Holy Land Turkey Greece Tours 2018 Travel Packages
Dear Pilgrim: Dear Traveling partner: This journey will afford us a deeper under-standing of the Scriptures and a closer contact with the life of Christ and His mission of redemption. Those who make this journey in the company of friends and others of like mind can look forward to an unforgettable experience. Join us on this wonderful pilgrimage. Michael S. Reilly President Maranatha Tours, Inc.
Holy Land, Turkey, & Greece Itinerary
Driving south, we visit Solomon’s Pools, Jerusalem’s main source of water for almost 2000 years. Passing the monastery of Hortus Conclusus (“the sealed garden”) in Artas, we go to Herodion, the palace set in a conical mountain built by Herod to mark his tomb which was in the news lately with the recent discovery of Herod’s Tomb. Note the juxtaposition of the two Kings of the Jews. The King Herod buried in great opulence and the King of the Jews born in a humble manger in Bethlehem sitting in the background of the Herodium. We then drive to one of the possible sites for Shepherds’ Fields. We continue into Bethlehem itself, walking through the restored old town to the Church of the Nativity and visiting the man