TOURS DESIGNED FOR JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
TOUR #2 -Bethel Tour to New York, Niagara Falls and Canada
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This Tour includes visiting the new World Headquarters at Warwick, plus Patterson and Wallkill and then you will spend two nights at Niagara Falls in Canada. In addition, you will also visit the Canadian Branch Office and stay two nights in Toronto, Canada, before flying back to your hometown, instead of spending another full day travelling back to New York.
July 12 Illinois International Travel will arrange a flight from your city to New York’s Newark Airport and then transfer you to the Courtyard by Marriott Newark Elizabeth Hotel where you will meet Friends from many other parts of the country. Balance of the day will be free to do as you please.
July 13 Buffet breakfast is included at the hotel, followed by a sightseeing Tour of New York City. Your Tour Escort will point out such sights as the Empire State Building, Times Square, 5th Avenue, Central Park, Wall Street, Ground Zero, and more. In the afternoon there will be an interesting Bible Tour given by Brothers from Oasis Tours in New York at the Metropolitan Museum of Art located by Central Park. Before the Tour begins, you can have an optional light lunch followed by an encouraging Tour highlighting many Biblical points. At 5:00 p.m., you will return to the hotel. Located across the street from your hotel is New Jersey’s largest indoor outlet mall with department stores, restaurants, and a food court.
July 14 Entire day and evening free to enjoy New York City. You can go to the top of the Empire State Building, visit Times Square or Macy’s Department Store. You can also take in a live performance at a Broadway theater.
July 15 This morning you will visit the new World Headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Warwick where the work for over 100 Branch Offices is coordinated. This is where the Governing Body is located that handles all of the materials related to the preaching activity worldwide.There will be three separate (self-guided) Tours. One, called “World Headquarters—Faith In Action.” (See pages 5 and 6 for more details on visiting Bethel.)After the Tours, you can enjoy your included box lunch and then you will travel into Manhattan where the balance of the day and evening will be at leisure. You may want to take an optional boat cruise to see the Statue of Liberty including all of the Society’s former buildings from the boat as you pass under the Brooklyn Bridge. At 5:00 p.m., you will return to the hotel or you can remain in Manhattan to do as you please.
July 16 This morning you will check out of the hotel and travel to Patterson to Tour the Educational Center and then to Wallkill for a Tour of the printing factory,including a box lunch. Following these two Tours, you will depart to Binghamton, NY and stay overnight at the new Doubletree Hotel.
July 17 After breakfast you will depart to Niagara Falls and stay two nights at the Sheraton Hotel that overlooks the thundering Falls which is only a few steps away.Tonight, you may want to enjoy an optional group dinner at the top of the world famous revolving Skylon Tower for great views of the Falls.
July 18 Free day to visit the many attractions, as this is one of the top destinations in the world. There are several viewing areas, or you can take an optional one-hour cruise for an exciting view of the Falls. You will feel the mist and the sight of water falling from above. This is a magnificent experience and a photographer’s dream. Raincoats are provided. (See Awake, 7/8/01, p. 25) Tonight, you may want to attend a meeting at the local Kingdom Hall.
July 19 Drive to the Canadian Branch Office to Tour the facilities and see the new press that is now printing 5 million magazines a week in 30 languages. A box lunch is included in the picnic area (Go to www.jw.org and scroll down to “About Us—Offices and Tours” and then continue to “Download a brochure” for a beautiful brochure on the Canadian Branch Office.) Later, check into the downtown Toronto Marriott Courtyard Hotel for two nights. Balance of the day at leisure where you can walk to the largest indoor shopping mall in Canada.
July 20 Free day to enjoy the optional Hopon Hop-off Trolley Tour of Toronto. See the museums, CN Tower, Casa Loma Castle, Toronto Zoo, St. Lawrence Marketplace and many other attractions. Your Tour Escort will have several suggestions on what to see and do in this exciting Canadian city.
July 21 Depart to the Toronto Airport for the return flight to your hometown with many memories. Reserve NOW as this Tour sells out VERY QUICKLY each year. Please remember that everyone MUST have a PASSPORT for this Tour.
All rates are based on two persons sharing a room. If your city is not listed, please let us know which city you would like to fly from and we will then inform you of the total cost. NOTE: If you prefer a single room, you can pay a supplement of $699 in addition to the above prices for the entire Tour.
SPECIAL SAVINGS: You may deduct $200 from the above prices for anyone under 18 years of age rooming with two other persons.
ALL BETHEL TOUR HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
- Round-trip airfare, including all taxes
- All hotel accommodations for entire Tour
- Sightseeing Tour of New York City
- Admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Breakfast daily at the Newark Marriott Hotel only
- All transportation to Warwick, Patterson, Wallkill, and Canada
- Three box lunches are included
- Services of an experienced Tour Escort for the entire Tour