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SHALOM JERUSALEM TOURS PACKING LIST

LADIES:
6XTops/Blouses
6x Pants (No Shorts)
2 x Trousers
2 x skirts
A couple of mix & match outfits(smart casual)
Lightweight jersey and/or windbreaker
Swimming costume and towel
Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
Casual shoes for smart/evening
Comfortable walking shoes/sandals
Shoes to wear in the sea
Money belt(can be bought
Hairdryer
Notebook, pen and Bible

MEN;
4xCasual shirts
4xFred Perry shirts
4x T-shirts
6x Knee length shorts
2 x Pairs of jeans
2 x Smart casual trousers
Socks and handkerchiefs
Casual Shoes for smart/evening
Comfortable walking shoes
Shoes to wear in the sea
Swimming costume and towel
Hat/cap, sunglasses and sunscreen
Notebook,pen and Bible

Backpacks are recommended for our day trips to carry all the necessary things for the day out.
Cameras, Video Cameras and Binoculars are a must

There is a washing and ironing service at all hotels.

Please note it would be a good idea to take a mini first aid kit with you, eg. Panado, Lomitol and Valiod
If you are on prescription medication, please leave it in the original container, should the Customs Officials check your luggage.

PRAYING AT THE WAILING WALL

PRAYING AT THE WAILING WALL

Jews from all countries, and as well as tourist of other religious backgrounds go to pray at the wall, where many people believe that one immediately has the EAR OF GOD. People who cannot pray at the wall can send in prayers or ask for the Kaddish a specific Jewish Prayer, to be said for departed loved ones. Prayers that are sent in are placed into the cracks of the walls and are called Kvitelach. There might be a small charge for this service, depending on the person or organization that is providing the service. When the small pieces of papers become to numerous - more than 1 million are placed each year - they are removed and buried

EILAT- ADVENTURE

Eilat is a perfect departure point for desert treks via all-terrain bikes, jeeps and donkey back. These treks are organized according to areas of emphasis, such as shore life and desert flora and fauna. For a refreshing change, active holidaymakers might want to try a horseback trek, or even an extreme sports activity.
WATER SPORTS
Eilats beaches offer a long stretches of spotless beaches that provide sunbathing mats, beach chairs, clean shower facilities and snack bars. Every class of water sport is available to the citys active holiday visitor; water skiing, speed and sail boats which coast along the Israel/Jordanian/Egyptain water borders, and wind and water surfing, for underwater sports, it is possible to take advantage of any number of diving clubs that provide instruction for would-be divers ranging from the age of ten to adults, guided deep-sea-diving complete with oxygen tanks, snorkeling, classes in underwater photography and much more. A stunning dolphin reef in the area provides and extroadinary opportunity in their natural habitat.

EILAT

Summer or winter, Israels Red sea city of Eilat is well known as a high level, festive vacation spot with an emphasis on quality accommodation, excellent dining, relaxation in the water or under the sun.
Eilat offers visitors a wide variety of active holiday possibilities. A central focus for activity in Eilat is the Red Sea itself. Visitors to the beaches of Eilat can rent speedboats and paddle boats, sail into the heart of the harbor or engage in the entire spectrum of water sports, water skiing, wind and water surfing, parasailing, and more. The water of Eilat must include the renowned underwater universe of its breathtaking coral life. Hidden deep within the Gulf of Eilat, these formations are a thrilling treasure and attract divers from around the world. The fascinating spectrum of underwater fish, animal and plant-life in addition to the corals, combines to create a magical panorama for the visitor to the waters of the Eilat regions Read Sea.

ISRAEL THE HOLY LAND

The Christian Holy Land brings you to the sacred and holy sites of the Old and New Testament. Follow in the footsteps of Jesus and his disciples as you visit the many spots at which his miracles were performed. See the Sea of Galilee where he walked on water. Vist Tabgha - site of the Loaves and Fishes. Perform a Baptism ceremony at the Yardenit, where Jesus was baptized. Stop at Marys Well in Nazareth. Enter the Room of the Last Supper in Jerusalem. Walk down the Via Dolorosa, visiting each of the Stations of the Cross until arriving at Jesus final resting place in the Church of the Holy Sepulchire. Go to Bethlehem and visit the Church of Nativity where he was born.

THE ISRAEL FLAG

The flag of Israel consists of two blue stripes on a white background. On the white portion of the Israel flag there is the blue Star of David. The Star of David is composed of two crossing equal blue triangles. The flag of Israel was adopted on October 28, 1948. The blue hexagram(six-pointed linear star) known as the The Magen David(shield of David, Star of David, is a common symbol of the People of Israel It became a Jewish symbol starting in late medieval Prague, and was adopted by the First Zionist Congress in 1897. The blue and white stripes represent purity, guided by the principles of the Torah.

JERUSALEM

The Old City is in the very heart of Jerusalem, surrounded by vast walls which preserve thousands of years of history. It is one of the holiest and most facinating cities in the world. Unlike other old cities, it is divided into four religious quarters - Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Armenian. The Jewish Quarter dates to the 15 century, when Jews wished to live in the vicinity of the Western (or Wailing) Wall - the last remnant of the Second Temple

WADI RUM

VAST, ECHOING AND GOD LIKE. The largest and most magnificent of Jordans desert landscapes, this is a stupendous, timeless place, virtually untouched by humans. A maze of monolithic rock scapes rise up from the desert creating a natural challenge for serious mountaineers. Hikers can enjoy the tranquility of the boundless empty space. Explore the canyons and water holes to the many other spectacular treasures this vast wilderness holds in tore. Also know as THE VALLEY OF THE MOON

AMMAN

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts, a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley. The city offers its visitors plenty of lively nightlife, with everything from cultural and theatrical events to traditional Arabic entertainment, modern restaurants and clubs
What to see:
The Citadel
Jordan Archaeological Museum
Jordan Folklore Museum
Jordan Museum of Popular Traditions
Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts
Haya Centre
Martyrs Memorial and Military Museum
The Royal Automobile Museum
The Childrens Museum