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Day 1
Arrive at Ben Gurion Airport. Welcomed at the airport by a Tailor Made Tours Representative. Drive to Tel-Aviv to check in at the hotel and dinner. Overnight: Tel-Aviv
 
Day 2
Drive to Neot Kedumim, it offers a unique introduction to the natural treasures and beauty of ancient Israel, continue to Tel-Aviv & Jaffa for a special markets tour, a colorful experience. While in Jaffa – (Joppa) visit Simon theTanner’s and the site of Jonah and the Whale. Visit the old city of Jaffa, the Holly Petruce church and it’s artist. Continue to our Kibbutz hotel on the Sea of Galilee.  Overnight: Kibbutz on the Sea of Galilee
 
Day 3 
Visit the western Galilee and the lower Galilee, start with Acre including the White authentic market, The Temple’s Tunnel, The Hospitaller Fortress & the Enchanted Garden, continue to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car to visit the grottoes and the Lebanese border. Proceed to Safed – birthplace of Kabbalah – Jewish mystic teachings, the Old city, the Ancient synagogues and the artist colony.  Overnight: Kibbutz on the Sea of Galilee
 
Day 4 
After breakfast, a pleasant journey takes us to the Golan Heights, after seeing the UN Buffer Zone between Israel and Syria. Visit Katzrin, the museum and Talmud Village, continue to Tel Dan and view the Banias River, the main source of the Jordan River. We will end our day with kayaking on the Jordan River. Overnight: Kibbutz on the Sea of Galilee
 
Day 5
Drive South to Shivta, one of towns located in the Negev, originally built by the Nabateans. Continue to Kibbutz Sde Boker in the South, visit the graves of David and Pula Ben Gurion – the first prime minister of Israel. After dinner, a special hospitality evening at the Kibbutz.  Overnight: Sde Boker
 
Day 6
Start our day with a great jeep tour in the wilderness of the desert to learn about the amazing desert life. Proceed to the Genesis Land for an “ancient experience”, including a reception by Eliezer, the servant of Abraham and donning Hebrew costumes, camels will take you and transfer you to Abraham’s tent for a reception that include a presentation of a biblical story and special biblical dinner. Proceed to Jerusalem, upon entry we’ll stop and have a special spiritual ceremony at the Hass Promenaded, the “Shechiyanu Service”. Overnight: Jerusalem 
 
Day 7
Tour the Jewish Quarter to explore the architectural and archaeological sites of the Wohl Museum, Broad Wall, Cardo, Davidson Museum in the Western Wall excavations, The Southern Wall, Western Wall, Hasmonean Tunnel. Proceed to visit the City of David to include the original walls of Jerusalem, the Shaft (Zinor) and the Tower of David Museum.  Overnight: Jerusalem 
 
Day 8
Visit the renovated museum Yad Vashem, dedicated to remembering the Holocaust. Continue to Ammunition Hill - a Jordanian Army stronghold that was conquered in a fierce and bloody battle by the paratrooper’s brigade of the Israeli Army, in the Six Day War, in 1967. Visit to the Neighborhoods of Jerusalem and hear the stories of the people who decided to leave the walled city in the early days of Israel.  Overnight: Jerusalem 
 
Day 9
Free day for shopping, in the evening transfer to the airport for the flight back

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