Day 1. Arrival
After arrival at Queen Alia International, you will be met by our transfer representative and transferred to your hotel in Petra
Day 2. Petra
Visit the hidden Nabatean desert city of Petra, horse ride in the Siq to the "Treasury" and explore the hidden ancient Red city. Continue to Amman, the capital of Jordan. Overnight in Amman.
Day 3. Mt. Nebo/ Madaba/ Masada/ Dead Sea/ Qumran
Early morning visit to Mt. Nebo, where Moses took his first and last view of the Promised Land. Continue to Madaba, the City of Mosaics. Allenby/ King Hussein bridge for crossing into Israel. Visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Visit Masada, Herod's desert fortress and the site of one of the most dramatic chapters in Jewish history. Enjoy floating in the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth. Continue on our way to Jericho / Jerusalem / Bethlehem for overnight.
Day 4. Full Day Galilee
Drive to the Sea of Galilee and enjoy a boat ride on the sea. Visit Mt. of Beatitudes, Capernaum, the center of Jesus' ministry in Galilee. Continue to Caesarea Philippi and enjoy the panoramic view from the Golan Heights. Visit the center of Jesus' ministry in Galilee, Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of the Multiplication. Return to the Jordan River for optional Baptism. Overnight in Nazareth / Sea of Galilee area.
Day 5. Nazareth/ Cana/ Megiddo/ Mt. Carmel/ Caesarea-Jaffa/ Bethlehem
Visit Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus. Proceed to Cana, the site of Jesus' first miracle where he turned water into wine. Continue to Visit Megiddo, King Solomon's fortress city and the prophetic site of Armageddon. Ascend Mt. Carmel, where Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal and view many biblical sites from the summit. Drive to Caesarea, where Cornelius, the Roman centurion was the first gentile to be converted to Christianity, and see the Roman remains of the city. Pass through Jaffa towards Jerusalem / Bethlehem for overnight.
Day 6. Jerusalem
Drive up the Mt. of Olives to view Jerusalem as Jesus would have seen it. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane with its ancient olive trees. Enter the Old City of Jerusalem through the Lions' Gate. Visit the Pools of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the lame man. Continue to Pontius Pilate's Hall of Judgment, the place of the trial of Jesus. Follow the Via Dolorosa to Calvary, then to the Church of Holy Sepulcher. End the day at the Garden Tomb for Communion. Overnight in Jerusalem / Bethlehem.
Day 7. Bethlehem/ Jerusalem
Visit the Church of the Nativity built over the Grotto where Jesus was born. Drive through the Shepherds Fields area with time for shopping and refreshments. Drive to Jerusalem for an afternoon visit to the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) in the Old City and view the Temple Mount, where Solomon's Temple once stood. Continue through the Jewish Quarter to Mt. Zion, the Room of the Last Supper, and King David’s Tomb. Visit the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, built on the site of the House of Caiaphas the High Priest. Overnight in Jerusalem/ Bethlehem
Day 8. Departure
Transfer to Ben Gurion airport for your departure flight.