9 Nights / 10 Days

Day 01: Arrival – Amman (B)

Arrive in Amman. Meeting assistance by our Jordanian representative. You will be transfer to hotel in Amman for overnight.


Day 02: Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Sheikh Hussein Border – Jordan Valley Tiberias (B.L.D)

After breakfast and check out at the hotel, we will 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. Ten minutes to the west is Mount Nebo, the memorial of Moses, and the presumed site of the prophet’s death and burial place Afternoon transfer to the border crossing into Israel. After immigration formalities you will stop at Yardenit, the traditional baptismal site on the Jordan River, you will be transfer to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.


Day 03: Cana – Nazareth – Sea of Galilee – Capernaum – Tabgha – Mount of Beatitudes (B.L.D)

In the morning after breakfast, we will visit the city of Cana where Jesus performed His first Miracle, changing water into wine. Then on to Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph. In the afternoon, we drive through the landscapes of Galilee and later for a ride in a replica of a Galilean fishing boat on the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water. Visit Capernaum – the center of Jesus’ ministry after he left Nazareth, stop at Tabgha- the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes. We’ll make a brief halt at St. Peter’s house. This is believed to be the place where Jesus dined with His disciples. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.


Day 04: Haifa – Muhraqa –Jaffa- Tel Aviv – Bethlehem (B.L.D)

After breakfast check out from the hotel, we drive to Haifa, Israel’s largest port city, built on the slopes of Mount Carmel. Visit the famous Persian Hanging Gardens for a view of the Bahai Shrine. We then make a brief halt at the Elijah cave at Stella Marris and then we continue to Muhraqa, the place of sacrifice and the site where Prophet Elijah defeated the False Prophets of Ba’al. Continue our way via the city of Caesarea to Jaffa, to see the house of Simon the Tanner, and visit St. Peter Church. After a sightseeing tour to the Old Port of the City, we will go for a panoramic tour of the “White City”. We enjoy a walking tour through the unique Bauhaus building style of Tel Aviv.  Then transfer to your hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.

Day 05:Mt. Of Olives – Old City of Jerusalem – Jewish Quarter – Wailing Wall (B.L.D)

We start in the morning by visit the Mt of Olives to the Church of Ascension, which commemorates the assents of Jesus to heaven. Then continue to the panoramic view of Jerusalem and from there, by foot travel to Dominos Flavit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem where the chapels are built in the shape of a tear as a poignant reminder to this event, and then visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Visit the basilica of agony. We then go to the pools of Beit Hasda, and from there we take the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief), traditionally accepted as the last route trodden by Jesus.  Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha. You will see the Pilate’s Judgments Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation, where the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head.  The last four Stations of the Cross are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from the distance, wish is two silver domes, also “The Tomb” widely believed to be part of the stone that covered Jesus Tomb. In the afternoon, we go through the Jewish quarter to the Wailing. Then back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.


Day 06: Ein Karem –  Mt. Zion –Bethlehem (B.L.D)

Today morning after breakfast, we will visit Ein Karem – the town of Judah and birthplace of John the Baptist. We then visit Mt Zion the cynical, the room for the last supper and King David’s Tomb. We also visit the Church of St. Peter Gallicantu the site where the High Priest imprisoned Jesus before he was turn over to the Romans and the church of Dormition. Then onto Bethlehem to visit Church of Nativity and the Manger Square. Later return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 07: Jericho – Qumran – Dead Sea – Taba Border – St. Catherine (B.L.D)

Today after breakfast and check out at the hotel, we cross the Judean Desert passing via Jericho, the oldest city in the world the believed to be the oldest city on earth, and viewing on route Mt. Quarantal, where Jesus spent 40 days when Satan tried to tempt him. We then descend to Dead Sea the lowest point on earth (1305 ft. below sea level); visit Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Make a stop at a private beach and take the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals (towels and swim necessary).  You will be transfer via the beautiful Arava road to Taba border located at the Red Sea city of Eilat. After arrival at Taba border and after all the formalities you will meet with our Egyptian representative. Transfer to St. Catherine for dinner and overnight.

Day 08: St. Catherine – Cairo (B.L.D)

After breakfast and checkout at the hotel, we will visit St. Catherine Monastery, one of the world’s religious pilgrimage centers for over 15 centuries. Then proceed to Cairo. Upon arrival to Cairo transfer to Nile Dinner Cruise for two hours with an oriental show and belly dancers. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day 09: Cairo (B.L.D)

After breakfast, visit the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Proceed to the Egyptian Museum to view the largest antiques for the ancient pharaohs including the treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit the hanging church, Abu serge & Synagogue. Return to hotel for overnight.

Day 10: Departure (B)

After breakfast and check out from the hotel, you will be transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final flight.