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St. Pedro Bautista Pilgrimage

Commemorating the feast of the 26 martyrs of nagasaki

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION

A nonrefundable deposit of USD$300.00 upon reservation. Full payment must be paid upon released of the approved Visa but should not be later than ONE month prior departure. Payable in USD Dollars or equivalent in peso using tour operator’s rate with photocopy of passport. *Cancellation charge of fifty percent (50%) of tour cost will be imposed if cancellation is done two (2) month before departure date *Full tour cost will be forfeited if cancellation is done one (1) month before, departure *Unused portion of the tour is non-refundable.

USD $ 1,440 /pax ALL IN

February 1 to 5, 2019

With Fr. Efren C. Jimenez, OFM

INCLUSIONS

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Roundtrip economy airfare and taxes
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Private Bus with English Speaking local guide
  • Tips
  • Additional charge on Saturday and weekend rates
  • Admission fees

NOTE

Optional tours like Experience making Sushi/Ramen ($32 per person) and Kimono Experience ($14 per person)

CONDITIONS/ RESPONSIBILITIES

TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE the visa fees and documentation expenses, extra travel insurance, medical and hospitalization expenses, tours and transportation expenses during free periods, porter age of extra luggage, drinks and meals not specified in the itinerary, and such other personal nature like telephone calls, fax, laundry, room service and expenses not mentioned in the itinerary terms and conditions. EPHESUS TRAVEL AND TOURS has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various operators. Our company or its subagent’s 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.

ITINERARY

Day 01 / FEB 1: Manila- Fukuoka- Hirado (B, L, D)
Depart Manila in the morning. Upon arrival in Fukuoka, meet and greet your local guide then transfer to Hirado for dinner and overnight.

Day 02 / FEB 2: Hirado, Tabira, Sonogi Port, Omura (B, L, D)
After breakfast, prepare for check out. This morning we start our day by visiting St. Francis Xavier Church. Continue to Tabira Church then transfer to Sonogi Port for Lunch. After lunch, continue tour to The Port of Twenty Six Martyrs Board Monument. The group will follow the road in Nagasaki where the 26 Martyrs walked. Proceed to Omura Park (Kimono Experience optional). It was built over the outer moat of the former Kushima Castle. The park is filled with 300 blossoming cherry trees in spring and has been selected as one of “Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots”. Group will be taken to AEON Shopping Center to buy souvenirs. After dinner in a local restaurant in Omura, check in at hotel for overnight.

Day 03 / FEB 3: Omura-Tokitsu- Nagasaki (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel and check out. Proceed to the port of Tokitsu to start the walking tour for about four hours until we reach the 26 Martyrs Museum. Join the memorial mass for Martyrdom of 26 Saints. After the celebration, transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner in Nagasaki Shippoku.

Day 04 / FEB 4: Nishisaka Park, Outdoor Mass, Nagasaki (B, L)
Depart hotel to see the Oura Church. The Cathedral is the oldest wooden church of gothic architecture existing in Japan. It was built in 1864 by a French missionary, and was known by the people of Nagasaki at the time as the “French Temple”. It was once renowned for being the largest Roman Catholic church in the East but was completely demolished by the nuclear blast. Now you can see the headless statues of the saints, the bell tower that was blown off by the atomic bomb and a wooden figure of the Virgin Mary which miraculously survived the heat of the nuclear blast. See also Nagasaki Peace Park/ Atomic Bomb Museum. Lunch at Nagasaki. Continue to Glover Garden. The main attraction of the garden is the Former Glover House, the oldest Western-style wooden building in Japan. The rest of the day at leisure and shopping time. Dinner will be on pax account. Check in at hotel for overnight.

Day 05 / FEB 5: Nagasaki – Manila (B, L)
Prepare for check out. Group will have Thanksgiving and farewell mass at the Saint Phillipo Nihshizaka Church. Have their last minute shopping before transferring to Fukuoka International Airport for flight back to Manila.

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