Ground Departure date: 2019 Nov 11 and Dec 9 (For Christian Only)
Day 1 ⇒ KUL – AMMAN (JORDAN)
Assemble at KLIA1 to check in for our flight from Kuala Lumpur to Amman. (RJ181 KUUAMM 2220/0530+1)
Day 2 ⇒ AMMAN (31 km) – MT NEBO (10 km) – MADABA (45 km) – ALLENBY BORDER (216 km) – JERUSALEM
Upon arrival in Queen Alia international airport, Meet and assist by our representative then proceed to Mt Nebo where Moses as given a view of the Promised Land that God has promised the children of Israel. (Deuteronomy 32:49, 34:1), After 40 years leading the Israelites in the desert, Moses stood on the summit of Mount Nebo and viewed the Promised Land after having been told by God “you shall not cross over there”, Here we have a change to see the panorama Moses viewed on a clear day we can see the Dead Sea, the Jordan River valley, Jericho, and the distant hills of Jerusalem. Then proceed to Madaba is home of the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land.We visit the StGeorge church Greek Orthodox church which the Madaba Map covers the floor was build over the remains of the 6th century Byzantine church. After lunch, transfer to Allenby Bridge for crossing over the border to Israel and continue our journey to the Holy City of Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 ⇒ JERUSALEM (9 km) – BETHLEHEM (9 km) – JERUSALEM
The day’s touring starts at the Mount of Olives to take in the panoramic view of Jerusalem. Then visit the Pater Noster shrine, which is built over the grotto in which Jesus assembled His disciples and taught them the Pater Noster – The Lord’s Prayer [Luke 11:1-4]. Walking down, the “Palm Sunday Road”, to visit Dominus Flevit – “The Lord wept.” It was here that Jesus wept over Jerusalem [Luke 19:41] as He foresaw the destruction of the Temple. Continue to Gethsemane, where Jesus’ spent his final night. The Garden contains trees, the roots of which go back 2000 years. Visit the Church of All Nations built over a section of bedrock identified as the place where Jesus prayed alone in the garden on the night of his arrest. We drive to Bethlehem. After lunch ,We will visit the Church of the Nativity, which rests over the cave where Jesus was born and was, originally built by the Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. Visit the Shepherds’ Fields where the Angel appeared to the Shepherds. Transfer back to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 ⇒ JERUSALEM (5 km) – OLD CITY (5 km) – JERUSALEM
Today will drive to the Old City and through the Dung Gate to visit the Western Wall of the Temple, currently Judaism holiest site where supplicants from around the world come to pray. We continue walking to Mount Moriah, site of the first and second Jewish temples and now the Dome of the Rock. We recall the final hours of Jesus’ life at Pilate’s Judgment Hall, the Chapel of Flagellation and the Arch of the Ecce Homo “Behold, the man”. We walk and pray along the Via Dolorosa – the “Stations of the Cross” where Jesus carried and fell beneath the weight of his cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue to the Garden Tomb for the Holy communion service. After lunch, Visit the Jewish Quarters in the Old City and visit the excavation of the ancient wall built by Hezekiah. Walk the restored main street called ‘The Cardo’, and if time permits to do some shopping. Thereafter, visit Mt. Zion to see the Upper room – the place of the Last Supper, and Pentecost and where Jesus appeared to his disciples and then visit the Tomb of David. we drive to Ein Karem to visit the birth place of John the Baptism and the visitation church, and then we drive to Mount Zion to the house of the High Priest Caiaphas, now called the Church of Peter in Gallicantu. Dinner in Hotel
Day 5 ⇒ JERUSALEM (102 km) – MASADA – DEADSEA (102 km) – JERUSALEM
Drive along the Dead Sea to visit the stronghold of Masada. This mountain top fortress that King Herod built was the scene of the last stand by the zealots fighting the Romans. The impressive excavations and setting evoke a dramatic event that has become loaded. View Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found then enjoy a swim in the Dead Sea, thereafter proceed via the Jordan Valley to the ancient biblical city of Jericho, see the Sycamore tree where Zaccaeuss climbed to see Jesus and view the Mount of Temptation and visit before returning to Jerusalem. Dinner in Hotel.
Day 6 ⇒ JERUSALEM (69 km) – HAIFA (64 km) – CAESAREA (44 km) – HAIFA+ (62 km) – GALILEE
Start the day with a visit to the ancient port town of Jaffa, then drive through Tel Aviv and north along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea, once capital of the Roman province. There you will view the Roman Amphitheatre and Crusader remains and the harbor from which St.Paul was taken prisoner to Rome, we visit the aqueduct. Drive to Haifa to visit the Stella Maris monastery, continue journey to Mt Carmel to visit the Muhraka Monastery where the Carmelite monastery commemorates Elijah’s challenge to the Baal priests, as told by the Bible. (1 King 18), on the roof top to enjoy the panoramic view of Jezreel valley, Continue drive along the Jezreel Valley to Galilee. Dinner in hotel.
Day 7 ⇒ GALILEE (14 km) – TABHGA (3 km) – CAPERNAUM (17 km) – GALILEE
Begin this morning with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, where you can recall Jesus calming the waters. The day continues at the Mount of Beatitudes to mark the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to Tabgha where the multiplication of the 5 Loaves and 2 Fish took place and then on to the Mt of Beatitudes’ where Jesus delivered his “Sermon on the Mount” and where Jesus fed the crowd of 5,000. A short distance away is the site known as “Peter’s Primacy,” the site where Jesus met with His disciples and told Peter to “feed my lambs; feed my sheep.”[John 21:9] after His resurrection, From here visit Capernaum where Jesus began His Galilean ministry, to see the synagogue where He taught and the church built over the site of Peter’s home. End the day at the baptism site at the mouth of the Jordan River. Dinner in hotel.
Day 8 ⇒ GALILEE (40 km) – NAZARETH (10 km) – CANA (134 km) – ALLENBY BRIDGE (221 km) – PETRA
Today visit Nazareth, the boyhood village of Jesus, now, a bustling city. Visit the Church of the Annunciation view the cave where Jesus worked. Then to visit the Byzantine Church at Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle at the wedding [John 2:1-11] and where some couples like to informally renew their marriage vows. After lunch, transfer to Allenby Bridge to Jordan then continue Journey to Petra for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 ⇒ PETRA (237 km) – AMMAN (35 km) – AIRPORT DEPARTURE
Today visit Petra, show you the highlights of the Nabatean city. King Aretas, mentioned in 2 Corinthians 11:32 was a Nabatean King. You will enter the city through the Siq, the narrow gorge and be rewarded with the most astonishing and dramatic monument in Jordan: the Treasury.Next there is a visit to the theatre, the tombs and facades and the colonnaded street. After lunch, depart for Amman for city orientation and dinner at local restaurant, In the evening, transfer to airport for departure flight.
Day 10 ⇒ AMMAN (JORDAN) – KUL
Arrival at Kuala Lumpur with blessed memories. (RJ180 AMM/KUL 0225/1935)