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- Round-trip airfare from Boston to Tel Aviv
- Luxury motor-coach transportation throughout
- Services of Marian Pilgrimages representative
- 2 nights in the 4* St. Gabriel, Bethlehem with dinner & breakfast
- 3 nights in the 4* Legacy Hotel, Nazareth with dinner & breakfast
- 4 nights in the 4* St. George Hotel , Jerusalem with dinner & breakfast
- 1 night in 4* Hotel Metropolitan, Jaffa, Tel Aviv with dinner & breakfast
- 10 light lunches
- All admission charges as per itinerary
- Boat trip across the Sea of Galilee
- Taxis up & down Mount Tabor
- Mass daily
- Walk the Via Dolorosa
- Wireless audio tour guide system
- English-speaking Christian guide throughout
- All Tips - Guides, drivers & hotels
- All airport and local taxes
- *** NOT INCLUDED ***
- Travel Insurance, if required please request a brochure.
It is strongly suggested that all pilgrims be covered by Travel Insurance
Day 1- Depart USA
Depart Boston airport for overnight flight to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt.
Day 2 - Arrive in Israel
Arrive in Tel Aviv. Meet coach and guide, and transfer to 4 St. Gabriel Hotel in
Bethlehem, for 2 nights with dinner & breakfast.
Day 3 - Bethlehem
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 - Dead Sea
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. 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
4 Legacy Hotel for 3 nights with breakfast and dinner.
Day 5 - 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, and view
the Valley of Armageddon. Return to hotel for dinner.
Day 6 - Sea Of Galilee
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 Baptismal Vows.
Day 7 - Bethany & Tomb of Lazarus
Drive acrossthe JezreelValleytoEmmaus,where Jesus appearedafterHisResurrection.
Lunch. Continue to Bethany for Mass, and visit the Tomb of Lazarus. Drive into
Jerusalem and check into the St. George Hotel for 4 nights with breakfast and dinner.
Day 8 - Jerusalem
Drive totheMountofOlivesforgroupphoto, andviewtheOldCity. VisittheAscension
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 - Via Dolorosa
Early morning Mass in the Holy
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. Afternoon free in Jerusalem.
Evening Holy Hour in the Garden of
Gethsemane. Dinner at hotel.
Day 10 - Ein Karem
Morning drive to Ein Karem to visit
the church of the Visitation, and
church of St John the Baptist. Visit
Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial.
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 11 - Jaffa
After a leisurely breakfast, we will
drive to Jaffa, where we see the home
of Simon the Tanner, and celebrate
Mass in the Franciscan church of
St Peter. Lunch. Free afternoon in Jaffa stroll along the beautiful promenade and
Mediterranean beach, or do some last minute shopping. Check-in for overnight stay
in the 4 Hotel Metropolitan (or similar).
Day 12 - Farewell to Holy Land
Coach transfer to Tel Aviv airport for early morning return flight to Boston