Cross Church tour with Rev. John Howson National Director Emeritus of Bridges For Peace Canada Jan 26 – Feb 5, 2023

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Day  1  Thu  Jan  26                            Canada - Israel

Depart Canada
Overnight en route


Day  2  Fri  Jan  27                              Israel

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, you will be met by a Sunworld Tours Representative. Drive to the port city of Jaffa, where Peter stayed with Simon the Tanner. Walk around the renovated artist’s quarter and have a breathtaking view of the city of Tel Aviv.

Dinner and overnight in the Tel Aviv area


Day  3  Sat  Jan  28                             Tel Aviv - Galilee

Drive along the Mediterranean Coast to Caesarea the Roman Capital of Israel. Tour the Aqueduct and the restored Roman amphitheater. Proceed through Jezreel Valley to the Muhraqa where Elijah challenged and defeated the 400 prophets of Baal. Continue to Megiddo the fortress city of King Solomon and where the final Battle of Armageddon will take place. Continue on to Cana to visit the church where Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine. View from Mt. Precipice over Nazareth home of the holy family.

Dinner and overnight at the Sea of Galilee

Day  4  Sun  Jan  29                            Golan – Sea of Galilee

Travel up to the Golan Heights to visit Biblical Katzrin Park. Continue for a view from Mount Bental Bunker. Visit Caesarea Philippi. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount.  Sail across the Sea of Galilee and visit the Boat Museum, to see the 2000 year old “Jesus Boat” which was discovered in 1986. Visit Capernaum where you will see the remains of Peter’s house and where Jesus chose to center His ministry.

Dinner and overnight at the Sea of Galilee


Day  5  Mon  Jan  30                          Sea of Galilee – Dead Sea

Stop at Yardenit to have a baptismal service in the Jordan River for those wishing to be baptized as Jesus was in the Jordan. Travel to Bet Shean and tour the excavations that have revealed Israel’s largest ruins of a Roman City. Drive down the Jordan Valley end route to the Dead Sea and view Kiser El Yehuda where Joshua crossed over the Jordan with the children of Israel and where John the Baptist baptized people. Stop at Qumran, the site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Take a dip in the therapeutic, salt mineral waters of the Dead Sea.

Dinner and overnight at the Dead Sea


Day  6  Tue  Jan  31                            Dead Sea - Jerusalem

Visit Masada, the mountain fortress built by King Herod. Stop at Genesis Land for some ‘ancient biblical’ hospitality and experience a camel ride. Make the ascent up to Jerusalem through the Judean Wilderness passing Bethany on the way to Mt of Olives and enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Jerusalem. Walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed for God’s will to be done.

Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


Day  7  Wed  Feb  1                            Jerusalem

Drive to Government Hill to see the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament and the Menorah, which is engraved with scenes of the Jewish Nation’s history. Tour the Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book and the Holy land Model of Jerusalem. See Friends of Zion Museum.

Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


Day  8  Thu   Feb  2                            Jerusalem

Spend some time at Yard Hashem the Holocaust Memorial visiting the memorial sites and the museum. Walk through the restored Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall. Continue to Mt. Zion to see the Upper Room. Visit Davidson Centre and see the Southern Wall Digs. Have a short visit to see the City of David. Have communion at the Garden Tomb where Jesus was crucified, buried and rose again..

Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


Day  9  Tue   Feb  3                            Jerusalem- Bethlehem

Visit the BFP Food Bank. Tour Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and Shepherds Field. BFP Meetings at Hotel

Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


Day  10  Wed  Feb  4                          Jerusalem

Free Day  and a Farewell Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


Day  11  Thu  Feb  5                           Home
Transfer to the hotel for your flight home


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