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Holy Land Pilgrimage: Jordan & Jerusalem
- An immersive week of spiritual tourism with all details taken care of
- The chance to renew your vows at the site of the Wedding of Cana
- Ride a boat across the Sea of Galilee
- Visit the site where Jesus and his disciples celebrated the Last Supper
Follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ and his disciples on this 8-day trip to the Holy Land. Fly in and out of Amman, Jordan's capital city, and trace a circuit that will take you to the most important places from the life of Christ.
Biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments come to life on this enriching spiritual trip. Climb the hill from which Moses took in the views of the Holy Land; trace the path that Jesus walked as he made his way to the crucifixion; and climb the Mount of Olives, where Jesus is said to have ascended to heaven.
For those seeking a tour to the Holy Land, with a robust week-long itinerary that includes the highlights of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Galilee, Cana, Bethany, Jericho, and other Biblical destinations, this is the trip for you.
- Meet and assist
- Visa fees (may change due to government regulations)
- Half board accommodation at hotels mentioned in program (5x dinners at hotels)
- 5x lunches en route
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle (car/minivan)
- Private English-, Russian-, French-, or German-speaking guide in Jordan (groups of 7+)
- English-speaking guide/driver in Jordan for groups of less than 7
- Local, English-speaking guid in Petra and Jerash for 1-2 hours for 1-6 people
- Private guide for all groups in the Holy Land
- Entrance to all sites mentioned in itinerary
- 2 small bottles of mineral water per person per day on touring days
- Galilee boat ride, Mount Tabor taxi, all churches
- Departure taxes (15 USD out of Jordan and 50 USD out of the Holy Land)
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Transfers across borders between points of immigration
- Gratuities (tips) to guides, drivers, horse boys in Petra, restaurants, and hotel staff
- Private guide in your language for groups less than 7 people
- Private Guide services in Jordan (USD 150 per day)
- New Year Gala Dinner (USD 160 per person)
- VIP Transfers at Allenby Bridge 160 USD Per person per way (May increase)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Jordan!
You will arrive at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, the capital of Jordan. Once you disembark the aircraft and make your way to the immigration area, you will meet your guide, who will have a sign with your name on it.
Your guide will assist you as you go through the immigration procedures, and guide you to your waiting vehicle.
Relax en route your hotel, where you will have dinner tonight.
Follow in the Footsteps of Moses and John the Baptist
Your Middle Eastern discovery begins today with excursions to iconic sights from early Christianity.
First, enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then begin your tour with a visit to St. George's Church. This beautiful Byzantine church is home to the Madaba Mosaic Map, which depicts one of the earliest representations of the cartography of Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
Continue your tour to Mount Nebo, where Moses is said to have gotten his first panoramic view of the Holy Land. Take in the splendor of this vista, then enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Mukawir was the site of Herod the Great's ancient fortress of Machaerus, where John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded. After your visit, return to your hotel in Amman for dinner and overnight.
Visit the Sites of the Wedding of Cana and the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary
Today you will cross the border into Israel, where an enchanting tour to some of the Bible's most important places awaits.
First, venture to Cana, the site of the legendary Wedding of Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle, and turned water into wine. Married couples will have the chance to renew their vows here if they wish.
Continue to Nazareth, where you will visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, constructed on the site where the Virgin Mary received the news from the Angel Gabriel that she would bear the son of God by immaculate conception.
Later, visit Joseph's carpentry workshop before making your way to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
Ride a Boat Across the Sea of Galilee and Visit Landmark Sites from the Life of Christ
A host of extraordinary historical sites are on the itinerary for today. After breakfast, set out on a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus performed many miracles.
Then, go to the place where Jesus preached his sermons on the Mount of Beatitudes. You will also visit the site where Jesus is thought to have lived, the synagogue where he ministered, and the place where he appeared to his disciples after rising from the dead.
You will see a beautiful mosaic floor at the Church of Multiplication before continuing on to a place on the River Jordan in Yardenit, where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus.
Visit Beautiful Hanging Gardens and John the Baptist's Birthplace
From Haifa to Bethlehem, you will journey on an awe-inspiring route through some extraordinary destinations today.
The day begins with a drive to the port city of Haifa. Here, from Mt. Carmel, you will take in magnificent views of the bay and surrounding regions, followed by visits to the Stella Maris Monastery, the Cave of Elijah, and the Bahai Gardens, a stunning Persian hanging garden.
The tour continues with a drive to Muharakha, the Roman ruins of Ceasaria, and the lovely town of Ein Karem, where John the Baptist was born.
Tonight, check in to your hotel in Bethlehem.
Witness More Authentic Sights from the Life of Christ
A special day in and around Jerusalem. As you set out along Via Dolorosa, the path Jesus is thought to have followed on his way to the crucifixion, you will have the opportunity to pray the Stations of the Cross.
You will follow a route that heads from the Judgment Hall of Pilate, to the Church of the Flagellation, to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
As you go through the Jewish and Armenian quarters of Jerusalem, pause at the sacred Wailing Wall, the last remaining western wall of the Jewish Temple; climb the Mount of Olives, where Jesus ascended to heaven; and continue on to the Basilica of the Agony and the Tomb of the Virgin. Mary, where according to Eastern Christianity, Jesus' mother was buried.
A short drive to Mt. Zion reveals a range of other authentic sights from the life of Christ including the place where the Last Supper was held.
Journey to the "Little Town" of Bethlehem
After a heavy day yesterday visiting so many places where Jesus Christ spent his final hours, today an uplifting day awaits in the "little town" of Bethlehem.
Your tour begins at the Church of the Nativity before continuing to Shepherd’s Field, where the birth of Christ was announced to the shephards by an angel.
Then, you'll journey to what is considered by many to be the oldest city on earth — Jericho. Mentioned 70 times in the Old Testament, the name Jericho means "city of palms." You will visit a variety of important historical and religious sites before continuing to Bethany, where Jesus was baptized.
You will be back in the capital city of Amman for dinner in town and overnight.