12 Days 11 Nights Holyland – Jordan – Egypt
Travel dates: Nov. 5 – 16, 2018
RATE: Php 122,900/person
1 WY 844L 05NOV M MNLMCT*SS1 0715 1230 /E
2 WY 405L 05NOV M MCTCAI*SS1 1445 1730 /E
3 WY 414L 15NOV Q AMMMCT*SS1 1825 2350 /E
4 WY 843L 16NOV F MCTMNL*SS1 0910 2120 /E
-Round trip airfare via Oman Air with check-in baggage
-Round trip airport transfers
-Meet and greet service upon arrival and upon departure and between borders
-All transfers based on private air-conditioned motor coach (A/C and Wifi)
-Full board meals
-Service of an English Speaking Tour Guide
-All services in private basis
-All entrance fees to all sites listed in the itinerary
-Boat ride at the Sea of Galilee
-Tour to Old Coptic Cairo
-Tours to Pyramids, Sphinx and Dinner cruise sailing trip in the Nile River
-2 bottles of water everyday
-Tips for driver and Local Guide
-Drinks/Beverages during meals
-Camel Rides in St. Catherine and Petra
-Others which are not specified in the inclusions & itinerary
Nov. 5: ARRIVE CAIRO, Egypt
Arrive in Cairo at 5pm, our reps will meet you in the immigration, check in hotel and overnight
Nov. 6: CAIRO FULL DAY
Start sightseeing to Old Cairo. Visit the Church of the Holy Virgin Mary or the “Hanging Church” built in the 4th BC. There were apparitions of the Virgin Mary here. Proceed to the Pyramids of Giza and the nearby Sphinx. Then to the Egyptian Museum housing the gold treasures of Tutankhamen, an exciting first encounter with the splendor of three millennia of Egyptian civilization. This is one of the richest and remarkable museums in the world. In between you will visit a Papyrus Museum and a perfumery. End the day with a visit to the huge El Khalili Bazaars to shop for souvenirs. Feel the time of Cleopatra as you take on a Nile River cruise with a folkloric dinner show
Nov. 7: CAIRO/ST. CATHERINE
Early Morning check-out for a long drive to St Catherine. Pass by Moses Springs and Suez Canal. Check in at hotel in Cairo for dinner Then a mountain climb to Mt. Sinai.(Optional)
Nov. 8: ST. CATHERINE/QUMRAN – DEAD SEA – JERICHO, Israel
Leave Taba border and get into Israel. Drive through the Arava Desert with their rocks and mountains in red, gray, yellow and white, and the next minute you are at the Gulf of Eilat on the shores of the Red Sea. This was where the Queen of Sheba arrived on her historic visit to King Solomon. Continue to Jericho, a flourishing oasis in the Judean Desert at the northern end of the Dead Sea. Archaeological research has confirmed Jericho as being the oldest city in the world. Jericho was the first city conquered by Joshua in the Promised Land and it appears as the background for many incidents in the New Testament. View the Mount of Temptation. Drive to the Holy City of Bethlehem for accommodation.
Nov. 9: JERUSALEM – Bethlehem
On to Mount lives with its church built in memory of Jesus’ ascension to heaven and a view of the Old City of Jerusalem, the Judean Desert, Moab Mountains and Dead Sea. Visit the Pater Noster Church, Dominus Flevit Church where Jesus wept.
Then to the Church of All Nations, the Rock of Agony and the Garden of Gethsemane. Remember the Agony in the Garden? To Mount Zion, to visit the Room of the Last Supper where also the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles. Nearby is the Dormition Abbey from where the Blessed Mary went up to heaven. Visit St. Peter in Gallicantu (Caiphas House), the Apostle’s Jail, the Sacred Stairway and view the Potter’s Field. On to Mount Moriah to visit the Western Wall (Wailing Wall). This is the holiest place of the Jewish faith.
Continue to BETHLEHEM, birthplace of Jesus. Meditate on the glory of the Birth of Our Savior at the Church of the Nativity. Sing Christmas hymns! Celebrate! What a glorious feeling! Drive to the Shepherd’s Field and Cave Chapel, a recent Byzantine excavation and past Ruth the Moabite’s Fields to the Judean Wilderness.
Nov. 10: JERUSALEM – Bethlehem
Pray the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa. You’ll feel how much you’ve contributed to Christ’s sufferings, with this unforgettable experience. The way ends at the most venerated Church of the Holy Sepulchre, site of the Calvary. Visit the scale model of Jerusalem of the Second Temple period in the days of Christ.
Drive through the Jordan Valley , down to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Swim or test its healing waters. Available are many products good for skin ailments. Continue to Qumran. Learn about the Dead Sea Scrolls (part foundation of the Holy Bible) which were discovered in the Qumran caves.
Nov. 11: JERUSALEM/TIBERIAS – Nazareth
After breakfast, checkout from hotel via Tel Aviv & Jaffa City. Then visit Ceasarea and Haifa Garden then proceed to Mt Carmel and cave of Elijah. Then continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation before check in, dinner and overnight.
Nov. 12: TIBERIAS – Nazareth
Start the tour with Boatride on the Sea of Galilee. Drive to Capernaum, view the remains of the ancient Synagogue, and on to Tabgha, where the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes took place. Drive to Mount of Beatitudes, see the remains of St. Peter’s House. Onto to the church of the first miracle in the wedding of Cana. Then to Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Visit as well Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle. back to your hotel for dinner and overnight .
Nov. 13: Nazareth /AMMAN, Jordan
After breakfast check out from the hotel . Continue to the border to Jordan. Arrive at Mt. Nebo marked by a simple chapel. It is here where Moses viewed Canaan of Israel. God did not allow him to enter and live out his life together with Joshua and the masses he led out of Egypt. Check in hotel dinner and overnight
Nov. 14: AMMAN/PETRA
Proceed to the lost city of Petra with Ride by horse to the Siq, a half mile long unforgettable gorge. Experience the “Indiana Jones” film. At last you stand in awe in front of the Treasury, a Wonder of the World now declared the new “7th Wonder of the World”, a rose colored monumental building artfully carved out of sheer rock. Continue on to see the other temples and tombs carved into the mountainside. This used to be the capital of the Nabatean civilization. Travel to Amman for the night.
Nov. 15: AMMAN/Departure
After breakfast , check out from the hotel transfer to the airport for final departure .
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