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Please note **

This is a draft and there will certainly be changes over the next 6 months. It is intended to provide you with some idea of what the program comprises and although most of these highlights, speakers and culinary events will take place it is possible that the order will change.

Day 1

Tuesday 26th December

Caesarea & Galilee - beginnings


7:30 Pick up at Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem

9:00 Pick up at Dan Panorama Tel Aviv

10:00 Opening ceremony in Caesarea

12:30 pm - Donkey riding, goat milking & Lunch in Kfar Kedem

14:30 Either Nazareth or Tzippori

16:00 Travel to Tzfat Dinner at Hotel

Eve: Adults with Avi, Kids with Madricha 

Overnight: Ruth Dan Hotel Tzfat

Day 2

Wednesday 27th December


Breakfast Tour of Tzfat Sheva Haya

Time in the market

Lunch on own

Hike on Har Meron

Dinner at hotel

Free night and/or Eli Cohen escape room or possible speaker

Overnight: Ruth Dan Hotel Tzfat

Day 3

Thursday 28th December

Golan - sacrifice

Breakfast at the hotel and check out

Load the bus

Leave Tzfat for the Golan Heights Church of Loaves and Fish

Tel Saki

Pizza lunch in Ein Zivan

A mouthwatering workshop at the De Karina Chocolate factory 

Travel to Jerusalem

Musical welcome to Jerusalem 

Free night


Overnight: Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem

Day 4

Friday 29th December

Where it all began

Hear stories about King David while visiting the City of David through the dry tunnel (from 2700 years ago)

Southern Wall Excavations Visit the Kotel


Lookout from Aish Hatorah building Optional Jewish Quarter Tour

Kabbalat Shabbat at the Kotel Shabbat dinner at the hotel

Oneg Shabbat with political analyst/journalist

Overnight: Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem

Day 5

Shabbat / Saturday 30th December

Jerusalem - center of the world

Sunrise service at the Kotel (optional) Breakfast at the hotel

Shacharit at one of Jerusalem's many synagogues - on your own Christian Quarter tour (optional)

Shabbat lunch at the hotel

Walking tour through the neighborhoods of Yemin Moshe and Machane Yisrael

19:00 Sound and light show at the Tower of David (Jerusalem)

*Dinner on your own

Overnight: Leonardo Boutique, Jerusalem

Day 6

Sunday 31st December


Yad Vashem - 2 tours (Children & Adults) of the national Holocaust Museum including the Children's Memorial & Valley of communities. (Children under the age of 9 visit the Biblical Zoo)

Lunch at Yad Vashem cafeteria

Volunteer at Pantry Packers- packaging food for the needy

Culinary experience for New Years Eve


Overnight: Leonardo Boutique, Jerusalem

Day 7

Monday 1st January 

Israel Today

Breakfast at the hotel

9:00 - 12:00 Tour of the Security Fence with Neil Lazarus, Meet with Arab residents in Beit Safafa


Hear the stories of our heroes who changed the state of Israel at Mount Herzl

16:00 Celebrate the boys’ Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel (if needed)

17:30 Tastes tour at Machane Yehuda (dinner)

Rest of the night free

Overnight: Leonardo Boutique, Jerusalem

Day 8

Tuesday 2nd January

Dead Sea and Judean Desert


6:30 Breakfast 

7:00 Depart Hotel

9:00 Climb Masada where the Jewish rebels fought the famous battle against the Romans

Celebrate girls’ Bat Mitzvah (if applicable)

(Up - cable car /Down - snake road) 


Float and swim at the Dead Sea

Hike (depends on time) 

16:00 Depart to Jerusalem 

Dinner in Jerusalem


Overnight:   Leonardo Boutique, Jerusalem 

Day 9

Wednesday 3rd January

Different sorts of Underground 

Breakfast at the hotel

9:30 Visit the underground bullet factory at Machon Ayalon Packed lunch

13:00-15:30 Participate in a real - life archaeological excavation at Tel Maresha Spelunking in ancient caves

Dinner at hotel

Guest Speaker / program for kids

Overnight: Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv

Day 10

Sunday 31st December


Breakfast at the hotel

8:30 - Depart Hotel 8:45-9:45 Jaffa

9:45 - 10:15- Walk from Jaffa to Neve Tzedek 10:15 - 11:15- Tour of Neve Tzedek

11:30 -13:00- Graffiti Tour

Lunch on your own in Carmel Market 10:00-12:30 Separate activity for kids Peres Centre

Meet with Australian Olim involved in High Tech startups in Israel Final dinner with special music performance


Overnight: Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv

Day 6

Sunday 31st December


Walk along Tel Aviv Promenade Rabin Square

Ben Gurion House Closing ceremony

Walk through Carmel Market and Nachalat Binyamin artist Market

לשנה הבאה בירושלים ...


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