PCEC holy land tour (November 4-10 2012)

Day 1 : Manila-Hong Kong-Tel Aviv

Depart NAIA via Hong Kong to connect to Tel Aviv with EVENING ARRIVAL at Ben Gurion Airport around 2200LT. Will be met / assist then transfer to hotel in TEL AVIV for Check In. Overnight Stay at hotel.

Day 2  Caesarea-Mt. Carmel- Stella Maris- Or HaCarmel- Muchrakka- Cana- Nazareth.

After breakfast, drive to Caesarea, the Roman capital and port where Paul was imprisoned & the first gentile was converted. Continue to Haifa- visit Elijah’s tomb- Stella Maris and the Carmelites monastery- view Haifa port from Mt. Carmel Drive to the   Muchrakka (the place where Elijah fought the Baal prophets)- visit “Or HaCarmel” Massianic Jews Congregation. Drive on the beautiful northern roads to Cana, where the first miracle of Jesus took place. Continue to Nazareth and visit the Church of Annunciation and Joseph’s workshop.   Overnight in Tiberias (B/L/D)

Day 3  Sea of Galilee- Capernaum- Yardenit

Start the day at Yardenit – with a Baptismal service in the Jordan River. Learn about the discovery of an ancient Galilee fishing boat at Gennesaret. Visit the sites of the Sermon on the Mount, the feeding of the Five Thousand and Jesus’ Appearance to the fisherman disciples after the Resurrection. Drive to Capernaum, the town of Jesus and the remains of its synagogue then sail across the Sea of Galilee to Ein Gev for a St.Peter fish lunch on the lakeside, visit Mt. Of Beatitudes.  Over night in Tiberias. (B/L/D)

Day 4 -Beit Shean –Megiddo- Mini Israel-Jerusalem

After breakfast visit Beit Shean the ruins of the Roman/Byzantine cities. Then Drive to Megiddo the site of the epic Armageddon – view 21 layers of civilization. Continue south to Mini Israel and transfer to the hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D)

Day 5  Jerusalem –Old City- City of David

View the Holy Temple from Mt. of Olives, follow in the footsteps of Jesus and the Galileans – walk down to visit Gethsemane – the Church of All Nations. Visit Mt. Zion the Upper room and King’s David Tomb. Visit Dominus Flevit. Continue across the Kidron valley via the Dung Gate into the Old City then stop at the Western Wall (Kotel) Judaism’s most sacred site. Continue to the Garden Tomb – remember the resurrection and spend time for prayer and reflection.  Over night in Jerusalem. (B/L/D)

Day 6 : Judean Desert- Qumran–Massada – Dead Sea.

Heading East to the Judea Desert. Pass by Jericho, the oldest city in the world for over view. Observe Mt of Temptation. Continue south to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth. Visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered. Visit Massada – ruins of King Herod’s mountaintop fortress and last stronghold of the Jewish revolt against the Romans in 73 C.E.    (Ascend and descend by cable car).   Swim & float in the Dead Sea. Have a special time to meditate and pray in the views of the Judean Desert. Overnight in Jerusalem. (B/L/D)

Day 7  Bethlehem- Jerusalem- Old City

Visit Yad Vashem – National Memorial & Museum of the Holocaust, including: the Valley of the Communities & the Children’s Memorial. Drive to Bethlehem to visit the Church of Nativity. After lunch Drive to Tel Aviv. Start the tour with a visit to the old port of Jaffa and the artists’ colony and the  Flea Market. Then we will go to Neve Tzedek and Rothschild blvd to see the  ‘White City’ main areas. The ‘White City’ is the story of Tel Aviv; from it’s beginning to today and is a wonderful opportunity to savor the experience of life in Tel Aviv, in the past and present. Farewell dinner and transfer to airport for return flight to Manila via Hongkong . (B/L/D)

Day 8 : Arrival to Manila afternoon. HOME SWEET HOME

 

TOUR COST: (minimum of 15  full paying passengers)  US$2,620.00

USD$2,104 .00 – based on twin sharing

USD$   420.00  –  Single supplement (additional for those who wants to take

single room)

USD$38.00      – PHILIPPINE TRAVEL TAX

USD$   478.00 – Approx. total taxes & fuel charges (subject to change

                            until final ticketing)

Exclusion:  Mandatory Tips – US10.00/DAY   (US$60.00) Terminal Fee – P750.00

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • Roundtrip economy class airfare on Philippine Airlines / ELAL Israel Airline
  • Roundtrip transfers
  • Hotel accommodations on twin sharing
  • Full  board meals (Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Guided tour all through out with services of  private coach
  • Porter age of one (1) piece luggage
  • 1 bottle mineral water
  • Welcome travel kit

 

PAYMENT & CANCELLATIONS:

*A non refundable deposit of USD$300.00 per person upon reservation payable in USD Dollars with photocopy of passport and pilgrim’s profile until June 15, 2012

*Balance of 50% due on july 30, 2012  full payment due upon ticketing or three (3) weeks before departure date sept 30, 2012 .

*Cancellation charge of fifty percent (50%) of tour cost will be imposed if cancellation is done than two (2) weeks before departure date.*Full tour cost will be forfeited if cancellation is done 1 week before departure date.

*Unused portion of the tour is non-refundable.

CONDITIONS/ RESPONSIBILITIES

 

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE  documentation expenses, travel insurance, medical and hospitalization expenses, tours and transportation expenses during free periods, porterage of extra luggages, drinks and meals not specified in the itinerary, Mandatory tips for drivers, guides and porters for the entire duration of the tour ($10/pax/day), and such other personal nature like telephone calls, fax, laundry, room service and expenses not mentioned in the itinerary terms and conditions.

 

ALEXA TRAVEL & TOURS INC. has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various operators. Our company or its subagents therefore only acts as agents for the operators providing the various services described in this tour and assume no responsibility or liability that may occur out of or in connection with losses or unexpected expenses due to delays, overbooking, and defaults.  The tour itineraries and prices are subject to change without prior notice. Should the number of participants fall below the required number, we reserve the right to increase the tour cost or cancel/reschedule the tour The payment for a reservation fee on the tour shall constitute acceptance and consent to all provisions in the tour conditions/responsibility published in this tour.

 

TOUR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Latest/ New passport valid at least 6 months for the duration of the tour
  • Deposit can be made thru account of Alexa Travel & Tours Inc, usdol
  • Account no. BDO 107-330024306.
  • A non-refundable Tour deposit of USD$300.00 to be given not later than  June 15, 2012

 

For details and reservation, please visit or call:

ALEXA  TRAVEL & TOURS CORP

RM. 204 Barko Bldg. 1014 cor Pablo Ocampo St, Malate Mla

or MS. TITA TOLENTINO

Mobile: 09154455633/6472369/4000650/2111080

Email Ad: titaluvsjesus@yahoo.com