Israel: Jewish Heritage Tour *Bar/Bat Mitzvah Option

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
  • Multiple Departures

    Dec, Jan 19, Feb 19
  • Duration

    11 days / 9 nights
  • Highlights

    Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Banias Spring, Galilee, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration
  • Notes

    Land Only, Price Based on Double Occupancy
    Single Supplement: $647
  • Activity Level

    Moderate

  • Tailor Made

    This tour can be booked privately

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Israel: Jewish Heritage Tour *Bar/Bat Mitzvah Option 11 Days11D9 Nights9N

Step back in time on the Jewish Heritage Israel Tour while sightseeing all throughout Jerusalem’s Old City and New City. Be emotionally moved with special visits to the Western Wall and Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Marvel at the excavations of the Crusader city and the Roman port, Caesarea. Enjoy the experience of a cable car ride to the top of Massada and relax and enjoy yourself as you float on the Dead Sea.

Enjoy the incredible value of the Jewish Heritage Israel Tour, with the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation!

* Optional: For families who wish to celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony at the Wall. This tour has the perfect opportunity while the rest of the group tours Mea Shearim. Arrangements will be made at the Wall with a Rabbi. At the end of the service you would rejoin your tour group at the entrance of the Israel Museum. Please inquire if interested and see itinerary for trip details.

 

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What can you expect as part of your tour?

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Tours/Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Jeep ride in the Golan Heights
  • Lunch and swim at a leading Dead Sea s
  • English speaking guide
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Day

1

Friday, December 07, 2018

Arrival to Israel

Welcome to Israel! Upon arrival to Ben Gurion Airport, proceed to Arrivals Hall. Meet your driver at La Farina Bakery where he will be holding a sign with your name. Transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv.

Overnight:Tel Aviv

Day

2

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Tel Aviv

Enjoy a free day in Tel Aviv. You could choose go shopping, or explore the beautiful Bauhaus style architecture or even visit Jaffa, where the first Jewish settlers of the late 1800s and early 1900s landed when arriving in the land of Israel. If you would rather kick up your feet and relax you can head to the sandy beach.

Overnight:Tel Aviv (B).

Day

3

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Coastal Route

Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; see the excavations of the Crusaders' city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored as a concert venue.
Proceed to Haifa to visit the Clandestine Immigration and Naval museum ("Af al Pi Chen") and hear the story of the illegal immigrants to Israel at the time of the British mandate.
Drive to Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; walk through the old port and local market. Continue to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation.

Overnight:Kibbutz Lavi (B, D).

Day

4

Monday, December 10, 2018

Galilee / Golan

Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel, center of the Kaballa movement; visit the Caro and Ari synagogues; stroll through the narrow alleyways and visit the picturesque Artists' quarter.
Next, enjoy a Jeep tour at the foots of the Golan.
Continue to the Golan Heights; stop at Gadot overlook, the memorial for the fallen of the Golan, located over former Syrian bunkers; view the monument built in honor of the Alexandroni brigade.
Proceed for a magnificient observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory.
Drive to Tel-Hai; see the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades.
Meet with a Kibbutz member.

Overnight:Kibbutz Lavi (B, D).

Day

5

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tiberias / Jerusalem

Drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave; Continue through the Jordan valley to Beit Shean, known
as "Scythopolis", and see the fascinating excavated remains from Roman and Byzantine periods.
Stop at Beit Alpha to admire the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue discovered in 1929.
Visit Gan Hashlosha national park and enjoy the warm spring water pools and waterfalls.
Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the
city.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

6

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Jerusalem: Old City

Visit the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the Cardo, heart of the ancient Roman City;
visit the four Sepharadic Synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter; tour the
Western Wall Tunnels; visit the archaeological park at Davidson Center; walk through the colorful
local bazaar to visit the
Tower of David museum presenting the history of Jerusalem and ancient remains of the city
beginning with the first temple period.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

7

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jerusalem: New City

Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies at the Kotel.
Drive through Mea Shearim and learn about
the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities.
Proceed to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery, and Yad Vashem the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit
the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the six
day war, and converted into a national memorial site and museum.
Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems. Next visit
Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the Holyland
model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

8

Friday, December 14, 2018

Qumran / Dead Sea / Massada

Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit Qumeran, where
the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Massada, ascend by cable car and tour the
mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans;
visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue and bathhouse; descend by cable car.
Next, stop for Lunch and Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area and enjoy a "Swim" in
the mineral rich Dead Sea.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B, L).

Day

9

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Jerusalem

Enjoy a free day at your leisure in Jerusalem.

Overnight:Jerusalem (B).

Day

10

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Jerusalem / Departure

Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for departure. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby 4 hours prior to departure.
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