Each group leader can choose an extension when booking their tours
JORDAN & PETRA EXTENSION: 3 Nights (Israel) Cross into Jordan and visit Jerash with its ancient Roman sites. After lunch travel to Petra. Spend a full day touring PETRA, with its unbelievable structures carved out of red sandstone cliffs. Petra is believed to be a place of refuge for Jews fleeing from the antichrist during the tribulation. We will visit Madaba & Mt. Nebo where God revealed to Moses the Promised Land (Deut. 34). We return to Israel and have dinner at Yad HaShmona. (Cost of Jordanian visa & border tax will be included)
ROME EXTENSION: 3 Nights We will visit such historical places as the Coliseum, Palatine Hill,Circus Maximus, the Mamertine Prison and the Catacombs (used by 1st century Christians). We will have a extensive visit to the Vatican Museum & St. Peter's Cathedral.
EGYPT EXTENSION: 2 Nights We will visit the Pyramids and the Sphinx, Sakkara, Memphis, Egyptian Museum, Abu Serga Church, Hanging Church, & Ben Azera Synagogue, as well as enjoy a lunch cruise on the Nile River.
CAPPADOCIA EXTENSION: 3 Days (suggested with Seven Churches) Spend 3 days in the region of Cappadocia, the jewel of Central Anatolia, and home to a bewitching landscape of spectacularly eroded tuff (hardened volcanic ash). The softness of the tuff made it easy to excavate dwellings and you will explore rock-cut chapels, monasteries and beautifully frescoed churches. Visit the Open Air Museums of Zelve and Goreme, discover villages seemingly untouched by time and descend beneath the earth’s surface into vast underground cities. Don’t miss the experience of a lifetime with an optional hot air balloon flight over this amazing landscape!
TURKEY EXTENSION: 4 Days(suggested
with Footsteps or Israel) Spend 4 days in Turkey discovering the
cosmopolitan city of Istanbul and Ephesus, an incredibly well preserved Roman
city. On every corner of Istanbul you can see traces of the Byzantine and
Ottoman Empires: visit St Sophia, the Church of St Savior in Chora, the Blue
Mosque, Topkapi Palace, the Underground Cistern and the Grand Bazaar. Fly
to Izmir and see Ephesus; the first church addressed in Revelations, the site
of the Third Ecumenical Council and the place where Paul lived and preached
for two years of his life. You will see the Great Theater, the Celsus Library,
Hadrian’s Temple, the Marble Road and St Mary’s Church. Near to
Ephesus visit the St John’s Basilica, the Ephesus Museum and the charming
village of Sirince. A visit to the House of the Virgin Mary can be added upon
GREECE EXTENSION: 3 Nights (from Israel or Turkey) We will fly to Athens, Greece and take a city tour visiting the Acropolis, Mars Hill(Acts 17:22-31) and the Agoura. The next day visit ancient Corinth(Acts 18:1-17) & the Corinth Canal as well as visit the place where Paul would have docked. Then have the afternoon have free time to explore Athens. A free day to relax in Athens or there will be a one-day cruise to the Greek islands of Aegina, Hydra & Porous.
LONDON EXTENSION: 1 or 2 Nights (from Israel) Enjoy the highlights of this historic city as you tour driving by such sites as the British Museum, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and the Royal Parks. We will overnight in London.