12 Days Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from New Orleans, LA - Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 08, 2024 - Rev. Kennon Pickett

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Day 1: Thursday, December 28, 2023  Departure from USA

  • Depart for your overnight flights to the Holy Land.

 Day 2: Friday, December 29, 2023, Arrive in Tel Aviv, Transfer to Tiberius.

  • Arrive in Tel Aviv.
  • Meet your guide and transfer to Tiberius.
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Tiberius.

 Day 3: Saturday, December 30, 2023, Nazareth, Cana.

  • Visit Cana of Galilee.
  • Visit Mar Elias institution, meet with Archbishop Elias Chacour
  • Lunch in Nazareth
  • Nazareth, visiting the Basilica of the Annunciation. St. Joseph’s Church, and Mary’s well.
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Tiberius or Nazareth.

 Day 4: Sunday, December 31, 2023, Banias, Sea of Galilee.

  • The Mount of Beatitudes for a time of prayer and reflection.
  • Caesarea Philippi.
  • Capernaum. St. Peter’s Primacy.
  • Tabgha, site of the multiplication of the fishes and the loaves.
  • Enjoy a meal of “St. Peter’s fish” and a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Tiberius or Nazareth.

Day 5: Monday, January 1, 2024, Mount Carmel, Coastal Plains.

  • Magdala
  • Mount Carmel, the site of Muhraka (“the Scorching”).
  • Caesarea Maritime.
  • Depart to Bethlehem via Coastal Plains.
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 6: Tuesday, January 2, 2024, Bethlehem, Shepherd’s field. 

  • Shepherd’s Field in Beit Sahour.
  • The Church of the Nativity. St. Catherine church, Old city of Bethlehem.
  • Visit the Israeli Museum, the model of Jerusalem, and the Shrine of the Book.
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 7: Wednesday, January 3, 2024, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion.

  • Panoramic view from the top of Mount of Olives.
  • Ascension Hill on the Mount of Olives.
  • The Church of Pater Noster.
  • The Church of Dominus Flevit.
  • The Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations.
  • Mt. Zion and the Cenacle (Upper Room).
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 8: Thursday, January 4, 2024, Via Dolorosa, Holy Sepulcher

  • Visit the Dome of the Rock & Al Aqsa Mosque
  • The Western Wall.
  • St. Anne’s Church, the Pools of Bethesda.
  • Walk the Via Dolorosa ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
  • Visit the Garden Tomb. (Communion service)
  • Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 9: Friday, January 5, 2024, Hebron, Tent of Nations

  • Visit Hebron, Old city, Cave of Machpelah, Tombs of Patriarchs, and Glass Factory.
  • Lunch at Tent of Nations.
  • Visit Tent of Nations
  • Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

 Day 10: Saturday, January 6, 2024, Bethlehem, Jerusalem

  • Orthodox Christmas Celebrations in Bethlehem
  • Visit Refugee camp, Walled Off Hotel
  • Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 11: Sunday, January 7, 2024, Dead Sea

  • Qumran, site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Baptism site (Jordan River).
  • Visit Jericho, Zacchaeus tree old city, and view the mount of Temptation.
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Bethlehem.

 Day 12: Monday, January 8, 2024  Departure

  • Depart for the airport. 
  • Or to Jordan via King Hussain Bridge


Optional Extension –  Jordan
January 8 – 11, 2024
$890.00 Per Person

Day 1: 08 January 2023.                               

  • Meet your guide at Allenby Bridge after visa formalities transfer to visit Madaba & Mt. Nebo, Lunch
  • Drive to Petra.
  • Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Amman.

Day 2: 09 January 2023.                          

  • Full-day tour of Petra with lunch.
  • Drive to wadi rum.
  • Dinner and overnight at your Camp in Wadi rum.

Day 3: 10 January 2023.                          

  • Enjoy a 4x4 Bedouin Jeep ride for 2 hrs, lunch.
  • Transfer to Amman. Panoramic tour
  • Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Amman

Day 4: 11 January 2023.                     

  • Transfer to Queen Alia Airport for Dept.


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Trip date:  Dec. 28, 2023 - Jan. 08, 2024
Departure City:  New Orleans, LA, (MSY)
Package Price:  $4390.00
The single supplement is $850.00 (Private room)

Optional Jordan Extension January 8 – 11, 2024: $890.00

The package price includes the following:

  • Round-trip airline ticket
  • Round trip bus transportation Church/Airport/Church
  • Meet & Assist at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival and departure.
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Nazareth in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner.
  • Six-night accommodation in Bethlehem in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner.
  • Ten days sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned private bus.
  • English-speaking government-licensed Christian guide on duty.
  • Entrance fees to places of interest whilst on tour in the Holy Land.
  • Special dinner at an oriental restaurant.
  • Lunches daily
  • Tips for Guide, Driver, and hotels.

The package price does not include the following: 

  • Drinks at hotels and restaurants
  • All Personal Expenses.
  • Travel Insurance.


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