A Biblical tour of the Holy Land

Led by Pastor Paul Hyslop

Thursday 22nd - Thursday 29th March 2018

I would love to warmly invite you all to Join me in this opportunity of a life time trip to the Holy land.

This trip is is a unique experience into the Land of our king and Saviour Jesus. On this special tour we will visit many of the places where he walked, allowing the Bible to come alive before your very eyes, and to soak in on the wealth of Biblical history.

Don’t miss out on this awesome invitation and tour of Israel!

Once again I warmly invite you to share with me this exciting spiritual journey that will not disappoint and will fill you with a love for the Holy land!

Very kind regards

Pastor: Paul Hylslop

Day 1
Flight from London to Tel Aviv. Meet on arrival and transfer to Bethlehem for dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 2
Drive to the top of the Mount of Olives for a spectacular view over the Old City and walk down the Palm Sunday road to the Garden of Gethsemane. Go up onto the Temple Mount, the site of Moriah and Araunah’s threshing floor. Lunch on Abraham’s Ridge overlooking the city (own expense). Walk through the Western Wall Tunnel and see the Herodian foundations of Temple Mount. Visit the Roman Pavement, Lithostratos, the Water Cistern and Ecce Homo, leading on to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 3
We will begin a walking tour of the Old City from the Pools of Bethesda. Visit the Jewish Quarter, Nehemiah’s broad wall. Visit Shevet Achim. Walking from the Dung Gate we go down to the archaeological centre for a multimedia presentation of the history of the City of David. Walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel to the Pool of Siloam (appropriately prepared with torches and water shoes), the easier Canaanite tunnel will be used by those who do not wish to get wet! Tour the Garden Tomb and see Skull Hill and share in the Lord’s Supper together.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.

Day 4
An early drive to Qumran, and note the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Drive to En Gedi for a visit and there will be time to relax and float in the Dead Sea. We will stop for lunch by the Dead Sea (at own expense). On our return to Bethlehem see the Church of the Nativity and the Shepherds Fields. Visit projects.
Gala Dinner in the Tent Restaurant and overnight Bethlehem.

Day 5
In the morning we leave Bethlehem for Tiberias. We visit the King David Museum before continuing via Jericho to Nazareth.
Dinner and overnight Tiberias.

Day 6
The day begins early as we sail on the Sea of Galilee an experience not to be missed. We drive on to the nearby Mount of Beatitudes. Visit St. Peter’s Primacy and Tabgha, where the Lord Jesus met with His disciples by the shore. Continue to Capernaum where Jesus would often stay during His Galilean ministry to see the significant archaeological remains.
Dinner and overnight Tiberias.

Day 7
We drive to Tel Dan Nature Reserve, walking though the park to the ancient gate of Tel Dan. Visit Caesarea Philippi (Banyas). We have lunch (at own expense) before returning to Tiberias via the Golan Heights, stopping at Mount Bental to see the superb views.
Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.

Day 8
We leave Tiberias and make our way to Ben Gurion airport visiting Caesarea to view the amphitheatre and aqueduct en route.

Itinerary subject to change

Price £1295 per person

What the price includes

  • Return flights from London Luton 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 £296 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$1.3019 as published in the Financial Times on 28th September 2016.

* APC (ATOL Protection Contribution) which 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 40 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 July 2017



Testimonials

“My wife and I have just returned from the Mothers Union Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Jennie and Malcolm Jones. The hotel, guide, itinerary and leadership were excellent, making it 7 unforgettable days.
Many thanks to all involved. ”

Richard Howard


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