Gain Cultural Insight on a Small-Group Vacation
Since 1978, Bestway Tours and Safaris has been a leading cultural tour operator offering tours that bridge cultural divides through people-to-people contact. For 2014 the Vancouver-based operator has organized a fascinating tour to the Holy Land, Jordan and Dubai, focusing on the great historical, religious and cultural diversity of the region.
“On our Journeys sans Frontiers, guests can gain a deeper understanding of the diverse cultures and connect with the people, unlike on any other vacation. Travelers can relive the heritage of the past while experiencing today’s exciting cultures,” said Mahmood Poonja, Chief Explorer of Bestway.
An Incredible Journey to the Holy Land, Jordan & Dubai
On this 16-day tour travelers will visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites; explore places of great significance for Judaism, Christianity and Islam; get a feel of the Arabic desert culture and admire the incredible modernity of Dubai. The tour starts in the Holy Land, visiting Nazareth, Acre and the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa among many others. In Jerusalem guest will explore the Wailing Wall, the Via Dolorosa, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Dome of the Rock and Yad Vashem, Christian and Arab Souks, as well as the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. In Jordan travellers will explore the capital Amman, the Roman ruins of Jerash, Mount Nebo, the spectacular archaeological remains of Petra, ancient city of the Nabateans, the startling desert scenery of Wadi Rum that enraptured Lawrence of Arabia and will enjoy the delights of floating in the Dead Sea. In Dubai guests will get a glimpse of the future, as they discover the ultra-modern architecture of the Emirate. They will also get a feel for Arab traditions on a cruise in an authentic Abra, and on a desert safari followed by a barbecue dinner under the stars.
This tour operates is based on a minimum of 6 with the maximum limited to 20 participants. Tour cost starts from US$ 4495 and includes international airfare from Vancouver, BC, Canada, all domestic land transportation, first class hotel accommodation, 26 meals, a Jeep Safari in Wadi Rum, a Desert Safari with BBQ dinner and a dinner cruise in Dubai, entrance fees to museums & sites and services of local English speaking guides/drivers.
The 2014 departure is on October 31 and additional departures have been scheduled for March 8 & October 29, 2015
For tour details view: http://bestway.com/countries/indonesia.php
or call 1-800-663-0844 or