AJET have worked with Catholic pilgrimage Holy Land tours for over a decade, handling groups from across Africa, Europe, North and South America.
Our carefuly planned tour will take you on a journey in the footsteps of Jesus, and allowing you to experience what it was like for our Holy Mother and His disciples.
HELPING YOU CUSTOMIZE ACCORDING TO YOUR NEEDS
Arranging daily private Masses at Catholic Sanctuaries at the Holy sites like, Golgotha in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth and the Basilica of the Transfiguration.
In addition to our hotel options, we also offer accommodation at Catholic houses in the Holy Land, in collaboration with different Catholic centers
You will have a dedicated Catholic staff member helping you plan your trip before, during, and even after your Holy Land tour.
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Jerusalem / Tiberias
8 days - 7 nights
10 days - 9 nights
Bethlehem / Galilee
9 days - 8 nights
12 days - 11 nights
WE CUSTOMIZE ITINERARIES TO FIT YOUR GROUP'S INTEREST
Arrival and Transfer
On arrival at Ben-Gurion airport, our representative will be there to welcome and assist you. Once you arrive in Tel Aviv, you will be transferred to your hotel. If traffic is congested, it should take between 35 and 45 minutes.
The rest of the day is yours to rest and enjoy.
After breakfast we drive to Bethlehem, the royal city of David, to visit the birthplace of Jesus, which is marked by the Basilica of the Nativity (Luke 2:1-7). We also visit the Milk Grotto and the Fields of the Shepherds where the Angel of the Lord proclaimed the good news of the birth of our Lord (Luke 2:8-18). In the afternoon we visit Ein Kerem, the birthplace of John the Baptist. We see the Church of Visitation, where Mary came to visit Elisabeth (Luke 1:39- 80), the house of Zachariah and Elizabeth and Mary’s Well. We then visit the site of John the Baptist in the Desert. Dinner and night in Jerusalem.
After breakfast, we will ascend to Mount of Olives (Chapel of the Ascension-Acts 1, Pater Noster-Luke 11:1-4, Bethphage- Matthew 21:1-7) to gain an unprecedented view of Jerusalem and its Old City. Following this, we walk the Palm Sunday Road (Matthew 26: 36-58) to Gethsemane Garden, where Jesus was arrested. And then we visit the Basilica of the Agony.
After that, we enter the Old City to see the Church of St. Anne and the Pool of Bethesda (Job 5:1-15). Continuing our journey, we follow the Stations of the Cross as we walk from the remains of the Antonia to the Church of the Resurrection (Holy Sepulchre). Afterward, we continue towards the most holy site of the Jews to visit the Western Wall.
As we make our way back to our hotel we pass through the colorful bazaar. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
JERICHO, DEAD SEA
As we depart from Jerusalem after breakfast, we drive through the desert and see many secular landmarks.
Our journey takes us to the world's most ancient city, Jericho. We stops to see and climb the Mount of Temptation, where Jesus spent forty days and nights fasting and meditating during the temptation of Satan. Then we go down to the spring of Elisha (2 king 2:19-22) and continue to visit Zacchaeus's Tree (Luke 19:1-10) and Ethiopian Church.
Our next stop would be Qasr El Yahud - the Jordan River where Our Lord was baptized by John (Mark 1:9). The day concludes with a trip to the lowest point on earth, Dead Sea. In the afternoon, we enjoy the salt water bath and its mineral content before returning to our hotel.
As we depart from Jerusalem after breakfast, we
Our day starts with a drive through the breathtaking landscape of lower Galilee to Megiddo, named also Armageddon - the place where the last battle of mankind is due to take place (the Apocalypse of St. John) and see the Museum as well as the old Canaanite temples as well as this 5,500 year old city with the Gates from the days of King Solomon. Our next tour takes us to Sepphoris, the capital of Herod's son and a growing city during Jesus's time. Our next stop is Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his very first miracle (John 2:1-11). Our trip continues to the Basilica of Annunciation in Nazareth.
After lunch break we drive to Ginosar and visit the Ancient Boat (Sea of Galilee Boat) from the time of Jesus that was found near Ginnosar (Matth 8:23-27, Luke 5:1-7, John 21:5,11.
We finish our day with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee where Jisus walked on the water (Matthew 14: 22-23) and then we will be heading to our hotel.
HAIFA, TEL AVIV-YAFO
After breakfast we drive to Mount Carmel to visit the Monastery of the Muhraka, where Elijah fought with the priests of Ba’al (1 King 18:17-40). From the roofs of this Monastery, we have a beautiful view of the Jezreel Plain. We proceed to Haifa and visit the Golden Domed Bahai Shrine. Elijah’s Cave - The cave of the Prophet Elijah is one of the most famous, important and sacred caves for the monotheistic faiths. Christians also believe it to be sacred since Jesus and his family hid there while escaping King Herod. We continue to the Church of Stella Maris (a Carmelite Monastery) with the cave of the Prophet Elijah. Then we continue to Tel Aviv/Jaffa visit the ancient Joppa (Jaffa), the house of Simon the Tanner (Apostles, 9: 36-43). Then we will be heading to our hotel.
FREE AND SHOPPING
Today is your free day that you can do some shopping or explore other things, or just take some time to rest and prepare for your tomorrows' flight back home.
Depending on your flight schedule four hours before your departure time, we will drive to Ben Gurion International Airport for our homebound flight.
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