Israel - Walk Where Jesus Walked with Denis Lyle
Monday 26 April 2021
We depart Northern Ireland & Scotland for Heathrow where we fly El Al or BA to Tel Aviv and on to our Sea of Galilee hotel at the Lake of Galilee. Overnight at the hotel
Tuesday 27 April 2021
This morning after breakfast, we cross the Sea of Galilee by boat, and stop in the middle of the lake for a service. Then on to visit Gennesaret to see ‘The Jesus boat.’ After which we visit the River Jordan, Capernaum, the Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha where Christ fed five thousand and finishing at Mensa Christii (Jn Ch 21). Finish the day with a trip to Yardenit.
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Full day excursion to the Golan Heights. We start at Magdella and Valley of the Doves. On to Kibbutz Elrom where you will view the film of the Yom Kippur war. Stop at Olive factory. We end the day at Banias Caesarea Philippi.
Thursday 29 April 2021
We drive to Megiddo passing by Mount Tabor and Nain. Then we head for Nazareth and visit Nazareth village. Returning to Tiberias via Gath Hepher the former home of Jonah, we stop at Cana of Galilee, site of the first miracle.
Friday 30 April 2021
Today we leave the shores of the Lake of Galilee and our hotel and head for Mount Carmel where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal. Following this we drive to Caesarea the headquarters of Roman power in Christ’s time. It was here that Paul appealed to King Agrippa and drew forth the amazing words ‘Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. (Acts 26:28) Then it’s on to Joppa and the village of Emmaus with the viewpoint at Radar Hill. From that we travel to the Yehuda Hotel in Jerusalem. After dinner enjoy a Sound and Light show at the David Citadel Museum. If time enjoy a browse at the Mamilla Mall.
Saturday 1 May 2021
Today we drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls have been found. Continue to Massada and ascend and descend by cable car before going to Ein Gedi where David hid from Saul. Enjoy lunch and swim at Lot Hotel. Return to Jerusalem.
Sunday 2 May 2021
This morning you will travel to Bethlehem to visit the shepherd’s fields where Ruth met Boaz and in later years the shepherds tended their sheep awaiting the birth of our Saviour.
Later we visit the Mount of Olives. We will walk down the Palm Sunday road and visit the Garden of Gethsemane before boarding our coach in the Kidron Valley to visit the church of St Peter in Gallicantu. Rest of the day free.
Monday 3 May 2021
Today we bypass the Menorah at the Knesset and spend time at Yad Vashem. After this we visit the Bible Lands Museum, the Temple treasures and Hezekiah’s tunnel.
Tuesday 4 May 2021
On our final day we go walking in the Old City. We will enter the city via the Zion Gate, and climb the Temple Mount. We witness the worshippers at the Western Wall visit the Pool of Bethesda, walk the Via Dolorosa see the Antonia Fortress, Pilates Palace, Hal of Flagellation exit the city by the Damascus Gate and visit Calvary and the Garden Tomb. What a place to finish. ‘HE IS NOT HERE BUT IS RISEN.’ (LK 24:6)
Wednesday 5 May 2021
Today we head to Ben Gurion airport for our flight back home to Belfast via London with EL Al or BA
Tour includes: -
Services of a fully qualified guide
Return flights and taxes
1 piece of hold luggage 20kgs and 1 piece of hand luggage per person
All entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
Tips for guide and driver
Half board throughout
Not included: -
Items of a personal nature
Personal Insurance – please ensure you purchase insurance at the time of booking in the event of cancellation. FACT is happy to give you a quote for insurance on 028 38 394489. We are fully bonded and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Price per person: £2195 Single supplement £650
On booking deposit: £150pp (non-refundable unless tour cancelled by FACT)
By 30 November 2019 £250pp
By 31 March 2020 £345pp
By 30 June 2020 £300pp
By 30 September 2020 £300pp
By 31 December2020 £350pp (plus single supplement if relevant)
By 15 February 2021 Final balance £500
Cancellation charges apply and may be greater than deposit during up to time of travel. Full balance non-refundable within 10 weeks of tour departure. Please ensure you have adequate insurance.
The above price is based on a minimum group number of 42. Should numbers fall below this there may be a supplement. Should there be a drastic change in currency exchange the price may also change. We endeavour to keep all services as detailed in the itinerary but cannot be held responsible for issues in Israel beyond our control and will assist in every way we can should any changes to the itinerary be necessary.