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Into the heart of Christianity Jordan & the Holy Land

The Holy Land, where Jesus, His Disciples, and the Biblical prophets lived and walked. (9 Days & 8 Nights)


Description

Israel & Jordan is a modern countries with an ancient culture, a land of which visitors can walk through the valleys, hills and plains whose names have become part of human history by virtue of the simple deeds and profound messages of prophets who walked the land and crossed its rivers during their lives.


Day 1 : Arrival Amman

Assistance on formalities upon arrival from the Airport
Meet with our Representative Transfer to hotel, for overnight

Day 2 : Amman - Gadara - Jerash - Anjara - Amman

After breakfast, departure in direction to Gadara (Umm Qais) where Christ had cost out demons from the man of Gerasenes as in Gosples of Luke 8:30 , Situated 518 meters ( 1,700 feet ) above sea level , the view reveals , to the north , lake of Tiberias ( the Sea of Galilee ) , the Yarmouk River canyon and the Golan Heights. Visit of the site and proceed to Jerash, stop where Jacob son of Isaac stopped in Jabbok River on his way back to the promised land and had an encounter with god to receive the blessing then proceed to visit the ancient city of Jerash boasts as unbroken chain of human occupation dating back more than 6,500 years, then transfer to Anjara It is believed that Jesus Christ and his disciples including Virgin Mary passed through Anjara once and rested in a cave there during a journey between Jerusalem and Galilee. Then back to Amman, for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 : Amman - Madaba - Nebo - Machaerus - Umm Al-Rasas - Petra

Breakfast at hotel, then departure in direction of Petra via kings highway Different visits on the way such as Madaba Just 40 minutes south of Amman, on the Kings’ Highway, is the mosaic filled city of Madaba to visit the Greek Church of St.George. to view the Mosaics 6Th century pilgrimage Map of the Exodus which are being uncovered as you watch then visit Mount Nebo; the site where Moses overlooked the Promised Land , and to see the church at Mt. Nebo houses - Then proceed to visit Umm Al-Rasas; is an archeological site in Jordan which contains ruins from the Roman, Byzantine time. Proceed to Machaerus; known today as Mukawir, this dramatic hilltop is the traditional site of the execution of John the Baptist). It lies less than 20 km southwest of Madaba at the King's Highway on a stark promontory (720 m), overlooking the Dead Sea and protected on three sides by deep ravines continuation to Petra,dinner & overnight.

Day 4 : Petra -Dead Sea

Breakfast at hotel, full day visit of the greatest wonder city (the red rose city); the most exciting and adventurous travel experience is this fascinating trip to Petra “the Lost City”, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, hidden away in the encircling craggy rock mountains south of the Dead Sea. ,Then proceed to Dead Sea , Dinner and overnight

Day 5 : Dead Sea - Bethany -Allenby Bridge

After breakfast spend Half day enjoying the Dead Sea , the lowest spot on earth at 1,306 feet (400 meters) below sea level, free time, group can take a swim where it is impossible to sink; read a newspaper while laying on your back in the sea, then continue to Bethany. This Site located on the Jordan River above the Dead Sea is described in the New Testament as the site where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist & The home of the siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus and, according to the Gospel of John, the site of a miracle in which Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. Then continue to King Hussein Bridge ( Allenby Bridge ) to cross to the Holy Land

Israel Side


Day 5 - Allenby bridge/Jericho

After crossing the Allenby bridge, you will be visiting Jericho, the lowest spot on earth, and we will have a commanding view of the Mt. of Temptation (Matthew4:1-11) then drive to Bethlehem for you hotel ,Dinner and overnight

Day 6 - Jerusalem

After a night of rest and a hearty breakfast, this exciting day will begin with a visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and Shepherds Fields (Luke 2:1-20) then the Field of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth 1:16-17 and 4:13). Then we will drive to the Mt. of Olives (Matthew 24:3) for a panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem, visiting the chapel of the Ascension, the Church of Peter Noster and the Dominus Flevit. Walk along Hosanna Road to Gethsemane to visit the Church of All Nations, which stands, on the Rock of Agony where Jesus was betrayed by Judas (Matthew 26: 26-57). We then arrive to Mt. Zion where we visit the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu on the site of Caiphas’ House then return to our hotel in Bethlehem. for dinner and overnight.

DAY 7 - Jerusalem / Old City / Garden Tomb

Today begins with a walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem. Starting at the Western Wall (Wailing Wall), where the faithful Jews cry their petitions to God, we continue to the Temple Area of Mt. Moriah. Visit El Aksa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock that was built on the ancient site of Solomon’s Temple (Genesis 22:9-14)and over the Rock of Sacrifice where Abraham offering Isaac (Genesis 22) and the ceremonial sacrifice of animals took place. After this we walk along the Via Dolorosato Pilate’s Judgment Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation, the Ecce Homo Arch (John19:13) where Jesus was tried before Pilate (Mark 15:6). Then continue through the Old City bazaars to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the Garden Tomb and Golgotha - Place of the Skull - for a worship service.

DAY 8 - Sea of Galilee / Capernaum / Mount of Beatitudes/Nazareth/Cana

This will be an exciting day in Galilee. We will visit the Mt. of Beatitudes where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mountain (Matthew 5-7) and to Tabgha - the chapel dedicated to the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:34-44). Then will be touring Cana of Galilee, the site of the first Miracle (John 2) (an optional Marriage renewal vows ceremony can be arranged at Cana wedding Chapel) then we head to Nazareth and take a tour at the Nazareth Village, a living presentation of the life, times and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth in a replica of ancient Nazareth. Visit the Church of Annunciation and the Synagogue Church ( if time allows) before we head back to our hotel in Bethlehem.

DAY 9 :

Depending on the flight time, we will be visiting Jaffa, and visit St. Peter’s church and the house of Simon the Tanner (Acts 10) then we transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.