11 Day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land From Cedar Rapids, Iowa March 05-March 15, 2018 (Join Father Constantine Nasr)

11 Day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land From Cedar Rapids, Iowa March 05-March 15, 2018 (Join Father Constantine Nasr)

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Pilgrimage Itinerary Highlights

March 05 - March 15 2018

Day 1:                                                            Departure
    Depart from Cedar Rapids, Iowa  (Other departure cities available)

Day 2:                                                           Arrive in Tel Aviv
    Arrive Tel Aviv Arrive at Tel Aviv Airport. Meet your guide, drive to your hotel in Tiberius for Dinner and Overnight.

Day 3:                                                           Cana, Nazareth, Caesarea
    Caesarea
    Nazareth
    Mary’s Well the Greek Orthodox Church of Annunciation
    Cana of Galilee to visit the Greek Orthodox Church site of Jesus’ first miracle.
    Dinner and overnight Tiberius

Day 4:                                                           Sea of Galilee
    Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus preached The Sermon on the Mount.
    Tabgha, Greek for Seven Springs and the Church Of the Multiplication.
    Capernaum, headquarters of Jesus Ministry in Galilee St Peter’s House, See the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Apostles.
    Lunch of delicious St Peter’s fish.
    Chorazim which was cursed by Jesus because the people did not follow His teaching.  
    Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee. 
    Dinner and overnight in Nazareth/Tiberius

Day 5:                                                           Mt Tabor, Samaria, Jacob’s Well
    Mt Tabor and the Church of Transfiguration. Jacob’s well.
    Old city of Nablus Samaria at Mount Gerizim
    Drive to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight

Day 6:                                                           Jerusalem
    Mount of Olives.
    Church of Pater Noster and the Chapel of Ascension. 
    Walk down the Palm Sunday road Stopping at the beautiful Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdalene.
    The Tomb of Holy Mother and continue to The Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane.
    Church of St Peter in Gallicantu Mt Zion to visit the Room of the Last Supper, King David’s Tomb Church of the Dormition. Conditions                permitting, visit Bethany, site of the House of Mary and Lazarus.
    Transfer to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight
Day 7:                                                           Ein Karem, Bethlehem
    Monastery of Prophet Elias (Mar Elias)
    Ein Karem, the birth place of St John the Baptist, and see the Russian and the Greek Orthodox churches.
    Monastery of St Theodosius and Mar Saba
    Shepherd’s Field and Grotto Church of the Nativity Shopping at a Bethlehem Christian Cooperative
    Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

Day 8:                                                           Jerusalem the Holy City
    Wailing Wall, the Temple MountThe Pool of Bethesda, St Anne’s Church (birth place of Mary), the Chapel of Flagellation and the Ecco                  Home Arch.
    Via Dolorosa

    Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    St Jacob’s Church, and St James Cathedral in the Armenian Orthodox Compound
    Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

Day 9:                                                           Jerusalem Cont.
    Seminary of the Greek Orthodox Church.
    Orthodox monasteries, the Holy CrossMonastery and St Symeon in Katamonas.
    Free time in Jerusalem
    Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 10:                                                           Jericho, Dead Sea
    Monastery of St George, built in a rock Ravine in the Judean Desert
    Mt. Temptation and visit the Orthodox Monastery there
    Baptismal site / Jordan River
    Dead Sea
    Farewell Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

Day 11:                                                           Departure
    Free time and return flights home
    Transfers to Tel Aviv airport

Trip date: March 05 - March 15 2018.
Departure City:  Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Other departure cities available) 
Package Price:  $3,190.00   (Based on double occupancy)

Single supplement: $750.00 (Private room)

Package price includes the following:

1.    Meet & Assist at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrivals and departures.
2.    Three nights’ accommodation in Tiberius in double occupancy with breakfast & dinner.
3.    Five night’s accommodation in Bethlehem in double occupancy with breakfast & dinner
4.    Ten days sightseeing in modern air conditioned private bus.
5.    English speaking government licensed Christian guide on duty.
6.    Entrance fees to places of interests whilst on tour in the Holy Land and Jordan.
7.    Special dinner at oriental restaurant with folklore show.
8.    Flight tickets. 

Package price should not include the following: 
1.    Meals on routes and Soft drinks.
2.    Tips for Guide, Driver and hotels.
3.    All Personal Expenses. 
4.    Insurance.

All prices are in US Dollars based on per person in a double room, Pax rooming alone is subject to single supplement, and maximum capacity of the bus is 50Pax.  All prices are VAT inclusive