ISRAEL AND JORDAN PROGRAMME 9 DAYS /8 NIGHTS
1: BEN GURION AIRPORT/NAZARETH OR TIBERIAS
Following your arrival to Ben Gurion airport, you will be met by a Feather
Trail tours representative, assisted through customs and transferred to
your hotel in Nazareth or Tiberias for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: NAZARETH
After breakfast visit the basilica of the annunciation in Nazareth, the
church of St. Joseph, the Old Synagogue in the old market of Nazareth,
Mary's Well and the new excavations from the 2nd Millennium BC, drive
to Mt. Tabor to visit the church of the sight of transfiguration followed
by a visit to Cana the wedding church, the sight of the first miracle
of the Lord Jesus (YAHSHUA THE MESSIAH).
Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: TIBERIAS
/MT OF BEATITUDES/BANIAS/JORDAN /JORDAN RIVER
After breakfast take a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum
on the northwest shore where Jesus (YAHSHUA) begun his preaching career.
The town is also well during the second temple, Roman and Byzantine periods.
Drive to the Mt. of beatitudes where Jesus (YAHSHUA) preached the Sermon
on the Mount. On to Banias one of the main sources of the Jordan river
which runs through lush woodlands. Philip son of Herod established here
the city by the name of Caesarea Philippi- the town mentioned in the New
Testament and Talmud. Drive up the Golan Heights the site of fierce battles
between Israel and Syria during 1973. Drive to Yardenit where the Jordan
River flows from the Sea of Galilee, this spot marks the place where John
the Baptist baptized Jesus (YAHSHUA), was developed as a baptism area.
Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: SHEIKH HUSSEIN
BRIDGE/JERASH/MT. NEBO/ MADABA / AMMAN
After breakfast drive to the northern border between Israel and Jordan
Sheikh Hussein Bridge, you will be assisted by Feather Trail Tours representative
with the boarder crossings formalities, and transferred into Jordanian
bus. Proceed to visit Jaresh one of the oldest preserved roman cities,
on to Mount Nebo where the tradition says that Moses watched the Promised
Land. As well, we visit the church of Madaba with wonderful mosaic floor
showing the map of Jerusalem from the 4th century AD. Continue to Amman
for dinner and overnight. See Highlights
Day 5; AMMAN /
PETRA / AMMAN.
breakfast we leave Amman through the deserts road to Petra,: the city
of rocks" the capital city which the Nabatean carved out of the Rose
-Red, pink salmon and cinnamon colored Nubian sandstone , within a secure
enclosure of mountains cliffs and valleys. Back to Amman for dinner and
overnight at your hotel.
Day 6: AMMAN ALLENBY
BRIDGE /JERICHO / JERUSALEM
After breakfast we leave Amman to Allenby Bridge, cross the boarders into
Israel, met and assisted by a Feather Trail tours representative. On to
visit the Dead Sea and Qumran caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered
by a deserts Bedouins, and then experience floating and swimming in the
dead sea which have amazing healing powers. Proceed to Jericho - a flourishing
Oasis in the Judean desert at the northern end of the Dead Sea, a town
that an archaeological research has determined its being the oldest city
in the world. Continue via the old roman road to Jerusalem with panoramic
view of St. George monastery at Wadi Quelt, on to Bethany Lazarus church,
before the check-in at your hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 7:OLD CITY
After breakfast we visit Mt. of Olives, Chapel of the Ascension, Pater
Noster Church, Dominus Flevit Garden of Gethsemane and the Grotto, through
St. Stephens Gate to Bethesda Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher,
the Cardo which is the main street of the Ancient Jewish Quarter of the
Old city. Visit Mt. Zion and the Hall of the last Supper and king David's
Tomb, then to the Church of St. Peter in gallicantu.
Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. See
Day 8: JERUSALEM
After breakfast we visit the Western Wall part of the Western retaining
Wall of the Temple Mount, which became the focal point for the Jewish
Religion after the 2nd Temple was destroyed, enter the Temple mount to
visit Al-Aska Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. Proceed by bus to Ein karem
to visit the Visitation Church and St. John . On to Bethlehem the birthplace
of Jesus (YAHSUA). Visit the Church of Nativity built on the Grotto where
Jesus (YAHSHUA) was born, and St. Catherine Church. Then drive to the
Shepherds Field, and back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: DEPARTURE
Your journey is over! Transfer to Ben Gurion airport where a Feather Trail
tours representative will help you through your formalities
US $ 2520 per person sharing single supplements US $ 715 per person
Arrival transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to Hotel in Tel Aviv
7 nights accommodations at 4 Star hotels, sharing double room.
7 Buffet Breakfasts
7 full days touring in deluxe air-conditioned motor coach.
A fully licensed English speaking guide.
All applicable entrance fees for tours and sites on the itinerary.
Personal Expenses such as room service, mini bar charges, telephone/fax
calls, laundry, dry cleaning, etc.
Optional tours or entrance fees not shown on the itinerary.
Refreshments, beverages, snacks, etc., en route or during meals.
Tips for guide and driver(we usually recommend $3 or $5 for the driver
and $5 for the guide-all per person per day)..