Sep 26 - Oct 7, 2023
Sea of Galilee
Mt. Of Beatitudes
Old City Jerusalem
Garden of Gethsemane
Mount of Olives
WATCHMEN ON THE WALL TOUR 2023
WATCHMEN ON THE WALL TOUR 2023
Depart for Tel Aviv.
We will arrive Tel Aviv.
Once landed, we will proceed to the hotels in Tel Aviv and enjoy dinner together. After dinner, there will be an orientation meeting with worship and prayer.
Our first full day will start with seeing the ancient port city of Jaffa and visit Simon the Tanner’s house. Then we will visit Ayalon Institute which houses a secret to the Israeli fight for independence.
Visit Independence Hall in Tel Aviv en route to Jerusalem. While in Jerusalem we will view the city from Mount Scopus and visit Abraham’s Bread feeding center a facility where Israel’s poor are fed daily. We will see firsthand how Eagles’ Wings is partnering with others to help meet the needs of the underprivileged.
Journey into the Old City and to the Western Wall. Get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pray and walk the ramparts of the wall.
This will be our first Shabbat together. Shabbat and Feast of Tabernacles begin at sundown.
Travel to Qumran, explore the Ein Gedi and see where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. We will go to Masada where we will ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress where the zealots made their last stand against the Romans in 73 AD.
We will also be exploring the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, the place where David wrote many of his Psalms, and home to beautiful hot springs, fascinating plants and wildlife along with great hiking trails.
Awake Jerusalem event begin with the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem.
Awake Jerusalem event morning and evening sessions at Zedekiah’s Cave and the Southern Steps.
A full day in Jerusalem! We will start our day with the Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane and the Palm Sunday Walk. We will then walk through Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago and along the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried his cross. We will visit the beautiful Church of St. Anne’s where Jesus healed the crippled man by the Pool of Bethesda and the Upper Room on Mt. Zion.
This morning visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum where we can walk through the Children’s Pavilion, visit the museum, and walk down the Avenue of the Righteous. Hear from a Holocaust Survivor.
We will be exploring the Jerusalem Market, Machne Yehuda, and then going to see the Garden Tomb.
Journey to Caesarea, an ancient port build by King Herod and home to the first gentile converts. Extensive modern archaeological excavations have made viewable stadiums, theaters, temples, palaces, and a giant sea port built out in the Mediterranean.
We will make our way to Capernaum and visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue.
Continue to the Mount of the Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount then enjoy a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee.
Exploring Tiberias, we will head back towards the Sea of Galilee with a visit to Magdala, site of the First Century Synagogue where it is reported that Jesus actually taught.
Next stop, Muchraka, a Carmelite Monastery said to be at the site where the prophet Elijah challenged the prophets of the Canaanite god Baal to a showdown in order to prove God’s might. We will end the day with a baptism service in the Jordan River.
Early morning departures to the airport. Fly to back to the United States.
*Itinerary is Subject to Change. Considerable, vigorous walking is required for this tour. Please make note of special needs with your registration.
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