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Compass Biblelands Cruise 2013


October 20, 2013 - November 8, 2013

Set Sail on the Cruise of a Lifetime with Compass!

Your Bible Comes Alive!

 

Join us for an incredible seven-day Holyland cruise... with the pre-cruise option to spend seven days in mind-blowing Israel ... and the post-cruise option of spending five scenic days in Italy visiting Rome, Florence, Pisa, Tuscany and Venice! WOW!

 

October 20 - November 8, 2013

Email staff@compass.org for a brochure with all the details! Or download brochure to right --->

Royal Caribbean's stunningly beautiful "The Navigator of the Seas"

 

The land of the Bible. You've read about it, now it's time to see it with your own eyes! And once you do, you'll simply never be the same. Come with us and see your Bible come alive in the experience of a lifetime. View the short video above for a great summary of this wonderful trip! ~ Bill Perkins

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With Compass, we don't send you to the Holyland, we take you!

Our 20 years of escorting groups through the magnificent Biblelands has given us in-depth knowledge and experience—critical in choosing the very best destinations, accommodations, schedules and guides to make your trip to God's special place on earth the best it can be.

And from the time your feet touch Israeli soil, your black and white Bible will come alive in living color. "Seeing" your Bible ties it all together!

From Joppa, Caeserea, Mt. Carmel, Nazareth and the Valley of Armageddon on the first day, to communion at the Empty Tomb on the last day, the Biblical sites in Israel will be forever etched in your mind. (Scroll down for the itinerary)

(Below- the Empty Tomb always makes you smile!)

But that's only the beginning!

After 7 full mind-blowing days in Israel you have the option of flying to Rome for a 7 day Holyland Cruise on Royal Caribbean's stunning Navigator of the Seas.

We've designed a unique Mediterranean itinerary with our own private guides, buses and schedule that allows you to experience up close the forever-impacting Biblical sites of Rome, Ephesus, Athens and Corinth, plus two fun days in Sicily and Crete. (Scroll down for the itinerary)

And there's even more!

To finish your trip with a bang, you have the option of adding four nights in FlorenceTuscanyPisa and Venice as a memorable "Taste of Italy" as a post-cruise option. (Scroll down for the itinerary)

With all these options you can choose the cruise, and/or Israel, and/or Italy,  just the cruise, or just Israel… mix and match your perfect itinerary!

Best of all the Navigator of the Seas is in a class by itself. The ship's interior has a long, stunning 4-story high promenade with sidewalk cafes rimmed with interior staterooms with a view from above. (See pic below)

So make plans to join us for a trip with a lifetime of memories — a wonderfully flexible trip with many options!

We've been taking people to the Holyland for 20 years, and have learned a lot about what makes the best trip ever. All your hotels, guides and site visits are set to match your physical and spiritual expectations. It's definitely the trip of a lifetime!!

To register: Just make your choices and mail or fax the easy reservation today! We'll send you a confirmation, balance and dates due and a great Trip Tips booklet to help you get rolling on your trip of a lifetime.

Questions? Call us at: 1-800-977-2177

Office hours:

Monday - Thursday 9 - 4
Friday: 9 - Noon
Pacific Time (West Coast).

Download the brochure to the right --->

(Pictures below are from our last Biblelands Cruise... Camel riding on the Mount of Olives, Bible study in Ephesus and Communion at the Empty Tomb in Jerusalem.)

 

Join Us For This Exciting Adventure!

"Susie and I are really looking forward to having you join us on this great trip! It's an exciting adventure to see the Holyland up close and personal!"

~ Bill & Susie Perkins

Download the brochure to the right ---->

Watch a fun, get your jucies flowing, short slide-show of pics from our previous trips! Click below

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Compass Biblelands Cruise 2013

Biblelands Cruise 2013, Pre-cruise option to Israel

Oct 20 Sunday
Depart USA
Oct 21 Monday
Arrive Tel Aviv
Oct 22 Tuesday
Mediterranean Coast: Caesarea, Aqueducts, Mt. Carmel, Valley of Armageddon, Nazareth, Cana, Mt. Arbel. Overnight in Tiberias by the Sea of Galilee.
Oct 23 Wednesday
Galilee: Sea of Galilee boat ride and Bible study, Ancient Boat, walk Mt. of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Golan Heights, Baptisms in the Jordan River. Overnight in Tiberias by the Sea of Galilee.
Oct 24 Thursday
Dead Sea: Bet Shen, lunch at Qumran, Dead Sea Swim. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Oct 25 Friday
Jerusalem: Temple Mount, Wailing Wall, Southern Steps, Jewish Quarter, Pools of Bethesda, Bethlehem overlook. Cruise option: Depart US.
Oct 26 Saturday
Jerusalem: Mount of Olives, Palm Sunday Road, Garden of Gethsemane, Caiphas House, Antonia Fortress, Via Dolorosa, Golgotha, Empty Tomb. Cruise option: Arrive Rome.

Biblelands Cruise

Oct 27 Sunday
Israel-only option: Fly home. Israel + cruise: Travel to Rome. Cruise option: Visit Ancient Rome. Board cruise ship "Navigator of the Seas."
Oct 28 Monday
Visit Sicily.
Oct 29 Tuesday
At-Sea: Free Day/Ship Activities.
Oct 30 Wednesday
Athens & Corinth, Greece: Corinth with the still-standing Bema Seat and Athens with the Acropolis, Parthenon and Mars Hill.
Oct 31 Thursday
Ephesus, Turkey: One of the most remarkable and best preserved Biblical sites in the entire Holyland!
Nov 1 Friday
Crete, Greece: Historic town with incredible shopping!
Nov 2 Saturday
At-Sea: Free Day/Ship Activities.
Nov 3 Sunday
Arrive Rome, visit St. Peter's Basilica & Vatican. Overnight Rome.
Nov 4 Monday
Cruise only: Fly home. Or Begin Taste of Italy option by traveling to Florence.

Biblelands Crusie 2013 Post-cruise Taste of Italy Option

Nov 5 Tuesday
Visit Michelangelo's statue of David in Florence.
Nov 6 Wednesday
Travel through the rolling hills of Tuscany to Venice via train.
Nov 7 Thursday
Enjoy a full day in breath-taking Venice with its picturesque water-filled streets.
Nov 8 Friday
Fly home. *************For trip pricing, download the brochure to the right --->

Click this link to go to an audio interview with Bill Perkins regarding traveling to Israel with Compass. http://ec.libsyn.com/p/9/1/7/917dbce2c563ca18/005TROJC.mp3?d13a76d516d9dec20c3d276ce028ed5089ab1ce3dae902ea1d01cf8530d0c9585997&c_id=5823703

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