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“ a Land flowing with milk and honey”. DEUTERONOMY (26:9)

Shalom and welcome. A true experience of the wondrous state of Israel starts right here. Take part in one of our many small guided group tours to Israel and experience this incredible country with ease. In this new age of travel, we have limited the number of participants per bus on many of our tours to just 25 people to ensure a healthy and happy trip. Our unique, thoughtfully curated programs will make for an unforgettable experience.
Whether you’re interested in a history-focused tour, a Jewish tour deeply engaging with Judaism, culinary treats, high-tech, politics, volunteering and more we have a tour for you.
If you’re looking to experience Israel in a group setting, with a dedicated and extremely knowledgeable guide, we can help you find just the right tour for you.
Who are we?
We’ve been the leading travel agency for Israel tours for many prestigious organizations and thousands of individuals for over 40 years. Our experts will take the time to understand who you are, what you’re interested in and what your vision is and they’ll make it happen to create the best Israel tour for you.
What better way to learn about Jewish history then to go on our Jewish Heritage Israel Tour! This tour is a perfect first time introduction to the land of Israel
From  $2,017
10 days | 9 nights
Multiple Departures
The Grand Jewish Heritage Israel Tour is just that; GRAND! This tour is the perfect opportunity for those experiencing Israel for the first time, or those who want to have an extended Tel Aviv touring experience.
From  $1,742
13 days | 11 nights
Multiple Departures
Enjoy this perfect opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Israel from tip to tip on this Jewish Heritage Israel tour with a special visit to Eilat!
From  $2,441
13 days | 12 nights
Multiple Departures
The Ultimate Jewish Heritage Israel Tour brings you around Israel to experience its offerings in every corner, complete with an extended time in Tel Aviv and special excursion to Eilat in the south.
From  $2,750
15 days | 14 nights
Multiple Departures
This tour is the perfect opportunity for those experiencing Israel for the first time! On your guided tour of Israel our knowledgeable tour guides will insure you experience the very best that Israel has to offer
From  $1,199
10 days | 9 nights
Multiple Departures
The Grand Classic Israel Tour certainly lives up to its name! This tour is the perfect opportunity for those experiencing Israel for the first time, or those who want to have an extended Tel Aviv touring experience.
From  $1,507
12 days | 11 nights
Multiple Departures
Join us on the perfect opportunity to discover Israel for the first time on the Classic Israel Tour plus Eilat! Our knowledgeable guides will ensure you experience the very best that Israel has to offer.
From  $2,227
13 days | 12 nights
Multiple Departures
This exquisite tour brings you around Israel to experience its offerings in every corner, complete with an extended time in Tel Aviv and special excursion to Eilat in the south.
From  $2,549
16 days | 14 nights
Multiple Departures
Spend nine days in Israel visiting the main historical, spiritual and religious sites. Experience the best of Israel on this unforgettable trip.
From  $1,918
9 days | 8 nights
Multiple Departures
This exclusive program is especially designed for the luxury traveler with a group of maximum 12 participants per tour.
From  $3,774
12 days | 11 nights
Multiple Departures
Visit Israel with class and style. Volunteer on an archaeological dig and volunteer on an IDF Base, with VFI’s all-Inclusive adventure-travel program.
From  tbd
14 days | 13 nights
Multiple Departures
Reside and work on an IDF base for 9 days; tour Israel in style for 8 days. For first-time and repeat visitors seeking a unique, enriched, insider experience, balanced with quick-paced intensive touring.
From  tbd
17 days | 16 nights
Multiple Departures
Join us on a Christian Tour in Israel to explore a country that is rich in culture and history, the foundation of three major religions and one of the most modern and tech-savvy countries.
From  $1,385
8 days | 7 nights
Multiple Departures
Join us in Israel on one of the best Christian Holy Land pilgrimage tours to explore a country that is rich in culture and historic sites, taking you on a journey to the Holy Land’s most sacred places.
From  $2,197
12 days | 10 nights
Multiple Departures

Testimonials

José L.

I have been on numerous trips to other countries, but this trip [VFI Plus Archaeology] has been my favorite. My…Read More

Christine M.

Ilana, Thank you!!!! I believe that all of us are grateful for your personal diligence in caring for all of us…Read More

Ellen W.

Ilana, thank you for a trip that exceeded my expectations in every way. You and your Gil Travel colleagues were…Read More

Rhonda E.

The VFI Plus Archaeology trip was wonderful due to Ilana at Gil. She added a special dimension to our experience…Read More

Fif T. from Germany

Thank you, Ilana, for all the help before I applied, and now again for the detailed work with all our…Read More

Michael L

Susan – I had an absolutely FABULOUS time in Israel. Everything you arranged went smooth as silk. And Ariel Stollar?…Read More

Jack S

Dear Susan, THANK YOU! The trip you arranged for us met and exceeded all our expectations. Meir More, our tour…Read More

Eunice and Jim

We had a GREAT and MEANINGFUL time on our journey and it was a highlight to meet you. You are…Read More

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