Monday, March 12, 2012
Depart the United States flying overnight to Israel.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Arrive Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest city. Enjoy the scenic drive along the Mediterranean Coast, and cross the Galilee to the Mount of Beatitudes. Tiberias. (D)
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Start the day with a special welcome cruising on the beautiful Sea of Galilee with an inspirational time of prayer and teaching by Pastor John Hagee, followed by a visit to the ancient boat at Nof Ginnosar. Visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue in Capernaum. View Tabgha, the traditional site of the miracle of loaves and fish. Visit Beitsaida, site of the healing of the blind man and birthplace of Peter, Andrew & Philip. Drive onto the Golan Heights, site of the former Syrian fortifications and on to Yardenit for an anointed Baptism service by Pastor John & Pastor Matthew Hagee in the Jordan River. End this incredible day with a delectable Galilee Grill Extravaganza on the shores of the Kinneret. Tiberias (B,D)
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Begin the morning at Megiddo, one of Solomon’s chariot cities and the site of the coming battle of Armageddon. Continue to Caesarea, Roman Capital of Israel, touring the beautifully restored Roman Theater, the ruins of the ancient town, harbor and aqueduct. Drive by Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus and Mt. Precipis. Next visit Zippori National Park, a beautifully re-discovered Roman-period city of major Jewish education at the time Jesus began his schooling. Evening concert. Tiberias (B,D)
Friday, March 16, 2012
Today we drive through the Jordan River Valley to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth at almost 1300 feet below sea level. Our first stop is at Qasr al-Yahud for a teaching by Pastor Matthew Hagee. Visit the Qumran Caves where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Continue to the hotel at the Dead Sea. Enjoy a traditional Sabbath dinner together. Dead Sea (B,D)
Saturday, March 17, 2012
This morning, ascend by cable car to Masada to marvel at King Herod’s desert fortress-palace and last stronghold of the Jewish zealots against the Roman domination in 73 CE. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy a swim in the Dead Sea. End the day with an outdoor BBQ. Dead Sea (B,L,D)
Sunday, March 18, 2012
This morning, drive in to the Holy City of Jerusalem for a worship & anointing service at St. Anne’s Church. Continue to the Old City of Jerusalem, walk the Via Dolorosa, Stations of the Cross, through narrow alleys and souks to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit King David’s Tomb. Next, view the city from atop the Mount of Olives, and visit the Garden of Gethsemane. This evening the CUFI’s Jerusalem Summit 2012 events begin with a spectacular “Night to Honor Israel” celebration at the Jerusalem Convention Center. Jerusalem (B,D)
Monday, March 19, 2012
The day begins with an exclusive John Hagee Ministries visit to the Memorial of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem. Participate in a tree planting at a beautiful Jerusalem forest. After lunch, take part in the CUFI Jerusalem Unity Walk & Rally through the streets of Jerusalem to the Municipality concluding with festive Israeli music and folk dance. Jerusalem (B, D)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Morning Communion Service at the Garden Tomb. Continue to the restored Jewish Quarter & Cardo, the Burnt House and the Herodian Quarter. Explore the Western Wall Tunnel, the Davidson’s Visitor Center and Ir David, the City of King David. Evening teaching by Pastor John Hagee at the Southern Wall Archaeological Garden. Jerusalem (B,D)
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Embark on last special moments in Jerusalem, driving to Mount Zion visiting St. Peter in Galiquntu. Continue to the New City and the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and the Model of Jerusalem at the time of the Second Temple. Evening farewell dinner, followed by a last visit to the Western Wall, before transfering to the airport with assistance in departure for flight to the United States. (B,D)
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Arrival in the United States later today.
*the order in which sites are visited is subject to change.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
“May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.”
Designed for those who have previously toured Israel with John Hagee Ministries. Program includes the following advanced sites, in addition to the special events on the Pilgrim Track:
• Ayalon Institute - code name for the secret underground bullet factory established by the Haganah, and disguised as a Kibbutz.
• Independence Hall – where David Ben Gurion announced Israel’s independence
• Jericho drive
• Kibbutz visit – meet Kibbutzniks and learn the way of life on kibbutz
• Kursi, the site of the remains of a large monastery commemorating the Miracle of the Swine that Jesus performed there
• Military IDF Experience: Meet with Israeli Soldiers at an outpost along the Lebanese border. Exchange stories, leaving gifts & candy for the platoon
• Monasteries of Euthymius and Martyrius, communities of faith on the edge of the desert
• Nachalat Binyamin, situated in the heart of Israel overlooking the road between Jerusalem and Shilo, visit the ancient vineyards of Israel
• Old Jaffa
• Roman Road to Jerusalem
• Safed rumored to be founded by Noah’s son following the Flood
• Temple Institute, learn of its work about the Holy Temple and the central role that it plays in the spiritual life of mankind
• Temple Mount Sifting Project at Emek Tzurim Park
The Pilgrim Track modified for travelers who require a slower pace due to physical limitations.
Travelers who need assistance must be accompanied by a qualified companion.
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