Grand Journey Around the World
SEPTEMBER 21- OCTOBER 16, 2013
Traveling around the world is an aspiration of many. Now you have the opportunity to make this incredible, once-in-a-lifetime dream come true.
This 24-night itinerary features the best of eight countries on three continents. An expert Travel Director will meet you in Japan and guide you through the exotic and historic cities of Kyoto, Tokyo, Beijing, Bangkok, Dubai, Istanbul, Petra, Jerusalem and Berlin.
Discover the legends and the heritage of each destination through expertly crafted excursions and cultural events. Savor local cuisine in restaurants chosen for their authentic preparation and ambience. These planned activities are balanced with a generous amount of free time to explore these fascinating destinations on your own.
This program is a tremendous value. With our intimate group of 20 travelers, you will enjoy experiences not available or easily planned by independent travelers and large groups. You’ll also enjoy business-class flights and world-class accommodations. In addition, members of Star Alliance frequent-flyer programs are eligible to earn at least 25,000 miles on this journey.
Study Leader Information
A Lecture Series to provide unique insight into your destinations
Day 1 - Depart Gateway City
Day 2 - Cross the international date line/Arrive in Osaka, Japan/Transfer to Kyoto
Day 3 - Kyoto
Day 4 - Kyoto/Nara
Day 5 - Kyoto/Tokyo
Day 6 - Tokyo/Beijing, China
Day 7 - Beijing
Day 8 - Great Wall/Beijing
Day 9 - Beijing/Bangkok, Thailand
Day 10 - Bangkok
Day 11 - Ayutthaya/Bangkok
Day 12 - Bangkok/Dubai, U.A.E.
Day 13 & 14- Dubai
Day 15 - Dubai/Istanbul, Turkey
Day 16 & 17 - Istanbul
Day 18 - Istanbul/Amman, Jordan
Day 19 - Petra/Amman
Day 20 - Madaba/Mount Nebo/Jerusalem, Israel
Day 21 - Jerusalem
Day 22 - Masada/Dead Sea
Day 23 - Jerusalem/Berlin, Germany
Day 24 - Berlin
Day 25 - Berlin/Potsdam
Day 26 - Return to Gateway City
Please email National Trust Tours for questions about this program. Be sure to include your mailing address if you are requesting a paper copy of the brochure for this program.