Holyland Pilgrimage From Cochin 30 Mar 2020
10 Nights & 11 Days
DAY WISE ITINERARY
New Delhi/Cochin to Amman (Jordan)
Meet and greet Jaas Travels representative at International Airport, New Delhi / Cochin and after the completion of Immigration formalities the group will depart to Amman, the capital city of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. On arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, Amman. Where our protocol officer will assist you to complete all the formalities. Collect your check in bags and protocol officer will escort you to your vehicle parked outside of the Airport where you join with your guide and driver. Checkin at the restaurant for lunch. Post lunch proceed to the hotel where you are going to stay for 2 nights. Check in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Amman.
Mount Nebo – Madaba Church – Dead Sea – Machaerus
Enjoy breakfast and proceed to visit the holy sites in and around Amman. Visit Mount Nebo – the final station in the life of the Prophet Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the hills of Jerusalem and pass by Madaba to visit the Monastery of St. George, where was found the unique mosaic map of Holy Land made in the 6th century A.D. After lunch proceed to Machaerus, a fortified hilltop palace located near by the Jordan river on the southeast and Dead Sea on the eastern side where the imprisonment and execution of John the Baptist took place. Later proceed to Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth, float in the salty buoyant water, rich in minerals. Then back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Amman.
Nazareth – Basilica of Annunciation – St. Joseph The Carpenter Church – Mary’s Well – Mount Tabor
Enjoy breakfast, check out from the hotel by 7:00 am and proceed to Sheikh Hussain Border which take two hours to reach. Soon after the exit formalities in Jordan we complete the customs & immigration formalities at Israel border. New guide and driver will welcome the group at the border, and then start the tour in Israel – The Land of Creation. After lunch we will proceed to Visit Nazareth, where Jesus spent his boyhood and lived with Joseph and Mary, the Basilica of Annunciation, built over the grotto where Archangel Gabriel Appeared in front of Virgin Mary to announce that she would bear a son, Jess, the St. Joseph the Carpenter Church where St. Joseph’s Carpenter workshops remain founded, Mary’s well where Mother Mary used to collect water while Holy Family was staying in Nazareth. And finally proceed to visit Mount Tabor and the Basilica of the Transfiguration. A private taxi will reach you to the top of the mountain. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
Galilee Boat Cruise – Cana – Capernaum – Tabgha – St Peter Primacy – Mount of Beatitudes – Bahai Garden Haifa – Mount Carmel – Stella Maris Church – Caesarea Tel Aviv – Bethlehem
Post Breakfast, check out from the hotel at 7:00 am and proceed for Sea of Galilee Boat Cruise then visit Cana of Galilee. Where Jesus did his first miracle “the transformation of water in wine”. The head to Tabgha, visit the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and Church of St. Peter’s Primacy. We will have St. Peter’s Fish for the Lunch. Then on to Capernaum – the town of Jesus. Where Jesus used to live and heal the sick, preached in the synagogue and performed many miracles. Then proceed to Bethlehem via Haifa – Tel Aviv. Enroute to Bethlehem visit Mount Carmel, Stella Maris Church and Bahai Garden in city of Haifa. Then continue to visit Roman Water Aqueduct in Caesarea, later proceed to Bethlehem passing through Tel Aviv – the commercial capital of Israel. Check in at the hotel in Bethlehem. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bethlehem.
Church of Nativity – Milk Grotto – Shepherd’s Field – Ein Kareem – Mount Zion
After the breakfast proceed to visit Bethlehem – the Land of Epoch. Visit Holy Shrines in Church of Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, Star of Bethlehem, Grotto of Manger, Chapel of St. Catherine, and Grotto of Jerome. Then proceed to Milk Grotto and later visit Shepherd Field Church, where Angel appeared to Shepherd and announced to holy birth of the savior of the world. Post lunch head to Ein Kareem – the birth place of John the Baptist, to see the Church of Visitation and the Nativity Church of John the Baptist. Drive back to Mount Zion in Jerusalem to visit the Upper Room, where the last supper of Jesus took place and the Dormition Abbey from where Mother Mary ascended to heaven. Later proceed to visit St. Peter in Gallicantu which symbolizes Peter’s denial of Jesus as he had prophesized at the Last Supper. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bethlehem.
Mount of Olives – Garden of Gethsemane – Old City of Jerusalem – St. Anne’s Church – Pool of Bethesda – Via Dolarosa – Church of Holy Sepulchre / Garden Tomb Wailing Wall
After Breakfast, proceed to visit Mount of Olives to enjoy the panoramic view over Jerusalem from the top of the mountain from where Jesus ascended to heaven. And then visit the Patter Noster, this is the place where Jesus taught the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples. Walk along the Palm Sunday road down to the Church of Dominus Flevit where Jesus wept over Jerusalem shortly before the destruction of the second temple, then proceed to visit the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus was captured by the Romans, after he has been betrayed by Judas. Visit the Basilica of the Agony (Church of All Nations). After lunch enter Old City of Jerusalem from Lion’s Gate to visit St. Anne’s Church and the Pool of Bethesda. From there we will start the stations of the Cross and finally visit the Golgotha & the Holy Sepulchre Church and the Empty Tomb of Jesus / Garden Tomb. Then on to the Cardo, and the Jewish Quarter where we will visit the Wailing Wall considered to be the holiest site for the Jews. From there have a panoramic view of the Mosque of Omar. Then Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bethlehem.
Bethany – Jericho – Mount Temptation – River Jordan – Taba Border
After Breakfast check out from the hotel and head to Bethany to visit Lazarus Tomb and Mary Martha’s church. Then proceed to Jericho, visit the Sycamore Tree (Zechariahs, the tax collector climbed the tree to see Jesus), and have look on to the Mount of Temptation where Jesus was tempted by the devil. After lunch visit to the River Jordan the original baptismal site of Jesus by John the Baptist. After that proceed to Taba border by to cross over to Egypt. After the completion of border crossing formalities, we will enter in to the Land of Egypt and the drive to Hotel at Taba Border near to the bay of Red Sea. Check in to the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Taba Border.
St. Catherine Monsatery – Mount Horeb of Mount Sinai Burning Bush – Marah – Suez Canal – Cairo
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to St. Catherine, located at the foot hills of Mount Sinai where you can see St. Catherine Monastery which is the place having the Burning Bush and Mosses’ well. After then proceed to Cairo visiting Marah where Moses turned sour water into sweet water putting a piece of wood in in, and pass over to the underwater tunnel in Suez Canal, the biggest man-made canal in the world. Check in at a restaurant in the city for the dinner. After dinner proceed to the hotel, check in & overnight stay at the Hotel in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt situated in the African continent.
Pyramids – Sphynx – Cairo Museum / Pharaonic Village Coptic Church – Jewish Synagogue – Nile Cruise
Enjoy Breakfast then proceed to visit Coptic Cairo, where we will visit Holy Family Church, Hanging Church and the oldest synagogue. The drive to Giza to visit the most famous Pyramids and Sphinx and then on to Papyrus and Perfume factory. Post lunch visit Cairo Museum/Pharaonic Village and by late evening we will have Nile Cruise and dinner on board. You can enjoy the nice Egyptian cultural show during the dinner time. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Cairo Airport – Departure to India
After Breakfast check out from hotel and drive towards the Airport for the final departure back to India.
Arrival in India
After overnight flight, early morning arrival at International Airport in New Delhi / Cochin.
- 9 Nights Stay at 3 to 5 Star Hotels
- All 3 Meals in a Day
- 1 Ltr. Bottled Water Per Day
- Tours & transfers as per the itinerary
- Return Economy Fare/Visa & Bordar Taxes
- Travel Insurance (upto 59 Years)
- Tour Manager & Guide
- Pilgrim Certificates
- AC Luxury Coaches
- Any other sightseeing tour not mentioned in Itinerary
- Any personal expenditure like tip, Pooja etc...
- Any Ride / activity
- Any Services not specifically mentioned in the "Package Inclusions"
TERMS & CONDITIONS
- You can book this tour after paying at least 50% of the total tour Cost; remaining amount can be paid before the commencement of tour. Frequent customers may be exempted from the advance payment
- Please refer to the Quote for more T&C