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.