Community Tours in Israel

This is a great opportunity for Synagogues, federations and other institutions to invite their members to enjoy exciting and spiritual tours in Israel.

Information

Explore local community life through our community tours in Israel, specifically designed to combine classic tourist attractions and off the beaten path sites – the ultimate balance of both ancient and modern Israel.

 

Learn about the Kibbutz movement or engage your community members with communities in Israel – together we will create a trip that exceeds your wildest imagination. During a free tour consultation we discuss travel dates, number of members and the community’s mission in Israel. We will develop an itinerary specifically based on your budget, needs and wants. Then leave the rest to us, your up-to-date local travel agency, to handle all your trip logistics.

 

Expect an unforgettable trip to Israel with the comfort of 24-hour local support from our staff.

Private tours in Israel

Highlights

Private tours in Israel Here’s what you can expect on a community tour to Israel with Dekel Tours:

    • See the original Dead Sea Scrolls
    • Discover the secrets of the Temple Mount
    • Learn about the kibbutz movement and technological advancements in agriculture
    • Hike the beautiful streams of northern Israel

 

Share the fun, exciting, and spiritual moments in Israel with your community group.

Personalize

Want to do something different and usual on this trip to Israel? Check out our unique out-of-the box ideas to enhance and customize your trip.

 

    • Engage with communities in Israel with similar interests and goals
    • Introduce your group to your “Sister City” community
    • Volunteer in needy communities

 

Have your Community Israel trip leave its mark on the Land of Israel

Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10

[Sample itinerary from one of our satisfied Community tour clients]

ARRIVAL

  • Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport where you will be met and welcomed by our staff. Meet with your tour guide for the trip
  • If Arrival time is early enough- 2 options:
    • Jeep tour on Burma Road introducing the battle for Jerusalem during the Independence War
    • Plant trees with JNF in one of the forests in the Jerusalem Hills
  • Overlook and welcoming at the Haas Promenade overlooking Jerusalem- opening ceremony
  • Check in and relax at hotel
  • Opening dinner at Anna Ticho Restaurant
  • Orientation and goals of the trip

Overnight:  Jerusalem

JERUSALEM

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Friday Morning options:
  • Volunteer work at Chazon Yeshaaya. Volunteer at a soup kitchen providing food for needy families for Shabbat
  • Lunch and wander around the “vibey” Machane Yehuda Market
  • Preparation for Shabbat
  • Join thousands of others at the Western Wall (Kotel) as they bring in Shabbat
  • Shabbat Dinner at hotel

Overnight: Jerusalem

SHABBAT IN JERUSALEM

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Israel Museum including a replica of the 2nd temple and the famous Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Lunch
  • Shabbat Afternoon Options
    • Walking tour (on own ) of Yemin Moshe and Talbiyah Neighborhoods
    • Meet with Jerusalem Post Journalist Gil Hoffman to discuss Israel Current Events
  • Dinner followed by a Walking tour in the German Colony

Overnight:  Jerusalem

NEW / OLD JERUSALEM

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Follow the footsteps of the Paratroopers in their battle for Jerusalem during the Six Day War at Ammunition Hill
  • Lunch in the Jewish Quarter
  • Robinsons Arch- Learn about the destruction of the temple at the Southern Wall Excavations.
  • Visit sites in the Jewish Quarter including the newly renovated Hurva Synagogue
  • Discover the secrets of the Temple Mount at the Western Wall Tunnels
  • Dinner in Jerusalem
    • Option for BBQ dinner with soldiers at their base.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DEAD SEA REGION

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Early departure to Judean Desert
  • Learn about The Essenes and the Dead Sea scrolls at the caves of Qumran
  • Discuss the dilemmas and the history of the Zealots and their battle against the Romans through text study at Massada
  • Rejuvenate the pores of your skin with a float in the Dead Sea
  • Return to Jerusalem
  • Dinner on own

Overnight: Jerusalem

JORDAN VALLEY / KINNERET

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel- check out of hotel
  • Travel North through the Biqaa Valley
  • Learn about the kibbutz movement and the technological advancement in agriculture during a tour at BIO BEE at Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu
  • Lunch on own Beit Shean
  • Chocolate workshop at Galita Chocolate Factory in Kibbutz Deganya Bet.
  • Visit Kinneret Cemetery and hear the stories about the first pioneers of Israel.
  • Evening- Dip into hot water springs of Hamat Gader including dinner

Overnight: North

 UPPER GALILEE AND GOLAN HEIGHTS

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel
  • Nature hike in the beautiful streams of The Jilabun
  • Overlook from Mount Bental – discuss the complex relationship between Israel and Syria.
  • Lunch en-route
  • Learn the secrets of Jewish Mysticism “Kabbalah” in the city of Tzfat
  • Wine tasting at a local winery in the Upper Galilee
  • Dinner en-route
  • Return to Hotel

Overnight: North

LOWER GALILEE & TEL AVIV

  • Full Israeli breakfast at hotel- check out
  • Walk through the amazing ruins of the city of Tzipori and see the Mona Lisa of the Galilee and discuss the challenges of the Jew living amongst a non-Jewish World (text study)
  • Travel to Tel Aviv
  • Lunch and wander around the Shuk Hacarmel Market.
  • Visit Kikar Rabin
  • Meet with NGO monitor representative and learn about the African Refugee problem in South Tel Aviv
  • Dinner in Tel Aviv
  • Na Lagaat, See the blind and the deaf performance in Jaffa
  • Free evening in the Namal, Tel Aviv

Overnight: Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Find your way through the Old City of Jaffa – the ancient port city of Israel
  • Experience the Palmach Museum & learn about Israel’s military strength in 1948
  • Lunch at the Carmel Market
  • Walk through the trendy Nachalat Binyamin arts and crafts fair
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Shabbat dinner at Hotel

Overnight: Tel Aviv

SHABBAT IN TEL AVIV

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Day at leisure in Tel Aviv – Options include
    • Enjoy the hotel facilities
    • Beach time
    • Bike ride along the beautiful boardwalk of Tel Aviv
    • Walk through Neve Tzedek and see the Bahaus Architecture
  • Farewell dinner in Tel Aviv
  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport
  • Fly back home!!!

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