12 Days In The Footsteps of St. Peter - November 6 - 17, 2018 from Minneapolis/St. Paul with Church of St. Peter

12 Days In The Footsteps of St. Peter - November 6 - 17, 2018 from Minneapolis/St. Paul with Church of St. Peter

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12 Days In The Footsteps of St. Peter - November 6 - 17, 2018

(Day 1): Arrival Tel Aviv – Transfer to Hotel in Bethlehem
Welcome to the Holy Land, upon arrival at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, where we meet our local guide and driver and head directly to our hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight

(Day 2): BethlehemShepherd’s Field – Bethlehem
Following the breakfast at hotel, we will depart to visit the Manger Square, where we visit the Church of the Nativity built over the Birthplace of Jesus. Continue to visit the Grotto of St. Jerome and Milk Grotto. We continue for a walk in the Old City of Bethlehem. Then we head to visit the Shepherd’s Field where the Shepherd’s saw the star of the nativity where we celebrate mass. Back to our hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight

(Day 3): Bethlehem – BethanyJerichoQumran - Dead Sea
Following breakfast, we will depart to visit Bethany (included), where we visit the Tomb of Lazarus and celebrate mass. Continue to visit the Baptismal Site where group can renew their baptismal vows. Then we continue to visit the Old inhabited city in the world (Tel Jericho included). View Mt. Temptation. Then we continue to visit Qumran (included) where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Then we end our day with a visit to the Dead Sea where we can enjoy a float in the salty water. Back to our hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight

(Day 4): Bethlehem – Ein KaremEmmaus – Cana – Tiberius
After breakfast, we will depart to visit Ein Karem where group will visit both churches, the church of the vistation where Virgin Mary visited her cousin. We continue to visit the Chruch St. John the Baptist the birthplace of John the Baptist. Then we continue to visit Emmaus where Luke reports that Jesus appeared after his death. Continue to visit the Church of the First Miracle in Cana where Jesus performed his miracle. Group can renew their wedding vows. Check in at our hotel for dinner and overnight

NOTE: CHECK IN ON SATURDAYS IS USUALLY 2 HRS AFTER SUNSET

(Day 5): Tiberius – Boat Ride – Mt. Beatitudes – Tabgha – Bethsaida
Start the day with a boat ride around the Sea of Galilee (included). Group will visit the 2000 year old Jesus Boat Museum (included). Group will continue to visit Mt. Beatitudes on the Sea of Galilee. Continue to visit Tabgha where we visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Fishes and Loaves. Group will end the day with a visit to Bethsaida (included). Dinner and overnight in Tiberius

(Day 6): Caesarea Phillipi – Tel Dan – Capernaum – Tiberius
Following breakfast, we will depart to visit Caesarea Phillipi (included) the site of Peter’s Confession. Then we continue to visit Tel Dan (included) the town was originally occupied in the Late Neolithic era. Then we continue to visit Capernaum (included) where we can see the remains of an old house and celebrate mass. Dinner and overnight in Tiberius.

(Day 7): Mt. Tabor – Nazareth – Tiberius
After breakfast, we will depart to visit Mt. Tabor (Taxi included), where we visit the Basilica of the Transfiguration. Then we continue to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth where Virgin Mary heard the good news. Where we celebrate mass. We continue to visit the Church of St. Joseph’s and Mary’s Well. Back to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

(Day 8): Mt. Olives – Pater Noster – Gethsemane – Jerusalem
Following breakfast, we will depart from Tiberius and head to Jerusalem. We will start the tour at Jerusalem, with a visit to Asension Chapel (included). Then we continue to visit Pater Noster (included) where Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer. Group will stop for a panoramic view where our guide will point the most important sites in Jerusalem. Then we will walk the Palm Sunday road stopping at Gethsemane where we wiill celebrate mass. Check in at our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. Check in at our hotel in Jerusalem

(Day 9): Temple Mount – Wailing Wall – St. Anne – Mt. Zion
After breakfast, we will depart to visit Temple Mount seeing the Dome of the rock wheer once the temple of Solomon and the temple of time of Christ Stood. Then we continue to visit the Wailing Wall the holiest site of Jesus. Then we continue to visit Church of St. Anne and Pool of Bethesda (included). Group will continue to visit Mt. Zion where we visit the Upper Room and Church of St. Peter in Galicantu (included) where Peter denied Jesus three times. Back to our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight

(Day 10): Via Dolorosa – Stations of the Cross – Breakfast – Free time – Jerusalem
Early in the morning, we walk the Via Dolorosa (14 stations of the Cross), reaching the Church of the Holy Sepulchre where group will celebrate mass. We will get back to hotel for breakfast. Rest of day is free to explore time in Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

(Day 11): Departure

 

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Trip Date: November 6 - 17, 2018

Departure City: Minneapolis/St. Paul
Price: $3990.00

Package price includes the following:

  • Hotels on HB Basis: 10 nights (open buffet breakfast, open buffet dinner)
  • Air conditioned bus in Israel (Maximum 53 pax)
  • English speaking guide
  • E. fees as per program: Capernaum – Boat Ride & Museum – Mt. Tabor – Asension – St. Peter in Galicantu – Tel Jericho – Ecce Homo – Pater Noster – St. Anne – Bethsaida – Bethany – National Parks (Banias, Tel Dan, Qumran)
  • Meeting and assistance at Arrival – Ben Gurion Airport
  • Porterage Included in all hotels
  • Parking fees where applicable
  • Whispers during the whole trip
  • Porterage at airport

Package price does not include the following:

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Lunches
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Medical Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Gratuities for guide / driver (please look at the list that we recommend)
  • We recommend 5-7 $ pp per day for Guide/ 4-5 $$ per day for driver.