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A Life Changing Tour to Jordan and Israel - 8 Days

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A Life Changing Tour to Jordan and Israel is an 8-day visit to Amman, Jericho, Qumran, Dead Sea, Nazareth, Mt. Tabor, Yardenit, Bethlehem and many more!

Travel Dates: March 5 – 12, 2019

Day 1
DAY 1: DEPARTURE MANILA • AMMAN ARRIVAL (D)

Depart from Manila to Amman. Enjoy your flight amenities while on board. Arrival in
Amman. Meet and assist at Queen Alia Airport. Meet your Jordanian guide and board
to your air-conditioned bus to your hotel, check-in and overnight

Day 2
DAY 2: AMMAN • PETRA • AMMAN (BLD)

After breakfast, proceed to your full day tour to Petra, “a rose-red city half as old as
time”, the place in the desert that is prepared by God for the Jewish people. Also experience
horseback ride through the picturesque SIQ, and visit the TREASURY, a
rose colored monumental building artfully carved out of sheer rock. Transfer to Amman.
Continue to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3
DAY 3: AMMAN • ALLENBY BORDER • JERICHO • QUMRAN • DEAD SEA • NAZARETH (BLD)

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to the border crossing ALLENBY BRIDGE (or King
Hussein Bridge). Upon arrival Israel, drive to Jericho for a view of the MT. OF TEMPTATION
and the Sycamore Tree. Continue to QUMRAN where the Dead Sea Scrolls
were found, were written over 2000 years ago. Lastly, spend some time at the lowest
point on Earth, the Dead Sea. Later in the afternoon, we will proceed to Nazareth for
hotel check-in, dinner and overnight.

Day 4
TABOR • BOAT RIDE • MT OF BEATITUDES • CAPERNAUM • TABGHA • YARDENIT (BLD

Hotel breakfast. After breakfast drive to MT. TABOR, the site of Jesus’ transfiguration.
In remembrance of this, the CHURCH OF TRANSFIGURATION was built in
1923, Drive back to GALILEE area and view the ancient boat excavated on the
shores of the Galilee, believed to have been used during the time of Jesus. Enjoy a
boat ride along the SEA of GALILEE where Jesus walked on the water, calmed a
storm, and showed the disciples miraculous catches of fish. Drive up the MT. OF
BEATITUDES, where Jesus delivered the Sermon of the Mount. Drive down to CAPERNAUM,
Jesus hometown and the scene of many of his miracles, and where Jesus
recruited his first disciples. See the ruins of an ancient synagogue, one of the
earliest and best preserved of the Galilean synagogues. On to the church built over
the ruins of what was believed as the house of St. Peter. Proceed to TABGHA and
visit the Benedictine CHURCH OF THE MULTIPLICATION OF LOAVES and FISHES,
a 4th century church. Beneath its altar is the rock on which it is believed Jesus placed
the loaves and fish when he blessed them On to CHURCH OF ST. PETER’S PRIMACY,
built in 1934, is where Jesus is believed to have made his third appearance to his
disciples after his Resurrection. Drive to YARDENIT, a traditional baptismal site on the
Jordan River for the renewal of baptismal vows. Drive to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5
DAY 5: NAZARETH • CANA • HAIFA • BETHLEHEM (BLD

Breakfast at hotel. Continue to Nazareth, the place where Jesus spent His childhood;
the Church of the Annunciation which was believed to be where the angel Gabriel
Announced to the Blessed Mother of Christ which she humbly accepted, “Behold I am
the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word” and Mary’s
well. Drive to Cana for a visit of the Church of the First Miracle known also as the
Marriage Church, here couples will have an opportunity to renew their marriage vows.
Drive to Haifa atop Mt. Carmel where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal. Visit the
Carmelite Monastery, Stella Maris and the Persian Gardens. Drive to Bethlehem for
hotel check in, dinner and overnight.

Day 6
6: MOUNT OF OLIVES • WAILING WALL • BETHLEHEM (BLD

Hotel breakfast. Begin the day with a visit to the MOUNT OF OLIVES, Jerusalem’s
highest peak and offers an unrivalled vista of the Old City and its environs, stopping
at ASCENSION CHAPEL, is a Christian and Moslem site since Muslims also believe
in the Ascension of Jesus. We also visit the PATER NOSTER CHURCH, Christ’s
teaching of the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples. Translations of the Lord’s Prayer in 140
languages are inscribed on colorful ceramic plaques in the walls around the church
and the vaulted cloister. Walk along THE PALM SUNDAY ROAD, the path that Jesus
took on his last days in Israel passing by the Franciscan Church of the DOMINUS
FLEVIT where the Lord wept and shed over the future fate of Jerusalem. We continue
on the Palm Sunday Road ending at the GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE, the place
where Jesus went with his disciples to pray the night before he was crucified and
the CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS, built over the rock on which Jesus is believed to
have prayed in agony the night before he was crucified. Visit the holiest site of the
Jewish nation, the WESTERN WALL (WAILING WALL), located in the Old City of
Jerusalem at the foot of the western side of the Temple Mount. It is remnant of the
ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple’s courtyard, a place where Jews
down the ages have expressed their grief over the destruction of the Temple, their
anguish giving the wall its name. On to Bethlehem to visit the CHURCH OF THE
NATIVITY, Christ’s birthplace. Entering the church means having to stoop low. The
only doorway in the fortress-like front wall is just 1.2 meters high. To Christians, it
seems appropriate to bow low before entering the place where God humbled himself
to become man. Next door to the Church of the Nativity is the Roman Catholic church
of ST. CATHERINE. It is in this church that Christmas midnight mass is celebrated
and relayed throughout the world via satellite. Visit the SHEPHERD’S FIELD where
angels appeared to the shepherds to announce the birth of Jesus. Dinner, overnight
DAY 7: OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM • MT. ZION

Day 7
OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM • MT. ZION • EIN KAREM (BLD)

After breakfast, proceed to the OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM stopping first at
the CHURCH OF ST. ANNE, best-preserved Crusader church in Jerusalem. It
marks the traditional site of the home of Jesus’ maternal grandparents, Anne
and Joachim, and the birthplace of the Virgin Mary. Visit the POOLS OF BETHESDA,
identified as the scene of one of Jesus’ miracles, the healing of the
paralyzed man. Follow the 14 Stations of the Cross along the VIA DOLOROSA
and site of the crucifixion, CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE, now
shared by six Christian communities. On to Mt. Zion to visit the room of
the LAST SUPPER, a second-story room in Jerusalem that commemorates
the “upper room” in which Jesus shared the Last Supper with the disciples
located directly above the KING DAVID’S TOMB. Visit the nearby CHURCH
OF ST. PETER IN GALLICANTU, to commemorate the apostle Peter’s triple
denial of his master, his immediate repentance and his reconciliation with
Christ after the resurrection. Drive to EIN KAREM, the birthplace of John the
Baptist. Visit the CHURCH OF THE VISITATION where Mary went to see her
cousin Elizabeth who greeted the future mother of Jesus with the
words “blessed art thou among women”. Mary responded with the
“Magnificat”, a song of praise to the Lord. Transfer to hotel, dinner and overnigh

Day 8
BETHLEHEM• ALLENBY BORDER • DEPARTURE AMMAN (BL)

Breakfast at hotel. Check out, visit the Old City of JAFFA and St. Peter’s
Church, drive to Allenby Border to cross to Jordan and visit MADABA, the city
of Mosaic and Mt. Nebo, where Jesus see the promised land. Continue to
transfer at the airport for flight back home.

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip Airfare on Economy Class
  • Meet & Assist at Airports and Borders
  • 7 Nights Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing using First Class Hotels
  • All meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch & D-Dinner)
  • Tours & Sightseeing with Professional English Speaking Guide per country
  • Transportation on modern air-conditioned coach (with WIFI)
  • Jordan Visa
  • Bottled Water everyday
  • Whisper Enhanced Technology
  • Travel kit, Souvenirs, & Certificates
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Daily Private Masses
  • Pilgrimage Chaplain
  • Accompanied by a Tour Coordinator/ Escort

Exclusions

  • Airline Taxes and PH Tax ($140 - Subject to change)
  • Border fee and taxes ($65)
  • Tipping for Guides and Driver ($90)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages during meals, Personal Expenses and other items not specifically
  • mentioned above inclusions.

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS:

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Non-Refundable / Non-Transferable deposit of USD 500.00 pp • Full Cancellation
will be applied to any cancellation made 4 weeks before departure •
Any airline concern, subject to airline policy• If group falls from 29 passengers
and below, your Travel Agent has the right to cancel or reschedule the
tour, otherwise a supplement may apply• MINIMUM OF 30 ADULT PASSENGERS
TO RUN THIS PROGRAM • RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT
PRIOR NOTICE / THERE IS NO REFUND FOR ANY UNUSED SERVICES
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