I would like you to join me on the trip of a lifetime. Genesis Tours and 99.5 KKLA present Experience Israel with Frank Sontag. Israel, one of the most dynamic regions in the world... The region that celebrates the history, the culture, and the pioneering spirit of the people of the Holy Land... a place God called, "My land."

Join me and other KKLA listeners for nine exciting days of travel (October 16 - October 25, 2014) that will take you from the Northern Heights of Galilee to the Southern Judean wilderness.

You will walk where Jesus walked and experience first-hand prophetic sites, the beauty of Mediterranean landscapes, culinary delights, and a whole lot more.

Your travel package includes:

  • Airfare from LAX, 4 star hotel accommodations AND three meals per day.

  • Your total cost (per person): $3,795 (Payments may be made, with full payment due by 9/1/14)

Travel To Israel

October 16-25, 2014

Thank you for your interest in traveling with us to Israel on this all inclusive, top quality, journey of a lifetime. For your convenience,  partial payments can be made through our online payment gateway to suit your needs. Full payment of $3,795 is due by September 1, 2014.

Tour Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Evening Flight To Israel

      Airplane_take_offFor your convenience, international departures to Israel will be scheduled throughout the United States. We will keep you up to date with the departure information from your region, and can assist you with your domestic flights if necessary. 

      Departure Cities Include: Dallas/Ft. Worth, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, New York, and Newark

  • Day 2 - Welcome to the Land of the Bible


    Arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv. Reception and assistance, transfer to Tiberias, arrival to our hotel, check in, orientation, and accommodation for a good night's rest. You are in good hands.

  • Day 3 - Fountain of Gideon, Armegeddon, Nazareth and Galilee


    Following a delicious Israeli breakfast, we will visit Gideon’s Fountain below the Hill of Moreh where Israel’s army assembled to fight the Philistines in the Jezre’el Valley, and take in the beauty of the Ein Harod springs. We will continue on Tel Meggido (Armageddon) and explore the archeological and prophetic mystery in the heart of the valley of Jezre’el, the site of the final judgment of the nations. We will continue to Nazareth where Jesus spent his childhood years, and return to our hotel for fellowship with local Christians. Dinner and rest.

  • Day 4 - Sea of Galilee and Baptism

    Sea of Galilee

    Taking in the sites of New Testament events around the Lake of Galilee, we’ll share a baptism service (for those interested) in the Jordan River. In ancient Capernaum we’ll visit Peter’s home where Jesus performed many miracles, and continue on to hear the Master’s words on the Mount of Beatitudes and Tabgha where the miracle of the loaves and fishes took place. An afternoon boat ride across the Lake of Galilee will be followed by dinner & an evening meeting.

  • Day 5 - Mount Carmel, Caesarea & Jerusalem


    Departing from Tiberias and traveling West through the Galilee, we will reach the port city of Haifa and ascend Mount Carmel overseeing the breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea, where the prophet Elijah challenge Baal, and called on the God who answered by fire. Travelling South through the coastal highway, the ancient Via Maris, to Caesarea, we will visit the restored Roman theater and aqueduct. Our day will conclude with the climactic entry into the city of Jerusalem,  followed by dinner and rest in our Jerusalem hotel enjoying the fantastic view of the beauty of the land. 

  • Day 6 - Jerusalem, the City of Gold


    We will start our day ascending Mount Olives for a beautiful panoramic view of the city that Jesus wept over, looking over the Temple courts where sacrifices were offered to God. Continuing on to the Garden of Gethsemane, we will take time for prayer and meditation among the ancient olive groves of the Kidron valley. During the afternoon we will walk the Via Dolorosa (the road of suffering) leading to the Lord’s crucifixion and share Communion & worship in the Garden Tomb. Return to our hotel for dinner and fellowship with local pastors.

  • Day 7 - Jerusalem, Old and New

    Jerusalem Old CityOur morning starts at the renowned Israel Museum which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls and other national treasures, continuing on to view the model replica of ancient Jerusalem and the Holocaust “Yad Vashem” Memorial. We will enter the Old City through the Zion Gate and walk to the archaeological excavations and the Davidson Center. We will take time to pray by the Western Wall, ascend Mount Zion to the site of the Upper Room and the Last Supper, visit King David’s tomb and return to our hotel for dinner and rest.

  • Day 8 - Jordan Valley, Dead Sea & Masada

    MasadaDeparting from Jerusalem we will travel through ancient Jericho and arrive at the Dead Sea, earth’s lowest spot, to enjoy the dramatic landscape and swim in the mineral rich therapeutic waters. We will hike and explore David’s oasis of Ein Gedi deep in the Judean Mountains, and ascend by cable car to Masada, Israel’s ancient freedom fortress, for a dramatic unforgettable afternoon. Return for a festive Shabbat Dinner and rest in our hotel.

  • Day 9 - The Bible Heartland and Final Banquet

    Olive TreesTraveling West from Jerusalem to Nebbi Samuel, the mountain where the tomb of the Prophet Samuel was found (Rama, I-Samuel 25:1), we will survey a panoramic view of the biblical heartland of Samaria & Judea. Continuing through the Ayalon Valley, we’ll visit Emmaus and the fortress of Latrun where heroic battles of Israel’s War of Independence took place and the Elah Valley where David slew Goliath. Early return to our hotel for evening celebration.

    Evening banquet and celebration in Jerusalem

  • Day 10 - Final Day

    Old Bazar

    Morning off in Jerusalem for rest, packing, and shopping in the Old City bazar with optional private tours. Afternoon transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for your departing flight.


     Shalom, and see you next year!

    Your Salem/Genesis team