Much of human history and our ultimate destiny are linked to a mountain—God’s holy mountain, Zion.
For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his dwelling place: “This is my resting place forever; here I will dwell, for I have desired it.” (Psalm 132:13-14, ESV)
See it for yourself during a unique, once-in-a-lifetime tour of the Holy Land with SkyWatchTV’s Derek and Sharon Gilbert.
We guarantee this will be different from any other tour of Israel!
We’ll visit God's "mount of assembly,” Mount Zion, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem—site of the prophesied Battle of Armageddon. The tour will include key sites in the long war between God and the rebellious "sons of God," such as:
Mount Hermon, site of the Watchers’ rebellion and location of the assembly of the gods.
Banias, the Grotto of Pan.
Golan Heights, the long-ago kingdom of Bashan ruled by Og, last of the Rephaim.
The Decapolis, where Jesus cast Legion into a herd of pigs.
Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered.
The Valley of Elah, where David slew Goliath,
** FLIGHT DETAILS:
Departure on May 12th from JFK airport at 11:45pm on ElAl flight #8. Land in Ben Gurion Airport at 5:10 pm on May 13th.
Return flight departs Ben Gurion airport on May 23rd at 0:05pm, ElAl flight #25. Land in NEWARK airport at 4:45am. (Please note the airport change on the return flight)
Return flight for Jordan Extension participants: Depart Ben Gurion airport on May 27th at 1:15am, ElAl flight #27, land in NEWARK airport at 6:00am. (Please note the airport change on the return flight)
Full tour package with flights out of JFK, NY = $4,195
Land package only (no flights included) = $3,095
Jordan extention package = $1,230 (with return flight to Newark airport)
The initial deposit of $300 is payable by October 15, 2018
The second payment of $2,000 is payable by November 15, 2018
The final balance by March 10, 2019.
Please review the cancellation policy detailed on theTerms and Conditions document on the online registration form.
Terms and Conditions
CANCELLATION FEES (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING)
For cancellations between 90 - 60 days prior to departure - a penalty of $1,500 will be imposed
For cancellations between 60 - 30 days prior to departure - a penalty of $3,000 will be imposed.
For cancellations from 30 days prior to departure -NO REFUNDS
AIRLINES AND AIRFARE:
Airline schedules and flights are subject to change without notice. Lipkin Tours is not responsible for penalties incurred for tickets, international or domestic, not issued by the company due to schedule and/or flight changes. Airline fuel charges are included in your airfare. Fuel surcharges are subject to change without notice due to fluctuating oil prices. We reserve the right to amend your airfare due to increases in fuel surcharges imposed by your airline. Once issued, tickets are no longer subject to potential increases but are fully non-refundable.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT ARRANGE SEAT REQUESTS ON GROUP SEATING; THIS MUST BE DONE AT CHECK-IN ONLY. Passengers are responsible to reconfirm their flights 72 hours prior to departure for all flights.It is the passengers’ responsibility to know whether the airline participates in the passenger’s frequent flyer program, and to provide the information to their program administrator.
LUGGAGE: All tour packages allow one piece of luggage per person and carry-on bag. Excess luggage will be subject to a charge of up to $100 per piece. Airline weight limits for international flights are 50 pounds. Lipkin Tours is not responsible for excess luggage or weight charges levied by the airline.
Any passenger deviating from the group flights will be subject to the airline charges for the actual itinerary of the deviating passenger, taxes, stopover fees, weekend surcharges, etc., in addition to a $250 deviation fee.
REMEMBER THAT GROUP RATES MAY NOT APPLY FOR DEVIATING PASSENGERS NOR WILL THEY APPLY FOR TOUR SERIES AND OTHER PACKAGES.
Will be provided in accordance with the itinerary or similar. We reserve the right to make substitutions with hotels of equal standard. All rooms are standard twin rooms with private facilities, unkess you have specifically requested and paid for an upgraded room category. Special requests such as bed types, smoking preference and connecting rooms are subject to availability.
Lipkin Tours is not held responsible for damage, loss or theft of luggage/personal items. Any damage/loss/theft must be reported at time of incident and documented in writing by local authorities to the insurance company.
TRANSPORTATION, MEALS AND SIGHTSEEING:
Lipkin Tours provides a deluxe air-conditioned tour bus with the services of an experienced English speaking tour guide and two meals a day (breakfast and dinner at hotel) in the tour price. If you are reserving flights independently, you will need to cover transfer costs to and from the airport in Israel or join the group's transfer even though your flight times do not correspond.
Note: If you have any physical challenges that make it difficult to walk distances, up inclines, climb stairs, carry luggage, ride escalators, or ride in a wheel chair, etc, you will need to travel with a companion who can assist you. Also please notify us of any physical conditions that might affect you while traveling.
NOT INCLUDED IN PACKAGE:
Travel insurance (we recommend you purchase travel insurance coverage policies that would cover you in case of cancelation due to health or family emergencies before and during the trip), health insurance, passport fees, border taxes when applicable, items not listed on standard group menus, mineral water, specialty coffee beverages, after meal beverages, personal expenses not indicated above or specifically mentioned in the itinerary (i.e. laundry, valet service, cables, telephone calls, postage, souvenir money, etc.). Tips for guide, driver hotel and restaurant staffs.
Lipkin Tours assumes no responsibility for any injuries, damages, losses, accidents, delays, schedule changes, or irregularity resulting in changes beyond the control of Lipkin Tours to any person or reason including but not limited to default or omission of any private or commercial carrier or third party providing services or facilities connected with this tour or any part thereof.