Holy Land Pilgrimages

OFFICE OF SVD MISSION ENTERPRISES – (02) 711-1315 / 711-321 / 0917-518-6537

DECEMBER 1-15, 2019

ALL-IN . USD 3,868

PER PAX / BASED ON TWIN SHARING

FLIGHT DETAILS:

EK337   01DEC19          MNL/DXB    0750 – 1320

EK923   01DEC19          DXB/CAI     1500 – 1715

EK904   12DEC19          AMM/DXB   1710-2200

EK332   16DEC19          DXB/MNL    0350-1600

INCLUSIONS

▪ Roundtrip Airfare via Emirates

▪ Airline Taxes

▪ PH Tax + Terminal Fee

▪ 14 Night’s Hotel Accommodation with  Daily Breakfast

▪ Tours and Meals as per itinerary

▪ Admission to main churches, boat ride, taxi Tabor, Qumran and Dead Sea  beach  in Israel + Mt. Nebo, Madba and Petra in Jordan + Pyramids, Sphinx, OldCairo and Neil cruise in Egypt

▪ Deluxe wifi bus and English-speaking guide

▪ On arrival to Israel: hat, map of Holyland, pilgrim certificate, gift and backpack for each pax.

▪ Daily: 2 small mineral water.

▪ Porterage at the hotels in Israel.

▪ Visa Egypt

▪ Taba Border Tax Egypt Side

▪ Sheik Hussein Border Tax Israel Side

▪ St Catherine entrance fee

▪ Dubai VIsa Fee.

EXCLUSIONS

▪ Tourism Dirham fee:. AED 15-20 /r/n

▪ Other fess not mention herein.

▪ Tips for guide, driver and restaurants (DXB)

REMARKS

▪ Rates are subjects to change w/ or w/out  prior notice

▪ No Cancellation or Amendment allowed once booking is confirmed.

▪ Rates are for Filipino passport holder only.

▪ Passport should be 6 months valid at the time of travel.

▪ Minimum of 15 pax to run the tour.

Schedules

DAY 1:  ARRIVAL TO CAIRO (D) – Arrival to Cairo Airport, meet and assist by our staff. It is the capital of Egypt and largest city in the Arab world. After dinner, transfer to your hotel for check in. Overnight: at hotel in Cairo

DAY 2: CAIRO (B/L/D) – After breakfast, start the day at one of the Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. You will also visit Church of Virgin Mary, Visit to St. George Coptic Church, Visit to St. Sergius Church and pass by the Citadel then visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar for shopping. In the evening, will have Dinner Cruise at Nile River with Belly Dancing Show before returning to hotel for overnight. Overnight: at hotel in Cairo

DAY 03: CAIRO – ST. CATHERINE (B/L/D) – After breakfast and check out, visit Egyptian Museum, where you can see the finest displays of Artifacts, Relics, Statues and Jewelers from all of the Pharaohs Reigns, We will have a long drive to St. Catherine. If time allows, visit St. Catherine Monastery then proceeds to the hotel. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in St. Catherine/Dahab.

DAY 04: ST. CATHERINE – BORDER CROSSING TO ISRAEL – DEAD SEA – BETHLEHEM (B/L/D) – Early Morning Mountain climbs to Mt. Sinai, where the Ten Commandments were given to Moses. Transfer to Taba border for crossing into Israel. visit the Dead Sea the lowest point on earth. Swim and relax at the Dead Sea beach. Drive to hotel in Bethlehem for check in. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Bethlehem.

DAY 05: BETHLEHEM – JERICHO – QUMRAN (B/L/D) – After breakfast, proceed to the Church of Nativity. Visit the Basilica and Grotto of the Nativity, the Manger Square and Shepherd’s Field. Drive to the oldest city in the world, Jericho, for view of Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree. Proceed to Qumran, the caves of the Essences where Dead Sea Scrolls where found by a wandering shepherd boy. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Bethlehem.

DAY 06: JERUSALEM (B/L/D) – 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. Continue to Mount Zion to visit the Last Supper room (Cenaculum), King David’s tomb and the Dormition Abbey. Visit Peter in Galicantu church. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Bethlehem.

DAY 07: OLD CITY – JERUSALEM (B/L/D) – After breakfast we will enter through St. Stephan’s gate visit St Anne’s Church and the pool of Bethesda where Jesus made a crippled man walk. From there, we will start walking the path Jesus took to His Crucifixion – the Via Dolorosa. We will begin from the place of trial, presided over by Pontus Pilate, and continue walking along the Stations of the Cross to the Golgota Hill. We will then visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Western Wall, Drive to visit Ein Karem for St. John the Baptist Church and Church of Visitation.Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 08: BETHLEHEM-HAIFA –NAZARETH -TIBERIAS(B/L/D) – Hotel Breakfast and check out.We drive through Tel- to the adjacent Joppa and visit the city where Yona set sail on.Drive byCaesareato catch the sight of the Aqueducts. Travel to Haifa, visit the Basilica of Mt. Carmel.Continue for a panoramic View of the Bahai Gardensand. We will drive to Nazareththe city; Visit the Church of Annunciation. Also visit Joseph’s workshop. Proceed to Tiberias for check in. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Tiberias.

DAY 09: SEA OF GALILEE – TIBERIAS (B/L/D) – Breakfast at hotel. Will continue the tour with a 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, Drive to Mount of Beatitudes, Visit Yardenit (Jordan River) Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Tiberias.

DAY 10 : CANA MT TABOR BORDER CROSSI NG TO JORDAN AMMAN (B/L/D) – After breakfast and check out, proceed on to the village of Cana , where Jesus performed the Miracle of changing water into wine at the wed ding ceremony. Mt. Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration. to Sheik Hussein border to cross to Jordan . Transfer to your hotel in Amman. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Amman.

Day 11: A MMAN PETRA AMMAN (B/L/D) – Breakfast at hotel. Morning proceed to the lost city of Petra with Horseback Ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the Treasury. Petra is a Greek word which means Stone. This city was built on 6th century, the home of Nabataeans.. Transfer back to Amman in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight: at hotel in Amman.

Day 12: MT NEBO – MADBA – DUBAI (B/L/D) – After breakfast and check out. Drive to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Continue to Madaba to visit the Monastery of St. George, which host the unique mosaic Map of Egypt, Jordan and Holyland. The map is believed to be the first one for this area, as it is built in the 6th century. Transfer to the airport for departure. Arrive in Dubai. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Dubai

DAY 13: Dubai – Abu Dhabi – Dubai (B/L/D) Full day Abu Dhabi City Tour – Emirates Palace Hotel (photo stop from outside only), and We will then pass by the Presidential Palace, pass by the Heritage village. In addition to Bedouin tents, there are reconstructions of palm (‘Arish’) and other houses, old fishing villages and traditional Souq. We continue to the Cornish passing by port Zayed to the Date market.  Our Last stop will be at Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Later drive back to Dubai.  Overnight at Hotel in Dubai

DAY 14: Dubai (B/L/D) Half day Dubai City Tour –Start with a photo stop at the “Jumeirah Mosque” then “Burj Al Arab”.  We will proceed towards the “Madinat Jumeirah” (a replica of old city of Arabia) for a photo stop and then to the wonderful palm island where we will have a chance to look at the Billion dollar hotel project, “Atlantis the Palm”. Before we proceed to our next to stop us ill pass by the “Knowledge village, “Dubai Internet city,” and “Media city”. We will be having a photo stop next at the “Burj Khalifa” (the world’s tallest building) which is attached to the Dubai and then we will head to the ” Al Fahidi Fort and then after a photo stop at the creek we will stroll to our final stop Gold Souq, through the tiny lines of the Spice Souq.  Evening desert safari with BBQ dinner – Pickup between 03:00 – 03:30 –  PM  Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner on sharing basis – NO GUIDE  – (Included in campsite: Camel riding, Henna painting, Shisha, Water, Tea, Soft drinks, Dinner, Belly dance, Tanoora show Later drive back to Hotel Overnight at hotel

DAY 15:  Depart Dubai (B/L/D) IMiracle Garden Visit with English / Filipino speaking guide. transfer to Airport.

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