Holy Land Biblical Tour

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Holy Land Biblical Tour


Day 1: Tel Aviv Nazareth

Upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, you will be met by a representative, assisted through customs and transferred to your hotel in Nazareth. Overnight: Nazareth.


Day 2: Nazareth - Cana - Mt Tabor

Breakfast in the hotel, then start the day with a visit to the Annunciation Church in Nazareth "the announcement of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary of the approaching virgin birth" (Luke 1:26-38). Visit the St. Joseph the Carpenter Church, believed to have been built over the holy family's workshop, visit Mary's Well & Springs - the site of the Annunciation. Travel to Cana to visit the Church of Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle "the transformation of water into wine" (John 2:1-11, 4:46-54). Then drive to Mt. Tabor, the site of the transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-8, Luke 9:28-36). Return to Nazareth. Overnight: Nazareth.


Day 3: Mt of Beatitudes - Tabgha - Sea of Galilee

Breakfast in the hotel, then travel to Mt. of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-8). Visit Tabgha on the north-western shore of the Sea of Galilee, traditionally accepted as the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30-46) and the fourth resurrection appearance of Jesus (John 21:1-24) after his Crucifixion. Travel to the Church of the Primacy of St. Peter Primacy which allegedly marks the spot of Jesus' reinstatement of Peter as chief among the apostles. Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee before continuing on to Capernaum where Jesus lived and healed the sick, preaching in the synagogue and performing miracles (Matthew 9:1, 4:13). Finally, visit the House of Peter where Jesus is believed to have lived. Back to Nazareth. Overnight: Nazareth.


Day 4: Haifa - Caesarea - Tel Aviv (Jaffa) - Jerusalem

Taking the Kings' Highway, an ancient caravan route to see Mt. Nebo. Here God showed Moses the Holy Land before he died. From the lookout Following breakfast and check-out, we drive to the beautiful City of Haifa, ascending Mt. Carmel to enjoy a panoramic view over the Bay, then on to visit Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery at the top and the Cave of Alia (Elijah's Cave) at the base. Visit Muhraka, the Hanging Gardens of the Bahai' Shrine, through Meggido, then proceed to Caesarea to visit the Water Aqueduct and the Roman Theatre, Hippodrome and Crusader fortress. We drive to Tel Aviv, the commercial capital of Israel, then on to Jaffa to visit Peter's Church, the House of Simon the Tanner, the Old City and port of Jaffa before heading to Jerusalem. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Old City before checking-in to your hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem.


Day 5: Mt. of Olives - Mt. Zion - Ein Karem - Bethlehem

Our first stop this morning is the Mt. of Olives. We visit the Church of the Ascension, Pater Noster Church, the Dominos Flevit Church where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, then continue on to the Garden of Gethsemane. Next we visit Mt. Zion to see the St. Peter in Gallicantu, then King David's Tomb and the Upper Room, Dormiton Abbey. At Ein Karem we visit St John the Baptist Church and the Church of Visitation (Luke 1:39-56). We travel to Bethlehem to visit the Nativity Church - the birth place of Jesus Christ, Milk Grotto and finally Shepherd's Field, before returning to your hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem


Day 6: Walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem

Breakfast in the hotel then we enter the Old City of Jerusalem from Dung Gate to visit the Walling Wall. See the Area of the Mosque built on Mt. Moriah (Temple Mount), then walk the traditional Way of the Cross (the 14 Stations of the Cross). View the Holy Sepulcher Church and the Empty Tomb of Jesus Christ. Overnight: Jerusalem


Day 7: Bethany - Jericho - Dead Sea

After breakfast in the hotel, we drive to Bethany to visit the House of Mary & Martha, and the Tomb of Lazarus. Next we travel to Jericho, the oldest town in the Holy Land. Visit the Sycamore Tree (Zacharious the tax collector climbed the tree to view Jesus) and view Mt. of Temptation. Then on to the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth, over 420m below sea level. Lie back and read a magazine as you can float on the surface of the water, 7 times saltier than regular seawater and full of minerals which provide therapeutic remedies to many skin ailments. Return to your hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem


Day 8: Departure

Check out from your hotel and transfer to Ben Guiron Airport for your departure flight.


Amman Larsa Hotel

Larsa Hotel – Amman

Location: 12km from centre of Amman.
Close to: Al Baraka Mall & King Abdullah Mosque
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Fitness Centre, Sauna, Computer Station, Outdoor Pool



Amman Rum Hotel

Rum Hotel

Location: Amman Al Swefieh Ali Nasouh Al Taher Street, Bul. No 60
Close to: AlWakalat St.
Facilities: Al Sayran restaurant, Meeting Room, VIP Lounge, deli cafe



Amman Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace Hotel

Location: 4th Circle

Close to: Embassies

Facilities: 24 hour Room Service, Restaurant, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Outdoor Pool, High Speed WiFi.



Amman Geneva Hotel

Geneva Hotel

Location: West Amman on road to Airport

Close to: Shopping, business districts

Facilities: 3 restaurants, 24 hour Room Service, 24 hour Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing, High Speed Internet, Currency Exchange



Amman Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt

Location: 2km from city centre

Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theatre and shopping centers

Facilities: High Speed Internet, 24 hour Room Service, Babysitting, Currency Exchange, ATM machine



Amman Le Meridien

Le Meridien

Location: Shmeisani commercial business and diplomatic district

Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theatre and shopping centers
Facilities: Free In-room WiFi, Health Club and Spa, 7 Restaurants, Bar



Amman Landmark Hotel

Landmark Hotel

Location: Central Amman

Close to: within walking distanced of the old city area

Facilities: 6 Restaurants, 24 Hour Room Service, Fitness & Wellness Centre, Tennis Court, Gift Shop, High Speed Internet throughout hotel, Same-day Laundry & Dry-Cleaning, Baby Sitting Services, ATM Machine



Petra La Maison

La Maison Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra) – Tourism Street

Close to: very close to the visitors center

Facilities: Restaurant, gift shop, Free Wi-Fi, Massage, Bar



Petra Amra Palace

Amra Palace Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)

Close to: Souk, 1km from Petra Archaeological Park,

Facilities:Restaurant, Summer Roof-top Dining, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish Bath, 24 Hour Room Service, Internet Access, Currency Exchange, Coffee Shop, Gift Shop, Same day Laundry & Dry Cleaning



Petra Seven Wonders

Seven Wonders

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)

Close to: Souk, 1km from Petra Archaeological Park.

Facilities: Internet Access in Rooms, Restaurant, Rooftop Pool and Covered Terrace, Gift Shop, Laundry & Dry Cleaning Service



Petra Moon Hotel

Petra Moon Hotel

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: 100m from Petra Archaeological Park, 100m from Restaurants

Facilities: Restaurant, High Speed Internet WiFi, Rooftop Terrace and Swimming Pool (April-November)



Petra Guest House

Petra Guest House

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: At the entrance gate to Petra Archaeological Park, 200m from Restaurants

Facilities: Lobby Lounge, Restaurant, Bar, 24 Hour Room Service



Petra Movenpick

Movenpick Resort Petra

Location: Wadi Musa (Petra)
Close to: at entrance to Petra Archaeological Park, local Restaurants

Facilities: Outdoor Pool, 7 Restaurants, Fitness & Wellness Centre, Free WiFi, Free Mini-bar



Petra Mariott

Marriott Hotel

Location: Above Petra Valley
Close to: 10-15 minute drive from entrance to Petra Archaeological Park

Facilities: Currency Exchange, Bookstore, Gift Shop, Laundry & Dry Cleaning, Newspapers, 24 Hour Room Service, 2 Restaurants, Bar



PACKAGE INCLUDES

Meet & Greet service at airport

Modern, air conditioned vehicle

English speaking guide throughout tour

Entrance fees to all sites listed in Itinerary

Accommodation and meal plan selected

All service fees and charges


PACKAGE EXCLUDES

Meals not in selected Meal Plan

Israeli entry visa

Personal expenses

Travel insurance

Tips for guide/driver