10 Days Holyland Program
03 Nights Egypt / 04 Nights Holyland / 02 Nights Jordan
Day 01 : Cairo Airport – Cairo Hotel
Arrive CAIRO AIRPORT, meet and tour commence immediately starting in OLD CAIRO for visit at the HANGING CHURCH and COPTIC CHURCH where it is believed the HOLY FAMILY stayed after fleeing from Bethlehem for fear of Herod’s order of slaughtering infants under 3 years. Lunch en-route. Then visit Papyrus Factory to discover how the first paper was made during the ancient time before proceeding to the hotel for check-in. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Cairo – Cairo Hotel
Hotel Breakfast. This full city tour includes a visit to the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, and Sphinx. Lunch en-route. Afternoon itinerary includes a visit to Khan El Khalili Bazaar to find good bargains for souvenir items until evening. Then on a Dinner cruise and be entertained by the Belly Dancer and enjoy watching the skilled “Men in Skirt” rendering his piece. Back to hotel in Cairo for overnight. (Scheduled Mass at ST JOSEPH CHURCH or to another Catholic church in Cairo.
Day 03: St. Catherin Hotel
Hotel Breakfast. Check out for long drive towards St. Catherine passing by Moses Springs and the Suez Canal. Lunch en-route then continue to HOTEL in ST. CATHERINE for Check-in, Dinner, and overnight.
Day 04: Taba Border – Baptism Site – Dead Sea – Jericho – Bethlehem Hotel
Early morning on sunrise proceed to Mt. Sinai the traditional site where Moses received the Ten Commandments, back to Hotel for breakfast and check ou t then Drive towards Taba Border for crossing into Israel via Eilat. Drive to the lowest spot on earth, the Dead Sea Visit the Baptism Site the Place where Jesus was Baptized & Visit to Jordan River, then to Qumran for viewing the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found inside a jar by a shepherd boy. Then to the oldest city in the world, Jericho, for visit Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. Will drive towards Bethlehem for hotel check in. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Bethlehem.
Day 05: Mount of Olives – Mount Zion – the Tomb of King David
Breakfast, Full Day Visit to Hebron City (if permission given) via Halhul, to visit Prophet Joanna’s Tomb, then to Hebron to visit the tombs of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca. Visit King Solomon’s pool then to David’s well. After lunch visit Shepard’s field and to the Church of the Nativity. Mount of Olives, Chapel of the ascension, visit the Pater Noster ( Where Jesus taught his disciples “Our father” prayer), panoramic view of Jerusalem, then march through the Palm Sunday Road to reach the Garden and the Church of Gethsemane.1 hour prayer. Proceed to visit Siloam Pool After lunch visit Mt. Zion, Upper Room, and the Tomb of King David. Visit the St. Peter in Galicuntu “House of Caiaphas “. Back to the Hotel for Dinner & Overnight.
Day 06: Jerusalem – Temple Mount – Wailing Wall – Pool of Bethesda
Breakfast, Full Day Visit to the old city of Jerusalem, through the Dung Gate enter the Jewish Quarter to visit the Wailing Wall then to Aqsa Mosque Compound to visit “Temple Mount Area” then visit St. Anne Church, Pool of Bethesda, then on through the “The Way of the Cross” (up to 8 stations only) then to After lunch visit Garden Tomb (the Tomb of Jesus) and have communion service and prayer in the Garden Tomb. Back to hotel for dinner and Overnight.
Day 07: Mount of Carmel – Cave of Elijah – Caesarea – Nazareth
After Breakfast checkout from hotel via Tel Aviv & Jaffa City Drive to Visit Casarea Maritima , and visit Haifa Garden. proceed to Mt. Carmel, and visit the cave of Elijah and also to visit the place where Elijah killed the Baal prophets and then to view the fields of Megiddo (Armageddon valley ), the field of the final battle between the Good & Evil , Then Transfer to Nazareth Hotel Dinner & Overnight .
Day 08: Nazareth – Cana of Galilee – Wedding Church – Tabgha – Galilee Lake – Amman Hotel
Breakfast , proceed to Nazareth to visit the church of the Annunciation & St. Joseph the Carpenter, Continue to Cana of Galilee, to visit the Wedding Church proceed to Mt Tabor (Mount of transfiguration) then visit Nien village where Jesus raised dead young ma n , Visit the Church of Multiplication “Tabgha” then on to the church of the Primacy of St. Peter and to Capernaum the town of Jesus. Visit the Sea of Galilee , Transfer to Border , Cross Border , Drive to Amman Hotel Dinner & Overnight ..
Day 09: Madaba – Mount Nebo – Dead Sea – Amman Hotel
After Breakfast, Full Day Visit to Madaba, where you can have an opportunity to see the famous Madaba map of the Holy Land. Next, visit Mt Nebo, overlooking the same view that Moses saw before he died the promised land. Continue our Day to Drive to the Lowest Point on Earth the Dead Sea where we can enjoy our floating, then Drive Back to the Hotel for Dinner & Overnight.
Day 10 :Airport
After Breakfast at the Hotel – Transfer to the Airport.
Meet & Assist at Airports & Borders upon Arrival & Departure.
Deluxe A/C Coach.
Professional Escort Guide.
Entrance Fees at All the Above-Mentioned Sites Except the Mummy Room in Egypt.
Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Starts with Lunch & Ends with Breakfast.
All Visas & Departure Taxes in Egypt, Holyland & Jordan.
01 Pax Sharing Free for Each 15 Paying.
Mineral Water in Bus & During Meals.
Tips for the Guides, Drivers, Hotel Staff, Portages and any kind of Tips .