Journey of Faith –Jordan-Israel-Egypt
Fulfill your once-in-a-lifetime dream to the sacred land where Jesus Christ walked on.
Take the journey of Faith to Jordan, Israel, and Egypt. In this 12-day pilgrimage with a Filipino chaplain, you will be visiting historical and biblical sites beginning from Amman, Jordan and ending the trip in Cairo, Egypt.
|Inclusions||✓ Roundtrip Economy Airfare
✓ 4* Hotels
✓ Chartered Vehicles
✓ MEALS (as stated in the itinerary)
✓ Christian professional licensed English Guide
✓ Professional Egyptologist
✓ Sightseeing and applicable entrance fees
✓ Boat Ride Sea of Galilee
✓ VISA and BORDER TAXES
✓ Travel Insurance up to age 65 years old (additional premium applies, if above 65)
✓ Tipping to Guide
|Exclusions||✗ PH TRAVEL TAX (PHP 1,620)
✗ Additional Surcharge for travel insurance if above 65 years old
✗ Personal effects
✗ Cable Car in Jericho
✗ Camel Ride for photo purposes in Egypt (25 USD)
DepartureApril 4-15, 2020 / May 8-19, 2020
Dress CodeModest clothes with sleeves, hat, comfortable walking shoes
Day 1: ARRIVAL at AMMAN, JORDAN
Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport at 12:55PM, proceed to baggage claim and collect your luggage. Local guide will meet you at the arrival hall and transfer you to hotel for dinner. REST.
Day 2: PETRA
After breakfast, we will proceed to the beautiful City of Petra for a whole day ofexcursion. Dubbed as the City of Rose, the 2,000-year old Nabatean Capital is considered to be one of the world's wonders. Enjoy a horse cart ride through thepicturesque Siq, then walk to the treasury, a rose-coloured monument artfully carved out of sheer rock.
Day 3: MT. NEBO-MADABA-SHEIKH HUSSEIN BORDER-NAZARETH
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel. We will visit the Monastery of St. George in Madaba, which hosts the unique mosaic of Egypt, Jordan and the Holy Land.
After this, we proceed to the burial site of Moses--Mt. Nebo. We will pass through Sheikh Hussein Border to reach Israel.
We will continue the tour to Cana, where Jesus changed the water into wine. For couples, there will be a renewal of vows at the Church of Cana. We then visit Nazareth, where we will visit the Church of Annunciation and St. Joseph's Workshop, the home of the Holy Family.
Day 4: GALILEE-MT. of BEATITUDES-TABGHA-CAPERNAUM-YARDENIT-MT. TABOR- NAZARETH
After breakfast, we will visit Mt. of Beatitudes, St. Peter's Primary Church and Tabgha, the place where Jesus performed the multiplication of loaves and fish. We continue to Capernaum, where Jesus began his ministry. Take a boat ride to the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Yardenit, the traditional baptism site in the Jordan River.
Day 5: NAZARETH-HAIFA-CAESAREA-BETHLEHEM
After breakfast, we proceed to the coastal range of Mt. Carmel in Haifa, which is under the UNESCO biosphere reserve. It is a significant place to the prophet Elijah.
We then visit the Stella Maris Monastery and see the breathtaking view of the manicured terrace of the Bahai Gardens. Drive to Caesarea and see the aqueduct, built by Herod the Great.
Day 6: BETHLEHEM-MOUNT OF OLIVES-MT ZION
We start the day by visiting the Church of Nativity and Shepherd's Field in Bethlehem.
Then, we drive to the breathtaking view of Mt. of Olives.
We then visit the Church of Pater Noster, where the Lord’s prayer is inscribed in 140 languages.
Walk towards the Garden of Gethsemane to see the Church of All Nations. Then, we drive to Mt. Zion to visit the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. This Church commemorates where Jesus was examined and eventually imprisoned before the Council in Jerusalem. We will also see the LAST SUPPER ROOM before heading to the Benedictine Church of Dormition, where Mary, the mother of Jesus, "fell asleep."
Day 7: OLD JERUSALEM CITY
The day begins with a visit to Old Jerusalem where will visit the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed a crippled man.
We then proceed to the Church of St. Anne then reflect upon the VIA DOLOROSA, starting at the Church of Flagellation then to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We will also stop at the Western Wall or the wailing wall, which is the most sacred site for the Jews.
We continue the day to Qumran, made up of 2,000 year-old ruins from the days of the Second Temple. It is also the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered. Have an unforgettable experience floating in the Dead Sea, the lowest point in Earth. Then we drive to Jericho, the oldest city in the World, to see the Sycamore tree and the Mount of Temptation.
Day 8: EILAT-TABA BORDER-ST. CATHERINE
We check out of the hotel to drive to Eilat. We cross the TABA BORDER.
Upon arrival at Taba, disembark and pass the immigration. You will be met and assisted by our guide and to be escorted to St. Catherine.
You will stop enroute to have a view of the Pharos Island and visit Nuweiba City, an important port connecting Egypt to the Arab World and Asia.
Check-in at hotel in St. Catherine. Visit St. Catherine's Village, if arriving early.
Day 9: MOUNT SINAI-SAINT CATHERINE-CAIRO
2:00 AM- START of the CLIMB for those who wish to go to MT. SINAI (OPTIONAL)
Visit St. Catherine Monastery, at the foot of Mt. Sinai. We then drive to Asphalt Road to Cairo stopping at Firan Oases en route with its 20,000 palm trees to view the Monastery of the 7 nuns and the ruins of the 2 old Byzantine churches. Check-in at Hotel in Cairo.
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and the Papyrus Museum, as well as the oil essences shop. Drive to Egyptian Museum of antiquities.
You will be guided by an Egyptologist to view the star attraction of the Tutankhamun, and the highlights of the Egyptian and Roman collections. We head to Coptic area with the Hanging Church, and the Ben Ezra synagogue. Free time to explore the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. End the day with a cruise along the Nile River with a buffet dinner and entertainment.
Day 11: Memphis and Sakkara
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Memphis, an open-air museum on the site of the city that once ruled lower Egypt. Then we proceed to Sakkara, where you will see the pyramid complex and view the vivid interiors of the tombs. Transfer to Cairo International Airport at 14:00 PM. Fly out of Cairo at 17:55PM Arrive at Abu Dhabi at 23:30 PM
Day 12: Homebound
Depart Abu Dhabi at 2:45 AM Arrive in MNL at 15:55PM Home Sweet Home.
|No of PAX||RATE PER HEAD (USD)|
Note: Tour Prices reflected herein are in USD. Rate indicated is per person based on the total number of pax traveling together.