AN ARCHEOLOGICAL STUDY TOUR
11 Days / 10 Nights
TOUR THE LAND OF THE BIBLE
03 Nights Tiberias / Nazareth - 04 Nights Bethlehem
01 Night Taba - 02 Nights Cairo
MAY 06 TO 16 - 2019
Day 1: Queen Alia Airport – Amman, Madaba - Mt. Nebo, Allenby or Sheikh Hussein Bridge - Tiberias, – ( L, D)
Assemble at Coimbatore Airport to Board the flight to Amman. Welcome arrival to Queen Alia Airport, assist with the formalities, have a view of the Amman City, proceed to visit Machaerus and after lunch proceed to visit Madaba, 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. Check in at the hotel in Amman for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Sea of Galilee – Mt. of Beatitudes – Tabgha – Capernaum – Jordan River – Mt. Tabor B, L, D)
After breakfast checkout and proceed to enter Israel via Allenby or Sheikh Hussein Bridge. After formalities proceed with full day tour starting with the boat ride across the Sea of Galilee 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 and drive to Baptismal site along the Jordan River valley then visit Mt. Tabor. Check in at hotel in Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Ancient Dan, Banias, Caesarea Philippi (B, L, D)
After breakfast, proceed to 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 BaniasWaterfall - A breath taking 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. If time permits, visit Bet She’ an –where the Philistines displayed the bodies of king Saul and his sons. Proceed to Haifa to visit Stella Maris and then to Muhraka the place of sacrifice where Prophet Elijah defeated the false prophets of Baal. Visit Tel 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 Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Mt. Olives, City of David, Western Wall- (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 Jerusalem.
Day 6: Old City of Jerusalem – Israeli museum (B, L, D)
Breakfast in the Hotel, then start the day to visit Temple Institute and wailing wall. In the afternoon proceed to Israeli Museum, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited. And you will see the Replica of the second Temple. then on proceed to BETHANY – Lazarus Tomb. Drive to Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity and Shepherds field and then to Pool of Solomon. Later drive to Bethlehem. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Masada, Qumran, Jericho, Dead Sea - Bethany (B, L, D)
After breakfast, proceed to visit Masada – the Jewish last stronghold against the Romans, and then proceed to Visit Ein Gedi 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: Garden Tomb – Timna Park - Taba Border - Taba (B, L, D)
After breakfast proceed to visit the Garden Tomb, on proceed and visit Timna Park (Tabernacle replica). Continue to Taba border to cross to Egypt. dinner and overnight in Taba Egypt side.
Day 9: Taba – St Catherine - Cairo O.N (B, L, D)
After breakfast, check out and then visit St Catherine Monastery. drive to Cairo, dinner in a Nile cruise. Overnight in Cairo
Day 10: Full day Cairo (B, L, D)
Breakfast in the hotel then on proceed to visit the Pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the CAVE CHURCH, onto for Cairo City Tour. visit the Coptic Cairo, Hanging Church, Khan Al Khalil. Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 11: Cairo –Coimbatore. (B)
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure.
For Details Contact:
Rev.R. HENRY GNANAMANICKAM
Terms and Conditions
Our Offer includes: -
Meet and assist upon arrival and departure In (Q.A.A / Allenby)
Out: Taba Border – Cairo International Airport
Tours and transfers in deluxe A/C coaches.
English speaking guide all the way through.
Hotel accommodation for 9 overnights on HB basis as stated above for 2 nights in Tiberias “Club Hotel or similar & 04 nights in Bethlehem “Bethlehem Hotel” or similar, 1 night in Taba Egypt side or St Catherine & 2 Nights Cairo”.
9 Lunches in tourist restaurants (no lunch Last day).
Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the program:
Madaba & Nebo, Ascension, Pater Noster, St. Peter, St Anne, Bethany, Capernaum, City of David, Boat Ride, Bet'Shean, Tabor, Timna Park, Israeli museum, Qumran, Masada cable car, Ein Gedi, Nile Cruise in Egypt, Egyptian museum, St Catherine, Pyramids, Sphinx.
Visa to Israel & Jordan & Egypt.
Entry fees ta Taba Border Egypt side.
Departure Tax at Taba border Israeli side.
1 small bottle of mineral Water daily on the bus.
Portage in the hotels.
Tips for guide, driver & hotel staff $32 per person.
Our Offer excludes:
Extras or any unmentioned items.
Insurance and Medical
General Terms and Conditions
Babies less than 2 years travel for free except for the ticket, visa and departure taxes.
Children from 2-12 years pay 75% of the adult rate sharing parent room.
Rate is decided on total number of 40 full paying adults only (at the rate of present exchange rate
USD 1 = 73 (children are not counted). If the number is less than the said numbers, the package cost would be revised.
Visa issuance is at the discretion of Consulate. In case of rejection you have to forfeit Rs.15000/- towards visa processing charges.
The travel date can only be after 30 days from the date of receipt of valid passport and full payment.
The company reserves the right to revise the price due to airfare escalation and /or currency devaluation
with the notice of 30 days before travel and the customer should be willing to pay the difference.
The travel date, travel conditions, itinerary etc. are all subject to law of the land. And any changes enforced in the itinerary by the local authorities, the customer is devoid of the right to any claim whatsoever.
Punctuality should be strictly maintained in order to cover up all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
50 % of the amount should be paid as advance and the balance amount to be paid 45 days prior to the date of travel.
Compensation for Cancellation
Cancellation before 45 days of travel 75% of the tour cost will be refunded
Cancellation before 30 days of travel 50% of the tour cost will be refunded
Cancellation before 15 days of travel 25% of the tour cost will be refunded
In case of last minute cancellation OR ‘No Show” nothing will be refunded.
Our above mentioned offer is valid for MAY 2019.
MAY 6TH 2019 BOOKINGS OPEN