PRIVATE GUIDED DAY TOURS

Our private guided day tours offer you the chance to experience Israel's top sites with seasoned Israel tour guide Patrick Amar. Choose from our most popular tours below or design your own. The tours described here are samples of suggested day tours. Would you like a visit a different destination? Let us know where you would like to go, and we will be happy to arrange it. 

Pricing: Half-Day tours start at $275/day, Full-Day tours start at $350/day.

*Please note: fees for day tours do not include entrance fees or transportation, if any. Fees may vary due to size of the group, season, or other factors. All cost information will be provided in advance.

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OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM HALF DAY ($275*)

Would a half day tour be perfect for your group? A half day tour goes wonderfully with a bar or bat mitzvah at the Western Wall, for families with young children, or anyone who prefers a shorter tour day. Let us know if you will need an accessible tour for kids under age 5 or anyone with walking difficulties, or you would prefer a super active adventure for ages 5 and up. Options include: Western Wall Tunnels, Jewish Quarter, the City of David, and much more. 

Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee. 

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM HALF DAY ($275*)

Would a half day tour be perfect for your group? A half day tour goes wonderfully with a bar or bat mitzvah at the Western Wall, for families with young children, or anyone who prefers a shorter tour day. Let us know if you will need an accessible tour for kids under age 5 or anyone with walking difficulties, or you would prefer a super active adventure for ages 5 and up. Options include: Western Wall Tunnels, Jewish Quarter, the City of David, and much more. 

Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee. 

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM ($350*)

  • ​Walk to the Old City through the gorgeous new Mamilla promenade and discover the New City along the way.

  • Old City tour includes the ancient surrounding walls, 4 Quarters, and the key holy sites including the Western Wall.

  • Enjoy lunch in the Jewish Quarter - many fast and fresh options.

  • Walk through ancient tunnels under the city, which reveal it's amazing history spanning thousands of years either in the Western Wall Tunnels or the City of David. 

  • Do you only have one day to cover as much as possible? We can combine a half day in the Old City with a visit to Yad Vashem, Mahane Yehuda Market (the Shuk), or other sites.

  • If you have a group of approximately 18 people, we can guide a private tour for you in the Western Wall Tunnels.

  • Tell us what you have in mind and we can design just the right day for you!

  • Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee. This is a 6 hour tour which is the perfect amount of time for a walking tour of the Old City.

MODERN JERUSALEM ($350*)

  • ​Begin with a visit to the new Ammunition Hill experiential museum where the battle for Jerusalem was waged in 1948 and 1967. Walk through military bunkers and watch a fantastic 20 minute film about the battles for Jerusalem.

  • Lunch and tasting tour of the Mahane Yehuda Market ‘The Shuk’ and sample local delicacies including the famous Marzipan Bakery rugelach, ‘pop rocks chocolate’ and the best Burekas on the planet.

  • Tour Yad Vashem, Israel’s national and international memorial to the Holocaust, and walk through the haunting and uplifting new historical museum and the children’s memorial.

  • Walk the connecting path from Yad Vashem to Mount Herzl National Leaders Cemetery and learn about the foundering of the State of Israel and the leaders including Theodore Herzl, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin and many others.

  • Conclude this powerful day with a fun evening out on your own on Jerusalem’s famous downtown promenade called Ben Yehuda Street.

  • You can customize this day to include a visit to the Israel Museum (home of the Dead Sea Scrolls, huge model of 2nd Temple period Jerusalem, amazing art museum, and world leader in Biblical archaeology), the Jewish Music Experiential Museum, or the Menachem Begin Center interactive historical tour.

  • Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee. 

OLD JAFFA AND MODERN TEL AVIV ($400*)

  • ​Visit the ancient port city of Old Jaffa, and discover why its name means "beautiful" while walking through it’s ancient walkways and modern art galleries.

  • Stroll through Tel Aviv’s artsy Neve Tzedek neighborhood, see Tel Aviv's unique architecture, and visit the Israel Innovation Center to take a peek into why they call Israel the "Startup Nation"

  • Try a local specialty at the famous Dr. Shakshuka, or grab a quick lunch while strolling in the Carmel Market (The Shuk)

  • See Independence Hall where David Ben Gurion read the Declaration of Independence on May 14, 1948 and hear the behind-the-scene's stories that happened on that monumental day.

  • Visit the Sarona Market - one of the hottest spots in Tel Aviv.  Hear the fascinating story about how this quaint part of Tel Aviv became the headquarters for the Department of Defense until today.

  • This fun and interesting day will conclude with a view of the sunlight reflecting beautiful colors off the skyscrapers of Tel Aviv.

*Options to customize your tour: Surfing lesson, Segway tour, a talk about the Startup Scene by a local entrepreneur, graffiti tour, Palmach Museum, or the home of Israel's National Poet Chaim Nachman Bialik.

Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee.  

COAST & GALILEE ($450*/DAY- 2 DAYS OVERNIGHT + VEHICLE)

  • Depart for the drive North along Israel’s coast towards the Galilee passing the cities of Herzliya, Netanya and others. 

  • Visit Caesarea by the Sea, the amazing 2000 year old port city built by Herod the Great and a must-see-site to understand Israel’s key location amidst 3 continents and numerous civilizations.

  • Visit Zichron Yaakov, a charming "1st Aliyah" town on Mt Carmel. Walk on the founders’ street where modern Israel was conceived in 1882, and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Tishbi Winery which offers a varied menu for all ages.

  • You will love Tsfat’s Old City with its beautiful historic synagogues, and the largest collection of local art galleries and handmade jewelry shops in Israel.

  • Visit an olive oil factory and winery in the Golan Heights, and hear a security briefing.

  • Here are a few of the wonderful places to stay in the North. Check them out and talk to us about what kind of vibe you are looking for in terms of accommodations: Kibbutz Kfar Blum is perfect for a kibbutz experience including dinner at the kibbutz, Rimonim Galei Kinnereth Hotel in Tiberias gives you a tropical feeling and some wonderful nearby restaurants places such as Decks seaside elegant grill. Ruth Rimon in Tsfat is fantastic if you want to spend some more time in the mystical mountaintop city. 

  • Customize your two day Northern tour with options to visit Haifa to view the Bahai Gardens and the Port, Acco with it's impressive Crusader fortresses and fascinating Jewish history, the Grottos at Rosh Hanikra, Kfar Kedem biblical experience for donkey rides and pita making, or a nature hike in the Golan Heights, or a boating or rafting experience in Tiberias.

  • Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee. Client also provides overnight accommodations for the driver and guide.

DEAD SEA AREA ($400*)

  • You will be amazed how close the desert is to Jerusalem! How about a camel ride in this awesome setting? We will drive down to the Dead Sea passing Jericho and Qumran (where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found) as we descend to the lowest place on Earth! 

  • You will love a short hike through Ein Gedi, the largest desert oasis in Israel. Bathe in the fresh waterfalls; a perfect way to cool off in the heat. See the 1500 year old synagogue with it's mysterious mosaic floor inscriptions.

  • Take the cable car or climb up (weather permitting) Masada the Great Desert Fortress to hear the story of Jewish resilience.

  • Float in the Dead Sea at a beautiful public beach with full facilities.

  • Customize this day with a visit to a Dead Sea hotel for a buffet lunch and to use their spa facilities and waterfront.

  • Please note: fee does not include entrances or transportation, if any. All fees detailed in advance. Large group may have additional fee.

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