HOLY LAND AND JORDAN

FEBRUARY 17 - 27, 2019

 

Our Holy Land and Jordan tours are designed for church groups and individuals seeking to strengthen and rediscover their faith and spirituality by following and visiting the footsteps of Jesus and other notable pilgrimage sites. Let us help you grasp a deeper understanding of ourselves both physically and spiritually by embarking on an unforgettable journey with co-pilgrims and continue living in good faith wherever we may visit. 

ITINERARY AND REGISTRATION BELOW.

 
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DAILY ITINERARY


DAY 1 - DEPART

FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Our Pilgrimage begins as we depart Los Angeles airport.

DAY 2 -  TEL AVIV

FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Arrive Tel Aviv where our guide and bus driver will meet us and check-in our hotel in Bethlehem. 

DAY 3 - BETHLEHEM - SHEPHERDS FIELD - EIN KAREM

FEBRUARY 19, 2019

After breakfast we leave for Bethlehem at the Church of the Nativity, where our Savior was born. We will also visit Shepherd’s Field and Milk Grotto. After lunch on your own, we will shop for souvenirs at a Christian owned store. In the afternoon, we will visit Ein Karem, the hometown and birthplace of St. John the Baptist and the place where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth. Return to Hotel for Dinner & Overnight. 

DAY 4 - via dolorosa - wailing wall - mount zion.

FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Early in the morning, we walk the way of the Cross with early mass at the Holy Sepulcher Church. In here, we will visit Golgotha, Holy Sepulcher, where Jesus was laid after he was removed from the Cross and his tomb. Return to our hotel for breakfast. We return to the Wall city to visit the Wailing Wall, Church of St. Anne (entrance included), the birthplace of the Blessed Mother and the Pool of Bethesda. In the afternoon we will visit Mt. Zion including the upper room where Last Supper, the Institution of the Holy Eucharist and Pentecost took place. We also pass by King David’s Tomb. Return to our Hotel for Dinner & Overnight. 

DAY 5 - MT. of olives - pater noster - dominus flevit - galicantu -

FEBRUARY 21, 2019

After breakfast, we start with the Mt. of Olives, the Church of the Pater Noster, Church of the Ascension and down to Dominus Flevit and St. Magdalene Church. Pray at the Garden of Gethsemane and visit the Church of All Nations. In the afternoon, we visit the Dormition Abbey of the Blessed Virgin Mary then to St. Peter in Gallicantu where Jesus was denied by St. Peter three times. Drive around Knesset, Shrine of the Book, Parliamnent and Mt. Scopus.

DAY 6 - JERUSALEM - CAESARIA - HAIFA - NAZARETH - mt. tabor

FEBRUARY 22, 2019

We depart Jerusalem and drive to Haifa, en route we pass by Caesarea to see the ruins of the ancient Roman city with its aqueduct.In Haifa,we visit the Carmelite Monastary and the Church of the Prophet Elijah. We will have a stop at Mt. Tabor where the Transfiguration took place. Check in our hotel in Tiberias/Nazareth.

DAY 7 - cana - SEA OF GALILEE- MT. OF BEATITUDES - TABGHA

FEBRUARY 23, 2019

After breakfast we will start our day with a visit to the First Miracle site in Cana where we will celebrate mass and couples may renew their wedding vows. We will continue to visit the sites where the message of our faith was given, visiting the heart of the ministry sites also known as the Gospel Triangle. We proceed with a boat ride (included) at the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum (entrance included), Mt. of Beatitudes, The primacy of St. Peter, Tabgha, the Multiplication of loaves and fish. Return to our Hotel for Dinner & Overnight. 

DAY 8 - mt tabor - jericho - baptismal site - dead sea

FEBRUARY 24, 2019

After breakfast we will drive to Mt. Tabor (entrance included) where the Transfiguration took place. Then continue to the ancient city of Jericho to view the Mt. Temptation and Zacchaeus Tree. We stop at the Baptismal site on the Jordan River and cross the border at Allenby where we will meet our guide and bus driver. Check-in into hotel adjacent to the Dead Sea. Access to the Dead Sea is available for swimming. 

DAY 9 - petra

FEBRUARY 25, 2019

This morning after mass, we drive to Petra for an unforgettable visit to the “Rose Red City”.  Here you see the Nabateans built temples, houses, tombs and aqueducts. Back to Amman for dinner.

DAY 10 - mt. nebo - madaba - jerash

FEBRUARY 26, 2019

After breakfast, a visit to the ancient city of Jerash, which is now generally acknowledged to be one of the best-preserved Roman provincial towns in the world. We then drive to the summit of Mt. Nebo to view the “Promised Land” as shown by Moses to the Israelites.  Then we drive to Madaba to visit the church where the 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land is located. Farewell dinner in Amman.

DAY 11 - RETURN BACK TO USA

FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Depart to Amman Airport to catch a flight back home.

ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE


WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Round Trip Airfare

  • Hotel Accomodations

  • Air Conditioned Motor Coach

  • Boat Ride on Sea of Galilee

  • Breakfast and Dinner daily

  • Daily Mass

  • All entrance fees to sites

  • Porterage at hotels

  • Renewal of Vows in Cana for couples

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Travel insurance

  • Lunch

  • Tips/gratuities

  • Single-room supplement