Holy Land Tour Fall 2016

Tour Hosts: Pastors Charles Turner and Art McNeese

October 26 – November 4, 2016

This Holy Land Tour will bring the scriptures to life. You’ll visit many of the most significant biblical sites in Israel such as: Jaffa, Caesarea, Mt. Carmel, Sea of Galilee, Tel Dan, Capernaum, The Temple Mount, Garden of Gethsemane, King Hezekiah’s tunnel and many more.

Holy Land Tour Fall 2016 Bethsaida City Gate



Flight from USA to Tel Aviv.



Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by a Coral Travel and Tours representative inside the terminal. Meet your guide and drive to Jaffa. Jaffa has been known in the bible as Joppa and is considered the world’s oldest port and the place where the prophet Jonah set sail for Tarshish. Jaffa is associated with the deeds of Peter. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tel Aviv.

DAY 3 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016


After breakfast, travel along the coastal road to 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  Roman, Byzantine and Crusader times. Explore the Roman Theater and the Aqueducts. A drive up Mt. Carmel will bring us to the site where  Elijah challenged and defeated the 450 prophets of Baal. Continue on 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). Continue via Nazareth, the home of Mary and Joseph. Pass Mary’s well and the Church of the Annunciation. On your way to Tiberias you will also pass Cana of Galilee. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.



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. 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. After a boat ride, drive to Tabgha where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fish took place. End the day at Yardenit, the Baptismal Center site on the Jordan River in Israel where you will have an opportunity to be baptized. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Tiberias.

DAY 5 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2016


This morning depart Tiberias and drive to Bet She’an where 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 on to Gideon Springs. 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 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016


In the morning ascend the Mt. of Olives for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Walk along the Palm Sunday Way and descend to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus spent the last night before he was arrested. Visit the famous Church of All Nations. Walk along the “last way” to Mt. Zion. Visit the Church of Peter in Gallicantu, the site where Peter denied his Lord three times. It was also the House of the High Priest Caiaphas where Jesus was interrogated. Visit the Last Supper Room on Mt. Zion and King David’s Tomb. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.



After breakfast, drive to 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 along the shores of the Dead Sea to Ein Gedi, an oasis on the Dead Sea shore and the site where David hid from King Saul (First Samuel 24: 1-23). A walk around the park 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. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to “float” at the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.



The day starts with a drive to Mt. Moriah. Walk up to the Temple site and see the area of the Dome of the Rock and El Aqsa Mosque. Visit the Western Wall, last remnant of the 2nd Jewish Temple during the time of Jesus. Continue with a visit to the Davidson Center (Southern Wall excavations) and the Rabbinical Tunnel (the tunnel under the wall). Walk to the Pool of Bethesda, and St. Anne’s Church, a fine example of         Crusader architecture. Continue along the Via Dolorosa. Walk through the colorful Bazaar to the Jaffa Gate. End the day with a visit to The City of David and Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Dinner and overnight: Hotel in Jerusalem.



This morning you will visit the Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are kept and the Holy Land walk-around model of the city of Jerusalem as it was in the 2nd Temple period (the time of Jesus). Proceed to Yad Vashem the National Holocaust Museum. End your visit in Jerusalem with a service at the Garden Tomb. Farewell dinner. Overnight Hotel in Jerusalem.



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

866.267.2511 MON – FRI 9:00AM – 5:00PM (EASTERN TIME)

Tour Benefits

This custom designed tour of Israel, led by Pastor Charles F. Turner & Pastor Art McNeese, is sure to leave you with a treasure-trove of memories. Spend each day exploring the sites you’ve read about in the bible. Join this tour and walk in the steps of Jesus.


Holy Land Tour Fall 2016

Jaffa, Caesarea, Mount Carmel, Sea of Galilee, Ein Gedi, Jerusalem, Tel Dan, Capernaum, Bet She’an, Golan Heights, Tabgha and many more.

Among other amazing sites, visit the Davidson Center, the 1st Century boat at Kibbutz Ginossar, St. Anne’s Church, the Rabbinical Tunnels, Garden Tomb, Western Wall, and the Israel Museum.

Features Included

  • Round trip airfare: Dallas / Tel Aviv / Dallas or Atlanta / Tel Aviv / Atlanta
  • Airline taxes & surcharges (currently $707 – to be adjusted at time of ticketing)**
  • Meeting & assistance at airport in Israel upon arrival & departure
  • 8 nights hotel accommodations:
    • 1 night Tel Aviv – Metropolitan Hotel*
    • 2 nights Tiberias – Leonardo Hotel*
    • 5 nights Jerusalem – Leonardo Hotel*
  • Breakfast & dinner daily at hotels
  • 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
*Or similar
** At time of writing, subject to change – any changes will be billed at time of ticketing. Please see our terms and conditions for additional info.

866.267.2511 MON – FRI 9:00AM – 5:00PM (EASTERN TIME)

Air/Land Package

$3,675 per person/double occupancy departing Dallas
$3,735 per person/double occupancy departing Atlanta

Single Room Supplement



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

866.267.2511 MON – FRI 9:00AM – 5:00PM (EASTERN TIME)

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.

866.267.2511  MON – FRI 9:00AM – 5:00PM (EASTERN TIME)

Download a PDF version of the tour brochure to save or print.

Don’t have a PDF Reader installed on your computer? Get a free download of Adobe Acrobat Reader here.