Welcome to the information page for the 2021 Israel Trip
October 18-27, 2021
Experience the trip of a lifetime and journey to the Holy Land!
Trip pricing is from Fort Wayne, IN, however you can fly from almost any major airport in the United States. Pricing may vary slightly. Pricing includes all costs except lunches and day trip to Masada.
There are three optional extensions for an additional cost. Marcus will be leading/participating in the Jordan/Petra extension.
Israel Trip (planned itinerary)
October 18-27, 2021
October 18 – USA to the Holy Land
Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on an overnight flight.
October 19- Arrive Tel Aviv
October 20 – The Galilee
October 21 – Cana, Nazareth, Tel Megiddo & Caesarea
October 22 – Jericho, Qumran & Mount of Olives
October 23 – Jerusalem & Bethlehem
October 24 – Jerusalem & the Old City
October 25 – Leisure Day (Masada/Dead Sea Option- additional charge)
October 26 – Jerusalem
October 27 – Return to the USA or Enjoy an Extension
Petra Extension (planned itinerary)
October 27 – November 1, 2021
October 27 – Free Day
Enjoy a free day in Jerusalem to explore on your own, or just relax at your hotel. Breakfast and dinner are included in your hotel stay.
October 28 – Jerash
This morning you will journey across the Allenby Bridge on your way to Jerash, one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world. Stroll
through the oval piazza and wander along colonnaded streets etched by the wheels of ancient chariots. Stand in the grand theatre where an onstage whisper can be heard in the top row. Continue to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
October 29 – Petra
Begin your journey south towards Petra today. Explore the city of Petra. Its entrance passes through a long, narrow gorge known as the Siq and can only be accessed by carriage, horseback or on foot. Once inside the city, marvel at the intricate detail of a city that was cut into the cliff sides of rose-colored rock. Travel to your hotel at the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight.
October 30 – Madaba & Mt. Nebo
Travel to Madaba, the City of Mosaics, to visit the Church of Saint George with its sixth-century, Byzantine, mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other holy sites. Continue to Mount Nebo, where Moses caught a glimpse of the Promised Land (Deut. 34). On a clear day, you can see all the way across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, to the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
October 31 – Free Morning at the Dead Sea
Enjoy a free morning at your hotel. Cross the border back into Israel and enjoy dinner in Jerusalem. Afterwards, you will travel to the airport in Tel Aviv to begin your journey home.
November 1 – Return to USA