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Discover Jewish Israel 10 Day Tour

Travel through Israel exploring the best Jewish heritage sites for 10 Days!

Highlights

  • 9 Nights / 6 Touring days with a licensed guide
  • Explore Israel with a strong emphasis on Jewish heritage and Israeli History
  • Take the opportunity to pray at Judaism’s holiest site
  • Visit the Dead Sea and Masada
  • Tour a Kibbutz and learn about communal living

Day 1: Tel Aviv

Friday / Overnight: Tel Aviv

Welcome to Israel

Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport. After Passport Control, a representative will be waiting for you at Baggage Claim. Once you’ve collected all of your luggage, we will drive you to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

Free Time

There are no planned activities for the rest of the day. Use this time to sleep off jet lag, call home or start exploring!

Day 2: Tel Aviv

Saturday / Overnight: Tel Aviv

Free Day

This “city that never sleeps” sleeps in only one day a week: Saturday. Sleep in yourself or enjoy the quiet of a Tel Aviv Saturday morning. You can also enjoy all that this Secular party city has to offer – beaches, parks, restaurants, cafes, and more. Shabbat Shalom!

Day 3: The Northern Coast

Sunday / Overnight: Kibbutz Lavi

Caesarea

Wander through the ancient buildings dating back the 3rd century BC. See stunning archaeological ruins including Roman aqueducts and an amphitheater.

Haifa

Visit Israel’s third largest city, built on the beautiful Mount Carmel. See the world famous Baha’i Gardens and Shrine of the Báb. Learn about Illegal immigration under the British Mandate and Israeli naval history at the National Maritime Museum.

Akko

Explore this ancient port city, with its crusader ruins, ancient prison, mosques, market, and harbor.

Rosh Hanikra

Bordering Lebanon, this is the northern most point on the west coast of Israel. Ride a cable car deep into the limestone grottoes created by the sea.

Day 4: The Galilee

Monday / Overnight: Kibbutz Lavi

Safed

Safed is the center of Kabbala (Jewish Mysticism) in Israel. Walk through the old city and along the cobblestone paths. Visit the city’s most important places of worship: the Joseph Caro and the Ha’Ari synagogues.

Golan Jeep Excursion

Surrounded by nature and wildlife, ride a jeep through the foothills of the picturesque Golan Heights.

Golan Heights Army Base

Visit a former army base used by the Syrian forces during the Six-Day War. Take in breathtaking views and explore the unique history of the Golan Heights.

Banias Springs

Hike in one of Israel’s most popular nature reserves - home to the Banias Waterfall. On the way, see exotic plants and wildlife, and ruins of an ancient temple.

Tel Chai

See the famous Lion Statue dedicated to Josef Trumpeldor, the legendary Russian-immigrant solider who defended the area against hundreds of attackers during the Battle of Tel Chai in 1920.

Kibbutz Lavi

Tour this religious kibbutz founded in 1949. Learn about kibbutz life in the early years of Israel and what has changed in recent times.

Day 5: The Galilee

Tuesday / Overnight: Jerusalem

Tiberias

Explore the beautiful ancient city of Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Visit the tomb of the great sage Rambam (Maimonides) who is buried here.

Beit Shean

Visit Israel’s largest archeological park, at the ancient city of Beit Shean. Explore the remains of what was once a Hellenistic, and later Byzantine city. Walk through ancient streets, shrines, and an amphitheater.

Beit Alpha

See the Byzantine era synagogue famous for its beautiful and unique mosaic. The mosaic, remarkably well-kept, depicts Jerusalem’s Temple, the Binding of Isaac, and the Zodiac.

Gan HaShlosha National Park (Sachne)

Swim and relax in one of the natural springs or unwind under the shade of palm trees before driving to Jerusalem.

Mount Scopus

Mount Scopus was the location of many important battles in Israeli History. The view is so spectacular, that on a clear day it is possible to see both the Dome of the Rock as well as the Dead Sea. Today, Mount Scopus serves as the location for the main campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Day 6: Jerusalem

Wednesday / Overnight: Jerusalem

Mount Zion & King David’s Tomb

Visit the building believed to be the resting place of the man who composed the Book of Psalms and established Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Old City Jewish Quarter

Journey through thousands of years of history. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient roman road, visit the four synagogues restored in 1967 after Jerusalem was reunified. See the Hurva Synagogue, the largest temple in the Old City.

Davidson Archaeological Park

Dating as far back as the Bronze Age and continuing through the Islamic Period, walk through this interactive archeological park that includes a model of the Temple and remnants of the staircase that once led to the Temple Mount.

Western Wall Tunnel Tour

Go underground in order to visit a large portion of the Western Wall inaccessible otherwise. See ancient cisterns, aqueducts from the Hasmonean period, and remains of the Herodian road which ran parallel to the Temple Mount.

The Kotel (The Western Wall)

Take some time to visit the holiest site for the Jewish People. Visitors from all around the world come to pray here through words and notes placed into the stones of the wall.

Tower of David Museum

Located in the David Citadel medieval fortress, the museum explains the history of Jerusalem, starting from the first settlement through today. The tower also offers a 360-degree view of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Day 7: Jerusalem

Thursday / Overnight: Jerusalem

Mea Shearim

Mea Shearim is a neighborhood where many ultra-orthodox Jews live. This is a unique opportunity to learn about religious Jewish society.

The Knesset

Learn how laws are made here in Israel’s parliament building, set on a beautiful hilltop overlooking Jerusalem. Outside, there is a famous menorah statue; the symbol of the State of Israel.

Israel Museum

The world-famous Israel Museum displays numerous permanent and temporary exhibits on art, history, anthropology and archaeology from Israel and the world. See the scale model of the Second Temple as well as the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are kept.

Mount Herzl

Mount Herzl is Israel’s national military cemetery, named after Theodor Herzl, the father of political Zionism, who is also buried here. The cemetery contains the graves of soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty, as well of leaders of the nation, including Golda Meir and Yitzhak Rabin.

Yad VaShem

Yad Vashem is dedicated to preserving the history and memory of the Holocaust. The compound includes a museum, memorials, a research center and archives.

Ammunition Hill

In this location, 36 men perished during an important Six-Day War battle in June of 1967, en route to the Old City. The trenches and reconstructed bunker serve as a museum devoted to the reunification of Jerusalem.

Day 8: The South and Jerusalem

Friday / Overnight: Jerusalem

Qumran

See the caves which hid the Dead Sea Scrolls until archaeologist discovered them in 1947. The 800 plus scrolls are believed to be remains from the oldest bible in the world, written between 200 BC and 68 CE.

Masada

Ride via cable car to the top of Masada and see the remains of Herod’s palace and the last bastion of the Jewish Revolt against the Romans. The ancient cisterns, baths and mosaics are well preserved.

Dead Sea Spa

Enjoy lunch and spa facilities at one of the area’s best hotels. Enjoy the hotel’s private Dead Sea beach. After covering yourself with mud thought to have therapeutic qualities, shower off, refreshed and float in the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. We will drive back to Jerusalem in order to prepare for Shabbat. There are no scheduled activities until Sunday.

Day 9: Jerusalem

Saturday / Overnight: Jerusalem

Free Day

Explore the unique peace and tranquility of Jerusalem on Shabbat. Visit synagogues, parks, sites, or just relax and enjoy the day.

Day 10: Ben Gurion Airport

Sunday

Ben Gurion Airport

Transfer to the Airport. Have a safe flight and come back soon!

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See more of Israel for less!

Included

  • Transportation to and from Ben Gurion Airport
  • Welcome and assistance upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport
  • 2 Nights in Tel Aviv
  • 2 Nights in the North
  • 5 Nights in Jerusalem
  • Israeli Breakfast daily
  • 6 Days touring in a luxury air-conditioned bus
  • A licensed English speaking guide
  • Entrance to all sites stated in the itinerary
  • 2 Dinners at Kibbutz Lavi
  • Lunch and spa at a Dead Sea hotel
  • Jeep Tour in the Golan

Not Included

  • Insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Activities during unscheduled time
  • Tips to guide and driver

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement available and children’s discounts. Contact us for more information.

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