Specialty Tours of Israel

  • THE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL JERUSALEM WINNER MARATHON MARCH 2018

  • The Eighth International Jerusalem Winner Marathon will take place in Jerusalem on Friday, March 09th, 2018. This challenging event is Israel’s largest marathon and features several different tracks. Roads will be closed as the Marathon Day involves the entire city. From 645 AM until 200 PM thousands of runners will run by historic sights paying homage to the history of Israel’s capital while being cheered on by the residents of the city. 2018 is guaranteed to be an exciting year. Over the years, thousands of runners from all around the globe have travelled to Israel to participate in the Jerusalem Winner Marathon and every year, the number of runners has increased over and over.

  • THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL JERUSALEM WINNER MARATHON 2017

  • Aufgang Travel of Thornhill, Ontario (Toronto) is thrilled to have been appointed the official agency in Canada for the 2017 Jerusalem Marathon. Our services include airfare, transfers, accommodation, pre/post tours and car rentals.
    For seven consecutive years, thousands of runners from all around the globe have travelled to Israel to participate in the Jerusalem Winner Marathon and every year, the number of runners has increased over and over.

  • 2017 RED TENT ISRAEL TOUR

  • Land Tour cost: US $ 4,875 per person sharing.
    Single supplement: US $1,145
    We will endeavor to match anyone who prefers to share accommodation
    This rate is based on a minimum of 15 traveling participants.

    Air Fare: $1275 CAD. Including tax on El Al. Direct nonstop service from Toronto. Fares from other cities available.

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  • EATING ISRAEL THE LAND OF DIVERSITY AND CULTURE

  • With Bonnie Stern

    Since our trip is starting at 9:00 AM on Monday, February 27, and we are heading north, participants should plan to arrive in Israel either earlier that day or before. It’s actually great to arrive in Israel a day or two ahead as it helps with jetlag!

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  • Unforgettable Israel

  • A perfect first time introduction to the land of Israel and the culture of this ancient land. There is no better way to learn about our homeland than to connect with our roots and to actually visit historic landmarks.

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  • Behind the Scenes with Rabbi Elyse Goldstein

  • Tel Aviv, Holon, Be’er Sheva, Mitzpe Ramon, Eilat, Jerusalem

    Join Rabbi Elyse Goldstein and experience Israel’s diversity through a broad array of guides and speakers—artists, craftspeople, entrepreneurs, rabbis, activists and peacemakers, Jews, Christians, Muslims, and everything in between.

    With time for discussion, reflection, and relaxation, we investigate the complex issues facing Israel, explore prospects for security and peace in the region, and celebrate the hospitality and culture of Israel’s most unique local people and communities, many of whom you’d never have the opportunity to meet on your own!

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  • Aufgang Travel Family Tour

  • JERUSALEM, DEAD SEA, MASADA, BEIT ALPHA, MOUNT ARBEL, TIBERIAS, SEA OF GALILEE, HULA LAKE, SAFED, ACRE, HAIFA, CAESAREA, TEL AVIV, BEIT GUVRIN, EILAT, MITZPE RAMON, (with optional tour to PETRA (JORDAN)).
    Our Family experiences are packed with endless activities suitable for travelers of all ages. A perfect balance of education, history and adventure, you’ll explore all the popular sights of Israel as well as places of special interest for the kids.

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  • Diving Tour of Israel and Egypt

  • Tel Aviv, Jerusalem , Eilat, Nuweiba, Dahab, Ras Um Sid
    Israel is a diver’s paradise. It’s mild climate ensures year round diving in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean and the Red Seas, where hundreds of miles of easily accessible coral reefs and spectacular seascapes await the diving enthusiast. A variety of diving experiences unequalled anywhere in the world, including underwater photography, archaeological diving and grotto and cave diving. Diving can be included in any sightseeing tour. The following is an example tour which includes 4 days of diving (2 dives each day) in the Red Sea areas of Israel and Egypt. Transportation for the diving portion of the tour is in jeeps.

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  • Family Tour of Israel

  • A family tour to Israel is a great opportunity for members to celebrate a bar/bat mitzvah while discovering Israel. Learn about your heritage, re-connect with one another and create lasting memories. This is a sample of a custom-tailored 15-day tour for a family of five.  Aufgang can design any family tour according to each family’s unique requests.

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  • Photo Tour of Israel

  • This tour is perfect for photography enthusiasts or those just wanting to learn. Follow an Israeli photography instructor to some key points around Israel that are perfect for photo shoots. Experience the best of Israel while you brush up on your skills and come home with some amazing pictures and memories.

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  • Walking Tour Tel Aviv To Jerusalem

  • Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Karmei Yosef, Tel Gezer National Park, Neve Shalom, Israeli Burma Road, Shoresh, Ein Rafa, Kibbutz Tzuba, Ein Karem, Telem Spring, Jerusalem, Israel Trail.
    Experience a different Israel away from the tourist sites on this guaranteed guided walking tour to Jerusalem. Walk through rolling hills and rugged canyons witnessing UNESCO sites along the way.
    Enjoy nature, flora and fauna. 

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  • Wine Tour of Israel

  • There is no better way to discover the true essence of a country than to take in some of its historical and natural splendors and along the way have the opportunity to meet some of the country’s local wine makers, and sample some of the wines that have gained international reputation. En route we will pass through some very historical and religious sites that will transport us to an earlier place in time whilst staying in comfortable 4 or 5 star hotels and enjoying some of the local dishes. Indulge yourself and savor the wines of an ancient country.