Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Tour FH2

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This comprehensive two week tour really gets to know Israel so join us as we explore Tel Aviv, Holon, Jaffa, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Banias, Golan Heights, Manara, Safed, Rosh Pina, Hula Valley, Capharnaum, Tiberias, Zippori, Beit Shean, Jerusalem, Bat Mizvah ceremony in Jerusalem, Qumran, Dead Sea and Latroun.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Fully Flexible
Start Location: Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel
End Location: Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

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Years In Business: 25

Tour length is flexible

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A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

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Itinerary
Day 01. Tel Aviv Arrival at Ben Gurion airport, assistance and transfer to Tel Aviv. Overnight: Tel Aviv
Day 02. Tel Aviv – Holon Visit Independence Hall, where the State of Israel was declared in 1948, and which has been kept exactly the way it was. Visit the Palmach Museum, a unique show of “live” scenes from the pre-state period about this elite defense unit. Drive to Holon for a visit to the Israel Children’s Museum. The museum invites children and parents to enjoy a unique creative experience – the Museum’s exhibitions encourage children to touch the objects, feel their textures, and step right into the world they represent. Interactive participation draws children into the realm of imagination and fantasy, as they assume a shaping role in the stories that spring to life. Overnight: Tel Aviv
Day 03. Tel Aviv – Jaffa Drive to Rehovot for a visit to the Ayalon Institute, site of a clandestine plant for the production of ammunition during the years 1945-1948. See the main sites of Tel Aviv: the Nahalat Benyamin arts and crafts fair, the Carmel market, Sheinkin street with its trendy shops and cafés, Itzhak Rabin Memorial. Visit the colorful renovated Neve Tzedek quarter, and Old Jaffa, rich in history and atmosphere. Overnight: Tel Aviv
Day 04. Caesarea – Haifa – Acre Drive to Caesarea, visit the amphitheatre, the excavations, and the new inter-active exhibit where you will meet three-dimensional historical figures (King Herod, Saladin, Hana Shenesh) who can even answer your questions. Continue to Haifa, drive up to Mt Carmel for a panoramic view of the Bay, the golden-domed Bahai shrine and its spectacular Persian Gardens. Drive to Acre for a visit of the Old City, now a Unesco World Heritage site with a fascinating historical heritage blending East and West: Al Jazar Mosque, the buildings of the Order of Saint John, the subterranean Crusader city, Khan Al Omdan, the Turkish Baths (which now house the municipal museum). Overnight in the Galilee. Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz Hotel
Day 05. Banias – Golan Heights - Manara Drive to Banias, for a walk in the nature reserve. Visit the Golan Heights: see the former Syrian strongholds overlooking the Sea of Galilee, and visit the “Golan Magic”, a multimedia show which lets you experience the scenery, the people, the sites and the history of the Golan Heights. On the way back you can stop at Manara cliff, and ascend by cable car (the longest cable car ride in the country) to the top for a beautiful view of the Hula Valley. Overnight: Kibbutz Galilee hotel
Day 06. Safed – Rosh Pina – Hula Valley Drive to Safed, visit the synagogues and the artist quarter. Visit Rosh Pina, one of the oldest settlements in Israel where the old houses have been beautifully preserved as have their cobblestone streets. A visit to the Hula Valley will show the plants and animals that are indigenous to the area as well as migrating birds, including the “Euphoria” audio-visual presentation which tells about life in the area 50 years ago. Overnight: Galilee Kibbutz hotel
Day 07. Capharnaum – Tiberias – Zippori – Beit Shean - Jerusalem Drive to Capharnaum and visit the ancient synagogue. Continue via Tiberias to Zippori National Park, site of the Talmudic town of Zippori with the famous mosaic referred to as the “Mona Lisa of the Galilee.” Drive to Beit Shean, one of the most impressive archeological parks in the countries, and visit the huge site of the ancient city of Scythopolis destroyed by an earthquake. Continue via the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem. Stop for the Shehecayanu ceremony before checking in at hotel. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 08. Bat Mizvah ceremony in Jerusalem Bat / Bar Mizvah ceremony in Jerusalem. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 09. Jerusalem – Old City Drive up to Mt Scopus for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Visit the Davidson Center, which combines an exhibition of archaeological content through various means: computerized mediums, artifacts exhibitions, and an illustrated and visual exhibition. You can see a real-time virtual reality reconstruction of the Herodian Temple Mount as it stood prior to its destruction. Enter the Old City through one of its gates and visit the Western Wall, the Wall tunnel, the Jewish Quarter with the Cardo (ancient Roman road), the synagogues and the bazaars. Visit Mt Zion with the Tomb of King David. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 10. Jerusalem – New City Visit the new city of Jerusalem. See the Knesset with the Menorah. Visit the new Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem. A visit the new Herzl Museum provides a spectacular audio-visual encounter with the visionary of the Jewish State and allows you to share, through movement, Herzl’s daring aspirations and his turbulent personal journey, which makes the visitors feel as if they have shared in the challenge of his legacy. In the Israel Museum you can see the restored Model of Jerusalem at the time of the second temple, and visit the Shrine of the Book housing the Dead Sea Scrolls. A visit to the colorful Mahane Yehuda market place and to the Orthodox quarter of Mea Shearim will show other various sides of Jerusalem Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 11. Qumran – Ein Gedi - Massada – Dead Sea Drive via the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. Visit Quman, the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found, where an audio-visual presentation will show you how the ancient Essenes lived. Continue to the Ein Gedi nature reserve, a tropical oasis in the Judean Desert, with rich fauna and flora (it is often possible to see ibexes watching the visitors). Drive to Massada, a Unesco World Heritage site. Ascend by cable car and visit the famous rock fortress which was the last stronghold of the Zealots in their war against the Romans: Herod’s palaces, the bath-house, warehouses etc. Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 12. Tower of David - Latroun – Mini-Israel Visit the museum of the history of Jerusalem at the Tower of David. Drive to Latroun and visit the Tank Museum, created through the initiative of veteran commanders of the armored corps. This is a story of initiative and persistence. Visit Mini-Israel, where you can walk among 350 miniature reproductions of Israel’s main sites and monuments. Overnight: Jeruaslem
Day 13. Day at leisure in Jerusalem Day at leisure in Jerusalem. Overnight: Jeruaslem
Day 14. Departure Transfer from hotel for departure. Overnight: