|Day 01||ARRIVAL – AMMAN – MT. NEBO – MADABA|
|Day 02||AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN|
|Day 03||AMMAN – AHL MAGHTAS – ALLENBY BRIDGE – NAZARETH|
|Day 04||TIBERIAS – NAZARETH – GALILEE|
|Day 05||MT. TABOR – CANA – HAIFA – CAESAREA – JAFFA – JERUSALEM|
|Day 06||BETHLEHEN – EIN KAREM|
|Day 07||JERUSALEM – OLD CITY|
|Day 08||JERUSALEM / TABA BORDER / MT. SINAI|
|Day 09||MT. SINAI – CAIRO|
|Day 11||CAIRO / THE COPTIC PART OF EGYPT / DEPARTURE|
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL – AMMAN – MT. NEBO – MADABA (-/L/D)
Upon arrival in Amman in the morning, you will be met and assisted by our local guide. Later proceed to MT.NEBO and celebrate your Thanksgiving Mass at the MOSAIC Church where Pope Pius II celebrated mass when he visited there, pass by the MADABA to visit the MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE which hosts the unique Mosaic Map of Egypt, Jordan and Holy Land. The map is believed to be the first on this area, it was built in the 16th century AD. Proceed to Amman for hotel check in, dinner and overnight.
DAY 02 : AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN (B/L/D)
After an early hotel breakfast, proceed to a whole day excursion tour to visit the fabled ROSE CITY of Petra which means “cleft in the rock” in Greek and a stand out as one of the wonders of the world. Take a horseback ride through the PICTURESQUE SIQ and visit its famous TREASURY. Enjoy the walking tour of the city made famous by the movie Indiana Jones which was shot entirely in this place.return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 03 : AMMAN – AHL MAGHTAS – - NAZARETH (B/L/D) *** JORDAN TO Holy Land
After breakfast, check out. Visit AHL MAGHTAS known as the River Jordan, the baptismal site of our Lord. Prepare for border crossing to Israel.
After immigration formalities, meet and be assisted by our local tour guide.
Visit Jericho to see the SYCAMORE TREE of ZACCHEUS. Then view the MT. OF TEMPTATION where Jesus Christ spent 40 days of fasting and where he was tempted by the devil.
Proceed to NAZARETH. Visit the BASILICA AND GROTTO OF THE ANNUNCIATION and the CHURCH OF THE HOLY FAMIY, the CHURCH OF ST. GABRIEL and MARY’S WELL.
Then, proceed to Nazareth for your hotel-dinner/overnight.
DAY 04 : TIBERIAS – NAZARETH – GALILEE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, proceed to Mt. of BEATITUDES, the site of the Sermon on the Mount. Then to Tabgha, the site of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish. Visit the ST. PETER’S PRIMACY CHURCH and proceed to CAPERNAUM, the house of St. Peter and the SYNAGOGUE RUINS.
End with a boat ride in the SEA OF GALILEE . Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 05 : MT. TABOR – CANA – HAIFA – CAESAREA – JAFFA – JERUSALEM (B/D)
After breakfast , early check-out. Visit MT.TABOR: BASILICA OF THE TRANSFIGURATION with mass celebration.
Continue to CANA for the Renewal of Marriage Vows and site of Jesus’ first miracle – turning water into wine. Drive to the picturesque HAIFA and enjoy a wonderful view of the MEDITERRENEAN SEA. Visit the STELLA MARIS CHURCH on MT. CARMEL and proceed to the ROMAN THEATER OF CEASAREA MARITIMA AND JAFFA. Move to Bethlehem for check-in, dinner and overnight.
DAY 06 : BETHLEHEN – EIN KAREM (B/L/D)
After breakfast, start your visit to the CHURCH OF NATIVITY in Bethlehem. Pass by the MILK GROTTO and the Shepherd’s Field, the site where the Star appeared. Drive to Ein Karem. Visit the CHURCH OF ST. JOHN the Baptist and see the VISITATION CHURCH where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 07 : JERUSALEM – OLD CITY (B/L/D)
After breakfast, cherish your full-day pilgrimage. Starting at MT. OF OLIVES, proceed to the ASCENSION CHAPEL, PATER NOSTER, PALM SUNDAY ROAD, DOMINUS FLEVIT (God wept) DORMITION ABBEY, BASILICA OF THE AGONY (Gethsemane), ST. ANNE’S CHURCH, POOL OF BETHESDA, ending at the via DOLOROSA (Stations of the Cross) to the HOLY SEPULCHER CHURCH where Jesus was crucified, died and buried. Then proceed to the WAILING WALL before you return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 08 : JERUSALEM / TABA BORDER / MT. SINAI (B/l/D) *** Holy Land TO EGYPT
After your early morning breakfast, check out and prepare for a long journey to cross the border in Tabba for Egypt. Along the way, you will pass by and spend a short time in the DEAD SEA RESORT. After customs and immigration formalities, meet our tour representative to take us to St. Catherine in Mt. Sinai for dinner and hotel check in.
DAY 09 : MT. SINAI – CAIRO (B/l/D)
At 2:00 AM those who want to climb MT. SINAI may attempt to do so weather permitting to experience the beautiful sunrise on top of the mountain. After breakfast, visit ST. CATHERINE MONASTERY before proceeding to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, enjoy your NILE DINNER CRUISE with onboard entertainment. After this, check in at your hotel for overnight.
DAY 10 : CAIRO (B/L/D)
After your breakfast, celebrate mass then proceed to see the PYRAMIDS. , visit the NATIONAL MUSEUM. Enjoy your dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 11 : CAIRO / THE COPTIC PART OF EGYPT / DEPARTURE (B/L/-)
After breakfast, check out in the morning and visit the Coptic part of the city. The BASILICA OF ST SERGUS, the famous AL’ MOALQUE CHURCH and then the EL KAHLILI BAZAAR for your last minute shopping. transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
|Trip duration||Approximately 6 hours|
|Trip type||Private Tour by Air-conditioned vehicle|
|Trip runs||Every Day|
|Starting from||Amman Hotel|
|Return to||Amman Hotel|
|Pick up time||09:00 am|
Start the day with a city tour in Jordan’s capital. Amman, already mentioned in the Bible as Rabbath Ammon, is a bustling modern city. The historical places are located in downtown, where we visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum. Visit the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats and time to stroll through Jabal Amman, one of the oldest parts of Amman. Drive one hour to Dead Sea Beach, with 400 meters below sea level the lowest point on earth, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. The area is characterized by high annual temperatures, low humidity and high atmospheric pressure, the air is extremely oxygen rich. Leisure time with the chance to float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Return transfer to your Amman hotel.
Our representative will pick you up from Amman towards the rose red city of Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Upon arrival you will begin the trip on horseback to the canyon, that called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle… After the tour, a lunch will serviced at local restaurant in Petra then we will drive you back to Amman city.
|Trip duration||Approx 10 hours|
|Trip type||Private Tour by Air-conditioned vehicle|
|Trip runs||Every Day|
|Starting from||Amman Hotels|
|Return to||Amman Hotels|
|Pick up time||07:00 am|
Day 1:(Allenby – Jerusalem – Bethlehem – Jerusalem)
Arrive by Allenby borders. Reception and transfer to Jerusalem. Start by a wonderful panoramic view over the Old City from the Mount of Olives which stands at 827m high. Then, discover the different areas in the old city and walk through the souk. You will follow the last steps of Christ along the Via Dolorosa and enjoy the Holy Sepulcher which houses both the place of Calvary and the tomb of Christ. After this you will visit the Wailing Wall. From there you will admire the Dome of the Rock, the gem emblematic of the Holy Land, its golden dome shining brilliantly on the Jerusalem skyline. Then you will continue to Bethlehem there will be a tour of Bethlehem where it all began. You will visit the Basilica of the Nativity, the oldest church in the world which is built over the cave that housed Christ at his birth. You will also see the Chapel of St. Jerome (who translated the Bible into Latin), back to Jerusalem to the hotel and overnight.
Day 2:(Jerusalem – Nazareth – Cana – Tiberius – Sheikh Hussein border)
After early breakfast you will travel to Nazareth and visit another major site of biblical significance! Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, then continue to Cana, the place where was Jesus first miracle when he change the water to wine, continue to Tiberius, around the lake visit: Capernaum with the house of St. Peter, Mt. Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his first sermon, Tabga which is remembered because of the miracle of the multiplication of loaves, then transfer to Sheikh Hussein Border crossing with Jordan.