Follow the steps of the holy family through your tour that will start from Egypt where you can visit the famous pyramids of Giza and the old famous churches in old Cairo, then head to Sainai to visit st Catherine monastery and climb mount Sainai to enjoy the wonderful sunset view from its summit. Cross to Jordan where you can visit petra ( The red rock city) . Head to Israel where you can make unforgettable tours and take memorable photos . End your tour with prayers in jerusalem
- Meet & assist upon arrival with flowers / departure.
- Free bottle of mineral water during Daily tours
- All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
- 2 nights accommodation at hotel in Cairo on half board basis.
- 1 night accommodation at hotel in Sainai on half board basis.
- 3 nights accommodation at hotel in Jerusalem on half board basis.
- 1 night accommodation at hotel in Dead Sea on half board basis.
- 2 night accommodation at hotel in Sea of Galilee on half board basis.
- 1 night accommodation at hotel in Tel Aviv on half board basis.
- 1 night accommodation at hotel in Amman on half board basis.
- 1 night accommodation at hotel in Petra on half board basis.
- English speaking tour guide during your tours
- All Taxes and Service charges.
- Egypt , Amman and Israel Entry Visa
- Any Tour , service or item not mentioned in the itinerary
- Entrance fee for all sightseeing mentioned in the programs
- Optional Mentioned in the itinerary
Day 1:Cairo Arrival
Meet and assist at Cairo international airport. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. No meals
Day 2 : Giza pyramids , Sphinx , Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo
Breakfast, then move to visit the three great Pyramids of Giza and the great Sphinx. In the area of the Pyramids providing for a superb picture take an opportunity to ride a camel with the Pyramids as a backdrop. Continue on to visiting the famous Egyptian Museum, Afterwards we visit Old Cairo, Starting with Coptic Church, where you will see the Hanging Church, dating to the late 4th and early 5th century. Continue to the Church of St. Sergius, a 5th century Coptic Church. This basilica is built on the cave in which the Holy Family stayed and is regarded by visitors as a source of blessing. As we journey along our tour, we'll come to the recently restored Synagogue of Ben Ezra - the oldest Jewish synagogue in Egypt built in 882 AC. Next, we'll explore the spices and silks in the medieval bazaar of Khan el-Khalili. Lunch will be served during the tour at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel in Cairo.Overnight Cairo- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 3: Sinai Desert / Morah by the Red Sea / Elim / Rephidim / Land of Goshen/Mount Sinai
After breakfast departure to Saint Catherine Monastery .Our tour continues through the Sinai Peninsula and the biblical Land of Goshen to the Mount Sinai area , Continue to Alim to visit the desert oasis, then to Wadi Feiran . Next to Mount Serbal, a possible location where Moses held his arms up for victory, we continue inland heading towards the granite mountain of Mount Sinai and Wadi El Raha where according to tradition is the area where the Israelites camped and the golden calf was forged . After we will arrive to the hotel near Mt Sinai and St Catherine’s Monastery.
Overnight Sinai- in hotel near Mt Sinai and St. Catherine's Monastery- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 4: Mount Sinai to the Red Sea/Mountains of Edom / St Catherine Monastery / Taba Border / Eilat ( Israel) cross to Jordan / Aqaba / Petra
At early day we will climb-up Mount Sinai Jabal Musa,(6,900 ft) climbing to the summit (750 steps) walking in the Footsteps of Moses and enjoy a time of praise and amazing views of the Sinai wilderness. After our descent form the mountain we return to the hotel to rejoin the rest of the group for Breakfast. Begin a tour the Saint Catherine Monastery with its History, constructed at the foot of Mt. Sinai the oldest working Christian Monastery. Commence a drive leaving Mount Sinai area toward the eastern shores of Sinai Peninsula, and on the Red Sea north to Taba Border, (Egypt Israel crossing border), lunch provided in Taba tourist area prior to crossing to Israel. After crossing meet our Israeli representative, and welcome to the Promised Land of Israel. We will enjoy a short city tour in Eilat Israel’s southernmost town on the Red Sea. We'll arrive at the Araba Border (Israel Jordan southern border). Cross to Jordan and meet with our Jordanian tour guide, Welcome to Jordan, visit the city and port of Aqaba along the King’ Highway to Wadi Musa then to the ancient city of Petra a recognized UNESCO World Heritage site.Overnight Petra- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 5:Full day Visiting the Nabatean City of Petra, Amman
Explore the Nabatean Treasure City of Petra, known as the red rock city. At the entrance to Petra travelers are offered the option to ride a horse for 800m - from the visitor center to the entrance of the dramatic “Siq” (canyon). Throughout most of the day explore Petra’s incredible structures; Bab Al Siq ,” the Treasury, the Royal Tombs, the obelisks and the High Place of Sacrifice, the Theatre carved into the side of the mountain, the Church built in the 5th century AD, the Colonnaded Street, the Lion Triclinium with it’s two lions on it’s entrance, Ad Deir the large monastery monument, the Great Temple complex, and much more. Late afternoon we will drive north to Amman – Jordan’s capital and largest city. Overnight Amman- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 6:Crossing to Israel - Into the Promised Land
After breakfast we journey on our holy land tour to the biblical town of Madaba. Here we'll see the earliest original map of the Holy Land. Continue to biblical Mount Nebo from which Moses viewed the Promise Land. A breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. We'll drive by Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John the Baptist is believed to have baptized Jesus, and cross to Israel crossing the Allenby Bridge. Entering into Israel we reflect on Joshua as he led the children of Israel on this exact path into the Promised Land. We continue tour to drive by Jericho and to the Mediterranean Sea arriving in Tel Aviv. Israel’s largest and most modern city. Check in at our hotel and enjoy dinner. Free time to rest, relax, and explore in your first evening in Israel.
Overnight Tel Aviv- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 7 : From Tel Aviv / Jaffa to the Sea of Galilee, Mediterranean coast and the Valley of Armageddon
Caesarea / Mt. Carmel / Megiddo / Nazareth / Sea of Galilee / Tiberias
Begin your tour "walking where Jesus walked' this morning to visiting the Old City Jaffa, see St. Peter's Church and enjoy a panoramic view of Tel Aviv resort shoreline from Jaffa Hilltop. Depart Tel Aviv on a drive north along the coastal plain to Caesarea Maritima , the center of early Christians, and the capital of Judea under the Roman Empire. Visit the excavations of this ancient city by the Mediterranean Sea. We’ll continue and stop at Mount Carmel (Muchraka), where Elijah issued his challenge to the False Prophets, and on to enjoy a breath taking panoramic view of Haifa Bay and the Western Galilee region. Continue on to Megiddo, view a panoramic site where the Battle of Armageddon will be fought. See the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including a well preserved water supply system. Continue the Holy Land tour along the Jezerel Valley to visit the town Jesus lived in Nazareth and enjoy a beautiful view from the top of Mt. Precipice, also known as Mt. of Precipitation, and Mount of the Leap of the Lord believed to be the site of the rejection of Jesus, we continue to the Church of Annunciation if time permits, and drive to Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his first public miracle, the turning of water into wine at the wedding feast and on to the Lower Galilee region to the beautiful Sea of Galilee to the town of Tiberias.The hotels situated right on town’s center and the shores of the Sea of Galilee make it possible to walk along the shores of the Sea of Galilee and explore the town of Tiberias.
Overnight Sea of Galilee- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 8: Sea of Galilee, the Upper Galilee and the Golan Heights Magdala / Sail on the Sea of Galilee / Jesus Boat / Golan Heights / Upper Galilee / Caesarea Philippi / St. Peter's Fish Lunch / Yardenit
We begin with a special visit to Magdala , In Magdala we'll see the ruins of a first century city where an ancient synagogue from the time of Jesus’ ministry was found. After we continue to the Sea of Galilee where you can try to imagine yourself sailing in the Sea of Galilee as Jesus did with his disciples, this is exactly how we begin the day by boarding a wooden boat and sailing on as the disciples did 2000 years ago. We’ll dock at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar and visit the ancient “Jesus Boat,” the remains of a 2,000 years old boat that was discovered in 1986 in the shores of the lake. We will drive to the beautiful Golan Heights. Visit Banias- ancient Ceasarea Philippi ,Continue to the Hula Valley and the Upper Galilee, returning to the Sea of Galilee with visit to Yardenit- the baptismal site on the Jordan River, the river where John the Baptist, baptized Jesus.Overnight Sea of Galilee– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 9: Jesus early Ministry along the Sea of Galilee, Jordan River Mount of Beatitudes / Tabgha / Capernaum / Beit She'an / Dead Sea
In this day we visit the surrounding area of the Sea of Galilee where Jesus began his early Ministry. Start with the Mount of Beatitudes , here Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, see the beautiful Chapel, erected in 1939 by the noted architect Antonio Barluzzi, and enjoy the panoramic view of the Galilee. Continue down to Tabgha , and a must visit during your Holy Land tour to Capernaum –referred as Jesus “own town” where is believed to have been Jesus' home and the center of his ministry, here we can stand in what is left of the synagogue in which Jesus ministered, and where he preformed many miracles, and it's in Capernaum where Peter’s mother-in-law lived and was healed. We’ll continue through the Valley of Beit She'an to the ancient city of Beit She'an , view the impressive archeological site. Continue through the Jordan Valley past the city of Jericho and arrive to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Check in at the hotel located at the shores of the Dead Sea.Overnight Dead Sea- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Day 10:Dead Sea, Masada, Ein Gedi, Qumran, Judean Desert, Jerusalem
In this day we visit the 1500 feet mountaintop fortress of Masada famous for being the last stronghold of the Jewish rebellion against the Roman Empire. We’ll ascend to Masada by cable car and explore the first century Synagogue, King Herod’s Bathhouse and other sites atop of Masada, descend and continue to the oasis of Ein Gedi, where David hid in a cave when running from Saul , continue a visit to Qumran where a cache of ancient biblical texts the Dead Sea Scroll were discovered in 1947. From here on to the Golden City of Jerusalem, and proceed to a panoramic view of Jerusalem from Mt. Scopus, where we can take time for prayer. Continue to the hotel conveniently located within walking distance from the Old City Jerusalem.
Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 11:Old Jerusalem, Temple Mount in Jesus times, Mount of Olives / Kidron Valley / Garden of Gethsemane / Western Wall tunnels (Kotel Tunnels) / Pool of Bethesda / Church of Holy Sepulcher / Via Dolorosa / Christian Quarter
we begin here a top of Mount of Olives where the Lord ascended into heaven , and where we will have a view across the Kidron Valley to the Eastern Gate where the prince of Peace will enter . Continuing to Pater Noster Church and visit Dominus Flevit where "The Lord wept" as he beheld the Holy City. Through Palm Sunday Road proceed down to the Gethsemane where you will see 2,000 year old Olive trees that date back to the time of Jesus. Then to the Western Wall- The holiest site in Judaism and one of the original walls that retained the Temple. We will visit the Western Wall Tunnels running along the base of the Western Wall will leading us through the Second Temple era and reveal the incredible construction of the Temple Mount, water supply and Roman street where our Lord Jesus was led to judgment. Continue to St. Anne Church and the Pool of Bethesda. We will walk the stations of the Cross- the Via Dolorosa to visit Judgment Hall of Pilate all the way to Church of the Holy Sepulcher . In the afternoon you will enjoy time to shop the colorful bazaars (markets). We'll return and join the prayer at the Western Wall- Pray and leave a note in the crevices of the wall as many Christian pilgrims before you, return to the Hotel for Shabbat Dinner.Overnight Jerusalem– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Day 12: Jerusalem Old and New City Mt. Zion / Upper Room / King David Tomb / Jewish Quarter / Ein Kerem / Bethlehem / Church of the Nativity / Shepherd’s Field / Garden Tomb
We start our day with a drive to Mt. Zion with a visit to the Upper room where Jesus held the Lord’s Supper, visit King David Tomb, and walk through the Jewish Quarter. Continue on a drive through the New City of Jerusalem and pass the Israel Parliament (Knesset), and continue to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist , visit the Church of the Visitation at Ein Karem then we proceed to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity . Visit the Shepherd’s Field , where an angel appeared to announce the birth of Jesus. In the afternoon visit the Garden Tomb, to celebrate the resurrection with a time for prayer .Enjoy an evening farewell Dinner at the hotel.Overnight Jerusalem- including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 13:End of your program
Enjoy free day in Jerusalem later in the day transfer to Ben Gurion airport according to your flight schedule.After Breakfast, and by 12 noon, Check out from your hotel and store your luggage at the hotel storage room to enjoy free day in Jerusalem.
Transfer from the lobby of your hotel to Ben Gurion International Airport to take your flight to your home country.