A Pilgrimage to The Holy Land & Jordan

Daily Tour 13 Days 11 Nights. Availability: 2019-01-31
Jordan Jordan, Holy Land

A Pilgrimage to The Holy Land & Jordan

Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus

 


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Jordan (Google Map)

DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.

INCLUDED
  • 13 days Pilgrimage
  • Round Trip Airfare.
  • All airport taxes & Fuel surcharges.
  • First class Hotels 4-5 stars
  • English Speaking Guide.
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • Breakfast & Dinner Daily

NOT INCLUDED
  • Passports and Visas
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Jordan departure Tax 15 US $ per person
  • Tips to Guide & Driver
  • Lunches
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any other services unspecified in tour program

 

What to Expect

 

Unforgettable memories at The Land of the Bible.

 

  • Learn more about Jesus life in Nazareth.
  • Pray at The Star of the Nativity.
  • Walk the Way of The Cross.
  • A Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
  • Visit the Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Madaba.
  • Walk through the Siq to Petra!.
  • Opportunity for A Jeep ride in Wadi Rum.
DAY 1: BEGINNING THE PILGRIMAGE. 

Begin our spiritual journey as we depart for the overnight flights to Tel Aviv. Your meals are served on board.

DAY 2: INTO THE LAND OF THE BIBLE.  

Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, meet with our professional tour guide, who will be with us during our visit to the Holy Land. Transfer to Bethlehem for our Hotel.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 3: THE NATIVITY AND THE VISITATION 

This Morning we start our day by visiting the Shepherd’s Fields where the angels announced the birth of Jesus. Then we continue to visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that stands upon the site where Jesus was born. Mass in Bethlehem or the Shepherds Fields. After Lunch we drive to the village of Ein Karem, the birthplace of St. John the Baptist and to the Church of Visitation where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited her cousin, Elizabeth, and proclaimed the ‘Magnificat’.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

DAY 4: PALM SUNDAY AND THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN. 

After breakfast, we will make our way to the Mount of Olives, where we will be able to take in the beautiful panoramic view of Jerusalem. Will start by visiting the Pater Noster Shrine, where Jesus taught His disciples the Lord’s Prayer. Will continue to visit The Dominus Flevit, which is the Church that commemorates where Jesus wept for Jerusalem. The tour continues on to Gethsemane, a garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives. Jesus brought His disciples here to pray the night before He was crucified. Beside the Garden is your next stop, the Church of All Nations, built over the “Rock of Agony”. This is where Jesus prayed alone on the night of His arrest. Proceed to Mount Zion, we will visit the house of the High Priest Caiaphas (Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu). This Church commemorates where Jesus was brought to jail after his arrest. It also commemorates Peter’s Denial of Christ. Continue to visit the Upper Room, where Jesus and His disciples celebrated the Last Supper and where He appeared to them after His Death and Resurrection. Will continue to visit the nearby Benedictine Church of the Dormition. This Church is where our Blessed Mary, “fell asleep.”
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 5: THE WAY OF THE CROSS  

Early in the morning we retrace the last steps of Jesus. As we walk along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrow), through the markets of the Old City praying the Stations of the Cross, we reflect on the greatness of His sacrifice. Finally, we arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for Mass. We will continue our tour by visiting St. Anne’s Church, the home of the Virgin Mary and her parents Saints Joachim and Anne. We will pass the Ecce Home where Pilate proclaimed “Behold the man”. Continue to the Wailing Wall, the most holy place for Jews. The rest of the day is open for revisit to Holy places, rest or Shop.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 6: A FULL DAY OF LEISURE IN BETHLEHEM.  

Today is the day that we plan to partake in a work project in support of the local Catholic community.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 7: THE TEMPTATION IN THE WORLD’S OLDEST CITY.  

We start the day at the baptismal site at the Jordan River (Qasr El Yahud). Here we have the opportunity to get baptized. Continue to Jericho the oldest city in the world. In Jericho, we will have the opportunity to view the exact location, the Mount of Temptation, of where the Devil tempted Jesus during his forty-day fast, and then will continue to visit the excavations of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were uncovered. On the way back there is time for a swim (or rather a float!) in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea, renowned for its healing properties. The day of touring culminates with a pass through Bethany. Bethany is the site where Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 8: VISITING CAESAREA, HAIFA, STELLA MARIS, CANA AND NAZARETH.  

Today we will check out our hotel in Bethlehem and drive to ancient Caesarea, which was once the ancient capital of the Roman province. Visit the Byzantine churches, the Roman Theater, Crusader’s moat and the aqueduct. Continue on north to the sparkling city of Haifa; ascend to the top of Mt. Carmel for a panoramic view of the city and port. Celebrate Mass at Stella Maris Convent, and the Cave of Elijah. Drive to Cana where the Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine at the wedding feast; here couples may renew their wedding vows. Continue to the Basilica of Annunciation in Nazareth and then visit Mary’s Well and the Church of the Angel Gabriel.
Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

DAY 9: THE MINISTRY OF CHRIST IN THE GALILEE  

After Breakfast will start the day on the top of Mount Tabor, scene of the Transfiguration, where we will have Mass. Then we will continue the Sea of Galilee; where Jesus walked on the water for a boat ride. Then we will Continue to Capernaum to see the synagogue and St. Peter’s house, a visit to the Mount of the Beatitudes where the Sermon on the Mount was given. Continue to Tabgha to see the splendid mosaic about the miracle of the loaves and fishes, and to the nearby Church of Peter’s Primacy where Peter was told ” Feed my lambs, feed my sheep.” There will be an unforgettable Mass near the shores of the Sea of Galilee at the Primacy or Mt Beatitudes. In the afternoon we visit Caesarea Philippi, location of the testimony of St. Peter and where Jesus answered him “You are the Rock and upon this rock I will build my Church.”
Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

DAY 10: CROSSING TO JORDAN FOR A CITY TOUR IN AMMAN.  

Today we check out our hotel in Galilee to cross Al Sheikh Hussein Bridge to Jordan and meet with our Guide and Driver. Drive to Amman to visit the citadel and overlooking the Roman Amphitheatre. We wander through the old markets enlivened with Jordanian culture and pop into the Royal Automobile Museum—a tribute to the late King Hussein. A walk past his palace will lead you to the beautiful white stone villas dotted through uptown Amman. You will be amazed at the contrast between ancient and modern Amman on this tour.
Dinner and overnight in Amman.

DAY 11: VISITING MADABA, MT. NEBO, WADI RUM AND PETRA.  

We start our day by driving to Madaba and Nebo. Madaba, home to the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Mount Nebo “The place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land”. Here we will celebrate a mass. Afternoon we will drive south to visit Wadi Rum “a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock” after that continue to Petra for dinner and overnight.
Dinner and overnight in Petra.

DAY 12: PETRA, ONE OF THE WORLD’S SEVEN WONDERS!  

Will begin the trip on horseback through the colorful sandstone canyon, the Siq, for a unique perspective of the Nabataean city. Then continue by foot to the most beautiful monument: The Treasury. Among other monuments, you will see the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. Continue to the hotel in Amman.
Dinner and overnight in Amman.

DAY 13: RETURN HOME.  

After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewell, will head to the airport in Amman to catch our flight back home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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