2018 Christian Israel Tour with Bill Sharman

Hosted by Bill Sharman

March 1 – 10, 2018

During this 2018 Christian Israel Tour with Bill Sharman, you will explore the ancient land of Israel. The bible will come to life as you discover the roots of your faith. The meaning of scripture will become clearer and your faith stronger as you walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Specifically designed for believers, this faith-based Christian Israel Tour will lead you on a journey throughout Israel to the most notable biblical sites in the Holy Land: Jaffa, House of the High Priest Caiaphas, Temple Mount, Caesarea Philippi, Mt. Carmel, Western Wall, Garden of Gethsemane, Capernaum, Megiddo, Sea of Galilee and many more.

Day 1 – THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018


Upon arrival at the airport, a Coral Travel & Tours representative will meet and assist you inside the terminal. Drive to Jaffa, one of the oldest cities in the world. Visit the Church of St. Peter, and stroll through Jaffa’s reconstructed Old Quarter. Drive to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tel-Aviv.

Day 2 – FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018


After an Israeli breakfast travel via the Sharon plain to Caesarea. Caesarea, was the seat of the Roman Procurator of the Judea in the time of Christ and was the place St. Peter converted the centurion Cornelius (Acts 10:24). Explore the Roman Theater and the aqueduct and view the ruins of Roman, Byzantine and Crusader times. Continue to Mt. Carmel, to the “Mukhraka” the site where Elijah challenged and defeated the 450 prophets of Baal (King 18:20). If time permits, drive via the ancient “Way of the Sea” to Megiddo, the fortress city of King Solomon, later built upon by King Ahab. The books of Daniel and Revelation will come alive as we study about the final Battle of Armageddon (Revelation 16: 14-19). View the Plains of Jezreel. Drive to Nazareth and visit Nazareth Biblical Village. Drive to Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee passing Cana of Galilee. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.

Day 3 – SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2018


The day starts with a drive to Kibbutz Ginosar and visit the “Jesus Boat”. 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. Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount. If time permits, visit the cliff of Mt. Arbel and the Valley of Genezareth. After a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, visit Yardenit, the Baptismal site on the Jordan River (optional baptism available). Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.

Day 4 – SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018


Drive north to the Upper Galilee and view the Lebanese border, Metula and Hagoshrim. Drive along the Hula Valley to Tel Dan and visit the remains of the city. Continue to Caesarea Philippi, where Peter made his confession of faith to Jesus. Ascend the Golan Heights for a view of its strategic importance from the “Peace Lookout”, and Mt. Bental. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.

Day 5 – MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018


After breakfast drive to Bet She’an. Recent excavations have unveiled the impressive ruins of the country’s largest city in the Roman and Byzantine periods, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 749 AD. Continue with a visit at Ein Harod – Gideon’s Spring. The tour continues through the Jordan Valley past Jericho, believed to be the world’s oldest walled city. This was the first city taken by Joshua when the Hebrews returned from Egypt – ‘and the walls fell down’. It was also the site of the Mount of Temptation (Mark 1:13). Drive to Jerusalem. Pass the traditional site of the Inn of the Good Samaritan. Enter the city of Jerusalem in the traditional way and view the city from Mt. Scopus. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 6 – TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018


After breakfast we’ll ascend the Mt. 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. Walk 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. Continue to The Last Supper Room. In the afternoon, drive out of Jerusalem and visit Bet Shemesh and Zorah in the Soreck Valley. Stop at the Valley of Elah where David fought Goliath. Drive via Emmaus Road and return to Jerusalem. Dinner and Overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 7 – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018


After breakfast depart from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea and visit Masada, the site of the most dramatic act in Jewish History. Ascend by cable car. Explore the ancient excavations of Herod’s Palaces, the bathhouse, the storerooms, the ramp, and the oldest synagogue in the world. Continue to Ein Gedi, an oasis near the Dead Sea. Near the 200-meter-high waterfall is a cave where David had his famous meeting with King Saul (First Samuel 24: 1-23). A walk around the reservation confirms that Ein Gedi is one of the most beautiful reservations in the world. Visit Qumran, where the 2000 years old Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Continue to the Dead Sea shore for an afternoon “float” on the sea. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.



After breakfast visit the Israel Museum where the Dead Sea Scrolls are kept and the Holy Land walk around model of the City of Jerusalem, as it was in the Second Temple period (the time of Jesus). Continue to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum. In the afternoon visit the City of David and the Pool of Siloam. Today we’ll also visit Ecco Homo, St. Anne’s Basilica and the Pools of Bethesda. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.

DAY 9 – FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018


Free day. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.

DAY 10 – SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018


The day starts with a visit to Mt. Moriah. Continue to the Davidson Center and the Temple Institute. We’ll also visit the Rabbinical Tunnel. End the day at the Garden Tomb. Farewell dinner.

*Subject to change*

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Tour Benefits

Join this 2018 Christian Israel Tour with Bill Sharman and walk in the steps of Jesus! Elevate your faith with this spiritual Holy Land adventure. Experience the bible come alive as you study scripture together, pray together and worship together in Israel.


2018 Christian Israel Tours

Jaffa, Caesarea, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Olives, Jordan River, Old City of Jerusalem, Mount of Beatitudes, Garden of Gethsemane, Capernaum, Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, Dead Sea and many more.

Among other amazing sites, visit the Davidson Center, Yad Vashem, Garden Tomb, the 1st Century boat at Kibbutz Ginossar, St. Anne’s Church, Jordan River, the Israel Museum and the house of the High Priest Caiaphas.

Features Included in this 2018 Christian Israel Tour with Bill Sharman

  • Round trip airfare:  New York / Tel Aviv / New York
  • Airline taxes & surcharges
  • Meeting & assistance at airport in Israel upon arrival & departure
  • 9 nights hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast & dinner daily at hotels
    • 1 night Tel Aviv Leonardo Plaza Hotel
    • 3 nights Leonardo Tiberias Hotel
    • 5 nights Leonardo Jerusalem Hotel
  • Licensed English-speaking guide throughout
  • Round trip transfers: Airport/Hotel/Airport
  • Touring in a deluxe air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all included sites
  • Porterage, hotel taxes & service charges
  • Tips to guide, driver & hotel staff
  • Head-sets
  • Farewell Dinner

Not Included

  • Extra meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance – (highly recommended & available at an additional cost)
  • Anything not mentioned as included
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Air/Land Package

For additional details and tour pricing please click on this link to send us a request for more information. Or call 866.267.2511.


A deposit of $350.00 per person, along with a completed registration form, is required to ensure your space on this tour.

Special Offer

Bring 20 people and get two frees!

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Deposits and Payments

A deposit of $350.00 is required with each reservation to guarantee booking. The balance is due 60 days prior to departure. All checks should be made payable to Coral Travel & Tours, Ltd.

Tour Arrangements

Air – Air arrangements are included in most group tours. Air is available to individual travelers upon request.

Land – All packages including overnight hotel stays are quoted based upon double occupancy sharing a twin or double room with private facilities. Coral Travel & Tours, Ltd. does not arrange sharing for individual travelers. Single rooms are available at additional cost. Coral Travel & Tours, Ltd. reserves the right to substitute hotels based upon availability when necessary. Sightseeing and entrance fees are included as per itinerary. Individual passengers and passengers arriving independently from a scheduled group are responsible for their own transfers.

Not Included

Gratuities, airport taxes and transfers (unless specifically included in certain group tours), optional tours, charges for passports, vaccinations and inoculations, excess baggage charges, accident, trip cancellation and baggage insurance, telephone and cable charges, laundry, meals not specified in the itinerary, liquor, items of a personal nature and any items not specifically listed as included.

Cancellation Penalties

All cancellations must be in writing

  • Up to 100 days prior to departure date $75.00 cancellation fee
  • From 99-61 days prior to departure date $250.00 cancellation fee
  • From 60-46 days prior to departure date $350.00 cancellation fee
  • From 45 days prior to departure date and on – full cancellation fee (100%)


You will be required to provide Coral Travel & Tours with a copy of your passport with final payment. Please 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. There is no visa requirement for citizens of the United States traveling to Israel. Other nationals should contact their consulate for visa information. For other destinations please contact Coral Travel & Tours, Ltd. Coral Travel & Tours does NOT process visa applications. No inoculations are currently required for travel to Israel. Please contact public health authorities for further information or other destinations.

Fuel Surcharge

Please note fuel surcharges are set by the airline and Coral Travel & Tours has no control over nor receives advance notice of changes. Due to fluctuating global oil prices, the fee may change. The airline will only guarantee the fee at time of ticketing. If the airline imposes an increase, the difference will be the responsibility of each traveler and will be collected prior to departure.

Insurance Note

Travel Insurance is Highly recommended, See attached information. The Exclusion for Pre – Existing Condition will be waived i9f premium is received at the time of orwithin 14 days of the initial deposit/payment for the trip. See Travel Insurance Certificate for complete details. Travel Insurance Benefits are administered by :Trip Mate, Inc. (in CA, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency). 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO, 6411, 1-800-888-7292, To review full plan details go to: www.tripmate.com/wpF418C


Suitcases: 1 per person, not to exceed 50 lbs. for 1 bag. Each can measure up to 62 linear inches (length + height + width). Carry On Luggage: 1 per person, not to exceed 11 lbs. Each can measure up to 45 linear inches (length + height + width).


Any change in the basic program will result in the charge of $150 per change per person plus any additional charges that may apply for revised air or land arrangements.


CORAL TRAVEL & TOURS LTD. (CORAL), and/or its agents and their representatives abroad, act only as agents for the tour participants in making arrangements for hotels, transportation, touring, restaurants, or any other services in connection with the itinerary. They will exercise reasonable care in making such arrangements. However, they do not assume any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity to person or property because of any act or default of any hotel, carrier, restaurant, company, or person rendering any of the services included in the tours. The tickets, coupons, tariffs, rules or contracts currently in use by any carrier, hotel, restaurant, or other contractor rendering services shall constitute the sole contract between such contractor and the tour participants. CORAL, and/or its agents and their representatives abroad, accept no responsibility for any damage, delay, or injury due to sickness, pilferage, labor disputes, machinery breakdown, government restraints, hostile acts, terrorism, weather, acts of God, or any other cause beyond their personal control. CORAL, and/or its agents and their representatives abroad are not responsible for loss of or damage to your luggage, accidents en route, or ill health which may require travelers to miss parts of the tour or to return home without the group. No carrier shall be responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time tour participants are not on board its own conveyance. The tour programs are planned in advance. If between planning time and the actual tour operation, circumstances beyond control require changes, CORAL, and/or its agents and their representatives abroad reserve the right to vary itineraries and substitute components of tour programs. In the event it becomes necessary or advisable for any reason whatsoever to alter the arrangements of the itinerary, such alterations may be made without penalty to the operators. The right is reserved to accept or refuse any person as a member of the tour.

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