Day 1 Sunday, 20th September
Depart Orlando airport for overnight flight via Newark NJ to Tel Aviv.
Day 2 Monday, 21st September
Arrive in Tel Aviv. Meet coach and guide, and transfer to Manger Square Hotel in Bethlehem, for 2 nights with
dinner & breakfast.
Day 3 Tuesday, 22nd September
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.
Day 4 Wednesday, 23rd September
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. Break for
an opportunity to enjoy lunch. Afternoon drive into Jericho, see the Mount of Temptation, and the Sycamore tree
of Zacchaeus. Drive to Nazareth, and stay at the Legacy Hotel for 3 nights, dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 5 Thursday, 24th September
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, and view the Valley of Armageddon. Return to hotel for dinner.
Day 6 Friday, 25th September
Boat trip across the Sea of Galilee with relevant Bible readings. Drive to the Mount of Beatitudes for reading of
the great Sermon on the Mount. Lunch of St Peters Fish. Afternoon visit Capernaum to see the old Synagogue
and 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. Continue to Yardinet at the River Jordan, for renewal of our
Day 7 Saturday, 26th September
Drive across the Jezreel Valley to Emmaus, where Jesus appeared after His Resurrection. Lunch. Continue to
Bethany for Mass, and visit the Tomb of Lazarus. Drive into Jerusalem and check into the St George Hotel for 5
nights dinner & breakfast.
Day 8 Sunday, 27th September
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.
Day 9 Monday, 28th September
Early morning Mass in the Holy Sepulchre. Return to hotel for breakfast. 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. Evening Holy Hour in the Garden of Gethsemane before returning to the hotel for dinner.
Day 10 Tuesday, 29th September
After breakfast we will have some free time to enjoy the old city of Jerusalem, before returning to the hotel for Lunch. In the
afternoon we will visit the Western Wall & continue on to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Return to the hotel for dinner.
Day 11 Wednesday, 30th September
Morning drive to Ein Karem to visit the church of the Visitation, and church of St John the Baptist. After lunch, visit the
Model of Old Jerusalem, and Shrine of the Book. Continue to Nebi Samwil and visit the tomb of Samuel the prophet. Return
to hotel for final dinner.
Day 12 Thursday, 1st October
After breakfast, afternoon transfer to Tel Aviv airport and check-in for flight, via Newark NJ, to Orlando.