Traveling to Israel is more than just a vacation; it is an experience that everyone should have at least once in their lives. The Dome of the Rock, the Sea of Galilee, and the Western Wall are just a few of the numerous Holy places you can visit for a spiritual journey to remember.
A vacation to Israel is often described as a life-changing experience. After all, reading the Bible at home is one thing; participating on a Holy Land trip and reliving the Gospel in the Promised Land is quite another. Israel, which has been described as a land flowing with milk and honey, has witnessed some of Christianity’s most significant events. It’s the site of David’s victory over Goliath, Solomon’s temple, and invaders’ attempts to establish and expand their empires.
More notably, it is the location of Jesus Christ’s birth, death, and resurrection. The origin of Christianity, which currently controls the lives of almost two billion people, is Israel. Many pilgrims also claim that after visiting Israel, they will never look at the Bible the same way again.
|START DATE||Please arrive at NAIA on 19:00 November 6, 2022|
|END DATE||Returns to Manila 18:15 November 18, 2022|
|BRING||Comfortable clothing, boots, jacket, sunscreen and pocket money good for 12 days.|
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- A non refundable deposit of $ 500 is required upon reservation on or before April 30, 2022 for our airline reservation together with passport valid for 6 months from date of departure.
- Please note that this itinerary is subjected to change depending on some unforeseen factors: Re-flight schedule, border crossing, procedure duration, weather, security situation and the like.
- Full payment is required 60 days before departure.
- Cancellation 60 days before scheduled trip
- Minimum of 30 pax to go
Nov 6, 2022: Manila to Amman
Departure from Manila to Amman check in and fly with Turkish Airlines on November 6 (11:oo PM) with flight number TK 085 MNLIST 2200 0615. Layover 1 Hour and fly to Amman at 07:55 AM, the next day with flight number 2 TK 816 07NOV ISTAMM 0755 0910
Nov 7, 2022: Amman-Mt. Nebo-Madaba(L-D)
Arrival in Amman airport. Proceed to Madaba to visit the Monastery of St. George, which host the unique mosaic Map of Egypt, Jordan and the Holy land. The map is believed to be the first one for this area, as it is built in the 6th century. Then we visit Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land before he died. Dinner & Overnight.
Nov 8, 2022: Amman-Petra (B-D)
After breakfast, We proceed to tour the beautiful city of Petra. Dubbed as the “Rose City”, the 2000-year-old Nabatean capital is one of the world wonders. Enjoy a horse ride through the picturesque Siq then walk to the Treasury, a rose-coloured monumental building artfully carved out of sheer rock. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Nov 9, 2022: Boarder Crossing to Israel-Tiberias (B-D)
After Breakfast. Drive to Sheikh Hussein Bridge Border crossing to Israel. we visit the Church of Transfiguration Mt Tabor , enjoy a Boat Ride .Dinner & overnight in Tiberia or Nazareth
Nov 10, 2022: Sea of Galilee Churches (B-D)
Our first stop at Yardenit the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist where we will have the chance to renew our baptismal vows, and KSAR EL YAHUD BELIEVED TO BE THE ORIGINAL BAPTISMAL SITE OF JESUS. Proceed 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 Mt. of Beatitudes where Jesus preached the famous Sermon on the Mount. Drive to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Nov 11, 2022: Nazareth, Cana-Caesarea (B-D)
After Breakfast, 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 and we will give chance for married couples to renew their vows Travel to Haifa, visit the Basilica of Mt. Carmel. Visit Muhraqa. View as well the Bahia shrine and beautiful garden. Then drive to Caesarea Maritima Aqueduct ONLY. Dinner & overnight in Bethlehem
Nov 12, 2022: Bethlehem-Old City Jerusalem, Mt. Zion (B-D)
After breakfast, Visit Bethlehem passing on the way, Rachel’s tomb, and Shepherd’s field. Visit the Church of Nativity and St. Catherine’s Church. Proceed to the old city and see the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed a blind man. See Temple Mount ALSO KNOWN AS 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. we proceed to Mt. Zion and 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. Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem
Nov 13, 2022: Mt. of Olives-Jericho-Qumran-Dead Sea (B-D)
After breakfast, we shall start with 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. 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. We Drive to Jericho the oldest known city in the world — Jericho to view Mt Temptation and the famous Sycamore Tree. Visit Qumran, enjoy time in the dead sea . Dinner & overnight in Bethlehem
Nov 14, 2022: Bethlehem-Taba(B-D)
Drive south to Taba Border to cross into Egypt. Once on the Egyptian side, drive to St. Catherine. Dinner & overnight in Dahab.
Nov 15, 2022: Egypt (B-D)
At 01:00 AM Climbing to Sinai Mountain by Camel, enjoy the sunrise, transfer to the hotel to have your breakfast Then visit St. Catherine Monastery. Drive to Cairo. Dinner & overnight in Cairo
Nov 16, 2022: Egypt (B-D)
After Breakfast: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, After Lunch: visits Egyptian Museum and Papyrus and Perfume Shop, visit old Cairo(about1h): Hanging church Dinner: open buffet dinner with belly dance show on Nile cruise. Dinner & overnight in Cairo
Nov 17, 2022: Egypt to Manila (B-L)
After breakfast, Shopping in Khan El Khalili, Lunch, Transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.