HOLY LAND WITH PETRA

Duration 11 Days
Departure Dates  06 APR 2016, 04 MAY 2016, 18 MAY 2016, 08 JUN 2016, 29 JUN 2016, 10 AUG 2016, 09 SEP 2016, 05 OCT 2016, 21 NOV 2016, 20 DEC  2016
Countries Visited  Jordan (including petra), Israel, Egypt

Day 01 :: Amman

Ahlan Wa Sahlan – Welcome to Amman, Capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Arriving at Queen Alia Airport, meet & assist through all formalities, dinner and overnight stay in Amman.

Accommodation :: ARENA SPACE  OR DAYS INN

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 02 :: Amman- PETRA

After breakfast, we proceed to one of the Seven Wonders of the World- PETRA, The ancient carved city of Petra lies hidden away in the mountains forming the eastern side of the Wadi Araba. We will pass through the entrance of Siq to the Treasury before leading them through the city to the Roman Theatre stopping at the various tombs carved in to the cliffs; the guide will introduce many highlights of the city along the way, Overnight in Amman.

Accommodation ::  ARENA SPACE  OR DAYS INN

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 03 :: Mount Nebo, Nazreth, Cana

After breakfast proceed to Madaba (the city of Mosaics) Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, Mount Nebo, ten minutes west of Madaba, the final station in the life of the prophet Moses, the Jordan Valley and the hills of Jerusalem – Moses viewed the Promised Land that he would never enter. Then drive to the Holy Land welcomed by our guide at the border. Proceed to Nazareth Church of the Annunciation, Mary’s House, and St. Joseph’s Workshop. Visit to Cana, where we renew our marriage vows at the place were Jesus performed His first miracle of changing water into wine. Enroute to Tiberias view Mt Tabor. Dinner and overnight stay at Nazareth.

Accommodation :: Hotel Rimonuim or Similar.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 04 :: Mount of Beatitude, Capernaum, Sea of Galilee, Jaffa,Mt.Tabor

After breakfast visit Mount of Beatitude were Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, continue to Capernaum where we visit Jesus synagogue and the House of St.Peter. Proceed to the Primacy of Peter, where Jesus appeared to his disciples after the Resurrection and where he performed the miraculous catch of the 153 fish and conferred Church authority upon Peter, continue on to Tabgha, the traditional site of the multiplication of loaves and fish followed by a boat ride on the sea of Galilee. We travel to Ardent where we renew our baptismal vows right at the Jordan River. We will be driving through Acre and Ceaseria. Drive along the coastal road to visit the old city of Jaffa and see the Church dedicated to St. Peter commemorating his miraculous healing of Tabita. Travel via Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, overnight stay in Jerusalem.

Accommodation :: Hotel Seven Arches or Similar.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 05 :: Mount of Olives and Gethsemane, Jericho, Dead Sea, Bethlehem

After breakfast Visit Mount of Olives and visit the Church of ascension, the church of Peter Noster, descend to Dominus Flevit where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, proceed to the Garden of Gethsemane, Basilica of the Agony and tomb of St. Mary, the traditional House of Caipas where Peter denied Jesus thrice and where Jesus was kept in the dungeon then proceed to Jericho, see Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, proceed to Bethlehem the Shepherd’s Field and the Church of Nativity, the Birth Place of the Lord Jesus, Visit St. Jeromes Grotto where the Bible was translated from Hebrew. Dinner and overnight stay at Jerusalem.

Accommodation :: Hotel Seven Arches or similar
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 06 :: Jerusalem Old City – Via Dolorsa – Golgoth, Bethany

After breakfast, proceed to Jerusalem, we enter the Old City through St. Stephen’s or Lion’s Gate. Continue on foot to the church of Condemnation and Flagellation, where we begin the Via Dolorosa,. The last five Stations of the Cross are situated inside the Holy Sepulcher. The present route, and follow the footsteps of our Lord Jesus on his way to Calvary, culminating the journey to Golgotha and the place of the tomb itself the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit St. Mark Convent the traditional site where Mary went to sleep after Cruzification, Last Supper Room, where we remember the Last Supper and the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on Pentecost. There after walk to the Dormition Abby and the traditional site of the Tomb of King David (visit other Upper room). We end the day with visit to the Western Wailing Wall considered to be the holiest site for the Jews. Dinner and overnight stay at Jerusalem.

Accommodation :: Hotel Seven Arches or similar
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 07 :: Bethany

Visit to Bethany, the house of Martha, Mary and Lazarus. . On the way View Qumran caves, view statue of Loth’s wife Arrive Taba . Enter into Egypt. Complete the emigration and customs formalities.& check –in hotel after lunch we proceed to the RedSea beach for free time, Over night stay at Sinai/Dhab/Sharma El shekh.

Accommodation :: Hotel St. George or similar
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 08 :: Drive to Cairo,sinai

After breakfast proceed to Sinai. Visit St. Catherine Monastry. Set beneath the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. Saint Catherine Monastery has been one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. Within its imposing walls rests a citadel like no other, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. And a 6th century church reputed to lie directly on the site of the Burning Bush. View the beautiful and historical Sinai Mountains and then proceed to Cairo Check-in hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Cairo

Accommodation ::
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 09 :: Sphynix, Old Cairo, Christian Church

After breakfast visit to Pyramids, Sphinx, Old Cairo, Christian Church. However, it traditionally begins with the visit of the Holy Family to Egypt. Overnight stay in Cairo (Optional – Nile cruise)

Accommodation ::  Hotel LE MERIDIAN or Similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10 :: Museum – departure to Cochin

After breakfast visit the Egyptian Museum, then proceed to Airport for departure.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 11 :: Arrival

Arrive at HomeTown

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