JEWISH TOUR Samples of 8 Days Tour
(From - OUR Tours)
Nitzan Travel Services has set itself the goal of providing its clients with the most high-quality and professional service available and guaranteeing that every trip to Israel will be a truly exciting and fascinating experience the kind that it is always a pleasure to reminisce about. We have recruited the top tour guides, known for their professionalism, vast knowledge and extensive guiding experience.
We choose guides who have received warm recommendations from groups they have led and no less important, those who possess a great love for the Land, its vistas and its people. Our ultra-professional itineraries are designed according to your specifications and needs. Our tours are all customized – you can see here few samples. Once you contact us we will create one just for you.
Day 1 – ARRIVES TO ISRAEL - land at Ben Gurion airport, pick up and transfer to Tel Aviv. Early dinner and hopefully good night sleep.
Day 2 – Tel Aviv -"the City that never sleeps" - We will visit the Independence Hall where David Ben Gurion declared Israel's Independence; explore the Palmach Museum that tells the story of the militia that became IDF, visit Rabin's Square and the Open Market Carmel, visit Jaffa the ancient port city out of which Tel Aviv has now grown. Explore some of Tel Aviv' unique neighborhoods such as Neve Tzedek.
Day 3 – Head North Along The Coast - Drive north via Israel's Coast, visit Caesarea the city built by King Herod the Great, Zichron Yaakov, one of the first Jewish settlements. Haifa the largest city in northern Israel and the Baha'i world center, look over the Baha'i Gardens and the Baha'i Shrine, visit the Druze villages and learn about their culture.
Day 4 – Jewish Mysticism and Crusaders - Visit Akko (Acre), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Enjoy the gleaming white cliffs of Rosh Hanikra, Continue to Safed, a picturesque city of spiritual people and artists. End the day riding a jeep in the beautiful nature.
Day 5 – Israel's Northern Border - Drive up the Golan and Visit Oz 77 the large tank battle site from 1973. Look over the border into Syria – try to better understand Israel's northern issues, take a short hike at one of the northern nature preserves or Visit one of Israel's finest boutique wineries. Depart the North and drive to Jerusalem via Beit Shean, impressive archeological site, Visit Beit Alfa National Park, Continue to Kibbutz Degania (Aleph), Israel’s first kibbutz. Once we reach Jerusalem we will stop on one of the high hills overlooking the city and bless Shehechyanu.
Day 6 – Jerusalem Old City - We will visit the newest dig at the oldest part – City of David, the South Wall Excavations, the Western Wall and the Tunnels, walk through the Jewish Quarter and the Cardo. Enjoy the Arab bazaar.
Day 7 – The Dead Sea Area - Drive to the Dead Sea area and visit Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, take a short walk at Ein Gedi, an oasis in the desert, Masada – one of the most exciting sites relates a story of perseverance and power, experience the unique phenomenon of the Dead Sea.
Day 8 – Jerusalem New City - Start the day at Yad Vashem – Israel's main holocaust remembrance, Explore the newly rebuilt Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book, the home of several exceptional archaeological finds. Enjoy the colorful open marketMachne Yehuda and Down Town. Walk some of Jerusalem unique neighborhoods. Transfer to the airport for a safe flight home.