Our next tour will be March 7-18, 2020!
israel & jordan!
Our 2020 trip includes: Nine full touring days, roundtrip airfare from Dayton International Airport, lodging in beautiful four and five star hotels, breakfast and dinner each day at extravagant buffets, admission fees, portage, tips and gratuities.
Day 1: Departure: Saturday, March 7, 2020. Dayton International Airport
Day 2: Arrive: Sunday, March 8th. Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Tour Joppa, and overnight Tel Aviv hotel.
Day 3:Monday, March 9: Caesarea, Megiddo, Mt. Carmel, Haifa view, Sepphoris, Nazareth for view on Mt. of Precipitation, Cana. Hotel.
Day 4: Tuesday, March 10: Sea of Galilee: tour Lake area: Chorizin, Mt. of Beatitude Area (we do not visit the church compounds but enter the field next to it on the other side of the fence where it is a natural setting.) Magdala, Church of Primacy, Capernaum, including boat ride and lunch, end day at Mt. Arbel for the view. Hotel.
Day 5: Wednesday, March 11: Golan area, Bethsaida, Nimrod’s Fortress, Caesarea Philippi, Tel Dan to altar and Tel ruins, Syrian border at the Valley of Tears memorial, Kuneitra, Kursi, and last stop at Yardenit for baptism. Hotel (last night in Galilee)
Day 6: Thursday, March 12: Depart for Jerusalem, stopping at Jericho for lunch, ascend Mt. of Olives to walk down Palm Sunday pathway, Garden of Gethsemane, and whatever time permits Hotel Dan.
Day 7: Friday, March 13: Dung Gate, Western Wall, Temple Mount, Pool of Bethesda, Zion’s Gate area, David’s Tomb, Herodian House (believed to be the home of High Priest Caiaphas), Southern Steps, Cardo, David’s Tomb, Bethlehem for lunch at the Bedouin Tent, shepherd’s field. Dan Hotel
Day 8: Saturday, March 14: Qumran, Masada and EinGedi/Dead Sea. Back to Jerusalem. Dan Hotel
Day 9: Sunday, March 15: Cross over to Jordan to Petra via Allenby Bridge stopping at Mt. Nebo, and Madabah, overnight in Petra Hotel.
Day 10: Monday, March 16: Tour Petra leave for Amman to overnight
Day 11: Tuesday, March 17: Leave Amman stopping at Jerash and Bethany behind the Jordan to cross back into Israel for Garden Tomb communion and Farewell Dinner in Jerusalem, Airport to fly home to the States.
Day 12: Wednesday, March 18: Arrive in States
"From Dan to Beersheba", you will have seen it all!
*Due to our special tour activities, we reserve the right to limit participants.
**Minor adjustments to the itinerary may be necessary.
Olive Branch Messenger Tours acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide: hotel accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, activities, or other services connected with this tour. Such services are subject to the conditions of those suppliers. Olive Branch Messenger Tours representatives and assigns accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or any other incident which may be caused by the negligence, defect, default, or any company or person performing these services. Responsibility is not accepted for losses, injury, damages or expenses of any kind due to sickness, weather, strikes, hostilities, wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws, or other such causes. All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the country in which they are provided. Olive Branch Messenger Tours is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in tours which have been arranged by Olive Branch Messenger Tours. Travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy that will cover expenses associated with medical emergency, loss of luggage, and other person effects.
All participants must be in good health. Tour members who require any form of special assistance must be accompanied by a helper who is fully responsible for those tour members. We are sorry but we cannot accommodate individuals with Alzheimer's or advanced dementia.