Discovering your Jewish roots (12 Days / 11 Nights)


  • Price is based on double-occupancy
  • Rates above for regular and high season
  • Rates will have supplements for high Season and all Jewish and Christian holidays

This Genesis Boutique Travel tour is tailored for Jews who seek to discover their Homeland. During this succunt itinerary we will tour together the holiest places of Judaism and sights which played important role in the history of this country

DAY 1: Departure

Depart country of origin


DAY 2: Arrival

 Arrival to Israel (please advise full flight information)

Our driver will meet and assist you

A short tour of Tel Aviv if time permits

Transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv

Welcome dinner at the hotel

Overnight and Dinner Tal Hotel Tel Aviv


DAY 3: Full day tour of Tel Aviv


Breakfast at hotel

Visit the Palmach Museum

Drive-by Rabin Square

Visit the famous Carmel Market

Lunch local falafel

Explore Jaffa Port

Visit Neve Zedek neighborhood

Bauhaus architecture of Tel Aviv

Rothschild Blvd.

Independence Hall where the State of Israel was declared

Overnight and Dinner Tal Hotel Tel Aviv


DAY 4: Caesarea, Haifa, Atlit

See Caesarea the Roman Theatre and the Hippodrome OR visit Beit Shearim and the underground catacombs of Yehuda HaNassi

Drive-by Haifa overlooking the Bay and Bahai Gardens

Visit Atlit former detention camp

Drive to Tiberias

Overnight and Dinner: Sofia Sea of Galilee Hotel


DAY 5: Sefat, Golan Heights

Visit Sefat, the city of Kabalah

Visit the Golan Heights

Golan Winery + wine tasting

Visit Gamla, the “Masada” of the north and see the Griffin Vultures and have the option to take the grueling hike to the ruins

Valley of Tears (Yom Kippur War)

Lookout over Syria from an ancient volcano and Syrian bunkers at Mt. Bental

Kayak down the Jordan River (if weather permits)

Overnight and Dinner: Sofia Sea of Galilee Hotel


DAY 6: Sachne River, Kibutz, Beth Alpha, Jerusalem

Begin the day with a REFRESHING swim in the Sachne River

Enjoy a ‘chocolate’ break at Deganya, the first Kibbutz

Visit Beth Shean excavations

Visit the Beth Alpha Synagogue

Drive south via the Jordan Valley to Jerusalem

Lookout Jerusalem from Mt. Scopus + "Shechiaynu"

Overnight and Dinner: Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem


DAY 7: Jerusalem

Lookout over Jerusalem from Mt. of Olives

Visit the Jewish quarter

Visit the Burnt House/Herodian Quarter

View the Temple Mount

Local Tour of the Southern Wall Excavations at the Davidson Center & 3D Model

Mt Zion

David's Tomb

End the day in the Arab Market

Overnight and Dinner: Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem



Visit the City of David (3D Movie and Journey through Hezekiah's Water Tunnel

Visit the famous market of Jerusalem "Mahane Yehuda"

Drive via the Orthodox neighborhood "Meah Shearim" and observe Shabbat preparations

Possible to drive to Western Wall to observe the singing and dancing welcoming the Shabbat

Shabbat Dinner at the hotel (possible with Israeli family with extra charge)

Overnight and Dinner: Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem


DAY 9: Masada and Dead Sea

Visit Qumran

On to Masada and tour Herod the Great’s fortress and hear the magnificent story of the final battle of the Great Revolt

Visit Ein Gedi. Hike to the waterfall through the nature reserve, see the ibex and hyrax in their natural habitat and enjoy a fresh-water swim

Float in the Dead Sea

Ahava factory

Overnight and Dinner: Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem


DAY 10: Modern Jerusalem

Visit The Knesset – The Israeli Parliament

Visit Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

Israel Museum

Check the best viewpoint to the Old City at Haas Promenade

End the day with an ice cream and a tour of Ein Kerem the artist colony and monasteries (birthplace of John the Baptist)

Overnight and Dinner: Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem


DAY 11: Free time + Elah Valley + Farewell Dinner

12:00 noon check out of hotel

Last day for shopping – Free day (Mammilla Avenue / City Center of Jerusalem / Jerusalem Mall)

Drive to Elah Valley where David fought Goliath

Farewell Dinner

Transfer to airport


DAY 12: Departure and arrival home


Arrival home

Why Genesis Boutique Travel?

  • Boutique service
  • Buses with A/C and WiFi
  • Best rates for hotels
  • Tours in all languages (including Chinese)
  • Certificate of Excellence on Tripadvisor


Transfers to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport

Luggage & Airport services upon arrival/departure

10 days and 9 nights touring in Israel

10 days of Luxurious bus

10 days of licensed tour guide fluent in English

Full Buffet Breakfast & Dinner each day (soft drinks & alcohol not included)

1 Farewell dinner

1 falafel lunch

All park fees & scheduled activities and entertainment

Traveler’s Kit (hat, map, 2 starter water bottles)

Bus Banners and Name Tags

All Credit Card Fees

All Visa & Border Fees (if needed)

Not included

Lunches where not indicated


Personal expenses such as telephone calls from room, mini bar, room service, etc.

Gratuities for hotel staff, guide & driver

Traveler’s Insurance (highly recommended)

Medical Insurance