Take a 5 day tour of Israel with a private guide. See the most significant of the Jewish sites. Tour in style, with 5 star hotels, your own personal driver, and transfers from the airport included. Enjoy the personalized attention. Travel at your own pace. Start the tour in the morning at your leisure. A great tour for the whole family, couples, or just friends traveling together. This tour can start on any day you like.
Day 1: Arrival
When arriving at the Ben Gurion airport, a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Jerusalem. This drive is about 1 hour. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 2 Jerusalem
With your driver and a guide start the tour after breakfast. Tour the Old City of Jerusalem, see the Wailing Wall, and the Jewish Quarter. Walk through the markets and view the excavations. Tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Drive around Jerusalem to stop at the Knesset, where the government is located, and continue to other important sites. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 3: Tiberias, Safed, and Mt. Meron
Drive to Tiberias and tour the graves of Ravvi Moses Mamonides, Rambam, and the Rabbi Meir Baal Hanes. At the diamond factory we will stop for refreshments. Tour the old city of Safed, and tour the synagogue of Ari Hakadosh and Isaac Luria. We will stop at the visitors' center and tour the artists' quarter. When arriving at Mt. Meron we will visit the graves of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Rashbi and his son. Stay overnight in Jerusalem.
Day 4: Masada and Dead Sea
After breakfast travel to the Dead Sea. We will make a short stop at the Sea Level marker. When arriving at Masada ride the cable car to the top, and start touring the palaces, the Roman barracks, the bath house, and a synagogue. Drive to the Dead Sea for a relaxing swim in the Dead Sea waters, which are very therapeutic for the skin. Overnight in Tel Aviv
Day 5: Tel Aviv and transfer
Time permitting, according to your flight schedule, there will be a city tour of Tel Aviv. Tour the Diaspora Museum to learn and see some of the history of the Jewish people. We will drive through Nave Tzedeck, which was the first neighborhood in Tel Aviv. Transfer to the Ben Guion airport to fly home.