Itinerary

Our travel agent is Chris Winchell, Pinnacle Travel Services LLC in El Segundo, California.
Note: Flights and other itinerary items are subject to change. Keep checking back here!

Questions should be referred directly to Lane Hensley at St. Margaret’s. Please note that our travel agency deals only with issues surrounding the flights, and not with anything that happens on the ground in the Holy Land.

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, DAY 1: DEPART USA

  • United Airlines Boeing 787 DreamlinerBus service from Palm Desert to LAX, (departure time from Palm Desert TBD)
    United Airlines flight 481, LAXSFO, 5:30 pm – 6:43 pm
    (1:13 hrs. flight time; Airbus A320)
  • United Airlines flight 954, SFOTLV, 9:15 pm – 9:15 pm next day, Tel Aviv time
    (10 hrs ahead; 14:00 hrs. flight time; Boeing 787 Dreamliner)
  • Total flight time, including SFO transfer: 17:45 hrs.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, DAY 2:
ARRIVE TEL AVIV / TRANSFER TO JERUSALEM

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, DAY 3:
ST. GEORGE’S CATHEDRAL / HORIZONS OF JERUSALEM

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, DAY 4:
DOME OF THE ROCK / OLD CITY /
CHURCH OF THE  HOLY SEPULCHRE

 

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, DAY 5:
SHEPHERD’S FIELD / BETHLEHEM

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, DAY 6:
JERICHO / NAZARETH

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, DAY 7:
SEA OF GALILEE / JORDAN RIVER /
CAPERNAUM / BEATITUDES

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, DAY 8:
SEPPHORIS / CHRIST CHURCH
The Mona Lisa of Galilee

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, DAY 9:
BURQIN / NABLUS / TAYBEH

  • Healing of Ten LepersBurqin, where Jesus passed through on his way to Jerusalem from Nazareth
    As he was passing by the village he heard cries for help from ten lepers who were isolated in quarantine in a cave. (Luke 17:11-19)
  • St. Photini the Greek Orthodox Monastery in Nablus
    Photini lived in first century Palestine, and was the Samaritan woman Christ visited at the well asking her for water. We will visit the church built over Jacob’s Well and drink from the well.
  • Lunch in and visit to Taybeh, the only 100% Christian town in the Palestinian Authority. In the fourth century the Emperor Constantine and his mother St. Helena built the Church of St. George in the village. The ruins of the Church still are found on a hill in the town. Taybeh is also the home of the only Palestinian brewery.
  • Dinner and overnight at Saint George’s Cathedral Guest House
  • Guest Speaker: Contemporary Issues — A Palestinian Perspective

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, DAY 10: FREE DAY
Shopping in the Old City of Jerusalem

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, DAY 11:
DOMINUS FLEVIT / GETHSEMANE / DEAD SEA

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, DAY 12:
WAY OF THE CROSS & EMMAUS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, DAY 13:
THE LONG JOURNEY HOME

  • United Airlines flight 955, TLVSFO, 12:55 am – 6:00 am same date
    (10 hrs. behind; 15:05 hrs. flight time; Boeing 787 Dreamliner)
  • United Airlines flight 1912, SFOLAX, 7:30 am – 8:50 am
    (1:20 hrs. flight time; Airbus A320)
  • Total flight time, including SFO transfer: 21:55 hrs.
  • Bus service, LAX to Palm Desert

Last updated: April 25, 2017 at 22:23 pm

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