Discovering Lost Tribes
by: Ben Simons - Last updated: 2008-07-08
Two Israeli travel companies have teamed up to offer adventure travellers the ultimate Jewish adventure - discovering the ten lost tribes of Israel.
The Ten Lost Tribes Challenge is a joint venture between Shai Bar Ilan Ltd and Eretz Ahavati.
The first tour, which will take place in India, will take place in November and is about discovering the descendents of Menashe and Ephraim, the sons of Joseph.
Among the places set to be visited are Delhi, Agra, Kohima and Churachandpur.
The cost of the expedition is $4,200 and includes all internal flights as well as meals and tours. Additional cost is flights to and from India as well as Indian Visa and local entry permits.
According to the organisers, future tours will include Japan, Mexico and Ethiopia.