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Liz Weiss tour plan, August 2019

Aug 13 (TUE)

private tour israelArrival, WELCOME TO ISRAEL!. 

Upon arrival you will get to Jerusalem (***), check-in, and relax, wash up, and go for a nice dinner (***)

O/N: Jerusalem

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Aug 14 (WED)

yad vashem tourThe first day will be used for meeting the Rabbi to coordinate the ceremony on Saturday, and visit the National institution for the memory and study of the Holocaust –  “Yad Vashem”  .

The visit will include also a “twining” ceremony (***).

O/N: Jerusalem

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Aug 15 (THUR) 

Hurva Synagogue Jewish QuarterMeeting the guide (“Danny the Digger”),  the first day will be used to explore “Where it all began” – the  City of David  . We will review possible remains of David’s palace, and go through under ground tunnels Biblical times.

Later we will continue through a first century drainage tunnel to the Southern Wall Archaeological Park  , and after lunch explore the Jewish Quarter .

O/N: Jerusalem

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Aug 16 (FRI)

dig for a dayHeading out Jerusalem we will join a Planting a tree  (***)  session and then a uniqe “Dig for a Day”  experience (***).

After a light lunch we will explore the are related to the Battle site of David and Goliath , and sections of the 1948 “Burma Road”  .

O/N: Jerusalem

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Aug 17 (SAT)

Bar Mitzvah Azrat IsraelIn the morning we will have a Bar-Mitzvah ceremony at “Robinson Arch”, and after branch at the hotel (***) we will check out and Drive to Ein Gedi , where you will also be able to go for a Swim at the Dead Sea .

O/N: Dead Sea

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Aug 18 (SUN)

tour to masada

An early start will get us to Masada   before the crowds and the heat, and we will then drive to the Ramon Crater  , where we will visit the Ramon Crater Visitors Center , and possibly set a Rappeling in Ramon Crater  experience (***).

In the evening we can also join a Stars Watching Session in Machtesh Ramon  (***).

O/N: Ramon Suites (***)

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Aug 19 (MON)

akko tourIn the morning we will have a 3.5 hours drive to get to Akko   and explore the medieval capital of the Crusaders. We will then continue to the Rosh Hanikra Grottoes   and use the cable car to exlpore the natural caves.

We will end the day checking in at German Colony in Haifa   for the night.

O/N: Haifa

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Aug 20 (TUE)

safed Karo Synagogue

In the morning we will ascend to the Carmel for a panoramic view of the Bahaian Terraced Gardens  as well as Akko bay, and then head to  Safed / Tsfat   to have a better understanding of Jewish “Kaballah”.

After lunch we will descend to the Jordan river and do Kayaks  (***) on the Jordan river rapids (!).

O/N: Merom Golan

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Aug 21 (WED)

ATV Jordan riverWaking up in a kibbutz in the Golan Heights , we will ascend to the top of Mt. Bental   for a view into Syria, and then embark on an ATV tour in the Golan Heights (***). After lunch we will visit a 1973 battle site and see OZ 77 movie   (***), and end with a visit to  Kol Shofar  Shofar workshop (***).

O/N: Merom Golan

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Aug 22 (THUR)

caesarea tourHeading to Tel-Aviv for the last few days, we will make a stop at Beth Shearim  to crawl into ancient Jewish Catacombs, and at Caesarea   learn about this region in Roman time. In the afternoon we will reach Tel-Aviv and if time and will permits, we could have a quick visit to Jaffa 

O/N: Tel-Aviv

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Aug 23 (FRI)

jaffa private tour

Friday morning will be a bit more relaxed after the intense last few days. With your friends you can have a stroll in the Jaffa , the Flea Market   , and the Carmel Market  .

In the afternoon you could visit the Friday Afternoon Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair  .

O/N: Tel-Aviv

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Aug 24 (SAT)

tel aviv tourSaturday can be used for a swim at the Dead Sea or stroll on Rothschild Boulevard  with your friends.

O/N: Tel-Aviv

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Aug 25 (SUN)

flight to israelTransfer to the Airport for Departure (***). Farewell!