7- DAYS FAMILY BAR/BAT MITZVAH TOURING IN ISRAEL
A 7 days Bar-Mitzvah touring in Israel is the ideal period to create the ultimate Israeli festive experience, as a private tour guide in Israel I will be able the introduce you to our unique Israel as you have never seen before, we will walk threw the most unforgettable and significant sites in Israel and take a lifetime journey threw time, the Bar-Mitzvah ceremony will be the highlight of the tour and we will combine fun and extreme activities while taking also educational lessons.
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL AND A TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL
Dear friends, Welcome to Israel! after a smooth landing in the Israeli international airport I will greet you with a warm smile and help you to carry your luggage to our car, after buckling the seatbelts we will depart the airport and drive straight to Tel Aviv, on the way we will have a light sightseeing tour of Tel Aviv before arriving at your hotel. take this afternoon to rest, swim or enjoy a local Israeli restaurant nearby, but most important prepare to begin our journey tomorrow.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
DAY 2 - EXPLORE THE RUINS OF JAFFA AND WALK THE MODERN CITY OF TEL AVIV
Good morning! I will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby to start our Bar/Bat Mitzvah touring in Israel, this day will be dedicated to the old city of Jaffa and the heritage sites in Tel Aviv. starting from an amazing observation point of old Jaffa to learn about the 4000-year-old history and taking amazing photos of the Israeli coast and the contrasting stones, continue walking in the old city streets we will enter to the galleries to see the local artists and have conversations with the locals, then we will pass near the floating tree, a live orange tree hanging in the heart of the city and continue to explore the church of st. peter, the ruins from the Egyptian period, and the wishing bridge. The jaffa tour will end at the famous flea market where you can take some free time to shop before we will continue to Tel Aviv.
The second part of the day will be spent in Tel Aviv, the modern hi-tech capital of Israel, starting from the first Jewish neighborhood Neve Zedek we will stroll the old streets and I will explain to you about the creation of Tel Aviv and introduce you to the heritage houses in witch many famous poets and influence people were leaving. continue to the central part of Tel Aviv we will walk the Rotchild Boulevard and visit the hall of independence, the original place where the declaration of independence of Israel took part, then we will walk in an open-air museum and learn about the famous Bau Haus architecture. on this day we will explore the central market of Tel Aviv, the famous Carmel market, and take a light-tasting tour with a good local lunch at the end.
Finishing the day in the art museum of Tel Aviv or the Itzhak Rabin heritage center before heading back to your hotel.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
DAY 3 - THE WESTERN COAST OF ISRAEL
On The third day of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah touring we will head to Caesarea, you will walk the old ruins of an amazing ancient port of King Herods threw the amphitheater, hippodrome, Roman baths, and perhaps a spicy attraction to light up the day such as a scuba-diving or a 3D tour back in time. from Caesarea, we will continue to Atlit, a British detention camp constructed during the 1940s in which jews arriving from Europe were captured and held. right after we will drive to Haifa to explore the famous Bahai gardens and the german colony finishing on the top of the Carmel mount enjoying an amazing panorama towards the Haifa port and the north.
After having a good lunch we will continue to Acre, the capital of the crusaders, and visit the crusades halls, the secret tunnels of the city, the central market of Acre and learn about the journey of napoleon in Israel. the last destination will be the border with Lebanon, Rosh Hanikra is an amazing site with natural grottos in which we walk and admire the geological creation of nature and also learn about the importance of this place during the war of independence.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
DAY 4 - GOLDEN JERUSALEM AND THE BAR/BAT MITZVAH CEREMONY
Waking up early and packing the bags we departure Tel Aviv towards Jerusalem, today is the family Bar/Bat Mitzvah journey highlight! after 1 hour of driving towards the capital we will reach Jerusalem and have your Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony near the Western Wall with a festive lunch in one of the restaurants in the old part of Jerusalem. the second part of the day will be dedicated to Jewish history, we will visit Yad Vashem, the world holocaust center and learn about the tragic events of the 20th century, then we will continue to Mahane Yehuda market, the central market of Jerusalem to enjoy the local vibe, unique tastings tour and a drive along the new part of Jerusalem threw the main locations.
Overnight in Jerusalem
DAY 5 - JERUSALEM OLD VS NEW
This day will be dedicated to the most interesting part of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah touring in Israel, the old city of Jerusalem! starting from the famous panorama from the mount of olives watching the golden city then will enter the old city threw the Zion gate and visit the tomb of Jerusalem's founder, king David, continue to walk in the Jewish quarter and visit the synagogues while watching the local everyday routine, then we will take the cardio, the central street to reach the Christian quarter and enter to the Church Of The Holy Sepulcher to see the famous part of the Christina tradition about the crucifixion of Jesus.
In the middle of the day, you will have some free time to have lunch and to do your shopping. on the second part of the day, we will tour the Muslim quarter and visit the famous golden dome, right after we continue to the Jewish quarter and spend some time near the Western Wall discussing the most important fragrance from the second temple and the importance of the western wall to the jews. finishing the day in the underground tunnels of Jerusalem before heading back to the hotel.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
DAY 6 - HIKE THE JUDEAN DESERT AND FLOAT IN THE SALTY LAKE
The sixth day of our amazing 7 Bar/Bat Mitzvah journey in Israel will be spent in the south, leaving early morning your hotel we will head to the Judean desert, the first location will be Qumran, the place where the Dead Sea scrolls were found in 1947, continue driving along with the Dead Sea we will stop at the Ein Gedi national park to hike the cliffs of the desert while watching the waterfalls and the local animals passing by. from Ein Gedi we will drive to Masada national park and take the cable car to reach the top, we will walk on the Masada and learn about this amazing construction in the heart of the desert and talk about the last battle between the Romans and the jews. from the Masada fortress, we will head to the Dead Sea hotels, you deserve a good relaxation experience! take your time to float in the Dead Sea, rub yourself with the black natural mud of this amazing lake, and enjoy the rest of the day on the beach.
Overnight in Jerusalem
DAY 7 - EXCAVATIONS AND BATTLE HERITAGE IN THE LOWLAND
Today we drive to the Shfela, the low land of Israel, you will be digging in the caves and examine pottery in Beit Govrin national park, after washing our hands we will drive to Ayanon institute, the underground bullet factory constructed by the Haganah unit before Israel was established. finishing the day in the Latrun tank and IDF museum or a local winery with wine tastings and cheese.
The Bar/Bat Mitzvah journey in Israel came to an end, I will drive you to the Ben Gurion international airport, see you soon!