zion holy land tours
zion holy land tours
ISRAEL, JORDAN, EGYPT
10 NIGHTS & 11DAYS
NOV 01- 2018
Day 01: Coimbatore - Queen Alia Airport - Amman (L, D)
Assemble at the Coimbatore Airport at 1.00 hrs to board our flight to and then to Amman, Capital of Jordan. Welcome arrival to Queen Alia Airport, assist with the formalities, and proceed to visit Madaba, where you find the oldest map of the Holy land in Mosaics, then drive to the top of Mt. Nebo, where Moses is presumably buried. Visit the Ancient Church at top of the mount. This is the place up to which Moses came and died. From there, Joshua marched into the Promised Land. Then proceed to Allenby bridge to cross to Israel, check in hotel in Tiberius for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Sea of Galilee – Mt. of Beatitudes – Tabgha – Capernaum – Jordan River – Mt.Tabor (B, L, D)
After breakfast visit Bet Sheán Where the Philistine displayed the bodies of King Saul and his sons and then full day tour starting with the boat ride across the sea of Galillee where Jesus walked on the waters. Visit Mt. Of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his first sermon. Tabgha, the site of multiplication of loaves and fish and the primacy of St. Peter and Capernaum where the childhood of Jesus was spent, then visit Mt.Tabor. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Israel’s Northern Border (B, L, D)
After breakfast, proceed to an ancient site Hazor, located on old International highway between Egypt and Mesopotamia. And then visit, Ancient Dan, a beautiful nature reserve provides a backdrop as we visit this ancient Israeli city and see where wicked King Jeroboam set up a golden calf. And then Visit Caesarea Philippi - At the foot of Mount Hermon, this New Testament city is where Peter made his great confession ‘“Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” . And then Banias Waterfall - A breathtaking spot where the headwaters of the Jordan River spill over. GOLAN HEIGHTS - We will learn about Israel’s struggles with Syria and Lebanon and discover why this area is so strategic.
Day 4: Nazareth– Cana– Haifa- Caesarea- Tel Aviv '' Jaffa'' (B,L,D)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Proceed to Nazareth to visit the church of the Annunciation. Mary’s well and Joseph’s Workshop. Head to Cana the Wedding Church. Proceed to Haifa to visit Stella Maris the place of sacrifice and the site where Prophet Elijah defeated the false prophets of Balal. Megiddo, the place of Armageddon. Continue to Caesarea city; Roman Theatre, site where St. Paul was Jailed before sending him to Rome. Visit the Ancient Roman Aqua-ducts. Visit Jaffa (The house of Simon – the tanner & St. Peter’s church) and Tel Aviv. Check in hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Temple Institute – Israeli Museum - Bethlehem ( B, L, D )
Breakfast in the Hotel, then start the day to visit Temple Institute , In the afternoon proceed to Israeli Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited. And you will see the Replica of the second Temple. Drive to Bethlehem to visit the church of Nativity, Shepherds field and the milk Grotto. If Permit is given, we can visit the tomb of Patriarchs and the Pool of Solomon. Later drive to Bethlehem. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Mt. of Olives- Mt. Zion – King David’s Jerusalem - Jerusalem Past & Present – Garden Tomb (B,L,D)
After breakfast, visit Mt. Of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Visit Sanctuaries of Pater Noster, Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday road down to the chapel of Dominous Flevit and Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the church of Agony. Mt. Zion visit King David’s Tomb Upper Room & St. Peter in Galicantu.WESTERN WALL This is the Jews’ most sacred site, also known as the Wailing Wall. THE TEMPLE View the ancient site of the Temple, the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aksa Mosque. ST. ANNE’S -This old Crusader church’s amazing acoustics CHURCH will enhance any group’s songs of praise. POOL OF BETHESDA – The Pool where Jesus healed a sick Man. ANTONIO’S FORTRESS - The place where the soldiers mocked Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head. VIA DOLOROSA - We will travel along the “Way of the Cross” and then drive to visit THE CITY OF DAVID - Starting from the platform on which King David’s palace was located, we will see Warren’s Shaft, the waterspout through which THE CITY OF David’s forces climbed to capture the city, and DAVID the Pools of Siloam where the blind man, after encountering Jesus, washed the mud off his eyes and received his sight. Those interested can also walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Overnight stay in Bethlehem.
Day 7: Massada, Qumran, Jericho ,Dead Sea - Bethany (B, L, D)
After breakfast, Proceed to visit Massada – the Jewish last stronghold against the Romans , and then proceed to Visit Ein Geddi National Park, place where David encountered Saul. Head to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found , proceed to JERICO – The oldest city on Earth , Visit, Spring of Harod - This is the site where Gideon chose his 300 men. View Mount of Temptation & Sycamore tree and then proceed to Dead Sea, where you can Swim. Back to hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight stay. Overnight stay in Bethlehem.
Day 8 Bethlehem – Garden Tomb – Allenby bridge– Amman – dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)
After breakfast proceed to visit the Garden Tomb, and then on proceed to BETHANY – Lazarus Tomb. Then proceed to the traditional Baptismal site where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist near Jericho QASER EL YAHUD and then head to Allenby bridge to cross back to Jordan .Meet and assist at Allenby bridge then proceed to Hotel in Amman for dinner and overnight stay .
Day 9:–After breakfast, Amman – Coimbatore (B)
After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to the Queen Alia Airport for final departure. The tour Ends.
11 DAYS AND 10 NIGHTS
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