Experience Israel Plus 2025

Description: If traveling to the Holy Land elegantly is more your style, choose Experience Israel Plus with Dr. Ron and Cathryn Jones. Enjoy top-tier hotels, distinctive dining, V.I.P. attention, and built-in leisure time to create your own special moments. Visit the traditional sites plus gain special access to places not seen on many Israel tours. World-renowned archeologist Eli Shukron and other special guests join Dr. Ron Jones throughout the tour. A private Shabbat dinner in an authentic Jewish home with a local host family prepares us for our time in Jerusalem before visiting sites relating to Jesus’s arrest, betrayal, trial, imprisonment, crucifixion, and resurrection. Also, join Ron and Cathryn for an optional 5-day extension to Egypt, including luxurious Luxor and Cairo. “Plus” only begins to describe this Something Good Travel experience. 


Tour Code: SGR25


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Date: February 14-22, 2025

Optional Extension: Add a 4-night, 5-day extension to Egypt (Cairo and Luxor)


Cost: $5,530 per traveler. This is a land only price; please secure your own transcontinental airfare. Add the 4-night, 5-day extension (February 22-26, 2025) to Egypt for $2,905 per person.


Cost of the tour is per person and based on double occupancy (2 people per room). Includes hotel, deluxe motor coaches, professional sightseeing guide, tips, taxes, transfers, and meals (except lunch). If you desire a single occupancy room, add $1,455 to the price of the main tour and $985 to the optional Egypt extension. 


Registration: Secure your spot on the tour with a $500 deposit. Balance is due by check 90 days before departure. See brochure for cancellation policy. Tour code is SGR25.


Special Guests: The following special guests will accompany our Bible teacher, Dr. Ron Jones, making this tour a truly "Plus" Something Good Travel experience.

  • Eli Shukron is a world-renowned Israeli archaeologist, excavator, scholar, and a licensed tour guide of the ancient remains of Jerusalem. Shukron graduated from the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Working for the Israel Antiquities Authority, Eli excavated in Israel, focusing on the holy city of Jerusalem for the past twenty-five years. As a field archeologist, he excavated extensively in the City of David, discovered the Pool of Siloam and the Jerusalem Pilgrim Road from the Second Temple Era, and directed the excavations of those sites. Ei will serve as our in-country guide throughout the tour.
  • Dr. David Sedaca is a Messianic Rabbi who serves as Vice Presdent at-large with Chosen People Ministries. He is recognized worldwide as an expert in Jewish studies, lecturing regularly at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He will speak to our group following a breakfast during our stay at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem.
  • Dr. Adolfo Roitman is the curator of the Shrine of the Book, which houses the remarkable Dead Sea Scroll collection at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, one of the world's leading archaeological museums. A senior lecturer at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, Dr. Roitman lectures widely on early Jewish literature, the history and significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls and biblical interpretation. He has also served as a visiting scholar at universities across the United States and Central and South America. Dr. Roitman is the author of numerous books about the Dead Sea Scrolls including The Sectarians from Qumran: Daily Life of the Essenes and A Day at Qumran: The Dead Sea Sect and Its Scrolls.
  • Scott Butler is a gifted and inspiring worship leader who has traveled with us to the Holy Land previously. Watch and listen to Scott singing the Lord's Prayer in the Church of Saint Anne in Jerusalem.

Other special guests will be listed as we receive confirmation. Check back soon. Though we have made every effort to schedule our special guests this far in advance, it is possible that unforeseen schedule conflicts may arise. 

Special Accomodations: The top-tier hotels we have booked help make this a "Plus" Something Good Travel experience.

My Israel Prayer Team: We encourage all of our travelers to assemble a personal prayer team that will intercede for you as you travel to the Holy Land. The travel experience becomes more meaningful as people are praying for you and Israel. To help, we have created a Virtual Western Wall to which you can direct your prayer team. Just send your prayer team a link to the Virtual Western Wall, which lists specific ways they can pray for you and Israel.

Tour Operator: Something Good Travel, though not a travel agency, enjoys partnering with Imagine Tours & Travel LLC to offer this Something Good Travel experience with Dr. Ron and Cathryn Jones.

Travel Insurance: We recommend that all travelers purchase travel insurance. We recommend Travel Guard as one provider to consider. Neither Something Good nor Imagine Tours & Travel have any financial relationship with Travel Guard. 

Do you have a question? If you have a question about any Something Good Travel experience, please contact us.

“Every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good.”

Romans 8:28 MSG