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Pilgrimage Tour

DEPARTURE DATE:   January 18-19, 2020

3 IN 1 HOLYLAND

13 Days/ 12 Nights

Price per person
USD 2,088 ONLY

ITINERARY

    DAY 1

DEPARTURE MANILA (SAME DAY ARRIVAL) (D)

Departure at NAIA Terminal 1 - via Oman Air for your flight to Cairo. Enjoy meals and entertainment on - board. Upon arrival, you will be transfer to the hotel for check in. Then dinner


    DAY 2

CAIRO (B/L/D)

After breakfast, meet your guide and have a tour in Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church and Coptic Church. It is believed that the Holy Family stayed here after fleeing from Bethlehem for fear of Herod's order of slaughtering infants under 3 years. Lunch en-route. After lunch, visit the Church of the Virgin Mary, St. George Church and Citadel. Then visit to Papyrus Factory to discover how the first paper was made during the ancient times before proceeding to the hotel for check in. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.


    DAY 3

CAIRO (B/L/D)

Hotel Breakfast. This full city tour includes visit, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Pyramids, and Sphinx. Lunch en-route. Then visit to Egyptian Museum, where you can see the finest displays of artifacts, relics, statues and jewelers from all of the Pharaohs Reigns, also the riches with remarkable Museum in the World. Then on Dinner Cruise and be entertained by the Belly Dancer and enjoy watching the skilled "Men in Skirt" rendering his piece. Back to hotel in Cairo for overnight.


    DAY 4

CAIRO - ST. CATHERINE - DAHAB (B/L/D)

Early morning departure from Cairo with boxed breakfast. Drive towards St. Catherine passing by Moses Springs and the Suez Canal. Lunch en-route then afternoon climb to Mt. Sinai. Continue drive to hotel in Dahab.


    DAY 5

DAHAB - TABA - BETHLEHEM (B/L/D)

Have hotel breakfast and check out. Transfer to Taba border for crossing into Israel. After the inspections and other regulatory procedures, meet the local guide. Drive towards Bethlehem, the biblical birthplace of Jesus. Bethlehem is a Palestinian town south of Jerusalem in the West Bank. Check-in and dinner.


    DAY 6

BETHLEHEM - JERUSALEM - BETHLEHEM (B/L/D)

After breakfast, full day tour starts at Shepherd's Field then Mount of Olives to visit the Ascension Chapel. Then to Church of Pater Noster to witness the "Lord's Prayer" Proceed to the Church of Dominus Flevit where God Wept wept over Jerusalem. Continue by walking down to the Palm Sunday Road going to 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. Proceed to the Church of Nativity. Visit the Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity and the Manger Square. Then dinner and back to hotel. The rest of the evening is yours to explore the city.


    DAY 7

BETHLEHEM - JERUSALEM - JERICHO - BETHLEHEM (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you will be visiting St. Anne's Church, Bethesda 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. We'll visit Mt. Zion, the Upper room, David's Tomb and the Dormition Abbey. We will drive to the oldest city in the world, Jericho, for view of Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. Proceed to Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls where found by a wandering shepherd boy. Visit the Dead Sea the lowest point on earth. Swim and relax at the Dead Sea beach. Drive back to Bethlehem.


    DAY 8

BETHLEHEM - HAIFA - NAZARETH - CANA - TIBERIAS (B/L/D)

Hotel Breakfast and check out. Visit the Basilica of Mt. Carmel. Drive by Caesarea to catch the sight of the Aqueducts. This is where St. Paul was imprisoned. Then, we will drive to Nazareth the city of Jesus' childhood and youth; Visit the Church of Annunciation where we can find the original cave where angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would bear a child by the Holy Spirit. Also visit Joseph's workshop where Jesus spent most of his childhood days. Drive on to the village of Cana, where Jesus performed the Miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding ceremony. Then dinner.


    DAY 9

TIBERIAS - SEA OF GALILEE - TIBERIAS (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel. Will start the morning at Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Will continue the tour with a Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee then 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 of Loaves and Fishes took place. Drive to Mount of Beatitudes, this is the site of the Sermon on the Mount and St. Peter's Primary Church, See the remains of St. Peter's House. Visit Yardenit (Jordan River) where St. John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ.


    DAY 10

TIBERIAS - AMMAN (B/L/D)

After breakfast and check out, drive from Tiberias to the border. After the inspections, other regulatory procedures and meeting our staff you will be transferred to Mt. Nebo, where Moses 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 Holyland. The map is believed to be the first one for this area, as it is built in the 6th century. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Amman. Then the rest of the evening is yours.


    DAY 11

AMMAN - PETRA - AMMAN (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning proceed to the lost city of Petra and the picturesque SIQ and visit the Treasury. Petra is a Greek word which means Stone. This city was built on 6th century, the home of Nabataeans. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage since 1985 and the most visited tourist attraction in the country. Transfer back to Amman in the afternoon. Dinner and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.


    DAY 12

ARRIVE - MANILA

Arrive Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.

Roundtrip Airfare via OMAN AIR
10 NIGHTS BASED 4 - 5 STAR HOTEL
FULL BOARD MEALS
Sightseeing as per itinerary
English speaking Tour guide
Private air-conditioned motorcoach
Nile River Dinner in Cairo
Filipino Tour Leader
All entrances in Jordan & Egypt a
Tour Chaplain / Priest
Souvenir Bag and Personalized Luggage
2 Bottle of water everyday
Magnet group photo per family
Hats, Map and Pilgrims Certificate
XT Taxes : $95 (Subject to change)
PH Travel Tax: USD32.00
Beverages / Drinks during meals
Visa fee & Border taxes $130 / pax
Tips for the driver, guides, etc. ($10 per day per person)
Incidentals at hotels, Telephone etc.
Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
Travel Insurance: $30 up to 60 years old; For 61-69 y/o: $40.00; 70 y/o $50.00

 

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