Program HLD 2018

Old City from the Mount of the OlivesDRAFT HOLY LAND DIALOGUES | PROGRAM

Jerusalem: 4 -11 February , 2018

Registration is now closed.

For any questions please write to hld@saxum.org

 

The dates for the event will be from Sunday, 4 February until Sunday, 11 February 2018. In this edition, places are limited to 200 participants, organized by groups of 40 people. All participants will be hosted in Leonardo Hotel [(4*) https://www.leonardo-hotels.com/leonardo-hotel-jerusalem. Video: https://youtu.be/7opk7fIeCBs].

The draft schedule for one group will be the following (all groups will follow the same program but on different days):

Sunday the 4th:

  • Welcoming of the pilgrims at the Hotel in Jerusalem

Monday the 5th:

  • Visit to Bethlehem
  • Visit to Ein Karem
  • Visit to Saxum; Mass at the Visitor Center
  • First Lecture

Tuesday the 6th:

  • Visit to Nazareth, Cana and Mount Tabor
  • Visit to Jericho, Mount of Temptation, and the baptism site of Jesus

Wednesday the 7th:

  • Visit to Mount of Olives
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Holy Sepulcher
  • Second Lecture

Thursday the 8th:

  • Visit to different sites in the Galilee
  • Boat ride on the Lake of Galilee

Friday the 9th:

  • Visit to Gallicantu
  • Mount Zion
  • Cenacle

Saturday the 10th:

  • Old City
  • The Western Wall
  • Free evening

Sunday the 11th: Shuttle to the airport

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • The event will start on February 4th, 2018 at dinner time and will end on February 11th after breakfast. The organization will only assist the participants during these days. All those who want to come earlier or leave Jerusalem after the dates of the event will have to arrange their own needs. The organization cannot arrange the accommodation, transportation, or other details outside the days of the event.
  • Mass will be celebrated each day at one of the holy places. The lectures will take place in Jerusalem, exact location to be determined.
  • Buses will be provided to take participants to and from the airport on a schedule determined by the flight information entered in pre-registration form.
  • The final price PER PERSON of this second edition of Holy Land Dialogues is $1,350 USD for a double room. The price in a single room is $1,750 USD

The price includes:

  • Dinner at the hotel on the day of arrival (February 4th) and breakfast at the Hotel on the day of departure (February 11th)
  • Full room-board for the rest of the days of the event
  • Shuttle from and to the airport on the 4th and 11th respectively
  • Transportation for the days of the event
  • Attendance to the lectures
  • Professional tour guide
  • Tickets for the holy places that require them
  • Boat trip on the Sea of Galilee
  • Taxis for the drive up Mount Tabor

The price DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Plane tickets
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Drinks and coffee
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for the driver and guide (mandatory in Israel: $1.50/day for the bus driver and $3/day for the guide, per person)

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED, PLEASE PROCEED TO FILL IN THE FLIGHT INFORMATION FORM. Shall you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to write us to hld@saxum.org