CHRISTIAN HOMECOMING PILGRIMAGE - ISRAEL 2017


Suggested Program & Itinerary


 

02/11: TEL AVIV ARRIVALS

Upon Tel Aviv Airport arrival, our Partners will meet and transfer us to the hotel. WELCOME DINNER WILL BE AT 18:30PM. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (D)


03/11: JERUSALEM CITY – WESTERN WALL – UPPER ROOM – MT. ZION

After breakfast, we go through Dung Gate to visit the Western (Wailing) Wall (You will have the opportunity to pray for the children, grandchildren and the generation to come; then you drop your prayer requests.). We see the Dome of the Rock at Mount Moriah (where Isaac was to be sacrificed by Abraham). Then continue to visit Mount Zion where the traditional tomb of King David is found. We also visit the Room of the Last Supper (Upper Room). Visit the Church of Peter in Gallicantu, where Peter denied Jesus (the possible house of Caiaphas). Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D)


04/11: JERUSALEM – MT. OLIVE – STATIONS OF THE CROSS (VIA DOLOROSA) – ELA VALLEY

After breakfast we descend to visit the Mt. of Ascension; Garden of Gethsemane; and also visit the Church of All Nations. We visit the Pool of Bethesda and the Church of St. Anne (The house of Mary, Jesus mother). We walk along the 14 Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) - the route Jesus took to Crucifixion. We visit Ela Valley - Where David fought and killed Goliath. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D)


05/11: SHEPHERD FIELD – NATIVITY – BOAS FIELD

After breakfast we visit the Shepherds Field (where the Star appeared to the Shepherds).We continue our visit to the Church of Nativity where CHRIST was born; and then Boas Field. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D)

 


06/11: JERICHO – DEAD SEA – MT. CARMEL

   

After breakfast we board our bus to visit Jericho, believed to be the most ancient city in the world; it is the site of Joshua's first dramatic conquest when the city walls collapsed at the sound of his trumpets [Joshua 4:5-6]. We board a Cable Car to Mount of Temptation. We visit Elisha's spring and also See Zacchaeus Tree (Sycamore). We continue to Dead Sea for floating. Today we will end our visit at Mount Carmel, venerated as a sacred spot since ancient times, it was originally a sanctuary of Baal whose prophets Elijah defeated. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D)


07/11: MT. OF BEATITUDES - TABGHA – CAPERNAUM - SEA OF GALILEE –RIVER JORDAN

After breakfast we depart to Jordan Valley. We pass through Magdala, home of Mary Magdalene . We ascend to visit Mount of Beatitudes, the Sanctuary of the Sermon on the Mount; it was here that Jesus chose His 12 disciples. We visit Tabgha, the site of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish. We also visit the Church of the Primacy where Jesus delegated the Primacy of the Church to Peter. We visit the village of Capernaum, referred to in the New Testament as a centre of Jesus' ministry after He left Nazareth. See also the Ancient Synagogue and Peter's house. As a sign of having the inner feeling of how Jesus sailed around Galilee, we take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee to Tiberias. We finally visit the Baptismal site of River Jordan where it flows out to the Sea of Galilee. It is the River where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D)


08/11:NAZARETH – CANA

After breakfast we begin our pilgrimage by visiting Nazareth, the childhood home of Jesus, where He studied and worked, forging the theories that would shape the years to come. We have the privilege to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation and walk to St. Joseph's workshop. We continue to visit the village of Cana, which has not changed much outwardly since the times when Jesus turned water into wine at a wedding celebration. Evening will be a farewell dinner. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D)


09/11: - TEL AVIV DEPARTURES

After breakfast, we will board our bus to Tel Aviv Airport for our departure home with good memories. Breakfast at Hotel, Dinner on flight (B)


NB: * This suggested Itinerary is subject to change at any point in time. * HOTEL: CHECK IN 11:30AM CHECK OUT: 10:00AM *B = Breakfast *D = Dinner

 

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DIRECTORIATE (Non VISA Zone)

Contact Person

MR. DANNY DASSA
8 HAHASHON STR, JERUSALEM 90805, STATE OF ISRAEL
Phone: +972 – 2 – 533 - 8000   
Mobile: + 972 - 52 457 - 0149
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DIRECTORIATE (VISA Zone)

Contact Persons

MR. ISAAC KUFFOUR
Near Mascot hotel, North Kaneshie,
Accra - Ghana.
Tel : +233 541 056 076
Email : homedesk@christiansbirthright.org

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