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Pilgrimage tour in Holy Land / November 8- 17, 2020
Pilgrimage tour in Holy Land / November 8- 17, 2020
Assistance during the entire period of the journey;
8 nights of accommodation with half-board (buffet), in Bethlehem at a 4-star hotel, place in double room;
Free access to the touristic sights in the program;
Taxi ride to Sava;
Modern coach with air conditioning, according to the program throughout the circuit trip in Israel;
Tarif does not include:
Beverages during meals except (water, juice, tea, coffee)
Possible optional program, beside the program presented;
Other personal expenditure;
Supplement for single room $500/room
Travel and medical insurance
Passport valid at least 6 months after the end of the trip;
In case of refusal of the authorities at the frontier checkpoints to let the tourist enter the territory of the respective state, or refusal to allow the tourist to leave the territory of a state, the agency does not assume any responsibility;
The air company may change the flight timetable and the airport / fuel fee, changes that shall be notified to you;
Deterioration or loss of luggage is imputable to the air company;
The category of hotels and means of transportation is compliant with the local norms. The program per days may change observing in totality the aforementioned visits.
Booking and payment terms:
The annulment penalties are in the amount of 1000$ if the booking is annulled 6 months prior to departure
The payment may be made in cash, by cheque, 3,5% commission at the credit card payment
The tariffs are based on a number of minimum 35 paying persons. If the number of participants is less than 35, the cost of the trip is the following: for a number of persons ranging between 25 and 34 one shall apply a supplement of 150$/pers.
Arrival at Ben Gurion airport Tel Aviv/Israel, after customs formalities transfer with modern coach and check-in at the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem. Free program for accommodation. One may use the hotel pool for 10$/pers (it shall be opened for minimum 20 pers). Dinner.
Breakfast. We set off to Lida where we visit the church and tomb of St. George, the Stella
Maris church with the cave of Saint Prophet Elijah. We continue the journey to the town of Haifa where we visit the Suspended Gardens of the Baha’i cult. After the visit we leave for Jaffa where we visit the Church of St. Michael. We then go to Ein KAREM to see the Church of the Birth of St. John the Baptist and the place of encounter between St. Virgin Mary and her cousin Elisabeth. Then we reach the MOUNT OF OLIVES where we visit the Church of THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem.
Breakfast. In Jerusalem we shall walk the Cross Road with 14 halts. Arriving in the Holy Citadel, we visit the Church of the Holy Resurrection with Golgotha, the Stone of Anointment, the Holy Tomb, the place where the Holy Cross stood. Time available for prayer. After visiting Mount Zion, he shall stop at the Church of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God, the Last Supper, the Wailing Wall, the Mount of Olives with the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of the Nations. Departure to the Romanian Church of Jerusalem – with the saint patron the Great Martyr St. George. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem.
Breakfast. BETHLEHEM – Visit to the Orthodox Church of the Birth of Our Savior Jesus Christ, the cave where Jesus was birth. Visit to the St. Catherine catholic church, the Milk Grotto, The Field of Shepherds. Then we set of to the Monastery of St. Theodosius, we continue our journey in the desert by minibus to the Monastery of St. Sava. Visit to Mount Zion at the church of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God, the pavilion - the Last Supper, the Tomb of King David. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem.
Breakfast. We leave for Hoseva and visit the Monastery of St. George the Hosevite, with the relics of St. Jacob the Romanian from Neamt. We shall make a brief halt at the cosmetics shop in Qumran (the of Centre of the Essenians) at the Dead Sea shore where, time permitting, we shall bathe and take a mud cure. Halt for a symbolic baptism in the Jordan River. We visit the Monastery of St. Gherasim on the Jordan. Panoramic view over the Carantania Monastery in the Carantania desert (the place where Our Savior Jesus Christ was tempted by the devil). Travel to the city of JERICHO – the oldest city in the world, prayer at the church of the Monastery “Zacchaeus’s Mulberry” and the Romanian church at Jericho. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem.
Breakfast. We start our pilgrimage by climbing Mount Scopus (the mountain of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus to Heaven). We visit the Russian Monastery of Eleon, the Mount of Olives, the church
Dominus Flevit (Our Lord Wept), the Gethsemane Gardens with the Church of nations, the Church of the Tomb of the Holy Mother of God. Optionally, we may go to visit the Holocaust Museum. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem.
Breakfast. We set out to the north of the Holy Land, to Galilea. We shall visit the Orthodox Church St. Gabriel of Nazareth, with the Spring of St. Virgin Mary. We then go to Cana Galilea, to the Orthodox Church, where Jesus performed His first miracle, turning water into wine. We go by minibus to Mount Tabor where we visit the Church of Transfiguration, erected on the spot where our Lord the Savior underwent the transfiguration. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem
Breakfast. Journey to the Mount of Bliss. Prayer in the church reminding the wonderful Sermon on the Mountain of Our Lord. Visit to the ruins of the city of Capernaum, the most beloved city of our Savior Jesus Christ, where He performed most of His miracles; visit to the Synagogue and of the house where St. Peter’s mother-in-law was healed, prayer in the Church of St. Apostles of Capernaum, Tabgha – the church reminds of the miracle of multiplying the breads and fishes (the feeding of five thousand people with five loaves of bread and 2 fishes), the Church of St. Peter. Optionally, a ride in a replica of the “boat of Jesus” on the water of the Galilea Sea (for 40$/pers.). Lunch at a fishery restaurant. Dinner and accommodation in the 4-star hotel in Bethlehem.