Jewish day tours focus on the highlights of Israel with an emphasis on Jewish heritage and culture. In addition to Jewish landmarks the tours also visit other iconic sites and natural wonders of Eretz Israel. No matter whether you choose to tour the Galilee, Mediterranean coast, Jerusalem or southern Israel you’ll see Jewish sites and landmarks of the Holy Land on the Jewish day tours.
In the Galilee you could visit the graves of Jewish sages in Tiberias on the shore of the Sea of Galilee; the tomb of Rashbi on Mt. Meron or the excavated and reconstructed Talmudic-era village in Katzrin. In the Golan Heights visit Syrian fortifications abandoned in the Six Day War of 1967. Tour the sacred Jewish city of Safed where the mystical Kabbalah was born. Safed is also famed for its artists’ quarter and historic synagogues.
Along the Mediterranean coast tour Caesarea, an excavated Roman-era port city. See Haifa’s breathtaking Baha’i Gardens and travel to the northernmost point on Israel’s coast to visit the sea grottoes of Rosh HaNikra. The Crusader city of Acre is included in some Jewish day tours and here you can see the prison where Jews were held during the British Mandate.
On some Jewish day tours you can travel south to Masada; learn about the role this site played in ancient Jewish history and why it has become a symbol of Jewish independence. Spend time at the Dead Sea; tour the ancient city of Jericho and see where the Dead Sea scrolls were discovered in Qumran.
Jewish day tours to Jerusalem cover the city’s iconic sites like the Mount of Olives; Mt. Zion; the Old City and famous churches as well as the places that have special significance to the Jewish people. Visit the Tomb of King David; Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum and spend time at the Western Wall. Some Jewish day tours take you beneath Jerusalem to the 3,000 year old excavated City of David.