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13-Day Israel Family Tour Package

13-Day Family Tour Package

Embark on a family odyssey to Israel with our specially crafted tour package. This family-friendly itinerary promises an immersive experience that blends cultural exploration, exciting destinations, and fun activities. From the historical shrines of Jerusalem to the serene shores of the Dead Sea this journey caters to all family members. With our expert guides, this family tour package ensures a meaningful tour experience and long-lasting memories.

Day 1 – Arrival and a Tour of Jaffa

jaffa private sailShalom and welcome to Israel! After landing in Israel, check in to your chosen hotel in Tel-Aviv to settle in and refresh. Depending on your time of arrival, join your guide for a tour of Old Jaffa. Stroll through its charming cobblestone streets and explore its architectural gems. Learn about Jaffa’s rich history, intertwined with figures like King Solomon, the Prophet Jonah, and Saint Peter. If time permits, opt for a private sail from Jaffa’s port, admiring Tel-Aviv’s skyline against the backdrop of a breathtaking sunset. Conclude your day with a delightful dinner at one of Tel-Aviv’s excellent dining options.

Overnight: Tel-Aviv

Day 2 – Adventures in Tel-Aviv

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Start your day in the historic Neve Tzedek neighborhood, known for its pedestrian streets and boutique shops. Continue into Tel-Aviv and visit Israel’s Independence Hall. This historic landmark is where Ben-Gurion declared Israel’s Independence in 1948, one of the most pivotal moments in Jewish History. Walk along Rothschild Boulevard, known for its Bauhaus architecture and vibrant street life. After a lunch break continue to the Palmach Museum for a unique sensory experience of the pre-1948 Jewish fighting force. Alternatively, sign up for the high-end Israeli Airforce fighter jet simulator – The Squadron.

Overnight: Tel-Aviv

Day 3 – Caesarea and the Carmel

caesarea snorkelHeading north, visit the Roman-era metropolis of Caesarea Maritima, founded by King Herod over 2,000 years ago. Explore the city’s theatre, hippodrome, and Herod’s Palace, where the Apostle Paul was imprisoned (Acts 24). For an adventurous twist, join a snorkeling session along the ancient harbor, tracing its ancient foundations, old anchors, and sunken ships. Next, tour the new visitors center and enjoy a lunch break next to Herod’s sunken harbor. For more thrills, opt for a private off-road excursion around the national park in a unique off-road scooter (EZRaider). Conclude the day with a sweeping panorama of Haifa and the Bahai gardens from its top terrace. As evening falls, take a leisurely stroll through Haifa’s German Colony combined with a delightful local dinner.

Overnight: Haifa

Day 4 – Haifa Akko and Rosh Hanikra

speed boat ride akkoHead to Akko (Acre), a city saturated with historical and biblical significance. Discover the Crusader-era Hospitaller Knights’ Halls and wander through the Old City’s local market. Traverse the mysterious Templars’ Tunnel followed by a scenic walk along the City’s Ramparts to the port. Here, you can opt for a wet-and-wild high-speed boat ride around the city, providing thrills for all ages. After a refreshing lunch proceed to Rosh Hanikra and take the steep cable car, descending into a series of distinctive caves carved into the radiant white cliffs.

Overnight: Tiberias

Day 5 – Around the Sea of Galilee

sail on the sea of galileeStart today at Capernaum, “the Town of Jesus” (Matthew 9:1), exploring the ancient synagogue and church believed to be built over St. Peter’s house. Nearby, at the Mount of Beatitudes, visit the remarkable church that commemorates Jesus’ renowned Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5; Luke 6). After lunch, at Kibbutz Ginosar visit a 2,000-year-old boat that was possibly abandoned after Jesus walked on water (Mark 6). In the afternoon, explore Magdala, the hometown of Mary Magdalene, and conclude with a serene sail on the Sea of Galilee.

Overnight: Tiberias

Day 6 – Adventures in the Golan Heights

de karinaEmbark on a journey to the northern border as you ascend Mount Bental, one of the Golan Heights’ highest points. Delve into the history of this contested region while exploring a former IDF bunker, accompanied by breathtaking panoramas. For an adventurous twist, opt for an off-road tour along the Syrian border, reaching former military posts and unique historical landmarks. Next, enjoy an authentic Druze lunch and hospitality experience, followed by visiting the 1973 Valley of Tears battle site.  Conclude the day with a delightful chocolate-making workshop session in a Kibbutz (De Karina). Oenophiles can consider visiting the adjacent winery.

Overnight: Tiberias

Day 7 – Cana, Nazareth and Armageddon

powered parachute flights buckeyeExplore sites relating to Jesus’ ministry, starting in Cana, where Jesus performed the miracle of turning water into wine (John 2). In nearby Nazareth, a city deeply intertwined with Jesus’ early life, explore the Basilica of the Annunciation, commemorating the angel Gabriel’s announcement to Mary. Venture beneath the adjacent St. Joseph’s Church, believed to house remnants of the Holy family’s residence, and enjoy a local lunch. After lunch traverse the Jezreel Valley to Megiddo Archaeological Park. Megiddo is often associated with Armageddon (Rev. 16:16) and was a prominent city in Solomon’s kingdom (1 Kings 9:15). Explore its biblical-era gates, stables, and walk through its underground water tunnel. For an airborne thrill, choose a powered parachute flight. This adrenaline-pumping adventure will take you on a low and slow journey above biblical terrain and captivating landscapes.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 8 – Jerusalem Unveiled

A tour of Jerusalem is a historical and spiritual enriching experience. Start with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre which marks the sites of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. Next, follow the Via Dolorosa, the historic route marking Jesus’ path to his crucifixion. Head on to the Western Wall, a remnant of the Second Temple, and possibly join a tour of the Western Wall Tunnels. After lunch explore the Jewish Quarter‘s historical monuments like the Hurvah synagogue and the Roman-era boulevard (the Cardo). Continue to Mount Zion for Historical landmarks like King David’s Tomb Mark and the Room of the Last Supper. Conclude the day with a drive to the top of Mount of Olives for stunning panoramas of Jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 9 – City of David and Mea Shearim

Hezekiahs tunnel 3Start the day at the City of David, the historical nucleus of Jerusalem. Review archeological finds relating to David’s palace, and hike down to the Gihon Spring, Jerusalem’s water source in biblical times.  For an exhilarating experience walk through the dark and wet Hezekiah’s tunnel emerging at the Pool of Siloam. Extend your adventure by hiking up an ancient drainage channel to the Southern Wall Archeological Park. Review the park’s highlights and head on to the Mahane Yudah Market. This lively open-air market is a great place for a lunch savoring local flavors – and a stroll through its bustling alleys. End your day with a peek into the insular Mea Shearim neighborhood, where an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community continues to follow a medieval Ashkenazi lifestyle.

Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 10 – Masada and the Dead Sea

touring masadaDepart Jerusalem and traverse the picturesque landscapes of the Judean Desert, passing by Jericho and Ein-Gedi Nature reserve. Reach Masada and enjoy its visitor center and the comfortable cable car ride to the top. Here, embark on an immersive archeological expedition, tracing King Herod’s grand palaces and the ingenious water system. After a lunch break, enjoy the unique sensation of floating in the hyper-saline waters of the Dead Sea. Proceed to the border crossing near Eilat and reach Wadi Rum, where you will enjoy a Bedouin feast. For the ultimate overnight experience spend the night in a Bedouin tent or the contemporary Martian bubble tents.

Overnight: Martian Bubble Tents in Wadi Rum

Day 11 – Off-Road in Wadi Rum and Petra

petraCommence the day early with a captivating off-road excursion through Wadi Rum‘s stunning sandstone landscapes before heading to legendary Petra. Upon arrival, walk through the famous Siq, a winding canyon leading to the iconic Treasury (Al Khazane) monument. You’ll also pass by the royal tombs and Petra’s theatre and finally reach the ancient city center.  After a leisurely lunch, return to the main entrance. Visit Petra’s new museum and enjoy some souvenir shopping before returning to Eilat.

Overnight: Eilat

Day 12 – Snorkel at the Red Sea

eilat scuba dive snorkel red seaTake some time to relax with a late breakfast and start the day leisurely. Enjoy the hotel’s amenities, then board a yacht for a luxury-style sail on the Red Sea. You’ll reach Eilat’s best coral reef section where you can discover the vibrant maritime life by snorkeling. You can also opt for an introductory scuba dive where your private instructor holds your hand through the whole dive. The sail will also combine snacks, drinks, and a delightful barbecue lunch. In the afternoon make your way to Mizpe Ramon, a desert town situated on the edge of the phenomenal Ramon Crater. At night, indulge in an immersive stargazing session made extraordinary by the minimal light pollution in the crater.

Overnight: Ramon Crater

Day 13 – Ramon Crater Explorations

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Discover the stunning panoramic views and rugged landscapes with a 2-hour off-road tour, exploring the local wildlife and unique geological features. Conclude your tour with a child-friendly rappelling experience at the crater’s northern edge before departing to the airport.

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