Pastor Jerry and Karla Joplin
"Walking Where Jesus Walked"
"The Trip of a Lifetime"
12 Exciting Days in Israel!
DAY 1: - DEPARTURE: Depart from DFW to Tel Aviv.
DAY 2: - TEL AVIV / NETANYA: Shalom! We arrive in HIS LAND. Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, we will be met and assisted to our motor coach. We proceed to our hotel on the shores of the Mediterranean. (D)
DAY 3: - CAESAREA / MEGIDDO / TIBERIAS: Today’s sites include the ancient seaport and Roman theater at Caesarea, Mount Carmel, Megiddo and the Valley of Armageddon. We arrive in Tiberias at our hotel overlooking the Sea of Galilee. (B, L, D)
DAY 4: - SEA OF GALILEE / CAESAREA PHILIPPI: Today we cross the Sea of Galilee by boat landing at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar where we view the ancient Jesus Boat. We continue to the site of Peter’s restoration and the Mt. of the Beatitudes before arriving at Kibbutz En Gev for a lunch of St. Peter’s fish. Time permitting, we will travel north to Caesarea Philippi and the mouth of the Jordan River. We end our day at the baptismal site on the Jordan River. If you desire to be baptized, please bring a swimsuit. (B, L, D)
DAY 5: - CAPERNAUM / GIDEON’S SPRING / QUMRAN / DEAD SEA: This morning we visit Capernaum, Jesus’ ministry base with its ancient synagogue. We then travel south to Gideon’s Spring at En Harod and continue to Qumran, the site where a Bedouin shepherd found the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947. We arrive at our Dead Sea hotel for the balance of the day to relax at the hotel pools, Dead Sea spa, mineral pools or to enjoy other special services. (B, L, D)
DAY 6: - MASADA / EILAT: This morning we start early to Masada, truly a remarkable piece of history. We now travel to Eilat for overnight. (B, L, D)
DAY 7: - EILAT: Today we visit the Underwater Observatory and the replica of the Tabernacle and Timna before returning to our hotel in Eilat. (B, L, D)
DAY 8: EILAT / JERUSALEM: This morning we visit Beer Sheva is 950 feet above sea level and reported to have been the WELL OF ABRAHAM. On our way to Jerusalem we visit the Valley of Elah before “go up to Jerusalem” to The Holy City! Enter HIS gates with gladness! (B, L, D)
DAY 9: JERUSALEM: We drive to the top of the Mount of Olives for a view of Jerusalem before taking the Palm Sunday path to the Garden of Gethsemane. We visit the famous Church of St. Anne with its rich, deep acoustics and the Pool of Bethesda. We continue to the site of Pilate’s Judgment Hall/Antonio Fortress. We visit Bethlehem before returning to our hotel for dinner. (B, L, D)
DAY 10: OLD CITY / WAILING WALL / TEMPLE MOUNT / SOUTHERN EXCAVATIONS: Today we visit the Jewish Quarter, Wailing (Western) Wall and Temple Mount where we view the Dome of the Rock, the Al Aksa Mosque and the site where The Temple once stood. We also visit The City of David with a special movie. We continue to the Upper Room, Southern Steps and Davidson Center. (B, L, D)
DAY 11: - GARDEN TOMB: Today we visit the Garden Tomb for an exciting time of praise and worship. We will view Golgotha and then tour the Garden itself with a visit to the empty tomb. We continue to the House of Caiaphas and the Israel Museum including Shrine of the Book Time permitting, (B, L, D)
DAY 12: - HOME: We depart our hotel this morning for our flight. After a plane change, we continue on to DFW. We will return with memories and new friends to last a lifetime and beyond!
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Please Note - If A Passenger Is Unable to Get on And Off the Bus and Walk Without the Assistance of Another Individual, The Passenger Must Bring Someone with Them to Assist Them.
NOTE: The actual daily itinerary is subject to adjustment at the discretion of the tour operator.
INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE
PRICE: Prices quoted are CASH prices per person and in US dollars and are based on fares and costs in effect at the time of publication. Whenever possible, DC&T obtains price guarantees from suppliers. However, depending upon the strength of the US dollar and the fluctuating nature of oil, gas and other costs, published rates are subject to change without notice. CREDIT CARDS may be used for DEPOSIT ONLY. Final payment must be made by personal check, cashier check, money order, credit card check or cash.
HOTELS: Four & Five Star hotels throughout. Prices are based on two persons sharing a twin-bedded room with private bath. Single rooms are subject to availability for an additional cost of $1300. If a passenger cannot supply a roommate and Discovery Cruises and Tours is unable to do so, or your roommate cancels before departure, the passenger will have to pay the supplemental charge. (You may be billed after the final payment date for single room accommodations as necessary.)
SIGHTSEEING: Local transportation is by deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach. The services of an English-speaking Israeli gu
AIRPORT TAXES/FUEL: $780 (actual cost as of 5/21/19) NOTE: (Taxes/Fuel Surcharges may change without notice. Any increase will be billed to the passenger and must be paid prior to departure.)
TIPS: of $168 personal tips to guides, drivers and others rendering special services.
NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE
Passport costs; food and beverages (including coffee and tea) not usually included with regular meals; optional tours and excursions not mentioned in this itinerary; accident and baggage insurance; transporting and handling excess luggage. In the event it becomes necessary to overnight material due to late receipt of registration or final payments, traveler will be billed for these charges.
FOR YOUR PROTECTION
INSURANCE: Acting only as agents for suppliers, Discovery Cruises and Tours is not responsible for damage, loss, or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings, or for personal injury, accident and/or illness. For your own protection, it is important that you have adequate insurance to cover these possibilities. You should carry proof of insurance in the event you need medical attention while in Israel. Upon receipt of your statement, via an email, the link for optional insurance will be provided.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
PASSPORT: A valid passport is required and must be obtained in person by each tour member. No visas are required for Israel. A valid passport is required to leave the USA. It should be valid for a minimum of SIX MONTHS after your return date; you will be denied boarding if your passport is not valid for SIX MONTHS beyond your return date.
REGISTRATION & DEPOSIT: A deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of registration. The deposit may be charged to your VISA or MasterCard. Registrations received inside ninety (90) days must be accompanied by full payment. A $30 LATE REGISTRATION fee will be assessed.
PAYMENTS: After you have registered for a tour, you will receive an invoice with final payment amount and date due. Final payments should be made payable to DISCOVERY CRUISES AND TOURS and must be received ninety (90) days prior to departure. Final payments received inside ninety (90) days will be assessed a $30 LATE PAYMENT fee. NOTE: ALL reservations not fully paid by the ninety-day deadline are subject to cancellation, for which Tour Operator is not to be held responsible.
AIRLINE SEATS: Seats without a deposit must be released 100 days from departure. If you cancel your seat with DC&T in writing within the 100 days there is a penalty of $100 per person.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
If a passenger cancels his/her tour membership for any reason up to 90 days prior to departure, there will be a cancellation fee of two hundred dollars ($200) to cover administrative and communication costs. For cancellations from 90-75 days prior to departure there will be a cancellation fee of $500. Cancellations received 74-59 days prior to departure: penalty is 25% of tour cost; 58-30 days: penalty is 50% of tour cost; NO REFUND for cancellations within twenty-nine (29) days of departure -- trip cancellation and interruption insurance is available and is highly recommended. All cancellation requests must be addressed to Discovery Cruises and Tours in writing. Phone calls for cancellations cannot be accepted.
Discovery Cruises and Tours (Tour Operator) agrees to arrange for the tour described in this brochure. This represents the entire agreement between the passenger and his agent, the Tour Host, the Tour Operator and its agents. Except as stated herein, no person is authorized to cancel, modify, or vary the tour arrangements or to make any representation of warranty concerning the tour. Except for the willful negligence of its direct employees, the Tour Operator assumes no liability or responsibility for any injuries, damages occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of Tour Operator, or by any person for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to default or omission of and by any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof, or in arranging for the same, or the acts or omissions of the Tour Host. Tour Operator reserves the right to refuse or revoke travel to anyone who is deemed incapable of group travel per the sole judgment of Tour Operator. Due to circumstances beyond the Tour Operator’s control, the sequence of touring sites may occasionally need to be altered. The airlines or cruise lines are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board planes, ships or conveyances. The passenger contracts, in use by the airlines and cruise lines, and the passenger or purchaser of this tour and/or passage and Tour Operator assume no liability or responsibility in connection therewith. Also, the Tour Operator WILL NOT BE responsible for: (a) flight schedule changes, mechanical breakdowns, government actions, weather, acts of God, acts of war or aggression, whether declared or undeclared, hijackings, or other circumstances beyond its control, including any connecting flights that may be missed as a result thereof (participants should consider the possibility of delays when arranging connecting flights); (b) the failure to follow instructions, including but not limited to check-in and check-out times and baggage handling; and, (c) charges incurred relating to single room/stateroom requirements either by the passengers themselves or their assigned roommates. Payment of the deposit or any partial or full payment for a reservation constitutes consent to all provisions listed in this brochure.
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APR 19 LH694 FRA/TLV 2:00P-7:05P
APR 29 LH691 TLV/FRA 4:50A-8:20A
APR 29 LH438 FRA/DFW 10:10A-2:15P
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