Arrive at CAIRO Airport. Meet our guide and have a tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church and Coptic Church. It is believed that the Holy Family stayed here after fleeing from Bethlehem for fear of Herod’s order of slaughtering infants under 3 years. After lunch, visit the Church of the Virgin Mary, St. George Church and Citadel. Then visit Papyrus Factory to discover how the first paper was made during the ancient times. Proceed to hotel for check in. Dinner.
Hotel Breakfast. Your city tour includes a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Pyramids and Sphinx. After lunch, visit the Egyptian Museum where you can see the finest displays of artifacts, relics, statues and jewelries from all of the Pharaohs’ reign. Then enjoy a Dinner Cruise with entertainment including a belly dancing show.
Hotel Breakfast and check-out. We go on a long drive towards St. Catherine passing by Moses Springs and the Suez Canal. There will be lunch and short stops along the way. Arrive St. Catherine, then check in at hotel. Dinner.
Early in the morning, mountain-climb to Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given to Moses. On return, we will have hotel breakfast, then check out. Transfer to Taba border for crossing into Israel. After inspections and other regulatory procedures, we drive to the oldest city in the world, Jericho, to view Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. Proceed to Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls where found by a wandering shepherd boy. Visit Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. You can swim at the Dead Sea beach. Drive to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, Proceed to the Church of Nativity. Visit the Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity and the Manger Square. Return via Lazarus Tomb and Shepherd’s Field. After lunch, we drive to Ein Karem for St. John the Baptist Church and Church of Visitacion where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited Elizabeth. Proceed to Yad Vashem, the memorial to the holocaust. Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
) After breakfast, your full day tour will start at Mount of Olives to visit the Ascension Chapel. Then to Church of Pater Noster to witness the “Lord’s Prayer”. Proceed to the Church of Dominus Flevit where God wept over Jerusalem. Continue down to the Palm Sunday Road going to the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane to see the Rock of Agony, the place where Jesus prayed before the Roman soldiers came for Him. You will visit St. Anne’s Church, Bethsaida Pool, Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa, and go through the Stations of the Cross to the Holy Sepulchre where Jesus was crucified, then died and rose from the dead. We’ll visit Mt. Zion, the Upper room, David’s Tomb and Dormition Abbey. Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Hotel Breakfast and check-out. We drive through Haifa, and visit the Basilica of Mt. Carmel. Then to Joppa and visit the city where Yona set sail on. Drive by Caesarea to catch the sight of the Aqueducts. This is where St. Paul was imprisoned. Then, we will drive to Nazareth, the city of Jesus’ childhood and youth; Visit the Church of Annunciation where we can find the original cave where angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would bear a child by the Holy Spirit. Also, visit Joseph’s workshop where Jesus spent most of his childhood. Drive on to the village of Cana, where Jesus performed the Miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding ceremony. Check in hotel for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Will start the morning at Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Continue with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee then drive to Capernaum, the town where Jesus made His home after leaving Nazareth. View the remains of the ancient Synagogue in which He taught, and on to Tabgha, where the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes took place. Drive to Mount of Beatitudes, the site of the Sermon on the Mount. Then to St. Peter’s Primacy Church. See the remains of St. Peter’s House. Visit Yardenit (Jordan River) where St. John the Baptist baptized Jesus. Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast, then check out. Drive to the border. After inspections and other regulatory procedures, you will be transferred to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then proceed to Madaba to visit the Monastery of St. George, which host the unique mosaic Map of Egypt, Jordan and Holy Land. The map is believed to be the first one for this area, as it is built in the 6th century. Check in hotel for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to the lost city of Petra with an optional horseback ride through the picturesque SIQ. Visit the Treasury. Petra is a Greek word which means Stone. The city, built in the 6th century, has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985 and the most visited tourist attraction in the country. Transfer back to Amman in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight Hotel
After breakfast and check-out, transfer to Amman Airport for your flight back
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