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12 Day Jewish Israel Tour

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The 12 day Jewish Israel Tour takes you on a journey to the land of where it all began. Join us on a magnificent journey through Israel on our 12 day Jewish Israel tour.


The 12 Day Jewish Israel Tour Itinerary

Wednesday, Day 1: Arrival on our 12 Day Jewish Israel Tour / transfer to Tel Aviv

  • Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport and embark on our 12 day Jewish Israel tour.
  • We will be met by a Heritage Israel Tour (Shalom Journey’s) representative. We will be transferred to our hotel in the beautiful coastal City of Tel Aviv where for check-in.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Thursday, Day 2: Independence Hall / Mini Israel / Latrun / Yad Mordechai

  • Following our first breakfast in Israel, we will meet our guide and start our first day of touring. First we will visit Independence Hall, best known as the site where David Ben Gurion declared the creation of the State of Israel.
  • Continue to drive to Latrun and visit the Armored Corp Museum. One of the most diverse tank museum in the world.
  • Proceed to “Mini Israel Park” to see the miniature models of the most important sites and buildings in the country.
  • Moving on to the Ayalon Institute. Once an ammunition factory for the Hagana. This was an underground movement before May 1948.
  • To conclude the day of touring, we will return back to our hotel for the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Tel-Aviv.

Friday, Day 3: Tel Aviv and Jaffa area

  • Following breakfast, we will start our day with a visit the Beit Hatfusot (Diaspora museum), the Museum of the Jewish People.
  • Proceed to tour the main streets of Tel Aviv, the business centers and the entertainment district of Israel.
  • Continue with a stop at Rabin’s Square, the place where Prime Minister, Itzhak Rabin was assassinated.
  • Moving forward  to Old Jaffa, an 8000-year-old port city; visit the ancient ruins and walk along the restored artists’ quarter.
  • In addition, visit Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel Aviv that was built in 1909.
  • Furthermore, we will visit Nahalat Benyamin. The pedestrian street market with musicians, handmade jewelry and artifacts on display.
  • To conclude, we will visit Sheinkin street. A lively and colorful street especially known with the unique shops, café life and youthful ambiance.
  • Return back to our hotel for the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Tel-Aviv.

Saturday, Day 4: Tel Aviv – Shabbat at Leisure

  • Following Shabbat breakfast, we will enjoy a day at leisure.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

Sunday, Day 5: Caesarea, Haifa, Akko (Acre), Rosh Hanikra

  • Following breakfast, we will check-out from our hotel. Travel north along the coastal Plain of the Mediterranean to visit the ancient city of Caesarea.
  • Proceed to view the excavated Roman Theater once used for many performances throughout the centuries.
  • Continue through the excavated fortress and view the aqueduct, once used for conveying water to the city.
  • Moving on, the tour will continue north towards Haifa and ascend Mt. Carmel. Stop for a panoramic view of the Bahai Gardens and Haifa Bay.
  • Proceed to “AF AL PI CHEN” the naval museum of the illegal immigration to Israel at the time of the British mandate.
  • Following Haifa we drive north along the coast and stop at Akko (Acre) to see the ancient fortress. Known for its underground passages and secret rooms.
  • Visit the prison where members of the Hagana and Irgun were held captive during Israel’s fight for Independence.
  • Furthermore, we will continue to the northernmost point of Israel at Rosh Hanikra. This is where the border meets Lebanon. Descend by cable car to see the limestone Grottos created by the Mediterranean Sea.
  • To conclude, we will proceed to our Kibbutz along the shores of the Galilee where we will spend our night including dinner.

Overnight in the Galilee.

Monday, Day 6: Safed / Tel Facher / Banias / Tel Hai

  • Following breakfast, we will start our day with a drive south to the Mystical City of Safed. It is considered to be one of the Four Holy Cities according to tradition and its Kabalistic studies (the birthplace of Kabbalah).
  • Proceed to the Golan Heights for a Jeep adventure.  The tour explores the Golan Heights and its terrain by jeep. Stop at an observation point overlooking the destroyed city of Kuneitra (Syrian territory).
  • Furthermore, stop at Tel Facher, a former Syrian army camp.
  • Continue north to Banias Springs, considered the largest spring feeding from Mt. Hermon and leading into the Jordan River.
  • To conclude, we will visit Tel-Hai. See the “Roaring Lion” monument. Lastly, return to our Kibbutz Hotel for a relaxing dinner in the Upper Galilee.

Overnight in the Galilee.

Tuesday, Day 7: Beit Shean, Beit Alpha, Gan Hashlosha to Jerusalem

  • Following breakfast, we will drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave.
  • Continuing south via the Jordan Valley to the ancient City of Beit Shean, also called “Scythopolis”. Proceed to walk through the largest ongoing archaeological dig in the land of Israel.
  • Proceed to visit Beit Alpha to see the beautiful mosaic floor of a Byzantine synagogue.
  • Moving further south to visit Gan Hashlosha (Sachne). We will have the opportunity to enjoy the water springs, located at the foot of the Gilboa Mountain.
  • Furthermore, we will proceed south through the lush Jordan Valley. Upon arriving in Jerusalem we will stop at Mt. Scopus for a beautiful panoramic view of Jerusalem and the Old City.
  • To conclude, arrive at our hotel for check-in.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, Day 8: Old City of Jerusalem

  • Following breakfast, the tour will start at Mt. Zion to visit the tomb of King David.
  • Proceed to enter the walled city of Jerusalem and proceed to the Jewish Quarter. It was reconstructed after the city was unified at the conclusion of the Six-Day War in 1967.
  • Continue with our walk to the broad stone stairway down to the holy Western Wall – the “Kotel” (Beit Hamikdash).
  • Moreover, descending through the many layers of Jerusalem’s past at the time of the Temple through the Rabbinical Tunnels. An incredible labyrinth of tunnels, arches, and passageways remain untouched for centuries.
  • Furthermore, continue towards the Southern Wall excavations to see the Davidson Center. It is one of the most significant archeological sites in the country.
  • To conclude, return to the Roman Cardo though the local Arab Bazaar (Suk). Walk out of the Old City through the Jaffa gate to visit David’s Tower Museum. See the ancient remains of the city beginning with the first Temple period.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Thursday, Day 9: New City of Jerusalem

  • Following breakfast, enter the Old City through the Dung Gate and walk towards the Kotel and witness a Bar Miztvah ceremony.
  • Depart the Old City and drive to Mea Shearim. Learn about the unique lifestyle of the Ultra orthodox communities.
  • Proceed to drive to Mount Herzl, Israel’s national cemetery. We will visit the grave-sites of Israel’s greatest leaders and heroes.
  • Moving on, continue to Yad Vashem. Considered to be the first memorial to mankind’s darkest period. We will visit the very moving exhibit at the Children’s Pavilion.
  • Furthermore, continue to Ammunition Hill (Givat-Hatahmoshet). This is a former Jordanian army stronghold conquered by the Israeli army in the Six Day War.
  • Moreover, drive by the Knesset, to see Israel’s parliament and the Menorah with the biblical emblems.
  • To conclude, proceed to Israel Museum to see the scale model. The museum recreates Jerusalem in 66 CE. In the same complex, visit the Shrine of the Book where the original Dead Sea scrolls are housed.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Friday, Day 10: Qumran, Masada and the Dead Sea area

  • Following an early breakfast, we will travel south through the Judean Wilderness towards the shores of the Dead Sea.
  • Descending to the lowest point on earth at 1305 feet (398m) below sea level and arrive to the shores of the Dead Sea.
  • Proceed south and stop at Qumran to visit the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
  • Continue south along the shores of the Dead Sea to the legendary mountaintop plateau of Masada.
  • Furthermore, ascend the mountain by cable car to the ancient synagogue of Masada and explore the ancient fortress.
  • Following the tour of Masada, we descend by cable car and continue with our drive south to a spa resort hotel for lunch.
  • Moreover, after lunch, we will have the opportunity to experience floating in the mystical waters of the Dead Sea. Cover ourselves in mud. Return to our hotel in Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Saturday (Shabbat), Day 11: Jerusalem at leisure

  • Following Shabbat breakfast,  enjoy a day at leisure in Jerusalem.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

Sunday, Day 12: End of 12 Day Jewish Israel Tour

  • Last breakfast in Israel. To conclude we will be transferred to Ben Gurion Airport. Embark on our return flight home with everlasting memories of the Land of Israel.


The above program can be extended and tailor-made for groups.

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