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TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE

pair a mission trip with a world class vacation

One of the most fun,  life-changing gifts of the mission at BLESS is to connect our partners around the world. COME AND SEE trips combine a site visit to a BLESS beneficiary with a world-class vacation. Below are trips from LTW 2018. For more information or to schedule a trip for your family or organization, email dana@bless.world

BLESS WANTAKIA: TRIBAL CONNECTION IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Six people will experience the tribal adventure of a lifetime for seven days and six nights in the breathtaking mountains of Papua New Guinea. You will enjoy scenic mountain hikes, heartfelt conversation, tribal games, and gain a behind-the-scenes view of the process of translating the Bible! All proceeds go directly toward translating the 4 Gospels into the Wantakian heart language, funding the printing, binding and delivery to those who have never had access to the Gospel.

7 days, 6 nights for 6 people in Papua New Guinea

  • Day 1: Arrive in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, greeted by Ethnos360 team member, stay 1 night

  • Day 2: Fly to Goroka, the tribal center of the mountain villages

  • Day 3: Take a helicopter ride into the Wantakia village to meet the team and tribal people

  • Day 4: Share tribal meals and experience outdoor activities like fishing and hiking with the Wantakians

  • Day 5: Visit the new Wantakian church, meet and share stories with new believers, experience prayer and scripture in the Wantakian heart language

  • Day 6: Enjoy priceless time with your new friends, helicopter ride to Goroka to stay for 1 night

  • International airfare not included. Subject to availability of all parties. Travel will take place in 2020 or 2021.

  • Day 7: Depart the mountains back to Port Moresby

Included: All accommodations, in-country airfare from Port Moresby to Goroka, round trip helicopter transportation, meals and experiences in the Wantakian village.

Thank You: Ethnos 360

INDIA: THE TAJ MAHAL, HIMALAYAS AND THE ENABLED PROJECT

This 7 day, 6 night trip for 2 to India is sure to show you the world through a different lense as you gain priceless, life- changing perspective. You will explore New Delhi with luxury accommodations and VIP private tours of the Taj Mahal and Agra. You will experience The Enabled Project mission in the Himalayan Mountains as you take in the breathtaking views from the mountain lodges. You will visit the project’s special needs learning center, school, hostel, and widow fellowship group. To top it all off, you will conclude your trip in New Delhi with shopping and a tour of the famous bazaar in Old Delhi.

  • Day 1: Arrive at your 5 star hotel in New Delhi

  • Day 2: Visit Taj Mahal, package includes train tickets and VIP private tour of the Taj Mahal and Agra

  • Day 3: Fly to the Himalayan mountain lodge

  • Day 3-6: Experience The Enabled Project first hand as you spend time with their faithful leaders

  • Day 6: Fly back to Delhi and experience Old Delhi, shop at the famous bazaar, and see historic sites and Hindu monuments

  • Day 7: Depart Delhi

Included: All accommodations, train tickets and guided tour of Taj Mahal, in-country flights to Himalayas, private driver and guide from Enabled team to visit the mission.

Thank You: Pioneers: Enabled Project

THAILAND: BEAUTY IN BROKENNESS

Enjoy this 10-day adventure for 2 in Thailand where your life will be changed forever. Your private driver from the GCA team will escort you from Mae Sot through the beautiful hill country near the border of Myanmar. You will experience mission connections and witness praise and worship in the Burmese language. You’ll enjoy culture and friendliness while playing soccer, singing karaoke and breaking bread together. You will also explore Bangkok’s cultural treasures, taste the best Thai food the world has to offer, and relax and refresh on Thailand’s world-class beaches in the Krabi region.

  • Day 1: Arrive in Bangkok and check into your 4-5 star hotel before explorng the Thai capital

  • Day 2-4: Missional experiences with Global Child Advocates in Mae Sot including children’s centers, No Man’s Land, Burmese worship, and home visits

  • Day 5-8: Travel to Krabi and decompress with a 4 day, 4 night luxury escape to the most beautiful beaches in the world

  • Day 8-9: Spend your final night in Bangkok at a luxurious hotel with an upscale Thai dinner with wine, recapping memories that will last a lifetime

Included: All accommodations, private transportation in Mae Sot, in- country flights to Mae Sot and Krabi, 1 day of island hopping, 2 Thai Massages, upscale dinner at a top restaurant in Bangkok

Thank You: Global Child Advocates

THE MIDDLE EAST: EPIC ADVENTURE

This breathtaking journey for 2 in the Middle East with Ananias House is an adventure you will never forget! Begin in Cairo, Egypt where a Pioneers team member will take you to your luxury accommodations overlooking the Nile River. Ananias House will guide your adventures of camel rides and famous Pyramids. Then fly to Beirut, Lebanon where they will take you to visit local pastors, share meals with refugees, attend churches and more! End the trip by decompressing in Byblos, Lebanon, an ancient Mediterranean city overlooking the sea with vibrant nightlife and restaurants.

  • Day 1: Arrive in Cairo, Egypt as you are greeted by an Ananias House team member

  • Day 1-2: Enjoy the Nile River, tour famous Egyption Pyramids, ride a camel, and shop in the market

  • Day 3: Fly to Beirut, Lebanon

  • Day 3-5: Enjoy meals with Pastor Ibrahim, cultural house visits, and spiritual prayers

  • Day 5-7: Experience Byblos’ picturesque coast, tour the ancient city and the infamous “Cedars of God”

  • Day 8-9: Enjoy time in Beirut with Ananias House

Included: All accommodations, camel ride and tour of the famous pyramids, guides in Cairo and Lebanon, flight from Cairo to Lebanon, an upscale meal in Lebanon

Thank You: Ananias House

BONAIRE: CARIBBEAN PARADISE

Relax in Caribbean paradise for 7 days and 6 nights in Bonaire for up to 4 people. Bask in the sunshine and relax in the turquoise water of the Caribbean while experiencing local culture, enjoying delicious seafood and exploring surrounding islands on a private boat charter. Snorkel in some of the top sites in the world and kick back and relax in a hammock as the sun sets into the sea. The best part is that you will get to meet the team from Trans World Radio while touring their radio station and tower that are advancing the Gospel deep into South America!

Create your own 7 day itinerary and enjoy the following:

  • Arrive in Bonaire to your luxurious, oceanfront home

  • Explore the beauty of Bonaire at your leisure

  • Take a private boat charter to surrounding islands, snorkel and sip cocktails

  • Meet the team from Trans World Radio, tour their facilities to gain an understanding of how they advance the Gospel through radio waves

  • Relax, swim, snorkel, dive and dine at your leisure

Included: 6 nights in an upscale home in Bonaire, guided tour of the TWR facilities, private boat charter for an afternoon-

Thank You: Trans World Radio

PEARL OF AFRICA: A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE 

This trip to Uganda will give you new worldly perspective. Take a guided tour through refugee camps on the border of Uganda and South Sudan or “home visits” in the small village of Pader. You will adventure through Murchison Falls National Park for a 3 day, 2 night stay including safari drives, a Nile boat safari and a hike up the falls. Take this trip with members of EmpowerOne on one of their annual visits, or take your own private trip. One in-country flight per person included.

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kampala, stay at 5 star Speke Hotel or lodge on Lake Victoria

  • Day 2: Fly to Arua refugee camp region OR Pader Village (traveler’s choice)

  • Day 3-4: Life-changing missional experiences with EmpowerOne, visiting churches in refugee camps while seeing BLESS funded water wells, or visit homes and churches of Ugandan locals in Pader

  • Day 5-7: Enjoy Paraa Safari Lodge at Murchison Falls National Park for boat and land safaris

  • Day 8: Fly to Kampala, shop in artisan markets, explore Lake Victoria Nature Reserve

  • Day 9: Chauffeured to Entebbe airport to fly home

Included: All accommodations, private guide/driver while in Uganda, in- country airfare, safari ground and boat tours

Thank You: EmpowerOne