Share room opcion will be booked in quadruple and triple occupancy. The hotel is not kosher. Travel insurance is not included. Flights are not included. Check inn: standard check-in time is 15:00. Check out: Is at 11:00. July 25 at 6:00 p.m. meeting at the beach of Magdala for the great religious music concert. Buffet dinner at the place and return to the hotels. Random document and passenger inspections may be conducted at the Israeli airport and border crossing, and travellers must comply with the requirements of the Population and Immigration Authority. VAT will apply for Israeli citizens only during the time of check-in according to the Israel value-added tax law, foreign people must show their passport.FAQS & Important information
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Young people and young-hearted people. (Minors must be accompanied by an adult.)
All rates are per person and vary by room type.
*Shared room options will be assigned in triple or quadruple occupancy under each hotel’s policies.
In general, quadruple and triple rooms have two full beds and are subject to each hotel’s policies.
This itinerary does not include tips. Recommended tips per day/person are:
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The lodgings will be in two areas:
The Magdala Hotel has limited capacity, and the first ones to register will stay at this hotel. BOOK EARLY!
The remaining participants will be staying in nearby hotels according to their reservation and accommodation capacity.
All participants will stay from July 27 to 31, 2023 (4 nights) in the city of Bethlehem in quadruple, triple, and double rooms according to the capacity of the reserved hotels.
If you have any questions regarding hotel accommodations, please contact Genesis Tours.
The rate includes full board meals.
Breakfast and dinner will usually be at the hotel, with some exceptions (lunch box according to the day's program).
Meals will be in restaurants or a lunch box depending on each day’s itinerary (4 lunch boxes). Any special requests regarding meals should be notified directly through Genesis Tours Agency by contacting email@example.com or Whatsapp at +972 54 586 0272
Dinners on July 24th and 25th, 2023 will be served in Magdala as fast food to facilitate participation in the music festivals.
All internal transfers are included and are group transfers.
The schedules will be provided by Genesis Tours agency.
The buses have Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.
Each group will have 40 to 50 people per bus with a guide in Spanish or English, depending on the group. Any individual transfer or outside group hours must be managed directly by the interested party through Genesis Tours agency.
Always carry your passport, an official photo ID, and a digital copy of them with you.The pilgrim must have travel insurance, which is not included in the quoted rate services. Travelers must comply with the requirements of the immigration authorities. Upon entering Israel, authorities may randomly conduct document inspections. We recommend you review the requirements according to your country of origin’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The local currency is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS or ILS).
You can exchange your country’s currency at most banks and/or currency exchange places. Most businesses accept Dollars and Euros.
When visiting Holy places, it is important to dress respectfully. Shorts, short skirts (above the knee), and tank tops (exposed shoulders) are prohibited. For long walks, we recommend: comfortable tennis shoes (sneakers) and hats to protect yourself from the sun.
July is typically hot and dry in the Holy Land. Daytime temperatures can reach up to 95°F (35°C), and night-time temperatures will usually stay in the mid-70s (23-25°C). There is usually very little rain in July, and the region remains quite dry. We recommend staying hydrated and wearing comfortable clothing, shoes, hats, and sunscreen.
Fr. Juan Solana will be present at all the main events and will preside over one of the Eucharistic celebrations that will take place every day.
*This itinerary could be subject to changes based on changing government regulations.
*In case of any questions, contact Natali Fridman from Genesis Tours directly to the email firstname.lastname@example.org or Whatsapp at +972 54 586 0272.