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Day 1 : India Ex-Mumbai - Amman :
Meet by our representative. Proceed to Madaba (the city of Mosaics), Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Madaba is a capital city of Madaba Governorate of Jordan, which has a population of about 60,000 people. Madaba is the fifth most populous town in Jordan. It is best known for its Byzantine and mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of Palestine and the Nile delta. Madaba is located 30 miles south-west of the capital Amman. Proceed toMountNebo The trip south of Amman along the 5,000 years old King's Highway is one of the most memorable journeys in the Holy Land, passing through a string of ancient sites of Jordan, the memorial of Moses, and the presumed site of the prophet's death and burial place. From a platform in front of the church one can enjoy a breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. After Lunch proceed towards Amman. City tour with Guide. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Amman - Nazareth - Cana :
After Breakfast, Check out from Hotel. Proceed to Sheik Hussain Bridge to cross the border. Complete the customs & emigration formalities. Enter into Israel. Then Visit Nazareth the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation built over the grotto where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that she would bear a son, Jesus. We also stop by Joseph's workshop. Then Visit Cana where Jesus performed his first Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Special weeding Mass in the Cana Church. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Nazareth - Sea of Galilee - Capernaum - Jordan River :
After Breakfast, Visit Mount Tabor. Visit Capernaum - the centre of Jesus' ministry after he left Nazareth we stop at Tabgha - the Church of the Multiplication of the Five Loaves and Two Fishes and the expressive church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. This morning we drive through the landscapes of Galilee and later for a ride in a replica of a Galilean fishing boat of that time, on the Sea of Galilee and where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water. We make a stop at St. Peter's house, the Church of Primacy of Peterand the place where Jesus bestowed St. Peter with his authority. This is believed to be the place where Jesus dined with his disciples, the flat rock known as Mensa Christy, Chris's table to commemorate this event.Visit Yardenit on the Jordan River, the traditional Baptismal site. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Nazareth - Haifa - Mt. Carmel - Ein Karem - Bethlehem:
After Breakfast, Check-out from Hotel and Continue via the city of Caesarea to Haifa, Israel's largest port city, built on the slopes ofMt. Carmel. Visit the Famous Persian Hanging Gardens for a view of the Bahai Shrine. Then make a brief halt at the "Home of Eujoh". Lunch at Restaurant. View the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Visit Ein Karem, located in the hills next to a little spring. This is the city of Judah and Birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation Proceed to Bethlehem. Check in hotel. Dinner and Overnight at hotel
Day 5 : Old City of Jerusalem - Golgotha - Wailing Wall - Jericho- Dead Sea :
After Breakfast, proceed to the pools of Beit Hasda, where Jesus held the crippled man. And from there we take the Via Dolorosa(Way of Grief), traditionally accepted as the last route trodden by Jesus. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified marking significant events along the route. You will see the Pilate's Judgments Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation where according to tradition, the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head the Ecce Homo Arch and the Convent of the Sistersof Zion. Early tradition held that Pontius Pilate stood here and thundered "Ecce Homo!" Which means "Behold the man?" Which is what Pilate said when he presented Jesus to the crowd. However, we now know that pagan Emperor Hadrian constructed the arch. Below the Convent are the Lithotrities where Jesus was publicly tried and where the Roman soldiers mocked him. The last 5 Stations of the Cross are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from the distance withtwo silver domes. Also "The Tomb" widely believed to be the part of the stone that covered Jesus Tomb. Visit theCenacle - Last Supper Room, the tomb of King David and - (the other upper room).Precede to Jericho where we stop visit the Sycamore Tree it is also the place where Jesus stopped on this way to Jerusalem, on the Eve of the Passover and were Jesus cured the blind man during his stay at Zachaeus house. Lunch. Proceed to Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth (1305 ft. below sea level), again make a brief stop at a private beach and take the opportunity to float in the salty water, rich in minerals. Precede to Bithynia .Visit Bethany the Town of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. Visit Lazarus's Tomb. Then we go to to the Wailing Wall, which is the holiest place for the Jewish religion. Back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Mount of Olives - Gethsemane- Bethlehem :
Breakfast... Proceed to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Visit sanctuaries of Pater Nester Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday road down to the chapel of Dorminous Flevit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem and Garden of Gethsemane. Where Jesus prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Visit the Basilica of agony and Tomb of St. Mary. We also will visit the Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu, which symbolizes Peter's Denial of Jesus as he has prophesied at the Last Supper and then visitthe traditional house of high priest, Caiaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. Then proceed to Bethlehem to visit the shepherd's field, which is located in the Judah province. It was here that the Angel announced the birth of Jesus to the shepherds of Bethlehem during the reign of King Herod. Also, here David tended his flocks until he was anointed King of Israel.Lunch. We then visit the Church of Nativity - the birthplace of Jesus and the City of David, Manager Square;Crusaders Cloister Grotto of St. Jerome. Then we visit Milk Grotto. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Bethlehem - Taba :
After breakfast, Check-out Hotel. Proceed to Taba.. Arrive Taba. Finish the Customs and Emigration formalities at the Israel side. Enter into Egypt. Complete the emigration and customs formalities. Check-in hotel. Lunch at Hotel Restaurant after Lunch Free Time Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Taba - Sinai - St.Catherine Monastery - Cairo :
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out Hotel. Then proceed to Sinai. View the beautiful and historical Sinai Mountains. Visit St. Catherine Monastery. Set beneath the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. Saint Catherine Monastery has been one of the world's great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. Within its imposing walls rests a citadel like no other, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. Among its treasures is a library of ancient manuscripts and icons second only to the Vatican's itself, and a 6th century church reputed to lie directly on the site of the Burning Bush. Quite simply, the monastery is a defining feature of the Holy Land. Proceed to Cairo. Lunch at restaurant. On the way to Cairo we cross the famous Suez Canal. Arrive Cairo. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Cairo :
After Breakfast, Check-out hotel. Proceed to the old churches of Cairo the oldest in Egypt originally Then the Visit Egyptian Museum. The Museum holds the largest and finest collection of Antiquities from old middle and new kingdoms as well as the late period also the collection of King Tutankhamen in a private wing , view the Cairo Tower Built in 1962 Egypt tallest structure at 187m Lunch. Proceeds to Cruising on the River Nile. Dinner on board. Enjoy the Shows on board Transfer to Hotel. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Cairo -Kuwait :
After Breakfast check out hotel Proceed on a visit to Pyramids, The Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt, and in a historical irony is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one that survives substantially intact. It is believed the pyramid was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops in Greek) and constructed over a 20 year period concluding around 2551 BC. The Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years Sphinx. Than proceeds to the Cairo Airport for final departure to Mumbai
Day 11 : Kuwait - Mumbai / India :
Arrive Mumbai at 0500 hrs with happy memories.
Tour Ends Tour cost: 90,500/-
(Cost based on 45 full paying pax traveling together)
- Return Airfare ex- Mumbai
- Airport taxes, Govt taxes 3.09%
- 3*& 4* Hotel Accommodation
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
- All the relevant entrance fees includedin Israel, Egypt & Amman
- All in luxury a/c vehicle with English speaking govt. licensed guide
- Israel, Egypt & Jordan Visa
- Israel, Egypt & Jordan Border taxes
- Service of an experienced and professional Tour Manager
- Tips, Porterage to Guide & Driver
- Travel Insurance up to 69Yrs (only for citizen holding Indian Passport)
Cost does not include
- The cost of Passport
- Additional meals other than specified in the itinerary and also food & drinks not forming part of group menus.
- Laundry, beverages, telephone charges, and anything which is not included in the cost includes.
Documents required for your Visa
- Colour Photo copy of Passport (first 2 pages & last 2 pages)
- 2 Colour Photographs with white background (3.5 x 4.5)
- Passport with minimum validity of 6 months
A non-refundable deposit of Rs.35000/- has to paid at the time of booking. Balance amount should be paid 25 days prior to the departure. The passengers are fully responsible for any illness and injuries occurred during the travel. Taking a medical insurance policy before the tour is advised.
TEL AVIV Welcome dinner
JAFFA Walking tour of the ancient port
CAESAREA Visit Roman amphitheater & the Crusader fortress
MEGIDDO Visit the Biblical site
MUHRAQA Panoramic view of the Jezreel Valley
CANA Visit the site of the first miracle
NAZARETH Visit the Church of the Annunciation and St. Joseph's Church
SEA OF GALILEE Enjoy a cruise
Mt. OF BEATITUDES Visit the site where Jesus delivered his sermon
TABGHA Visit Church of Multiplication of Loaves & Fishes & the Church of St. Peter's Primacy
CAPERNAUM Visit the site where Jesus recruited his first followersI
RIVER JORDAN Visit a baptismal site I
BET SHE'AN Roman and Byzantine relics
EIN KAREM Visit Church of St. John the Baptist & the Church of Visitation
BETHLEHEM Visit the Church of the Nativity
JERUSALEM Visit the Garden Tomb; panoramic view from the Mount of Olives; guided walking tour, visit the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Way of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa; visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Wailing Wall, and walk through the Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion, visit the Upper Room, the tomb of King David, and the house of Caiaphas; farewell dinner
MASADA Ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top fortress
DEAD SEA Visit one of the resortsHeadsets throughout the tour
March 23 Departure - Palm Sunday in Jerusalem (March 29). March 30 Departure - Good Friday (April 3) and Easter Sunday (April 5) in Jerusalem. Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
Full Israeli breakfast; 7 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Tel Aviv and a farewell dinner in Jerusalem
Day 1 : Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel :
Welcome to Tel Aviv. Enjoy this evening's welcome dinner with wine, hosted by your Tour Director. (Dinner)
Day 2 : Tel Avi-Jaffa-Caesarea-Megiddo-Muhraqa-Sea of Galilee :
Start your tour of the Holy Land with a stop in Jaffa for a walk through the beautifully restored ancient port, where medieval pilgrims started their strenuous 2-day trek to Jerusalem. Next is Caesarea, the perfect place to learn about the Roman and Crusader presence in the country. Visit the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER and the impressive CRUSADER FORTRESS, and admire Herod's Stadium and harbor. In the afternoon, travel to the ancient fortified city of Megiddo, regarded as one of the most important biblical sites in Israel. This is the famous battleground where armed struggles of Assyrians, Canaanites, Egyptians, Greeks, Israelites, Persians, Philistines, and Romans took place. According to the New Testament, Armageddon will serve as the gathering place for an army that will fight in the battle that causes the return of Jesus Christ. Next, continue along the coast through Baron Edmond de Rothschild's vineyards and apricot groves to the slopes of the scenic Carmel mountain range. At Muhraqa, site of Prophet Elijah's contest of faith with the priests of Baal, enjoy a sweeping panoramic view of the fertile Jezreel Valley. Continue to the Sea of Galilee and arrive at your hotel in Tiberias. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 3 : Sea of Galilee - Cana - Nazareth - Sea of Galilee :
See an ancient fisherman's boat, said to be from the time of Christ, before arriving in Cana, site of the first miracle, where Jesus changed water to wine at a wedding. Due to this, many couples renew their wedding vows at this sacred place. On to Nazareth in Galilee, chief scene of the ministry of Jesus Christ. Here, visit the contemporary CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION. Continue to ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH, built over a cave known as St. Joseph's Workshop, and pass by Mary's Well and the Church of the Angel Gabriel. Afternoon at leisure. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4 : Sea of Galilee - Mt of Beatitudes - Tabgha - Capernaum - Bet She'an - Jerusalem :Enjoy a 45-minute CRUISE on the Sea of Galilee. Then, visit the MT OF BEATITUDES, where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount. Next, visit the CHURCH OF THE MULTIPLICATION OF LOAVES AND FISHES at Tabgha as well as the CHURCH OF ST. PETER'S PRIMACY, where Jesus instructed Peter “to feed my lambs and tend my sheep.” At this place, warm springs used to flow into the sea, attracting fish, which is why Peter came here to earn a living. On to CAPERNAUM, where Jesus recruited his first followers among the fishermen. Via the ruins of Kursi, which memorialize two of Jesus' miracles, arrive at the Jordan River and visit a BAPTISMAL SITE. Then, visit the ancient city of Bet She'an with its fine ROMAN and BYZANTINE RELICS. The city is located at the foot of Mount Gilboa, where King Saul and his son died by their own hands in battle with the Philistines. On the way to Jerusalem, stop for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Holy City, considered one of the oldest places in the world with a history dating back as far as 4000 BC. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5 : Jerusalem- Ein Karem- Bethlehem & The Garden Tomb :
This morning, drive to Ein Karem and visit the CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST and the CHURCH OF VISITATION, said to be built over the home of John the Baptist's parents. Enjoy a beautiful view of the valley and the surrounding wooded hills. Continue to Bethlehem and see Shepherd's Field, where the angels announced the birth of Jesus. Next, visit the CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY, which stands on the site where Jesus was born. On the way back to Jerusalem, visit the GARDEN TOMB, where you will enjoy the scenery of the beautiful holy garden. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 6 : Jerusalem. Excursion to The Old City :
After a panoramic view from the MOUNT OF OLIVES over the old and modern parts of the city, start your guided walking tour. Via the Chapel of Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, arrive at the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE. Here, see the Rock of Agony, where Jesus prayed his last prayer before his arrest. Nearby is the Cave of the Assumption of Mary and the Cave of Betrayal. Follow the VIA DOLOROSA, the Way of the Cross, to Golgotha, and visit the CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE. Erected over the site of the crucifixion, this church is shared by six Christian communities. Walk past the Temple Mount, from where you can see the Dome of the Rock, a splendid mosque on the holy mount. On to the WAILING WALL, the most holy shrine in the Jewish religion. Then, stroll through the restored Jewish Quarter to MOUNT ZION and visit the UPPER ROOM, the TOMB OF KING DAVID, and the HOUSE OF CAIAPHAS, where Jesus was kept the night after he was arrested. (Breakfast)
Day 7 : Jerusalem. Excursion to Masada & The Dead Sea :
Drive through the Judean wilderness to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the surface of the Earth. Enjoy the scenery as you follow the road between the salty water and majestic desert mountains. Catch glimpses of the Caves of Qumran, where the precious Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Ascend by cable car to the spectacular clifftop FORTRESS of Masada, and hear how 960 Jewish zealots preferred death at their own hands to the indignity of surrender to overwhelming Roman forces. Around lunchtime, reach one of the comfortable Dead Sea resorts. You will have plenty of time here to experience the feeling of buoyancy in the heavy water. Then, back to Jerusalem. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 8 : At Leisure in Jerusalem :
A full day at leisure, with time to attend a Mass or service in one of Jerusalem's churches. Later, maybe join an optional excursion featuring the Israel Museum with the Shrine of the Book and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest Bible in the world, and the model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period. Also visit the famous Holocaust Memorial at Yad Vashem. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with wine with your traveling companions of an unforgettable journey through the Holy Land. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 9 : Jerusalem :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Tel Aviv). (Breakfast)
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Tour Directors :
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Vacation Highlights :
Headsets throughout the tour
Visits to Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Megiddo, Muhraqa, Haifa, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Tabgha, Nazareth, Cana of Galilee, Gideon's Springs, Bet She'an, Jericho, Bethlehem, Jerusalem
Scenic Highlights :
Sea of Galilee, River Jordan, Dead SeaMass/Religious Service :
Mt of Beatitudes, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Jerusalem (may not be available in English)
Services of a professional Tour Director while touring
April 3 Departure - Good Friday in Tel Aviv (April 3) and Easter Sunday in Nazareth (April 5).
Hotels Used :
TEL AVIV Cinema Hotel (ST) or Tal Hotel (ST)
HAIFA Theodor Hotel (ST)
NAZARETH Golden Crown Old City (ST) or Rimonim Maayan Hotel (ST)
JERUSALEM Garden Hotel (ST) or Jerusalem Gate (ST) or Royal Wing (ST)
Day 1 : Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel :
Welcome to Israel! Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Day 2 : Tel Aviv - Jaffa - Caesarea - Megiddo - Muhraqa - Haifa :
Enjoy a full day exploring some of the ancient biblical and modern sights of this fascinating land. Leave Tel Aviv and drive to the old port of Jaffa. Set around a picturesque natural harbor, this atmospheric town is mentioned in the Bible as the place from which Jonah set sail before he was swallowed by a whale. Sightseeing continues at Caesarea, an ancient port turned stunning archaeological zone. Built by Herod the Great in the 1st century BC, the city was one of the most splendid in ancient Palestine and its capital for over 600 years. Admire what remains of Herod's grandiose building works, including the restored 3,500-seat Roman theater, the aqueduct, harbor, and the crumbled moat and towers from the 12th-century Crusader fortress. From here, travel to the archaeological site of Megiddo—an age-old fortified town—and admire the ruins. Next, visit Muhraqa on Mount Carmel. Here, a 17th-century monastery marks where, according to the Bible, the prophet Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal. Overnight in Haifa, a city with a long history that dates back to biblical times. (B,D)
Day 3 : Haifa - Mt of Beatitudes - Capernaum - Sea Of Galilee - Tabgha - Nazareth :
Today, travel to the Sea of Galilee, stopping en route to visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered his sermon on the mount, and attend Mass. Next, Capernaum, home to the apostles Simon, Peter, Andrew, James, John, and Matthew. While here, see its ancient synagogue and the House of St. Peter, then head for Tabgha, where Jesus is said to have fed the 5,000 with two fish and five loaves. View the church commemorating the miracle and stop at the baptismal site on the Jordan River. Overnight in Nazareth. (B,D)
Day 4 : Nazareth. Excursion to Cana of Galilee & Bet She'an :
This morning, visit the Church of the Annunciation, where the Angel Gabriel told Mary she would conceive and give birth to Jesus, the Son of God. Attend Mass at either St. Joseph's Church or the Church of the Annunciation. Then, head for Cana of Galilee, the reputed site of Jesus' first miracle, where he turned water into wine at a wedding feast. In the afternoon, stop at Gideon's Spring, where Gideon tested his army so he could decide who would join him in battle against the Midianites. Then, visit Bet She'an, one of the world's best-preserved Roman cities. Ongoing excavations at this UNESCO World Heritage Site revealed time-worn colonnaded streets, bathhouses, & theaters. (B)
Day 5 : Nazareth - Jericho - Bethlehem - Jerusalem :
Drive through the Jordan Valley and visit Jericho, one of the most ancient cities in the world. Then, continue to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and King David. Visit one of Christianity's holiest places, the Church of the Nativity, built over the cave traditionally regarded as the spot where Jesus was born. Here, attend Mass. Reach Jerusalem in the late afternoon. (B,D)
Day 6 : Jerusalem :
A fascinating day awaits as you set off on a walking tour of Jerusalem's Old Town. From the Mt of Olives, take in memorable views over the city's domes, walls, & rooftops before strolling in the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed on the night before his arrest. Your guide will then lead you into the Jewish quarter, pointing out the Wailing Wall with its prayer notes tucked between the stones, and the Dome of the Rock, the gold-topped mosque on Temple Mount. Next, walk the famous Via Dolorosa (Way of the Cross), following in Jesus' footsteps as he bore the cross to Calvary for his crucifixion, where the Church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands. Later this afternoon, attend Mass. (B)
Day 7 : Jerusalem. Optional Excursion to Masada & The Dead Sea :
Today is free to relax, explore Jerusalem at leisure, or join an exciting optional excursion to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Travel through the mountainous Judean Desert; pass the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered; then, ride the cable car up to the magnificent Masada rock fortress. The fortification, perched high on a cliff-top plateau above the Dead Sea, was built by Herod the Great and was the site where 960 Jewish zealots committed mass suicide to evade capture by the Romans in 73 AD. Later, head for the shores of the Dead Sea, where you'll have plenty of time to float in the famously buoyant waters. Toward the end of the afternoon, return to Jerusalem. (B,D)
Day 8 : Jerusalem :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (nearest airport is Tel Aviv). (B)
Hotels Used or Similar :
- TEL AVIV Tal Hotel (ST)
- TIBERIAS Leonardo (F)
- JERUSALEM Royal Wing (ST)
- PETRA Taybet Zaman (ST)
- AMMAN Amman International (ST)
- Meals Buffet breakfasts; 11 dinners
Day 1 : Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel :
Welcome to Israel! Check into your hotel & enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, meet your Tour Director & fellow travelers. (D)
Day 2 : Tel Aviv - Jaffa - Caesarea - Muhraqa - Megiddo - Tiberias :
Enjoy a full day exploring some of the ancient biblical and modern sights of this fascinating land. Leave Tel Aviv and drive to the old port of Jaffa. Set around a picturesque natural harbor, this atmospheric town is mentioned in the Bible as the place from which Jonah set sail before he was swallowed by a whale. Sightseeing continues at Caesarea, an ancient port turned stunning archaeological zone. Built by Herod the Great in the 1st century BC, the city was one of the most splendid capitals of its time. Admire what remains of Herod's grandiose building works, including the restored 3,500-seat Roman THEATER, the AQUEDUCT, harbor, and the crumbled moat and towers from the 12th-century CRUSADER FORTRESS. Next, visit MUHRAQA on Mount Carmel. Here, a 17th-century monastery marks where, according to the Bible, the prophet Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal. From here, travel to the archaeological site of Megiddo—an age-old fortified town—and the site of Armageddon according to the Bible. Overnight in the lakeside city of Tiberias. (B,D)
Day 3 : Tiberias. Excursion to Kibbutz Ginosar, Capernaum, Mt of Beatitudes, Tabgha & Caesarea Philippi :
Today, travel to Kibbutz Ginosar to see the ancient boat at the JESUS BOAT MUSEUM. Afterwards, enjoy a CRUISE on the waters of the Sea of Galilee. Next is Capernaum, home to the apostles Simon Peter, Andrew, James, John, and Matthew. While here, see its ancient synagogue and the House of St. Peter. Travel north for a visit to the MOUNT OF BEATITUDES, a perfect setting for personal reflection and where Jesus delivered his sermon on the mount. Continue to Tabgha, where Jesus is said to have fed the 5,000 with two fish and five loaves. Visit the CHURCH OF THE MULTIPLICATION, the site commemorating the miracle. On to Caesarea-Philippi (Banias) which was once a pagan city dedicated to the god Pan, it was reconstructed in ancient times by Philip, the son of Herod. Here, Saint Peter made his proclamation of faith in Jesus, who declared him the rock on which he would build his church and promised him the key to the Kingdom of Heaven. (B,D)
Day 4 : Tiberias - Cana - Nazareth - Jericho - Kaser-el-Yahud - Jerusalem :
This morning, drive to Nazareth via Cana, the reputed site of Jesus' first miracle, where he turned water into wine at a wedding feast. In Nazareth, visit the CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION, where the Angel Gabriel told Mary she would conceive and give birth to Jesus, the Son of God. Next, stop at NAZARETH VILLAGE to see and understand what life was like during the time of the Second Temple in Israel thousands of years ago and a chance to dress up like the Galileans' in the times of Jesus and his disciples. Leave the Galilee area, drive through the Jordan Valley and visit Jericho, one of the most ancient cities in the World. Then, visit Kaser-El-Yahud, a baptismal site and site of the ascension of Elijah the Prophet. Ascend up the Judean Mountains to Jerusalem with a stop at a viewpoint overlooking the Old City. (B,D)
Day 5 : Jerusalem :
A fascinating day awaits as you set off on a walking tour of Jerusalem's Old Town. From the MOUNT OF OLIVES, take in memorable views over the city's domes, walls, and rooftops. Descend via the PALM SUNDAY WALK and visit the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE, where Jesus prayed on the night before his arrest. Visit the CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS located next to the garden. Enter through Saint Stephen's gate and arrive at the POOLS OF BETHESDA. The pools dates back to the 2nd century BC and it was here where Jesus is said to have cured a sick man. Next, continue following in Jesus' footsteps to the CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE. This church is a complex of various chapels built on what was called the Hill of Golgotha. Final stop today is to Mt. Zion to visit KING DAVID'S TOMB and the CENACLE - the Upper Room (Room of the Last Supper). (B,D)
Day 6 : Jerusalem. Excursion to Bethlehem :
This morning travel into the ancient city of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and King David. Visit one of Christianity's holiest places, the CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY, built over the cave traditionally regarded as the spot where Jesus was born. Return to Jerusalem and walk through the Jewish Quarter, which was reconstructed after the city was unified after the Six-Day War in 1967. A special point of interest is the CARDO, view the unearthed main Roman thoroughfare and ancient marketplace lined with columns. Continue with a stop at the WESTERN WALL, the holiest place in Judaism today. Afterward, head for the Southern Wall Excavations and visit the DAVIDSON CENTER, one of the most significant archeological sites in the country. Last stop, the GARDEN TOMB where you will enjoy the scenery of the beautiful holy garden, a perfect place for personal reflection and worship. (B,D)
Day 7 : Jerusalem. Optional Excursion to Qumran, Masada & The Dead Sea :
Today is free to relax, explore Jerusalem at leisure, or join an exciting optional excursion to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Travel through the mountainous Judean Desert to Qumran with an included visit to the QUMRAN CAVES, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Continue on to MASADA and ride the cable car up to the magnificent rock fortress. The fortification, perched high on a cliff-top plateau above the Dead Sea, was built by Herod the Great and was the site where 960 Jewish zealots committed mass suicide to evade capture by the Romans in 73 AD. Later, head for the shores of the Dead Sea, where you'll have plenty of time to float in the famously buoyant waters. Return to Jerusalem in the late afternoon. (B,D)
Day 8 : At Leisure Jerusalem :
Today, continue enjoying Jerusalem at leisure. You may want to join an optional excursion to Yad Vashem, considered the primary memorial and museum of the Holocaust and take a tour of the new Holocaust History Museum. This excursion also visits the Israel Museum where you will see the Shrine of the Book (where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited) and also the scale model of Jerusalem the time of Christ. (B,D)
Day 9 : Jerusalem - Petra, Jordan :
A comfortable drive across the Allenby Bridge brings you to BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN, where Christians believe that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Then, on to MOUNT NEBO, where Moses saw the Promised Land and where he is believed to be buried. Afterwards, travel to ancient Madaba, the “City of Mosaics.” See the spectacular BYZANTINE MOSAICS and the precious 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land in ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH. Arrive in Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World®. (B,D)
Day 10 : Petra - Amman :
Today, enjoy an unforgettable experience in Petra as you walk down the Siq, the narrow gorge made famous in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Stand in awe in front of the iconic and famed Treasury. Travel to Amman—Jordan's capital city and center of politics, culture, and commerce. (B,D)
Day 11 : Amman. Excursion Jerash, Ajloun, Anjara & Umm Qais :
With its sunbaked hilltop temples, Greco-Roman theater, and colonnade-lined streets, Jerash is a well-preserved Roman city, buried for centuries under the timeless desert sands. Savor the beauty of this “Pompeii of the Middle East” before journeying among lush pine forests and olive groves to the medieval hilltop fortress of Ajloun, a rich blend of Arabic and Islamic architecture. Continue on to the biblical city of Anjara, where Jesus, his disciples, and Mary stopped and rested in a cave as they traveled between Jerusalem and Galilee. Later, travel to the charming cultural center of Umm Qais, overlooking the Golan Heights and the tranquil Sea of Galilee. Return to Amman. (B,D)
Day 12 : Amman :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B) Scheduled transatlantic flights and airport transfers in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach
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- Headsets throughout the tour
- Sightseeing: Visits to Lisieux, Poitiers, Carcassonne, Avignon, Paray-le-Monial, Nevers
- Scenic Highlights: Château Country, Dordogne, Burgundy
- Mass/Religious Service: Lisieux, Lourdes, Avignon
- Inside visits & special features are shown in the description, including admission charges when applicable.
Hotels Used or Similar
- PARIS Kyriad Bercy (ST)
- POITIERS Ibis Centre (F)
- LOURDES Sainte-Rose (ST) or Quality Alliance (ST)
- AVIGNON Ibis Styles Sud (ST) or Mercure Cité des Papes (F)
- NEVERS Kyriad Centre (ST)
Day 1 : Arrive in Paris, France :
Welcome to Paris! Check into your hotel. In the late afternoon, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions.
Day 2 : Paris :
Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Champs-Elysées, and the Eiffel Tower (ticket not included). Visit the Basilica of Sacre Coeur on Montmartre Hill. Later, the architectural wonders of Notre Dame Cathedral, where the relics of the Passion of the Christ can be seen on the first Fridays of the month (Departures April 2 & July 30 only). (Breakfast)
Day 3 : Paris. Lisieux Excursion :
Travel to Lisieux and visit the CARMELITE CONVENT, where St. Therese lived as a nun. Next, visit ST. PETER'S CATHEDRAL, where her family attended Mass, and also visit Les Buissonnets, the family home. St. Therese was also known as “The Little Flower” and for her charming autobiography The Story of a Soul. Later, attend Mass (French only) at the BASILICA before returning to Paris. (Breakfast)
Day 4 : Paris :
A special visit has been included to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Shrine, where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Catherine Laboure in 1830. Then, visit the St. Vincent de Paul Shrine, where you can see the reliquary of the saint who has inspired thousands of charities and volunteers. (Breakfast)
Day 5 : Paris - Poitiers :
This morning, travel south to the cobblestone city of Poitiers, strategically perched atop a rocky outcrop and surrounded by two rivers. Settled by the Romans and then residence to early Christians, the city is a showcase of historical Romanesque architecture, and is home to the second-oldest university in the country as well as the oldest surviving church in France. Enjoy a visit to the 4th-century Baptistry of St. John with its ancient frescoes, baptismal fonts, and intricately carved sarcophagi dating from the 5th to the 7th centuries. Poitiers was also the site of two pivotal military battles, making its role in French history significant. It was here in 732 AD that the Franks halted and turned back Muslim expansion into Europe, while in 1356 during the Hundred Years' War, French forces suffered a major defeat at the hands of skilled English archers. (Breakfast)
Day 6 : Poitiers - Lourdes :
Travel to Lourdes, one of the world's most famous places of pilgrimage. Visit the grotto where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858. Join this evening's memorable rosary and candlelight procession, held every night. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 7 : Lourdes :
Start the day attending the international Mass at the Basilica of St. Pius X. Then, join a Local Guide for a walking tour including visits to Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine and St. Bernadette's birthplace and family home. You may wish to experience the powerful healing baths or attend the “Blessing of the Sick.” (Breakfast)
Day 8 : At Leisure Jerusalem :
Full day at leisure to further explore Lourdes on your own or join an optional excursion to the nearby Pyrenees. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 9 : Lourdes - Carcassonne - Avignon :
First stop is Carcassonne, a medieval town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, continue to Avignon. Enjoy a walk to the Palace of the Popes (entrance not included), residence of the papacy in the 14th century. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 10 : Avignon - Paray-Le-Monial - Nevers :
Following morning Mass in Avignon (French only), travel to Paray-le-Monial, home to the Chapel of the Apparitions and where Jesus revealed his Sacred Heart to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. Also visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Continue to Nevers. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 11 : Nevers - Chartres - Paris :
Visit St. Gildard in Nevers, where St. Bernadette spent her life as a nun. See the beautiful and miraculously incorrupt body of St. Bernadette. Continue to Chartres. Meet your Local Guide for a visit to the Cathedral—a masterpiece of gothic architecture, one of Europe's most celebrated shrines, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Paris for an overnight. (Breakfast)
Day 12 : Paris :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)
Accommodations & Meals: Buffet breakfasts; 5 dinners
Scheduled transatlantic flights and airport transfers in Paris if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach.
April 2 Departure - Good Friday (April 3) and Easter Sunday (April 5) in Paris. September 29 Departure - St. Therese of Lisieux Feast Day in Lisieux (October 1).
Headsets throughout the tour
Visits to Alcobaca, Fatima, Braga, Santiago de Compostela, Burgos, San Ignacio de Loyola, Carcassonne
Scenic Highlights :
The Pyrenees and Costa Dorada
Mass/Religious Service :
Fatima, Santiago de Compostela, St. Ignacio de Loyola, Lourdes
Local Guides :
sightseeing in Lisbon, Lourdes, Barcelona; services of a professional Tour Director while touring
May 12 Departure - Our Lady of Fatima Feast Day in Fatima
Day 1 : Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal :
Welcome to Portugal! Check into your hotel, and tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Day 2 : Lisbon - Alcobaca - Fatima :
Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century “Mistress of the Seas.” On your guided sightseeing tour you'll see the enormous monument to him, as well as the fortified 16th-century Belém Tower, the Moorish citadel, impressive Black Horse Square, and visit the Cathedral La Sé and JerOnimos Monastery, which dates back to the mid-1400s. Later, head north for a stop in Alcobaca to visit the 12th-century Church of Santa Maria Monastery, built for 999 Cistercian monks and one of the most important medieval monasteries in Portugal. In the late-afternoon, arrive in Fatima, site of one of the world's most famous Catholic shrines. This evening, why not join the rosary and candlelight procession at the Our Lady of Fatima Basilica? (B,D)
Day 3 : Fatima :
This morning, after Mass at the Sanctuary, time to visit Our Lady of Fatima Shrine with the tombs of the visionaries, and the Chapel of the Apparitions, made famous by the Virgin Mary's appearance to three shepherd children—Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia—on May 13, 1917. This afternoon, time to explore on your own, or join a guided optional excursion. (B,D)
Day 4 : Fatima - Braga - Santiago de Compostela, Spain :
Journey north this morning and stop in Braga, one of the oldest Christian cities in the world and nicknamed the “Portuguese Rome.” Visit the Bom Jesus do Monte (Good Jesus of the Mount) sanctuary and see the unique zigzag stairway that is dedicated to the five senses—sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste—and the three theological virtues—faith, hope, and charity. Later, cross into Spain and head for Santiago de Compostela. Later attend the rosary and Mass. (B)
Day 5 : Santiago de Compostela :
This morning visit St. James' Cathedral. Santiago de Compostela has been known throughout history for the key 9th-century pilgrimage route, the Way of St. James, to its cathedral, which houses the Apostle James' remains beneath the high altar. Later, explore on your own/walk a portion of the Camino de Santiago.(B)
Day 6 : Santiago de Compostela-Burgos :
Today, travel to Burgos, the historic capital of Old Castile. Your visit takes you to the magnificent cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic architecture & burial place of Spanish national hero El Cid. (B,D)
Day 7 : Burgos - San Ignacio de Loyola - Lourdes, France :
Travel through the Basque region toward Lourdes. En route, attend Mass at the 17th-century Sanctuary of Loyola, built in honor of San Ignacio de Loyola, founder of the Jesuit religious order. See its spectacular dome and main altarpiece, built in marble and jasper. Cross the border into France, and overnight in Lourdes, home to another of the world's most famous places of pilgrimage. (B,D)
Day 8 : Lourdes :
Today's guided walking tour includes the grotto where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, Bernadette's birthplace, and her family home. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this little market town that became a pilgrimage place of world renown during the 19th century. Attend Mass. (B,D)
Day 9 : Lourdes - Carcassonne - Barcelona, Spain :
Leave France this morning and head for the French-Spanish border. En-route, visit fortified Carcassonne, founded by the Visigoths in the 5th century and the most medieval-looking city in France. See the ramparts, castle walls, and drawbridges that are still well preserved from the Middle Ages. Overnight in Catalonia's lively and beautiful capital, Barcelona. (B)
Day 10 : Barcelona :
Guided sightseeing includes a drive around Montjuïc to see the Olympic Stadium and a great panoramic view of the port and city. Continue to the city center to Plaza Catalunya and Paseo de Gracia to admire the fascinating eccentricity of Gaudi's architectural masterpieces in Houses Battló and Mila and the Sagrada Familia (entrance fees included). (B)
Day 11 : Barcelona :
Day at leisure. Maybe join the optional excursion to Montserrat and its countryside, situated 4,055 feet above sea level in a mountain range composed of strikingly pink conglomerate, a form of sedimentary rock, and site of the Benedictine abbey that hosts the Virgin of Montserrat Sanctuary, patron saint of Catalonia. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 12 : Barcelona :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Scheduled transatlantic flights and airport transfers in Lisbon and Barcelona if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach.
Hotels Used or Similar
LISBON Roma (F)
FaTIMA America (F) /Coracao de Fatima (ST) /Cruz Alta (ST) / Estrela de Fatima (F) Regina (ST)
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Sercotel Los Abetos (F)
BURGOS Corona de Castilla (F)
LOURDES Sainte-Rose (ST) or Quality Alliance (ST)
BARCELONA Porta Fira (F) or Tryp Apolo (F) or Tryp Condal Mar (F)
Buffet breakfasts; 6 dinners, including a dinner at a local restaurant in Barcelona
Vacation Overview :
Explore Portugal and Spain on this wonderful vacation. Start in Lisbon with a welcome dinner and guided sightseeing featuring visits to Jeronimos Monastery and the Church of St. Anthony. Visit the Church of the Holy Miracle in Santarém and in Fatima, Our Lady of Fatima Shrine; the Chapel of the Apparitions, where the Virgin Mary appeared to three children in 1917; the Parish Church, and Valinhos. You may wish to join the evening's rosary and candlelight procession. Next is the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, one of the top pilgrimage destinations during the Middle Ages along with Rome and Jerusalem. You may wish to join a unique experience: walk part of the famous Camino Pilgrim's Way with an expert Local Guide. Next is Burgos, the historic capital of Old Castile, where a guided visit to the cathedral is included. Travel along the Basque coast and arrive in Lourdes, one of the world's most famous places of pilgrimage. Visit the Grotto where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, the Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and St. Bernadette's birthplace and family home. You may wish to bathe in the healing waters, attend the “Blessing of the Sick”, or join the evening's rosary and candlelight procession. Across the Pyrenees Mountains to Saragossa where guided sightseeing features the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, home to a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary. End in Madrid, where guided sightseeing, and a visit to the Prado Museum, awaits you. An entire day at leisure allows you to relax or to further explore the city. Enjoy an included farewell dinner at your hotel. Transfer to the airport and fly to Rome, where you will meet your Local Host. Guided sightseeing includes visits to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and, St. Peter's Square and Basilica. Attend the Papal Audience (subject to availability). Similar Vacations that may interest you
Day 1 : Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal :
Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel. (Dinner)
Day 2 : Lisbon - Santarem - Fatima :
Sightseeing with a Local Guide features visits to JERONIMOS MONASTERY and the CHURCH OF ST. ANTHONY. Afterwards, depart for Fatima and while en route, visit the CHURCH OF THE HOLY MIRACLE in Santarém, site of a famous Eucharistic Miracle. Then, visit OUR LADY OF FaTIMA SHRINE with the tombs of the visionaries, and the CHAPEL OF THE APPARITIONS, where the Virgin Mary appeared to three children in 1917. Join this evening's rosary and candlelight procession at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine and attend Mass, held every day. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 3 : Morning orientation includes a visit to the PARISH CHURCH where the visionaries were baptized. Also visit their homes in nearby Valinhos. Afternoon at leisure. Join this :
Fatima. Excursion to Valinhos evening's rosary and candlelight procession. (Breakfast)
Day 4 : Fatima - Santiago de Compostela, Spain :
Enjoy guided sightseeing in Santiago de Compostela, one of the top pilgrimage destinations during the Middle Ages along with Rome and Jerusalem. Visit the CATHEDRAL, where the relics of St. James the Apostle, brother of St. John the Evangelist, are kept behind the high altar. You may wish to attend Mass. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5 : Santiago de Compostela :
For over a thousand years pilgrims have been walking the CAMINO PILGRIM'S WAY. This morning, for those who wish to experience this event, drive to the small village of Arca and do part of this famous walk accompanied by your expert Local Guide. Afterwards, back in Santiago, you may wish to join the special pilgrim's Mass in the cathedral. (Breakfast)
Day 6 : Santiago de Compostela - Burgos :
Travel to Burgos, the historic capital of Old Castile. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a visit to the magnificent CATHEDRAL. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 7 : Burgos - Lourdes, France :
Continue along the Basque coast and arrive in Lourdes, home to one of the world's most famous places of pilgrimage. Your guided walking tour includes visits to the GROTTO where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, the OUR LADY OF LOURDES SHRINE, the BIRTHPLACE OF ST. BERNADETTE, and her FAMILY HOME during the time of the apparitions. Join this evening's memorable rosary and candlelight procession. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 8 : At Leisure in Lourdes :
You may wish to experience the powerful healing baths, the “Blessing of the Sick,” and attend one of the daily Masses. Why not join an optional excursion to the nearby Pyrenees? (Breakfast)
Day 9 : Lourdes - Saragossa, Spain :
Cross the Pyrenees Mountains to Saragossa. Enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide and visit Spain's most famous Marian Shrine—the BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR, home to a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary. According to local tradition, on January 2 of the year 40, the Mother of God appeared upon a pillar to the Apostle St. James the Greater while he was preaching the Gospel. The pillar is conserved and venerated within the basilica today. (Breakfast)
Day 10 : Saragossa - Madrid :
Journey to Madrid, where guided sightseeing includes the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes, Parliament, the Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Today's highlight: a visit to the PRADO MUSEUM with its priceless art treasures. Tonight you may wish to join an optional dinner excursion. (Breakfast)
Day 11 : At Leisure in Madrid :
A full day to explore on your own, to just relax, or to join an excursion to nearby fortified Avila, where St. Theresa founded the order of Carmelites. Then, this evening, a farewell dinner with wine awaits you at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 12 : Madrid - Flight to Rome, Italy :
You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Rome. Time to relax or to begin exploring the “Eternal City.” Your Local Host provides you with a Destination Guide full of useful city information, and is on hand to help you create lasting memories. (Breakfast)
DAY 13 : Rome :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation, including headset, takes you to the VATICAN MUSEUMS to view some of its amazing treasures. See the SISTINE CHAPEL, with Michelangelo's famous ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment. Visit monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA, originally built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle's tomb, and home to Michelangelo's masterpiece Renaissance sculpture The Pietà. Continue your immersion in history at the iconic COLOSSEUM and the ROMAN FORUM. (Breakfast)
DAY 14 : Rome :
Today you will attend the PAPAL AUDIENCE (subject to availability). Balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy this magnificent city. (Breakfast)
DAY 15 : Rome :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)
Vacation Highlights :
Welcome dinner, guided sightseeing, visit Jeronimos Monastery and the Church of St. Anthony
Visit the Church of the Holy Miracle
Orientation including visits to the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, the Chapel of the Apparitions, Parish Church, and Valinhos; attend Mass
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Guided sightseeing; visit the cathedral; walk part of the famous Camino
BURGOS Guided sightseeing,
visit the cathedral
walking tour, visit the grotto, the Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and St. Bernadette's birthplace and family home; attend MassS
sightseeing, visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar
sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum; farewell dinner
sightseeing including the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square and Basilica, the Colosseum, and Roman Forum; papal audience (subject to availability)
Headsets throughout the tour
Inside visits and special features are shown in the description, including admission charges when applicable.
Accommodations & Meals :
For Hotel List Click Full buffet breakfast; 6 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Lisbon & a farewell dinner in Madrid Motorcoach; internal flight Madrid-Rome. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach & most hotel lobbies.
April 2 Departure - Good Friday in Fatima (April 3) & Easter Sunday in Santiago de Compostela (April 5)
May 11 Departure - Feast day of Our Lady of Fatima in Fatima (May 13)
May 11 Departure - Possible overnight in Tomar.
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