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Holy Land Pilgrimage with Agricultural Experience 2nd April 2019

holiday trip Package

Tour Duration

11 Days / 10 Nights

Tour Attractions

Holy Land Pilgrimage with Agricultural Experience 2nd April 2019 lead by

Fr.Paulson Kannappilly SDB
Director, Don Bosco Youth Centre, Vaduthala

In this program we have incorporated some unique features of Israel. In our program you will have best Christian holy land tour experience. In addition to this you will be visiting Kibbutz, Diary farms, poly house vegetable farms and Israeli desert farming technology center. Our ground handling service is the best available in the market. And you will have a tour manager who has good experience in holy land tour and deep knowledge about agriculture activity in Kerala and Israel. Our booking closes on or before 30th December 2018, for the group going to Israel on 2nd April 2019.

Arrival in Amman International Airport

•         Visit Mt. Nebo, from where Moses saw the Promised Land
•         Madaba Church- see the Byzantine period mosaic map of the Holy Land

Accommodation: Amman
Meals: Dinner

     Check out from hotel after breakfast

•         Drive toSheik Hussein border early by 7.30 am
•         Immigrationprocess and enter Israel.
•         Drive to River Jordan
•         Qasr El Yahud, the exact place of the Baptism of Jesus by John   the   Baptist, also where the Hebrew children crossed over to Canan, the Promised Land after their exodus from Egypt
•         Proceed to Nazareth
•         Mary’s Well
•         Basilica of the Annunciation
•         House of Joseph and Mary, Joseph’s workshop
•         Synagogue Church
•         Cana where Jesus made His first miracle at the wedding

Accommodation: Tiberias/Nazareth
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


•         Boating in Sea of Galilee
•         The expressive Church of the Beatitudes
•         Tabgha – The Church of Multiplication
•         Church of Primacy of Peter
•         Mensa Christi
•         Capernaum - the town of Jesus at the bank of Lake Galilee
•         Special St. Peter's Fish lunch
•         Drive to Mt. Tabor, (mountain by Taxi) the site of transfiguration of Jesus
•         Proceed to Bethlehem for overnight stay

 Accommodation: Tiberias/Nazareth
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


•         Check out from hotel after breakfast
•         Visit a Kibbutz to see the different farming methods(2-3 hrs)
•         Visit the famous Baha’i Gardens in Haifa
•         Stella Maris Church (Elijah’s Cave)
•         Drive to  Jaffa in Tel Aviv, known and Joppa in the Bible
•         Visit the famous St. Peters Church in memory of the healing of Tabithaat  the sea shore for some time
•         Drive to Ein Karem, the beautiful village in Judean hill country
•         The Visitation Church where Virgin Mary met Elizabeth where the child in Elizabeth’s womb leapt for joy
•         Walk to the Birthplace of John the Baptist

Accommodation: Bethlehem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


•         Mt of Olives
•         Bethpage, the Church of Ascension, Pater Noster Church
•         Walk along the Palm Sunday Road
•         By foot to the Gethsemane Gardens, Church of All Nations
•         Dominus Flevit Church
•         Mary’s Tomb and Apostles Grotto
•         Drive to Ancient city of Jericho, believed to be the oldest city on earth, See the Sycamore Tree
•         View Mt. Quarantal where Jesus fasted for 40 days when Satan tried to tempt him.
•         Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth (400 m. below sea level)
•         Proceed to Bethlehem
•         Church of Nativity, where Jesus was born
•         St. Jerome’s Grotto from where he translated the Bible
•         Walk to the miraculous site of Milk Grotto
•         Drive to Beit Sahour to visit Shepherds Field, where the angel appeared to the shepherds about the birth of Jesus

Accommodation: Bethlehem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner



•         St. Anne’s Church – Nativity of Our Lady and Pool of Bethesda
•         Walk along the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried His Cross
•         Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Christ was crucified and buried
•         The place of the Golgatha, where the 3 crosses stood
•         The Anointing Stone where Jesus was taken down from the Cross and His body was washed and anointed with oils
•         The Tomb Stone of Jesus, where He was buried and from where He rose again on the third day
•         Western Wall and view the Temple Mount in Mt. Morea and Al Aqsa Mosque
•         Mt Zion -  the Upper Room / Cenacle where Jesus established the  Eucharist
•         It is also the place where all the Apostles and Mother Mary gathered on the day of Pentecost.
•         Walk down to King David's Tomb
•         The Church of Dormizion
•         Church of St. Peter Gallicantu
•         Caiaphas’s prison and the sacred pit where Jesus was imprisoned for one night

Accommodation: Bethlehem
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

•         Check out early after breakfast
•         Bethany, where Mary, Martha and Lazarus lived
•         Tomb of Lazarus, the ruins of the old church and the modern church
•         To Taba border for entering Egypt
•         After immigration, drive to Nuweiba
•         Check in to your hotel, explore the resort and the beach area of Red Sea

Accommodation: Taba
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


•         Checkout after early breakfast
•         Drive to St. Catherine’s Monastery, and walk for few minutes to the Monastery
•         The place of the burning bush
•         To Cairo with packed lunch
•         After dinner, proceed to the hotel and check in

Accommodation: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


•         View The Great Pyramids of Giza, the famous Sphinx
•         Visit Egyptian Museum and some old churches in Cairo
•         Visit papyrus factory and perfume factory
•         Some free time for shopping
•         Proceed for Nile Cruise on River Nile

Accommodation: Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner



•         Check out after breakfast
•         Proceed to Airport for departure

Arrival in Cochin International Airport

  • Guide
  • Site Seeing
  • Hotel
  • Travel
  • Food

Our rate includes: (tentative to time table & guide).
-    Meet and Assist upon Arrival / Departure
-    All tours and transfers in modern A/C seater coaches (10 workin hours / 200km per day).

-    9 overnights at the above mentioned hotels or similar – upon availability.
-    Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner as per itinerary
-    English speaking guide (10 working hours per day).
-    Activities & Entrance fees: as per itinerary
-    1 bottle of mineral water daily, per person.
-    Israel entry Visa
-    Israel departure tax (Taba)
-    Jordanian exit tax
-    Egypt visa
-    Taba crossing tax

Our rate excludes:
-    Expensses of personal nature.
-    Travel and/or medical insurance.
-    Tips to Guide & Driver (Israel & Jordan) - $8 per person per day.

-    Overtime for Guide, driver and Bus.
-    Any other services not mentioned above.

 Ø  The above rates are strictly based on the minimum of 50 adult passengers each from Trivandrum.

 Ø  Payments must be made in the currency quoted in. If you want to make the payments in any other currency, we reserve the rights to determine the conversion of the same.

Ø  Should the currency conversion fluctuate beyond 3 %; we reserve the right to advise you our revised offer.

Ø  Early breakfasts before 0700hrs may incur supplements

Ø  Should the tour coincide with a trade fair or any other special event we reserve the right to accommodate the group outside of the affected areas.

Ø  GLAD Tours works as an agent with the airlines, transport companies, hotels, overseas operators and other contractors. Any cancellation of journeys, deviations, delays of failure of providing seats / accommodation.

Ø  We reserve the right to amend our quotation should any of the quoted services be unavailable at the time of booking.

Ø  Rates offered are based on current taxes and are subject to change due to any hike in Fuel Surcharge or Government Taxes

Ø  The passengers are fully responsible for any illness and injuries occurred during the travel. Taking a medical insurance policy before the tour is advised.

Ø  Flight / Train timings subject to change at the time of travel.

Ø  Normal Check in time will be 1400hrs and check out 1100hrs.

Ø  The airfare and the rate of exchange are as of January 2016 and are subject to change with or without prior notice due to frequent fluctuations in the rate of exchange and airfare.

Ø  All passengers should Travel and return to India along with the group.

Ø  Those who participate the Tour should be with genuine intention and return to India along with group and any violation will affect the reputation of our good will, so screening the profile of the client is mandatory.

Ø  All passengers should have the valid passport with minimum validity of 6 months after the completion of the tour is mandatory.

 

Note: No booking has been made and this over valid till 10 days. If the given offer is according to your expectation or any further clarification and amendments to be done, do feel free to contact me for blocking flight tickets and hotels as earliest as possible, due to heavy requirements for flights and hotels during this period. So your kind approach on this will be highly appreciated.

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