Holyland - Assisi & Rome

Join Fr. Friar Johnpaul Cafiero & Prof. Ed Ruscil on an unforgettable Pilgrimage experience in Israel, the Holy Land, Assisi and Rome FLIGHT SCHEDULE: Depart ORD on August 24 at 7:15pm and back to ORD on September 05 at Feb 19 at 1:00pm LX 009 24AUG 6 ORDZRH 715P1050A 25AUG LX 252 25AUG 7 ZRHTLV 1200P 455P 25AUG LH 243 05SEP 4 FCOFRA 700A 900A 05SEP LH 430 05SEP 4 FRAORD 1045A 100P 05SEP PACKAGE PRICE: Package price per person in a double room occupancy: $ For single room supplement, add Final payment due date: PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES: • Roundtrip airfare ORD/TLV, TLV/FCO & FCO/ORD • Airlines departure taxes and fuel surcharge (up to $628.45 ) IN ISRAEL: • All transfers • Six night accommodation (in Galilee and Jerusalem) • Luggage handling and hotel service charges • Breakfast and dinner daily • Complimentary St. Peter’s fish lunch in Tiberias • Farewell dinner on last evening in Israel • Sightseeing with a licensed private tour guide in a private bus • Personal wireless earphone for usage during touring • Entrance fees to sites per itinerary, including boat ride on the Sea of Galilee IN ITALY: • Five nights accommodation (Assisi and Rome) • Daily breakfast and dinner at the hotel • English speaking tour escort throughout • English speaking local guides • Entrance fees: St Francis Basilica in Assisi, Colisseum, Vatican Museums and St Peter’s Basilica in Rome • Deluxe motor-coach as per program • Whisper headsets during touring days • City taxes PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: • Gratuities to guide, driver and hotel staff (suggested $175 per participant) • Travel / medical Insurance. Participants are welcome to use this link to purchase insurance: https://partner.roamright.com/?agencycode=amitravel&agentid=LChung
  • Day 1 August 04, Monday

    Depart the USA on your way to Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • Day 2 August 05, Tuesday

    Arrive in Tel Aviv - Caesarea Maritima. Drive to Galilee. Overnight and dinner - Sea of Galilee.

  • Day 3 August 06, Wednesday

    Mt of the Beatitudes - Sermon on the Mount. Capernaum - Mass and Archaeological site. Tabgha churches: Primacy and Fishes & Loaves. St Peter’s fish lunch… Baptism - Jordan River. Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Dinner and overnight - Galilee.

  • Day 4 August 07, Thursday

    Mt Tabor - Transfiguration - Mass. Mt Carmel. Cana of Galilee. Nazareth - Annunciation. Jesus Synagogue ( Luke 4) and “old town Nazareth”. “Mt Precipice - the “ brow of the hill”. Dinner and overnight - Galilee.

  • Day 5 August 08, Friday

    Magdala - Mass. Qumran - Dead Sea Scrolls. Masada Fortress. Dead Sea - experience. Jericho. Jerusalem - dinner and overnight.

  • Day 6 August 09, Saturday

    Bethlehem - Nativity. Shepherds' Fields' - Mass. Upper Room. Tomb of David. Dormition Abbey. Dinner and overnight - Jerusalem.

  • Day 7 August 10, Sunday

    Holy Sepulcher - Mass. Mt of Olives: Ascension, Palm Sunday. Road, Gethsemane. Old-walled city. Stations of the Cross. Western Wall. St Peter in Gallicantu. Dinner and overnight Jerusalem.

  • Day 8 August 11, Monday

    Enjoy a leisurely morning in Jerusalem. Drive to airport. Flt to Rome. Drive to Assisi. Dinner and overnight Assisi.

  • Day 9 August 12, Tuesday

    Basilica of St Francis Chiesa Nuova San Rufino Cathedral Basilica os St Claire - Mass Dinner and overnight Assisi

  • Day 10 August 13, Wednesday

    Drive to Rome Ancient Rome: Colliseum, Forum, Capitol Hill Trevi Fountain Mass Dinner and overnight Rome

  • Day 11 August 14, Thursday

    Four Major Basilicas: St Peter, St Mary Major, St John Lateran, St Paul outside the Walls. Vatican Museum. Mass. Dinner and overnight Rome.

  • Day 12 August 15, Friday

    Papal Audience. Free time. Farewell dinner and overnight Rome.

  • Day 13 August 16, Saturday

    Morning transfer to airport. Flight back home.