Your 11-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be a transformative and spiritually enriching experience, taking you to sacred sites in Amman, Tiberius, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Sinai, and Cairo, spanning the countries of Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.
Day 1: Begin in Amman, Jordan
- Arrive in Amman, the capital of Jordan, and settle into your hotel.
Day 2: Mount Nebo and More
- Visit Mount Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land.
- Explore the Memorial Church of Moses.
- Continue to the Mount of Beatitudes, a site associated with the Sermon on the Mount.
Day 3: Around the Sea of Galilee
- Explore St. Peter’s Primacy and Capernaum.
- Visit Tabgha, home to the Church of the Multiplication of Fish and Loaves.
- Enjoy a memorable boating experience on the Sea of Galilee.
Day 4: Sites of Baptism and Annunciation
- Visit Yardenit, where Jesus was baptized.
- Explore the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.
Day 5: The Bahai Shrine and More
- Visit the Bahai Shrine in Haifa.
- Explore the Elijah Cave and Old Jaffa’s St. Peter’s Church.
Day 6: Journey to Madaba and Jericho
- Travel to Madaba, known as the City of Moses.
- Continue to Jericho and visit the Church of St. Peter of Gallicantu.
Day 7: Exploring Mount Temptation and Beyond
- Ascend Mount Temptation using a cable car.
- Visit the Qumran Caves and enjoy an audio-visual show.
- Explore Ein Karem and the Mount of Olives, including the Sanctuaries of Pater Noster, Ascension, and more.
Day 8: Jerusalem’s Spiritual Treasures
- Visit the Garden of Gethsemane, the Basilica of Agony, and the Tomb of St. Mary.
- Explore the Temple Mount and Pool of Bethesda.
- Visit St. Anne’s Church and follow the Stations of the Cross to Golgotha.
- Visit the Wailing Wall and Jerusalem Bazaar.
Day 9: Continuing in Jerusalem
- Explore Pilate’s Judgment Hall, the Chapel of Flagellation, and the Ecce Homo Arch.
- Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
- Explore the Church of the Nativity and Milk Grotto in Bethlehem.
- Visit Shepherd’s Field and the Statue of Lot’s Wife.
Day 10: The Dead Sea and St. Catherine, Egypt
- Enjoy an opportunity to swim and float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea.
- Travel to Egypt and reach St. Catherine.
Day 11: Egypt’s Treasures
- Visit the Pyramids and Sphinx.
- Explore the Papyrus Factory and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
- Embark on a Nile Cruise and discover the beauty of Coptic Churches.
This 11-day itinerary includes accommodations, meals, transportation, and sightseeing, allowing you to explore the holy sites and cultural wonders of the Holy Land. Prepare for a deeply spiritual journey that will leave a lasting impact on your soul.