Following the steps of Jesus

160,000.00

TOUR HIGLIGHTS

EGYPT, ISRAEL, JORDAN, CAIRO TOUR, ST CATHERINE, TABA BORDER, JERUSALEM, BETHLEHEM, EIN KAREM, WAILING WALL, MT. OF OLIVES, MT. ZION, JERUSALEM OLD CITY, CAPERNAUM, SEA OF GALILEE, CANA, NAZARETH, YARDENIT, MT. BEATITUDES, TABGHA, AMMAN TOUR AND PETRA.

Itinerary and Inclusions

Nov 03 – 15, 2016

Itinerary

DAY 01 / Nov. 03: Check – in NAIA Airport

DAY 02 / Nov. 04: DEPART MANILA / ARRIVAL CAIRO
(LD) Depart from Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Arrival Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist
by our airport representative through passport
formalities. Meet your guide as you exit the airport
and transfer you to a local restaurant for breakfast.
After sometime, we will start our tour with a visit to
the Egyptian Museum, where you will find artifacts,
relics, statues and Jewelry from all of the
Pharaohs that reign are also included. Also see 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. Transfer to hotel
for check-in. Early evening, enjoy Nile dinner cruise
with belly dancing show. Return to hotel for
overnight.

DAY 3 / Nov. 05: CAIRO TOUR (BLD)
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy full day tour of Cairo
starting from a visit to Old Cairo including Church of
Abu Serga, this is where the Holy Family hide, St.
Sergius Church. Next will be a visit to Memphis and
Sakkara, capital of Old Egypt and considered to be
the center of rule and culture for over 3000 years.
See the Step Pyramids of Zoser, built around 2630
BC for King Djoser, making it the world’s oldest
major stone structure, an idea of the
pharoah’s architect Imhotep as a way to better
please the gods and admire the statue of Ramses
II, believed to be the Pharaoh during the Exodus.
Afternoon, proceed to Khan El Khalili Bazaar for
some shopping. Return to hotel for dinner and
overnight.
DAY 04 / Nov. 06: CAIRO / ST. CATHERINE
(BLD)
Check-out from hotel after breakfast. Drive to St.
Catherine area. Check-in at hotel for dinner and
overnight.
DAY 05 / Nov. 07: ST. CATHERINE / TABA
BORDER / JERUSALEM (BLD)
Early morning (optional) climb at the Moses
Mountain and catch the sunrise. Here is where God
spoke to Moses. Then, back to the hotel for
breakfast. Visit Saint Catherine Monastery. Checkout
at the hotel then transfer to Taba Border to cross
Israel. Meet your Israel guide after border controls.
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
hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
DAY 06 / Nov. 08: BETHLEHEM / EIN KAREM /
WAILING WALL (BLD)
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 the 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. Continue for a visit of the Cardo and the
Jewish Quarter before arriving at the
Western (Wailing) Wall, the last vestige of the
second temple, where Jews all over the world gather
to commemorate the destruction of the first and
second temple and pray for Israel’s restoration.
Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 07 / Nov. 09: JERUSALEM MT. OF OLIVES /
MT. ZION (BLD)
After breakfast. start our appreciation of 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 Pater Noster Church traditionally the site where
Jesus taught the disciples how to pray “Our Father”;
then Dominus Flevit 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’s Church in Gallicantu – traditional site
where St. Peter denied Jesus for 3 times. Return to
hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 08 / Nov. 10: JERUSALEM OLD CITY /
CAPERNAUM / SEA OF GALILEE (BLD)
Early morning breakfast followed by check-out from
hotel. Proceed for a morning tour of Jerusalem’s Old
City, starting from the St. Stephen’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 skull”. Scenic
drive to the Galilee for a around the area including
visit to Capernaum, the home of St. Peter. Proceed to
the Greek Orthodox Church and the nearby
archaeological excavations of the Synagogue and
community. 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. Transfer to
hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
DAY 09 / Nov. 11: CANA / NAZARETH / MT.
TABOR / YARDENIT (BLD)
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. Return to hotel for
dinner and overnight.
DAY 10 / Nov. 12: MT. OF BEATITUDES / TABGHA
/ BORDER CROSSING / AMMAN (BLD)
Check-out from hotel after breakfast. Morning visit to
Mt. of Beatitudes, 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 altar, there is mosaic of
basket of loaves flanked by two fish to commemorate
this miraculous event. Two hundred yards away is the
Church of Primacy, built in1934 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 the
pastoral commission, Feed my Sheep (John 21:15-
19). Transfer to the border to cross Jordan. Meet and
assist by our guide through border control. Transfer to
hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight
DAY 11 / Nov. 13: AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN (BLD)
After breakfast, Proceed to your full day tour to Petra, “a
rose-red 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 artfully carved out of sheer rock. Transfer to
Amman. Continue to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 12 / Nov. 14: AMMAN TOUR / DEPARTURE (BL)
Check-out from your hotel after breakfast. Scenic drive to
Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land
before he died. Continue to Madaba, the city of Mosaic.
Afternoon spend some time for last minute shopping
before transfer to airport to take your departure flight back
home.
DAY 13 / Nov. 15: ARRIVAL MANILA
Please Note: Unexpected circumstances may cause changes
to the events outlined in the itinerary

INCLUSIONS:
 Roundtrip International Airfare on Economy class
 Airline Taxes & PH Tax
 Jordan & Egypt Visa / Border Fee
 Whisper
 Tips to Guide, Driver and Restaurant
 Meet & assist at airports and borders
 10 nights accommodation on twin sharing room
based on standard local 4* Hotel
 Daily meals per itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch and
D-dinner) including farewell dinner at local
restaurant
 A/C modern bus throughout (with WIFI in Israel)
 Professional licensed English speaking guide in
each country
 All sightseeing and applicable entrance fees
 Daily Private Masses
 Pilgrim certificates & souvenir
 PILGRIMAGE CHAPLAIN
 Accompanied by a tour coordinator from the
Philippines
 Pre-departure briefing
EXCLUSIONS / OTHER FEES
 Travel Insurance
 Beverages during meals
 Any Personal Extras
 Others which are not mentioned in the inclusions
BOOKING CONDITIONS:
 Non Refundable / Non Transferable deposit of USD
500.00 pp upon booking
 Full Cancellation will be applied to any cancellation
made 3 weeks before departure.
 If the group fall below 40 your Travel Agent has the
right to cancel or reschedule the tour, otherwise a
supplement may apply.
 Min of 40 adult passengers to run the tour
 If the group fall below 40 your travel agent has the
right to cancel or reschedule the tour, otherwise a
supplement will apply as per below:
 Min 35 adult paying pax– $ 40.00 per person
 Min 30 adult paying pax – $ 65.00 per person
 Min 25 adult paying pax – $ 168.00 per person
 Min 20 adult paying pax – $ 288.00 per person
 There is no refund for unused services
VISA REQUIREMENTS:
 Photocopy of original passport (colored) valid for 6
months before departure
 Duly filled-up visa manifest form

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