Your Tour Host
Pastor Bob Fetterhoff
Ultimate Israel & Jordan with Pastor Bob Fetterhoff

Highlights

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Mt. Carmel, Sea of Galilee Boat Ride, Nazareth Village, Masada, the Western Wall, & Petra


**$8,499.00 BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY FROM NEWARK

INCLUDED $8699

 

$8,699. 00 FROM CLEVELAND
$8,499.00 FROM NEWARK
 
$125 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR REGSITRATIONS BY JUNE 15, 2024
$200 DISCOUNT FOR BALANCE PAID BY CHECK
 
  • Current round-trip economy air fare from Cleveland or Newark to Tel Aviv on United Airlines.
  • Current airport departure taxes, fuel surcharges, customs & security fees.
  • Israeli departure tax at Arava Border, Jordanian departure tax and visa
  • Superior First Class and Deluxe (4 & 5 star) hotel accommodations throughout (10 nights);
  • Breakfast and dinner daily, including one St. Peter’s fish lunch and a farewell dinner.
  • Comprehensive daily sightseeing per itinerary by private deluxe motor coach with qualified driver and English-speaking, licensed guide/escort, who meets you upon arrival after clearing Israeli/Jordanian customs (as per itinerary) and stays with the group throughout until returning you to the airport for your flight to U.S.A.
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing, including the Sea of Galilee boat ride, Masada, Western Wall Tunnel and Petra.
  • All transfers and porterage (one suitcase per person).
  • All tipping to hotel and restaurant personnel, porters, drivers, and guides.
  • Wilcox World Travel and Tours flight bag and Holy Land Journal.
  • Free copy of Pastor Fetterhoff’s book, “Walk the Bible in 30 Days
NOT INCLUDED
 
  • Single room supplement $2,8500.00.
  • Insurance: Travel, baggage, trip cancellation, etc.
  • Beverages with meals or meals not specifically mentioned (lunches).
  • Passports
  • Personal items and immunizations
ACCOMMODATIONS
 
LOCATION
DATES
HOTEL
Tel Aviv Oct. 26 Carlton Beach Hotel
Aqaba Oct. 27 Kempinski Resort
Dead Sea Oct. 28-29 Dead Sea Marriott
Tiberias Oct. 30-31 U-Boutique Hotel
Jerusalem Nov. 1-4 David Citadel







 
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON PRICE
$8699

*Please read the General Terms & Conditions for applicable Deposit, Cancellation and Refund information.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
  • Air Transportation
  • Land Transportation and Transfers
  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • Baggage
  • Service Charges and Taxes
  • Not Included
  • Insurance
  • Important Passport Information
  • VISA
  • Deposits and Payments
  • Guests with Disabilities
  • Participating Air Carriers
  • Responsibility
  • Cancellations and Refunds
  • NOTE
Travel Insurance (Optional)

We strongly urge you to consider purchasing trip insurance.

This can protect you from unanticipated events while you are traveling, many with catastrophic financial effects. Most people cannot absorb this cost on their own, so why take a chance?
Wilcox acts as an agent for Allianz Travel Insurance and we will process the purchase of the insurance should you choose it. However, you are welcome to seek out other options that may be available. It is important to us that you are prepared and covered for any unforeseen circumstances that may arise.

As and agent for Allianz Travel Insurance we offer a special Group rate (applicable to all ages). It's important to note that for the exclusions for pre-existing medical conditions to be waived insurance  must be purchased prior to the balance due date. 
See below for cost details:

If you are interested in purchasing travel insurance please reach out to us for specific details. However, please make note of the disclaimer below from Allianz when considering whether you wish to purchase at this time:

 "The Israel-Hamas war is a known event as of October 7, 2023.  Please note that benefits apply only for covered reasons indicated in your plan documents, and all plans have an exclusion for losses resulting directly or indirectly from war, acts of war, and known or foreseeable events.  If you are planning to travel to Israel or the surrounding areas, please be advised that any loss or other claims directly or indirectly related to war, any act of war, or any known or foreseeable event are not covered under your travel insurance plan. Please refer to your plan documents for details on your benefits and the terms, conditions, and exclusions that apply."

 

Registration Form
You also have the option to submit your deposit and registration by mail. Simply click on the link below to download and print the registration form. Once completed mail to: 
 
Wilcox World Travel and Tours
International Group Tours Division
37 Maxwell Drive, Suite 2
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Day by Day Travel Itinerary
  • DAY 01 Fri . Oct . 25
    DEPART USA FOR TEL AVIV
    After connecting flights from around the U.S., our journey of a lifetime begins with an evening departure on United from Cleveland. After take-off, we will be served dinner and breakfast in route
  • DAY 02 Sat . Oct . 26
    ARRIVE TEL AVIV / CAESAREA BY THE SEA
    Upon arrival at Ben Gurion airport, our agent helps us through customs and security. We head for Caesarea Maritima, the majestic seaport, built by Herod the Great in honor of Caesar Augustus. We transfer to the Carlton Hotel on the Mediterranean for dinner and overnight in Tel Aviv
  • DAY 03 Sun . Oct . 27
    BEERSHEBA / MITZPE RAMON / WILDERNESS TABERNACLE / BORDER CROSSING TO JORDAN
    After breakfast we proceed to Beersheba, the ancient home of Abraham, to see the ruins and archeological site. We move on through the Negev desert and marvel at the Ramon Crater, where we learn about the Wilderness wandering of the ancient Israelites. After lunch, we head for Timna and the Wilderness Tabernacle before we cross the border in Eilat to Aqaba for our hotel for dinner, relaxation and overnight at the Kempinski Hotel.
  • DAY 04 Mon . Oct . 28
    DRIVE & VISIT PETRA
    In the morning, we depart Aqaba and drive to Petra, the ancient Nabatean capital and “Rose Red City half as old as time.” We’ll see the spectacular “city of the dead,” with its famed gorge, ancient streets, temples, dwelling places and tombs carved in solid rock. Our visit includes a two-mile walk through the famous Siq (the natural gorge) to arrive at the Treasury. We can see Roman temple ruins of the Roman city, the Nabatean Judgment Hall, palace tombs, famous Urn Temple and the Roman Amphitheater. A climb of several hundred steps to the “high places” might appeal to the adventurous. We leave Petra and head to the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight at the Dead Sea Marriott Hotel
  • DAY 05 Tue . Oct . 29
    BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN / MT. NEBO
    After breakfast, we visit the baptismal site where John baptized Jesus at Bethany Beyond the Jordan (John 1:26-28). We move on to Mt. Nebo, where Moses stood to view the Promised Land. After lunch we spend the afternoon relaxing at our hotel or floating in the Dead Sea. Optional spa treatments are available at our hotel where we enjoy dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 06 Wed . Oct . 30
    BORDER CROSSING / JERICHO / BEITSHEAN / BAPTISM
    Early in the morning, we cross the King Hussein Bridge into Israel and head for the tel of Jericho – a favorite spot for archaeologists. We enjoy an excellent view of the Mount of Temptation. Jericho is an excellent location to buy world-famous Hebron potter y. Following a stop for shopping and lunch, we depart for Gan Hashlosha, near Gideon’s Spring, which feeds the Jordan for our baptism. We conclude the day at the incredible ruins of Beit Shan, featuring eighteen layers of civilization where Saul and his sons were nailed to the city wall (1 Samuel 31:10). Dinner and overnight at the U Boutique Hotel in Tiberias.
  • DAY 07 Thu . Oct . 31
    SEA OF GALILEE BOAT RIDE / CAESAREA PHILIPPI / CAPERNAUM / CHORAZIN / MT. OF BEATITUDES / MAGDALA
    We begin the day with a memorable boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Then we follow some of the stories in Mark 4-6 about the ministry of Jesus. Our bus climbs into the Golan Heights where we arrive at the base of Mt. Hermon. Banyas, the Caesarea Philippi of the Bible, is a main water source for the Jordan River. Here Peter made his great declaration about Jesus (Mk. 8:27ff). After lunch our stops include Chorazin, one of the cities of the “Evangelical Triangle,” and the Mt. of Beatitudes where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. We move on to Capernaum, our Lord’s hometown for two years (Matt.4:13), and marvel at multitudes that were attracted to the miracles performed by Jesus. Late in the afternoon, we stop at Magdala to see the remnants of a 1st Century synagogue which likely was visited by our Lord. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 08 Fri . Nov . 01
    MT. ARBEL / NAZARETH WITH VILLAGE / MEGIDDO/ ISRAEL MUSEUM / HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
    This morning, we say “so long” to the shores of the Sea of Galilee with a ride up Mt. Arbel, where the Crusaders experienced their final defeat at the hands of Saladin. We then head for Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus, for a glimpse of the 1st Century life. At the Tel of Megiddo, we learn about 30 layers of civilization, as well as the final battle of this period of history. After lunch we turn our attention to Jerusalem where we conclude the day with visits to the Israel Museum (home of a 1st Century model of the city of Jerusalem) and Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum which commemorates the horrors of World War 2 before we turn to the David Citadel hotel for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 09 Sat . Nov . 02
    TEMPLE MOUNT / POOLS OF BETHESDA / MASADA / EIN GEDI / QUMRAN
    Today, we catch an early bus to the Temple Mount, home to the temples of Solomon and Herod and the current location for the Dome of the Rock, the Mosque of Omar, originally built in the 6th Century and the Al Aqsa Mosque, used by Muslims for prayer. After the Temple Mount, we visit the Pools of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the lame man (John 5. We spend the rest of the day in the desert and enjoy a stop at Masada, where Jewish zealots met their fate at the hands of the Roman army. We move on to Ein Gedi, the desert oasis, where we recall the worship of David in Psalm 46. We conclude the day at Qumran, the home of the Essenes and the location for the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls before we return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 10 Sun . Nov . 03
    MT. ZION/TEMPLE TREASURES INSTITUTE/ ARCHEOLOGICAL PARK /SOUTHERN STEPS/ PILGRIM’S PATH
    After breakfast, we head to Mt. Zion for a visit to the House of Caiaphas, The Tomb of King David, and the Upper Room. We enter the Jewish Quarter to visit the Temple Treasures Institute that reminds us of preparations that are being made for the construction of the 3rd Temple. Following lunch, we visit the Pilgrim’s Path before we conclude at the Jerusalem Archeological Park by walking among Herodian stones and the Southern Steps from the 2nd Temple period. We rest our feet at the hotel where we enjoy dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 11 Mon . Nov . 04
    BETHLEHEM /SHEPHERD’S FIELDS / HERODIAN / MT. OF OLIVES / GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE
    We begin our day at the Church of the Nativity to focus on the birth of our Lord. We enjoy some shopping for olive wood and other local products in Bethlehem before we visit the Shepherd’s Fields and reflect on the appearance of the angels to announce the birth of Christ to the shepherds (Luke 2:8-18. The Herodian is our next stop, the majestic manmade mountain outside of Bethlehem, where King Herod’s grave was recently discovered. This afternoon, we head to the Mt. of Olives for a panoramic view of the city of the Old City of Jerusalem, then we walk down the hillside to visit the Garden of Gethsemane. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 12 Tue . Nov . 05
    GORDON’S CALVARY / GARDEN TOMB / VIA DOLOROSA / CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHER / FAREWELL DINNER
    We begin our last day in Jerusalem with a moving visit to Gordon’s Calvary and the Garden Tomb, where we celebrate communion and remember the death and resurrection of our Lord. We retrace the steps of Jesus on the way to the cross as we make our way along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. We enjoy a farewell lunch at the Ambassador Hotel before our journey continues with a late-night flight from Ben Gurion airport to the USA.
  • DAY 13 Wed . Nov . 06
    ARRIVE U.S.A.
    We arrive early this morning and transfer to our domestic flights home filled with life-changing memories of what it was like to walk in the footsteps of Moses and Jesus during our visit to the Holy Land.
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