Cultural Journeys

We craft unique and authentic journeys to some of the world’s most special destinations. You’ll see the sites, dine in carefully chosen restaurants and soak in the culture of these wonderful countries. Add the opportunity to meet locals and immerse yourself and you’ve got an incredible adventure you won’t forget.

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Learn about Cuba’s history, art, music, and Jewish life on this exclusive tour. Enjoy deluxe accommodations throughout. Spend Shabbat with members of the local Jewish Community. All meals included.
From  $2,975
6 days | 5 nights
October 23 - 28, 2018
Experience Morocco - a country rich in diverse cities, fantastic cuisine, amazing shopping holiday, the desert and mountains, coastline and gorges, incredible colors, smells, sounds and views.
From  $3,054
11 days | 9 nights
Multiple Departures
Past and present coexist in Peru. Once center of the Spanish Empire, this country has been one of the region’s fastest-growing economies over the last decade. Discover why Peru is a country one must visit.
Only  $2,995
9 days | 8 nights
October 20 - 28, 2018
The history of the Jews in Portugal reaches back over 2000 years and is directly related to Sephardi history, a Jewish ethnic division that represents communities that originated in the Iberian Peninsula
Only  $3,442
7 days | 5 nights
Join this 10-night trip which will take you to Spain’s historical sites and renowned museums. You will also learn about the history of the Jewish community and visit the places where Jews lived and prayed.
From  $4,350
11 days | 10 nights
October 04 - 14, 2018
During your stay in Prague, Vienna & Budapest you will visit hilltop castles, ornate cathedrals, and imperial palaces. These cities will hypnotize you! Discover their history, art movements, unique cultures and more
From  $2,699
10 days | 9 nights
Multiple Departures
Explore two Imperial Capitals of Russia: Moscow & St. Petersburg. Delve into the opulent aristocratic past at the Kremlin, learn about the communism and the Red Square, see the Hermitage Museum and more.
From  $1,745
7 days | 6 nights
Multiple Departures
This amazing tour will take you to Petra's main sites and can be combined with our Israel tours
From  $260
1 day |

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Richard and I wanted to let you know how amazing our recent trip to Israel was. The Jewish Heritage tour was defiantly the perfect trip for us and our friends and I truly cannot think of one thing that was amiss. Personal highlights for me included swimming in the Dead Sea (and the sulfur pool at the Dead Sea resort), ...

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Hi Sam,First of all, from Betsy and I, thank you so much for everything. You all did a remarkable job- thoughtful, responsive, thorough, joyful. It truly was the experience of a lifetime and would not have been without you and your team.

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Our trip to Israel to celebrate my mother’s 80th birthday was amazing.  Gil Travel and Susan worked with me to put together a fantastic itinerary and everything was flawless.There was so much learning, laughing and love during our 10 days.  We all can’t wait to go back and we would have Gil Travel and Susan plan our adventure again.  Thanks ...

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Good Morning Samantha, We returned yesterday from our amazing trip to Israel. I just wanted to say thank you so much for everything you did to make this possible for us. I am so grateful to you and Gil Travel for all you did for us. Truly! You all went above and beyond to make sure our trip went smoothly ...

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Good Morning Fred!We are home and fine.....what an amazing journey!Overall, the trip was simply amazing.....all travel arrangements/lodging/meals/excursions and Ariel Stolar beyond words.......really top of the line.....in every way.Thank you......we would like to talk with you when you are available.We kept a daily journal and have more than 600 photos!

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The Peru trip was AMAZING! I returned with a deeper understanding of the history and culture of the Incas. The boutique hotels were exceptional… Peruvian food was a true culinary delight. The highlight of the trip was Machu Picchu. The trip was far more than I had hoped for and it will be one of the highlights of my life ...

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