Pastors’ Familiarization Tour | Pastor Lynn and Holly Lapka | 2024 January

11-Day Israel Tour | January 30 – February 9, 2024

Hosted By: Pastor Lynn and Holly Lapka

Tour Code: Pastors’ Fam – FAM0124

Join us as we embark on a life changing journey to Israel to gain a deeper understanding of God’s Word. This is a complete tour package designed specifically for pastors to gain firsthand knowledge of touring biblical sites before leading a group on a Holy Land Tour. Pricing has been deeply discounted and subsidized by Madison Tours & Travel and our partners in Israel. The customized Holy Land tour includes:

  • Round trip airfare from Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) or Boston (BOS)
  • 8 nights hotel accommodations in a double room
  • Round trip airport transfers (within Israel)
  • full breakfast and dinner daily in hotels
  • deluxe air conditioned motor coach and driver
  • tips/gratuities to driver, guide, and hotel staff
  • 8 full days of sightseeing with licensed Israeli guide
  • St. Peter’s Fish Lunch & farewell dinner at hotel in Joppa
  • all entrance fees based on itinerary, and much more!

Come enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity as we walk where Jesus did. Register online today to reserve your space!

Please submit ministerial credentials with your registration form.

Brochure Front: Registration Form w/ Terms & Conditions

Brochure Back: Tour Itinerary and Details

Please make checks payable to Madison Tours and Travel Inc. 16541 Gothard Street Suite 112 Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 (January 30)
  • Depart LAX/JFK/BOS
  • Transfer in Istanbul
Day 2 (January 31)
  • Arrive in Tel Aviv 
  • Overnight at Netanya
Day 3 (February 1)
  • Caesarea Maritima
  • Mt. Carmel
  • Megiddo
  • Nazareth Mt. Precipice
  • Overnight Galilee
Day 4 (February 2)
  • Tel Dan
  • Caesarea Philippi
  • Mt. Bental
  • Overnight Galilee
Day 5 (February 3)
  • Mt. Arbel
  • St. Peter’s Primacy
  • Capernaum
  • Magdala
  • St. Peter’s Fish Lunch
  • Boat Ride on the Sea of
  • Galilee
  • Ancient Boat
  • Overnight Galilee
Day 6 (February 4)
  • Hippos/Sussita
  • Beit She’an
  • Qasr el Yahud Baptismal
  • Overnight Jerusalem
Day 7 (February 5)
  • Mt. Olives
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • Southern Steps
  • City of David
  • Pool of Siloam
  • Overnight Jerusalem
Day 8 (February 6)
  • Temple Mount
  • Western Wall
  • Western Wall Tunnel
  • Pools of Bethesda
  • Shiloh
  • Overnight Jerusalem
Day 9 (February 7)
  • Dead Sea
  • Ein Gedi
  • Masada
  • Overnight Jerusalem
Day 10 (February 8)
  • Garden Tomb
  • Israel Museum
  • Tel Maresha
  • Elah Valley
  • Joppa
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Transfer to airport for late night departure
Day 11 (February 9)
  • Depart Tel Aviv after midnight
  • Transfer in Istanbul , Arrive at LAX, JFK or BOS

Tour Details

  • 1 night at the Vert Lagoon in Netanya
  • 3 nights at the Maagan Holiday Village in the Sea of Galilee
  • 4 nights at the Leonardo Hotel in Jerusalem

Hotels subject to change.

Turkish Airlines

LAX Group:

  • January 30: Depart LAX airport at 1:00 p.m., arrive in Istanbul at 12:50 p.m. (January 31). Depart Istanbul at 6:25 p.m., arrive in Tel Aviv at 7:25 p.m. 
  • February 9: Depart Tel Aviv at 1:00 a.m., arrive in Istanbul at 4:20 a.m. Depart Istanbul at 8:10 a.m., arrive in Los Angeles at 11:20 a.m.

JFK Group:

  • January 30: Depart JFK airport at 8:05 p.m., arrive in Istanbul at 1:45 p.m. (January 31). Depart Istanbul at 6:25 p.m., arrive in Tel Aviv at 7:25 p.m.
  • February 9: Depart Tel Aviv at 1:00 a.m., arrive in Istanbul at 4:20 a.m. Depart Istanbul at 8:50 a.m., arrive in New York at 11:50 a.m.

BOS Group:

  • January 30: Depart Boston at 10:10 p.m., arrive in Istanbul at 3:25 p.m. (January 31). Depart Istanbul at 6:20 p.m., arrive in Tel Aviv at 7:25 p.m.
  • February 9: Depart Tel Aviv at 10:35 a.m., arrive in Istanbul at 1:55 p.m. Depart Istanbul at 3:50 p.m., arrive in Boston at 6:25 p.m.

Note: Boston (BOS) return flight will be one day later than the rest of the group. Post-tour overnight (Feb. 8-9) will be available for a supplemental fee.

Post-Tour overnight supplement (double occupancy): $135

Post-tour overnight supplement (single occupancy): $223

Flights subject to change.

Tour Price: $2770

Single Room Supplement: $560

Boston (BOS) post-tour overnight supplements: $135 (double occupancy) | $223 (single occupancy)

Payment Plan:

  • $500 due now to reserve your space
  • $1000 due August 3, 2023
  • Remaining balance due November 1, 2023

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can be purchased through Travelex. Visit our travel insurance page for more information.

Credential Submission

Please submit your pastoral / minister’s license along with your registration using the form below. You may also email this information to us at