DAY 1 - DEPART LAX
NOVEMBER 10, 2019
Our Pilgrimage begins as we depart Los Angeles airport.
DAY 2 - TEL AVIV
NOVEMBER 11, 2019
Arrive Tel Aviv where our guide and bus driver will meet us and check-in our hotel.
DAY 3 - BETHLEHEM - EIN KAREM
NOVEMBER 12, 2019
After Breakfast we leave to Bethlehem, visit the Church of the Nativity, where our savior was born. 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
NOVEMBER 13, 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, 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.
DAY 5 - MOUNT OF OLIVES - GETHSEMANE - ST. PETER in GALLICANTU
NOVEMBER 14, 2019
After breakfast, we start our day by heading to the Mt. of Olives to explore the spectacular views from there, then we continue to the Church of the Pater Noster (entrance included), Church of the Ascension (entrance included) 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 (entrance included) where Jesus was denied by St. Peter three times. Drive around Knesset, Shrine of the Book, Parliament and Mt. Scopus. Return to our Hotel for Dinner & Overnight.
DAY 6 - JERUSALEM - CAESARIA - HAIFA - CANA - tiberias
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
Today we leave Jerusalem and head towards Haifa, during our drive we pass by Caesarea (entrance included) to see the ruins of the ancient Roman City with its aqueduct. In Haifa, we visit the Carmelite Monastery and the Church of the Prophet Elijah. Then we end our day with a mass and renewal of wedding vows at Cana Church.
DAY 7 - SEA OF GALILEE- MT. OF BEATITUDES - TABGHA - mt. tabor
NOVEMBER 16, 2019
After breakfast, we will go to the Sea of Galilee where we will visit the sites, where the message of our faith was given, visiting the heart of the ministry sites also known as the Gospel Triangle. After mass, our first stop will be in Capernaum (included) where we visit the Remains of an old house. Then we continue to visit Mt. Beatitudes, The primacy of St. Peter, Tabgha, the Multiplication of loaves and fish. We end our day with a boat ride (included) around the Sea of Galilee. And Then we drive to Mt. Tabor (entrance included) where the Transfiguration took place. Back to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 8 - NAZARETH - BAPTISMAL SITE - JERICHO - DEAD SEA
NOVEMBER 17, 2019
After breakfast, We drive to Nazareth where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation we will also visit Church of St. Joseph and Mary’s Well, where we will celebrate mass. Then we continue to visit the Baptismal Site in Jericho where group may renew baptismal vows. Continue to the ancient city of Jericho to view the Mt. Temptation and Zacchaeus Tree. We will 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.