Holyland 2020 Jordan – Petra – Egypt

As low as PHP123,926/person only!

March 10 – 22, 2020 | March 17 – 29, 2020 | April 6 – 17, 2020 | April 13-25, 2020

Inclusions:

  • Round trip airfare in economy with 30kg baggage allowance and 7kg hand carry
  • Meet and assist at borders (Guide at Shiekh Hussien and Taba Border)
  • Modern buses with AC and Wi-Fi
  • Professional Licensed English-Speaking Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees According to Itineraries
  • 2 Nights Accommodation Amman 4 HB Basis (Harir Palace or Gerasa or similar)
  • 2 Nights at 4 stars Hotel Nazareth on HB Basis (Ramada, Nazareth, Legacy, Plaza Nazareth or similar)
  • 3 Nights 4 Deluxe stars Hotel Bethlehem on HB Basis (Grand Park, Diamond, Royal Palace or similar)
  • 1 Night Catherine Plaza 4 stars Hotel on HB Basis
  • 2 Nights on B.B Basis at 4 starts Hotel Pyramids Park or Oasis
  • Visa to Jordan
  • Border Tax to Israel and Jordan
  • Lunch for all days during the tour
  • 1-2 small bottles of water daily per person in the bus
  • Hats/ Scarf / Souvenir / Certificate (Pilgrimage Certificate in Jerusalem)
  • Travel Insurance c/o Malayan Insurance
  • PH Travel Tax

Exclusions:

  • Whispers technology all through Israel ($12 pp)
  • Drinks in covered meals
  • Entrance to cable car Jericho ($15)
  • Tips for guide and driver ($10 pp per day) in Israel and Jordan
  • Tips for guide and driver ($7 pp per day) in Egypt

*Others not mentioned are exclusions

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL – MANABA – NEBO [L-D] –(Meals depend on flight schedule) Arrived at Amman Airport, Meet and greet by representative, then proceed to Mt. Nebo, where Prophet Moises viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then proceed to Madaba to visit the Monastery of St. George, which host the unique mosaic Map of Egypt, Jordan and Holy land. The map is believed to be the first one for this area, as it is built in the 6th century, and then transfer to hotel for check in Dinner and overnight at Amman

DAY 2: PETRA [B-L-D] After Breakfast at the hotel, meet our Guide to the Lobby and proceed to the lost city of Petra with Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the Treasury. Then sightseeing tour of Amman, dinner and overnight in Amman

DAY 3: CROSSING THE BORDER TIBERIUS AND NAZARETH [B-L-D] Welcome to Israel! Arrive at Sheikh Hussein Border. Proceed to Nazareth and visit the Church of the Annunciation where the angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she will conceive and bear a Son and His name shall be called Jesus. Proceed to Mount Tabor, the traditional site of the transfiguration of the Lord and where we will celebrate the Holy Mass on the first day of our pilgrimage together. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias / Nazareth

DAY 4: TIBERIAS, NAZARETH, TABGHA [B-L-D] We start the day with a Mass and Renewal of Marriage Vows at the Church of the Wedding Feast in Cana. Travel to Mount Beatitudes where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount. Continue on to Tabgha and visit the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish. Proceed to the Church of the Primacy of Peter where Jesus asked Peter three times, “Peter, do you love me?” We end the morning in Capernaum and visit the House of Peter and the Synagogue of Jesus. Today, for lunch, we will feast on St. Peter’s Fish which Jesus and His disciples used to eat. After lunch, we’ll enjoy a Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee, followed by a visit to the 2000-year old Ancient Boat on exhibit at Kibbutz Ginosar. We end the day renewing our baptismal vows at the Jordan River. Dinner and overnight in Tiberias / Nazareth

DAY 5: TIBERIAS, HAIFA, CAESEREA BETHLEHEM [B-L-D] Today we leave Tiberias and travel to Jerusalem. Our first stop is on Mount Carmel where we visit the Cave of Elijah where the prophet Elijah prayed for rain after three and a half years of drought and famine. We will pass by the beautiful hanging garden of the Bahai Faith and enjoy the spectacular view of the port of Haifa. Travel to Caesarea and experience the glory of Rome as we visit a Roman theater, a Roman hippodrome, and a Roman water aqueduct. Continue to Jaffa and view the House of Simon the Tanner and the beautiful beach promenade and skyline of Tel Aviv. Ascend to Jerusalem and end the day in Ein Kerem, the hometown village of John the Baptist and visit the Church of the Visitation where Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

DAY 6: JERUSALEM AND BETHLEHEM [B-L-D] We begin the day with the Mass in Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus. Continue to the Shepherds Field where we sing Christmas carols. We enter the Old City of Jerusalem and visit Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the paralytic man. Proceed to the Church of the Condemnation and the Church of the Flagellation where we start our Via Dolorosa on the way to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the traditional site of the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

DAY 7: MT OF OLIVES, JERICHO, DEAD SEA [B-L-D] Ascend up to Mount of Olives and visit the Pater Noster, the traditional site of the ascension of the Lord and Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem. Descend on foot to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus agonized in prayer prior to his betrayal and arrest. Proceed to Mount Zion and visit the Upper Room where Jesus had the Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey where our Blessed Mother went to sleep and assumed to heaven. Continue to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, the traditional House of Caiaphas where Jesus was kept in the dungeon. Travel to Jericho, the oldest and lowest city in the world and visit the Sycamore Tree of Zaccheus, Tel Jericho the ancient city conquered by Joshua and the Israelites, and the Mount of Temptation where Satan tempted Jesus. We end the day floating in the Dead Sea and enjoying its therapeutic water and mud. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem

DAY 8: QUMRAN AND ST. CATHERIN [B-L-D] We begin the day praying at the Wailing Wall, the holiest site for the Jews. View Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls where discovered. Visit the Ahava Dead Sea Factory and view Lot’s Wife who turned into a pillar of salt in Mount Sodom. Travel all the way to the Taba Border where we cross over to Egypt. Today, we leave Israel with unforgettable and life changing experiences and wealth of memories to cherish and to treasure. Cross Taba border of Egypt with assistance on both borders. Arrived at Sinai then transfer to hotel in St. Catherine for check in, dinner and overnight

DAY 9: MOUNT SINAI HIKING SAINT CATHERINE, CAIRO TRANSFER [B-L-D] At 1 am, the guide will lead you to an OPTIONAL Hiking at Mount Sinai. Where Prophet Musa (Moises) received the Ten Commandments, After a 6 hours hiking, you will be back at the hotel to rest and have your breakfast. Check out at your hotel and visit St. Catherine Monastery where God appeared to Prophet Musa (Moises) in a Burning Bush. Then we will transfer to Cairo via Suez Canal, the capital of Egypt. Along the way, you will see the Granite Mountain of Mount Sinai and Wadi El Raha where according to tradition is the area where the Israelites camped and the Golden Calf was forged (Exodus 32). Transfer to your Hotel and rest.

DAY 10 – PYRAMIDS, OLD CAIRO [B-L-D] After your delicious breakfast, you will start exploring one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, the three great Pyramids of Giza. The oldest and grandest of the three is the Cheops Pyramid built in the 3rd dynasty about 2690 B.C. Next is the Pyramids of Chefren and wonder at the majestic Great Sphinx, which is the largest single block sculpture located at the foot of the grand Pyramid Chefren. In the area of the Pyramids providing for a superb picture take an opportunity to ride a camel with the Pyramids as a backdrop. Visit Old Cairo, and the City’s cultural landmarks that span three millennium of Egyptian history. Starting with Coptic Church, where you will see the Hanging Church, dating to the late 4th and early 5th century. This basilica was named “Al-Mu’Allaqah” because it was built atop the south gate of the Babylon Fortress. Continue to the Church of St. Sergius, a 5th century Coptic Church. This basilica is built on the cave in which the Holy Family stayed and is regarded by visitors as a source of blessing. Next, we’ll explore the spices and silks in the medieval bazaar of Khan el-Khalili, one of the largest bazaars in the Middle East and North Africa’s most famous bazaar. By night experience cruise and dinner to the famous Nile River then back to hotel and rest

DAY 11 – NATIONAL MUSEUM / DEPARTURE [B-L] After Breakfast, Continue on to visit the famous Egyptian Museum with over 100,000 exhibits which boast the most comprehensive collection of Pharaonic art in the world. Here we will teach you a brief but colorful insight into the five thousand years history of Egypt’s fascinating land. Then transfer to Cairo Airport for Departure back to Manila, Philippines

Important Notes:

  • Different rates applies per number of group travelers (see below)
  • Airline assignment subject to availability and economy class
  • A non-refundable downpayment of PHP50,000/traveler is required

PHP142,380/person if 10 to 14 travelers

PHP136,010/person if 15 to 19 travelers

PHP131,610 if 20 to 24 travelers

PHP123,926 if 25 or more!


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