Jordan & The Holy Land

Called by the Spirit

Once in a Lifetime Journey to

JORDAN & THE HOLY LAND

With FR. FREDDIE CHUA
MARY STAR OF THE SEA PARISH
 
Friday, April 25, 2014 –Tuesday, May 6, 2014

$3,399 from Los Angeles
(All included)




  • Round trip air from Los Angeles and airfare taxes
  • Transfers and sightseeing in air conditioned motor coach
  • Accommodation in first class hotels
  • Services of tour  guide throughout the journey
  • Entrance fees, and local taxes
  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
  • Holy Mass and religious activities (private when accompanied by a priest)
NOT INCLUDED: Lunches, items of personal nature and gratuities.

Jordan & the Holy Land

This Pilgrimage Program has been specially designed to combine these two holy places.

Includes the following:

Sample Day-By-Day Itinerary
Jordan & the Holy Land


Friday, April 25, 2014
DEPART LOS ANGELES
Our journey begins as we depart Los Angeles on TK10 at 6:20pm on our non stop flight to Istanbul.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
ISTANBUL/AMMAN
 Arrive Istanbul airport at 5:10pm and connect with TK812 departing Istanbul at 7:45pm (Please buy a sandwich at Istanbul airport as the hotel will not provide dinner after 9:30pm).  Arrive Amman airport at 10:00pm where we will be welcomed by our tour guide.  Transfer to our hotel for overnight.

Sunday, April 27, 2014
JERASH/MADABA/MOUNT NEBO

After breakfast we depart Amman and drive to Jerash which is considered the grandeur of Imperial Rome being one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside Italy. To this day, its paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, handsome theaters, public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls pierced by towers and graves remain in exceptional condition.  Then we drive to Madaba and visit the church, home to a beautiful 6th century mosaic map of the Holy Land. Then, from the summit of Mount Nebo, we view the “Promised Land”.

Monday, April 28, 2014

AMMAN/PETRA/AMMAN
This morning we drive to Petra for an unforgettable visit of the “rose red” city. We begin at the “Siq”, a winding canyon road. At the end of the passage, we will see Petra’s most beautiful monument – the Treasury.  We will discover temples, royal tombs, a theater and water channels. Return to our hotel in Amman.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
AMMAN/DEAD SEA/RIVER JORDAN/JERICHO/BETHANY/JERUSALEM
Transfer to the border crossing on the River Jordan where we will be welcomed by our tour guide and bus driver from Jerusalem.  We stop by the Dead Sea to feel the warm and salty water, then at the baptismal site on the River Jordan and then continue to Jericho to view Mount of Temptation and ancient Jericho.  We drive up to Jerusalem, stopping en route in Bethany, to visit the church built on the traditional site of the House of Mary and Martha and their brother Lazarus.  Arrive Jerusalem.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
MOUNT OF OLIVES/GETHSEMANE/BETHLEHEM/SHEPHERDS’ FIELD EIN KAREM
We start with the Mount of Olives, the Church of Pater Noster and the Chapel of the Ascension and down to Dominus Flevit and St. Mary Magdalene Church. Pray at the Garden of Gethsemane and visit the Church of All Nations. On to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity, the Basilica of St. Catherine, the Milk Grotto and the Shepherds’ Field and in the afternoon return to Jerusalem, stopping en route in Ein Karem to visit the Church of the Visitation. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM/MOUNT ZION
Early morning transfer to the Old City to have our own procession of the “Way of the Cross” ending with Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. After Mass we return to our hotel for breakfast and later we start our walking tour of the Old City by visiting the Church of St. Anne, the Pools of Bethesda and we walk through the Cardo to the Western Wall. Visit one of the underground excavations around the Temple Area. Then to Mount Zion, the Upper Room and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu.  We pass by Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.  We return back to our hotel in Jerusalem.

Friday, May 2, 2014
EMMAUS/JACOB’S WELL
This morning we drive to nearby Bethany where Jesus appeared to two of His disciples on the date of His resurrection.  Then continue through the West bank to the ancient city of Samaria (present day Nablus) to view Mount Ebal and Mount Garizim.  Later, we stop at Jacob’s Well located inside the Greek Orthodox Church.  Return to Jerusalem.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
JERSUALEM AREA / FREE TIME
In the morning we will have a panoramic tour of the new part of Jerusalem passing by the Hebrew University and the Knesset.  Then we go down to the Kedron Valley and Silwan to see Hezekial’s tunnel.  We visit also Solomon’s Pools.  Afternoon at leisure for shopping and personal activities.

Sunday, May 4, 2014
CAESAREA/HAIFA/NAZARETH
We depart Jerusalem in the morning and drive to Haifa.  En route, we pass by Caesarea to see the ruins of the ancient Roman city with its aqueduct.  In Haifa, we visit the Carmelite Monastery and the church of the Prophet Elijah. Continue to Nazareth and visit the Church of the Annunciation, the Church of St. Joseph and Mary’s Well.

Monday, May 5, 2014
MOUNT TABOR/CANA/GALILEE REGION
This morning we drive up to Mount Tabor or Mount Transfiguration to visit the Franciscan Church and Monastery, We stop in Cana for Holy Mass and renewal of wedding vows.  Then, we visit the places around the Sea o Galilee:  Mount Beatitudes, Capernaum, St. Peter’s House, Tabgha, and enjoy a boat ride, weather permitting.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
RETURN TO LOS ANGELES
Depart Tel Aviv airport on TK793 at 5:00am. Arrive Istanbul at 7:15am and connect with TK9 departing Istanbul at 12:45pm, arriving Los Angeles at 4:30pm.


Terms & Conditions

All prices quoted in this flyer are based on airfares; land rates and exchange rates in effect September 2013 on group rates of 36-39 passengers. All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances.  (tk/40/pilgrimagelax-uee)
Please complete the booking form with full names as they appear on passports, and mail it to us with your deposit of $350 per person plus $271.00 insurance (optional). Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to the terms and conditions herewith. Balance is due 90 days before departure date. If you cancel, the following cancellation charges per person will apply: 120 days or more $25pp; 119-91 days before departure $250pp; 90-61 days prior to departure date $1,000pp; 60-31 days prior to departure date $1,500pp; 30-1 day prior to departure date or no show – No Refund.

Pilgrims are responsible for ensuring that their Passports are in order and they secure any necessary visas to the countries visited

For more information and reservation, please contact:    

Pilgrimage Coordinator:
Teresa Gnarez    
(562)424-9051 or teresagnarez@yahoo.com

Holy Site Tours
Claudia Venegas and Ron Haller
13580 Medinac Lane, unit 101L Seal Beach, California 90740
Phones: 714-414-2038  or 714-746-4199
claudiatravelholyland@gmail.com or ronhallertravel@gmail.com

TOUR PRICES are based on tariffs and foreign currency exchange as known December 1999. They are subject to change without notice in case of any revisions of such rates. Prices are based on a minimum of 45 Pilgrims.

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT: A deposit in the amount of $350.00 will hold your reservation up to 90 days prior to departure, when the balance becomes due.

CANCELLATION & REFUND: A booking can be cancelled, but the cancellation must be made in writing and the following cancellation charges per person will apply up to 90 days prior to departure-Fee $25; 90-60 days prior to departure $100 per person; 60-30 days prior to departure $500 per person; 30-1 day prior to departure
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Please reserve   places on the 13 days Pilgrimage to Italy (April 18 - April 30, 2014) TC 102
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A deposit of $350 (by check or credit card*), plus $271 for Travel Insurance (Optional) per person is required at the time of booking.
Single Room Supplement $599.

Total payable to: Holy Site Tours

Submit this Booking form, photocopy of your passport, must be valid 6 months after your return date, with your deposit.
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