Journey Through Biblical History
"Without Leaving the U.S.!"
HOLY LAND EXPERIENCE • BIBLICAL HISTORY CENTER • ARK ENCOUNTER
CREATION MUSEUM • MUSEUM OF THE BIBLE
$1,799 per person
Orlando to D.C.
May 20–28, 2019 (9-Days)
Enjoy a 9-day tour that explores our Christian heritage from different perspectives – all presented in an engaging, highly visual, and entertaining way! Land Only.
See below for details.
Day 1 Your tour begins in Orlando, FL. Transfers from the Orlando International Airport to the hotel will be provided. A get-acquainted dinner is included at a local restaurant. (D)
Day 2 Enjoy a day at Holy Land Experience where you enter through the City Gates. You will have an opportunity to watch 18 staged reenactments throughout the replica of Jerusalem, and attend four different live musical productions, each with the message, “God With Us.” Dinner is included at a local restaurant. (B, D)
Day 3 Travel north into Georgia to our destination in LaGrange. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the sights along the way. Dinner is included at a local restaurant in this charming southern town (B, D)
Day 4 At this archaeological museum, you will enjoy a three-hour narrated tour of the Biblical History Center, including a Biblical meal much like what Jesus and His apostles shared during the Passover Meal, the Last Supper. You will be amazed at this little-known treasure! We continue northward to Knoxville, TN for the night. Time permitting, there will be free time in downtown Knoxville to dine and browse. (B, L)
Day 5 From Knoxville we continue north through Tennessee and into Kentucky. You will see many horse farms along the way. Upon arrival at The Ark Encounter, you will enjoy an included buffet lunch before exploring the Ark. This is a full-size replica of Noah’s Ark, the vessel God used to preserve mankind and His creation during the Flood. We will overnight in this area. (B, L)
Day 6 The Creation Museum is focused on presenting evidence that supports the Biblical narrative of God’s literal creation in six days by just presenting the facts. Utilizing dioramas, video displays, animatronics, and hands-on interactive displays, this Museum effectively presents the Creation and the “salvation message beginning with Genesis.” In the Planetarium, you will be amazed as the projector displays realistic images allowing you to travel throughout the universe. We cross into Ohio traveling north-easterly. You will see miles and miles of scenic agricultural land before crossing into West Virginia on the way to Wheeling for the night. Dinner is included. (B, D)
Day 7 Today we travel through West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia to Washington, D.C. At Arlington National Cemetery we break-away from museum visits to pay respects to our many fallen heroes. Here you will enjoy a Tram Tour and also visit Iwo Jima Memorial before entering our Nation’s Capital. After an included dinner at a local restaurant, you will enjoy an Illumination Tour of National Monuments before checking into our suburban hotel for a two-night stay. (B, D)
Day 8 Today you will visit the National Bible Museum - 430,000 sq. ft. devoted to the Bible, the world’s most famous book! The goal of this cutting-edge Museum is to educate the public on the history of the Bible, its many narrative forms, and its impact on societies around the world. The Washington Revelations exhibit uses virtual reality technology to highlight various places in our nation’s capital where Scripture can be seen. Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. There may be time to shop for last minute souvenirs before returning to the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 9 The tour ends after breakfast at your hotel. Transfer by hotel shuttle to the Dulles International Airport. Thank you for traveling with GateWay Tours! (B)