Finishing in Jerusalem

Next May we will be leading a tour of Asia Minor and a hike from Nazareth to Capernaum, and when we come up over the Mount of Beatitudes and see Capernaum on the Sea of Galilee below us. Our last day will be touring Jerusalem — the Temple mount, Gethsemane and the Mount of Olives, and the breaktaking view of Jerusalem (see after the jump). We’d love for you to consider joining us.

Here are some of the details:

The big picture: we will fly into Instanbul (Constantinople), tour some of the cities of Peter and Paul and John in Asia Minor, fly to Tel Aviv, get a bus to Nazareth, Jesus’ home town, and then the unique part of this trip is that we will go on a four-day hike from Nazareth to Capernaum. Then we will bus down to Jerusalem to spend a day in Jerusalem.

Please think of joining Kris and me on this life-time of memories tour. Our intent is to join other Christians in reflecting on our faith as we experience the holy land and sacred spaces that were significant in the lives of Jesus and the apostles.

Yes, of course, daily meditations and Bible studies and excursions into history and archaeology in order to illuminate the Bible and our faith.

We are happy to announce the original expected cost for the tour has dropped 10%!

To download the following announcement as a brochure, go here.

Estimated price of $4495 from Chicago, per person, double occupancy includes: Round-trip airfare to Istanbul Turkey and Tel Aviv, Israel on a scheduled carrier, 9+ days touring the sites listed in Israel and Turkey, first class hotels (and for the Jesus Trail portion of the tour) with guest house (shared bathroom)/bed & breakfast type accommodations. Also, breakfast and dinner daily and all transfers, entrance fees, taxes and tips to hotels, drivers and guides. Air-conditioned coaches for travel and touring in Turkey and in Israel; the first four-days of touring in Israel is by foot on the Jesus Trail.

About Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author of more than fifty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.

  • JKG

    Would this trip be appropriate for a college undergraduate? I mentioned to my wife that the trip sounded interesting, and my daughter immediately let it be known that she would want to go, too!

  • Scot McKnight

    JKG,
    Yes, absolutely appropriate for an undergraduate … that would be fun to have some college students along with us.

  • Terry

    JKG, absolutely! I have taken all of my kids to Israel and they’re all pushing to return.


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