Holyland Tour
 
Holyland Tour
Holyland Tour

HOLY LAND TOUR
A SPIRITUAL PILGRIMAGE


DAY 01: AMMAN
Arrive Amman meet and assistance by our Jordanian representative. Visit Madaba and Mount Nebo.: The trip south of Amman along the 5,000 years old King's Highway is one of the most memorable journeys in the Holy Land, passing through a string of ancient sites. The first city along the way from the north is Madaba, "the City of Mosaics" which has been intermittently inhabited for nearly 3,500 years. The chief attraction in this city is a wonderfully vivid, six-century Byzantine mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other holy sites; there are also literally hundreds of other mosaics scattered throughout Madaba's churches and homes. Dinner and overnight stay at Amman: Hotel Amaken Plaza or similar


Day 02: Amman � CANA - Nazareth - Tiberius
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the border crossing into Israel. After emigration formalities we visit Cana where Jesus performed his first Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Then on to Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation built over the grotto where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that she would bear a son, Jesus. Then we visit Mary�s House, We also stop by Joseph's workshop. Enroute to Tiberias visit Mount Tabore.
We drive through the landscapes of Galilee and later for a ride in a replica of a Galilean fishing boat of that time, on the Sea of Galilee and where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water. Drive to hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Nazareth.


DAY 03: CAPPERNAUM - GALILEE - HAIFA
After breakfast we will drive to Capernaum - the center Jesus' ministry after he left Nazareth we stop at Tabgha - the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and the expressive Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. We make a brief halt at St. Peter's house, The Synagogue the Church of Primacy of Peter and the place where Jesus bestowed St. Peter with his authority. This is believed to be the place where Jesus dined with his disciples. We drive to Haifa, Israel's largest port city, built on the slopes of Mt. Carmel. Visit the Famous Persian Hanging Gardens for a view of the Bahai Shrine. Then continue to Muhraqa, the place of sacrifice and the site where Prophet Elijah defeated the False Prophets of Ba'al.
Your tour ends in Tiberias, nestled on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus performed many miracles.
Return to the hotel for Dinner and overnight at the same Hotel in Nazareth


DAY 04: JORDAN VALLEY - JERICHO - JERUSALEM
Today you will leave Galilee to Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley.
We stop at Yardenit on the Jordan River, the traditional baptismal, site, and then drive along the Jordan Valley where we stop and view Qarantal via Jericho; believe from carbon test to be the oldest city. It is also the place where Jesus stopped on this way to Jerusalem, on the Eve of the Passover and were Jesus cured the blind man during his stay at Zachaeus house.Visit Zachaus Tree then proceed to The Mount of Temptations then Descend to the Dead Sea' the lowest point on earth (1305 ft. below sea level), again make a brief stop at a private beach and take the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals. Enroute we visit Bethany , Lazarus Tomb Drive to hotel Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.


DAY 05: EIN KAREM � MT. ZION � BETHLEHEM (05 OCTOBER 2011) WEDNESDAY
We will visit Ein Karem - the city of Judah and birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. We then visit Mt Zion the cynical, the room for the last supper and dome of King David, we also visit the church of St. Peter Gallicantu which symbolizes Peter Deniel of Jesus as he has prophesied at the last supper, and the church of Dormition. Then onto Bethlehem, which is located in the Judah province. It was here that the Angel announced the birth of Jesus to the shepherds of Bethlehem during the reign of King Herod. Also, here David tended his flocks until he was anointed King of Israel. Visit the Manager Square; Shepherds field Crusaders Cloister Grotto of St. Jerome and Rachel's tomb. Dinner and overnight at hotel, Bethlehem..


DAY 06: OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM � DEPARTURE
We start the day by going to the pools of Beit Hasda, where Jesus held the crippled man. Then we proceeds to Western Wall (Wailing Wall) Garden Tomb, there we visit Golgotha,. Mount of Olive, The church of Peter Noster, Dome of the Rock (Panoramic view) descend to Dominus Flevit ( Church of Agony) via Palm Sunday Road. Then proceed to Garden of Gethsemane, Church of all Nations (Church of Gethsemane) House of Caipas where Peter denied Jesus thrice and where Jesus was kept in the dungeon.

DAY 07: SHEIKH HUSSEIN -AIRPORT
After breakfast we go to the border crossing to Jordan. After emigration formalities we will taken to Amman airport for our departure flight.

Day 08: COCHIN
 
GALLERY OF THIS PACKAGE

Israel

Egypt

Galiee

Jerusalem Golgotha

Israel

Egypt

Galiee

Jerusalem Golg..

Nazareth

The Dead Sea

Pyramid

The Hill of Calvary

Nazareth

The Dead Sea

Pyramid

The Hill of Ca..

 
 
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