Oct 18 (FRI)
8:40 Arrival. WELCOME TO ISRAEL!.
Upon arrival we will drive into Tel-Aviv and check in, and then enjoy the highlights of the city, such as Jaffa , the Flea Market , the Independence Hall and the Friday Afternoon Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair .
Oct 19 (SAT)
Enjoying a possible morning swim at the Mediterranean sea, we later pack and head to the north for a few days. On the way we will visit the ancient city of Caesarea, and crawl in ancient Jewish Catacombs at Beth-Shearim.
We could also ascend to the Carmel and learn about the Druze minority, where we can also have an authentic lunch.
Oct 20 (SUN)
An exciting day at the Golan Heights will start with a view into Syria from Mt. Bental and then join a 2 hours ATV in the Golan Heights experience. We could also join a chocolate workshop at De Karina Chocolatiere , and visit the “Golan Magic” Visitors Center.
Oct 21 (MON, Simchat Torah)
To complete our appreciation of the Jewish history in the north we visit the Rabbinical center at Safed, and then head to Jerusalem with an optional stop at Sepphoris / Zippori famed for its mosaic floors.
Upon reaching Jerusalem we greet it from Mount of Olives Viewpoint and introduce the city.
Oct 22 (TUE)
Our intensive day tour to explore Biblical Jerusalem will begin at the City of David , where we will review the possible remains of King David’s Palace and walk along underground Warren’s shaft , the Canaanite Tunnel and up the Herodian Drainage Channel , to the Southern Wall Archaeological Park and Davidson Center .
Oct 23 (WED)
Our last day of the tour will be devoted to the region of the Dead Sea. Passing by the “Sea level” sign we could enjoy a short Camel ride :-), and via cable car we will reach the top of famous Masada .
We will then go for a nice lunch and swim at the Dead Sea experience at the a local hotel. On our way back we will view the oasis of Ein Gedi as well as the caves where the “Dead Sea Scrolls” were uncovered.
Oct 24 (THUR)
A day reserved for celebrating the Bar-Mitzvah, including Torah Reading. In the evening you could also join the Tower of David Night Spectacular .
Oct 25 (FRI)
10:10 Departure. FAREWELL!!