The Heart of the Story Israel & Jordan Israel February 18 – 27, 2020 Hosted by Wanda Ehalt

Rate per person $4260 CDN
Optional Jordan February 27 – March 1, 2020
Jordan Extension Rate $1110 CDN

Day  1  Tue  Feb  18                   Depart Canada

Depart Saskatoon. Meals with be served onboard.
Overnight en route

Day  2  Wed  Feb  19                 Israel

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport you will be met by SMILE and your local Sunworld representative. We will drive through the city of Tel Aviv and Jaffa, where Peter stayed with Simon the Tanner. We then will travel through the Sharon Valley along the ‘Way of the Sea’ to Caesarea. Visit the remains of this important Roman City where the Gentiles were first empowered with the Holy Spirit (Acts 10 & 11). Welcome dinner at hotel.
Overnight in Netanya 

Day 3  Thu  Feb  20                   Coastal Plain – Galilee

We start our day making our way to Mt. Carmel to visit the Muhraqa (1 Kings 18). – commemorating where Elijah the Prophet defeated the prophets of Baal and enjoy a beautiful view of the Valley of Jezreel and Armageddon (Revelation 16). Visit Meggido, site of the final battle of Armageddon. Continue to Nazareth to visit Mary’s Well, and then visit Nazareth Village.
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day  4   Fri  Feb  21                   Golan Heights - Sea of Galilee

Travel up to the Golan Heights for a view of the area from Mt. Bental. Visit the site of Caesarea Phillipi and the biblical site of Tel Dan. Then enjoy a view of the Sea of Galilee from the Mt. of Beatitudes (Matthew 5–8).
Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day  5  Sat  Feb  22                   Sea of Galilee

Start our day by enjoying a boat ride on the Sea of Galileewith worship and music. Visit the Ginosar Boat Museum. Visit the newly excavated site of Magdala, important sites associated with the ministry of Jesus.  Explore Capernaum to visitthe remains of Peter’s House. Visit the Yardenit Baptism site on the Jordan River and Tamar Bakfar Spice Store.
Dinner and overnight in the Gaililee

Day  6  Sun  Feb  23                  Dead Sea

We thentravel south along the Jordan Valley for a short visit the excavated Roman city of Beit Shean. We then make our way south, to visit the Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered and enjoy a view of the oasis of EinGedi where David Hid from King Saul. We then will take a ride on the cable car to the top of the Fortress of Massada to explore the World Heritage site. End the day at the Dead Sea, the lowest area in the World for time to float in the Dead Sea and use the Hotel spa facilities.
Dinner and overnight by the Dead Sea

Day  7  Mon  Feb  24                 Jerusalem

This morning you will have time to use the hotel spa facilities or go for a float in the Dead Sea. Ascend up to Jerusalem as pilgrims have been doing for centuries for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Holy City. Continue to visit Genesis Land for a visit to Abraham’s Tent, a chance to ride a camel and learn how bread was made in Bible times.Then ascend up to the Mt. Of Olives. Walk down the Palm Sunday path to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed for God’s will to be done (Luke 22). Continue to Mt. Zion to see the Room of the Last Supper (Luke 22).
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day  8  Tue  Feb  25                  Jerusalem - Bethlehem

Start the day in Bethlehem for the morning. Have lunch in Bethlehem. In the afternoon you will visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, visit the Israel Museum Model of Jerusalem to understand the layout of ancient Jerusalem and drive through Parliament Hill. Visit with Jewish Family for coffee and light snack. Spend time in the old city markets.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day  9  Wed  Feb  26                 Jerusalem

Start the day with a visit to Temple Mount Walk along the Way of the Cross and old city markets. Visit the Pool of Bethesda (John 5) and St. Anne’s Church ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.  In the afternoon visit the City of David and walk through the 3400BCE Hezekiah’s Tunnel and the Pool of Siloam (John 9) to Warren’s Shaft. Enter the Old City Walls of Jerusalem to visit Davidson Center and the original Southern Steps that led to the Temple. Pray the Western Wall. End the day with quiet reflection and prayer at the Garden Tomb (I Corinthians 15, Luke 24Mark 16). Farewell dinner at hotel.

Overnight in Jerusalem

Day  10  Thu Feb 27                  Canada/Optional Extension to Jordan

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue your journey on an optional tour to Jordan.

Jordan Extension - Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2019

Day  10  Thu  Feb   27               Jerusalem – Jordan – Petra

Early in the morning transfer from your hotel in Jerusalem to Allenby Bridge to cross into Jordan. Visit Bethany the Baptismal site (probably the site that John baptized Jesus). Stop by for a picture of Lot and the pillars.Continue to Petra.
Dinner and Overnight in Petra

Day  11  Fri  Feb  28                  Petra (named as one of the Seven Wonders of the World)

Breakfast, transfer to visit Petra, late afternoon transfer to your hotel in Amman for dinner. Tour the Rose Red City of Petra, the most fascinating site in the Middle East.  Explore the Siq Theatre in Petra, Tombs, Temples, Court of Justice and the Palaces. See the Treasury in Petra (Petra’s most famous monument).
Dinner and Overnight in Amman

Day  12  Sat  Feb  29                 Jordan – Amman

Start the day with the Land of Moab. The Bible tells about Ruth leaving her home land and travelling with her mother-in-law Naomi to Bethlehem. Drive to Mount Nebo from where Moses viewed the Promised Land but could not go in. (Deuteronomy 34:4 Then the Lord said to him, "This is the land of which I swore to give Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying, 'I will give it to your descendants. (“I have caused you to see it with your eyes, but you shall not cross over there"). Continue to Madaba to see the ancient mosaic map of the Holy land and the ruins of historical sites. Travel border at Allenby Bridge to cross back to Israel.
Dinner and Overnight in Tel Aviv - Jerusalem or area

Day  13  Sun  Mar  1                  Departure

Transfer to the airport to fly home.

*Itinerary, dates and flight time are subject to change

Round trip airfare out of Winnipeg
Airline Departure Taxes (Subject to change)
Service of Yaffa Tours Sunworld Tour offices overseas
Guided sightseeing tour
1st Class Hotel accommodations
Breakfast and Dinner daily
Transfers & Assistance upon arrival and departure
Admission fee to sights mentioned on the itinerary
Information Kit / Final documents
1 suitcase per person each 23 Kg (50 lbs)

Not included
Travel Insurance
Tips to driver, guide & hotel staff $135 USD(subject to change)
Single room (if required) add $980 CDN
Meals not mentioned on itinerary
Transfers and assistance other than with the group
Passport and any applicable visa fees
Expenses of a personal nature
Optional Jordan Extension $1110
Single Room (Jordan) Add $215

For information and registration please contact:

Wanda Ehalt
Phone: 306-221-6598


Sunworld Tours
#337 17th Avenue,
SW Calgary AB, Canada T2S 0A5
Tel:  403 245 9181
Fax: 403 228 2408
Toll Free: 1 800 461 6854

To register 

Please forward to Sunworld Tours a non-refundable deposit of $200, Registration form and Photocopy of the picture page of the passport (must be valid for at least 6 months after returning home).
Pastor’s also need to send in a copy of their ordination certificate.

Final payment is due: December 20th, 2019          
Contact Sunworld Tours for payment options
Cancellation Penalties

The Deposit of $200 is fully non-refundable
If Sunworld Tours or the Group Leader cancels the tour the deposit will be refunded less $100 administration fee
100 % of total tour cost is non-refundable 60-0 Days prior to departure
*** (We recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect the money you paid for your tour. If you do need to cancel after the final payment date you will need to contact your travel insurance company)

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