Experience the Holy Land
Join T Bar M on a life-transforming journey March xx – xx, 2021 as you immerse yourself in the sights, culture, and breathtaking landscapes of the Holy Land! The Bible will come alive in ways you never thought possible; and your daily walk, prayer life, and understanding of Scripture will be forever changed.
- Special communion service at the Garden Tomb
- Opportunity for baptism or re-dedication in the Jordan River
- Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee on a replica from Jesus’ time
- A pilgrimage to Bethlehem, the city of Jesus’ birth
- Time for prayer at the Western “Wailing” Wall in Jerusalem
- Experience Israel from Dan to Beersheba!
- Find out more about our tour leader, itinerary, cost, and frequently asked questions.
Day 1: Caesarea by the Sea
Caesarea – the place where Paul first took the message of the gospel to the Gentiles
Caesarea Aqueducts – the ruins of a Roman aqueduct built to supply the ancient city of Caesarea with fresh water
Mount Carmel – the mountain on which Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal
Megiddo – a strategic city overlooking the gathering place for the world’s end-time armies (Armageddon)
Mount Arbel – a stunning vista of the Sea of Galilee and sites of Jesus’ public ministry
Day 2: Around the Sea of Galilee
Boat Ride – Sea of Galilee – cross the Sea of Galilee in a replica of a boat from Jesus’ time
Ancient Galilee Boat – a fishing boat dating back to the 1st century, discovered on the shore of the Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes – the traditional place where Christ delivered His message on the Beatitudes
Capernaum – the town and synagogue where Jesus preached during His Galilean ministry
Magdala – the hometown of Mary Magdalene and a newly discovered Archaeological site. Visit the only first-century synagogue to have been found around the Sea of Galilee.
Baptism – Yardenit – a unique opportunity to be baptized or re-dedicated in the Jordan River
Kursi Overlook – the traditional site where demons entered the swine after being cast out of the demoniac
Day 3: Ancient Day in Northern Israel
Tel Dan – the northernmost city of Israel and the location of one of Jeroboam’s golden calves
Banias Waterfall – the headwaters of the Jordan River
Caesarea Philippi – where Peter professed, “Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
Golan Heights – a view of Paul’s route to Damascus and the modern-day battlegrounds of the Golan Heights
Day 4: BETH SHE’AN and down to the Dead Sea
Beth She’an / Scythopolis – the ruins of a Roman city, and the site where the Philistines displayed the bodies of King Saul and his sons
Jericho – the first Canaanite city the Israelites conquered in the Promised Land
Wadi Qilt – the wilderness where Jesus was tempted by Satan
Qumran – the desert caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered
Dead Sea – the lowest point on the face of the earth – a unique geological phenomenon
Day 5: DEAD SEA and the Judean Wilderness
Masada – the impenetrable fortress where Jewish zealots made a final stand in their revolt against Rome
Ein Gedi Oasis with Hike – hike across streams and rocks to the caves at Ein Gedi where David, in his exile, encountered King Saul
Day 6: ELAH VALLEY and up to Jerusalem
Arad – the ruins of a temple patterned after God’s Temple in Jerusalem
Beersheba – the southernmost city of biblical Israel and the occasional home of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Beth Guvrin / Maresha – a fortified city from the First Temple period and an extensive cavern complex carved beneath the earth
Elah Valley – the famous battlefield of David and Goliath
Beth Shemesh – where the Philistines returned the Ark of the Covenant to the Israelites
Up to Jerusalem
Mount Scopus – a panoramic vista overlooking Jerusalem
Day 7: Jerusalem in the time of Christ
Mount of Olives – a hill overlooking Jerusalem from the east where Jesus ascended to heaven
Dominus Flevit on Palm Sunday Road – walk in the footsteps of Jesus down Palm Sunday Road and visit a church commemorating Christ’s weeping over Jerusalem
Upper Room – the traditional location of the Last Supper
Hezekiah’s City Wall – wall built by King Hezekiah to prepare for the Assyrian invasion
Roman Cardo – the ancient Roman main street through the Old City
City of David Excavations- Movie / Overlook – the original site of King David’s capital of Israel
Warren’s Shaft – part of the water system connected to the Gihon Spring
Hezekiah’s Tunnel (wet) – historic and amazing tunnel dug by Hezekiah to survive the Assyrian siege of Jerusalem
Pool of Siloam – the pool built by King Hezekiah where Jesus sent the man born blind to be healed
Southern Temple Steps – part of extensive excavations that have unearthed steps from the time of Jesus leading up to the Temple Mount
Day 8: Israel: Yesterday and Today
Bethlehem – Shop at Kandu – traditional site of the birth of Jesus
Herodium – a fortress built by Herod the Great which later became his burial site
Model of Herodian Jerusalem – a model of Herodian Jerusalem as it looked at the time of Christ
Israel Museum – the home of Israel’s greatest archaeological treasures
Shrine of the Book – a section of the Israel Museum housing the Dead Sea Scrolls
Yad Vashem – Israel’s memorial to the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust
Day 9: The Passion of the Christ and the Garden Tomb
Garden of Gethsemane / Private Garden – the traditional location where Jesus prayed and was betrayed
Western “Wailing” Wall – a section of the Tempe Mount foundation dating back to the 2nd Temple Period and the most sacred Jewish site in Jerusalem
Rabbinical Tunnel – an underground excavation project which has exposed the full length of the Western Wall
Pool of Bethesda / St. Anne’s Church – the pool where Jesus healed an infirm man
Antonia Fortress / Ecce Homo – the traditional location where Jesus was beaten and mocked with a crown of thorns
Via Dolorosa – the “way of the cross” leading to the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion
Church of the Holy Sepulchre – the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion
Garden Tomb – a memorable communion service and an ancient tomb similar to the one in which Christ was buried
Farewell Dinner – a special dinner to rejoice and reminisce over the extraordinary days spent together
Dan Boutique Hotel – Jerusalem
Day 10: Homeward bound
With heart-changing memories of our walk in the footsteps of history, we arrive back home. May we never be the same!
*Itinerary is subject to change. To best serve the group, the schedule may be altered or substitutions made at the discretion of your tour leader and guide.
LAND-ONLY* TOUR COST
Tour Cost: $3,825 per person (double occupancy)
Single Occupancy: $995 additional
Deposit: $750 per person, due with registration
2nd Payment: $1,500 per person, due by November x, 2020
Balance due by January x, 2021
*Your payment will be automatically processed following the payment schedule above.
To view cancellation policy and other important information, please go to the Terms and Conditions.
Transportation between Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and the tour’s first and final hotels is included in the tour cost and will be arranged by Morning Star Tours.
First-class accommodations included.
All breakfasts and most dinners included.
All necessary tips included.
All required fees included.
You will be able to hear the guide and leader speak clearly from a distance and in noisy areas through the high-quality headsets provided to each guest.
Personal Pre-Trip Preparation Materials
Special materials provided to prepare physically, mentally, and spiritually for your adventure ahead.