Happy Holy Land Oct 7 to 19 Jordan, ISRAEL, Egypt

 

 

                                       

ITINERARY                           

DAY 01 Oct 7  Sun Depart from Manila

DAY 02 Oct 8 Mon  ARRIVE AMMAN – PETRA (D) Meet and assist at Queen Alia Airport. Meet your Jordanian guide and board to your air conditioned bust to Madaba, the city of Mosaic.  Continue to visit Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Then, continue  to Petra for dinner and overnight at hotel.

DAY 03 Oct 9 Tues PETRA – AMMAN (B,D) After breakfast. Proceed to your full day tour to Petra.: a rose-red city half as old as time”. The place in the dessert that is preferred by God for the Jewish people. Also experience a horseback through the picturesque SIQ and visit the Treasury, a rose colored monumental building artfully carved out of sheer rock. Transfer to Amman Continue to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 04 Oct 10 Wed AMMAN – BORDER CROSSING /  TIBERIAS (B,D) After breakfast we will cross the border into Israel and stop at Jericho for a view of the Mt. Of  Temptation and the sycamore Tree. Continue into the Yardenit for a Renewal of Baptism. Then we will proceed to Tiberias for dinner and overnight.

DAY 05 Oct 11 Thur SEA OF GALILEE – CAPERNAUM   – TABGHA – MT. OF BEATITUDES (B,D) Breakfast at the hotel, morning cruise at the Sea of Galilee – where Jesus performed some of his miracles like when he walked on the waters.  (Mark 6:48) On the cruise have opportunity to reflect on the messages of our lord as we savor the beauty of nature while sailing at the Sea of  Galilee. Proceed to Capernaum, Where Jesus lived after he left Nazareth. Here Jesus preached to the  people and manifested His goodnesss and omnipotence by many Miracles. Capernaum was  the home of St. Peter. Proceed to the Greek Orthodox Church and the nearby Archeological  Excavations of the Synagogue and community.  Drive to nearby Tabgha, the site where Jesus  performed the Miracles of the Multiplication of  loft and fishes. Visit the church of loft and fishes miracle. On the stone which serve as the altar..,  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 massive rock called “Mensa Christ”. 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).  ascend to the Mount of Beatitudes. This is the  traditional site where Jesus Uttered the immortal  words “Blessed are the poor in Spirit, for theirs is  the kingdom of god” (Mathew 5:3-12). visit the Church and its grounds for private reading of the Sermon on the Mount On to hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 06  Oct 12 Fri TIBERIAS – MT TABOR – NAZARETH  -CANA – HAIFA (B,D) After breakfast, drive across to the Galilee then across the valley to Mt. Tabor, continue to visit  Nazareth, the place where Jesus spent His  childhood; the Church of Annunciation which was  believed to be where the Angel Gabriel announce  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 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. Ascend by taxi to the Church of Transfiguration. – on the way visit Haifa – drive via the port city of Haifa,  and visit the Stella Marris Church and the Bahal  Shrine and Gardens, if time permits view Caesarea the aqueducts of the crusader city.

DAY 07 Oct 13 Sat BETHLEHEM – NEW CITY JERUSALEM (B,D) After breakfast drive to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and visit the church of the Nativity, where we find the Grotto of Nativity and Altar of Christ’s Birth and Manger’s square. Then in the afternoon we will 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 Paster 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 of the garden 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 of the Maria Magdalena Church. Visit the Church of All Nations at the Gethsamane. Drive the Nearby Mount Zion and visit the Last Supper room and the Tomb of King David. Visit the Dormition Abbey – traditionally the site of Virgin Mary slept last and St. Peter’s Church in Galicantu – traditional site where St. Peter denied Jesus walked, talked and denied with two of hid disciples, Cleophas and Simon. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 08 Oct 14 Sun OLD CITY JERUSALEM – EIN KAREM (B,D) After breakfast. Proceed for a morning tour of  Jerusalem’s Old City. Starting from the St.  Stephen’s Gate (the Lion’s Gate). Stopping at the St. Anne’s Church – regarded as the birthplace of  the Virgin Mary and the home of St Anne and Joachin the Poll of Besthesda, where Jesus told the lame man to take up his bed and walked.  Reflect while following the Way of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) ending of the church of the holy Sepulcher – the burial place and resurrection of  Jesus. It was built over the site of the place called Golgotha, which means “a Place of Skull” continue for the visit of Cardo and Jewish Quarter before arriving at the Western (Wailing)  Wall, the last vestige of the second temple, where Jesus all over the world gather to commemorate the destruction of the first and second temple and pray for Israel’s restoration. In the late afternoon,  tour of Ein Karem the birthplace 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.

DAY 09 Oct 15 Mon DEAD SEA – QUMRAN – BORDER CROSSING – ST CATHERINE (B,D)  after breakfast continue to Qumran for a tour of  the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found and then proceed to Dead sea the lowest point on Earth and enjoy the some time of their private beach till transfer to Taba Border to cross to Egypt. Arrive at the border. Meet your guide and driver after passport formalities. Transfer to your  hotel in Sinai for dinner and overnight.

DAY 10 Oct 16 Tues ST CATHERINE / CAIRO (B,D) In the early morning, Climbed at the Moses Mountain and catch the sunrise (optional). Here is where God spoke to Moses. The, back to the hotel for breakfast. Visit St. Catherine Monastery (Closed every Friday, Saturday and Sunday).  Check -out at the hotel and transfer to Cairo for  dinner a\with belly dancing show. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 11 Oct 17 Wed FULL DAY CAIRO (B,D) After breakfast at the hotel start your full day sightseeing visits at the Egyptian Museum. 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 believe to be a form of a Sun God and was worshiped in ancient days, Old Cairo including Church of Abu Serga, this is where the Holy Family hide. St Sergius Church and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 12 Oct 18 Thur CAIRO MANILA (B)

After breakfast, free time. Then  transfer to airport  for flight back to Manila.

DAY 13 Oct 19 Friday ARRIVAL MANILA Home sweet home!

 

INCLUSION: Round Trip Happy Airfare Ethijad

 

JORDAN Portion

1 night in Amman

1 night in Petra

Happy Aircon Bus

English Speaking local guide

All Entrance Fee and Horse Ride in Petra

Assistance upon arrival and departure

Meal arrangement half board at the hotels (Breakfast and Dinner)

 

 

 

 

ISRAEL Portion

2 nights in Tiberias

3 nights hotel in Jerusalem

6 Full days of  sightseeing tours as per program

6 Full days English speaking local guide

Entrance fee as per itinerary

Meal arrangement half board at the hotels (Breakfast and Dinner)

Maps and hats in Israel

 

EGYPT Portion

1 night St. Catherine

2 nights hotel in Ciaro

Happy Aircon Bus

Jordan Visa Fees

Entrance fees mentioned in the programs

English speaking local guides

Meal arrangement half board at the hotels (Breakfast and Dinner)

 

PACKAGE RATE

US$  2,449 (if reservation is paid in August 15,  2012)

US$  2,999 (if reservation is paid after August 15, 2012)

Deposit $1000 upon confirmation of interest to join the pilgrimage

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Airline Taxes
  • Tipping USD 130.00
  • Departure Tax Allenby USD 12 .00
  • Taba Boarder Tax USD 12.00
  • Dinner Cruise USD 15.00
  • Egypt Visa Php 2,500.00
  • Insurance P 1,500 (1- 60 years old)

 

Mode Payment

July 15 Sun USD 1000

Aug 15 Wed USD 500

Sept 15 Sat USD Remaining Balance

Must be FULLY PAID before September 20 otherwise everything will be forfeited and slot will be given to chance passengers.

 

 

PLUS

  • Tipping USD 130.00
  • Departure Tax Allenby USD 12 .00
  • Taba Boarder Tax USD 12.00
  • Dinner Cruise USD 15.00
  • Egypt Visa Php 2,500.00
  • Insurance P 1,500 (1- 60 years old)

 

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Thank you, Carpe Diem and GOD Bless

 

 

Violet C. Imperial    

Nature Awareness & Conservation Club, Inc. (NonStock, NonProfit NGO)

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