Join Pastor Michael Bowman on a Holy Land Pilgrimage to the Roots of our Faith

November 8 – 16, 2016

Eilat/Petra extension available

Tour

Tuesday- November 8, 2016

Depart USA on an overnight flight toIsrael the holy land Wednesday

Wednesday- November 9, 2016 Arrival – Arrive in Israel to be met and assisted by your ITC Tour representative Check into to the hotel.

Welcome dinner and overnight: Tel Aviv


Thursday-November 10, 2016

Caesarea, Megiddo, Nazareth, Cana

After a full Israeli breakfast, drive along the Mediterranean coast to visit Caesarea (Acts 9.30 Acts 10 24-48). Visit the Roman, Byzantine and Crusader ruins including the Theatre and the Aqueduct. From here to Megiddo , Biblical Armageddon and the place where King Solomon Has built his Chariot base , we will see the amazing underground water source and the gigantic city walls . Continue to Mount Carmel to see where Elijah the prophet performed the miracle of the fire against the false prophets of Baal (1st Kings 18). An afternoon visit to Nazareth and the site of the Annunciation where Mother Mary received the good news from the Angel Gabriel. (Luke 1.26, 4.16-29, Matthew 2.23). Continue to see the site of the first miracle of the Lord Jesus at Cana of Galilee (John 2. 1-11) Early evening will bring us to Tiberias.

Dinner and overnight: Tiberias


Friday-November 11, 2016

Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, Kursi, Golan Heights

Depart after breakfast for a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee (John 6. 1, 6.23). We shall visit this morning Capernaum where most of the ministries of Jesus took place (Matt.4 13, 13.54, 17.54, Luke 7, Mark 1.2, John 4.46-54) visit the outstanding remains of the local synagogue. A visit to Mount of Beatitudes where He taught His disciples (Matt. 5,6,7,8) the Sermon on the Mount. Visit Tabgha at this Holy place Jesus fed multitude with just 2 fishes and 5 loaves . (Matt..13,Mark .33-45 and John 21). We will visit the eastern shore of the lake. The site of the miracle of the Gaderenes at Kursi (Luke 8. 26-39, Matt 8. 28-34 and Mark 5). Time permitting, we shall take a short drive to the southern part of the Golan Heights for a magnificent view of the entire area. Return to the hotel in Tiberias.

Dinner and overnight: Tiberias


Saturday-November 12, 2016

Jerusalem, Yardenit, Beth Shean, Jericho

After breakfast, we depart the Galilee for the Holy City of Jerusalem. A visit to the Baptismal site on the Jordan River at Yardenit (Matt 3.13-17, Mark 1.9-11 and Luke 3.22-23). Continue via the Mountains of Gilboa and arrive to one of the most extraordinary excavation in the coun-try at Beth Shean, one of the ancient Decapolis (Mark 5.20, 7.31). This is the city where Saul and his son Jonathan where nailed to the walls (1st Samuel 31.10 , Judges 1.27) mentions the city. Visit Tel Jezreel Biblical Trail and view Mount Gilboa. We stop in Jericho to view Mt. Temptation and the famous Sycamore Tree , on to visit the Good Samaritan Inn (Luke 10.30-37) and continue to Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives for a view of the Holy City and a ceremony with a blessing of arrival. Continue to check in at Jerusalem hotel.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem


Sunday-November 13, 2016

Temple Mount, Old City, Tomb of David, Via Dolorosa

We begin our day by participating in an archaeological project called the Temple Mount Sifting Project. After this interesting activity, most of this morning will be walking in Jerusalem. Today we walk where Jesus walked. Begin the day with a panoramic view of the city, Mount Moriah and the Dome of the Rock from atop the Mount of Olives and then walk along the Palm Sunday Road to reach the Garden of Gethsemane the place of the arrest of Jesus and taking him to the house of the High priest Caiphas happened here (Matt. 26.34, Mark 14.30 and Luke 22.54-70). We continue to Mount Zion to see the Tomb of King David the nearby Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt. 26 17-29, Acts 1.13 and Acts 2 The Pentecost) and the Palace of Chaiphas . Next, we enter the Old City through Stephen’s Gate, and visit the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus cured a cripple. We move on to the Judgment Hall of Pilate, hear of those who conspired against Him and are reminded of His brutal beating and humiliation. While walking along the Via Dolorosa, we are reminded of His way of suffering, view the Church of the Sepulcher. Return to your hotel.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem


Sunday-November 13, 2016

Temple Mount, Old City, Tomb of David, Via Dolorosa

We begin our day by participating in an archaeological project called the Temple Mount Sifting Project. After this interesting activity, most of this morning will be walking in Jerusalem. Today we walk where Jesus walked. Begin the day with a panoramic view of the city, Mount Moriah and the Dome of the Rock from atop the Mount of Olives and
then walk along the Palm Sunday Road to reach the Garden of Gethsemane the place of the arrest of Jesus and taking him to the house of the High priest Caiphas happened here (Matt. 26.34, Mark 14.30 and Luke 22.54-70). We continue to Mount Zion to see the Tomb of King David the nearby Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt. 26 17-29, Acts 1.13 and Acts 2 The Pentecost) and the Palace of Chaiphas . Next, we enter the Old City through Stephen’s Gate, and visit the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus cured a cripple. We move on to the Judgment Hall of Pilate, hear of those who conspired against Him and are reminded of His brutal beating and humiliation. While walking along the Via Dolorosa, we are reminded of His way of suffering, view the Church of the Sepulcher. Return to your hotel.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem


Monday-November 14, 2016

Shrine of the Book, Jewish Quarter, Cardo, City of David

Following breakfast, We travel to the Israel Museums’ Shrine of the Book to see the Dead Sea Scrolls the absolute miracle of God’s preserved Word. We will also visit the miniature model of the city of Jerusalem as Built during the Roman period 2000 years ago. Our guide will walk us through an accurately detailed smaller version of Biblical times in *Jerusalem as well as the architecture and décor of the Temple. Next we visit the Jewish Quarter, the Cardo – ancient Byzantine Street ,the Broad Wall built by King Hezekiah and finally visit the Western Wall the most sacred site for Jews being the only relict of the Holy Temple built 2000 years ago by King Herod the Great. From here we will visit the new site of the “City of David “ we will the water system that goes back to King David times , the Pool of Siloam where Jesus cured the blind and we will walk in the ancient pilgrims road ( now a tunnel ) following Jesus steps up to the Temple area. We will visit Southern Wall Excavations ,this southern side of The Temple was the main entrance for the common folk, whereas the Priests and Levites had their own en-trance from the higher, eastern side. Parts of the giant stairs, which led to the Temple Mount from the courtyard, have been unearthed. It is in this courtyard that Jesus likely drove out the vendors and money exchangers who were exploiting the people. Return to your hotel.

Dinner and overnight: Jerusalem


Tuesday-November 15, 2016

Garden Tomb, Yad Vashem, Parliament, Bethlehem, Departure

After a wonderful Israeli breakfast, we will begin our day with a visit to the Garden Tomb. Your faith, that blessed hope and communion with Christ, will take on a tremendous new mean-ing today. From here to Yad Vashem the memorial and new museum to the Holocaust. Drive to nearby Ein Karem this lovely village is the birth place of John the Baptist. Drive over to the Is-raeli Parliament and visit the great Menorah . in the afternoon we will be visiting Bethlehem (Luke 2, 1-7 ) the site of the Nativity, the Shepherds Fields and the Fields of Ruth and Boaz.

Festive farewell dinner on the way to the airport for your flight home.


Wed. November 16

Arrival to the USA and begin planning your next amazing trip with Pastor Bowman and Chris-tian Holy Land Tours – ITC

Tour Rates

“Land & Air ” $2795 per person in a double room Single room supplement $630

Price is based on 40 paying passengers
“the price is subject to increase if the group falls below 40”….AND…. ”domestic fare might vary based on taxes and fuel charges

“Land & Air ” $2795per person in a double room

Single room supplement $630

Price is based on 40 paying passengers
“the price is subject to increase if the group falls below 40”….AND…. ”domestic fare might vary based on taxes and fuel charges.

November 9-10, 2016 – Leonardo Basel Hotel, Tel Aviv

November 10-12, 2016 – Leonardo Hotel, Tiberias

November 12-15, 2016 – Leonardo Hotel, Jerusalem

Tips to Guide and Driver aire included

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