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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.
Start of Program
Mar 9, 2015
You will be staying at the Prima Kings Hotel that night.
Location: Jerusalem
Nearest highway: Route 1 (Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway)
Nearest airport: Ben Gurion International Airport
Transportation to site: You will either meet your group leader in the Arrivals Halls near the Steimatsky store to be escorted to the group bus or have a pre-ordered taxi service from Bontour depending upon your flight arrival time. The Bontour desk is located on Level 1, above the Arrivals Hall. (As you exit baggage claim into the arrivals hall, look for the escalator to your Left to go up to Level 1.) You will be notified by Road Scholar approximately 2 weeks priot to your arrival whether to meet the group leader to travel on the Road Scholar bus or whether arrangements were made for you with Bontour. Feel free to contact roadscholar@keshetisrael.co.il with any questions about your transfer arrangements.

End of Program
Mar 22, 2015
You will be staying at the Metropolitan Hotel the night before.
Location: Tel Aviv
Nearest highway: Route 1 (Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway)
Nearest airport: Ben Gurion Airport
Transportation to site: The group bus will be departing the hotel for Ben Gurion airport. Program Only participants can use the transfer from the hotel to Ben Gurion airport only if they meet the group in the hotel lobby. Private taxi service is available and may be ordered by the hotel concierge for approximately $65.
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

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

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 13 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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