9 day Adult tour

Day 1 - TLV - 2 nights

Introduction to the resent history of Israel  at the lobby then we will visit the Palmach museum (pre state militia), then after lunch visit Independence hall where Ben Gurion declared the state of Israel May of 1948. Continue on a walking stroll of the first neighborhoods of Tel Aviv (Rothchild Blvd. Neve zedek) and finish at the Start Up Nation exhibition.

Day 2

 Drive to Rehovot to visit the Ayalon institute (clandestine ammo factory), Before returning to TLV, you will visit the outstanding Weizmann institute of sciences visitor center. Then back to TLV for a tour of Jaffa, and maybe time for a walk along the beach.

Day 3 - North - 3 nights

 Check out of the hotel and drive north along the coast to the ancient city of Caesarea, continue to Haifa for an overlook of the Baha'i gardens then to Akko - the Crusader city with its fortifications, & Templar tunnel. Drive thru the Galilee among the many Arab villages discussing the demography, and differences between the cultures.

Day 4

 Drive up to the holy city of Tsfat, where the Kabala was oriented & stroll thru some of the old synagogues and the many Judaic galleries. After lunch descend down to the Sea of Galilee and visit some of the sites related to Christianity (Mt. Beatitudes, Capernaum) visit the 2000 year old boat that is preserved in the Yigal Alon museum.

Day 5

 Drive up to the Golan Heights to learn about Geopolitics of this region and the Arab world in general while bouncing in a jeep all the way to the border with Syria. See a short film of a very heroic battle in the Yom Kippur war, visit a Prize winner winery and an amazing green Olive press.

Day 6 - Jerusalem - 3 -4 nights

 Check out and drive south, visiting on the way to Jerusalem a kibbutz, visit some locals at home for coffee then visit an ancient synagogue from the 6th century. Continue another two hour drive to Jerusalem entering with a "Shehechianu" blessing .

Day 7

 Begin the day at the Mt. of Olives for a spectacular view of the old city of Jerusalem, there we will get the introduction to the importance of Jerusalem to the three main monotheistic religions.  A whole day walking tour of the Old city of Jerusalem: Jewish quarter – Cardo, Mt. Zion, Herodian quarter, Hurva square, city of David, Davidson archeological park, the Kotel, the Christian quarter – the church of the holy sepulcher. Many many stairs!!

Day 8

 Drive down to the lowest place on earth passing Qumran on the way (the site of the ancient Dead Sea scrolls) and visit Ein Gedi desert oasis for a beautiful short walk, Continue to Masada (the last Jewish stronghold during the first revolt against the Romans) fortress and at the end - experience the buoyancy of the Dead Sea.

Day 9

 Visit Yad Vashem holocaust museum, the Israel museum, the Knesset (parliament), supreme court, Machne yehuda market. These are all things to do in Jerusalem after prioritizing.