Tours

Holy Land via Jordan with Southwest Radio Ministries 2022

11 days
The Holy Land
Starting from $3998* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join Southwest Radio Ministries on a 11 day Holy Land via Jordan, starting at $3,998* from New York, NY, $4,346* from Austin, TX, $4,396* from Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, Oklahoma City, OK, or $4,446* from San Antonio, TX departing on October 24, 2022. Journey to places such as Galilee, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Petra, Jerusalem, Jericho, Amman, and much more!

 

*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Overseas Transfers
  • Study Guide
  • Visas (U.S. Citizens)

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 (MO) Oct 24 Depart USA

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart on your international flight.

Day 2 (TU) Oct 25 Arrive in Amman, Jordan

You will be welcomed to Amman, Jordan by our representative and transferred to your Dead Sea hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 (WE) Oct 26 Mount Nebo, Madaba, Qumran & Jericho

Visit Mount Nebo, where Moses caught a glimpse of the Promised Land (Deuteronomy 34). On a clear day, you can see all the way across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, to the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Continue to Madaba, the City of Mosaics, to visit the Church of Saint George with its sixth-century, Byzantine mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other holy sites. Cross the border into Israel and visit Qumran, site of the Dead Sea Scrolls discovery. Learn about the mysterious community of the Essenes who once lived on the shores of the Dead Sea. Head to Jericho to visit the ruins of the ancient city Joshua conquered (Joshua 6:20). From Jericho, you can see the traditional site of the Temptation of Jesus (Matthew 4:1). Check into your Jerusalem Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 (TH) Oct 27 Jerusalem

Walk the Temple Mount (Conditions Permitting). Enter the Old City and walk along the Cardo, the ancient main street. The Southern Wall Excavations of the Temple Mount, including the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. View the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-18), where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle, and sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne to experience its beautiful acoustics. Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress, where Jesus was brought before Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:1). Walk the Via Dolorosa, “the Way of the Cross,” and end your day at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, reflecting on Christ’s sacrificial love.

Day 5 (FR) Oct 28 Jerusalem

Stand on the Mount of Olives as Jesus did, and enjoy a remarkable view of the “Golden City” of Jerusalem, including the Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed for God’s will to be done (Matthew 26:36-39). Visit the Upper Room, revered as the site of the Last Supper (Mark 14:12-26). Visit the House of the High Priest Caiaphas (Matthew 26:57), where Jesus was imprisoned for a night. End your day with communion at the Garden Tomb (Matthew 27:57-60).

Day 6 (SA) Oct 29 Masada and Ein Gedi

Enjoy a visit to intriguing Masada, the spectacular mountaintop fortress built by Herod that later became the final tragic stronghold of the Jewish rebellion against the Romans. Ride the cable car to the top to explore the fortress and look down upon the remains of the Roman camps and siege ramp below. Journey to the oasis of Ein Gedi, where David and his men sought refuge from Saul (1 Sam. 23). Return to Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Day 7 (SU) Oct 30 Bethlehem & Caesarea

In Bethlehem, visit the cave where Jesus was born (Luke 2:1- 7) and see the Church of the Nativity built over the site. Gaze out over Shepherds’ Field, where the angels first proclaimed the Good News. Visit the Roman Aqueduct and Theatre at Caesarea, a center of the early Christians, where Cornelius became the first Gentile convert to the new religion (Acts 10), and where Paul was imprisoned before being taken to Rome for trial. Check into you Galilee Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 8 (MO) Oct 31 The Galilee

Enjoy a scenic drive to Capernaum, center of Jesus’ ministry in the Galilee (Matt. 4:13, 23). On the Mount of Beatitudes, contemplate the text of the Sermon on the Mount that Jesus preached there (Matt. 5-7). Experience a special onboard worship service as you sail across the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Church of the Loaves and Fish in Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of the 5,000 (Luke 9:10-17). As you pray in the Chapel of the Primacy, remember how Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ three times (John 21). In Magdala, once home to Mary Magdalene, visit a recently discovered first-century synagogue. Baptism in the River Jordan at Yardenit.

Day 9 (TU) Nov 1 Cana, Nazareth, Beit Shean

Journey to Nazareth, Jesus’ boyhood home (Matthew 2:23), and recall Jesus’ first miracle as you travel through Cana (John 2:1). Travel to Beit Shean, a city continuously inhabited for over 5,000 years. Here, Saul and his sons’ bodies were hung from the walls of the city (1 Samuel 31). The ruins uncovered date back to the Greek/Roman city that was part of the Decapolis of Jesus’ day. See colonnaded streets with marble sidewalks, Roman public baths, and a theater. Transfer back into Jordan for dinner and overnight at your Dead Sea hotel.

Day 10 (WE) Nov 2 Petra

Travel to the city of Petra. Its entrance passes through a long, narrow gorge known as the Siq and can only be accessed by carriage, horseback or on foot. Once inside the city, marvel at the intricate detail of a city that was cut into the cliff sides of rose-colored rock. Return to your hotel at the Dead Sea for overnight.

Day 11 (TH) Nov 3 Return from Amman to the USA

 (TH) Nov 3 Return from Amman to the USA.

Departure Dates

  1. Monday, October 24, 2022
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*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount