Cross Church Tour to Israel Hosted by Rev. John Howson (National Director Emeritus of Bridges for Peace Canada) & Pastor Gordon O’Coin (Pastor Emeritus of Calvary Temple) & Pastor Alan Duncalfe (Pastor of Cross Church) Feb 16 – 25, 2020

Regular Rate $3775 CDN
Pastor Rate $2200 CDN
Spouse Rate $2800 CDN

Day  1  Sun  Feb  16                  Canada - Israel

Depart Moncton/Winnipeg to Israel. Meals will be served on board. 
Overnight en route

Day  2  Mon  Feb  17                 Israel

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport you will be met by a Sunworld Tours Representative. Drive to the port city of Jaffa, where Peter stayed with Simon the Tanner. Walk around the renovated artist’s quarter and have a breathtaking view of the city of Tel Aviv. Transfer to your hotel and have a welcome dinner.
Overnight in Tel Aviv area

Day  3  Tue  Feb  18                  Tel Aviv - Galilee

Drive along the Mediterranean Coast to Caesarea the Roman Capital of Israel. Tour the Aqueduct and the restored Roman Amphitheater. Proceed through Jezreel Valley to the Muhraqa where Elijah challenged and defeated the 400 prophets of Baal. Continue to Megiddo the fortress city of King Solomon and where the final Battle of Armageddon took place. Continue on to Cana to visit the church where Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine. Stop in Nazareth to visit Nazareth village, where Jesus grew up.
Dinner and Overnight at the Sea of Galilee

Day  4  Wed  Feb  19                 Sea of Galilee - Golan Heights

Sail across the Sea of Galilee and visit the Boat Museum, to see the 2000 year old “Jesus Boat” which was discovered in 1986. Visit Capernaum where you will see the remains of Peter’s house and where Jesus chose to center His ministry. Tour the site of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Travel up to the Golan Heights for a view from Mount Bental Bunker. Continue to the Banias, site of the Ancient Caesarea Philippi.
Dinner and Overnight at the Sea of Galilee

Day  5  Thu  Feb  20                  Sea of Galilee – Dead Sea

Stop at Yardenit to have a baptismal service in the Jordan River for those wishing to be baptized as Jesus was in the Jordan. Travel to Beit Shean and tour the excavations that have revealed Israel’s largest ruins of a Roman City. Drive down the Jordan Valley en route to the Dead Sea. Stop at Qumran, the site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Visit Masada, the mountain fortress built by King Herod. Take a dip in the therapeutic, salt mineral water the Dead Sea.
Dinner and Overnight at the Dead Sea 

Day  6  Fri  Feb  21                    Dead Sea  - Jerusalem

Travel to Kaser El Yehud where Joshua crossed over the Jordan with the children of Israel and where John the Baptist baptized people.  Stop at Genesis Land for some ‘ancient biblical’ hospitality and experience a camel ride. Make the ascent up to Jerusalem through the Judean Wilderness passing Bethany on the way to Mt of Olives and enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Jerusalem. Walk down to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed for God’s will to be done.
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day  7  Sat  Feb  22                   Jerusalem - Bethlehem

Drive to Government Hill to see the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament and the Menorah, which is engraved with scenes of the Jewish Nation’s history. Tour the Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book and the Holy land Model of Jerusalem. Tour Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and Shepherds Field. Have communion at the Garden Tomb where Jesus was crucified, buried and rose again. In the evening see the Night Show at Tower of David.
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day  8  Sun  Feb  23                  Jerusalem

Visit Yad Lakashish. Spend some time at Yad Vashem the Holocaust Memorial visiting the memorial sites and the museum. Walk through the restored Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall. Continue to Mt. Zion to see the Upper Room. Visit Davidson Centre and see the Southern Wall Digs. Have a short visit to see the City of David. Visit the King of Kings.
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day  9  Mon  Feb  24                 Jerusalem

Free Day in Jerusalem.  See for ideas of what to see while visiting Jerusalem.
Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Day  10  Tue  Feb  25                Home

Transfer to the hotel for your flight home.

*The itinerary, flights and rates is subject to change

Round trip airfare out of Winnipeg/Moncton
Departure & Security Taxes, Fuel Charges
Service of Yaffa Tours Sunworld Tour offices overseas
Guided sightseeing tour
1st Class Hotel accommodations
Breakfast and Dinner daily
Meeting Assistance and Transfers
Admission fee to sights mentioned on the itinerary
Information Kit / Final E-documents
1 suitcase per person each 23 Kg (50 lbs)

Not included
Travel Insurance
Tips to driver, guide & hotel staff $110 USD(subject to change)
Single room (if required)
Regular add $880 CDN
Pastor add $650 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

For information and registration please contact

John Howson
Phone:                  204 228 2455
Gordon O’Coin
Phone:                  506 721 0837
Alan Duncalfe
Phone:                  204 333 7600


Sunworld Tours 
#337 17th Avenue, SW
Calgary AB,
Canada T2S 0A5
Tel:               403 245 9181
Fax:              403 228 2408
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To register

Please forward to Sunworld Tours a non-refundable deposit of $200 CDN, 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 17th, 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 59-0 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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