Israel: Jewish Heritage Tour
Israel: Jewish Heritage Tour
Duration10 days / 9 nights
HighlightsTel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Golan Heights, Safed, Galilee, Beit Shean, Tiberias, Jerusalem, Qumran, Massada, Dead Sea
NotesLand Only, Price Based on Double Occupancy
This tour can be booked privately
**PLEASE NOTE: Covid 19 some dates will not be operating and changes may apply to our programs. Please ask your Gil Travel Consultant for updates.
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!
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
Arrival to Israel
Overnight:Tel Aviv (B).
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).
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).
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
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.
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.
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).
Jerusalem / Departure
Where you will rest your head...
The Dan Tel Aviv Hotel reflects Tel Aviv’s dynamic lifestyle. The first luxury Tel Aviv hotel in Israel’s first Jewish city, the Dan Tel Aviv has always been a prime venue for statesmen, politicians and artists who gathered here from the earliest years of the State of Israel.
Awarded the Israel’s leading business and superior service hotel. The Carlton is described as sanctuary in the heart of the bustling city of Tel Aviv with its roof pool, spa, and health club.
The Dan Panorama is furnished with contemporary flair and highlighted by splendid views, the Dan Panorama Hotel features elegantly appointed guestrooms that blend luxury with the efficacy of advanced technology. Across the street is the Mediterranean Sea so you can be on the inviting sandy beach within minutes.
Inspired by the White City’s art, architecture & design, the Prima Tel Aviv hotel invites you to a stylish experience. Centrally situated across from the city’s famed Tayelet beach promenade and celebrated Frishman beach, this 63-room hotel in Tel Aviv reflects the city’s heart, style, history, and soul.
The hotel is located in Kibbutz Lavi, an area of lush vegetation surrounded by green fields. Guests and visitors have magnificent views of the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights. The design combines happiness and colors with serenity and harmony; this is a place that tells you to sit down and relax!
The King David Jerusalem Hotel, one of the world’s legendary hotels, is a major landmark in a unique and historic city. Blending the past and the refinement of the ancient world, the King David Hotel is unquestionably the most famous of all of Jerusalem’s hotels. A don’t miss!
Enriched by the capital city’s unique ambience and spectacular views, this hotel is not only one of the finest in Jerusalem but is also a doorway to the city’s grand culture, tradition, and history. It is right now tourist attractions, shopping, and an array of unique historic sites.
The Dan Panorama Hotel Jerusalem with its dignified architecture and honey-colored Jerusalem stone exterior resonates with the spirit of this legendary city. The Dan Panorama Hotel boasts an exceptional location that enables you to explore Jerusalem’s multifaceted attractions simply by stepping outside.
At Prima Kings you will get a sense of the mosaic of Jerusalem’s diverse cultures, history and religions, and enjoy a unique Jerusalem experience. It is centrally located along one of the City’s most famous intersections – where modern Rehavia meets Old City with the Great Synagogue just meters away.