3-in-1 HOLY LAND, JORDAN, EGYPT TOURS (Feb, Mar, Apr 2012)

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   Feb 14-26, 2012
   March 27-April 8, 2012
   April 15-27, 2012


Tour Price from USD 2,388.00++ per person

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




FEB 14 MANILA – BAHRAIN - AMMAN

Depart Manila, aboard your favorite airline; enjoy in-flight amenities, meals and entertainment. Upon arrival in Bahrain, check in and overnight in and overnight in Bahrain.

FEB 15  BAHRAIN - AMMAN MT. NEBO –MADABA

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight Amman. Upon 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 proceed to 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 and overnight.

FEB 16 AMMAN- PETRA – AMMAN

Breakfast inside the hotel. Morning proceed to the lost city of Petra with a Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the Treasury. Then proceed for a sightseeing tour of Amman. Dinner and overnight.

Petra

 FEB 17 BORDER CROSSING TO ISRAEL - TIBERIAS

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.

 

FEB 18 TIBERIAS

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, proceed to Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Tiberias.

 

FEB 19 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.

 

FEB 20 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 the 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. Check in  and dinner at the hotel.

FEB 21 JERUSALEM - BETHLEHEM – JERUSALEM 

Hotel Breakfast.  Visit  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.

FEB 22 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.

FEB 23 ST. CATHERINE - CAIRO

Early morning mountain climb 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.

FEB 24 CAIRO

After breakfast visit Egyptian Museum, where you can see the finest displays of artifacts, relics, statues and jewelers from all of the Pharaoh's reigns. Also see one of the Wonders of the World-- the Pyramids of Giza and the 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, we will have a Dinner Cruise at Nile River with a Belly Dancing Show before returning to the hotel for overnight.

FEB 25  CAIRO – MANILA

Breakfast at hotel the rest of the day is free for last minute shopping.  Then transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Manila.

FEB 26 ARRIVE MANILA
Arrive Manila from a memorable tour.  Home sweet home.




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

NO VISA REQUIRED.