Day 1 - USA/Israel
Depart the United States flying overnight to Israel.
Day 2 - Tel Aviv
Arrive in Israel free night in Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest city. Hang out at the famous beach side promenade that extends from Jaffa to Tel Aviv. There will be plenty of opportunity to visit and shop from our Israel Market Place vendors beginning in Tel Aviv. See an amazing view of the Skyline of Tel Aviv with the Mediterranean as the backdrop! Overnight at the ArtPlus Hotel in Tel Aviv.
Day 3 - Haifa/Beit She'an
Enjoy the scenic drive along the Mediterranean coast. Stops include Elijah’s famous and important sacred Cave, more Israel Market Place vendor shopping, Swimming at Gan Hashlosha/Sachne, we will stop for falafel lunch in Afula, Beit She'an Sound and Light show. Overnight at the Colony Inn in Haifa.
Day 4 - Tiberias/Safet
First stop of the day is the visit to Rosh Hanikra (Israel's La Jolla and grottoes), we will do a little Israel Market Place vendor shopping in Safet – (the best faith related and spiritual art in Israel) you will feel this Holy city’s spirit as you wander through ancient narrow cobblestone, then we will journey back to biblical times to visit Joseph's Well and the pit of Dothan. A quick stop at the Cave of the Matriarch before we eat at Deck's Restaurant and enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Kinneret. Overnight at the Colony Inn.
Day 5 - Beer Sheva/Jerusalem
We will begin our day seeing one of the oldest olive trees in Israel (1800 year old!) and stop at the famous British secret pool! We will head South to Beer Sheva for lunch and visit at Abraham's well before we elevate to Jerusalem! We will visit Yad Eliezer and do a little “chessed.” We will take the time to give back by volunteering at this food shelf. Free night in Jerusalem. Overnight at the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Day 6 - Hebron/Jerusalem
Our first stop is the City of Hebron. The second holiest site in all of Israel. We will visit the Cave of the Patriarchs (“Machpeilah”) and Ruth’s Tomb and then continue to another Holy site - Rachel’s tomb in Bethlehem. Camel rides at Genesis Land! “Eretz Bereshit” Genesis land, is situated in the heart of the Judean desert we will be greeted by Eliezer Abraham’s servant. An IDF soldier visit will happen before returning to the hotel. Overnight at the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Day 7 - Jerusalem
First stop of the day is visit to the Haas Promenade. Then its off to Monolith of Silwan before we will tour through Hezekiah's tunnel at the City of David and return via tunnel leading to the Kotel. We will do a little Israel Market Place shopping in Jerusalem before preparing for Shabbat. Kotel visit and enjoy a traditional Shabbat dinner at our Hotel. Overnight at the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Day 8 - Jerusalem
Three hour rooftop and Old City tour, including mini-Kotel visit. Swimming and relaxing at the hotel. Optional walk through Emek Refaim. Overnight at the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Day 9 - Jerusalem
Archeological Dig of the remains from underneath the Temple Mount. Aish Ha Torah building tour, Sound and Light Show at the Tower of David. Overnight at the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Day 10 - Judean Desert/Jerusalem
We will begin the day going to Masada for a guided tour of the Herodian Fortress and last stronghold of the Zealots. Travel to walk and tour the Ein Gedi Fresh Water Nature Reserve. Proceed to Ein Gedi Spa and enjoy a dip & float in the Dead Sea.
Day 11 - Jerusalem/USA
Zedekiah's Cave, lunch at Eucalyptus restaurant (11 course biblical feast). Remainder of the day is open for last minute shopping before checking out of the hotel to the Ben Gurion Airport.
For those who wish to stay longer in Israel, we can discuss tour extensions.