Jordan and Israel Tour (Aug 2011)

Now gathering participants for this Pilrimage to the Holyland and Jordan.


Tour Highlights:

Amman, Mount Nebo, Madaba, Peta, Tiberias, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, The Dead Sea, Galilee and Nazareth



Itinerary for Jordan and Israel Tour (Aug 28-Sep 05, 2011)
Tour Price from $1,998.00+ per person


* No need for visas!
* Minimum of 25 persons to run this tour

Itinerary:

Day 01 AUG 27 MANILA – AMMAN
Check in at Manila airport. Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment.

Day 02 AUG 28 ARRIVAL IN AMMAN MT. NEBO –MADABA – PETRA
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 host 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 and overnight.

Day 03 AUG 29 PETRA
Breakfast inside the hotel. Morning proceed to the lost city of Petra with Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the Treasury.

Day 04 AUG 30 PETRA- AMMAN- TIBERIAS
Hotel Breakfast and check out. Transfer to Allenby 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 05 AUG 31 TIBERIAS
Hotel Breakfast. Start the tour with Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Drive 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.

Day 06 SEPT 01 TIBERIAS - 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.

Day 07 SEPT 02 JERUSALEM - BETHLEHEM – JERUSALEM
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.

DAY 08 SEPT 03 JERUSALEM- QUMRAN – DEAD SEA –JERICHO - 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. Dinner at Intercontinental Jericho . Back to Jerusalem.

Day 09 SEPT 04 JERUSALEM – Queen Alia International Airport
Hotel Breakfast and check out. Cross Allenby border for Jordan with assistance on both borders. Drive to Amman. Continue to airport for your flight back home.

Day 10 SEPT 05 Arrive Manila
Arrive in Manila from a very memorable tour.





The Obelisk Tomb in Petra
Photo by Mile Kramer in FreeLargePhotos.com


Mt. Nebo
Photo by Eric Lafforgue


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