Panorama of Rome and Basilica of St. Peter in a summer day in Vatican

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND & JORDAN


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Tour Information

UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF REV. MICHAEL MUTINDA,

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF ST. ANDREW’S PARISH IN TORONTO

Tour co-ordinator: Ms. Marilyn Apilan (416 356 6157) ocarmelyn1@gmail.com

October 26 – November 05, 2019 11 days CA$ 3850.00 (taxes& tips included) 

FLIGHT ADD ON FROM OTHER CANADIAN CITIES AVAILABLE

Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619

 

Oct 26 Depart Toronto for Tel Aviv.

Oct 27 Upon arrival in Tel Aviv we collect our luggage and meet our guide. We start our journey by visiting baptismal site at Qasr al Yahud. We also stop at monastery on Mount of Temptation, in Qumran, where Dead Sea scrolls where found and we see Sycamore Tree in Jericho. Dinner and overnight in Jericho.

Oct 28 Today we cross the border to Jordan. In the morning we stop in Wadi Rum, one of the world’s outstanding desert landscapes to observe local life and Bedouin culture. This is where the movie “Lawrence of Arabia” was made in 1962. We have a traditional Bedouin lunch in one of their tents. We continue to Petra for dinner and overnight.

Oct 29 Today we visit Jordan’s most exciting and adventurous travel experience Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, dating back to 300 B.C. It is only accessible via a narrow canyon and contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname “Rose City”. Dinner and overnight in Petra.

Oct 30 Today we leave Petra and we visit Mt. Nebo where Moses saw the Promised Land for the first time. We descent to the Dead Sea– the lowest place on earth (423 meters below sea level). The area around the Dead Sea was one of the world’s first health resorts. Time to enjoy the sun and “swim” in the Dead Sea. Return to Jericho for dinner and overnight.

Oct 31 This morning we travel to Galilee and we start our day with a boat ride on the peaceful Sea of Galilee where Jesus miraculously walked on water. In Tabgha (also known as Heptapegon, the Seven Springs) we see the Church of Multiplication with its famous 5th century fish mosaic and the Church of St. Peter’s Primacy. Later visit Capernaum, home of St. Peter and the site of Christ’s preaching. Celebrate mass on Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered his famous Sermon on the Mount. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

Nov 01 This morning we start our tour with visiting Nazareth and the Basilica of Annunciation. Built over the remains of Byzantine and Crusader churches, it incorporates the cave in which the Virgin Mary received the news from Gabriel that she would give birth to Jesus. The upper part of Basilica is adorned by huge mosaics of the Virgin Mary donated by communities from around the world. We also see Mary’s Well and St. Joseph‘s carpentry shop. On to Cana – the site of Jesus’ first miracle, where couples will be able to renew their marriage vows. Mass. In the afternoon we ascent Mount Tabor – the Mount of Transfiguration. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

Nov 02 Today we visit Bethlehem where Jesus was born. We visit the oldest church in the Holy Land, the Church of Nativity at Manger Square, built over Manger cave. We also see Crusader’s Cloister, the Grotto of St. Jerome and Shepherd Field. Afternoon journey takes us to the Ein Karem, a serene, picturesque Jerusalem suburbs, the birthplace of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Nov 03 Today we visit the Mount of Olives, Dominus Flevit Church where Jesus cried upon prophesying the destruction of the Temple, walk through the Garden of Gethsamane, we pray at the Church of all Nations and the Pater Noster Church. Mass. In the afternoon we visit the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, built on the site of the House of the High Priest Calaphas, where Jesus was imprisoned for a night. We also visit the Dormition Abbey, St. Ann’s Church and Pool of Bethesda. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Nov 04 We start our day with the Stations of the Cross on Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrows). We walk the same pathway Jesus walked from Pilate’s Judgment Hall, where he was condemned to death in Calvary, the site of his crucifixion presently inside Holy Sepulchre Church. Mass. In the afternoon we continue our visit to Mount Zion, home to King David’s tomb and the Upper Room where the Last Supper is said to have taken place. We also stop at Western Wall, the holiest Jewish site in the world. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

Nov 05 Morning transfer to Tel Aviv airport for flight to Toronto.

TOUR COST CAD$3,850.00 (Toronto departure) INCLUDES:

  • air transportation.
  • hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
  • 2 meals daily breakfast and dinner.
  • all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
  • airport taxes $690 and tips $100

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
–border crossing fee Israel/Jordan $85
-single supplement $800.
-meals not specified, insurance, documentation

HOW TO BOOK:
A non refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking.

BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 60 days prior to departure For late bookings /within 60 days/ full payment is due immediately.

CANCELLATION:
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
60 days before departure ……………………………….$ 300.00 per person
Between 60 and 45 days before departure ………. 50% of the total cost
45 days or less ………………………………………….. 100% of the total cost

IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 60 days to departure period. Please note na-me changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.

IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. We reserve the right to substitute any of the hotel with hotels in similar or better category. First class twin-bedded rooms with private facilities are used.

UNUSED SERVICES:
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.

GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.

FLIGHT CONNECTIONS:
In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION:
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrangements without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Canadian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/

FLIGHT TIMES
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the
passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an offschedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.

PRICES
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost.

LIABILITY
QS Travel & Tours Inc. is a tour operator and has made the advertised holiday arrangements with the airline/s/, hotel/s/, cruiseship/s/, other operator/s/ and other. Each of these organizations has its own specific terms and conditions for doing business and you will be bound by them. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for /A/ the acts or omissions of any party/ies/ other than QS Travel & Tours employees./B/ failure by the passenger to be properly documented; /C/ failure by the passenger to comply with departure or joining or baggage requirements; /D/ aircraft delays, government actions, act/s/ of God or any factor beyond our direct control; /E/ cancellation or delay to any tour or holiday or change to the itinerary; /F/ expenses resulting from lost or damaged baggage. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to refuse any person as a member of these tours at its sole discretion. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to cancel any or all departure/s/ with or without prior notice and QS Travel & Tours sole responsibility shall be to refund all monies paid for such cancelled departures. The laws and courts which govern this contract are those of the Province of Ontario.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When you book you QS Travel & Tours, an agreement is made between you and QS Travel & Tours and others who will provide services. Please read carefully the information on this page for it sets out the conditions governing the provision of these holidays.

INSURANCE
Cancellation, Medical, Baggage, Life

  • Up to age 59 $278.54
  • 60-64 $303.48
  • 65-69 $342.36
  • 70-75 $407.16

Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL:
Tel. 905.412.2242; 1.800.565.3619
Email: maria@qstours.com or agnes@qstours.com
Tour co-ordinator: Ms. Marilyn Apilan (416 356 6157) ocarmelyn1@gmail.com

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A beautiful picture of the Bahai Gardens in Haifa Israel.

A beautiful picture of the Bahai Gardens in Haifa Israel.

Boat on the sea of Galilee

Boat on the sea of Galilee

Roman Catholic chapel at Mount of Beatitudes near Lake Kinneret, Israel.

Roman Catholic chapel at Mount of Beatitudes near Lake Kinneret, Israel.

The shore of the sea of Galilee

The Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth

The Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth

Bethlehem Church of the Nativity. Star of fourteen rays indicating genealogy of Jesus Christ. It is located in a cave on place of birth.

Bethlehem Church of the Nativity. Star of fourteen rays indicating genealogy of Jesus Christ. It is located in a cave on place of birth.

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Dead Sea

Church of All Nations and Mary Magdalene Convent on the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, israel

Church of All Nations and Mary Magdalene Convent on the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, israel

Holy Land