Below are the inclusions and exclusions for your upcoming pilgrimage to the Holy Lands including.
Meet & Assist at the airports.
Transfers in air-conditioned deluxe tourist transportation according to number of participants with one checked in luggage and one handbag per pilgrim.
Visits as mentioned in programme with entrance fees.
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
Visiting sites as mentioned in programme with entrance fees.
Dedicated English speaking, licensed, native Christian tour guides in the Holy Lands.
Tips to drivers & tour guides.
Free collective visa to Jordan: assuming that all members of the group carry a non-restricted nationality and are over 18 years. All pilgrims should be entering and leaving Jordan together ,same arrival and departure details. Subject to change by government without prior notice. In the unlikely event that the Jordanian Government cancels the collective visa, visa fees are payable upon arrival.
Accommodation in handpicked well located superior standard hotels on half-board basis, Breakfast and Dinner at hotel without drinks.
Price Does Not Include:
International Air travel is not included in the price and will be quoted separately.
Personal Expenses and extras, all alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and water.
Lunches en route in the Holy Lands are around US $ 20.00 for a basic good tourist lunch per person per meal without water and drinks. Price varies to individual taste & budget as appetites vary enormously. We have large breakfasts and most pilgrims are happy to eat on the move.
All other meals other than those mentioned in the included price.
Handling of baggage at the airports, e.g. if you use airport porters.
Anything else not mentioned above.
Israeli Visas: No entry visa charges for Australian or British citizens, however there is a US $ 55.00 direct payment upon departure by passenger to the local authorities in cash in local (price subject to change by Israeli Government).
Departure tax from Jordan to the Holy Land 10 Jordanian Dinars equivalent to around AUD $ 20
Extra Transfers: if a pilgrim requires a separate transfer i.e. if a pilgrim is not arriving and/or leaving with the main group and/or arriving and/or leaving on different flight and/or to or from a different destination, additional transfer fees are payable.
Based on 28 Pilgrims: if the numbers are not met, the Pilgrimage price will be adjusted accordingly.
All regulations of borders and airport are subject to change by governments without prior notice.
Quotes are based on standard shared twin or double rooms in four to five stars hotels, names of hotels will be advised. Single room will attract an additional supplement as above.
It is assumed that all participants hold a valid Australian passport and are over 18 years of age.
All Passports to be valid for at least six months beyond the period of the stay.
Please advise Pilgrim’s nationality at the time of reservation.
Parts of the itinerary are subject to change or cancellation, if it is deemed necessary, primarily, for the safety of pilgrims but also comfort and convenience.
Please read and sign the ‘Christian Pilgrimage Booking Form’ which includes all Terms & Conditions.
Petra : Classic visit of Petra up to the Royal Tombs. Please note that the guides are not allowed to climb the monastery with passengers as per regulations of the Jordanian Guide Association.
Currency Fluctuation: The prices are based on the current US$ /AUD exchange rate of 0.68
Fluctuation will be charged at the difference in exchange rate.
Travel Insurance is compulsory: it is extremely important that each Pilgrim should arrange his/her own travel insurance. Please check with your insurance providers, or
Or request ‘Christian Pilgrimage’ to arrange for a quote and receive a 20% discount on premium: phone us on 1300pilgrim ( 1300 74 54 74) for details & quote.
Subject to the availability of group entrances at the various monuments, museums & churches, changes may be necessary to the order of the excursions. The exact order of the visits will be reconfirmed shortly before the tour.
Please make sure that you have the required documents, including passports and visas, before travelling to a destination. We recommend that you visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT) websites at dfat.gov.au and www.smarttraveller.gov.au for information relating to safety alert levels of your intended travel destination.
Please ensure that you have at least six (6) months validity on your passport from the date you return from your departure. Cancellation due to incomplete travel documentation will incur standard cancellation fees.