Heavenly International Tours - Renew Your Faith In The Holy Land - October 30 to November 8, 2006
  Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence 

Renew your Faith in the Holy Land

October 30 - November 8, 2006

NOTE: THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT !!!

Personal Invitation

Join us on this fully escorted and special Holy Land tour as we explore the cradle of Christianity as walk in the Footsteps of Jesus and His Disciples. Together we will fulfill the Mission of Pilgrimage! Join us in evening songs, worship and fellowship as we form new friendships, which will last long after we return home. Christian fellowship is the main ingredient that makes this an experience of a lifetime! This special tour includes sites that have recently been discovered and visits to Crusader Castles. This tour is truly the ultimate Holy Land experience.

Your Tour Hosts


 Rev. Karl & Dottie Schimpf

Elisha & Merle Ben Yitzhak
Heavenly International Tours

Rev. Sue & Bill LeFeber 

When you arrive to Israel
you always feel as if you arrived home!

PRICE: $ Call Per person double occupancy 
1st DEPOSIT: $300.00 Due upon registration
2nd DEPOSIT: $200.00 Due June 1, 2006
FINAL PAYMENT:   Due September 10, 2006

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TOUR FEATURES INCLUDE:

  • Round-trip flight from Chicago to Tel Aviv
  • Round-trip transfer from airport to hotel
  • 1 night - Tel Aviv
  • 3 Nights - Galilee
  • 4 Nights - Jerusalem
  • Meeting and assistance at airport
  • Buffet breakfast & dinner daily
  • Fish lunch & boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Baptism in the Jordan River
  • Communion at the Garden Tomb
  • Gala Farewell Dinner in Jerusalem
  • Private English speaking tour guide
  • Private air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Entrance Fees, Porterage

Special Incentives

  • Reduction of $50.00 for each previous tour traveled with Heavenly Tours
     
  • Early Bird reduction of $50.00 if your deposit is paid by March 1, 2006

DAILY ITINERARY

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30
DEPARTURE TO ISRAEL

Today we depart from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to Israel. Enjoy on-board meals and entertainment as we cross the Atlantic Ocean on our way to Israel.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31
ARRIVE IN ISRAEL/TEL AVIV

Arrive in Israel. Meet our representative who will assist you through customs. Meet your guide and proceed to your hotel located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. A refreshing Jaffa orange juice will be waiting for you upon arrival. Overnight - Tel Aviv (D)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1
JAFFA/CAESAREA/MT. CARMEL/MEGIDDO/NAZARETH/CANA

After breakfast begin with a visit to Jaffa for a view of the old port and artist's quarters. Continue to Caesarea, a Roman and a Crusader city. Beyond the streets of shops in Caesarea is the Crusader city, which was protected by stout walls and projecting bastions within a deep moat. View the monumental Roman amphitheater built in the days of Christ. Travel to Mt.Carmel, where Elijah held a contest against the false prophets of Baíal. Next, travel to Megiddo, overlooking the plains of Armageddon and visit the site of the 21 superimposed cities. From here we travel to Nazareth where Jesus spent the silent years of his life and visit Maryís Well. Afterwards, visit Cana, site of the first miracle where Jesus turned water to wine. Overnight - Galilee (B,D)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2
MT. BEATITUDES/TABGHA/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, where 5000 were fed by Jesus who performed the miracle of the multiplication of the fish and loaves. 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. Peterís fish lunch. We will now drive to Beit Shean to view the well-preserved mosaic floor and ancient ruins. Overnight - Galilee (B,L,D)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3
KIBBUTZ TOUR/GOLAN VIEW/CAESARIA PHILIPPI/NIMROD CRUSADER CASTLE/KATZRIN/ GAMLA/KORAZIM/BAPTISMAL SITE

After breakfast begin the day with a tour of a Kibbutz and explore this unique way of life. From here ascend the Golan Heights. Your guide will explain why this area is so vital to Israelís security. Continue to Caesaria Philippi and then view Nimrodís CrusaderCastle, built by the Crusaders to defend the city of Banias.† From here we continue to the town of Katzrin. Afterwards, view the ancient site of Gamla, (Called Massada of the Galilee). We will now descend the Golan Heights and drive to Korazim. We end the day at Yardenit Baptismal site on the Jordan River, where time will be available for an optional Baptismal service. In the evening, join us for a Fellowship. Overnight - Galilee (B,D)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4
MASSADA/DEAD SEA/EIN GEDI WATERFALLS/QUMRAN/JERUSALEM

After breakfast drive through the JordanValley 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 the Dead Sea for an optional float in the salty waters. We continue to Ein Gedi to view the waterfalls and then to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. We will now ascend the Judean Hills to Jerusalem, the "Eternal City of God". Overnight - Jerusalem (B,D)

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5
MT. OF OLIVES / WESTERN WALL/CARDO/UPPER ROOM/GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE/VIA DOLOROSA/KING DAVIDíS CITADEL

After breakfast visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Jews, Christians and Moslems alike know the biblical and historical importance of the Old City of Jerusalem. At the start of the morning, drive to the crest of Mt. of Olives where the entire city of Jerusalem unfolds before us. Todayís walking tour includes: King Davidís Citadel, Garden of Gethsemane, Pools of Bethesda, Upper Room of the Last Supper, (Time will be available for a prayer service), Ecce Homo Arch, Via Dolorosa, Western Wall, Cardo, Jewish Quarters, Oriental Bazaars. Many of these sites visited today, were built by the Crusaders. Overnight - Jerusalem (B,D)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6
HILLS OF JERUSALEM/KNESSET/YAD VASHEM/ VIEW OF JOHN THE BAPTIST'S NEWLY DISCOVERED CAVE/ BETHLEHEM/ COMMUNION AT THE GARDEN TOMB

After breakfast begin the day with a visit to the Knesset, (Israeli Parliament), and continue to Yad Vashem, a memorial to the Six Million Jews that lost their lives in the Holocaust. Not far from here, (in Kibbutz Tzuba), we will visit John The Baptist's newly discovered cave. Continue to the city of Bethlehem and visit the Church of Nativity and Manger Square. Time will be available to browse through an authentic souvenir shop. Next we drive to the Garden Tomb where a communion service will be held. Overnight - Jerusalem (B,D)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
FREE DAY IN JERUSALEM / FAREWELL DINNER / TRANSFER TO AIRPORT

Breakfast in hotel. Leisure day ... Enjoy! In the evening, enjoy our Farewell Dinner and say Shalom to our guide and driver. After dinner transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for our flight home. (B/D)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
RETURN FLIGHT TO
USA

Our flight home will depart at 12:05 AM.†

The staff and management of Heavenly International Tours

would like to thank you for joining this tour.

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