March 10-22, 2019

(Israel Portion March 10-19)


Who Should Go on this Tour?

  • Adults and children 7 and above are welcome, and we ask that all keep in mind that this tour includes long air travel, moderate to heavy walking and long tour days when considering joining with us.
  • This tour is built for those who would like to take a Christian tour, but through Jewish eyes.

About This Tour

Zola Tours trips are unique for many reasons, however the ability to customize your trip within the trip to include extensions to Greece and Petra make our tours truly exceptional!


Tour Highlights:

  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River
  • Visit to Shiloh, the resting place of the Ark for nearly 400 years.
  • Walking in Jesus’ footsteps at his birthplace in Bethlehem, a visit to an ancient synagogue in Magdala where Jesus may have taught, Palm Sunday Road, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Garden Tomb and many others.
  • See the included daily itinerary for these and many more tour destinations!
  • Petra (Jordan Extension Only)

Point of Departure

Zola Tours depart from JFK International Airport in New York, New York or EWR in Newark, New Jersey. Tour coordinator will provide details. 

About This Group

Zola Levitt has worked with Immanuel Tours for over 20 years, conducting comprehensive tours to the Holy Land in a way that is pleasing to the Lord, enabling pilgrims to see the land of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in comfort and safety. We are fully dedicated to serving our passengers and making their trip a life-changing, never-to-be-forgotten experience.

The Itinerary 

Day 1: Sun, March 10

Airport meeting and departure for Israel.

Day 2: Mon, March 11

Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport.
Meet your guide and driver and drive through Old Jaffa and Tel Aviv. Optional walk to Simon the Tanner’s House, St. Peter’s Church, if time permits.  Check in to Hotel (Ramada Suites, Netanya). Dinner and overnight. Orientation meeting after dinner.

Day 3: Tue, March 12

Check out of hotel.
Caesarea by the Sea, Mt. Carmel, Megiddo-Armageddon, Mt. of Precipice (overlook of Nazareth).

Check in to hotel (Rimonim Galei Kinnereth) for dinner and overnight.  Medium-heavy walking.

Day 4: Wed, March 13

Tabgha, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Magdala, Jesus’ Boat and Shopping, Sea of Galilee Boat Ride, Jordan River—Baptism.
Light walking.

Day 5: Thu, March 14

Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Mt. Bental, Olive Oil Factory, Overlook at Bethsaida. Medium-heavy walking.

Day 6: Fri, March 15 Shabbat

Check out of hotel.
Ancient Shiloh, Bethlehem, up to Jerusalem,  Mt. Scopus overlook.  Check in to hotel (Dan Jerusalem), Shabbat Demonstration and Shabbat Dinner.  Medium-heavy walking.

Day 7: Sat, March 16 Shabbat

SHABBAT – Mt. of Olives – Palm Sunday Road, Garden of Gethsemane, St. Anne’s Church, Via Dolorosa – Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jewish Quarter, Mt. Zion – Upper Room, Gallicantu – house of Caiaphas. Heavy walking.

Day 8: Sun, March 17

Masada, Qumran, Dead Sea.  Medium-heavy walking.
Farewell Dinner.

Day 9: Mon, March 18

Deluxe group will check out of hotel.
City of David, Davidson Center, South Wall Archaeological Park, Southern Steps, Western Wall, Israel Museum, Yad Vashem, Calvary Garden Tomb.
Medium-heavy walking.
Deluxe Group transfers to airport for departure after dinner (7–7:15 PM).

Day 10: Tue, March 19

Deluxe group arrives at JFK.

Day 10: Tue, March 19

Grand Petra group will check out of hotel.
Depart from Jerusalem to Eilat. Ein Gedi Falls, Timnah Park (Tabernacle in the Wilderness model), Eilat Stone Factory.
Check in to hotel (Leonardo Plaza, Eilat).  Light walking.

Day 11: Wed, March 20

Cross Aqaba Border into Jordan. Day trip to Petra.  Extremely heavy walking (Horses, donkeys, camels and carriages available for an extra fee).  Lunch included, but drinks are extra.
Return to hotel in Eilat for dinner and overnight.

Day 12: Thu, March 21

Check out of hotel.
Avdat Museum, Mitzpe Ramon Crater, Tel Be’er Sheva.  Light Walking.
Dinner in Tel Aviv. Transfer to the airport for departure.

Day 13: Fri, March 22 Shabbat

Grand Petra group arrives at JFK.


Deluxe Holy Land Tour


Grand Petra Holy Land Tour


Included in the Tour Price:

  • Round-trip international flights from the departure airport (usually JFK in New York, New York or EWR in Newark, New Jersey), along with all taxes and fuel surcharges (subject to change).
  • A double or triple occupancy room (additional charge for single occupancy).
  • All sightseeing, admissions and motor-coach transportation on the tour itinerary, including a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, baptism in the Jordan River, and floating in the Dead Sea.
  • A licensed, English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Buffet breakfasts and dinners throughout the tour, with table water and possibly coffee or tea. The Petra extension includes lunch, but not drinks, for the one day we visit Petra.
  • An all-inclusive tip fund for the guides and drivers, hotel staff, and included meals.
  • In Israel only, our land agent will provide a full-size backpack to carry your daily items, a baseball-style cap, and a map of Israel.

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