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12 Days 11 Night Heritage Tour

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Jewish/Israeli Heritage Experience – 12 Days 11 nts  Israel Tour                                                                                         

Israel Travel Providers

Phone : 862-252-9186   Fax: 862-252-9203

info@israeltravelproviders.com

 

Touring starts every Wednesday of the year!

Experience the best of Israel

 

12-Day 11-Nights Israel Heritage Tour 

 

Day 1 – TUESDAY

Enjoy your flight to Eretz Izrael, food, drink and meals included.

 

Day 2 – WEDNESDAY 
Tel Aviv 
Welcome to Israel, upon arrival into Ben Gurion International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our airport representative. Transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv – – Israel largest and modern city with short distance to Jaffa. Check in at your hotel for overnight rest from your flight. This beautiful city is on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, and offers a lively city center with shopping, family attractions, and the popular promenade by the beach with wonderful restaurants, stores, and coffee shops, dining, shopping, artistic neighborhood of Neve Tzedek and enjoy the day on your own.
Overnight Tel Aviv-.

 

Day 3 – THURSDAY
Independence Hall / Mini Israel/ Latrun/ Yad Mordechai

Begin your Jewish escorted tour visiting the Independence Hall where the creation of the State of Israel was declared. Then continue to Latrun to see the new “Mini Israel” park including miniature models of the most important sites and buildings in Israel. We’ll continue to Avalon Institute, once an ammunition factory for the Hagana, the underground movement before May 1948. Next we tour Yad Mordechai, named after Mordechai Anilevitz, leader of the Warsaw Ghetto and visit the restored battlefields of the War of Liberation and learn about their heroic story.
Overnight Tel Aviv-

 

Day 4 – FRIDAY 
Tel Aviv 
On your Jewish heritage tour today we’ll visit the Diaspora Museum, and learn about the history and culture of the Jewish people through out the world, the museum includes virtual exhibits. After we drive on a city tour on the main streets of Tel Aviv, and see the center of business and entertainment of this modern city. We take time and visit Rabin’s Square, the place of assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Continue on to Old Jaffa, the oldest old port city to be 8,000 years. Explore the ancient ruins and walk along the restored Artist Quarters. See Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood in Tel Aviv, built in 1909, and walk on Nahalat Benyamin, the colorful street of the city with musicians, hand made jewelry, and arts and crafts. Last we stop at Sheinkin, the lively street known for unique shops, café life and youthful ambiance.
Overnight Tel Aviv-

 

Day 5 – SATURDAY
At Leisure to explore the city and enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.

Overnight in Tel Aviv.

 

 

Day 6 – SUNDAY
Caesarea / Haifa / Acre / Rosh Hanikra
The start of your Jewish Heritage escorted tour begins with a drive along the costal plains in to Caesarea, once Judea capital under Roman rule. See this amazing port city build by built by Herod the Great, explore the aqueduct, amphitheater, and excavations of the crusaders and ancient city. Continue to Haifa for a breathtaking view from Mount Carmel, and visit “AF AL PI CHEN”, the naval museum of the illegal immigration to Israel at the time of the British mandate. We’ll drive to Acre and walk along its old harbor and local market. Continue to the northernmost point of Israel at Rosh Hanikra. Descend by cable into the limestone grottoes.
Overnight Kibbutz guesthouse in Galilee-

 

Day 7 - MONDAY
Safed / Tel Facher / Banias / Tel Hai
After an Israeli breakfast in your hotel we’ll drive to Safed, center of the Kaballa movement; tour the Joseph Caro synagogue and the Ha’Ari synagogue, the most important synagogue in this city, continue with a stroll around the Artist’s quarter. Next is exploring on a Jeep tour at the foot of the Golan. After we continue to the Golan Heights and stop at an observation point over the city of Kuneitra and the Syrian territory. Stop at Tel Facher, a former Syrian army camp and visit the Banias springs. Next we’ll see Tel-Hai the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920.
Overnight Kibbutz guesthouse in Galilee-

 

Day 8 - TUESDAY
Beit Shean / Beit Alpha / Gan Hashlosha / Jerusalem

On your Jewish tour today we’ll drive to Tiberias and visit the Tomb of Maimonides (Kever ha-Rambam), one of the most important Jewish pilgrimage sites in Israel honoring the famous Jewish philosopher, and one of Tiberias most visited tourist attractions. Continue our travel on to Beit She’an, the largest archeological park in Israel with amazing excavations from the Roman and Byzantine periods. This site rivals those of ruins in ancient Rome. Next on your tour we stop at Beit Alpha to see beautiful mosaic floors of a synagogue from the Byzantine era. Onto Gan Hashlosha (Sachne), where you will have an opportunity to enjoy the water springs located at the foot of the Gilboa Mountain, the famous mountain on which King Saul was killed in the battle against the Philistines. Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem with a stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the Golden City of Jerusalem.
Overnight Jerusalem-

 

Day 9 – WEDNESDAY 
Jerusalem: Old City 
Today we begin our heritage tour in the Old City of Jerusalem. We’ll visit the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion, and continue with a walk along the Cardo, an ancient Roman road. After we visit four Sephardic synagogues restored after the 1967 war in the Jewish Quarter. Then continue with a visit to the Western Wall Tunnels along the base of the Western Wall- the holiest site in Judaism and one of the original walls that retained the Templeleading us through the Second Temple era and marvel at the amazing construction of your ancestors of the Temple Mount. Here we visit the Davidson center and on to the local Arab bazaar, where you can test your negotiating skills with the local vendors. Then walk through the Jaffa gate to David’s Tower museum and see ancient remains of the city beginning with the first Temple period.
Overnight in Jerusalem-

 

Day 10 - THURSDAY 
Jerusalem: New City

After breakfast we arrive to the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.

After time for prayer and reflection on the Western Wall we continue to Mea Shearim, and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox Jewish communities. We’ll continue our Jerusalem tour driving to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament building, and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems. Next visit the Israel Museum, and the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are housed, and the new holy land model – a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second Temple period. Drive to Mount Hertzel, and see the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust. Tour the 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.
Overnight in Jerusalem-

 

Day 11 - FRIDAY 
Qumran / Massada / Dead Sea
Enjoy and see the Judean Desert when we drive to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Beginning with a stop at Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found in 1947 by a Bedouin boy. We’ll continue to perhaps one of the most impressive sites in Israel to the fortress of Masada, and the last stronghold of the Jews after the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Here we ascend by cable car high up to Masada and tour the ancient fortress exploring the food storeroom, water irrigation system, bath houses and Herod’s Palace. After we descend Masada by cable car, and stop for lunch and local spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area.
Overnight in Jerusalem-

 

Day 12 – SHABBAT (on your own)
At leisure. Enjoy the last day in Israel, enjoy a very special Shabbat service at any of the great synagogues in Jerusalem, walk around the unique neighborhoods of the old city.
Overnight in Jerusalem-

 

Day 13 – SUNDAY 
Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport
Breakfast at your hotel, check out,

Pick up time from the hotel lobby to Ben Gurion airport will be 4 hours before your departure flight.

 

 

Transfers. The drive from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion International Airport is about 45 to 60 minutes. International flights require that you check-in at least 3 hours prior to your flight departure time.

If your flight departs in the morning you will arrive back in America the same day of your departure.

This thirteen day Israel Heritage itinerary can be tailor-made as a private tour for families or groups.

 

Israel Travel Providers

Phone : 862-252-9186   Fax: 862-252-9203

info@israeltravelproviders.com

 

   SPECIAL OFFER AT CROWN PLAZA HOTELS:  Free upgrade to deluxe room at Crown Plaza Tel-Aviv &    Jerusalem. Free dinner on Friday night at Crown Plaza Jerusalem.

4 nights in a beautiful hotel in Tel Aviv, The Modern City
2 nights in at Kibbutz Lavi Hotel in Northern Israel
5 nights in Jerusalem
8 full touring days, Israeli professional guide/driver.
Air-conditioned touring vehicle,
Full breakfast daily.
2 dinners at the kibbutz (we can add additional dinners),
Tour of the kibbutz’s synagogue furniture Factory.
Entrance fees to all the sights we visit as per itinerary.
Transportation from and to the airport.

Not Included:

Tips to guide, driver and hotel staff (suggested $12 per person/per day – $6 guide, $3 driver, $3 hotel staff)
Travel Insurance (highly recommended – available at additional cost)
Extra meals
Personal expenses
Anything not mentioned as included.
AIR FARE; please call for current airline pricing.
Please feel free to call with any questions after looking over the enclosed information.specialist-1

 

Steven (Shaya) Jacoby 862-252-9186  862-252-9203 FAX

 

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