14.00hrs (2pm) check-in at Boston Logan airport for overnight flight to Frankfurt departing at 16.30.
Connect with onward flight to Tel Aviv Meet coach and guide, and transfer to Manger Square Hotel Bethlehem,
for 2 nights, dinner & breakfast.
Full day in Bethlehem. Visit the Church of the Nativity and see the birthplace of Jesus and the Holy Manger.
See the Churches of St Catherine, St Jerome, St Joseph, and the Holy Innocents.
Lunch at hotel. Afternoon visit the lovely Milk Grotto, and the Shepherds Fields. Dinner at hotel.
Morning drive by the Inn of the Good Samaritan, to the Dead Sea. Time to relax or float on the water near
where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found at Qumran. Continue to Masada and ascend by cable-car to Herods Fort.
Lunch. Afternoon drive into Jericho, see the Mount of Temptation, and the Sycamore tree of Zacchaeus.
Drive along the Jordan Valley to Nazareth, where we stay at the Legacy Hotel for 3 nights, dinner & breakfast.
In Nazareth. Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, see the Cavehome of the Holy Family, Josephs workshop,
and Marys Well. Depart for Cana and visit the church of the Wedding Feast site of Jesus first miracle. Renewal
of Wedding Vows for married couples on the trip. Lunch. Afternoon drive to Mount Tabor. Ascend by taxi to the
Church of the Transfiguration, where we celebrate Mass, and view the Valley of Armageddon.
Continue to Yardinet at the River Jordan, for renewal of our Baptismal Vows. Return to hotel for dinner.
Drive to the Mount of Beatitudes for reading of the great Sermon on the Mount. Boat trip across the
Sea of Galilee with relevant Bible readings. Lunch of St Peters Fish. Afternoon drive to Capernaum to visit the
old Synagogue and see the excavations of Peters house. Nearby, visit the church of the Primacy by the sea-shore,
and the site of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Return to hotel for dinner.
Drive across the Jezreel Valley to Emmaus, where Jesus appeared after His Resurrection. Lunch. Continue to Bethany and visit the Tomb of Lazarus. Drive into Jerusalem and check into the Holyland Hotel for 4 nights, dinner & breakfast.
Drive to the Mount of Olives for 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.
After lunch, visit church of St Peter in Gallicantu church of the Cock-Crow, and see the dungeon
where Jesus was held on Holy Thursday night. Walk around Mount Zion and visit the church of the Dormition,
Tomb of David, and Room of the Last Supper. Return to hotel for dinner.
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.
Lunch. Afternoon drive to Ein Karem to visit the church of the Visitation, and church of St John the Baptist.
Visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Holy Hour in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Visit the Model of Old Jerusalem, and the Shrine of the Book. Drive to Nebi Samwil, and see the tomb of
the prophet Samuel. Lunch. Afternoon free in Jerusalem. Final dinner, and presentations.
Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for early morning (5.30am) flight to Frankfurt, connecting with onward flight to Boston,
arriving 13.00hrs (1pm).