Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Megiddo, Druze Village, Haifa, Galilee, Safed, Golan Heights, Winery visit, Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Qumran, Masada, The Dead Sea, The Negev Desert, Timna, Eilat (Petra), Mitzpe Ramon, Sde Boker, Tel Aviv. This journey through Israel begins every Friday and offers the traveler an intensive tour of some of the country’s most classic sites, with the option of visiting Petra. The tour features 3 nights Tel Aviv, 2 nights Galilee, 5 nights Jerusalem and 2 nights Eilat.
A 9-night Israel Classic tour is also available for Friday arrival featuring 2 nights Tel Aviv, 2 nights Galilee and 5 nights Jerusalem.
Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Galilee, Safed, Golan Heights, Tiberias, Beit She’an,Beit Alpha, Gan Hashlosha, Jerusalem, Qumran, Masada, The Dead Sea, The Negev Desert, Timna, Eilat , Mitzpe Ramon, Sde Boker, Tel Aviv.
This tour begins on Wednesday and features the best of Israel with a focus on Jewish heritage and culture. This is an excellent tour for individuals who seek an in-depth perspective of Jewish history and religion.
This same tour is also offered as a 12-night duration including Eilat; a 9-night duration (Friday Arrival-2nts Tel Aviv – 2nts Galilee – 5nts Jerusalem) ; or an 11-night duration (Wednesday Arrival -4nt Tel Aviv – 2nts Galilee– 5nts Jerusalem).
Tel Aviv, Beersheba, Masada, The Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Tiberias, Galilee, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Acre, Haifa, Caesarea
This tour of Israel visits all the high points while offering the traveler a comprehensive understanding of the country’s history and culture. The tour begins every Sunday and features: 1 night in Tel Aviv, 3 nights in Jerusalem, 2 nights in Galilee and 1 night in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Acre, Safed, Capernaum, Tabgha, Nazareth, Jordan Valley, Ein Gedi, Masada, Jerusalem
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The Best of Israel is a perfect introduction to the Holy Land. We start in vibrant Tel Aviv known as the “city that never stops” with its beaches, markets and malls and then join pilgrims as they visit the ancient Biblical sights around the Sea of Galilee. Float in the mineral laden waters of the Dead Sea, take the cable car to the isolated mountaintop fortress of Masada and head for Jerusalem home to pilgrims of all 3 faiths.
Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Opatija, Postojna, Bled, Ljubljana, Trieste, Venice
This unique 14 day/13 night journey will take you from Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia to Venice, known as the City of Canals and Bridges and one of Europe’s most romantic cities. Marvel at historic churches, castles and palaces, immerse yourself in museums housing artifacts from a different era, haggle at bazaars, gaze at the unspoilt natural beauty of national parks, mountains and gorges and stand before UNESCO World Heritage sites. See one of the oldest pharmacies in the world and watch master artisans create priceless works of art.
Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Caves, Bled, Ljubljana and Zagreb
Simply one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Croatia and Slovenia, delightful countries with rich cultural heritages and amazing natural beauty are once again on the map for discerning travelers. The medieval walled city of Dubrovnik; ancient Split founded by the Romans; the wonders of the 16 cascading Plitvice Lakes; the subterranean Postojna Caves; Bled, the gem of the Julian Alps; Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia and historic Zagreb, all creating a journey back in time.
Spend your first night in Porto situated along the Duoro River Estuary before embarking the next day on your 7 night Duoro River Cruise. Then sit back and relax as you glide along the sparkling waters of the Duoro River as it meanders through the Duoro River Valley past small towns and villages nestled along its banks. On the way you will stop in ports of call where it seems that time has stood still. Then spend 3 fascinating nights in Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in the world discovering its treasures including Belem, the place from which the great Portuguese explorers set off on their voyages of discovery.
Three legendary cities – steeped in culture. Venice with its old world charm – magical and timeless, offers a wealth of iconic sites. This floating city spreads across 100 islands. Its basilicas, palaces and towers bear witness to another time. Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance is one of the most romantic cities in the world. Its network of narrow winding streets, icon fashion house and galleries displaying some of the world’s priceless art treasures. And Rome, the eternal city, where ancient landmarks and monuments tell the story of Rome’s history where every street tells a story. Sip an espresso and toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain to ensure your return.
Ljubljana, Postojna cave, Piran, Goriska Brda, Soca Valley, Bled, Bohinj
Resting between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, Slovenia offers a wide choice of attractions ranging from lakes and mountains to small fishing villages clinging to the coastline. Here karstic lakes and the Postojna Caves provide a glimpse of what you will see. Being a relatively small country everything is at hand. Ljubljana, the capital city is delightful to explore. Its narrow cobbled streets and Baroque architecture are reminiscent of days gone by.
Discover the magic of this dramatic country as you visit the two major cultural centers of Moscow, seat of power of the Russian Federation and epicenter of what is considered the “new Russia” while sophisticated St. Petersburg, formerly known as Leningrad was the vision of Peter the Great and is unlike any city anywhere else.
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Our “For Women Only Tours Series” has been specifically crafted for women like you who prefer not to travel alone. The programs have been designed for small groups of like-minded women who are looking to get away and to develop new friendships. What could be better than travelling with your sister, your daughter, your mother or your best friend. Our tours are suitable for women of all ages and backgrounds so whether are you single, divorced, retired or an active mom, tell your friends and family about us.
Warsaw, Bialystock, Lublin, Lodz and Krakow 2 nights Warsaw, 1 night Bialystok, 1 night Lublin, 1 night Lodz, 4 nights Krakow
There is no specific date that marks the beginning of Jewish immigration to Poland, yet it is pegged somewhere around the 10th century. By the middle of the 16th century, it was estimated that almost 80% of the world Jewry had made Poland their home as Jews from all over Europe sought refuge from persecution. Religious life thrived and the Jews of Poland left an indelible mark on Judaism as a whole. During the Nazi reign of terror, the Jews were subjected to a level of suffering unknown to mankind. After WW II, Jewish survivors were faced with the challenge of trying to reconstruct their lives in a Poland where Jewish life had ceased to exist or to try and create new lives elsewhere.
The origin and history of the Jews in China is a fascinating story. Archaeological evidence suggests that a Jewish presence in China was evident as early as the 7th or 8th century. By the 19th and early 20th centuries Jewish immigrants from Bombay, Baghdad, Russia and Europe made their way to this historic land once again dispersing, settling and establishing communities that once flourished. Travelers can expect to experience some of the major sites in China, with a focus on Jewish history and culture along the way.
This journey encompasses an incredible mix of historical and religious treasures with several of the cities visited having encountered the terror of the Nazis. In every locale we visit not only the highlights of the cities, but have also taken the time to weave Jewish points of interest into the program. You will have the opportunity to experience not only the different cultures and different cuisines, but you are also able to appreciate and celebrate the rich Jewish heritage that binds us all together.
This 10-day tour offers the traveler an in-depth view of Jewish culture and history in Poland, starting in Warsaw and touring through key sites in Lodz, Krakow and Wroclaw. The journey ends in the Czech Republic with visits to places of interest in Prague and Terezin.
A visit to Romania is a unique journey into one of the best preserved countries in Eastern and Central Europe for its scores of well mainted synagogues and cemeteries in use by the Jewish communities. Being the homeland of Nobel Prize winner author Elie Wiesel and the Baal Shem Tov, founder of the Chasidic movement, visitors will find poignant reminders of ROmania’s Jewish heritage and Jewish roots in nearly every village and town.
Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Pretoria, Johannesburg
Famous for diamonds, gold mines and breathtaking scenery, Jewish immigrants from Holland and Germany began arriving in South Africa in the early 19th century and played an important part in the diamond and precious stones industry. Later on many South Africa Jews were staunch supporters of the anti-apartheid movement. The Jewish population of South Africa can be found mainly in five urban areas – Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria.
Jews in South America are a small though distinct ethnic and religious minority. The major influx of Jews to South America came in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s from the Middle East and Europe, and settled in Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. On this tour you will learn about the history of these Jewish communities while visiting some of the major sites in these three countries.
The history of the Jews in Spain and Portugal dates back to the Roman Period; and according to historical documents, there has been a Jewish presence in Gibraltar since 1356. Like in so many other places in Europe, the history of the Jewry in these countries combines success and sadness. This 13-day tour starts in Madrid and visits key cities including Lisbon, Porto, Seville and Gibraltar, with a focus on Jewish history along the way.
On this 11-day tour you will gain insight into the cultural legacy and poignant past of Jewish communities in Vienna, Budapest and Prague. Visit sites of significance in Jewish history that offer the traveler an opportunity to learn, remember and reflect.
A perfect introduction to the sophistication of and culture of these fascinating cities.
Warsaw, a city that never ceases to amaze its visitors where elements of Eastern and Western culture are interwoven. Krakow, one of the oldest cities in Poland is highly acclaimed for its incredible architectural monuments. Budapest, a huge metropolis that treasures the old yet embraces the new. Prague, the historical capital of Bohemia proper is a magical city of bridges, gold tipped towers and church domes. And finally Vienna, the former home of the Habsburgs, the waltz, sachertorte and a true imperial capital.
Budapest, Debrecen, Satu Mare, Sighetu Marmatiei, Bogdan Voda, Sighisoara, Viscri, Brasov, Azuga, Bucharest
This unique tour of Budapest, Transylvania and Bucharest highlights UNESCO recognized sites together with poignant reminders of Romania’s Jewish cultural life. A chance to rediscover your Romanian heritage.
Tel Aviv, Lod, Jaffa, Caesarea, Haifa, Akko, Nazareth, Cana, Mt. Tabor, Tiberias, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, Yardenit, Jordan Valley, Beit She’an, Jericho, Jerusalem, Ein Karem, Bethlehem, Bethany, Wadi Kelt, Qumran, Dead Sea, Jerusalem
This 9 day introductory features the highlights of Israel especially for those making this their first trip. You will have a chance to delve into the history and culture of this ancient land visiting places you have only dreamed of. The history of the Greek Orthodox Church can be traced back to the churches which the Apostles founded in the Balkans and the Middle East during the first century A.D. and maintains many traditions practiced in the ancient Church.
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Caesarea, Mt. Carmel, Megiddo, Mt. Arbel, Sea of Galilee, Caesarea Philippi, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Mt. Tabor, Mt. of Transfiguration, Cana, Nazareth, Beit She’an, Jericho, Qumran, Dead Sea, Masada and Tel Aviv.
This 9 day introductory features the highlights of Israel especially for those making this their first trip. You will have a chance to delve into the history and culture of this ancient land visiting places you have only dreamed of. The history of Christianity in China goes back to the Tang Dynasty (8th century), the Chinese Christian community is growing rapdily and is one of the three world religions that has come to China from the West.
Experience the land of the bible and travel in the footsteps of Jesus. Visit landmarks of Christianity, relive the scriptures and discover the beauty of Israel both modern and ancient. You are sure to return home with a greater knowledge and understanding of the three religions that make up the Holy Land – Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ein Karem, Bethphage, Bethany, Mount Of Temptation, Qumran, Dead Sea, Mount Of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, Sea Of Galilee, Cana Of Galilee, Nazareth, Mt. Tabor, Megiddo, Haifa, Caesarea, Jaffa, Tel Aviv.
A spiritual journey to the Holyland will revitalize your faith and bring the words of the scriptures to life. This thrilling and inspirational journey will take you to see significant Christian sites that you have only dreamed of.
2 nights Tel Aviv, 2 nights Tiberias, 3 nights Jerusalem
Journey to the land of the Bible. Visit sacred places and renew your faith. Pilgrims come to Israel from all over the world to experience the sacred places where Jesus lived, walked and preached. Retrace His steps and a gain deeper insight into Christianity.
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Haifa, Tiberias, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, Tzippori, Nazareth, Mount Tabor, Jerusalem, Bethlehem And Massada
Journey to sacred places and renew your faith. For over 60 years Aufgang Travel has been offering multi-faith customized tours for groups and individuals to sanctified sites, some as old as civilization itself. Walk with your Bible in hand and rediscover your faith
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Haifa, Baha’i Gardens, Galilee, City of Jenin, Tiberius, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Masada, Dead Sea, Hebron, Be’er Sheva, Bethlehem
This is a suggested itinerary from a 2011 multi-faith tour designed to give the traveler an opportunity to learn about the Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures of Israel. Visit sacred and historical sites of significance to all three faiths.
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Ein Karem, Qumran, Yardenit, Tiberias, Capernaum, Tabgha, Nazareth, Cana, Jaffa, Tel Aviv.
4 nights Jerusalem, 2 nights Tiberias, 1 night Tel Aviv
Revitalize and renew your faith bringing the words of the scriptures to life as you embark on a spiritual journey to the Holy Land. Experience the land of Jesus where He walked and ministered. Discover Biblical sites that you have only dreamed about. Pray where Jesus prayed and experience His love.
Since Madonna and other popular celebrities have embraced Kabbalah, interest in the Jewish tradition of mysticism has risen immensely. This wonderful and unique tour will give you a chance to find out all you ever wanted to know about the ancient wisdom of Kabbalah and how to receive fulfillment in your life.
Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Muhraka, Cana, Tiberias, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mt. Of Beatitudes, Yardenit, Beit She’an, Jericho, Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea, Beersheba, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Ein Karem, Tel Aviv.
An unforgettable experience. To walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ with your Bible in hand and to pray where He prayed. To walk along the shores of the Sea of Galilee and to visualize what it would have been like to walk with Jesus and experience His love. We invite you to join us on this life changing experience and to explore places in the Bible that you have only read about.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mainz, Worms, Erfurt, Eisenach, Eisleben, Dresden, Leipzig, Wittenberg and Berlin
Following a decade of celebrations honoring the Augustinian monk who helped spark the Protestant Reformation, 2017 will mark the 500th anniversary of the iconic Reformation leader who nailed his 95 Thesis to the doors of the Castle Church in Wittenberg which detailed his thoughts on how the Catholic Church in Europe should be formed. Traveling through the great cities and countryside of Luther’s world in Germany, travelers will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the exemplary life led by Martin Luther.
Rio de Janeiro, Guaratingueta (Sao Paulo), Iguassu Falls, Bella Vista, Asuncion – Belo Horizonte, Tiradentes – Ouro Preto, Salvador
Brazil has one of the largest Catholic Communities in the world. 64% of the population is Catholic;and Paraguay’s Catholic community comprises of 89% of the population. During this tour you will delve deeper into your faith while also experiencing South America’s most breathtaking sights, world class metropolises, and stunning natural beauty.
Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Zichron Ya’akov, Tiberias, Jerusalem, Masada, Dead Sea
This 10 day program will take you to discover the great sites of Israel from Masada to the Holy City of Jerusalem. Once you have visited these sites they take on a different meaning. This historical journey brings the Torah to life. Not only will you gain a deeper understanding of history, you will have a closer connedction to your Jewish heritage. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hard of hearing travelers.
Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Jaffa, Dead Sea, Masada, Jerusalem, Tiberias, Hula Lake, Golan Heights, Haifa, Tel Aviv
This 10 day program has been specially created for developmentally challenged travelers. Everyone should have the same opportunity to travel – no one should be left behind. This unique program provides the opportunity of opening up a new world of understanding and is specifically designed to enable the traveler and their families a chance to enjoy the simple pleasures of travelling.
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Haifa, Tiberias, Tabgha, Capernaum, Golan Heights, Katsrin, Beit She’an, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Masada
This 10 day multi-denominational program has been specially created for travelers with a variety of mobility issues including wheelchair and scooter users, walkers, canes as well as senior travelers, who just cannot move as quickly as they once did. It allows participants to experience the people, the places and the history of amazing country. Everything comes alive as we follow the ancient pathways and the layers of history unfold before us. See the many faces of Israel with the personal touch of Eli Meiri. This is the perfect program for those interested in both cultures (Jewish and Christian).
This historic 10 day/9 night specially planned tour has been designed specifically for special needs travelers enabling them to experience the extraordinary history and rich heritage of a fascinating destination. You will be able to visit sites that you have only dreamed of.
Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Muhraka, Tiberias, Caesarea Philippi, Mount of Beatitudes, Caesarea Philippi, Cana, Nazareth, Megiddo, Mt. Tabor, Samaria, Jericho, Jerusalem, Ein Karem, Bethlehem, Masada, Dead Sea, Qumran, Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
This 10 day tour takes you on an incredible journey following the Footsteps of Jesus from Bethlehem to the Via Dolorosa. This spiritual journey will enrich your soul. You will see places of historical and architectural interest as well as having the opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River. Visit places in the Bible that you only dreamed of. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hearing impaired travelers.
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Sea of Galilee, Tiberias,Tabgha, Capernaum, Golan Heights, Katzrin, Beit She’an, Jerusalem, Masada and Dead Sea
This 10 day introductory features the highlights of Israel especially for those making this their first trip. You will have a chance to delve into the history and culture of this ancient land visiting sites that are affiliated with Islam, Christianity and Judaism. This program has been designed to enrich your soul visiting places that you have only dreamed of. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hearing impaired travelers.
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Afula, Nazareth, Tiberias, Yardenit, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes, Hamat Gader, Golan Heights, , Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea, Arava, Eilat, Timna, Petra, Eilat and Tel Aviv
This 14 day comprehensive tour was designed for travelers interested in learning about the culture and history of the Holy Land visiting places you have only read about. Travel from Jerusalem to Tiberias to the Dead Sea and Eilat. Stand in awe as you visit Petra, the jewel of the Nabataeans featured in the last scene of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hearing impaired travelers.
Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Haifa, Tiberias, Jericho, Masada and Jerusalem
This 5 day tour is a perfect introduction to the Holy Land, a land where the past and present merge side by side. As the places mentioned in the Bible come alive, the Scriptures will take on a new meaning. This journey will leave you desire to see more of the Holy Land. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hard of hearing travelers.
Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Caesarea, Magdala, Tiberias, Beit She’an, Jerusalem, Masada and Ein Gedi
This 6 night tour starts off in Tel Aviv and takes you on a journey through time visiting some of the top sights in Israel. You will be moved by special visits to the Kotel and Yad Vashem. Walk back in history as you discover the ruins of the Crusader Town of Caesarea and Beit She’an. Hold your breath on the exhilarating cable car ride up Masada and explore the amazing fortress that King Herod built. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hearing impaired travelers.
Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Zichron Ya’akov, Tiberias, Jerusalem, Masada, Dead Sea
This 8 day program is a perfect introduction to Israel, a land where the past and present merge side by side. Spend 1 night in Tel Aviv, 1 night in Tiberias and 5 nights in Jerusalem, Explore unforgettable sights, celebrate Shabbat in the Holy City of Jerusalem and rediscover your Jewish heritage. This itinerary is recommended for wheelchair and scooter users, slow walkers, visually and hard of hearing travelers.
While docking in Haifa, travelers have the opportunity to choose from a variety of tour itineraries, some that combine visits to surrounding areas such as Akko and Rosh Hanikra; or depart from Haifa for a tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa. Visits are based on ability, personal interest and time limitation.
Enjoy traveling in comfort at your own pace accompanied by a government certified English speaking guide. Your itinerary is customized according to see the sites you want to visit. Travel at your pace and start and finish your day at your selected times. A private car tour of Israel is perfect for individuals, couples, families and small groups up to 10. Our vehicles can accommodate up to 4 people in wheelchairs or scooters.