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Israel Holyland Tour
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Israel Holyland Tour - 9 night/10 days

Day 1* Arrival Cairo
aDeparture from Ex-Chennai. We arrive in the Cairo Airport (land of the Pharaohs). Upon arrival in Cairo we meet our guide and driver who will transport us to the hotel. Later on we board a Nile Cruise for Dinner. Back to Hotel. Overnight at Cairo.





Day 2* Cairo Pyramids & Tutankhamen’s Treasures
After Breakfast, a full day to touring to the wonders of the ancient world. We spend time at one of the Seven Wonders of the World – the Pyramids. Today, we will also see the sphinx, Perfume Factory, Old Cairo, Christian Church. However, it traditionally begins with the visit of the Holy Family to Egypt. Lunch. And tour to the Egyptian Museum, location of Tutankhame’s treasures and ancient remains.
Back to Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Cairo.

Day 3* Marah – St.Catherine Monastery – Mt.Sinai
bAfter Breakfast, Check – out Hotel and we depart Cairo with stories of the “ Land of Goshen ”to the north and travel the southward route of the Exodus through the Wilderness of Shur. We stop at Marah (Springs of Moses ), the Wilderness of Sin, and further to the south, the Oasis of Feiran. Lunch at Restaurant. Arriving in the late afternoon to the hotel at Mt.Sinai (Mt.Horeb),we have dinner and rest for our early morning activity. Overnight Mt.Sinai.




Day 4* Mt.Moses – Red Sea – Taba – Qumran - Bethlehem
Just into the new day, those who desire and are physicall capable will depart for a memorable early morning walk up Mt.Moses. After Breakfast, Check – out Hotel and visit to St. Catherine’s Monastery. It has been one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. Within its imposing walls rests a citadel like no other incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. Among its treasures is a library of ancient manuscripts and icons second only to the Vatican’s itself, and a 6th century church reputed to lie directly on the site of the Burning Bush. After St.Catherine’svisit we will proceed to Taba and border crossing to Israel. On the way we shall drop by The Red Sea for few minutes. Arrive Taba. Finish the Customs and Emigration formalities at the Egypt & Israel side. Enter into Israel. Lunch at Restaurant. We travel north and arrive at Dead Sea and View Qumran Caves and View statue of Loth’s Wife. Arrive to Bethlehem. Dinner in Hotel.
Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 5* Jerico – Dead Sea
cBreakfast. Drive to Jericho-belive to be the oldest city in the world. Our first stop will be for a view of Qarantal. We will also see the Sikamor Tree. It is also the place where Jesus stopped on this way to Jersusalem, on the Eve of the Passover and where Jesus cured the blind man during his stay at Zachaeus house. After that we move and entered the Mount of Temptations by ascending cable car. Lunch at Restaurant. After Lunch we proceed to Bethania. Visit Bethany the Town of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. Visit Lazarus’s Tomb. We continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth located 400 meters below the See level. We make a brief stop at a private beach where you’ll have the opportunity to swim & floot in the mineral rich water of the Dead Sea.Back to the Hotel.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 6* Jerusalem – The Old City
dAfter Breakfast, We will begin our Jerusalem tour with a breathtaking view of old city from the Mount of Olives. Visit sanctuaries of Pater Nester Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday road down to the chapel of Dorminous Flevit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem and Garden of Gethsemani. Visit the Basilica of agony and Tomp of St.Mary. We will also visit the church of St.Peter of Gallicantu, which symbolizes Peter’s Denial of Jesus as he has prophesied at Last Supper and then visit the traditional house of high priest, Caiaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. We will then proceed for a visit to the famous Church of All Nations and from there to King David’s Tomb. And we will enter the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Lunch at Restaurant. After that, enter the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. We will head to the Temple Mount. The Western Wall and witness the complex religious and political situation in this historic place. From the Temple Mount we will proceed through the place of Christ’s route of suffering to his crucifixion, and then arrive at the Church of Holy Sepulcher. We will end this emotional day with a tour of the beautiful oriental Bazzar of Jerusalem. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 7* Jerusalem - Bethlehem
eAfter Breakfast, visit Ein Karem, located in the hills next to a little spring. This is the city of JudahAnd Birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. Drive to Bethlehem to visit the Shepherds field, 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.Lunch, We then visit the Church of Nativity – the Bithplace of Jesus and the City of David, Manger Square; Crusaders Closter Grotto of St.Jerome. Then we visit Milk Grotto. Dinner and Overnight stay at Bethlehem.



Day 8* Haifa - Capernaum - Yardenit
After Breakfast, travel on the coast line to Haifa, Visit Persion Hanging Garden, Bahai Shrine, Home of Elijah then continue to Muhraqa. Drive to Tiberias located on the coast of the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret).We will enjoy a boat ride that will bring us to Copernaum which was a prospering town in the days of Jesus. Next we will tour the site of Tabgha, where Jesus performed the miracle of the loaves and fishes. We make a Stop at St.Peter’s house, the Church of Primach 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 Christy, Christ’s table to commemorate this event. Lunch (St.Peter’s fish). Our next stop will be the Mount of Beautitudes where Jesus delivered the famous Sennon on the Mount. Then we will return to Tiberias To visit Yardenit on the Jordan River, the traditional Baptismal site. Return back to Hotel and Dinner.
Overnight stay at Tiberias.

Day 9* Nazareth – Cana – Mt.Tabor
fAfter Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel Drive through the Galilee region to the city of Nazareth, the hometown of Jesus Christ. We will visit the church of Annunciation where it is believed that Mary was told that she would bear God’s Son, Jesus. We will walk through the small market to St.Joseph’s Workshop where the original steps were perfectly preserved. After payinga visit to Mary’s well we will leave the city. Then we visit Cana where Jesus performed first Miracle, Changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Lunch at Restaurant and then continue to Mt.Tabor. Then proceed to Sheikh Hussein Border after completing passport formalities we enter Jordan. Overningt stay at Region Hotel, Amman.


Day 10* Madaba – Mt Nebo – Jerash – Amman
After Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel, Our morning tour begins to Mt.Nebo, the trip of south of Amman along the 5,000 years of old King’s Highway is one of the most memorable journeys in the Holy Land, Passing through a string of ancient sites of Jordan, the memorial of Moses, and the presumed site of the prophet’s death and burial Place. From a platform in front of the church one can enjoy a breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Transfer to Amman airport for departure back to India.

10 DAYS
10 days itinerary

Day 1
gDeparture from Ex-Chennai. We arrive in the Amman Airport, Upon arrival in Amman, we meet our guide and diver who will transport us to the Hotel. Later we will visit Mt.Nebo back to Hotel. Diner and Overnight stay at Amman.






Day 2
After Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel. Then proceed to sheikh Hussein Barder after completing passport formalities we enter the Israel. We proceed to visit Nazareth, Church of Annunciation. Where it is belived that Mary was told that she would bear God’s Son. Jesus. Then to St.Joseph’s Workshop. Then to visit Mary’s Well. Then we proceed to visit Cana Where Jesus Performed his fist Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Back the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Tiberias.

Day 3
hAfter the Breakfast, we will proceed to visit Mt.Tabor. Then we will proceed to Mount of Beautitudes where Jesus delivered the famous sermon on the Mount. Then Capernaum which was a prospering town in the days of Jesus. Next we will tour the site of Tabgha Where Jesus performed the Miracle of the loaves and fishes. We make a stop at St.Peter’s House, the Church of Primacy of Peter and the place where Jesus bestowed St.Peter with his authority. This is belived to be the place where Jesus dined with his disciples, the flat rock known as Mensa christy, Christ’s to commemorate this event. Lunch (St.Peter’s Fish). After Lunch, We will enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). Then we will proceed to visit Yardenit on the Jordan River, Back the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Tiberias.


Day 4
After Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel. Then proceed to Haifa to visit Bahai Shrine, Home of Elijah & to visit Mt.Carmel. Then Drive to Jericho – believe to be the oldest city in the world. We will also see the Sikamor tree. It is also the place where Jesus stopped on this way to Jerusalem, Then to visit Mount of Temptaion, (Cable Car) Lunch at Restaurant. After the Lunch. Then we proceed to visit Bethania, Visit Bethania the Town of Mary, Martha and Lazaraus. Visit Lazarus’s Tomb, Back to the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 5
JAfter Breakfast, We will begin our Jerusalem tour to Bethlehem to visit the Speherds Field, It was here that the angel announced the birth of Jesus to the spepherds of Bethlehem during the reign of King Herod. Then visit the Church of Nativity – the City of David, Manger Square, Crusaders Grotto of St.Jerome.Then we visit Milk Grotto. After Lunch, view of the Old city from the Mount of Oliver. Visits Pater Nester, Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday Road down to the chapel of Dominours Flevit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem and Garden of Gethsemani. Where Jesus Prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Then proceed for a visit to the famous Church of All Nations Visit The Basilica of agony, Tomp of St Mary. Then visit Ein Karem, located in the hills next to a little spring. This is the city of Judah and Birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 6
After Breakfast, We will proceed Bethsaida then to famous Via Dolorasa, the Place of Christ’s route of suffering to lus crucifixion, and then arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Lunch, After Lunch. We will also visit the church of St.Peter of Gallicantu, Which symbolizes Peter’s Denial of Jesus as he has prophesied at the Last Supper and the visit the traditional house of high priest, Calaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. Then to King David’s Tomb. And we will enter the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 7
kAfter Breakfast, Check – out Hotel. We Drive to Taba, On the way to Dead Sea, We make a brief stop at a private beach where you”ll have the opportunity to swim & float in the mineral rich water of the Dead Sea. Lunch, After the Lunch Crossing the Border, Enter Egypt. We will proceed visit St.Catherine’s Monastery and Burning Bush. Dinner Overnight stay Mt.Sinai





Day 8
After Breakfast, We will proceed to Cairo, On the way is stop at Marah. (Springs of Moses) Lunch, After Lunch. We move to River Nile. We have Boat Ride in River Nile. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Cairo.

Day 9
After Breakfast, Check – out Hotel. We proceed to visit Pyramids, sphinx, Holy Family Church in Cairo. We will proceed to Air Port fly back to India

Day 10
We will arrive Chennai Air Port.

9 DAYS itinerary

Day 1
Departure from Ex-Chennai. We arrive in the Amman Airport, Upon arrival in Amman, we meet our guide and diver who will transport us to the Hotel. Later we will visit Mt.Nebo back to Hotel. Diner and Overnight stay at Amman.


Day 2
After Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel. Then proceed to sheikh Hussein Barder after completing passport formalities we enter the Israel. We proceed to visit Nazareth, Church of Annunciation. Where it is belived that Mary was told that she would bear God’s Son. Jesus. Then to St.Joseph’s Workshop. Then to visit Mary’s Well. Then we proceed to visit Cana Where Jesus Performed his fist Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. We Proceed visit Yardenit on the Jordan River, Back to Hotel, Dinner and Overnight stay at Tiberias.

Day 3

After the Breakfast, Check out Hotel, We will proceed to visit Mt.Tabor. Then we will proceed to Mount of Beautitudes where Jesus delivered the famous sermon on the Mount. Then Capernaum which was a prospering town in the days of Jesus. Next we will tour the site of Tabgha Where Jesus performed the Miracle of the loaves and fishes. We make a stop at St.Peter’s House, the Church of Primacy of Peter and the place where Jesus bestowed St.Peter with his authority. This is belived to be the place where Jesus dined with his disciples, the flat rock known as Mensa christy, Christ’s to commemorate this event. Lunch (St.Peter’s Fish). After Lunch, We will enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). We will proceed to Jericho to see the Sikamor tree. Then to view Mount of Temptation. Back to the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 4
After Breakfast, We will begin our Jerusalem tour to Bethlehem to visit the Speherds Field, It was here that the angel announced the birth of Jesus to the spepherds of Bethlehem during the reign of King Herod. Then visit the Church of Nativity – the City of David, Manger Square, Crusaders Grotto of St.Jerome.Then we visit Milk Grotto. After Lunch, view of the Old city from the Mount of Oliver. Visits Pater Nester, Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday Road down to the chapel of Dominours Flevit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem and Garden of Gethsemani. Where Jesus Prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Then proceed for a visit to the famous Church of All Nations Visit The Basilica of agony, Tomp of St Mary. Then visit Ein Karem, located in the hills next to a little spring. This is the city of Judah and Birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.


Day 5
After Breakfast, We will proceed Bethsaida then to famous Via Dolorasa, the Place of Christ’s route of suffering to lus crucifixion, and then arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Lunch, After Lunch. We will also visit the church of St.Peter of Gallicantu, Which symbolizes Peter’s Denial of Jesus as he has prophesied at the Last Supper and the visit the traditional house of high priest, Calaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. Then to King David’s Tomb. And we will enter the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 6
After Breakfast, Check – out Hotel. We Drive to Taba, On the way to Dead Sea, We make a brief stop at a private beach where you”ll have the opportunity to swim & float in the mineral rich water of the Dead Sea. Lunch, After the Lunch Crossing the Border, Enter Egypt. We will proceed visit St.Catherine’s Monastery and Burning Bush. Dinner Overnight stay Mt.Sinai

Day 7
After Breakfast, We will proceed to Cairo, On the way is stop at Marah. (Springs of Moses) Lunch, After Lunch. We move to River Nile. We have Boat Ride in River Nile. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Cairo.

Day 8
After Breakfast, Check – out Hotel. We proceed to visit Pyramids, sphinx, Holy Family Church in Cairo. We will proceed to Air Port fly back to India

Day 9
We will arrive Chennai Air Port.

ISRAEL AND JORDAN
8 DAYS


Day 1
Departure from Ex-Chennai. We arrive in the Amman Airport, Upon arrival in Amman, we meet our guide and diver who will transport us to the Hotel. Later we will visit Mt.Nebo back to Hotel. Diner and Overnight stay at Amman.

Day 2
After Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel. Then proceed to sheikh Hussein Barder after completing passport formalities we enter the Israel. We proceed to visit Nazareth, Church of Annunciation. Where it is belived that Mary was told that she would bear God’s Son. Jesus. Then to St.Joseph’s Workshop. Then to visit Mary’s Well. Then we proceed to visit Cana Where Jesus Performed his fist Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Back the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Tiberias.

Day 3
After the Breakfast, we will proceed to visit Mt.Tabor. Then we will proceed to Mount of Beautitudes where Jesus delivered the famous sermon on the Mount. Then Capernaum which was a prospering town in the days of Jesus. Next we will tour the site of Tabgha Where Jesus performed the Miracle of the loaves and fishes. We make a stop 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 christy, Christ’s to commemorate this event. Lunch (St.Peter’s Fish). After Lunch, We will enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). Then we will proceed to visit Yardenit on the Jordan River, Back the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Tiberias.

Day 4
After Breakfast, Check-out the Hotel. Then proceed to Haifa to visit Bahai Shrine, Home of Elijah & to visit Mt.Carmel. Then Drive to Jericho – believe to be the oldest city in the world. We will also see the Sikamor tree. It is also the place where Jesus stopeed on this way to Jerusalem, Then to visit Mount of Temptaion, (Cable Car) Lunch at Restaurant. After the Lunch. Then we proceed to visit Bethania, Visit Bethania the Town of Mary, Martha and Lazaraus. Visit Lazarus’s Tomb, Back to the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 5
After Breakfast, We will begin our Jerusalem tour to Bethlehem to visit the Speherds Field, It was here that the angel announced the birth of Jesus to the spepherds of Bethlehem during the reign of King Herod. Then visit the Church of Nativity – the City of David, Manger Square, Crusaders Grotto of St.Jerome.Then we visit Milk Grotto. After Lunch, view of the Old city from the Mount of Oliver. Visits Pater Nester, Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday Road down to the chapel of Dominours Flevit where Jesus wept over eminent destruction of Jerusalem and Garden of Gethsemani. Where Jesus Prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans. Then proceed for a visit to the famous Church of All Nations Visit The Basilica of agony, Tomp of St Mary. Then visit Ein Karem, located in the hills next to a little spring. This is the city of Judah and Birthplace of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 6
After Breakfast, We will proceed Bethsaida then to famous Via Dolorasa, the Place of Christ’s route of suffering to lus crucifixion, and then arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Lunch, After Lunch. We will also visit the church of St.Peter of Gallicantu, Which symbolizes Peter’s Denial of Jesus as he has prophesied at the Last Supper and the visit the traditional house of high priest, Calaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned. Then to King David’s Tomb. And we will enter the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Back to Hotel, Dinner, Overnight stay at Bethlehem.

Day 7
After Breakfast, Check – out Hotel. We will proceed to Amman Air Port. Fly back to India.

Day 8
We will Arrive Chennai Air Port.

Please note that the above itinerary is subject to change.

Included
Airfare, Chennai to Cairo and Amman to Chennai including Air Port Taxes.
• Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
• Accommodation at 3 Star Hotels or similar on HB basis
• Transportation and transfers in A/c and modern vehicle
according to above mentioned program.
• Qualified English speaking Guide.
• Entrance fees to sites mentioned in the program only.
• Lunches on all days.
• Visa Fees of Egypt, Israel, Jordan.
• Entry Tax of Egypt, Israel, Jordan.

Excluded
Items of Personal Nature Like, Laundry, Telephone, Beverages and Drinks.
ISRAEL HOLYLAND TOUR

1. 9 DAYS - Rs. 74,500
2. 10 DAYS - Rs. 79.500
3. FULL COMPLETE 10 DAYS - Rs. 83,500
4. FULL COMPLETE 7 DAYS - Rs. 69,500
(ONLY ISRAEL&JORDAN)

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