^ Back to Top
SELECT AN OPTION
All Scheduled Tours
 

Scheduled Tours


GREECE - TURKEY - 8 Day Greece and Turkey Pilgrimage Tour

Total Package Price: - R18,950.00

Reference: - GT8DAY

Hotel: - Land and Cruise Tour

Duration: - 8 Day Land and Cruise

Validity From: - 04 March – 11 March - R17,850.00 19 June – 24 June - R18,950.00

GREECE - TURKEY

COST EX JOHANNESBURG R18,950.00
A Deposit of R3, 000 secures your seat. DONT DELAY, CONTACT US TODAY
Included:
Return economical class airfare Johannesburg, and Athens.
All taxes and fuel surcharge.
06 Nights Accommodation in 4 Star tourist class hotels (two people sharing basis).
2 Nights Accommodation on Ferry
Two meals per day.
Entrances fees to all places as on itinerary.
Travel in air-condition buses.
Porterage at the hotels
Vat & Local taxes
All transfers between airports and hotels abroad.
English speaking guide


Not Included:
Personal insurance & visas required for specific entrances (We are able to assist at a nominal fee)
Return airfare between Johannesburg and other destinations in South Africa
All Tips
Turkish visa
Port taxes ($99)
Drinks during meals
Lunches

Day 1: Departure Johannesburg – Athens (Wednesday Departure)
Take an overnight flight from South Africa to Athens.

Day 2, (Thursday) Athens (Arrival: 13:25 Athens, Greece - Athens Int E. Venizelos)
Arrive in Athens and transfer to the hotel in the city center. Enjoy dinner at the hotel and get some rest so that you are ready for the rest of the tour.

Day 3, (Friday) : Cruise/Mykonos
Set sail this morning for the quaint island of Mykonos called the island of windmills. Experience the waterfront lined with shops and cafes and then stroll the charming walkways through a maze of whitewashed buildings or take an optional cruise port excursion.

Day 4, (Saturday) Turkey – Ephesus - Patmos
Docking in Turkey, enjoy a tour of Ephesus, the city of the Bible and one of the largest restorations still in progress with miles of ancient treasures. Ephesus was once a thriving port town of 250,000 people. Today you can still see the spectacular excavations of the major streets in this ancient city. Well view the Library, Agora, Temple of Artemis and visit the Basilica of St. John. The basilica is believed to be the site of the grave of John. From here well also enjoy a panoramic view of the area. This afternoon we visit the Isle of Patmos, under statutory protection as a historic monument. Here we have a tour to see the fortified monastery of St. John and the cave claimed to be where John received the Revelation. Back on the ship, enjoy the Captains dinner before settling in to your cabin for the night.

Day 5, (Sunday) : Santorini
Today visit the island of Santorini which is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands. The town of Thira where white-washed houses, narrow streets, open-air cafes and glittering boutiques cling to steep cliffs, is accessible by foot path, cable-car or mule. You may choose to take an optional tour of sailing around an active volcano crater and swimming in the water heated by hot springs or enjoy this lovely island on foot. Again we return to the ship for dinner and evening entertainment.

Day 6, (Monday) : Disembark Cruise – Corinth/Athens
We disembark the cruise this morning and we immediately travel west with a rest stop and photos at the Corinth Canal. We then travel to the ancient city of Corinth, another treat for the New Testament scholar. Corinth is the city that inspired many of Pauls most familiar letters. See the Archaeological Museum, the Market Place, the Bema, and the Temples. To enjoy a devotional in the midst of the ruins of the church of Corinth and see the pillars, steps, and public worship place where Paul preached will enhance your understanding and love of I & II Corinthians. The ruins of this important cultural center are fascinating as we walk along the stone path that the Apostle Paul walked. After the visit to ancient Corinth we travel back to Athens to visit the Acropolis, the Parthenon, and Erectheum before viewing Athens atop Mars Hill where Paul stood and preached the truth to the Gentile nation.

Day 7: (Tuesday) Athens - Departure
Athens free day. Our Flight Back home or (Optional Tour continue to Israel)

Day 8: (Wednesday)
Home

Download PDF

In the Homeland Of Yeshua of Nazareth - Pilgrimage of a Lifetime Tour

Total Package Price: - To be advised

Reference: - CUST001

Hotel: - Various

Duration: - 10 Days

Validity From: - Customised Tour

Monday, 1 April 1: Departure
We embark on our Journey to the Holy Land. Prepare yourself for a life-changing experience. Get some rest on the flight tomorrow you will walk where Jesus walked!

Tuesday, 2 April: When You Come Into the Land (Deut. 26:1)
Morning arrival at Ben Gurion Airport to be met by our Israeli guide, who will accompany us during our entire stay in the Holy Land Out tour begins in Emmaus, where Jesus appeared after the Resurrection (Luke 24:13-35) Visit Old Jaffa, once the gateway to the land of Israel and the place of Simon the Tanner. Walk through the port from which Jonah the Prophet tried to escape the Lord’s command and stand at the site that commemorates where Peter brought Tabitha back to life (Acts 9:36-43) We then proceed to Tel Aviv to check into our hotel. Remainder of the day is free to walk along the Mediterranean Sea, relax, and have dinner. The time is right for a personal devotional with the sunset over the “Great Sea” -- a time of prayer of thanks for safety and the special blessings ahead, a prayer for the people of this land, and a good night’s rest. Dinner O/N: Grand Beach Hotel, TLV

Wednesday, 3 April: Old Jaffa, Caesarea, Acre, Tiberias
After breakfast, we We then travel by private motor coach along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to Caesaria Maritima, where Gentiles first heard the Good News and were baptized (Acts 8) We then journey on to Mt. Carmel, where Elijah challenged King Ahab and the prophets of Baal (I Kings 18) Continuing north, we reach the historic city of Acre, where we walk through the Old City and visit its massive underground Crusader fortress. Proceed to the Galileel Region to reach our hotel. Dinner and overnight: Kibbutz Ma’agan Guest House

Thursday, 4 April: Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights
Following breakfast, we take a moving Sea of Galilee cruise on a fisherman’s boat. A brief scripture reading and devotional on board brings to life the experiences of Jesus and the fishermen disciples. Our morning travels then take us to important sites of Jesus’ Ministry in the Galilee. In Caperneam we will visit the ruins of an ancient synagogue and Peter’s home. Then we travel on to Tabgha, the site of the multiplication of loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30-44) and then to the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea, where we recite the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5:1-12). We proceed to the Banias, ancient Caesarea Philippi, one of the main sources of the Jordan River and where Jesus was recognized as the Messiah by His disciples (Matt. 16:13-20). We then ascend the Golan Heights to look down over the Galilee from above and to view the former border town of Kuneitra. We conclude our day at Kursi, where Jesus healed two men possessed by demons (Matt. 8:28-33) AND/OR Korazim, where we can understand some of the realia of life in the Galilee in the time of Jesus.
Dinner and overnight: Kibbutz Ma’agan Guest House

Friday, 5 April: Nazareth, Mount Tabor, Nain, Gilboa, Megiddo,
We drive through the town of Cana, site of the miracle of the wine (John 2: 1-11), We continue to Nazareth (Luke 1: 26-38), the boyhood home of Jesus, and enjoy a visit to Nazareth Village, where the times in which Jesus lived are brought to life. Next we visit Mount Tabor, the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus (Mark 9:2-8); Nain, where Jesus resurrected a young man (Like 7:11-17); and Mount Gilboa, the site of numerous biblical events. Next we travel through the Jezreel Valley to Megiddo, the Armageddon Battlefield, where archaeologists have unearthed 20 levels of civilization.
Dinner O/N Kibbutz Ma’agan Guest House

Saturday, 6 April: Baptismal Sites, Beit Shean, Ascent to Jerusalem.
After breakfast, we begin our day at the Yardenit Baptismal Site on the Jordan River, including time for prayer, study, and meditation. Proceed to Beit Shean, the most magnificent archeological site in Israel, located at the strategic juncture of the Jezreel and Jordan lleys. After defeating Saul and his sons on Mount Gilboa, the Philistines hanged their bodies on the walls of Beit Shean. Following the fertile Jordan Valley southward, your guide will point out the agricultural restoration of the “Land of Milk and Honey,” the kibbutz system, and Israel’s intricate irrigation development. We continue south and stop to view Qasr El-Yahud, the traditional baptism site of Jesus (Matt. 3:13- 17). As we enter the Holy City of Jerusalem, we pause to pray, learn and meditate: Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem (Ps. 122:2).
Dinner and overnight: Dan Hotel, Jerusalem

Sunday, 7 April: Mount of Olives, Old City of Jerusalem, Garden Tomb.
Following breakfast, we begin our day with a breathtaking view of the Old City, including Mount Moriah and the Dome of the Rock, from atop the Mount of Olives. We walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane and see the ancient olive trees. Here we read the scriptures of Jesus' prayer and arrest by the Romans (Matt. 36) and take time for personal reflection. We enter the Old City walls through St. Stephan’s Gate and move on to the Judgment Hall of Pilate, to hear of those who conspired against Him and be reminded of His brutal beating and humiliation (Matt. 27) From here we will see the Pool of Bethesda and raise our voices in song in St. Ann’s Church. We then walk along the Via Dolorosa, His Way of Suffering to the Western Wall, the holiest place for Jews. Finally, we visit the area of Golgotha (place of the skull) and the Garden Tomb, where we celebrate the resurrection with communion and a time of praise. Evening: Baptist services at Jerusalem International Fellowship (Reform Baptist; services in Hebrew, English, and Russian)
Dinner and overnight: Dan Hotel, Jerusalem

Monday, 8 April: Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea, Qumran
Our day begins after breakfast as we depart for the Dead Sea Region, the lowest place on earth. We ascend by cable car to the mountaintop fortress of Masada. Here our guide will share the history of its Jewish inhabitants’ famous last stand against the Romans. Afterwards we proceed to Ein Gedi, "Spring of the Goat," an oasis on the western shore of the Dead Sea. Because of its warm climate and abundant supply of water, the site developed a reputation for its fragrant plants and date palm groves. This is where King David hid from Saul (I Sam. 24:1-22) and where God defeated the enemies of the Israelites with praise and worship led by King Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 20) Now it is time to enjoy a dip in the Dead Sea for a relaxing float. Finally, we visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in caves. Evening: Meet with representatives of an Israeli-Palestinian dialogue group comprised of people who have been bereaved by the current conflict; hear about their personal struggles and their quest to bring peace to the region.
Dinner and overnight: Dan Hotel, Jerusalem

Tuesday, 9 April: Southern Steps, Mount Zion, Modern Jerusalem, Bethlehem.
After breakfast we visit the Southern Wall excavations of the Temple Mount, where Jesus taught scripture (John 7:14-30)/ It is also likely that this is the place where Peter stood and preached, and where thousands were saved and baptized on the Day of Pentecost. Passing by the Protestant Cemetery, we visit the Upper Room, site of the Last Supper. We then enjoy a panoramic bus tour of modern Jerusalem, including views of the Knesset (Parliament), Supreme Court, and President’s House. An interesting and educational time then awaits us at the Israel Museum, where we will summarize some of what we have seen recently at the model of ancient Jerusalem and the Shrine of the Book. We then spend the remainder of the day surrounding the birth of Christ with a visit to Bethlehem, including Shepherd's Field, where the angels announced the birth of Jesus, and the Church of the Nativity, that stands upon the site where Jesus was born (Luke 2:4- 20). After our farewell dinner at a Middle Eastern restaurant, we travel to the airport to depart for our flight homeward.

Wednesday, 10 April

Arrive back home and Begin planning our next Holy Land

Download PDF

Pesach Tour - Passover in Jerusalem - Welcome in the Footsteps of Yeshua

Total Package Price: - R23,950.00

Reference: - PESACH2013

Hotel: - Various

Duration: - 14 Days

Validity From: - 21March 2013 – 03 April 2013

Included:
Return economical class airfare from Johannesburg
All taxes and fuel surcharge.
Accommodation in top tourist class hotels (two people sharing basis).
Two meals per day.
Entrances fees to all places as on itinerary.
Travel in air-condition buses.
All transfers between airports and hotels abroad.
All Tips
English speaking guide
Travel Bag and Cap


Not Included:
Personal insurance & visas required for specific entrances (We are able to assist at a nominal fee)
Return airfare between Johannesburg and other destinations in South Africa

Day 1 – Thursday 21 March 2013
Depart Johannesburg to Amman

Day 2 – Amman- Madaba, Mt Nebo - Friday 22 March 2013
Our morning tour begins in the town of Madaba, the biblical Medeba, 30 kilometers south of Amman. Madaba is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics and at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George we view the earliest surviving mosaic map of the Holy land. Mt. Nebo, believed to be the site of the tomb of Moses, commands a spectacular view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Study the panorama as we read the scripture of God showing Moses the Promised Land before He brought him home to heaven. As we travel west toward the Allenby Bridge, we view to the north the Plains of Moab, the area where the tribes of Israel camped before crossing the Jordan and picture the place where Yeshua was baptized. Crossing into Israel, we drive to the border and cross over for our Overnight in Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.

Day 3 – Saturday - Caesarea, Megiddo & Nazareth - Saturday 23 March 2013
We travel towards the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to Caesarea, where Gentiles first heard the Good News from Peter and were baptized. Well see the Roman Amphitheatre, the old city excavations, hippodrome and aqueduct and then journey on to Mt. Carmel, where Elijah challenged King Ahab and the prophets of Baal. Next we travel through the Jezreel Valley to Megiddo, the Armageddon Battlefield. We drive through the area of Cana and Nazareth, the boyhood home of Yeshua, where we visit the Nazareth Village - a wonderful recreation of Biblical times with costumed guides. Overnight in Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.

Day 4 - Sunday – Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Yardenit - Sunday 24 March 2013

This morning we travel to Capernaum the centre of Yeshuas Ministry in the Galilee. We visit the synagogue where Yeshua taught. Recall His teaching in the Gospel of the Kingdom (Matt 4:13, 23). At the Kibbutz we will learn about the Ancient Boat. We travel to Mt. of Beatitudes where Yeshua preached about Matt 5:7. We visit the location of Tabgha where the feeding of 5000 took place, visit the Church of the Fish and the loaves (Luke 9:10-17). We visit the chapel of Primacy where Peter professed three times his devotion (John 21). Thereafter we visit of the Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi and then Yardenit baptism site on the Jordan River for a life changing experience.

Day 5 - Bethlehem, Bethany, Bethphage - Monday 25 March 2013
Today we visit the King Solomons Pools, The Shepherd Fields, King Davids Wells, Rachels Tomb and in Bethany we will visit the Tomb of Lazarus. Bethany was the home of Lazarus, whom Yeshua raised from the dead (John 11:38-44). Yeshua was anointed at the home of Simon the Leper in Bethany (Mark 14:3) and returned to Bethany after his triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Mark 11:11). The village of Bethphage is remembered as the starting point of Yeshua triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The name in Hebrew means House of unripe figs recalling that in this area Yeshua caused a fig tree with no fruit to wither (Matthew 21:18-22). As the Gospels record, Yeshua sent two of his disciples to find a donkey and her colt, and he rode into Jerusalem while crowds spread their cloaks and branches on the road, shouting Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!

Day 6 - Jerusalem - Tuesday 26 March 2013

We visit the Haas Promenade and enjoy a panoramic view from the South of Jerusalem. We visit the old city walls and the hill Called Mount Moriah where Abraham was Commanded to offer Isaac as a burnt offering (Gen 22:2,4). An interesting and educational time awaits us at the Israeli Museum. Walk through collections of centuries old Israeli artifacts including the Dead Sea Scrolls, and a then a guided walk through an accurately detailed model of Biblical Jerusalem will help to prepare you for what you will experience in the following days. We conclude the day with a visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum, for a needed reminder of what the Jews have suffered as a people. We will visit the Temple Mount, with commentary on the Temple Periods, and the variety of belief systems past and present that make this area so valuable. We visit Ella Valley (David and Goliath) Overnight Jerusalem

Day 7 – Old City of Jerusalem - Wednesday 27 March 2013
Today we visit the Old City of Jerusalem, the Southern Wall Excavations of the ancient Temple. The City of David includes, Warrens Shaft, Gihon Spring, Hezekiahs Tunnel, Herodian street, the Pool of Shiloah, View Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-31) where Yeshua performed the Sabbath miracle, We view the Tomb of King David.


Day 8 - Thursday 28 March 2013

We visit Herods Antonia Fortress where Yeshua were brought before Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:1-11). View the Kidron Valley (shadow of death) and the Valley of Gehenna. We stand atop Mt. of Olives experiencing the remarkable view Yeshua did Golden City of Jerusalem, including the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. Yeshua descended into heaven from the Mount of Olives. (Acts 1:9-12). We visit the Upper Room, revered as the place of the last supper (Mark 14:12-26). We visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Yeshua prayed (Matt 26;36-44). We continue to Mount Zion to visit the house of Caiaphas where Yeshua was imprisoned for a night (Matt 26:57 – 65).

Day 9 – Friday 29 March 2013
Today we will enjoy a teaching about the Passover, Crucifixion and the resurrection. We walk the Via Dolorosa the way of the cross known as the Way of Suffering starting at the Old City and the entrance to the Lions Gate, the starting point of the Via Dolorosa. The winding route from the Antonia Fortress west, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is today marked by nine Stations of the Cross; there have been fourteen stations since the late 15th century, with the remaining five stations being inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We end our day by visiting the Western Wall, with thousands of Israelites welcoming the Shabbat.

Day 10 – Saturday 30 March 2013 - Shabbat
Day of Solemn Rest. We enjoy a day of offering. We meet with a local group and enjoy a day of teaching with them. In the evening we will visit Ben Yehuda street

Day 11 – Sunday 31 April 2013 - Jaffa, Tel Aviv
We visit the Garden Tomb, the site of the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and experience the spiritual reality of the Resurrection. Today start with a visit to Jaffa and learn about the historical significance of Jaffa gate to the Jewish people, we take a tour through the most beautiful streets and squares of Old Jaffa. We then travel to (Garden of life) where we learn what life is all about and what Yahweh planned for us. This is a Messianic Lecture about the truth, the way and the Torah.

Day 12 - Monday 01 April 2013 - Jordan Valley, Beit Shean, Jericho, Qumran & Dead Sea.
This morning after breakfast, drive towards Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, an extraordinary excavation of an ancient Roman city, and the overlook above Jericho, the oldest known city in the world, where we can view the Mount of Temptation, where Yeshua fasted for 40 days. Continue to Qumran and the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Later, drive to our Dead Sea where there will be time to enjoy the wonderful facilities, including a complete spa and an opportunity to float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.

Day 13 - Tuesday 02 April 2013 - Masada

Early morning after breakfast we will visit Masada, the site of the Zealots last stand against the Romans which was originally build for King Herod. At this fortress we will visit the bathhouse, the storage rooms, the mosaics and Byzantine Church. After descending by walking the ramp, we will drive to a Bedouin camp and enjoy a visit with the Middle Eastern hospitality. We continue our journey towards the Allenby Bridge and cross over to Jordan. Our flight back home at 20:30

Day 14 - Wednesday 03 April 2013 : Home
Arrival – Johannesburg 07:05

Download PDF

SHALOM JERUSALEM TOURS | JERUSALEM TOURS

Tel. +27 11 976 4865 | +27 11 393 4724  | Fax. +27 86 244 360

Broadband (VOIP):+27 87 701 4865
© Copyright 1999 SHALOM JERUSALEM TOURS. All rights reserved.

Website design & hosting by APRICOT DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY