Catholic Holy Land Tour (6D5N)
from Israel to Israel
Day to Day Itinerary
DAY 01. ARRIVAL IN ISRAEL
Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport. You will be met by a Tala Tours International representative assisted through customs and transferred to your hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.
DAY 02. JAFFA, CAESAREA, MT.CARMEL, NAZARETH, JORDAN RIVER, TIBERIAS
After breakfast begin your tour of Israel by driving through the city of Tel Aviv to the ancient port of JAFFA which is now restored and is an exciting Artists Quarter. See the site of the house of Simon the Tanner. Continue north along the coast via the plains of Sharon to ancient CAESAREA. Visit the Roman theater and other excavations. Drive via Mt. Carmel to NAZARETH and visit the Church of Annunciation built on the site where Gabriel informed Mary she would give birth to the Messiah. Continue via CANA, the site of the First Miracle and then on to the Jordan River in whose waters John baptized Jesus. Continue to Nazareth and check into hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 03. BOAT RIDE, CAPERNAUM, TABGHA, MT. OF BEATITUDES, JERICHO, DEAD SEA, JERUSALEM
After breakfast take a Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee. Visit ancient CAPERNAUM where Jesus lived and performed many miracles. Visit TABGHA on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus fed the multitudes. On to the MT. OF BEATITUDES where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. Continue down the Jordan Valley past JERICHO, the city Joshua destroyed. Drive to the lowest spot on earth, the Dead Sea. Conditions permitting, float in its unique mineral rich water. Travel up the Judean Hills to JERUSALEM, the Holy city. Check into hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.
DAY 04. JERUSALEM AND BETHLEHEM
After breakfast drive to the MT. OF OLIVES for an overview of the Old City of Jerusalem. Hear an explanation on this city's most interesting history. Time for photos and possibly a Camel Ride. Visit the site of Ascension and then on to the Pater Noster Chapel where the Lord's Prayer is written in many languages. Walk the Palm Sunday Road and then visit the Chapel of the Weeping (Dominus Flavit) where Jesus wept for Jerusalem. On to the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE and its old olive trees. Visit the Church of Gethsemane. Continue to MT. ZION. Visit the Upper Room where Jesus and his Disciples ate the Last Supper. Drive to BETHELEHEM and the Church of the Nativity built over the site where Jesus was born. View the Shepherds' Fields where the Shepherds were tending their flocks when the heard a heavenly chorus and followed the star to Bethlehem. Return to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.
DAY 05. OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM
After breakfast visit the WAILING WALL where Jews gather from all over the world to commemorate the destruction of the First and Second Temples and pray for the restoration of Israel – a prayer already being fulfilled. Visit the Temple Mount and see the beautiful mosques built where the temples once stood. Walk to the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus cured the paralytic man. Walk along the VIA DOLOROSA and follow the 14 stations of the Cross. Visit the CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure for shopping in the bazaars of the Old City. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 06. DEPARTURE
Today you will be transferred to Ben Gurion Airport and a Tala Tours International representative will assist you with all formalities for your departure flight.
- Passport and visa photocopies required before processing, passport should be not less 6 months valid from the date of travel
- VISA and Passports - You are responsible for obtaining and paying for all visas and entry documents, for meeting all health and other requirements, and for any documents required by the laws, regulations, orders, and/or requirements of the countries you will visit. The Company is not responsible for providing specific visa and passport information or documentation, and The Company cannot accept liability for any traveller refused entry onto any transport or into any country due to failure of the traveller to carry correct documentation. All travellers travelling internationally are required to have a passport. Most countries require that the passport be valid for at least six (6) months beyond the conclusion of the trip. It is recommended you have a minimum of three blank pages in your passport when travelling, as many countries require blank pages. Multiple entry visas are required for some holidays. It is your responsibility to verify all visa and passport requirements. The process of obtaining a visa and/or passport can take up to three months or more.
- Travel Insurance - It is highly recommened you have travel insurance in place
- Please be gently reminded that it is the guest's responsibility to secure passport and valid entry visas to the destinations if applicable
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- Itineraries subject to space availability upon reservation. Itineraries subject to change without prior notice