HOLY LAND PROGRAM (19TH NOV – 29TH NOV 2017) COST: KES 165 ,000 PER PERSON SHARING
Sunday 19th Nov Departure to JKIA Departure from Nairobi to Cairo Arrival in Cairo; check in at the hotel.
Monday 20th Nov Visit the pyramids of Giza Visit a factory (perfume/clothing); return to hotel Dinner; thereafter retire early
Tuesday 21st Nov Breakfast and morning prayers; check out Depart for the tour of the old Coptic Cairo Visit the church of St Serqius-Home of the Holy Family in Egypt The church of St Mercurius; church of Mari Girgis Cross the Suez Canal into the Sinai Desert Arrive at Nuweiba and check in at the hotel Mass at the hotel; followed by dinner
Wednesday 22nd Nov Mass at the hotel; breakfast and check out of the hotel Transfer to the border point and cross over to Eilat Visit Kibbutz Yotvata, the biggest kibbutz in Israel Drive to the Dead Sea through colourful mountains Pillar of Lot’s wife; visit the oasis of Ein Gedi; swimming at Dead Sea Caves of Ein Gedi; drive to Jericho, the oldest city; the Sycamore tree Mountain of temptation; drive to Nazareth Arrival at Nazareth; check in; dinner and overnight.
Thursday 23rd Nov Breakfast at the hotel Visit the areas around the Sea of Galilee Visit Carpenaum; city and synagogue; Simon Peter’s house Sail in Sea of Galilee in a boat similar to that of Peter; Peter’s fish Climb the Mt. of Beatitudes; Mass at the Mountain Tabgha; site of where Jesus fed 5,000 men Menza Christi-Church of supremacy of Peter Visit the baptismal site on the River Jordan; Baptismal Vows Return to Nazareth; dinner at the hotel Prayers/discussion/sharing experiences
Friday 24th Nov Breakfast at the hotel; check out Nazareth; Basillica and Grotto of Announciation Visit the house of the Holy Family; Mary’s well Mass at Basillica of Announciation or at Cana Visit Canna, site of the wedding of Cana; Wedding Vows Visit Mt. Camel; Elijah’s cave, city of Haifa; Mediterranean Sea Travel to Caeserea Maritima; palace of King Herod the Great, through the city of Jaffa (ancient gateway to the Holy Land) Transfer to Bethlehem through Jerusalem Check in; dinner; prayers/discussions
Saturday 25th Nov Breakfast at the hotel Tour of Bethlehem; visit Naitivity Bascilica; Grotto of Nativity Mass at the Naitivity Bascilica Visit the shepherds fields; the Milk Grotto Move to the Holy City of Jerusalem; visit Mt. Zion; room of the last supper King David’s Tomb; Mary’s resting place, where Peter denied Christ Visit Ein-Karen home of Zackaria and Elizabeth; house of St. John Return to Bethlehem; dinner at the hotel; discussions.
Sunday 26th Nov A DAY OF PRAYER AND DEDICATION TO OUR LORD After breakfast, travel back to Jerusalem; visit the Garden of Gethsemane; olive trees, olive garden, stone of agony Mass at Gethsemane Wailing Wall (temple of Jerusalem), temple Mount via Dolorosa (way of Suffering); trace the footsteps of Jesus along the 14 stations of the cross Enter the church of the Holy Sepulcure; the tomb of Jesus Christ Return to Bethlehem; dinner at the hotel; discussions; retire to bed.
Monday 27th Nov Mass at the hotel Breakfast; check out Travel towards Dead Sea; Egypt/Israel border to mt. Sinai Visit Qumran National park- site of Dead Sea scrolls Drive to St Catherine through Sinai Desert Arrive and check in at St Catherine Plaza hotel Dinner; evening prayers; briefing for climbing Mt. Sinai Retire to bed early
Tuesday 28th Nov Assemble at hotel reception; warm up exercise; coffee; start climbing mt. Sinai; prayers en route Arrive at the peak; wait for the rising of the sun Climb down the mountain Breakfast at the hotel; Mass at the hotel; check out Visit to St. Catherine Monestary; the well of Moses; the burning bush Trace back the Exodus route Visit site of the Golden Calf Pass by the wildness of Sin where the miracle of manna took place; visit the springs of Moses Arrive Cairo ; check in at hotel; dinner Prayers/discussion/sharing experiences Retire to bed
Wednesday 29th Nov Breakfast Mass at the hotel/ Comboni Mission Check out before 11 am Leisure walk / shopping (23KG to 30KG of luggage) Transfer to airport for final departure to Nairobi. END
Our services include:
Return airfare; Nairobi-Cairo-Nairobi Departure taxes Airport transfers Transportation in DLX new model of buses Tour guide services Entrance fees to mentioned sites Hotel accommodations in 4 star hotels Meal plan as specified in itinerary (Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner) Egypt and Israel visa fee Land taxes A Pilgrim Certificate Branded caps
HOLY LAND PROGRAM (19TH NOV – 29TH NOV 2017)
Below are the requirements that we need to have in our office, in preparation for the visas:
- Passport (current & valid for 6months before expiry)to be brought to our Offices
- If you are holding a previous passport kindly submit it alongside your New Passport
- Yellow fever card
- 2 colored passport photos (normal size with WHITE background)
- Banking Slips of your travel payments
- Company’s letter with company’s letter head granting you leave to travel (applies to both employed OR self employed). Please address the letter to:
PO BOX 20018 – 00200,
You can start paying in installments . Via our Paybill 522328, Account; Holyland
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