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Holy Land, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey Package
DAY 1 Sunday 17 November 2019 - 16:15 hours flights from London Heathrow Airport to Istanbul arriving at 23:00 hours connecting flight from Istanbul to Aqaba at 01:25 hours via Turkish airline arriving Aqaba at 03:10 hours.
DAY 2 Monday 18 November 2019 - Arrived in Aqaba at 03:10AM check in Hotel in City of Aqaba. Late breakfast, Mass in the Hotel, Panoramic City Tour of Aqaba continue drive to Petra (Leave Aqaba at 10am for 2 hours drive to Petra). Visit Petra then continue drive to Amman. Overnight in Amman
DAY 3 Tuesday 19 November 2019 - Panoramic city Tour of Amman - Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Allenby- Nazareth- After breakfast, Panoramic City Tour of City of Amman then drive to Madaba, visit of Madaba and Mt. Nebo, proceed to Allenby for departure. Overnight in Nazareth or Tiberias
DAY 4 Wednesday 20 November 2019 - Nazareth -Drive to Jezreel Valley and visit Mount Tabor, traditional place of the transfiguration. Continue to Nazareth, the home of Mary and Joseph, and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation and Saint Joseph’s Workshop. Proceed to Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his first miracle. Check in at our hotel in Nazareth or Tiberias
DAY 5 Thursday 21 November 2019 - Tiberias-After breakfast, visit Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tabgha where the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes took place then visit Saint Peter’s Primacy Church. Continue to visit the ruins of Capernaum, the town where Jesus made his home after leaving Nazareth. Drive to Kibbutz Ginosar for a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Overnight in Bethlehem
DAY 6 Friday 22 November 2019 - Jerusalem-After breakfast, Start walking the Via Dolorosa and end at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Mass. Visit the Pater Noster then Mount of Olives and continue to see the panoramic view of the old city of Jerusalem. Proceed to Dominus Flevit then walk the Palm Sunday route and descend to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus spent the last night before he was arrested. Visit the famous Church of All Nations. Drive back to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
DAY 7 Saturday 23 November 2019 - Bethlehem- After breakfast, we visit the Church of the Nativity, marking the birthplace of Christ. Mass, Visit Saint Catherine’s Church and Saint Jerome’s Cave where the bible was translated. Visit the Orphanage for Disabled at the back of Nativity Church continue to Milk Grotto and then visit the Shepherd’s Field. Drive to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
DAY 8 Sunday 24 November 2019 - Jericho - Taba - After breakfast, Check out from hotel and drive to Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Visit the baptismal site and then view Mount of the Temptations and the Sycamore Tree. Have a float in the Dead Sea. Cross to TABA, Egypt - Overnight in Taba.
DAY 9 Monday 25 November 2019 - TABA - SINAI - CAIRO - Early morning climb to Mount Sinai then drive to Cairo via Suez Canal. Mass in Franciscan Church Cairo. Overnight in Cairo
DAY 10 Tuesday 26 November 2019 - CAIRO - Mass in Franciscan Church - Visit Holy Family Church and Hanging Church. In the afternoon, visit the Pyramids, Essence oil, Papyrus institute and Textiles factory. Optional tour: Evening light show of Egypt. Evening flight to Istanbul at 21:25 hours via Turkish airline and arriving in Istanbul at 00:45. Overnight in Istanbul
DAY 11 Wednesday 27 November 2019 - ISTANBUL - Arriving at 00:45am and hotel check in at Istanbul Hotel. Late breakfast and Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Spiritin Istanbul. Bhosphorus Cruise and Panoramic City Tour of Istanbul. Transfer to airport for Evening flight to Izmir. Overnight in Izmir.
DAY 12 Thursday 28 November 2019 PAMUKALE - Morning visit the one of the World Seven Wonders - The ruins of Ephesus, world’s finest archaeological sites, where we visit the Arcadia way, the splendid façade of the Library of Celsius and see the amphitheater, which is still used for concerts. Today we will visit to the House of Virgin Mary. Transfer to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle). Visit Hierapolis, the ruins of the biggest Necropolis (graveyard) of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Transfer to airport for flight to Istanbul. Optional: Enjoy Turkish Hamam Massage in the Evening. Overnight in Istanbul
DAY 13 Friday 29 November 2019 - After breakfast, Mass at Saint Anthony Churchin Istanbul. Visit Camlica Hill– a place with two hills overlooking the Bosphorus and Marmara sea. Bosphorus Bridge- See the local people catching the fish on the bridge. Grand Bazaar- one of the oldest covered markets in the world. Spice Bazaar– See the spices in colourful, fragrant and fun as you taste the goods on offer. Transfer to airport for evening departure to London.