11 Days 10 Nights Holyland Tours
DAY BEFORE KUALA LUMPUR Assemble at KLIA at 11.00 p.m. for check in to Dubai and Amman with Emirates Airlines.
DAY 01 KUALA LUMPUR / DUBAI/ AMMAN (L/D) Breakfast on board Board Emirates flight at 0210hrs for Dubai. Arrive in Dubai, transit for about 2 hours. Board flight EK 901 at 0725 for Amman. Arrive into Amman at 0930, clear immigration and customs. Drive to Bethany Beyond Jordan, where John the Baptist baptized Jesus. Leave for Madaba to visit Mt Nebo where Moses saw the Promised Land. Visit the Madaba St George’s Church, where the earliest mosaic map of the Holyland was found. Continue on to Amman for dinner and overnight.
DAY 02 PETRA (B/L/D) Today is a full day tour of Petra. Either walk or take a horse ride through the dramatic “ciq” or canyon. See the Treasury, carved in the pink stone, and continue past the Roman theatre, the Corinthian Tomb and Palace Tomb to the Roman Road. Drive back to Amman for dinner and overnight.
DAY 03 AMMAN / MEGIDDO / NAZARETH (B/L/D) Cross the Allenby Bridge over the River Jordan and drive to visit Megiddo (Armageddon), where the final battle between the forces of good and evil is prophesied to take place. Drive to Nazareth and visit the Church of the Annunciation and view Mary’s Well. Overnight in Nazareth.
DAY 04 GALILEE (B/L/D) Transfer for boat ride across the Sea of Galilee from Tiberias , a prosperous town built by Herod Antipas, to Capernaum and see the ancient Synagogue and St Peter’s House. Visit Tabgha, site of the miracle of the loaves. Continue to Mount of Beatitudes where the Sermon on the Mount is remembered. A communion service will be held here. After lunch continue to Mt Tabor. Overnight in Nazareth.
DAY 05 BANIAS /TEL DAN / CANA (B/L/D) Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Tel Dan, the ancient Biblical City home of the tribe of Dan and visit the nature reserve. Continue to visit Caesarea Philippi, also known as Banais (where Peter said “Thou art Christ”), located in the foothills of Mt Hermon in the Golan Heights. It was a major town and sacred place during the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and early Moslem eras. Go on to Cana, scene of the 1st miracle. Continue on to Nazareth for dinner and overnight.
DAY06 HAIFA / MUHRAKA / JOPPA / JERUSALEM (B/L/D) Check out of hotel and proceed to Muhraka for a spectacular view of northern region. Continue to Haifa, the city on the Carmel mountain range with a lovely view of the bay and visit Stella Maris Church. Continue to drive down the coast to Caesarea, capital of the Roman province. Visit the Roman and Crusader remains. Passing through Tel Aviv, we drive to Jaffa (Joppa) from where St Paul was taken prisoner to Rome. Drive up to Jerusalem. Check into hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 07 MT OF OLIVES / GETHSEMANE / BETHLEHEM (B/L/D) After breakfast, drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the Holyland. Visit the Church of Ascension and the Pater Noster Church where Jesus taught the Lord’s Prayer. Then walk down Palm Sunday road. At the foot of the hill, visit the Garden of Gethsemane in the grounds of the Church of All Nations. Drive around the Kidron Valley to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, where Peter denied Jesus three times (built over the palace of the High Priest Caiaphas). Continue to Bethlehem and see the Church of the Nativity and below it the cave stable of Jesus’ birth. View The Shepherd’s Field. Overnight in Jerusalem.
DAY 08 JERUSALEM (B/L/D) After your Quiet Time and breakfast, we leave for the Old City. Enter the Old City through the Dung Gate to visit the Wailing Wall. Visit the Pool of Bethesda and St Anne’s Church, traditional birthplace of Jesus’ mother Mary. Re-enter the city from the east by St Stephen’s Gate and take the Via Dolorosa (Way of the Cross). Visit the First and Second Stations where Jesus was condemned to a Roman death and the trial Paul had to undergo. Continue to visit the Stations of the Cross and finally arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher where Jesus was crucified, buried and rose again. Leave the city through the bazaars to the west by Jaffa Gate. On Mount Zion visit the tomb of King David, the Upper Room and the Church of the Dormition. Overnight in Jerusalem.
DAY 09 SHRINE OF THE BOOK / BETHANY / QUMRAN / DEAD SEA / WADI QELT
(B/L/D)Start the day in the New City and visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Seas Scrolls are kept. Drive to Bethany, home of Martha, Mary and Lazarus and see the wine-press. Drive to Qumran where the Essenes enclave was and see the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Visit the Dead Sea for a time to float in the salty waters of the lowest point on earth. Continue on to Jericho to visit Tel Jericho (ruins of Jericho), Sycamore tree and Mt of Temptations. After lunch visit Wadi Qelt, also known as the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Return to Jerusalem for overnight.
DAY 10 JERUSALEM / AMMAN B / L / Dinner on board.
After breakfast and quiet time, check out from the hotel. Proceed to Allenby Bridge and cross over into Jordan. Lunch in Amman and depart for the airport. Clear security and board flight EK 904, 1755hrs for Dubai. Arrive into Dubai at 2140hrs.
DAY 11 DUBAI / KUALA LUMPUR Meals on Board Time for browsing or relaxing at the airport. Depart Dubai early morning for Kuala Lumpur. Arrive home with many fond and blessed memories of your visit to the Holy Land.
Return economy class airfare
Hotel accommodation in 4 star hotel
Meals as specified in tour itinerary
Sightseeing and tours as per itinerary
Tips : RM 365.00
Travel Insurance : TBA
All other personal expenses
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
Deposit upon registration : RM 1000.00
Balance & final payment : 45 days before departure
CANCELLATION / FORFEITURE
45 days before departure : RM 1000.00
44-30 days before dept : 25% tour fare
29-7 days before departure: 50% of tour fare
Less than 7 days prior : No refund value