10 DAYS HOLYLAND Via Emirates Airline DAY 1 MANILA / DUBAI /AMMAN Via EK 335 (2355 /0440 hrs) /Via EK 901 (0725 /0945 hrs) Depart Manila for Dubai to connect your onward flight to Amman, Jordan. DAY 2 ARRIVE – AMMAN Upon arrival in Amman, Jordan’s capital city.Start your tour with a visit of the Madaba Map, the famous remains of the oldest known map of the Holy Land, assembled from more than a million pieces of colored stone, which lies on the floor of a church. Continue to Mt Nebo, the place where Moses was granted a view of the promised land as mentioned in the Bible. Later, check into hotel. Overnite in Amman (hotel: Arena Hotel or similar -4*) DAY 3 AMMAN - PETRA (B/L) After b’fast. Depart hotel driving south on the King’s Highway through magnificent desert views to arrive in Petra, a historical and archaeological city that is famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduit system. Take a horse ride through the Siq to the Treasury, serves as a secret temple, visiting the Roman Theatre, which dominates the heart of Downtown Jordan, was the centerpiece of Roamn Philadelphia, and also the initial focus for Amman’s modern settlement late in the 19th century. Next, the Corinthian Tomb, the Palace Tomb and other caves and buildings. Return back to hotel. DAY 4 AMMAN – TIBERIAS (B/D) After b’fast, transfer out and cross the border into Israel. On to Nazareth, the city of Jesus’ childhood and youth. Visit the Church of Annunciation, where you 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 performed the Miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding ceremony. We will also give chance for married couples to renew their vows in a thanksgiving mass. Proceed to the hotel. (Hotel: Astoria Hotel or similar -4*) DAY 5 TIBERIAS (B/D) After b’fast, our full day tour begins with a cruise from Tiberias to Nof Ginosar. Proced to Capernaum, the place where Jesus did His first public ministry and performed many miracles. On to Tabgha and visit the Church of the Primacy of St Peter and the Church of multiplication of loaves and fishes. Continue to Mountain of Beatitudes, where Jesus preaches the famous Sermon on the Mount. Here, we will have our mass before proceeding to the Church of Transfiguration in Mt Tabor. Last stop, at Yardenit, the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist where we will have the chance to renew our baptismal vows. Return back to hotel. Overnite inTiberias. DAY 6 TIBERIAS - BETHLEHEM (B/D) After b’fast, drive South to the most magnificent archaeological site in Israel – Beit Shean, the place where King Saul was hanged up on the wall. Continue south through the Jordan Valley, looking at the feet of the Jordanian mountains from the left and of Samaria by the right. We will pass by the oldest known city in the world, Jericho. After arriving at the Dead Sea, visit Qumran – the place where Dead Sea Scrolls were found. You can swim or float in the Dead Sea. (Hotel: Paradise Bethlehem Hotel or similar -4*) DAY 7 BETHLEHEM - SIGHTSEEING (B/D) After b’fast. We shall start our Procession along the Palm Sunday Road all the way to Dominus Flevit where Jesus saw the destruction of Jerusalem. Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations, the place which houses the rock where Jesus wept during His agony and have our morning mass. Afterwards, drive to Mt of Olives for our panoramic view of the Old and New Jerusalem. Visit the Church of Ascension and the Pater Noster Church where Jesus taught the “Our Father “ written in many languages. Proceed to the old city and see the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed a blind man. See the Church of St Anne, the Dome of the Rock and the Wailing Wall, the most sacred place for the Jews. Follow the Stations of the Cross in Via Dolorosa, from the Chapel of Flagellation to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where we can find the last station. Here, we will meditate and have our spiritual sharing. DAY 8 BETHLEHEM - SIGHTSEEING (B/D) After b’fast. Proceed to Mt Zion and visit the tomb of David and the Domition Abbey, the same abbey believed to be the place of Virgin Mary’s assumption to heaven and finally at the Room of the Last Supper, where the Holy Spirit descended among the Apostles. Visit also the Church of St Peter of Gallicantu, which was built on the house of Caiphas where Jesus was tried and denied three times. Pass by Rachel’s Tomb and the Shepherd’s Field. Visit the Church of Nativity and St Catherine’s Church where we will have our Eucharistic mass. DAY 9 BETHLEHEM – AMMAN /DUBAI /MANILA (B) Via EK 906 (0355/0745) /Via EK 334 (0945/2155) After b’fast. Check out of hotel and drive to Allenby border to cross into Jordan and drive to Amman airport for your flight back to Manila. ( Pls note that your flight is on Day 10 early morning at 0355 hrs) DAY 10 MANILA You arrive in Manila today from your trip in Holy Land. Package Price Per Person in US Dollars Departure Twin Single Apr 14, May 10, 2015 USD 2,730 USD 3,350 Taxes & Fuel Surcharge: Approximately at USD 447 per person (subject to change ) Package Price Includes: Return airport / hotel / airport transfers Return Air ticket Manila /Dubai / Amman/ Dubai / Manila Hotel accommodation with b’fast Tours and Meals as per itinerary English speaking guide / Travel insurance Package Price Excludes: Airport taxes and fuel surcharge Optional Tours Visa fee / personal expenses Tippings for Guide and Driver (USD 5.00 per person per day ) Terms and Conditions: All Prices Above Are Subject To Change. Hotels and Flight are subject to Availability A 50% deposit is required upon booking. Full payment is required upon confirmation No refund for partially or totally unused services such as air ticket, tour, transfers and hotel A 100% cancellation for bookings cancelled one week before departure.
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