11 Day Private Tour – Jewish orientation

Elyahu Tzur
Elyahu Tzur

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Sample Itinerary – Private tour

 

 

Day 1, Tue- Arrival On Own

Welcome to Israel!

 

Overnight – Jerusalem

 

Day 2, Wed, Jerusalem old city

  • Mt of Olives lookout
  • The city of David and Underground Jerusalem
  • Davidson archeological Garden
  • Western Wall (Kotel).
  • Jewish Quarter/Cardo/Arab Bazar
  • Mt Zion, King David’s tomb
  • Machne Yuda Market

Optional: The ancient Jerusalem sifting project

Overnight: Jerusalem

 

Day 3, Thu, Modern Jerusalem

  • Shagall Windows
  • Yad Vashem
  • Israel Museum
  • Tour of the Knesset(Operates on Sunday and Thursday)

Optional: The ammunition hill

Optional: Rappeling from the top of the Old City walls

 

Overnight: Jerusalem

 

 

Day 4, Fri, Dead sea

  • Hike through Ein Gedi reserve Or Visit Qumran
  • Explore Masada, the famous palace, and fortress+ Cable car
  • Experience floating in the Dead Sea

Optional: Shabbat of a Lifetime- Enjoy an authentic Friday night meal (hosted by  an observing Jewish family) with an explanation of Jewish customs and a five-course homecooked meal featuring cuisine from nine different communities of the Jewish Diaspora($60 supplement per person)

Overnight: Jerusalem

 

Day 5 – Saturday – Day at leisure

 

 

Day 6 ,Sun,Israel’s North shore

  • Visit Caesarea and discover the magnificent Roman city.
  • Visit the Baha’i gardens in Haifa
  • Tour Akko, the most kept crusader city in the world and discover its beauty and history

Optional: Kayaking in Rosh Ha’nikra grottos $25 pp

Optional: Tel Dor

 

Overnight: Tzfat, Rosh Pina Tiberius

 

 

Day 7 – Mon, Galilee and the Golan Heights

  • Banias/or Snir nature reserve
  • Nimrod Fortress
  • Bental mountain bunker- overlooking the Golan Heights and the story of Yom Kippur war.
  • Light and Sound Show “Oz 77″ the story of Valley of Tears battle

*Optional: 2hours of ATV ride along the Golan heights-self driving- $40 pp

*Optional: Chocolate workshop at a chocolate factory $15 pp

 

Suggested Overnight: Tzfat, Rosh Pina Tiberius

 

Day 8 – Tue, Galilee and the Golan Heights

  • Tour Safed The City of Kabbalah and the artist quarter
  • Tour inside the Golan Heights Winery and enjoy the tasting the splendid wines
  • Drive along the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan valley
  • Enjoy a refreshing experience in the pools of Gan Ha Shlosha. One of 20 most beautiful parks in the world according to Times magazine

Another option:

  • Tour Safed The City of Kabbalah and the artist quarter
  • Tzippori, Beautiful ancient Jewish town and the residence of the Sanhedrin
  • Beit she’arim, the story of Rabbi Yuda Ha’Nasi The editor of the Mishna

 

*Optional: Rafting/ Tubing along the Jordan river $20 pp

 

Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 9 – Wed, Judean hills

  • Avshalom stalactite cave
  • Latrun Tank museum and British Forte
  • Ella Valley-the battle site between David and Goliath
  • Beit Guvrin National park

Optional: Visit my Kibbutz Masuuot Itzhak my Home

Optional: Ayalon Institute, secret ammunition factory of the “Hagana”

 

Overnight: Tel Aviv

 

Day 10 – Thur Negev Desert

  • Learn about David Ben Gurion the founder of the Jewish state at his tomb in Sde Boker
  • Hike through the beautiful Ein Ovdat Oasis
  • Stand above the Ramon Crater and enjoy a magnificent overlook of Mitzpe Ramon
  • Visit the Israeli Air force Museum

Optional: camelback riding 60 minutes – ($50 pp Supplement)

Optional: Visit the Israeli Airforce Museum

Optional: Jeep Ride in the Ramon Crater

 

Overnight: Tel Aviv

 

 

Day 11 – Fri, Tel aviv, and Jaffa

 

  • Old Jaffa and port
  • Carmel Market
  • Nahalat Bynyamin art and craft Market(Operates on Tuesday and Friday)
  • Diaspora museum or The Palmach Museum

 

 

Farewell, we’ll miss you!

 

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Tzur Tours, a company with a family atmosphere, was founded by Eliyahu Tzur, based on his vast experience as a qualified tour guide. Our expertise is in Private tours and organized tours for small and medium-sized groups. Our aim is to connect you to this wonderful country, to maximize your experience, and this with good quality service and at competitive prices.

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11 Day Private Tour – Jewish orientation