The Promised Land Ten Days Tour

This Promised Land Ten Days tour will be a trip to Remember! Let’s go touring and visit the land of our ancestors and see history unfold before our eyes. The epic events you know from the Bible will come alive in this exciting tour you’ll hopefully cherish forever.

Tour Details

DAY 1

OLD CITY JERUSALEM

We will begin our day at Mt. Olives with a panoramic view of the Old City. Then we would explore the Jewish Quarter, sites like the Kotel and the Western Wall underground tunnels. We will explore the Southern Wall Excavations at Davidson Center.

HIGHLIGHTS

Panoramic View From Mt. Olives

Visit the Western Wall and Underground Tunnels

Davidson Archeological Park

DAY 2

THE CITY OF DAVID

Our second day will commence at the City of David, where it all started! We'll go exploring cool things like Warren’s Shaft as the new Visitor’s Center and Hezekiah’s Tunnel, through which water has flowed since the days of King Hezekiah some 2,700 years ago. Then, we'll tour the rebuilt Jewish Quarter including the old Sephardic synagogues, the Cardo, the Broad Wall, the Burnt House with its captivating audiovisual presentation, the Herodian Mansions.

HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 3

MODERN JERUSALEM

Today is devoted to the New City, beginning the day with a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Then a drive through the city viewing old and new neighborhoods, the Israeli Parliament. We'll visit the nearby Israel Museum, among many other fascinating exhibits you can discover the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book and see the Model of ancient Jerusalem. Stroll the city’s ultra-Orthodox Me’ah She’arim to get a sense of Jewish life. Ending the tour at picturesque Mishkenot She’ananim, in Yemin Moshe neighborhood see the first Jewish houses built outside the city walls.

HIGHLIGHTS

Yad Vashem

Israel Museum

Different Jewish Neighborhoods

DAY 4

TEL AVIV - OLD JAFFA

Drive down to Jaffa, beginning your day with a tour of Old Jaffa, the ancient seaport, enjoying the galleries and shops and Visitor Center in the renovated Old City. Tour Tel Aviv’s White City to see the preservation of buildings of Bauhaus architecture, including Independence Hall, where Ben-Gurion declared independence in 1948. Stroll via the open-air Carmel Food Market is a treat for all the senses.  Consider visiting the Palmach Museum and end by taking a walk through Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park and head to the nearby Tel Aviv Port for sunset and a fish dinner.

HIGHLIGHTS

Old Jaffa (Including Old Jaffa Port)

Exploring Tel Aviv (Independence Hall, Carmel Market)

DAY 5

EXPLORING THE NORTHERN SEASHORE

Today we're heading north hitting first Caesarea National Park, magnificent remains of Herod’s city, the Roman capital, and where the Great Revolt started. Then, it’s on to Haifa, with its highlights, including The Baha’i Shrine and terraced gardens with a panoramic view of the city and the bay, where the famous exodus tried to lay anchor.  Last is Acre, a historic walled port-city. We'll tour the remains of the Crusader town, which lie almost intact both above and below today's street level.

HIGHLIGHTS

Caesarea National Park

Acre

The Bahai Gardens (Haifa)

DAY 6

TIEBRIEAS AND SAFED

Continue to the Tiberias, visiting Hamat Tiabeiras with its ancient Synagogue. Cross back into the Galilee mountains to spend the rest of the day in Safed, home of Lurian mysticism, a branch of Jewish mysticism conceived by the 16th Century Rabbi Isaac Luria, the traditional author of the seminal mystic work, the Zohar. Stroll along the lanes of the Old City and see its many synagogues, as well as its unique artist’s colony.

HIGHLIGHTS

Hamat Tiberias

Tomb of Maimonides

Safed

 

DAY 7

GOLAN HEIGHTS

Today we'll drive north to explore the Golan Heights. A good start would be in Katzrin, home to an ancient Jewish Talmudic village, and an archaeological museum. History and nature buffs will want to continue to Gamla National Park, for a view of the dramatic ruins of a fortified Jewish city destroyed during the Great Revolt against the Romans (66-70CE.), as protected Griffon’s vultures soar overhead. Last would be the biblical Tel dan.

HIGHLIGHTS

Ancient Katzrin

Gamla National Park

Tel Dan

DAY 8

DEAD SEA & MASADA

Let's start by cruising south exploring the Dead Sea and Masada. taking the cable car to the top to view the ruins of King Herod’s mountaintop fortress and the last stronghold of the Jewish revolt against the Romans in 73 CE, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the Ein Gedi, we will explore this beautiful oasis and end the day with a dip in the Dead Sea, the world’s lowest, saltiest body of water.

HIGHLIGHTS

A Dip in the Dead Sea

Masada National Park

Ein Gedi National Park

DAY 9

THE NEGEV DESERT

Our day will focus on the central Negev and Mitspe Ramon. Next to it, there is a unique geological phenomenon, a natural Erosion Crater. These are the only formations of their kind in the world. Then will pay our respects at the tomb of Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, overlooking magnificent Nahal Zin near Kibbutz Sde Boker.

HIGHLIGHTS

Ramon Crater National Park

Kibbutz Sde Boker (David Ben-Gurion Desert Home)

DAY 10

THE ARAVA WILDERNESS

We shall end our Promised Land ten days tour down at the Arava Valley. First let's visit the Hai Bar Reserve, where biblical animals are being fostered, Then we could stop at the beautiful Timna Park. Lastly, we would have a little hike at the Red Canyon and end the tour in Eilat.

HIGHLIGHTS

Timna Park

Hai-Bar Nature Reserve