ISRAEL – EGYPT TOUR
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This Itinerary 10-Days/9-Nights Pilgrim tour program will provide you the “Trip of a Lifetime” to experience Israel-Egypt. This itinerary is subject to changes and enhancements. Sites can be added or removed at no extra charge.
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Arrival to Tel Aviv
You begin of your tour of the Holy Land upon arrival at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport. You will be met at the airport by our representative, and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv (D)
Tel Aviv – Haifa – Sea of Galilee.
Following a delicious Israeli buffet breakfast (which you will enjoy every morning), your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel, and you’ll drive north along the coastal plain to Caesarea (Acts 9.30 Acts 10,24-48), capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Continue to Megiddo (1 Kings 4.28, 9,15, 2 Kings 23,29 & Revel. 16.16), identified as the site of Armageddon. Visit the archaeological excavations at Megiddo, including the well-preserved Water supply system. Drive to the beautiful port city of Haifa, nestled on the Mediterranean Sea, for a panoramic view of the Bahai Gardens and Haifa Bay. From Haifa continue to Acre (Micah 1.10), capital of the Crusaders for more than a century. Visit the ancient city and harbour before continuing eastwards across the plains of Galilee to your hotel in Tiberias, on the Sea of Galilee, for dinner and overnight.
Caesarea – Tel Aviv (Jaffa) – Bethlehem
After Breakfast in the hotel check out proceed to Nazareth, where Jesus spent his childhood and lived with Joseph and Mary; visit the Annunciation Church – the announcement of the Angel Gabriel to Virgin Mary of the approaching virgin birth. Proceed to Cana where Jesus did his first Miracle “the transformation of water into wine then proceed to Bethlehem. After lunch visit shepherd’s field, Nativity Church the birthplace of Jesus Christ. Check in to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bethlehem (Bethlehem Hotel).
Mt of Olives – Mt Zion – Ein Karem – Bethlehem
After Breakfast in the hotel visit
After Breakfast in the hotel visit Mt. of Olives (7.30am) to see the panoramic view of Jerusalem from atop the Mountain, visit the Ascension Church, and walk towards the Pater Noster, then on to the Church of Dominus Flevit where Jesus wept over Jerusalem shortly before the destruction of the second temple, then on proceed to visit the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus was captured by the Romans, after he was betrayed by Judas, visit virgin Mary’s Tomb, then proceed to Mt. Zion, visit St. Peter in Galicuntu, then visit the Upper Room and the Dormition Abbey, After lunch proceed to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation (Luke 1:39-56). Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bethlehem.
Old City of Jerusalem – Bethany – Jericho – Dead Sea – Qumran caves
After Breakfast in the hotel, (7:00 am) proceed to enter the Old City of Jerusalem from Lion’s Gate to visit St. Anne’s Church the Pool of Bethesda, then through the stations of the cross visit the Golgotha & the Holy Sepulcher church, visit the Empty Tomb of Jesus then on to the Jewish Quarter, visit the Wailing wall and have a panoramic view of the Mosque of Omar. Then head to Bethany – (1 hour from Jerusalem start after lunch by 2:00pm) to visit Lazarus Tomb. Proceed to Jericho, visit the Sycamore Tree (Zachheus, the tax collector climbed the tree to view Jesus). Visit Mt. of Temptation where Jesus was tempted by the devil. To the Dead Sea the lowest spot on earth, enjoy a swim in the Salty Waters, Qumran caves. Overnight stay in Dead Sea Hotel.
Tabha Border – Red Sea – St Catherine
Drive south and proceed to Tabha border to cross over to Egypt driving towards Sinai mountains, passing by the red sea (2 hours drive from Israeli border, We will visit The Foot hills of mount Sinai St Catherine Monastery, Moses chapel, Moses’ well then check in to hotel for dinner & overnight.
St Catherine – Cairo – Pyramids – Holy Family Church
After Breakfast proceed to Cairo by early in the morning, (11 HOURS DRIVE FROM ST CATHERINE TO CAIRO) we will use the under tunnel of Suez Canal by road, reaching there by afternoon. After lunch. Check in Hotel Mercure, have a free afternoon and overnight stay in hotel Mercure.
Pyramids – Cairo.
After Breakfast proceed to visit Coptic Cairo, We will visit the hanging church, Holy Family Church and oldest synagogue in Egypt. Visit Pyramids & Sphinx and to Cairo Museum, lunch and shopping time, by 6:00 pm we proceed to Nile cruise, dinner in the cruise. After Nile Cruise proceed to hotel overnight stay in Hotel Mercure.
Back to Home
Check out of hotel at 2:00 pm local Egyptian time and head to Cairo International Airport for your flight back home.