Scott Dawson 8-Day Student Adventure to Israel, June 9 - 16, 2023

USD $4,395.00
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Jerusalem
  • Product code: STUDENT23

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We are so excited to invite you to join us for a trip of a lifetime to Jordan & Israel. In June 2023, we are going to embark on an 8-day adventure to walk where Jesus walked and experience the Bible coming to life as we visit many incredible locations like Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Petra, and the region around the Sea of Galilee. Other highlights include visiting the Dead Sea, Masada, Armageddon, and yes you will get to ride a camel. This trip will be more than a vacation or a check on your bucket list, it will impact how you read, connect, and understand the Bible and can change your life forever. This tour will sell out quickly, so book now to reserve your spot today.

- Scott Dawson


DAILY ITINERARY
8-Day Adventure to Jordan & Israel

DAY 01: BEGINNING OF OUR TOUR – Depart USA for Amman, Jordan.

DAY 02: JORDAN – Arrive in Amman, Jordan where you will be met at the airport for transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Petra.

DAY 3: PETRA – Begin your tour in the breath-taking city of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, known as "the Rose Red City, half as old as time". Journey through the once-hidden passage to the Treasury. Stroll the two-thousand-year-old streets while marveling at the outstanding ruins that come to life as the sunlight changes the colors with your every step. See the awe-inspiring theatre and Palace Tomb. For the adventurous, climb to the High Place, with its breathtaking view of Petra and Mount Hor, one of the earliest mentioned mountains in scripture. Dinner and overnight at the Dead Sea resort hotel. Lunch provided.

DAY 04: MASADA/QUMRAN/BEIT SHE'AN— This morning you will depart your hotel and will drive across the border into Israel. Marvel at Masada, the desert fortress built by Herod the Great, was used as a stronghold by Jewish zealots who committed suicide rather than surrender to the Romans. Stop at En Gedi, the desert oasis where David found refuge from Saul. Visit Beit She’an, the leading city in the Decapolis and place where the Philistines hung the bodies of King Saul and his sons on the city walls. Proceed to your Kibbutz in Galilee for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.

DAY 05: CAESAREA PHILIPPI/TEL DAN/VALLEY OF TEARS –  Begin with a morning boat ride on the calm surface of the Sea of Galilee. Continue to Upper Galilee to the sources of the Jordan River at Caesarea Philippi and Tel Dan. Hike to the Lookout Post that was used by the Israel Defense Forces until the Six-Day War in 1967. View the abandoned Syrian military outpost and the Lebanese village of el-Khayam. Visit the Valley of Tears, the site of a major tank battle in the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Enjoy an evening worship service. Return to your Kibbutz in Galilee for dinner and overnight. Lunch provided.

DAY 06: JERUSALEM, THE HOLY CITY – Step into history as you enter the Old City of Jerusalem. Stroll through the colorful bazaars, charming neighborhoods, and narrow streets as you make your way to the temple area, where Solomon's Temple was built on Mount Moriah. Visit the Dome of the Rock enclosing the Rock of Sacrifice, the Mosque of Al Aksa, and the Pinnacle of the Temple. Enjoy lunch on your own in the old city and take some time to shop for souvenirs, jewelry, and ancient coins. In the afternoon, visit the Church of Saint Anne, the Pool of Bethesda, the Lithostrotos, Pilate's Judgment Hall, and Antonia Fortress.  Walk the Via Dolorosa leading to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. After dinner, visit the Western Wall (the Wailing Wall) and the Southern Steps. Go beneath the old city to visit the Western Wall Tunnels and see remnants from the days of the Second Temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 07: RAMPARTS WALK/GARDEN TOMB – Get a bird’s-eye view of the ancient city of Jerusalem from atop the Old City walls via the Ramparts Walk. Continue to Mount Zion for a visit to the Upper Room of the Last Supper as well as the Tomb of King David and the House of Caiaphas. Experience the Garden Tomb and Gordon's Calvary, the site where Jesus was crucified, buried, and resurrected. In the afternoon, walk below the City of David through Hezekiah's Tunnel, which connects the Gihon Spring with the Pool of Siloam. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 08: TEL AVIV/USA – Transfer to Tel Aviv Airport for your return flight home with luggage packed with keepsakes and your heart full of memories!

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change due to various factors and your tour guide’s discretion.


PRICING:

  • $4,395 per person based on double occupancy. 
  • Single room supplement - $895
  • $500 per person with registration to secure space.
  • 50% of the total amount is due on or before January 9, 2023
  • Balance due on or before April 9, 2023

 

FLIGHT SCHEDULE:

* Flight times, flight numbers, equipment, gates, and seats are subject to change. For the most current information check the airline website.


INCLUDED:

AIR: The Standard Tour includes round-trip, economy-class airfare from the international departure city listed in the itinerary. Group airfares are based on contracted rates and are highly restrictive. Seats will be assigned by the airline at check-in, and specific seat requests cannot be guaranteed. Upgrades such as Comfort, Premium, Business, or First Class are not available with the standard tour. Participants who wish to upgrade or purchase a specific seat should choose the Land Only option when registering. Participants are responsible for providing frequent flyer numbers, TSA PreCheck, and Global Entry information upon check-in. Group fares do not permit schedule deviations. Participants who wish to deviate from the group schedule should choose the Land Only option. 

LAND ONLY: Participants who wish to arrange their own air should choose the Land Only option. $1000 will be deducted from the standard tour price when selecting this option. Participants arranging their own air should notify Signature Tours prior to the second payment date listed on the payment schedule. Transportation to and from the airport/hotel can be arranged by Signature Tours for Land Only passengers.

GROUND/TRANSFERS: The group will be met by a Signature Tours representative and transferred to the hotel/airport.

HOTELS: Superior first-class hotels throughout. Priced based on two people per room with a private bath and shower.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: A limited number of single rooms are available at additional supplement prices. Signature Tours and/or the group leader will make every attempt to pair single participants requesting a roommate. However, the single supplement fee will be charged for each person occupying a single room, whether by choice or circumstance.

MEALS: Breakfast and dinner are provided at the hotel daily. Lunch is provided most days as noted in the itinerary. 

SIGHTSEEING: Entrance fees to all places of interest listed in the itinerary as well as an expert English-speaking guide.

PORTERAGE: See the carrier website for airline-specific baggage restrictions and requirements. Any fees for additional baggage beyond the standard airline allowance will be the responsibility of the individual. 

SERVICE CHARGES AND TAXES: Service charges added to the bill as required by hotel management. Taxes as imposed by national and/or local governments and/or administrations from the date listed on this brochure. Tips, taxes, and airport taxes ARE INCLUDED in the selling price. 

NOT INCLUDED: Excess baggage fees, passport fees, visa fees, food or drink items not listed on the regular table menu for included meals, and items of a personal nature such as room service, laundry, etc. Any service not indicated in the itinerary and/or the above list of included features.

PASSPORTS: Passports must be valid with an expiration date at least six months beyond the return home date of the tour. If you do not have a valid passport or need to renew your passport before the trip, enter "RENEWING" or "APPLIED FOR" when completing registration.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: This tour requires a substantial amount of walking. Many of the sites are not accessible by wheelchair, and the uneven terrain is not feasible for rollators. Signature Tours reserves the right to refuse individuals who may require special attention beyond what the tour guide and tour host can provide.

CANCELLATION POLICY: The $500 per person deposit is nonrefundable. Other payments exceeding the $500 per person are refundable in full up to sixty days prior to departure. After this date, refunds for unused accommodations and services will be limited to the amount received from and/or credited by all carriers, sightseeing operators, and hotels.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Travel Insurance is not included in the purchase price. For your convenience, we offer travel insurance through Travelex Insurance Services. For more information and rates, please review the product flyer or Click Here to enroll in the plan.

* Travelex Insurance Services, Inc CA Agency License #0D10209. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, NAIC #22276. V94 

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