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Journey's Unlimited | Israel

To make your reservation, click the link below or contact the church office at 865-523-0062, or email hollyland@vvbcknox.com with any questions.

Experience the Holy Land

Experience the land of the Bible and walk where Jesus walked on the Holy Land Tour. Your trip will include deluxe 4-star hotel accommodations to ensure that you are safe and well-rested for your tour. You will visit up to 45 sites including Bethlehem, Jericho, and Nazareth, if conditions permit. Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime trip, and allow us to take care of the details so that you can enjoy the Holy Land.


Pastor Jared SHumate

Base Cost


Reservations and deposit information:

  • $350 non-refundable deposit
  • Remaining balance due January 15, 2024
  • Cancellation fee of $150 if 91 days or more prior to departure.
  • Early Bird discount! Save $100 off the base price if registered by  July 15, 2023.
  • $50 off the base price if registered before October 15, 2023

Additional Expenses (Not Included in base cost)

  • Tipping - approx. $90.00-$100.00 per person
  • Optional Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Single Supplement - $900.00
  • Lunch daily


  • Round-trip from New York Area Gateway (includes fuel surcharges and taxes)
  • 7 nights in first class hotels
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Airport-hotel transfers
  • Hotel taxes & baggage handling
  • Touring by Private Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Services of a Professional Tour Escort


April 15th
Day 1: New York
Depart from a New York area gateway to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. Dinner and breakfast are served on board.
April 16th
Day 2: Galilee
Upon arrival at the Tel Aviv airport, we transfer to our hotel in the Galilee for dinner and overnight. Already we begin to feel the spirit of this land enchanting us. Today, we will be visiting sites from the Bible and sharing the experience of walking in the footsteps of Jesus.
April 17th
Day 3: Galilee
We start our day with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit Ginnosar to view the fishermen’s boat, found on these shores, dating back to Jesus’ time. We continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount to reflect on the serene beauty and the event that took place here. On to Tabgha, site of the Miracle of the Fishes and Loaves and the Feeding of Five Thousand, to see the chapel built over the rock commemorating the primacy of Peter. We then visit Capernaum, the city of Jesus and Peter to see the house of Peter and an ancient synagogue, where Jesus preached and gathered his disciples. We then drive across the Jordan River via the land of Gaderenes. In the afternoon we drive north to Caesarea Phillipi, now called Banias, where Peter made his confession of faith, and identified Jesus as the Messiah. And Jesus said, “thou art Peter upon this rock I will build my church.” Matt.16-17-18. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
April 18th
Day 4: Galilee
Today, take a scenic drive past Cana of Galilee to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Mary’s Well. On to Muchraka, the location of Elijah’s altar during his confrontation with the false prophets of Baal. Continue through the Valley of Armageddon to the excavation site at Tel Megiddo. On to Caesarea, built by Herod the Great in 22 B.C. Visit the Roman Theater, the Aqueduct and Herodian Port. It was here that Cornielius was baptized by Peter (Acts 10:24-28) and Paul was brought to trial (Acts 25). Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
April 19th
Day 5: Jerusalem
This morning, our first stop is in the ancient city of Magdala, home town of Mary Magdalene. Here we find a complete first century town and synagogue where it is believed that Jesus himself visited, taught and preached at this synagogue. The church called Duc in Altum in Latin “Launch into the deep” (words of Jesus in Luke 5:4, “fishers of men”) and it honors the women of the Gospels. Continue to Yardenit, the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River. We continue to the old Roman city of Beit Shean to visit the impressive Roman ruins. From here, we drive down the Jordan Valley bypassing Jericho on our way to Bethlehem. We will have time for lunch (on your own) and shopping. Visit the Church of Nativity, the Milk Grotto and Shepherds’ Field. Proceed to our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
April 20th
Day 6: Jerusalem
This morning we enter the Old City through St. Stephen’s Gate visiting the Pool of Bethesda, the Chapel of the Flagellation, and the Ecce Homo Arch. Continue through the Bazaar to the last stations of the Cross Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Gabbatha pavement. Continue to the Jewish Quarter visiting the Cardo, the “Wide” wall built by King Hezekiah and the Herodian mansion. We continue to the Temple area and Mt. Moriah, to see the Dome of Rock, visit the Western Wall, the Ophel Archaeological park and Museum. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
April 21st
Day 7: Masada
This morning we drive past the Inn of the Good Samaritan to arrive at the shores of the Dead Sea – the lowest point on earth. We drive along the Dead Sea to Masada, the fortress where the Jewish Zealots held off the armies of the Roman Empire before choosing suicide over surrender. Continue to Ein Gedi, where King David found shelter from the wrath of King Saul. After lunch (on your own), we will have the opportunity to enjoy a short “float” in the Dead Sea. On to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947 in a cave, and then return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight
April 22nd
Day 8: Jerusalem
Full day of leisure to pursue personal interests or to shop.
April 23rd
Day 9: Tel Aviv
Drive by the Knesset to the Israel Museum, visiting the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed and see the model of Jerusalem at the time of the Second Temple. Drive to Mount Scopus to view the impressive home of the Hebrew University and to the Mount of Olives for an outstanding view of Jerusalem. Visit the Chapel of the Ascension, Garden of Gethsemane, and Church of All Nations before driving along the Kidron Valley seeing the Tombs of Absalom, Zechariah and James. We continue to Mount Zion to visit the Room of the Last Supper and King David’s Tomb. We end our day with a visit to the Garden Tomb. Enjoy a farewell dinner before being transferred to the airport for departure.
April 24th
Day 10: New York
Today our journey ends with good memories as we head home. Arrival the same day..

To make your reservation, click the link below or contact the church office at 865-523-0062, or email hollyland@vvbcknox.com with any questions.