TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1996
JERUSALEM LEGENDS BY NIGHT
Begin your tour at Yemin Moshe, one of the first Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem outside the walls of the Old City. Wind through the alleyways of Nahalat Shiva and Ethiopia Street. Continue to the ultra-orthodox neighborhoods of Mea Shearim with a special stop at an all-night bakery. On to the street of the local Jewish open-air market of Mahane Yehuda and Ohel Moshe. Finish the tour with a scenic ride through the area of the Knesset (Israel's parliament) and a visit to the Israel Museum.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1996
JERUSALEM THROUGH THE AGES
Drive to the Haas Promenade for a breathtaking view of the ancient Jerusalem from the south, to understand its topography, and how it developed throughout the ages. Continue to Jaffa Gate, one of Jerusalem's gates from the Ottoman period. Walk through the Arab Bazaar to the rooftops of the Old City for an overview of the Christian, Jewish, Moslem and Armenian Quarters. From there on to the Jewish Quarter and visit the Broad Wall, part of Jerusalem's walls from the First Temple period. We also visit the Hurva Synagogue, the center of Jewish life in Jerusalem in the nineteenth century. Descend to the Western Wall for a brief stop and an overview of the Southern Wall excavations. Exit the Old City at the Dung Gate and drive back to the hotels
ACCOMPANYING PERSONS' TOURS
Registered accompanying persons are invited to join the following two half-day tours:
MONDAY, JULY 8, 1996
TEL MARESHA AND KIBBUTZ BET GUVRIN
Depart the lobby of the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel for a visit to the unforgettable city of Maresha, the ancestral home of King Herod. This rare opportunity beckons you to explore and excavate in one of the 5,000 man-made cave compelxes which contain frescoed tombs, underground oil presses and remains of impressive villas.Contine to Kibbutz Bet Guvrin, where a kibbutz member will explain their unique way of life. An opportunity to understand the contrasts between ancient and modern Israel.
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1996
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS
Walk the alleyways and see the exact sites that Jesus journeyed through during his final days in the Jerusalem of 2,000 years ago. The tour begins above David's Tomb in the Crusader Room of the Last Supper. From this spot on Mount Zion we travel to the Mount of Olives and descend from this majestic spot via the many churches. We stop at the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus was betrayed and finish at the tranquil spot of Gordon's Calvary, the Garden Tomb.
A. SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1996 BETH SHEAN, NAZARETH, TIBERIAS including the Church of the Anunciation and Sea of Galilee Price per person: US$60.00 Includes entrance fees. B. SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1996 DEAD SEA AND MASADA Price per person: US$65.00 Includes entrance fees and visit to Ein Gedi Spa Pick-up and drop off for day tours will be from Congress Hotels C. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 -SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1996 EGYPT TOUR - 4 NIGHTS/3 DAYS WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1996 Arrival Overnight: Deluxe hotel, Tel Aviv THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1996 Departure from Tel Aviv by Air Sinai flight to Cairo, arrival at approximately 12:00 hrs. Transfer to the Ramses Hilton hotel, Cairo for check in. Half day city tour of Cairo. Dinner and overnight: Ramses Hilton Hotel FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1996 Morning flight to Luxor for a full day tour of Luxor Evening return flight from Luxor to Cairo. Dinner and overnight: Ramses Hilton Hotel SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1996 Full day tour of the Pyramids Dinner and overnight: Ramses Hilton Hotel SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1996 Morning flight from Cairo to Tel Aviv Transfer from Ben Gurion International airport to Congress hotels in Jerusalem. Price: Per person in a double room: US$ 645 Single room : US$ 757 Price includes:
One overnight including breakfast in a deluxe hotel in Tel Aviv Three overnights at the Ramses Hilton hotel, including breakfast and dinner Group transfers from Tel Aviv hotel to Ben-Gurion International airport Group transfer from Ben-Gurion International airport to Jerusalem Congress hotels Domestic round trip flight from Cairo to Luxor Airport transfer from and to the hotel in Cairo Two and a half days of touring in an air-conditioned bus with the services of an English-speaking guide Entrance fees as per itinerary, porterage Price does not include: Lunches International flight from Tel Aviv to Cairo and return - current air fare is US$ 280.00 per person (for a round trip fare). Reservation can be made with your personal travel agent in your country or by Kenes Tours upon request.
Participants wishing to arrive directly in Cairo on Wednesday, July 3 or Thursday, July 4, 1996 (instead of Tel Aviv) are kindly requested to advise Kenes Tours accordingly.
D. FRIDAY, JULY 12 - SUNDAY JULY 14, 1996 GALILEE TOUR - 2 NIGHTS FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1996 Capernaum, Beth Shean, Nazareth (including the Church of the Anunciation), Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Overnight: Kibbutz Hotel or similar SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1996 Mount Carmel - Haifa, Acre (Crusader Citadel), Caesarea (ancient Roman port city) Lunch: at Druze Village hosted by Druze family Overnight : Deluxe Hotel, Tel Aviv SUNDAY, JULY 14, 1996 Departure for homebound flights or Tour E Price: Per person in double room: US$ 275.00 Single room : US$ 390.00 Price includes: One overnight in a deluxe hotel in Tel Aviv, including breakfast One overnight in a kibbutz guesthouse including dinner and breakfast One lunch en route Two full days touring in an air-conditioned bus with the services of an English speaking guide Entrance fees as per itinerary, portage E. SUNDAY, JULY 14 - TUESDAY, JULY 16, 1996 JORDAN TOUR - 3 days/2 nights SUNDAY, JULY 14 Ajlun, Jerash, Amman Dinner and overnight: Forte Grand Hotel, Amman (or similar) MONDAY, JULY 15 Full day tour to PETRA Dinner and overnight: Forte Grand Hotel, Amman (or similar) TUESDAY, JULY 16 Morning departure from Amman Mount Nebo and Mataba Evening arrival in Tel Aviv Price: Per person in double room: US$457.00 Single room supplement: US$ 70.00 Price for Jordan Tour includes: Group transfers from Tel Aviv to Jordanian/Israeli border crossing Three days of touring in an air-conditioned bus with the services of an English speaking guide Two overnights in a deluxe hotel in Amman including breakfasts and dinners Entrance fees as per itinerary, porterage Price does not include: Lunches Israeli and Jordanian border taxes (approx. $26 per person) Visa to Jordan and departure transfers from Jerusalem after the tour Hotel accommodations in Israel after the tourIMPORTANT NOTE:
TOUR RATES ARE BASED ON A MINIMUM OF 15 PARTICIPANTS PER TOUR