Pastors Israel Familiarization Tour

December 1-8, 2014

Led by Bishop Dayton Birt

Join one of our special Coral Travel & Tours Fam Trips – Spouses welcome!

Air/Land Package

Pastor Price $1,512 per person/double
Spouse Price $1,632 per person/double


Land Only Package

Pastor price $1062 per person/double
Spouse price $1182 per person/double

Single Room Supplement - $250

Fam Trips are unique opportunities for leaders of the Christian Community to study the land of Israel and explore the wide range of tour options available for hosting your own group to the Holy Land. 

After experiencing the quality of services we provide, you will be in an ideal position to bring your group to the Holy Land with confidence - and you will be able to convey this to your congregation from your own personal experience.

Our chief Israeli guide will review all possible options with the group, suggest itineraries and introduce you to the Holy Land - including new sites for those who have been there before.

To download flyer and itinerary click here. To download reservation form click here. For travel insurance click here.

To assure your space, send in your reservation now. 
Number of seats is limited!

866-267-2511
 

Air/Land Package

Fam Trip features included:

• Round trip airfare: JFK/Tel Aviv/JFK
• Meeting & assistance at airport in Israel
• 6 nights hotel accommodations:
     2 Tiberias – Leonardo Hotel*
     4 Jerusalem – Leonardo Hotel*
• Breakfast & dinner daily at hotels
• English-speaking guide throughout
• Round trip transfers: Airport/Hotel/Airport
• Sightseeing per itinerary
• Entrance fees to all included sites
• Porterage, hotel taxes & service charges
• Tips to guide, driver & hotel staff
• Farewell Dinner

*or similar

 

Not included:

• Airline taxes & surcharges (currently $470 – to be adjusted at time of ticketing)**
• Extra meals
• Personal expenses
• Travel insurance – highly recommended – available at an additional cost
• Anything not mentioned as included

** At time of writing, subject to change – any changes will be billed at time of ticketing
Space is limited — register now!!!
Send $350.00 per person deposit along with a completed registration form & a copy of your certificate of ordination, to ensure your space on this tour.
SPECIAL: Bring your own group (minimum 15 passengers) within a year of this tour & receive a refund of the cost of this fam trip (basic package only).

To download this Fam Trip itinerary please click here.

Please note: Land only pricing does not include airfare or round trip transfers:  airport/hotel/airport. Other features remain per above.

Fam trip Itinerary

DAY 1 December 1 - Friday: USA Tel Aviv

Depart on an overnight flight to Tel-Aviv



Day 2 December 2 - Saturday: Arrival Jaffa - Tiberias

Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and assisted by a Coral Travel representative. Visit Jaffa one of the oldest cities in the world. Visit the House of Simon the Tanner and walk through Jaffa's reconstructed Old Quarter. Drive to Tiberias.  Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias

 



Day 3 December 3 - Sunday: Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights

The day starts with a drive to the Mt. of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount. Drive along the Hula Valley to Tel Dan and visit the remains of the city. Continue on to Caesarea Philippi, where Peter made his confession of faith to Jesus. Via a ride through the Golan Heights we return to the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, the area where Jesus spent his years of ministry. See the ruins of Capernaum, the town where Jesus made his home after leaving Nazareth. View the remains of the ancient synagogue in which he may have preached and the house of Peter. After a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee visit continue to Tabgha where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place. If time permits visit the ancient boat at Kibbutz Ginossar believed to be from Jesus’ time. End the day with an opportunity to be baptized at the Jordan River. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.



Day 4 December 4 - Monday: Megiddo Mt. Carmel - Caesarea Jerusalem

After breakfast, drive via the city of Cana, where Jesus attended a Wedding Feast with his disciples and performed the first miracle. Proceed to Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood and visit the Church of the Annunciation. We will pass Mt. Tabor, where Deborah and Barak commanded the armies of Israel, as we proceed to Megiddo, the Fortress City of King Solomon, later built by King Ahab.  Mt. Tabor is the traditional site of the Transfiguration. The book of Daniel and Revelation will come alive as we study about the final Battle of Armageddon, while viewing the plains of Jezreel. Continue on to Mt. Carmel which will bring us to the site where Elijah challenged and defeated the 450 prophets of the Baal. Our next stop is Caesarea, the seat of the Roman Procurator of Judea at the time of the Christ, and the site where Peter converted the centurion Cornelius. This fortified harbor city was built 2000 years ago by King Herod the Great. View the ruins of the Roman, Byzantine and Crusader times. Explore the Roman Theater and the Aqueducts. Our day ends in Jerusalem. Enter the city of Jerusalem in the traditional way.  Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.


Day 5 December 5 Tuesday: Masada Ein Gedi - Qumran

After an early breakfast depart and travel along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Masada. Ascend Masada by cable car. Masada is the site of the most dramatic act in Jewish history. Explore the ancient excavation of Herod's Palaces, the bathhouse, the storerooms, the ramp and the oldest synagogue in the world. Continue to Ein Gedi, the desert oasis where David hid from Saul, visit the oasis and hike to the waterfall. Drive to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found.  Enjoy an afternoon "float" at the Dead Sea. We'll ascend to Jerusalem and pass the traditional site of the Inn of the Good Samaritan.  Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.



Day 6 December 6 Wednesday: Jerusalem

After breakfast we'll ascend the Mount of Olives for a breathtaking panoramic view of the old city of Jerusalem. Walk along the Palm Sunday Way. Descend to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus spent the last night before he was arrested. Visit the Church of All Nations. Drive along the "Last Way" to Mt. Zion. Cross the Kidron Valley and see the Tombs of Absalom, Zachary and James. Drive to Mt. Zion and visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas. Visit the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. This is where St. Peter denied his Lord three times. Continue on to the Last Supper Room and the King David Tomb. Visit the Church of St. Anne to see the Pools of Bethesda. End the day with a visit to the Garden Tomb. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem


Day 7 December 7 - Thursday: Jerusalem

The day begins with a visit to Mt. Moriah. Walk through the Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall. Continue on to the Southern Wall excavation and view the City of David (Davidson Center). Drive to the western part of the city to visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum. See the Menorah next to the Knesset building. End the day with a visit to the Israel Museum where the Dead Sea Scrolls are kept in the Shrine of the Book and see the Holy Land model of Jerusalem as it was in the Second Temple period (the time of Jesus). Farewell dinner. Overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.

 



Day 8 December 8 - Friday: Jerusalem Tel Aviv - USA

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the USA. Arrive the same day.

 

Please send in your reservation with your business card, and a copy of your certificate of ordination. Note: The State of Israel requires that your passport have an expiration date not less than 6 months after your date of arrival in Israel.
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