Israel Itinerary for March 1 - 10, 2010 by ciq80626


									                 Israel Itinerary for March 1 - 10, 2010
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Airfare:                                         Day 1 – Monday, March 1                            You will enjoy lunch by the Sea of Galilee
Round trip airfare from Atlanta (ATL)            Depart USA to Tel Aviv                             where you will have an opportunity to eat “St.
or Charleston WV (CRW)* via USA                  Today you will leave the United States on a
gateway Newark, NJ to Tel Aviv.
*(fare may be higher)                                                                               with the opportunity to be baptized in the
(Airport departure taxes and/or fuel sur-        rives in Israel late afternoon.                    Jordan River. After this wonderful day you
charges not included; will be billed accord-                                                        can once again relax at your hotel on the Sea
ing to cost approximately ten days before        Day 2 – Tuesday, March 2                           of Galilee. After dinner you may enjoy look-
departure.)                                      Arrive in Israel:
                                                 When you arrive in the Holy Land you will be       what you are already experiencing; walking
                                                 met by a representative to assist you through      where Jesus walked.
*Hotels:                                         customs and provide transfer to your deluxe
• 3 nights at the Sheraton or Ramot
                                                 motor coach and begin the tour of a lifetime!      Day 4 – Thursday, March 4
  Holiday Spa on the Sea of Galilee              Ben Gurion airport is near the modern city of      Tel Dan, Nature Reserve at Dan, Caesarea
• 1 night at the Le Meridien Hotel on the
                                                 Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest city. It is also near   Philippi, Golan Heights (Bental)
  Dead Sea                                       the ancient seaport of Joppa where King            The beautiful northern mountains of Israel
• 3 nights at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in          Solomon’s ships sailed to far away ports and       await you today. A city gate from the time
  Jerusalem                                                                                         of Abraham can be seen at Tel Dan, along
*All accommodations are based on HB. (HB         God. We will drive through the Sharon Valley       with an altar from the days of Israel’s divided
is half board and includes full Israeli break-   through the Manasseh Pass and into the Jez-        kingdom. You will also get to walk through
fast plus set menu dinners in the evenings.)     reel Valley. After crossing the valley we make     an incredible nature reserve at Dan where
                                                 our way through the lower Galilean hill coun-      you will see the beginnings of the Dan River
Meals:                                           try to our beautiful hotel on the shores of the    which joins with other streams to form the
                                                 Sea of Galilee where we will spend the next        Jordan River. The water is crystal clear and
Fish Lunch
                                                 three nights. We will have dinner and over-        pure. You will see a gorgeous waterfall as the
Farewell Dinner                                                                                     headwaters of the Jordan River cascade into
                                                                                                    a beautiful mountain stream. Your next stop
Sightseeing:                                     Day 3 – Wednesday, March 3                         will be the site of the Apostle Peter’s confes-
Eight (8) days of sightseeing in the most        Boat ride of the Sea of Galilee, view the Je-      sion of Christ at Caesarea Philippi. You will
modern, deluxe, air conditioned coach            sus Boat, Mt. of Beatitudes, Capernaum and         also see the second source of the Jordan River
bus available with services of a top-class       Tabgha, lunch by the Sea, Baptismal at the         at Banias. Israel’s incredible history from 1948
Government Licensed Guide.                       Jordan River                                       until the present will be explained like never
                                                 You will wake to a breathtaking sunrise on         before as you stand upon the heights of the
Entrance Fees:                                   the Sea of Galilee. After breakfast, enjoy a       extant volcano peak. You can see the Golan
                                                 boat ride and time of worship on the Sea of        Heights spanning from the Northern border
Full entrance fees to all sites included in
                                                 Galilee in a rep-
per person price                                 lica of an ancient
                                                 boat to a boat of
Porterage:                                       antiquity dating to
• One suitcase per person at airports and
                                                 the time of Christ
  hotels                                         2,000 years old in
• Service charges and government taxes           Nof Ginnosar. The
• Meeting assistance and transfers on            rest of your touring
  arrival and departure                          day will be spent
                                                 tracing the steps of
                                                 Jesus through the
Not Included:
• Any expenses of a personal nature, such
                                                 Galilee region as
                                                 you visit the Mt. of
  as laundry, drinks, souvenirs, or other        Beatitudes and an-
  incidentals                                    cient Capernaum,
• Visa costs where applicable
                                                 Tabgha and the

    “included”                                   landing called the
                                                 “Primacy of Peter.”
to the Sea of Galilee and learn about the stra-   We will be seeing
tegic importance this region has played and       the same country
will continue to play to the nation of Israel.    side that the ancient
After your day in the mountains you will re-      pilgrims would have
tire to your hotel on the Sea of Galilee for a    taken as they made
                                                  their journey to Je-
                                                  rusalem for the great
Day 5 – Friday, March 5                           feasts of Israel. Time
Harrod (Gideon’s) Spring, Jezreel Valley,         permitting we will
Megiddo, Mt. Carmel, Caesarea, arrive at          stop for an overlook
Dead Sea Spa                                      into the rugged ter-
Today we leave the Galilee and begin our          rain of the Judean
journey driving down the northern end of the      Wilderness where
lower Jordan Valley to Bet Shan where we will     King David and the
view the ruins of the ancient city as we make     ancient prophets re-
our way to Harrod Spring, better known as the     treated and where
“Spring of Gideon”. After visiting the spring     the Lord Jesus was
we take a short drive to Tel Megiddo and visit                                                       House of Caiaphas      Jewish Quarter
this ancient chariot city of King Solomon and     in the City of God, the City of David and the      Roman Cardo            Zion’s Gate
walk through a water tunnel chiseled out          ancient and modern capital of Israel, Jerusa-      Valley of Gehenna      Israel Museum
during the days of King Ahab of the North-        lem. Your heart will leap with emotion as you      Jaffa Gate             Temple Mount
ern Kingdom of Israel. We then drive to the       stand on the overlooks of the Mount of Olives      Garden of Gethsemane   Pools of Bethesda
heights of Mt. Carmel where Elijah fought the     and see the breathtaking Mountain of Moriah        Dome of the Rock       Tomb of Absalom
prophets of Baal and see the spectacular view     where Abraham was to offer Issac, Solomon          Place of the Pavement  Knesset
of the Jezreel Valley where the battle of Arma-                                                      Tomb of Zechariah      Mt. Zion
geddon will take place. We will have a lunch      taught, died, rose again and will one day re-      Holocaust Museum       Rabbinical Tunnel
break at a Druze Village and then make our        turn in great glory. We will make our way          and Much, Much MORE!!!
way through the Sharon Valley to the coast        through the streets of the city to our beautiful
and the ancient capital of the Roman Empire                                                          We will complete our tour of Israel on the last
in Palestine, Caesarea Maritime. This is the                                                         afternoon, at Calvary and the Garden Tomb.
place where many events in the book of Acts       Days 7, 8, 9 - Sunday thru Tuesday, March          After that awesome experience we will drive
took place as well as the home of Herod the       7 - 9: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Jerusalem             to Abu Gosh (ancient Kiryat Jearim, where
Great. Peter and Paul both preached and bore                                                         the Ark of the Covenant was kept before King
witness to the saving message of Jesus the        environs of the capital of ancient and modern      David brought it to Jerusalem) where we
savior of both Jew and Gentile. Our day ends      day Israel – Jerusalem! A detailed itinerary       share a traditional Arab meal before driving to
with a beautiful drive to the Dead Sea and our    will be given out as you arrive in Jerusalem.      the airport and departing for the USA.
hotel on its shores where we will have the op-
                                                  the places we will see and experience during       Day 10 – Wednesday, March 10
at the lowest point on the planet.                these days together:                               Arrive home in the USA…
                                                  Mt. of Olives             Mt. Scopus               With memories that will last for a lifetime
Day 6 – Saturday, March 6                         Shepherd’s Fields         Damascus Gate            and with plans to return and bring others
Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, Jerusalem               St. Stephen’s Gate        Robinson’s Arch          back to experience God’s Holy Land - Israel!
Today we awake and have a beautiful over          Palm Sunday Road          Kidron Valley            Blessed traveling from all of us at TLC Holy-
look of the sunrise over the Moab Mountains,      Street Market             Garden Tomb              land Tours!
eat breakfast, check out and travel a very        Gordon’s Calvary          Southern Steps
short distance to the ancient fortress of Masa-   Arab Quarter              Western Wall
da. This mighty fortress was the last strong-
hold and stand of the zealots against Rome,
on the edge of the barren Negev Desert. Ma-
sada is a symbol of courage and perseverance
for the Jewish people, where 960 Jewish de-
fenders organized their last resistance to the
Roman conquerors and took their own lives                  Join us on an 10-day tour for only                         $2,899*
rather than surrender into slavery. This is a                              Single supplement is $599 per person.
beautiful Nature Reserve where you can casu-
                                                       *Plus $175 trip tips; Includes estimated round trip airfare from Atlanta (ATL) or
ally stroll to see the Oasis of King David and
                                                               Charleston WV (CRW) via USA gateway Newark, NJ to Tel Aviv.
watch for the Ibex and Hyrax, known in our
                                                           (Airport departure taxes and/or fuel surcharges not included, will be
English Bibles as the Rock Badger or Coney.                  billed according to cost approximately ten days before departure.)
After our short hike we are back on the bus
and making our way along the shore of the                                  $350 deposit required with registration.
Dead Sea to Qumran, the home of the ancient                              Deposit only can be made through Paypal.
caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.                     The balance must be paid by check, cash or money transfer
After lunch we begin our ascent to Jerusalem.                                  and is due by Dec. 25, 2009.
Tour Conditions
PRICE: Price is as advertised. Deposit can be paid by credit card. The balance must be paid by check,
cash or money transfer.

TRANSPORTATION: Via jet economy class. Tickets must be completed 30 days prior to departure.
Tickets cannot be changed once issued.

DEVIATIONS/STOPOVERS: An individual change in the return date that is a deviation from the basic
group itinerary will NOT be allowed.

HOTELS: Prices are based on two persons sharing a twin-bedded room with private bath. Single
rooms are subject to availability for an additional cost. If a passenger cannot supply a roommate and
TLC Holyland Tours, LLC is unable to do so, or your roommate cancels before departure, the pas-
senger will have to pay the supplemental charge. (You may be billed after the final payment date for
single room accommodations as necessary.)

MEALS: Two meals daily upon arrival in Israel: HB. (HB – “half-board” is breakfast and dinner at
hotels.) Lunch meals may be arranged in advance with an extra charge.

SIGHTSEEING: Local transportation is by deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach. The services of an English-speaking guide and entrance fees to places visited on
sightseeing described in this itinerary are included in the tour price.

NOTE: You should be physically able to walk, get on and off the bus, and get around without the assistance of another individual. If you are unable to do so, you
must bring someone to assist you at your own expense.

NOTE: The actual daily itinerary is subject to adjustment at the discretion of the tour operator or its representative in Israel.

NOT INCLUDED: Passport costs; airport taxes and/or fuel surcharges; food and beverages (including coffee and tea) not usually included with regular meals;
optional tours and excursions not mentioned in this itinerary; accident and baggage insurance; transporting and handling excess luggage; personal tips to guides,
drivers and others rendering special services. Airport departure taxes and/or fuel surcharges and trip tips will be included on final invoice. Airport departure taxes
and/or fuel surcharges may change without notice and will be billed to the passenger (about 10 days prior to departure). In the event it becomes necessary to
overnight material due to late receipt of registration or final payments, traveler will be billed for these charges. Any quotes of airport taxes and/or fuel surcharges
are only based on good faith estimates. Actual airport taxes and/or fuel surcharges billed will depend upon actual charges to TLC Holyland by the taxing entity.

INSURANCE: Acting only as agents for suppliers, TLC Holyland Tours, LLC is not responsible for damage, loss, or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings, or
for personal injury, accident and/or illness. For your own protection, it is important that you have adequate insurance to cover these possibilities. You should carry
proof of insurance in the event you need medical attention while in Israel. Additional information and application forms for all types of coverage may be found on Various policies are available to the consumer. It is the responsibility of the traveler to choose to be insured or not. TLC is not respon-
sible if you cancel your trip and choose not to use the insurance purchased. No refund will come from TLC concerning any insurance purchased anywhere.

PASSPORT: : A valid passport is required and must be obtained in person by each tour member. No visas are required for Israel. Passports cannot expire with 6
months of your departure date from Israel.

REGISTRATION & DEPOSIT: deposit of $350 per person is required at the time of registration. Only the deposit may be charged to your credit card and may
be made electronically through PayPal. Registrations received inside seventy-five (75) days of the tour date must be accompanied by full payment. A $30 LATE
REGISTRATION fee will be assessed.

PAYMENTS: After you have registered for a tour, you will receive an invoice with final payment amount and date due. Final payments need to be made in a check
form payable to TLC Holyland Tours, LLC and must be received seventy-five (75) days prior to departure. Final payments received inside seventy-five (75) days
will be assessed a $30 LATE PAYMENT fee. NOTE: ALL reservations not fully paid by the seventy-five day deadline are subject to cancellation, for which Tour
Operator is not to be held responsible.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:If a passenger cancels his/her tour membership for any reason, there will be a cancellation fee of one hundred fifty dollars
($150) to cover administrative and communication costs. For cancellations from 90-75 days an additional $100 is charged for a total cancellation fee of $250. Can-
cellations received 74-31 days prior to departure: 25% of tour cost will be billed; 30-15 days: 50% of tour cost will be billed; NO REFUND for cancellations within
fourteen (14) days of departure will be given. Trip cancellation and interruption insurance is available and is highly recommended. All cancellation requests must
be addressed to TLC Holyland Tours, LLC in writing. Phone calls for cancellations cannot be accepted.

                                                                TOUR OPERATOR RESPONSIBILITY
TLC Holyland Tours, LLC (Tour Operator) agrees to arrange for the tour described in this brochure. This represents the entire agreement between the passenger and his
agent, the Tour Host, the Tour Operator and its agents. Except as stated herein, no person is authorized to cancel, modify, or vary the tour arrangements or to make any
representation of warranty concerning the tour. Except for the willful negligence of its direct employees, the Tour Operator assumes no liability or responsibility for any
injuries, damages occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of Tour Operator, or by any person for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to default or
omission of and by any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof, or in arranging for the same, or the acts or omis-
sions of the Tour Host. Due to circumstances beyond the Tour Operator’s control, the sequence of touring sites may occasionally need to be altered. The airlines or cruise
lines are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board planes, ships or conveyances. The passenger contracts
in use by the airlines and cruise lines, and the passenger or purchaser of this tour and/or passage and Tour Operator assume no liability or responsibility in connection
therewith. Also, the Tour Operator WILL NOT BE responsible for: (a) flight schedule changes, mechanical breakdowns, government actions, weather, acts of God, acts of
war or aggression, whether declared or undeclared, hijackings, or other circumstances beyond its control, including any connecting flights that may be missed as a result
thereof (participants should consider the possibility of delays when arranging connecting flights); (b) the failure to follow instructions, including but not limited to check-in
and check-out times and baggage handling, and; (c) charges incurred relating to single room/stateroom requirements either by the passengers themselves or their as-
signed roommates. Payment of the deposit or any partial or full payment for a reservation constitutes consent to all provisions listed in this brochure.

                        TLC Holyland Tours
                        4512 Asheville Highway, P.O. Box 14757,
                        Knoxville, TN 37914
                        Toll-free: 866-944-8790
                        Phone: 865-963-0014
                        Fax: 865-246-1269

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