In addition to the must-see historical sites your group will take on various adventure activities that may include biking, hiking, rappelling, spelunking and camping – all in the backdrop of Israel’s vast nature reserves – from the moutainous Golan Heights in the north to the southern Negev desert. You will return home feeling the burn of an extreme adventure in the Holy Land!
Trip Length: 10 Days / Gender: Co-ed / Cost: Free for eligible participants / Age Range: 18-26 / Appropriate for: All Jewish Backgrounds.
On Taglit-Birthright Israel: Amazing Israel, you can expect to:
- Get up close and personal with the classic tourist sites and some hidden gems including the Old City and Western Wall in Jerusalem, Independence Hall in Tel Aviv, archaeological digging, the Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights, Sunrise at Masada, floating in the Dead Sea, hiking in the Negev Desert, laying out on the Mediterranean beaches, and partying in Israeli nightclubs.
- Meet between 5-10 Israeli peers who will be joining your group for at least 5 days as part of the mifgash program with Israeli soldiers.
- Be guided by a certified and licensed Israeli tour educator who promises to be dynamic, relevant, English speaking, and to the point.
- Hear from leading thinkers on the most pressing political and social issues on Israel’s agenda.
- Be protected by the highest standards of safety and security, including armed escorts and medics on your bus, a GPS tracking system and the strictest adherence to all public authority security guidelines.
- Stay in 3-4 star hotel accommodations and enjoy a wide range of food choices mixing traditional Israeli cuisine with healthy food to keep you energized.
- Be treated to a unique Shabbat program that will involve walking tours and a visit to Jerusalem’s Old City. As a non-denominational program, you can expect to feel comfortable and welcomed no matter what your level of religious practice is – or isn’t!
And of course, you can expect the highest level of customer service from the experienced staff of Routes Travel: Amazing Israel who are dedicated to ensuring that this trip is one that you will remember forever!
Amazing Israel: We do Israel right.
This Trip is a gift from Taglit-Birthright Israel