Easter Encounter Three-Week Program

  • April 2nd – April 22nd, 2020

Program Fees include your room, all meals, all program lectures, and all program trips (guide fees/tips, transport cost/tips, entrance fees, etc).  You will have some free time to independently explore sites or museums not included in the program.  Please budget for these opportunities and other personal expenses accordingly.  Each participant should also have adequate medical insurance during his/her stay at Tantur.  If you have any questions, please contact us. Please note that all prices are in US Dollars (USD).  

2020 Fees

  • Single En Suite Room at Tantur & Single Room on trips: $4380
  • Single Room at Tantur & Double Room on Trips: $4120
  • Single-Single at Tantur & Single Room on Trips: $4020
  • Single-Single at Tantur & Double Room on Trips: $3760
  • Couple or Roommates Registering Together, Double Room at Tantur and on Trips: $3410 each.
  • All above rates includes 2 nights stay, one before & one after the program dates, tips and meals. No reduction for missed meals.

The first and last day of each program are transitional days for participants to respectively rest from their travel, and prepare to leave. Program participants may check in or out at any time during these days.  Pending availability, program participants may book an arrival or departure date at Tantur before or after a program at an additional per-day cost above and beyond the cost of their program participation.  In such circumstances our Reservations Office will endeavor to keep the participant in the same room throughout their stay. Please inquire if you wish to extend your stay before and/or after the program you wish to extend your stay at Tantur.

Contact our Program Office at for any time-sensitive inquiries on cost. 

Accommodation at Tantur

  • Each single participant has a private bedroom with the bathroom being shared with one other person
  • For availability of a private en-suite room and associated costs, please contact
  • All meals are included; no deductions for missed meals; simple packed lunches/dinners can be made in the case of a missed meal at Tantur. 

Accommodation on Galilee Trip

The price of programs is based on a shared room basis (two to a room) on overnight trips away from Tantur. There is a private room single supplement for those who request a single room at additional cost. Please note that requests for single room accommodation for overnight trips are filled as available, on the order in which they are received.  All meals are included on overnight trips. 


Payment is due upon arrival for a program.  Further payment details will be sent to you when we have received your application.  

Payment options are as follows:

Credit Cards.  The following credit cards are now accepted by Tantur: Visa and Mastercard. American Express and Diners Club credit cards are not accepted. 

Wire transfers.  Wire transfers are accepted.  Coverage of wire transfer fees are the responsibility of the party issuing payment. Wire transfer payment should be made to the University of Notre Dame and clearly indicate the name and/or organization of the sending party for tracking and accounting purposes. Do not address the wire transfer to Tantur Ecumenical Institute.  Payment will normally take 5 to 10 working days to reach our accounts.  Please contact Sandy Dides for pertinent wire transfer information.

Cash. In-person cash payments at the office of Tantur are acceptable in US Dollars only; we are unable to offer currency exchange services at Tantur.  

Please note: checks are no longer accepted by Tantur Ecumenical Institute. 

Regardless of payment method (excepting cash), we would be grateful if you would confirm the transaction with our Reservations & Office Manager, Sandy Dides. You can email Sandy at If you do not have an email address Sandy can be contacted at 00972 2 676 0911  (Ext 107) or faxed at 00972 2 676 0914.