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Shiloh Spring 2023 Excavation


REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. THE HOTEL IS FULL. Contact us at with inquiries. March 10, 2023



Excavation / Tour Costs

1. Pre-Dig Tour: $1750 (check in Sat 5/13 PM, tour Sun 5/14 AM to Sun 5/21 AM check out [Diggers remain at hotel])

2. One Week: $1100 (any one week interval, Sun PM check in to Sat AM check out)

3. Two Weeks: $2100 (any two week interval, Sun PM check in to second Sat AM check out)

4. Three Weeks: $3000 (any three week interval, Sun PM check in to third Sat AM check out)

5. Four Weeks: $3700 (Sun 5/21 PM check in to Sat 6/17 AM check out)

6. Post-Dig Tour: $1950 (Sat 6/17 PM check in, tour Sun 6/18 to Mon 6/26 AM check out)

7. 5th Week -- Restoration Team: $850 (Sun 6/18 PM check in to Sat 6/24 AM check out)

These rates include:
- Double or Triple occupancy (SINGLE ROOMS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE AS OF FEBRUARY 2, 2023)
- 3 meals a day (Lunch is ONLY included on Dig days, and not on weekends during the Dig season. However, lunch IS included on the pre and post Dig Tours)
- Transport by bus to and from the Dig
- Evening education classes

ABR does not arrange group flights. In order to minimize costs, travelers make their own flight arrangements in order to find the best deals possible.
Students MAY be able to find discounts at

A $500 per person deposit is due on a first come, first serve basis. We highly recommend sending in your deposit ASAP after you have completed your online registration to reserve your space.
- Full payment is due APRIL 1, 2023 though we will take applications after that date ONLY if rooms are still available.
- Some Dig participants may be asked to bring $400 US Dollars cash to Israel and submit to the ABR staff as their final payment (deducted from their total payment accordingly). Many of our expenses are only payable in cash, and transporting large volumes of cash overseas poses security risks. Check cashing in Israel has also become very difficult due to legal restrictions. Thus, having some diggers bring their final payments in cash resolves these problems. Thanks for understanding!

Additional Dig Costs:

Holy Land Weekend Touring

During the Dig, three weekend trips will be made available to diggers. Park entrance fees, lunch, and bus and/or van costs are not included in package pricing above, but will be paid by participants while in Israel. The costs are very reasonable, about $60-$75 per day.

Contact Henry Smith, Adminstrative Director, with questions or for a price quote.

ABR office: 717-859-3443 / 800-430-0008

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