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Join Pastor Ben and Tammy Feldott
as they journey through the Holy Land
May 27 – June 7, 2018
Tammy and I invite you to join us on the discipleship adventure of a lifetime. We will walk where Jesus walked, where Elijah called down fire from heaven, where David killed Goliath, and so much more. We will even raft down the Jordan River and sail across the Sea of Galilee. Your faith will reach new depths as you experience the Bible on location. Space is limited, so respond quickly!
DAY 1 – May 27 REGISTER HERE!
Departing from BOS, the group will connect with an overnight flight to Tel Aviv.
DAY 2 – May 28
You are scheduled to arrive in Tel Aviv in the the afternoon. and will transfer to your hotel in Netanya, on the coast of the Mediterranean. After dinner, you will have a free evening to visit with friends at the hotel or walk along the beach.
Overnight: Netanya, Israel
DAY 3 – May 29 REGISTER HERE!
Today, you will make your way to the Sea of Galilee. Along the way, you will visit Caesarea, where Paul almost persuaded Agrippa to be a Christian; Mt. Carmel, where Elijah challenged the prophets of Ba’al; Megiddo, which gaurds over the Valley of Armageddon; and, finally the Nazareth Village, a first-century village that will provide a visual and cultural experience of village life in the times of Jesus.
Overnight: Sea of Galilee
DAY 4 – May 30
This promises to be a beautiful day as you focus on the ministry of Jesus. You will visit the Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Jesus’ ministry center in the Galilee, worship on the Sea of Galilee as you take a boat across the lake to a St. Peter’s Fish lunch. After lunch, you will visit the baptismal area at the Jordan River, then finish the day’s study tour by getting an overview of Jesus’ Galilean ministry from Mt. Arbel.
Some will choose to hike down the cliff, others will choose the bus ride down. After a buffet dinner you will be free to visit the lake shore or hang out around the hotel and talk with others about the day’s activities.
Overnight: Sea of Galilee
DAY 5 – May 31 REGISTER HERE!
This day will be spent in the north. You will visit Mount Hermon and see and raft on the headwaters of the Jordan River. At Dan, you will see Jereboam’s altar and a rare mud brick gate from the time of Abraham. Next, you will drive up to Caesarea Philippi where Peter made his confession, “Thou art the Christ, the son of the living God.” Finally, you will return to your hotel by way of the Golan Heights you
After a buffet dinner you will be free to visit the lake shore or hang out around the hotel and talk with others about the day’s activities.
Overnight: Sea of Galilee
DAY 6 – June 1
On today’s itinerary are Bet Shean, the city where King Saul’s body was hung by the Philistines; Gideon’s Spring, where Gideon selected his small army; Mt. Gerezim, where the Samaritans still worship; and Shiloh, the primary worship center of ancient Israel prior to Solomon building the first temple.
DAY 7 – June 2 REGISTER HERE!
After breakfast you will ascend the Mount of Olives for an overview of Jerusalem, the Kidron Valley and the Eastern Gate. Afterward, you will descend by foot to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was betrayed by Judas.
After lunch you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Shrine of the Book and a scale model of first century Jerusalem. Both are located at the Israel Museum. You will finish the day in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
DAY 8 – June 3
An early breakfast will get you ready for a wonderful day in Jerusalem, the Holy City. You will ascend the Temple Mount, the most sacred area in the world for Jews and the third holiest for Muslims. You will visit the Pool of Bethesda (Jn 5) and walk a portion of the Via Dolorosa. You will visit the Western Wall and the Southern Wall excavations. You need water shoes to end the day with a walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel. This 1750 feet long water channel takes you under the City of David to the Pool of Siloam (Jn 9).
DAY 9 – June 4 REGISTER HERE!
A very early start will take you to the Dead Sea Valley, including stops at Masada, the Dead Sea, Qumran, and Jericho. In the evening, you will visit the Rabbinic Tunnel.
DAY 10 – June 5
Today will be a special day. You will start the day in Bethlehem where you will visit the Church of Nativity and the Shepherd’s Fields. Afterward, you follow the path of David from Bethlehem to the Elah Valley, where he defeated Goliath. On the way back to Jerusalem you will recount the story of Samson at Beth Shemesh.
DAY 11 – June 6 REGISTER HERE!
After breakfast you will visit the Christian Quarter and the Garden Tomb to remember the death and resurrection of Jesus. After an early lunch, you will visit the Holocaust Museum, then celebrate your study tour at a farewell dinner.
After dinner you will transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your return flight.
DAY 12 – June 7
After an overnight flight, you will arrive back to Boston with a lifetime of memories.
Today will be a special day. You will start the day in Bethlehem before visiting a local congregation, and the Holocaust Museum. After lunch, you will have a free afternoon to shop and freshen up for your trip home.
**The tour itinerary is subject to change according to local conditions.
The Tour Price Explained:
*$4100 per person, double-occupancy. The single supplement is $800.
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The “FINE PRINT”
The TOUR PRICE: $4100 – Each registered participant agrees to pay the tour price indicated on the tour brochure (DT1803) in a single payment OR in payments that correspond to the payment schedule provided below.
The price listed in this brochure is based on current airline transportation and fuel surcharge taxes ($695) and are subject to change without notice until the airline tickets are issued. In the case of a fuel surcharge tax increase, each passenger agrees to pay the difference prior to departure.
INCLUDED IN PRICE: coach airfare from/to Boston, MA, double-occupancy* accommodations in superior to deluxe hotels, entry fees, guides, drivers, breakfast and dinner buffets, one lunch at the fish restaurant, climate controlled buses, porterage, taxes and tips (hotel staff, drivers, and guides). *The single supplement is $800.
NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: lunches (except as designated in this brochure), a la carte beverages at buffets (e.g., soft drinks and alcohol), daily water or snacks, souvenirs or personal expenses, any expenses resulting from illness or accident, passport costs, or any other expenses not specifically mentioned above as included.
ITINERARY CHANGES: The related itinerary (DT1803) is subject to change according to local conditions, which may include, among other things, weather, security and crowd considerations. If an itinerary change necessitates extra overnights, each traveler will be responsible for the added costs.
AIRLINE TICKETS and FLIGHT TIMES: All flight times are subject to change by the airlines without advance notice. Discipleship Travel LLC is not responsible for such changes or delays and does not reimburse expenses resulting from such delays. Discipleship Travel LLC recommends travel interruption insurance.
REGISTRATION: To register for this tour, complete the REGISTRATION FORM and send it and a $300 deposit to the address below by November 28, 2016. Late registration requires a $25 non-refundable late fee. Registrations submitted after March 15, 2017 will incur a $50 non-refundable late fee.
Registration and fees should be mailed to:
Discipleship Travel LLC
809 E. Roubidoux St.
Nixa, MO 65714
PAYMENT SCHEDULE: Fifty percent (50%) of the tour price must be paid by March 15, 2017, 120 days prior to departure. The final balance must be paid by May 14, 2017, 45 days prior to departure. Late payments will incur a $25 non-refundable late fee and may cause forfeiture of reservation.
Any cancellation from registration until 121 days prior to departure will result in a $200 cancellation fee.
Any cancellation between 120-61 days prior to departure will result in a $500 cancellation fee plus any airline penalties.
Any cancellation between 60-45 days prior to departure will result in a $1000 cancellation fee plus any airline penalties.
No refund will be given for any cancellation that occurs less than 45 days prior to departure.
Cancellations WILL NOT be accepted by any means other than in writing, delivered by registered mail or courier service to:
Discipleship Travel LLC
809 E. Roubidoux St.
Nixa, MO 65714
Discipleship Travel LLC, with their officers and staff, act only as agents for the various companies whose accommodations are utilized. Discipleship Travel LLC assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with the services of any automobile, airplane, boat, or other conveyance which will be used either wholly or in part. Neither will they be responsible for any act, error, omission, or any injury, loss, accident, or any delay which may be occasioned by reason of defect in any vehicle or through neglect or default of any company or person engaged in the conveying of passengers. Discipleship Travel LLC accepts no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delays or changes in motor coach, train, airplane services, or that of any other conveyance, sickness, accident, weather, strikes, war, quarantine, or other causes; and all such losses or expenses must be borne by the passenger. The airlines and/or other transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event that may occur during the time the passengers are not aboard the airplane or conveyance. The passage contract, as issued by the airlines or other transportation companies involved with the tour, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser and the airlines or transportation companies and limit the responsibilities of the tour sponsors concerning the related travel and accommodations. Prices and schedules that appear in any brochure or website are based on current schedules and tariff rates and are subject to change without notice.
Payment of a deposit or fees, in whole or in part, constitutes a declaration of full understanding and acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined in this brochure, including the “FINE PRINT” and “DISCLAIMER.”