What's Included

  • First Class Hotels
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Guided Tours
  • Administrative Fee
  • Hotel Gratuities
  • Other Meals as Listed

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 JUNE 30- Depart the USA

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on an overnight flight.

Day 2 JULY 1 - ARRIVE & TRANSFER TO JERUSALEM

Our representative will welcome you at the Tel Aviv airport and transfer you to your hotel In Jerusalem to check in for your 6-night stay. (D)

Day 3 JULY 2 - OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM TOUR

Stand atop the Mount of Olives as Jesus did and enjoy a remarkable view of Jerusalem’s “Golden City”. Forty days after his resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven from the Mount of Olives (Acts 1: 9-12). Pray in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26) among olive trees in the Kidron Valley across from the walls of Jerusalem. View the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle (John 5: 1-31). Sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne, known for its amazing acoustics. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress, where Jesus was brought before Pontius Pilate (Luke 23: 1-11). Walk the Via Dolorosa, “the Way of the Cross,” and stand in reverence at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Your final destination allows time for reflection at the Garden Tomb. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem. (B, D)

Day 4 JULY 3 - BETHLEHEM, JERICHO & QASR EL YEHUD

In Bethlehem, gaze out over Shepherds’ Field and visit the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace (Matt. 1: 18-25). Visit the Church of the Nativity, where the cave revered as Jesus’ birthplace resides in the world’s oldest functioning church (Matt. 1: 18-25). Enjoy an included lunch in Jericho, the oldest known inhabited city in the world. Visit the ruins of the ancient city, which was conquered by Joshua (Josh. 6: 1,2,20) and see parts of the ancient city walls that have been uncovered. From Jericho, you can see the traditional site of the Temptation of Jesus (Matt.4: 1-11) and the Judean wilderness. Visit Kasr el Yehud, the traditional site of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem. (B, L, D)

Day 5 JULY 4 - FREE DAY TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN

You are on your own to enjoy sightseeing, meditation, reflection and renewal. (B, D)

Day 6 JULY 5 - FREE DAY TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN

You are on your own to enjoy sightseeing, meditation, reflection and renewal. (B, D) SEA OF GALILEE OPTIONAL TOUR: $125 Explore the Church of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha, the traditional site of the feeding of the 5,000 (Luke 9:10). On the Mount of Beatitudes, contemplate the “Sermon on the Mount” (Matt. 5-7). Visit Capernaum, the center of Jesus’ ministry in Galilee, and visit the synagogue built on the site where Jesus taught (Matt.4:13, 23). Enjoy a traditional St. Peter’s fish lunch (included in tour cost) before crossing the waters of the Sea of Galilee on a very special boat ride. Return to your hotel in Jerusalem. (L)

Day 7 JULY 6 - FREE DAY TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN

You are on your own to enjoy sightseeing, meditation, reflection and renewal. (B, D) MASADA & DEAD SEA OPTIONAL TOUR: $125 Ascend by cable car to Masada, Herod’s legendary mountaintop fortress, which became the last desperate stronghold of the Jewish Zealots against the Romans. You can still look down on the remains of the Roman camps and the siege ramp below. End your day with a dip in the salt and mineral-laden waters of the Dead Sea before returning to your hotel in Jerusalem.

Day 8 JULY 7 - RETURN HOME

RETURN HOME

Departure Dates

  1. Sunday, June 30, 2024
    From $1499* Registration closed
*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.
Tour: TH24 Code: H