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Few tours can stir up as many emotions as the Israel tour package by Jai Travels. From the awe-inspiring landscapes to the unperturbed calm of the Dead Sea, this tour has it all. With our Israel Tour package, take a plunge into the depths of history. Behold the various colours of Amman, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and Cairo and have an immersive experience of this rich culture.
The Israel tour package takes you on a religious as well as a cultural expedition to discover the origins of the Abrahamic religions- Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. It would be a gross injustice to not mention the promise of the visual treat that awaits you. Pack your bags and go on a travel spree like never before with Jai Travels’ 8 Nights 9 Days Israel Tour Package.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Meet & greet upon arrival to Airport. Complete Immigration & Customs procedures. After visa formalities, we will visit Madaba, the city of Mosaics, only 30kms south of Amman.
Madaba finds repeated mentions in the Old Testament as Medeba (Numbers 21:30). This lovely town is home of St. George’s Church, which houses the Madaba Map. It is a 6th century Byzantine Mosaic map showing ancient Palestine, Egypt, Jerusalem and other holy sites.
After lunch, we continue to Mt. Nebo (Deut 34:1-7), the most revered site in Jordan. Mt. Nebo is presumed to be the site
of Moses’s death and burial place. On top of the mountain is a Franciscan Church with beautiful 4th and 6th-century mosaics.
Visit the Serpent Monument near the Church. From a platform in front of the church, you can take in a breathtaking view like Moses across the Jordan valley and the Dead Sea, Jericho to the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. This is also the place from where God promised Moses the land from a distance.
Finally, we will drive to the hotel. Overnight stay in Amman
Check out early morning from the hotel.
Cross the border and enter the holy land of Israel. Ascend Mt. Tabor to visit the beautiful Church of Transfiguration (Mark 9:1-8), and then drive to Nazareth, city chosen by God for the annunciation of the birth of His Son.
Nazareth is the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph. Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation built over the grotto where Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and announced that she would bear a son, Jesus (Luke 1:26-38). We also stop by Joseph’s workshop, Mary’s well as well as the Tomb of the Just.
Furthermore, we will drive to the village of Cana (John 2:1-11), where Jesus performed His first Miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Overnight Stay in Nazareth.
After breakfast, get set to explore the charm and beauty of the blessed area of Galilee. We drive through the landscapes of Galilee to Capernaum – the center of Jesus’ ministry (Matt.8:5-13). Here we will visit the Synagogue and House of Peters Mother in law.
We then stop at Tabgha – the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish, (Matt 14:15-20). Furthermore, we will visit the expressive Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5:1-20). We will also make a brief halt at St. Peter’s house, the Church of Primacy of Peter as well as the place where Jesus bestowed St. Peter with His authority (Matthew 16-19).
It is as the place where Jesus dined with His disciples. The flat rock known as Mensa Christ or Christ’s table commemorates this event. Behind the church, we get an opportunity to dip our feet in the Sea of Galilee. Before we drive back to the hotel, we will visit Yardenit where you renew baptismal vows. This is the site of the baptism of Jesus by St. John the Baptist.
Overnight Stay in Bethlehem.
Leave Bethlehem and make way to the beautiful city of Jerusalem. Ascend the Mt. of Olives and visit the Church of the Ascension, (Luke 24:50-51) which commemorates the ascent of Jesus to Heaven.
The Pater Noster Church, (Matt 24:3) is where Jesus brought his disciples and spoke to them about the mystery of the end. Here Jesus gave the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples (Matt 6:9-13). Later walk down the Sunday Palm Road to Chapel of Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept over the imminent destruction of Jerusalem (Luke 19:41- 44). The chapel is in the shape of a tear.
Walk down the Palm Road to Garden of Gethsemane. Here Jesus prayed while Judas betrayed him to the Romans (Luke 22:39-46). The Olive trees in the garden are more than 100 years old. Visit the Basilica of the Agony (Church of all Nations) and Mount Zion, the room of the Last Supper. Nearby is the beautiful Dormition Abbey from where the Blessed Mary went to heaven.
Furthermore, head to the Old City. Visit the pool of Bethesda and St. Anne. Continue to the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief) (Mark 15:1-47), traditionally accepted as the last route trodden by Jesus. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified marking significant events along the route.
Visit the Pilate’s Judgment Hall, Chapel of the Flagellation as well as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher built over the Golgotha. View the place of the crucifixion is visible with its two silver domes.
Visit Mount Moriah as well as the Western Wall (Wailing Wall). Ascend the temple to view Mosque of El Aksa (where Isaac was bound for sacrifice). Walk through colorful Arab Bazar.
Overnight Stay in Bethlehem.
Tour Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. Meditate on the glory of the Birth of our Savior at the Church of the Nativity. This church is one of the oldest continuously operating churches in the world. Sing Christmas Hymns! Celebrate! What a glorious feeling! Drive to Shepherd’s field and the Cave Chapel, a recent Byzantine excavation and past Ruth the Moabite’s fields to the Judean Wilderness.
Proceed to visit Jericho, the oldest city in the world to view the Mt. of Temptation where Jesus was tempted by the devil. We also visit the Sycamore tree (Luke 19:1-10) which Zacchaeus had climbed to see Jesus.
Proceed and drive to the Dead Sea. You will be given time to experience floating in the medicinal waters.
Drive to Bethlehem for the night.
After breakfast, we check-out of the Hotel. Proceed to Taba. On the way, enjoy the shores of the Dead Sea as well as Qumran, the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Continue south to Saddom and Gamora and watch Lots wife’s Pillar of Salt. We proceed via the beautiful city of Eilat situated on the banks of the Red Sea. After lunch, we travel to Taba Border (Egypt) which is at the southern tip of Israel. We will meet our representative upon our arrival at the border and after immigration and visa formalities we start our journey by road in the land of Moses. Arrive late in the evening at St. Katharine located in Sinai.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in St. Katharine.
After breakfast, we drive to visit the famous Mt. Sinai (Exodus 19) where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God. Visit the famous St. Katharine Monastery at the foot of Mt. Sinai where we visit the Moses Well and the ever-famous Burning Bush (Exodus 3:1-6).
We then start a scenic 6 hours bus journey to Cairo. On the way get a view of the place of Elim (Exodus 15:27) and the place of Rephidim (Exodus 17:8-13). After lunch, we see the likely place where the Red Sea had parted. On our way, we visit the Springs of Moses (The water of Marah) (Exodus15:22-25). We drive through the Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel built below the famous Suez Canal and enter the Asian part of Egypt. We reach Cairo late evening. Dinner.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Cairo.
After breakfast, we visit the famous Egyptian Museum, which houses more than 2,50,000 antique pieces covering the whole history of ancient Egypt. Later we proceed to Old Cairo, to visit the Abu Serge Church built on the house where the Holy Family lived during their stay in Egypt. After lunch, we visit the shops of Egyptian Perfumes, Papyrus paper, Egyptian souvenirs, and Egyptian cotton. Late evening we go for a 2 hrs memorable Nile Cruise to see the Folkloric show with Belly Dancer and Dinner on board.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Cairo
After breakfast, we visit the Pyramids of Gaza, one of the only existing Wonders of the Ancient World. Take an opportunity to click snaps with the ever-famous Pyramids. We then visit the statue of Sphinx located nearby the Pyramids. After this, we are transferred to the airport for your onward journey.
Tour ends with blessed memories.