Holy Land and Passion Play Pilgrimage

Passion Play & Holyland Tour 2022

Oberammergau - Nazareth - Bethlehem - Jerusalem  
 

Passion Play with Holyland is the most appropriate combination of two destinations, Oberammergau and Jerusalem! To see the play of the Passion of Jesus Christ on a spectacular stage in the theater in this small village in the south of Germany and then the next day be on the location where it happened nearly 2000 years ago in Jerusalem in the Holy Land

This play will be the last performance in October 2022. The next one will be in 8 years, in 2030!

It will be one of the most inspiring pilgrimages we will have this year. Jesus Christ is in the center of this pilgrimage as it is in the center of our lives, to see the Passion and then go to the site to the land, where it happened! See the place of birth, BethlehemAnnunciation, place of Visitation, place of the Prayer, place of Passion, place of burial, and Ressurection...

A limited number of places for this tour will require your prompt action!

Looking forward to hearing from you!

God bless!


                                                                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                            Oberammergau - Jerusalem - Bethehem - Nazareth
                                                                                                                                       
12-day pilgrimage

                                                                                                                            September 29 - October 10, 2022

 


 
Day 1 – Flight USA – Munich, Germany - September 29, 2022, Thursday

We will board the plane for an overnight flight to Germany, Munich!

 

Day 2 – Munich - Oberammergau area - September 30, 2022, Friday

After landing in Munich, we are meeting with our local tour guide for a city tour of Bavaria's capital! Our focus here will be a central part of the old city, Altstadt. As we enter it through the Karlsplatz, we will walk by the St. Michael’s Church and the church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) that serves as a Cathedral of Munich, to the Marienplatz as a central part of the old Munich, Altstadt. From Marienplatz, we will continue until St. Peter’s church!  As it is the time of The Oktoberfest, we will have a short German beer break!

On the same day later in the afternoon, we will leave Munich and get closer to the village of  Oberammergau, check in to the hotel in the Schwangau, south Bavaria!

 

Day 3 - Passion Play - Oberammergau, October 1, 2022, Saturday

This morning we head to Oberammergau. After the short bus ride, we are in the village and getting ready for the theatre. We'll see the play in which can act, only those who were born in Oberammergau or have been living there for over 20 years. There are over 2000 villagers who will participate in the play. We will watch the „Play of the Suffering, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.” Tonight, we are back in our hotel.

Oberammergau Passion Play Arrangement: 

  •  C class hotel in Oberammergau or area, dinner, and breakfast arrangement
  •  1st category tickets - the best seats offered

 

Day 4 - Flight to Tel Aviv, Holy Land, October 2, 2022

After arriving at Ben Gurion airport, you will be met by your guide and driver who will take you to your hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight. 

 

Day 5 - Jerusalem - Ein Karem - Bethlehem, October 3, 2022

After breakfast,  we will drive to Mount Zion to visit the Upper Room where Jesus celebrated the Last Supper, Dormition Abbey where Mary fell into eternal sleep, and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, where Peter denied Jesus three times. We will then continue to Ein Karem to see the Visitation Church where Mary proclaimed her famous “Magnificat” and the Church of St. John the Baptist, where he was born. We will return to Bethlehem to visit and celebrate Mass at the Basilica of the Nativity, which was built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century above the traditional Grotto of Jesus’ birth. We also tour the Manger, the Grotto of St. Jerome, the Church of St. Catherine, the Milk Grotto, and the Shepherds’ Fields. Overnight in Bethlehem

 

Day 6 - Mount of Olives - Old City of Jerusalem, October 4, 2022

Today after breakfast, we will drive to the top of the Mount of Olives, where a breathtaking panoramic view of the Old City awaits you. From there, we will visit the Church of Pater Noster, where Jesus taught the Lord’s Prayer to His disciples, and the Chapel of Ascension, where He ascended into Heaven 40 days after His resurrection. Then we will walk along the “Palm Sunday Road” to Dominus Flevit, where Our Lord wept over Jerusalem. Afterward, we will proceed to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations for Mass on the Rock of Agony.

This afternoon, we will enter the Old City of Jerusalem through St. Stephen’s Gate. We will visit the Church of St. Anne, where the Virgin Mary was born, and one of the rare churches that were spared from the destruction of Moslems, the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed the paralytic man, the Chapel of Flagellation and Lithostrotos. We will then follow the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, site of Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ to visit Golgotha and the Tomb of the Risen Savior. Overnight in Jerusalem

 

Day 7 - Old City of Jerusalem, October 5, 2022

Today after breakfast, we will visit the Temple area of the Old City of Jerusalem, featuring the Dome of the Rock, El Aqsa Mosque, and the Wailing Wall. We will then enter the restored Jewish Quarter and walk along the excavated Cardo, once the main street of ancient Jerusalem, followed by a tour of the Herodian Mansions, a complex of villas from 2,000 years ago. Overnight in Jerusalem

 

Day 8 - Jerusalem – Masada – Qumran – Dead Sea – Jerusalem, October 6, 2022

Today after early breakfast, we will travel to Masada, a fascinating story from 30 years BC and King Herod. Stop for the "Dead sea" experience float on the surface of the Dead Sea. Continue to Qumran, the place where Dead Sea Scrolls were found, more than 900 pieces in 30 caves. Then we visit Jericho, the oldest known continuously inhabited city in the world and passing by the Mt of Temptation. Drive to our hotel in Jerusalem.

 

DAY 9 - Jerusalem - Mt. Tabor - Jordan River - Nazareth, Oct. 7, 2022

This morning we will be driving north through the Jordan River Valley to Mt. Tabor, where Jesus took Peter, James, and John and was gloriously transfigured in their sight, from where we will continue to the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River where you will have the opportunity to renew your baptismal vows. Following this, we will drive to Nazareth to check-in at our hotel located on the shores of the picturesque Sea of Galilee.

 

Day 10 - Tiberias - Sea of Galilee, October 8, 2022

Today after breakfast, we will drive to the Mount of Beatitudes, which overlooks the Sea of Galilee. In this scenic setting, where Jesus preached His Sermon on the Mount. Afterward, we will reach a site along the water named Tabgha (Seven Springs). There, our first stop will be the site of the multiplication of loaves and fishes. Next, we will visit the Church of the Primacy of Peter, where Our Lord bestowed upon Peter the role of leadership of the Church. Here we will pray for the intentions of the Holy Father, followed by a prayerful walk to Capernaum, known as the Second City of Jesus, where we will see the ruins of the 2nd-century Synagogue. Here our Lord called some of the apostles in Capernaum, taught the Good News of our Redemption, and cured many people of their afflictions.

In the afternoon, we will drive through the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Kibbutz Nof Ginosar to visit the museum that hosts the boat from the time of Jesus. Drive back to our hotel in Nazareth for dinner and overnight.

 

DAY 11 - Nazareth - Tiberias, October 9, 2022

Following breakfast, we will drive to Cana of Galilee, where Jesus performed His first miracle – changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Here, we will invite couples to renew their wedding vows. Afterward, we will proceed to Nazareth, Our Lord’s boyhood town; we will visit the Basilica of the Annunciation. We will also visit Joseph’s Workshop and Mary’s Well, then take an excursion to Mount Tabor, where Jesus took Peter, James, and John and was gloriously transfigured in their sight, visit the Orthodox Church there before returning to our hotel.

 

DAY 12 - Flight to USA (D), October 10, 2022, Saturday 

Transfer to Tel Aviv Airport, flight for New York, USA!

 

Extension Tour - Petra, Jordan, Oct. 10 - 12, 2022


 

Included:

  • Round trip flight from the USA, from your departure airport
  • Airport taxes – Subject to change by the airline until tickets are issued
  • 1 night in south Bavaria, Germany 4* first-class hotel
  • 1 night in Oberammergau Package, C class hotel, 1st category ticket
  • 3 nights in Nazareth, 4* first-class hotel
  • 2 nights in Bethlehem, 4* first-class hotel
  • 3 nights in Jerusalem, 4* first-class hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner daily in Israel
  • Lunch in Oberammergau on the day of the play, 1 lunch & 1 drink per person
  • High-class air-conditioned tourist coach
  • Tour escort from arrival to Munich until departure from Tel Aviv
  • Local English speaking guides in Munich, Schwangau, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Bethlehem
  • Headsets, whispers for the tours, all the way
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary

 

Not included:

  • Travel Insurance - strongly recommended
  • Lunch daily
  • Tips for guides, escort, and drivers
  • Drinks at the dinners in Israel not included
  • Porterage of luggage, in & out hotels
  • Personal items & expenses, visa costs

 

OBERAMMERGAU - PASSION PLAY PACKAGE - 1 night:

  • C category hotel in Oberammergau area
  • 1st category tickets
  • Dinner at the hotel upon arrival, drinks included
  • Dinner during the break between sequences, drinks included
  • Textbook Passion Play
  • Shuttle bus on the night of the play

 

 


 

Price per person in a double room for Oct. 2022 Tour:

Price per person Air & land arrangement from New York; Atlanta; Toronto....US$ 4245,00
Price per person Air & land arrangement from Los Angeles; Houston.............US$ 4345,00
Price per person "Land only services".....................................................................US$ 2695,00
​Single room supplement - very limited number of single rooms.......................US$   795,00
 

For the price from your city, your departure airport, please call or email us.
 

Prices are close estimate, informative, and confirmed only after the airline ticket reservation is made in the client's name.
 


 

FOR MORE INFO ON THIS TOUR, feel free to call or email us:

E-mail: gordan@bluehearttravel.com
Phone: +1 307 222 4856
US Toll-Free: +1 877 545 5562
Phone Croatia: +385 1 775 7135
Cell Phone Croatia: +385 91 3388 889

 


 

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Holy Land and Passion Play Pilgrimage