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‏ Jewish Heritage Tour

For visitors of the Jewish faith a tour through Israel is a truly wonderful and uplifting experience and one never to be forgotten. The Jewish heritage tour offers a unique look into the glorious and fascinating past and present of Jewish life.

Visit the Galilee, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Eilat. Whether you travel with your family, a private tour or Bar/Bat Mitzvah, this visit will leave you with memories to treasure forever.


Hasidic by the Western Wall, Jerusalem
Hasidic by the Western Wall

Jewish heritage tour - one week through Israel

Day 1-2 - Tel Aviv Jaffa & the Coast Line

Visit the Diaspora museum. Drive around the main streets of Tel Aviv the center of business and entertainment in Israel with its wide variety of theatres and galleries. Stop at Rabin's Square where the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin took place. Continue to Old Jaffa, the vibrant old port city a complete contrast to modern Tel Aviv. Visit Nave Tzedek, the first neighborhood to be built in Tel Aviv in 1909 and Nahalat Benyamin, one of the famous pedestrian streets of the city with its lively atmosphere and musicians. Next stop Sheinkin, another vivacious and colorful street especially known for its unique shops, cafés and restaurants - lively and full of life.


Old Jaffa and Tel Aviv coastline
Old Jaffa and Tel Aviv coastline

Driving north to Caesarea on Israel’s central Mediterranean coast. See the archaeological ruins of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great in honor of Augustus Caesar.

Continue to the ancient Jewish town of Bet She‘arim known for the rock-cut burial chambers and stone coffins (sarcophagi). Next we will visit Alexander Zayid’s memorial bronze statue of the pioneer astride his horse.


Bahai Gardens, Haifa
Bahai Gardens

Proceeding on to Haifa for an overview from Mt. Carmel and visit the Naval Museum of the illegal immigration to Israel at the time of the British Mandate.

Drive to Acre UNESCO World Heritage site; walk along the old harbor and local market. This city offers an exciting variety of old and new.


Old Acre
Old Acre
 

In contrast to old Acre you will find a colorful market and restaurants nearby. Visitors from all over the world are attracted to Acre for its many festivals, fantastic atmosphere and amazing mixed history.

Continue to the northern-most point of Israel at the border with Lebanon - Rosh Hanikra - Descend by cable car and view the limestone Grottos, the railway tunnel to Lebanon and watch the beautiful sunset on the Mediterranean Sea.

 

Day 3-4 – the Galilee & the Golan Height

Start the day in the holy city of Safed in the upper Galilee. This romantic city with its narrow streets and passages, cobblestone lanes and ancient synagogues. Visit the Joseph Caro and the Ha’ari synagogues. Stroll around the Artist’s Quarter and see the galleries of painters and sculptors.



PANO Golan hight
PANO Golan hight

Enjoy a Jeep tour to the foot of the Golan or visit Katzrin the ancient Jewish farming Village. This village was built around a spring which still flows today despite the lack of rainfall in the area. Continue to the observation point over looking the town of Kuneitra and the Syrian territory. Stop at Tel Faher, the former site of a Syrian army camp. Visit the Tel Dan Nature Reserve the largest of four sources of the Jordan River.


Ending the day in Tel-Hai to view the “Roaring Lion” Monument and hear the story of the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920.

 

Day 5 – Masada & dead sea Valley

Starting the day visiting Masada (meaning fortress in Hebrew) surrounded on all sides by the Judean desert. Take a cable car ride and ascend Masada, walk amongst the ruins of the great fort built by King Herod and hear the dramatic and heroic story.


Descending by cable car we will continue to the Dead Sea one of the world’s true natural wonders.

Floating in the Dead Sea, thanks to its unique natural elements, is a must when visiting Israel and is one of our most popular destinations. Come and enjoy the rich mineral mud and use the spa facilities. Relax, chill out and have a float in the salty Dead Sea, guaranteed to work wonders on the body and soul!!


Maybe it’s a good idea to visit the Dead Sea now as “Friends of the Earth” organization predict that in less than 50 years the sea will have evaporated completely!


Applying Dead sea Mud
Dead sea

Descending by cable car we will continue to the Dead Sea one of the world’s true natural wonders currently in the running as one of the worlds "New natural wonders".

Floating in the Dead Sea, thanks to its unique natural elements, is a must when visiting Israel and is one of our most popular destinations. Come and enjoy the rich mineral mud and use the spa facilities. Relax, chill out and have a float in the salty Dead Sea, guaranteed to work wonders on the body and soul!!

 

Day 6-7 - Jerusalem

Tower of David in Jerusalem
Tower of David

Tour the ancient, fascinating and magical city of Jerusalem. Start with a visit to the tomb of King David, the thousand-year-old building that houses the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion.

Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road and visit the four Sephardic synagogues restored after the 1967 war in the Jewish quarter.


Next visit the Davidson center where visitors are able to interactively explore the Herodian Temple Mount reconstruction using a supercomputer. Visit the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) the last remnant of the Temple in Jerusalem and then tour the Western Wall Tunnels and learn a fascinating lesson in Jewish history. 



The Western Wall, Jerusalem
The Western Wall


Yad Vashem museum, Jerusalem with Vanessa Williams
Yad Vashem

Walk through the local colorful and lively Arab Market to David’s Tower museum and see the ancient remains of the fortress of the city.

Leaving the Old City through the famous Jaffa gate we will continue on to visit Ammunition Hill which is the official memorial site symbolizing the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem.



Driving on to “Mea Shearim” to see the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities or visit Yemin Moshe which was the first Jewish neighborhood built outside the walls of the Old City and in fact was the first area of Jewish settlement in Jerusalem outside the Old City walls.

 

A city tour is started with a drive by the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament; see the huge Menorah which the British Parliament gave to Israel in 1956 with the biblical emblem.

Next stop is the Israel Museum and the new Holy Land model - a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. See the Shrine of the book, where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed. Continuing our drive to mount Hertzel, where the central military cemetery is located and Yad Vashem, Israel’s main Holocaust remembrance and education center is situated.

 






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