Israel City Tours- Aufgang Travel Inc.

bethlehem-tourBethlehem

Half Day Tour

Drive to the City of Bethlehem. View Rachel’s Tomb and proceed to visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger’s Square. End the tour with an overview of Shepherd’s Field and return to Jerusalem.

Modest dress and head coverings are required for visiting the holy sites. Passports are needed.This half day tour operates from Jerusalem on a daily basis


Caesarea-Haifa-Acre-tour

Caesarea, Haifa, Acre

Drive along coastal road to Caesarea, the ancient Roman capital and port, for a walking tour of the theatre and other interesting archaeological ruins and excavations.  Continue to Haifa, for a scenic view of city and port and the Baha’i Gardens. Continue via Nahariya to Rosh Hanikra to visit the limestone Grottos on the Lebanese border. Return via Acre to visit the Crusader Underground City. Walk through the Old City and oriental Market, the Arab Mosque and the Old Port.

Operates from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays


Full-Day-Petra-tour

Full Day Petra

Begin early morning and enter Jordan, continuing on to Petra arriving mid-morning at Petra’s Visitor’s Center. Walk to the Siq canyon which is one of Petra’s most impressive sights.  We explore all the major sites and ruins on the route. The walk through Petra is made easy by the endless sights and fascinating facts all of which bring to life a history as colorful as the sandstone rock from which it was carved. Participants may choose to hire the services of the local donkey, camel and carriage drivers for this final part of the tour. Following the tour we have a late but hearty buffet lunch before the return journey to Eilat, arriving by evening

Operates daily from Eilat. Passport is needed.


Jerusalem-tour

Jerusalem

Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. View the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish Quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem for an overview of Shepherd’s Field. Drive past Rachel’s Tomb to visit the Church of the Nativity and Manger’s square.

Operates daily from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Modest dress and head coverings are required for visiting the holy sites. Passports are needed.


Jerusalem-of-Gold-tour

Jerusalem of Gold

On this full day tour you will see the most exciting sights of Jerusalem – Mount of Olives, the Old City, Jaffa gate and the Jewish Quarter, the Cardo, the Western Wall, Via Dolorosa and Yad Vashem. Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Enter the Old City through Jaffa Gate and walk through the Jewish Quarter to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road.  See the Jewish “Wailing” Wall (the Kotel) and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.  Proceed to the New City visiting Yad Vashem, the Memorial to the Holocaust. On Fridays, Saturdays and Jewish Holidays instead of Yad Vashem, the tour will take you to visit the Tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey.

This tour operates daily from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Modest dress and head coverings are required for visiting the holy sites.


Jewish-Heritage-Tour-of-Jerusalem-tour

Jewish Heritage Tour of Jerusalem

Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judean Desert from Mount Scopus near the Hebrew University Campus. Drive to the Old City and visit the Tomb of King David on Mount ion. Walk along the Caro, the ancient Roman road, view the remains of the Wall of Jerusalem. Visit the Jewish Quarter and the four Sephardic Synagogues.  Proceed to the Davidson Center and tour the southern Kotel excavation. See the Wailing Wall, the Kotel and join the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies before continuing on to Mea Shearim. Head to Mount Hertzl to visit the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the Memorial to the Holocaust. Return to the point of departure.

Modest dress and head coverings are required for visiting the holy sites.

Departures Monday and Thursday from Tel Aviv & Jerusalem.


Massada-and-The-Dead-Sea-tour

Massada and The Dead Sea

Drive via the Judean Hills along the shores of the Dead Sea to Masada.  Visit the resort area of the lowest place on earth, the Dead Sea. Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod  . See the remains of the walls, palaces, the synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman bath and other sites.  Weather permitting there is also free time for a dip and float in the Dead Sea before returning to the point of departure.

This full day tour operates daily from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem


Nazareth-Tiberias-Lower-Galilee-and-Capernaum-tour

Nazareth, Tiberias, Lower Galilee and Capernaum

Full Day Biblical Highlights of the North

Enjoy a lovely day traveling through the outstanding landscape of the lower Galilee. Depart Tel-Aviv via the Coastal Road and the landscape of Lower Galilee, to Nazareth. Visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue via Cana and proceed to the lovely resort town of Tiberias.  Drive along the Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) to visit Capernaum to view the ruins of the ancient synagogue.  Next is Tabgha, site of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fish located at the foot of the Golan Heights. Head to Yardenit, the famous site where the Jordan River exits the Sea of Galilee towards the Dead Sea before returning to the point of departure.

Operates from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Monday, Wednesdays and Saturdays