Set off for an enlightening vacation with your loved ones with this 8 nights 9 days Israel family package. Your holiday comes coupled with visit to Jordan and Egypt, ensuring that you have a gala time with your loved ones. Explore the sites of great biblical significance such as the birthplace of Jesus to the Dead Sea and from routes that Jesus passed through with His cross to Cairo.
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The first day of your Israel family package gives you a glimpse of what’s to come
Upon arrival at the international airport in Amman, the agent's representative will receive you and help you with comfortable road transfer to Mount Nebo - the death site of Moses. Visit the beautiful Franciscan Church located atop the Mount Nebo and be mesmerized by the equally beautiful 4th & 6th century mosaics. This is where Prophet Moses was allowed a view of the Promised Land.
You will also get to visit Brazen Serpent Monument atop the Mount Nebo which is a symbolic representation of the bronze serpent created by Moses. As the drive continues, you will reach your hotel in Amman where you check in and spend the remaining part of the day at leisure.
As the end of the Day 1 of your Israel tour package, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
As you enter Israel, feel the charm of holiness in abundance
After a delightful breakfast, check out as it’s time to get transferred to Israel. Enjoy viewing the natural beauty with your family as you cross the Sheikh Hussein Bridge to enter Israeli territory. Visit Mt. of Beatitudes which is believed to have been the very site where Jesus delivered his first sermon. The tour continues and takes you to visit Tabgha, followed by the Church of Primacy of Peter - the place where Jesus dined with his disciples.
This 9-day Israel family tour now takes you to Capernaum where you halt for a while and then proceed to Sea of Galilee which is the largest freshwater lake in Israel. Enjoy a boat ride in the Sea of Galilee after which you will ride smoothly towards the famous Jordan River Baptismal site.
Later in the day, check in to the hotel and enjoy a relaxing overnight stay.
Distance from Amman to Tiberias: 136 km (approx.) Travel Time: 3 hours (approx.)
Ancient churches and structures of biblical significance welcome you
On the third day of this Israel family package, check out from the hotel and get transferred to Nazareth, the childhood home of Lord Jesus. Nazareth is the holy site where Saint Mary was told by the angel Gabriel that she would bear the Son of God Jesus as her son. Nowadays, Nazareth is a major tourist site as well as the centre of Christian pilgrimage. Next, the Israel tour itinerary takes you to Haifa, Israel’s largest port city, which is built on the slopes of Mt. Carmel.
Later in the afternoon, you will get to visit Stella Maris Church which is built on the Cave of Elijah. After this, you will visit Muhraqa, also known as the Place of Burning. A drive along the coastal road to visit the old city of Jaffa promises to entice you and your family. You will visit the Church of St. Peter that commemorates how Saint Peter miraculously brought Tabitha back to life.
Before the dusk falls you will reach your hotel in Bethlehem where you check in for a comfortable overnight stay.
Distance from Tiberias to Bethlehem: 188 km (approx.) Travel Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes (approx.)
Your Israel holy land tour package now takes you to Bethlehem
Arise to a hearty breakfast and set off to explore a few more sites of Jerusalem. Begin with Mount of Olives and its Chapel of Ascension. The latter signifies Jesus’ ascent to Heaven. Up next is the Church of Pater Noster, where in a cave, Jesus is believed to have communicated His disciples about the mystery of the end. Your Jerusalem sightseeing now takes you to Palm Sunday Road, where Jesus entered Jerusalem triumphantly. Halt for a short while at the Chapel of Dominius Flevit, where Jesus wept over the forthcoming destruction of Jerusalem. Now, proceed to Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed while Judas Iscariot betrayed him to the Romans. Don’t miss out to visit the Basilica of the Agony at a short distance.
Now, enjoy a drive to Mount Zion as planned by this holy land trip in order to visit the room of the highly significant The Last Supper. It was here, when Jesus dined with his disciples for the last time before His crucifixion. Other attractions not to be missed today are the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, Tomb of Virgin, and Shepherds field where the angel appeared and announced the birth of Jesus Christ to the Shepherds. Continue your sightseeing with the Church of Nativity, Grotto of St. Jerome, Milk Grotto, and Manger Square. Marveling at these sacred sites, you will reach Bethlehem. Check-in to the hotel and tuck yourself in your cozy beds for the night.
Explore various sacred sites today as you tour holyland
Relish a lovely morning meal and set off for a sightseeing spree across this biblical birthplace of Jesus. Your day starts with a smooth ride to Ein Karem and visit birthplaces of and Church of St John the Baptist as well as the Basilica of the Visitation. From here, you will proceed to visit the Crusader Church of St. Anne, displaying the excellence of Romanesque Architecture. The site also lets you watch the ruins of the Roman Temple to the Medicine God and Byzantine Church. Now, proceed through the 14 Stations of the Cross to Golgotha (where Jesus was crucified) along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief). Watch the Pilate's Judgment hall and the Chapel of the Flagellation, the Ecce Homo Arch, and the Convent of the Sisters of Zion. The last 5 Stations of the Cross are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. You can also capture the sight of Golgotha from a distance.
Your holy land travel package now takes you to the Church in Christendom, where the site of the Cavalry stands – Garden Tomb. Your sightseeing continues as you move to the Western Wall or Wailing Wall – a significant place for Jews. Also visit Temple Mount, Bethania, and the Tomb of Lazarus. Once you have soaked in enough religious vitality, come back to the hotel and slip into your beds for a restful night.
Proceed to Egypt as planned by your holy land tour itinerary
Kickstart your day with a filling breakfast and checkout from the hotel as you will be transferred to Taba – a small Egyptian town. But before you step on the Egyptian land, a visit to few more hotspots await your visit. Head to Mount of Temptation, where Satan tempted Jesus. From here, cross the Sycamore tree (a tree of biblical significance). Your cab now crosses through the Judean hills to Qumeran Caves, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Proceed along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada and ascend by a cable car ride. Up here, visit the mountain fortress built by King Herod. Now, descend and hit the Dead Sea for some relaxation moments in its therapeutic waters.
After having a gala time in these Israeli regions, move to Taba border as per your Egypt, Jordan, Israel tour package. Here, an Egyptian representative will greet to once you are done with immigration and visa formalities. The representative will escort you as you cross the border and enter Egypt. Check-in to a hotel and hop onto your comfortable beds for a restful sleep.
Distance from Bethlehem to Taba: 337 km (approx.) Travel Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
Another bout of sacred sightseeing awaits you today
Relish a lovable breakfast, checkout from the hotel, and visit highly significant holy land tour places mentioned in The Bible. Begin with a visit to Mt. Sinai, where Jehovah gave him the Ten Commandments. Also visit St. Katherine Monastery, Moses Well, and Burning Bush (a world famous a tree of its kind).
Now, it is time to set off to Cairo. En route, watch the places of Elim and Rephidim. In the noon time, satiate your hunger pangs with a delectable lunch, followed by a visit to the place where the Red Sea had once parted to help Israelis cross it and the Springs of Moses. Continue to Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel below the famous Suez Canal as you enter the ancient Egypt – Cairo. On arrival, complete check-in to the hotel and slip into your bed for a restful sleep.
Distance from Taba to Cairo: 415 km (approx.) Travel Time: 6 hours (approx.)
This holy land travel introduces you to some amazing ancient sites
SEnjoy breakfast and get ready to visit the much acclaimed Pyramids of Giza, one of the only existing Wonders of the Ancient World. Don’t miss out on the admired the statue of Sphinx, standing in proximity. Up next is the visit to the famous Egyptian Museum, where more than 2, 50,000 antique pieces are housed covering ancient Egypt history that is as old as over 5000 years! Later, head to Old Cairo, where Abu Serge Church awaits your visit. When the sun sets, enjoy a Nile Cruise, coupled by the Folkloric Show with Belly Dancer. Later, savor a delicious dinner onboard.
After an amazing day, come back to the hotel for a peaceful sleep.
Enjoy one more breakfast and checkout from the hotel. Now, you will be transferred to the Cairo International airport. Board your flight back to India with fond memories.
Yes, they can. Most of the restaurants and hotels in Israel serve kosher food. Travelers can easily find where such food is served by looking for a Kashrut certificate (granted by the local rabbinate) displayed at the respective joints.
When in Jordan, travelers can gorge on delicacies such as Warak Enab (stuffed grape leaves), Kaek Bread Sandwich, Mujadara (mixture of rice, lentils, and seasoning), and Galayet Bandora (stewed and pureed tomatoes with seasonings).
Yes, tourists can certainly book for this package by paying in installments. To get more clarity about the payment options, they can contact the respective travel agents.
Egypt is a very safe place for tourists as the police, tourist police and army are always alert. The country has a high safety record for tourists and diligently works to maintain the same.
All public offices and most private businesses stay closed in the country on Shabbat. Also in most of the cities, public transportation as well as trains and buses remain nonfunctional and so is the case with, most of the restaurants. Tourists should prepare for it accordingly.
Great Tour! Very nice!