Whitley-BUV Study Tour 2018

Jordan and Israel-Palestine

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Tour dates:

Sunday 4 November – Saturday 17 November 2018

Tour cost:

From $5,750 AUD (Based on standard double/twin rooms)

Payment Plan

Deposit (due within 7 days of booking): $2,400 AUD

Balance due by Friday 3 August 2018.

Please note: final amount may vary, depending on airfares available at time of booking, single supplements and any other variation in component prices. Please refer to the application form for full details.

To Register:

Contact Karen at the Whitley College Office on (03) 9340 8100, or via email, to receive the full details and application forms.

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Tour itinerary:

Day 1 | Sunday 4 November

  • Depart Melbourne

Day 2 | Monday 5 November

  • Arrive Dubai (3 hours layover)
  • Depart Dubai
  • Arrive Amman, Jordan
  • Visit Amman Citadel
  • Dinner at hotel

Day 3 | Tuesday 6 November

  • Madaba, ancient mosaic map of the Holy Land and ruins of historical sites
  • Mt Nebo
  • Byzantine church with a mosaic floor at Greek Orthodox Church of St George
  • “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” — the baptismal site on the Jordan River
  • Cross the Allenby Bridge Border Crossing into Israel
  • Meet our Israel Tour Guide and Coach Driver
  • Yardenit — the baptismal site on the Jordan River, the river where John the Baptist baptized Jesus
  • Dinner Bethlehem Bible College Guesthouse

Day 4 | Wednesday 7 November

  • Bethlehem Bible College Tour
  • Drive to Jerusalem, then visit Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum)
  • Church of the Nativity and Shepherds’ Fields on the way back if time permits
  • Breakfast and Dinner at Bethlehem Bible College Guesthouse

Day 5 | Thursday 8 November

  • Drive through West Jerusalem and pass the Israel Parliament (Knesset)
  • Garden Tomb
  • Mt Zion, Upper room where Jesus held the Lord’s Supper
  • King David’s Tomb
  • Walk through the Jewish Quarter
  • If time permits, Church of the Visitation at Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist
  • Breakfast and Dinner at Bethlehem Bible College Guesthouse

Day 6 | Friday 9 November

  • Jericho, cable car to explore the oldest city on earth
  • Beit She’an (Scythopolis of the Decapolis)
  • Sepphoris, view the archaeological site
  • Nazareth Village, open-air museum
  • Church of Annunciation
  • Breakfast at Bethlehem Bible College Guesthouse and Dinner at your hotel

Day 7 | Saturday 10 November

  • Mount of Beatitudes, panoramic view of the Galilee
  • Tabgha, site of the Feeding of the 5,000
  • Primacy of Peter, Church of Multiplication
  • Capernaum, town of Jesus
  • Special Lunch — St Peter Fish dish at St Peter’s Restaurant (included)
  • Banias ancient Caesarea Philippi
  • Hula Valley and the Upper Galilee
  • Breakfast and Dinner at your hotel

Day 8 | Sunday 11 November

  • Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, as the disciples did 2000 years ago
  • Yigal Alon Museum, Kibbutz Ginosar, ancient “Jesus Boat”
  • Megiddo
  • Mt Carmel
  • Caesarea Maritima
  • Old Town Jaffa, St Peter’s Church
  • Breakfast and Dinner at your hotel

Day 9 | Monday 12 November

  • Free day in Jerusalem
  • Breakfast and Dinner at your hotel

Day 10 | Tuesday 13 November

  • Masada, cable car
  • Ein Gedi, hike to waterfall
  • Qumran
  • Cross the Allenby Bridge Border Crossing into Jordan
  • Breakfast and Dinner at your hotel

Day 11 | Wednesday 14 November

  • Enter Petra
  • Horseback to the “Siq” (canyon) and then on foot to Petra known as red rock city
  • Overnight in Dead Sea
  • Breakfast and Dinner at your hotel

Day 12 | Thursday 15 November

  • Drive to Jerash
  • Dead Sea, hotel and float
  • Breakfast and Dinner at your hotel

Day 13 | Friday 16 November

  • After breakfast enjoy a free morning
  • Transfer to Queen Alia Airport
  • Depart Amman, Jordan
  • Arrive Dubai (5 hours layover)
  • Depart Dubai

Day 14 | Saturday 17 November

  • Arrive Melbourne

 


Package Inclusions:

Price Includes:

  • Return group transfers
  • Meeting & assistance on arrival at Queen Aliyah Airport
  • Assistance on departure at Queen Aliyah Airport
  • Sightseeing as per program
  • Services of an English-speaking professional local guide
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the program
  • Air-conditioned transportation according to group size including driver
  • Porters at the hotels
  • Bethlehem College Tour and Lectures
  • Meal inclusion:
    • Half board (includes breakfast and dinner at the hotel daily)
    • St. Peter’s fish lunch at the Sea of Galilee
    • Lunch at Bethlehem College or Connect Cafe

Extra Costs:

  • Passports
  • Travel insurance: Must be arranged at the time of the booking
  • Single Supplement available for an extra $995 AUD (subject to availability)
  • Flights (other than specified on the itinerary)
  • Optional experiences
  • Excess baggage
  • Meals and drinks other than specified on the itinerary
  • Expenses of a personal nature, beverages and incidentals at the hotels
  • Transportation, sightseeing and admissions other than specified