A biblical tour to Israel

Led by the Rev David Beresford and the Rev Dennis Niziol

Thursday 24th October - Saturday 2nd November 2019

Pastors David Beresford and Dennis Niziol invite you to share a wonderful all inclusive nine day tour of the Holy Land in October 2019.

David is married to Jean they have three children and eleven grandchildren he was the senior pastor of the Plymouth Christian Centre until March 2009 when he retired. He continues on the staff there as “Minister for Pastoral Care” in a part time capacity.

Dennis is the senior pastor of the Elim Lighthouse Church in Bicester Oxfordshire. He is married to Anne they have three children and seven grandchildren.

They are both experienced in leading tours to Israel.

“We pray that this tour will not only be historically and biblically stimulating but will also be a time of spiritual renewal and blessing for you”.

Day 1, Thursday
We depart from London Heathrow on our flight to Tel Aviv. On arrival we will be met and transferred to our hotel in Jerusalem for dinner and overnight.

Day 2, Friday
This morning we drive to the top of the Mount of Olives and walk down the Palm Sunday road to Dominus Flevit, the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane.
We then visit St Peter in Gallicantu. We end the day at the Garden Tomb with a communion service.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 3, Saturday
Today we enjoy a walking tour of the Old City. We visit the Temple Mount and walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We end the day with a walk in the Jewish quarter.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 4, Sunday
We drive to Ein Kerem birth place of John the Baptist and then to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity and the Shepherds Fields.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 5, Monday
Free day in Jerusalem.
OPTIONAL - Walk through Hezekiah’s tunnel. Bring a torch and clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! Alternatively, you might like to explore the excavations under the Wall.
Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Day 6,Tuesday
We drive to Masada, Herod’s hilltop fortress, Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea, where there will be opportunity to bathe. We visit Qumran where a shepherd boy discovered the Scrolls then continue to Jericho for a visit. We drive along the Jordan Valley to Tiberias.
Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.

Day 7, Wednesday
We visit the Mount of Beatitudes which commemorates the Sermon on the Mount, Capernaum “the home town” of Jesus and Tabgha, the site where our Lord feed 5,000 with fives loaves and two fishes. Visit the baptismal site at Yardenit where there will be opportunity for those who wish, to be baptised. We end the day with a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee.
Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.

Day 8, Thursday
Today we drive to Caesarea Philippi (Banyas), the source of the River Jordan. We continue to Cana, Nazareth and the Nazareth Village.
Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.

Day 9, Friday
We leave Tiberias and drive to Jezreel and Mount Tabor for visits. Then continue to Mount Carmel, the scene of Elijah’s conflict with the prophets of Baal.
Dinner and overnight on the coast.

Day 10, Saturday
We visit the amphitheatre and aqueduct at Caesarea before we transfer to airport for return flight to London Heathrow.

Itinerary subject to change

Price £1640 per person

What the price includes

  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Tel Aviv (Details of flight numbers and times have not yet been finalised)
  • Accommodation in good quality hotels in twin / double bedded rooms with private facilities on half board basis
  • Transfer of passengers and baggage
  • Sightseeing as in itinerary
  • Services of a fully qualified English speaking guide
  • Travel by air-conditioned coaches
  • Entrance fees, gratuities (tips), service charges and porterage
  • Airport taxes
  • ATOL Protection Contribution*

Not included in the price

  • Travel from home to UK airport
  • Single supplement £396 per person
  • Travel insurance (see below)

Please note that the cost of the tour may be subject to surcharges - please see the booking conditions. Currency exchange rates used £1 = US$1.351 as published in the Financial Times on 2nd January 2018.

* APC (ATOL Protection Contribution) provides passenger protection via the ATTF (Air Travel Trust Fund). For further information visit www.caa.co.uk

HOW TO BOOK

Either click 'Book' at the bottom of this page or download, complete and return the booking form to:

Worldwide Christian Travel 36 Coldharbour Road, Bristol, BS6 7NA UK

Tel: 0845 458 8308

Worldwide Christian Travel has been organising Christian holidays and tours, mainly to the Holy Land, for over 50 years. We cover all aspects of travel and are one of the most comprehensive Christian travel organisers in the country. Worldwide Christian Travel is a trading name of Hadler Tours Limited.

General Information

Fitness
People of all ages are welcome, but, whatever your age, we must insist on a reasonable level of fitness. A number of sites involve rough walking.

Your protection
Hadler Tours Limited is a member of ABTA with membership numbers 93522 & V2096. ABTA and ABTA Members help holidaymakers to get the most from their travel and assist them when things do not go according to plan. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct. For further information about ABTA, the Code of Conduct and the arbitration scheme available to you of if you have a complaint, contact ABTA, 68-71 Newman Street London W1T 3AH Tel: 020 7637 2444 or visit www.abta.com.

All monies paid by you for the air holiday package shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 3078. For more information see our booking terms and conditions.

Passports, Visas and Vaccinations
Travellers are responsible for ensuring that they have a valid passport for travel to the relevant countries and that it is valid for at least 6 months after the date of travel. A visa is not required for British Passport holders visiting Israel. At the time this brochure went to press no vaccinations or inoculations are required for travel but you may wish to consult your own doctor for advice concerning this. If you have any queries regarding the above, we will be happy to help.

Travel Advice
For the latest travel advice please visit www.fco.gov.uk or call 0870 606 0290.

Further Information And Paying The Balance
Further information will be sent to you regarding any action that may be required approximately 10 weeks before departure. A final invoice will also be sent at this time and the balance for the tour must be paid at least 8 weeks before departure.

Travel Information
Full travel information, including details of meeting points, flight times, accommodation and travel information, will be sent to you approximately 2 weeks before departure. Normally, tickets are not issued but are handed to you at the airport or departure point by our representative who will be there to ensure that you depart without a hitch and to deal with any last minute difficulties.

Travel Insurance
It is compulsory to have travel insurance for your booking. Holiday Extras have a range of policies available at very competitive prices. You can obtain a quote online by clicking here or alternatively you can call 0871 360 2742 and quote ABTA number 93522.

Gratuities
Our normal procedure is to deal with tips on a group basis and these are included in the price. The tour leader will distribute them to the guide, driver and hotels on your behalf. Individual tipping is not recommended unless the circumstances are exceptional.

Room Check In and Check Out Times
The standard international practice is to let rooms from midday to midday. However times do vary. Check-in times are usually between 2pm and 3pm, check-out times between 11am and 12 noon on the day of departure. Therefore, if you check-in immediately after a night flight this would normally count as one night’s accommodation. Similarly if your return flight is at night you will normally be required to vacate your room at 12 noon prior to leaving for the airport. Day rooms are subject to availability/cost and should be arranged locally with the accommodation management.

Page published November 2018



Testimonials

“Just a note to report that the trip to Jordan went very well. We all arrived home safely yesterday morning.

The group gelled together well and we all thoroughly enjoyed the itinerary and magnificent scenery. Everyone was surprised to realise how much Bible history had taken place there.”

David Ronco


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