Israel and Jordan

March 12-23, 2021

Experience the history, beauty and wonder of Israel and Jordan on this 11-day excursion. Highlights in Israel include Tel Aviv, Israel’s “playground on the sea”; the astounding Roman, Byzantine and Crusader ruins at ancient Caesarea; the serene Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest freshwater lake; the impressive archaeological site of Beit She’an dating back to King Saul; the old city of Jerusalem including the Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Mt. Zion; the towering Masada; and a salty swim in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Then onto Jordan. While there, tour and view a mysterious Byzantine cave church in Iraq Al-Amir. Explore the incredible archaeological site at Petra with its towering Treasury building, as well as soaring temples and elaborate tombs. Journey onto Amman, the white city and one of the oldest continually inhabited communities on Earth. The tour concludes with a visit to Jerash, the best-preserved example of Roman civilization in Jordan.

The Package Includes:
• 11 nights of accommodations at the following hotels or similar
– 1 night Dan Panorama Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
– 2 nights Ron Beach Hotel, Tiberias, Israel
– 3 nights The Dan Jerusalem Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
– 1 night Holiday Inn Dead Sea, Dead Sea, Jordan
– 2 nights Movenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel, Petra, Jordan
– 2 nights Holiday Inn Amman, Amman, Jordan
• Hotel taxes, fees and service charges
• Hotel porterage
• All transfers included
• 13 meals: 11 breakfasts, two dinners
• Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
• Services of English-speaking tour managers throughout
• Entrance fees per itinerary
• Visa to Jordan

Is This Trip Right for You?
This program is moderately active and done at an easy pace. Expect extensive walking during sightseeing in Jerusalem. The rest of the tour requires approximately one hour of walking; however, Petra is a full day of walking on various surfaces. Time spent on buses ranges from one to four hours. Sightseeing in Wadi Rum is done by a 4×4 vehicle.

Note: Osher Member Occupancy Rates: Double: $4300 Single: $4800
A nonrefundable $450 deposit is necessary to reserve your place
Information Meeting: September 11, 2019
Final Tour Orientation Meeting: February 5, 2021
You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the time of registration and at the time of travel
Registration Deadline/Final Payment: Friday, December 6, 2020

Instructor

Kim  Beck

Kim Beck

Kim Beck has been responsible for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UW-Milwaukee in one way or another for the past 16 years; the last seven, serving as its executive director. Honored and humbled to be a part of the ... read more

Notes

Note: Osher Member Occupancy Rates: Double: $4300 Single: $4800
A nonrefundable $450 deposit is necessary to reserve your place
Information Meeting: September 11, 2019
Final Tour Orientation Meeting: February 5, 2021
You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the time of registration and at the time of travel
Registration Deadline/Final Payment: Friday, December 6, 2020

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Date: Weekdays, Mar 12-23, 2021

Time: 8am-10pm

Location: To Be Announced

Instructor: Kim Beck

Fee: $4,800 Osher Member Occupancy Rates: Double: $4300 Single: $4800

Enrollment Limit: 38

Program Number: 8330-12427

Note: Osher Member Occupancy Rates: Double: $4300 Single: $4800
A nonrefundable $450 deposit is necessary to reserve your place.

Registration Deadline: Fri., Dec. 4, 2020

Registration opens Thu., Dec. 12.
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