Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Highlight 8 Days

Tour Schedule:

​Trace the architectural and cultural heritage of Muslim Faith on this one-week tour from the Jordan River and Jericho to Jerusalem, the Mediterranean and Nazareth.

The tour dedicated to Muslim faith and Islamic heritage in the Holy Land, combining well-known pilgrimage sites with known shrines and monuments, and multiple options.

Day 1. Arrival to Jericho

Arrival to the airport or via land border and direct transfer to Jericho. 

Overnight in Jericho.

 

Day 2. Jericho, Dead Sea & Nabi Musa

Accompanied by your local guide, discover the oasis of Jericho, mankind’s oldest continuously inhabited city. Visit Qasr Hisham with the famous Tree of Life mosaic, one of the most well-preserved palaces of the Umayyad Era in Palestine, continue to the hilltop of Tel es-Sultan with the ruins of the old city walls.

After lunch, continue to the Dead Sea. Bathe or float in the saline water or treat your skin with the very rich mineral mud. On the way to Jerusalem, stop at Maqam an-Nabi Moussa, the shrine where the tomb of prophet Moses is located, revered by all Muslims.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 3. Jerusalem

After breakfast, enter the Old City through one of its seven gates and walk through its old and narrow streets. Experience the sounds, colors, and scents of Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter on your way to the Haram al-Sharif and visit al-Aqsa Mosque, the Mosque of Qubbet al-Sakhra (Dome of the Rock), the Tomb of Rabiya al-Adawiyya, and the Islamic schools with their Mamluk style architecture.

On Fridays, join the holy prayer at al-Aqsa and participate in the Khutbah.

In the afternoon, continue through the suq to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and visit the adjacent Mosque of Omar before tracing Jerusalem’s history through the city’s quarters to Mt. Zion with the Tomb of David — a place holy for Muslims, Jews, and Christians alike.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 4. Jerusalem

In the morning, visit to Mt. of Olives and admire the grandness of the city with the Qubbet al-Sakhra at its center. Continue along the marble-memorial of Mujir-e-Din al-Hanbaly, a medieval philosopher, located just above the Tomb of Mary by the Garden of Gethsemane.

 Hike to visit the Tomb of Salman el-Farsi, who was the barber of the Prophet Mohammed.

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in the Old City.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 5. Halhoul, Hebron, Ma'mre & Bethlehem

In the morning, depart to the village of Halhoul, a fertile region rich in vineyards in southern Palestine and the location of the mosque of an-Nabi Yunus bin Mata, built on top of his grave. Continue to al-Khalil, Hebron, for a visit of its Old Town with the tombs of the prophets Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and their wives in the Haram al-Ibrahimi.

On your way to Bethlehem, stop by the biblical town Ma’mre, where legend says that Abraham pitched his tent and three angels informed him that his wife Sarah would give birth to a son.

In Bethlehem, visit the birthplace of the prophet Issa in the Church of Nativity before returning to Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

 

Day 6. Jaffa, Tel Aviv & Akko

In the morning, depart to the ancient port city of Jaffa with its picturesque Old City markets high above the Mediterranean Sea. Pass through the city of Tel Aviv and visit maqam Ali, a 13th century Mamluk structure honoring one of Saladin’s lieutenants.

Continue along the coastline to the ancient city of Acre and pay a visit to the Turkish Bath, the old Crusader’s fortress, and al-Jazzar Mosque.

Overnight in Nazareth.

Day 7. Nazareth & Tiberias

In the morning, stroll through the busy market streets of Nazareth, visit  Marys Well before heading to Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee. 

Enjoy a boat ride!

Spend some time by the seashore before returning back to your hotel.

Overnight in Nazareth.

Day 8. Final day

Check-out and Drive to the airport or land border.

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Say "farewell" and remember...

you are very welcome anytime!

 

Jerusalem

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