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INCLUDED $4989.00
 
  • Current round-trip economy air fare from from Nashville, TN to Tel Aviv.
  • Current airport departure taxes, fuel surcharges, customs & security fees.
  • Superior first class & deluxe (4 & 5 star) hotel accommodations throughout 7 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 U.S.A.
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing, including the Sea of Galilee boat ride, Masada and The Western Wall Tunnel
  • All transfers and porterage (one suitcase per person).
  • All tipping to hotel and restaurant personnel, porters, drivers, and guides.
  • Wilcox World Travel and Tours gift set or flight bag and Holy Land journal.
NOT INCLUDED
  • Single room supplement $1,600.00
  • Insurance: Travel, baggage, trip cancellation, etc…
  • Beverages with meals, or meals not specifically mentioned on itinerary (lunches)
  • Passports
  • Personal items and immunizations 
ACCOMMODATIONS
LOCATION DATE HOTEL
Tiberias Feb. 06-08, 2024 Sofia Hotel
Jerusalem Feb. 09-12, 2024 Inbal Hotel




 
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON PRICE
$4989.00

**Please see Terms & Conditions for details regarding our cancellation and refund policy.

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
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: $326.00 Per person
Including Cost of Single Supplement: $454.00 Per Person  

*Once purchased the Insurance Premium is non-refundable.

Please note: Israel is requiring all tourists to have travel insurance that includes medical coverage for Covid.

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 Mon . Feb . 05
    DEPART USA

    Today we depart Nashville for our overnight flight to Tel Aviv, Israel, with a connection, arriving the next day at Ben Gurion airport

  • DAY 02 Tue . Feb . 06
    ARRIVAL TEL AVIV
    We arrive into Tel Aviv today and proceed through passport control where we are welcomed by our Wilcox World Travel representative. After claiming our bags, our representative will lead us to the airport exit to meet our guide, board our bus, and begin our tour of The Holy Land. We continue to our hotel located on the Sea of Galilee in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 03 Wed . Feb . 07
    TIBERIAS / UPPER GALILEE / THE JORDAN RIVER

    After breakfast, we drive north toward the Golan Heights and experience spectacular views of the Sea of Galilee. We stop at the Mount of Beatitudes (Matthew 5-7) for a worship service. We then observe Tel Hazor, the largest Canaanite city of the Old Testament. We gaze toward Mt. Hermon in the distance. We then travel to Dan where we combine a nature walk beside the upper Jordan River and a visit to ancient ruins, including the Israelite high place that supported a golden calf (I Kings 12). Afterwards, we take a brief ride to the spring of Caesarea Philippi (Banias) where Peter confessed his recognition of Jesus as The Christ. We visit the stunning remains of a first century AD palace belonging to Agrippa II. We continue our ride to an overlook for a glimpse of Damascus, Syria, 45 miles away. We then end our day with a spectacular drive through the Golan Heights to our hotel in Tiberias.

  • DAY 04 Thu . Feb . 08
    TIBERIAS / BEIT SHE’AN / THE SEA OF GALILEE

    To d a y w e d r i v e south to Beit She’an, one of the cities of the Decapolis, and visit the site of this magnificent Greek and Roman community. Here we can climb the tel and view the setting of the death of Saul (I Samuel 31). We survey the Roman and Byzantine ruins: the theatre, bathhouses, ancient restrooms, market areas, and colonnaded streets. Then, we drive back to the area just north of Tiberias to visit the newly discovered archeological site of the fishing village of Magdala. Here we view a first century synagogue typical of the various synagogues that dotted the Galilee region where Christ would have first preached. After a St. Peter’s Fish lunch, we make our way to The Primacy of Peter, a church that is thought to be the place where Jesus prepared breakfast for His disciples (John 21). We visit Capernaum, where Franciscan archaeologists believe they have uncovered the house of Peter (Mark 1 and 2). Next, we visit Tabgha where Christians have long remembered the feeding of the multitude (Mark 6). We visit the Yigal Alon Museum at Kibbutz Ginosar where we view “The Jesus Boat.” And at the end of the day, we cruise the Sea of Galilee in a similar wooden boat from the time of Jesus (Matthew 8). We disembark within walking distance of our hotel.

  • DAY 05 Fri . Feb . 09
    THE JORDAN RIVER / JERICHO / JERUSALEM

    Today we drive south again toward Jericho. Along the way we visit a baptismal site on the Jordan River where John the Baptist most likely baptized Jesus. Entering Jericho, we stop for a brief look at a sycamore tree (Luke 19:1-8). We then visit the tel of this ancient, inhabited city. We view the mountain traditionally held as the Mount of Temptation (Matthew 4). Ascending the old Roman road along Wadi Qilt, we stop at an overlook to view St. George’s Monastery. From there we drive into Bethlehem for shopping. At the end of the day we make our way to the top of Mt. Scopus and behold majestic Jerusalem. We proceed to our hotel to check in and overnight.

  • DAY 06 Sat . Feb . 10
    BETHLEHEM / MOUNT OF OLIVES / GETHSEMANE

    This morning we return to Bethlehem. We walk through the town making our way along its alleys and markets to the Church of the Nativity. We visit the Shepherds’ Field where the angels announced the birth of the Holy Child proclaiming: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men!” We ascend the Mount of Olives with the Old City tilted toward us. We then descend the Mount of Olives following the traditional Palm Sunday road to Dominus Flevit (“The Lord Weeps”). As we make our way, we are reminded of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem (Luke 19). We view olive trees in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26) that are said to have existed during the time of Jesus. We visit the Church of All Nations. Then on to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. This church stands over what is believed to be the house of Caiaphas where Jesus was kept prior to His crucifixion. We return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

  • DAY 07 Sun . Feb . 11
    MASADA / EIN GEDI / QUMRAN / THE DEAD SEA

    After breakfast, we drive through Ein Gedi to visit the fortress Masada rising 1,200 feet above the desert plain. We see the restoration efforts of the remains of buildings dating back to the fourth and fifth centuries AD. We then return to Ein Gedi and climb a mountain path to the waterfall where David may have hidden when he was running from Saul. We make our way to Qumran, once home to a Hebrew sect known as the Essenes. Close by in a cave we see where a Bedouin shepherd discovered the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1948. Afterwards, those who wish may enjoy a “float” in the Dead Sea! Then it’s back to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

  • DAY 08 Mon . Feb . 12
    JERUSALEM / THE ANCIENT COUNTRYSIDE

    After breakfast we begin our day at the Western Wall, Jerusalem’s holiest site. We walk through the Rabbinical Tunnel and examine two stone blocks each weighing about 600 tons. We visit the southern side of the Temple complex and examine ruins that include steps where we may be certain Jesus and the disciples walked. We drive to the Shrine of The Book and view the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient artifacts, and an outdoor model of Jerusalem as the city may have looked in 66 AD--built to scale! We then enjoy a spectacular, scenic drive to Samaria. There we visit Sebastia, believed by some to be the burial place of John the Baptist. Farmers in Sebastia are still uncovering Roman glass as they plow their fields. In Samaria we, also, visit a Greek Orthodox church in the town of ancient Shechem (now Nablus). This modern-day church is built over Jacob’s Well. We then return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

  • DAY 09 Tue . Feb . 13
    THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM

    We begin our day by ascending to the Temple Mount. Here we view the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the holiest sites of Islam. Just to the north we find the Pools of Bethesda (John 5) and St. Anne’s Church, perfectly preserved from the Crusader period with remarkable acoustics. We follow the Way of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We then walk through the Arab souks and exit the Old City from the Damascus Gate. We make our way to the Garden Tomb where we conclude our day with a communion service. In the evening we celebrate our tour with a Middle Eastern farewell dinner before driving to the airport for our flight home.

  • DAY 10 Wed . Feb . 14
    ARRIVE USA

    We arrive back into the USA this morning where we will clear customs and connect to our cities of origin.


     
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