Holy Land Tour

Bringing the Bible to Life

Philemon Tours brings the Bible to life by helping you make sense of ancient biblical stories, and modern ones, in the Holy Land. Senior guide Rami Fellemon, born and raised in the Old City of  Jerusalem, brings a knowledge to tours that only a long-term local could have. He has an M.A. in Biblical History and Geography, with an emphasis on Archaeology, from Jerusalem University College.

Deadline to sign up for the trip is October 26, 2018. If you would like more information, please contact Dan Haugh.


RHCC ITINERARY    March 27-April 7, 2019

Day 1: Leave USA     Wednesday, March 27
Depart from U.S. and fly overnight

Day 2: Arrive in Israel     Thursday, March 28
Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and transfer to your hotel in Galilee     (3 Nights Galilee)

Day 3: Coastal Plain     Friday, March 29
• Caesarea on Mediterranean coast
• Megiddo, Jezreel Valley
• Nazareth Village, open-air museum
• Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth

Day 4: Sea of Galilee     Saturday, March 30
• Wooden Galilee boat at Ginosar
• Boat Ride on Sea of Galilee
• Capernaum, the town of Jesus
• Mount of Beatitudes, Sermon on the Mount

Day 5: Jordan Valley     Sunday, March 31
• Mt. Arbel, 700 ft. above Sea of Galilee
• Baptismal Site, Jordan River
• Jericho, city of palm trees     (3 Nights Bethlehem)

Day 6: Latrun     Monday, April 1
• Domaine de Latroun Winery
• Monastery of the Silent Monks
• Road to Emmaus, Abu Gosh

Day 7: Bethlehem     Tuesday, April 2
• Ein Kerem, home of John the Baptist
• Church of Nativity in Bethlehem
• Shepherds Fields, “tidings of great joy”
• Shopping and free time in Bethlehem

Day 8: Old City     Wednesday, April 3
• Old City of Jerusalem, Western Wall
• St. Anne’s Church, Pool of Bethesda
• Walk through Old City markets
• Israel Museum       (4 Nights Jerusalem)

Day 9: East Jerusalem     Thursday, April 4
• Mount of Olives, Palm Sunday Road
• Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations
• Mt. Zion, House of Caiaphas and dungeon
• Garden Tomb

Day 10: Dead Sea     Friday, April 5
• Masada, ride cable car
• Ein Gedi, a green oasis, hike to waterfall
• Qumran, where Dead Sea Scrolls were found
• Dead Sea, stop and float in the salty water

Day 11 Free Day     Saturday, April 6
Enjoy a free day on your own in Jerusalem

Day 12 Return Home     Sunday, April 7
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and begin your journey home. Arrive home the same day.

Disclaimer: The schedule and the sites listed here can change due to delays, traffic, weather, or other reasons.
PHILEMON TOURS will not be held responsible for missed sites, and no refunds will be given for missed sites.

The tour price includes:

 • Transfers to and from the airport
 • Lodging at 3- or 4-star hotels
 • Lunches
 • Entrance Fees
 • Tour guide, motor coach, driver

12-day Tour: $2,105 per person
12-day single supplement: $560
12-day Tour, Flights included: $3,191