11D Israel – Jordan Trip with Pastor Samuel Sia

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21 Bukit Batok Crescent, #17-80 Singapore 658065

SGD 5,980

11days

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Availability: 16 Jan 2024 to 26 Jan 2024

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ITINERARY

DAY 1 Singapore – Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Petra (Lunch, Dinner)

Assemble at Changi Airport to begin your journey that takes you to many places mentioned in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. Welcome to Amman, Jordan. Upon arrival into Amman International Airport you will clear immigration and customs formalities, and met outside customs by our representative where we begin our tour.

Transfer to Madaba , Madaba is an ancient town in Jordan, southwest of the capital Amman. It’s known for its 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. The Madaba Archaeological Park preserves the mosaic-rich Church of the Virgin Mary and artifacts from the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic eras. Northwest, the biblical hill of Mount Nebo overlooks the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea.

Then continues to Mount Nebo for visit, Lunch at Madaba – cross Allenby border
to Dead Sea.

Medeba
Biblical name: Medeba
Numbers 21:30; Joshua 13:7-16
Byzantine Times: Bishop Seat

Mount Nebo:
Moses viewed the Promised Land. (Numbers 27:12-14; Deut 34:5-6)

Balaam and the “talking ass” took place here (Numbers 22:21-31)
Then transfer to Petra, Dinner and overnight in Petra.

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DAY 2 Full day Petra (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, full day visit of Petra, lunch at Petra, Petra was designated a World Heritage Site, Petra is also known as the rose-red city, a name it gets from the wonderful colour of the rock from which many of the city’s structures were carved.

Petra
Biblical name: Sela (2Kings 16:9;
Jeremiah 49:16-17)
Petra was the land of the Horites.
Nabataen can be identified with the First Born of Eshmel Nabajoth
(Genesis 25:13)

DAY 3 Petra – Eilat (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Cross Aquaba board and Eilat.
After breakfast, transfer to Aquaba board to Israel. Lunch in Eilat near Red Sea,
(city tour Eilat), drive to Timna Park and visit One of the largest attractions in the
south of Israel the park sits in a beautifully majestic desert setting. It has
amazing history and geology. There are also a number of unexpected
activities including those on the lake (yes, a lake in the desert!). It covers about
15,000 acres in a horseshoe-shaped valley surrounded by steep cliffs, with
Mount Timna, the world’s first ever copper mine, standing tall in the center.
Continue to the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight.

DAY 4 Masada – Ein Fedi – Qumran – Dead Sea (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast , drive to Masada , Masada – Masada has so much to see
including; the impressive desert getaway palace of King Herod, an
underground water cistern, an ancient monastery, a Roman bathhouse, and
much more. More riveting than its archeological features is the story that took
place in the small synagogue renovated by the Sycarri zealots. After the
destruction of the Second Temple by the Romans, a group of Jewish purists who were rebelling against the Roman Empire escaped to this mountain plateau fortified 100 years prior by King Herod.

Drive to Ein Gedi National park for a nice hike towards David Falls. En Gedi is
the biggest oasis in Israel. It has springs and waterfalls, and flowing brooks at
the foot of the cliffs, home to ibexes and rock hyraxes.

Continue our drive to Qumran National park , the place where the Dead Sea
Scrolls were found. Qumran National Park lies at the foot of the vertical cliff of
the Judean Desert, rising up from the shores of the Dead Sea. In the 2nd
century BCE, Qumran was settled by members of the Essene sect, the writers of
the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Have a floating experience at the Dead Sea. Visit the oldest city in the world, Jericho. Viewing Mt. Temptation, where the devil tried to tempt Jesus.
Dinner and overnight in Jericho.

DAY 5 Galilee – Mt. of Beatitudes – Nazareth (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, drive north to Lake Galilee.
Stop at Nof Ginnosar to see the 2,000-year-old “Jesus Boat” unearthed from
the Sea of Galilee. Then, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee docking at
Capernaum.
Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount
(Matthew 5:1-12); Tabgha, where Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes (Luke 9:10-17); and Mensa Christi (Church of the Primacy), the chapel that commemorates where Jesus instructed.

Peter to “feed my sheep” (John 21:15-17);
Capernaum, the town where Jesus lived
during His Galilee ministry (Matthew 4:13;
Mark 3:1)
Visit Yardenit Baptismal site.
Dinner and overnight in Nazareth

DAY 6 Cana – Mount Tabor – Megiddo (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Annunciation, which is built over MARY’S House, the place where The Archangel Gabriel to Mother Mary and announced to her that she carrying the son of God.
Drive on to Cana where Jesus performed His first miracle, turning water into wine (John 2:1-11). Couples wanting to renew their marriage vows can do so at the chapel. Mount Tabor – Your bus will climb this steep mountain where the traditional site of the New Testament account of the Transfiguration happened. There are ruins of both Byzantine and Crusader churches, but the most exciting is the current church built by Antonio Barlucci with its picturesque artwork commemorating this event. As you go to the overlook, the Bible will come alive as you have an amazing view of the Megiddo and Jezreel valleys, Mount Gilboa, and Mount Carmel, which is perfect for reviewing the biblical account of the battle that the prophetess Deborah fought against Sisra.

Megiddo – This multi-layered archeological site will intrigue you with its historical
and biblical significance. You can recall King Josiah’s death at this very site.
You will also ponder on the eschatological significance of Armageddon
(Mount Megiddo) as you look over this great valley.
Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

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DAY 7 Haifa – Jerusalem (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, drive to Haifa , and view The Bahai Gardens and Temple.
Continue to Mount Carmel and stop at Mukhraka, where Elijah fought the
prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18: 20-40).

Your journey continues with a drive north along the Mediterranean coast to
Caesarea, the great Roman port city, and one of the largest archeological
digs in Israel. This is where the Roman centurion Cornelius was baptized by
Peter and became the first gentile convert to Christianity (Acts 10) and where
Paul was tried by Festus (Acts 25:6-12). Visit the Roman theater, Herod’s Palace,
the Amphitheater and the Crusader City and Harbor.

Continue the drive to Jerusalem. Dinner and Overnight Jerusalem.

DAY 8 Jerusalem (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Travel by bus to the top of the Mount of Olives and view the entire city of
Jerusalem. Then, walk down the Palm Sunday Road to the Garden of
Gethsemane (Matthew 26:30), stopping at Dominus Flevit, where Jesus
stopped and wept over Jerusalem (Luke 19:41). See the ancient olive trees in
the Garden of Gethsemane and visit the beautiful Church of All Nations.
Take a walking tour of the Old City that includes the Pools of Bethesda (John
5:1-24), St. Anne’s Chapel, the Via Dolorosa, Lithostratos, Ecce Homo Arch,
Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Oriental Market.
Visit the Wailing Wall, the holiest site in Judaism.

Visit Mt. Zion where you will visit the Tomb of David and the Upper Room (Mark
14:12-26; Acts 1:13).

Visit Church of Saint-Peter in Gallicantu , where Jesus was prisoned , and where
Jesus was denied by Peter 3 times.
Dinner and Overnight Jerusalem.

DAY 9 Jerusalem (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast our drive takes you to the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the
Book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are kept. See the Model of Jerusalem from
the time of the second temple. Then drive to the Knesset to view the beautiful
Menorah.

Drive to Ein Karem, the traditional hometown of Zechariah and Elizabeth, and
the birthplace of John the Baptist (Luke 1). Drive west to the Valley of Ayalon,
where Joshua called on the Lord to make the moon stand still (Joshua 10:12-
13).

Continue to Bethlehem *, the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square
(Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-7), and Shepherds’ Field at nearby Beit Sahour *,
where the “Good News” was first heard.
Dinner and Overnight Jerusalem.

DAY 10 Jerusalem – Singapore (Breakfast, Lunch)

Visit the Garden Tomb and Gordon’s Calvary. There you can enjoy a memorable communion service before heading to Ben Gurion Airport for your flight back.

DAY 11 Arrival Singapore

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