Holy Land | Pilgrimages Abroad

Holy Land

A lifetime experience that brings the scriptures to life as you follow in the footsteps of Jesus

Since the 4th Century, Christians have been making pilgrimages to the Holy Land as a special way to come to know the sites connected to the life, birth and crucifixion of Jesus. Pilgrimages Abroad are delighted to offer a selection of fully escorted pilgrimage packages to the Holy Land next year (via our sister company, Joe Walsh Tours). Stay tuned for more information!

A typical Holy Land Pilgrimage package includes:
» Direct flights from Dublin to Tel Aviv and return
» Luxury air-conditioned coach for all transfers and tours
» English speaking Christian guide assistance throughout the pilgrimage
» Hotel accommodation for 4 nights in Jerusalem & 4 nights in Tiberias
» Daily breakfast and dinner
» Daily programme of sightseeing and guided tours
» Full programme of religious ceremonies and special masses
» Full assistance of Pilgrimages Abroad guides and representatives

For additional information, please contact Pilgrimages Abroad on 01 635-9300 or email info@pilgrimagesabroad.ie.

Destinations

Jerusalem
Mount Of Olives
Garden Of Gethsemane
Mount Zion
Qumran
Mount of Beatitudes
Cana of Galilee
Nazareth
Bethlehem

Local Information

  • Currency: Shekel
  • Local time: GMT +2 hours
  • Airports: Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion Airport (TLV)
  • Flight duration: 5 hours approximately
  • Languages: Hebrew and Arabic are the official languages; many people speak English
  • Climate: Mediterranean climate with long, hot and dry summers followed by short, cool to warm, wet winters; snow is possible inland on high ground at the height of winter
  • Voltage: 230V A/C. The standard for H plugs (local incompatible plug with 3 flat Y-shaped pins) and sockets was recently modified to use round pins, so most modern sockets accept both type C (Europlug with 2 round pins) and type H plugs; type M sockets are used for air conditioners; identical plugs and sockets also used in the Palestinian National Authority areas
  • Visa: not required for Ireland & UK citizens; nationals of other countries are advised to check with the relevant authorities
  • Passport: Ireland & UK passport holders travelling to Israel and Palestine must have an up-to-date passport valid for travel six months beyond the date of return; nationals of other countries are advised to check with the relevant authorities

Destinations

Jerusalem
Mount Of Olives
Garden Of Gethsemane
Mount Zion
Qumran
Mount of Beatitudes
Cana of Galilee
Nazareth
Bethlehem