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Expedition ID: 22-02.1


31 January - 10 February, 2022


Do you ever feel confused when you read the Bible?  Do you feel like you are missing things the author intended for you to understand? Would you like to gain clarity and confidence reading the Bible? Would you like to encounter God in the lands of the Bible?


Join us for this exciting eleven day expedition of Israel. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus as you explore the lands where He and the disciples walked. Explore sites familiar from the Scriptures, such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, and many more. 


Join us as we use the world of the Bible to help you understand the words of the Bible.


Expedition ID: 22-02.1




Tel Aviv

  • Hotels (+ breakfast and dinner)

  • All entrances per itinerary

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Biblical Expeditions Expert Instructor

  • AC Luxury Tour Bus

  • Hotel City Taxes

  • All tips (guides, hotels, and drivers)

  • Biblical Expeditions trip devotional and learning resources

Land Only Starting at:
with Airfare Starting at:

All expeditions include our industry-first unique concierge service. This service ensures your expedition operates at the highest level of service throughout the trip. Forgot something? Have a craving for something sweet? Looking to go into town after a day of touring? Have dietary restrictions? Our concierge is on hand throughout your entire trip ensuring your needs are met every step of the way. Our concierge's work directly for us and there to serve you throughout your expedition.

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Expedition Host


Bio Coming Soon.


Stephen Faircloth


Expedition Instructor


Marc Turnage

Marc Turnage holds an MA in Ancient Judaism and the Origins of Christianity from Jerusalem University College. He is currently finishing his PhD in the Land of Israel Studies Department at Bar Ilan University located in Ramat Gan, Israel, under the supervision of Professor Esther Eshel. Marc has taught graduate and undergraduate students at several universities in the United States and abroad. 


Marc moved to Israel to study because he felt that the issues of spatial, historical, cultural, and spiritual settings played a vital role in how we read the Bible. While studying in Israel, he fell in love with the lands of the Bible. He has been guiding groups through Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Italy for over twenty years. Marc is a highly sought-after guide and teacher and routinely trains and lectures local tour guides about guiding Christian groups. He is passionate about leading biblical tours that deliver the very finest experience and helping people understand how to read the Bible.


Marc has published widely for both academic and popular audiences. His most recent book, Windows Into the Bible, was named by Outreach Magazine one of its top 100 Christian living resources. Marc is a widely sought-after speaker, and a gifted teacher. He resides in Springfield, MO with his family.


Expedition Itinerary - 31 January - 10 February, 2022


January 31

  • Depart USA.


•    Arrival Tel Aviv
•    Travel to Hotel By Bus
•    Dinner and Overnight in Be'er Sheeva


February 1


February 2

  • Ancient site of Beersheva (Tel Sheva)

  • En Avdat – Wilderness of Zin

  • Tel Arad

  • Israelite fortress

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  • Hill country of the Shephelah

  • Khirbet Qeiyafa

  • Elah Valley

  • Ne'ot Kedumim

  • Nebi Samwil

  • Overview of ancient Gibeon


February 3


February 4

  • Caesarea

  • Kefar Kedem

  • Valley of Jezreel overlook

  • Nazareth

  • Church of the Annunciation


February 5

  • Dan Nature Reserve

  • Banias (ancient Caesarea Philippi) 

  • Mount Hermon 

  • Israel-Syrian Border in the Golan Heights 

  • Yardenit – Jordan River Baptism

  • Almagor – overlook of Beitsaida Valley

  • Chorazin

  • Magdala

  • Capernaum

  • Evening boat ride on the Sea of Galilee


February 6

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  • Masada – palace fortress of Herod the Great

  • En Gedi

  • Qumran – caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found

  • Experience the Dead Sea

  • Wadi Qilt overlook


February 7


February 8

  • Israel Museum

  • City of David

  • Bethlehem

  • Church of the Nativity

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February 9

  • Mt. of Olives  

  • Church of Dominius Flevit  

  • Garden of Gethsemane

  • Jaffa Gate

  • Herodian Quarter

  • Gennath Gate

  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher

  • Temple Mount

  • Farewell Dinner

  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure flight home


February 10

  • Arrive in USA

***Please note Visits, excursions, mentioned in the program are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances