Israel ~ Land of Cultural Treasures

February 16 - 25, 2020

From $4,445 plus air

Experience a rich, cultural journey in Israel as you explore the country’s diverse religious heritage, architecture, dramatic landscapes, culinary traditions and more. This eight-night program begins in cosmopolitan Tel Aviv. Visit a colorful market and artist’s studio in nearby Jaffa, the second oldest port city in the world, then cruise the Sea of Galilee. Explore Akko’s Crusader fort, an ancient fishing village and the scenic Mount of Beatitudes. Savor local olive oils, wine at a Golan Heights winery and a traditional Druze lunch with a family in their home. Tour Old Jerusalem, including the Mount of Olives, the Western Wall and the Davidson Center. Spend time at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial, and speak with a Holocaust survivor. Gaze upon the Dead Sea and witness six UNESCO World Heritage sites including Western Galilee. This once-in-a-lifetime, small-group adventure features expert-led discussions, first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan including wine with dinner.

For Johns Hopkins information, please contact Marguerite Jones at 800-548-5481 or Lisa Auchincloss at 410-516-0363.