8 Days Bar Mitzvah trip to Israel

Day 1– arrival

On your arrival to Israel one of our representatives will escort you from the door of the aircraft, we will assist you with all the Israeli procedures, collect your luggage and then we will transfer your hotel in Tel Aviv

Overnight: Hotel Tel Aviv

 

Day 2– Tel Aviv and Jaffa

The beginning of your trip to Israel will be at the place of birth of Israel- The hall of independence, the place where the state of Israel was declared. –

Later on we’ll visit Jaffa, we will be touring the old port city and enjoy the art colony. We will see the nice clean alleys with the art galleries and archeology.

a very interesting place called Machon Ayalon an underground factory that surreptitiously manufacturing ammunition before the establishment of the state.

Overnight: Hotel Tel Aviv

 

Day 3 – from Tel Aviv via to the galilee Mount Carmel

Depart Tel Aviv to the Galilee stopping on the way at the old city of Caesarea a Roman city with Roman structures such as amphitheater, hippodrome, hot bath and more. Caesarea is also the place where the only archeological item that mentioned Pontius Pilatus.

We’ll continue to Haifa for a beautiful view over the Baha’i gardens and a short walk along the German colony

Visiting akko in the knight’s halls, the Turkish Hamam, the templar tunnel and the ancient port. We’ll continue from there to the grottos of Rosh Hanikra, we’ll take the cable car down to the grottos and we will also “touch” the border with Lebanon.  

Overnight: Kibbutz Hotel

 

Day 4– The Golan Heights 

After an amazing Galilean breakfast, we’ll start our day with a visit at the Canada center and have a family shooting competition in a shooting range, allowing everyone to participate and get to know what it feels like to shoot with a gun.

Then we continue to Tel Facher, one of the Syrian fortifications that were captured in a fierce battle by the Golani Brigade in the 1967 Six Day War.

We will have lunch in a Druze restaurant and we will hear about the 4 Druze villages that were taken by Israel in the 6 days war. The dilemma in which they live in confront them with the question who am i? Israeli or Syrian.

We then continue to Mount Bental, a volcano with a beautiful over look to Syria. From this place you will understand better the life of the Israelis and how small this country is.

Drive to Ein Gedi

Overnight: Ein Gedi

Day 5– The Dead Sea and Judean desert by 4×4

As soon as we get to Massada, we will take the cable car to the top of the mountain that was declared in 2002 as world heritage site by UNESCO. On this tour we will be amazed by ancient engineering techniques, the wilderness and the human story that took place here 2000 years ago.

Following Massada, we’ll take a Land rover ride to the wilderness of the Judean desert. This Land rover will take as to mount Sdom and Pratzim stream, we’ll see the salt mountain of Sdom, which we’ll taste and maybe even see Lot’s wife. This is a very unique tour to one of the remote areas of Israel.

For the last part of the day we’ll enjoy a dip in the Dead Sea The highest concentrate of salt in the world. This salt allows us to float on the water reading the newspaper. A remarkable sensation, unequal to anything! Even non-swimmers can enjoy the sea! Thermo-mineral Sulphur water and of course the famous therapeutic black mud is available freely at the beach  

Essential: hat & sunscreen (summer time) warm clothes (winter time), comfortable shoes, water, cameras, water sandals, changing clothes , bathing suits&towels (you can rent)

Overnight: hotel Jerusalem

Day 6– New Jerusalem tour

On this day we’ll explore the new parts of the city of Jerusalem.

09:00 We’ll visit the shrine of the book at Israel museum, where we can see the Dead Sea scrolls presented at the.

We’ll visit the Israeli parliament- The Knesset. (Tours inside on Sun & thru only- passport is necessary) & and after that the Supreme Court of Israel.

Yad Vashem the holocaust memorial museum will be our next stop. After that we’ll continue to Hadassah hospital to see Chagall’s windows in the hospital’s synagogue.

We will be having our lunch at the Mahne Yehuda market, eating local dishes.

After lunch  As part of exploring the new city we’ll end our exciting trip in Israel with a 4X4 Polaris drive near Jerusalem driving licensed must be presented.

 

Essential : hat & sunscreen (summer time), comfortable shoes, water, cameras, modest clothes for holy site (long sleeves and pants), water sandals, changing clothes

Overnight: hotel Jerusalem

 

Day 7 –old city of Jerusalem- Bar Mitzvah day (Monday or Thursday)

We will start our morning with a beautiful view over the old city from Mount of Olives.

Then we will go the Wailing Wall at the Robinson arch to have the bar mitzvah ceremony.

 After the bar mitzvah we’ll Tour in the Wailing Wall tunnels

An then walk through the old city in a 4 quarters tour – enjoying the colorful variety of religions and this unique city. The tour includes the Arab market, the church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Roman Cardo, the Herodian quarter and mount zion.

Overnight: hotel Jerusalem

 

Day 8 –free day or the low land tour

At night- transfer to the airport

pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for flight

On your departure we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport. One of our representatives will accompany you to the door of the aircraft. You will be taken with a VIP car to the staff counter at the passport control. Our representative will help you with a fast, smooth and pleasant departure from Israel