An hour-long special giving viewers a virtual tour of Israel is set to air on Maryland Public Television next week. Israel: The Royal Tour features CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg as he’s given an extensive tour inside the country by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu and Greenberg will explore many of Israel’s iconic destinations, including Masada, the Old City of Jerusalem, the Red and Dead seas and Rosh Hanikra. Along with the many locations, both touristy and ones with deeper meaning, the tour will also feature the duo’s different modes of transportation, be it a helicopter, ship or dune buggy.
Greenberg and Netanyahu will also discuss the current state of the region, Palestinian statehood and the possibility of peace.
Israel: The Royal Tour, is the latest installment in Greenberg’s Royal Tour series. His previous tours have included appearances by the king of Jordan, presidents of Peru and Mexico and prime ministers of New Zealand and Jamaica.
The special will premiere March 25 on MPT at 10 p.m., with an encore presentation March 26 at 9 p.m. on MPT2.