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MIDDLE EAST

holy land tour

 

DAY 00 — MUMBAI

Assemble at Sahar International Airport
Complete Your Check in & Clear Immigration Formalities & proceed for Departure Gate

 

 

DAY 01 — INDIA – AMMAN

Arrive Amman. Meeting assistance by our Jordanian representative Dinner and overnight at Amman [ D ]

 

 

DAY 02 — MADABA- MOUNT NEBO – TIBERIAS

Breakfast at hotel,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 emigration formalities transfer to Tiberias hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

 

DAY 03 — GALILEE - CAPERNAUM - CANA –NAZARETH – MT . TABOR – TABGHA

In the morning 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. We also stop by Joseph's workshop .Visit Mount Tabor.In the afternoon 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. Visit 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 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.
The flat rock known as Mensa Christ of Chris's table commemorates this event. Drive to the hotel in Tiberius for dinner and overnight.

 

 

DAY 04 — JORDAN VALLEY - JERICHO – QUMRAN - DEAD SEA

Today you will leave Galilee for Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley.We stop at Yardenit on the Jordan River, the traditional baptismal, site, and then drive along the Jord an 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. We will visit the Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Descend to the Dead Sea' the lowest point on earth, again make a brief stop at a private beach and take the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

 

 

DAY 05 — MOUNT OF OLIVES – PATER NOSTER- EIN KAREM – MT. ZION – BETHLEHEM

After breakfast, visit Mount of Olives visit the Church of ascension, the church of Pater Noster. 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 Daniel 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. Dinner and overnight at hotel, Bethlehem.

 

 

DAY 06 — OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM – JEWISH QUARTER

We start the day by going to the pools of Beit Hasda, where Jesus held the crippled man. 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, the place where Jesus was crucified marking significant events along the route. You will see the Pilate's Judgments Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation where, according to tradition, the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head the Ecce Homo Arch. The last 5 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 Wall, which is the holiest place for the Jewish religion. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

 

DAY 07 — BETHLEHEM -TABA BORDER-NUWEIB

After breakfast check out then transfer to Taba border crossing into Egypt.
After emigration formalities enter into Egypt. Proceed to Sinai, for dinner and overnight.

 

 

DAY 08 — MONASTERY – CAIRO

Breakfast at hotel. Visit St. Catherine Monastery, one of the world’s religious pilgrimage centers for over 15 centuries. Proceed to Cairo via dessert of Sinai. Arrive Cairo and evening proceed on a Cruise on the Nile. Enjoy the traditional arts of the Egyptian Artists on the Nile Cruise with dinner. Overnight at hotel Cairo.

 

 

DAY 09 — CAIRO – DOHA – INDIA

After breakfast check out, then transfer with your guide to visit the Pyramids which consider one of the eight wonders & 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 transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure. Arrive Sahar International Airport