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12 DAYS ISRAEL JORDAN EGYPT TOUR
Day 1. Arrival
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2. Cairo–Sphinx–Pyramids-Giza-National Museum-old Cairo
Visit the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the Coptic-Christian area of Old Cairo. Continue to visit the Egyptian National Museum, where you will see the treasures of the boy-king Tut. Continue to the Pyramids of Giza, the only site remaining of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Sphinx is still in its place to safeguard the region.
Day 3. Mt. Sinai-St. Catherine
Depart Cairo to drive through the Sinai Desert to the foot of Mt. Sinai. Visit the St. Catherine's Monastery. Early dinner and overnight.
Day 4. St. Catherine–Taba–Arava Border-Petra
For those wanting to climb Mt. Sinai, wake up call at 1:00 am – proceed to climb Mt. Sinai with the help of camels. Reach the summit by sunrise. Return to hotel for breakfast. Depart St. Catherine and arrive to Taba Border Crossing 14:00-15:00, then continue to Arava Border into Jordan. Overnight in Petra.
Day 5. Petra–Amman
Visit the ancient hidden Nabatean desert city of Petra. Continue to Amman Pass Arnon River. Overnight in Amman.
Day 6. Mt. Nebo–Madaba–Allenby Crossing-Masada–Dead sea–Qumran
Early Morning visit to Mt. Nebo, where Moses took his first and last view of the Promised Land. Continue to Madaba, the city of Mosaic – Allenby Crossing 10:00- to Masada –Enjoy Dead Sea bathing and floating near Ein-Gedi. Drive through the desert to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Visit Masada, Herod's desert fortress and the site of one of the most dramatic chapters in Jewish history. Overnight in Dead Sea or Jericho.
Day 7. Full Day Galilee
Drive to the Sea of Galilee and enjoy a boat ride on the sea. Visit Mt. of Beatitudes, Capernaum, the center of Jesus' ministry in Galilee and Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of the Multiplication. Continue to Caesarea Philippi and enjoy the panoramic view from the Golan Heights. Return to the Jordan River for optional Baptism. Dinner and overnight Tiberias/ Nazareth.
Day 8. Nazareth-Cana-Megiddo–Mt. Carmel-Caesarea-Jaffa–Jerusalem
Visit Nazareth. Visit Cana. Continue to Visit Megiddo, King Solomon's fortress city and the prophetic site of Armageddon. Ascend Mt. Carmel, where Elijah defeated the prophets of Baal, and view many biblical sites from the summit. Drive to Caesarea where Cornelius, the Roman centurion, was the first gentile to be converted to Christianity, and see the Roman remains of the city. Pass through Jaffe towards Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 9. Jerusalem
Drive up the Mt. of Olives to view Jerusalem as Jesus would have seen it. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane with its ancient olive trees. Enter the Old City of Jerusalem through the Lions' Gate. Visit the Pools of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the lame man. Continue to Pontius Pilate's Hall of Judgment, the place of the trial of Jesus. Follow the Via Dolorosa to Calvary, then to Church of Holy Sepulcher. End the day at the Garden Tomb for Communion. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 10. Bethlehem-Jerusalem
Drive to Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity built over the Grotto where Jesus was born. Drive through the Shepherds' Fields area with time for shopping and refreshments. Return to Jerusalem for an afternoon visit to the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) in the Old City. Continue through the Jewish Quarter to Mt. Zion, the Room of the Last Supper and King David’s Tomb. Visit the Church of Peter in Gallicantu, built on the site of the House of Caiaphas the High Priest. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 11. Jerusalem
Visit the Model of Jerusalem during the period of the Second Temple, Yad Vashem Memorial to the Holocaust, Ein Karem and the Church of Visitation, Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 12. Departure
Early breakfast and departure to Ben Gurion Airport.
The above program can be extended and tailor-made for groups.
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ADVANTAGES OF A PRIVATE TOUR
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