EGYPT - ISRAEL - JORDAN (HOLY LAND)
Depart Manila on board your flight to Cairo. After airport formalities
proceed to our tour. Start sightseeing to old Cairo. First stop is the
HANGING CHURCH, known as the suspended Church. This was
built in the 4th BC on top of the south gate of the Roman Fortress.
Then proceed to the COPTIC MUSEUM and ABU SERGA CHURCH,
where according to tradition, the Holy Family lodged on their flight
into Egypt. Then transfer to your hotel for check in and overnight.
Start the day at the EGYPTIAN MUSEUM, housing the gold
treasures of Tutankhamen. See the wonder of the ancient world,
the PYRAMIDS OF GIZA and the nearby SPHINX. Stop at Papyrus
factory and scents shop. Then proceed to El Khalili Bazaars for
shopping. End the day on a Nile River Cruise with a folkloric dinner
show. Return to hotel.
CAIRO-ST. CATHERINE-MT. SINAI (B,L,D)
Early morning check out after breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for a
long drive to St. Catherine, via Suez Canal. Check in upon arrival,
dinner and overnight at hotel (Dahab, St. Catherine or Taba)
ST. CATHERINE-TABA-DEAD SEA (B,L,D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out, then proceed to MT. SINAI, the
mountain at which the Ten Commandments were given to Moses
by God . Visit the MONASTERY of ST. CATHERINE and the
BURNING BUSH. Then drive to Taba Boarder. Cross border into
Israel. After border formalities. you will be meet and assisted then
drive through Arava dessert to the Holy City of Bethlehem. Check in
hotel for dinner and overnight.
Starts the day with a Mass at the CHURCH of NATIVITY - the
birthplace of JESUS, then visit the MILK GROTTO, and the
SHEPHERD's FIELD where we sing Christmas Carols. then drive to
Jerusalem and visit Mt. Olives for a breathtaking view of the city.
Visit the PATER NOSTER CHURCH, the DOMINUS FLEVIT, the
CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS and the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE.
Proceed to Mount Zion where you will visit CENACLE- The Room
of the Last Supper, KING DAVID'S TOMB and the DORMITION
ABBEY and ST. PETER'S CHURCH of GALLICANTU- the traditional
house of Caiaphas where Jesus was kept in the Dungeon. Then
proceed to Mount MORIAH to visit the WESTERN WALL (Wailing
Wall). Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DEAD SEA-QUMRAN-BETHLEHEM (B,L,D)
Pray the stations of the cross along the Via Dolorosa (14 stations
of the cross) - feel how much you have contributed to Christ
sufferings with this unforgettable experience. It starts at the
CHURCH OF FLAGELLATION and ends to the CHURCH OF HOLY
SEPULCHER, the 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. Experience floating on its mineral rich waters. Continue to
QUMRAN and learn about the Dead Sea Scrolls (part foundation of
the Holy Bible) which were discovered in the Qumran caves. Back
to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Drive to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist. Visit the CHURCH OF
VISITATION where Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth and John the Baptist.
Continue to CAESAREA, built by Herod the Great, where Peter baptized the
centurion Cornelius. See the ROMAN AMPHITHEATER, the Roman water
AQUEDUCT and many other ruins. Continue to MT. CARMEL where we visit
the cave of Elijah - this is where the Prophet Elijah prayed for rain after three
and a half years of drought and famine. See the BAHAI SHRINE and
GARDENS and enjoy the spectacular view of the port of Haifa, the Israel's
third largest city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
GALILEE AREA (B,L,D)
Visit the BEATITUDES CHURCH where Jesus proclaimed the Eight
Beatitudes, "Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God". Pray at
the St. Peter's Primacy Church where Jesus asked Peter three times, Peter
do you love me? Follow Jesus path to TABGHA where Jesus performed
the multiplication of loaves and fish. Continue to CAPERNAUM where you
will see a 4th century Synagogue and St Peter's House. Take a boat ride on
the SEA OF GALILEE. Continue to CANA where Jesus changed the water
into wine. Couples will renew their marriage vows in the CHURCH OF
CANA. Next stop is Nazareth. It is here where the Angel Gabriel appeared
before Mary and where Jesus spent his boyhood. Visit the CHURCH OF
ANUNCIATION and St. Joseph's workshop and the home of the Holy Family.
Proceed to YARDINIT, a baptismal site on Jordan River. Dinner and overnight
at the hotel.
TIBERIAS-MT. TABOR- AMMAN(B,L,D)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Proceed to MT. TABOR to visit the
CHURCH OF TRANSFIGURATION- the traditional site of the transfiguration
of the Lord. Cross border into Jordan. Visit the church of ourLady of the Mountains in Anjara and beyond Bethany - the baptismal place of Jesus,
visit Ajloun. Check in to hotel for dinner and overnight.
PETRA EXCURSION (B,L,D)
Today, you will visit fabled " RED ROSE CITY" OF PETRA, the 2,000 year
old Nabatean capital, now one of the world's wonders. Take a horse ride to
the Siq. then walk to the Treasury, a rose colored monumental building
artfully carved out of sheer rock. Visit the other temples and tombs carved
into mountainside. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DEPART AMMAN - MANILA
Breakfast in hotel. We will have a late check out. Lunch, then transfer to the
airport for our safe flight back home.
DAY 13 MANILA
* Roundtrip airfare Manila/Cairo | Amman/Manila
* Roundtrip airport transfers
* Accommodation based on twin sharing
* Meals as indicated in the itinerary: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
* Tours and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary
* Long distance luxury coach
* Travel Insurance (age age 60 - 74 years old or 75 years old and above with additional | Charge to personal account)
* Filipino tour escort
* Airline Taxes
* Border Taxes / Group Visa
* Tips to driver / guide
Minimum of 25 persons indicative only ALL INCLUSIVE
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