Complete Jewish Heritage Tour

16 Days jewish heritage Journey to Israel, egypt and jordan

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Complete Land Package: $3,400 Includes deposit, taxes & fees

The Complete Jewish Heritage Tour will lead you through the lands of Egypt, Jordan and Israel from a Jewish Heritage perspective. Travelers on this wonderful journey will become acquainted with the most important cultural and historical sites that these amazing countries have to offer.

What’s unique about our Jewish journeys?
  • We tour all day! (Some tour companies include only half day touring)
  • All Sightseeing and entrance fees are included. Everything is taken care of!
  • Private transfer from Ben Gurion International Airport to your Hotel.
  • Tour based on Jewish heritage.
  • Our licensed guides are the most experienced in the industry.
  • We provide life-changing tour experiences at the most affordable rate.
Departure / Flight from the U.S to Egypt
  • Our journey starts today as we depart on our flight to Egypt – the land of the Pharaohs. Sit back, relax and enjoy your flight, and prepare yourself for a life-changing experience.
Meals included: On board
On Board
2Sunday | Ahlan Wa Sahlan
Welcome to Egypt – the Land of Pharaohs
  • Upon arrival in Cairo and after passport control, you will be met by our Cairo representative.
  • A private transfer is included from the airport to your hotel. Our hotel is conveniently located only 1.5 miles away from one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Check in at the hotel, unpack and rest. In the evening we will meet our Egyptologist tour guide-escort and traveling companions for a welcome dinner and orientation meeting.
  • Evening activity: Optional Pyramids Sound & Light Show ($40 pp)
Arrival private transfer included: Complimentary by America Israel Tours
Meals included: Full Buffet Dinner
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
3Monday | Discovering Egypt's Ancient Civilization
Pyramids / Sphinx / Enter Inside the Great Pyramid / Camel Ride / Egyptian Museum / Old Cairo
  • After breakfast, meet our Egyptologist tour guide to start our touring day in Egypt.
  • Our first stop will be at the Pyramids of Giza.
  • A visit to the three Giza Pyramids is on every world traveler's must-see list. Cheops Pyramid, the largest of the three, was built in the 3rd dynasty about 2690 B.C. and is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • In front of the Pyramids of Chephren, you will find the colossal statue of the Great Sphinx, which has stood guard over the pyramids for more than 4,500 years.
  • The Sphinx, carved from a single piece of stone, is a lion with a Pharaoh's head, thought to be a portrait of the Pharaoh Chephren.
  • You will have the opportunity to go inside the Great Pyramid to discover the burial chamber. The burial chamber consists of an empty Sarcophagus (7.3 ft by 3.75 ft) with smooth walls and a polished ceiling. The floor is made with blocks of pink granite, which covers 50 sq meters.
  • During our Pyramids visit you will have a chance to ride a camel around the pyramids (complimentary by America Israel Tours). This is your opportunity to have your postcard photo riding a camel with the pyramids in the background.
  • Next, we will drive into Old Cairo to explore the City's cultural landmarks that span over three millennium of Egyptian history.
  • Discover the greatest collection of Pharanoiac treasures in the world at the famous Egyptian Museum.
  • See the unique collection of Pharanoiac art, starting with the Old Kingdom Collection, followed by the Middle and New Kingdom galleries and Greco-Roman periods and the famous Tut-Ankh-Amon treasures.
  • As we stroll along, we will come to the recently restored Synagogue of Ben Ezra, which marks the place where Moses was saved by the water girl of the Pharaoh. This is the oldest Jewish synagogue in Egypt, built in 882 AC.
  • After this we will return to our hotel for dinner.
  • Optional: Nile Dinner Cruise with Show ($55 pp including transfers)
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Le Meridien Hotel, Pyramids
4Tuesday | Flight
Flight to Sharm El-Sheikh
  • After a late breakfast and some free to time to relax, you will be transferred to the airport for a short domestic flight to the beautiful resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh, the most popular destination on the Red Sea.
  • The remainder of the day will spent at leisure. Relax at the beautiful beach front Resort Hotel or join one of the optional tours that we offer.
  • Optional activities: Option 1 – Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Option 2 – Submarine Ride, Option 3 – Dolphin Show

*Optional activities should be reserved and paid for directly in Egypt

Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Sharm El-Sheikh (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
5Wednesday | Travel North
Travel north along the beautiful Red Sea to the Taba Border
  • After breakfast, we will travel north, following the very scenic Red Sea, arriving at the Taba Border.
  • We will leave Egypt and enter Israel here at the Taba border crossing. Here we will say good-bye to our Egyptian tour guide and bus driver.
  • You will be picked up on the Israeli side of the border by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Eilat. Shalom!
  • We will arrive in Eilat – the beautiful resort city on the shores of the Red Sea – and drive to our hotel.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Eilat (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
6Thursday | Petra
Full day Petra Tour
  • Tour to Petra is operated by Eilat local operator.
  • After breakfast, take a full day tour to the city of Petra.
  • You will be transferred from your hotel to the Arava border point with Jordan, cross into Jordan and visit Petra, Jordan.
  • You will be met by our Jordanian tour guide and bus driver who will drive you to Petra to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the ancient Nabatean city of Petra. The Rose Red City, as it is also known, was carved by the Nabataeans out of solid rock, and played an important role as a trading post on the “Silk Route”. A visit to Petra is one of the true highlights of any tour to the Middle East. For hundreds of years, Petra was forgotten until it was rediscovered in 1812. The entire city is carved into the sides of a deep gorge, which is entered on foot or by horse-drawn carriages. In the late afternoon we will cross the border back to Israel.
  • Our representative will return you back to your hotel in Eilat.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Eilat (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
7Friday | Free Day
Free day in Eilat / Fly to Tel Aviv
  • Enjoying a free day in Eilat, the beautiful resort city on the shores of the Red Sea.
  • Stroll the beaches and swim in the chilly water of the Red Sea.
  • Enjoy some of the various water sport activities and exciting attractions such as the underwater observatory and aquarium, the Dolphin Reef, Camel tours, ATV & Jeep desert tours, Yacht sailing and much more.
  • Return to the hotel in the mid-afternoon to pick up your luggage and be ready for your transfer to the Eilat Airport.
  • You will fly to Tel Aviv where you will meet our representative who will then transfer you to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Enjoy Shabbat in this lively city!
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Tel Aviv (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
8Saturday | Shabbat
Shabbat – Tel Aviv Shabbat Shalom!
  • Enjoy your free day in Tel Aviv, Israel's largest city on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Tel Aviv, also known as known the “city that never sleeps”, is a truly cosmopolitan city with world class museums, concert halls, theaters, shopping and great restaurants.
  • You can just relax and enjoy Shabbat or take in the many sights the city offers.
Meals included: Full Buffet Breakfast
Tel Aviv (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
9Sunday | From Tel Aviv to the Galilee
Caesarea / Haifa / Acre (Acco) / Rosh HaNikra / Galilee
  • After breakfast we start our day and will drive north to Caesarea, which has been an important city for the Jewish faith since before the Roman invasion.
  • There we will see excavations dating to the Crusades; the aqueduct, whose construction dates back to King Herod, and the restored amphitheater, now serving as a concert venue.
  • From there we will proceed to Haifa, the largest city in northern Israel, and take in the magnificent view from Mount Carmel, a UNESCO biosphere reserve.
  • We will also be visiting the INS Af Al Pi Chen, a former Second World War era landing craft that now serves as the Clandestine Immigration and Navy Museum, covering the maritime history of Israel.
  • A drive to the waterside town of Acre follows, where we can walk along the old harbor, and visit the local market, taking in the sights of one of the oldest inhabited sites in Israel.
  • We will continue on to the northernmost point of Israel at Rosh HaNikra, taking an exciting descent by cable car into the spectacular limestone grottoes.
  • The day will end with a drive to Galilee and our lodging at Kibbutz Lavi. There we will have the opportunity to meet with Kibbutz members and learn more about their unique lifestyle.
  • Dinner at the kibbutz hotel is included.
Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Galilee
10Monday | Upper Galilee & Golan Heights
Safed / Golan Heights / Jeep Tour / Banias / Tel Hai / Upper Galilee
  • The day will start with a drive to Safed, the center of Kabbalah and one of the four holy cities of Judaism.
  • There you can visit both the Yosef Caro and the Ari Ashkenazi synagogues. The Ari synagogue may be the oldest in Israel that is still in use, and is certainly one of the most important in the city.
  • The Artists’ Quarter is also well worth checking out. You can view and purchase the very unique “micro calligraphy” artworks that Safed is famous for.
  • We will then enjoy an exhilarating Jeep ride to the foot of the Golan Heights.
  • Next we will travel up the Golan Heights and stop at an observation point over the almost entirely destroyed city of Quneitra and the Syrian territory.
  • Tel Faher, a former Syrian outpost, is our next stop. There will also be an opportunity to explore the beautiful Banias waterfall and springs, an area rife with hiking trails.
  • Next up is Tel Hai, the site of a pivotal battle between Arab rebels and the New Yishuv in 1920.
  • We will also see the famous Roaring Lion Monument, commemorating Josef Trumpeldor, among others who lost their lives that day.
  • We will then return to the kibbutz hotel for Dinner.
Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Kibbutz Lavi Hotel, Galilee
11Tuesday | From the Galilee to Jerusalem
Tiberias / Beit Shean / Gan HaShlosha / Beit Alpha / Jordan Valley / Jerusalem
  • After breakfast we will drive to Tiberias to visit the grave of Mosheh ben Maimon, a famous philosopher and Torah scholar from the Middle Ages.
  • Next is Beit Shean, the biggest archaeological park in Israel, featuring beautiful excavations from the Roman and the Byzantine periods. There will be a stop at Beit Alpha to see a beautiful mosaic floor in a Byzantine era synagogue.
  • From there we will move onto Gan HaShlosha National Park, where you will have an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful springs located at the foot of Gilboa Mountain, where King Saul was killed in his battle against the Philistines.
  • We will then continue along the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem, stopping at Mount Scopus for a blessing as we enter the city.
Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
12Wednesday | Jerusalem Old City
Mount Zion / Western Wall Tunnel / Davidson Center / David's Tower
  • Today there will be a tour of the Old City of Jerusalem. We will start with a visit to the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion.
  • We will then walk along the Cardo, an ancient Roman road as we visit the four Sephardic synagogues restored after the 1967 war in the city’s Jewish Quarter.
  • No tour of Jerusalem would be complete without a visit to the Western Wall Tunnel, which runs the full length of the Wall, and was built in 19 BCE.
  • We will also have the opportunity to visit the Davidson Center. It is an archaeological museum, where we will learn more about the Western Wall, before once again walking along the Roman Cardo to the local Arab bazaar.
  • Walking through the Jaffa Gate, one of the eight gates in the historic walls of Jerusalem, we will go to the Museum of David’s Tower, which chronicles the history of Jerusalem.
Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
13Thursday | Jerusalem Old & New City
Western Wall / Mea Shearim / Israel Museum / Holyland Model / Yad Vashem
  • We will depart the hotel and arrive at the Western Wall once more, located in the Old City of Jerusalem.
  • There is the option to celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony at the Kotel (Western Wall).
  • * Next, we will continue on to Mea Shearim, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Jerusalem, where we will learn about the lifestyle of the ultra Orthodox communities.
  • We will drive by the Knesset, Israel’s version of parliament, a modern building with a large menorah up front. From there we will go to the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book, site of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the new Holyland model – a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it appeared during the Second Temple Period between 530 BCE - 70 CE.
  • A drive to Mount Herzl follows, home of the military ceremony and the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem.
  • Yad Vashem features the Hall of Remembrance inscribed with six million names continuously read out loud. It also has some beautiful gardens for contemplation.
  • We will end the day visiting Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the Six Day War and converted into a national memorial site and museum.
  • Optional Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ceremony For families who wish to celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony at the Western Wall, the option is available. This is an amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity. While the rest of the group tours Mea Shearim, arrangements will be made at the Western or Southern Wall with an Israeli rabbi. At the end of the service, you will be transferred to the current location of the group. Please call us for more details about this special option.
Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
14Friday | Dead Sea & the Judean Desert
Dead Sea / Qumran / Masada
  • After a drive through the Judean Desert, we will arrive at the Dead Sea, stopping at Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
  • Next we will drive along the shores of the Dead Sea to visit Masada, Israel's most popular site, ascending by cable car once again to tour the ancient fortress at the top. Masada, built by King Herod, was also the site of an uprising by the Jews against the Romans that ended in the mass suicide of close to 1,000 Jewish rebels and families who took refuge there.
  • We will also visit the walls, palaces, synagogue, and bathhouses that made up this ancient city.
  • Descending by the cable cars, we will stop for lunch and float in the Dead Sea, whose high saline content will keep you peacefully floating for hours!
  • The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth. At over 1,300 feet below sea level it is so low that you don’t even need sunscreen, as you will not burn! The water has healing and medicinal properties.
  • We will also have use of the spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area.
  • We will return to Jerusalem for the evening.
Full Buffet Breakfast and Lunch
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
15Saturday | Free day in Jerusalem
  • Today is a free day to enjoy the special atmosphere of Shabbat in Jerusalem. You may want to discover some museums and re-visit the Christian Quarter in the Old City.
Full Buffet Breakfast
Jerusalem (please refer to the 4 hotel categories offered)
16Sunday | Departure
Departure from Israel / Arrival in the USA
  • After breakfast we will transfer you to Ben Gurion International Airport for your transatlantic flight back to the USA.
  • Take home your fond memories of Israel that will last a lifetime, and start planning your next trip!

All of our special rates reflect a 3% discounted rate for cash and check payments.

Hotels on Tour

Hotel Level # of Nights First Class Superior First Class

5-star Deluxe

Super Deluxe
Cairo 2 Le Meridien Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids Le Meridien Pyramids
Eilat 2 Prima Music Dan Panorama Royal Beach Hotel Dan Eilat
Tel Aviv 2 Prima City Dan Panorama Carlton Dan
Galilee 2 Kibbutz Lavi Standard Rooms: (Hod Wing) Kibbutz Lavi Upgraded Rooms: (Hod Wing) Kibbutz Lavi Dlx Rooms: (Hadar Wing) Kibbutz Lavi Dlx Rooms: (Hadar Wing)
Jerusalem 5 Prima Kings Dan Panorama Inbal King David

Land package prices listed are per person in U.S. dollars. Rates are based on double occupancy and inclusive of all taxes.

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Join America Israel Tours' exciting and life-changing tours of Israel. Our Jewish tours include breakfasts every day at your hotels, all entrance fees, private sightseeing, escorted transfers and much more.

Included in your tour package:

Our Israel tour packages include the following:

  • Private transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel
  • Private transfer from your hotel in Jerusalem to Ben Gurion International Airport
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation
  • Full day Petra tour
  • Daily breakfast buffet at the hotels
  • 2 dinners at the hotel in Kibutz Lavi in Galilee
  • 2 buffet dinners in Egypt
  • 1 lunch at a Dead Sea Hotel
  • 9 full days of sightseeing in private transportation
  • Transportation – in deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • Top professional government-licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Flight from Eilat to Tel Aviv
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All service charges & local taxes

Not Included:

  • International flights: please call us toll free at (877) 248-8687 to arrange your flights
  • Extra meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extra expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to guide/driver and Hotel staff
  • Lunches en route on sightseeing days
  • Treatments at the Dead Sea spa
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Please Note:

  • Rates are for land package only
  • Please contact us at 877- America Israel Tours- TOUR (248-8687) to arrange your air travel.
  • Inquire about a discount for reservations of 6 passengers and above
  • Extension tours to Eilat and/or Egypt & Jordan are available upon request
  • Extension tours to our other destinations are available upon request

A Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony can be arranged in Jerusalem at the Western or Southern Wall.
Bar Mitzvah Service rate is $595 and includes:

  • Rabbi’s fee
  • Rabbi’s transportation
  • Meeting in Jerusalem by the Rabbi prior to the ceremony
  • Use of prayer pamphlets and Rabbi’s personal Torah scroll
  • Bar/ Reform and Conservative ceremonies will be officiated at the Southern Wall area
  • Bat Mitzvah certificate from the Ministry of Tourism

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance package to protect your travel investment.

Journey Highlights:

  • Ride a camel by the Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Visit the famous Egyptian Museum
  • See the spectacular entrance of the city of Petra
  • Bask in the sun in the Red Sea resort town of Eilat
  • Explore the sites of Jerusalem, including David’s Tower and the Western Wall
  • Take an exciting Jeep Ride in the Golan Heights
  • Enjoy the beautiful Banias waterfall and springs
  • Visit Beit Shean, the biggest archaeological park in Israel
  • Explore the sites of the Old City of Jerusalem including the Davidson Center and David’s Tower
  • See the sites of the New City of Jerusalem such as the Western Wall, Israel Museum and Yad Vashem
  • Eat lunch in Dead Sea Hotel
  • Float effortlessly in the Dead Sea
  • Take a cable car up to the fortress of Masada
  • Visit the Negev & Arava Deserts and see the sites of the Ramon Crater, Sde Boker, and Timna Park
  • Visit the Air Force Museum in Hatzerim
  • Visit Eilat’s Underwater Observatory
  • Optional Day tour to Petra, Jordan
  • Experience Bedouin hospitality
  • Enjoy lunch and a camel ride in the Negev Desert

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