Day 1 : EGYPT
Arrival in the Land of the Pharaohs. At Cairo International airport you will be welcomed by our representative, then escorted to your hotel, proceed to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Later visit an Oriental perfumery.
(Overnight: Cairo ** Meal plan: Lunch /Dinner)
Day 02:E GYPT
After breakfast check out of the hotel and, Transfer to St.Cathrien (approx. 07hrs)
Then cross the famous Suez Canal that separates Asia and Africa. This tunnel is under the sea and an adventure in itself. Than
Heading to the Springs of Moses where Moses hit the rock and twelve water springs appeared. Here, there are remnants of the springs and a group of Bedouins still lives there.
(Overnight: St.Cathrien ** Meal plan: Breakfast/ Dinner)
Day 03: EGYPT/ ISRAEL Dead Sea-EinGedi – Jerusalem
At 0200 hrs start the climb of Mountain of St, Catherine
Return to hotel for rest and breakfast. Checkout and will visit sites in St. Catherine, which is the place where Moses climbed up the mountain to receive the Ten Commandments. In the same area, there is the famous Greek Orthodox Monastery, which is built around the Burning Bush and the well where Moses met his wife Zebura (daughter of Jethro, the priest of Median). Visit the place where the Israelites camped when Moses went to receive the Ten Commandments.
(Overnight: Bethlehem ** Meal plan: Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 04: ISRAEL
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the day at 7:30 for the Garden of Gethsemane , and also visit the “Wailing Wall”, the last remnants of the Temple in Jerusalem. If the current situation allows it, visit the
Temple Mount . Continue in the footsteps of Jesus along the Stations of the Via Dolorosa, Jesus’ “Way of Suffering”, and onto the Church of the Holy Sepultures, where Jesus was crucified and buried. Continue to the Via Dolorosa, that passes through the Old City’s oriental “Suq” (Bazaar).
(Overnight: Bethlehem. ** Meal plan: Breakfast/ Dinner)
Day 05 : ISRAEL New City Jerusalem– Ein Karem- Bethlehem
Breakfast at the hotel Departure for the day at 7:30 for visit of the ancient Church of the Nativity, where one can actually touch the very place where Jesus was born. Built by St. Helena already in the 4th century, it has been an active church and never destroyed ever since! Here St. Hieronymus wrote the first Latin translation of the Bible – the “Volgata”. Visit the “Milk Grotto” and, the “Shepherds Fields” in Beth-Sahour . After noon drive to visit EinKarem, the place where John the Baptist was born. Visit the “St. John in the Mountains” church, built on the place where the house of St. John was standing. Also visit the Church of Visitation, where St. Mary visited Elisabeth ,and continue to visit the new city Jerusalem , Transfer to hotel.
(Overnight: Bethlehem. ** Meal plan: Breakfast /Dinner)
Day 06 : ISRAEL Sea of Galilee – Tabgha
Breakfast at the hotel Departure for the day at 07:00 AM to visit the old city of Jaffa, one of the ancient gateways to the Holy Land: Through it’s port the Cedar trees for Salomon’s Temple were brought, the prophet Jonas tried to flee God, but most important: It was in Jaffa where Christianity began to be spread among the nations. Here St. Peter lived in the house of Simon the Tanner and had the “Vision of the Flesh”, and here he made his first miracle by healing the little girl. Today Jaffa’s renovated alley-ways attract many artists, who have their galleries there. Drive to Caesarea , the magnificent port-city built by King Herod the Great. From here St. Peter went to Rome and started with his first miracles. In Caesarea’s well-preserved theater an inscription of the procurator Pontius Pilate was found. We continue to Haifa the Mt. Carmel. Stella Mary’s. Then proceed to Nazareth , and visit there the basilica and the Grotto of the Annunciation-
the old Synaqoque and Mary’s Well. Transfer to hotel for dinner bed and breakfast in Nazareth.
Day 07: ISRAEL Jaffa– Megiddo- Nazareth
Breakfast at the hotel Departure for the day at 7:30 am to visit the places where Jesus preached around the Sea of Galilee: Capernaum, with Peters House and the famous Synagogue, enjoy the view from Mt. of the Beatitudes, where the “Sermon on the Mount” was given, and the reconstructed church in Tabgha, where tradition puts the miracle of the Bread and The Fish.. Sail on the Galilee sea in a boat similar to the boat used by Jesus and his disciples. Continue to the Baptismal Site of Yardenit on the Holy River Jordan. , Final visit will be to learn about t the open- pond fish breeding. Transfer to hotel
(Overnight: Nazareth ** Meal plan: Breakfast/ Dinner )
Day 08: ISRAEL/EGYPT
Breakfast at the hotel At 6:30 am check out of the hotel and proceed to visit Qumran .Continue to visit the official AloeVera farm . The tour includes learning about water supply, community life and the plan for the development of the Central Arava , as well as a breathtaking view of the area and the border of Peace with Jordan. During the tour we will learn about the Aloe Vera plant, and about the natural products of Ein Yahav where 39 products are produced from the Aloe Vera plant whose unique qualities are preserved in the production process. Continue to Eilat border. At 16:00 we will arrive to Taba Border to enter into Egypt. Chec k in at red sea, your dinner and overnight will be at red sea resort .
Day 09: EGYPT /TABA-CAIRO
Breakfast in the hotel. Check out rooms than transfer to Cairo (10 Hours)
Arrive Cairo, check in your rooms …………rest of night free
(Overnight: Cairo ** Meal plan: Breakfast/ Dinner )
Day 10: EGYPT
Breakfast in the hotel. Check out rooms and Say good bay to the Egypt in the holy Coptic Area :The hanging church (AL MUALLAQA) – was built in the 4th century over southern gate of the fortress of Babylon .Dedicated to Virgin Mary, its treasures includes a 14 the century wall painting of the Nativity, Church of St.Sergius (ABU SERGA) A 5th century basilica built over crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed during their flight into Egypt, Church of St.Mercurius (ABU SEFEIN) – boasts a unique collection of Coptic art including 175 icons that depict scenes from the old and new testaments, wall paintings, etching and stained glass, later in the evening, transfer to airport for final departure
Enjoy 1 Pax sharing free every 20 Pax …
Included in the below rates:
Meet & Assist upon arrival & departure in both countries
Daily touring as per the itinerary
Buffet Breakfast &Dinner Daily
Hotel Accommodation for 09 nights
Professional English speaking guide in both countries
Transportation in a deluxe air conditioned motor-coach as per the group size
Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
Visa to Israel
Border crossing fees for both countries
Portage in hotels
Hats & Certificate of pilgrimage
Not Included in the rates:
• Tips…. per day per person
• Drinks &Extra meals.
• Flights, Optional tours