, a local Messianic.
  • Overnight & Dinner: Sea of Galillee at Scott’s Hotel
Day 5
  • Visit Tel Hazor and see the destruction by Joshua and the Israelites as reported in Joshua 11.
  • See the Hula Valley (Waters of Merom)
  • Lookout over the Lebanese Border from Misgav Am
  • Visit Tel Dan and stand in the temple built by Jeroboam.
  • See Caesarea Phillipi (The Temple of Pan & Agrippas’ Palace)
  • Drive up to the Golan Heights. Stand on Mt. Bental (Syrian/Israeli bunkers) and lookout over Syria and the Road to Damascus.
  • Overnight & Dinner: Sea of Galillee at Scott’s Hotel
Day 6
  • Visit Jordan River Baptismal Site
  • Visit Beth Shean, the capital of the Decapolis
  • Beth Alpha ancient synagogue
  • See Mayan Harod (Harod’s Spring), where Gideon chose his men
  • Dinner at Abrahams Tent + Camel riding
  • Look out Jerusalem from Mt Scopus
  • Overnight & Dinner: Jerusalem 
Day 7
  • See Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered
  • Visit the nature park of Ein Gedi to see the desert ibex, rock hyrax and the cave where David hid from Saul.
  • Enjoy a relaxing swim in the Dead Sea
  • Have the option to climb to the top of Masada via the Roman Rampart to see Herod the Great’s desert fortress (25-minute hike). A cable car option will be available, as well.
  • Tour Masada
  • Lookout over Wadi Kelt and the Road of the Good Samaritan.
Day 8
  • “Go up” to the Temple Mount to see the site of the ancient temple and the modern-day Dome of the Rock
  • Explore the Jewish Quarter and see the Burnt House, Herodian Quarter and the Roman Cardo
  • Enjoy lunch and shopping time on your own in the Old City.
  • See the Southern Wall Excavations and a 3D model of the 1st century temple, walking along the 1st century street and climbing up the 1st century steps.
  • See a 3D Movie & explore the City of David
  • Go underground through Hezekiah’s Tunnel to the Pool of Siloam
  • Visit the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book & Model of the 2nd Temple.
  • End the day with a visit to the Western Wall tunnels & the Wailing Wall
  • Overnight & Dinner: Overnight & Dinner: American Colony, Jerusalem
Day 9
  • Lookout from the Mount of Olives
  • Walk down the Mount of Olives and visit Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept.
  • Enjoy a time of prayer and devotion in a private garden at Gethsemane
  • Visit the House of Caiphas.
  • Visit Mt. Zion and the Upper Room
  • Visit the Pools of Bethesda
  • Stand on the Lithostratos, “Pavement”, in the Ecco Homo Convent.
  • Walk part of the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
  • See the Damascus Gate, where Stephen was stoned.
  • Visit the Yad vaShem Holocaust Memorial
  • Overnight & Dinner: Overnight & Dinner: American Colony, Jerusalem
Day 10
  • Visit the Garden Tomb (Gordon’s Calvary)
  • Walk along the Road to Emmaus in Abu Ghosh and see the location of the House of Abinadab, where the ark of the covenant was held.
  • Drive through Samson country and see the ancient site of Beth Shemesh
  • Stand in the Elah Valley, where David fought Goliath
  • See Gath, Goliath’s hometown
  • Transfer to airport
  • Evening Group Departure from TLV (Tel Aviv, Israel).