• Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel with Eilat, 14 nights

  • The most comprehensive Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel with Eilat embraces all famous wonders of the land and invites to get know the highlights of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, natural phenomenons of the Dead Sea, Mitzpe Ramon and Timna, man-made miracles of the Red Sea Underwater Observatory, and of course, the rich Jewish legacy including archaeological and historical sites throughout the country.

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Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel with Eilat, 14 nights
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 Day 1. Wednesday. Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv

Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by a company representative and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Tel Aviv. (B)

Day 2. Thursday. Independence Hall / Latrun / Beit Guvrin / Ayalon Institute
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Bell caves of Beit Guvrin.
Bell caves of Beit Guvrin. 

Start the day with a visit to Independence Hall where the establishment of the State  of Israel was declared. Drive to Latrun to visit the Armored Corps Memorial Museum, known as Yad La-Shiryon, also considered as one of  the most diverse tank museums in the world. Continue to Beit Guvrin national park, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Explore parts of the archaeological remains and unique caves before proceeding to the Ayalon Institute, once a secret underground ammunition factory established by the “Haganah”, the Jewish underground movement before May 1948.
Overnight in Tel-Aviv. (B)

 Day 3. Friday – Shabbat. Tel-Aviv / Diaspora Museum / Old Jaffa
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel
Ancient Jaffa Israel stone building

After visiting the Diaspora Museum drive around the main streets of Tel  Aviv, the center of business and entertainment of Israel also known as the “White City”. Tel-Aviv was declared by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site for its Bauhaus style buildings. Stop at Rabin’s Square, the place of the assassination of Prime Minister Itzhak Rabin. Continue to Old Jaffa, one of the oldest port cities in the world, to visit the ancient ruins and walk along the Artist’s Quarters. Visit Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel Aviv,  built in 1887 and Nahalat Benyamin, the pedestrian mall where you can enjoy lively street music, arts, crafts and exceptional handmade jewelery. Next, stop at Sheinkin, a colorful street known for its unique shops, café life and youthful ambiance.
Overnight in Tel-Aviv. (B)

Day 4. Saturday – Shabbat. At leisure

Overnight in Tel-Aviv. (B)

 Day 5. Sunday. Caesarea / Haifa / Acre / Rosh Hanikra
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Rosh Hanikra.
Rosh Hanikra

Moving north we came to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region to see the excavations of the Crusaders’ city, the aqueduct and the amphitheater that has been restored today as a prime concert venue. 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, an Old City recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Walk through the old port and local market. Further up the coast is Rosh Hanikra known for its underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation. Descend by cable car to the grottoes.
Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse. (B, D)

Day 6. Monday. Safed / Golan Heights / Tel-Hai
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Street in Safed city
Street in Safed city

Our day begins in Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel, center of the Kaballa movement. Visit the Caro and Ari synagogues, stroll through the narrow alleyways and visit the picturesque Artists’ quarter. Enjoy a Jeep tour at the foot of the Golan. Before heading to the Golan Heights, where we make a 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 to a magnificent observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory. In Tel-Hai, see the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920. Meet with a Kibbutz member and learn about their unique lifestyle. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse. (B, D)

Day 7. Tuesday. Tiberias / Beit Shean / Beit Alpha / Gan Hashlosha / Jerusalem
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Roman amphitheater in Beit Shean.
Roman amphitheater in Beit Shean

Motoring south we come to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave. Continue through the Jordan Valley to Beit Shean, known as  “Scythopolis” , to 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. At Gan Hashlosha National Park enjoy the warm spring water pools and waterfalls. Continue via the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem and make a stop at Mount Scopus for a traditional blessing as you enter the city.
Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

 Day 8. Wednesday. Kotel Tunnels / Sepharadic Synagogues / Davidson Center / Tower of David

Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Tower of David.Following the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion, walk along the Cardo, the heart of the ancient Roman City. Visit the four Sepharadic Synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter and tour the Western Wall Tunnels. Proceed to the archaeological park at the Davidson Center and 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.
Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

 Day 9. Thursday. Yad Vashem / Mt. Herzl / Ammunition Hill / Israel Museum

Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Israel museum.Enjoy seeing the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies taking place at the Kotel. Next is Mea Shearim, one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and learn  about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox community. Proceed to Mount Herzl , the military cemetery, and Yad Vashem the Memorial to the Holocaust. Visit 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. At the Knesset, Israel’s parliament see the Menorah with the Biblical emblems. You will not miss the Israel Museum with 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.
Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

Day 10. Friday. Qumran / Masada / Dead Sea 
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Dead see coastline.
Dead sea coastline

Driving through the Judean Desert we come to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit Qumran where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Before continueing to Masada, where you ascend by cable car to the top, to tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod. It was here that the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans inviding. Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue and bathhouse before descending by cable car. Next, stop for Lunch and Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area and enjoy a float in the mineral rich Dead Sea.
Overnight in Jerusalem. (B, L)

Day 11. Saturday – Shabbat. At leisure

Overnight in Jerusalem. (B)

Day 12. Sunday. Negev Desert / Timna / Underwater Observatory
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Timna Park.
Geological rock formations in Timna Park

Travel south through the Negev Desert stopping at Timna, a large geological and archaelological park, marvel at the multi colored rock formations and copper mines and view the outstanding Solomon’s pillars. Continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea to visit the Underwater Observatory marine park, built into a coral reef and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich marine life of the Gulf of Eilat.
Overnight in Eilat. (B)

Day 13. Monday. Free day in Eilat or day tour to Petra (with additional charge)

Jewish Heritage Tour to IsraelAfter assistance with visa, securing your proceed to the Jordanian border, drive straight to Petra,the astonishing rose-red city built by the Nabateans (An early Arab tribe). Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback-riding for about 700 m. (cost not included) until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the Treasury, royal tombs, the court, Roman theatre, Roman street, qasser el- bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter) and many other smaller monuments which fascinate visitors. The city itself is almost 45 square km and is considered to be the Second New Wonder of the world. After your visit, there is time for lunch in a nice restaurant before driving back to the border. On the way, a short visit will be made in Aqaba offering to stop and take a walk around. Transfer to the border at around 18:00 p.m and cross back to Eilat. Once across transfer to your hotel.
Overnight  in Eilat. (B)

 Day 14. Tuesday. Mitzpe Ramon / Sde Boker / Air Force Museum
Jewish Heritage Tour to Israel. Tent in the desert.
Tent in the desert

Depart Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon where we stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder. Proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion’s hut and grave overlooking the magnificent Zin Valley. Stop for a camel ride and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent, learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel’s Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force.
Overnight in Tel-Aviv. (B, L)

 Day 15. Wednesday. Tel Aviv / Ben Gurion Airport

After breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure. (B)

2018 Tour Dates:

Oct  3  10  17  24  31
Nov  7  14  21  28
Dec  5  12  19  26

2019 Tour Dates:

Jan  2  9  16  23  30
Feb  6  13  20  27
Mar  6
Mar  13  20  27
Apr  3
May  1  15  22  29
Jun  5  12  19  26
Jul  3  10  17  24  31
Aug  7  14  21  28
Sep  4  11
Oct  23  30
Nov  6  13  20  27
Dec  4  11  18  25

2020 Tour Dates:

Jan  1  8  29
Feb  12  19  26

2018-2019 Land Prices
2019-2020 Land Prices
Land Tour Includes:
  • Sharing transfer on arrival and departure (from/to Ben Gurion Airport)
  • 14 nights accommodation on BED & BREAKFAST basis
  • 2 dinners at Hotel Kibbutz Lavi
  • Lunch and Spa in the Dead Sea area
  • Light lunch in a Bedouin tent on the way from Eilat to Tel Aviv
  • 10 touring days as per the itinerary, with an English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary
  • Jeep tour in the Galilee
Not Included:
  • International flights
  • Departure taxes, fuel surcharge or airport improvement fees
  • Insurance – cancellation and health – premium is non refundable
  • Lunches en route except for the above mentioned under included services
  • Early check in – late check out
  • Soft and alcoholic beverages
  • Entrance fees not mentioned
  • Transfers and assistance other than those with the group
  • Applicable departure taxes and Jordanian visa fee $125.00 US per person to be paid locally in cash in USD only (subject to change). Cost of horse ride, donkey ride or cart at Petra not included.
  • Cost of one day tour to Petra – on request
  • Anything else not mentioned under “Included”
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any meals not mentioned above
  • Speaker’s fees
  • Optional excursions / activities / evening outings
  • Any tips to guide / driver / restaurants / hotels
  • E. & O.E.
Note:
  • The hotels appearing in the table might be replaced with similar ones.
  • Program sequence is subject to change without advance notice.
  • Although airfare is not included in this program, we are able to suggest economy class round trip airfares. Please note the airfare suggested is subject to change without prior notice and is not guaranteed until such time as the ticket has actually been issued.
  • We can accommodate pre/post tour arrangements in conjunction with this departure.