Journey the Holy Land with Pastor Richard Schork!
October 22 – November 2, 2023
Join this Fall 2023 Calvary Chapel Monrovia Israel Tour led by Pastor Richard Schork. This special tour package includes flights, meals – including a special farewell dinner, lodging, lots of historical sites and biblical places you’ve heard or read about. Everything about this tour is geared to drawing you closer to God, his son, Jesus, and the Word. The carefully selected itinerary, bible teachings and worship will be life-changing. The Bible will come alive in 3D color! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity!
DAY 1 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22
USA / TEL AVIV
Overnight flight to Tel-Aviv.
DAY 2 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 23
ARRIVAL / TIBERIAS
Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, a Coral Travel & Tours representative will greet and assist you. Meet your guide and driver and head north to Tiberias. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.
DAY 3 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24
SEA OF GALILEE
The day starts with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum, the town Jesus made his home after leaving Nazareth. Capernaum is the place where Jesus recruited the first of His disciples (Matthew 4:13, Luke 4:31-37, Matthew 8:14-17, Mark 2:1-12, Matthew 8:5-13, Mark 5:21-43, Matthew 11:23-24). Visit the excavation of the ancient synagogue and the house of St. Peter. Continue to the “ancient boat” believed to be from Jesus’ time at Kibbutz Ginosar. Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-12). For lunch we’ll have an opportunity to sample the St. Peter Fish (on our own). Visit the newly dug site of Bethsaida, which, according to scripture, is the site of the feeding of the 5000. Continue on to Kursi, the site of the miracle with the swine. End the day at the Jordan River with an opportunity to be baptized (optional). Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.
DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25
TEL DAN / CAESAREA PHILIPPI / MT. BENTAL / NIMROD’S CASTLE / MAGDALA
After breakfast, drive to Tel Dan an important biblical city and a breathtaking nature reserve. The bible mentions the city few times: “From Dan to Beer Sheba.” Continue to the Banias, the site of ancient Caesarea Philipp. It is here that Peter made his confession of faith in Jesus (Matthew 16:13). Enjoy a panoramic view of the Golan Heights from Mt. Bental. Continue on to Nimrod’s Castle, a medieval fortress perched high on the mountain overlooking the city of Caesarea Philippi. Drive around the city of Qatzrin. End the day with a visit to Magdala. This is the 1st century city on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, which was the main port city in the time of Jesus. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.
DAY 5 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26
NAZARETH / MEGIDDO / MT. CARMEL / CAESAREA / JERUSALEM
After our Israeli breakfast, depart Tiberias and drive past Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his first miracle (John 2: 1-11), turning jars of water into wine. Continue to Nazareth the home of Joseph and Mary and on your way visit Nazareth Village. Visit 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). Continue to Mt. Carmel, to the “Mukhraka”, the site where Elijah challenged and defeated the 450 prophets of Baal (King 18:20). Travel along the coastal shores to Caesarea. Caesarea was the seat of the Roman Procurator of the Judea in the time of Christ and the place St. Peter converted the centurion Cornelius (Acts 10:24). Explore the Roman theater, the aqueduct, and view the ruins of Roman, Byzantine and Crusader times. Drive to Jerusalem. Enter the city of Jerusalem in the traditional way and view the city from Mt. Scopus. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
DAY 6 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27
MASADA / EIN GEDI / QUMRAN / DEAD SEA
After breakfast depart from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea and visit 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 Roman siege ramp, and the oldest synagogue in the world. Continue to Ein Gedi, an oasis on the Dead Sea shore. 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 nature reserves in the world. Visit Qumran, where the 2000-year-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.
DAY 7 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28
ater breakfast, ascend the Mount of Olives (Matthew 24:3, Luke 21:37) for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk along the Palm Sunday Way to the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:36-46, Luke 22:39-45, Mark 14:32-42) where Jesus spent the last night before he was arrested. Visit the Church of All the Nations. Walk along the “last way” to Mt. Zion. Cross the Kidron Valley and see the Tombs of Absalom, Zachary and James. In the Old City visit the Last Supper Room and King David’s Tomb. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
DAY 8 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29
After breakfast drive to Mt Moriah (Luke 2:46-48, John, 8:1-11, Mark 13:1-2, Matthew 27:51). Walk up to the Temple Mount and view the Dome of the Rock and the El Aqsa Mosque. Continue to the Western Wall, one of last remnants of the second Jewish Temple. Visit the Rabbinical Tunnel. Visit St. Anne’s Church, which is a fine example of Crusader architecture, and the Pools of Bethesda. Continue for a visit to the Friends of Zion Museum. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
DAY 9 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 30
This morning, drive to Mt. Zion and visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas and the Church of Peter in Gallicantu (Matthew 26:31-35). This is the place where Peter denied the Lord three times. Afterward, visit the City of David and the Pool of Salome. Enter the Old City and visit the Jewish Quarter, Herod’s Palace, the Burnt House and the Temple Institute. Walk from the Jewish Quarter to the Christian Quarter. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
DAY 10 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31
SHEPHERDS’ FIELDS / VALLEY OF ELAH / JAFFA
This morning visit Herodium and Shepherds’ Fields. Drive to the Elah Valley, where David fought Goliath. Continue on to Jaffa, known in the bible as Joppa and considered to be the world’s oldest ports and where the prophet Jonah set sail for Tarshish. Jaffa is also associated with the deeds of the Apostle Peter. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.
DAY 11 – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1
ISRAEL MUSEUM / HOLY LAND MODEL / YAD VASHEM / GARDEN TOMB / FAREWELL DINNER
This morning drive to the western side of the city stopping at the Menorah near the Knesset (Israel Parliament). Then, at the Israel Museum visit the Shrine of the Book (where some of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Bar Kokhva letters are exhibited) and the Holy Land Model. Continue to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum. End your visit to the holy Land with communion at the Garden Tomb. Farewell dinner. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
DAY 12 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2
TEL AVIV – USA
Overnight flight back to the USA. Arrive the same day.
*Subject to Change*
Space is limited.
TOUR BENEFITS, FEATURES & SITES
Join this life-changing tour of the Holy Land with Calvary Chapel Monrovia and Pastor Richard Schork. This spiritual adventure is like nothing you’ve ever done before. Return home from your trip to Israel with a deeper understanding of God’s Word and a renewed sense of His faithfulness. Enjoy fellowship with fellow believers who have a heart for Israel and her people.
Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Qatzrin, the Dead Sea, Sea of Galilee, Mt. Bental, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Capernaum, Bethlehem, Tiberias, Ein Gedi, Masada, Jordan River, Bethsaida, Caesarea Philippi, Mt. Carmel and many more.
Among other amazing sites, visit Tel Dan, Kibbutz Ginosar – Jesus Boat, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Garden Tomb, The Old City of Jerusalem, Western Wall, the Mount of Olives, the Church of All the Nations, the House of the High Priest, Nimrod’s Castle, Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, the Israel Museum – Dead Sea Scrolls and more.
Features Included in the Fall 2023 Calvary Chapel Monrovia Israel Tour with Pastor Richard Schork
- Round trip air including taxes from Los Angeles/Tel Aviv/Los Angeles
- Hotel accommodations for every night in Israel including:
- Leonardo Hotel in Tiberias*
- Leonardo Hotel in Jerusalem*
- Full Israeli breakfast & dinner daily
- Bedouin banquet
- Tips for guide, driver & hotel staff
- Meeting & assistance at the airport in Israel upon arrival & departure
- Round trip transfers: Airport/Hotel/Airport
- Licensed English-speaking guide throughout
- Touring in a deluxe air-conditioned motor-coach
- Entrance fees to all sites per itinerary
- Porterage & service charges at hotel
Not Included in the Fall 2023 Calvary Chapel Monrovia Israel Tour with Pastor Richard Schork
- Travel Insurance (highly recommended & available at an additional cost)
- Any Covid 19 related expenses in US or Israel
- Personal expenses
- Anything not mentioned as included
If you have any questions please call 866.267.2511.
A deposit of $350.00 per person, along with a completed registration form by June 22, 2023, is required to ensure your space on the Fall 2023 Calvary Chapel Monrovia Holy Land tour.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel Insurance is Highly recommended, See attached information. The Exclusion for Pre – Existing Condition will be waived if 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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