14 Days Israel Grand Jewish Heritage and Eilat


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DAY 1 Thursday


Non-stop overnight flight from USA/CANADA to Tel Aviv. Get ready to enjoy one of the best tours you have ever had. IBMT Tours, with its own operations office in Jerusalem is dedicated to provide personal service to all of our valued guests

DAY 2 Friday

DAY 2 Friday

Ben Gurion Airport / Tel Aviv

Upon arrival in Tel Aviv your IBMT Tours representative will meet you at the airport and assist you through customs, before boarding your bus for the transfer to your hotel in Tel Aviv. 
Overnight in Tel Aviv.  

DAY 3 Saturday

At Leisure

Overnight in Tel Aviv. 

DAY 4 Sunday

Caesarea / Haifa / Acre / Rosh Hanikra

Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; see the excavations of the Crusaders' city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre that has been restored as a concert venue. Proceed to Haifa to visit the Clandestine Immigration and Naval museum ("Af al Pi Chen") and hear the story of the illegal immigrants to Israel at the time of the British mandate. Drive to Acre, the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site; walk through the old port and local market. Continue to Rosh Hanikra; descend by cable car into the underwater grottoes and admire the spectacular natural formation. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse.

DAY 5 Monday

DAY 5 Monday

Safed / Golan Heights / Tel-Hai

Drive to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel, center of the Kaballa movement; visit the Caro and Ari synagogues; stroll through the narrow alleyways and visit the picturesque Artists' quarter. Next, enjoy a Jeep tour at the foots of the Golan. Continue to the Golan Heights; stop at Gadot overlook, the memorial for the fallen of the Golan, located over former Syrian bunkers; view the monument built in honor of the Alexandroni brigade. Proceed for a magnificent observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory. Drive to Tel-Hai; see the “Roaring Lion” monument and learn about the heroic battle of Josef Trumpeldor and his comrades in 1920. Meet with a Kibbutz member and learn about their unique lifestyle. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse.

DAY 6 Tuesday

DAY 6 Tuesday

Tiberias / Beit Shean / Beit Alpha / Gan Hashlosha / Jerusalem

Drive to Tiberias to visit Rambam’s grave; Continue through the Jordan valley to Beit Shean, known as” Scythopolis”, and see the fascinating excavated remains from Roman and Byzantine periods. Stop at Beit Alpha to admire the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue discovered in 1929. Visit Gan Hashlosha national park and enjoy the warm spring water pools and waterfalls. Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem; stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city. Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 7 Wednesday

Kotel Tunnels / Sepharadic Synagogues / Davidson Center / Tower of David

Visit the Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion.  Walk along the Cardo, heart of the ancient Roman City ; visit the four Sephardic Synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter; tour the Western Wall Tunnels; visit the archaeological park at Davidson Center; walk through the colorful local bazaar to  visit the Tower of David museum presenting the history of Jerusalem and ancient remains of the city beginning with the first temple period.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 8 Thursday

DAY 8 Thursday

Yad Vashem / Mt. Herzl / Ammunition Hill / Israel Museum

Drive through Mea Shearim, one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities. Proceed to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery, and Yad Vashem the memorial to the Holocaust. Visit the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, conquered by the Israeli army in the six-day war, and converted into a national memorial site and museum. Drive by the Knesset, Israel’s parliament and see the Menorah with the biblical emblems.  Next visit Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea scrolls are housed, and the Holyland model, a miniature replica of Jerusalem as it was during the second temple period. 

Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 9 Friday

Qumran / Masada / Dead Sea

Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Visit Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Masada, ascend by cable car, and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots made their last stand against the Romans; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, and bathhouse; descend by cable car. Next, stop for Lunch and Spa facilities in one of the leading hotels in the area and enjoy a "Swim" in the mineral rich Dead Sea.

Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 10 Saturday

DAY 10 Saturday

At leisure

Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 11 Sunday

DAY 11 Sunday

Negev Desert / Timna / Underwater Observatory

Travel south through the Negev desert; Stop at Timna, a large geological and archaelological park ; Marvel at the multi colored rock formations and copper mines; View the outstanding Solomon's pillars. Continue to Eilat, the southernmost resort city on the shores of the Red Sea; Visit the Underwater Observatory marine park, built into a coral reef and enjoy the opportunity for a close up look at the rich life of the Gulf of Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.

DAY 12 Monday

DAY 12 Monday

Free day in Eilat or optional day tour to Petra

Enjoy a free day in Eilat or Optional Day Tour to Petra (for additional charge): After assistance with visa to the Jordanian border, drive straight to Petra,the astonishing rose-red city built by the Nabateans (An early Arab tribe). Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. The visit begins with the possibility of a short horseback-riding for about 700 m. until the entrance of the Siq, which is about 1.2 km long (walking distance). Petra is famous for its huge monuments such as the treasury, royal tombs, the court, roman theatre, roman street, qasser el- bint (Palace of Pharaoh’s daughter) and many other smaller monuments which fascinate the visitors. The city itself is almost 45 square km and is considered to be the second wonder of the world. After the visit, time for lunch in a nice restaurant. After lunch drive back to border. On the way, a short visit to Aqaba with the possibility to stop and take a walk around. Transfer to the border at  around 18:00 p.m and crossing back to Eilat. Overnight in Eilat.

DAY 13 Tuesday

Mitzpe Ramon / Sde Boker / Airforce Museum

Depart  Eilat via Mitzpe Ramon; Stop to gaze into the Ramon crater, a geological wonder; Proceed to Sde Boker and see Ben Gurion's hut and grave overlooking the magnificent Zin valley. Stop for a camel ride and a visit to an authentic Bedouin tent; Learn about the Bedouin hospitality and enjoy a light lunch. Continue to Hatzerim and visit Israel's Airforce Museum to view the planes and equipment and to hear the story of this brave fighting force.

Overnight Tel-Aviv.

DAY 14 Wednesday

DAY 14 Wednesday

Tel Aviv / Ben Gurion Airport

After breakfast, transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.


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23 May 2024 24 May 2024 5 Jun 2024 $3,748 $5,207 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
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29 Aug 2024 30 Aug 2024 11 Sep 2024 $3,685 $5,081 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
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12 Sep 2024 13 Sep 2024 25 Sep 2024 $3,685 $5,081 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
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24 Oct 2024 25 Oct 2024 6 Nov 2024 $3,748 $5,207 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
31 Oct 2024 1 Nov 2024 13 Nov 2024 $3,748 $5,207 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
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14 Nov 2024 15 Nov 2024 27 Nov 2024 $3,748 $5,207 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
21 Nov 2024 22 Nov 2024 4 Dec 2024 $3,601 $4,913 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
28 Nov 2024 29 Nov 2024 11 Dec 2024 $3,527 $4,775 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
5 Dec 2024 6 Dec 2024 18 Dec 2024 $3,485 $4,691 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
12 Dec 2024 13 Dec 2024 25 Dec 2024 $3,485 $4,691 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
19 Dec 2024 20 Dec 2024 1 Jan 2025 $3,569 $4,859 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
2 Jan 2025 3 Jan 2025 15 Jan 2025 $3,485 $4,691 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
16 Jan 2025 17 Jan 2025 29 Jan 2025 $3,485 $4,691 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
23 Jan 2025 24 Jan 2025 5 Feb 2025 $3,557 $4,837 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
30 Jan 2025 31 Jan 2025 12 Feb 2025 $3,557 $4,837 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
13 Feb 2025 14 Feb 2025 26 Feb 2025 $3,696 $5,114 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW
20 Feb 2025 21 Feb 2025 5 Mar 2025 $3,696 $5,114 $2,822 BOOK BOOK NOW

* All prices in USD

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Included Services:

  • Welcome to Israel meet & greet upon arrival by an IBMT Tours representative   
  • Sharing transfer on arrival and departure (from/to Ben Gurion Airport)                    
  • 12 nights accommodation on BED & BREAKFAST
  • 2 Dinners at kibbutz hotel Lavi
  • Lunch and Spa at the Dead Sea area
  • Light lunch in a Bedouin tent of the way back from Eilat
  • 8 touring days in a Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach 
  • Jeep tour in the Galilee
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide
  • All transport and entrance fees to the sites visited as per itinerary


Not included services:

  • Airfare & Departure taxes
  • Tips to guide/driver & hotel staff
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal extras and meals not mentioned above
  • Optional Petra Day Tour is offered at the cost of  USD $280/person. Please note: Border tax and visa to Jordan to be paid locally, approx USD $130/person.

*The hotels appearing in the table might be replaced with similar ones

**Our Jewish tours are Kosher and Shomer Shabbat (Shabbat observant)

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Still traveling but wanted to thank you for planning a marvelous trip.  It is truly a trip of a lifetime.


Susan Lachtman


The IBMT Bar Mitzvah tour was fantastic! It was the perfect blend of family time and peer group time, of sites with religious/historic significance and just plain fun. The guide was personable and informative, and even the bus driver was great. All the details were attended to and you didn’t have to concern yourself with or worry about a thing. It was a true vacation. We would highly recommend it to anyone. If you are going to Eilat, Petra is a must!

We went on a church group to the Holyland with IBMT Tours and had a great trip, everything was planned for us perfectly. There was over 123 people in four different bus groups and things went smoothly, I thought it was going to be hectic with that many people in the group but IBMT did a wonderful job and made sure the buses did not go convoy, every bus had its own time table and itinerary for the day, our guide Dani was so knowledgeable and loving. We love you IBMT and we will recommend you guys. Thanks for everything you have done for us.

We just returned from Israel on an IBMT Bar Mitzvah Tour for our three grandsons.  We had enough family members to warrant our own bus.  After checking out many tour companies we went with IBMT and all of us were glad we did.  The hotels were fabulous and the rooms allotted even more so.  From the INBAL in Jerusalem, KFAR BLUM in the Galilee, the SHERATON in Tel Aviv, to the ROYAL BEACH in Eilat we couldn’t have asked for more.  Our meals were equally excellent.  Beginning with a welcome reception at the INBAL to the closing dinner at the CANAAN restaurant in Tel Aviv one and all loved them.

It was a busy tour made even more so by my husband who was determined the grandchildren see “everything”.  Fortunately for us, we had the best guide when Ornan (from IBMT) gave us GADI.  All of the groups loved their guides but Gadi was  special.  He was able to reach the kids (ages 7-13) as well as the adults.  His knowledge, willingness to adjust the schedule, and good nature gave him a soft spot in all of our hearts.  He filled in at Yad Vashem when the guide droned on a bit too much for some of us.  He searched out a cemetery where a father, grandfather and great grandfather was buried and proceeded to enlighten us on the rituals and customs of a military cemetery.  He adjusted our times to include those little extras.  When weather precluded the camels, we visited Qumran.  After the Bar Mitzvahs, some wanted to walk down Masada - again, no problem. 

We loved everything.  Friday night dinner with an Israeli family (coincidentally the husband was from Toronto), meeting the soldiers on the kibbutz, the Druze lunch, sampling different foods at the shuk, the bullet factory and on and on.  Although the weather was precarious in December, it didn’t stop us and we were able to celebrate Chanukah in Israel...menorahs  everywhere, sufganiyot of every kind, celebrations in the street galore.

Would we recommend this tour...without a moments hesitation.  We had a family trip of a lifetime.  Thank you also to our bus driver Louie, whom we all loved and who got us around safely. 

“Gadi” - what else can we say ... g double o - d, j-o-b. Good job, good job.  V-e-r-y-n-i-c-e, very nice, very nice.💕



I cannot imagine a better, more organized, more perfect experience! IBMT went above and beyond all expectations!

Loved the trip! The itinerary was fantastic and really kept us moving. We were able to see and do so much. Best of all was our tour guide Natalie. She was very kind, patient and extremely knowledgeable on every aspect of Israel.

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