10 Day Jewish Heritage Israel Tour

10 Day Jewish Heritage Israel Tour

Jewish Heritage Israel Tour – Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport

Transfer to our hotel in Jerusalem. Meet the rest of the group and our tour guide who will give a short preview of the program for the tour. Enjoy a good night’s sleep after your long journey.

Day 2 – Old Jerusalem – the Holy City

We begin with the ancient core of Jerusalem in the archeological site of the City of David and Hezekiah’s Tunnel. A tour of the Davidson archeological garden, the Western Wall, the Jewish Quarter in the Old City, including the Cardo – the main Roman thoroughfare.  A visit to the colorful Arab bazaar, and from there a short ride to the Machane Yehuda Market for a delicious culinary tour.

Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 3 – Modern Jerusalem

We start the day with the famous Chagall windows.

A visit to Yad Vashem, the memorial and museum about the darkest days in Jewish history, the Holocaust.

Our next stop is the Israel Museum the home of the world famous dead-sea scrolls and many other fascinating exhibits.

Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 4 –The Hills of Judea

A short Journey to the foothills of Judea, into the Ella valley where David vanquished Goliath and to the Bet Guvrin National Park with its labyrinth of caves used many years ago for hiding, burial, storage and more.

The Israeli Armoured Corps Museum at Latrun with its array of old and modern tanks, and the Latrun Fort.

Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5- Sahbbat – a free day in Jerusalem

After a leisurely breakfast take a walk around the city of Jerusalem taking in the sights of your choice. The tour guide will be happy to offer some tips as to how to enjoy your free day

 

 

Day 6 – The Dead Sea

From the hills of Jerusalem to the lowest place in the world, and in a surprisingly short time. Visit the caves of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. A spectacular tour of Masada with its mountaintop fortress.

Stop for a float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea.

Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7 – To the North

We leave Jerusalem and passing the ancient city of Jericho drive northwards along the Jordan valley with its breathtaking scenery. A guided tour of the ancient city of Beit Shean, with biblical history and captivating Roman ruins. We continue north through the area made famous by King Saul and by the prophetess Deborah to The mystical old town of Safed with its atmospheric Artists Quarter and Kabbalist Quarter.

Overnight in Kibbutz Lavi

Day 8 – The Golan Heights

The Banias river nature reserve, one of the rivers draining the waters from Mount Hermon into the Jordan River. A visit to the Early Medieval Nimrod Fortress.

Further up into the Golan Heights for spectacular views that underline the strategic importance of this region.

A Visit to the famous Golan Winery.

Overnight in Kibbutz Lavi.

Day 9 – From the North to Tel Aviv

We start the day with a visit to Beit Shaarim national park, the home of Rabbi Yehudah  Ha’Nasi, the editor of the Mishna, a park with an intriguing story.

Up to Acre, the best-preserved crusader city in the world. From Acre, we will drive through the port city of Haifa and pass by and see the world famous Ba’hai Gardens, located on Mount Carmel. We continue south along the coastal road to ancient Caesarea with its Roman amphitheater, port, Hippodrome, and aqueduct. Caesarea’s history is intertwined with Jewish, Christian and Moslem History.

Towards the evening we will arrive in Tel Aviv and will take our first taste of this vibrant, bustling city.

Overnight inTel Aviv

Day 10 – Tel Aviv and Jaffa

Our last sumptuous Israeli breakfast.

We start the day in the neighboring ancient town of Jaffa taking in the port, the old city, the views, and the flea market. From Jaffa back to Tel Aviv taking in the oldest neighborhood called Neve-Tzedek, the Shuk-Hacarmel market, the picturesque Nachalat Binyamin Pedestrian precinct, and the Bauhaus style architecture of the “white city” an area that UNESCO has declared a World Heritage site.

 

Drop off at Ben Gurion Airport

 

Hoping to see you again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drop off and Farewells at Airport or Hotel.

 

 

 

 

Price Includes:

  • Guaranteed Small Groups – 35 Participants Max
  • 8 Days of touring
  • 9 nights at 4-star hotel
  • 9 Israeli buffet breakfast and 2 dinners (for nights spent in the northern hotel)
  • Entrance fees for all places in the itinerary
  • New Air-conditioned coach
  • English speaking fully licensed expert tour guide
  • (For Half board Only: 9 Israeli buffet breakfast and 9 Dinners)

 

Price does not include:

  • Air tickets
  • Meals not mentioned in “price includes”
  • Health and Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide, coach driver, porters, hotel staff
  • Anything not mentioned in “price includes”.

InclusiveJerusalem HotelsDan Butiq

Prima Kings

Eyal

Ibis JerusalemNorth HotelsKibbutz Ginosar

Kibbutz Lavi

Vered ha’Galil Ranch

Leonardo TiberuisTel Aviv HotelsPrima City

Prima Tel Aviv

Grand Beach HotelIsrael Office:

David Cohen – Groups and tour packages

Phone +972507229169

Email: david@a83046-tmp.s644.upress.link

 

 

USA  Rep.

West coast -Mike Wingart

Phone: 713-883-7006

Email: mnweingart@gmail.com

 

East coast- Diane Curtis

Phone: 718-797-2400

Email: travelswithdiane@gmail.com

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10 Day Jewish Heritage Israel Tour