OPTIONAL PRE AND POST ACCOMMODATION IN TEL AVIV

Nightly rates in Tel Aviv on a bed and breakfast basis, including service charge:

Adiv Hotel (tourist class) Renaissance (moderate deluxe)
Single Room US$ 45 US$ 125
Double Room (2 people) US$ 56 US$ 145

OPTIONAL TOURS:

PRE WORKSHOP Day Tour A – Jerusalem
Monday, November 15, 2004
Full day tour of Jerusalem with pick up and return to one of the above Tel Aviv hotels US$55 per person. Rate includes full day tour with the services of an English speaking licensed guide. No visits to Mosques are included. Rate does not include lunch
PRE WORKSHOP Half Day Tour B - Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Morning pick-up (with luggage) from the Tel Aviv hotels (listed above) for transfer to the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot (16 miles southeast of Tel Aviv ). The Mirelman lab will arrange to host the visitors following which transportation to Ein Gedi will be provided from the Institute at 15.00. Rate for transfer from Tel Aviv to Rehovot to Ein Gedi will be US $25 p/person (one way).
POST WORKSHOP 2-Day Tour C – In the Footsteps of the Bible
Saturday, November 20 - Monday, November 22, 2004
Saturday, November 20
Pick-up from Ein Gedi for tour to include Beth Shean, Jordan River sacred sites,
Mt of Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee-Capernaum
Overnight: at Kibbutz Hotel Nof Ginosar, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, or similar
Sunday, November 21
Tour to include Nazareth, Acre, Haifa and end in Tel Aviv for overnight Renaissance Hotel,
Monday, November 22
Departures or optional extensions
Rates:
Single room: US$ 335
Double room: (2 people) US$ 490
Rate includes: 1 overnight at the Kibbutz Hotel with dinner and breakfast, 1 overnight at the Renaissance Hotel with breakfast, 2 days touring with an English speaking guide and entrance fees
POST WORKSHOP 2-Day Tour D – Eilat and Petra (Jordan)
Saturday, November 20-Monday, November 22, 2004
Saturday, November 20
Pick-up from Ein Gedi with touring en route to Eilat to include Timna Park, Solomon’s Pillars.
Time at leisure in Eilat to enjoy the underwater observatory, water sports, or relaxation at the beach.
Overnight: Palmira Hotel or similar
Sunday, November 21
Early morning departure for the border crossing to Jordan. Day tour of Petra – the Red Rose City.
Late evening: Return to Eilat for overnight
Monday, November 22
Domestic flight to Sde Dov (Tel Aviv) airport or to Ben Gurion International airport for homebound flight.
Single room: US$ 495
Double room: (2 people) US$ 890
Rate includes 2 overnights in Eilat with breakfast, 2 full days of touring, one in Israel and one in Jordan, domestic flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv. Note that there will be supplementary costs for border taxes.
IMPORTANT: Visa arrangements for Jordan are arranged on the spot. If interested in taking this tour please ensure that your passport is valid until June 2005.
All tour rates are valid for a minimum participation of 15 people and do not include: extras, incidentals and tips to guide and driver