We drive towards Bethlehem via the Nativity Circle and visit Bethlehem’s Manger Square. Manger Square is home to the Church of the Nativity, one of the world’s oldest-standing churches still functioning to this day. We will visit the main Basilica of the Nativity, as well as the Catholic Church of St. Catherine, adjoining the Basilica of the Nativity. Underneath the Church stands the Grotto of the Nativity, the cave in which Jesus was born, the exact spot of birth is marked by a 14-pointed star of silver set into the floor. We also visit the nearby Milk Grotto. A Franciscan Chapel is built above the Milk Grotto. Our last stop in Bethlehem will be to a beautiful overview of the Shepherds’ Fields, and the special Church of the Shepherds’ Fields. We then depart towards the Judean Desert, stopping on route to visit the Inn of the Good Samaritan. From the Inn of the Good Samaritan we overlook the breathtaking view of the moon-shaped landscape of the Judean Desert.
Israel Private Tours
The most exclusive way to discover Israel
Israel private tours the most exclusive way to discover Israel. You are provided with your own private driver-guide who will speak your native language. No need to share the trip with other tourists with different interests. This is your tour, you will decide what to see and what to leave out. Complete flexibility and spontaneity are yours. You will have more time to see more fascinating sites-you will set your own pace. All private tours are operated by selected professional guides certified by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. Luxurious vehicles specially designed for touring and fully air-conditioned. All our private tours are included complimentary airport transfer.a
A Private Tour Adventure Of Archeological Sites In Galilee
A private tour adventure of archaeological sites in the Galilee. Depart to Megiddo, famous Armageddon from the Book of Revelation 16. Visit the excavations, then continue to Beit Shearim, the Necropolis of the Talmudic period. Visit Zippori, the biblical capital of the Galilee with its beautiful mosaic floors. If Time permitting, one of the following are available: Beit Shean archeological excavations of the Roman & Byzantine town The Synagouge of Beit Alpha from the Byzantine era. Ein Harod museum of early settlement period Mt. Gilboa where the Philistines defeated king Saul, the first king of Israel Mt. Tabor, the location of the Transfiguratio and the magnificent overview of the Jezreel Valley.
Private Tour Adventure Of Beersheva & Negev Desert
The tour highlights include Bedouin Market in Beer Sheva, the IDF Airforce museum, kibbutz Sde Boker, Avdat, Mitzpeh Ramon and Ramon crater. Beersheva & Negev desert tour begins with a visit to unique Bedouin Market in Beer Sheva. Drive to visit IDF Airforce museum at Hatzerim. Continue through the Negev desert to kibbutz Sde Boker to the “hut” of Ben Gurion. Overlook the desert of Zin from the burial place of Ben Gurion. Stop at ancient Avdat which sits on the ancient Spice Route via Petra. Drive via Mitzpeh Ramon and stop for overview of the Ramon crater. Book Beersheva & Negev Desert Tour.
Caesarea, Haifa, Acre & Rosh Hanikra Tour
We will drive along Israel’s coastal highway to Caesarea, one-time administrative capital of Roman Judea and home to some of the finest Roman ruins you can see on this side of the Mediterranean, as well as impressive Crusader fortifications. We will visit the Roman Theatre, new archeological excavations, the Stadium, the Castle and Public buildings from the Roman Era, we will walk on Byzantine walkway in Crusader’s Port and on to the water channel that reached Caesarea from the Carmel from a distance of 15km. Drive to Haifa and visit the magnificent Bahai Gardens with a Haifa view. Drive to Acre and visit the Crusader Ancient city as well as the market. Continue to Rosh Hanikra and travel down by cable car to Grottos and cave ravine.
Our Tour Guide - Moti Barness
Private tour guide since 1994 licensed, experienced tour guide based in Jerusalem:
specializes in Bible, Ancient & Modern History of Israel. Operate with the best tourist cars in Israel.
Private Tour Of Dead Sea The Lowest Elevation On The Earth's Dry Land
Dead Sea The lowest elevation on the Earth’s surface on dry land.
The largest natural spa in the world, with mineral-rich waters of unparalleled buoyancy and natural health benefits. Treat yourself for a day of fun and relaxation at the one of the well-known Spa of Dead Sea Situated on the shore of the Dead sea, the lowest and “saltiest” place on earth known for its healing effects, it offers your soul and body healthiest treatment in the world. The Dead sea area is the best known climatotherapist site in the world. Enjoy the unique experience of floating on your back in the water, and rubbing therapeutic Dead Sea mud on your body. On return, view Qumran cave where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Book Dead Sea Tour
Galilee Archeological Tour
A private tour adventure of archaeological sites in the Galilee. Depart to Megiddo, famous Armageddon from the Book of Revelation 16. Visit the excavations, then continue to Beit Shearim, the Necropolis of the Talmudic period. Visit Zippori, the biblical capital of the Galilee with its beautiful mosaic floors. If Time permitting, one of the following are available: Beit Shean archeological excavations of the Roman & Byzantine town The Synagogue of Beit Alpha from the Byzantine era. Ein Harod museum of early settlement period Mt. Gilboa where the Philistines defeated king Saul, the first king of Israel Mt. Tabor, the location of the Transfiguration and the magnificent overview of the Jezreel Valley. Book Galilee Archeological Tour
Golan Heights Tour
The Golan Heights & Upper Galilee, Israel’s mountainous northern region a land of plentiful water sources. See wonderful scenic treasures alongside lovely nature reserves, historical and archaeological sites for all faiths. Drive north along the coastal road to Poria and overview of Sea of Galilee, Jordan Valley and Golan Heights. Continue to overlook of Hammat Gader and ascend the Golan Heights to Shalom obervatory. Onwards to the city of Katzrin, the Museum and the excavations of Talmudic Katzrin. Visit the ancient synagogue of Katzrin. Ascend Mt Bental overlook Kuneitra Valley and Syrian border. Continue and stop at former Syrian fortification. Return south via Jordan River crossing. Book Golan Heights Tour
Private Tour Of Jericho The Oldest City In The World
We will drive through Judean desert, on route view the Inn of the Good Samaritan. Overlook the breathtaking view of the moon landscaped Judean desert. Short stop at sea-level and continue to Jericho – the oldest city in the world. Stop at Zacheus Sycamore, the oldest Sycamore tree which Zacheus climbed in order to see Jesus walking by. We will visit the Mound of Ancient Jericho where 25 ancient cities were uncovered. Jericho was founded at 8000 B.E.C and famous from the biblical story in which spies where hosted there. Jericho is also the oldest Jewish settlement, captured by Joshua and Israel in 1200 B.E.C. Stop for overview of Mt. Temptation where the Satan tried to tempt Jesus and overview on the oasis of Jericho and Elisha’s spring.
Jerusalem Old & New City Tour
Jerusalem tour begins with a panoramic overview of the old and new city of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. The Mount of Olives offers a breathtaking view of the Temple Mount and the entire old city of Jerusalem. We then travel along the Kidron Valley to visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus and his disciples prayed the night before his crucifixion. We then proceed to enter the old city via the Armenian Quarter. Our first stop will be the Wailing (Western) Wall. We will then stroll through the local Bazaar to the Christian Quarter to follow the Stations of the Cross, otherwise known as the Via Dolorosa. Our tour guides explain and bring to life every stop along the way to the memorable Church of the Holy Sepulcher, site of the crucifixion. From the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, we walk along the 1700 year-old Byzantine main street, until we reach the Roman Cardo and the renovated Jewish Quarter. We then ascend to Mount Zion and on Saturdays visit the Hall of the Last Supper and David’s Tomb. Leaving the Old City we proceed to tour the new city by car en route to the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum.
Jerusalem Old City Tour
The Classic Old City Tour offers a thorough introduction to the most theologically and historically significant of the Old City’s landmarks, with an expert guide giving proper context to the sights and sounds. The tour begins with a panoramic view of the Old City on the Mount of Olives. From here, the site of Jesus’ anguish on the Mount of Olives, the tour enters the Old City through the Lions’ Gate, and proceeds through the Via Dolorosa, which culminates in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Afterwards, the group progresses on towards the Jewish Quarter, taking in the Cardo, the main street of Roman Jerusalem, and the Western Wall, the holiest prayer site for the world’s Jews.
Private Tour Of Masada The Site Of An Infamous Of Jewish Resistance
We will drive to Masada through the Judean Desert. Ascend Masada by cable car to tour the 2000 year old fortress and palace built by King Herod. Masada The site of an infamous battle of Jewish resistance, Masada rises from the Judaean Desert to a height of 470M Thrill to the story of Masada – where a small group of Jewish zealots stood up the attack of the Roman legion and emerged victorious even in defeat. In 2001, Masada was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the remnants of the palace fortress, complete with Roman style bathhouses built by King Herod, as well as storehouses, ritual baths and synagogue built by the Jews. Stand on the summit plateau for stunning views of the Dead Sea and the surrounding Judean Desert.
Masada,Dead Sea & Qumran Tour
We will drive to the Judean Desert via the inn of the Good Samaritan. Ascend Massada by cable car to tour the 2000-year-old fortress and palace built by King Herod. Drive via Ein Gedi and Qumran, visit the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Float in the mineral-rich Dead Sea – at 400m. below sea level, the lowest place on earth. Take a mud-bath! And benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud. Drive back to Jerusalem with over view of Jericho and old Roman Road. Following the tour to Massada, we spend approximately 2 hours at Mineral beach. *Bathing suit, towel, and hiking shoes suggested.
Megiddo & Ancient Galilee Tour
Armageddon is the Greek word for “Hill of Megiddo.” This is the ancient hill of the Valley of Megiddo in the Plain of Jezreel. Depart to Megiddo, famous Armageddon from the Book of Revelation 16. Visit the excavations, then continue to Beit Shearim, the Necropolis of the Talmudic period. Visit Zippori, the biblical capital of the Galilee with its beautiful mosaic floors. If Time permitting, one of the following are available: Beit Shean archeological excavations of the Roman & Byzantine town The Synagogue of Beit Alpha from the Byzantine era. Ein Harod museum of early settlement period Mt. Gilboa where the Philistines defeated king Saul, the first king of Israel Mt. Tabor, the location of the Transfiguration and the magnificent overview of Jezreel Valley.
Nazareth, Tiberias, Sea Of Galilee & Capernaum Tour
The tour will begin its journey traveling north alongside Israel’s scenic coastal highway, providing a magnificent view of the Mediterranean Sea and the Plain of Armageddon. Arriving in Nazareth we visit the Church of Annunciation, next to the Church of Annunciation lies the Church of St. Joseph, the proclaimed site of residence of the Holy family and the carpenter’s workshop. Driving through Cana of Galilee and following the trail of miracles we will arrive at Tabgha-the site of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fish. The next stop will be Capernaum-ruins of an ancient synagogue and a settlement that also said to be the place where Jesus lived. Driving through the city of Tiberias we will continue to “Yardenit”, this Jordan River Baptismal complex attracts pilgrims from all over the world. And as we are touring the area enjoy panoramic view of the Sea of Galilee.
Safed, Tiberias & Mt. Meron Tour
One day private tour to the Jewish sites in Tiberias & Safed including visit to “Kivrey Tsadikim” in Meron. Drive north to Tiberias. Visit the graves of Rabbi Meir Baal Hanes and the Rambam. Drive to Safed the center of Kabala via the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Ari Hakadosh Synagogue, where the “Shulchan Aruch” was compiled by Joseph Karo, stroll through the local Artists’ Quarter and tour the Visitors Center. From Safed travel to Mount Meron to visit the graves of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and his son Rabbi Elazar.
Tel Aviv Tour
Drive along the bustling beach promenade road towards the historical harbor-city of Jaffa. Visit the Jaffa Museum of archaeological excavations displaying findings from biblical times. Walk through the old Artists’ quarter and visit its variety of galleries. Enjoy a view of the famous historical harbor mentioned in the story of Jonah and the Whale. Drive to the older sector of Tel Aviv and visit the some of the city’s most popular bars and cafes. Stay on at a bar or café of your choice or stay with the tour and see Tel Aviv’s buzzing central street sights: Dizengoff Street, Rothschild’s Boulevard, The Hall of Independence, and the Yitzchak Rabin Square and memorial. Visit Weizmann Institute in Rehovot and Ammunition Slik in Nes Tziona.
Haifa Culinary Tours
An Eclectic Culinary Tour of Haifa
Located between Mount Carmel and the Mediterranean Sea, Haifa ha an exciting and often baffling range of cuisines – from Arab street food to the East European staples and old sailors’ pubs by the port. In recent years, people from all over throng to Haifa and boost its
young and exciting culinary scene, as well as its many venerable institutions. Book one of several tours in Haifa and we can try some of the best Haifa has to offer, as well as discuss the amazing history of this city and all the changes it experienced during the Ottoman and
British Mandate period and the story of recent urban renewal and gentrification.
Haifa - A Private History and Culture Tour
Take a tour at Israel’s capital of the North and discover a city with a unique and exciting history, architecture and culture. Haifa came a long way from humble beginnings as a pirate and smuggler haven in the 18th century to a bustling center of maritime trade and industry.
See the breathtaking view of the city and the port from the biblical Mount Carmel and visit the Baha'i Gardens, a center of a unique world religion as well as UNESCO World Heritage Site. We can visit the Carmelite chapel at Stella Maris, near the site where, according to
tradition, the prophet Elija hid from king Ahab. We can also discover the German Colony, where Christian German settlers built a religious community in the 19th Century and greatly
impacted the architecture of this country.
Haifa - A Private History and Culture Tour
Visit Haifa and take a ride down Carmelit, the shortest subway in the world and discover that Haifa’s architecture is as varied as its people, with International (Bauhaus), Traditional Middle-Eastern, Eclectic and the rare Erez-Israeli style that originated here. We’ll also stop over at several local cafes and food stalls and taste some of the best that Haifa has to offer. We’ll visit one of the many religious institutions and discover how this city changed over the years, through the years of Ottoman rule, British Mandate, up until modern times. Carmelit
doesn’t have a lot of stops, but each stop has a unique vibe to it, a different type of neighborhood, style and people, from the lush parks on the Carmel down to the lively downtown scene.