The Pilgrimage Tour

Available this 2019 11-day itinerary

Experience Sea, Sun and Sand in Jordan, Israel and Egypt

Duration: 11 days, 10 nights
Country : Jordan/Israel/Egypt
Miles Travelled: 6,000

Soak up the spiritual richness while seeing breathtaking views in these historical holy lands. 

Go on a spiritual journey with history and views at your beck and call. While on a life changing experience, enjoy the views of Tel Aviv, Cairo, Jerusalem, and the Jordan River. Marvel at the beautiful structures and learn its ancient history. Cristina Travel will follow you through your trip like you follow the footsteps of Christ.

  • Roundtrip economy AIR FARE 99% 99%
  • Visa required 80% 80%
  • Transportation 50% 50%
  • Activities 80% 80%

Must See, Must Try:

1. Petra

Enter the Rose City with its historical and archaeological beauty.

2. Wonders of the World

Now;s the time to unravel history and religion together.

3. Nazareth

Go back in time and relive biblical history.

Cristina Travels a well organized, stress free tours for its clients. We understand that you travel to unwind, therefore we make sure that we design your tours around you, not around our schedule. Most of our tour packages are with you in mind to provide ptimum enjoyment for you, our dear the travelling clients.

Amman

Upon arrival at the airport, meet your guide. Transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (-/-/D)

Galilee – Mt of Beatitudes – Tabgha – Capernaum – Yardinit – Mt Tabor – Nazareth

After early breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Galilee area to visit the Mt of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached the Sermon. We will also visit St Peter’s Primary Church and Tabgha, the place where Jesus performed the multiplication of the loaves and fish. We continue to Capernaum, the launching place of Jesus’ ministry. Take a boat ride in the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Yardenit, the traditional baptismal site on the Jordan river. We end our day by visiting Mt Tabor and visit the Church of the Transfiguration, Return to hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

Bethlehem – Jerusalem – Qumran – Dead Sea – Jericho – Bethlehem
This morning we enter the Old City of Jerusalem, stop at the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed a crippled man. We visit the Church of St. Anne, then reflect upon the Via Dolorosa, starting at the Church of the Flagellation to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We will also visit the Western Wall. We will continue to Qumran, which is made up of 2,000 year old ruins from the days of the Second Temple and is also the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were written and discovered. Have an unforgettable experience of floating in the Dead Sea, the lowest point in Earth. Drive to Jericho, the oldest city in the world, to see the Sycamore Tree and the Mount of Temptation. Transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

Mount Sinai (Optional) – St Catherine – Cairo
Option to visit Mt Sinai. For this, coffee and tea will be served at 2am to energize everyone who wish to climb up Mt. Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments. You may ride a camel til two thirds of the mountain at an extra charge. The rest of the pilgrims who do not wish to climb, wake up at breakfast time. We commence our tour by visiting St. Catherine Monastery. The monastery is situdated in a stunning setting at the foot of Mt. Sinai on the reputed site of Moses’ Burning Bush. St. Catherine Monastery is one of the oldest and most important Christian monasteries in the world. After the visit, we drive to Cairo stopping at Firan Oases en route with its 20,000 palm trees to view Monastery of the 7 nuns and the ruins of 2 old Byzantine churches. Continue to the Hotel and check in for refreshment. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B/L/D)

Amman – Petra – Amman

After breakfast at the hotel, we will proceed to the beautiful city of Petra for a whole day excursion. Dubbed as the “Rose City”, the 2000 year old Nabatean capital is considered to be one of the world wonders. Enjoy a horse ride through the picturesque Siq then walk to the Treasury, a rose colored monument building artfully carved out of sheer rock. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

Nazareth – Haifa – Caesarea – Bethlehem

After breakfast we will visit Nazareth. Visit the Church of the Annunciation and St. Joseph’s workshop and the home of the Holy Family. We proceed to Mount Carmel in Haifa. Visit the Stella Maris Monastery and view the Bahai Gardens. Drive to Caesarea, built by Herod the Great and see the aqueduct. Dinner and overnight in your hotel. (B/L/D)

Bethlehem – Eilat – Taba – St Catherine
We check out at the Hotel to drive to Eliat, the winter resort of Israel. We cross Taba Border. Upon arrival in Taba, disembark and pass Immigration. You will be met and assisted by your guide and be escorted to St. Catherine. You will be stopping en route to have a view of Pharos’ Island and visit Nuweiba city. Check in at St. Catherine upon arrival. Visit St. Catherine Village if arrive early. Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B/L/D)

Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel then start a tour to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, stopping by the Papyrus Museum, as well as the Oil essences shop. Continue drive to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, hosting one of the World’s most important collection of ancient artifacts. You will be assisted by an Egyptologist guide to view the star attraction, the treasures of Tutankhamun – and let your guide introduce you to the highlights of the Egyptian and Roman collections. The guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby to accompany you to the Nile Cruise for some entertaining show and buffet dinner. Return to the hotel for overnight. (B/L/D)

Amman – Mt Nebo – Madaba – Sheikh Hussein Border – Nazareth

After breakfast at the hotel, then we will commence tour as we drive to the Monastery of St. George in Madaba, which hosts the unique mosaic of Egypt, Jordan and Holy Land. The map is believed to be the first one in this area as it was built in the 6th century AD. We continue to Mt Nebo, Moses’ burial site and considered to be the most revered holy site in Jordan. Cross Skeikh Hussein Border to get to Israel. After immigration, you will be met by your guide. Then we will continue the tour to Cana, where Jesus changed water into wine. Option for couples to do renewal of vows in the Church of Cana. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Bethlehem – Mount of Olives – Mt. Zion – Bethlehem
After breakfast, we start our day by visiting the Church of Nativity and Shepherd’s Field. Drive to the Mount of Olives and witness a breathtaking view of the city. Visit the Church of Pater Noster, Dominus Flevit then walk towards the Garden of Gethsemane to see the Church of All Nations. After, we drive to Mount Zion, to visit the Church of St Peter in Gallicantu. This Church commemorates Peter’s Denial of Christ, Peter’s repentance, and Jesus’ forgiveness of Peter. In addition, we will also see the Last Supper Room, then we visit the nearby Benedictine Church of the Dormition. Tradition tells us that this Church is where Mary, the Mother of Jesus, “fell asleep”. At the end of this prayerful day, we return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

Cairo
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. If time permits, we proceed with the guided tours to explore the famous Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Lunch will be served at the Oriental restaurant. Then we head to Old Cairo to visit the Coptic area with the hanging church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Free time before transfer to the airport. (B/L)

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