Hyphen Israel Tour
November 2-9, 2021 | $3,698
We are partnering with Socal Youth and Copple Family Tours for this great trip. It will be from November 2-9, 2021. Pastoral approval is required, please have your Pastor fill out this form here.
DAY 1 – CALIFORNIA – Depart from Depart from California to Ben Gurion
Airport in Tel Aviv. Dinner and breakfast are served on board.
DAY 2 – GALILEE – Upon arrival at the Tel Aviv airport, we transfer to
our hotel in the Galilee for dinner and overnight. Already we begin to feel
the spirit of this land enchanting us, as we will be visiting sites from the
Bible and share the experience of walking in the footsteps of Jesus. (D)
DAY 3 – GALILEE – This morning we take a boat ride on the Sea of
Galilee to Ginnosar where we will visit the fi shermen’s boat found here
dating back to Jesus’ time. We continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of
the Sermon on the Mount. On to Tabgha, site of the Miracle of the Loaves
and Fishes and to Capernaum, the center of the Lord’s early ministry.
Drive along the lower Galilee mountains to Cana, site of the wedding
feast. We continue on to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation.
Onto Tiberias for dinner and overnight. (B,D)
DAY 4 – JERUSALEM – This morning we drive along the Sea of Galilee
to arrive at Yardenit, the Baptismal Center on the Jordan River. From here
we drive to Mount Carmel to visit the Carmelite Monastery at Muhkraka,
the location of Elijah’s altar. We continue via the Valley of Armageddon
to the excavation of Tel Megiddo. Drive along the Mediterranean
coast to Caesarea to visit the Roman theater and aqueduct. Ascend the
Judean Hills to the Holy City of Jerusalem in time for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 – JERUSALEM – Departing Jerusalem we drive past the inn of Departing Jerusalem we drive past the inn of
the “Good Samaritan” and continue to the shores of the Dead Sea – the
lowest point on earth. We travel along the site to Masada, the fortress
where the Jewish Zealots held off the armies of the Roman Empire before
choosing suicide over surrender. Continue to Ein Gedi, where King David
found shelter from the wrath of King Saul. Later we can enjoy a short
“fl oat“ on the Dead Sea. Continue to Qumran where in 1947 the Dead
Sea Scrolls were discovered in a cave. Afterwards we return to Jerusalem.
DAY 6 – JERUSALEM – We start the day with a visit to the Garden We start the day with a visit to the Garden
Tomb, followed by an orientation beside Calvary. Travel to the Old City,
through St. Stephen’s Gate to the Pool of Bethesda, the Chapel of the Flagellation,
and the Ecce Homo Arch. View the Gabbatha pavement before
proceeding to the Temple area and Mt. Moriah to visit the Western Wall,
the Ophel archaeological park, where we see the Pinnacle and the visitors’
center dedicated to research of the Biblical Temple. Continue through the
Bazaar. In the afternoon we drive to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the
Nativity, the Milk Grotto and the cave of St. Jerome. (B,D)
DAY 7 – JERUSALEM – Drive to Mount Scopus to view the impressive Drive to Mount Scopus to view the impressive
home of the Hebrew University before continuing to the Mount of Olives
for an outstanding view of Jerusalem. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane
and Church of All Nations. See the Kidron Valley and Tomb of Absalom,
Zechariah and James. We continue to Mount Zion, the Room of the Last
Supper, and King David’s Tomb, and past the Knesset and the Israel Museum.
Next visit the recently constructed Model of Ancient Jerusalem.
Time permitting, visit the recently excavated archaeological site in the
Jewish quarter- the Cardo, the “Wide” wall built by King Hezekiah and
the Herodian mansion. Enjoy a farewell dinner before being transferred
to the airport. (B,D)
DAY 8 – CALIFORNIA – Depart Tel Aviv for your flight back to the United States. Arrive back with wonderful memories of your tour
of the Holy Land.
$500 deposit (non-refundable) due: with enrollment form
*$100 savings for all deposits received by February 1, 2021
50% of total trip cost due in order to guarantee spot: July 1, 2021 (or sooner)
*Please note: While we have already confirmed space with the airlines, we can only guarantee the seats for those who have paid a minimum of 50% towards their total trip.
*Please note: You must have your pastor’s approval to go on this trip. The pastoral approval form can be accessed at this form here.
Important Dates / Steps
Per person based on double occupancy.
Initial deposit of $500 is required.
Final payment due 90 days prior to departure.
Round-trip (includes fuel surcharge and tax)
5 nights in superior tourist class hotels
5 breakfasts and 6 dinners
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Touring by Private Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Services of a Professional Tour Escort
Optional Insurance (recommended)
Single Room ($600)
Lunches on touring days (average lunch cost: $17-$22)
Copple Family Tours
PO Box 3000 | Turlock, CA | 95381
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