Day Tours

Day by day, discover your connection to this incredible country

Explore the fascinating stories, larger-than-life personalities & dramatic scenery that make up Israel. There is so much that you can experience, even in a single day…

About the Trip

Every single one of our day trips focuses on a particular area of the country. Our guides masterfully bring to life the sites being visited so that you literally feel that you have been transported in time & space.

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There so much more to Israel than meets the eye, what a pity to travel around the country without knowing what you are looking at. We have put together a number of day trips in some of the most popular areas of Israel. Within the space of a few hours you will be exposed to inspiring tales, conflicts - modern & ancient, archeology, spirituality, heroes & villains. In addition to these set private tours, the team at Israel Maven Tours is happy to arrange a one-of-a-kind personalised day tour just for you. Just let us know what tickles your fancy…

The Experience

• All tours are with English-speaking guides licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
• Choose a single tour or book multiple days
• Private tours are at your pace & based on your interests
• Tours can be based out of Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
• No minimum or maximum number of participants
• Should you require tour to be handicap-accessible, please let us know so that we can arrange accordingly
• Number of sites visited may differ from summer to winter due to time & water considerations

Be Unique

Do you want to do something extraordinary? Would you like to experience the country in a unique fashion? Here are some of the activities that we have planned for our clients in the past…

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See Israel from a birds-eye view by helicopter, light-plane or hot air balloon. Tour ancient ruins together with the archeologist who excavated them. Take part in a food-&-wine tasting tour tour through Jerusalem’s bustling markets. Tell us what interests you and we can make it happen. 

 

Day 1

DAY ONE  - JERUSALEM I

  • Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view over Jerusalem from the Haas Promenade
  • Explore the sites & sounds of the Old City including the Cardo, Broad Wall & Burnt House
  • Lunch on own in the Jewish Quarter
  • Discover the splendour of the Second Temple as you navigate the Western Wall Tunnels
  • Time for reflection at the Western Wall
  • Walk in the footsteps of Prophets & Kings in the City of David
  • Wade through Hezekiah’s Tunnels
Day 1
Day 2

DAY TWO – JERUSALEM II

  • Pay tribute to the memory of the Six Million at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum & Children’s Memorial
  • Enjoy the vibe at the Machane Yehudah Outdoor market
  • Tour the fascinating Israel Museum including the Dead Sea Scrolls & Model of Jerusalem
  • Visit Ammunition Hill - site of a dramatic battle that led to the capture of Jerusalem in the Six Day War 
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Day 3

DAY THREE – JUDEAN DESERT

  • Travel into the Judean desert on 4X4 Jeeps
  • Ascend the desert fortress of Masada where the Zealots held out against the Romans after the destruction of the Second Temple
  • Picnic lunch
  • Hike through the Ein Gedi Oasis where David fled from King Saul and cool off under a waterfall
  • Float in the Dead Sea - the lowest place on Earth
  • Try your hand at riding a camel
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Day 4

DAY FOUR -  TEL AVIV

  • Tour the Underground Bullet Factory at the Ayalon Institute
  • Reenact the dramatic declaration of the State of Israel at Independence Hall
  • Visit the Palmach Museum and learn about the miracle of the birth of the State of Israel
  • Experience the colorful Nachalat Binyamin market, outdoor Shuk HaCarmel & trendy Sheinkin Street including time for lunch
  • Lookout over Old Jaffa from the Herbert Samuel Promenade
Day 4
Day 5

DAY FIVE -  GUSH ETZION

  • Time for reflection at the Tomb of Rachel
  • Travel along the Path of the Patriarchs by ATV
  • Lunch at the delightful Gush Etzion Winery
  • Tour the Jewish neighbourhoods of Hevron including Avraham Avinu, Bet Hadassah & Tel Romeida
  • Visit the Cave of Machpela
  • Return to Jerusalem
Day 5
What People Are Saying

“Everything was brilliantly organized from the minute we arrived until we left. Nothing was too much trouble for you or your staff”
Mandy Bloch, Johannesburg, South Africa

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“I have been to Israel many times before, but for my children this was the first. I was grateful for the opportunity to put my jaded cynicism aside & tour the country with the wide-eyed enthusiasm of a ten-year old for whom everything is fresh, exciting and new.”
Deborah Palmer Far Rockaway, New York

“We cannot stop talking about the experience, and much of that was due to your outstanding planning, service and attention to detail.  We will definitely contact you again for our next Israel tour, which we hope will be in the not-too-distant future.” Judy and Howard Margulies Raleigh, NC

“We were so impressed with your outstanding service, your personal care, warmth and genuine concern for all. You clearly operate with a strong sense of mission and this comes across in everything that you do.” 
Rabbi Efraim Mintz Brooklyn, NY

"We had so much fun, and learnt so much!!! Our guide Miriam was the best, she was so kind and funny and  taught us so much about Israel." Terezie Veselá, Lauder School, Prague , Czech

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