Join Pastor Dave Hughey in

THE HOLY LAND

Where Scripture Comes Alive


The Greek Experience - 4 Day Extension

April 24-27, 2020

$1,300

What’s Included

  • Airfare from group departure city
  • All Transfers
  • Baggage Handling
  • Breakfast & Dinner Daily
  • Entrance Fees to all Sites
  • Gratuities
  • Itinerary as per Description
  • Premium Accommodations
  • Professional Tour Guides
  • Transportation by Deluxe Motor Coach

Schedule

Day 1 Depart USA

Depart USA

Relax and rest on your flight from the USA.

Day 2 Arrive in Israel

Arrive in Israel

You will be landing at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. Afterwards, we board our motor coach and go to our hotel on the beautiful Sea of Galilee. After we have checked into our hotel, we enjoy a dinner together and time to relax.

Day 3 Sea of Galilee/ Boat Ride/ Capernaum/ Jordan River

Sea of Galilee/ Boat Ride/ Capernaum/ Jordan River

Lead worship as you take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Travel to Capernaum. (Matt. 4: 13,23) Recall the sermon on the Mount of Beatitudes. (Matt. 5-7) Tour Tabgha, Church of the Fish and the Loaves. (Luke 9: 10-17) Visit the Chapel of the Primacy. (John 21)

Day 4 Caesarea/ Megiddo/ Nazareth/ Cana

Caesarea/ Megiddo/ Nazareth/ Cana

Begin your day with a visit to Mt. Carmel where Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal. Visit Caesarea where Paul was imprisoned. (Acts 10, 23) Travel to Megiddo also known as Armageddon. (Rev. 16) Visit Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home. (Matt. 2:23) Read scripture in Cana, the site of Christ’s first miracle. (John 2) Spend the night in Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee. (John 6:1)

Day 5 Beit Shean/ Jericho/ Jerusalem

Beit Shean/ Jericho/ Jerusalem

Travel to Beit Shean. (1 Sam. 31) Baptize your group in the Jordan River. (Mark 1:5) See the site of Gilgal. Travel to Jericho and see the site of the temptation of Jesus. (Josh. 6; Matt. 4) Travel to Jerusalem.

Day 6 Jerusalem/ Bethlehem

Jerusalem/ Bethlehem

Stand atop the Mt. of Olives. (Acts 1:9-12) Visit the Garden of Gethsemane. (Matt. 26: 36-44) Visit Mt. Zion and the House of Caiaphas. (Matt. 26: 57-65) Read the Last Supper in the Upper Room. (Matt 14: 12-26) See the Valley of Elah where David defeated Goliath.

Day 7 Old City of Jerusalem

Old City of Jerusalem

Visit the Second Temple of Jerusalem. Pray at the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. Tour the Old City of Jerusalem and walk the Cardo. View the Pool of Bethsada. (John 5:1-31) Visit the Church of St. Anne. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress. (Luke 23: 1-11) Walk the Via Dolorosa, “the Way of the Cross.” Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Day 8 Dead Sea/ Masada/ Qumran

Dead Sea/ Masada/ Qumran

Visit Masada and the Dead Sea. Travel to Qumran, site of the Dead Sea Scroll discovery. End your day with a visit to the oasis Ein Gedi.

Day 9 Jerusalem/ Garden Tomb

Jerusalem/ Garden Tomb

Travel to Ein Karam. (Luke 1:26-40) Celebrate Communion at the Garden Tomb. (John 19:40)

Day 10 Return to USA

Relax and reflect on your flight home.

Day 10 *Extension* Transfer to Athens

*Extension* Transfer to Athens

Depart from Israel to Athens-Tour Athens, visit Acropolis, Parthenon and Erectheum, Mars Hill. Additional sites viewed during bus tour are House of Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Solider, Olympic Stadium and Presidential Palace

Day 11 *Extension* Plaka/Cape Sounion

*Extension* Plaka/Cape Sounion

Start with a guided tour of the Acropolis Museum. You will have free time to explore and shop at Plaka, which has shops and cafes. In the afternoon head to Cape Sounion and experience the Temple of Poseidon tour. Return to Athens for Dinner and overnight.

Day 12 *Extension* Corinth/ Mycenae

*Extension* Corinth/ Mycenae

Depart Athens and travel to Corinth Canal. Travel to ancient city of Corinth, visit the Archaeological Museum and sites. Travel to Mycenae to see the Lionesse Gate, tomb of Agamennon and other sites before heading back to Athens

Day 13 *Extension* Return to USA

Depart the airport in Athens.

Contact Information

Pastor Dave Hughey

Phone: 501-912-2246

Email: dhughey@gsfbc.org