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A Pastors Fam Tour

A Pastors Fam Tour for families and individuals

January 15-24, 2018

Land Package Per personAbove 20 participantsAbove 30
participants
Per Person in a Shared Room$1599.00$1399
Supplements
Single Supplement$799.00$799

 

Take Note…

  • There are only 40 spots on this tour for this price.
  • We REIMBURSE you in cash the ENTIRE COST OF THE TOUR PACKAGE (less any supplements, gratuities & personal expenses) if you lead your own group through Genesis Boutique Travel within 3 years. 1 refund valid per 20 passengers you bring.
  • This is a special offer for pastors and spouses only. We provide all services below costs, meaning we and our providers heavily subsidize the costs of this tour. The published price is the maximum you will pay.
  • You must submit credentials and/or a letter with your Church’s letterhead before being accepted. Only 2 pastors (or 1 pastor + spouse) per church allowed.
  • You only have to pay a $100.00 deposit (refundable or transferable) to reserve your space.
  • You can sign-up email, telephone or fax.

What’s included?

  • Transfer to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport
  • VIP Welcome and Baggage Services
  • 9 days of air-conditioned bus & driver
  • Licensed Israeli Tour Guide
  • (8 nights in 4-star accommodations Breakfast & Dinner Daily (includes special Farewell Dinner)
  • Head-set (Whisper) system
  • All park fees & scheduled activities and entertainment
  • Gratuities for hotel staff and baggage handlers
  • Credit card fees for deposit.
  • Traveler’s Kit (hat, map of Israel, water bottle and more…)

 

What’s not included?

  • Lunches (average $15 per meal)
  • Airfare
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (approximately $110 per person)
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls from room, mini bar, room service, etc.
  • Any transportation deviations from group
  • Optional Traveler’s Insurance through Travel Guard.(highly recommended)

 

Itinerary

* This itinerary is subject to minor changes. A final itinerary will be provided no later than 2 months before departure. All hotels have been confirmed but may be substituted for equal or higher class.

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:  Leonardo Netanya
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: Leonardo Tiberius
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: Leonardo hotel, Tiberius.
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.
  • Enjoy Shabbat dinner at hotel
  • Overnight & Dinner: Leonardo hotel, Tiberius
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: Leonardo, 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.
  • Overnight & Dinner: Leonardo, Jerusalem
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: Leonardo, 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: Leonardo, 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).