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12 Days Israel Luxury Family Tour

12 Day Luxury Family Tour Package

If you are a Christian affiliated family and wish to cover ALL of Israel, yet in the most extreme way – this tour is for you! From a private yacht on the Red Sea to helicopter flights, Watersports, chocolate workshops, VIP tours in Jerusalem, Petra, and much more! Check out the detailed tour proposal below and contact us for a quote!

Day 1 – VIP Arrival Service

Welcome to Israel! Upon your arrival a VIP service from the airplane door will assist you through passport control, customs, and luggage, and set your transfer to the hotel. If you wish, a special dinner experience in one of Tel-Aviv’s fine restaurants can also be set.

Overnight: Kempinski Tel-Aviv or Setai Jaffa

Day 2 – Adventures in Tel-Aviv

the squadronAfter enjoying the typical affluent Israeli breakfast at your hotel your guide will meet and greet you, as you embark on an introductory morning tour of Jaffa and Tel-Aviv. The first stop will be Old Jaffa, where Peter’s vision took place. At Jaffa’s old port we ill reflect on Solomon’s import of Cedar for the construction of the temple of the Lord, and the Greek mythology relating to Andromeda’s rock. Next, we stroll through the Flea Market where you will have an opportunity to purchase some vintage and 2nd hand “chachkes”. We then drive along Rothschild boulevard, where you will learn about the inception of Tel-Aviv, and especially the major historical event that took place at the “Hall of Independence“.

For lunch we will dine at “Sebastian” fine restaurant in Herzelyiah, where will also have an opportunity to learn about Israel’s amazing High-tech industry. In this area you will also have an opportunity to experience an amazing Israeli Airforce like F16 simulator experience! Just zip the overall, place your headsets, and follow the challenges from the control room!

Ovenight: Kempinski Tel-Aviv or Setai Jaffa

Day 3 – Fly in Style to the North

After another rich Israeli breakfast, a limo van will take you to the take off spot from which an A/C helicopter will take you on an amazing scenic flight above the coast, hovering over the antiquities of Caesarea, Megiddo the Sea of Galilee. Upon landing in the heart of the Golan Heights, an expert of the local geo-politics will take you on an off-road tour along the Syrian border, providing an in-depth review of the region. For lunch you will head to a Druze village where a local family will host you in their home. They will provide both a great lunch experience and introduce the special history of the Druze people.

Finally, in the nearby kibbutz the kids can join a workshop at a local chocolatier, while the adults try some great local wine (or gin!). At the end of the day your guide will take you to a private resort by the Sea of Galilee.

Overnight: Setai Sea of Galilee

Day 4 – Around the Sea of Galilee

powered parachute flights buckeyeAn early start will get you to an open field near the hotel where a powered parachute will take you on a magical flight around the Sea of Galilee. Holy Christian sites and the Jordan river estuary are just some of the immersing views you will see from above. After breakfast you will continue exploring the region by visiting Capernaum, Magdala and other possible significant sites in Christian history. For a special lunch experience dine “Magdalena”, after which you could go on a private sail on the Sea of Galilee, or some more extreme watersports.

Overnight: Setai Sea of Galilee

Day 5 – Greeting Jerusalem

Your morning will start with an enchanting kayaking experience at the Jordan river’s estuary. Navigating in the slow stream you will track local wildlife that cannot be seen any other way. After changing cloths and a breakfast you will be driven to the take-off site of the helicopter. It will take you on a fast, scenic and comfy flight above the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan valley. Landing on Mount Scopus, you will have a biblical style “Shehecheyanu” greet of Jerusalem from the top of Mount of Olives, followed by a visit to the Garden of Gethsemane. For a special lunch experience, you will be driven to the Mahane Yudah Market, after which you will have an opportunity to stroll and feel the special vibes of this market. You will then return to the Old City and have private VIP tour with Golf cart. The stations of the Cross, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Christian quarter, the Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall and the local market (“Suq”) are just some of the highlights that will be covered.

Overnight: King David Hotel.

Day 6  – Exploring Biblical Sites

Hezekiahs tunnel 3During the nice hotel breakfast facing the old city walls a representative of the City of David will brief you in on the site. You will then be driven to the site where he will lead you through some of its most exciting recent discoveries, including areas not yet open to the public. Next, you will continue to a VIP tour in the Western Wall tunnels and related heritage projects. After a light lunch break, you will continue to the border crossing point where a Palestinian guide will join you and lead you into Bethlehem. You will have a VIP tour at the Church of the Nativity, followed by a visit to the Shepherds’ field and an optional visit to a local olive wood workshop.

Overnight: King David Hotel

Day 7 – Float on the Dead Sea

Checking out for a desert adventure, our first stop will be Jesus’ traditional baptism site. Located near Jericho, it marks also where the Israelites crossed the Jordan river to claim the Holy Land. Next, we will drive along the cliff where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Spread around the site of Qumran, these caves yielded the most significant archaeological discovery ever made in the Land of Israel.

Reaching the Oasis of Ein-Gedi we could go for a 2 hours’ hike in it’s nature reserve and up the “Shulamit” Waterfall. For lunch we will head to Kibbutz Ein-Gedi. In its dinning room we will get a first-hand experience of life in a typical Israeli communal farm – a Kibbutz. After lunch we will have a stroll in the kibbutz and appreciates its unique botanical gardens. Next, we will ascend by cable car to the top of Masada. We will learn about the fantastic site and the great drama it witnessed some 2000 years ago.

Finally we will check in one of the hotels of the Dead Sea and enjoy the one-of-a-kind floating experience in its salty water. In the evening we could also have a Bedouin hospitality experience, including some belly dancing!

Overnight: Milos Hotel Dead Sea

Day 8 – Bubble Tents in Wadi Rum

A 2 hours’ drive along the Aravah will bring you to the border crossing near Eilat. Crossing fast over with VIP service you, will have a brief tour of Aqaba, and then an off-rad tour experience in the iconic Wadi Rum. With its sheer red cliffs and the endless sand dunes, the ride will feel like in another planet. After a Bedouin lunch you will be driven to Wadi Musa, and possibly spend the night in Martian-like bubble shape tents. Here too, you could have a Bedouin feast – combined with swords dances!

Overnight: Wadi Musa

Day 9 – Unveiling Petra

petra khazaneA scenic walk (or golf cart ride) through Petra’s gorge provides such a dramatic entry into this legendary city. The capital of the Nabatean kingdom was once a place of exuberant wealth, and its remains attract explorers to this day. Especially famous are its tomb facades, such as the “Treasury“. Your expert local guide will lead you through some of iconic monuments, and after lunch you will be drive back to the border with Israel.  With VIP service at the border crossing you will swiftly return to Israel and be driven to Eilat. Here, a 24 meters long yacht will be waiting for you to take you on a magical afternoon sail on the Red Sea. Reaching the coral reef next to the border with Egypt you will be able to snorkel among the colored fish in the most beautiful part of Eilat’s bay. As the sun goes down you will have a barbecue feast on the yacht, and where you can also spend the night in luxury and privacy.

Overnight: On the yacht / Hotel in Eilat.

Day 10 – Luxury in the Wilderness

A leisure morning could include a unique scuba diving session in the red Sea. Even if you have no experience, the diving instructor will lead you through the dive, holding your hand, if needed. After lunch you will be driven to the luxurious Six Senses hotel in Sharahruth. The evening will combine a fine dinning experience followed by stargazing activity.

O/N: Six Senses Shaharut

Day 11 – Rappel in the Crater

After a leisure morning, we will continue through the heart of Israel’s wilderness. At the Ramon Crater we could have an off-road or ATV through its nature reserve. We could combine with a fun rappelling experience at the crater’s northern ridge. Next, we will drive to Sde boker where we could visit the new multimedia presentation of Israel’s first Prime Minister biography – Ben-Gurion. If time permits, we could also visit Sderot and learn about the daily life around Gaza Strip.

Overnight: Tel-Aviv

Day 12 – Track the Ark in the Shephela

Your last tour day will be devoted to Archaeology – and some good wine! We start with a visit to Tell Beth-Shemesh where in recent years significant new finds were made relating to the Ark of the Covenant. We will assess the new discoveries and enter a 2,700-year-old water reservoir (!). Nearby, at Tel Azeqah we will assess the battle between David and Goliath in light of new archaeological discoveries in the region. Nearby, at the Arab village of Abu Ghosh we will have a nice Arab style lunch experience, followed by a drive to the village’s summit. Here too we will relate to new research relating to the Ark of the covenant. If time permits, we could end the day (and the tour) with some more wine tasting at the Castel winery, before heading to the airport, where a VIP service will guarantee a quick and easy departure. Farewell!

Contact us to inquire more about an 12 days luxury family tour package to Israel:

    Danny knows the sites of Israel from so many different perspectives- not the least of which is the archeological expertise he brings to the table. Danny is one of a kind - I'd recommend him for any length of tour for any age group on any day of the week! My experience was eye opening and life-shifting. Loved every moment. Best tour guide experience I've ever had!

    Hillary T., USA

    Daniel provided the single best guided tour experience our family has ever had! Daniel's knowledge of the Holy Land is the very best - and he magically weaved lessons on history, archeology, and religion into every site visit - in a way that fascinated my entire family (inc 2 teenagers, 2 young adults). We all learned and had experiences we will never forget. The entire experience was top notch and well planned - Danny knows everyone and how to get things done. Don't hesitate. Book Danny the Digger now!

    J.B. T., USA

    From private tours to meetings with key religious figures in the old city, and helicopter rides – everything was unbelievable! I highly recommend his services, especially if you’re looking for something incredibly special and/or need to impress VIPs.

    C.P., Communications Director | HP Software

    He is definitely NOT JUST ANY TOUR GUIDE. Danny plans, suggests alternatives, continually adjusting destinations according to his clients’ energies and interests… coming up with even more fascinating alternatives… He is ideal for VIP executive tours.

    G.H., Maus Frères VP, Switzerland

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