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Coptic Orthodox Tour 8 days 7 nights

Coptic Orthodox Tour 8 days 7 nights

HOLY LAND TOUR –  Coptic Orthodox tour


Day 1

Arrival at Ben Gurion  (Tel Aviv) airport. Meet and Assist. Drive to your hotel in Bethlehem for 5 nights. Check-In.

Day 2 

Holy Mass at Holy Sepulcher Church – Bethesda – Via Dolorosa – Mt. Zion

In the Early Morning, we go walking to the Holy Sepulcher Church to participate in the Sunday Holy Mass. After then we walk back to our hotel Notre Dame to eat breakfast together.Later on, we go by bus toward the Lion's gate to visit Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the paralytic man who was waiting 38 years for a miracle.; St. Anne church the birthplace of mother Mary. The Via Dolorosa which is called also the way of grieve or the way of the cross consisted of 14 stations till we reach the Holy Sepulcher church the place of the Golgotha and the tomb of Jesus Christ. Continue to Mt. Zion to visit the Upper Room and the Dormition church, King David tomb and the house of Caiaphas the high priest where Peter denied Jesus Christ. Back to the hotel.

Day 3

Mount Of Olives – Bethlehem

Heading to Mt. Of Olives area to visit Beit Faji church – The Ascension Shrine – Pater Noster Church – The Palm Sunday route – Dominus Flevit Church – St Mary Magdalene Church –The Gethsemane Garden and mother Mary tomb. Then we will drive to Bethlehem to visit the Shepherds Field – The milk grotto and the Nativity church. Check-in Mount David Hotel in Bethlehem for 3 nights. Walking to the Coptic Orthodox convent to meet with the nuns who can offer you the cheapest prices of souvenir gifts.

Day 4

Ein Karem – Emmaus – Lod – Jaffa Tel Aviv

Heading to Ein Karem to visit the church of visitation where Mother Mary visited her relative Elizabeth. We also visit the church of the Birthplace of John the baptist – Driving to Lod city to visit the tomb of St. George– Jaffa Tel Aviv to visit the Church of St. Peter. In Jaffa, where Peter resurrected Thabitha the good servant of God – Back to Bethlehem to pray at the Coptic Orthodox church inside the convent. Back to the hotel.

Day 5 

Bethany – Jericho – The Baptismal Site – The Dead Sea

The first stop for today is going to be at Bethany where Mary, Martha, and Lazarus lived and where we can visit the tomb of Lazarus. After that, we will be heading to Jericho to ascend to the mount of temptation by cable car. In Jericho, we are going to visit the Sycamore tree and Elisha Spring. Today we are going to visit Qumran which is the place where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to the baptismal site on the Jordan river (the original site) – Finishing our day when going finally to the Dead Sea area the lowest spot in the world where you can float on the surface of the water for the fact of the heavy concentration of minerals.

Back to the hotel in Bethlehem.

Day 6

Haifa - MT. Tabor – Nazareth

Checking out of the hotel and drive to the northern part of Israel. We will visit the city of Haifa starting with Stella Maris church which is built above a cave according to the tradition it is the cave where the prophet Elijah prayed and asked God to end the drought. In Haifa, we are going to visit the panoramic view from the top of the Bahai Gardens overlooking the city of Haifa with the Mediterranean Sea, Akko city and Rosh Hanikra (the Israel-Lebanon border). Drive to Mt. Tabor in Galilee area to visit the church of Transfigurationwe will ascend by special taxi up to the summit. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Annunciation Greek Orthodox church called St. Gabriel church which is built over the local spring of those days where Jesus, Mary, and Joseph used to fill their Jars with water. We continue walking to the Annunciation Basilica church (The Roman Catholic church) which is built above the house of Mary where the Annunciation took place (according to the Catholic faith). In the same compound of the Annunciation Church, there is another smaller church called St. Joseph Church wich is called also The Holy Family church and is believed to be the place where the Holy family lived after coming back from Egypt. Check-in Hotel in Nazareth for 2 nights.

Day 7

Cana Of Galilee - Mt. Of Beatitudes – Capernaum – Tabgha – Primacy Church

Today we are going to have a good time around the Sea Of Galilee. First of all, we will go to visit the Mount Of Beatitudes the place of the Sermon on the Mountain – Tabgha which is the multiplication of the bread and fish where Jesus fed the 5000 – Primacy Church of Peter - Capernaum – Sailing on Jesus boat replica – Visiting the Jordan river – Cana Of Galilee where Jesus performed the first miracle of turning water into wine. We will enjoy ou visit to the Coptic Orthodox church and to meet with Fr. Sedrak the in charge of this church who is going to be so happy to see you in Nazareth. back to the hotel in Nazareth.

Day 8

Nazareth to Airport

Check out hotel and drive to Tel Aviv airport for your flight back 



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