Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

 10 Days: May 16 - 25, 2015

Itinerary

 

Day 1      Saturday, May 16: Depart for the Holy Land

Today depart Chicago O’Hare International Airport via US Airways for your pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Complimentary meals and beverages will be served aloft.

  

Day 2     Sunday, May 17: Arrive Tel Aviv: Nahsholim

Arrive at Ben Gurion Tel Aviv Airport. Board your comfortable touring bus and soon, you will be on your way to the beautiful seaside resort of Nahsholim.

Check-in at hotel.

Mass at hotel.

Dinner & overnight at Hotel Kibbutz Nahsholim.

 

Day 3     Monday, May 18: Galilee

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:   Mt. Carmel    Sepphoris
                                    Nazareth       Cana

Dinner & overnight at Ron Beach Hotel.

 

Day 4      Tuesday, May 19: Galilee

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:   Primacy of Peter (Mass)     Yardenit (Baptism site)
                                   
Mt. of Beatitudes              Tabgha       Capernaum
            

Dinner and overnight at Ron Beach Hotel.

 

Day 5      Wednesday, May 20: Galilee

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:     Kursi      Katzrin     Bethsaida  
                                      Sea of Galilee (Boat ride and museum visit to see "Jesus Boat" on display at Kibbutz Ginosar.)

Fish dinner at Ein Gev Restaurant.

Overnight at Ron Beach Hotel.

 

Day 6      Thursday, May 21: Galilee - Dead Sea

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:     Mt. Tabor     Masada
                                      Qumran        Dead Sea

 

Dinner & overnight at Leonardo Privilege Hotel near the Dead Sea.

 

Day 7       Friday, May 22: Bethlehem -Jerusalem

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:     Bethlehem     Ein Karem     Bethany (Home/Church of Lazarus, Mary and Martha)
                                      Peter-in-Gallicantu


Dinner & overnight at Notre Dame Center

 

Day 8       Saturday, May 23: Jerusalem

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:     Dominus Flevit     Gethsemane/Church of All Nations     Via Dolorosa
                                      Holy Sepulchre    Upper Room (Sunday Vigil Mass at Franciscan Chapel)
                                      Dormition Abbey


Dinner & overnight at Notre Dame Center.

 

Day 9       Sunday, May 24: Jerusalem

Breakfast at hotel.

Site visits today include:     Western Wall       Emmaus
                                      Temple Mount     Joppa

Dinner at Ambassador Hotel in Jerusalem, followed by transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your return flight to Chicago via Philadelphia. Overnight on board the flight. 



Day 10      Monday, May 25: Arrive Home