“Elizabeth spoke out with a loud voice and said: Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. And whence is this to me that the mother of my Lord come to me” (Luke 1:42).
Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, you will meet our representative after passport control and and board our bus and drive towards Jerusalem and Bethlehem .If time permits, we will stop at picturesque Ein Karem village located approximately 8 km southwest of Jerusalem It is the birthplace of John the Baptist . We will visit the church of visitation also known as the Church of the Magnificat (Mary’s song in Luke 1:46-55), and St. John’s Church. If time still permits, we can celebrate Mass there. We then continue south passing by Rachel’s Tomb on the outskirts of Bethlehem and drive to our hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.