Experience the Holy Land!

Travel to Israel for a 10-day tour February 7-16, 2024.

Join Dr. Tony and Vanessa Wolfe on a trip to Israel in 2024!



*A 50% scholarship is available for pastors or pastors’ wives traveling to Israel for the first time.

Experience Israel's Historic and Holy Sites


Israel 2024 Schedule

Day 1 – Wednesday, February 7:

Depart USA via CLT

Tour members meet for our flight to Israel. After dinner is served, it’s time to sit back, relax, and enjoy the onboard entertainment to prepare for this exciting adventure of a lifetime. 

Day 2 – Thursday, February 8

Arrive in Tel Aviv

In Tel Aviv, we proceed through customs and security and meet our agent who assists us with our motor coach. Depending on flight times, time permitting we will have a tour of Old Jaffa. We then drive to our hotel in the Netanya area in time for dinner and overnight. 

Day 3 – Friday, February 9

Caesarea Maritima, Muhraka, Megiddo, Mt. Precipice

This morning, we depart for Galilee to visit Biblical sites at Caesarea Maritima, where Peter proclaimed the Good News to the Roman Centurion (Acts 10). We also see Megiddo and Mt. Carmel, where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18). Then we continue to Nazareth (Jesus’ childhood home) to visit the Mt. of Precipice. We then arrive in Tiberias for dinner and overnight near the Sea of Galilee. 

Day 4 – Saturday, February 10

Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Jordan River (Yardenit)

After breakfast, we travel north to embark on a short hike to Tel Dan to see the altar of Jeroboam. Then we head to Caesarea Philippi where Peter confessed, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:13- 16). Afterward, we will make our way to the baptismal site of “Yardenit” on the Jordan River. Dinner and overnight are back in Tiberias. 

Day 5 – Sunday, February 11

Mt. Beatitudes, St. Peter’s Primacy, Capernaum, Boat Ride, Magdala, Beit Shean

Nothing compares to watching the sun rise over the Sea of Galilee! We begin today reflecting and worshiping at the Mt. of Beatitudes. Then we continue to the Church of the Primacy of St. Peter. Afterward, we head to Capernaum, Jesus’ base for His early ministry. Then we board a replica wooden “Jesus Boat” to set sail on the Sea of Galilee. We then visit Magalda, before driving to Beit Shean, one of the best-preserved Decapolis Roman cities. This is where King Saul and his sons’ bodies were hung from the city walls after being defeated by the Philistines (1 Samuel 31:10-12). Finally, we ascend to the majestic city of Jerusalem in time for dinner and overnight. “I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’ Our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem” (Psalm 122:1-2 NASB). Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. 

Day 6 – Monday, February 12

Ein Gedi, Masada, Qumran, Dead Sea for Swim/Float 

After breakfast, we will drive to Ein Gedi where David hid from King Saul. We then travel south along the western shore of the Dead Sea toward Masada where we ascend by cable car up to King Herod’s astonishing fortress. Then we continue to Qumran, the settlement of the Essenes. They were the first-century sect who authored the Dead Sea Scrolls. Afterward, we make a special stop at the Dead Sea for a short swim or float. Dinner and overnight are again in Jerusalem. 

Day 7 – Tuesday, February 13

Mt. Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Bethlehem 

We begin today on the beautiful Mt. of Olives to behold the famous, breathtaking panorama of the Holy City. Our pilgrimage proceeds down the Old Palm Sunday Road to the ancient olive grove at the Garden of Gethsemane. We finish off our sightseeing with a visit to Bethlehem as we pass by Rachel’s tomb on the outskirts and then visit the Church of the Nativity and Shepherds’ Field. Dinner and overnight are at our hotel in Jerusalem. 

Day 8 – Wednesday, February 14

Temple Mount, St. Anne’s Church, Pools of Bethesda, Lithostrotos Pavement, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Davidson Centre and Southern Steps Excavation, City of David, Warren’s Shaft to Pool of Siloam 

Today we enter Jerusalem through the Zion Gate and proceed to the Western (Wailing) Wall, the holiest site in Judaism. Beyond the wall lies the 35-acre temple area purchased by King David (2 Samuel 24:18-25), which is called the Temple Mount. This area is the third holiest shrine in Islam, housing both the El- Aqsa Mosque and the magnificent Dome of the Rock. From the temple area we make our way to St. Stephen’s Gate to walk the Via Dolorosa – including St. Anne’s Crusader Church, Pools of Bethesda, the Pavement (where Jesus stood while being tried by Pilate), Ecce Homo Arch, and the ancient Cardo. We continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and then conclude our day with a short walk to the original steps that Jesus climbed as he entered the Temple area. Next, we drive to the City of David, and then we go on a short walk to Warren’s Shaft to walk through this dry tunnel, ending at the newly excavated Pool of Siloam. Dinner and overnight are at our hotel in Jerusalem. 

Day 9 – Thursday, February 15

Yad Vashem, Israel Museum, Garden Tomb, Farewell Dinner, Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport, Depart for U.S.A. 

This morning we begin at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial and museum. Then we worship. Then we have a special Farewell Dinner together, before transferring to Ben Gurion

Day 10 – Friday, February 16

Arrive in U.S.A.

This morning we begin at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial and museum. Then we continue to the Israel Museum, before making our way to the Garden Tomb for a time of worship. Then we have a special Farewell Dinner together, before transferring to Ben Gurion Airport for our flight back to the U.S.A. 

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