Day 2: Amman – Anjara – Holy Mass – Jesus Cave – Tell Mar Elias – Pella – Amman. After breakfast, transfer to Anjara; Anjara is a biblical city and features on most biblical tours of Jordan, were the shrine of the Lady of the Mountain at the Roman Catholic Church. The church consists of a large hall to receive pilgrims who come to honor the list size wooden statue of Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus placed within a newly built grotto. It is believed that Jesus Christ and his disciples including Virgin Mary passed through Anjara once and rested in a cave there during a journey between Jerusalem and Galilee – Hold a holy mass in the church there.
Then continue to visit the nearby Cave of Jesus that has long been a holy place for pilgrims.
Then proceed to Tell Mar Elias; Mar Elias is a hill (Tell) in the Ajloun region of North Jordan. The site, northwest of Ajloun, has long been identified with Tishbe, mentioned in the Bible as the hometown or region of the Prophet Elijah (Elias or Eliya, in Arabic).The remains of one of the largest known Byzantine churches in Jordan can also be found at the site. Artifacts from this site including marble carvings and small metal religious objects are on display at the Ajloun Castle Museum.
After that drive to visit Pella; One of the richest archaeological sites in Jordan; In AD 67 Pella provided a refuge of some Christians fleeing the Roman destruction of Jerusalem. Then return to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman.
Day 3: Amman – Jarash – Um Qais – Amman. After breakfast, transfer to visit Jarash; the best-preserved Roman city of the Decapolis; Entering the city through the monumental South Gate, one comes upon the lovely Oval Plaza, the Temple of Zeus, and the South Theater, which seats more than 3,000 spectators. Walking through the Colonnaded Street, one can see the Market Place, the Omayyad residential quarter, a 4th century AD cathedral, St. Theodore’s Church, the Nymphaeum, and the North Theater. Continue to Umm Qais; the Site of the famous miracle of the Gadara Swine, Gadara known today as Umm Qais Was renowned in its time as a cultural center, It was the home of several classical poets and philosophers. Perched on a splendid hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee, Umm Qais boasts an impressive colonnaded terrace and the ruins of two theatres. Then return to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman.
Day 4: Amman – Umm Al-Rasas – Makawir – Madaba – Mount Nebo (Holy Mass) – Dead Sea. After breakfast, drive Umm Al-Rasas; it is an important archaeological site that was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004. Its structures date from the 3rd to 9th centuries and most have not yet been excavated. The site is especially known for its magnificent Byzantine mosaics, which have been uncovered in two churches dating from the 6th and 8th centuries.
Then visit Makawer, the site of Machaerus, mentioned in the New Testament as the palace in which Salome danced in exchange for the head of John the Baptist on a platter. Continue to Madaba (home of the most famous Byzantine mosaics); Visit the greatest and most significant of all the city’s treasures, the wonderful mosaic map of ancient Palestine, which is located on the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Then visit Mount Nebo, which dates back to the time of the Prophet Moses, around the 12th century BC. It is believed to be the site of the Prophet’s burial place and the point from where he viewed the “Promised Land”. Visit the remains of the mosaic floors with stunning designs that feature hunting and pastoral scenes, found in the small church, built by the early Christians in the 4th century AD – hold a holy mass in Mount Nebo. Then, continue to the Dead Sea to enjoy floating on its salty water. Dinner & Overnight in Dead Sea.
Day 5: Dead Sea – Bethany – Allenby Bridge – Jericho - Jerusalem. After breakfast, drive to visit Bethany; The Jordan Valley has a profound meaning for religious travelers; the area opposite Jericho has been identified for nearly two millennia as the area where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist. Stunning archaeological discoveries between the Jordan River and Tall al-Karrer since 1996 have identified this area as biblical "Bethany beyond the Jordan" where John was living when he baptized Jesus.
The, transfer to Allenby Bridge for departure to Jerusalem – Meet and assist and then transfer to the City of Moon (Jericho) one of the oldest cities in the world. Jericho City Mt. of Temptation, Sycamore Tree; Continue to Jerusalem. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 6: Jerusalem City Tour. After breakfast, start Jerusalem City Tour, Mt. of Olives, Gethsemane, Church of all Nations Holy Sepulcher Church, Jaffa Gate, Mamilla Market. Return to your hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 7: Jerusalem – Bethlehem – Hebron – Jerusalem. After breakfast, transfer to Bethlehem, Nativity Church, Shepherds Field, Milky Grotto. Continue to Hebron, Al Haram Al Ibrahimi. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 8: Jerusalem – Tiberius – Nazareth – Jerusalem. After breakfast, transfer to Tiberius, Galilee Sea, Capernaum, Jordan River. Continue to Nazareth, Annunciation Church. Return to Jerusalem. Dinner & Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 9: Jerusalem – Allenby Bridge – Karak - Petra. After breakfast, transfer to Allenby Bridge for departure to Jordan, Meet & assist & then, transfer to Karak, where you will visit its imposing Crusader castle. Then, drive on to the rose – red city of Petra. Dinner & Overnight in Petra.
Day 10: Petra (Full Day Visit) (Horse Ride). After breakfast, start exploring the Nabatean city of Petra. The tour starts on horseback, passing by the Obelisk Tomb and then proceeding on foot through the Siq -the narrow gorge that leads to Petra’s most impressive monument, the Treasury. Then on to the Street of Facades, the Theater, the Royal Tombs, the Colonnaded Street, the Byzantine Church, the Temple, the Monumental Arch and Qasr El-Bint Faroun. In the afternoon, free to continue your explorations of Petra with possibility to climb up to the gigantic 1st century AD monument of the Monastery. Return to your hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Petra.
Day 11: Petra – Shobak – Wadi Rum (Jeep Tour) – Amman. After breakfast, drive to Shobak Castle, this stronghold is known as Mont Realis (Montreal) and it was constructed by Baldwin l in the year 1115 CE. Till this day one can see the remains of the enclosing wall, the Crusader Chapel and the ancient well. Proceed to Wadi Rum, one of the World's most colorful and unique landscapes of desert and mountain scenery – Tour through its colored sands by Bedouin four-wheel drive vehicles for two hours. Continue to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman.
Day 12: Amman – Q.A.I Airport. After breakfast, transfer to Q.A.I Airport for departure.
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