Day 1 :

Welcome to Israel! Upon arrival into Ben Gurion International Airport, you are met by our Kenes staff at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv for dinner. Overnight in Tel Aviv

Day 2 : Caesarea / Megiddo / Haifa / Acre

Following a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast (which you will enjoy each morning prior to departing for your day of touring), depart Tel Aviv. Drive north along the coastal plain to Caesarea (Acts 9.30 Acts 10 24-48), capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo (1 Kings 4.28, 9,15, 2 Kings 23,29 & Revel. 16.16), identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including the well-preserved water supply system. Drive to the beautiful port city of Haifa, nestled on the Mediterranean Sea, for a panoramic view of the Bahai gardens and Haifa Bay. From Haifa continue to Acre (Micah 1.10), capital of the Crusaders for more than a century. Visit the ancient city and harbor before continuing eastwards across the plains of the Galilee to Kibbutz hotel Lavi, not far from the Sea of Galilee for dinner Overnight in a kibbutz guesthouse.

Day 3 : Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias

After a short tour of the Kibbutz grounds we take a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum (Matt. 4.13 13.54, 17.24, Luke 7, Mark 1.2, John 4.46-54). Visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Proceed to Tabgha (Matt. 13, Mark .33-45, & John 21), the site of the miracle of fish and loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Continue to the Mount of the Beatitudes (Matt. 5,6,7,8), where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount. Drive to the Banias Spring and Waterfall (Matt. 16.13 and Mark 8.27), where Jesus was recognized as The Messiah by His Disciples. Tour the Golan Heights, with its valleys, grazing land and snow-capped mountains. Return to Kibbutz Lavi for dinner. Overnight at a kibbutz guesthouse

Day 4 : Nazareth / Beit Shean

Begin the day with a drive to Nazareth (Luke 1.26, 4.16-29, Matthew 2.23) via Cana of Galilee (John 2.1-11). In Nazareth, we shall visit the Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Workshop and Mary’s well. Next on our program is the Jordan River and the Baptismal site Yardenit. Continue to Beit Shean, one of the ancient Decapolis cities (Mark 5.20, 7.31), and visit the Roman theatre. This is the city where Saul and his son Jonathan were nailed to the walls (1st Samuel 31.10). Judges 1.27 also mentions Beit Shean. Continue south along the shores of the River of Jordan. Passing Jericho, we proceed westward and climb to the Golden City of Jerusalem. Dinner in Jerusalem Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 5 : Jerusalem - Old City

Today we visit the Old City of Jerusalem. Our appreciation of this Golden City begins with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, overlooking the walls of the old city and the ancient Jewish cemetery. Visit the Church of All Nations. Proceed to Mount Zion to see the tomb of King David and the nearby Room of the Last Supper (Mark 14.13, Luke 22. 10-38, Matt 26 17-29, Acts 1.13 and Acts 2 the Pentecost). Enter the Old City to begin exploring the wonders of Jerusalem. Walk through the Cardo, the main street of Jerusalem 2000 years ago. View the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried His Cross. Continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Matt. 27. 33-57, 28.10). No visit to Jerusalem is complete without a walk through the colorful Arab bazaar (a chance to test your negotiating skills). Visit the Garden Tomb. Dinner in Jerusalem Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 6 : Jerusalem – New City and Bethlehem

Today’s program is dedicated to the new city of Jerusalem. Visit the model of ancient Jerusalem .Continue to Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Enter the site by walking along the Street of the Righteous Gentiles, dedicated to the non-Jews that risked their lives in order to save their Jewish neighbours. Continue to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptists (Luke 1.39-80). This Spanish style church and Mary’s well is where Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth. Proceed to Bethlehem * to visit the Church of the Nativity. Dinner in Jerusalem Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 7 : Qumran / Masada / Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean Desert to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. Visit the ancient city of Qumran and drive along the shore of the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, to Massada, the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Ascend Massada by cable car and visit the food storeroom, water irrigation system and Herod’s Palace. Time and weather permitting we will have an opportunity to float on the Dead Sea waters. Return to Jerusalem for dinner. Overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 8 :

Transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for your flight back home.

Day 1 : Arrival (D)

Arrive Amman . Meeting assistance by our Jordanian representative. You will be transfer to to hotel in Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 : Amman-Madaba-Nebo-Tiberias (B.L.D)

After breakfast and check out at the hotel we will visit Madaba and Mount Nebo. The trip south of Amman along the 5,000 years old King's Highway is one of the most memorable journeys in the Holy Land, passing through a string of ancient sites. The first city along the way from the north is Madaba, "the City of Mosaics" which has been intermittently inhabited for nearly 3,500 years. The chief attraction in this city is a wonderfully vivid, six-century Byzantine mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other holy sites; there are also literally hundreds of other mosaics scattered throughout Madaba's churches and homes. Ten minutes to the west is Mount Nebo, the memorial of Moses, and the presumed site of the prophet's death and burial place Afternoon transfer to the border crossing into Israel. After emigration formalities you will be transfer to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 : Cana-Nazareth-Sea of Galilee-Capernaum-Tabgha – Mount of Beatitudes (B.L.D)

In the morning we visit Cana where Jesus performed his first Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Then on to Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation built over the grotto where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that she would bear a son, Jesus. We also stop by Joseph's workshop.In the afternoon we drive through the landscapes of Galilee and later for a ride in a replica of a Galilean fishing boat of that time, on the Sea of Galilee and where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water. visit Capernaum - the center Jesus' ministry after he left Nazareth we stop at Tabgha - the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and the expressive Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. We make a brief halt at St. Peter's house, the Church of Primacy of Peter and the place where Jesus bestowed St. Peter with his authority. This is believed to be the place where Jesus dined with his disciples. The flat rock known as Mensa Christ of Chris's table commemorates this event. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 : Jordan Valley - Jericho –Qumran – Dead Sea - Bethlehem (B.L.D)

Today you will leave Galilee for Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley.

We stop at Yardenit on the Jordan River, the traditional baptismal, site, and then drive along the Jordan Valley where we stop and view Qarantal via Jericho; believe from carbon test to be the oldest city. It is also the place where Jesus stopped on this way to Jerusalem, on the Eve of the Passover and were Jesus cured the blind man during his stay at Zachaeus house. We will visit the Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Descend to the Dead Sea' the lowest point on earth (1305 ft. below sea level), again make a brief stop at a private beach and take the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals. Transfer to hotel in Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.

Day 5 : Ein Karem – Mt. Zion – Bethlehem (B.L.D)

We will visit Ein Karem - the city of Judah and birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. We then visit Mt Zion the cynical, the room for the last supper and dome of King David, we also visit the church of St. Peter Gallicantu which symbolizes Peter Daniel of Jesus as he has prophesied at the last supper, and the church of Dormition. Then onto Bethlehem, which is located in the Judah province. It was here that the Angel announced the birth of Jesus to the shepherds of Bethlehem during the reign of King Herod. Also, here David tended his flocks until he was anointed King of Israel. Visit the Church of Nativity,Manager Square; Shepherds field Crusaders Cloister Grotto of St. Jerome. Return back to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 6 : Mt. Of Olives - Old City of Jerusalem – Jewish Quarter (B.L.D)

We start in the morning by visit the Mt of Olives to the Church of Ascension, which commemorates the assents of Jesus to heaven, the Paternoster church, according to tradition, lye's the cave where Jesus brought his decuples and spoke to them about the mystery of the end. Then continue to the panoramic view of Mt. of Olives for and from there, by foot to Dominos Flavit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem. The chapels are built in the shape of a tear as a poignant reminder to this event, and then visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Visit the basilica of agony. We then go to the pools of Beit Hasda, where Jesus held the crippled man. And from there we take the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief), traditionally accepted as the last route trodden by Jesus. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified marking significant events along the route. You will see the Pilate's Judgments Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation where, according to tradition, the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head the Ecce Homo Arch. The last 4 Stations of the Cross are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from the distance, wish is two silver domes. Also "The Tomb" widely believed to be part of the stone that covered Jesus Tomb. In the afternoon, we go through the Jewish quarter to the Wailing Wall, which is the holiest place for the Jewish religion.

In the evening we will have Farewell Ceremony.

Back to your Bethlehem hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 : Jerusalem -Taba Border-St. Catherine (B.L.D)

After breakfast check out then transfer via the beautiful Arava Desert to Taba border. On the way to Eilat you can see main farming and settlement communities. Upon arrival to Eilat, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Red Sea, and passing through the city of Eilat, one of the main tourist attractions of Israel. Arrive Taba border and after all the formalities you will meet with our Egyptian representative. Transfer to St. Catherine for dinner and overnight.

Day 8 : St. Catherine-Cairo (B.L.D)

After breakfast visit St. Catherine Monastery, one of the world’s religious pilgrimage center for over 15 centuries. Then proceed to Cairo, approximately 6 hours drive. Upon arrival to Cairo transfer to a Nile Dinner Criuse for two hours, with an oriental show, and belly dancers. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day 9 : Cairo-Departure (B.L)

Breakfast at the Hotel, check out, then transfer to visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum to view the largest antiques for the ancient pharaohs, including the treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen. Then proceed to Old Cairo and visit the hanging church, Abu serge and Synagogue.

Proceed to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight.

Day 1 : Amman

Meet and assist at Queen Alia Int’l Airport including assistance through immigration formalities, then transfer to hotel in Amman for overnight.

Day 2 : Petra

After breakfast, transfer along the desert road, to visit the Rose Red City of Petra for a day visit then return back to Amman for overnight.

Day 3 : Jerash & Amman City Tour

After breakfast, a full day visit to the incredible Roman ruins of Jerash; Drive back to Amman for City Tour – the Old & new parts of the city, back to hotel in Amman for overnight.

Day 4 : Amman / End of trip

After breakfast transfer to Queen Alia Int’l Airport including assistance through immigration formalities – end of trip.

Day 1 : Amman

Meet and assist at Queen Alia Int’l Airport including assistance through immigration formalities, then transfer to hotel in Amman for overnight.

Day 2 : Jerash, Dead Sea

After breakfast, a half day visit to Jerash. In the afternoon, transfer to the Dead Sea for time at leisure. In the evening, transfer back to Amman for overnight.

Day 3 : Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Wadi Al-Mujeb, Kerak & Petra (overnight)

After breakfast, transfer along the Kings Highway, visiting en route the old mosaic city of Madaba and Mt. Nebo, continue along the Wadi Al-Mujeb Valley reaching Kerak, the old crusader castle, and proceed to Petra for overnight.

Day 4 : Petra, Wadi Rum & Aqaba

After breakfast, a half day visit of Petra. In the afternoon, transfer to Wadi Rum for a Bedouin 4X4 ride inside the desert, continue to Aqaba for overnight.

Day 5 : Amman

After breakfast, free time at leisure in Aqaba. In the afternoon, transfer back to Amman via Wadi Araba Road, for overnight.

Day 6 : Amman / End of trip

After breakfast; transfer to Queen Alia Int’l Airport including assistance through immigration formalities.