Make your way through the Holy Land to experience Him, follow in His footsteps, and see Him in the works He performed – your footsteps will become His. Celebrate votive Masses in the very places where these miraculous gifts became pages in the Gospel. See where He was back then, and feel how He is still there today!
|Departure||Des Moines, Iowa|
|Departure Date||26 February 2024|
|Return Date||06 March 2024|
Make your way to your local airport where you will board your overnight flight. Your meals are served on board.
Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, make your way to the baggage claim area and collect your luggage. Proceed to the arrival's hall, where you will be greeted by your tour guide. Transfer to Sea of Galilee then to your hotel in Nazareth in time
to check-in. Enjoy dinner at the hotel and overnight.
After breakfast transfer to Tiberius for a boat ride on Sea of Galilee. Continue to Mount of Beatitudes and attend a mass. Near the mount, is Tabgha, one of Jesus miracle sites. Continue to visit Mary Magdalene in Magdala. Your day concludes at Capernaum to see Synagogue. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.
After breakfast, we will drive to the site of the Transfiguration, Mount Tabor and attend a mass. Following this visit, enjoy the scenic drive to Nazareth. During the visit to Nazareth we visit
the church Basilica of the Annunciation which includes the church of St Joseph. Then visit Mary's well, Then visit the old Synagogue. The next stop will be to Cana of Galilee. Dinner and Overnight in Nazareth.
Following breakfast, we will drive to Mount of Carmel where you find a Carmelite Monastery and attend a mass. Continue south to the Jordan Valley to the oldest inhabited city in the world, Jericho. In Jericho, you view the exact location, the Mount of Temptation, of where the Devil tempted Jesus during his forty-day fast. Continue to Bethlehem City where Jesus was born and visit the shepherd's field. Then we will have a visit to hand crafted souvenir shop in Bethlehem. Dinner and
Overnight in Bethlehem.
After breakfast transfer to Jericho and attend a mass then visit the Jordan River and the real place of baptism. Then travel down to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were written and discovered. Then we go to visit Masada and have a chance to float in the Dead Sea.
After breakfast, we will make our way to the Mount of Olives. Then visit church and garden of Gethsemane and attend a mass. Your next stop, will be Mosque of Ascension Chapel, Peter Noster Shrine walking down to Dominus Flevit. Visit mount of Zion, Promotion Abbey, David tombs, last supper and finish the day at Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. Dinner and Overnight in Bethlehem.
Before breakfast, we will visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and attend a mass. Then we will went back to the Hotel to have a Breakfast. Then we will move forward to visit Church of St. Anne's, and the Pool of Bethesda. Our next destination will be Via Dolorosa (The Way of the Cross). Dinner
and Overnight in Bethlehem.
After breakfast, we visit the Nativity Church and attend a mass. Transfer to village of Ein Karem and visit Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist and Church of the Visitation. Then we will have a visit to Yad Vashem which is Israel Official Memorial to the victims of the holocaust. Then visit the Museum of Israel. Transfer back to Beit Sahour to have a Farewell dinner in one of the best local restaurants with a traditional dance group.
Overnight in Bethlehem
After breakfast, check out and heading to the airport to fly back Home with all the memories you carried from the Holy Land to share with your beloved ones.