UNUSUAL BIBLICAL ISRAEL TOUR WITH JORDAN
The Bible tour and cruise visits OT Jordan, with Petra and Suez along with Israel. With Living Passages, you also have the benefit of meeting with some of our exclusive area scholars, such as Eli Shukron.
Eli Shukron is an Israeli archaeologist, excavator, scholar and a licensed tour guide of the ancient remains of Jerusalem. Shukron received his master’s degree from the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Working for the Israel Antiquities Authority Shukron excavated Israel, in particular the holy city of Jerusalem for the past 25 years.
In the last 18 years Eli has been digging in the city of David in Jerusalem, and since has become one of the leading experts on the archaeology of Jerusalem with vast experience yielded from numerous excavations in the city. Eli Shukron has made several significant finds as the uncover and finding of the Shiloah Pool and the discovery of the Jerusalem Pilgrim road from the period of the Second Temple of Jerusalem.
|Day||Adventures, Locations & Tours|
|2||Arrive Tel Aviv, transfer to Old City, Gloria Hotel or Sephardic House with view of Mt. of Olives|
|3||City of David, Pool of Siloam, Hezekiah’s Tunnel, new sewer tunnels connecting Temple Mount, Archeological Park, Southern Steps, Eastern Gate (Beautiful)|
|4||Western Wall, Temple Mount, St. Ann’s, Pools of Bethesda, Solomon’s Temple stables, private dig (interactive with the archeologists), Israel Museum.|
|5||Armageddon/Megiddo drive through, Nazareth overlook, Mt. of Beatitudes, Magdala, Peter’s Mother’s House, Beth Saida, Galilee cruise|
|6||Transfer into Jordan, new dig site at Tall el-Hammam (Kikkar) Sodom and Gomorrah, baptism’s where John Baptized Jesus, site where Ezekiel was swept into heaven, site of Joshua’s crossing, overnight Jordan side of Dead Sea|
|7||Mt. Nebo, overnight at entrance to Petra|
|8||Petra, drive to Aqaba, board ship this evening|
|9||Suez Canal (King Necho). Can see Jabal al Lawz in distance|
|10||Suez Canal through Egyptian desert|
|11||Ship arrives Ashdod, visit Maresha, Lachish and Gath, reboard ship|
|12||Day at sea|
|13||Day at sea|
|14||Crete, flights home|