A Pilgrim Tour to the Holyland

10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS

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Day 1: COCHIN / TRIVANDRUM - AMMAN

  • Arrive Amman. Meet and greet by our representative at Amman airport. Travel through the King's Highway, the World's oldest continuously used trading route to visit Mt.Nebo. Prophet Moses was given a view of the Promised Land from Mt. Nebo. Moses was buried on this mountain by God himself. From this place, we can view Jordan valley and the Dead Sea. Proceed to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel. (Meals: Dinner)

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Day 2: AMMAN – NAZARETH - CANA

  • After breakfast, check-out and proceed to sheikh Hussein Bridge and cross the Jordan-Israel border. After the Customs and Emigration formalities, enter into Israel. After Lunch, visit Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and the Basilica of the Annunciation where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that Mary would bear a son. Also visit Joseph's workshop and Cana (where Jesus performed his first miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding feast). Proceed to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 3: SEA OF GALILEE - CAPERNAUM - JORDAN RIVER - NAZARETH - BETHLEHEM

  • After breakfast, proceed to visit Mount Tabor, Capernaum (the center of Jesus ministry after he left Nazareth), Tabgha, where Jesus Christ did multiplying of the Five Loaves and Two Fishes and the Bestitudes, where Jesus gave the sermon on the Mount. Also visit, Galilee and ride in a Galilean fishing boat, St. Peters house, the church of primacy of peter, and Mensa Christi. After Lunch, visit Yardenit on the Jordan River, the traditional Baptismal site. Proceed to Bethlehem. Check-in Hotel. Overnight at Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 4 : EIN KAREM – OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM – GOLGOTHA – WAILING WALL

  • After breakfast, proceed to the pools of Bit Hasda where Jesus cured the crippled man. Walk via Dolorosa (way of Grief), the last route trodden by Jesus. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha. Last 5 stations are inside the church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from a distance with two silver domes. Visit Pilates Judgment Hall, the Chapel of the Flagellation (where the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed a crown of thorns on His head), the Ecce Homo Arch, convent of the sisters of Zion, The Tomb (widely believed to be the part of the stone that covered Jesus Tomb). Also visit the Cenacle Last supper Room, Tomb of King David, wailing wall (which is the holiest place for the Jewish religion. After Lunch, proceed to visit Ein Kareem, the birthplace of John the Baptist and the Church of visitation, Dead Sea. It is the lowest spot on earth and do not miss the opportunity to float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals. Further proceed to Bethania, the Town of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. After Lazarus Tomb visit, proceed to visit Jericho, Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. It is the place where Jesus stopped on the way to Jerusalem on the Passover and where Jesus cured the blind man during his stay at Zachaeus house. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 5: MOUNT OF OLIVES – GETHSEMANE - BETHLEHEM

  • After breakfast, proceed to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Visit the sanctuary of pater Noster Ascension, walk along the palm Sunday Road down to the chapel of DorminousFlevit (where jesus wept over the destruction of Jerusalem)and Garden of Gethsemani (where Jesus prayed while Judah betrayed him to the Romans). Also visit the Basilica of agony, Tomb of St. Mary, church of St. peter of Gallicantu (which symbolizes Peter's denial of Jesus), the Traditional house of High priest, Caiaphas where Jesus was imprisoned. Proceed to Bethlehem to visit the Shepherds field in the Judah province. After Lunch, visit the church of Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and the city of David, Manger square, crusaders cloister, Grotto of St. Jerome and the Milk Grotto. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 6: TABA

  • After breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and proceed to Taba (Israel Egypt border). After Lunch, Customs and Emigration formalities enter into Egypt. Check – in Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

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Day 7: TABA – SHARAM EL SHEIKH

  • After breakfast, visit St.Catherine Monastery set beneath the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. It has been one of the world's great centers of religion pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. It has also a library of ancient manuscripts, second only to the Vatican and 6th century church on the site of the Burning Bush. Lunch at restaurant, proceed to Sharam El Sheikh, check- in Hotel. Overnight at hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 8 : SHARM EL SHEIKH - CAIRO

  • After breakfast, proceed to Cairo, we cross the famous Suez Canal en-route to Cairo. Visit the old churches of Cairo and Egyptian Museum. In the evening, enjoy a cruise journey on River Nile with Egyptian cultural shows and Dinner on board. Overnight at the hotel. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Day 9: CAIRO – COCHIN/TRIVANDRUM

  • After breakfast, check-out from Hotel and visit the pyramids, Sphinx and Old Churches of Cairo. After Lunch, proceed to Airport to board flight to Cochin/Trivandrum. (Meals: Breakfast)

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Day 10: COCHIN/TRIVANDRUM

  • Arrive Cochin/Trivandrum.

Product Description

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Airfare Accommodations
Travel insurance (Upto 70 years) Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
The cost of Passport
Additional meals other than specified in the itinerary

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