Identity Travel, a leading tour operator specializing in education and politically relevant tours in Israel, has released the departure dates for its Roots of the Conflict tour.
The new tour targets politically conscious tourists and combines sightseeing and educational content to help with understanding Israel’s historical, cultural and political heritage. Booking has begun for the first tour, which sets out on December 29, 2011, and the following tours will depart on June 29, 2012 and November 9, 2012. Each tour is 10 days and it integrates New and Old Testament heritage sites and contemporary tourist attractions with politically charged current affairs workshops and diverse keynote speakers. Some of the topics for the workshops include, “Historical Narratives”, “the People of the Land”, and “Current Affairs and Identity”.
Eran Kolran, director and founder at Identity Travel Israel, said, “We believe that travel should be an enriching experience. Our clients embark on a journey arriving not just at a destination, but at a new way of seeing things. Until now, the tour was offered only to groups, but now, with our guaranteed departure dates, individuals may also enjoy this important enrichment experience and gain a better understanding of Israel.”
Identity Travel Ltd. is headquartered in Modiin, Israel. It has launched a variety of group travel itineraries for academic seminars, senior travel, Jewish and Christian tour groups, as well as political activists.