Travel with Word of Life to Israel

For European travellers, we offer a 7-night tour 13–20 June, 2018.

For non-European travellers, we offer a 9-night tour 11–20 June, 2018.

Tour itinerary

When you book your tour you need to select a track:

• FOR EUROPEANS: Classic, Youth or Adventure

– Classic is available in English (and any other language if a group of at least 40 people)
– Adventure and Youth is available in any language if a group of at least 40 people
(Contact us for more information.)

• FOR NON-EUROPEANS: Classic or Youth

– Classic is available in English (and any other language if a group of at least 40 people).
– Youth is available in any language if a group of at least 40 people
(Contact us for more information.)


We also offer two options for extra days:


• Jordan: 20–22 June (only in English, or for language groups of at least 40 people)

• Netanya (beach days): 20–24 June (no program)

Wednesday 13 June

Arrival
Transfer to hotel in Jerusalem
Dinner
Welcome gathering at respective hotel

 

Thursday 14 June

Independence Hall, Tel Aviv
Old Jaffa

Yad Mordechai (shared event): Celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary
Dinner
Evening gathering in respective hotel

 

Friday 15 June                               

Yad Vashem – Holocaust Museum
Garden Tomb
St. Peter’s Gallicantu and house of Caiaphas
Dinner
Sabbath at the Western Wall

 

Saturday 16 June

Mount of Olives
Gethsemane
Via Dolorosa and Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Hezekiah’s Wall and Cardo
Mount Zion and Upper Room
Israel Museum
Dinner

 

Sunday 17 June

Ein Gedi – David’s springs
Dead Sea (lunch and swim)
Qaser al Yahoud – Jesus’ baptismal site at Jordan River
Arrival at hotel in Tiberias
Dinner
Ma’ayan Harod National Park (shared event): illustrated sermon on Gideon

  

Monday 18 June

Caesarea Maritima
Nazareth and Church of the Annunciation
Mount Precipice
Dinner
Evening gathering at respective hotel

 

Tuesday 19 June

Boat tour on the Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes
Mensa Christi – place of the restoration of Peter
Capernaum
Magdala and synagogue from the time of Jesus
Dinner
Outdoor concert (shared event)

 

Wednesday 20 June

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure 

Monday 11 June

Arrival
Transfer to hotel in Jerusalem
Dinner
Welcome gathering at respective hotel

 

Tuesday 12 June

Study day (shared event)
Mount of Olives
Gethsemane
Dinner

 

Wednesday 13 June

Temple Mount
Garden Tomb
Yad Vashem – Holocaust Museum
Israel Museum
Dinner

 

Thursday 14 June

Independence Hall, Tel Aviv
Old Jaffa

Yad Mordechai (shared event): Celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary
Dinner
Evening gathering at respective hotel

 

Friday 15 June

Bethlehem
Shopping
Dinner
Shabbat at the Western Wall

 

Saturday 16 June

Ein Kerem
– Church of St. John the Baptist, Mary’s Spring and Visitation Church
Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Jewish Quarter, Hezekiah’s Wall and Cardo
Mount Zion and Upper Room
St. Peter Gallicantu
Dinner

 

Sunday 17

Ein Gedi – David’s Springs
Dead Sea (lunch and swim)
Qaser al Yahoud – Jesus’ baptismal site at Jordan river
Arrive at hotel in Tiberias
Ma’ayan Harod National Park (shared event): illustrated sermon on Gideon

 

Monday 18

Nazareth and Church of the Annunciation
Magdala and synagogue from the time of Jesus
Mensa Christi
Capernaum
Dinner
Evening gathering at respective hotel

 

Tuesday 19

Boat tour on the Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes
Mount Bental – viewpoint into Syria
Dinner
Outdoor Concert (shared event)

 

Wednesday 20

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure

Wednesday 13 June

Arrival
Transfer to hotel in Jerusalem
Dinner
Welcome gathering at respective hotel

 

Thursday 14 June
Old Jaffa
Independence Hall, Tel Aviv

Yad Mordechai (shared event): Celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary
Dinner
Evening in Ashdod with local youth (friends of WOL)

 

Friday 15 June                               
Deer Land – Gush Etzion: zipline and archery
Herodion
Bethlehem, Shepherds’ Field and Church of Nativity
Sabbath at the Western Wall

 

Saturday 16 June

Garden Tomb
Mount of Olives
Gethsemane
Via Dolorosa and Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Shopping in the Old City

 

Sunday 17 June

Yad Vashem – Holocaust Museum
Dead Sea, Kalya Beach (lunch and swim)
Yardenit – baptismal site at Jordan River
Arrival at hotel in Tiberias
Ma’ayan Harod National Park (shared event): illustrated sermon on Gideon

 

Monday 18 June

Hike up Mount Arbel
Magdala and synagogue from the time of Jesus
Capernaum
Rafting on the Jordan River
Dinner
Evening gathering at respective hotel

 

Tuesday 19 June

Boat tour on the Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes
Cliff of Gamla – often called “the Northern Masada”
Dinner
Outdoor concert (shared event)


Wednesday 20 June

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure

Monday 11

Arrival
Transfer to hotel in Jerusalem
Dinner
Welcome gathering at respective hotel

 

Tuesday 12

Study day (shared event)
Mount of Olives
Gethsemane
Dinner

 

Wednesday 13

Herzl Museum
Yad Vashem – Holocaust Museum
Ein Kerem – Church of John the Baptist, the village
Har Adar – viewpoint and War Memorial
Dinner

 

Thursday 14

Old Jaffa
Independence Hall, Tel Aviv

Yad Mordechai (shared event): Celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary
Beach activities in Ashdod with Israeli youth
Dinner

 

Friday 15

Deer Land – Gush Etzion: zipline and archery
Herodion
Bethlehem, Shepherds’ Field and Church of Nativity
Sabbath at the Western Wall
Dinner

 

Saturday 16

Garden Tomb
Mount of Olives
Gethsemane
Via Dolorosa and Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Shopping in the Old City
Dinner

 

Sunday 17

Israel Museum
Dead Sea – Kalya Beach (lunch and swim)
Yardenit – baptismal site at Jordan River
Arrival at hotel in Tiberias
Dinner
Ma’ayan Harod National Park (shared event): Illustrated sermon on Gideon

 

Monday 18

Hike up Mount Arbel
Magdala and synagogue from the time of Jesus
Capernaum
Rafting on the Jordan River
Dinner
Evening gathering

 

Tuesday 19

Boat tour on the Sea of Galilee
Mount of Beatitudes
Cliff of Gamla – often called “the Northern Masada”
Dinner
Outdoor concert (shared event)

 

Wednesday 20

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure

Wednesday 13 June

Arrival
Transfer to hotel in Jerusalem
Dinner
Welcome gathering at respective hotel

 

Thursday 14 June

Independence Hall, Tel Aviv
Nachal Oz (on the Gaza border) and meeting with locals

Yad Mordechai (shared event): Celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary
Lachish – site of major Biblical battles
Dinner
Evening gathering in respective hotel

 

Friday 15 June                               

City of David
Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Siloam Pool and Herodian Street Tunnel
Western Wall Tunnel, and meeting with an archaeologist
Garden Tomb
Dinner
Sabbath at the Western Wall

 

Saturday 16 June

Ela Valley – where David slayed Goliath
Hike up to Sha’arayim
Latrun Armored Corps Museum
Har Adar – viewpoint and Memorial for the Harel Brigade
Dinner

 

Sunday 17 June

Bethel – viewpoint and the site for Jacob’s ladder
Shilo – archaeological excavation of the site for the Tabernacle
Bet Shean
Arrival at the hotel in Tiberias
Dinner
Ma’ayan Harod National Park – Shared event: Illustrated sermon on Gideon

 

Monday 18 June

Kfar Giladi – story of the kibbutz and Jewish self-defense groups
Mount Hermon
Mount Bental – viewpoint into Syria
Dinner
Evening gathering at respective hotel

 

Tuesday 19 June

Mount Arbel and descent on foot
Mount of Beatitudes
Walk to Mensa Christi – place of the restoration of Peter
Capernaum
Magdala and synagogue from the time of Jesus
Outdoor concert (shared event)

 

Wednesday 20 June

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure

Optional extra days:

• Jordan (2 nights)

Wednesday 20 June

Border crossing to Jordan, Allenby Bridge
Mount Nebo
Karak Crusader fortress
Overnight stay outside Petra

 

Thursday 21 June

Petra
Overnight stay in Amman

 

Friday 22 June

Hill of Elijah and baptismal site from the Jordanian side
Border crossing to Israel, Allenby Bridge
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure (evening)

 

 

• Beach days in Netanya (4 nights)

No program
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport on day of departure

Prices

The prices include hotel with half-pension, transfer to and from Ben Gurion Airport, bus, guides, bus captain, tip and a large bottle of water per day. 

For Europeans (7-day tour)

There are different accommodation options for your tour. The prices below are based on Budget Hotel and Youth Hostel (Youth track; rooming with 3–4 others from the tour).

For Exclusive Hotel option, see further down.

(Please note, prices may alter due to major exchange rate changes)

1 400EUR
Classic
  • Complete tour excluding flights.
  • Accommodation in budget hotel.
1 220EUR
Youth
  • Complete tour excluding flights.
  • Accommodation in youth hostel.
1 400EUR
Adventure
  • Complete tour excluding flights.
  • Accommodation in budget hotel.

Accomodation options

Extra charge for Exclusive Hotel: 260 EUR

Extra charge for Single Room: 355 EUR (Budget/Youth); 460 EUR (Exclusive)


Price reduction for children:
0–2 years:
No charge (in bed with parents)
2–12 years: 120 EUR reduction (in room with parents)

For Non-Europeans (9-day tour)

There are different accommodation options for your tour. The prices below are based on Budget Hotel and Youth Hostel (Youth track; rooming with 3–4 others from the tour).

For Exclusive Hotel option, see further down.

(Please note, prices may alter due to major exchange rate changes)

1 670USD
Classic
  • Complete tour excluding flights.
  • Accommodation in budget hotel.
1 360USD
Youth
  • Complete tour excluding flights.
  • Accommodation in youth hostel.

Accomodation options

Extra charge for Exclusive Hotel: 270 USD

Extra charge for Single Room: 470 USD (Budget/Youth); 640 USD (Exclusive)

Price reduction for children:
0–2 years:
No charge (in bed with parents)
2–12 years: 130 USD reduction (in room with parents)

Charges for extra days

 Jordan (2 nights): 450 EUR / 495 USD
The price includes hotel with half-pension, bus, guides, all entry fees, as well as charge for a Jordanian visa.
Extra charge for Single Room: 82 EUR / 90 USD

• Netanya (4 nights): 380 EUR / 415 USD
Extra charge for Single Room: 170 EUR / 188 USD