APOSTOLIC HOLY LAND TOUR AND JERUSALEM EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

With special guests: Rev. Lee Stoneking and Rev. Art Wilson

Date: November 08, 2022 - November 18, 2022
Led by: Pastor Justin C. Gleason
Guided by: Erez Berkovitz
Base Price for:
Land & Air: $4,399.00

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This once-in-a-lifetime "Apostolic" travel experience to the Holy Land is led by Pastor Justin C. Gleason.

The tour will be 9 days and 8 nights throughout Israel, and will conclude with a special Jerusalem Educational Conference hosted by Rev. Art Wilson WAFUNIF Goodwill Ambassador at the 5-star Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem.

The conference will host a special guest: Rev. Lee Stoneking.

If you plan only to attend the Conference Only portion of the trip, please register here.

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Day 1 - Tuesday - November 8th, 2022 - (B/D)

Group Departure from JFK or Newark International Airport, USA.

Day 2 - Wednesday - November 9th, 2022 - (B/D)

Depending on flight schedule and arrival times, we’ll perhaps visit a site (Elah Valley or  Antipatris), and then transfer to a hotel for dinner and rest before commencing on a trip of a lifetime!!

Dinner and overnight: West Lagoon (Netanya, Mediterranean Sea)

Day 3 - Thursday - November 10th, 2022 - (B/D)

En-route to Galilee we will be visiting the following Biblical sites: Caesarea (Acts 10, 12, 23), Megiddo (Armageddon; 1 Kings 9:15; Rev. 16:16), and Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18). We complete our tour overlooking the Jezreel Valley at Mt. Precipice, the traditional site for Jesus being chased out of Nazareth (Luke 4).

Dinner and overnight: Sea of Galilee, Nof Ginosar

Day 4 - Friday - November 11th, 2022 - (B/D)

After breakfast, we make our way north through the Hula Valley stopping first at Tel Hazor, a city taken by Joshua (Joshua 11:10-14). We then head to Tel Dan where we will tour extensively and include a visit at the Canaanite – Bronze era mud brick gate that has been nicknamed the "Gate of Abraham". At the foot of Mt Hermon, we will visit the springs of Banias and the site of Caesarea Philippi. This is where Peter made his declaration about Jesus (Matt. 16). Next, we will visit one of the Druze villages perched on the Golan heights where we will have a stop for lunch (not included). After enjoying the tastes and spices of this Syrian/Lebanese cuisine we will head out to the Golan Heights and visit the Mt. Bental overlook. From this former military base, we can look into Syrian territory and learn about the ancient Damascus Road as well as modern military history in this region. As we head out of the Golan we’ll stop visit a dolmen. We will end our day at the Jordan River where you have an option for baptism and renewal.

Dinner and overnight: Sea of Galilee, Nof Ginosar

Day 5 - Saturday - November 12th, 2022 - (B/D)

We start our day atop the Mount of Beatitudes and read from Matthew 5, the Sermon on the Mount. We continue on to Capernaum, the center of ministry for Jesus in Galilee. Next, we visit Tabgha, remembering the story of the feeding of the 5,000 and John 21 with Jesus calling out to Peter to cast the fishing net on the right side. Following our stop for a St. Peters Fish optional lunch (not included) we will conclude our touring around the Sea of Galilee. First visiting the 1st Century remains of Magdala including the greatest highlight of all: A 2000-year-old synagogue. We travel to a special overview of the Valley of Bethsaida, which is the hometown of Peter, Andrew, and Philip. We conclude our tour in Galilee with an amazing boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, where we will have time for worship. Afterwards, we visit the “Jesus boat" from the first century, a vessel found here along the shores of Galilee in 1986. After Lunch, we leave the Galilee and make our way along the Jordan

Dinner and overnight: Ein Bokek, Daniel Dead Sea Resort & Spa

Day 6 - Sunday - November 13th, 2022 - (B/D)

We arrive at Masada and ascend high upon the wilderness mountain, by way of the cable car, to the fortress built by King Herod. We survey the ruins of the fortifications, waterworks, the synagogue, temples and palaces. Continuing along the shores of the Dead Sea, we take a short drive to Ein Gedi, where David hid from the wrath of King Saul. We enjoy a walk up to the flowing and lush oasis waterfalls, hopefully seeing Ibex along the way. Then we continue to the site of the Dead Sea Scroll community and view some of the most important caves that this ancient treasure of a library was hidden for two millennia!! We continue our drive through the Wilderness of Judah for Jericho, where after a chance to eat lunch we view from outside the ancient city where the wall came tumbling down (Joshua 2-6; Mark 10:46; Luke 19:1). We then continue to Qaser-El Yahud Baptismal site where tradition believes Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Towards the end of the day, we have an Aliya (Ascension) to Jerusalem to enjoy with praise and song as we stop to view the ancient passageway to Jerusalem and arrive perched upon the Mt. Olives.

Dinner and Overnight: the 5-star, luxurious Inbal Hotel

NOTE: ALL CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS SHOULD ARRIVE BY THIS EVENING. DINNER WILL BE SERVED AT THE HOTEL

Day 7 - Monday - November 14th, 2022 - (B/D)

  • 06:30-09:00 – Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your leisure.
  • 09:00-10:00 - Please join us in the conference room for a morning prayer session. Introduction and message delivered by Bro. Art Wilson.
  • 10:30 – Depart for touring:
  • We’ll begin our touring day at the peak of Mt. Olives for teachings and we will walk the Palm Sunday Road down to Gethsemane for Private Garden teachings, visit and Prayer.
  • We’ll enjoy lunch together near the Old City.
  • At 14:30, we’ll visit the City of David Archeology and tour through to the Pool of Siloam with an opportunity to do Hezekiah's tunnel.
  • Afterwards, we’ll visit the Valley of Gehenna
  • Return to the hotel for dinner
  • Special Evening Lecture: Biblical Archaeology
  • Dinner and Overnight: the 5-star, luxurious Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 8 - Tuesday - November 15th, 2022 - (B/D)

  • 06:30-08:00 – Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your leisure.
  • This morning, we’ll depart early to visit the Temple Mount.
  • Afterwards, we’ll visit the Israel Museum tour the 2nd Temple Era model and Dead Sea Scrolls Shrine of the Book.
  • 12:00 - Next, we’ll visit the Yad vaShem Holocaust Memorial where we’ll have a lunch buffet.
  • Afterwards, we’ll take a tour of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial with a local expert guide
  • Special Evening Lecture: Special Guest Speaker and Prayer Session

Dinner and Overnight: the 5-star, luxurious Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 9 - Wednesday - November 16th, 2022 - (B/D)

  • 06:30-09:00 – Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your leisure.
  • 09:00-10:00 - Please join us in the conference room for a morning prayer session. Introduction and message delivered by Bro. Art Wilson.
  • 10:30 – Depart for touring
  • Upper Room of the Last Supper
  • Temple Institute exhibition in the Jewish Quarter
  • Lunch: Old City
  • Tour the Southern Steps and Ophel Excavations
  • Visit the Western Wall.
  • Our touring day will conclude with a visit to the Western Wall Rabbinical Tunnels and then a walk out of the Damascus Gate to end our day at the Garden Tomb.
  • Special Evening Speaker and Prayer Session

 

END OF CONFERENCE

Dinner and Overnight: the 5-star, luxurious Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 10 - Thursday - November 17th, 2022 - (B/D)

This morning we will make our way along the peak of the Judean and Samarian hills, following the Way of the Patriarchs, to the excavations of Shiloh where the tabernacle was situated for 369 yrs.! We join the footsteps of Joshua, Samuel and even the brides to be in the winepresses as we examine the relics of this ancient spiritual center of Israel! We then continue further North to the peak of Mt. Gerizim where we will meet both the ancient relics of Samaria as well as the tiny Samarian community that is still preserving their way of life, Passover sacrifice and their ancient scripture. A view of ancient Shechem (today Nablus) lets us point out the area of Jacobs well and Joseph's tomb adjacent to the Tel of this ancient and biblical city. From the Peak of the hill country we will descend to the beaches and the most important port city in this part of the Eastern Mediterranean. This is Jaffa, walking in the pathways of the book of Acts with Peter arriving at Simon the Tanners. We will conclude our tour in the modern streets of Tel Aviv opening the modern chapter in the story which is Israel and experience the Independence Hall – where the State of Israel was declared!

A farewell dinner is included at a local restaurant and transfer to the airport for the return journey home.

Day 11 - Friday - November 18th, 2022 - (B/D)

Arrive back to the USA.

Airfare will be posted approximately 10 months prior to departure. We are currently including up to $1200 for direct flight airfare out of NYC or Newark. Airfare prices are subject to change.

 

 

Deadline Date

Early-bird registration ends.

July 8 2022

Final payments & details are due.

Aug 8 2022

Late registration & late payment fees (min. $200) go into full effect.

Aug 9 2022

Airline tickets are issued.

Oct 8 2022

Per Person Pricing

 (in a shared room)

All-inclusive, (9/8 on Land + Transfers + Tour + Air + Conference)

$4390.00

Conference only (4 nights, 3 conference days + touring; no airfare or transfers included.)

$1550.00

Supplements (per person)

Single room throughout the tour

+$1325.00

Special Airport Transfer

+$80.00

Per extra night in a shared room on BB (4-star) – includes transfer.

+$275.00

Special Flight Upgrades

Please contact us.

 

 

 

Inclusions

  • Round-trip group airfare from JFK or Newark (up to $1200 value). Final airfare costs will be published 10 months prior to departure.
  • All fuel/taxes for flight and potential surcharges.
  • Personal assistance after passport control through baggage, customs & to your transfer vehicle
  • Transfers to/from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport Luggage assistance in/out
  • 9 days of air-conditioned travel coach with free WIFI
  • 8 overnights in excellent, 4-staraccommodations
  • Breakfast & Dinner daily (includes special Farewell Dinner) – Note: you may elect to remove some dinners to have dinner out on your own and receive a reduction).
  • English-speaking, licensed tour guide throughout – Erez Berkovitz
  • Whisper system (for groups of 20 or more)
  • All National Park fees, entrance fees, activities & guest speakers
  • Traveler’s Welcome Kit
  • Baptismal Kits (if needed)
  • Debit/Credit card fees for initial deposit only. Final balance payment by check.

 

Note for Conference-Only Attendees

 

“Conference-only” attendees receive access to the event, hotel overnights, meals and touring, according to the itinerary. All additional expenses, including but not limited to airfare, airport transfers, lunches, gratuities and anything outside the spectrum of the conference are not included.

 

Included/Excluded for Conference-Only

 

  • 4 nights at the 5-star, luxurious Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem
  • Meals per the itinerary
  • Entrance to the conference
  • Open coffee and dessert bar at the conference
  • All special lectures and tours throughout the conference

 

Note: Conference-only Attendees who go on tour will also be encouraged to offer a minimum $10 per person, per day gratuity to their guide/driver team. Lunches not included.

 

Exclusions

  • Domestic airfare to JFK
  • All-inclusive gratuity package for guide, driver, bellboys, boat ride ($150 per person)
  • Lunches
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls from room, mini bar, room service, etc.
  • Optional traveler’s insurance through your own provider.

Per Person Pricing

 (in a shared room)

All-inclusive, (9/8 on Land + Transfers + Tour + Air + Conference)

$4390.00

Conference only (4 nights, 3 conference days + touring; no airfare or transfers included.)

$1550.00

Supplements (per person)

Single room throughout the tour

+$1325.00

Special Airport Transfer

+$80.00

Per extra night in a shared room on BB (4-star) – includes transfer.

+$275.00

Special Flight Upgrades

Please contact us.

Travel is not required but HIGHLY recommended.

Please visit our Insurance page for more information and suggestions.





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