12 Days of Adventure in Israel

(12 Days - from $10,585 per person - Departs Daily on a Private Basis - Can be fully customized to meet your needs) 

DAY 1    ARRIVE TO TEL AVIV

VIP airport assistance- passengers are greeted at the end of the jet bridge, escorted by car through the airport to the passport control, directly to the front of the line. Greeter assists with baggage collection at carousel and escorts passenger to luxury chauffeured car. 

Depart for Tel Aviv via private car and driver

Stretching along a beautiful beach of the Mediterranean Sea, Tel Aviv is called the face of modern Israel. Nicknamed “The White City” for its abundance of Bauhaus style architecture, Tel Aviv was declared a UNESCO World Heritage City in 2003.

Overnight: boutique hotel


DAY 2    ISRAEL’S COAST – ANCIENT PORTS

Drive along Coast to Caesaria, (built by Roman King Herod). Visit the Ancient City of Caesarea Ruins.

The Caesarea National Park contains the remains of a prestigious city established by King Herod the Great. Prepare to be amazed when you visit the mighty Roman Amphitheatre, the Hippodrome, a 20,000 seat horse racing arena, as well as the impressive Roman Aqueducts!

Continue north up the coast of the Mediterranean. Transfer to bicycles for a ride from Nahariyya to Rosh HaNikra (6 miles). Kayyaking and diving in the grottos (depending on weather).

Take a thrilling horseback ride on the beach that you will never forget! Ride alongside the beach, enjoying the cool ocean spray and taking in the amazing scenery that surrounds you as you gallop by.

Enjoy Druze hospitality lunch at Village of Beit Jann, home to 10,000 Druze. All Terrain Vehicle adventure ride through the Naftali Mountains, overview of local vineyards and the Huleh Valley.

Hike near the Arch Rainbow Cave, one spectacular view followed by rappelling off the mammoth natural stone arch bridging the mountains. Hike back to top using cables.

Proceed to Acre, a World Heritage site of UNESCO. Evening walk along the city walls and historic port.

Overnight at a luxury hotel 

DAY 3 GOLAN HEIGHTS – VINEYARDS & BATTLEFIELDS

Jump behind the wheel of a dune buggy and take exhilarating ATV ride through the Golan Heights! View the Syrian border and abandoned village of Kuneitra, Mount Bental & the Valley of Tears from the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and go zooming through orchards!

Visit Mount Bental IDF Bunker. Enjoy views of Syria from a key mountaintop location on Israel’s northern border. From the top of this dormant volcano, you will see the majestic Mount Hermon, the picturesque Druze villages of the Golan and bunkers and trenches left over from the Yom Kippur War.

Enjoy cool, beautiful waters of the Meshushim Pool in the Yehudiya Nature Reserve surrounded by hexagon-shaped pillars of congealed black lava. The short trail leading to the pool offers a chance to enjoy spectacular forests, meadows and rare animals like vultures and boars.

Challenge yourself to Dalton Cliff Rappelling. At this beautiful cliff in the middle of Biryah Forest, you will appreciate the scenic greenery and frolicking animals. With amazing views of the Golan, the Hulah Valley, Mount Hermon and the Galilee, we’ll go rappelling down the face of the huge cliff.

Bicycle around the perimeter of the Hula Valley alongside the water and through the fruit groves. Stop to visit the birds observatories.

Hike the Banias trail. Kayak on the Jordan River.

Overnight at a boutique hotel

DAY 4    THE GALILEE & TZFAT – CITY OF MYSTICS

Start your day with an unforgettable Manara Cliff Cable Car Ride! Go on a panoramic ride from the foothills of Kiryat Shemona to the top of the Naftali range at Kibbutz Manara, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Hermon, Galilee and Golan.

Continue to enjoy the views of the Upper Galilee at the Adir Winery. Taste delicious red and dessert wines made from Kerem Ben Zimra, one of the most celebrated grapes in Israel.

Tour Tzfat Old City & Artist Quarter. Tzfat is one of the four holy cities in Israel. It has served as a spiritual center since the 1600s, when famous Kabbalists lived here. Tzfat awaits for art lovers, soul-seekers and historians to explore its cobblestone alleys, medieval synagogues, galleries and mystical atmosphere.

Overnight at a luxury hotel

DAY 5    BLACK CANYON, JERUSALEM

Start your morning on a “wet hike” of the Black Volcanic Stone Canyon.

Continue to Capernaum, the home of St. Peter and the ruins of a majestic synagogue.

Drive the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Proceed through the Jordan Valley along the banks of the Jordan River.

Pass ancient town of Jericho and ascend through the Judean Desert to Jerusalem.

Stop on a hilltop outside of Jerusalem for the view.

Overnight: boutique hotel


DAY 6    THE JORDAN VALLEY

Western Wall Tunnels Tour - these famous underground tunnels contain remnants of entire rooms from the Second Temple period. At Warren’s Gate, you’ll stand just a few feet away from where the Holy Ark stood, and feel the yearning of the Jewish people for the Temple for thousands of years.

Belvoir (Kokhav HaYarden) National Park. Explore a thoroughly excavated 12th century Crusader fortress. See how the Crusaders used a moat and towers to fend off Saladin’s forces for a year and a half. Discover the sculptures of German-born Israeli artist Yigael Tumarkin, located throughout the site.

Beit She’an National Park where King Saul was defeated by the Philistines in a vicious historical battle. Later, Beit She’an was reestablished as a Greek city with colonnaded streets, temples, theaters and fountains. The city was devastated by an earthquake in 749 CE; now only remnants remain.

Ma’ayan Harod National Park This breathtaking green space features springs of water surrounding the huge park’s lawn, a large swimming pool, and a presentation at the Hankin Museum, commemorating one of the first Zionists to purchase land here. Enjoy the view and the springs.

Overnight: luxury hotel


DAY 7    JERUSALEM

Explore the Old City, sacred to three religions, starting from Mount Zion, the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Visit the Western Wall, and the Southern Wall excavations, proceed to Jewish Quarter. View the Dome of the Rock, Islam’s third holiest site and site of the Temple. Continue to Broad Wall and Cardo, bazaar (market) established 2000 years ago.

Follow the Via Dolorosa through the Old City to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Experience traditional bargaining in the Old City. Continue to the ancient archaeological ruins of Jerusalem in the City of David. Walk the 8th Century Hezekiah’s water tunnel.

Jerusalem Archaeological Park. Experience Second Temple-era Jerusalem on the eve of its destruction by the Romans. See a virtual reconstruction of the Temple, visit the stores and walkways of the surrounding city and see the remnants of the staircase that led to the Temple Mount and the Holy of Holies.

1967 Six Day War – Ammunition Hill On the night of June 6th, 1967, a four-hour battle took place here at Ammunition Hill in which 36 men lost their lives. Today you can view the trenches and reconstructed bunker that serves as a museum and tells the story of the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem “Shuk” (Market) With more than 250 vendors, this bustling outdoor marketplace is considered the heartbeat of central Jerusalem. Whatever you are looking for, the shuk has it: clothing, Judaica, fresh produce, meats, diamonds, restaurants – and an array of colorful characters throughout.

Overnight: luxury hotel

DAY 8    JERUSALEM

Yad Vashem

As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter. For over half a century, Yad Vashem has been committed to four pillars of remembrance -commemoration, documentation, research and education. A decade in the making, the Holocaust History Museum combines the best of Yad Vashem’s expertise, resources and state-of-the-art exhibits to take Holocaust remembrance well into the 21st century.

The museum occupies over 4,200 square meters, mainly underground, and presents the story of the Shoah from a unique Jewish perspective, emphasizing the experiences of the individual victims through original artefacts, survivor testimonies and personal possessions. At the end of the museum’s historical narrative is the Hall of Names — a repository for the Pages of Testimony of millions of Holocaust victims, a memorial to those who perished. From the Hall of Names, visitors will continue on to balcony opening to a panoramic view of Jerusalem.

Lunch at Machneyuda restaurant

Discover the Jewish Quarter and the 1948 memorial

Walk on Mount Zion, the place where The Last Supper and visit King David 's tomb

Overnight at King David hotel


DAY 9    GUSH ETZION

Zip-Line Adventure! Israel is home to the world’s second-longest zip line, where you can zoom down 600 meters at 120 meters high! A shorter zip line is available for young kids, while older ones ride the large one with parents. The ride isn’t as scary as it looks, but it’s every bit as fun!

Caliber 3 Adventure Training. This exhilarating activity is geared to tourists of any age who would like to learn about anti-terrorism tactics. Experts in anti-terrorism combat tell true stories, explain the tactics used to fight terrorism and offer hands-on experience for all participants in shooting weapons.

Herodium National Park. Visit one of the most fascinating structures from the ancient world when you visit Herod the Great’s fortress-style palace, constructed around 20 BCE. Take a tour of the park and view the ancient tomb – and Herod’s palace, including bathhouses, courtyards and a synagogue.

The Lone Tree Brewery in Gush Etzion. Begin with an explanation of the brewery’s unique location – on a clear day one sees not only Beitar Elite, Tzur Hadassah, and Gvaot, but also Ashdod and Ashkelon. We’ll taste our way through the brewing and fermenting process and wind up with a tasting of Lone Tree Beers.

Overnight: luxury hotel

DAY 10    THE JUDEAN DESERT – KING HERODS FORTRESS

Masada Mountain & Cable Car

Depart to hike the Roman trail Masada to see the sunrise over the Dead Sea. Tour the Massada fortress to see the ancient palaces, the bathhouse, the synagogue, and fortification on top of the isolated plateau. Descend by cablecar. Proceed to Ein Gedi, a natural oasis fed by four springs. Hike the Tsafit trail. From here we go down to our Dead Sea hotel for relaxation and rejuvenation at the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight.

Dead Sea Float Experience

Yam Hamelach, literally meaning “Sea of Salt,” is 417 meters below sea level, making it the lowest place on earth. Its salty water contains unique healing properties, which, combined with the nutrient-filled mud found on its shores, creates one luxurious and healthy day.

Genesis Land Camel Rides & Desert Dinner

Situated in the heart of the Judean Desert en route to the Dead Sea, Genesis Land offers immersion into the world of the Bible. Visitors are greeted by Eliezer, Abraham’s servant, and then led by a train of camels down to Abraham’s tent to enjoy dinner and hospitality.

Overnight: boutique hotel

DAY 11    Fox’s Chimney and Tel Aviv

Hike the Fox’s Chimney natural salt caves for caving and rappelling in the dark caverns that are unique to Israel and Iran. We hike through small canyons and over mountain tops in the desert with magnificent views of the mountains of Moav and Edom and the Dead Sea spread below. We reach a yawning hole in the ground we rappel down over 210 feet through huge beautiful, salt formation, into the belly of the earth. In the pitch dark bottom we use headlamps to explore the caverns and salt formations. We exit to the beach of the Dead Sea. We then return to Tel Aviv for ‘happy hour.’

Overnight: The Norman hotel Tel Aviv

DAY 12    Jaffa Port

Ride to the Jaffa port, along the seaside promenade, then tour the more than 5000 Bauhaus buildings on Rothschild Blvd; proceed to Neveh Tzedek, the first neighborhood built outside of Jaffa, where beautiful old homes with amazing architecture are restored.

Dinner and a last night on the town.

Private transfer to airport. VIP departure assistance