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14 Days -13 Nights
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Day 1
Arrive Israel at Ben Gurion Airport, Meet and assist transfer to your hotel Overnight Tel aviv
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Day 2
TelAviv / Haifa: Depart Tel Aviv along the west coast. Visit the wonderful excavations of ancient Caesarea, including an impressive theatre and aqueduct. At Kibbutz Ein Schemer, enjoy hands-on activities that simulate the life of Israel’s early kibbutz pioneers, such as baking in a wood oven, pitching a tent, building a mosaic floor, solving early kibbutz members’ dilemmas, etc. Continue north to Acre, where you will visit the site of a spooky Crusader Castle, the new exhibit about the Muslim period at the Turkish Baths, and the amazing Tunisian Synagogue, which is completely decorated with mosaics depicting stories from Jewish history. Arrive at the Rosh Hanikra Grottoes- famous cave and descend by cable car.Overnight Haifa
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Day 3
Haifa: Start the day with a panoramic view of the golf of Haifa and the Bhai Shrine and gardens leaving Haifa east to Tzfat. Tour the synagogues, courtyards and shops of the mystical city of Tzfat. Gain a deeper understanding of the Golan Heights, as you cross the Jordan River and climb by bus to the Golan. Hear the story of the most expansive land battle in the world, which took place here during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Experience Jeep ride (optional A.T.V. personal vehicle *minimum age - 16 years old & valid driving license).Jordan river kayak (optional rafting Boat).Overnight: Kibbutz
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Day 4
Galilee: Start the day in Hamat Gader (“hot springs of Gadara”) located east of the Sea of Galilee. There are several mineral springs with waters of up to 50º C. Visit the Hamat Gadder’s crocodile farm (contains different varieties of alligators and crocodiles).Continue along to Kfar Kedem to take part in Biblical Culinary Experience. Kneed and bake pita bread, dip it with local olive oil, and enjoy it with traditional herbal coffee or tea and donkey ride. Make a Short stop at the Houla Valley nature resort & activities center. Drive through the old city of Tiberias Overnight: Kibbutz
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Day 5
Galilee/ Dead Sea: Start you journey south along the Jordan Valley, visit the ancient city of Beit Shean & explore the excavations of this beautiful Roman-Byzantine City (Scythopolis). At the Jordan Valley, the amazing national park with the worm waters and waterfall of Gan Hashlosha, continue to The Dead Sea area, enjoy a walk through the beautiful Ein Gedi nature reserve and hear the biblical story of Kings David and Saul that took place there “on site”. In the evening we will enjoy a Bedouin feast and Camel ride in a Bedouin tent at Hanokdim Village.Overnight: Dead Sea
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Day 6
Dead Sea: An early departure for the ascent by cable car to the mountain fortress of Masada for a tour of this amazing excavation and a discussion of the terrible dilemma faced by its Jewish population during Roman times (possible walking instead of the cable car). Return to Ein Bokek hotels Area and promenade enjoy Spa and relax in the water of Dead Sea.Overnight: Dead Sea
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Day 7
Dead Sea / Eilat: Start the way south to Eilat through the Arava Desert, stopping at Mitzpe Ramon, Israel’s mini grand canyon. Continue to Timna Park (King Solomon Mines), arriving in Eilat Overnight: Eilat
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Day 8
Eilat: Enjoy the resort city of Eilat on the shores of the Red Sea. Activities offered (Not included*may be booked directly at the hotel): Jet Ski, water skiing, cruise to the Israel/Jordan/ Egypt Border, the underwater observatory, dolphin reef, snorkeling at the Red Sea etc.Overnight Eilat
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Day 9
Eilat/Jerusalem: Relaxing day in Eilat. Around noon transfer to Jerusalem. Overnight Jerusalem
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Day 10
Free day no touring Bar Bat Mitzvah celebration. (*A Transfer will be provided from Hotel to the old city for the Bar Mitzvah) Overnight Jerusalem
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Day 11
Jerusalem: Full day the New City. Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament Building, and stop by the famous Menorah, the emblem of the State of Israel. View the architectural splendor of Israel’s Supreme Court building. Driving out of Jerusalem to Mevazeret Zion Newcomers Centre (Absorption Centre) & meet OLIM from Africa and Europe. Visit the unforgettable Memorial Museum and Children’s Memorial at Yad Vashem.Visit the resting places of Theodore Herzl, Golda Meir and Yitzhak Rabin. Visit the colorful, bustling Machaneh Yehuda open-air market Overnight Jerusalem
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Day 12
Jerusalem: After breakfast, drive to the Talpiot Area and the Haas Promenade for a panoramic view of the entire city. Here, take a fun and exciting walk through a newly opened 1200 foot long tunnel that was dug at the time of King Herod and used as an aqueduct to bring water to the Temple. Enter the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem to visit the Cardo and the Burnt House. Continue to the new Davidson Centre, located near the Western Wall. Here, learn about the 2ndTemple and the recent excavations done in the area. Enjoy the multi-media presentation and the 3-dimensional computer program which shows what the Temple looked like 2000years ago. Near the Western Wall, explore the amazing archaeological discoveries of the concealed Rabbinical Tunnel found along the Western Wall. Later this afternoon travel to the crowded ultra-orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim (proper dress required). Return to the hotel. Overnight Jerusalem
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Day 13
Jerusalem / Tel Aviv: Start the day leaving Jerusalem west to Latrun and visit the Armored Corps Memorial. Proceed to Mini-Israel to “see it all small.” Mini-Israel Miniature Park is Israel’s newest and most exciting attraction, features more than 350 replica models of the Holy Land. Continue to the Elah Valley where David “Slew” Goliath, continue to Beit Guvrin to walk through the network of Bell Caves. Overnight Tel Aviv
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Day 14
TelAviv: Drive through the busy streets of Tel Aviv’ Israel’s commercial capital. Rabin Square, Dizengoff Street and the promenade along the Mediterranean. Continue to the Museum of the Diaspora for a Jewish Treasure Hunt. Search for your heritage in the form of a treasure hunt. As part of the program the child will have the opportunity to discover first hand his/her personal place in the Jewish mosaic. See the famous Rappaport sculpture, “Scrolls of Fire,” an artistic rendition of Jewish and Israeli history. Continue to Independence Hall on to Neve Zedek the first neighborhood in tel aviv Explore Nahalat Binyamin craft market, The Carmel Market. Visit the old city of Jaffa, with the famous clock square on the Mediterranean shores A Farewell Dinner and Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport Depart Israel
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