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Pilgrimage Tour

A Journey to the Holyland

(Jordan, Israel, Egypt)
DEPARTURE DATES: March 11 - 23, 2019

Price per person
USD 2,895 ONLY

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

  • Roundtrip Airfare via EMIRATES AIRLINE
  • 10 Nights 4 star hotel based on twin sharing
  • All meals as indicated (B-Buffet Breakfast, L-Lunch & D-Dinner)
  • All sightseeing & applicable entrance fees
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Private air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Accompanied by a tour coordinator
  • Travel Insurance & * SINAI is optional

ITINERARY

DAY 01 MARCH 11-12 DEPART DUBAI - ARRIVAL IN AMMAN MT. NEBO (D)
Arrival at Amman airport . Meet and assist at the airport. Later transfer to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then proceed to Madaba to visit the Monastery of St.George, which hosts the unique mosaic Map of Egypt, Jordan, and Holyland. The map is believed to be the first one for this area, as it is built in the 6th century, transfer to hotel for check-in. Dinner.

DAY 02 MARCH 13 AMMAN - PETRA - AMMAN (B/L/D)
Breakfast inside the hotel. Morning proceeds to the lost city of Petra with Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ and visits the Treasury. Then sightseeing tour of Amman, dinner.

DAY 03 MARCH 14 BORDER TO TIBERIAS (B/L/D)
Hotel Breakfast and check out. Transfer to Sheik Hussein Bridge for crossing into Israel. Then to Yardenit (Jordan River) where St. John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ continue to Tiberias for check-in. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 04 MARCH 15 TIBERIAS (B/L/D)
Hotel Breakfast. Start the tour with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Drive to Capernaum, the town where Jesus made his home after leaving Nazareth. View the remains of the ancient Synagogue in which he taught, and on to Tabgha, where the Miracle of the Multiplication ofr Loaves and Fishes took place. Drive to Mount of Beatitudes, the site of the Sermon on the Mount and St. Peter's Primary Church. See the remains of St. Peter's House, the Church of the first miracle in the Wedding of Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle of changing water into wine. Then to Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Dinner then overnight.

DAY 05 MARCH 16 TIBERIAS - JERUSALEM (B/L/D)
Hotel Breakfast and check out. Travel to Haifa, visit the Basilica of Carmel, Caesarea, which was built by Mt. Herod the Great to catch the sight of the Aqueducts and the Roman Theater. This is where St. Paul was imprisoned. Proceed to Jaffa and visit the city where Yona set sail on. Drive to Ein Karem for St. John the Baptist Church and Church of Visitation (Magnificat) where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited Elizabeth then to Jerusalem for hotel check-in, dinner, and overnight.

DAY 06 MARCH 17 JERUSALEM - DEAD SEA (B/L/D)
Hotel Breakfast. Full day tour includes Mount of Olives to visit the Ascension Chapel. Visit the Church of Pater Noster to witness the "Lord's Prayer". Proceed to the Chruch of Dominus Flevit where God wept over Jerusalem. Move on and continue by walking down the Palm Sunday road to the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane to see the Rock of Agony, the place where Jesus prayed before the Roman soldiers came for him. Visit the Dead Sea and have the chance to swim on the lowest point on earth. Then proceed to Qumran, the cave of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls were found by a wandering shepherd boy. Check-in and dinner at the hotel.

DAY 07 MARCH 18 JERUSALEM - BETHLEHEM - JERUSALEM (B/L/D)
Hotel Breakfast. Visit St. Anne's Church, Bethsaida Pool, Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa and go through the Stations of the Cross to the Holy Sepulchre where Jesus was crucified, died and rose from the dead. Move to Church of Nativity. Visit also the Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity and the Manger Square. Return via Lazarus Tomb and Shepherd's Field. Back to Jerusalem.

DAY 08 MARCH 19 JERUSALEM - ST.CATHERINE (B/L/D)
Hotel breakfast and check out. Cross Taba border for Egypt with assistance on both borders. Arrive Sinai then transfer to hotel in St. Catherine for check-in, dinner and overnight.

DAY 09 MARCH 20 ST.CATHERINE - CAIRO (B/L/D)
Early morning climb to Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given to Moses. Return to your hotel afterward for breakfast and check out. Visit St. Catherine Monastery then travel to Cairo and see Moses Springs and Suez Canal. Check in at the hotel.

DAY 10 MARCH 21 CAIRO (B/L/D)
After breakfast visit the Egyptian Museum, where you can see finest displays of Artifacts, Relics. Statues and Pieces of jewelry from all of the Pharaohs' reign. Also see one of the Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. You will also visit Church of Virgin Mary, visit St.George Coptic Church, and visit St. Sergius Church and Citadel then visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar for shopping. In the evening, will have Dinner Cruise at Nile River with Belly Dancing Show.

DAY 11 MARCH 22 CAIRO - CEBU (B)
Breakfast at hotel, the rest of the day is free until your transfer to the airport for flight back to Cebu.

DAY 12 MARCH 23 ARRIVE - CEBU
Arrived Cebu from a very enjoyable and memorable tour.

Exclusions:
Any Beverages during meals and sightseeing
Any other meals not indicated above
Airport and Border Porter
Any Personal Extras
Others which are not mentioned in the inclusions
Any kind of Travel Insurance
Compulsory Tipping ($10 per day)

 

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