Temples of Rome, Journeys of Paul & The Holy Land
with Shane Mickelsen as guide
and Bruce Porter presentations on the ship
Our Most Popular Tour
Trip Dates October 27 - Nov 14 2017
18 Night - 19 Day Cruise and Tour!
When is comes to gaining gospel knowledge, it is best have your spiritual feast along with a temporal one. This extensive cruise/tour includes lectures at sea, AND visits to Greece, The Holy Land, Italy and more.
Discover the home of the Bible and visit the sites of both the Old and New Testaments, focusing on the Life of Christ. Every hill, every stone has a story to tell and a testimony to bare of the divinity of the Bible. You will never read the scriptures the same as your mind and memory will take you to Israel and our journeys again and again.
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Tour / Cruise Itinerary
Education at Sea - Topics:
Journey's of Paul
Doctrine of Baptism
Doctrine of the Higher Law - The Temple
Joseph Smith, The Book of Abraham and the Facsimiles
Trip Pricing Details:
$2995 Per Person double occupancy (inside cabin)
- single supplement add $1500 - 3rds and 4ths each $2295
$3395 Per Person double occupancy (Ocean View Cabin)
- single supplement add $1650 - 3rds and 4ths each $2695
$3695 Per Person double occupancy (Balcony Cabin)
- single supplement add $1800 - 3rds and 4ths each $2995
$5395 Per Person double occupancy (Suite)
- single supplement add $2550 - 3rds and 4ths each $4895
(Hold your space now with $900 deposit per person)
airfare is additonal
OUR Optional Shore Excursion Package is well below the ship prices with our private group. The price is too low to advertise, so please ask when you contact us (The price of these excursions on the ship is over $1500)_(Includes escorted tours at Athens, Rhodes, Galilee, Jerusalem, Crete, Valletta and Rome!) Our price is $1099 per person.
28 October 2017: Arrival in Athens and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Athens.
29 October 2017: Full day tour of Athens. Morning departure from our hotel. Visit Acropolis, Marsh Hill. Free time for lunch at Plaka. Afternoon, visit the new Acropolis Museum. Drive to Monastraki and have some free time to explore more of the city. Return to hotel at the end of the day. Dinner and overnight in Athens.
30 October 2017: Morning departure from our hotel for tour of Corinth and Mycenae. We will drive to Corinth first. We will make a photo stop en route at Corinth Canal. We will visit the ancient site of Corinth, the museum at site and later drive to Mycenae. We will drive back to Athens for our dinner and overnight.
31 October 2017: Late morning check out from our hotel and drive to Piraeus for embarkation on our cruise.
-2 nights accommodation at the 4 star hotel Titania www.titania.gr or similar on HB basis
-All transfers, meetings, assistance, touring as per itinerary
-Entrance fees of Acropolis, New Acropolis Museum, Corinth, Mycenae
-Top English speaking professional guide/escort very experienced
-Deluxe and modern bus (0-3 years old)
-Our PERSONALIZED services THROUGHOUT the tour
November 01: Mykonos
It is better to get a feel the island individually rather than in a group. (no tour provided)
November 02: Rhodes
Rhodes & Lindos Tour (08:00 – 13:00)Lindos is situated 55 km (40 miles) from the city of Rhodes and “bears” above it the Acropolis of Lindos, with the ancient Temple of Athena, built in 300 B.C.
Here and there you will come across the captains’ mansions, built between the 16th and 18th century. In the centre of the village lives and breathes the Church of the Virgin Mary (Panagia) of Lindos, with frescoes from the 15th century.
Ascend to the Acropolis of Lindos. Here lies the Temple of Athena, of Doric order, which was erected on the location of an older monument. The ancient city-state of Lindos was for many centuries the most important on the island. It reached its heyday in the 6th century B.C.
At the old city of Rhodes you will go through D’Amboise Gate to walk on the Street of the Knights. Along this street you will find the residences of the Knights, separated according to Order, which bear until today their corresponding crests.
Nov 4,5 6th. Ports in Israel for seeing gospel sites in Galilee and Jerusalem.
November 08: Chania
Arrive in the morning in Chania port. Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. Your tour begins at the Port of Souda where you join the coach en route to the British Commonwealth War Cemetery, which lies three miles to the east of Chania on a small plateau, just above sea level on the eastern rim of Souda Bay. It is the last resting place of 1,527 of the known 2,000 British Commonwealth war dead. The majority of who lost their lives in the Battle of Crete between the Allied and German forces for control of Crete between the dates of May 20 - 31, 1941. A stop for photos will be made. Your tour continues to Ag. Triada Monastery (Holy Trinity) of Jagarolon, which is one of the most significant monastic complexes from the end of the Venetian Occupation of Crete. It contains a rich offering to the history and education of Crete. Discover in the east suburbs of Chania on the hill of Profiti Elia (Prophet Elijah) Venizelos Tombs where are buried one of the most significant politicians of modern Greece, Eleftherios and his son Sofoklis Venizelos. Continue your tour to the Chania town, where neoclassical mansions and massive Venetian fortifications testify to the city's turbulent and diverse past. There you will have the chance to explore independently town, before you return back to the port.
November 10: Valletta, Malta:
Our tour starts with a short walking tour of Valletta, including Upper Barracca Gardens, Republic Street, the Parliament and a visit to the stunning St. John's Co-Cathedral (closed on Sundays). We will also take you underground to one of Malta’s war-time secrets: The Lascaris War Rooms consist of an underground complex of tunnels and chambers that housed the WWII Headquarters from where the defence of Malta was conducted.
After leaving Valletta by private bus, we will head out to the former Capital of Mdina. This medieval gem of a city sits on a plateau overlooking the centre of the island. You will walk the narrow, cobbled stoned streets amongst palazzos and churches. We will then go to a vista point overlooking the steep Dingli Cliffs before turning South to visit one of the most ancient manmade structures on earth, the Hagar Qim Temple. Before returning to the Valletta Cruise Port we will have another photo opportunity overlooking the beautiful Blue Grotto. Arrival in port of Valetta before on board time of the cruise.
Morning disembarkation from cruise and drive to Rome. Tour of Imperial Rome. We will visit Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza del Venezzia, Piazza del Campidoglio, Roman Forum(from outside), Circus Maximus, St. Peter’s Church. Drive to hotel at the end of the tour. We will have a brief stop at LDS Temple in Rome to see the latest construction stage. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
Full day tour of Vatican. We will tour the Vatican, we will visit the Vatican Museum, Vatican Gardens, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Dinner and Overnight in Rome.