Holy Land Pilrimage
Rome-Tel Aviv-Tiberias -Nazareth-Haifa-Capernaum-Tabgha-Mt Tabor--Jericho-Qumran-Dead Sea-Jerusalem-Ein Karem-Bethlehem-Jerusalem-Tel Aviv-Rome
Fully Escorted 8days/7nights
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day 01 Rome-Tel Aviv-Tiberias
Pending the flight schedule, upon arrival in Tel Aviv, we’ll be assisted through customs and transferred to our hotel.
day 02 Tiberias-Nazareth-Haifa-Tiberias
With our guide we travel to Cana, location of Jesus' first public miracle. On to Nazareth and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, the excavations under the Basilica and the Franciscan Museum. View the Synagogue Mary's Well and St Gabriel's Church.
day 03 Tiberias-Capernaum-Tabgha-Mt Tabor-Tiberias
With our tour guide we take boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. Then visit St Peter's Memorial, the House and the 6C Synagogue. Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus gave his Sermon. On to Tabgha, site of multiplication of the fish and the loaves. Visit the Baptismal place on the Jordan River. Drive to Mt Tabor and visit the Church of the Transfiguration.
day 04 Tiberias-Jericho-Qumran-Dead Sea-Jerusalem
Depart for Haifa; ascend Mt Carmel, visit Stella Maris Convent and the Prophet Elija's Grotto. Through the Jordan Valley to ancient Jericho. Visit Elisha's Spring, the Sycamore Tree, the New City, view the Mount of Temptation. In Qumran we visit the excavations of the Essean Monastery and the Cave of the Scrolls. Travel the Old Roman road to Jerusalem and stop at the Sanctuary of Bethany
day 05 Jerusalem-Ein Karem-Bethlehem-Jerusalem
Today we visit the Church of Visitation and the Church of St John the Baptist in Ein Karem. Continue to the Shepherds Field. In Bethlehem, visit the Basilica of Nativity, the Chapel of St Jerome' Crusader Cluster. Then to the Mount of Olives, Ascension Place, Church of Paternoster, Dominus Flevit, Virgin's Tomb, Grotto of Jesus' Arrest, Garden and Church of Gethsemane. Then to Mount Zion, St Peter in Gallicantu, the Cenacle and Dormition Abbey.
day 06 Jerusalem
We start with a walking tour of the Old City: the Temple area, the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock, Al Aksa Mosque, St Anne Church and the Pool of Bethesda.Walk the Via Dolorosa and trace the footsteps of Jesus. See the Church of Flagellation, Ecce Homo Arch, Church of Resurrection (Calvary and Holy Sepulchre).
day 07 Jerusalem
Whole day at leisure to explore preferred sites. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at the hotel.
day 08 Tel Aviv-Rome
our visit of the Holy Land comes to an end after breakfast with our transfer to the airport and flight back to Rome.