Day 1 : Amman airport – Amman city tour – Amman overnight
Day 2 : jarash – madaba – Nebo – Amman overnight .
Day 3 : transfer to Allenby bridge .
Allenby border-Nazareth-Cana-overnight in Galilee
Meet and assist at Allenby border, and then drive to the city of Nazareth the boyhood village of Jesus, now, a bustling city. Visit the Church of the Annunciation view the cave where Jesus worked. Then to visit the Byzantine Church at Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle at the wedding [John 2:1-11] and where some couples like to informally renew their marriage vows, and then to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4:Jordan River-Mount of Beatitudes-Tapgha-Capernaum-Boat ride-Overnight in Galilee
. Begin this morning with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, where you can recall Jesus calming the waters. The day continues at the Mount of Beatitudes to mark the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tabgha where the multiplication of the 5 Loaves and 2 Fish took place and then on to the Mt of Beatitudes’ where Jesus delivered his “Sermon on the Mount” and where Jesus fed the crowd of 5,000. A short distance away is the site known as “Peter’s Primacy,” the site where Jesus met with His disciples and told Peter to “feed my lambs; feed my sheep.”[John 21:9] after His resurrection, From here visit Capernaum where Jesus began His Galilean ministry, to see the synagogue where He taught and the church built over the site of Peter’s home. End the day at the baptismal site at the mouth of the Jordan River to contemplate the baptism of Jesus, and then to our hotel for dinner and overnight
Day 5: Haifa-Mount Carmel-Caesarea-Jaffa-overnight in Jerusalem
After breakfast we check out our hotel drive to Haifa and along the Mt Carmel range to see the view from Stella Maris. Elijah, defeat of the, Prophets of Ba’al , and then drive the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea, once capital of the Roman province. There you will view the Roman Amphitheatre and Crusader remains and the harbor from which St.Paul was taken prisoner to Rome, we visit the aqueduct, and then drive towards the city of Tel Aviv, we will pass the view and then to the city of Jaffa to visit the ancient port town of Jaffa. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6: Mount of Olives-Bethlehem-overnight in Jerusalem
The day’s touring starts at the Mount of Olives to take in the panoramic view of Jerusalem. Then visit the Pater Noster shrine, which is built over the grotto in which Jesus assembled His disciples and taught them the Pater Noster – The Lord’s Prayer [Luke 11:1-4]. Walking down, the “Palm Sunday Road”, to visit Dominus Flevit – “The Lord wept.” It was here that Jesus wept over Jerusalem [Luke 19:41] as He foresaw the destruction of the Temple. Continue to Gethsemane, where Jesus’ spent his final night. The Garden contains trees, the roots of which go back 2000 years. Visit the Church of All Nations built over a section of bedrock identified as the place where Jesus prayed alone in the garden on the night of his arrest, in the afternoon we drive to the city of Bethlehem. Here you will visit the Church of the Nativity, which rests over the cave where Jesus was born and was originally built by the Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. Visit the Shepherds’ Fields where the Angel appeared to the Shepherds, and then to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Old city of Jerusalem-Western Wall-Temple mount-Via Dolorosa
Today will drive to the Old City and through the Dung Gate to visit the Western Wall of the Temple, currently Judaism holiest site where supplicants from around the world come to pray. We continue walking to Mount Moriah, site of the first and second Jewish temples and now the Dome of the Rock. We recall the final hours of Jesus’ life at Pilate’s Judgment Hall, the Chapel of Flagellation and the Arch of the Ecce Homo “Behold, the man”. We walk and pray along the Via Dolorosa – the “Stations of the Cross” where Jesus carried and fell beneath the weight of his cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit the Jewish Quarters in the Old City and visit the excavation of the ancient wall built by Hezekiah. Walk the restored main street called ‘The Cardo’, and if time permits to do some shopping. At the steps of the Southern Wall of the Temple Mount remember the presentation of Jesus at the Temple, the finding of Jesus at the Temple and the healing of the blind man in defiance of the Priests. After viewing the Western Wall (also known as the Wailing Wall, and then to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Mount Zion-New City-Ein Karem
After breakfast we drive to Mount Zion visit the Upper room – the place of the Last Supper, and Pentecost and where Jesus appeared to his disciples and then visit the Tomb of David, and then to the house of the High Priest Caiaphas, now called the Church of Peter in Gallicantu, In the afternoon we drive to the New city to view the Israel Parliament, and drive to Ein Karem to visit the birth place of John the Baptism and the visitation church, and then to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Qumran-Dear Sea-Jericho-Bethany
After breakfast er drive to Visit Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found , and then enjoy a swim in the Dead Sea, and then proceed via the Jordan Valley to the ancient biblical city of Jericho, see the Sycamore tree where Zaccaeuss climbed to see Jesus and then viewing the Mount of Temptation and view the ruins of the Walls of Jericho,in the afternoon we drive to Bethany to visit the house of Mary, Martha and Lazarus, and then to our hotel for diner and overnight
Day 10 :Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for departure.