School Trips

An interactive, educational and experiential tour in Israel that brings your classroom lessons to life, and will create lasting memories for each and every student.

Information

Israel school tours supplement your students’ lessons with real-life presentations of the Bible, Second Temple, Zionism and contemporary Israel.

 

We plan your trip as if it was our own, all you have to do is tell us your target travel dates, number of people, age groups, type of school and curriculum. Working within any budget, we deliver an itinerary specific to your school’s interests. Dekel Tours, your travel agency in Israel, will ease the process and handle all the trip logistics for you.

 

When in Israel, with our up-to-date, local and expert guide, you and your students can enjoy an unforgettable trip and feel the comfort of 24-hour local support from our staff.

School Trips to Israel

Highlights

School Trips to IsraelEach School Israel tour is customized according to the school, the students’ ages and what they have learned at home. Here’s what you can expect on a school trip to Israel with Dekel Tours:

    • Re-enact the dramatic battle at Ammunition Hill that led to conquest of the Old City in 1967
    • Crawl through the caves where the military hero Bar Kokhba once hid
    • Join thousands of Jews from around the world in celebration of Shabbat at the Western Wall
    • Meet lone soldiers who have left their families behind and are serving in the IDF

 

Traveling to an unknown country for the first time can offer many surprises. We help your students experience Israel to its fullest.

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.

    • Visit the De Karina Chocolate factory for a mouth-watering experience
    • Tikun Olan project
    • Meet with students from a local Israeli school
    • Travel in the footsteps of warriors along Burma Road tracing the battle of Jerusalem in 1948

 

Give your students a trip to Israel they will talk about the rest of their lives.

Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
  • DAY 8
  • DAY 9
  • DAY 10
  • DAY 11

[Sample itinerary from a satisfied Israel school trip client]

ARRIVAL

  • Welcome to Israel! Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport where you will be met by our representatives for the experience of a lifetime
  • Travel the in the footsteps of warriors along Burma Road tracing the battle of Jerusalem in 1948.
  • Lunch at Harel Mall
  • Time for reflection at the Western Wall
  • Check-in to hotel
  • Group bonding activities in the park of Yemin Moshe
  • Evening activity & orientation with staff

Overnight: Jerusalem

OLD CITY JERUSALEM

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Re-enact the dramatic battle at Ammunition Hill that led to conquest of the Old City in 1967
  • Descend into the Kotel Tunnels and learn about the long past of the Temple Mount/
  • Lunch in the Jewish Quarter
  • Go back to where it all began in City of David
  • Walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnels
  • Dinner
  • Israel Update lecture

Overnight: Jerusalem

BEIT GUVRIN & BEIT SHEMESH

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Tikun Olam Project in Jerusalem Area
  • Witness the place where David slew the giant Goliath in one of the greatest battles in history at the Valley of Elah
  • Lunch
  • Crawl Through The Bar Kochva Caves At Hirbet Midras
  • Transfer to South
  • Travel by camel like your ancestors in the Judean Desert
  • Enjoy traditional Bedouin hospitality & Hafla
  • Kumsitz, drum circle & bonfire

Overnight: Kfar Hanokdim Bedouin Tents

JUDEAN DESERT

  • Early wake up
  • Ascend Masada in time for sunrise
  • Walk down via the Snake Path
  • Breakfast at the Masada Restaurant
  • Cool off in the pools of Ein Gedi Oasis where David fled from King Saul
  • Picnic lunch
  • Float in the Dead Sea – the lowest place on Earth at Mineral Beach
  • Return to Jerusalem
  • Dinner at Malcha Mall

Overnight: Jerusalem

NEW JERUSALEM

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Remember the Six Million who lost their lives at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum & Children’s Memorial
  • Visit Mt. Herzl where the father of Zionism is buried – Theodore Herzl.
  • Experience the hustle and bustle of the Machane Yehuda Market – Eat some of the best falafel in Jerusalem
  • Time to prepare for Shabbat
  • Join thousands of Jews from around the world in celebration of Shabbat at the Western Wall
  • Dinner at hotel together with soldiers from the Michael Levine Lone Soldiers Center

Overnight: Jerusalem

JERUSALEM

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Late Shabbat wake up.
  • Time for outdoor games at liberty bell park – Frisbee, soccer, basketball, and more
  • Lunch included at the hotel
  • Time to rest & relax
  • Sunset from gorgeous Yemin Moshe neighborhood
  • Musical Havdalla
  • Sound & Light Show at the Tower of David
  • Pizza dinner on Ben Yehuda Street

Overnight: Jerusalem

SHFELA REGION

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Checkout & departure
  • Climb on the tanks at Latrun Museum
  • Tree planting and sheep herding at Neot Kedumim
  • Lunch en-route
  • Explore the Underground Bullet Factory at the Ayalon Institute
  • Use all your senses but sight at the Dialogue in the Dark Museum
  • Dinner en-route

Overnight: COAST

COASTAL PLAIN

  • Breakfast included at hotel
  • Visit the ancient Roman City of Ceasarea built by King Herod himself
  • Traditional Druze hospitality lunch at Daliyat-El-Carmel
  • Descend into the Grottos of Rosh Hanikra that were carved by the waters of the Mediterranean
  • Dinner at hotel

Overnight: North

UPPER GALILEE

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Explore the Mystical City of Tzfat including beautiful synagogues, artists’ colony, candle factory and more
  • Meet with Kabbalistic artist Sheva Chaya
  • Lunch on Tzfat promenade
  • Enjoy a walk to the gorgeous Banias Waterfall
  • Dinner in Kiryat Shmona

Overnight: North 

GOLAN

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Hike through the Jilabun Stream and cool off under the Jilabun waterfall
  • Lunch in Kazrin
  • Visit the De Karina Chocolate factory for a mouth-watering experience
  • Kayak down the Jordan river at Kfar Blum
  • Transfer to Tiberias for a boat ride on the Kineret with music
  • Ice-creams & free time on Tiberias Promenade

Overnight: North 

TEL AVIV 

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Check out and travel to Tel Aviv
  • Re-enact the dramatic birth of the State of Israel at Independence Hall
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Palmach Museum and learn about Israel’s first defenses
  • Memorial service at Rabin Square where Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin was assassinated in 1995
  • Final dinner in Tel Aviv
  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport
  • Fly back home
  • Next Year In Jerusalem!!!

 

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