PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND


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Tour Information

UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF FR. SURESH XAVIER,
ASSOCIATE PASTOR MERCIFUL REDEEMER PARISH, MISSISSAUGA, ON

Price: CA$4,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$4,450 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal departure
Price: CA$4,590 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary departure
Price: CA$4,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Vancouver departure
Price: CA$4,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Edmonton departure
Price: CA$3,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only

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. 905.412.3355, 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619

 

Sep 26  Depart Toronto for Tel Aviv.

Sep 27  Upon arrival around 10:10 am by Air Canada direct flight, we collect our luggage, meet the guide. We visit Mt. Carmel the ”burning place” where Elijah called the fire down to confound the prophets of Baal. Celebrate mass in Muhraqa on Mt Carmel. If time permits, visit Caesarea Maritima, which was the center of early Christians, and capital of Judea under the Romans. Visit the excavations of this ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. This is where Paul made his defense before Festus and King Agrippa prior to his final journey to Rome. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

Sep 28 This morning we start our tour with visiting Nazareth and the Basilica of Annunciation. We continue our tour with visiting 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. In the afternoon we visit Mount Tabor – the Mount of Transfiguration. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

Sep 29 After breakfast we will travel by boat on the Sea of Galilee, visit Capernaum, home of St. Peter and the site of Christ’s preaching, see the Church of Multiplication with its beautiful 5th century fish mosaic and the Church of St. Peter’s Primacy. Mt. Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered his famous Sermon on the Mount. Dinner and overnight in Jericho.

Sep 30 After breakfast 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. If time permits, stop at Milk Grotto church. In the afternoon, will continue to Shepherds Field. Dinner and overnight in Jericho.

Oct 01. Today we visit Qasr El Yahud the baptismal site later, continue 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. The salt and the minerals from the Dead Sea are used to create cosmetics and sachets which are well known around the world. Time to enjoy the sun and “swim” in the Dead Sea. later continue to the Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in the afternoon continue to Jericho visit Sycamore Tree in Jericho and view Mt Temptation. On our return we stop at Jordan River, where Jesus was baptized. Dinner and overnight in Jericho.

Oct 02. We visit the Mount of Olives, starting by Pater Noster Church, Dominus Flevit Church where Jesus cried upon prophesying the destruction of the Temple, walk through the Garden of Gethsemane, pray at the Church of all Nations. In the afternoon visit Mt Zion home to King David’s tomb and the Upper Room Cenacle where the Last Supper is said to have taken place. We also visit the Dormition Abbey. Continue to 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. and stop at Western Wall, the holiest Jewish site in the world. Dinner and overnight in Jericho.

Oct 03 Today we visit the Old City starting by St Anne Church and Pool of Bethesda and the Via Dolorosa (Way of cross ). 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. In the afternoon, visit Ein Karem, a serene, picturesque Jerusalem suburbs, the birthplace of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation. Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem.

Oct 04 Today we start the day by visiting Bethany and then continue to Abu Ghosh to visit two places Church of St Mary of the Resurrection and Emmaus. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight in Jerusalem. 

Oct 05 In the morning we get transferred to Tel Aviv for our direct flight back to Toronto.

 

TOUR COST CAD$4,190.00 (Toronto departure) INCLUDES:

  • Air transportation
  • Hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
  • 2 meals daily breakfast and dinner
  • Daily Mass is available but not mandatory
  • All sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
  • All tips in restaurants and hotels
  • Airport taxes, tips to bus driver and guides

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
-Meals not specified, insurance, documentation.
-Single supplement $900.
-Drinks at dinners

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 105 days prior to departure for late bookings /within 105 days/ full payment is due immediately.

CANCELLATION:
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
105 days before departure ……………………………………………….$300.00 per person
Between 105 and 60 days before departure …………………… 40% of the total cost
Between 60 and 45 days before departure ……………………. 60% 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 105 days to departure period. Please note name 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. In case the standard of the accommodation is changed, QS Travel & Tours will offer the choice of a full and immediate refund or comparable alternate travel services acceptable to you.

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 off-schedule, 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, priests change their commitments as spiritual directors, etc, 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 accepts no responsibility for additional expenses due to delays or changes in air, rail, road, sea or other service, quarantine, sickness, war, weather or other causes All such expenses will have to be borne by the passengers. 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

TRAVEL INSURANCE (pp dbl occupancy)(tax included)
Age/Type of insurance        All-inclusive         Trip cancellation/          Covid-19 only
Interruption

  • Up to age 59                      $342.39                       $312.12                             $22.90
  • Age 60-64                           $401.65                       $367.20                             $34.90
  • Age 65-69                           $472.50                       $412.56                             $34.90
  • Age 70-74                           $499.41                       $435.24                             $69.90

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: group@qstours.com

Collage of Israel landmarks -old Jerusalem,Bahai temple at Haifa
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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

Skyline of the Old City at he Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel.