Holy Land Pilgrimage Tour
(Egypt, Israel, and Jordan)
September 8-19, 2018
12 Days/ 10 Nights
08 SEP 18 – MANILA – CAIRO
09 SEP 18 – ARRIVAL CAIRO
Upon arrival in Cairo, meet out team at the airport. You will have your dinner and then transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (L/D)
10 SEP 18 – CAIRO (B/L/D)
After breakfast you will visit one of the Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. Today you will visit Church of Virgin Mary, St. George Coptic Church, St. Sergius Church, the Citadel, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar for shopping. In the evening, have you dinner in the Nile River Cruise with Belly Dancing Show before returning to hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
11 SEP 18 – CAIRO – ST. CATHERINE (B/L/D)
After breakfast and check out, we will have a long drive to St. Catherine. Today you will visit St. Catherine Monastery then proceed to the hotel. Have your dinner and overnight in St. Catherine.
12 SEP 18 – ST. CATHERINE – TABA – JERUSALEM (B/L/D)
Start the morning climbing Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given to Moses. When we get back, we will have breakfast at the hotel. After check out, transfer to Taba border for crossing into Israel. After the inspections, other regulatory procedures and meeting our staff we will proceed to Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls where found by a wandering shepherd boy. Afterwards we will drive to Qasar El Yehud, the traditional site of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. Drive to the oldest city in the world, Jericho, for view of the Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. Drive to Bethlehem for your dinner and hotel check in. Overnight in Bethlehem.
13SEP 18 – BETHLEHEM – NEW CITY – JERUSALEM (B/L/D)
After breakfast, proceed to the Church of Nativity. Visit the Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity, the Manger Square, and Shepherd’s Field. We will drive to Ein Karem for St. John the Baptist Church and Church of Visitation where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited Elizabeth. You will then be visiting 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. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
14SEP 18 – OLD CITY – JERUSALEM (B/L/D)
After breakfast, your day will start at Mount of Olives to visit the Ascension Chapel. Continue to the Church of Pater Noster to witness the Lord’s Prayer. Proceed to the Church of Dominus Flevit where God wept over Jerusalem. Continue by walking down to the Palm Sunday Road going 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. We’ll visit Mt. Zion, the Upper room, David’s Tomb and the Dormition Abbey. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
15 SEP 18 – HAIFA – NAZARETH – CANA – TIBERIAS (B/L/D)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive through Tel-Aviv (Israel’s second largest city and business center) and visit the city where Yona set sail on. Drive to Caesarea Maritima, home of Cornelius the first Gentile Convert. Afterwards visit Elijah’s Mt. Carmel in Haifa, and then to Meggido (Armageddon valley). 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. We will also visit Joseph’s workshop where Jesus spent most of his childhood days. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.
16 SEP 18 – SEA OF GALILEE – TIBERIAS – SHEIK HUSSEIN – AMMAN (B/L/D)
After breakfast and check out, you will start the morning at village of Cana, where Jesus performed the Miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding ceremony. Afterwards, proceed to Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. 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. Drive to Sheik Hussein border. After the inspections, other regulatory procedures and meeting our staff you will be transferred to Amman for dinner and overnight.
17 SEP 18 -TIBERIAS (B/L/D)
After breakfast drive to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then proceed 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. Visit the Dead Sea the lowest point on earth. Swim and relax at the Dead Sea beach. Return to Amman for dinner and Overnight.
18 SEP 18 – AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN (B/L/D)
After breakfast, proceed to the lost city of Petra with Horseback Ride through 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.
19 SEP 18 – DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast and check out, we will have the rest of the day for leisure time. After dinner, transfer to Amman Airport for your flight back home to Manila.
20 SEP 18 ARRIVE MANILA
- Round trip economy via Emirates
- 10nights 4-star hotel accommodation on TWIN Sharing
- Meals as specified in itinerary: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- Tours on air-conditioned coach and entrance fee to sites
- Airport-hotel transfers with the group
- Airline Taxes & Travel Tax
- Visa Fee, Border & Exit Taxes
- Tips to tour guide & driver
- Travel Insurance (19 – 70yrs old)
- Phil Travel Tax
- Services of an English-speaking Tour Guide
- Beverages during meals, personal expenses and all items not mentioned above
- Airport & Border Porterage
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of USD500.00 (Deductible from the package rate) is required upon reservation. Deadline of full payment is one month before departure. Booking conditions shall apply: Fifty percent (50%) of package rate shall be forfeited if cancellation is made three (3) weeks before departure. Hundred percent (100%) if cancellation is made two (2) weeks before departure.
- Schedules, itinerary sequences, and other prices are subject to change, as conditions so demand.
- In the event of unexpected or legitimate cause, GLOBETROTTERS INC. reserves the right to rebook or terminate the travel at once before the departure date. In view of this, obligation of GLOBETROTTERS INC. is limited to refunding any paymentsmade by the passenger minus actual costs already incurred.
- GLOBETROTTERS shall not be liable for injuries or damages due to causes beyond its control without fault or negligence on its part.
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