Jewish Tours Of Israel – Adult Tour Itinerary
Day 1Sunday
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Day 2Monday
Upon arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport, you will be met after passport control inside the arrival hall by our Gama Tours staff, and transfer to the bustling cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv.
Check in to our deluxe hotel on the beautiful beach promenade where a welcome drink awaits us. Time to freshen up before we meet in the lobby for dinner followed by an orientation meeting.

OVERNIGHT Herrod’s Hotel, TEL-AVIV.

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Day 3Tuesday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

We start our day by a tour of the cultural center of Tel Aviv, we will pass by the Mann Auditorium and Habimah Theater. Then we travel to Rechovot to tour the Ayalon Institute, a secret factory camouflaged on a kibbutz making millions of bullets for the Hagana and underground. This was done right under the noses of the British authorities. Return to Tel Aviv and visit Independence Hall where the Deceleration of Independence was read on May 14, 1948. Afterwards we’ll go to Diaspora Museum, the museum of Jewish History and life through the ages. End the day with a stroll through Old Jaffa where we will walk along ancient streets lined with artist galleries. Return to the hotel to freshen up before enjoying a dinner and entertainment at Punch Line.

OVERNIGHT Herrod’s Hotel, TEL-AVIV.

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Day 4Wednesday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

Before we leave Tel Aviv we will Drive along the coast to Caesarea where we will visit the Crusaders’ Battlement, the Roman Theater – where concerts and cultural events take place all summer long, plus the ancient Aqueduct still standing for 2000 years. From there we will continue to Atlit – a former detention compound for Jewish immigrants who arrived in Israel illegally during the British Mandate period. Drive by the Bahai Gardens before making our way down the Carmel Mountain to the ancient port of Akko where we will visit the prison where members of the Hagana and Irgun were held captive during Israel’s fight for Independence. Here Leon Uris’s famous novel “Exodus” was filmed. Continue along the Acco-Tzfat road, to our Kibbutz Hotel. We will be welcomed with a drink when we arrive at our Kibbutz Hotel. Dinner at the Kibbutz Guest House.

OVERNIGHT, HaGoshrim Guest House

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Day 5Thursday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

This morning we start our day with a leisurely walk through the Kibbutz. Drive up to the Golan Heights and enjoy a magnificent view of the entire Hula Valley. See the Syrian fortifications which threatened Israel for 19 years before the Six Day War. Continue to Katzrin, the urban center of the Golan Heights. We will drive back to the Kinneret to enjoy a leisurely cruise across the Kinneret back to our hotel. We’ll have some time to freshen up before we meet in the lobby to hear an explanation on Kibbutz life by a member, followed by a buffet dinner at the Kibbutz.

OVERNIGHT HaGoshrim Guest House

Day 6Friday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

Drive to Safed, the center of mystic Kabbalism. See its Synagogues and picturesque cobblestone streets and art galleries. Leave the Galilee making our way down the Jordan Valley and stop at Bet Alpha for a visit to the ancient Synagogue with its outstanding mosaic floor. Continue to the capital – Jerusalem. Following in our forefathers footsteps, we enter Jerusalem and gather for a traditional SHEHECHEYANU.

Check into our hotel where a welcome drink will await us. We will all meet back in the hotel lobby to experience an emotional visit to the Western Wall, to witness the ushering in on the Shabbat.

Traditional Friday night dinner at the hotel.

OVERNIGHT, Leonardo Plaza, JERUSALEM

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Day 7Saturday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

Take the opportunity to join Shabbat services in one of the local Synagogues, OPTIONAL tour to the Israel Museum to view the Dead Sea Scrolls and Shrine 2:00PM if you would like to join our optional walking tour of the Christian sights in the Old City including the Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Garden of Gethsemane. Dinner at the hotel.

OVERNIGHT, Leonardo Plaza, JERUSALEM

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Day 8Sunday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

We will start our day by visiting the famous Chagall windows at the Synagogue at Hadassah Hospital. Continue to Yad Vashem, Israel’s National Memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Children’s Pavilion, the Avenue of the “Righteous Gentiles” A short drive away is the Military Cemetery of Mt Herzl, where we will pay our respects to the fallen soldiers and gravesites of Israel’s leaders, among them Theodore Herzl and Yitzhak Rabin.

Return to the hotel to freshen up before we depart to the old city to enjoy a night tour of the Western Wall Tunnels where we will stand at the site nearest to the Holy of Holies followed by dinner at the famous Anne Ticho Restaurant.

OVERNIGHT, Leonardo Plaza, JERUSALEM

Day 9Monday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

This morning we will start our day at the Kotel, the Western Wall to watch Bar Mitzvah celebrations in progress. Walk through the Jewish Quarter, stopping at the Hurva Synagogue and the Cardo, where we will have time to browse in the many shops along the Cardo. Time to freshen up before departing to David’s Tower to enjoy a breathtaking Sound and light show followed by an authentic Morrocean dinner.

OVERNIGHT, Leonardo Plaza, JERUSALEM

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Day 10Tuesday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

This morning we leave Jerusalem and drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to the Qumran caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls where found.

Then on to an exciting and rejuvenating experience at the Dead Sea Spa (known for its healing qualities) with Sulphur, Mineral and Mud baths. We will continue to Massada we will ascend by cable car to the top of this impressive last Stronghold of the Zealots in their struggle against the Romans. Tour the fortress – see Herod’s Palace, the Synagogue and Bath Houses. Return to Jerusalem where dinner will be in the main dining room.

OVERNIGHT, Leonardo Plaza, JERUSALEM

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Day 11Wednesday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

Day at leisure to enjoy the day to explore the city on your own. Our bus will shuttle back and forth to Ben Yehuda Street.

Have a late checkout from the hotel and then head to Pichonka on the outskirts of Jerusalem for our Dinner. The restaurants allows for a breathtaking view the Judean Mountains covered in trees.
Return to the Jerusalem Hotel after Dinner.

OVERNIGHT, Leonardo Plaza, JERUSALEM

Day 12Thursday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

Stop at the base of Mount Sodom, a remarkable geological wonder made almost entirely out of Rock Salt. One of the pillars of this mountain has been labeled “Lot’s Wife”, a reference to Lot’s wife in the Biblical account of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.

Tour the fortress – see Herod’s Palace, the Synagogue and Bath Houses. Drive down the Arrava Valley until we reach Yodfata for a taste of the world famous Shoko or cold coffee.

Before reaching Eilat stop at the Hai Bar Animal Reserve. Drive through the reserve and see from up close animals that have been living in Israel since the time of the Bible.

Upon arrival in Eilat we will check in to the hotel, dinner at the hotel.

OVERNIGHT, Herod’s Hotel, EILAT

Day 13Friday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel. Optional tour to Petra. 7:30 depart the hotel to the Arava border crossing. Drive to Petra. Continue by foot into the narrow canyon that leads to the Red Rock. Visit the Treasury and the Roman Theater. Lunch in Petra. Drive back to the Arava border stopping on route at the city of Aquaba. Dinner at your leisure at the hotel.

OVERNIGHT, Herod’s Hotel, EILAT

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Day 14Saturday
Full Israeli breakfast at the hotel.

Mid morning departure from Eilat. Drive to King Solomon’s Pillars for a visit. Continue northward to the great crater of Mitzpe Ramon, the “Machtesh”, where we view a unique geological phenomenon comprised of ancient rock strata that dates back 200 million years. Then we visit David Ben Gurion’s gravesite at Kibbutz Sde Boker overlooking the wilderness of Zin. Continue via Beer Sheva, capital of the Negev where we will enjoy a dinner together before we drive to Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport for our return flight home. We leave the great land of Israel for our return to the U.S.A. with unforgettable sights and memories etched in our minds of this extraordinary, incredible country. SHALOM!

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