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11 Day Orthodox Pilgrimage

Depart Denver for your overnight flights to the Holy Land. Meals will be served on board.
Today, we will arrive to Tel Aviv. We will meet our guide and driver. Then, we will drive to our hotel in Nazareth for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, we will leave the hotel and start our day with a visit to Caesarea. You will have the opportunity to visit the archaeological remains of this ancient port. Then, we will go to Nazareth where we will visit Mary’s Well, and the Greek Orthodox Church of Annunciation. After that, the group will visit Cana of Galilee where we will visit the Greek Orthodox Church site of Jesus' first miracle. Then, dinner and overnight in Nazareth or Tiberias.
On this day, we will start our day with a visit to Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. Then, we will visit the Tabgha, the place for the Seven Springs and the Church of the multiplication of fish and loaves. Then, we will continue to Capernaum to the headquarters of Jesus ministry in Galilee to St. Peter’s house. After that, we will visit the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Apostles. Then, we have lunch and we will try St. Peter’s Fish. We will visit Korazin, which was cursed by Jesus because the people did not follow his teaching. Then, we will have a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth or Tiberias.
After breakfast, we will check out from our hotel and start our day with a visit to Mt. Tabor where we will visit the Church of Transfiguration. Then, we will leave Galilee area and head to the Old City of Nablus Samaria at Mount Gerizim. We will also visit Jacob’s Well. Then, we will drive to Taybeh for dinner and overnight.
On this day, we will start our day with a visit to Mount of Olives. There, we will have a panoramic overlook to Jerusalem. Then, we will visit the Church of Pater Noster. Then, we will continue to the Chapel of Ascension. We will walk down the Palm Sunday road stopping at the beautiful Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdalene. After that, we will continue to visit the Tomb of Holy Mother and continue to the Church of all Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane. Later on, we will visit St. Peter in Galicantu. At the end of the day, we will be in Bethany to visit the site of the House of Mary and Lazarus. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
We will start our day with a visit to the monastery of St. George which is built in a rock Ravine in the Judean desert. Then, we will also visit the Mount of Temptation. There, we will try the Jericho Cable Car  where we will visit the Orthodox Monastery. After that, we will visit the Baptismal site in the Jordan River where the group may renew their baptismal vows. Afterwards, we will visit the Dead Sea where we can have a float in the Dead Sea in the Salty water. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
After breakfast, we start our day with a visit to Ein Karem, the birthplace of St. John the Baptist and see the Russian and the Greek Orthodox Church. Then, we will continue to Monastery of St. Theodosius and Mar Saba. After that, we will continue to the Shepherd’s Field and Grotto to see the place where the Shepherds saw the star of the Nativity. Then, we will visit the Church of the Nativity. After we finish, free time will be given for shopping. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
We start our day with a visit to the Wailing Wall and Temple Mount. Then, we will continue to St. Anne Church and Pool of Bethesda. We will walk the Via Dolorosa which is the spot where Jesus was condemned to death by Pontius Pilate. There, we will visit the Ecce Homo. Our next destination will be the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. After that, we will visit St. Jacob’s Church and St. James Cathedral in the Armenian Orthodox Quarter. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
After breakfast, we will leave to visit the Greek Orthodox Church and the Orthodox monasteries. We will also visit the Holy Cross Monastery and St. Simon; The church in Katamon. We will have a free time in Jerusalem for some shopping time and visits on own. This afternoon, we will have a farewell dinner in a local restaurant in Bethlehem.
You will have free time and then we have return flights home and transfers to Tel Aviv airport. We will arrive back in the US on the same day.