Jordan/Israel /Palestine/Egypt 9 Days

Walking in the Footsteps of Our Lord

9 days Holy Land Pilgrimage to ISRAEL – PALESTINE – JORDAN & EGYPT

Itinerary

September 19 :Chennai–Amman

Assemble at Chennai International Airport at 0105 am to board your Qatar airways flight at 0405 hrs. Reach Doha at 0605 hrs. Board your connection flight to Amman at  0735 hrs and reach Amman at 1040 hrs. Meet by our representative. Proceed to Hotel for check in at Hotel . dinner & Overnight at Metropolitan Hotel 4*

 September 20: Amman-Nazareth – Tiberias

Take Breakfast checkout and Travel through The King’s Highway, one of the world oldest continuously used trading routes to visit Mt Nebo. Prophet Moses was given a view of the Promised Land from Mt Nebo. Moses was buried on this mountain by God himself. From there, one can view Jordan valley & the Dead Sea & proceed to Sheik Hussain Bridge to Church of the Multiplication, cross the border and complete the customs, emigration formalities and enter Israel. Have lunch in restaurant. Visit Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and the Basilica of the Annunciation, where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that Mary would bear a son. Visit St’ Joseph’s Workshop and Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle, of changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Check in at Hotel and have dinner overnight at Club Hotel Tiberias 3* .

 September 21: Sea of Galilee–Capernaum–Jordan River–Bethlehem

Take breakfast checkout and proceed to visit Mount Tabor, Capernaum (the centre of Jesus’ ministry after he left Nazareth), Tabgha  (of the Five Loaves and Two Fishes) and the Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. Drive through Galilee, and ride in a Galilean fishing boat. Visit  St’ Peter’s house, the Church of Primacy of Peter, and Mensa Christi. Have lunch at restaurant. Afterwards proceed to Bethlehem Visit Jericho, Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. It is the place where Jesus stopped on the way to Jerusalem on the Eve of the Passover, and where Jesus cured the blind man during his stay at Zachaeus house. Proceed to Bethlehem. Have dinner and overnight at Bethlehem hotel , Bethlehem 3*

 September 22: Old City Of Jerusalem–Golgotha–Wailing Wall–Ein Karem Bethlehem

Have breakfast and proceed to the pools of Beit Hasda, where Jesus cured the crippled man. Walk Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief), the last route trodden by Jesus. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha. Last 5 stations are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from a distance with two silver domes. Visit Pilate’s Judgment Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation( where the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head), the Ecce Homo Arch, Convent of the Sisters of Zion, “The Tomb” (widely believed to be the part of the stone that covered Jesus Tomb). Visit the Cenacle – Last Supper Room, tomb of King David, Wailing Wall, which is the holiest place for the Jewish religion.  Have lunch then visit   Ein Karem, the birthplace of John the Baptist, and the Church of Visitation. Proceed to Dead Sea, where we stop at a private beach. It is the lowest spot on earth and do not miss the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals. Move to Bethania, the Town of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. Visit   Lazarus’s Tomb. Have dinner and overnight at Bethlehem hotel , Bethlehem 3*

 September 23: Mount of Olives-Gethsemane – Bethlehem

Have breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Visit the sanctuary of Pater Noster Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday road down to the chapel of Dorminous Flevit (where Jesus wept over the destruction of Jerusalem) and Garden of Gethsemani.(where Jesus prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans). Visit the Basilica of agony, Tomb of St. Mary, Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu, (which symbolizes Peter’s denial of Jesus) and visit the traditional house of High Priest, Caiaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. Move to Bethlehem and visit   the Shepherd’s   field, in the Judah province. Have lunch and visit the Church of Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and the City of David, Manger Square, Crusaders Cloister, Grotto of St. Jerome and the Milk Grotto. Visit Yardenit situated on the Jordan River, the traditional Baptismal site.  Have dinner at Bethlehem hotel , Bethlehem 3*.

September 24: Bethlehem –  Taba (Israel) – Sharm- el-sheikh

Have early breakfast at hotel. Check-out & proceed to Taba..  Enter into Egypt after formalities. Proceed to Sinai. View the beautiful and historical Sinai Mountains. . Take lunch at Restaurant . Afterwards  Visit St’ Catherine Monastery set beneath the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. It has been one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. It has a library of ancient manuscripts, second only to the Vatican and a 6th century church on the site of the Burning Bush. Proceed to  Sharm-el-sheik . Evening free on beach .Dinner and overnight at sharm-el- sheik

 September 25: Sharm-el–sheik –  Cairo

After breakfast checkout and proceed to cairo .  En route to Cairo, we cross the famous Suez Canal. Arrive cairo . Checkin at Hotel . Afternoon visit Egypt museum . Evening board a cruise at River Nile and dinner on board. Enjoy the shows on board. Check in  to Hotel and have dinner at Cairo. Overnight at Mercure Sphinz 4* , cairo

 September 26: Cairo – Chennai

Take breakfast at Hotel and checkout. Visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, old churches of Cairo  Proceed to Airport to board flight to Chennai at 1315 hrs . Reach Doha at 1730 hrs and board your connection flight to Chennai at 2005 hrs

September 27: Chennai

Arrive  Chennai at 0315 hrs

                                                     

Tour Ends

 Cost Includes:

Economy class Airfare Ex Chennai by Qatar airways

Accommodation at 3 & 4 star hotels at all places

1 night accommodation in  Amman

1 night’s accommodation in  Tiberias

3 night’s accommodation in  Bethlehem

1 night accommodation in  Sinai

1 night accommodation in Cairo

Daily Buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,

Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary

All relevant entrance fees included in Amman, Israel & Egypt

All in luxury A/C vehicle with English speaking govt. licensed guide

Jordan, Israel & Egypt Visa

Jordan, Israel & Egypt Border taxes

Service of an experienced Tour Manager.

Package cost per person Rs 75,000/-

Booking procedure : Kindly send us your passport copies front page and back page and a passport size photos along with the advance amount of Rs 20000 per person to the below mentioned address . Cheque should be in favour of “ Evans Holyland Tours P Ltd “  . Balance  can be paid  20 days prior to departure date .

Regards,

Bro.Evans.

9443172970.

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