13 Days Israel Grand Jewish Heritage Tour

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This tour is available also with private guide. For information call us at 1.877.977.4268 


Non-stop overnight flight to Tel Aviv




After arrival at Ben Gurion airport, You will be warmly greeted by an IBMT Tours representative at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Remainder of the day is free to spend at leisure. Overnight Tel-Aviv.




Following your breakfast, we will start the day with a visit to the Independence Hall where the establishment of the state of Israel was declared; Next, drive to Latrun to visit the Armored Corps museum, one of the most diverse tank museums in the world. Our next stop will be at Beit Guvrin national park, declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site; Giving you time to explore the archaeological remains and unique caves. On our way back to Tel Aviv we will go through the city of Rehovot a city known once for its' best growing orange and now is known as a science city due to the Weizmann Institute. We will visit the Ayalon Institute, which was discovered to the public only in 1975, once a secret underground ammunition factory established by the "Haganah", the Jewish underground movement before May 1948.   (Breakfast)



Visit the Diaspora museum. Drive around the main streets of Tel Aviv, the centre of business and entertainment of Israel. Stop at Rabin's Square, place of assassination of Prime Minister Itzhak Rabin. Continue to Old Jaffa, over 3000-year-old port city. Visit the ancient ruins and walk the restored artist's quarter. Visit Neve Tzedek, the first neighbourhood of Tel Aviv, built in 1887 and Nahalat Benyamin, the pedestrian street of the city and enjoy the music of many musician’s artists, handmade jewellery and artefacts. Next, stop at Tel Aviv's famous Sheinkin known as a lively and colourful street especially known with the unique shops, cafe life and youthful ambiance. Overnight Tel-Aviv (Breakfast)



Today is your free day best to consult with your tour guide places you can walk or just take a troll at the Promenade lade right on the shore of the Mediterranean beaches of Tel Aviv or just enjoy the hotel pool or a deep in the Mediterranean. Overnight in Tel Aviv.



Drive north to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region. See the excavations of the crusaders' city, the aqueduct and the amphitheatre which has been restored 9 as a concert venue. Proceed to Haifa for a panoramic view from Mt. Carmel and visit "AF AL PI CHEN", the naval museum of the illegal immigration to Israel at the time of the British mandate. Drive to Acre; walk along the old harbor and local market; Continue to the northern most point of Israel at Rosh Hanikra, descend by cable into the limestone Grottoes. Overnight at a Kibbutz guesthouse (Breakfast & dinner)



Drive to Safed, what a beuatiful city is Safed and the center of Kabala movement; Visit the JOSEPH CARO and the HA' ARI synagogues, the most important synagogues in the city; stroll around the Artist's quarter. Next our Jeeps are waiting for us at foot of the Golan and its time to enjoy a Jeep tour at Golan Heights and it's surrounding. 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 magnificient observation point over the city of Kuneitra, and the Syrian territory.

Our next drive would be 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. (Breakfast & dinner)




Drive to Tiberius to visit Rambam's grave; proceed to Beit Shean, also called "Scythopolis", the biggest archeological park in Israel with beautiful excavations from Roman and Byzantine periods. Stop at Beit Alpha to see the beautiful mosaic floor of a synagogue from the Byzantine period found in 1929. Onto Gan Hashlosha, (Sachne) where you will have an opportunity to enjoy in the water springs located at the foot of the Gilboa mountain, the famous mountain on which King Saul was killed in the battle against the philistines. Continue via the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Stop at Mount Scopus for a blessing as you enter the city, Overnight Jerusalem. (Breakfast)



Start with a visit of the tomb of King David on Mt. Zion. Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road; Visit the four Sephardic synagogues restored after 1967 war in the Jewish quarter. Tour the Western Wall Tunnels; Visit the Davidson center and walk through the Roman Cardo, to the local Arab bazaar. Walk through Jaffa gate to David's Tower museum and see the ancient remains of the city beginning with the first Temple period. Overnight Jerusalem (Breakfast)

DAY 10

DAY 10


Drive through Mea Shearim and learn about the unique lifestyle of the ultra orthodox communities. Drive 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. while we are there, 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 Jerusalem. (Breakfast)

*Optional: For families who wish to celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony at the Wall. This will be a perfect opportunity, while the rest of the group will tour Mea Shearim, arrangements will be made at the Wall with a Rabbi. At the end of the service, rejoin your tour group at the entrance of the Israel Museum. *

DAY 11

DAY 11


Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea. Stop at Qumran, the site where the Dead Sea scrolls were found. Continue to Masada, ascend by cable car and tour the ancient fortress; visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, the bathhouses etc. Descend by cable car, next stop will be at the Dead Sea for "Swim & Lunch" you can use the spa facilities at one of the leading hotels in the area Enjoy a deep or swim in the mineral rich Dead Sea. Return to Jerusalem. Overnight Jerusalem. (Breakfast & lunch)

DAY 12


Enjoy a stroll on your own at the Old City of Jerusalem, Time for shopping and bargaining at the Old city local Arab bazaar or enjoy a great taste from many of the street restaurants opened at the old city. Over night Jerusalem. (Breakfast)

DAY 13


Aboard the transatlantic flight, with time to think about your exciting visit and vibrant memories, you can start planning your next visit to Israel! Arrive back home the same day. (Breakfast)

Dates & Rates

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20 Aug 2019 21 Aug 2019 01 Sep 2019 $2430 $3447 $1628 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
27 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2019 08 Sep 2019 $2727 $3858 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
03 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2019 15 Sep 2019 $2727 $3858 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
10 Sep 2019 11 Sep 2019 22 Sep 2019 $2727 $3858 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
17 Sep 2019 18 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019 $2727 $3858 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
22 Oct 2019 23 Oct 2019 03 Nov 2019 $2762
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$3529 (before Sep 30)
$1850 (before Sep 30)
29 Oct 2019 30 Oct 2019 10 Nov 2019 $2762 $3921 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
05 Nov 2019 06 Nov 2019 17 Nov 2019 $2762 $3921 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
12 Nov 2019 13 Nov 2019 24 Nov 2019 $2708 $3825 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
19 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2019 $2708 $3825 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
26 Nov 2019 27 Nov 2019 08 Dec 2019 $2708 $3825 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
03 Dec 2019 04 Dec 2019 15 Dec 2019 $2554 $3548 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
10 Dec 2019 11 Dec 2019 22 Dec 2019 $2596 $3623 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
17 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2019 29 Dec 2019 $2659
$2394 (before Oct 31)
$3364 (before Oct 31)
$1850 (before Oct 31)
24 Dec 2019 25 Dec 2019 05 Jan 2020 $2659 $3737 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
31 Dec 2019 01 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020 $2554 $3548 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
07 Jan 2020 08 Jan 2020 19 Jan 2020 $2554 $3548 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
14 Jan 2020 15 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020 $2554
$2544 (before Oct 31)
$3538 (before Oct 31)
$1850 (before Oct 31)
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21 Jan 2020 22 Jan 2020 02 Feb 2020 $2554
$2544 (before Oct 31)
$3538 (before Oct 31)
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28 Jan 2020 29 Jan 2020 09 Feb 2020 $2554
$2299 (before Oct 31)
$3194 (before Oct 31)
$1850 (before Oct 31)
11 Feb 2020 12 Feb 2020 23 Feb 2020 $2554 $3548 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR
18 Feb 2020 19 Feb 2020 01 Mar 2020 $2554
$2299 (before Oct 31)
$3194 (before Oct 31)
$1850 (before Oct 31)
25 Feb 2020 26 Feb 2020 08 Mar 2020 $2659 $3737 $1850 BOOKBOOK THIS TOUR

* All prices in USD

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Hotels available on this tour: 
3 stars / 4 stars / 4 1/2 stars/ 5 stars / 5 Star deluxe


  • Independence Hall
  • Mini Israel
  • Ayalon Institute
  • Jeep Tour in the Golan Heights
  • Visit the famous Western Wall Tunnels
  • Lunch and Swim at one of the Dead Sea Spa Hotels

Included Service:

  1. Private transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to your Hotel in Tel Aviv and from the Hotel in Jerusalem to the Airport.
  2. Meeting point on arrival at the Stematzky bookstore at the Main Arrival Hall at the Ben Gurion International Airport.
  3. 8 Full days of touring with all entrance fees as per the above itinerary
  4. 11 nights’ accommodation
  5. Daily buffet breakfast.
  6. 1 lunch at Dead Sea Spa
  7. Two dinners at the hotel in Kibbutz Lavi / Galilee
  8. Jeep ride in the Golan Heights.

Not Included Service

  1. Tips to guide/driver and Hotel staff.
  2. Lunches en route on sightseeing days.



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Michael Rodney, Toronto, Canada

To Ornan and  IBMT Tours staff,

We just got back from tour with IBMT for our Bat Mitzvah Tour in Israel.

We are so glad we have chosen the right company for our tour as I can’t express my words of how wonderful this tour company was, starting before we left, the personal service they showed here back home and later the service in Israel with our great tour guide Natalie who was so informative on every place we went and what we saw. It was so wonderful to listen to a ...

Chana Pulvermacher, Brooklyn, NY - 2017

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The visit to Israel was better than advertised. All of us had an awesome and inspiring vacation or as I call it, an education. Danny is one of the nicest and smartest men I have had the pleasure of meeting. He made the trip so special and I cannot imagine any other person showing us Israel but Danny.

Hotels were great but for Eilat, but no big deal. Food in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv restaurants were delicious. Sheila in Tel Aviv was extraordinary. Dinners at hotels just “so so”. Loved Mitzpe ...

Craig Savage,


Thank you very much for the IBMT Bat Mitzvah tour we just completed.  We had a fabulous time & there were lots of special little parts from the tour that contributed to that.  The different experiences for dinner were very special, and I liked the variety of different types of sites/attractions.  Our tour guide Natalie was excellent, and I heard good things from the other group about their guide Liat.

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Sara / Ornan,

I had a fabulous time on this tour and highly recommend it to anyone interested.  We had an especially knowledgeable guide with us Doron Hoffman who as a history major added so much more information and had a great demeanor.  I was part of an international group and made some new friends.   




Janie Carpenter, US Embassy Moscow

Hi Ornan,

"Opting to celebrate our son's bar mitzvah this summer with IBMT is one of the best decisions we've ever made.  The itinerary took us to places around the country that I've never experienced on previous trips to Israel.  Experiencing our son's bar mitzvah atop Masada as opposed to a more rushed, crowded experience at the wall truly sets IBMT apart from other tour companies.  The professionalism of the IBMT staff both in North America and Israel was superb...everything was incredibly well organized and we were heartened ...

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