Holy Land and Jordan I

DAY 1 MADRID – TEL AVIV – TIBERIAS At the designated time Meeting in Madrid-Barajas Airport to to take a flight to Tel Aviv. Arrival in Tel Aviv, pick up at the airport and assistance with customs procedures. Transfer to Tiberias, Arrival to the hotel, Dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 TIBERIAS – ACRE – HAIFA-CESAREA- NAZARETH- TIBERIAS Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for the west to arrive in Acre and get to know the ancient crusade fortress. Afterward we will continue on to the city of Haifa, on Mount Carmel, to visit the Stella Maris Church, first and principal shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the world, as well as the Grotto of the Prophet Elijah. Then we will take a tour of a city including the temple Bahai and the Persian gardens. Lunch. We will continue our visit in the Roman ruins of Cesarea and site of the baptism of the centurion Cornelius. Continuation to Nazareth to visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Carpentry of Saint Joseph and the Fountain of the Virgin. Dinner and lodging in Tiberíades.

DAY 3 TIBERIAS – JERASH – PETRA Breakfast and departure for the Jordanian border, crossing on the Sheik Hussein Bridge. Border procedures and change in coach. Departure for Petra with a stop in Jerash, one of the best conserved Roman cities in the world. Lunch. Continuation of the viaje, arrival in Petra, transfer to the hotel, dinner and lodging.

DAY 4 PETRA Breakfast in the hotel. Full day tour (with Lunch included) of Petra, the Pink City, a mysterious place constructed by the Nabataeans among the rocks. We will visit its most famous image, the Treasury, as well as the Roman Theather and the Royal Tombs. Petra is, without doubt, the The most treasured jewel in Jordan and its most important tourist attraction. After finishing the visit, return to the hotel, Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5 PETRA – MOUNT NEBO – MADABA – AMMAN Breakfast and departure to visit Mount Nebo, the place where Moses glimpsed the Promised Land and where some say he died and was buried. We will continue on to Madaba, the city of mosaics, where we will take a panoramic tour. Lunch and tranfer to Amman, capital of Jordan, where we will take a panoramic tour. Dinner and lodging in Amman.

DAY 6 AMMAN – ALLENBY BRIDGE – JERUSALEM Breakfast and departure for the Allenby Bridge, to cross the border to Israel. Border procedures and change in coach. Continuation to Jerusalem. Lunch and Brief overview of the city, visiting New Jerusalem, with the Temple Mount, Mosques, Parliament (Knesset) and the Hebrew University. Having finished the visit, transfer to the hotel, Dinner and lodging.

DAY 7 JERUSALEM – MOUNT OF OLIVES – BETHLEHEM – JERUSALEM Breakfast. Departure for the Mount of Olives. Tour of the Church of the Pater Noster, of the Ascension and Dominus Flevit, as well as the Garden of Gethsemane with its millennial olive trees, the Basilica of the Agony, the Tomb of the Virgin Mary, the Grotto of the Disciples and Saint Peter in Gallicantum. Lunch and continuation to Bethlehem. Tour of the Manger and the Church of the Nativity, the Church of Saint Catherine and the Grottos of Saint Jerome. Return to Jerusalem, Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 JERUSALEM – TEL AVIV – MADRID Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Mount Zion, where we will visit the Basilica of the Dormition of the Virgin, as well as the Cenacle (site of the Institution of the Eucharist) and the Tomb of King David. Lunch and transfer to the airport to leave on a flight to Madrid. Arrival and END OF TRIP