Christmas and New Year in Holyland

Christmas and New Year in Holyland

14 Days / 13 Nights

Available Dates

Year Date
2018-2019 December 20 – January 02, 2019

ITINERARY

DAY SCHEDULE MEALS
1

Manila – Amman
Depart Manila, aboard your favorite airline; enjoy in-flight amenities, meals and entertainment.

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2 Arrival In Amman Mt. Nebo –Madaba 
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 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.
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3 Amman-Petra–Amman
Breakfast inside the hotel. Morning proceed to the lost city of Petra with Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the Treasury. Then sightseeing tour of Amman on, dinner and overnight.
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4 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.
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5 Tiberias 
Hotel Breakfast. Start the tour with Boatride 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.
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6 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.
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7 Jerusalem- Qumran–Dead Sea 
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. Then dinner and back to the hotel.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. Check in and dinner at the hotel. Then the rest of the night is yours.
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8 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.
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9 Bethlehem 
The whole day free at leisure, you can have your shopping to the max on your own pace.
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10 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.
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11 St.Catherine-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.
(B/L/D)
12 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 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 for overnight.
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13 Departure – Cairo 
Breakfast at hotel, the rest of the day is free.  Then transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Manila.
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14 Arrive – Manila
Arrive from a very memorable and enjoyable tour. Home Sweet Home.
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INCLUSIONS

  • Roundtrip Airfare via SAUDIA AIRLINE
  • W/ FREE ONE AIRPORT LOUNGE
  • 10 NIGHTS 4 – 5 STAR HOTEL
  • FULL BOARD MEALS EXCEPT DAY 9 – FREE DAY
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Private air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Nile River Dinner in Cairo.
  • All throughout Guide
  • All entrances in Jordan & Egypt as/itinerary
  • Tour Chaplain / Escort
  • Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit
  • Personalized Luggage tags
  • Travel Ins. Up to 60 years old:
    • 61-69 years old: Additional US$10.00
    • 70 years old and up: Additional US$20.00

EXCLUSIONS

  • XT Taxes : $130 (Subject to change)
  • PH Travel Tax: USD33.00 (subject to change)
  • Beverages / Drinks during meals
  • Visa fee & Border taxes $130 / person
  • Tips for the driver, guides, etc. ($10 per day per person)
  • Incidentals at hotels
  • Telephone
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.

PACKAGE RATE

Group Size Rate Per Person (In USD)
(based on twin sharing)

Minimum of 30 passengers

US$2,488

Minimum of 25 passengers

US$2,588
Minimum of 20 passengers US$2,688

Minimum of 15 passengers

US$2,788

Single Supplement

US$550

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Colored scanned copy of Passport
  • Passenger Information Sheet
  • Passport should be valid for 6  months
  • NOTE: We don’t accept passenger without family companion or travelling alone.

BOOKING CONDITIONS

  • US$500 Booking deposit is NON refundable.
  • Full Cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 30 days before departure.
  • Deviation / Extension fee, start at $200 per person, depending on the availability of the flight w/ fare difference.

To book, please get in touch with us through the following numbers:

PLDT: +63 2 7822453

GLOBE: +63 917 1461177

SMART: +63 928 4162028

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EMAIL: reservations.larelekatravels@gmail.com

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