(sharing twin room inclusive/ RATE IS PER PAX)
- International roundtrip airfare in Economy Class
- Hotel accommodation for 10 nights in good local 4* hotels (Jerusalem & Tiberias or Nazareth)
- Meeting assistance throughout
- Portages at airports and hotels
- Transportatuion in Modern A/C coaches (Wifi in Israel bus)
- Daily Breakfast and idnner at hotels including Nile Cruise dinner
- 10 lunches at local restaurants on route including St. Peter’s fish lunch at the Galilee
- Professional licensed English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees as per the itinerary
- Horse ride in Petra as part of the Petra entry ticket (not including tip to the horse boy)
- Water onboard vehicles on daily basis (1 bottle of 500ml per person per day
- Visa fees and Border tax
- Tips for the guide and bus driver
- Welcome kit
- Pilgrims certificate
- Tour chaplain/escort
- SIM card on arrival to Israel, Free incoming calls
- Travel insurance up to 60 years old
- Personal expenses
- Soft drinks with meals
- Anything else not mentioned above
- $500 booking deposit is NON refundable.
- Full cancellation fee will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks before departure
- Minimum 16 passenger
Day 1: Manila, Amman
Manila, Amman Depart from Manila airport to Amman. Enjoy your flight.
Day 2: Welcome to Jordan, Mt. Nebo, Madaba, Amman
Welcome to Jordan, Mt. Nebo, Madaba, Amman Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, meet and assist at the airport. Proceed to Mount Nebo, the memorial ofMoses and the traditional site from which Moses saw the Promised Land and where he died. Then drive to Madaba,Visit St. George’s Church, home to the beautiful Byzantine mosaics of the Holy Land and Jordan. Transfer to hotel for check in, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Amman, Petra, Amman
This morning after breakfast, proceed to the Ancient city, Petra. Drive via the Desert Highway for about 25 hours andarrive to the astonishing rock city Petra. This fascinating ancient Nabatean capital dominated long time to the Arabian trade routes. Explore the mystic site. You pass the Siq, a narrow gorge where you the first dose views of the colorful sandstone, ending at the beautiful Treasury. Walk along the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs, the Theatre and Qasr Al Bint. Free time on your own, then walk the same way back to the entrance gate. In the afternoon, return to Amman for a city tour, dinner and overnight in Amman.
Day 4: Welcome to Israel, Yardenit, Tiberias
After breakfast and check out, transfer to Sheikh Hussein border to crossing into Israel. After immigration formalitiesmeet, you guide and begin your visit by driving to Yardenit, the traditional baptismal site on the Jordan River. Continue to Tiberias for check in, dinner and overnight.
Day 5: The Galilee
This morning we drive through the landscape of Galilee. Drive to Capernaum – the center of Jesus’ ministry after he left Nazareth. Visit the ancient synagogue and St. Peter’s house. Then stop at Tabgha to visit the Churchof the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes. Drive to mount of Beatitudes to the expressive Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave theSermon on the Mount. Then to a ride on a replica fishing boat of that time on the Sea of Galilee. Afternoon drive Mt. Tabor and visit the Transfiguration church. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Cana, Nazareth, Muhraqa, Haifa, Jerusalem
After breakfast and check out, we will drive to Cana, visit the changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Then on toNazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and home of Mary and Joseph and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation built overthe grotto where Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce to Mary that she would bear a son, Jesus. We will visit also Joseph’s workshop. Continue to Mt. Carmel to visit the Mukraka, the traditional site where the prophet Elijah fought theprophets of Baal. Drive through Haifa, Israel’s largest port city, stop for a panoramic view of the Port and the Western Galilee. Stop also for a view of the Baha’i Gardens. Transfer to Jerusalem, check in the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Ein Karem, Mt. Zion, Bethlehem
After breakfast, drive to Ein Karem, see the Visitation church, believed to be the place where Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, miraculously became pregnant and gave birth. In addition, visit St. John the Baptist church. Drive to Mt. Zion, visit the upper room and King David Tomb. Also, visit the church of St. Peter Gallicantu, the site where Jesus was imprisoned by the High Priest and Dormition Abby. Continue to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. Visit the Church of Nativity and the Manger Square. View the Shepherds Fields. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Mt. of Olives, Old City
After breakfast, visit the Mt. of Olives, visit the Church of Ascension, which commemorates the ascents of Jesus to heaven and the Paternoster Church where Jesus taught prayers to his disciples according to tradition. Visit the DominusFlevit Church, where Jesus wept over the coming destruction of Jerusalem. From there, along the Palm Sunday road tothe Gethsemane Gardens, visit the church of all nations where Jesus was arrested. Continue to the Old City and stop atthe pool of Bethsaida where Jesus healed the crippled man. Proceed to the Via Dolorosa (way of Grief) traditionallyaccepted as the last route by Jesus following the 14 Stations of the Cross to the Golgotha, the place where Jesus wascrucified and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. In the afternoon, through the Jewish quarter to the Wailing Wall, whichis the holiest place for the Jewish religion. Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Welcome to Egypt, Sinai
After breakfast and check out, leave Jerusalem and start the descend to the Dead Sea, passing on the way the Inn of theGood Samaritan, and Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Visit Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Seascrolls where found. Proceed to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Swim and relax in the salty rich in mineralswater. Continue via the Arava to Eilat, proceed to Taba border, and cross to Egypt. Transfer to St. Catherine, check in thehotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Mt. Sinai, St. Catherine, Cairo
Early morning climb Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given, return to the hotel for breakfast and proceedto visit St. Catherine Monastery; see the site of the Burning Bush. Continue and drive across the Sinai Peninsula, crossover the Suez Canal and proceed to Cairo. Check into the hotel, dinner and overnight. Day 11: Pyramids, Sphinx, and Old Cairo City tour After breakfast, drive to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx. Leave Cairo to the Giza Plateau. Visit the three pyramids: Cheops,Khafre and Menakaure. Proceed to the Egyptian Museum to view the largest antiques for the ancient pharaohs,including the treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen. Drive to Old Cairo and visit the church of Virgin Mary, St. George CopticChurch, St. Sergius Church and the Citadel. Visit Khan El khaliili Bazaar for shopping. In the evening will have a Nilecruise with dinner and Belly Dance show. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 11: Pyramids, Sphinx, and Old Cairo City tour
After breakfast, drive to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx. Leave Cairo to the Giza Plateau. Visit the three pyramids: Cheops,Khafre and Menakaure. Proceed to the Egyptian Museum to view the largest antiques for the ancient pharaohs,including the treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen. Drive to Old Cairo and visit the church of Virgin Mary, St. George CopticChurch, St. Sergius Church and the Citadel. Visit Khan El khaliili Bazaar for shopping. In the evening will have a Nilecruise with dinner and Belly Dance show. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 12: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
Day 13: Arrival Manila`
Landing in Manila after a spiritual and unforgettable tour.