11 NIGHTS – JORDAN, ISRAEL, EGYPT

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TOUR THE LAND OF THE BIBLE

MAY 6TH TO 16TH 2019

 

 

 

Day 1:  6th May 2019 : AMMAN

Assemble at the Coimbatore airport at to board our flight to Amman, Capital of Jordan. Welcome arrival to Queen Alia Airport, assist with the formalities, and proceed to visit Madaba, where you find the oldest map of the Holy land in Mosaics, Lunch at Madaba, then drive to the top of Mt. Nebo, where Moses is presumably buried. Visit the Ancient Church at top of the mount. This is the place up to which Moses came and died. From there, Joshua marched into the Promised Land.  After,  drive to Sheik Hussein  Bridge to cross to Israel, check in Hotel in Nazareth (NAZARETH PLAZA HOTEL )  for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: 7th May 2019 : Sea of Galilee – Mt. of Beatitudes – Tabgha – Capernaum (B, L, D)

After breakfast, full day tour starting with visit Mt. Of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his first sermon. Tabgha, the site of Multiplication of loaves and fish and the Primacy of St. Peter and Capernaum where the childhood of Jesus was spent, and drive to Baptismal site along the Jordan River Valley. At 12:30 Lunch at St Peter Restaurant and then to boat ride (14:00 pm) across the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on the waters. then. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: 8th May 2019: Israel’s Northern Border (B, L, D)

After breakfast, proceed to Betshean and then  Visit Caesarea Philippi – At the foot of Mount Hermon, this New Testament city is where Peter made his great confession ‘“Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Lunch at Kebab Restaurant at 12:30 . And then Banias Waterfall –  A breath-taking spot where the headwaters of the Jordan River spill over. GOLAN HEIGHTS – We will learn about Israel’s struggles with Syria and Lebanon and discover why this area is so strategic. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4: 09th May 2019: – Nazareth – Cana – MT. TABOR – Caesarea- (TEL Aviv ” Jaffa’)’- (B, L, D)

After breakfast, Proceed to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation. Mary’s well and Joseph’s Workshop. Head to CANA the wedding Church. At 11:00 – 11:50  Mt Tabor and prayer service (moved here because the itinerary is more logic). Lunch at Holyland Restaurant at 12:30 . Proceed to Haifa to visit Stella Maris the place of sacrifice and the site Muhraka where Prophet Elijah defeated the false prophets of Baal (15:00 -16:00 PRAYER SERVICE INTO THE GARDEN). Visit Tel -Megiddo, the place of Armageddon Continue to Caesarea city; view Aqua ducts, Roman Theatre, site where St. Paul was Jailed before sending him to Rome. (Visit Jaffa The house of Simon – the tanner & St. Peter’s church and Tel Aviv – NOTE ONLY IF TIME ALLOWS ) .  DINNER AND  overnight stay IN BETHLEHEM HOTEL MANGER SQUARE .

 

Day 5: 10th may 2019: TEMPLE INSTITUTE – Israeli Museum – Bethlehem (B, L, D)

Breakfast in the Hotel, then start the day to visit TEMPLE INSTITUTE at 09:00 am (waiting for confirmation for timing updated). THEN WESTERN WALL, proceed to VIA DOLOROSA – We will travel along the “Way of the Cross” and then drive to visit Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Later Israel Museum (on Friday it’s open from 10:00 until 14:00 so I asked to book temple of institute in the earlier morning) to where the Dead Sea Scrolls are exhibited and you will see the Replica of the second Temple. Lunch at Bulgourji Restaurant at around 12:30. After Lunch proceed to Bethany – Lazarus Tomb. Then Drive to Bethlehem to visit the CHURCH OF NATIVITY , Shepherds field. If Permit is given, we can visit the Tomb of Patriarchs Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bethlehem.

Day 6: 11th may 2019: Mt. of Olives- Mt. Zion – KING David’s Jerusalem – Jerusalem Past & Present- bethany – (B, L, D)

After breakfast, Garden Tomb at 8:30 am for Communion Service (moved here because on 13 it’s not possible to visit garden tomb and then on the same date arrive to Timna – from Jlm to Timna it’s about 4 hours). Then Mt. Of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Visit Sanctuaries of Pater Noster, Ascension. Walk along the Palm Sunday road down to the chapel of Dominos Flevit and Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the Church of Agony, Mt. Zion visit King David’s Tomb Upper Room & St. Peter in Galicantu. View the ancient site of the Temple, the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aksa Mosque. Lunch at 12:30 at Dewi Restaurant. After lunch ST. ANNE’S –This old Crusader church’s amazing acoustics church will enhance any group’s songs of praise. POOL OF BETHESDA – The Pool where Jesus healed a sick Man. ANTONIO’S FORTRESS The place where the soldiers mocked Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head. Back to Hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bethlehem

Day 7: 12th MAY 2019: Massada, Qumran, JERICHO, DEAD Sea -(B, L, D)

After breakfast, proceed to THE CITY OF DAVID at 9:00 am (reserve. num. 219799) – Starting from the platform on which King David’s palace was located, we will enter and  see Warren’s Shaft at 9:40, the waterspout through which THE CITY OF DAVID forces climbed to capture the city, then view Pools of Siloam where the blind man, after encountering Jesus, washed the mud off his eyes and received his sight. Those interested can also walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Head to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Lunch at Qumran Restaurant at 13:00. Then proceed to visit Masada – the Jewish last stronghold against the Romans and to Dead Sea, after swimming and refreshing proceed hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bethlehem.   

Day 8: 13th may 2019: Garden Tomb – timna Park – Taba (Egypt) (B, L, D)

After breakfast check out at 6:30 – 7:00 am , Proceed to Timna Park only the Replica of Tabernacle at 11:30/40. Continue to Taba Border to cross to Egypt lunch in Egypt side and  stay in Strand Beach Resort Hotel.

Day 9: 14th may 2019: taba – st catherine – cairo (B, L, D)

After breakfast, check out and then visit St Catherine Monastery. drive to Cairo on the way  cross the Suez Canal have lunch. Dinner and overnight in Cairo.

Day 10: 15th may 2019: pyramids – cave church – khan al khalil bazaar (B, L, D)

Breakfast in the hotel then on proceed to visit the Pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum, onto for Cairo City Tour. visit the Coptic Cairo, Hanging Church, after lunch proceed to Cave Church and then to  Khan Al Khalil Bazaar. Dinner at Nile Cruise. Back to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: 16th may 2019: – cairo – INdia (Coimbatore) (B)

After breakfast, check out and transfer to Cairo international airport for final departure.

 

 

 

 

AIRARABIA 

COIMBATORE – SHARJAH –AMMANCAIRO – SHARJAH – COIMBATORE

FLIGHT NO PORT DATE TIME OF DEP TIME OF ARR
G9414 CJB/SHJ 06/05/2019 04.30 AM 06.50 AM
G9337 SHJ/AMM 06/05/2019 08.15 AM 10.25 AM
G9628 CAI/SHJ 16/05/2019 03.30 PM 08.55 PM
G9413 SHJ/CJB 16/05/2019 10.25 PM 03.50 AM*

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