Itinerary

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF OUR SAVIOUR

AND THE HOLY FAMILY

 

Pilgrimage to The Holy Land 08 – 16 September 2020

 

PROPOSED ITINERARY


TUESDAY – September 08 (Day 1): Arrival Tel Aviv – Transfer to Jerusalem

  • Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport
  • We meet our Tour Guide in the airport
  • Transfer to our hotel in Jerusalem
  • Check into your hotel
  • Dinner at the hotel in Jerusalem

WEDNESDAY – September 09 (Day 2):   Mt. Olives – Mt. Zion – Jewish Quarter – Wailing Wall

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Begin the tour with a visit to Mt. Olives
  • Start the day with a Visit to Asension (included)
  • Visit Pater Noster Church (included) where Jesus taught his disciples the Lords Prayer
  • Stop for a Panoramic View
  • Walk Palm Sunday Road and Visit Gethsemane
  • Depart to Mt. Zion
  • Visit Upper Room, St. Peter in Galicantu (included)
  • Walk through the Jewish Quarter. End our day with a visit to the Wailing Wall
  • Return to your hotel

Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

THURSDAY – September 10 (Day 3):  New City of Jerusalem - Bethlehem – Shepherds’ Field – Jerusalem

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Depart for a Panoramic view of the New City of Jerusalem (Knesset, Israel Museum) en route to Bethlehem

Supplement for visiting Israel Museum (14 $$ pp paid locally)

  • Continue our way to Bethlehem
  • Stop for a visit at the Manger Square where we visit Church of the Nativity built over the birthplace of Jesus
  • Lunch on your own
  • Afternoon we visit Shepherds’Field where the Shepherds saw the star of the nativity
  • Back to our hotel in Jerusalem
  • Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


FRIDAY – September 11 (Day 4):  Jerusalem – Via Dolorosa – Old City – St. Anne – Ecce Homo   

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Walk the Via Dolorosa (14 Stations of the Cross)
  • Stop for a visit at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Visit St. Anne (included) where Jesus healed the paralytic
  • Continue to visit Ecce Homo (included).
  • Return to your hotel
  • Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem


SATURDAY – September 12 (Day 5): Jerusalem – Masada – Dead Sea – Jericho - Tiberias   

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Depart from Jerusalem towards Masada (entrance and cable car included)
  • Following lunch on your own
  • Visit Jericho one of the oldest cities in the world
  • Depart to visit Baptismal Site where group may renew baptismal vows
  • Continue to visit the Dead Sea
  • Afternoon is free to enjoy a float or swim at the Dead Sea
  • Transfer to Tiberias
  • Check in at our hotel
  • Dinner and overnight in Tiberias


SUNDAY – September 13 (Day 6): Caesarea – Muhraqa – Mt. Tabor

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Start the day with a visit to Caesarea (included) where we see the Amphitheatre and Caesarea Aqueduct 
  • Continue to visit Muhraqa (included)
  • After that we visit Mt. Tabor (included) the site of Jesus Transfiguration
  • Return to your hotel
  • Dinner and overnight in Tiberias


MONDAY – September 14 (Day 7): Cana – Nazareth – Valley of Doves – Magdala Center 

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Start the day with a visit to Cana the site of Jesus First Miracle (Married Couples will renew their Wedding Vows)
  • Continue to visit Nazareth where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation
  • Head to visit Nazareth Village (included)
  • Visit the Valley of the Doves
  • End our day with a visit to Magdala Center (included) the home town of Mary Magdalene.
  • Return to your hotel


TUESDAY – September 15 (Day 8): Sea of Galilee – Capernaum

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Start the day with a boat Ride (included) around the Sea of Galilee
  • Visit Mt. Beatitudes the site of the Sermon on the Sea of Galilee
  • Lunch today (St Peters Fish lunch) is (included)
  • Continue to visit Capernaum (included) to see remains of an old house
  • Head to visit Tabgha the Church of the Multiplication of fishes and loaves
  • Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias


WEDNESDAY – September 16 (Day 9): Departure

  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Depending on flight time and transfer in Tiberias, there is a possibility of additional visits or free time for relaxation on this morning / afternoon.


PACKAGE PRICE

Expected package price from - £1,750.00 per person sharing

HOTELS

  • Jerusalem: Grand Court Hotel or similar 4* (4 nights) –

www.grandhotels-israel.com/grand-court-hotel-jerusalem

  • Tiberias: Ron Beach Hotel or similar 4* (4 nights)

www.ronbeachhotel.com

 

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