Christian Study Tour 10 Days / 9 Nights
Meet with your guide, and transfer to Bethlehem/Jerusalem for dinner and overnight stay.
Later in the afternoon, we will visit a Refugee camp and meet people there. After that will have the opportunity to hear a Christian voice from Bethlehem, then an introduction to the Geo- political situation (power point presentation). Dinner and overnight stay.
Visit the Tomb of the Patriarchs and the old town of Hebron with an introduction to the situation there. On the way back we stop to visit a Jewish Settlement to meet people there to hear their point of view as Jews live in the west bank. In the Afternoon a special tour in Jerusalem by a Jewish Israeli organization (an introduction to the other side of the Jerusalem) . Dinner and overnight stay.
In the afternoon, we will meet with a Jewish voices for peace, and later we will visit a Christian Institution for an introduction to the Palestinian Liberation theology. Dinner and overnight stay.Now we will visit the oldest city in the World –Jericho. We will see the mount of Temptation and the sycamore tree and Hisham’s palace, an amazing Umayyad Palace north of Jericho. After lunch, we will be getting ready to visit Qumran where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. The second half of the day will be spent at the Dead Sea to experience the lowest surface on earth. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel.
Walk the palm Sunday road, stop at Dominus Flevit then to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all nations. After lunch we will visit the Pool of Bethesda, walk Via Delarosa, to the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Later afternoon, meeting with a Palestinian and Israeli that share same experience working in a same field. Dinner and overnight stay.
the Valley of the shadow of death, Masada, Qumran, Dead Sea and Jericho. Dinner and overnight stay.
Meet with a local Palestinian NGO, visit the city, then proceed toward Nablus, visit mount Gerizim, meet with a Samaritan priest then visit Jacobs well, the old city of Nablus and the Turkish Bath. Drive to Galilee, dinner and over night.
Visit the Church of the annunciation and the Mount of precipice; later we will meet people there to understand more the life in Nazareth and Galilee. Drive to Ibleen to Visit Mar Elias Collage, meet with the Bishop of Galilee, then visit Mount Carmel and the city of Haifa. Back to Hotel, Dinner and over night in Galilee.
visit the spring of Banyas and Caesarea Philip, visit Majdal Shams a Druze Village and meet with Syrian people who live there, later we visit Nimrod fortress, then a Hike in Tel Dan. Back to Hotel, Dinner and over night.
Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha and Peters Primacy, Capernaum, Korazim. Back to Hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Visit Caesarea of the sea, drive to Jaffa, visit the Church of St. Peter, the house of Simon the tanner and the ancient port. Lunch in the old city of Jaffa. Drive to Ben Gurion Airport – Departure.