Tel Aviv is often called “the city that never sleeps”.  It was the first modern jewish city built in Israel, and is the country’s economic and cultural center. It is a lively, cosmopolitan and active city with entertainment, culture, art galleries, festivals and an active night life.


Tel Aviv began its history in Jaffa (Yafo) - the ancient 3,000-year-old adjoining city that lies to its southwest. The current Old City of Jaffa was built during the Ottoman Empire and its stone houses and narrow alleyways now house the picturesque artists’ quarter and tourist center. Tel Aviv hosts a wide range of architectural styles which were influenced by various schools of architecture - among which was the International Bauhaus style.  For this reason the White City has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.


Tel Aviv is Israel’s center for culture and entertainment. The city has more than 20 museums. Tel Aviv is also the national center for night life and entertainment and is filled with night clubs featuring music of all types, dancing, restaurants, pubs, coffee houses, discotheques, movie theaters, auditoriums, and concert halls. The beachfront of Tel Aviv has bathing beaches and a romantic waterfront promenade.


Jaffa is one of Israel's most ancient port towns.  Sitting on the Mediterranean south of Tel Aviv, modern Jaffa is a magical and stunning tourist spot because of its beautifully restored old quarter.  Its atmospheric cobbled streets are filled with an array of galleries, shops and restaurants and there are beautiful views over the Mediterranean towards Tel Aviv.  One of the few Christian religious sites is the house of Simon the Tanner, where, according to the New Testament, Peter first realized the gospel message had to be extended beyond the confines of Judaism.


There is a famous 'flee market' in Jaffa in the day time and quite often bands playing in the square in the evenings.


One Day Tours from Tel Aviv

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

Jerusalem Old & New City
Pick up from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
Visit the Old City, the Western Wall and Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchure, on to mount Zion. After lunch, the tour continues to Yad Vashem and Church of John the Baptist.


Note: Tours of holy sites require modest dress (no shorts), shoulder covering. Comfortable shoes recommended

 

 


Massada, Dead Sea, Ein Gedi
Descend to the Judean Desert via the inn of the Good Samaritan. Ascend Massada by cable car to tour the 2000 year old fortress and palace built by King Herod. Drive via Ein Gedi and Qumran, overview the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Float in the mineral rich Dead Sea at 400m below sea level, the lowest place on earth. Take a mud bath and benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud.

 

Note: Comfortable shoes and head covering are recommended. Bring along a swimsuit and a towel.

 

 



Nazareth, Tiberius ans Sea of Galilee
Begin the journey north by traveling along Israel's scenic coastal plain via the plain of Armageddon to Nazareth. In Nazareth visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph's carpentry. Onwards via Kafer Cana to view the Mount of Beautitudes and Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish at Tabgha. Stop to view the ruins of the ancient synagogue of Capernaum and the city of Christ. Overlooking Tiberius to the site of baptismal on the Jordan River - Yard nit. (optional baptismal service for participants)


Note: Tours of holy sites require modest, dress (covered shoulders)

 

 


Caesarea, Rosh Hanikra, Acre
Visit the Roman and Crusader ruins in Caesarea. On through to view of Haifa Bay. Continue to Rosh Hanikra to see the Grottos, the Crusader underground city and the Crypt in Acre.
Walk through the old city to see the Oriental Market & the Arab Mosque.

 

 


Beit Shean & Golan Heights
Drive north along the coastal road, on route stop at overlook of Megiddo and continue to Beth Shean, extensive excavations of an ancient Roman city. Drive through the Jordan valley, stop at the Baptismal sight on the Jordan River. Ascend to the Golan Heights with an overview from Hammat Gader of the triangular border with Syria, Jordan and Israel. Onwards to the city of Katzrin, the Talmudic capital of the Golan. Visit the ancient synagogue of Katzrin. Ascend Mount Bental, overlook Kuneitra Valley and stop at former Syrian fortification. Return south to hotels via Jordan River.

 

 

 

  • All entrance fees are included in the above prices
  • All transfers and transportation via modern air conditioned car/van/bus
  • Lunch included at 5* restaurant on all tours
  • English speaking guide for whole tour
  • All prices quoted in US Dollars.