Galloway Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy  Land | Joe Walsh Tours

Galloway Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Experience the Holy Land as part of the Galloway Diocesan Pilgrimage with Joe Walsh Tours.


The Galloway Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place from the 12-19 October 2020 from Manchester Airport.

A typical Galloway Diocesan Pilgrimage package includes:
» Direct flight from Manchester to Tel Aviv Airport and return
» Return airport transfers with guide assistance
» 7 nights hotel accommodation | Daily breakfast and dinner
» Full programme of religious ceremonies and special masses
» Guided tours and social evenings
» Full assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides and representatives

For additional information or to book over the phone, please call one of our Holy Land Pilgrimage Specialists:
» Glasgow 0141 530 5060
» Manchester 0161 820 8790
» Liverpool 0151 909 2871
» London 0203 468 0617
» Cardiff 0292 000 3865
» or email info@joewalshtours.co.uk

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