Pilgrimage Tour - Egypt and Israel

Are you looking for Spiritual nourishment, adventure, agribusiness learning and world’s best medical checkup all on one trip? Well your search is over because Israel is the place to go. Not only is it one of the world’s most visited places but it is your destination of a life time. SPIRITUAL NOURISHMENT Having Jerusalem as its capital city, Israel is also known as The Holy Land, land of the Bible.

Religious sites among them, The Temple Mount is considered to be the holiest places on earth according to all major religions. People from all over the world come to offer their prayers at the Wailing Wall also known as the Western Wall. Visit Bethlehem the very place of the birth of Our Lord Jesus. Pray at the Mt. of Olives, precisely at the Gethsemane before proceeding to Via Dolorosa all the way to Golgotha and see for yourself the empty grave of the risen Christ.

Nazareth where the Word became Flesh. The presence of the Sea of Galilee makes Israel a must visit destination since it is the place where Jesus performed most of his miracles including walking on water, healing of the lepers, calming of the storm, calling of his disciples, feeding the 5000 and the 3000 people among others.

What's Included?

• Flight Fare NBO- CAI- NBO
• Airport taxes
• 3 nights’ accommodation in Egypt on Half board
• 7 nights’ accommodation Israel on Half board
• Visa for Egypt and Israel
• Guide Charges
• All entrance fees where applicable
• 1 complimentary for every 20 members travelling

Duration

10 days

Destination Covered

Cairo, Jerusalem, Galilee and Taba

Best Suited

Families, Groups
Day 1:
Meet at the airport Depart Nairobi Arrival in Cairo and Visit to the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Stop by a perfumery shop.Transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 2:
After Breakfast, Check out and visit The Hanging Church (AL MUALLAQA)
Church of St.Sergius (ABU SERGA) - A 5th century basilica built over crypt where Jesus and the Holy Family stayed during their flight into Egypt in the Reign of King Herod.Drive through the desert, crossing the famous Suez Canal, and proceed along the Red Sea. On the way you stop by the spot where it is believed Moses and the Children of Israel crossed the Red Sea and Miriam sung. Around that area you shall also see the remnants of the 12 wells of Moses.Late arrival at St. Catherine (at the foot of Mt. Sinai) and check in our hotel. Have an early dinner and retire to bed, ready for the early morning climb.(02:00am)

Day 3:'
After the early morning Climb to the Holy Place where Moses received The Ten Commandments from Jehovah, we return to the hotel for breakfast. Checkout and we will visit the Burning Bush and the well whereMosesmethiswife,Zipporah (daughter of Jethro, the priest of Median).Exodus 2:18We will also visit the place where the Israelites camped when Moses went to receive the Ten Commandments.
Transfer to Taba boarder Egypt/Israel. Get assisted through the boarder procedures and cross over to The Holy Land. You will be met and assisted by our Jewish Israeli Guide. Proceed to Kibbutz Yotvata, the biggest Agricultural kibbutz in Israel where you will get exposed to Israeli sophisticated Agricultural Technology in addition to their experience in desert organic agriculture and livestock farming. We will take a trip over there to learn how we can add value to our farm produce.
We arrive in the Holy City, Jerusalem, with a song viewing it at night from Mount Olives. We then proceed to our Hotel in Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem Gates or equivalent
Meal plan: Break

Day 4:
We begin our day at 7:30am in the Garden of Gethsemane. Visit the Church of Agony before proceeding through St. Stephen’s Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem where we visit the pools of Bethesda JOHN 5:2.Follow in The Footsteps of Jesus along the Stations of the via Dolorosa, “Jesus Way of Suffering" to the Garden Tomb…. where Jesus was crucified, buried AND ROSE FROM THE DEAD. Stop for Lunch break at the Old City, and then continue Via Dolorosa oriental "Suq" (Bazaar). Proceed to the "Wailing Wall", the last remnants of the Temple of Solomon. Claim the prayer of Solomon in 2Chronicles 6:32 & 33.
At 17:00 we will be back to our hotel.
Overnight: Jerusalem Gates or equivalent
Meal plan: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 5:
After breakfast, we visit the ancient Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, where we touch the very place where Jesus was born. Visit the Shepherds Fields” in Beth-Sahour. After lunch-stop, we drive to visit EinKarim, the place where John the Baptist was born.We proceed to the "St. John in the Mountains" church, built on the place where the house of St. John was standing.We will also visit the Church of Visitation, where St. Mary visited Elisabeth, then proceed to visit the new city of Jerusalem.
Visit Bethany the Town of Mary and Martha where Jesus raised Lazarus. (SEE Lazarus Tomb)
Overnight: Jerusalem Gates or equivalent
Meal plan: Breakfast /Dinner

Day 6:
After Breakfast we check out of our hotel and depart from Jerusalem; Drive to visit the old city of Jaffa, one of the ancient gateways to the Holy Land: Through this Port, the Cedars to build Solomon's Temple were brought, the prophet Jonah tried to flee God, but most important, it was here in Jaffa (Joppa) where Christianity began to spread to the nations.
Here, Apostle Peter lived in the house of Simon the Tanner and had the "Vision of the Flesh", and here he made his first miracle by healing the little girl.We continue to Megiddo, one of Israel's most ancient cities, where we can find traces of fortifications left by the Canaanites, King Solomon, King Ahab, and more We continue to Haifa, the Mt. Carmel and Stella Mary's.Afternoon drive to visit Nazareth, visiting the Basilica and the Church of the annunciation, the old Synagogue where Jesus read Scriptures on Isaiah’s prophesy on His coming, then proceed to Mary's well.Visit Cana of Galilee, the place of the first Miracle of changing water into wine in a wedding.
Overnight: Galilee Ohalo Mano Hotel or Equivalent
Meal plan: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 7:
At 7:30 we drive to visit Mt. Tabor; The Mount of Transfiguration.
Later, visit places where Jesus appointed His Disciples and performed numerous Miracles around the Sea of Galilee:Beginning with Capernaum visit Peter’s House and the famous Synagogue.(Luke;4:16) Enjoy the view from Mt. of the Beatitudes, where the "Sermon on the Mount (Matthew:
5) was given, and the reconstructed Church in Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Multiplication of the Bread and The Fish. We will sail on the Sea of Galilee in a boat similar to the Boat used by Jesus and His
Disciples.The last visit this evening will be to the Site of the Baptism, Jordan River. Here, those of us who will can be baptized. Proceed back to our Hotel renewed and refreshed.
Overnight: Galilee
Meal plan: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 8:
Early at 6:30 in the morning, we check out from our hotel and proceed to visit Kibbutz Agribusiness Farm, an amazing experience that transforms the way we do agribusiness. See Dairy Farming, drip irrigation and more.
Proceed, stopping at Jericho to view the sycamore tree which Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus then continue to the Dead Sea for a float before proceeding to Eilat border.Cross over to Egypt.We are met by our Egyptian Guide and proceed to our Hotel on The Red Sea, relax and swim overlooking Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel.
Overnight: Sonesta Taba or Equivalent
Meal plan: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 9:
After a restful night and a blissful morning on the Beaches of The Red Sea and a sumptuous breakfast in our luxurious Hotel,We check out and embark on our long drive. We will have several stop overs (health break) along the way.Continue to Cairo and check in our hotel.
Overnight: Cairo.
Meal plan: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 10:
Enjoy your breakfast at the Hotel.Rest of the day at leisure: Shopping, swimming, Golf or any other activity. Group transfer to the Airport for your final departure
Meal plan: Breakfast
Departure back to Nairobi.
Cancellation Policy:
• Notice of cancellation must be made in writing to Gotobus and the following scale of cancellation fees will be applied:
• Over 45 days prior to departure, $300 per person.
• 31-44 days prior to departure, $800 per person.
• 21-30 days prior to departure, 50% of total price.
• 8-20 days prior to departure, 75% of total price.
• Within 7 days prior to departure or withdrawal from a tour, will regard forfeiting the tour on own, no tour fee will be refund.
• Air ticket cancellation subject airlines penalties and handing fee.
• All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 3-4 business days.
• The vendor reserves the right to cancel a schedule to fully refund affected customers.
• The vendor reserves the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
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