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ON THE COVER Take in the beauty of the Canal Grande on our Best of Italy excursion (pg 35). Experience Italian culture like never before as you explore the ancient ruins of the Colosseum in Rome, immerse yourself in vast collections of art at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and soak in the vibrant culture of Rialto Markets by gondola on the Canal Grande in Venice.

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WHO ARE WE?

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WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

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YOU HELP US GIVE BACK

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EDUCATION

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EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

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EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

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MISSIONS

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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Take a step back in time as you explore the Forbidden City on our China Service & Culture trip (pg 37).

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Enjoy a Parisian macaroon treat during your Explore London/Paris/Rome trip (pg 42).

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When you travel with JE, you help give scholarships to students in need, build homes for hurting families, provide for hungry children, and impact low-income communities.

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Gain a deeper appreciation for new cultures on our Missions in Uganda trip (pg 75).

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EDUCATION Joshua Expeditions strives to revolutionize the way students and educators view travel. It is our hope that teachers will see that global travel filtered through a Christian worldview can have a holistic impact on students lives. Educational travel crafted by a Christian worldview desires that all educational goals are rooted in the Gospel. What is a study of the rainforest without acknowledging the majesty of our Creator? How beneficial is language study without using it to share the love of Christ? Christian educational travel engages the world through quality educational experiences for lifelong change.

STAFF PICKS

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Explore Washington D.C. (pg 14) Footsteps of Paul (pg 16) Foundation of our Nation (pg 17) Holy Land Tour (pg 19) Language Immersion in Costa Rica (pg 20) Marine Science in the Florida Keys (pg 22) Texas State History (pg 25)


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EDUCATION

ARK ENCOUNTER/CREATION MUSEUM WASHINGTON D.C.

Hands on and interactive, the study of creation comes to life through this unique experience! Do not forget to explore a life-size replica of Noah’s Ark itself while visiting! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Depart from your school for the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum -Stop for lunch along the way -Meet your JE Guide at your hotel to check in -Dinner and return to your hotel for an overview of the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum before lights out DAY 2 - ARK ENCOUNTER -Breakfast and Devotions -Spend the day exploring the Ark Encounter where you can walk through the full-size replica of Noah’s Ark* *Tickets to the museum include entry for the main exhibits. Tickets for additional activities including zip lines are additional costs. -Lunch on site -Dinner and return to your hotel for lights out

EDUCATION

DAY 3 - CREATION MUSEUM -Breakfast and Devotions -Spend the day exploring the Creation Museum which explains the creation of everything in the universe from a Christian worldview *Tickets to the museum include entry for main exhibits. Tickets for additional activities including planetarium and camel rides are additional costs. -Lunch on site -Dinner and return to your hotel for lights out DAY 4 - TRAVEL DAY / CREATION MUSEUM -Breakfast and Devotions -Check out from hotel -Return to the Creation Museum for a last chance to explore the exhibits before starting your trip home -Stop for lunch along the way (on your own)

BELIZE SCIENCE ADVENTURE

This trip is designed to explore the best of Belize’s three world wonders: the Marine Ecosystems, Jungle, and Mayan Ruins. Snorkel on the second largest Barrier Reef in the world, examine plants of the Jungle, and visit Mayan Ruins in Altum Ha. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at Belize’s airport -Transfer to hotel (Orientation) -Dinner and devotions at hotel DAY 2 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Your group will have the unique & exciting opportunity to experience tubing through the caves while learning about geological formations (Lunch included) -Next, your group will do the jungle canopy on a zip line! (Learn about different plants, their properties, and how the Mayans applied them into their daily life centuries ago) -Return to hotel -Dinner and devotions 12

DAY 3 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Transfer to Banana Bank Lodge -Enjoy a horseback riding adventure through the amazing jungle of Belize -Lunch -Return to Hotel -Dinner and devotions DAY 4 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Travel to a baboon sanctuary and see howler monkeys in their natural habitat! (Your expert guide will educate you as you go) -Lunch -Visit Altum Ha (The most well-known Mayan ruin) -Return to hotel -Dinner and devotions

DAY 5 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Transfer to Deck – explore the Belize Mangrove ecosystem by boat (An important ecological and physical functionality to the Belize coast and natural habitat) -Visit Caye Caulker and snorkel on the Belize Barrier Reef (Learn about the second largest barrier reef in the world) -Lunch -Return to hotel for dinner and devotions DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? -Make it a 7-day trip by adding 1 ministry day. -Make it a 5-day trip by eliminating horse-back riding.


ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE COSTA RICA

EDUCATION

Costa Rica is one of the greenest and happiest country in the world! This small country covers 0.03% of the surface of the earth, but hosts 6% of the world’s biodiversity. Recognize God’s design first hand as you hike through the rainforest, explore the caves, learn about volcanic activity, snorkel in the Pacific Ocean and more! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MARKET -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at the Costa Rica airport -Shop at a local traditional Costa Rican Market (if time allows) -Transfer to hotel (Orientation) -Dinner and devotions DAY 2 - WHITE WATER RAFTING / SAN JOSE -Breakfast -White Water Rafting -Transfer to San Jose -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions DAY 3 - VOLCANO ARENAL/ZARCERO PARK/FORTUNA WATERFALL -Breakfast at hotel -Transfer to city of Fortuna (home of Volcano Arenal) -Stop along the way to visit the Zarcero City Park -Check into hotel & lunch at hotel -Hike down to the Fortuna Waterfall -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions DAY 4 - CAVING / NATURE HIKE -Breakfast at hotel -Cave exploration -Lunch & hike to the base of the volcano (lead by bilingual guide) -Dinner at a local restaurant -Night Hike to see the Nocturnal Rainforest (lead by bilingual guide) -Devotions

DAY 5 - CANOPY ZIP-LINE / OX CART FACTORY -Breakfast at hotel & check-out -Experience the beautiful Costa Rica canopy from a zip-line -Lunch at a local restaurant -Souvenir shopping in Sarchi at the local Ox Cart Factory -Dinner at local restaurant -Check into hotel & devotions DAY 6 - MINISTRY -Breakfast at hotel -Full day of ministry with one of JE’s local partners -Return to hotel -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions DAY 7 - CATAMARAN CRUISE -Breakfast at hotel -Catamaran Cruise (all day activity)* *Includes: Lunch on the island, snorkeling tour, banana boat ride, water and beverages, and fresh fruit -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY

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EDUCATION

WASHINGTON DC

Explore American Heritage with Biblical integration. Your group will visit many well known sites including Capitol Hill, Times Square, Arlington Cemetery, NYC 9/11 Memorial, DC Memorials, plus more! Let your JE guide connect American History and Biblical themes as you view a city unlike any other.

3-DAY TOUR DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY/MEMORIALS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to DC -Smithsonian Museums and National Archives -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Tidal Basin Memorials: Jefferson, MLK, and FDR -Devotions at hotel DAY 3 - ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY/DEPART FOR HOME -Breakfast -Morning guided walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery - JFK gravesite and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier* *Wreath layings are organized by JE and dependent upon availability; ANC trolley available at additional cost -Iwo Jima Marine Memorial and Pentagon 9/11 Memorial -Group departs for home after a great DC trip!

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DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL/HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/WHITE HOUSE -Breakfast -Morning visit to Capitol Hill; Interior guided Capitol tour, self-guided interior visit to Library of Congress, exterior visit to the Supreme Court* *Congressman meet & greets organized by group -Lunch -Afternoon self-guided visit to the Holocaust Museum or Museum of the Bible (available in 2018) -Afternoon exterior visit to the White House** **Interior tours organized by group with Congressman -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam -Devotions at hotel *Alternate Activities - Newseum, Spy Museum, National Zoo or Metro ride


4-DAY TOUR DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY/MEMORIALS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to DC -Smithsonian Museums and National Archives -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Tidal Basin Memorials; Jefferson, MLK, and FDR -Devotions at hotel DAY 3 - ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY/MOUNT VERNON -Breakfast -Morning guided walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery - JFK gravesite and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier* *Wreath layings (upon request) are organized by JE and dependent upon availability; ANC trolley available at additional cost -Iwo Jima Marine Memorial -Afternoon visit to Mount Vernon -Dinner -Pentagon 9/11 Memorial -Devotions at hotel

DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL/HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/WHITE HOUSE -Breakfast -Morning visit to Capitol Hill; Interior guided Capitol tour, self-guided interior visit to Library of Congress, exterior visit to the Supreme Court* *Congressman meet & greets organized by group -Lunch -Afternoon self-guided visit to the Holocaust Museum or Museum of the Bible (available in 2018) -Afternoon exterior visit to the White House** **Interior tours organized by group with Congressman -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam -Devotions at hotel DAY 4 - MINISTRY/DEPART FOR HOME -Breakfast -Afternoon visit to a local ministry -Depart for airport and home *Alternate Activities - Newseum, Spy Museum, National Zoo or Metro ride

5-DAY TOUR DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY/MEMORIALS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to DC -Smithsonian Museums and National Archives -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Tidal Basin Memorials; Jefferson, MLK, and FDR -Devotions at hotel DAY 3 - ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY/MOUNT VERNON -Breakfast -Morning guided walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery - JFK gravesite and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier* *Wreath layings upon request are organized by JE and dependent upon availability; ANC trolley available at additional cost -Iwo Jima Marine Memorial -Afternoon visit to Mount Vernon -Dinner -Pentagon 9/11 Memorial -Devotions at hotel DAY 5 - NATIONAL CATHEDRAL/DEPART FOR HOME -Breakfast -Morning visit to the National Cathedral or Museum of The Bible (available in 2018) -Depart for the airport and home

WANT TO STAY LONGER?

DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL/HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/WHITE HOUSE -Breakfast -Morning visit to Capitol Hill; Interior guided Capitol tour, self-guided interior visit to Library of Congress, exterior visit to the Supreme Court* *Congressman meet & greets organized by group -Lunch -Afternoon self-guided visit to the Holocaust Museum -Afternoon exterior visit to the White House** **Interior tours organized by group with Congressman -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam -Devotions at hotel DAY 4 - MINISTRY/FORD’S THEATER -Breakfast -Morning visit to a local ministry to serve the local people -Lunch -Afternoon visit to Ford’s Theater -Dinner -Conclude the day with devotions at hotel

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FLORIDA STATE HISTORY

Your group will learn about the inner workings of the Florida state government by visiting the Capitol Building while also learning about the different cultures that influence this vibrant state including the Spanish and Native Americans.

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL / MUSEUM OF FLORIDA HISTORY / OLD & NEW CAPITOL -Early morning departure to Tallahassee, FL where you will meet your JE Guide -Time to explore the exhibits at the Museum of Florida History -Visit to Old and New Capitol buildings -Check into hotel -Dinner and devotions

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DAY 2 - MISSION SAN LUIS / FLORIDA SUPREME COURT / DEPARTURE -Breakfast and devotions -Visit to Mission San Luis and experience what life was like back in 1703 -Lunch (on your own) -Visit to Florida Supreme Court where you will tour the building and possibly sit in and observe an oral argument -Depart for home

FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL GREECE

Explore ancient Greece by following in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul. Learn about Paul’s missionary journeys at sites Paul visited, visit mainland sites and see Greece’s famous islands! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - THESSALONIKI / PHILIPPI -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer by coach to your hotel. -Evening free time in the city and see some famous ancient sites at night. -Dinner and devotions DAY 3 - THESSALONIKI / DEPART FOR ATHENS -Breakfast -Visit the old town of Thessaloniki -Lunch -See the location of the first Christian Church in Europe at Philippi and visit the “Prison of Paul” -Travel to Kavala where Paul first set foot on his way to Philippi in 50 A.D. -Depart for Athens -Dinner and hotel along the way 16

DAY 4 - ATHENS -Breakfast & continue on to Athens -Visit the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Mars Hill -Lunch -Explore Syntagma Square, Temple of Zeus, and Greek Parliament -Dinner and check into hotel DAY 5 - MYKONOS -Breakfast -Begin a 3-day cruise that follows Paul’s journey -Shuttle from the port to explore Mykonos* *Group can explore the city on their own or include an extra excursion (ask for details) -Dinner and devotions DAY 6 - EPHESUS, TURKEY / PATMOS, GREECE -Breakfast -Explore Ephesus, Turkey where Paul lived

-Depart for Patmos -Optional excursion in Patmos available -Dinner and devotions DAY 7 - CRETE / SANTORINI -Breakfast -Cruise to Heraklion, Crete island -Optional Crete excursion -Depart for Santorini -Optional Santorini excursion -Dinner and devotions DAY 8 - RETURN TO ATHENS -Breakfast -Return to Athens & transfer to Ancient Corinth -Archaeological Museum, Bema, & the Forum -Lunch -Return to Athens for dinner & devotions DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY


FOUNDATION OF OUR NATION

WASHINGTON DC / WILLIAMSBURG / JAMESTOWN

EDUCATION

The best of both worlds collide for this great trip to see our Nations Capital and it’s historic start. The group will first visit DC to see the White House, Capitol Hill, Arlington Cemetery, and more before visiting the living museums of Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg.

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY/MEMORIALS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to DC -Smithsonian Museums and National Archives -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Tidal Basin Memorials: Jefferson, MLK, and FDR -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL / WHITE HOUSE / MALL MEMORIALS -Breakfast -Morning visit to Capitol Hill: interior guided Capitol tour, self-guided interior visit to Library of Congress, exterior visit to the Supreme Court* *Congressman meet & greets organized by group -Lunch -Afternoon exterior visit to the White House** **Interior tours organized by group with Congressman -Pentagon 9/11 Memorial -Dinner -Evening guided walking tour of the Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam -Devotions at hotel

DAY 3 - ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY / MOUNT VERNON -Breakfast -Morning guided walking tour Arlington National Cemetery – JFK gravesite and Tomb of the Unknown Solider* *Wreath laying organized by JE dependent upon availability; ANC Trolley available at additional cost -Iwo Jima Marine Memorial -Afternoon visit to Mount Vernon -Dinner -Arrive in Williamsburg and check-in at hotel -Devotions at hotel DAY 4 - COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG -Breakfast -Guided morning tour of Colonial Williamsburg, afternoon self-guided -Lunch at Merchant Square -Dinner at Colonial Williamsburg Tavern -Evening guided walking tour* *Groups can choose different tours DAY 5 - JAMESTOWN / DEPARTURE -Breakfast -Jamestown Settlement guided morning tour -Lunch and depart for home

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NORTHEAST WASHINGTON DC / PHILADELPHIA / NYC

In this jam packed trip, your group will experience all the history the Northeast has to offer. Throughout your trip, history and biblical principles will be woven together creating a unique perspective of the US beginnings. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / RICHMOND, VA -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at the airport -Afternoon visit to St. John’s Church to see “Give Me Liberty” re-enactment -Dinner and devotions at Williamsburg, VA hotel DAY 2 - JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT / COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG -Breakfast & Morning guided tour of Jamestown Settlement -Lunch & Afternoon visit to Colonial Williamsburg -Tavern Dinner and Evening tour/performance -Return to hotel for dinner and devotions DAY 3 - MONTICELLO / CHARLOTTESVILLE -Breakfast & check-out -Morning guided tour of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello -Lunch at Michie Tavern & Depart for DC -Dinner and devotions at DC Hotel DAY 4 - MOUNT VERNON / SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS -Breakfast & Morning guided tour of George Washington’s Mount Vernon -Lunch & Spend afternoon exploring Smithsonian Museums -Dinner and devotions -Evening guided tour of Tidal Basin Memorials: Jefferson, MLK Jr. & FDR

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DAY 5 - CAPITOL HILL / WHITE HOUSE / MALL MEMORIALS -Breakfast & Morning visit to Capitol Hill: interior guided Capitol tour, selfguided interior visit to Library of Congress and exterior visit to Supreme Court* (*Congressman meet & greets organized by group) -Lunch & Afternoon visit to the White House -Evening guided walking tour of the Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Vietnam -Dinner and devotions

DAY 6 - ARLINGTON CEMETERY / PENTAGON / 911 MEMORIAL -Breakfast & check out -Guided tour of Arlington Cemetery (JFK’s gravesite & Tomb of The Unknown Soldier) & Iwo Jima Marine Memorial -Lunch & Afternoon visit to the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial -Depart for Philadelphia & Philly Cheesesteak Dinner -Philadelphia hotel check-in and devotions DAY 7 - PHILADELPHIA -Breakfast & morning guided tour of Historic Philadelphia -Visit to Independence Hall -Lunch & afternoon visit to National Constitution Center -Dinner & Fun at Dave and Buster’s DAY 8 - NYC TRANSFER / MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / TIMES SQUARE -Breakfast, check-out & transfer to NYC -Lunch & Afternoon walking tour of Midtown Manhattan (Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City Music Hall, Chrysler Building -Dinner in Times Square & Devotions DAY 9 - LOWER MANHATTAN / ELLIS ISLAND / BROADWAY PLAY -Breakfast & morning visit to Lower Manhattan (cruise to Ellis Island) -Walking tour of Lower Manhattan (Wall St., Trinity Church, NYSE) -Return to hotel to change for the evening, Dinner & Broadway Show DAY 10 - CENTRAL PARK / NYC MUSEUM -Breakfast & morning visit to Central Park & museum of your choice -Return to hotel for luggage -Depart for the airport & home


HOLY LAND TOUR

ISRAEL

EDUCATION

Your Bible will come alive as your group explores the ancient lands of Israel. You will sail on the Sea of Galilee, pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, rejoice at the Garden Tomb, and so much more! Your life will be forever changed as you journey through these ancient roads. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - TEL AVIV -Meet your JE Guide at the airport -Transfer to your hotel for dinner & devotions DAY 3 - GALILEE / CAPERNAUM -Breakfast & Board a boat and cross the Sea of Galilee -Visit Kibbutz Nof Ginosar & Mount of Beatitudes -Lunch & Visit Church of the Fish and the Loaves and Chapel of the Primacy -Experience the River Jordan & the Yardenit Baptismal Site -Dinner & group devotions DAY 4 - BEIT SHE’AN / NAZARETH -Breakfast & See the ruins of Beit She’an -Visit Jesus’ boyhood home, Nazareth -Lunch & Visit the Roman Aqueduct and Theatre at Caesarea -Dinner & group devotions DAY 5 - JERICHO / DEAD SEA SCROLLS / BETHLEHEM -Breakfast & Visit the ruins of Jericho -See the site of the Temptation of Jesus -Head to Qumran, site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls -Lunch & Continue to Bethlehem and view Jesus’ birthplace -Dinner & group devotions

DAY 6 - JERUSALEM -Breakfast & Head to the Haas Promenade for panoramic view of city -View the Kidron Valley and stand atop the Mount of Olives -Lunch & See the Chapel of Ascension & pray in the Garden of Gethsemane -Stand in the Upper Room, the place of the Last Supper & view the site of King David’s Tomb -Dinner & group devotions DAY 7 - JERUSALEM -Breakfast & Visit the Southern Wall excavations of the ancient Temple -Walk the partially-restored Cardo, the ancient main street of the Old City -Lunch & Visit Herod’s Antonia Fortress, where Jesus was brought to Pilate -Walk along the Via Dolorosa, the “Way of the Cross” -Dinner & group devotions DAY 8 - MASADA / DEAD SEA -Breakfast & Visit Masada, Herod’s mountaintop fortress -Lunch & Explore the shores of and take a dip in the Dead Sea -Dinner & group devotions DAY 9 - EIN KAREM / GARDEN TOMB -Breakfast & Travel to Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist -Lunch & Worship at the Garden Tomb while you share in the reality of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ -Personal exploration before dinner & group devotions DAY 10 - TRAVEL DAY

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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LANGUAGE IMMERSION IN COSTA RICA

Our Language Program allows students to improve their conservation skills, reinforce correct grammar and expand vocabulary. Along with classroom learning, students will experience the rich culture through learning to Latin dance and participating in cooking classes. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MARKET -Arrive and meet your JE Guide at the airport -Language task at local Costa Rican Market -Check into hotel & dinner at local restaurant -Reflection on the day and what you learned

DAY 3 - SPANISH PRACTICE / COOKING -Breakfast at hotel -Language Institute -Lunch at school -Additional classes -Cooking lessons -Dinner at a local restauruant -Reflect on the day and what you learned

DAY 2 - SPANISH PRACTICE / FOLK-DANCING -Breakfast at hotel -Language Institute DAY 4 - VOLCANO POAS / CANOPY ZIP-LINE -Lunch at school -Breakfast at hotel -Additional classes -Volcano Poas and Cloud Forest -Folk-dancing lessons -Lunch -Dinner on the mountain top and folk-dancing show -Canopy Tour (zip-line) -Reflect on the day and what you learned -Dinner at a local restaurant -Reflect on the day and what you learned

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DAY 5 - COFFEE PLANTATION / OXCART FACTORY -Breakfast -Coffee Plantation (learn about history of coffee) -Lunch -Sarchi (visit the Oxcart Factory) -Souvenir shopping at the factory -Dinner -Reflect on the day and what you learned DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast (if flight time permits) -Transfer to Airport and fly home STAY LONGER? Make it a 7-day trip by adding an additional day at school or a local ministry day.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION IN MADRID

Through this language immersion program, your group will be able to experience the heart of Spanish culture. You will practice your Spanish in the local markets, prepare traditional dishes, view famous art, and explore beautiful architecture. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - ARRIVAL & CITY INTRODUCTION -Meet your bilingual JE Guide at the airport -Transfer to hotel for brief orientation -Enjoy a guided walking tour of old Madrid (Puerta del Sol and La Plaza Mayor) -Lunch & free time to explore and shop -Dinner & devotions

DAY 4 - HISTORIA Y ARTE -Breakfast -Visit El Prado, the famous museum housing works by El Greco, Velazquez and Goya -Lunch -Explore a Royal Monastery at El Escorial -Dinner & devotions DAY 5 - VISITANDO LA COCINA -Breakfast -Visit El Palacio Real and La Plaza de Espana -Lunch in the Gran Via & cooking class -Dinner & devotions

DAY 3 - CRISTO Y LA CULTURA -Breakfast -Atend a local evangelical church for worship -Lunch & learn Spanish phrases to share your faith DAY 6 - VIVIR COMO UN LOCAL with locals -Breakfast -Dinner with church youth group & games -Visit La Plaza de Toros & Bernabeu Soccer Stadium -Devotions at hotel -Lunch & El Serrano shopping district -Flamenco Show Dinner & devotions 20

DAY 7 -VISITANDO TOLEDO -Breakfast -Travel to Toledo, the city of three cultures (Christian, Moorish, and Jewish) -Lunch & UNESCO World Heritage Site -Travel back to Spain for dinner & devotions DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 2-3 days and visit the historic university city of Salamanca or the coastal town of Barcelona!


LANGUAGE IMMERSION IN PARIS

EDUCATION

Through this language immersion program, your group will be able to experience the heart of French culture. You will practice your french in the local street markets, prepare traditional dishes, view famous art, and explore beautiful architecture. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - ARRIVAL & CITY INTRODUCTION -Meet your bilingual JE Guide at the airport -Transfer to hotel for brief orientation -Journey up to Sacre-Coeur for a view of Paris -Explore the Montmartre area and practice your French with street artists before dinner DAY 3 - HISTORY & ART -Breakfast -Visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame -Practice your French in shops in the Latin Quarter -Lunch & Visit the famous Louvre Museum -Walk the Avenue des Champ-Élysées, view the Arc de Triomphe & Dinner

DAY 4 - CHRIST & CULTURE -Breakfast -Attend a local Church service -Lunch & Visit and explore the Palace of Versailles and Gardens -Dinner & devotions (Group may opt for evening Seine River Cruise)

DAY 6 - LIVE LIKE A LOCAL -Breakfast -Visit Parc Asterix Paris theme park (April-Nov) -Group may opt to return to Paris early to spend time exploring the Rue Cler market streets or Paris flea markets -Free time to buy souvenirs before dinner

DAY 5 - VISIT THE KITCHEN DAY 7 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Take a French cooking class or a food tour of Paris STAY LONGER? Add 2 days and visit Caen & Normandy beaches! -Lunch& Climb the Eiffel Tower* -Dinner & devotions *Group may opt for crépes under the Eiffel Tower

LITERATURE & CULTURE IN ENGLAND

EDUCATION

Explore the cities of England that are rich with literary history. Your group will learn of Shakespeare, Lewis, Tolkien, Carroll, and so many other influential authors! You will gain a new and fresh perspective on some of England’s greatest authors. DAY 4 - TOWER OF LONDON / GLOBE THEATER -Breakfast DAY 2 - LONDON EYE / TRAFALGAR SQUARE -Tower of London -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, -Lunch at Borough Market & Tour of Shakespeare’s transfer to hotel Globe Theater -Introductory London bus tour with guide -Charles Dickens walking tour -Dinner near Trafalgar Square -Dinner -Night ride on the famous London Eye! DAY 5 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / BATH -Breakfast DAY 3 - WESTMINSTER ABBEY / BUCKINGHAM PALACE -Attend a local Church service -Breakfast -Lunch & depart for Bath -Westminster Abbey guided tour & Buckingham -Tour Bath and see Jane Austen’s house Palace to view changing of the guard (group can opt for afternoon tea - ask for prices) -Lunch & Tour St. Paul’s Cathedral -Dinner -Dinner in Leicester Square DAY 6 - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON / OXFORD -Evening view of Piccadilly Circus -Breakfast & Depart for Stratford-Upon-Avon (Tonight the group can opt for a West End show) -Tour Stratford-Upon-Avon DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY

-Lunch & Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace -Free time before departing for Oxford -Dinner DAY 7 - OXFORD / RETURN TO LONDON -Breakfast -Tour Oxford (Christ’s Church College, Eagle and Child Pub, St. Mary’s Cathedral) -Lunch & Free time for souvenirs -Transfer back to London & Dinner DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 2-3 days and visit the historic university city of Salamanca or the coastal town of Barcelona!

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MARINE SCIENCE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

What do phylum identification, ecosystems and a full hands on squid dissection have in common? They are all things you and your group will experience as you explore and explore the incredible terrain of South Florida. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to your hotel -Dinner at a local restaurant with an introduction to the Marine Science Program -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - ECOSYSTEM STUDY -Breakfast and Devotions -Study of a local ecosystem on kayaks -Lunch on site -Net pull and phylum identification -Dinner and tarpon feeding in the Florida Keys -Devotions at hotel STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry, or an educational visit to the Dry Tortugas!

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DAY 3 - DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER -Breakfast and Devotions -Dolphin Wade encounter and time at a local marine life research center to learn about conservation efforts -Lunch on site -Time to relax at the beach and enjoy the sand and sun -Dinner and a hands-on squid dissection lesson -Devotions at hotel DAY 4 - MINISTRY & AIRBOAT RIDE -Breakfast and Devotions -Volunteer at a local ministry in South Florida -Lunch -Visit to a Gator Farm with the chance to take an airboat ride through the Florida Everglades -Dinner and return to hotel for devotions DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY

MEDIA ARTS IN LOS ANGELES

Embark to the center of the nation’s film and TV industry! With experiences such as the Chinese Theater, Movie studios and potentially even trying your hand at some Improv, you will be fully immersed in the world of media that has shaped our culture as we know it today! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to your hotel -Dinner at a local restaurant -Travel to Griffith Observatory for a full view of the city at night -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - HOLLYWOOD / IMPROV CLASS / CHINESE THEATER -Breakfast and Devotions -Tour a working movie studio lot and maybe catch a glimpse of a celebrity -Lunch -Red Line walking tour through historic Hollywood -Sharpen your improv skills through an acting studio class -Catch a movie at the historic Chinese Theater (subject to availability) -Dinner STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit additional theme parks, San Diego, or extra ministry! 22

DAY 3 - UNIVERSAL STUDIOS -Breakfast and Devotions -Depart for Universal Studios and enjoy a day full of rides and shows -Enjoy attractions like Revenge of the Mummy, Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a studio tour, and more! -Lunch and dinner in the park DAY 4 - MINISTRY / SANTA MONICA -Breakfast and Devotions -Volunteer at a local ministry and help serve the needs of the city -Lunch -Visit with local groups spreading the gospel to actors in Hollywood -Santa Monica Pier and Beach with 3rd Street Promenade shopping -Dinner on the 3rd Street Promenade and sunset on the pier DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast and Devotions -If time permits, take a driving tour of some of LA’s most iconic landmarks -Depart for airport and return home


NYC HISTORICAL TOUR

EDUCATION

On this tour, your group will visit historical sites having significance ranging from the local to the international level. From learning how NYC was shaped to visiting the Ellis Island Immigration Museum to taking a tour of the UN, you will experience how history is being created even today in the Big Apple. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer to your hotel -Orientation at hotel -Head to Midtown Manhattan for the afternoon, including lunch at Grand Central Station and a walking tour of Midtown (Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, and Bryant Park) -Dinner and devotions DAY 2 - ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL / UN / BROADWAY -Breakfast -Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Teddy Roosevelt’s birthplace, and Lower East Side Tenement Museum -Lunch -Tour the United Nations -Enjoy an evening on Broadway including dinner and a show -Devotions at hotel

DAY 4 - STATUE OF LIBERTY / WALL STREET / 9/11 MEMORIAL -Breakfast at hotel & check-out -Transfer to Battery Park for ferry to Ellis Island & view of Statue of Liberty -Return to Manhattan for lunch -Enjoy a walking tour of the Financial District including Trinity Church, Wall Street, NYSE, Federal Hall, and the 9/11 Memorial. -Dinner & leisure time to explore Times Square -Devotions at hotel DAY 5 - BROOKLYN TABERNACLE / PROSPECT PARK / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast at hotel -Attend the morning service at Brooklyn Tabernacle -Lunch at Prospect Park or a location near the church -Explore Prospect Park -Head back to hotel to gather belongings -Depart for airport and return home

DAY 3 - CENTRAL PARK / EMPIRE STATE BUILDING -Breakfast at hotel -Visit the New York Historical Society Museum -Lunch & free time in Central Park -Walking tour of Lincoln Center & 5th Avenue shopping -Dinner & night view at top of the Empire State Building -Devotions at hotel Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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EDUCATION

PROTESTANT REFORMATION TOUR FRANCE / GERMANY / SWITZERLAND

On this tour, your group will travel back to the days of the Protestant Reformation. You will discuss Luther in Wittenberg, Calvin in Geneva, and Zwingli in Zurich. The stories of the Protestant Reformation will have new life as you journey to the cities where it all started. DAYS 1&2 - TRAVEL DAY / LUTHERSTADT-WITTENBERG -Today your group will arrive in Berlin and meet your JE Guide -Set out for Lutherstadt-Wittenburg to visit the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) where Luther nailed his famous 95 Thesis -Free time for lunch in Wittenberg -Tour the Lutherhalle (Luther House) Museum and Stadtkirche St. Marien (St. Mary’s Church) before departing for hotel -Check into hotel and enjoy dinner together DAY 3 - ERFURT / WARTBURG CASTLE -Breakfast & depart for Erfurt -In Erfurt, visit St. Severus Church & enjoy lunch -Visit Augustinian Monastery where Luther studied -Depart for Wartburg Castle then check into Frankfurt hotel & enjoy dinner DAY 4 - MAINZ / ALZEY / WORMS -Breakfast & depart for Mainz to visit Gutenberg Museum -Visit Mainz Cathedral and Rheinhessen Castle before lunch -See site of the Worms Debates and Reformation monument of Luther -Dinner in Worms & depart for Strasbourg hotel DAY 5 - STRASBOURG -Breakfast & see the Statue of the Reformers and the historic quarter known as La Petite-France -Visit the Saint-Thomas Church before lunch -Enjoy free time & visit the Strasbourg Cathedral -Depart for Zurich hotel & enjoy dinner 24

DAY 6 - ZURICH -Breakfast & walking tour to view several of the city’s major churches including Wasserkirche, Fraumünster, and Grossmünster -Lunch -Leisure time to explore the unique and thriving old town -Dinner in the city DAY 7 - RHINE FALLS AREA -Breakfast & take a break from studies to spend the day outdoors -Head to the Rhine Falls area & spend the morning at the high ropes course -Have free time for lunch around the falls followed by a boat tour -Enjoy dinner back in Zurich DAY 8 - GENEVA -Breakfast & depart for Geneva -Lunch in Geneva & visit the International Museum of the Reformation -Visit the Reformation Wall and stop at St. Peter’s Cathedral -Dinner in the city & evening view of Geneva’s famed Jet d’Eau fountain DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & depart for airport to fly home STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and spend more time in Zurich, Frankfurt, or Geneva!


PUERTO RICO SCIENCE

EDUCATION

Visit Old San Juan’s famous forts, study the wildlife at the only Tropical Rain Forest in the US at El Yunque National Park, and learn about Ponce’s cultural and scientific history on this excursion. A highlight of the trip will be kayaking on the Bio Bay at night to learn about the bioluminescence organisms living in this waters!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / OLD SAN JUAN -Arrive and meet your JE Guide at the airport -Lunch & explore Old San Juan -Walking tour of Old World Spanish settlement -Dinner & devotions at hotel

DAY 4 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast at hotel -Load the bus & travel to El Yunque rainforest -Scenic drive through native towns -Lunch -Travel to Luquillo for kayak excursion* -Dinner & devotions at hotel *Activity is not offered during a full moon.

DAY 6 - CATAMARAN CRUISE / SNORKELING -Breakfast at hotel -Head out for a Catamaran Cruise to one of the country’s most beautiful beaches -Lunch at beach -Dinner in San Juan & devotions

DAYS 2&3 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast at hotel DAY 7 - TRAVEL DAY -Ministry work at local orphanage -Breakfast (if flight time permits) DAY 5 - CAMUY CAVES / PONCE -Lunch -Transfer to Airport and fly home -Breakfast at hotel -Share stories, sing songs, create crafts and play -Head to the Camuy Caves with kids during the afternoon -Lunch & Arecibo Radio Telescope -Dinner & devotions at hotel -Walking tour of Ponce, second largest city in Peru -Dinner & devotions

TEXAS STATE HISTORY

EDUCATION

The history of the Lone Star State runs deep and spills over into the overall historical impact of the United States as we know it. Explore famous icons including the Alamo, State Capitol, and the LBJ Presidential Library. Hold on as History comes alive in the Lone Star State!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / AUSTIN / STATE CAPITOL / LBJ PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY -Begin your trip down to Austin, TX -After your arrival in Austin, you will tour the State Capitol building then head over to the Bullock Texas State History Museum and learn about the rich history of Texas -Lunch on your own -Visit to the Texas State Cemetery and learn about the key figures buried there followed by the LBJ Presidential Library to learn about our 36th President -Enjoy dinner and a view of the famous “Bat Bridge” in Austin -Check into your hotel and devotions

DAY 2 - SAN ANTONIO / THE ALAMO / SAN FERNANDO CATHEDRAL -Breakfast and Devotions -Load the bus and travel to San Antonio, TX -Tour of the Alamo and Mission San Jose with a viewing of the IMAX show Alamo: The Price of Freedom -View San Fernando Cathedral -Lunch on your own -Enjoy a scenic Riverboat cruise through San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk, designed in 1939 as a part of FDR’s Works Projects Administration -Load bus and depart for home

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EDUCATION

STEM: HOUSTON HOUSTON, TX

This supplement to your school’s STEM program will have your students learning about the science of physics and aerodynamics through an indoor skydiving experience, hands-on engineering and technology encounters with TXRXLabs, and an up close look at the hub of space travel, NASA. The Houston STEM trip combines fun and learning that will perfectly complement your school’s in class curriculum. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / TXRXLABS -Arrive in Houston, TX and meet your JE Guide -Depart for TXRXLabs and get ready to let unleash the creative genius inside as you will get hands-on tour experience in this Tech/Shop Lab environment - Head down to dinner -Travel to your hotel to check in and lights out DAY 2 - MOODY GARDENS / GALVESTON, ISLAND -Breakfast and devotions at your hotel before loading your bus and traveling to Galveston -Start your day at the world famous Moody Gardens! -Head out to catch a flick and watch it come to life while engaging all your senses in the 4D Special FX Theater -Lunch on the bay -Depart for Galveston, Island to spend the afternoon soaking up the ray’s and relaxing before dinner! -Souvenir shopping if time permits -Dinner by the sea wall before returning to your hotel for the evening

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DAY 3 - JOHNSON SPACE CENTER / iFLY (INDOOR SKY DIVING) -Breakfast and devotions at your hotel -Begin your morning with a trip to the Johnson Space Center. At this NASA facility, you can learn about everything from living in space, the history of NASA, to their current mission. After a guided tour of this Space center you will be free to explore all the additional activities! -Lunch in the area - Head over to iFly to participate in the best physics classroom experience you’ll ever know! With instruction from distinguished professors, get a full hands-on experience through the indoor sky diving simulation -Dinner in Houston - Head back to Hotel DAY 4 - TRAVEL DAY / 1940 AIR TERMINAL MUSEUM -Breakfast and devotions before checking out of your hotel -Depending upon your departure time, Head down to the historic Air Terminal and experience the sights and sounds of what use to be the leading air-terminal in Houston, and perhaps even catch the daily air show! -Depart Houston for home


WORLD WARS TOUR - INTENSIVE

ENGLAND / FRANCE / GERMANY

EDUCATION

Journey through Europe remembering the brave men and women of the past world wars. In London learn about Churchill and the Allied invasion, then walk the beaches of Normandy before heading to the front lines. Either visit Bastone or Brussels on your way to final stop: Germany. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - LONDON BUS TOUR / FREE TIME -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Guided introductory London bus tour -Free time in the city (suggested activities available) -Dinner (Your Group may opt to ride the famous London Eye - ask for prices!) DAY 3 - CHURCHILL CABINET WAR ROOM / D-DAY MUSEUM -Breakfast at hotel -Churchill War Rooms or Imperial War Museum -Lunch -D-Day Museum -Southwick House (pending government approval) -Dinner DAY 4 - TRAVEL TO NORMANDY -Breakfast -Transfer to Portsmouth Ferry -Cross the English Channel by ferry following the same route as the D-Day troops -Land at Caen/Normandy and depart for the city -Check into your hotel & enjoy dinner DAY 5 - NORMANDY -Breakfast & Visit the Caen War Museum -Lunch & Tour Normandy Beaches including Omaha and American Cemetery -Dinner

DAYS 6&7 - OPTION (Select one of the options below for your quote) World War II Focus -Transfer to Bastogne (6.5hr drive) to visit 101st Airborne Museum -Visit the Bois Jacques Forest fox holes/old US Military lines -Luxembourg American Cemetery World War I Focus -Transfer to France/Belgium Border (3hr drive) and visit remains of trenches near Lens and Ypres -Visit In Flanders Fields Museum & National Memorial Fort Breendonk DAY 8 - BERLIN CITY TOUR / MEMORIAL TO MURDERED JEWS -Breakfast & transfer to Berlin -City Tour: Bradenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz, Memorial to Murdered Jews -Group may opt to explore on Friedrichstrabe street & dinner DAY 9 - SACHSENHAUSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP / CHECKPOINT CHARLIE -Breakfast & Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp -Lunch & Explore Topography of Terror and Checkpoint Charlie Museum -Dinner DAY 10 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 2-3 days and visit Anne Frank House, Corrie Ten Boom House, or the Eagles Nest.

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EXPLORE-INTERNATIONAL Joshua Expeditions international travel provides opportunities for travelers to experience diverse cultures, incredible wonders, ancient ruins, and so much more. Through engaging new lands, a travelers’ eyes can be opened to see the sovereignty of God. Life change is the ultimate goal of JE travel! Every travel experience is a chance for a traveler to grow in relationship with Jesus Christ. Explore the world with the JE team and see a unique and beautiful world declaring the greatness of God.

STAFF PICKS

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Best of Costa Rica (pg 30) Best of England (pg 31) Best of Greece, Islands (pg 33) Best of Italy (pg 35) China Service & Culture (pg 37) Explore Athens, Rome (pg 38) Explore London, Edinburg, Dublin (pg 41) Explore London, Paris, Rome (pg 42) Explore Munich, Salzburg (pg 44) Inca Adventure (pg 46)


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EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

BEST OF COSTA RICA

Experience the best of Costa Rica as you zip-line through the rainforest and relax in the natural springs heated by the Arenal Volcano. Head to the Pacific coast and cruise to the white sand beach on Tortuga Island or white water raft down the Sarapiqui River. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MARKET -Arrive and meet your JE Guide at the Costa Rica Airport -Shop at a local traditional Costa Rican market (if flight time allows) -Check into hotel before dinner and devotions DAY 2 - VOLCANO / FORTUNA WATERFALL -Breakfast at hotel -Transfer to the city of Fortuna - home of Volcano Arenal -Stop along the way to visit the Zarcero City Park before checking into hotel -Lunch & hike down the Fortuna Waterfall -Dinner at a local restaurant before hot spring -Devotions DAY 3 - ZIP LINE / OX CART FACTORY -Breakfast at hotel -Check out of hotel before canopy zip line experience -Lunch at a local restaurant -Stop to see iguanas & local wildlife -Shop in Sarchi at the local Ox Cart Factory -Dinner at a local restaurant -Check into hotel -Devotions

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DAY 4 - MINISTRY -Breakfast at hotel -Full day of ministry with one of JE’s local partners -Return to hotel -Dinner at local restaurant -Devotions DAY 5 - CATAMARAN CRUISE -Breakfast at hotel -Catamaran Cruise (includes Snorkeling Tour and Banana Boat Ride, Lunch and lots of sun*) -Dinner & devotions *Can be substituted for white water rafting DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast (if flight time permits) -Transfer to Airport -Fly home STAY LONGER OR SHORTER? -Make it a 7-day trip by adding White Water Rafting. -Make it a 5-day trip by eliminating the Catamaran Cruise.


BEST OF ENGLAND

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

This ‘Best of’ tour will allow you to experience the top sites of the greater London area. Your group will explore some of London’s most notable locations. Then you will travel outside the city to see the mysterious Stonehenge, Shakespeare’s Stratford-Upon-Avon, historic Oxford, and much more. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - LONDON BUS TOUR / LONDON EYE / TRAFALGAR SQUARE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Guided introductory London bus tour -Dinner near Trafalgar Square -Tonight ride the famous London Eye! DAY 3 - WESTMINSTER ABBEY / BUCKINGHAM PALACE -Breakfast at hotel -Westminster Abbey guide tour & Buckingham Palace changing of the guard -Lunch & The National Gallery -Shopping in Covent Gardens & Dinner in Leicester Square -Evening view of Piccadilly Circus DAY 4 - TOWER OF LONDON / ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL -Breakfast -Tower of London -Lunch at Borough Market & Thames River Cruise -Tour St. Paul’s Cathedra with a local guide -Enjoy St. Paul’s Cathedral’s Evensong -Dinner DAY 5 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / WINDSOR CASTLE -Breakfast & attend a local Church service -Lunch & Visit Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world -Return to London for dinner & night view of the Tower Bridge

DAY 6 - STONEHENGE / BATH / STRATFORD-UPON-AVON -Breakfast -Travel to the mysterious Stonehenge -Lunch in Bath -Explore Bath (tour the quaint city & see the Roman baths) -Dinner -Transfer to Stratford-Upon-Avon DAY 7 - BERLIN CITY TOUR / MEMORIAL TO MURDERED JEWS -Breakfast -Tour Stratford-Upon-Avon (including Shakespeare’s birth place) -Lunch & have some free time before departing for Oxford -Dinner DAY 8 - OXFORD / RETURN TO LONDON -Breakfast -Tour Oxford (visit Christ Church College, Eagle and Child Pub, etc) -Break for lunch and free time for souvenirs -Transfer back to London & dinner DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 2-3 days and visit the beautiful Lake District or Scotland!

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BEST OF FRANCE

This ‘Best of’ tour will allow your group to see French culture from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel. Visit must see sites in Paris before traveling to the famous Normandy beaches. Slowly travel through Normandy and finally visit the epic island city of Mont Saint-Michel. An incredible French experience! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - SACRE-COEUR / MONTMARTRE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Journey up to Sacre-Coeur for a view of Paris -Explore the Montmartre area -Dinner DAY 3 - NOTRE DAME / EIFFEL TOWER / -Breakfast at hotel -Notre Dame, Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois, Lunch & souvenir shopping -Climb the Eiffel Tower & dinner -Eiffel Tower evening light show and dessert* *Group may opt to purchase crepes from local vendors. DAY 4 - LOUVRE / CHAMPS-ELYSEES / SEINE RIVER CRUISE -Breakfast at hotel -Visit the famous Louvre Museum -Lunch & view the Arc de Triumph -Walk the Champs-Elysees -Dinner & Seine River Cruise DAY 5 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / VERSAILLES -Breakfast -Attend a local Church service -Lunch -Visit and explore the Palace of Versailles -Dinner 32

DAY 6 - CAEN / ROUEN -Breakfast -Transfer to Caen stopping at Rouen along the way (France’s most ancient city) -Lunch & visit to the Memorial Museum of D-Day -Free time to explore Caen -Dinner DAY 7 - NORMANDY -Breakfast -Tour the Normandy Beaches including Omaha and Pointe du Hoc -Depart for Mont Saint Michel -Dinner DAY 8 - MONT SAINT MICHEL -Breakfast -Tour Mont Saint Michel Chapel & explore the Island -Lunch & transfer to Paris -Dinner DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 2-3 days and visit Saint Malo or explore more sites in Paris!


BEST OF GREECE, ISLANDS

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

On this journey, you will explore the cradle of democracy and philosophy. Explore the rich history of Athens and relax in the beauty of Greek island life. Cruise the Mediterranean Sea visiting famous islands including the Isle of Santorini! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY (TUESDAY) DAY 2 - PARLIAMENT SQUARE / MT. LYCABETUS (WEDNESDAY) -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Parliament Building & Changing of the Guard -National Archeological Museum & dinner (Tonight, your group may opt for stroll up Mount Lycabetus for Athens view) DAY 3 - ANCIENT AGORA / ACROPOLIS / LOCAL MARKET (THURSDAY) -Breakfast & tour Areopagus Hill (Mars Hill) -Ancient Agora & lunch -Tour the Acropolis: Temple of Athena, Parthenon, Theatre of Dionysus, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus -Shopping at the Monastiraki Flea Market & dinner DAY 4 - MYKONOS (FRIDAY) -Breakfast & travel from the port to Mykonos, famous for white-washed building and windmills -Explore the island on your own or include an additional excursion to Little Venice and the Castro area -Dinner DAY 5 - KUSADASI (EPHESUS), TURKEY / PATMOS, GREECE (SATURDAY) -Breakfast & explore Kusadasi, Turkey where Paul lived during his ministry -Explore the city on your own or include an excursion to see the ancient ruins of the Temple of Artemis -Depart for Patmos and explore the city -Dinner

DAY 6 - CRETE / SANTORINI (SUNDAY) -Breakfast & cruise to Heraklion, Crete (largest city on the island) -Explore Heraklion and see it’s Turkish and Venetian architecture or include an optional excursion to see the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion -Depart for Santorini & explore the city or include an optional excursion cruise to Santorini’s islands and volcanoes -Dinner DAY 7 - RETURN TO ATHENS (MONDAY) -Return to Athens (Piraeus) & transfer to hotel -Lunch & visit Arch of Hadrian, ruins of Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium and shopping in the Plaka district -Dinner (Tonight, your group may opt to attend a traditional dance or theater performance - ask for prices!) DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY (TUESDAY) STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and visit the famous Meteora Monastery region, Thessaloniki, or Ancient Corinth?

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BEST OF GREECE, MAINLAND

Explore the wonder of ancient Greece focusing on the mainland’s famous cities. You will travel from Athens to the monastery community of Meteora and finally Thessaloniki. This is a journey that will take you through the diversity of mainland Greece. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - PARLIAMENT SQUARE / NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Parliament Building & Changing of the Guard -National Archeological Museum & dinner (Tonight, your group may opt for stroll up Mount Lycabetus for Athens view)

DAY 6 - OLYMPIA / DELPHI -Breakfast & ancient Excavations of the Olympic Games and Archeological Museum of Ancient Olympia -Depart for Delphi & lunch along the way -Walk on the Sacred Way, Athenian Treasury, Temple of Apollo, and the Delphi Archaeological Museum before dinner

DAY 3 - AEROPAGUS HILL / ANCIENT AGORA / ACROPOLIS -Breakfast & tour Areopagus Hill (Mars Hill) -Ancient Agora & lunch -Tour the Acropolis: Temple of Athena, Parthenon, Theatre of Dionysus, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus -Shopping at the Monastiraki Flea Market & dinner

DAY 7 - METEORA / THESSALONIKI -Breakfast & depart for Meteora -Lunch in Kalabaka & view the monasteries of Meteora -Depart for Thessaloniki -Check into hotel & dinner

DAY 4 - ATTEND A LOCAL CHURCH / PLAKA DISTRICT / TEMPLE OF ZEUS -Breakfast & attend a local church -Lunch & visit the Arch of Hadrain, the ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, site of first modern Olympic Games, and Panathenaic Stadium -Shopping in the Plaka district & dinner (Tonight, your group may opt to attend a traditional theater performance) DAY 5 - ANCIENT CORINTH -Breakfast & transfer to Ancient Corinth -View the Archaeological Museum, the Forum, and the famous Bema -Lunch, trip to Cenchreae (seaport of Corinth) on way to Olympia* & dinner *If weather allows, group can swim at Loutra Oraias Elenis, beach named after Helen of Troy! 34

DAY 8 - THESSALONIKI -Breakfast & tour Thessaloniki: White Tower, the Byzantine walls of the Acropolis, Arch of Galerius and the Rotunda -Lunch & visit two of the cities most admired Christian churches, the Hagios Demetrios and Hagios Sophia -Explore the Thessaloniki port area with markets, shopping, and great food -Dinner DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and do a Greek Island cruise!


BEST OF ITALY

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

Experience the best Italy has to offer as you journey from coast to coast. You will begin in the capital of the Roman world, then journey through Tuscany on your way to the canals of the floating city as you enjoy a great overview of the Italian culture. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - COLOSSEUM / ROMAN FORUM / CAPITOLINE MUSEUM -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Lunch & Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Arch of Titus and Roman Forum -Capitoline Museum & Piazza Venezia -Dinner

DAY 6 - GALLERIA DELL’ACCADEMIA / PIAZZALE MICHELANGELO -Breakfast & Galleria dell’Accademia -Lunch -Church of San Lorenzo -Piazzale Michelangelo -Dinner

DAY 3 - VATICAN CITY: MUSEUM & ST. PETER’S BASILICA / SPANISH STEPS -Breakfast, Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel -Lunch & St. Peter’s Basilica -Shopping near Piazza di Spagna & Spanish Steps -This evening, sample local cuisine & make your own authentic pizza -Evening stroll to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon & Trevi Fountain

DAY 7 - VERONA / VENICE -Breakfast & transfer to Venice, stopping at Verona along the way -View Juliet’s balcony and the famous Arena -Lunch & boat ride into the city to experience St. Mark’s Square -Optional gondola tour through the canals (ask for prices) & Dinner -Free time in the city & transfer to hotel

DAY 4 - ATTEND A LOCAL CHURCH / TRANSFER TO FLORENCE -Breakfast & attend a local church -Lunch -Transfer to Florence and check into your Florence hotel -Dinner (Your group may like to purchase some local Gelato for dessert!)

DAY 8 - VENICE -Breakfast & visit the Basilica of St. Mark and The Doge’s Palace -Lunch & visit Torre dell’Orologio and Bridge of Sighs -Transfer by boat to Rialto Markets for shopping and view Rialto Bridge -Dinner (Group may choose to visit Gallerie dell’Accademia in the afternoon instead of shopping - ask for prices!)

DAY 5 - DUOMO / SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE / UFFIZI GALLERY -Breakfast -Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore, Ghiberti’s Gates and Giotto’s Bell Tower -Lunch & The Uffizi Gallery -Dinner & Free time for evening stroll through Piazza della Signoria

DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and visit Pisa, Lucca, Assisi, Siena, or Milan!

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BEST OF SPAIN

Experience the best of Spanish culture with this overview of Spain! Your group will tour through Madrid and Barcelona looking both at the past and future of Spanish history as you enjoy this overview of Spain. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - TOUR OF OLD MADRID / TELEFERICO RIDE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Guided walking tour of Old Madrid (visit Plaza Major, Puerta del Sol, etc) -Teleferice de Madrid (Cable car ride with view of the city) -Dinner (Tapas at Plaza Major) DAY 3 - PRADO MUSEUM / PARQUE DEL RETIRO / GRAND VIA -Breakfast & Prado Museum -Lunch around Parque del Retiro -Palacio Real de Madrid & shopping at Mercado de San Miguel & Grand Via -Dinner (Option to take a cooking class & make traditional dishes - ask for prices!) DAY 4 - ATTEND LOCAL CHURCH / EL RASTRO / REINA SOFIA ART MUSEUM -Breakfast & attend a local church -Lunch & visit El Rastro -Reina Sofia Art Museum -Dinner (Option for traditional dinner with Flamenco show - ask for prices!) DAY 5 - EL ESCORIAL MONASTERY / VALLEY OF THE FALLEN / AVILA -Breakfast & Cathedral of Avila, the “City of Stone” -Lunch & El Escorial Monastery -The Valley of the Fallen & Dinner 36

DAY 6 - TRANSFER TO BARCELONA -Breakfast & depart for Barcelona -Stop in Zaragoza for Lunch -Visit Basilica del Pilar before continuing to Barcelona -Check into Barcelona hotel before dinner -Evening exploring old Barcelona DAY 7 - BARCELONA -Breakfast & visit Poble Espanyol (built for 1929 World’s Fair) -Lunch & visit Park Guell and see Sagrada Familia unfinished cathedral -Group may opt to visit Picasso Museum or other museum (ask for prices!) -Dinner DAY 8 - BARCELONA -Breakfast & visit La Pedrera (Guadi-designed house in early 1900s) -Lunch & city tour through ancient streets of Gothic Quarter -Barcelona Cathedral -Walk through the Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria -Free time exploring La Rambla (tree-lined pedestrian boulevard filled with street vendors and performers) before dinner DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and visit historic Toledo, Salamanca, or Seville!


CHINA SERVICE & CULTURE

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

Get ready for an experience of a lifetime in Beijing, China! Your group will explore this ancient city, learning about its culture and history. After experiencing Beijing’s rich history, your group will depart for the edge of the city to serve with a local foster home. Your life will never be the same! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - MID-DAY ARRIVAL / EXPLORE BEIJING -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Chinese language lesson & basic introduction by local Chinese guide -Dinner at Authentic Chinese Dumpling Restaurant (included) *Today’s activity will depend on groups arrival time

DAY 6 - DEPART FOR FOSTER HOME -Breakfast & pack up to depart hotel -Arrive at Foster Home & quick introduction before settling into rooms -Lunch & tour facility before play-time in the nurseries -Dinner & group free time -Local community activities (activities will vary based on home location)

DAY 3 - CULTURE & HISTORY IN BEIJING -Breakfast & Temple of Heaven walking tour -Shopping at Hong Qiao Market & lunch on your own -Subway to Tiananmen Square for self-guided tour* -Walking Forbidden City tour with licensed guide before dinner & devotions *Optional free activity-walk through Chairman Mao Memorial Hall

DAYS 7-9 - FOSTER HOME -Breakfast & play time in nurseries -Lunch & work projects -Additional play time in nurseries before dinner -Group free time

DAY 4 - BEIJING INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (SUNDAYS ONLY) -Breakfast & church service at the Beijing International Chinese Fellowship -Subway to Silk Market for shopping & lunch -Dinner of famous Peking Duck (included) -Chinese Acrobatic Performance “China National Acrobatic Troop” -Back to the hotel for devotions DAY 5 - CHINA’S GREAT WALL AT MUTIANYU -Breakfast & scenic drive through the Chinese countryside -Countryside farmers lunch (included) -Explore the Great Wall at Mutianyu & toboggan sled ride back down -Dinner of Mongolian BBQ (included) -Back to the hotel for devotions

DAY 10 - DEPARTURE -Breakfast & packing up -Depart for Beijing International Airport (groups must arrive 3 hours prior to departure) -Depart and head for home APPLICABLE DETAILS -Additional service opportunities are available based on schedule, availability, and group size. -If you have specific sights that you would like to see in China, please let us know.

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EXPLORE ATHENS, ROME

On this unique tour, your group will experience two of the world’s most influential cultures! These diverse cities are filled with incredible foods, rich history, and breathtaking architecture. Explore the ancient ruins of Athens and remember the might of the old Roman empire. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - PARLIAMENT SQUARE / NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Parliament Building & Changing of the Guard -National Archeological Museum & Dinner (Tonight, group may opt for evening stroll up Mount Lycabetus) DAY 3 - AEROPAGUS HILL / ANCIENT AGORA / ACROPOLIS -Breakfast & Areopagus Hill (Mars Hill) -Ancient Agora & lunch -Acropolis, Parthenon, Theatre of Dionysus, and Odeon of Herodes Atticus -Shopping at the Monastiraki Flea Market before dinner (Tonight, group may opt to return to Agora for night view of Acropolis) DAY 4 - ATTEND LOCAL CHURCH / TEMPLE OF OLYMPIAN ZEUS AREA -Breakfast & attend a local church -Lunch & visit Arch of Hadrian and the ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus -Panathenaic Stadium -Shopping in the Plaka district before dinner (Tonight, group may opt for dance or theater performance-ask for prices)

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DAY 5 - CORINTH / LOUTRA ORAIAS ELENIS / FERRY -Breakfast & Ancient Corinth -Lunch & if time allows, visit Loutra Oraias Elenis (beach named after its most famous visitor, Helen of Troy) -Overnight ferry to Bari, Italy

DAY 6 - COLOSSEUM / ROMAN FORUM / TREVI FOUNTAIN / PANTHEON -Check into Rome hotel & lunch -Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Arch of Titus, and Roman Forum -Capitoline Museum -Dinner -Evening stroll to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain DAY 7 - VATICAN CITY: MUSEUM & ST. PETER’S BASILICA / SPANISH STEPS -Breakfast & visit Vatican Museum -Sistine Chapel & lunch -St. Peter’s Basilica -Shopping near Piazza di Spagna & Spanish Steps before dinner DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 2-3 days and visit Pisa, Florence, or a Greek Island!


EXPLORE BERLIN

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Travel to the capital of Germany and explore the many famous sites from the past and present. You will visit key locations from past wars as well as learn to to appreciate modern German architecture. Your group will, of course, enjoy the unique German cuisine and rich culture along the journey as well. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - CITY TOUR / BRADENBURG GATE / POTSDAMER PLATZ -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Begin your exploration of Berlin with a walking tour of the city -See Bradenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz, and the Reichstag (entrance dependent on availability) -Walk down the Friedrichstraße station with its many stores & shops -Dinner

DAY 4 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / SCHLOSS CHARLOTTENBURG -Breakfast -Attend a local church service -Lunch -Explore the largest palace in Berlin at Schloss Charlottenburg, built in 1699 by Fredrich I -See the Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church -Time for shopping on the Kurfürstendamm -Dinner

DAY 3 - TOPOGRAPHY OF TERROR / MEMORIAL TO MURDERED JEWS -Breakfast -Visit the Topography of Terror, a place of remembrance located on the former site of the SS and Gestapo headquarters -Walk through Checkpoint Charlie Museum, the American crossing point between East and West Berlin -Lunch & visit the Memorial to Murdered Jews of Europe -Have a time of reflection and devotion in the Tiergarten -Dinner

DAY 5 - MUSEUM ISLAND / TV TOWER / EAST SIDE GALLERY -Breakfast -Tour and explore Museum Island, including the Pergamon Museum where the Ishtar Gate is (where Daniel would have walked through Babylon) -Lunch -Go to the top of TV Tower to see magnificent views of the city -Have a time of shopping and relaxation in Alexanderplatz -View the East Side Gallery, the largest intact portion of the former Berlin Wall & Dinner DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY

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EXPLORE LONDON

This London tour is designed for groups with only a few days to see this incredible city. Your group will tour the city visiting top sites of London. Before departing, you will travel outside the city to explore Her Majesty’s Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - LONDON BUS TOUR / LONDON EYE / TRAFALGAR SQUARE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer by coach to your hotel -Introductory London bus tour with guide -Dinner near Trafalgar Square -Tonight ride the famous London Eye! DAY 3 - WESTMINSTER ABBEY / BUCKINGHAM PALACE -Breakfast -Westminster Abbey guided tour including Buckingham Palace changing of the guard! -Lunch -The National Galley -Shopping in Covent Gardens -Dinner in Leicester Square -Evening view of Piccadilly Circus (Tonight the group may opt for a West End Show - ask for prices!)

DAY 4 - TOWER OF LONDON / ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL -Breakfast -Explore the famous Tower of London -Lunch at Borough Market -Enjoy a scenic boat ride on a Thames River Cruise -Tour St. Paul’s Cathedral with a local guide -St. Paul’s Cathedral Evensong -Dinner DAY 5 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / WINDSOR CASTLE -Breakfast -Attend a local Church service -Lunch -Travel to the city of Windsor to view Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world -Return to London -Dinner & enjoy a night view of the Tower Bridge DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit Stonehenge, Oxford, and Bath!

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EXPLORE LONDON, EDINBURGH, DUBLIN

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

This tour highlights the great Celtic cultures. Three top city tours are combined to create one incredible experience! You will not be disappointed visiting “must see” sites in each of these cities, along with their unique foods and cultures. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MARKET DAY 2 - LONDON BUS TOUR / LONDON EYE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Introductory London bus tour with a guide -Dinner near Trafalgar Square -Tonight ride the famous London Eye!

DAY 6 - TRAVEL TO EDINBURGH / ARTHUR’S SEAT / BUS TOUR -Breakfast & transfer to Edinburgh by Train -Enjoy Arthur’s Seat, a beautiful lookout over Edinburgh (15mi hike) -City tour by bus -Shopping/Explore the Royal Mile & Dinner (Tonight, group may opt for Scottish Military performance - ask for prices)

DAY 3 - WESTMINSTER ABBEY / BUCKINGHAM PALACE -Breakfast & Westminster Abbey guided tour -Lunch & the National Gallery -Shopping in Covent Gardens & Dinner in Leicester Square -Evening view of Piccadilly Circus (Tonight the group may opt for a West End Show - ask for prices!)

DAY 7 - EDINBURGH CASTLE / SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY -Breakfast & Edinburgh Castle -Lunch & the John Knox House -St. Giles Cathedral & Scottish National Gallery before dinner -Evening tour of the Real Mary King’s Close

DAY 4 - TOWER OF LONDON / ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL / THAMES CRUISE -Breakfast & Tower of London -Lunch at Borough Market -Thames River Cruise & tour St. Paul’s Cathedral with a local guide -St. Paul’s Cathedral’s Evensong -Dinner DAY 5 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / WINDSOR CASTLE -Breakfast & attend a local Church service -Lunch & Windsor Castle, the oldest & longest occupied castle in the world -Return to London -Dinner -Night view of the Tower Bridge

DAY 8 - TRINITY COLLEGE / BOOK OF KELLS / GRAFTON STREET -Breakfast & early morning flight to Dublin -Trinity College / Book of Kells & Shopping on Grafton Street before dinner (Tonight, group may opt to see an Irish Dance performance - ask for prices) DAY 9 - DUBLIN CASTLE / ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL / KILMAINHAM -Breakfast & Dublin Castle Area -Chester Beatty Library & St. Patrick’s Cathedral before lunch -Kilmainham Gaol or play 3,000 year of Gaelic games before dinner (Tonight, group may opt for Grand canal dinner cruise - ask for prices) DAY 10 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit Stonehenge, Cliffs of Moher, or Scottish Highlands!

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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EXPLORE LONDON, PARIS, ROME

Considered the Classic Tour of Europe, this tour allows you to experience three of the top five cities to visit in Europe. You will see some of the most recognizable sites in Europe as you journey through these incredible cities! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - LONDON BUS TOUR / LONDON EYE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Introductory London bus tour with a guide -Dinner near Trafalgar Square -Tonight ride the famous London Eye!

DAY 6 - NOTRE DAME / EIFFEL TOWER / SEINE RIVER CRUISE -Breakfast & visit Notre Dame/Saint Germain-l’Auxerrois -Souvenir shopping & lunch -Visit the famous Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysée & Arc de Triumph -Dinner & Eiffel Tower evening light show and dessert* *Group may opt to purchase crepes from local vendors.

DAY 3 - WESTMINSTER ABBEY / BUCKINGHAM PALACE -Breakfast & Westminster Abbey guided tour -Lunch & the National Gallery -Shopping in Covent Gardens & Dinner in Leicester Square -Evening view of Piccadilly Circus (Tonight the group may opt for a West End Show - ask for prices!)

DAY 7 - LOUVRE MUSEUM / FLIGHT TO ROME -Breakfast & visit the Louvre Museum -Lunch & late afternoon flight to Rome -Check into Rome hotel before dinner

DAY 4 - TOWER OF LONDON / ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL / THAMES CRUISE -Breakfast & Tower of London -Lunch at Borough Market -Thames River Cruise & tour St. Paul’s Cathedral with a local guide -St. Paul’s Cathedral’s Evensong -Dinner DAY 5 - LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / TRANSFER TO PARIS -Breakfast & attend a local Church service -Lunch & Chunnel transfer to Paris -Journey up to Sacre-Coeur for a view of Paris -Explore the Montmartre area -Dinner 42

DAY 8 - COLOSSEUM / ROMAN FORUM / TREVI FOUNTAIN / PANTHEON -Breakfast & visit Colosseum, Arch of Constantine and Arch of Titus -Roman Forum, lunch & Capitoline Museum -Piazza Venezia before dinner -Evening stroll to Piazza Navona, Pantheon and Trevi Fountain DAY 9 - VATICAN CITY: MUSEUM & ST. PETER’S BASILICA / SPANISH STEPS -Breakfast, Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel -Lunch & visit St. Peter’s Basilica -Shopping near Piazza di Spagna and Spanish Steps -Dinner DAY 10 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit Oxford, Florence, or a Greek Island!


EXPLORE MONTREAL

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

Explore the largest city in the Quebec province and immerse yourself in a culture blended together from the French and English. Your group will learn about the rich history of this city that includes hosting the 1976 Summer Olympics, explore a city center with the feel of a European town, and enjoy the top sites of this incredible destination. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MONTREAL ORIENTATION -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Check into your rooms and unload your baggage -Participate in an orientation from your JE guide that will help you become familiar with how to use Montreal’s metro system, and other information regarding the city and its culture -Dinner and return to hotel for lights out DAY 2 - TOUR OF OLD MONTREAL / BASILIQUE NOTRE-DAME -Breakfast & devotions -Spend the morning on a tour led by a local guide through Old Montreal are with some time to buy snack and souvenirs -Lunch on your own -Tour through Basilique Notre-Dame of Montreal -Spend the evening exploring Montreal’s Underground City -Dinner and return to hotel for lights out

DAY 4 - JEAN TALON MARKET / MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -Breakfast & devotions -Head to the largest open-air market in North America to sample local produce and practice your French at the Jean Talon Market -Walk to one of Montreal’s famous bagel shops before lunch on your own -Spend the afternoon walking through the exhibits at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts -Depart for the Old Port of Montreal and take in the scenery as you stop at local vendors for souvenirs -Ride a zipline that will send you over the water on the edge of the port -Dinner and return to the hotel for lights out DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & devotions -If time permits, last minute souvenir shopping and sightseeing in Montreal -Check out of your hotel and load bags onto your bus -Depart for airport and begin your journey home

DAY 3 - MONT ROYAL HIKE / MONTREAL TOWER / OLD MONTREAL -Breakfast & devotions -Hike up to the top of Mount Royal for a view of the city and the St. Lawrence River below from 764 feet up -Return to the hotel to clean up before grabbing lunch on your own -Head to Olympic Park and ascend to the top of Montreal Tower -Spend the evening walking the picturesque streets of Old Montreal -Dinner and return to the hotel for lights out Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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EXPLORE MUNICH, SALZBURG

Explore the unique history and beauty of Munich and Salzburg. Your group will see the Garmisch area of southern Germany and visit key sites in Munich. Transfer to Salzburg, a city once a part of the German empire. This tour will visit an old fortress, palaces, and sites of German industry. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - MUNICH OLD CITY SQUARE / ST. PETER’S CHURCH -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Visit Marienplatz and St. Peter’s Church -Shopping at Viktualienmarkt -Dinner & visit Hofbrahaus DAY 3 - DACHAU CONCENTRATION CAMP / OLYMPIA PARK -Breakfast & visit Dachau Concentration Camp -Lunch -Olympia Park -BMW Museum/Welt before Dinner (Tonight, group may opt for Olympic Tower night visit to see the city lights!) DAY 4 - ATTEND LOCAL CHURCH / RESIDENZ PALACE MUSEUM -Breakfast & attend a local church -Lunch -Residenz Palace Museum -Dinner DAY 5 - SALZBURG OLD CITY / HOHENSALZBURG FORTRESS -Breakfast -Transfer to Salzburg -Lunch -Explore Altstadt (Old Town) & Hohensalzburg Fortress -Dinner 44

DAY 6 - SOUND OF MUSIC TOUR / MOZART’S BIRTHPLACE -Breakfast -Sound of Music tour (visit Mirabell Gardens, Helbrunn Palace, Nonnberg Abbey, etc) -Mozart’s Birthplace -Shopping on Getreidegasse Street (be sure to try a Mozartkugel!) -Dinner (Tonight, group may opt to attend Salzburg dinner concert - ask for prices) DAY 7 - HALLEIN SALT MINES TOUR / ALPINE LUGE -Breakfast -Salt Mines Tour -Lunch -Alpine Luge -Old Town Berchtesgaden -Dinner DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and visit Vienna, Zugspitze, or Garmisch-Partenkirchen!


EXPLORE ROME, FLORENCE

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

This tour is designed for groups with limited time to experience two of Italy great cities. Visit the bustling city of Rome with its famous ancient sites. Then transfer to Florence to experience a more relaxed pace of Italian life. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - DUOMO / SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE / GHIBERTI’S GATES -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Visit Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore, Ghiberti’s Gates, and Giotto’s Bell Tower -Dinner -Free time and evening stroll through Piazza della Signoria to Ponte Vecchio

DAY 5 - COLOSSEUM / ROMAN FORUM / CAPITOLINE MUSEUM -Breakfast -Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Arch of Titus, and Roman Forum -Lunch -Capitoline Museum -Piazza Venezia -This evening do an Italy Food tour! Sample local cuisine and make your own pizza dinner in a local pizzeria.

DAY 3 - GALLERIA DELL’ACCADEMIA / CHURCH OF SAN LORENZO -Breakfast -Galleria dell’Accademia -Lunch -Church of San Lorenzo -Piazzale Michelangelo -Dinner (Group may opt for afternoon at Uffizi Gallery and Piazzale Michelangelo)

DAY 6 - VATICAN CITY: MUSEUM & ST. PETER’S BASILICA / SPANISH STEPS -Breakfast -Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel -Lunch -St. Peter’s Basilica -Shopping near Piazza di Spagna and Spanish Steps -Dinner

DAY 4 - ATTEND A LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / TRANSFER TO ROME -Breakfast -Attend a local church service -Lunch -Transfer to Rome and check into your Rome hotel -Dinner -Evening stroll to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain

DAY 7 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Add 1-3 days and visit Pisa, Venice, or Milan!

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

This journey by far is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! With an abundance of marine and wildlife, this trip takes a closer look at each Island (Baltra, Bartolome, Santa Cruz, and Seymore), studies how they were formed, & examines their individual species. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at the Quito airport -Transfer to hotel & check-in -Dinner and devotions at hotel DAY 2 - BALTRA / SANTA CRUZ ISLAND -Breakfast -Your group will board a plane and fly to the Island of Baltra and transfer by bus to the Santa Cruz Highlands -In the afternoon, visit Tortuga Bay Beach and enjoy the clear turquoise water -After a full day of learning, check into your hotel located in the center of Puerto Ayora -Following dinner, the group will have devotions before lights out

DAY 3 - BARTOLOME ISLAND / PINNACLE ROCK -Breakfast -Your group will visit the spectacular Bartolome Island to take in the scenery and observe the formations of lava and volcanic cones -In the afternoon, snorkel around Pinnacle Rock and observe the fur seals in their habitat -Dinner & devotions DAY 4 - NORTH SEYMOURE / PLAZAS -Breakfast -Travel to Seymour, a low island consisting of uplifted submarine lava -In the afternoon, climb over the “pillow lavas” and enjoy the rich wildlife -Dinner & devotions

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DAY 5 - CERRO MEZA -Breakfast -Transfer to Cerro Mesa for an impressive view of the archipelago -Travel to the West side of the island to see the largest crater in Santa Cruz -Lunch & head to El Garrapatero, a wide bay with multiple sandy beaches, for swimming -Return to hotel for dinner & devotions DAY 6 - CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION -Breakfast -Visit the Charles Darwin Research Center -Tour the Van Straelen Exhibit Center & the tortoise rearing houses to observe giant tortoises in their natural habitat -Souvenir shopping before departing home

INCA ADVENTURE

Travel to Peru and discover the “Lost Cities of the Incas”. Your group will travel to Cusco, visit Korikancha Temple, Sacsayhuaman Fortress, and Cathedrals. Experience one of the most spectacular icons of the Incan world, and one of the newest Seven Wonders of the World! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Travel to Lima, Peru and meet up with your JE Guide - Have a briefing about the trip, and all the sites that are going to be explored - Transfer to hotel to check in. DAY 2 - FLY TO CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY -Breakfast & transfer to Lima Airport -Fly to Cusco & transfer to Sacred Valley -Enjoy an excursion to Pisac Market & the Ollantaytambo’s Fortress -Take the train to Machu Picchu in the heart of Aguas Calientes -Walk through the town & check into the hotel -Dinner at hotel

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DAY 3 - MACHU PICCHU EXPERIENCE -Breakfast & early bus to Machu Picchu (known as the “Lost City of the Incas” -Watch the sunrise over the Sun Gate & explore Machu Picchu -Enjoy dinner at the hotel

-Visit the Chapel of Andahuaylillas, the Raqchi Ruins, & the Pukara Museum -Lunch in a local restaurant -Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in -Enjoy a traditional Peruvian dinner

DAY 6 - LAKE TITICACA DAY 4 - LOCAL ORPHANAGE / HISTORICAL CENTER -Breakfast & visit the town of Juliaca (located in -Breakfast & visit a local orphanage the Collao Plateau) & explore Lake Titicaca -Interact with the local children & shower them -Take a boat ride to the floating islands & explore with love the town of Puno (a capital of artistic & -Depart for Cusco Historical Center to have lunch cultural expressions) -In the afternoon, visit the Cathedral, Koricancha -Dinner & devotions Temple, & Sacsayhuaman Fortress DAY 7 - JULIACA / LIMA / TRAVEL DAY -Travel to Juliaca for the night -After this unforgettable & amazing trip in Peru, your group will fly to Lima then fly home DAY 5 - JULIACA / PUNO -Breakfast & transfer to take a bus to Puno


LAND OF EMPERORS

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

Get ready to visit some of China’s most incredible cities! Your group will explore ancient cities, historical sites, experience local culture, and enjoy traditional Chinese dishes. This tour will be unforgettable!

DAYS 1&2 - TRAVEL DAY -After your overnight flight, meet your JE Guide at the airport -Check into hotel, dinner & orientation DAY 3 - TIANANMEN SQUARE / FORBIDDEN CITY -Breakfast & tour Tiananmen Square -Forbidden City & lunch -Visit the Imperial Palace & Beijing Zoo -Summer Palace & dinner DAY 4 - GREAT WALL AT BADALING / SACRED WAY -Breakfast & visit the Great Wall of China -Stroll along the Sacred Way & Ming Tombs -Lunch & visit the Chang Ling Exhibition Hall -Traditional Peking duck -Dinner & devotions

DAY 7 -SHANGHAI / NANJING ROAD DAY 5 - TEMPLE OF HEAVEN / XI’AN CITY TOUR -Breakfast -Breakfast -Flight to Shanghai, China’s center of commerce -Visit the Temple of Heaven -Tour emporium-lined Nanjing Road or Huai Hai -Transfer to the airport for a flight to Xi’an Road and see the colonial-era Bund -In Xi’an, enjoy a city tour that includes the Bell -Dinner & devotions Tower, Wild Goose Pagoda, and the City Wall -Dinner & devotions DAY 8 - SHANGHAI MUSEUM / JADE TEMPLE -Breakfast DAY 6 - TERRACOTTA WARRIORS / XI’AN MUSEUM -Tour the glories of ancient China at the Shanghai -Breakfast Museum and the Jade Buddha Temple; lunch -Excursion to the First Qin Emperor’s Tomb and its -Enjoy an acrobatic show before dinner & famed legion of Terracotta warriors devotions -Lunch & noodle making demonstration -Spend the afternoon visiting the celebrated Xi’an DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY History Museum -See a local Xi’an folk show STAY LONGER? -Dinner & devotions Add 2-3 days and visit Hong Kong!

PUERTO RICO ADVENTURE

EXPLORE - INTERNATIONAL

On this trip to Puerto Rico, your group will journey through Old San Juan & it’s Forts, explore El Yunque National Park & its waterfalls, and snorkel on Icacos Island. Visit a local orphanage and bring joy to the children while participating in a light construction project. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at the San Juan airport -Transfer to hotel & check-in -Visit local beach (if time allows) -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions at hotel DAY 2 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast & travel to El Yunque Rainforest National Park -Visit the Art Gallery & explore the many species of animals and plants in the Rainforest -Refresh at the La Mina waterfall -Visit Yokahu Observation Tower -Return back to hotel -Dinner & devotions at hotel

DAY 3 - OLD SAN JUAN -Breakfast -Old San Juan walking tour -Visit El Morro & San Cristobal Castles (entrances included) -Shopping -Lunch & visit local orphanage -Dinner & devotions at hotel

DAY 5 - DEPARTURE DAY -Breakfast -Depart for airport -Last minute souvenir shopping

DAY 4 - SNORKEL DAY -Breakfast & transfer to Fajardo - El Rey Marina -Catamaran Cruise & snorkel activity -Visit Icacos Island -Lunch & transfer back to Isla Verde -Dinner & devotions at hotel

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EXPLORE-DOMESTIC Joshua Expeditions domestic travel provides opportunities for travelers to explore the many great cities and beautiful landscapes within the United States. Whether it’s relaxing in Hawaii, skiing in Colorado, or exploring the streets of New York City, there is something for every group to enjoy! Travel knowing the JE team strives to deliver a high quality experience as well as opportunities for life change.

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Explore Dallas (pg 52) Explore NYC (pg 57) Explore San Francisco (pg 58) Explore South Florida (pg 59)


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COLORADO SKI TRIP

Come and experience first hand what has given Colorado the bragging rights of being North America’s ultimate skiing and snowboarding destination. Between snow-covered valleys and the peaceful pose of the evergreens and aspens, you will be witness to a few of the most idyllic scenes Colorado has to offer! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / CAMPFIRE -Arrive in Colorado where you will meet your JE Guide -Load up your bus and travel to your retreat accommodations -Orientation to the retreat center and check into your rooms -Campfire followed by dinner and devotions DAYS 2-3 - SKIING & SNOWBOARDING -Breakfast and devotions each morning -Get fitted for your rental equipment (Trip includes standard ski package. Upgrades for snowboarding will cost an additional amount) -Spend your day enjoying the slopes with a break for lunch midway during the day -Return to your lodging to clean up before dinner and lights out

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DAY 4 - RETREAT CENTER ACTIVITIES -Breakfast and devotions each morning -Spend the day enjoying the various activities offered at your retreat center such as ice skating, hiking, basketball, volleyball, and more -Lunch midway through the day at the retreat center -Your group will also have access to some of the buildings on site where you can have group time for meetings, worship, and more -Dinner and campfire before lights out

DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast and devotions -If time permits, a chance to enjoy more activities at the retreat center before departure -Load up your bus and check out of the retreat center -Depart for airport and return home

DISNEY WORLD ADVENTURE

An adventure for both young and old, come immerse yourself in the crazy and exciting world of Disney! Enjoy the classic Magic Kingdom, the incredible Animal Kingdom or step back and focus on local ministry and serving the community. This trip is sure to leave a lasting impression on your students!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Depart for Downtown Disney for time to explore and eat dinner -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - MINISTRY & UNIVERSAL CITY WALK -Breakfast -Volunteer time and lunch at RCMA -Clean up at hotel -Dinner at themed restaurant in Universal City Walk -Devotions at hotel

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DAYS 3-4 - DISNEY WORLD THEME PARKS DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Breakfast -Depart for Disney World Theme parks and enjoy -Depart for airport rides, shows, and exhibits -Last minute souvenir shopping if time permits Magic Kingdom: Space Mountain, Haunted Mansion, Seven Dwarves Mine Train STAY LONGER? Animal Kingdom: Expedition Everest, Add 1-2 days and visit Universal Studios, the Kilimanjaro Safari, Animal Shows beach, Sea World, or add more ministry! Epcot: Soarin’, Test Track, World Showcase Hollywood Studios: Tower Of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, Star Tours -Lunch inside park -Dinner at themed restaurants in Downtown Disney or inside Disney park -Devotions at hotel


EXPLORE BOSTON, NYC

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This tour combines the best of Boston and NYC! Walk the historic Freedom Trail and see some highlights of Boston before experiencing the culture and must see sites of New York City including Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty ferry, Broadway, and world-class museums. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / BACK BAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Walking tour of Back Bay to see Trinity Church, Beacon Hill, Boston Public Gardens and Newbury Street -Dinner in the area & devotions DAY 2 - FREEDOM TRAIL / LEXINGTON & CONCORD / NYC -Breakfast at hotel, check out & load coach -See Freedom Trail sites (Old State House, Boston Commons, Old North Church, Tea Party Ship, Paul Revere House & USS Constitution -Lunch & travel to Lexington and Concord -Later travel to NYC & have dinner in the city before devotions DAY 3 - MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / TIMES SQUARE -Breakfast at hotel -Enjoy a morning walking tour of Midtown Manhattan (see Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue, Radio City Music Hall, and Grand Central Terminal) -Free time in Times Square -Dinner and devotions DAY 4 - ELLIS ISLAND / STATUE OF LIBERTY / LOWER MANHATTAN -Breakfast at hotel -Ferry ride past the Statue of Liberty to explore Ellis Island -Once you return to Manhattan, take an urban hike to visit Wall St, NYSE, Federal Hall, Trinity Church, and 9/11 Memorial -Lunch & time to explore Little Italy and Chinatown -Dinner and devotions

DAY 5 - CENTRAL PARK / 5TH AVENUE / EMPIRE STATE BUILDING -Breakfast at hotel & visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see the works of Picasso, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Georgia O’Keefe -Lunch on your own & free time in Central Park -Shopping along 5th Avenue & dinner in the area -Head to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building -Devotions at hotel DAY 6 - MINISTRY / BROADWAY -Breakfast at hotel -Ministry work with a local organization -Lunch on your own & head to hotel to get ready for dinner and show -Dinner in theater district & Broadway show -Devotions at hotel DAY 7 - ROCKEFELLER CENTER / DEPARTURE -Breakfast at hotel -Head to Rockefeller Center for a chance to appear on the Today Show -Last minute shopping -Return to the hotel for airport transfer STAY LONGER? Add a day trip to Philadelphia!

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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EXPLORE CHICAGO

A trip full of rich history, diverse culture, and inspiring arts all topped off with enough tastes and smells to make even the most experienced foodie jump for joy. Come see what makes this the city feel like home! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / ARCHITECTURAL CRUISE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Depart for an architectural cruise throughout the city* -Dinner & devotions at hotel *If weather does not permit a cruise, group will do architectural tour aboard their bus.

DAY 3 - FIELD MUSEUM / LINCOLN PARK ZOO -Breakfast & devotions -Visit the world famous Field Museum & lunch -Stroll through the Lincoln Park Zoo -View Chicago from 1,353 feet in the air on the Skydeck -Dinner -Return to hotel

DAY 2 - ART INSTITUTE / WRIGLEY FIELD -Breakfast & devotions -Explore the Chicago Art Institute and its unique exhibits -Lunch & tour one of the most historic stadiums in the history of baseball, Wrigley Field* -Explore the Navy Pier and ride the Ferris Wheel -Dinner before returning to the hotel *Wrigley Field Tour determined based on travel dates

DAY 4 - MINISTRY / BROADWAY SHOW -Breakfast & devotions -Volunteer at a local ministry and help serve the needs to the city -Lunch & explore the Shedd Aquarium, the largest indoor aquarium in the world -Dinner -Broadway show at one of Chicago’s historic theaters -Return to hotel

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DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY / MAGNIFICENT MILE -Breakfast -Last minute souvenir shopping on the Magnificent Mile -Depart for airport and return home

EXPLORE DALLAS

They say big things happen here and they say that for a reason! Ranging from amazing views, incredible food, rich history and interactive learning opportunities, this experience is one unlike any other. With so much waiting for you to discover, the question is ‘Why not Explore Dallas?’. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM -Arrive in Dallas -Visit to the Sixth Floor Museum that chronicles the legacy of JFK and his assassination -Dinner, devotions, and check into hotel -Head to the top of Reunion Tower for a night view of the city

DAY 3 - DALLAS COWBOYS STADIUM TOUR DAY 5 - DEPARTURE DAY -Breakfast & devotions -Breakfast & devotions -Depart for a tour of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium -Last minute souvenir shopping and sightseeing in Arlington, TX if time permits -Explore the Fort Worth Zoo -Departure for airport and return home -Lunch & head to the famous Stockyards where you will witness a cattle drive STAY LONGER? -Dinner & return to hotel Add 1-2 days of extra missions or a visit to Six DAY 2 - DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM / PEROT MUSEUM Flags Over Texas! DAY 4 - MINISTRY / BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY -Breakfast & devotions -Breakfast & devotions -Spend the morning exploring numerous exhibits -Spend the morning working with a local ministry and rain forest habitat at the Dallas World in Dallas Aquarium -Lunch -Lunch -Travel to the George W. Bush Presidential Library -In the afternoon, explore the Perot Museum at SMU to learn about the 43rd President where you can interact with different exhibits -Enjoy a fun game of Whirlyball -Walk through Klyde Warren Park -Dinner & return to hotel -Dinner and show at Medieval Times 52


EXPLORE DC, NYC

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

Visit many well known sites including Capitol Hill, Times Square, Arlington Cemetery, NYC 9/11 Memorial, DC Memorials, and many more! Let your JE guide connect American History and Biblical themes together as you view cities unlike any other. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Spend the afternoon exploring the Smithsonian Museums and the National Archives -Dinner & Evening walking tour of Tidal Basin Memorials: Jefferson, MLK Jr., and FDR Memorials -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL / WHITE HOUSE / MALL MEMORIALS -Breakfast at hotel -Morning visit to Capitol Hill: interior guided Capitol tour, self-guided interior visit to Library of Congress, exterior visit to the Supreme Court* *Congressman meet & greets organized by group -Lunch -Afternoon visit to the White House -Dinner & evening guided tour of the Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Vietnam, and Korea War Memorials -Return to the hotel for devotions DAY 3 - ARLINGTON CEMETERY / 9/11 MEMORIAL / PENTAGON -Breakfast & morning guided tour of Arlington National Cemetery: stops include JFK’s gravesite and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Quick stop at the Iwo Jima Marine Memorial & lunch -Afternoon visit to a local community ministry -Dinner & evening visit to the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial -Return to the hotel for devotions

DAY 4 - NYC TRANSFER / MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / TIMES SQUARE -Early morning breakfast & transfer to NYC -Arrive at hotel, drop off luggage, & NYC Subway safety briefing -Lunch & afternoon walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: stops include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City Music Hall, Bryant Park, Grand Central Terminal & the Chrysler Building -Dinner in Times Square with time to explore -Return to hotel for devotions DAY 5 - MINISTRY -Breakfast at hotel & morning visit to Lower Manhattan (harbor cruise to Ellis Island with views of the Statue of Liberty) -Walking tour of Lower Manhattan: stops include Wall St., Battery Park, Trinity Church, NYSE, and Federal Hall -Return to hotel to change for the evening -Dinner & Broadway show before returning to hotel for devotions DAY 6 - CENTRAL PARK / NYC MUSEUM / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast at hotel & morning visit to Central Park -Visit to the NYC Museum of your choice: Natural History or the Met -Return to hotel for luggage -Depart for the airport and home DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY Add a day in either DC or NYC, add a day trip to Philadelphia, or a few days in Boston.

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EXPLORE DC, NYC, BOSTON

Get a taste of three must-see cities in the Northeast! This tour will take you on a journey from the colonial fight for freedom to the battles and obstacles our nation has faced to maintain that freedom. Learn how different cultures helped shape this nation and gain an appreciation for the sacrifices made for freedom. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Explore the Smithsonian Museum & National Archives -Dinner & Evening guided walking tour of the Tidal Basin Memorials: Jefferson, MLK Jr., and FDR Memorials -Conclude the day with devotions

DAY 5 - LOWER MANHATTAN / ELLIS ISLAND / BROADWAY PLAY -Breakfast & morning visit to Lower Manhattan: Harbor cruise to Ellis Island with views of Statue of Liberty -Walking tour of Lower Manhattan: Wall St., Trinity Church, and NYSE -Return to hotel to change, dinner & Broadway show -Conclude the day with devotions

DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL / WHITE HOUSE / MALL MEMORIALS -Breakfast & morning visit to Capitol Hill: Interior guided Capitol tour, self guided visit to Library of Congress, exterior visit to Supreme Court -Lunch & afternoon visit to Ford’s Theater & White House -Dinner & evening guided tour of Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Vietnam -Conclude the day with devotions

DAY 6 - CENTRAL PARK / NYC MUSEUM -Breakfast & visits to Central Park and Museum of Natural History or Met -Depart for Boston & dinner -Check into hotel before concluding the day with devotions

DAY 7 - BOSTON / FREEDOM TRAIL -Breakfast & walking tour of Freedom Trail sites: Boston Tea Party Ship, Old Granary Burying Ground and Old State House DAY 3 - ARLINGTON CEMETERY / MINISTRY / PENTAGON / 9/11 MEMORIAL -Lunch & continue walking Freedom Trail sites: Paul Revere House -Breakfast & guided tour of Arlington Cemetery: stops include JFK’s -Dinner & conclude day with devotions gravesite and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Quick stop at Iwo Jima Marine Memorial & lunch DAY 8 - BOSTON -Afternoon visit to a local ministry & dinner -Breakfast & check out of hotel -Evening visit to 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before devotions -Morning visit to Lexington & Concord DAY 4 - NYC TRANSFER / MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / TIMES SQUARE -Lunch on your own -Early morning breakfast, transfer to NYC, & drop off luggage at hotel -Depart for home -NYC Subway safety information briefing & lunch STAY LONGER? -Afternoon walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: stops include St. Patrick’s Add another day in DC, NYC, Boston or Philadelphia! Cathedral, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City Music Hall & Chrysler Building -Dinner in Times Square & conclude the day with devotions

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EXPLORE DC, PHILLY, NYC

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

Explore the historical and cultural highlights of the three cities that have each served as our nation’s capital. See firsthand the significant influence each city continues to have in the country and world today through art, culture, education, and government institutions. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS / TIDAL MEMORIALS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Explore the Smithsonian Museums before dinner -Evening guided walking tour of Tidal Basin Memorials: Jefferson, MLK Jr., and FDR Memorials before devotions at hotel DAY 2 - CAPITOL HILL / WHITE HOUSE / MALL MEMORIALS -Breakfast & morning visit to Capitol Hill: interior guided Capitol tour, self guided visit to Library of Congress, exterior Supreme Court visit* *Congressman meet & greets organized by group -Lunch & afternoon visit to the National Archives and White House -Dinner & evening guided walking tour of Mall Memorials: Lincoln, WWII, Vietnam, and Korea War Memorials before devotions DAY 3 - ARLINGTON CEMETERY / PENTAGON 9/11 MEMORIAL -Breakfast & morning guided tour of Arlington Cemetery: stops include JFK’s gravesite and Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier -Quick stop at the Iwo Jima Marine Memorial & lunch -Afternoon visit to Pentagon 9/11 Memorial & depart for Philadelphia -Philly Cheesesteak Dinner & devotions at hotel DAY 4 - PHILADELPHIA -Breakfast & morning guided tour of Historic Philadelphia: stops include Franklin’s grave, Franklin Sq., Trinity Church, and Independence Hall -Lunch & visit to the National Constitution Center -Dinner & fun at Dave N’ Buster’s before devotions at hotel

DAY 5 - NYC TRANSFER / MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / TIMES SQUARE -Early morning breakfast & transfer to NYC -Hotel check-in & NYC Subway safety information briefing before lunch -Afternoon walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: stops include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Plaza with Radio City Music Hall, Bryant Park, Grand Central Terminal, and the Chrysler Building -Dinner in Times Square with time to explore before devotions DAY 6 - LOWER MANHATTAN / ELLIS ISLAND / BROADWAY PLAY -Breakfast at hotel & morning visit to Lower Manhattan: harbor cruise to Ellis Island with views of Statue of Liberty before lunch -Walking tour of Lower Manhattan: Wall St., Battery Park, Trinity Church, NYSE, and Federal Hall -Dinner & Broadway show before devotions DAY 7 - CENTRAL PARK / NYC MUSEUM / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast at hotel & morning visit to Central Park -Visit NYC Museum of your choice: Natural History or the Met before lunch -Return to hotel for luggage -Depart for the airport and home STAY LONGER? Add a day in DC or NYC, or a few extra days in Boston!

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EXPLORE HAWAII

Ever have the desire to see Science come to life? To experience the beauty and creative side of the Lord? From the unparalleled aquatic life to gorgeous rainforest views, experience the deeply rooted traditions and culture of the Hawaiian people on this tropical adventure! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Time at Waikiki Beach before dinner -Dinner and trip orientation before devotions DAY 2 - DIAMOND HEAD CRATER . POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER -Breakfast & devotions -Hike up to the top of Diamond Head Crater, an extinct volcano with one of the best views of Honolulu -Lunch on your own & clean up at the hotel -Spend the afternoon at the Polynesian Cultural Center to learn about different cultures that influenced the Hawaiian Islands -Dinner at Polynesian Cultural Center & night show featuring dances and acts unique to the Hawaiian culture DAY 3 - BEACH DAY / SNORKELING TOUR -Breakfast & devotions -Snorkeling tour off the coast of the island in Turtle Canyon along with time to relax or rent surfboards at Waikiki Beach -Lunch on your own during the day -Dinner and time for souvenir shopping

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DAY 4 - MANOA FALLS -Breakfast & devotions -Hike up to the Manoa Falls waterfall through the surrounding Hawaiian rainforest -Lunch on your own and time to clean up at the hotel -Beach time at Waikiki Beach -Dinner in Honolulu before returning to the hotel for the evening DAY 5 - PEARL HARBOR / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & devotions -Visit to Pearl Harbor and USS Arizona Memorial -Check out of hotel and depart for home


EXPLORE NYC

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

Experience the hustle and bustle of the city that never sleeps firsthand. You will visit popular trip highlights such as Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty ferry, Broadway and world-class museums coupled with diverse culinary experiences and vast shopping opportunities. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MIDTOWN / TIMES SQUARE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Safety orientation & walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: Bryant Park, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, & Rockefeller Center -Dinner & time to explore Times Square -Return to hotel for devotions DAY 2 - ELLIS ISLAND / STATUE OF LIBERTY / LOWER MANHATTAN -Breakfast at hotel & ferry to Ellis Island for a self-guided visit -Lunch & walking tour in Lower Manhattan: Trinity Church, Battery Park, Wall St, NYSE, Federal Hall, St. Paul’s Chapel, and 9/11 Memorial -Shopping in Little Italy / Chinatown -Walking tour of Soho and Greenwich Village -Dinner in the area -Devotions at hotel DAY 3 - MINISTRY / UNION SQUARE / BROADWAY -Breakfast & ministry with a local organization -Lunch in the area on your own -Time to explore Union Square or another NYC neighborhood -Dinner in the area & Broadway show -Devotions at the hotel

DAY 4 - MUSEUM / CENTRAL PARK / EMPIRE STATE BUILDING -Breakfast at hotel -Self guided visit to Met OR Museum of Natural History -Lunch on your own -Time to explore 5th Avenue/Central Park (optional activities: shopping, Central Park Zoo, rowboating, carriage rides, etc) -Dinner in the area -Visit the 86th floor of the Empire State Building before devotions at hotel DAY 5 - NBC STUDIOS / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast at hotel & check out -Depart hotel for the plaza at NBC Studios for a chance to appear on the Today Show -Guided tour of NBC Studios -Lunch & time for last minute shopping -Return to hotel for airport transfer STAY LONGER? Add an excursion to the MoMA or Guggenheim Museum, a guided tour of Madison Square Garden or Yankee Stadium, or another Broadway show!

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EXPLORE SAN FRANCISCO

Iconic views, diverse history, rich culture, and food so good that even the sharpest food critique will leave with a smile. Whether your goal is to create a dynamic learning experience or to experience pure adventure, this Explore San Francisco trip is for you! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Dinner & time to explore a part of San Francisco like Fisherman’s Wharf or Ghirardelli Square -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE / ALCATRAZ / MUSÉE MÉCANIQUE -Breakfast & devotions -Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge & see beautiful views of the city -Stop at the Lone Sailor Statue and Vista point -Return to Fisherman’s Wharf for lunch & visit Alcatraz -Head over to the Musée Mécanique to interact with a collection of antique coin-operated arcade games -Time to explore and buy souvenirs at Fisherman’s Wharf & Pier 39 -Dinner & return to hotel DAY 3 - TWIN PEAKS / GOLDEN GATE PARK / PALACE OF FINE ARTS -Breakfast & devotions -See incredible views of the city from top of Twin Peaks -Walk through the Golden Gate Park & stop at the Conservatory of Flowers or Japanese Tea Garden before lunch -Head over to explore the California Academy of the Sciences, the Walt Disney Family Museum, & the Palace of Fine Arts -Dinner & return to hotel

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DAY 4 - MINISTRY / CABLE CAR / LOMBARD STREET -Breakfast & devotions -Serve at a local San Francisco homeless ministry -Lunch & stop at Lombard Street (most crooked street in the world) -Head over to the Exploratorium for an afternoon of exploring exhibits through science, human perception, and art -Take a ride on the iconic San Francisco Cable Car -Head to dinner DAY 5 - CHINA TOWN / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & devotions -Spend your last morning exploring the famous China Town district & tour the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory -Depart for airport & return home STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit Yosemite National Park, Stanford University, or UC Berkeley!


EXPLORE PHILADELPHIA

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

Immerse yourself in American history as your group explores historic Philadelphia and the surrounding areas of Valley Forge and Gettysburg. Enjoy art, authentic Philly cheesesteaks, and the diverse cuisines available at the Historical Reading Terminal Market and throughout the different Philadelphia neighborhoods. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Arrive in Philadelphia and meet your JE Guide -Afternoon visit to Franklin Institute -Visit the “Rocky Steps” to attempt your best impression -Dinner -Depart for hotel and check-in

DAY 3 - GETTYSBURG -Breakfast -Depart for Gettysburg, PA -Guided tour of Gettysburg Battlefield -Dinner -Return to hotel and conclude the day

DAY 2 - VALLEY FORGE / HISTORIC PHILLY / INDEPENDENCE HALL -Morning guided visit to Valley Forge -Lunch along Independence Mall -Afternoon guided tour of Historic Philadelphia -Afternoon guided visit to Independence Hall -Dinner -Return to hotel and conclude the day

DAY 4 - EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Morning guided tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary -Depart for the airport and home ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES National Constitution Center, Reading Market, Seaport Museum, and Philadelphia Art Museum

EXPLORE SOUTH FLORIDA

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

Who said science can’t be fun? Between crystal blue waters, deep water snorkeling and lots of sunshine, science comes to life on this incredibly interactive and hand’s on experience in the Florida Keys! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Dinner and devotions DAY 2 - SNORKELING & GATOR FARM -Breakfast and devotions -Snorkeling excursion in John Pennekamp State Park where you will see the Christ of the Abyss statue -Lunch -Visit to a Gator Farm with the chance to take an airboat ride through the Florida Everglades -Dinner and return to hotel DAY 3 - DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER & BEACH -Breakfast and devotions -Dolphin Wade encounter & time at local marine life center before lunch -Time to relax at the beach before dinner

DAY 4 - MINISTRY & KAYAKING -Breakfast and devotions -Volunteer at a local ministry in South Florida -Lunch -Kayaking through the waters of John Pennekamp State Park -Dinner in the Florida Keys -Tarpon feeding before returning to the hotel DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast and devotions -Depart for airport -Last minute souvenir shopping and sightseeing if time permits STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry, or a visit to the Dry Tortugas!

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EXPLORE YOSEMITE

If you are not an outdoor enthusiast yet, you will be after this Explore Yosemite experience! Adventure is not in short supply here and the tranquility of the High Sierra will leave you awestruck and rejuvenated all in the same breath. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Dinner & bonfire -Devotions *Groups are required to bring sleeping bag/bedding, towel & toiletries DAY 2 - VISITOR CENTER / GREEN DRAGON TOUR -Breakfast and devotions -Yosemite Valley Visitor Center, Spirit of Yosemite Film, Yosemite Museum -Lunch in Yosemite Valley -Green Dragon tour through some of Yosemite’s most well-known sites -Dinner -Return to camp lodging

DAY 3 - HIKING / SUGAR PINE RAILROAD -Breakfast and devotions -Ride along the Sugar Pine Railroad through beautiful scenery while learning about the history of the region -Hiking along one of the many trails available in the park -Lunch on the trail & view famous landmarks: Half Dome, Yosemite Valley, Tunnel View, & El Capitan -Dinner & games at retreat center before bonfire / s’mores DAY 4 - WHITE WATER RAFTING / ZIP LINE -Breakfast and devotions -White Water Rafting excursion along the Merced River** -Lunch & zip line course at retreat center followed by dinner **Rafting is a seasonal activity - if unavailable, alternate activity included DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

EXPLORE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Who doesn’t crave a little adventure? Labeled as one of the most ecologically diverse areas in the states, as well as boasting incredible adrenaline-pounding activities such as white water rafting, rock climbing or caving, this trip is sure to impress!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to cabin-style lodging* -Campfire & introduction to the camp -Dinner & devotions before lights out *Travelers may be required to bring bedding, towel, and toiletries DAY 2 - MINISTRY / ROPES COURSE -Breakfast & devotions -Service at a local ministry such as food pantry or homeless shelter -Return to camp for lunch & a run through on the Ropes Course -Dinner & bonfire before lights out

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DAY 3 - WHITE WATER RAFTING / HIKING DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & devotions -Breakfast & devotions -Enjoy a White Water Rafting excursion** -Last minute ranch activities before heading to -Lunch & games at retreat center the airport and returning home -Hiking in the Smoky Mountain National Park -Dinner & bonfire before lights out STAY LONGER? **White Water Rafting is a seasonal activity that Add 1 day of rock climbing or caving! may not be available year round DAY 4 - HORSEBACK RIDING / SUNSET KAYAKING -Breakfast & devotions -Take an hour and a half ride on horseback -Return to the retreat center for lunch -Kayaking on Lake Ocoee with a gorgeous view of a Smoky Mountain sunset -Dinner before lights out


UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO

EXPLORE - DOMESTIC

Imagine a place that combines the magic of Harry Potter and the thrill of the Fast and the Furious. Throw in some scream-worthy roller coasters, plenty of water fun to keep you from breaking a sweat and what do you get? Universal Studios has something for everyone and will leave you wanting more! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Depart for Downtown Disney for time to explore & eat dinner -Devotions at hotel

DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for airport -Last minute souvenir shopping if time permits

DAY 2 - MINISTRY & UNIVERSAL CITY WALK -Breakfast -Volunteer time & lunch at RCMA -Clean up at hotel -Dinner at themed restaurant in Universal City Walk -Devotions at hotel

STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit Disney World, Cocoa Beach, or Sea World!

DAYS 3&4 - UNIVERSAL STUDIOS & ISLAND OF ADVENTURE PARKS -Breakfast -Depart for Universal theme parks & enjoy rides, shows, and exhibits Universal Studios: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, Revenge of the Mummy, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts Island of Adventure: The Incredible Hulk Coaster, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey -Enjoy both parks each day with Park Hopper tickets -Lunch inside park -Dinner at themed restaurants in Universal City Walk -Devotions at hotel Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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MISSIONS Joshua Expeditions is privileged to serve people around the globe through short-term discipleship groups. JE is committed to ongoing projects that provide relief and hope for communities in need. Thousands of lives have been touched worldwide, and many families, missionaries and churches have been encouraged through the willingness of individuals to share the love of Christ. These are opportunities for believers to join in God’s work around the world and be forever changed!

STAFF PICKS

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Dallas Missions (pg 64) Missions in Appalachia (pg 65) Missions in Costa Rica - Housebuild (pg 67) Missions in France (pg 69) Missions in New Orleans (pg 71) Missions in Romania (pg 73) Quito Mission Adventure (pg 76)


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BELIZE MISSION ADVENTURE

On this mission trip to Belize, your group will be serving at a low-income local school doing VBS games, participating in some light construction projects, and hosting different programs for the local children. Enjoy snorkeling on the second largest barrier reef in the world and experience the unique turquoise waters of Belize!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Orientation at hotel -Dinner & devotions at hotel

DAYS 2-4 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast -Full day of ministry with JE’s local partners (lunch included) -Return to hotel -Dinner -Devotions

DAY 5 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Transfer to Deck -Visit Caye Caulker & snorkel on the Belize Barrier Reef -Lunch & return to hotel -Dinner -Devotions DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY STAY LONGER? Make it a 7-day trip by adding 1 day of doing ministry (in the morning) and visiting Altum Ha Mayan Ruins (in the afternoon)! Make it a 5-day trip by doing one less ministry day.

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DALLAS MISSIONS

With over 1.2 million people in a 385 square mile radius, the need is high in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Show Christ on this trip in a wide variety of ways including cleaning, playing with kids, evangelizing and building relationships while serving the community of Dallas. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Arrive in Dallas, TX -Orientation for Missions Program -Dinner -Check into hotel & devotions DAYS 2-4 - LOCAL MINISTRY -Breakfast and devotions -Ministry in Dallas: Ministry site will be determined based upon group size, age, and skill set of group. Ministry opportunities include homeless shelter and feeding, evangelism, construction work, refugee ministry, and more. -Lunch at ministry site -Dinner & evening activities at Klyde Warren Park, Ft. Worth Stockyards, and Top Golf

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DAY 5 - DEPARTURE -Breakfast and devotions -Last minute souvenir shopping & sightseeing if time permits -Departure for airport & return home

STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry or a visit to Six Flags Over Texas!


MISSIONS IN APPALACHIA

MISSIONS

Travel with us over to a beautiful part of eastern Kentucky, as we inspire purpose through positive and authentic relationships while serving areas stricken with immense poverty.

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to mission lodging* *All travelers are required to bring their own towel, toiletries, pillow, and sleeping bag/bedding -Introduction to the culture and region of Appalachia -Dinner & devotions DAYS 2-4 - MISSION WORK -Breakfast (mission style lunch & dinner each day) -Serve with a local ministry in one of the poorest areas in the US (Projects at the mission site will differ depending upon the time of year & greatest need at the time - previous projects include house repairs, evangelism, painting, cleaning, and more) -Nightly activity (bonfire, local history lesson, community outreach, etc) -Devotions

DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Morning hike through the National Park -Depart for airport STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry! *This is an intensive mission trip with mission style housing and meals.

MISSIONS IN ARIZONA

MISSIONS

Whether it be serving the at-risk youth, homeless, or the needy families of the inner city, you will have the opportunity to help restore strength and purpose in the community, with the hopes of allowing them to dream once more! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / PAPAGO PARK -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Hike in Papago Park & visit to Hole in the Rock -Dinner & devotions DAYS 2-3 - PHOENIX MINISTRY -Breakfast & devotions -Serve with local ministry in Phoenix with lunch included -Dinner before returning to hotel for devotions DAY 4 - PINK JEEP TOUR / LOWELL OBSERVATORY -Breakfast & devotions -Check out of hotel & depart for Sedona -Pink Jeep Tour through Sedona wilderness & lunch -Check into Flagstaff Hotel & Lowell Observatory -Dinner & devotions

DAY 5 - BEARIZONA / GRAND CANYON / CAMERON TRADING CO -Breakfast and devotions -Drive/walk through Bearizona Wildlife Park to see North American animals in their natural habitats -Travel to the Grand Canyon & stop at Grand Canyon Visitor Center -Lunch & hike around the south rim of the Grand Canyon -Dinner & Cameron Trading Company for souvenir shopping

DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & depart for airport STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry, hiking, or a visit to a meteor crater!

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MISSIONS IN ATLANTA

With hopes of reaching, rescuing and restoring the Atlanta community, participate in reaching a notoriously difficult-to-reach demographic. Jump in on a life-changing journey to share the love of Christ with at-risk, homeless and abused children in our own backyard! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / WORLD IN COCA-COLA -After arriving in Atlanta, meet your JE Guide -Stop by the World of Coca-Cola for time to explore the exhibits & a chance to taste more than 100 different beverages -Orientation for Mission Program -Dinner, devotions, & check into ministry housing* *Groups will be required to bring their own bedding, toiletries, and towel DAYS 2-4 - LOCAL MINISTRY IN ATLANTA -Breakfast & devotions -Ministry in Atlanta (ministry site will be determined upon group size, age, and skill set. Opportunities are in the urban setting and include work in homeless shelters, evangelism, construction work, refugee ministry, and more!) -Lunch & dinner at ministry site each day -Different ministry activity each night including prayer walks & evangelism

MISSIONS

DAY 5 - DEPARTURE -Breakfast & devotions -Depart for home (if departure time is later in the day, additional sightseeing & souvenir time will be added) STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry or visit local Atlanta attractions including Stone Mountain, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Georgia Aquarium, and more! **Ministry housing spots fill up quickly; deposit is required to secure spots for desired travel dates**

MISSIONS IN COSTA RICA

Your group will have the opportunity to serve alongside one of our local ministry partners that work in the marginal communities on the outskirts of San Jose. This will be an amazing opportunity as your students impact their world for Christ! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MARKET -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Shop at a traditional Costa Rican Market -Dinner at a local restaurant & devotions DAYS 2-4 - MINISTRY -Breakfast at hotel -Transfer to local ministry site -Light construction & children’s ministry available (once a group signs up, the JE Coordinator will work directly with the Group Leader to match their gifts and abilities to one of our ministry partners) -Dinner at a local restaurant -Debrief time

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DAY 5 - CATAMARAN CRUISE STAY LONGER? -Breakfast Make it a 7-day trip by adding an additional -Catamaran Cruise (includes Snorkeling Tour, ministry day! Banana Boat Ride, lunch, and lots of sun*) -Dinner & debrief time Make it an 8-day trip by adding an additional *Substitute catamaran for white water rafting or ministry day and substituting the catamaran canopy zip-line cruise for a trip to Fortuna which includes a waterfall, hot springs, and Canopy zip-line tour! DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast (if flight time permits) -Transfer to Airport -Fly home


MISSIONS IN COSTA RICA HOUSE BUILD

MISSIONS

Your group will have the unique opportunity to build a home in one of the neighboring marginal communities. “The expression on the family’s face is something that just can’t be captured in words. It’s something that has to be experienced.” These days will leave a mark on your heart forever! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MARKET -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at the Costa Rica airport -Shop at a local traditional Costa Rican Market (if time allows) -Transfer to hotel (Orientation) -Dinner at a local restaurant & devotions DAYS 2&3 - MINISTRY AT NEW HOUSE -Breakfast -Transfer to local house build site -Work alongside the family helping them build their new home -Dinner at a local restaurant -Debrief time

DAY 5 - CATAMARAN CRUISE -Breakfast -Catamaran Cruise (includes Snorkeling Tour, Banana Boat Ride, lunch, and lots of sun*) -Dinner -Debrief time *Substitute Catamaran Cruise for White Water Rafting or Canopy Zip-Line! DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast (if time permits) -Transfer to Airport -Fly home

DAY 4 - FURNISH HOUSE / HOUSE PRESENTATION -Breakfast -Transfer to local housebuild site -Put finishing touches on the house -Lunch -Take the family grocery shopping (additional funds needed) -House presentation & key ceremony -Dinner at a local restaurant -Debrief time

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MISSIONS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Travel to one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean to be a part of an amazing mission trip. Your group will participate in some light construction projects, feeding programs for children, VBS games and much more! In addition, visit Sosua famous beach and snorkel on the beautiful turquoise waters! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / ORIENTATION -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Check into hotel & have a brief orientation regarding ministry days -Dinner & devotions before returning to hotel for lights out DAYS 2-4 - MINISTRY PROJECT -Breakfast & transfer to local ministry site about 15-20 minutes away -Light construction projects -Lunch & afternoon childrens ministry -Dinner (with option of attending local church service Wednesday night) -Debrief time (For ministry days, there will be different work projects for your group each morning at the villages including painting, light construction projects, etc. In the afternoon, your group will provide a VBS program, songs, drama, puppet shows, and games for the children in the communities. You can expect 50 to 70 kids to share your faith to through words and deeds. If time allows, you group could visit the beautiful Sosua beach after ministry projects each day!)

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DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Last minute souvenir shopping -Transfer to Airport -Fly home after an amazing experience in Dominican Republic STAY LONGER? Add one more day of ministry and do a fun activity such as zip lining or snorkeling!


MISSIONS IN FRANCE

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Your group will journey to the west coast of France to serve with a local camp partner. Your group may help run camp programs or serve the missionary families with a VBS program. Join with local French believers in serving their neighbors. (Ministry projects depend on season) DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - ARRIVAL -Meet your JE Guide at the airport -Depart for French camp in the Brittany area (5hr drive with stops) -Pick up lunch along the way in Caen & enjoy some free time in the city -Dinner & check-in at camp DAYS 3-6 -MINISTRY AT A FRENCH CAMP -Breakfast & devotions -Spend time doing ministry at a Christian retreat center. These centers host retreats each year in the summer and our role is to assist with various projects and partner with the camp in ministry. -Dinner & gather together for a time of reflection

DAY 7 - EXPLORE PARIS -Breakfast & devotions -Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral -Explore the Latin Quarter -Break for lunch -Free time in the famous Louvre Museum -Climb the Eiffel Tower* *Group may opt to purchase Nutella crepes from local vendors (optional activities not included in trip quote) -Dinner

DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for home

*On Day 6, the group will depart for Paris in the late afternoon!

MISSIONS IN GUATEMALA

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Travel to Guatemala and visit the City of Antigua before transferring to Quetzaltenango to join local ministry partners in serving by doing VBS and some light construction projects. Before heading back to Guatemala City, get ready to enjoy a zip lining and hot springs adventure!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Visit the City of Antigua & shop -Return to hotel for dinner & orientation -Devotions

DAYS 3&4 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast -Full day of ministry with JE’s local partners -Return to hotel -Dinner -Devotions at hotel

DAY 2 - TRAVELING & MINISTRY DAY -Breakfast & transfer to Quetzaltenango -Lunch -Half day of ministry with JE’s local partners (if time allows) -Return to hotel -Dinner -Devotions at hotel

DAY 5 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Canopy zip line experience -Lunch -Hot Springs -Travel back to Guatemala City -Dinner -Devotions at hotel

DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for airport STAY LONGER? Make it a 7-day trip by adding an extra day of ministry!

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MISSIONS IN ITALY

Your group will journey to northern Italy to serve with a local camp partner. Your group may help run camp programs or do projects to get the camp ready for the summer. You will join with local Italian believers to do ministry. (Ministry projects will depend on the season) DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - ARRIVAL DAY / VISIT TURIN -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Transfer to the city of Turin to explore local markets -Lunch & visit to the famous Duomo Cathedral -Travel to the Italian Alps & arrive at the ministry base of Forterocca -Dinner & ministry instructions for the next few days DAYS 3-6 - CAMP MINISTRY AT FORTEROCCA -Breakfast -Over the next three days, help with various project at the ministry site including light construction, painting, cleaning, and clearing out landscaping on the property. -Assist in camp Bible stories and games -Dinner & debrief of the day

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DAY 7 - VISIT COLLEGIO VALDESE / MILAN -Breakfast -Travel deeper into the mountains & hike through passes to view the 16th century Valdese Bible College and Cave where believers were once persecuted for preaching the Gospel -See the site where many of these men and women were martyred for their faith by the Pope’s Army in 1655 -Set out for Milan & visit one of the largest cathedrals, the Milan Duomo -Dinner in the city DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for the airport & fly home STAY LONGER? Add 1 or 2 days and enjoy skiing or hiking in the Alps!

MISSIONS IN LOS ANGELES

Not only are you stepping in to humble serve the victims of human trafficking, abuse, homelessness, and poverty on this trip but you will be helping to encourage and inspire those to who’s lives have been changed by the Lord. Be encouraged as you go and spread the good news of Christ’s love.

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Travel to Griffith Observatory for a full view of the city at night -Dinner before checking in for the night -Devotions at ministry housing DAYS 2-4 - MINISTRY WORK -Breakfast & devotions -Ministry in LA (spend each day ministering to the people of LA through various projects based on skillset & abilities - projects may include evangelism, feeding the homeless, yard work, painting, children’s ministry and more!) -Lunch & dinner at ministry site each day -Night activity including visiting El Capitan Theater, Santa Monica Pier, prayer walks, and more

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DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & devotions -Last minute ministry work or sightseeing -Depart for airport & return home STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days and visit additional theme parks, San Diego, or add extra ministry! **Trip dates must begin on a Monday and end on a Friday for a standard 5-day trip.**


MISSIONS IN NEW ORLEANS

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It’s hard to sum up the incredible opportunities that await you in New Orleans. Ranging from house-builds and lawn care to grassroots projects or leading VBS programs, your time here will be meaningful. Take a step into a city deeply rooted in culture and in desperate need of the Gospel! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -Arrive in New Orleans & check into your lodging with your JE Guide -Dinner -Spend the evening going over the projects your group will be part of DAY 2 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast -Meet the ministry you will be working alongside (This ministry began in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina ravaged the region. In the immediate years that followed, work was heavily focused on disaster relief with over 10,000 volunteers coming each year to complete over 6,000 projects including 2,750 home repairs.) -Work on your group’s designated projects (These projects can include building & painting houses, landscaping, post-Katrina restoration, working with the elderly, programming at youth centers, and more. Specific projects will be determined as your group approaches your travel date.) -Rotate through duties including meal preparation, dish washing, serving meals, & camp maintenance -Dinner -Night activities including basketball, pool table, & lounge areas to debrief the day

DAY 5 - FREE DAY / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depending on your departure time, your group will be able to help finish up any last minute tasks before heading home -If time permits, have a chance to visit Jackson Square & grab a beignet at Café du Monde -Depart for home TRIP INFORMATION Travelers will be required to bring a small sleeping bag / linens, pillow, towel, and toiletry items.

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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MISSIONS IN NYC

Partner with local ministry organizations in the ‘Crossroads of the World’, serving people groups from countries all over the world. Experience ministry in the urban context, using your gifts and skills to help fill the needs of organizations working year round in areas of education, sports outreach, food pantries, feeding programs, homeless ministry, etc. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MIDTOWN / TIMES SQUARE -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Check into hotel & drop off luggage -Safety orientation with JE Guide -Walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: sites include Bryant Park, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center -Dinner in the area -Time to explore Times Square -Return to hotel for devotions DAY 2 - MINISTRY / HERALD SQUARE -Breakfast at hotel -Ministry with a local organization -Dinner in the area -Times to shop/explore the Macy’s / Herald Square neighborhood -Return to hotel for devotions DAY 3 - MINISTRY / EMPIRE STATE BUILDING -Breakfast at hotel -Ministry with a local organization -Dinner in the area -Visit the 86th floor observatory of the Empire State Building -Return to the hotel for devotions 72

DAY 4 - ELLIS ISLAND / LOWER MANHATTAN / DEPARTURE -Breakfast -Check out & store luggage at hotel -Ferry to Ellis Island Immigration Museum for self-guided visit -View the Statue of Liberty from the Ellis Island Ferry -Lunch in Lower Manhattan on your own -Walking tour of Lower Manhattan: sites include Trinity Church, Battery Park, Wall Street, NYSE, Federal Hall, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and 9/11 Memorial -Return to your hotel for airport transfer -Depart for home STAY LONGER? Add 1 day and visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art OR the Museum of Natural History OR the 9/11 Memorial Museum, additional opportunities for ministry, a Broadway show, or sporting/cultural event!


MISSIONS IN ROMANIA

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Travel to southern Romania to partner with local missionaries and serve children in low-income communities. You may also have the chance to run a program for children in a Roma village. Come witness the incredible work God is doing in Romania with us! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY DAY 2 - ARRIVAL / CITY INFORMATION -Arrive & meet your JE Guide at the airport after passing through airport security -Enjoy a walking tour of Bucharest that includes a visit to the historic Old Town, the National Gallery of Art, and Parliament Palace (formerly known as The People’s Palace) -Dinner in the city -Free time before returning to the hotel DAY 3 - TRAVEL TO MINISTRY SITE -Breakfast -Head to the train station & travel to the heart of Transylvania -Meet your local missionary team in Brasov -Visit Biserica Neagrá, a Gothic-style Lutheran cathedral known as the Black Church -Stop to see Bran Castle, known as one of the temporary residences of Vlad the Impaler (whose other name of “Dracula” was given to the vampire character in Bram Stoke’s 19th century novel) -Conclude the day with dinner at your mission camp

DAYS 4-8 - MINISTRY -Over the next five days, your group will serve local communities by providing activities including children’s camp, construction projects, visitation in nearby villages, and ministry work at small schools. -Opportunity to minister to the Romani people in the area’s Gypsy villages -Enjoy unique cultural experiences as you interact with local residents & share with them the Good News of Jesus Christ -Dinner -Return to the mission camp in the evenings for debrief time

DAY 9 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Travel to the airport for your flight back home

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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MISSIONS

MISSIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Head down to South Florida and take hold of the incredible opportunities to pour into, serve and encourage children all with incredibly diverse backgrounds. Inspire them with purpose and passion as they face an increasingly difficult and complex world.

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Dinner at a local restaurant with a briefing of what the week will look like -Devotions at hotel

DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for airport -Last minute souvenir shopping if time permits (depends on flight time)

DAYS 2-4 - RCMA MINISTRY -Breakfast -Depart for RCMA each morning & work on projects at RCMA centers throughout the area (projects may include painting, cleaning, yard work, and light construction). -Interact with the center’s children through games, reading, and arts & crafts -Lunch near the RCMA center -Late afternoon/evening activity (gator farm, snorkeling, beach time, etc) -Dinner & devotions

STAY LONGER? Add 1-2 days of extra ministry or a visit to the Dry Tortugas!

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MISSIONS IN SPAIN

Your group will travel to Salamanca, home to one of the world’s oldest universities. You will join local missionaries to serve the city through a variety of programs. You may run a program for children or do work projects at mission housing. (Ministry projects are dependant on season)

DAYS 1&2 - TRAVEL DAY / SALAMANCA -Arrive and meet your JE Tour Director at the airport -Transfer to Salamanca & enjoy the picturesque views of Segovia’s famous Alcázar -Visit the Valley of the Fallen -Arrive in Salamanca for dinner & ministry instructions DAY 3 - MINISTRY / PLAZA MAYOR -Following breakfast, head to a local ministry site for a full day of missions -In the evening, visit Plaza Mayor & walk towards El Puente Romano, the roman bridge over the River Tormes -Dinner & debrief

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DAY 4 - MINISTRY / UNIVERSITY -Following breakfast, head back to the ministry site for a morning of service -In the afternoon, visit the University of Salamanca (the oldest university in Spain) -Dinner & debrief DAY 5 - MINISTRY / CATHEDRALS -Following breakfast, head back to the ministry site for a morning of service -In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of the Cathedral that is actually tow cathedrals (the old and the new) built right next to each other -Dinner & debrief

DAY 6 - MINISTRY / RETURN TO MADRID -Following breakfast, head back to the ministry site for a morning of service -In the afternoon, depart for Madrid -Dinner & debrief DAY 7 - MADRID -Breakfast -Visit the Prado Museum, which houses many works of renowned European artists -Take a guided walking tour of the city that includes Puerta del Sol & Plaza de España -Dinner & Flamenco show DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY


MISSIONS IN UGANDA

MISSIONS

Join the incredible ministry the church is doing in Uganda! On this mission experience, your group will have the chance to partner with local ministry partners for medical clinics, evangelistic ministry, or local village projects. You will meet joyful, loving believers as you minister together!

DAYS 1&2 - TRAVEL DAY / ORIENTATION -Your group will take an overnight flight to Uganda -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Orientation -Dinner DAYS 3-7 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast -Depart for mission work in Rakai or Kampala (In Uganda, JE has partnered with Engage Home, an amazing organization whose goal is to change individual lives & entire communities through education, evangelism, church planting, discipleship (mentoring) and humanitarian aid) -Your group will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of mission opportunities including visiting churches, schools, orphanages, and low-income neighborhoods. Other opportunities include light construction, mobile medical or dental missions, orphan outreaches, children’s programs/sports, and evangelism. -Dinner & debrief

DAY 8 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for the airport -Return home STAY LONGER? Choose to add 1 or 2 more days and enjoy an African safari or white-water rafting on the Nile!

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/destinations for a complete list of available trips.

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QUITO MISSION ADVENTURE

Your group will be participating in different activities for low-income families including maintenance projects, distributing food, VBS with children, and more! Your group will also visit the Historical City of Quito, Middle of the World Monument, the Teleferico (Sky Tram), and famous markets in Otavalo. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Dinner based on flight schedule (majority of flights arrive late at night) -Orientation -Devotions at hotel (if time allows) DAYS 2-4 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast -Full day of ministry with JE’s local partners -Lunch -Return to hotel -Dinner -Devotions at hotel DAY 5 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast & depart to the Middle of the World monument -Shopping -Visit to the historical city of Quito -Lunch -Travel to Teleferico & enjoy the magnificent view from 12,000 feet above sea level of Quito and the surrounding mountains -Dinner -Devotions at hotel

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DAY 6 - CULTURAL EXPERIENCE -Breakfast -Travel to Otavalo -Lunch at Restaurant Lago Puerto & take in the amazing view of San Pablo’s lake -Experience the Otavalo Indians culture & shop in the local marketplace -Dinner -Devotions at hotel DAY 7 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for the airport -Begin your journey home


PUERTO RICO MISSION ADVENTURE

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Serve at a local orphanage in Puerto Rico! Your group can do a variety of programs for the children such as VBS, dramas, songs, and games, along with an optional light construction project. In addition, take a catamaran to Icacos Island & Snorkel in the Caribbean Ocean and discover its wonders! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / EDUCATIONAL TOUR -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Explore Puerto Rico & enjoy local beach time (if time permits) -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions DAY 2 - MINISTRY DAY -Breakfast -Minister at a local orphanage outside of San Juan (morning projects include painting, cleaning, and light construction while children are in school) -In the afternoon, spend time with the children sharing Bible stories & singing songs -Transfer back to San Juan for dinner

DAY 3 - MINISTRY DAYS -Breakfast & head out to explore Old San Juan -Guided walking tour of Old World Spanish settlement founded by Ponce de León -Travel back to orphanage in the afternoon to continue ministering to children -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions at hotel DAY 4 - ISLA VERDE BEACH / MINISTRY DAY -Breakfast -Spend the morning at a white sand beach in Isla Verde -Travel back to orphanage in the afternoon to continue ministering to children -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions at hotel

DAY 5 - CATAMARAN CRUISE / SNORKELING -Breakfast -Enjoy a Catamaran Cruise to one of the country’s most beautiful beaches -Snorkeling at beach -Dinner at local restaurant & devotions DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Depart for home

RIOBAMBA ADVENTURE

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Travel to Ecuador and serve alongside our ministry partners of Riobamba, a beautiful city surrounded by magnificent snow-capped volcanoes! Visit indigenous villages in the Andes mountains, bringing joy to local children by performing VBS songs, dramas, and games. A perfect mission, cultural, and adventure experience! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Dinner based on flight schedule (majority of flights arrive late at night) -Check-in before orientation -Lights out

DAY 3 - COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK / HOT SPRINGS -Breakfast & devotions -Explore the highest active volcano on earth in Cotopaxi National Park -Transfer to Banos & check into hotel -Enjoy the Thermal Hot Spring at sunset & dinner DAY 4 - ZIP LINING / WATERFALL / SIGHTSEEING -Breakfast & devotions -Zip lining adventure through various canyons -Lunch & hike to spectacular La Virgen waterfall -Dinner

DAY 2 - TRAVELING DAY -Breakfast & devotions -Morning of sightseeing in Quito -Take a sky tram or “Teleferico” up the mountain DAYS 5&6 - MINISTRY DAYS to over 12,000ft for an amazing view of Quito -Breakfast & devotions -Lunch & visit the Middle of the World monument -Serve the needs of the people of Cajabamba -Dinner in town -Lunch & VBS program for community children -Dinner

DAY 7 - CHIMBORAZO NATIONAL PARK -Breakfast & devotions -Visit a snow-capped volcano on the Ice Tour Train* -Lunch in the community of La Moya -Return to Riobamba before departing for Quito *This excursion is offered only on the weekend days - Sat/Sun DAY 8 - RETURN BACK HOME -Breakfast & devotions -Catch your flight back home

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INTERNATIONAL The vision of our International Student department is to give international students the opportunity to experience American heritage, cultural diversity, and exceptional academics. These domestic tours for international students are designed to immerse foreign students in American culture. Joshua Expeditions can add value to your school’s international students programs by planning and guiding tours for your exchange students! Give your international students the opportunity to preview American education and culture at the next level!

STAFF PICKS

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Island Aloha (pg 80) NYC Big City Lights & Broadway (pg 81) Disney Days (pg 82)


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EXPLORE CHICAGO

Rich history, diverse culture, inspiring arts, all topped off with enough tastes and smells to make even the most experienced foodie jump for joy. Come see what makes this the city feel like home.

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / MILLENNIUM PARK / WILLIS TOWER -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Downtown Chicago walking tour & shopping -Self-guided walking tour of Lake Michigan Waterfront & Millennium Park -Willis Tower Sky Deck view (North America’s tallest building) -Dinner at an authentic style pizzeria

DAY 3 - SHEDD AQUARIUM / MAGNIFICENT MILE -Visit to the Shedd Aquarium (home to the Oceanarium, the largest indoor marine mammal pavilion in the world) -Stop by the Field Museum to see the dinosaur & lion exhibits -Shopping on the Magnificent Mile -Dinner (Chicago-style hot dogs)

DAY 2 - HISTORIC CHICAGO / BROADWAY PLAY / ART INSTITUTE -Bus tour of Chicago’s North Side: sites include State Street, Lincoln Park Conservatory, Wrigley Building & Michigan Avenue -Navy Pier specialty shops & fun rides -Ride a 150-foot Ferris wheel for a panoramic view of Chicago’s skyline -Visit the Art Institute of Chicago -Dinner & Broadway Play

DAY 4 - UNIVERSITY CAMPUS TOUR / SHOPPING -University Campus tour (University of Chicago or Northwestern University) -Free time shopping in Chicago -Enjoy a Chicago River Boat Tour (narrated architectural boat tour on the Chicago River) -Walking tour through Downtown Chicago -Optional time to explore additional museums or Lake Michigan DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY

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ISLAND ALOHA

Ever have the desire to see Science come to life? To experience the beauty and creative side of the Lord? From the unparalleled aquatic life to gorgeous rainforest views, experience the deeply rooted traditions and culture of the Hawaiian people on this tropical adventure!

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Explore Waikiki beach & shops -Dinner & devotions DAY 2 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Hike to the top of Diamond Head crater for an incredible view of Oahu & Waikiki -Lunch -Enjoy free time & shopping around Waikiki Beach -Dinner (authentic Polynesian Luau) -Devotions at hotel

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DAY 3 - ADVENTURE DAY DAY 5 - ADVENTURE DAY / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast -Breakfast -Board a Catamaran Cruise to Turtle Canyon & -Experience an important part of US history soak in local marinelife as you tour Pearl Harbor & the USS Arizona -Lunch & tour the Dole Pineapple Plantation Memorial -Dinner & devotions at hotel -Lunch & last minute shopping -Travel to airport & depart for home DAY 4 - ADVENTURE DAY -Breakfast -Travel to Manoa Falls & hike the primary rainforest found on the Oahu Island -Enjoy some leisure time at Manoa Falls -Lunch & visit North Shore’s Waimea Beach -Dinner & devotions at hotel

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES Oahu whale watching tours, sunset dinner cruise, horseback riding adventure on the Kualoa Ranch, eco-tours around the island, and more!


NYC BIG CITY LIGHTS & BROADWAY

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Experience the hustle and bustle of the city that never sleeps! You will visit popular trip highlights such as Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty ferry, Broadway, and worldclass museums coupled with diverse culinary experiences and vast shopping opportunities. DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: sites include Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue, Radio City Music Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, & Bryant Park -Dinner & nighttime tour of Times Square -Devotions at hotel DAY 2 - ELLIS ISLAND / LOWER MANHATTAN / BROADWAY SHOW -Breakfast & ferry ride past the Statue of Liberty to Ellis Island -Venture through Lower Manhattan: sites include Wall St, NYSE, Federal Hall, 9/11 Memorial, Little Italy, & Chinatown -Dinner & Broadway show -Devotions at hotel DAY 3 - GUIDED BUS TOUR / MADISON SQUARE GARDEN -Breakfast & guided bus tour to see over 40 NYC locations featured in popular TV shows & movies -Head to Madison Square Garden for a behind-the-scene tour -Dinner -Visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Times Square -Devotions at hotel

DAY 4 - CANOPY ZIP-LINE / OX CART FACTORY -Breakfast at hotel -Visit the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art -Picnic lunch in Central Park & free time to explore -In the afternoon, shop on 5th Avenue OR carriage ride through Central Park -Dinner & Broadway show OR sporting event -Devotions at hotel

DAY 6 - TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast at hotel -Spend the morning at the Guggenheim Museum OR NBC Studios Tour -Last minute shopping & sightseeing -Collect your bags & depart for airport

Visit www.joshuaexpeditions.org/internationalstudents for a complete list of available trips.

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DISNEY DAYS IN ORLANDO, FL

An adventure for both young and old, come immerse yourself in the crazy and exciting world of Disney! Enjoy the classic Magic Kingdom, the incredible Animal Kingdom or step back and focus on local ministry. This trip is sure to leave a lasting impression on your students! DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -Explore Downtown Disney for dinner, live performance, and shopping -Devotions at hotel DAYS 2&3 - DISNEY PARKS -Breakfast -Enjoy a 2-day Park Hopper pass & explore any Disney park each day Magic Kingdom: Space Mountain, Haunted Mansion, Seven Dwarves Mine Train Animal Kingdom: Expedition Everest, Kilimanjaro Safari, Animal Shows Epcot: Soarin’, Test Track, World Showcase Hollywood Studios: Tower of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, Star Tours -Lunch inside the park -Dinner at themed restaurants in Downtown Disney or inside a Disney park -Devotions at hotel

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DAY 4 - UNIVERSAL STUDIO -Breakfast -Depart for Universal theme parks & enjoy rides, shows, and exhibits Universal Studios: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, Revenge of the Mummy, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts Islands of Adventures: The Incredible Hulk Coaster, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey -Lunch inside park -Dinner at themed restaurant in Universal CityWalk -Devotions at hotel DAY 5 - TRAVEL DAY OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (Group may choose to include these optional activities - fees may apply) Disney’s Blizzard Beach, Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Sea World Orlando & Discovery Cove, Cocoa Beach & Ron Jon’s Surf Shop, or ministry with a local organization


WASHINGTON TO WALL STREET

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Explore American Heritage with a Biblical integration. Your group will visit many well known sites including Capitol Hill, Times Square, Arlington Cemetery, NYC 9/11 Memorial, DC Memorials, plus more! Let your JE guide connect American History and Biblical themes, as you view cities unlike any other.

DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY / SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS -After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, transfer to hotel -National Mall & Smithsonian Museums -Dinner & devotions at hotel DAY 2 - WHITE HOUSE /MALL MEMORIALS -Breakfast -Exterior visit to the White House -Lunch & guided interior tour of the Capitol -Supreme Court -Dinner -Evening walking tour of Mall Memorials: Lincoln, Vietnam War, Korean War, & WWII -Devotions at hotel

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DAY 3 - ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY DAY 5 - ELLIS ISLAND / STATUE OF LIBERTY -Breakfast & visit Arlington National Cemetery -Breakfast (JFK’s gravesite & Tomb of the Unknown Soldier) -Ferry to Ellis Island with view of Statue of Liberty -Lunch & spend the afternoon with a local -Walking tour of Lower Manhattan organization ministering to D.C. community -Lunch -Dinner & Pentagon Memorial -Visit 9/11 Memorial, Trinity Church, Wall St., -Devotions at hotel NYSE, and Federal Hall -Dinner & Broadway show -Devotions at hotel DAY 4 - NYC / TIMES SQUARE -Breakfast & depart for NYC -Lunch & walking tour of Midtown Manhattan: sites include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Radio City Music Hall, & Rockefeller Center -Dinner & Times Square -Devotions at hotel

DAY 6 - MUSEUM / CENTRAL PARK / TRAVEL DAY -Breakfast & visit Metropolitan Museum of Art OR the Natural History Museum -Lunch & free time in Central Park -Depart for home

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS TOURS

If you’re considering taking your high school students to visit one or more university campuses, let Joshua Expeditions help! With our years of travel experience, we can do the hard work for you by planning your transportation, lodging, dining, campus tours, and activities. Step 1 - Select Region & Schools What region has a few schools you might like to visit? Have your students shown interest in any particular schools? Step 2 - Pick Your Travel Dates Make sure you leave enough time for traveling, touring the campus(es), and additional activities. Step 3 - Choose Additional Activities Attend a sporting event, visit a historical site, or enjoy some local entertainment. CONTACT YOUR TRAVEL SPECIALIST TODAY! (888) 341-7888

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JE Travel Brochure 2017-2018  

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JE Travel Brochure 2017-2018  

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