Celebrate a meaningful holiday season in the Holy Land.
Day 1: DEPARTURE MANILA
Depart from Manila for your flight to Cairo and enjoy the in-flight meals, amenities and entertainment.
Day 2: ARRIVAL IN CAIRO
Upon arrival in Cairo, meet and greet your tour guide and have a tour in Old Cairo.
Visit the Hanging Church and Coptic Church; where It is believed that the Holy Family stayed here after fleeing from Bethlehem.
After lunch, visit the Church of the Virgin Mary, St. George Church and Citadel. A visit to Papyrus Factory will follow, where you will discover how the first paper was made during the ancient times before proceeding to the hotel for check in. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: CAIRO
After breakfast, proceed to a full city tour that includes one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Pyramids and Sphinx.
After lunch, visit the Egyptian Museum, where you can see the finest displays of artifacts, relics, statues and jewelries from all of the Pharaohs' reign.
Then enjoy a dinner cruise and be entertained by a belly dancer and enjoy watching the skilled "Men in Skirt" rendering their piece.
Back to hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Day 4: CAIRO - ST. CATHERINE - DAHAB
After breakfast, check out for long drive towards St. Catherine passing by Moses Springs and the Suez Canal.
After taking your lunch, continue drive to hotel in St. Catherine for check- in & dinner.
Day 5: DAHAB - TABA - BETHLEHEM
Check out after breakfast then transfer to Taba border for crossing into Israel. Meet the guide upon arrival then drive to a local restaurant for lunch before heading out to the hotel in Bethlehem.
Day 6: BETHLEHEM
The whole day will be free at leisure so you can enjoy Christmas the way you want to.
Day 7: BETHLEHEM - JERUSALEM - BETHLEHEM
Start the day at Shepherd's Field then to Mt Olives to visit the Ascension Chapel. From here the group will proceed to Church of Pater Noster to witness the Lord's Prayer, then to the Church of Dominus Flevit. Continue to the Palm Sunday Road on the way to the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane. End the day at the Church of Nativity and Manger Square.
Day 8: BETHLEHEM - JERUSALEM - JERICHO - BETHLEHEM
Visit St. Anne's Church, Bethesda Pool, Wailling Wall and Via Dolorosa. Afterwards, the group will proceed to Jericho, the oldest city in the world, before heading to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Spend the rest of the day at the Dead Sea before heading back to Bethlehem.
Day 9: BETHLEHEM - HAIFA - NAZARETH - CANA - TIBERIAS
Check out from hotel after breakfast then drive through Haifa to visit the Basilica of Mt Carmel. Other highlights include the Church of Annunciation and the village of Cana.
DAY 10: SEA OF GALILEE - TIBERIAS
Start the morning at Mt Tabor to see the Basilica of Transfiguration, before taking the boat ride along Sea of Galilee. View the remains of the ancient synagogue then proceed to Tabaha, Mt of Beatitudes and Yardenit.
Day 11: TIBERIAS - AMMAN
Drive from Tiberias to the border then transfer to Mt Nebo. Proceed to Madaba to visit the Monastery of St George, which hosts the unique mosaic map of Egypt, Jordan and Israel.
DAY 12: AMMAN - PETRA - AMMAN
After breakfast, proceed to the lost city of Petra and visit the Treasury.
DAY 13: AMMAN - MANILA
After breakfast and check out, transfer to Amman Airport for departure.
DAY 14: MANILA
Arrival in Manila.