2019 Tour of Israel & Jordan
November 1–12, 2019
Bob Glaze and
Tour Cost: $5,099 per person
(based on double occupancy, which includes international flight, site fees, tour guide, bus driver, breakfast and dinner, airport taxes, and tips)
Single Supplement: $1200
Group Protection Plan: $353 per person
Deposit: $200 per person with registration
Points of interest on the tour include:
- Mt. Carmel
- Caesarea Philippi
- The Dead Sea
- Mount of Olives
- And much, much more!
Our tours are educational in scope. Although there will be chances to shop along the way, shopping trips and free time will be limited. We know that this may be the only tour to Israel you ever take so we want you to be able to make the most of it
Days 1 & 2—November 1-2. Depart from Newark, NJ, on United Flight #UA90 at 11:05 p.m. and fly overnight directly to Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel. Flight is approximately 11 hours. Meals served according to airline schedule. Upon arriving and passing through immigration and baggage we will immediately meet our guide and drive to the Sheraton Seasside Hotel Herzlia for dinner and overnight.
Day 3—November 3. After a good night’s rest, we will rise early to enjoy our first Israeli buffet breakfast, then immediately board our bus to begin the tour. Our first stop will be Megiddo to view the future battleground of Armageddon (Rev. 16:16), Mount Carmel, Tabgha, Capernaum, Jordan River baptismal for those that wish to be baptized (robes and towels can be rented for $12.00). Dinner and overnight in Tiberias at the Leonardo Club Hotel.
Day 4—November 4. After breakfast we will embark on a spiritual cruise on the Sea of Galilee, after which we will visit the Jesus Boat Museum. Then we will visit the Mount of Beatitudes, Chorazim, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi (Banias, named for the Greek god Pan), and Bethsaida. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
Day 5—November 5. After breakfast, we will check out of our hotel and visit Chorazim (Matt. 11:21) and Gamla at the Golan Heights, then travel south toward Eilat, where we will visit Bet Shean. Dinner and overnight at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel in Eilat.
Day 6—November 6. After breakfast, we will take part in an all day tour of Petra and Jordan. Dinner and overnight at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel in Eila
Day 7—November 7. After breakfast, we will check out of our hotel and visit Timna Park (Solomon’s copper mines, and the replica of the biblical tabernacle), the Ramon Crater Visitors Center, Avdat (the Nabatean town), Mesada, Beersheba, and Tel Arad to visit the biblical high place and altar. Dinner and overnight at the David Dead Sea Hotel.
Day 8—November 8. After breakfast, we will arrive at Qumran and visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Next to Wadi Kelt and St. George Monastery, then the Mount of Olives on our way to Jerusalem. After arrival in Jerusalem, we will visit the Western Wall. There we will experience the Shabbat festivities. Dinner and overnight Dan Panorama Jerusalem Hotel.
Day 9—November 9. After breakfast, we will begin our tour of Jerusalem, where we will visit the Garden Tomb (which includes the Lord’s Supper), Garden of Gethsemane, Mount Zion, the Upper Room, King David’s Tomb, and the Western Wall. Dinner and overnight Jerusalem.
Day 10—November 10. Today we will visit the Jewish Quarter, the Broad Wall (Jer. 3:8), the Temple Mount, the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Israel Museum, where we will visit the Shrine of the Book with the amazing Dead Sea Scrolls display and the beautiful miniature model of Jerusalem as it was during the time of Jesus, and then drive by the new U.S. Embassy. Dinner and overnight Jerusalem.
Day 11—November 11. This morning after breakfast, we will check out of our hotel and begin our last day in Israel. We will visit the Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Museum), the Menorah at the Knesset, the Tower of David (the Citadel), then drive to Old Jaffa for a walking tour of the historic quarter, including the Old Port, the house of Simon the Tanner. We will then meet at one of the local restaurants for our farewell dinner. After dinner, we will transfer to the airport to return home on United Flight #91.
Day 12—November 12. Arrive at Newark Airport about 4:30 a.m. and immediately collect our luggage and pass through passport control and customs for our connecting flights for home.
Possible itinerary changes due to time constraints and local conditions.
Tour Payment information
Total tour cost is $5,099.00 per person.
Single Supplement: $1,200.00
Deposit: $200.00, refundable until June 1, 2019. A copy of your passport page is required with deposit. First payment of $2,500 due on or before July 1, 2019 Balance due by August 1, 2019.
Make all checks payable to Southwest Radio Church, and mail to P.O. Box 76834, Oklahoma City, OK 73147. Make note that your check is for the 2019 Israel Tour. Additional information will be sent to those who send their deposit.
International Carrier: United Airlines with special domestic add-on prices
Payment Schedule: Deposit of $200 due with registration papers; first half of tour cost due by July 1, 2019; remaining balance due by August 1, 2019.
Penalty Schedule for Cancellation: Deposit will be refunded until June 1, 2019 / $200 penalty until August 1, 2019 / $500 per person penalty until August 15, 2019 / 50% penalty until September 30, 2019 / 100% penalty after October 1, 2019.
Tour cost includes: Tour cost is based on double occupancy out of Newark, NJ, and includes international flights, Israeli guides, air-conditioned buses and drivers, deluxe hotels, luggage handling (one piece), current fuel surcharge, visas, taxes, sites, tips, and meals as noted in brochure. Additional fuel surcharges are possible at a later date.
Tour cost does not include: domestic flights; future fuel charges (if added); meals not included in brochure; beverages not included with meals (bottled water, soft drinks, etc.); tips for luggage over one piece per person; and trip cancellation insurance.
Group Protection Plan: $353—The premium payment for the group protection plan is non-refundable. This policy will cover pre-existing conditions if plan is paid at the time of the final payment for the tour and you are not disabled from travel at the time you pay your premium. You must have a valid medical reason for not being able to travel. Failure to meet financial requirements before the deadline or deciding not to go are not valid reasons. Penalties will be administered according to the tour conditions as noted above. Upon request, a group protection plan brochure will be forwarded. Please note, this policy may not be purchased after you have made your final payment for your trip.
Passport: A valid passport is required to travel overseas. If you do not have a valid passport, apply IMMEDIATELY! It can take several weeks to receive your passport after application. The application can be expedited for an additional cost. Apply at your local main post office. Please note your passport must be valid for six months after completion of trip and must have two blank visa pages.
Tour Conditions: Read entire brochure concerning tour conditions, tour applications, and group protection plan information. After reading, fill out application and return one copy. Please keep one copy for your records. You will not be confirmed for the tour without a signed application in our files. Southwest Radio Ministries reserves the right to accept or decline tour members. Southwest Radio Ministries is not responsible for schedule changes for airlines, tour sites, and other elements of the tour beyond our control.
Domestic Travel: Tour cost does not include domestic airfare from your home city. You may arrange domestic travel at special add-on fares by contacting Southwest Radio Ministries or ESKIN TOURS INTERNATIONAL; 425 Huehl Road, Unit 16A; Northbrook, IL 60062-2323; (847) 291-1510; email: firstname.lastname@example.org