Begins every Friday and offers the traveler an intensive tour of some of the country’s most classic sites with the option of visiting the rose red city of Petra. The tour features 3 nights Tel Aviv, 2 nights Galilee, 5 nights Jerusalem and 2 nights Eilat.
There is no better way to connect and renew your faith than to join a departure of “In the Footsteps of Jesus” pilgrimage tour to the Holy Land offering spiritual inspiration following Biblical history. Explore ancient landmarks while visiting the most celebrated places in Israel. Visit places you have only read about in the Bible.
Begins every Tuesday and offers the traveler an intensive tour of some of the country’s most classic sites with the option of visiting the rose red city of Petra. The tour features 3 nights Jerusalem, 3 nights Tel Aviv and 2 nights Galilee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The history of Christianity in China goes back to the Tang Dynasty (8th century), the Chinese Christian community is growing rapidly and now is one of the three world religions that has come to China from the West. Delve into the history and culture visiting the holiest sites of Israel during your 9 day Holy Land tour.
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.
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.
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.
Journey to sacred places and renew your faith. For over 70 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.
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.
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 Kaballah 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 6 night Combined Jewish 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.
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 limitations.
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.