12 Days The Passion Play 2020 - Oberammergau from Charlotte, NC - Aug. 26 – Sept. 05 2020 - Pastor Naomi Carriker

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Day 1: Tuesday August 25, 2020 Departure
Depart for your overnight flight to the Holy Land from Charlotte, NC.  Meals will be served on board.
Day 2:  Wednesday August 26, 2020 - Arrival Tel Aviv – Transfer to Tiberias
Welcome to the Holy Land! We will arrive in Tel Aviv, after the passport control we will meet our local guide and driver and head directly to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Thursday August 27, 2020 - Tiberias Cana Haifa Nazareth
Start the day with a visit to the village of Cana, the site of Jesus’ first miracle, where our married couples renew their wedding vows. Then we will travel north to the sea port city of Haifa and Mt. Carmel to visit the Carmelite Monastery. Afternoon we will visit Nazareth, where we visit the Basilica of the Annunciation where. Then we will visit St. Joseph’s Church. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.
Day 4: Friday August 28, 2020 - Sea of Galilee Capernaum Mt. Beatitudes
Following breakfast at our hotel in Tiberias, we will start the day with a Boat Ride (included) around the Sea of Galilee. Then we will continue to visit Jesus Boat Museum (included), to see the 2000 years old boat. Then we will continue to visit Capernaum (included) to see the remains of an old synagogue. Following the visit of Capernaum, we will continue to visit Mt. Beatitudes the site of Sermon on the Sea of Galilee. End of the day will be visiting Tabgha the church of the multiplication of the fishes and loaves. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias

Day 5:
Saturday August 29, 2020 - Mt. Tabor – Baptismal Site – JerichoDead SeaBethlehem
After breakfast buffet at hotel, we will depart to visit Mt. Tabor (included) where we visit the Church of the Transfiguration. Then we will continue to visit the Baptismal Site where we renew our baptism vows. Then we will continue to visit Jericho the oldest city in the world. We end our day with a visit to the Dead Sea where group can enjoy a float in the Salty Water. Check in at our hotel in Jerusalem or Bethlehem for dinner and overnight
Day 6: Sunday August 30, 2020 - Bethlehem – Shepherd’s Field Bethany
Following breakfast, we will start the day with a visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem built over the birthplace of Jesus. We will visit the Grotto and the Tomb of St. Catherine’s. Then we will depart to visit the Shepherd’s Field where the Shepherd’s saw the star of the nativity. We end the day visiting Bethany (included) where we visit the Tomb of Lazarus. Back to our hotel for dinner and overnight
Day 7: Monday August 31, 2020 - Mt. OlivesMt. Zion
After breakfast, we will start the day visiting Mt. Olives, where we start the day with a visit to Asension (included). Then we will continue to visit Pater Noster (included) where Jesus taught his displces the Lord’s Prayer. We will then walk the Palm Sunday road stopping at Gethsemane. Then we 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 for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Tuesday September 01, 2020 - Via DolorosaHoly Sepulcher Ein Karem
Early in the morning, we will walk the Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) reaching the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. We will visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Then we will go back to hotel for breakfast. Then we will go back to the Old City where we visit the Church of St. Anne (included) where Jesus healed the paralytic. Then we will continue to visit Ecce Homo (included). Then we will visit the Village of Ein Karem, where we visit both Churches the Visitation where Virgin Mary visited her cousin. Then we will continue to visit St. John the Baptist. Tonight, group will enjoy a farewell dinner (included). Overnight at Hotel
Day 9: Wednesday September 02, 2020 - Departure – Munich
After breakfast we will transfer to the airport for our flight to Germany.
Day 9: Wednesday September 02, 2020 Munich – Oberammergau
  • Upon arrival at Munich International Airport, meet the local tour escort who will accompany the group for next days.
  • Board the coach and depart for Oberammergau.
  • Independent lunch en route
  • The history of the Passion Play at Oberammergau goes back to the year 1634, when the quaint alpine village of Oberammergau was threatened by the deadly and contagious disease known as the Black Plague that scourged Europe, killing two-thirds of the population of Germany. The people of Oberammergau vowed that if the village could be spared, a re-enactment of the life and suffering of Christ would be performed. The village was miraculously saved from the ravages of the Black Death. Since that date, the play has been performed every ten years.
  • Check into the hotel upon arrival
  • Dinner and overnight in Oberammergau or its vicinity (B)
Day 10: Thursday September 03, 2020 - Oberammergau
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • This morning, we travel to Oberammergau for some time at leisure to stroll around the town & shop for some of the town′s famous woodcarving.
  • Lunch (included).
  • 14:30 – 1st part of the Passion Play
  • 17:00 – break
  • 3-course dinner during the break
  • 20:00 – 22:30 – 2nd part of the Passion Play
  • Overnight in Oberammergau or vicinity
Day 11: Friday September 04, 2020 Oberammergau – Wies – Neuschwanstein – Munich
  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • Depart for Munich, the capital city of Bavaria
  • Stop en route to vistit the Neuschwanstein Castle (entrance fee included) one of the fairy-tale castles built by “Mad” King Ludwig II. With its turrets and mock-medievalism, and interior styles ranging from Byzantine through Romanesque to Gothic, the castle is a real fairy-tale fantasy come true.
  • Next stop to visit Wieskirche, hidden amidst green meadows and snowcapped mountains this ‘Church in the Meadow’ is considered to be the most beautiful rococo church in Europe.
  • Lunch on your own en route
  • Continue to Munich
  • Upon arrival enjoy a guided city tour of Bavaria’s capital, including the Baroque church of Asamkirche and the historic glockenspiel on the Marienplatz (2h, exterior views only)
  • Check in at the hotel
  • Farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in Munich or vicinity
Day 12: Saturday September 05, 2020 Munich Departure
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Board the coach and transfer to the Munich Airport for your homebound flight
 

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Trip Date: Aug. 26 – Sept. 05  2020

Departure City:  Atlanta, GA  (other cities available)
Price: $4790.00

Package price includes the following - Holy Land:

  • Flight tickets.
  • Meet & Assist at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrivals and departures.
  • Three night’s accommodation in Tiberius in double occupancy with breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Four night’s accommodation in Bethlehem in double occupancy with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Nine days sightseeing in modern air conditioned private bus.
  • English speaking government licensed Christian guide on duty.
  • Entrance fees to places of interests whilst on tour in the Holy Land.
  • Special dinner at oriental restaurant with folklore show.
  • Honorariums for speakers

 

Package price does not include the following - Germany:

  1. Hotels on HB basis (3-course dinner, excl. drinks)
  2. 49-seater air-conditioned bus from day 8 till day 11
  3. Professional English-speaking tour escort from day 8 till day 11
  4. Accommodation and meals for driver and tour escort from day 8 till day 11
  5. Entrance Fees:
  6. Neuschwanstein Castle
  7. Local guides: Munich 2h
  8. Porterage service at the hotels (in/out, 1 luggage pcs/pax)
  9. Headsets
  10. Wi-Fi on the bus
  11. Whisper Sets
  12. 2 night Passion Play package including:
  • lunch on the day of the play
  • Accommodation in Oberammergau or vicinity on BB basic (2 nights)
  • 3-course dinner without drinks at hotel/pension on day 8
  • 3-course dinner without drinks at Passion Play on day 9
  • Admission ticket to Passion Play - 2nd category
  • Textbook for the 2020 Passion Play
  • Tourism tax
  • Bus shuttle Hotel – Theater – Hotel

    Package price should not include the following: Germany

    • Anything not mentioned above
    • Lunches in Germany
    • Drinks at meals Tips for hotel staff, local guides & driver
    • Soft drinks.
    • All Personal Expenses.
    • Travel Insurance.