Israel – Jordan – Egypt

Itinerary

(B/–/–)

DAY SCHEDULE
1

Manila – Amman

Depart from Manila to Amman. Enjoy in flight amenities while on board. Arrival in Amman. Meet and assist at Queen Alia Airport. Meet your Jordanian guide and drive to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Meals: (–/–/D)

2 Amman

Breakfast at hotel, board to your air-conditioned bus to Madaba, the city of Mosaic. Continue to visit Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then, continue to your hotel for check-in, dinner, and over-night.

Meals: (B/L/D)

3 Amman – Petra – Amman
After breakfast, Proceed to your full day tour to Petra, “a rosered city half as old as time”, the place in the desert that is prepared by God for the Jewish people. Also experience horseback ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the Treasury, a rose colored monumental building artfull carved out of sheer rock. Transfer back to Amman, Continue to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Meals: (B/L/D)

4 Amman – Border Crossing – Jericho – Qumran – Dead Sea – Tiberias 
Check-out from your hotel after breakfast. Drive to the border to cross Israel. Upon arrival Israel, drive to Jericho for a view of the Mt. of Temptation and the Sycamore Tree. Continue to Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Lastly, spend some time at the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea. Later in the afternoon, we will proceed to Tiberias for hotel check-in, dinner and overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

5 Cana – Nazareth – Mt Tabor – Yardenit – Sea of Galilee
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Cana for a visit of the Church of the First Miracle known also as the Marriage Church, here couples will have an opportunity to renew their marriage vows. Then onto Nazareth, the place where Jesus spent His childhood, the Church of the Annunciation which was believed to be where the angel Gabriel announced to the Blessed Mother of Christ which she humbly accepted, “Behold I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word”and Mary’s well. Drive to Mt. Tabor and ascend by taxi to the Church of Transfiguration. Descend after and proceed to Yardenit for renewal of baptism, Late afternoon, continue for a boat ride at the Sea of Galilee where Jesus’ performed some of his Miracles like when he walked on the water. (Mark 6:48). On the cruise have an opportunity to reflect on the messages of our Lord as we savor the beauty of nature while sailing at the Sea of Galilee. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

6 Mt of Beatitudes – Tabgha – Capernaum – Jerusalem 
Check-out from hotel after breakfast and proceed to Mt. of Beatitudeds, the traditional site where Jesus uttered the immortal words “Blessed are the poor in Spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of God”. (Matthew 5:3-12) Visit the Church and its grounds for private reading of the Sermon on the Mount. Continue to nearby Tabgha, the site where Jesus performed the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes; visit the Church of the Loft and Fish Miracle. On the stone which serves as the alter, there is a mosaic of basket of loaves flanked by two fish to commemorate this miraculous event. Two hundred yards away is the Church of Primacy, built in 1934 in basalt over a massive rock called “Mensa Christi”. Here where the Risen Lord appeared to his disciples, prepared breakfast for them and gave St. Peter. Proceed to the Greek Orthodox Church and the nearby archaeological excavations of the Synagogue and community. Scenic drive to Jerusalem for hotel check-in, dinner and overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

7 Bethlehem – Ein Karem
After breakfast,  we visit Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and visit the Church of the Nativity, where we find the Grotto of Nativity, Altar of Christ’s Birth and Manger’s Square. In the afternoon, tour of Ein Karem and birthplace of St. John the Baptist (Now the Church of St. John the Baptist) and the Church of Visitation  – where Mary came after the angel Gabriel informed her cousin Elizabeth was six months pregnant despite her advance years. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

8 Jerusalem Old City – Mt. of Olives – Mt. Zion
After breakfast. Early morning proceed for a morning tour of Jerusalem’s Old City, starting from the St. Sephen’s Gate (the Lion’s Gate), stopping at St. Anne’s Church – regarded as the birthplace of the Virgin Mary and the home of St. Anne and Joachin, the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus told the lame man to take up his bed and walk. Reflect while following the Way of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre – the burial place and resurrection of Jesus. It was built over the site of the place called Golgotha, which means “a place of the skull”. In the afternoon we will appreciate the Holy City of Jerusalem with a visit to the Mount of Olives, for a panoramic view of the city. Ascension Chapel – traditional place where Jesus ascended into heaven; then Paster Noster Chuch traditionally the site where Jesus taught the disciples how to pray “Our Father”; then Dominus Revit Church in memory of Jesus weeping over the fate of Jerusalem. Visit the Church of Ascension and walk the Palm Sunday route down the hill to the Garden of Gethsemane for an intercessory prayer; it was here where Jesus spent His last night before He was arrested; Basilica of Agony, stopping along the way at the Maria Magdalena Church. Visit the Church of All Nations at the Garden of Gethsemane. Drive to Nearby Mount Zion and visit the Last Supper’s Room and the Tomb of King David. Visit the Dormition Abbey – traditionally the site where the Virgin Mary slept last; and St. Peter denied Jesus for 3 times. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

9 Bethlehem – Border Crossing – St. Catherine
Check-out from hotel after breakfast. Drive to Tabe Border to cross to Egypt. Arrive at the Border. Meet your guide and driver after passport formalities. Transfer to your hotel in Sinai for check-in, dinner and overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

10 St. Catherine – Cairo
In the early morning, climb at the Moses Mountain and catch the sunrise (optional). Here is where God spoke to Moses. Then, back to the hotel for breakfast. Visit Saint Catherine Monastery. Check-out at the hotel then transfer to Cairo hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

Meals: (B/L/D)

11 Full Day Cairo
After breakfast at the hotel, start your full day sightseeing visits, The Great Pyramids, which was constructed over 4,500 years ago and show us the power and wealth of the pharaoh in the Old Kingdom and Sphinx of Giza, which was believed to be a form of a Sun God and was worshipped in ancient days, Old Cairo including Church of Abu Serga, this is where the Holy Family hide, St. Sergius Chuch. Proceed for your Nile Dinner Cruise with Belly Dancing Show before returning to your hotel for overnight. 

Meals: (B/L/D)

12 Cairo – Manila
After breakfast, visit at the Egyptian Museum, where you will find artifacts, relics, statues, and Jewelry from all of the Pharoahs that reign. Then transfer to airport for flight back to Manila.

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip International Economy Class Airfare
  • Meet and Assist at Airports & Borders
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at Regency Palace in Amman 5* (or Similar Class)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation at Lake Hose in Tiberias 4* (or Similar Class)
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at Manger Square in Bethlehem 4* (or Similar Class)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation at Holiday Inn Bashra in Cairo 5* (or Similar Class)
  • 1 Night Accommodation at Le Meridian Dahab in St. Catherine 4* (or Similar Class)
  • Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Visa & Border Fees
  • Airline Taxes and PH Tax
  • Tips to Guide & Driver
  • 1 Farewell Dinner in Cairo in local restaurant
  • Last Night Dinner: Open Buffet Dinner with Belly Dance Show on Nile Cruise
  • Camel Ride at St. Catherine (One Way Only)
  • 1 Bottle of water per person per day
  • Pre-Departure Orientation, Travel Kit & Certificates
  • All Sightseeing and Applicable Entrance Fees
  • Transportation on Modern Air-Conditioned Coach (with Wifi)
  • Whisper for Enhanced touring in Israel

Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Israel Visa (For Restricted Nationals, PH Passport Holders – NOT REQUIRED)
  • Beverage during the Meal and Any Personal Expenses
  • Tipping for the Border and Airport Porter

Package Rate

US$2,788 per person

Travel  Dates

  • Nov 27 – Dec 9, 2019

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.
  • Visa to Jordan included if we receive full passport details of the passenger at least one month before arrival.

Booking Conditions

  • US$500 booking deposit is Non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Full Cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 3 weeks before departure.
  • if the group fall below 22, Tour operator has the right to cancel or re-schedule the tour. Otherwise a supplement fee will apply.
  • Minimum of 22 passengers to run this program.

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

PLDT: +63 2 7822453

GLOBE: +63 917 1461177

SMART: +63 961 1209410

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