• “ShakinDave” (tripadvisor.com)

    I got in touch with Danny after reading a letter he wrote in Biblical Archaeology Review magazine, and found him to be every bit as knowledgeable as I was hoping. He took me around Tal Megiddo in northern Israel and the ancient port city of Caesaria, and introduced me to a Samaritan family. His insights […]

  • Darrel James, Holland and UK

    Hi Danny, We had a fantastic day with you –  thank you so much. Certainly be in touch if there are any production opportunities. Good luck with everything. Kind regards, Darrel James Chief Operating Officer, http://www.offthefence.com




Shalom and welcome to Israel! 

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I am an Israeli-born (“Sabra“), and a former IDF sergeant major (paratroopers).

I have an MA in archaeology as well as a Masters in Business Administation.

I lecture on archaeology at the Hebrew University  and at a number of Tour Guide courses  

Since 2007 I have been operating a private tour company,  offering the highest quality, customized touring experience across Israel.

I can also set transportation, accomodation, and nutrition  :-) , but above all, I strive to be a “cultural mediator”, presenting the Land of Israel, with all its tastes, beauty, sanctity, and complexity.

In 2014 I was awarded (again) with a “Certificate of Excellence” by “Trip Advisor”, based  on the sheer number of positive  testimonials, like the ones below:

If you are intersted in booking me (or one of MY TEAM), fill out this contact form, and I will be happy be at your service!  


I look forward to hearing from you.  .

Danny Herman  

MA, MBA, Adjunct Professor, Hebrew University  

Private tours, Archaeological Expertise



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Following Patrich and Arubas, Shanks, and my own similar opinions, a few months ago I started raising money to excavate the eastern tower in Herodium. We all suspect the tomb found at Herodium by Prof. Netzer is grand, but it is NOT the tomb of King Herod. Here is Shanks review. And here is an interview of […]

Guiding Top CROSSFIT Trainer RUSSEL BERGER, 2014

This Winter I was honored to guide World top CROSSFIT trainer, trainer, Russel Berger. We had a great time touring the old city of Jerusalem, and sites around the Dead Sea. Russel later directed several CROSSFIT workshops across the country. A set of videos were made of this experience. Here is the one focusing more […]

Guiding Hershel Shanks, editor of BAR

For months I was waiting to the visit of Hershel Shanks, Editor of BAR, as we planned a tour to the north. The week before his arrival, Hamas started launching rockets at Israel. Yet both my summer class at the Hebrew U was executed, with only some minor changes, and this week Hershel showed up, and […]

סוגר חשבון עם טיטוס ברומא

סוגר חשבון עם טיטוס זכרונות של ארכיאולוג מטיול זוגי לאיטליה, קיץ 2013רומא היא יעד אידיאלי בשבילנו כזוג.אני “חי” את התקופה הרומית, כמו גם ימי הנצרות, במסגרת השכלתי ועבודתי.אישתי “חיה” אופנה..החום ביציאה מהטרמינל מזכיר לי שאנחנו שכנים, וגם פה באוגוסט חם.  הסעה ב”שאטל” עם נהג שלא יודע מילה אנגלית מביאה אותנו ל”טרמיני” רומא, ומשם מונית למלון (מלון […]

Guiding American Judge Abe Sofaer

This June I was fortunate to guide American Judge Abe Sofaer, his wife, Marian, together with Israel Museum archaeology curator Haim Gitler and his wife. Below are some photos of our visit to Bethsaida , Capernaum  , and tell Beth Shemesh . . . At Bethsaida and Beth Shemesh we were fortunate to meet the excavation directors, Dr. Rami Arav, Dr. […]

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