Sample 10 day itinerary for a Bar Mitztvah tour in Israel

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Bar Mitzvah Tour in Israel sample itinerary

DAY 1
Arrival: Jerusalem

Arrival to Ben Gurion Airport – VIP escort through passport control, baggage claim, and customs.

Transfer to your hotel

Afternoon & evening at leisure

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 2
Jerusalem Old City

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

City of David & Hezekiah’s Tunnel – Journey back to ancient Jerusalem and explore the intricate system of tunnels built to protect the Gihon Spring.

Davidson Center – Imagine what it might have felt like to walk through the ancient walled city of Jerusalem before its destruction.

Lunch en route, on your own.

Scavenger Hunt in the Old City – Explore the Jewish Quarter on an interactive and exciting walking adventure.

Dinner on your own at the hotel or a local restaurant.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 3
Bar Mitzvah Celebration

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Bar Mitzvah at Goldman Promenade – The stunning views overlooking the Jerusalem Hills and the Old City provide the perfect backdrop for this momentous occasion. Mazel Tov!!

Celebratory lunch in Jerusalem.

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

ATV Adventure – Trek through the rocky Judean Hills and hop out for cave explorations and breathtaking views of the desert at sunset.

BBQ Feast at CnaanitBring your appetite!

Overnight: Jerusalem.

Sample itinerary for a Bar Mitzvah tour in Israel: Jerusalem Western Wall

DAY 4
Jerusalem

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Yad Vashem Twinning Program – Share your bar mitzvah experience with a young Holocaust victim who never got the chance to reach this milestone of Jewish life.

Lunch en route, on your own.

Israel Museum – See the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world.

Machane Yehuda Market – Taste your way through the crowded rows of stalls, enjoying the best local produce, freshly baked delicacies, and scrumptious street food in Israel.

Evening at leisure

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 5
Judean Desert

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Camel Excursion – A desert adventure, on four knobby-kneed legs. Don’t forget your camera.

Masada – Discover the story of heroism and martyrdom during the Roman siege on this mountain fortress.

Lunch and Float in the Dead Sea – Experience the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of weightlessness as you float in the mineral-rich water at the lowest spot on earth.

Return to Jerusalem.

Dinner on your own at the hotel or a local restaurant.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 6
Jordan Valley

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out.

Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu – Visit this unique religious kibbutz that is dedicated to organic farming and natural, religious living.

Beit She’an – Tour the well-preserved ruins of this Roman-era walled city, including a temple, public baths, and more.

Lunch en route, on your own

Rafting Adventure – Cool off and take in the serene Jordan River landscapes. The whole family will enjoy a refreshing cruise on a hot day.

Continue to your hotel in the north.

Buffet dinner at the hotel is included.

Overnight: North

DAY 7
Golan Heights

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Banias Nature Reserve – Get up close to the largest and most powerful waterfall in Israel and enjoy the lush vegetation and ancient ruins.

Majd-al-Shams – Experience the Druze culture and share a lunch of freshly made, traditional Druze food with a local family in their home.

Lunch is included in Majd-al-Shams

Golan Heights Jeep Tour – Go off-road and encounter some of the landmarks that make this one of Israel’s most fascinating and complicated regions.

Buffet dinner at the hotel is included.

Overnight: North

Things to do on a Bar Mitzvah tour in Israel: Caesarea coastline

DAY 8
Coastal Plain

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out.

Rosh HaNikra – Experience the unparalleled natural beauty of the cliffs and sea grottoes at Israel’s northwest corner.

Baha’i Gardens – Take in the splendor of Haifa’s Baha’i Temple and gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Lunch en route, on your own.

SUFA Academy – Learn the secrets of Israel’s success as a security powerhouse directly from the country’s elite fighters themselves.

Dinner on your own at the hotel or a local restaurant.

Overnight: Tel Aviv

DAY 9
Tel Aviv
Jaffa

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Old Jaffa – Explore the charming alleyways, bustling flea market, and trendy port area of Tel Aviv’s sister city.

Peres Center for Peace and Innovation – Enjoy a fascinating, multi-sensory tour of Israeli innovation.

Lunch en route, on your own

Florentin District Graffiti Tour – Discover the social, political, and cultural moods reflected in Israel’s best street art.

Dinner on your own

Overnight: Tel Aviv

DAY 10
Tel Aviv: Departure

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Day at Leisure – Suggestions:

Tel Aviv Neighborhood Walk – Get a taste of the many layers of this walkable sea-front town, or just stroll up and down the beachside promenade.

Sarona Market – Taste your way through Tel Aviv’s foodie Mecca, showcasing fine gourmet products from Israel and abroad.

R&R at the hotel or on the beach – Spend some time soaking up the warm Israeli sunshine on the beach or enjoy a spa treatment and lounge by the pool.

Transfer to the airport – Your driver will transport you to Ben Gurion Airport for your departure flight.

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