General

A visit to the Holyland will allow us to see what it may have been like when Jesus lived giving us a glimpse of the  Holy places built around  events in His life


Tracing the path of Jesus

Jordan / Israel / Egypt 
February 2017

DAY 1    AMMAN, JORDAN

  • Arrive Queen Alia airport
  • Visit to the Monastery of St. George in Madaba, the city of mosaic
  • Nebo from where Moses viewed the Promised Land before He died
  • Overnight in Amman

DAY 2    AMMAN – PETRA-AMMAN

  • Ancient Petra, a world heritage site and one of the new seven world wonders
  • Overnight in Amman

DAY 3    BORDER CROSSING JORDAN – ISRAEL 

  • Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes where 5000 men with their families gathered to hear the words of Jesus and while a few loaves of bread and fish multiplied to a great number enough to feed the crowd.
  • The Church of St. Peter’s Primacy (Mensa Christi) where Jesus appeared to His disciples and ate with them after the resurrection . The rock at which they ate is enshrined at the altar and venerated as Mensa Christi
  • Capernaum , the town of Jesus where the ancient synagogue in which He preached can be found and the house of St. Peter as well.
  • Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus climbed and preached the powerful Sermon on the Mount.
  • Sail to the Sea of Galilee
  • Overnight in Nazareth

 DAY 4    NAZARETH – CANA – NAZARETH   

  • Church of Transfiguration where Moses and Elijah spoke to Jesus and was transfigured before the eyes of Peter, James and John.
  • Church of Annunciation built on the spot where Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary to announce the birth of Jesus
  • Joseph’s workshop where the Holy family once lived.
  • Wedding church in Cana where Jesus performed His first miracle of changing water into wine during a wedding feast
  • Overnight in Nazareth

DAY 5    BETHLEHEM – JERUSALEM

  • Church of Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus where a silver star overlies the spot of Jesus birth.
  • Sheperd’s Field identified with shepherds who saw the Star of Nativity.
  • Ascension chapel built on the spot where Jesus ascended into heaven commemorating the Ascension 40 days after the Resurrection.
  • Pater Noster where Jesus taught the Lord’s prayer to His disciples.
  • Dominus Flevit where Jesus was said to have wept over the fate of Jerusalem.
  • Palm Sunday Road where Jesus passed by riding on a donkey on the way to Jerusalem.
  • Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all Nations where Jesus spent His last night praying before He was arrested.
  • Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu where Peter’s denial of Jesus three times is commemorated, Also believed to be the House of the High priest Caiaphas where Jesus may have been imprisoned and tortured
  • Overnight in Bethlehem

DAY 6    JERUSALEM

  • Via Dolorosa, walk along the Stations of the Cross starting from where Jesus was condemned to die and ending where He was buried
  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the holiest place in Christendom that has the Tomb of Jesus
  • Pass thru the Wailing Wall
  • Anne’s Church, the Home of Mary’s parents (Joachim & Anna ) and the birthplace of Mary
  • The ancient Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed a man who has been crippled for 38 years
  • Dormition Abbey, traditional site of Mary’s home and death where a carved stone figure of Mary in repose can be seen.
  • Overnight in Bethlehem

 DAY 7    JERUSALEM      

  • Church of Visitation in the village of Ein karem where Mary visited Elizabeth when both were pregnant.
  • The Church of John the Baptist in Ein karem where He was born and where a grotto of the Benedictus  under whose altar is a star marking the place  where John the Baptist was born can be found
  • Jordan River where John the Baptist baptized Jesus
  • Qumran where ancient religious writings were found in nearby caves
  • Dead Sea
  • Jericho, the oldest inhabited city in the world
  • Overnight in Bethlehem

DAY 8    TABA BORDER CROSSING TO EGYPT    

  • Sinai
  • Overnight at St. Catherine

DAY 9    CAIRO

  • Travel from St. Catherine to Cairo
  • Overnight in Cairo

DAY 10  CAIRO

  • Cairo city tour to include the Egyptian museum, the great pyramids and sphinx of Giza, Church of Abu Serga, the Hanging Church considered to be the oldest church In Egypt, The church of the Virgin Mary in Zeitoun, Nile dinner cruise with belly dancing show
  • Overnight in Cairo

DAY 11  CAIRO – MANILA    (BL)

  • Departure transfer for flight back to Manila

USD 2, 800.00/pax based on twin sharing   (minimum of 20 pax )

Includes:

AIRFARE

  • Roundtrip airfare on economy, Manila to Amman surface Cairo Manila
  • Airline taxes including travel tax and terminal fee

ACCOMMODATION       

  • 2 nights accommodation in Amman, Jordan based on 3 star hotel category
  • 2 nights accommodation in Nazareth based on 3 star hotel category
  • 3 nights accommodation in Bethlehem based on 3 star hotel category
  • 1 night accommodation in St. Catherine based on 3 star hotel category
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo based on 3 star hotel category

MEALS

  • Daily breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • Daily lunch at local restaurants except on day 1
  • 2 bottles of water daily

TRANSPORTATION

  • Deluxe wifi bus in Jordan and Israel
  • Deluxe bus in Egypt

VISA AND BORDER FEES

  • Visa fees in Jordan and Egypt
  • Border fees

ADMISSION

  • Admission to main churches
  • Admission to Mt. Nebo
  • Admission to Petra
  • Admission to Qumran and Dead Sea
  • Sea of Galilee boat ride
  • Taxi at Mt. Tabor
  • Nile cruise

Tour guide
Services of a licensed and English speaking tour guide per country

Available departures

This is a daily tour.

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