A journey to Holyland via Oman Air

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A JOURNEY TO HOLYLAND (Egypt – Israel – Jordan)

Travel Date: Nov. 4-15, 2019

Only: Php 15,000 to reserve your slot!

Total Package: USD 2,298 of Php 123,999 per person 

ALL-INCLUSIVE | NO HIDDEN CHARGES

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

  • Round trip airfare via Oman Air
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and upon departure and between borders
  • All transfers based on private airconditioned motorcoach (A/C and Wifi)
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • 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
  • Jordan Visa
  • Tour to Old Coptic Cairo
  • Tours to Pyramids, Sphinx and Dinner cruise sailing trip in the Nile River
  • Egypt Visa
  • Sheikh Hussein
  • Caps/Maps/Pilgrimage certificate
  • 2 bottles of water everyday
  • Tips for driver and Local Guide
  • Travel Insurance

 

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS:

  • Drinks during meals
  • Camel Rides in St. Catherine and Petra

 

NOTE:
–             Non refundable of PHP 16,200/person upon confirmation

–             Minimum of 2 persons travelling together to avail the package rate. 
–             Passport must be valid at least 6 months prior to tour departure.
–             Non-refundable & non-transferable once booking is finalized.

 

ITINERARY:

Day 01 WY 844L 04NOV MNLMCT 0715 1230  // WY 405L 04NOV MCTCAI 1445 1730 

ARRIVE CAIRO, Egypt

Arrive in Cairo at 5pm, our reps will meet you in the immigration, check in hotel and overnight

DAY 2. 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

DAY 03 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 )

DAY 04 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.

DAY 05. 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. 

DAY 06. 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. 

DAY 07. 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.   Check in, dinner and overnight.

DAY 08. 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. 

DAY 09. Nazareth /AMMAN, Jordan

After breakfast check out from the hotel. Then continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation before Continue to the border to Jordan. Drive to Petra Check in hotel dinner and overnight 

DAY 10. 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.

DAY 11. AMMAN/Departure 

WY 414L 14NOV AMMMCT  1825 2350 // WY 843L 15NOV MCTMNL 0910 2120 

After breakfast, check out from the hotel, 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.  Transfer to the airport for final departure.

DAY 12. Arrival in Manila


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13 DAYS / 12 NIGHTS COMING TO THE ROOTS

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13 DAYS / 12 NIGHTS COMING TO THE ROOTS: JORDAN – ISRAEL – EGYPT

Rate per person: USD 2,240
(Minimum of 30 full paying passengers)

September 16-26 | October 16-26 | November 16-26, 2019

Inclusions:

  • Round trip International Economy Class Airfare
  • Meet & Assist at Airports and Borders
  • Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing using local 4* hotel
  • All meals as indicated (B – Buffet Breakfast, L – Lunch, & D – Dinner)
  • Tours & Sightseeing with English Speaking Guide
  • Transportation on modern air-conditioned coach (with WIFI)
  • Travel kit, Souvenirs, & Certificates
  • Daily Private Masses
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Pilgrimage Chaplain
  • Tour coordinator from the Philippines

Exclusions:

  • Airline Taxes USD 150.00 pp (subject to change)
  • Tipping USD 120.00 pp
  • VISA Fee & Border Fee USD 95.00 pp
  • Airport & Border Porter
  • Beverages during meal
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any other items not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Travel Insurance

Proposed Itinerary:
DAY 01  DEPARTURE MANILA – ARRIVAL AMMAN (D)
Depart from Manila to Amman. Enjoy inflight amenities while on board. Arrival in Amman. Meet and assist at Queen Alia Airport. Meet your Jordanian guide and transfer to hotel for check-in.

DAY 02  MT. NEBO – MADABA – BETHANY AND BEYOND (B,L,D)
Breakfast inside the hotel then proceed to Madaba, the city of Mosaic. Visit Mt. Nebo, then drive via the Desert Highway. Transfer to your hotel for dinner .

DAY 03  AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN (B,L,D)
After breakfast, proceed to your full day tour to Petra, Also experience horseback ride and visit the Treasury then transfer back to the hotel to Amman. Continue to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 04  AMMAN – BORDER CROSSING – JERICHO – QUMRAN – DEAD SEA – TIBERIAS (B,L,D)
Check-out from your hotel after breakfast. Drive to the border to cross Israel. Upon arrival Israel, drive to Jericho for a view of the Mt. of Temptation and the Sycamore Tree. Continue to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Lastly, spend some time at the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea. Later in the afternoon, we will proceed to Tiberias for hotel check-in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 05  CANA – NAZARETH – MT. TABOR – YARDENIT – SEA OF GALILEE (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Cana. Then onto Nazareth, Drive to Mt. Tabor. Late afternoon, continue for a boat ride at the Sea of Galile.  Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 06 MT. OF BEATITUDES -TABGHA – CAPERNAUM – JERUSALEM (B,L,D)
Check-out from hotel after breakfast and proceed to Mt. of Beatitudes. Continue to nearby Tabgha,. Next visit will be to Capernaum. Proceed to the Greek Orthodox Church and the nearby archaeological excavations of the Synagogue and community. Scenic drive to Jerusalem for hotel check-in, dinner and overnight

DAY 07  BETHLEHEM – EIN KAREM (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we visit Bethlehem, In the afternoon, tour of Ein Karem. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 08  JERUSALEM OLD CITY – MT. OF OLIVES- MT. ZION (B,L,D)

After breakfast. Early morning proceeds for a morning tour of Jerusalem’s Old City, starting from the St. Stephen’s Gate (the Lion’s Gate), stopping at St. Anne’s Church. In the afternoon, we will appreciate the Holy City of Jerusalem with a visit to the Mount Of Olives, Stopping along the way at the Maria Magdalena Church. Visit the Church of All Nations at the Garden of Gethsemane. Drive to Nearby Mount Zion and visit the Last Supper’s Room and the Tomb of King David. Visit the Dormition Abbey and St. Peter’s Church in Gallicantu. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 09  BETHLEHEM – BORDER CROSSING – ST CATHERINE (B,L,D)
Check-out from hotel after breakfast. Drive to Taba Border to cross to Egypt. Arrive at the Border. Meet your guide and driver after passport formalities. Transfer to your hotel in Sinai for check-in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 10  ST. CATHERINE – CAIRO (B,L,D)
In the early morning, climb at the Moses Mountain and catch the sunrise (for breakfast. Visit Saint Catherine Monastery. Check-out at the hotel then transfer to Cairo hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 11 FULL DAY CAIRO (B,L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel, start your tour visiting The Great Pyramids, Then, back to the hotel be a form of a Sun God. Proceed for your Nile Dinner Cruise with Belly Dancing Show before returning to your hotel for overnight.

DAY 12 CAIRO – MANILA (B)
After breakfast, check-out then afterwards visits at the Egyptian Museum, where you will find artifacts, relics, statues, and Jewelry from all of the Pharaohs. Then transfer transfer to airport for flight back to Manila.

DAY 13 ARRIVAL IN MANILA

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