We're excited to invite you to join us for our 5th community trip to Israel, by popular demand!
See the video from our May 2019 community trip to Israel below.

Whether you've been to Israel before or a first time visitor, this trip promises to show you the Holy Land from both Biblical and modern Israel perspectives, under the leadership of Rabbi Dovid & Chana Vigler.

Imagine being met at the airplane door with a VIP driver who will lead you down to the tarmac into a limo, whisk you through express lines at customs, baggage and security and deliver you to your luxury hotel in minutes! This 5-star deluxe tour features the finest hotels and experiences that Israel has to offer!

This year's itinerary will take us to the 4 Kaballistic Holy Cities: Tiberius- City of Water; Safed- City of Air; Jerusalem- City of Fire and Hebron- City of Earth, for a magical tour through our incredible Jewish heritage.

Please enjoy the itinerary below with all its magical experiences. We will be adding more personalized, off-the-beaten-path encounters as we get closer to the date and can confirm them. 

Join us on this incredible tour- where lasting friendships are made! 

For reservations, please call our Tour Operator, Shalom Stark of Shalom Israel Tours at  1800.763.1948 or info@ShalomIsraelTours.com. Limited spots available. Please reserve as soon as possible. 

 


 

Watch the Video from our May 2019 Mission to Israel
Click on the image below

 

 

 

Chabad Palm Beach Gardens

Israel Tour Itinerary
May 18-24, 2019

 

 

 

Day 1 Monday May 18th  

WELCOME TO ISRAEL! (VIP Welcomes & Chauffeurs + Private Guide & Vehicle)

VIP Welcome at Ben Gurion Airport

After landing, a Shalom Israel Tours representative will be waiting to welcome you as you exit the plane. Your party will be transported in a private vehicle to the flight staff passport control, continue to luggage identification and transfer to your chauffeur for hotel transfer.
 

Palmach Multimedia Museum 

Founded in 1941, the Palmach became a fully trained underground military force made up of volunteer men and women who fought to rid Palestine of the British – later merging with the IDF for Israel's War of Independence. The Palmach's story comes to life at this museum.
 

Old Jaffa Port & Market

Built 4,000 years ago, the Jaffa Port is the oldest in the world. The prophet Jonah embarked on his ill-fated journey from this port, and building materials for the First and Second Temples were delivered to Jaffa. The metropolis of Tel Aviv is largely an extension of Jaffa. 
 

Welcome Dinner at the ‘West Side Restaurant’, Royal Beach Hotel
 

Overnight: Royal Beach Tel Aviv, Sea View Rooms

 

Day 2 Tuesday May 19th (Private Guide & Vehicle)   

ISRAEL’S COAST – ANCIENT PORTS
 

Ancient City of Caesarea Ruins

The Caesarea National Park contains the remains of a prestigious city established by King Herod the Great. Prepare to be amazed when you visit the mighty Roman Amphitheatre, the Hippodrome, a 20,000 seat horse racing arena, as well as the impressive Roman Aqueducts! 
 

Tishbi Winery & Chocolate Tasting 

Enjoy a wine and chocolate tasting in the Tishbi Winery Visitors' Center outside Binyamina. Wine and chocolate naturally go together, and Tishbi Winery specializes in both. The winery's recently redesigned visitors' center is designed to assault all the senses at once.
 

Acco Subterranean Crusader Halls

In the heart of the city of Akko, what was once street level is now situated eight meters below the ground. A walk through the passages of the 700-year-old Knights Hospitaller headquarters allows you to experience the Crusader city, once a strategic Roman fortress. 
 

Rosh Hanikra Grottos & Cable Car

Formed over a period of thousands of years from waves hitting the soft chalk rock on Israel’s coast, the beautiful Grottoes (sea caves) of Rosh Hanikra are truly a wonder of creation. Ride via cable car from the mountain top down to sea level to walk within its gorgeous walls. 
 

Dinner & Overnight: The Setai Suites Hotel, Sea of Galilee, Sea View Suites
 

Day 3 Wednesday May 20th (Private Guide & Vehicle) 

TZFAT & THE GOLAN HEIGHTS – MYSTICS & BATTLEFIELDS

Mitzpe Gadot Lookout

From Israel’s Independence in 1948 until the 6-Day War in 1967, Syrian troops stationed in the Golan Heights fired relentlessly on communities below. Jewish farmers plowed fields from behind tanks and children played, studied and slept inside shelters. 
 

Mount Meron

This site has two major claims to fame: It's the second highest mountain in Israel, offering excellent hiking opportunities and stunning views, and it's the site of the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai- the compiler of the Zohar, Judaism’s fundamental book of Kabbalah. 
 

Tzfat Old City & Artist Quarter

Tzfat is one of the four holy cities in Israel. It has served as a spiritual center since the 1600s, when famous Kabbalists roamed here. Tzfat awaits art lovers, soul-seekers and historians to cobblestone alleys, medieval synagogues, galleries and mystical atmosphere.
 

Golan Heights ATV Experience!

Jump behind the wheel of a dune buggy and take exhilarating ride through the Golan Heights! View the Syrian border and abandoned village of Kuneitra, Mount Bental & the Valley of Tears from the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and go zooming through orchards!
 

Dinner & Overnight: The Setai Suites Hotel, Sea of Galilee, Sea View Suites

 

Day 4 Thursday May 21st (Private Guide & Vehicle) 

THE JORDAN VALLEY & ASCEND TO HOLY JERUSALEM

Beit She’an National Park

It is here that King Saul was defeated by the Philistines in a vicious historical battle. Later, Beit She’an was reestablished as a Greek city with colonnaded streets, temples, theaters and fountains. The city was devastated by an earthquake in 749 CE; now only remnants remain.
 

Genesis Land Camel Rides & Desert Lunch

Situated in the heart of the Judean Desert en route to the Dead Sea, Genesis Land offers immersion into the world of the Bible. Visitors are greeted by Eliezer, Abraham's servant, and then led by a train of camels down to Abraham's tent to enjoy lunch and hospitality.
 

Jerusalem “Shuk” Machne Yehuda Market

With more than 250 vendors, this bustling outdoor marketplace is considered the heartbeat of central Jerusalem. Whatever you are looking for, the shuk has it: clothing, Judaica, fresh produce, meats, diamonds, restaurants – and an array of colorful characters throughout. 
 

Overnight: The David Citadel Hotel, Old City View Rooms, Jerusalem
 

Day 5 Friday May 22nd (Private Guide & Vehicle) 

JERUSALEM’S OLD CITY – THE ETERNAL CAPITAL

Zedekiah’s Cave, Solomons Quarry

Beneath the houses of the Old City, there’s a beautiful and vast cave hidden – Zedekiah’s Cave. The cave is unbelievably extensive and first it served as an ancient quarry. It was the place where stone was mined for the buildings of ancient Jerusalem.
 

Western Wall 3D Experience

For the first time in Israel you can take a tour of the Second Temple using advanced virtual-reality technology. You will put on a special set of goggles that will take you back thousands of years in time to get a real sense of what the Temple was like in all its glory.
 

Old City Jewish Quarter
The Jewish Quarter remains one of the single most-visited spots in all of Israel. Nestled within one square kilometer of land lay millennia of ancient history. The Old City dates back to the 8th century BCE and is home to numerous landmarks of historical significance.

 

Friday Night at the Western Wall 

On the eve of Shabbat, Jerusalem transforms; stores shut down, and streets and alleyways fall silent, as all begin to anticipate the weekly Shabbat. Our 2000-year-old tour will pass through Jaffa gate and the Golden Menorah, and end at the Wall right as Shabbat begins.

Shabbat Dinner & Overnight: David Citadel Hotel, Old City Rooms, Jerusalem

 

Day 6 Shabbat May 23rd (Private Guide) 

SHABBAT IN HOLY JERUSALEM

Jerusalem” Great” Synagogue

One of its kind of Jerusalem, this synagogue offers an acclaimed choir. Services 8am. 
 

Shabbat Morning at Leisure & Lunch

Enjoy breakfast and your morning at leisure and Shabbat lunch at your hotel. 
 

Jerusalem Old City Shabbat Afternoon Tour

We'll explore the Old City's Four Quarters; each stone has a remarkable story to tell…
 

The Rejuvenated “Old” Train Station – evening recommendation

Jerusalem’s first train station has been transformed into a beautiful venue for culture and cuisine. Choose from 7 different eateries including cafés, specialty restaurants & ice cream.  Live musicians & artists present throughout, the train station is a great venue to explore!
 

Overnight: The David Citadel Hotel, Old City View Rooms, Jerusalem
 

Day 7 Sunday May 24th (Private Guide & Vehicle + Airport Chauffeurs)

CALIBER 3 EXPERIENCE & YAD VASHEM

Caliber 3 Adventure Training

This exhilarating activity is geared to tourists of any age who would like to learn about anti-terrorism tactics. Experts in anti-terrorism combat tell true stories, explain the tactics used to fight terrorism and offer hands-on experience for all participants in shooting weapons.
 

Rachel’s Tomb 

The matriarch Rachel is a symbol of hope and prayer for the Jewish people, as she was childless for many years but ultimately became the mother of the Jewish people. Tradition has it that Rachel cried for the Jewish people as they passed her tomb on their way to exile.
 

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

In 1963, the Yad Vashem Museum was established as the world center for Holocaust research, education and commemoration. With survivor testimonies, powerful displays, artifacts and memorial gardens, this museum embodies one crucial message: Never again.  
 

Farewell Dinner at the Scala Restaurant in the David Citadel & Goodbyes!

Before transferring your departure from Israel enjoy a festive group dinner! We’ll miss you!
 

Farewell Transfer & VIP Check-in Assist

Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport where a VIP Escort will be waiting curb-side to greet you. You will skip the long lines and move directly to ticketing. You will then be escorted to the front of the security line, followed by passport control in the staff/reserved lines.
 

 

ISRAEL TOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES
 

DELUXE ACCOMMODATIONS

1 night Royal Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv, Executive Sea View Rooms, May 18-19

2 nights Setai Suites Hotel, Sea of Galilee, Sea View Suites, May 19-21

3 nights David Citadel Hotel, Old City View Rooms, Jerusalem, May 21-24

 

MEALS IN YOUR TOUR

Daily Breakfast Buffet at each Hotel

Group Welcome Dinner in Tel Aviv 

Nightly Dinners at the Setai Suites Hotel

Genesis Land Desert Lunch Experience

Shabbat Dinner & Lunch in Jerusalem

Group Farewell Dinner in Jerusalem 

 

PROFESSIONAL TOUR SERVICES

VIP Welcome & Arrival Hotel Chauffeur per Couple

Farewell Transfer & VIP Check-in Assist per Couple

6 Days Private Professional Guide & Tour Bus

Friday Eve & Shabbat Day Old City Walking Tour

All Site Fees & Activities per the Tour Itinerary

Shalom Israel Tour Maps/Hats/Bottle Carriers

 

SITES YOU’LL EXPERIENCE

Palmach Multimedia Museum 

Old Jaffa Port & Market

Ancient City of Caesarea Ruins

Tishbi Winery & Chocolate Tasting 

Acco Subterranean Crusader Halls

Rosh Hanikra Grottos & Cable Car

Mitzpe Gadot Golan Heights Lookout

Mount Meron Holy Sites

Tzfat Old City & Artist Quarter

Golan Heights ATV Experience

Beit She’an National Park

Genesis Land Camel Rides

Jerusalem “Shuk” Machne Yehuda Market

Zedekiah’s Cave, Solomons Quarry
Western Wall 3D Experience

Jerusalem Old City Jewish Quarter
Caliber 3 Adventure Training

Rachel’s Tomb Holy Site Visit
Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

 

 

 

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Cost:

$4,700 per person (sharing)
Solo Participant: Single Supplement

 

Reservation :
$500/ person deposit, Final payment: 45 days prior to arrival in Israel.

 

Shalom Israel Tours    www.ShalomIsraelTours.com    USA: 1-800-763-1948