New Sound Ministries
10-Day Spiritual Journey of a Lifetime through the Holy Land:
November 7 – 16, 2023
10 Day Tour with Airfare from Seattle $4977
10 Day Tour Ground Only $3577
Single room supplement, additional: $910
Features incorporated into our programs are unique, distinct, and designed with YOU and your group members in mind. ALL of this…in addition to our special inclusions and personal attention.
Our rate includes:
Economy class airfare from Seattle to Tel Aviv
Airport taxes & airline fuel surcharges of $590, subject to change.
Gratuities to guide, driver, and hotel staff
Meeting & assistance upon arrival and departure at Ben-Gurion Airport by our representative
Porterage at airport and hotels
8 overnights at the above-mentioned hotels or similar
Guide Escort transfer from/to Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival and departure
6 Full days sightseeing as per program.
English speaking tour guide throughout the entire tour
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WIFI
Meal arrangement: full buffet breakfast and dinners at hotels daily.
Entrance fees are included as per program.
Pilgrimage Certificate in Israel
Our welcome kit in Israel
Rates do not include:
Items of person nature such as insurance laundry, soft drinks, bottled water etc.
Your Tour is based on the following Hotels, subject to confirmation:
Daniel Hotel – Herzelya
Lake House Hotel – Tiberias
Ramada Hotel - Jerusalem
NOTE: All prices are based on the exclusive private use of your own motor coach and guide for the entire tour. Please note that your tour has been priced on a specific average number of passengers per bus.
DEPOSIT: An individual, non-refundable deposit of $300 is due at the time of reserving a place. Deposits must be in as soon as possible to hold a reservation. Passengers can pay their deposits online using our website at no additional charge. However, any additional payments made by credit card will incur s 4.5% bank fee. To avoid this, simply mail a check to: Friendship Tours, P.O. Box 1140, Moorpark, CA 93020
FINAL PAYMENT: Final payment is due in our office on September 1, 2023.
INSURANCE: Passengers may purchase trip insurance via Allianz Insurance using our website. Friendship Tours highly recommends everyone purchase trip insurance. If insurance is purchased within fourteen days of paying your deposit, Allianz offers additional coverage of Pre-existing conditions waiver. We discourage any church staff offering and insurance advise. This can create issues.
Tour participants may qualify for Foursquare Missions medical insurance for $30.
Important Note: The above prices are valid for the dates of your tour. Airfares are subject to increase unless deposits are paid to the airlines to guarantee the fares quoted.
Thank you again for giving us this opportunity to work with you. Please rest assured that our offices will do their utmost to make your tour a great success.
The Holy Land Experience
Would you like to have a life-changing and never-to-be forgotten experience? It is our joy to invite you to join us on a trip to the Bible Lands where you will find a new dimension in understanding Christian history and the life of our Lord. We will visit places where Jesus walked, lived, taught, performed miracles, where He was crucified and raised from the dead. We will take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, worship in the Garden of Gethsemane, and much more. Please give us the privilege of sharing this experience with you.
TUE, NOV 7 SEATTLE • TEL AVIV
Depart from Seattle for Tel Aviv, Israel. Meals and overnight on board. After dinner relax and enjoy the on-board entertainment.
WED, NOV 8 TEL AVIV
Arrive at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport at and meet our guide who will welcome us to the Land of the Bible and escort us throughout our stay in Israel. Israeli guides are legendary for their knowledge and dedication. Ours will instruct us on the many sites we will visit and their relationship to the religion, history, archaeology, culture, and modern life in Israel. Time permitting, visit Old Jaffa, the traditional home of Simon the Mary's Well, and Cana, site of His first miracle, before arriving in Tiberias. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Tiberias.
FRI, NOV 10 TIBERIAS
This day alone is worth the trip! We are now literally walking in the footsteps of Jesus. We will take a most memorable boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, in a replica of the ancient wooden boat used in Jesus’ day. We will visit an ancient boat believed to be from Jesus’ time found in the Sea of Galilee in 1986. We walk into old Capernaum with the ancient synagogue; on to the site of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes (Tabgha), the Sermon on the Mount and the Mount of Beatitudes. You will have an opportunity for a lunch of St. Peter's fish (optional.) In the afternoon we will journey north to Caesarea Phillipi (Banias Spring) where Peter confessed, “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God” (Matthew 16:16.) Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Tiberias.
SAT, NOV 11 TIBERIAS • JERUSALEM
This morning we will visit the Jordan River and have the opportunity for a baptismal service. Drive along the Jordan Valley to Beit She'an to see the expansive excavations taking place at this ancient Roman Decapolis city. Stop at Gideon’s Spring where Gideon selected his soldiers to do battle against the Midianites. It's now time to “go up” to Jerusalem. We will enter the city as pilgrims did since ancient times to fulfill the words of the prophet "I was glad when they said unto me: 'Our feet shall stand within thy Gates, O Jerusalem' " (Psalms 122:1-2.) Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
SUN, NOV 12 JERUSALEM
Start the day with a magnificent view of the Old City from the top of the Mt. of Olives. Take the “Palm Sunday Walk” to the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of All Nations and drive across the Kidron Valley. Enter the Old City through St. Stephen's Gate (Lions’ Gate) to the Muslim Quarter, visit the beautiful Church of St. Anne and the Pool of Bethesda, Pilate's Judgment Hall, and the Ecce Homo Arch. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, into the Christian Quarter, and see the Stations of the Cross. Drive to Mt. Zion to see the House of Caiaphas and the Upper Room of the Last Supper. We will visit Bethlehem and see Manger Square, the Church of the Nativity, and view Shepherds' Fields and the Fields of Boaz and Ruth. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Tanner and the port from which Jonah sailed. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Tiberias.
THU, NOV 9 TIBERIAS
Refreshed from a good night's sleep you may wish to stroll the beach before a full Israeli Buffet Breakfast. Today we pass through the fast-growing towns and farms of the Plain of Sharon enroute to Caesarea, site of major events in the lives of Peter and Paul. It's on to Megiddo, inspiration for James Michener's "The Source". Archaeological digs reveal 20 layers of civilization, including fortifications of King Solomon and the water tunnel of King Ahab. Megiddo provides a magnificent view of the fertile Jezreel Valley, prophesied site of Armageddon, at the crossroads of the ancient Via Maris. Continue through the rolling hills of the Galilee to Nazareth, site of
MON, NOV 13 MASADA • DEAD SEA • QUMRAN
Depart to Masada, overlooking the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on Earth, where we ascend by cable car to visit the remnants of Herod's Palace and where in 73 A.D. the Zealots made their last stand against the might of Rome. Visit Ein Gedi, fabled Spring of David, and proceed to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947. Time permitting, we will go for a swim, rather a "float", in the salted waters of the Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
TUE, NOV 14 JERUSALEM
We will begin the day with a visit to the reconstructed Jewish Quarter, walk through the Cardo, the original Roman street and see the amazing remains of the massive wall built by King Hezekiah. See the important excavations taking place at the Western Wall and the Southern Temple Staircase. On to the Temple Mount, where Abraham was to sacrifice Isaac. See the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque that now stands there. End the afternoon at Golgotha (Gordon’s Calvary) and the empty Garden Tomb. Special time is planned for worship, communion, meditation and inspiration.
WED, NOV 15 JERUSALEM
Today is a day at leisure for you to relax and enjoy the Old city on your own. This evening we will share in a Farewell Dinner and the presentation of a Certificate of Pilgrimage to each tour participant. Late this evening and after dinner we transfer to the airport. Our guide will assist us with check-in procedures.
THU, NOV 16 ISRAEL • SEATTLE
Depart Tel Aviv, Israel. We arrive home today with wonderful memories of a visit to the Land of the Bible!
Important Note: Tour operator reserves the right to alter any part of this itinerary.
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10 Day Tour with Airfare from Seattle $4977
10 Day Tour Ground Only $3577
Single room supplement, additional: $910 Credit Cards add 4.5% No AMEX
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Tour Leaders: Paul & Lynn Crawford
YOUTUBE videos of the Holyland
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