Tours to Do While in Israel with Israplan

Our Top 10 Best Activities to Take Part in While Visiting Israel
November 6, 2018

Tours to Do While in Israel with Israplanl

If your planning a trip to Israel and want to discover/tour historical places in an exciting, memorable and enjoyable way, then this blog is for you! Israel has so much history and so much to offer to those who want to learn about the country. Here are the top tours we offer to do for you.

1. Treasure Hunt as a Culinary Tour Tel Aviv and Jerusalem are considered one of the most diverse, vibrant, and unique cities in the world and attract many tourists from all over. You will be led by a professional guide and will go for a special activity full of attractions, tastes, and smells in the market of Tel Aviv/ Jerusalem. Get to discover the food, the culture, and the history of Tel Aviv/Jerusalem. For more information click on the link.

2. Jeep Tour We construct Jeep tours in unique locations that highlight the marvelous landscapes of the state of Israel. These trips combine added value while thinking outside of the box. Get to navigate in jeeps through nature. You can also be split into teams and each jeep/team will get an explanation about the route and receive a map and secret codes that they will have to decrypt in order to navigate properly through the different sites with marvelous views. This activity is suitable for kids and adults of all ages. This day is exciting and you we will learn so much history about what is around you. For more information click on the link.

3. Gaza Tunnels Tour You will get to see the exhibit of terror tunnels, which were an underground threat in the Tzuk Eytan operation. Tzuk Eytan operation left a bitter taste in the Israeli public when dealing with IDF and the underground strategic weapons that the Islamic terrorist organization prepared in the Gaza Strip. Get to tour in the tunnels and receive information and general reports regarding the tunnels from military and security people who specialize in the tunnels area. Also, you will be able to ask questions about the Tzuk Eytan operation and the general situation in Israel. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

4. Segway Tour Experience Tel Aviv from a different perspective. No tour to Tel Aviv is complete without a visit to Tel Aviv's most famous beaches and boardwalk and there is no better way to experience it than on a Segway. The tour begins with a short orientation that will guarantee you are comfortable and confident on riding the Segway. The tour is led by a licensed English speaking guide who provides you with detailed explanations of Tel Aviv's landscape. For more information click on the link.

5. Helicopter Tour Take off with a private helicopter from Jerusalem and fly above the old city and Jerusalem area. Get to overlook the beautiful view and will get explanations from the pilots about the different places that will be seen during the flight. The pilots are very professional and experienced and speak fluent English. Explore Israel in a whole new level. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

6. Israel Museum The Israel Museum, Israel’s largest cultural institution and is ranked among the world’s leading art and archeology museums. The focus of the museum is on the art, Judaica and ancient artifacts of the Land of Israel and beyond, featuring the most extensive holdings of Biblical and Holy Land archeology in the world. The museum has a collection of nearly 500,000 objects, representing a full scope of world material culture. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

7. Nightlife Tour A unique activity that explores the nightlife in Tel Aviv. You will get to take part of the Israeli drinking experience and taste local beers and cocktails that characterize Israel. This is an extraordinary and authentic activity full of great vibes and atmosphere. For more information click on the link

8. Haifa, Mt. Carmel, scenic view of Bahai garden, city and port Arrive to the the Baha'I gardens and get to tour one of the most popular destinations for visitors in Israel. See the fascinating work of architect Fariborz Sahba from Iran. The Terraces of the Bahá'í Faith, also known as the Hanging Gardens of Haifa, are garden terraces around the Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel. An amazing experience with breathtaking views. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

9. Rosh Hanikra to visit limestone grottos Arrive to the destination and get into a cable cart which will take you down to get a tour of the caves of Rosh Hanikra by foot. Once done touring by foot, you will be taken to get Kayaks where you will get to explore the caves from the inside on the beautiful clear blue waters. Rosh Hanikra is a geographical feature that is located on the border between Israel and Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea in the Western Galilee. The Rosh HaNikra grottoes are cavernous tunnels formed by sea action on the soft chalk rock. Truly a unique and incredible experience For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

10. Beit Guvrin Maresha National Park Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park encompasses approximately 5,000 dunams (1,250 acres) of rolling hills in the Judean Lowlands. The hills, approximately 400m above sea level, consist mainly of chalk overlaid with harder rock called "Nari". For thousands of years people have been cutting into the rock beneath the nari as quarries, burial caves, storerooms, industrial facilities, hideouts and dovecotes. Hundreds of such caves were dug at Bet Guvrin and its surroundings, creating subterranean networks of unparalleled complexity. At a high point in the park is Tel Maresha, the highest city in the Judean Lowlands. Bet Guvrin was an important city in the Crusader era as well. It was abandoned during Israel’s War of Independence in 1948. Visitors can follow the marked trail through the park using the map provided at the entrance. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

11. Winery Tour Get to tour a boutique winery at one of the leading wineries in the country and be exposed to the wine culture in Israel. Arrive at the vineyards and take part in the harvest of grapes, and then reach the zone of production where you will be part of the production process which is accompanied by explanations and information. After that head to the wine cellar where you will enjoy tasting of cheese and wine. At the end, you will fill a bottle of wine yourself, bottle it, and will take it home as your own personal and fine wine. For more information click on the link

12. Bethlehem Tour Bethlehem is another way of saying "House of Bread" but in Hebrew. It is located in the central West Bank and is about 6.2 miles south of Jerusalem. The Hebrew bible says the city of Bethlehem was built up as a fortified city by Rehobam, and identifies it as the city David was from and where he was crowned as the kind of Israel. The New Testament identifies Bethlehem, as the birthplace of Jesus as well. Get to discover, tour, and identify with the historical background of Bethlehem and have the guide stop at different points in the area to talk about the ancient history of the place. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

13. Biking Tour Our biking tours are suitable for all levels of groups and get to ride in convenient paths that are ideal for bikes (option for electric bikes). We offer different levels of tours, anywhere from beginner to advance riders. We put a strong emphasize on planning a meaningful bike tour that contains beautiful sites and breathtaking views. Our professional biking tour guides will give you tips and techniques on correct and safe bike riding. In each tour, we will have a number of preplanned stops in order to allow you to enjoy magnificent lookouts. Our Guides will also provide historical stories and interesting information in different sites during the tour. The participants will receive maps to navigate and know their surroundings. For more information click on the link

14. Kibbutz Tour We will take you to experience the uniqueness of the kibbutz. Get to tour at one of the kibbutzim that will chose in advance and tell the kibbutz history in an exciting and experiential way. You will be exposed to the specialty of each specific kibbutz and will tour the entire kibbutz from the children's house, the farm, and all through the kibbutz factory and more. After the tour you will receive farmer clothes and go into the fields with tractors, do “Katif” (Fruit-picking) and will learn the importance of farming and agriculture. Then get to taste the fruits you picked. After, take part in activity contribution on behalf of the kibbutz and be part of the community, at the same time have a series of games in the fields that will encourage the participants to be active and break the ice. There are many interesting and fascinating kibbutzim and the kibbutz will be chosen by the your location of that day. For more information email us at: info@israplan.com

15. Graffiti and Street Art Tour Explore Southern Tel Aviv’s bohemian Neighborhood as the tour guide explains the meaning behind the “writing on the walls” – street signs, graffiti and bumper stickers filled with Hebrew gems and insights into contemporary Israeli culture. You will learn the history of this bustling and dynamic city of Tel Aviv. The stops will include hidden alleyways, a nearly century-old Synagogue, and gritty workshops, where you will have the opportunity to interact with locals. For more information click on the link.

There are many more tours to take part of here in Israel and each person/group sometimes have a specific preference. To hear about more tours offer that may fit your specific preference, please feel free to consult us. By: Lani Shamah

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