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Holy Land

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Accompanied by Bishop Robert Reed
Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem & Sea of Galilee
         
  Group Watertown Catholic Collaborative and The CatholicT Online Booking
  Date 22 October 2023
  Depart from Boston  
  Arrive to Tel Aviv  
  Duration 11 nights  
  Price $4985*  

*Due to heavy traffic on the site the flight prices here could differ from the actual flight price charged by the airline, affecting the overall pricing slightly. The office will ring/email you when you make the booking to confirm the final pricing.
  • Round-trip airfare from Boston to Tel Aviv with direct flight
  • Luxury motor-coach transportation throughout
  • Services of Marian Pilgrimages representative
  • 2 nights in the 4* St. Joseph’s, Bethlehem with dinner & breakfast
  • 3 nights in the Magdala Centre, Galilee with dinner & breakfast
  • 5 nights in the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center 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 ***
  • Single supplement: $1085 (limited availability)
  • Travel Insurance, if required please request a brochure. It is strongly suggested that all pilgrims be covered by Travel Insurance



 


Holy Land

Day 1- Depart USA
Depart Boston airport for overnight direct flight to Tel Aviv.

Day 2 - Arrive in Israel
On Arrival in Tel Aviv meet our Marian Pilgrimages representative and guides for a coach transfer to Bethlehem . Check into the 4 star St. Josephs Hotel for 2 nights, dinner and 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 & Magdala
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. Continue north up towards the Sea of Galilee to our hotel at the Magdala center. After checking in to this superb center, we will have some free time before a tour of Magdala and the surrounding area before dinner.

Day 5 - 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 6 - Nazareth
Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, see the Cave home 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 7 - Bethany & Tomb of Lazarus
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. Continue on to Jerusalem and check in to the wonderful Notre Dame Centre, located at the ancient walls of the old town for 5 nights with breakfast and dinner.

Day 8 - Jerusalem
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 - Via Dolorosa
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. 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. 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 - Jerusalem
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 12 - Jaffa & Farewell to Holy Land
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. Coach transfer to Tel Aviv airport for our return overnight flight to Boston.

Last day to register to guarantee this price is July 20th , 2023 Airfare may increase after this date.

Please note this itinerary is subject to change and should not be considered a contract of events or places to be supplied or visited. Although we make every effort to follow the itinerary as advertised, many factors may make it necessary to alter it as set out above.


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