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The Land of Israel: Past, Present and Future : A Journey of Discovery

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15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 34 total, 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 13 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Kosher.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Prima Kings Hotel: Jerusalem, 6 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Prima Kings Hotel, recently restored in typical Jerusalem style, has been a landmark in the posh Rehavia district for three decades. The hotel features on-site meeting / seminar rooms

Contact info:
60 King George Street
Jerusalem, 94262 Israel
phone: +97226201201
web: www.inisrael.com/primahotels/kings/

Room amenities: Room amenities include a shower/bathtub, personal safe, hair dryer, cable TV with remote, telephone with international direct access dialing, coffee/tea making facilities and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The newly renovated "in grand Jerusalem style" lobby, provides a view of both modern and traditional Jerusalem and offers a soothing and calm atmosphere, conversation nooks, and writing tables. Beverage and snack services are also available. Located in the Hotel's lobby, our Kikar Paris Coffee Shop offers a delicious French-accented dairy menu, including salads, pastries, croissant sandwiches, and a wide variety of coffees and teas. Internet portal, free of charge to hotel guests is located in lobby. A wireless Internet connection is also available in rooms at the guest's expense. Secretarial services are also available upon request from the reception desk.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact for rates
Contact Program Provider for rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Isrotel Ganim: Dead Sea Region, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: On the shores of the Dead Sea in heart of Ein Bokek's tourist area, lies the Isrotel Ganim Hotel. The hotel is known for its warm and relaxed atmosphere, is just two minutes walk from the Beach.

Contact info:
Ein Bokek
Ein Bokek, 86930 Israel
phone: +97286689090
web: www.isrotel.co.uk/isrotel_ganim/

Room amenities: Rooms are equipped with bed, sofa, armchair, desk, coffee kit, balcony. All rooms have a/c, telephone, private bath with shower.

Facility amenities: Isrotel Ganim Hotel is the only hotel in the area with two covered Dead Sea water pools,at different temperatures all year round. Also in the spa there are 2 Jacuzzies, dry sauna and shower pressure. There is a variety of spa treatments (massage, mud treatments, shiatsu, reflexology, cosmetic and hair). Guests are invited to use the gym, outdoor swimming pool with fresh water (there is also children's pool ).

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Nof Ginossar: The Galilee Region, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located on Kibbutz Ginossar and situated in an outstanding location hugging the Sea of Galilee shores and nestled at the foot of Mount Arbel, facing the Golan-Heights.

Contact info:
Kibbutz Ginossar
Kibbutz Ginossar, Israel
phone: +972-4-0000
web: www.ginosar.co.il/hotele.html

Room amenities: TV, a/c, phone

Facility amenities: The hotel facilities include: Swimming Pool, Private Beach, Kosher Restaurant, Lobby, Bar, Coffee-Shop, Convention and Seminar Halls, exceptional souvenir Shop.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Metropolitan Hotel: Tel Aviv, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel Metropolitan is located in the center and very heart of Tel Aviv, within easy walking distance from major city attractions and a block from the sandy shores of the Mediterranean Sea. For the business traveler, we offer easy access to major transportation arteries, business lounge and facilities, state of the art meeting rooms and relaxation after a long day. Our holiday traveler will enjoy the excitement and delight of the big city where culture and art, shopping and night life are just around the corner.

Contact info:
11 Trumpledor Street
Tel Aviv, Israel
phone: +972-3-5192727
web: www.hotelmetropolitan.co.il/?page_id=2

Room amenities: •Central air-conditioning and heating •Direct dial phones with voice mail •Cable television with more than 20 stations •Complimentary WIFI •Small refrigerator •Tea & coffee facilities •Safe •Hairdryer •Double glazed sound insulated windows •Full bathroom with amenities •Single guest room equipped with shower or sitting bath

Facility amenities: The Metro Café restaurant serves a lavish buffet Israeli breakfast, delicious lunches and dinners. The Lobby Bar offers daily snacks, light meals and pastries from 10.30AM to 10.30PM. Room Service served from 10.30AM to 10.30PM. Health Club •Outdoor swimming pool and sundeck open from 1 April to 31 October •Fitness room •Sauna 2 Computer Stations in the hotel lobby for guests use.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact Keshet for pricing
It is possible to add nights. Please contact Keshet for pricing.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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13 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 13 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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