Day 1: Arrive Tel Aviv, meeting and assistance at airport. Transfer to Tiberias. Hotel Check-in Dinner and Overnight.
Day 2: Drive to Nazareth. Morning visit the Basilica of the Annunciation. Visit the Grotto, St. Joseph’s Church and House, Mary’s Well. Lunch. Drive to Mt. Tabor visit the Basilica of the Transfiguration. Continue to Cana of Galilee, site of the first Miracle and return to Tiberias. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 3: Tiberias. Drive to the Mount of Beatitudes then tour around the Sea of Galilee. Visit the River Jordan with Renewal of Baptismal Vows. After lunch take a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to Capharnaum. Visit the Church of the Primacy of Peter, Tabgha, place of Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes and Magdala. Return to Tiberias. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 4: Travel through the Jordan Valley to ancient Jericho visiting the Qasr el Yahud baptismal site. Continue to Jericho and visit the famous Hisham Palace and Tel sultan. After lunch, continue to Qumran to see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Continue to the Dead Sea for some free time to swim and relax. Continue to Jerusalem for check in at your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Jerusalem. Breakfast. Visit the Mount of Olives, Church of the Ascension, the Church of the Pater Noster and Carmel du Pater. Walk down the Mount of Olives following the route of the Palm Sunday Procession. Visit the Dominus Flevit and then into the Garden of Gethsemane where Mass will be celebrated. Lunch. Afternoon visit Mt. Zion: the Cenacle – (Place of the Last Supper), the Upper Room, the Dormition Abbey and through the Kedron Valley to St. Peter’s in Galicantu built on the site of the House of Caiphas. Dinner and Overnight.
Day 6: Visit the Old City of Jerusalem including the Western Wall, Dome of the Rock, see the Temple Area, the Golden Gate, Jaffa Gate, the Citadel, Mt. Zion and the Pool of Siloam. Visit St.Anne’s Church of the Flagellation and Ecce Homo. Pilgrims will make the Way of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa, ending at the Holy Sepulchre–Return to hotel for dinner and Overnight.
Day 7: Drive to Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity and , the Milk Grotto. Continue to Beit Sahour and visit the Shepherds’ Field. Rest of Afternoon free to explore the town with optional group excursions to to Battir, or to Solomon Pools. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight
Day 8: Check out of hotel and transfer to airport for final departure. Depending on flight schedule, an additional program can be included for that day.