RATE: USD 2,588/PERSON
2020 TRAVEL DATES:
NO HIDDEN CHARGES!
***FREE VISA PROCESSING (Scanned valid passport is the only requirement for visa)
*Roundtrip Airfare (economy class)
*PH travel tax
*NAIA terminal fee
*7kgs hand carry
*30kgs check-in baggage
*3-4 Star Hotel based on twin/double-sharing
*Full Board Meals as per itinerary
*All Land Transportation and transfers by Deluxe with free Wi-Fi access
*Travel Kits (Hats, Bag, Map of Holy Land, and Pilgrimage Certificate for each person)
*All Entrance/Admission Fees to main churches, boat rides, sightseeing, & pilgrimages
*Daily 2 Small Mineral Water
*Pre-departure Travel Briefing
*Professional licensed English-Speaking Tour Guide
*Porterage Fee of one piece of luggage per person at all hotels/transfers
*Travel Insurance up to 85 years old
*Tipping to drivers, tour guides, porterages, and restaurants
*Border Taxes and Fees
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN AMMAN (DINNER)
Arrival in Amman. After airport inspections, regulatory procedures, and meeting our staff, transfer to hotel for dinner.
DAY 2: AMMAN – PETRA – AMMAN (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to the lost city of Petra with horseback riding through the picturesque SIQ and visit the Treasury. Petra is a Greek word that means stone. The city was built on 6th century, home of Nabataeans. This is a UNESCO World Heritage since 1985 and the most visited tourist attraction in the country. Back to Amman in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3: MT. NEBO – MADABA AMMAN – CROSSING TO ISRAEL – NAZARETH – TIBERIAS (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
Early breakfast then check out. Visit 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, built in the 6th century. Transfer to Sheik Hussein Bridge to cross to Israel. After inspection and meeting our staff, continue to Nazareth, the city of Jesus' childhood and youth. Visit the Church of Annunciation where we can find the original cave where Angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would bear a child by the Holy Spirit. Also visit Joseph's workshop where Jesus spent most of his childhood days. Drive on to the village of Cana, where Jesus performed the Miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding ceremony. Proceed to Tiberias hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: SEA OF GALILEE – TIBERIAS (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
After breakfast, start the tour with boat ride on the Sea of Galilee then 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, site of the Sermon on the Mount and St. Peter’s Primary Church. See the remains of St. Peter’s House, then to Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. Visit Yardenit (Jordan River) where St. John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ. Many Christian pilgrims stop at this site and perform baptism ceremonies. The site is located at the southern exit of Sea of Galilee. Dinner and overnight at Tiberias hotel.
DAY 5: CAESAREA – JERUSALEM – BETHLEHEM (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
Hotel breakfast then check out. Go to Haifa to visit Basilica of Mt. Carmel. Pass by Caesarea, built by Mt. Herod the Great to catch sight of the Aqueducts. Go to Jaffa to visit the city where Yona set sail on. Drive to Ein Karem for St. John the Baptist Church and Church of Visitation where the Blessed Virgin Mary visited Elizabeth then to Jerusalem. Dinner and overnight at Bethlehem hotel.
DAY 6: MT. OF OLIVES – OLD CITY (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
After breakfast, tour will start at Mount of Olives to visit the Ascension Chapel. Then to Church of Pater Noster to witness the “Lord’s Prayer.” Proceed to the Church of Dominus Flevit where God wept over Jerusalem. Continue by walking down to the Palm Sunday Road going 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 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. Then visit Mt. Zion, the Upper room, David’s Tomb, and the Dormition Abbey. Dinner and overnight at Bethlehem hotel.
DAY 7: BETHLEHEM – QUMRAN – DEAD SEA – JERUSALEM (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
After breakfast, proceed to Bethlehem. Visit the Church of Nativity, Basilica, and Grotto of the Nativity and the Manger Square. Return via Lazarus Tomb and Shepherd’s Field. Visit the Dead Sea (lowest point on earth). Swim at the Dead Sea beach then proceed to Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls were found by a wandering shepherd boy. Then to the oldest city in the world, Jericho, for view of Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. Back to Bethlehem hotel for dinner.
DAY 8: BETHLEHEM – ST. CATHERINE (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
Breakfast at hotel then check out. Cross Taba border for Egypt with assistance on both borders. Upon arrival in Sinai, transfer to hotel in St. Catherine for check in, dinner and overnight.
DAY 9: ST. CATHERINE – CAIRO (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
Early morning mountain climb to Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given to Moses. Return, have hotel breakfast and check out. Visit St. Catherine Monastery then proceed to Cairo (capital of Egypt and largest city in the Arab world). You will see Moses Springs and Suez Canal. Dinner and overnight at Cairo hotel.
DAY 10: CAIRO (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
Breakfast at hotel. After, visit the Wonders of the World (Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx). Enjoy El Khalili Bazaar for shopping. In the evening, enjoy Dinner Cruise at Nile River with Belly Dancing Show before returning to hotel.
DAY 11: CAIRO – MANILA (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/--)
Breakfast at hotel then check-out. Visit Egyptian Museum, where you can see the finest displays of Artifacts, Relics, Statues, and Jewelers from all the Pharaohs Reigns. Also visit Church of Virgin Mary, St. George Coptic Church, St. Sergius Church, and Citadel. Lunch in Cairo's local restaurant. Then free time for last minute shopping. Then transfer to Cairo Airport for flight back to Manila.
DAY 12: CAIRO – MANILA
Departure flight to Manila. END OF THE SERVICES.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
*USD400/PERSON non-refundable down payment is required together with copy of passport to reserve slots.
*Full payment is required 45 days before the departure date.
*Clients are encouraged to attend pre-departure briefing scheduled 1-2 weeks before departure.
*E-tickets, vouchers, and other materials will be distributed during the briefing.
*Minimum of 2 adults in one room. Surcharge for single room applies.
*Itinerary, flight, hotel, and meals may be flexibly changed due to local condition without prior notice.
*Rates are valid for PH passport holders only. Surcharge may apply for foreign passport holders.
*Passport should be valid 6 months after the travel dates and should not be tampered or damaged.
*Package is NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-ENDORSABLE, NON-REROUTABLE, NON-REBOOKABLE, and NON-TRANSFERABLE.
*Cancellation is not allowed.
*No refund for no shows and unused airfare, tours, hotel, meals, and transfers.
*Discounts for senior citizen and student are not applicable for this package.
*Rates may change depending on current foreign exchange
*Please do not deposit payment if account name is not under Vacacionista Travel and Tours
RATES AND AVAILABILITY ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
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