Your Tour Host
Pastor Robert Fetterhoff
Ultimate Israel - 33rd Annual Comprehensive Biblical Tour of the Holy Land with 3 Day Jordan Extension

Highlights

:  Sea of Galilee boat ride, Beth She’an, Masada, Shrine of the Book The Western Wall, Eilat, Petra and Beersheba
INCLUDED $7848
 
  • Current round-trip economy air fare from Cleveland to Tel Aviv. 
  • Current airport departure taxes, fuel surcharges, customs & security fees.
  • Israeli departure tax at Arava Border, Jordanian departure tax and visa
  • Deluxe (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, Petra and the Tabernacle
  • 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
 
  • PCR (Covid-19) tests if required
  • Single room supplement $1,840.00.
  • Insurance: Travel, baggage, trip cancellation, etc.
  • Beverages with meals or meals not specifically mentioned on the itinerary (lunches)
  • Passports
  • Personal Items and Immunizations
ACCOMMODATIONS
 
LOCATION
DATES
HOTEL
Tel Aviv Oct. 7, 2021 CARLTON HOTEL
Tiberias Oct. 8-10, 2021 U BOUTIQUE
Jerusalem  Oct. 11-14, 2021 DAVID CITADEL
Eilat Oct. 15-16, 2021 HEROD'S PALACE HOTEL







 
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON
TOUR PACKAGES PER PERSON PRICE
$7848

* $200 DISCOUNT FOR PAYMENT BY CHECK

** $100 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR REGISTRATIONS BY April 30th, 2021

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

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: $520.00 Per person
Including Cost of Single Supplement: $662.00 Per Person  

Please note: Israel will require all tourists to have travel insurance that includes coverage for lockdown, isolation quarantine, and hospitalization as a result of 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
1550 Hendersonville Rd Suite 214
Asheville, NC 28803
Day by Day Travel Itinerary
  • DAY 01 Wed . Oct . 06
    DEPART USA TO TEL AVIV
    Our journey of a lifetime begins with departure on a wide body jet. After take-off, we will be served dinner and breakfast en route. 
  • DAY 02 Thu . Oct . 07
    ARRIVE TEL AVIV / CAESAREA BY THE SEA
    Upon arrival in Israel, we transfer by private motor coach to Caesarea by the Sea, the ancient seaport, built in honor of Caesar Augustus by Herod the Great and the Roman capital in the Holy Land for nearly 500 years.  We view the Aqueduct and the majestic ruins of the city before we turn toward the Carlton Beach hotel in Tel Aviv on the shores of the Mediterranean for dinner and overnight. 
  • DAY 03 Fri . Oct . 08
    TEL AVIV / MEGIDDO / NAZARETH / SEPPHORIS TIBERIAS
    Each mile tells a story in our trip! We move on through the Carmel mountain range, where Elijah fought the prophets of Baal (I Kings 18:1–40) to the ruins of Megiddo, where the layers of 26 civilizations have been uncovered. We look down on the Valley of Armaggeddon, when this period of world history concludes with the final battle (Revelation 16:16).   Before lunch we head to Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus, the Church of the Annunciation. After lunch we stop at Sepphoris, one of the capital cities of Galilee, probably visited by Jesus. We turn east toward the Sea of Galilee and arrive at the U Boutique Hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 04 Sat . Oct . 09
    BOAT RIDE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE CAPERNAUM / MT. OF BEATITUDES / GAN HASHLOSHA / BEIT SHAN
    Our day begins with a memorable boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Today we follow some of the stories in Mark 4–6 about the ministry of Jesus. We move on to Capernaum, our Lord’s hometown for two years (Matt.4:13). We recall that eleven of the twelve apostles came from this region. A view of the Sea of Galilee from the Mt. of Beatitudes is breathtaking.  After lunch, we head to Gan Hashlosha, near Gideon’s spring for our baptism.  Then we make a brief visit to Beit Shean and its 18 layers of civilization where Saul and his sons were nailed to the city wall (1 Sam. 31:10).  Afterward we return to our hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight
  • DAY 05 Sun . Oct . 10
    TEL DAN / CAESAREA PHILIPPI / MT. HERMON / KUNEITRA / KURSI / CHORAZIN / MAGDALA
    After breakfast we climb through the Golan Heights where we arrive at the base of Mt. Hermon.  We include a brief visit to tel Dan located near one of the three main sources for the Jordan River to see the ancient Canaanite gate and other ruins.  Then we head to Caesarea Phillippi, where Peter made his great declaration about Jesus (Mk. 8:27ff).  When we approach Kuneitra, we are only 36 miles from Damascus, on the same road Saul of Tarsus used during his encounter with Christ (Acts 9:1–19).  Later we stop at Kursi in the land of the Gadarenes, where Jesus is believed to have cast demons into a herd of swine (Mark 5:1-20).  Our day concludes with visits to Chorazin, one of the three cities of the “Evangelical Triangle” and Magdala, with ruins of the first century fishing village, before we head to our hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
  • DAY 06 Mon . Oct . 11
    MT. ARBEL / MT. GERAZIM / NABLUS / JACOB’S WELL / SYCHAR
    An early walk along the shore provides a spectacular memory of sunrise over the Sea of Galilee.   We say good-bye to the Sea of Galilee with an incredible view from Mt. Arbel, where Jews hid in caves following the conquest of Jerusalem in AD 70.   From there we head South into the land of the Samaritans and ascend the winding road to Mount Gerizim, the Hill of Blessing (Deuteronomy 27) for a breathtaking view of Mount Ebal, the hill of curses.  We stop for lunch on our way to Nablus where we visit Jacob’s Well at Sychar, the site for the conversation of Jesus with the Samaritan woman (John 4).  We enjoy dinner and overnight at the DAVID CITADEL HOTEL in Jerusalem. 
  • DAY 07 Tue . Oct . 12
    BETHANY / MASADA / EIN GEDI / QUMRAN /DEAD SEA
    We begin today at Bethany where Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead (John 11:17-44).  We move on to Masada and climb into the cable car which takes us high above the wilderness mountain to the fortress built by King Herod. Here we survey the ruins of the fortifications, waterworks, synagogue, temples and palaces.   After lunch we head back to Ein Gedi where David hid in a cave from King Saul (I Sam. 24:1).  Later we stop at Qumran to understand the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls before we conclude the day with a float in the Dead Sea.  Dinner and overnight at our Jerusalem hotel.
  • DAY 8 Wed . Oct . 13
    TEMPLE MOUNT / POOLS OF BETHESDA / WESTERN WALL / CITY OF DAVID / PILGRIM’S PATH / ROCKEFELLER MUSEUM / TEMPLE TREASURES INSTITUTE
    Today our focus is on the Jewish history of the City of Jerusalem.  Early in the morning, we enter the Old City through the Dung Gate and walk toward the Mughrabi Gate to the Temple Mount.  The 35-acre Temple Mount is home to two of Islam’s holiest sites—the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa Mosque. The history of this area includes the sacrifice of Isaac (Gen. 22) and Jewish Temples built by Solomon and Herod.  We exit the Temple Mount to visit the Pools of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the lame man (John 5) and the Church of St. Anne.  We explore the City of David and walk the Pilgrim’s Path on pavement that dates to the time of Christ.  The Rockefeller Museum features excavations from this area and a visit to the Southern Steps.  After lunch, we visit the Temple Treasures Institute, the home to vessels which can be used in a rebuilt Temple, then head to the Western Wall, the holiest place on earth to modern Jews.  Our day concludes with a walk through the Rabbinical Tunnel next to the Temple Mount where we wonder at the massive stones used for building the foundation for the Temple. We return to our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. 
  • DAY 9 Thu . Oct . 14
    BETHLEHEM, CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY / SHEPHERDS’ FIELDS / HERODIAN / YAD VASHEM / ISRAEL MUSEUM / MODEL OF THE CITY / KNESSET / EIN KAREM
    Today we begin in Bethlehem to see the Church of Nativity, the oldest church in the Holy Land and built above caves believed to be where Jesus was born.  We move on to the Shepherd’s Fields to enjoy moments of worship remembering the 1st Christmas, before we drive up the Herodian and marvel at the opulence enjoyed by Herod the Great.  After lunch, we visit Yad Vashem (The Holocaust Museum) to be reminded of the recent tragedies of Jewish people and the rebirth of the modern State of Israel.  We move on to the Israel Museum where replicas of the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed, as well as an outdoor scale model of Jerusalem as it looked in Jesus’ time.  We conclude the day with a visit to Ein Karem, the traditional birthplace for John the Baptist and, time-permitting, a drive to the Valley of Elah, where David fought Goliath.  Dinner and overnight at our Jerusalem hotel. 
  • DAY 10 Fri . Oct . 15
    GORDON’S CALVARY / GARDEN TOMB / MT OF OLIVES / MT. OF ASCENSION / GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE / VIA DOLOROSA / CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHER / EILAT
    After breakfast we proceed to Gordon’s Calvary and the Garden Tomb for communion and worship. We climb the Mt. of Olives a final time to the spot where Jesus ascended into heaven.  We walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane & ponder the agony of the Lord before His crucifixion.  We walk the Via Dolorosa, the “Way of Sorrows,” before we come to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the traditional site for the burial and resurrection of the Lord.  This afternoon we’ll travel to Israel’s southernmost city of Eilat, a busy port and popular resort at the northern tip of the Red Sea. Our day concludes with dinner and overnight at the beautiful Herod’s Palace Hotel.
  • DAY 11 Sat . Oct . 16
    BORDER CROSSING / PETRA / BACK TO ISRAEL
    In the early morning, we depart Eilat, cross the border, then drive to Petra, the ancient Edomite and 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 see the Nabatean Judgement 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 return to Israel for late dinner and overnight in Eilat.
  • DAY 12 Sun . Oct . 17
    WILDERNESS TABERNACLE / MITZPE RAMON CRATER / BEERSHEBA / JERUSALEM / AIRPORT / DEPART
    We begin our last day as we head to Timna and marvel at how Christ fulfilled the symbols in the sacrificial system described in Leviticus during our visit to the Wilderness Tabernacle. We move deeper into the Negev desert to visit the majestic Ramon Crater at Mitzpe Ramon.  After an early lunch, we travel to Beersheba, where Abraham first made his home.  We visit the ruins on the tel, the well dating to Abraham’s time that has survived until today, and even the cistern. We continue our journey back to Jerusalem for our farewell dinner and then are transferred to Ben Gurion airport for our flight home.  Farewell dinner at the Ambassador Hotel
  • DAY 13 Mon . Oct . 18
    ARRIVE USA
    We arrive early this morning at the Newark airport and transfer to our domestic flights home filled with life-changing memories of our visit to the Holy Land.
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