Israel with Norm Olsen
March 16 – 25
Discover the cultures that have influenced people around the world as you explore Israel’s history, architecture, religion and more. See the Bauhaus buildings of Tel Aviv’s White City and the historic port city of Jaffa. Cruise the Sea of Galilee, and visit the Mount of Beatitudes. Imagine life in Roman Caesarea, Akko’s Crusader fort, ancient Tel Megiddo and the Masada fortress. Stroll through the gardens of the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, and float in the Dead Sea. In Jerusalem, see the Temple Mount and Western Wall, walk the Via Dolorosa, step inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and experience the poignant Yad Vashem. Special meet-the-people opportunities including a visit with a Druze family, winemakers and a Holocaust survivor. Norm Olsen, a retired Senior U.S. Foreign Service Officer including nine years at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv will add special lectures to the tour.
$4,490 per person including air – a savings of $250 if you book by July 24!
"All aspects of the trip were superb. Very well run and coordinated. A great experience! This was truly a trip of a lifetime and my wife and I have done many trips!" - Malcolm Ettin, CA
“Norm Olsen was excellent! His briefings were a big addition to the trip. Very pleasant, upbeat, enthusiastic…Perfect!" - Dave Maki, FL