Treasures of Israel and Jordan
Dates: 2/12/2020 to 2/23/2020
On this touring itinerary, we will explore the historical and religious sites and modern wonders of Israel, and include a journey to the ancient stone-carved city of Petra - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Some of the special highlights of this tour include the walled Old City of Jerusalem, the Roman ruins of Caesarea, sailing across the Sea of Galilee, a cable car ride up to the mountaintop fortress of Masada, the Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity and Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
We’ll connect with the past while glimpsing at contemporary life in this amazing region. Be inspired by natural, historical and religious sites on this tour, from ancient Roman ruins to a colorful market bazaar and impressive archeological sites on this incredible once in a lifetime trip.
Thank you for your interest in this trip. Please contact the NIU Alumni Office at 815-753-1512 to ask about the wait list.
The trip includes:
• Round-trip airfare from Chicago
• Accommodations and ground transportation
• Buffet breakfast daily, one afternoon lunch and 10 evening dinners
• Overnights in Tel Aviv, Tiberias, Jerusalem, and Eilat
*Companion travelers need to register and pay separately so personal information is recorded.
Dates: Feb. 12, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020
Cost: $4,589 per person; single supplement $1,000
NIU Alumni Association