Your Tour Host
RICK & SANDY HAMRICK
9 Day Tour of Israel with Rick & Sandy Hamrick / Hope Community Church

Highlights

: Sea of Galilee boat ride, Beth She’an, Masada, Shrine of the Book and The Western Wall.
INCLUDED $3179
  • Current round-trip economy air fare from Charlotte NC to Tel Aviv via  United  Airlines
  • Current airport departure taxes, fuels surcharges, customs & security fees  
  • Superior first-class (4 star) hotel accommodations throughout 6 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 customs (as per itinerary) and stays with the group throughout until returning you to the airport for your flight to the U.S.A.
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing, including the Sea of Galilee boat ride, Western Wall Tunnel and Masada
  • 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
NOT INCLUDED
  • Single room supplement $680.00.
  • Insurance: Travel, baggage, trip cancellation, etc.
  • Beverages with meals, or meals not specifically mentioned
  • Passports
  • Personal Items and Immunizations
ACCOMMODATIONS
 
LOCATION
DATES
HOTEL
Tiberias June 10-11, 2021 LEONARDO PLAZA HOTEL
Jerusalem  June 12-15, 2021 AMBASSADOR HOTEL






 
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON PRICE
$3179

*All future and final payments must be made by check. Future payments made by credit card will incur a 4% merchant fee charge.

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)

Though this is 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:

Regular Tour Price: $226.00 Per person
Including Cost of Single Supplement: $254.00 Per Person  

Note: Currently COVID-19 is not covered under Allianz' Insurance Policies. You may visit allianztravelinsurance.com for more information.

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
1550 Hendersonville Rd Suite 214
Asheville, NC 28803
Day by Day Travel Itinerary
  • DAY 01 Wed . Jun . 09
    DEPART USA
    Today we depart Charlotte/Douglas Airport for our overnight flight to Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, with a connection in Newark.
  • DAY 02 Thu . Jun . 10
    ARRIVE ISRAEL
    Today we arrive in Tel Aviv mid-morning and proceed through passport control where our Wilcox World Travel and Tours representative at the baggage claim area.  After we pick up our luggage, the representative will lead us to the airport exit where we will meet our guide, board our bus and begin our tour of the Holy Land.  After a lunch stop in Jaffa (Biblical town of Joppa) we head north through the Coast of Sharon where the baptism of Gentiles began in Caesarea Maritima.  We include the sunken harbor, the hippodrome, the theater and the Roman aqueduct.  Then we drive to Mount Carmel, with a panoramic view of the Jezreel Valley.  We drive to Nazareth where we walk through a Bazaar at the site of the ancient village, visit the Church of the Annunciation, and get a view from the “brow of the hill on which the city was built.  We then make our way to The Sea of Galilee to our hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight. (Dinner included today.)
  • DAY 03 Fri . Jun . 11
    ON AND AROUND THE SEA OF GALILEE
    We start our day by cruising the Sea of Galilee in a wooden boat modeled after one from Jesus’ time.  We visit the Church of the Multiplication where Christians have long-remembered the first feeding of the multitude, and nearby, the Church of the Primacy of Saint Peter believed to be on the site of Jesus’ post-resurrection breakfast with his disciples and the reinstatement of Peter (John 21).  We drive to the Mount of the Beatitudes and then down to Capernaum, where archaeologists believe they have uncovered the house of Peter, as well as a synagogue who’s foundation stones are first-century.  After a Saint Peter’s Fish lunch we take a short hike on a path almost certainly used by Jesus and his disciples to travel from the villages along the Sea of Galilee to villages including Nazareth and Cana to the south west.  After our hike we travel to the place were the Jordan River exits south from the Sea of Galilee.  We will have a special baptismal service at the Jordan River for all who would like to participate.  Overnight at our hotel in Tiberias. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included today.)
  • DAY 04 Sat . Jun . 12
    FROM TIBERIAS TO JERUSALEM
    We leave Tiberias making our way to Jerusalem with several major sites on the way.  After passing through Cana we arrive at Beth She’an to survey the magnificence Roman and Byzantine ruins including a theater, bathhouses, ancient rest rooms, market areas and colonnaded streets.  We drive to Nablus to see Jacob’s Well, then to Qasr-al Yahud along the Jordan River, to discuss the crossing of the Jordan.  We then visit Jericho, thought to be the oldest city in the world, and view the traditional mountain of Jesus’ temptation. Heading into Jerusalem we make our way to the top of Mt. Scopus and enjoy a majestic view of Jerusalem and proceed to our hotel for dinner and overnight.  (Breakfast and Dinner included today.)
  • DAY 05 Sun . Jun . 13
    THE JUDEAN DESERT
    After an early breakfast we head out for Masada to view ancient remains of Herod’s fortress 1,200 feet above the desert plain.  We stop in Ein Gedi and climb a mountain path to a waterfall where David may have hidden when running from Saul.  Then we make our way to Qumran where a Bedouin shepherd found the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1948.  Afterward, those who wish may enjoy a “float” in the Dead Sea.  Then it is back to our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.  (Breakfast and Dinner included today.)
  • DAY 06 Mon . Jun . 14
    BETHLEHEM / BETHANY / MOUNT OF OLIVES
    After breakfast we head toward Bethlehem stopping at Shepherds’ Fields and then The Church of the Nativity, built over a cave believed to be where Jesus was born. We visit Herodium and view the remains of a palace fortress built by Herod the Great.  Then we visit Lazarus’ tomb in Bethany.  Finally we top the Mount of Olives for a group picture with Jerusalem in the background and a preview of the next day. Then back to our hotel for dinner and overnight.  (Breakfast and Dinner included today.)
  • DAY 07 Tue . Jun . 15
    JUST OUTSIDE THE OLD CITY
    We start back at the top of the Mt. of Olives, visiting the Church of the Ascension and the Church of Pater Noster (Our Father).  We descend the Mount of Olives using the traditional Palm Sunday road and visiting Dominus Flevit (“The Lord Weeps), and continuing to Gethsemane with a visit to the Garden and church for some quiet time.  From here we drive to Mt. Zion to the grounds of a church called St. Peter in Gallicantu.  Here, the Assumptionist Fathers propose, was the house where the High Priest Caiaphas interrogated Jesus.  We view the ancient steps that likely were used by Jesus as he left the city heading toward the Kidron Valley.  We visit a site built at what is thought to be the location of the Upper Room.  We then drive to the Israel Museum which includes an outdoor model of Jerusalem as the city may have looked in 66 AD.  Then it is back to our hotel for dinner and overnight.  (Breakfast and Dinner included today.)
  • DAY 8 Wed . Jun . 16
    JERUSALEM / THE OLD CITY
    We begin our day by ascending to the Dome of the Rock and the al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site of Islam, located on the traditional site of the Temple Mount.  Just to the north we find the Pools of Bethesda, and St. Anne’s Church, perfectly preserved from the Crusader period with remarkable acoustics.  We then make some stops on the Via Dolorosa.  We visit the Western Wall and then examine a tunnel that runs the length of the outer Herodian Temple wall, mostly preserved in mint condition, including two stone blocks each weighing about 600 tons.  We then examine the ruins near the south side of the Temple Mount.  After a walk through the Old City we make our way through the Damascus Gate and find our way to the Garden Tomb where we conclude our tour.  This evening we enjoy a Middle Eastern farewell dinner before we drive to the airport for our late evening check-in for our flight home. 
  • DAY 9 Thu . Jun . 17
    ARRIVE USA
    Today we arrive back in the USA after an overnight flight from Tel Aviv.
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