10 days: Lands of the Bible – Holyland Cruise

10 days: Lands of the Bible – Holyland Cruise

The One and Only HOLYLAND CRUISE

– November 03 – November 12, 2013 – 

This is not just “another”cruise but a complete Christian experience

Bible actors,Christian entertainment, our Inspired Shows, lectures, Bible-oriented guides, private shorex along with private meeting rooms for each group

Itinerary

NOV 02 (Sat): DEPARTURE FLIGHT

NOV 03 (Sun): ARRIVAL- EMBARKATION  

Upon arrival, you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the port for embarkation.

NOV 04 (Mon): AT SEA

Enjoy the Fellowship of other Christians and excellent teaching plus lectures on board.

NOV 05 (Tue): JERUSALEM

From Ashdod, you’ll travel to Jerusalem to pray at the Western Wall. Stand upon the Mount of Olives and view the city as Jesus did. wander among the olive trees of the Garden of Gethsemane. You’ll walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Enter the Old City and visit the Pool of Bethesda. Worship together in the Garden Tomb.

NOV 06 (Wed): BETHLEHEM

Your cruise ship is docked in Ashdod this morning. Travel to Bethlehem where you’ll visit the cave revered as the place where Jesus was born (Matt. 1: 18-25; Luke 2: 1-7). The church, which was constructed on the site, is the world’s oldest functioning church. Nearby you’ll view Shepherds’ Field where the Good News was first heard.

Continue to Jerusalem where you will visit the Upper Room, the traditional site of the Last Supper.

Continue to the House of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was tried before the Senhedrin. Finally, visit the Western Wall, the last remains of the Herodian Temple and the holiest site in Judaism.

NOV 07 (Thu): THE GALILEE 

Your cruise ship docks in the port of Haifa. Travel inland to the Sea of Galilee. Much of the Gospel is centered around the Sea. You’ ll stand on the Mount of the Beatitudes where Jesus gave his most famous sermon (Luke 6:12-49).

At Tabgha, the traditional location for the calling of the disciples and the feeding of the 5000, you’ll visit the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9:10-17). You’ll aslo visit the Chapel of the Primacy where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21).

You’ll travel to the shore town of Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrew, James, John (Matt 4:13)and later Matthew, and you’ll stop by the River Jordan where those who wish to be baptized may do so.

NOV 08 (Fri): LIMASSOL – CYPRUS

Visit Paphos where Apostle Paul lived and preached during his first missionary journey. See the famous Saint Paul’s pillar.

NOV 09 (Sat): RHODES

Rhodes, island of “roses”, is the legendary home of the sun god Apollo. The old town (the largest inhacited medieval town of Europe) and its mighty fortifications (built by the crusaders of St. John) are the finest surviving exampl of defensive architecture.

An optional tour takes us to Lindos. From the Acropolis a breathtaking view covering the great expanse of the Aegean Sea and St. Paul’s Bay, where the Apostle cast harbor during his historic voyage to Ephesus.

NOV 10 (Sun): KUSADASI-PATMOS

Your cruise ship docks in Kusadasi. (Turkey pre-tours join today’s touring.) Journey to Ephesus, the marble city where Paul spent 3 years of his ministry. It was to this community that Paul may have written his epistle to the Ephesians. The ruins of Ephesus have been restored much like the city was in Paul’s time. You will visit the ancient Agora and imagine where Demetrius, the silversmith, sold his silver shrines of the Greek goddess, Artemis. See the library of Celsus and enter the Great Theatre mentioned in the book of Acts.

Patmos, the “Holy Island” for the Christian faith. This is the place where the apocalyptic Revelation of John was written during his exile from the Roman Empire. We visit the cave and the monastery of St. John.

NOV 11 (Mon): DISEMBARKATION. ATHENS/CORINTH

The architectural splendors of the ancient city of Athens are as magical as ever. Follow your guide on a journey to the ancient Acropolis where you will see the Propylaea, the Parthenon and the Erectheum. View Mars Hill where Paul preachedthe gospel to the intellectual Athenian community of his day (Acts 17: 15-34). View the ruins of the Agora, ancient market place and center of Athenian public life, where Paul preached to the skeptical Athenians. You will view the Olympic Stadium, where the modern Olympics began and where the games returned in 2004.

Visit Corinth (Acts 18: 1-18), a city that inspired of St. Paul’s most familiar letter. You will visit the Archeological Museum, the Market Place, and Temples. Walk among the ruins and stand on the Bema where Paul stood. Read Paul’s letter to the Corinthians and visualize his address to the Gentiles as he began the task of building Corinth’s church. Imagine where Aquila and Priscilla lived and where they had their tent making business. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

NOV 12 (Tue):DEPARTURE

Price & Inclusions

All Inclusive Rates per person in USD*

REGULAR COST
CABIN CATEGORY 1:
(Inside Cabin)
$2,790 in double
$3,290 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 2: 
(Inside Plus Cabin)
$2,890 in double
$3,590 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 3:
(Outside Cabin)
$2,990 in double
$3,790 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 4: 
(Outside Plus Cabin)
$3,190 in double
$4,090 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 5: 
(Outside Superior)
$3,390 in double
$4,290 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 6:  
(Outside Premium)
$3,590 in double
$4,490 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 8:  
(Junior Suites)
$4,750 in double
$7,200 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 9:  
(Balcony Junior Suites)
$5,750 in double
$8,200 single use

NB Please note a booking fee of USD 25

Inclusions

– Roundtrip air out of NYC(*) – We we also offer special low add-ons to fly to New York from other major USA airports.
If you wish to do your own air you may deduct US$ 500pp from our USD package rates above
– 8 nights cruise on FB basis (i.e breakfast, lunch, dinner daily)
– 1 night in Athens in 4* hotel (breakfast and dinner)
– Airport and port transfers

Exclusions

Plus port taxes: $297
Plus shore excursions package (optional): $288
Plus airport taxes: $492
Plus cruise fuel surcharge: $63

Rates per person in EURO*

CABIN CATEGORY 1:
(Inside Cabin)
EURO 1245 in double
EURO 2035 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 2: 
(Inside Plus Cabin)
EURO 1445 in double
EURO 2235 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 3:
(Outside Cabin)
EURO 1545 in double
EURO 2335 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 4: 
(Outside Plus Cabin)
EURO 1645 in double
EURO 2435 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 5: 
(Outside Superior)
EURO 1845 in double
EURO 2635 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 6: 
(Outside Premium)
EURO 2345 in double
EURO 3135 single use

 

CABIN CATEGORY 8:     
(Junior Suites)
EURO 3145 in double
EURO 4895 single use
CABIN CATEGORY 9:     
(Balcony Junior Suites)
EURO 3545 in double
EURO 5974 single use

NB Euro 20 will be charged per person

Inclusions

  • 8 nights cruise on FB basis (i.e breakfast, lunch, dinner daily)
  • Airport and port transfers

Exclusions

Plus port taxes: EURO 220
Plus shore excursions package (optional): EURO 260
Plus Cruise fuel surcharge: EURO 45

 

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