Arrival / Departure Airport
Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV)

Tour Date
May 31 to June 08, 2020

Itinerary

(Subject to change)
Day 1 - May 31
Day 2 - June 1
Day 3 - June 2
Day 4 - June 3
Day 5 - June 4
Day 6 - June 5
Day 7 - June 6
Day 8 - June 7
Day 9 - June 8

Day 1 – May 31, 2020
Arrival Day

  • Arrivals
  • Opening event in the evening
  • Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 2 – June 1, 2020
The Christian Jerusalem

  • The Mount of Olives, where Jesus commissioned His disciples and ascended to heaven after His resurrection.
  • The Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed on the night of His betrayal.
  • The Herodian Mansion, probably the house of the High Priest’s as described in the account of Jesus’ trial.
  • Palace of Herod the Great, later used as the Palace of Pontius Pilate and the more authentic site of the Praetorium where the verdict of Jesus was pronounced
  • The Western Wall, a supporting wall of the Temple Mount, built when Herod renovated the Second Temple. It is a place for prayer and national gatherings of the Jewish People.
  • The Garden Tomb, where believed to be the location where Jesus died, was buried, and then rose from the dead
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
  • Conference in the evening

Day 3 – June 2, 2020

  • Full conference day
  • Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 4 – June 3, 2020

  • Full conference day
  • Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5 – June 4, 2020
Jerusalem – Judean Desert

  • The City of David, the biblical Jerusalem where King David lived and ruled for 40 years.
  • The Southern Steps, a flight of stairs that led to the entrance of the Temple. The stairs where pilgrims sang the fifteen Psalms of Ascent (Psalm 120-134), and where Jesus ascended the Temple Mount
  • Judean desert with a jeep tour.
  • Bedouin hospitality and Camel Rides at Kfar Ha Nokdim
  • Worship event with (local) worship leader – opportunity to interact with Israeli young people
  • Overnight in Kfar Ha Nokdim Bedouin Desert Camp

Day 6 – June 5, 2020
Around the Dead Sea

  • Sunrise: Masada, a mountaintop fortress, built by Herod the Great, is also the site of the Jews’ last stand against the Romans after the fall of Jerusalem in 70AD Ein Gedi is an oasis in the desert and a green Garden of Eden in the wilderness.
  • Nachal David, the river of David, named after King David hiding there from king Saul. A full Judean desert experience is encapsulated in this short but non-the-less spectacular river hike.
  • Qasr el Yahud / Betharaba, the traditional site where John the Baptist baptized Jesus and where Joshua led a new generation into the Promised Land. It is also the location where Elijah was taken up in a chariot of fire.
  • Swim and float in the Dead Sea, bathing yourself in the mineral rich water and mud
  • Drive through the Jordan Valley
  • Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day 7 – June 6, 2020
The Sea of Galilee

  • The Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered His most famous Sermon on the Mount.
  • ​Capernaum, the hometown of Peter, where Jesus preached and healed.
  • Get active! Discover Israel’s beauty by foot, a hike at the Jilaboun Stream (Gilabon and Devora Waterfalls) in the Golan Heights.
  • Adventurous kayaking session on the Jordan River
  • Overnight in the Galilee

Day 8 – June 7, 2020
The Sea of Galilee – Tel Aviv

  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Nazareth Village will transport you back in time to experience life as it was in a Jewish village in the Galilee over two thousand years ago.
  • Caesarea Maritima, the Roman Capital of Judea, where Peter followed God’s leading to visit Cornelius and where he proclaimed the gospel to the Romans  
  • Free time on the beach in Tel Aviv
  • Jonah’s journey, Tabitha’s restoration to life, and Peter’s conversion of the gentiles all began in Jaffa. A visit to the Old Center of Jaffa with its harbor. Tour through Jaffa’s narrow alleyways and enjoy the view over the sea. Farewell dinner in Jaffa.
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 9 – June 8, 2020
Departure day

  • Departure day

Included Services

  • 8 overnights on halfboard basis
  • Local, english speaking tour guide throughout the tour
  • comfortable bus with WIFI
  • Arrival transfer (Arrival Day May 31 at 16:00/4:00pm)
  • Departure transfer (Departure Day June 8 at 09:00/9:00am)
  • 5 lunches en route
  • Sailing on the Sea of Galilee
  • Jeep Tour in the Desert
  • Kayak Excursion in the North
  • Farewell Dinner in Jaffa
  • Kitepride.com backpack (Tel Aviv Ministry helping people exiting human traffic)
  • Whispers
  • Hat
  • Tips to Driver, Guide and Hotel Staff

Not included services

Prices

(Subject to change)
Day 1 - May 31
Day 2 - June 1
Day 3 - June 2
Day 4 - June 3
Day 5 - June 4
Day 6 - June 5
Day 7 - June 6
Day 8 - June 7
Day 9 - June 8

Day 1 – May 31, 2020
Arrival Day

  • Arrivals
  • Opening event in the evening
  • Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 2 – June 1, 2020
The Christian Jerusalem

  • The Mount of Olives, where Jesus commissioned His disciples and ascended to heaven after His resurrection.
  • The Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed on the night of His betrayal.
  • The Herodian Mansion, probably the house of the High Priest’s as described in the account of Jesus’ trial.
  • Palace of Herod the Great, later used as the Palace of Pontius Pilate and the more authentic site of the Praetorium where the verdict of Jesus was pronounced
  • The Western Wall, a supporting wall of the Temple Mount, built when Herod renovated the Second Temple. It is a place for prayer and national gatherings of the Jewish People.
  • The Garden Tomb, where believed to be the location where Jesus died, was buried, and then rose from the dead
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Jerusalem
  • Conference in the evening

Day 3 – June 2, 2020

  • Full conference day
  • Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 4 – June 3, 2020

  • Full conference day
  • Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5 – June 4, 2020
Jerusalem – Judean Desert

  • The City of David, the biblical Jerusalem where King David lived and ruled for 40 years.
  • The Southern Steps, a flight of stairs that led to the entrance of the Temple. The stairs where pilgrims sang the fifteen Psalms of Ascent (Psalm 120-134), and where Jesus ascended the Temple Mount
  • Judean desert with a jeep tour.
  • Bedouin hospitality and Camel Rides at Kfar Ha Nokdim
  • Worship event with (local) worship leader – opportunity to interact with Israeli young people
  • Overnight in Kfar Ha Nokdim Bedouin Desert Camp

Day 6 – June 5, 2020
Around the Dead Sea

  • Sunrise: Masada, a mountaintop fortress, built by Herod the Great, is also the site of the Jews’ last stand against the Romans after the fall of Jerusalem in 70AD Ein Gedi is an oasis in the desert and a green Garden of Eden in the wilderness.
  • Nachal David, the river of David, named after King David hiding there from king Saul. A full Judean desert experience is encapsulated in this short but non-the-less spectacular river hike.
  • Qasr el Yahud / Betharaba, the traditional site where John the Baptist baptized Jesus and where Joshua led a new generation into the Promised Land. It is also the location where Elijah was taken up in a chariot of fire.
  • Swim and float in the Dead Sea, bathing yourself in the mineral rich water and mud
  • Drive through the Jordan Valley
  • Dinner and overnight in the Galilee

Day 7 – June 6, 2020
The Sea of Galilee

  • The Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered His most famous Sermon on the Mount.
  • ​Capernaum, the hometown of Peter, where Jesus preached and healed.
  • Get active! Discover Israel’s beauty by foot, a hike at the Jilaboun Stream (Gilabon and Devora Waterfalls) in the Golan Heights.
  • Adventurous kayaking session on the Jordan River
  • Overnight in the Galilee

Day 8 – June 7, 2020
The Sea of Galilee – Tel Aviv

  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Nazareth Village will transport you back in time to experience life as it was in a Jewish village in the Galilee over two thousand years ago.
  • Caesarea Maritima, the Roman Capital of Judea, where Peter followed God’s leading to visit Cornelius and where he proclaimed the gospel to the Romans  
  • Free time on the beach in Tel Aviv
  • Jonah’s journey, Tabitha’s restoration to life, and Peter’s conversion of the gentiles all began in Jaffa. A visit to the Old Center of Jaffa with its harbor. Tour through Jaffa’s narrow alleyways and enjoy the view over the sea. Farewell dinner in Jaffa.
  • Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 9 – June 8, 2020
Departure day

  • Departure day

Additional Services

Arrival Services

  • Arrival Transfer (private Taxi) – Price starting from USD 160
  • VIP Club Arrival Service – Price: USD 189
  • Gold Club Arrival Service – Price: USD 519

Departure Services

  • Departure Transfer (private Taxi) – Price starting from USD 160
  • VIP Club Departure Service – Price: USD 189
  • Gold Club Departure Service – Price: USD 519

Hotel & Tour Reservation

To register

Important Notes

  • Hotel and length of stay can be selected during registrationIf you book tour options, please book your hotel stay accordingly
  • Each excursion can be booked independentlyInclusions according to description
  • Deposit payment of 25% required at the time of registration

faq

Summit Operation
Travel Documents
Price and Payment
General about Israel

WHO IS KESHET JOURNEYS?

Keshet Journeys LTD. is the travel agency  and local tour operator in Israel coordinating the booking process and the land operation for the CEF 2020. Keshet can provide assistance for all questions regarding reservation, payments, lodging, and flights. You can contact our team by sending an email to:
events@keshetjourneys.com

WHO IS WORLDWIDE VILLAGE LTD?

Worldwide Village LTD (WWV) is the travel agency, based in Switzerland, coordinating the booking process and collecting the payments for the CEF 2020, on behalf of Keshet Journeys.

WHAT DOCUMENTATION IS NECESSARY FOR REGISTRATION AND TRAVEL TO ISRAEL?

A current passport, valid for at least six months beyond the forum, is required. There are no exceptions to this policy. A travel visa is required for some countries. Please find out more about Israel’s visa policies regarding your country here: Israel’s Visa Policy.

WHAT IS THE PAYMENT SCHEDULE?

A 25% non-refundable deposit per person is due at the time of reservation.  Full payment is due 120 days before the start of the forum.

CURRENCY EXCHANGE

All prices given are in US-Dollar.

AM I REQUIRED TO PURCHASE TRAVEL INSURANCE?

We urge you to purchase cancellation insurance and supplemental medical coverage (which covers preexisting conditions).

WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE TO CANCEL MY PARTICIPATION?

In addition to the Contractual Conditions of WorldWide Village Travel Ltd. the following cancellation policy is valid for your trip:

Cancellation charges:

In case of cancellations by client, the following percentage of the total price will be charged:
Until 91 days prior the scheduled departure date: non-refundable down payment
90 – 0 days prior the scheduled departure date: 100% of total amount

Cancellation of additional services:

Unless otherwise stated, all by the client pre-booked additional services related are non-refundable after booking. In case of full cancellation of the tour by Keshet Journeys / WorldWide Village the down payment as well as pre-booked pre-/ and post-nights will be refunded.

WHAT MEDICAL PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED BEFORE TRAVELLING TO ISRAEL?

There are no specific immunizations or medications that are recommended or required for travel to Israel, but we advise you to connect with your primary care physician regarding his/her recommendations for you specifically. Please keep in mind that you can purchase the equivalent of most standard over-the-counter medicines in Israel. We would also encourage you to inform your health insurance provider that you will be traveling out of the country to determine your coverage and medical care options while in Israel.

HOW SAFE IS TRAVELING TO ISRAEL?

Your safety is our top priority. Israel is a very safe country to visit and tour, and we use a variety of measures to ensure the safety of all the participants on the ACC Senior Pastors Israel Tour. We also encourage you to take all the normal precautions as you would when traveling to any other city or country.

WHAT IS THE TIMEZONE IN ISRAEL?

Israel Standard Time (IST), is the standard time zone in Israel. It is two hours ahead of UTC and seven hours ahead of EST.

CAN I DRINK TAP WATER IN ISRAEL?

Tap water is safe to drink in Israel, but bottled water will also be available.

WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO WIFI?

Most hotels in Israel have WiFi available for hotel guests at standard rates. Many cafes and restaurants also offer complimentary WiFi services. Since September 2013, Tel Aviv offers a citywide free WiFi network which provides 80 free internet “hot spots”across the city. Most of the touring buses also have complimentary WIFI available.

WILL I BE ABLE TO USE MY CELL PHONE WHILE IN ISRAEL?

Please check with your mobile phone service provider to determine if you will need to purchase an International plan to use your phone in Israel. Local Israeli SIM cards with phone/data plans can be purchased during the registration process and will be delivered upon arrival in Israel. To make use of this service, your phone has to be “unlocked”.

ARE CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED IN ISRAEL?

You can use your credit/debit card to obtain NIS (New Israeli Shekels) at ATMs throughout Israel. Most Israeli hotels, restaurants and stores accept American Express, MasterCard and Visa cards as well. American dollars are accepted in many places in Israel; however, in most cases, change will be given in NIS.

WILL I NEED TO BRING A POWER ADAPTER?

Almost all hotel rooms are equipped with hairdryers, and all have shaver sockets. For other appliances, Israel’s electricity is 220V A/C, single phase 50-cycles; 110V-220V transformers can be used. Israeli outlets have three prongs, but European two-prong adapters usually work.