JMT Ministries tour of the Holy Land

Led by Rev Dr Joel Thomas

Tuesday 18th - Wednesday 26th October 2022

Congratulations on taking this historic trip to The Holy Land.

I have visited on numerous occasions, every trip is always a different experience, this trip will impact your life in a way that words cannot explain.

Your bible will become alive, understanding of historical things will become more plain. Use this opportunity to gain as much knowledge as you can.

God bless

Rev Dr Joel M. Thomas

Day 1 - London / Tel Aviv
We depart on our flight from London Heathrow to Tel Aviv. Meeting and assistance upon arrival and transfer to our hotel Bethlehem for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 - Mt. of Olives / Mt. Zion
After breakfast we visit Bethany where we visit Lazarus’ tomb and then continue to the Mount of Olives where we have a panoramic view over the Old City. Walk down the Palm Sunday road to the chapel of Dominus Flevit, where our Lord wept over Jerusalem. Finally descend to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. In the afternoon visit Mount Zion and the Upper Room, also known as the Cenacle which commemorates the Last Supper; the Dormition Abbey, and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu on the site of the house of the High Priest Caiaphas and see the Dungeon where Jesus was imprisoned. We end the day with a visit to the Garden Tomb for a communion service.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem.
 
Day 3 - The Way of the Cross / Garden Tomb
This morning we shall enter the Old City and start our tour at the Crusaders’ Church of St. Anne and the Pool of Bethesda. Continue to the Tower of Antonia where Jesus was tried and the Church of the Flagellation. We visit the Western (Wailing) Wall where we will spend some time.
Dinner and overnight in Bethlehem. 
 
Day 4 - Bethlehem / Shepherds’ Fields / Jericho / Galilee
Today we visit the Church of the Nativity and the Shepherds’ Fields. Then continue to Inn Of The Good Samaritan . Our next stop will be in Jericho. View the ancient city and take the chair lift to the Mount of Temptation and continue to the baptism site at Qaser el-Yahud on the River Jordan where there will be the opportunity to be baptised . We drive via Mount Arbel where we have a wonderful view of the Sea of Galilee and then our hotel Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.
 
Day 5 - Caesarea Philippi / Capernaum / The Sea of Galilee
After breakfast we visit Caesarea Philippi (Banias). We then visit the Mount of Beatitudes which commemorates our Lord’s Sermon on the Mount, Capernaum, “The Town of Jesus” where he carried out the major part of his Ministry and Messianic work and see excavations and St. Peter’s Church. Tabgha, the site where our Lord fed the 5,000 with five loaves and two fishes. Here we have a service on the lakeside. We end the day with a boat trip on the lake.
Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.
 
Day 6 - Nazareth / Cana / Mt. Tabor
This morning we visit the Nazareth Village depicting life as in the times of Jesus. We drive to Cana of Galilee where Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine at a wedding feast. In the afternoon we visit Mount Tabor where our Lord was Transfigured, which we will ascend and descend by taxis before returning to our hotel in Nazareth for dinner and overnight.
 
Day 7 - Dead Sea / Qumran
We leave early to visit Qumran and then Masada before enjoying the warm waters of the Dead Sea at our hotel. The remainder of the day is free.
Dinner and overnight at the Dead Sea.

Day 8 - Dead Sea
FREE DAY to enjoy the warm waters.
Dinner and overnight Dead Sea.
 
Day 9 - Tel Aviv / London
This morning we visit Caesarea and the Roman amphitheatre and aqueduct before the coach takes us to Tel Aviv airport for our return flight to London Heathrow.

Itinerary subject to change

Price £1740 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 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, service charges and porterage
  • Airport taxes
  • Headsets
  • ATOL Protection Contribution*

Not included in the price

  • Single supplement £360 per person
  • Drinks with lunches and items of a personal nature
  • Baptismal robes and certificates approx £6 per person
  • Any costs related to COVID19 testing (PCR and Serology testing etc), costs, if any have not yet been announced
  • Travel insurance including COVID 19 cover Staysure

Please note that the cost of the tour may be subject to surcharges - please see the booking conditions. Currency exchange rates used £1 = US$1.315 as published in the Financial Times on 14th October 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 this tour' or download, complete and return the booking form to:

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

Tel: 0117 973 1840

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 that this brochure went to press all travellers visiting Israel must have received a double vaccination against Covid-19. No 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 12 weeks before departure. A final invoice will also be sent at this time and the balance for the tour must be paid at least 10 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. Staysure have a range of policies available at very competitive prices. You can obtain a quote online by clicking here.

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 September 2021



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