Continuing Education/Study Tyulim – Making the Desert Bloom (Southern Arava)   

17 December 2018 - 20 December 2018
Locations: Arava, Eilat, Ketura, Timna National Park
making the desert bloom

Trip highlights include an introduction to the Arava at the new Vidor Visitors Center and the Yair Experimental Station for Agricultural Research, visits to Timna National Park, the state-of-the-art Ilan Ramon International Airport, and the International Birdwatching and Research Center in Eilat, an ice cream making tour at Yotvata, an ecological tour of Kibbutz Lotan, desert star gazing, learning about the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, visiting the Experimental Orchards, Bakery and/or Brewery at Kibbutz Ketura, and an excursion to Eilat including an encounter from a floating pier with dolphins in their natural environment at the Dolphin Reef. (Itinerary subject to change.)

Cost: 1950 NIS per person in a double room, 2750 NIS in a single room, (50 NIS per person additional for non-AACI members).

Price includes: bus transportation and professional guide for 4 days, lodging and meals for 3 nights at Kibbutz Ketura, and all entrance fees to sites. Kashrut observed and synagogue on premises. Itinerary subject to change; cancellation fees apply 1 month before departure.

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Jeff Rothenberg at or Judy Telman at

Jeff Rothenberg, Chairman
AACI Israel Study Trips

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