(7 Nights 8 Days)
Meet at Queen Alia Airport in Amman, after visa formalities, transfer to Allenby for crossing to Israel (Over Night in Nazareth Tiberias)
Drive to Nazareth, a town where Jesus lived most of the first 30 years of his life on earth Driving on Mt. Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration (Matth. 17:1- Wonderful panoramic view We will continue to Nazareth to visit the basilica of the Annunciation and the nearby Church of St. Joseph with the traditional Home of the Holy Family. Visit Mary’s Well. Next we drive through the beautiful Landscape of Lower Galilee, the home of many of Jesus’ disciples. Visit to Mt. Precipice where the wrathful inhabitants of Nazareth wanted to cast Jesus down headlong. Cana visit the wedding Church
(Overnight in Nazareth Tiberias)
We start this day with a boat trip across the Sea of Galilee before we continue to have a St. Peter’s Fish lunch. We will drive around the western shores to visit the pilgrim shrines of the NW shores. Visit to the Mt. of Beatitudes, the scene of the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tabgha to visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and the nearby Chapel of the Primacy. This is followed by a visit to the ruins of the ancient town of Capernaum which in Jesus’ days was a flourishing border town, also known as “his own city”.
(Matth. 4:13). We will see the ancient synagogue and the “House of Peter”.
Finish this day with a drive to the Yardenit Baptism Site located on the banks of The Jordan river
(Overnight IN Nazareth Tiberias)
Drive to Jericho the most ancient city in the world, we drive on, stopping in the shade of sycamore tree of the kind which Zacchaeus climbed in order to see
Jesus (Lk. 19:1-10). Visit The Qarantal monastery easily reached by cable car from the ancient town of Jericho
.The cable ride is 1330 meters long and the view of the Jordan Valley below is magnificent, with the Nebo mountain of Jordan in the background. (Matthew 4: 8-11).
Then towards the shores of the Dead Sea. Enjoy the opportunity to swim at the unique water of Dead Sea. Pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan.
(Over Night in Bethlehem/Jerusalem)
Bethlehem. Visit the Basilica of the Nativity where there will be the opportunity to kneel at the birthplace of Christ in the Grotto of the Nativity. Before living Bethlehem we shall visit the Fields of the Shepherds where the Angel of the Lord proclaimed the birth of the Messiah, the Saviour of the World. Proceed to JERUSALEM. We drive to the top of the Mount of Olives from which Jesus ascended to heaven after his resurrection. From the Mount there is amagnificent view over all ancient and modern Jerusalem, the center of the biblical world. We visit the holy shrines on the Mount and walk on down the “Palm Sunday Road” visiting the Chapel of Dominus Flevit (Jesus wept) en route to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all Nations where Christ prayed
(Overnight in Bethlehem/Jerusalem)
Jerusalem. Start this eventful day with a visit to the Garden Tomb and Gordon’s Golgotha We drive to Mt. Zion to visit the Upper Room and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, which is built over the ruins of the Palace of Caiaphas, the High Priest before whom Jesus was brought for trial (Mark 14: 53-65). We shall enter within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and walk in the Footsteps of our Lord as he bore the burden of our sins to the Cross at Golgotha. We visit the Pools of Bethesda where Jesus healed the man who had been crippled for 38 years (Joh. 5:1-9) and walk on following the 14 stations of the Cross from Pilate’s Judgment Hall to the empty tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. We will then visit the Western Wall (Wailing Wall). Lastly we will have Festive Ceremony with our Staff with certificate and JP badges & cake.
(Overnight in Jerusalem)
After breakfast we Leave Jerusalem and drive to the Allenby border to cross back to Jordan. Then to Mt. Nebo, believed to be the site of the tomb of Moses, commands a spectacular view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. The drive continues to the town of Madaba, the biblical Medeba, 30 kilometers south of Amman. Madaba is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics and at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George we may view the earliest surveying original map of the Holyland
(Overnight in Amman)
After breakfast drive back to the airport and home bound
Included are the following: ($2,500 per adult sharing)
Excluded are the following
(subject to availability)
(Subject to availability)