Platinum-selling rock band Stryper announced that they will be hosting a 10-day tour of the Holy Land February 12-21, 2011. The once-in-a-lifetime VIP tour will be limited to 150 people. Stryper fans will be able to spend time with the band during this unique travel opportunity, with portions of the trip being filmed for an upcoming DVD.
"Oz, Robert, Tim and I are excited to go to Israel and see first-hand the birthplace of Christianity," said lead vocalist/guitarist Michael Sweet in a recent press release. "And to be able to share this experience with some of our fans makes this even more incredible."
The tour will visit the following locations in Israel:
Caesarea: A city built by King Herod the Great
Mount Carmel: Where the prophet Elijah defeated the false prophets of Baal
Galilee Boat Ride: Where Jesus walked on the water
Caesarea Philippi: Where the disciple Peter first confessed Jesus as the Messiah
Nazareth Village: A recreation of a village at the time of Jesus
Jordan River Baptism: An opportunity for those who wish to be baptized in the Jordan River
Masada: Where the final Jewish revolt against the Romans took place
The Dead Sea: A chance to float in the most therapeutic waters in the world
Pools of Bethesda: Where Jesus healed the man who was lame for 37 years
Garden Tomb: The place of Jesusí crucifixion and Resurrection
Yad Vashem: Memorial to the Holocaust
Western Wall Tunnels: 60 feet below the modern city of Jerusalem
Jerusalem: The City of God
Mount of Olives: Where Jesus rode the donkey through the Eastern Gate
Garden of Gethsemane: Where Jesus prayed before He was betrayed by Judas
Western Wall: Holiest site in Judaism
The cost for this unique travel opportunity is $3,299.00 per person, which includes airfare out of Los Angeles, New York or Toronto; hotel accomodations; all buffet breakfasts and dinners; air-conditioned transportation; an English-speaking tour guide and entrance fees to all of the sites. Price is based on double-occupancy and does not include airport tax, tip fee or lunch meals.
Due to limited availability, this trip will sell out quickly. Reservations can be secured for only $300. To register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-999-8868 ext 415.