Jordan, Holy Land and Egypt

Group Departure:  March 15 / April 19/ May 15, 2011

Tour Price:  From USD 2,388.00+ per person (Twin)


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Jordan, Holy Land , Egypt (March 15, 2011)
Jordan, Holy Land, Egypt (April 19, 2011)
Jordan, Holy Land, Egypt (May 15, 2011)



Touring through Amman, Mount Nebo, Madaba, Petra, Tiberias,Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Galilee, Nazareth, St. Catherine, Mount Sinai and Cairo.



MAR 15 MANILA - AMMAN


Depart Manila aboard your favorite airline.  Enjoy in-flight amenities, meals and entertainment.


MAR 16 ARRIVAL IN AMMAN MT. NEBO –MADABA - AMMAN

Arrival in Amman airport. Meet and assist at the airport. Later transfer to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then visit Madaba to visit the Monastery of St. George, which hosts 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.  Transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner.




The Treasury in Petra
 MAR 17 AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN

Breakfast inside the hotel. Morning proceed to the lost city of PETRA (One of the 7 Wonders of the World) with a Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ;  visit the Treasury. Then sightseeing tour of Amman on the return. Overnight in Amman / dinner and overnight.


MAR 18 BORDER TO ISRAEL – TIBERIAS JORDAN RIVER

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.



The Synagogue in Capernaum
 MAR 19 TIBERIAS – SEA OF GALILEE

Hotel Breakfast. Start the tour with 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 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, The church of the first miracle in the wedding of Cana where Jesus performed His first miracle changing water into wine. Then to Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tiberias.


MAR 20 TIBERIAS – CAESAREA – HAIFA –JAFFA - JERUSALEM

Hotel Breakfast and check out. Travel to Haifa, visit the Basilica of Mt. Carmel, Ceasarea, 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 Visitacion (Magnificat) where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited Elizabeth then to Jerusalem for hotel check in, dinner and overnight.






Qumran Cave
  MAR 21 JERUSALEM- QUMRAN – DEAD SEA –JERUSALEM

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 Church 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 Dead Sea the lowest point on earth. Swim at the Dead Sea beach. Then proceed to Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls where found by a wandering shepherd boy. Then back to Jerusalem then dinner at the hotel.



 MAR 22 JERUSALEM - BETHLEHEM – JERUSALEM

Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

Hotel Breakfast. Visit to 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 for hotel dinner and overnight.



MAR 23 JERUSALEM - ST. CATHERINE

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.


MAR 24 ST.CATHERINE – MT. SINAI - CAIRO

Early Morning Mountain climbs to Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given to Moses. On return, will have hotel breakfast and check out. Visit St. Catherine Monastery then travel to Cairo and see Moses Springs and Suez Canal. Check in at hotel in Cairo for dinner and overnight.


 


 MAR 25 CAIRO

After breakfast visit Egyptian Museum, where you can see the finest displays of Artifacts, Relics, Statues and Jewelers from all of the Pharaohs Reigns, Also the only riches with remarkable museum in the world. Also see one of the 7 Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. You will also visit Church of Virgin Mary, Visit to St. George Coptic Church, Visit to 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 before returning to hotel.


MAR 26 CAIRO – MANILA

Breakfast at hotel, you will have a half day sightseeing tour of Cairo, also will have to visit the “Hanging Church “ built in the 4th BC, Then visit with entrance to Pharaonic Village. The rest of the day is free for last minute shopping. Then transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Manila.


MAR 27 ARRIVE MANILA

Arrive Manila from a memorable tour.

 
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Inclusions:
• Economy Roundtrip Airfare
• Meeting & assistance at Amman Airport
• Meeting & assistance at Sheikh Hussein
• Porterage of 1 luggage at hotels
• Sightseeing as per itinerary
• English-speaking Tour guide
• Private air-conditioned motorcoach
• Buffet Breakfast, Hotel & Local Dinner
• Nile River Dinner in Cairo
• All throughout Guide in Holyland
• All entrances in Jordan and Egypt as per Itinerary
• Pilgrimage Chaplain / Filipino Escort
• Travel Insurance
• Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit
• Personalized Luggage tags

 
Exclusions:
Phil. Travel Tax (P1620)
Airline taxes
Lunch and beverages during meals
Visa fees and Border taxes (US$140.00)
War Risk Insurance
Airport Terminal Fee (P750)
Tips for the Driver and Local Guide (US$10.00/day/person)

 
* No need for visa for Filipino nationals.
* Minimum of 30 persons to run this tour.