Experience history, culture & spirituality

Glow
Israel Encounter

27 MAY - 6 JUN 2019

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Experience the Holy Land like a local in this 10-day encounter through Israel’s most historic and spiritual sites. Swim in the Dead Sea, take a boat across the Sea of Galilee, and explore dozens of spiritual, Biblical, and historical sites including Mt. Beatitudes, the Wailing Wall, the Stations of the Cross, Mt. of Olives, and the Garden of Gethsemane, and many, many more. We’ll spend time in Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Galilee. There will be plenty of free time to roam the city’s many markets, alleyways, and other museums.

If 10 days isn’t enough, travellers have the option to extend the trip to Jordan and Egypt, each of which includes a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, among other historic highlights.

 

ABOUT THE TOUR

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We’re so excited to partner with PBT to host the first Glow Israel Encounter tour.

Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Israel for the first time and we had an incredible experience. The bible came alive as we travelled through all the places we had heard so much about.

You will be able to walk in the footsteps of your favourite bible heroes and Jesus. This trip will inspire your faith, deepen your worship, and change the way you read the Bible.

We look forward to spending time together as we travel through the Bible lands. Join us for this once in-a-lifetime experience.

Ps Joel & Ellen Cave,
Senior Pastors, Glow

 
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ITINERARY

Days 1 - 3
Ein Gedi - Dead Sea - Masada

We begin our trip in Ein Gedi, an oasis and a nature reserve in Israel, located west of the Dead Sea in the desert. Our hotel is set in the rich botanical gardens in Ein Gedi where David sought refuge from Saul. We’ll visit the mighty fortress of Masada and the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Then relax by floating in the Dead Sea.

Days 3 - 6
Galilee - Nazareth - Megiddo

Galilee is next, with our hotel and base for the next 3 nights right on the water. We will visit the Nazareth Village, an open-air museum that re-enacts village life in the Galilee in the time of Jesus. The village features houses, terraced fields and an ancient synagogue. We’ll move on to Mt. Tabor and then the Sea of Galilee, where we’ll go by boat to St. Peter’s home and other local highlights.

Days 6 - 10
Caesarea - Jerusalem - Gethsemane

We end the trip in Jerusalem, arriving via the beautiful coastal road, which includes a stop in the ancient port city of Caesarea Maritima. In Jerusalem, we’ll visit the Mt. Of Olives, the site of the Ascension, Pater Noster, the Gardens of Gethsemane, and the Church of All Nations. We will be based in the Old City of Jerusalem. We will also make a stop at the baptismal site on the Jordan River.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Travel

  • Return economy-class flights from Brisbane to Tel Aviv (taxes included)

  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour

  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles

Accommodation & Meals

  • 9 nights in centrally located 4 star hotels

  • 9 breakfasts, 9 dinners including a traditional Biblical dinner and 1 lunch

  • Two bottles of water per day

  • Tips and gratuities

Touring

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Entrance fees

 

Tour Pricing

Tour + Flights: $4995

Private Room: $1150

Tour Only: $3255

This is a per person cost on twin sharing basis. Including return airfares from Brisbane (flight fares will increase closer to the date).

If you are travelling from another city, want to add something extra, or want to upgrade your flights, please get in touch.

 
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Travel insurance is compulsory and not all policies are equal. Most of our travellers use our preferred travel insurance providers.

Tipping is expected in many of the countries we visit and often makes up a large part of people’s wages. Since tipping isn’t a usual part of the everyday Australian life, we have included it into your tour cost to keep it simple and easy.

Visas: Australian citizens travelling to Israel on Australian passports as tourists do not require a visa.

T&C: Tour dates and length are subject to change depending on airline schedules and your city of departure.

Please note the pricing is correct at time of 1 October 2018. Pricing can change due to airline availability and currency fluctuations. The price of the airfare is only guaranteed once a customer has paid in full. Flight availability is limited. Booking early is therefore strongly recommended