itinerary & schedule

 Workshops • Performances • Guided Tours 


24th October - 2nd November • 11 days / 10 nights


Participants will arrange their own flights

Thursday, 24th October
• Meet at Margoza Hotel, Jaffa/Tel Aviv
• Orientation
• Dinner on the water  Babai

Friday 25th October
• Jaffa/Tel Aviv Tour
• Kibbutz concert - Tali Glaser,  Palmahim Kibbutz, Tour of Kibbutz and concert in museum
• Shabbat Dinner at Sunita's

Saturday 26th October
• Check out of hotel
• Workshop with Sunita at Nilis
• 12am depart for Bethlehem 12 noon departure
• 1.30 Lunch in Bethlehem
Bethlehem tour (about 2 hours)
Overnight at Mirvate  hosted in private home , dinner, meet Palestinian family

Sunday 27th October
• Morning church service  perform in the church!
• Lunch  at local restaurant
• Bethlehem tour
Overnight at Mirvate

Monday 28th October
• Sunrise on Masada  early morning!  4am?
• Dead sea
• Mount of Olives
• Dinner & overnight Knight's Palace

Tuesday 29th October
• Old City tour
• Lunch
• guided tour of Holocaust Museum 
or self-guided tour at Israel Museum
• Dinner & overnight Knight's Palace

Wednesday 30th October
• Free Day for shopping, private touring or resting.
• (optional tours will be offered to Nablus, Hebron or Ramallah)
• • Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem -  Knight's Palace Hotel

Thursday 31st October
• Jordan Valley 
• Afternoon Harp workshop at Woodsong - Playing as a Duo, with violin   I think just tour or Woodsong, no workshop, not enough harps....no time..

 - - at Woodsong Harps. http://www.woodsong.co.il/
• Tour to Tzfat for non-harpist companions.
• Dinner & Evening concert - Liwan
Overnight in Nazareth

Friday 1st November
• Nazareth walking tour
• Galilee sites & Jesus boat
Overnight in Nazareth

Saturday 2nd November
• Tour back to Tel Aviv

• Overnight in Tel Aviv - ArtPlus Hotel?

      Includes:
·      All meals (except lunch & dinner on 9th Feb. & dinner on 10th Feb. )
·      9 nights accommodations – double occupancy at specified hotels or similar.
·      Tours and sightseeing with English-speaking guides as detailed above
·      Harp programming as detailed above
·      Lectures and workshops
·      Harp concerts
·      Tips for guides, drivers & guest houses staff (Separate cash payment on arrival)

Not Including:

·      AIRFARE
•     Transportation from the airport to the hotel
•     Transportation to the airport at the end of the trip
•     Optional insurance for health, baggage, and trip cancellation/interruption is not included and highly recommended.  Please refer to the Travel Insurance section.
·      Passport fees.  A passport valid six months beyond date of return to the U.S. is required.
•     Lunch on 9th Feb. & dinner on 10th Feb.
·      Anything not included above


$2,488 10-day / 9-night Packageper person double occupancy
PLUS $200 in cash on arrival - to be distributed by our staff as tips for the drivers, guides, and hotel staff.

Optional $675 Individual Supplement for single room.