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Holy Land

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Christmas in the Holy Land
       
Date 20 December 2017 Online Booking
Pilgrimage starts in

Tel Aviv  
Duration 8 nights  
Price $1636  
  • The above cost includes
  • 3 nights in Tiberias with dinner, bed & breakfast
  • 5 nights in St. Gabriel Hotel in Bethlehem with dinner, bed & breakfast
  • All travel in modern air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking Christian guide throughout
  • Services of Marian Pilgrimages Irish Rep.
  • All admission charges as per itinerary
  • Boat trip on Sea of Galilee
  • Taxis up & down Mount Tabor
  • Tips for hotels, coach driver, and guide
  • **Please Note**
  • We are happy to facilitate those people who are willing to share. In the event that a share cannot be found, it will be necessary to take a single room which is subject to a supplement.
  • Itinerary details may be subject to change.
  • Marian Pilgrimages reserve the right to cancel any trip due to insufficient numbers.
***The above price is for Ground Only and doesn’t include flights from USA to Tel Aviv. Please contact our office in Boston to get the best rates from your hometown in the US to Tel Aviv.


 


Holy Land

Day 1

From Tel Aviv. Meet coach and guide, and transfer to your hotel in Tiberias for 3 nights, dinner, bed & breakfast.

Day 2

Drive along by the Sea of Galilee to the Mount of Beatitudes for Mass and a full reading of the Beatitudes. Take a boat trip across the Sea of Galilee to Ein Gev, with relevant readings. Return to Capernaum to visit the old Synagogue and see the excavations of St Peters house. Nearby, visit the church of the Primacy by the sea-shore and the church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Return to hotel for dinner.

Day 3

Morning drive to Mount Tabor and ascend by taxi for Mass at the church of the Transfiguration. Enjoy the view of the Armageddon Valley. Drive to Cana and visit the church of the Wedding Feast site of Jesus first miracle. Renewal of Marriage Vows for married couples on the trip. Continue to Nazareth and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation for Mass, see the Cave home of the Holy Family, St Josephs workshop and Marys Well. Return to hotel for dinner.

Day 4

Morning drive to Yardinet Baptism site on the river Jordan and renew our Baptismal Vows. Drive along the Jordan Valley into Jericho. Here we can see the Mount of Temptation and the Sycamore tree of Zacchaeus. Drive by the Inn of the Good Samaritan to Bethany for Mass, and visit the tomb of Lazarus. Continue to Bethlehem and check the St. Gabriel hotel for 5 nights.

Day 5

Day in and around Bethlehem. Visit the Basilica of the Nativity, the Holy Manger, Churches of St Catherine, St Jerome, St Joseph, and the Holy Innocents. Visit the beautiful Milk Grotto. Afternoon visit to the Shepherds Fields, where we celebrate Mass. Dinner at hotel.

Day 6

Full day in Bethlehem. Morning visit to the church of the Nativity and see the birthplace of Jesus, and the Holy Manger, and celebrate our 3rd Christmas Mass. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon free. Dinner at hotel.

Day 7

Drive to the Mount of Olives. Take a group photo and view the Old City. Visit the Ascension Dome, Pater Noster church, Dominus Flevit, Assumption church and Grotto and the Garden of Gethsemane. This afternoon celebrate Mass in the church of St Peter in Gallicantu church of the Cock-Crow, see the dungeon where Jesus was held on Holy Thursday night. Afternoon visit to Ein Karem the churches of the Visitation and St John the Baptist. Return to hotel.

Day 8

Morning in the Old City of Jerusalem. Visit church of St Anne and Pool of Bethesda. Walk the Via Dolorosa to the church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Rock of Calvary. Visit the Western Wall. Walk on Mount Zion and visit the church of the Dormition, Tomb of David, and Room of the Last Supper. Final dinner at hotel.

Day 9

Early morning transfer to Tel Aviv airport.


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