Day 01ARRIVE TEL AVIV / JAFFA / CAESAREA
jaffaWe arrive in Israel, upon arrival you will be met by OTB representative who will assist you through customs, and escort you  to your  guide, and get acquainted during the short drive to Jaffa. Jaffa, Biblical Joppa (Acts 9 - 11), the oldest port city in the world. It was in Jaffa that Peter brought Tabitha back to life, and had his miraculous vision at the house of Simon the tanner. We’ll continue our drive north along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea, once a proud Roman port dating back to the time of Pontius Pilate. We will view the monumental theater built in the days of Christ, explore the remains of a Crusader fortress, and see the spectacular Roman aqueduct. We continue to our hotel in Jerusalem. Welcome Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 02 MODEL CITY OF Jerusalem / BETHLEHEM / CHURCH OF NATIVITY / SHEPHERD''S FIELD / MOUNT OF OLIVES / DOMINUS FLAVIT / GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE / DUNG GATE / WESTERN WALL / TEMPLE MOUNT / SHEEP GATE / PROMENADE
BethlehemChurchWe begin our day with a visit to the Model of Jerusalem to learn about the city during the second temple period (the time of Christ). From here we drive to Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square. We will stop to view the Shepherd’s Fields and visit a souvenir shop while in Bethlehem. We’ll stop for a light lunch, before leaving Bethlehem for the Mount of Olives and view the entire city of Jerusalem. Then, we will walk down the Palm Sunday Road to the Garden of Gethsemane, stopping at Dominus Flavit, the Church of the Tears. After visiting the Church of All Nations, we will go to the northern garden for a devotional service. Next, we take our bus to the Dung Gate, where we will enter the Old City. We will visit the Western (Wailing) Wall, the holiest site in the entire Jewish world. Then, we will ascend to the Temple Mount. We leave the Temple Mount through the Sheep Gate and then exit the Old City through the Lion’s (or St. Stephen’s) Gate. On our way back to Jerusalem, we will stop at the Promenade for a view of the entire city of Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 03RABBINICAL TUNNEL / VIA DOLOROSA / POOLS OF BETHESDA / ST. ANNE''S CHAPEL / LITHOSTRATOS / ECCO HOMO ARCH / ORIENTAL MARKET / JAFFA GATE/ / ISRAEL MUSEUM / YAD VASHEM

After breakfast at our hotel, we will visit the Rabbinical tunnel which takes us underground to the base of the Temple Mount, which is believed to be the actual streets that Jesus and his disciples walked upon. We will continue with a walking tour of the Old City that includes: the Via Dolorosa, Pools of Bethesda, St. Anne’s Chapel, Lithostratos, Ecco Homo Arch and the Oriental Market. We will exit the Old City through the Jaffa Gate and head toward modern Jerusalem. Time permitting we’ll visit the Israel Museum and also stop at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial. DINNER AND OVERNIGHT IN JERUSALEM.jerusalem

Day 04MEA SHE''ARIM / MT. ZION / TOMB OF DAVID / UPPER ROOM / ZION GATE / JEWISH QUARTER / CARDO / HEZEKIAH''S WALL / SOUTHERN TEMPLE EXCAVATIONS / MUSLIM QUARTER / DAMASCUS GATE / GARDEN TOMB
We begin our day with a drive through the ultra-orthodox neighborhood of Mea She'arim. Next, we ascend Mt. Zion to visit the Tomb of David and the Upper Room. We will then enter the Old City through the Zion Gate and make our way to the Jewish Quarter. We will visit the Cardo, Hezekiah’s Wall and make our way to the Western Wall once again. We will explore the Southern Temple Excavations and see the actual temple steps that Jesus and his disciples climbed to make their way to the Temple. Then, we will make our way through the Muslim Quarter and exit the Old City through the Damascus Gate. Just a short walk outside of the Old City will bring us to the site of the Garden Tomb, where we will view Gordon’s Calvary, the Garden Tomb, and have a special communion service. DINNER AND OVERNIGHT IN JERUSALEM.

Day 05TIBERIAS / QUMRAN / EIN GEDI / MASADA / DEAD SEA / GALILEE
deadseaToday we travel to the Dead Sea region, the lowest place on earth. Our first stop will be Qumran, the home of the Essenes, where many of the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered. From here we continue to the Oasis of En Gedi where David hid from King Saul. After stopping for a light lunch, we drive south for Masada. We will ascend Masada by cable car. It was here that 960 Jewish defenders took their own lives, rather than to become slaves to the Romans. Our guide will take us on a fascinating tour of this mountaintop fortress. We will descend Masada and drive to our hotel located at the Dead Sea. Everyone will have an opportunity to "float" in the salty Dead Sea water. DINNER & OVERNIGHT IN TIBERIAS

Day 06MOUNT OF BEATITUDES / CAPERNAUM / TABGHA / 2000 YEAR OLD BOAT / BOAT RIDE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE / JORDAN RIVER
Arise early to view the sunrise on the Sea of Galilee! It’s a breathtaking experience. After breakfast, we’ll leave early for our first stop at the Mount of Beatitudes. Near this site, Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount, taught on frequent occasions, and performed many miracles. We will spend some time on the mountainside to pray, sing and meditate on God’s Word. Next, we drive to Capernaum, the city where Jesus lived during most of His ministry. Here were the homes of Peter, Andrew, James and John. Next, we drive to Tabgha, the site of the miracle of the multiplication of the nazarethloaves and fish. Next, we will stop at kibbutz Nof Ginnosar to see a 2,000 year old boat. From here we will leave the shores behind us as we enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. We’ll have a time of worship, scripture reading and prayer upon these beautiful waters. From here we continue to the River Jordan, (Optional Baptism Service available). DINNER AND OVERNIGHT IN TIBERIAS.

Day 07MEGIDDO / MT. CARMEL / NAZARETH / CANA / MT. TABOR / TIBERIAS 

We begin our day by with our drive to Megiddo to see the site of 21 superimposed cites, dating back to before the days of Solomon. There we will see the Valley of Jezreel, also known as the Valley of Armageddon. We continue on to Mt. Carmel, to the site where Elijah battled the prophets of Baal. There we will once again view the beautiful Valley of Jezreel. From here we make our way for our visit to Nazareth, where Jesus spent the silent years of his life. We’ll visit one of the cities many churches and drink from Mary’s well. We continue our sightseeing with a visit to Cana, site of Jesus'' first miracle, where he turned the water into wine. We will conduct a brief marriage ceremony for any couples that would like to renew their vows. We will pass and view Mt. Tabor, where Deborah and Barak defeated Sisera and the army of Jabin the king of Hazor. DINNER AND OVERNIGHT IN TIBERIAS.

Day 08Airport Deparutre 
Today we board our bus for our transfer to Airport

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