DAY 05: – Mon May 27: ALONG THE JORDAN VALLEY

The Transfiguration

After breakfast, we leave our hotel and drive to the top of Mt. Tabor, the site of the Transfiguration where Mass will be celebrated.  Continue to Megiddo, Armageddon, a very important point on the Via Maris connecting Egypt and Damascus.  It is a city which has witnessed many wars and suffered many destruction’s throughout the different periods of time.  Proceed to Nablus to see Jacobs well. Then south to the Judean Wilderness to Jericho stopping at the site of Inn of the Good Samaritan.  Visit Elijah’s Fountain and the ancient city of Jericho from which you can view the Mount of Temptation, where Jesus fasted for forty days and forty nights.  Continue to the Holy City of Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. Upon arrival, stop at the Mt of Olives for a photo-op.


Church_of_Transfiguration_Mount_Tabor
Mount of Temptation