Pilgrimages

Designed for first-time and returning pilgrims alike. 

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival at Tel Aviv International Airport. Transfer to hotel in Nazareth. Introduction and welcome by Angels Tours & Travel representative. Overnight in Nazareth.

Day 2: Galilee. Boat ride across the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum (the village of Peter), Tabgha (the place of the Multiplication of the Loaves & Fishes), Mensa Christi (the primacy of Peter), and Mount of Beatitudes. Overnight in Nazareth.

Day 3: Cana, Mt. Carmel and Nazareth. Visit Cana, place of the first miracle of Jesus and Mount Carmel. Return to Nazareth to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Church, the old Synagogue, and Mary’s Well. Dinner and final overnight in Nazareth.

Day 4: Mount Tabor and Jordan Valley. Visit Mount Tabor (place of the Transfiguration) and baptismal site along the Jordan River. Journey to Jersualem via the Jordan Valley. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 5: Jerusalem. Visit the Old City of Jerusalem: Church of St. Anne, Pool of Bethsaida, Flagellation Chapel, Haram Al-Sharif (Al Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock, if possible), Via Dolorosa and Western Wall. Visit to Garden Tomb. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 6: Free day in Jerusalem. Dinner and final overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 7: Jerusalem. Visit Mount of Olives, a stop for a panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem, Ascension Chapel, Pater Noster Church, Dominus Flevit, the Garden & Church of All Nations at Gethsemane, Mt. Zion, Dormition Abby, David's Tomb, the Cenacle (place of the Last Supper), and Church of St. Peter in Galicantu. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 8: Jericho and Dead Sea. Visit Mount of Temptation, Tel Sultan and the Sycamore Tree of Zaccheus. Visit Qumran, place of the finding of the Dead Sea Scrolls, with the possibility of swimming in the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 9: Bethlehem. Visit the Nativity Church, Milk Grotto and Shepherds Field, Afternoon visit to Christmas Lutheran Church and Dar Al Kalima Center to meet with the local Lutheran community. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 10: Hebron and Bethlehem. Visit the Old City of Hebron and the Abraham Mosque. Free afternoon in Bethlehem. Farewell cultural dinner with folklore dance. Overnight in Bethlehem and prepare for departure.

Day 11: Departure. Transfer to Tel Aviv International Airport for departure.

 

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