(September 23 onwards)
Tour 1: Petra city (Sept. 23) - Tour of Nabataean rainwater harvesting systems (1 day). US$175 including lunch inside Petra and transport back to Amman.
Tour 2: Permaculture demonstration sites, 1 full day (Sept. 24) - US$85, including transfer from Amman, lunchbox and back to Amman.
Bus pick-up in Amman, heading to mountains of Salt to view permaculture sites there. Then on to Jordan Valley to see the Jordan Valley Permaculture Project (aka 'Greening the Desert - the Sequel'), and the Jawaseri School Garden Project. Then either, 1) on to the Palestinian Border crossing (Allenby Bridge) with pick up on the Palestine side of the the border to commence Tour three, or back to Amman for those that do not want to continue into Palestine/Israel.
The Jordan Valley Permaculture Project - aka 'Greening the Desert - the Sequel'
Tour 3: Palestine Tour, 2 full days and 2 nights (Sept. 24 - Sept. 26) - US$270. 10% Early Bird discount applies for bookings made before the 27th of June. Price does not include accommodation or meals. However, breakfast is included in the price of accommodation.
Schedule of Palestine Tour:
- 24th of September; 18:30 Arrival to Bethlehem - Hotel check in; 19:30 Dinner in Bethlehem and Walk in the Manager Square and Nativity Church; Overnight at Hotel.
- 25th of September; 08:00 - 9:00 Breakfast; 09:00 - 11:30 - Visit to Permaculture site in Belt Sahour; 11:30 - 13:00 - Visit to the Nativity Church and Touristic Sites in Bethlehem; 13:30 - 14:30 – Lunch in Bethlehem; 16:00 - 17:30 Visit to Aida Refugee Camp (near the Wall); 17:30 - Leave Bethlehem to Nablus; 19:00 - Check-in at Hotel in Nablus; 19:30 - Dinner; Overnight at Hotel.
- 26th of September; 08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast; 09:00 - 10:30 Tour Nablus Old City; 11:30 - 13:00 Visit Marda Permaculture Site; 13:30 - 14:30 – Lunch at Marda Permaculture Site; 15:00 or later Depart to Jordan