Israel: Jewish Heritage Tour *Bar/Bat Mitzvah Option
Multiple DeparturesJan, Feb
Duration11 days / 9 nights
HighlightsTel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Banias Spring, Galilee, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration
NotesLand Only, Price Based on Double Occupancy
Single Supplement: $647
This tour can be booked privately
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.
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
Friday, January 04, 2019
Arrival to Israel
Saturday, January 05, 2019
Overnight:Tel Aviv (B).
Sunday, January 06, 2019
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).
Monday, January 07, 2019
Galilee / Golan
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).
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Tiberias / Jerusalem
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
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Jerusalem: Old 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.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Jerusalem: New City
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.
Friday, January 11, 2019
Qumran / Dead Sea / Massada
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).
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Jerusalem / Departure
Multiple DeparturesFrom$1,657 Single Supplement$647
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