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Walk Where Jesus Walked
Tour of the Holy Land
With Pastor Don and Jan Christianson

March 12 - 21, 2012

Walk Where Jesus Walked

What better way to spend a vacation than to "walk where Jesus walked" in the land of His birth, ministry, death and resurrection?

 

We look forward to you joining us for what promises to be an exciting and life-changing inspirational experience of Christian fellowship and learning. Together we will visit those places that you have previously only read about in the Bible.  This journey will bring scripture to life, renew your faith and be a treasured memory for the rest of your life. Bible teaching appropriate to the sites being visited will be conducted throughout the tour.

 

Pastor Don and Jan Christianson

 

 

DATES:                      March 12 - 21, 2012

 

PRICE:                       $CALL per person
double occupancy

 

1st DEPOSIT:            $400.00 per person

                                    Due September 1, 2011      

 

Click Here for the printable tour registration form

Click Here for the tour brochure PDF (375KB)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

 

·         Round-trip flight from Chicago to Tel Aviv

·         Round-trip transfer from airport to hotels

·         1 night Netanya

·         3 Nights - Galilee

·         3 Nights – Jerusalem

·         Late-check-out - Jerusalem

·         Meeting and assistance at airport

·         Breakfast & dinner daily

·         Fish lunch & boat ride on Sea of Galilee

·         Farewell program

·         Private English speaking tour guide

·         Private air-conditioned motor-coach

·         Entrance fees, porterage

 

·        Please note what is not included under Terms & Conditions.

 

Daily Itinerary:

 

MONDAY                                   MARCH 12

DEPARTURE FLIGHT TO ISRAEL

 

Today we depart from Chicago to Tel Aviv, Israel.
Enjoy on-board meals and entertainment as we cross the Atlantic Ocean on our way to Israel.

 

 

TUESDAY                                  MARCH 13

ARRIVE IN TEL AVIV/TOUR OF JAFFA/CAESAREA

 

Arrive in Israel. Meet a representative who will assist

you through customs. Meet your guide and proceed

for a short tour of Jaffa, (Joppa), to visit the location of Simon the Tanner’s House. Continue to Caesarea, once a proud Roman port city dating back to the time of Pontius Pilate. View Herod’s Palace and the monumental Roman amphitheater built in the days of Christ. From here we drive to our hotel, located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. A refreshing Jaffa orange juice will be waiting for you upon arrival. (D)
Overnight Ramda Hotel - Netanya

 

WEDNESDAY                             MARCH 14

MT.CARMEL/MEGIDDO/NAZARETH/CANA/
GIDEON’S SPRINGS

After breakfast we drive to Mt. Carmel, where Elijah held a contest against the false prophets of Baal. Next, travel to Megiddo, overlooking the plains of Armageddon and visit the site of the 21 superimposed cities. Not far from here are Gideon’s Springs where Gideon’s army drank the water before the faithful battle on Mount Gilboa. We will now travel to Nazareth where Jesus spent the silent years of his life and visit Mary’s well. Afterwards, visit Cana, site of the first miracle where Jesus turned water to wine. An optional renewal of marriage vows service will be held. We will now drive to our hotel located in the Galilee.

Overnight Leonardo Plaza Hotel - Tiberias (B,D)

 

THURSDAY                                MARCH 15

MT. BEATITUDES/TABGHA/CHURCH OF PRIMACY/CAPERNAUM/BOAT RIDE-FISH LUNCH/BEIT SHEAN

After breakfast the first stop will be the Mt. Beatitudes. Near here Jesus gave the Beatitudes and taught on many occasions. Here he also performed many of the miracles. Travel to Tabgha, to commemorate the miracle of the multiplication of the fish and loaves to feed 5000. Nearby we will visit the Church of Primacy and beach, where Jesus appeared to his Disciples after his resurrection. Continue to Capernaum where much of the Galilean Ministry took place. Afterwards, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and hear how Jesus calmed the stormy sea and walked upon these waters. Enjoy a traditional St. Peter’s fish lunch. We will now drive to Beit Shean, a well preserved Byzantine City. (B,L,D)
Overnight Leonardo Plaza Hotel - Tiberias

 

FRIDAY                                     MARCH 16

KIBBUTZ TOUR/GOLAN/CAESAREA PHILIPPI/  MOUNT OF TRANSFIGURATION/TEL DAN/ KORAZIM/GADARENES/BAPTISMAL SITE

After breakfast begin the day with a tour of the Kibbutz and explore this unique way of life. From here we ascend the Golan Heights. Our guide will explain why this area is so vital to Israel’s security. Visit the sacred site of Caesarea Philippi and view Mount Hermon from a high meadow laden with wild flowers. Mount Hermon is believed to be the location where Jesus underwent his transfiguration. Not far from here is Tel Dan. The site is identified with the Biblical city of Dan, the northernmost city in the Kingdom of Israel. The Dan Nature Reserve is one of the three sources of the Jordan River. We will now descend the Golan Heights and visit Korazim and Gadarenes. We end the day at Yardenit Baptismal site on the Jordan River where time will be available for an optional baptismal service. (B,D)

Overnight Leonardo Plaza Hotel - Tiberias

                

SATURDAY                               MARCH 17

MASSADA/DEAD SEA/KING DAVID’S WATERFALLS/QUMRAN/JERUSALEM            

After breakfast we drive through the Jordan Valley to Massada. Ascend by cable car. Our guide will take us on a fascinating tour of this mountain where 960 Jewish defenders organized the last resistance to the Roman Conquerors. Descend Massada and travel to Kibbutz Ein Gedi to view King David’s Waterfalls and then to the Dead Sea for an optional float in the salty waters. Our next stop is at Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. We will now ascend the Judean Hills to the "Eternal City of God" – Jerusalem. (B/D)  Overnight Renaissance Hotel - Jerusalem
 

SUNDAY                                   MARCH 18

MT. OF OLIVES/OLD JERUSALEM TOUR/WESTERN WALL/GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE/CAIAPHAS’ HOUSE & DUNGEON/COURTYARD OF PETER’S DENIAL

At the start of the morning, drive to the crest of Mt. of Olives where the Old City of Jerusalem and the Eastern Gate unfolds before us. Continue for visits to the Garden of Gethsemane, the high priest Caiaphas’ House & Dungeon, the Courtyard of Peter’s Denial, the Upper Room of the Last Supper and David’s Tomb. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Western Wall, Cardo and Pools of Bethesda. (B,D)
Overnight Renaissance Hotel - Jerusalem

MONDAY                                   MARCH 19

MODEL/SHRINE OF THE BOOK/PANORAMIC VIEW OF JERUSALEM/KNESSET/HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/ VIEW OF BETHLEHEM & SHEPHERD’S FIELD/ GARDEN TOMB

After breakfast we begin with a panoramic view of  Jerusalem followed by a visit to a large outdoor model of the Herodian City of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are on display. View the Knesset, (Israeli Parliament), and continue to Yad Vashem - Memorial to the six million Jews that lost their lives in the Holocaust. Continue for a spectacular view of the city of Bethlehem and Shepherd’s Field. We will have the opportunity to browse through an authentic souvenir store where olive wood and antique items are on display. Next, we drive to the Garden Tomb where a Communion Service will be held. (B,D)

Overnight Renaissance Hotel - Jerusalem

 

 

TUESDAY                                 MARCH 20

FREE DAY IN JERUSALEM/OPTIONAL TOUR/ FAREWELL DINNER/TRANSFER TO AIRPORT

Breakfast in hotel. Leisure day... Enjoy! An optional tour to sites that were not included in the tour will be offered to you. In the evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner and say
SHALOM to our guide. After dinner we transfer to the airport for our flight home. (B,D)
Late-check-out Renaissance Hotel - Jerusalem
 

WEDNESDAY                             MARCH 21

MIDNIGHT FLIGHT TO USA

 

Our flight home will depart Israel a few minutes after Midnight of March 20th.

 

 

 

For more information please call

Pastor Don Christianson at

 

(920) 563-9930

 

E Mail: djchristy3@charter.net

 

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Heavenly International Tours

3900 W. Brown Deer Road
Suite A-134

Milwaukee, WI 53209

 

(800) 322-8622

 

          E Mail: info@heavenlytours.com
         
Web:     www.heavenlytours.com

 

 

 

A NOTE FROM HEAVENLY INTERNATIONAL TOURS

 

Please refer to Heavenly Tours’ Web Site at www.heavenlytours.com and click on     
Testimonials” to read what so many people wrote about the impact that a tour of the Holy Land has left on their lives.

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The staff and management of Heavenly International Tours wish you a most rewarding, inspirational and safe journey.

 

Walk Where Jesus Walked
Tour of the Holy Land
With Pastor Don and Jan Christianson

March 12 - 21, 2012

Question: WHERE IS THE REGISTRATION FORM?

Answer: Read the terms and conditions below and scroll to the bottom. There you will find the link to the registration form, which you may click on if you agree to all the terms and conditions below.

  

TERMS & CONDITIONS - READ CAREFULLY

 

RESERVATIONS & SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS: All reservations for this tour are confirmed upon receipt of your Registration Form and a non-refundable deposit of $400.00 per person, which is due upon reservation and no later than September 1, 2011. Final payment is due December 1, 2011.

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS & SITES: All hotel accommodations are based on double occupancy with private bath. NOTE: We will attempt to find a roommate for single travelers desiring to share a room. However, if we are unable to find a roommate, or you do not accept our selection, the single room supplement will apply. The sequence of visits to sites may change according to the discretion of the tour operator and guide if they deem necessary. In case sequence is changed, all items on the itinerary will still be covered.

 

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: The Deposit of $ 400.00 and is non-refundable. Final payment is fully refundable, (excluding the non-refundable deposit of $400.00 per person), until December 1, 2011. Cancellations after December 1, 2011 become non-refundable and can only be recovered through a travel insurance policy. Please note that deposits and final payments for the tour cannot be changed from one person to another. All cancellations must be made in writing to Heavenly Tours. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

 

UNUSED SERVICES: No refund will be available for unused touring, meals or any other program components stated in the itinerary.

 

PASSPORT, VISA & VACCINATIONS: Valid passport for 6 months after the tour has ended is required. No vaccinations or visa are required from U.S. Citizens. Complete Passport information as requested in the enclosed Registration Form must be submitted to Heavenly International Tours prior to December 1, 2011.

 

TAXES & FEES INCLUDED: Entrance fees to all sites on scheduled tours. Porterage of ONE suitcase per person is included. 

 

FEES NOT INCLUDED: Passport Fees, Travel Insurance, meals, drinks, wines, liquors and beverages not mentioned in itinerary. Items of personal nature; such as phone calls, laundry, room service and sites other than those mentioned. Transfer to O'Hare Airport is optional and is not included in the price of the tour.

 

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

Tips to guide, driver and hotel staff are not included, (Approximately $130.00 per person). Airport Departure Taxes, Security Fees and Fuel Surcharges, charged by airlines and Governments, are not included and will be invoiced to you with your final payment. The rate of these Taxes & Fees in March 2012 will be determined when flight tickets are issued.  

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Travel Insurance is optional. However, we highly suggest and recommend the purchase of insurance. It is suggested that the insurance premium will be paid directly to the insurance company at the time of your initial deposit in order to cover the “Pre-existing Conditions Clause” of the insurance. You can purchase Travel Insurance online via Heavenly Tours’ Web Site www.heavenlytours.com

 

AIR & LAND FARES: Air and land rates of this tour are based on current tariffs in effect for today, April 4, 2011. Flight tickets for this tour are based on NON-REFUNDABLE group airfare.

 

PURCHASE OF MERCHANDISE: Heavenly International Tours is not to be held responsible for any item/s purchased during the tour, not for their quality nor their prices. All and any purchase will be the sole responsibility of the buyer.

 

METHOD OF PAYMENTS: Check or Money Order only, made payable to: Heavenly International Tours.

 

LUGGAGE:  Each person is allowed (1) suitcase and a carry-on only, which will be handled for you throughout the tour. Maximum size of suitcase is 29” high and maximum weight is 50 pounds.

 

TOUR DATES: As in any trans-Atlantic flight, tour dates may slightly change according to the requirements of the participating air carrier. Please allow yourself some flexibility. In the event dates and times of flights are changed, Heavenly Tours will not be held responsible and refunds will not be available based on this reason.

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

 

If you do not have a current passport, please apply within the proper time limit. It can take 6 - 8 weeks to process a new Passport.

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Please note that your Passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the tour has ended.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITY / DISCLAIMERS STATEMENTS

 

Heavenly International Tours acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide hotel accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, activities or other services connected with this tour. Such services are subject to the terms and conditions of those suppliers. Heavenly International Tours and its respective employees, agents, representatives, and assigns accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or any other incident which may be caused by the negligence, defect, default of any company or person performing these services. Responsibility is not accepted for losses, injury, damages or expenses of any kind due to sickness, weather, strikes, hostilities, wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other such causes.  All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the country in which they are provided. Heavenly International Tours is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in tours which have been arranged by Heavenly International Tours. Travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy that will cover expenses associated with medical emergency, tour interruption, loss of luggage and other personal effects.

 

Your travel arrangements are provided by:

HEAVENLY INTERNATIONAL TOURS

 


REGISTRATION FORM

By accessing the online printable registration form, I certify that I have read the terms and conditions and responsibility / disclaimers statements above and agree to them.

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Note: Print it out the registration form, fill it out, and send it in with your deposit.