A Visit to The Historical Lands of The Bible
November 1-16, 2023
Total Price from Newark: $5,499.00 per person from Newark, NJ based on Double Occupancy. Single Room Supplement-$1288. Reservation fee of $500 per person required. Limited to 40 travelers. If you need to visit with us about the tour please call 806-672-6089 or Email Jerry.C.Lawlis@proton.me
Tour Coordinator: Our tour is coordinated by Blue and White Tours in Israel. They are veteran and very trustworthy group tour providers. They will be responsible for all arrangements in Israel and Jordan.
Air Transportation: The package described herein is sold as a complete air and land package from Newark, NJ and will use the services of United Airlines, connecting out of Newark, NJ.
Tour Price: The price quoted for this 15 Day Tour is based upon the rates given in January 2023. The price is subject to adjustment based on foreign currencies and tarrifs which may go up or down prior to departure.
Hotels: Per person cost is based on double occupancy rooms in First Class Hotels. For private rooms there is an additional charge and the room may not be as large.
Baggage: Each traveler is requested to have only one bag weighing no more than 50 lbs and one carry on that will fit in the overhead bin or under the seat. Baggage handling is included in the tour price.
Meals: A buffet breakfast and dinner is included with all the hotels in Israel and Jordan. Tips and Taxes are also included.
Sightseeing: Tour includes buses with maximum view windows and guides that are fluent in english. All entry fees to sites are included.
Itinerary Variations: The Guides and the Tour Hosts reserve the right to make adjustments in the content of each tour day while guaranteeing that all sites promised in tour itinerary will be covered. Weather or other conditions may prompt some changes.
Passport and Visas: A valid passport is required that has 6 months before expiration. Any visas required will be secured by Tour Hosts, or Blue and White Tours on behalf of each traveler.
Insurance: Tour price includes 24-Hour Help and Insurance Protection. Does not include trip cancellation/interruption or extra baggage coverage.
Not Included: Personal items; phone calls; passport fees; expenses in usa; expenses, other than hotel.
Health Requirement: No vaccines or other special medical treatments are required, but greatly recommended.
Jerry & Cheryl Lawlis, Amarillo, TX
Trey & Lea Morgan, Childress, TX
J. Tom & Julie Washburn, Brownwood, TX
ITINERARY for RRFE BIBLE LANDS TOUR
DAY 1 – Wed, Nov. 1- Depart USA on United Airlines from Newark Liberty International, 4 PM
DAY 2 – Thurs, Nov. 2- Arrive Tel Aviv, Israel mid-morning. Jaffa–Tel Bet Shemesh–Elah Valley (David & Goliath) Overnight Jerusalem at Dan Boutique Hotel
DAY 3 – Fri, Nov. 3 Mt. of Olives–Palm Sunday Road–Gethsemane–Jewish Quarter (Hezekiah’s “Broad Wall”; the Cardo; Herodian-period mansions)–Church of Holy Sepulcher Overnight Jerusalem
DAY 4 – Sat, Nov.4 Garden Tomb (tour and worship but no Communion)–Israel Museum–Knesset menorah–Bethlehem Overnight Jerusalem
DAY 5 – Sun. Nov. 5 Worship/Communion (in the hotel)–Yad Vashem–Western Wall–Western Wall Tunnel–Southern Steps etc. Overnight Jerusalem
DAY 6 – Mon, Nov. 6 Temple Mount (early start)–Bethesda/St. Anne–City of David–“rolling stone”–OT tombs where the silver amulets were found– Promenade (switched from Day 4) Overnight Jerusalem
DAY 7 – Tues, Nov. 7 DAY AT LEISURE! Overnight Jerusalem
DAY 8 – Wed, Nov. 8 Dead Sea–Qumran–view Ein Gedi–Masada Overnight Jerusalem
DAY 9 – Thurs, Nov. 9 CHECK OUT. Caesarea–Mt. Carmel–Megiddo–Nazareth (1st-century house) Overnight Galilee, Hotel Kinar
DAY 10 – Fri, Nov. 10 Tel Dan–Banias/Caesarea Philippi–view the Golan Heights–Mt. of Beatitudes. Before dinner, Q&A with Mike on modern Israel. Overnight Galilee
DAY 10 – Sat, Nov. 11 Ancient boat–boat ride–Tabgha (John 21)–Lunch included–Kinneret cemetery–Magdala Overnight Galilee
DAY 11 – Sun. Nov. 12- Early Communion Early start for drive to Sheikh Hussein Bridge and crossing into Jordan– TRANSFER TO JORDAN (via Sheikh Hussein Bridge, near Beit She’an)- Lunch and Tour Jerash, most complete excavated city of Decapolis – Overnight Amman, Jordan
DAY 13 (Mon. Nov. 13) Early departure for Petra. Tour Petra after lunch in hotel. Overnight in Wadi Musa.
DAY 14 (Tues. Nov. 14) Return to Amman. Tour Amman. Overnight in Amman.
Day 15 (Wed. Nov. 15)Checkout- Tour Mt. Nebo, Madabah, Bethany Beyond the Jordan (baptismal site) -Cross Israeli Border- Farewell Dinner- Depart for USA on United 11:00 PM (Depart on 15th, arrive on 16th )
Day 15+ (Nov. 16) Arrive in Newark 4:30 AM for connecting flights home. Be sure to allow 2 hours from arrival back in USA till your departure flight for home. Time for customs and rechecking your luggage.
Note: While we will do all that we can to meet this itinerary, please be flexible. There may be weather or travel problems that will cause us to adjust our travel days. Just know that we will assure you of seeing as much as possible in the time we are in Israel and Jordan.