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Hello Israel

This 10 day, classic Birthright Israel trip allows you to take a meaningful and intimate tour around Israel. Every journey is tailored to your travel dates, preferences, and various other elements, making it one-of-a-kind.

 

Take a glimpse of your upcoming adventure by checking out the sample itinerary below!

Airplane window view

Day 1

TAKE OFF

Touch down in Israel!

 

First up: a warm welcome at Ben Gurion Airport.

 

Get ready for an unforgettable journey as we kick off with a lively welcome session.

Participants rafting in the Jordan River

Day 2

JOURNEY BEGINS

Get ready for an action-packed day on your Birthright trip!

 

Start the day with a hike through the beautiful Banias Nature Reserve, where you'll explore lush greenery and cascading waterfalls.

 

Next, gear up for an exhilarating rafting experience on the Jordan River, where you'll navigate rapids and take in stunning views.

 

Finally, head to Mount Bental for a panoramic viewpoint of the Golan Heights. Your trip is off to an unforgettable start!

Participants walking through the old city

Day 3

MYSTIQUE IN TZFAT

Day three is packed with a mix of history, adventure and learning on your Birthright trip.

 

Explore the mystical city of Tzfat, known for its rich Jewish history and art.

 

Next, gear up for an adrenaline-pumping ATV ride through the rugged Israeli terrain.

 

After that, take a tour of a Kibbutz, where you will learn about the unique way of life in these rural communities and their contributions to Israeli society.

 

Finally, wrap up the day with a geopolitical lecture, where you'll gain a deeper understanding of the current issues in the region.

Participants in Jerusalem

Day 4

JERUSALEM'S ANCIENT WONDER

Day four is all about connecting with locals on your Birthright trip.

 

Start the day by welcoming Israeli participants, where you'll have the opportunity to meet and interact with young adults from the country.

 

Next, visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial Museum, where you'll learn about the atrocities of the Holocaust and the resilience of the Jewish people.

 

Finally, explore the Old City of Jerusalem, including the Western Wall (Kotel) and gain a deeper understanding of the historical and religious significance of this sacred site.

 

A powerful and meaningful day awaits

A participant posing at a viewpoint

Day 5

TRADITION, CULTURE, HISTORY

Day five of your Birthright trip is a mix of history, culture, and tradition.

 

Start the day by visiting Har Herzl, a national cemetery and memorial dedicated to the founders of the State of Israel and Jewish leaders.

 

Next, explore the vibrant Machane Yehuda Market, where you can sample delicious local food, shop for souvenirs, and experience the unique atmosphere of the market.

 

Finally, participate in Kabbalat Shabbat, the traditional Friday evening service, in one of the synagogues in Jerusalem and welcome the Sabbath with the local Jewish community.

 

A truly immersive experience awaits.

Participants doing a Havdallah ceremony

Day 6

SHABBAT SHALOM

Day six of your Birthright trip is all about embracing the Jewish tradition of Shabbat.

 

Start the day by participating in Shabbat services and have a traditional Shabbat meal.

 

Next, you have an optional city tour to explore more of the nearby city, it's history, culture, and monuments.

 

Finally, participate in Havdalah, the ceremony that marks the end of Shabbat and the beginning of the new week.

 

A spiritual and meaningful day awaits.

A participant posing in the desert

Day 7

WANDERING IN THE DESERT

Day seven of your Birthright trip offers a mix of fun, learning and culture.

 

Start the day by visiting the Salad Trail, an agricultural park where you will learn about the Israeli agricultural innovation and taste fresh fruits and vegetables.

 

Next, visit the Sderot JNF Playground, a playground made for children with special needs, where you'll learn about the importance of inclusion and accessibility.

 

Finally, pay your respects to one of Israel's founding fathers, David Ben Gurion, by visiting his tomb and learn more about his contributions to the country.

 

A memorable and meaningful day awaits.

A participant floating in the Dead Sea

Day 8

HEALING IN THE DEAD SEA

Day eight of your Birthright trip is all about history, culture, and natural beauty.

 

Start the day by watching the sunrise from Masada, an ancient fortress that offers a stunning view of the Dead Sea.

 

Next, head to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth and known for its healing properties.

 

Finally, participate in a Jewish identity activity, where you will reflect on your Jewish heritage and explore what it means to be Jewish in the modern world.

 

A day of self-discovery awaits.

A participant buying candy in the shuk

Day 9

TEL AVIVI

 

Day nine of your Birthright trip is all about immersing in the local Tel Aviv culture.

 

Start the day by taking a tour of Jaffa, an ancient port city that offers a rich history and beautiful architecture.

 

Next, enjoy some beach time and soak up the sun.

 

Finally, explore the vibrant Carmel Market, a bustling market in Tel Aviv where you can shop for souvenirs, try delicious local food and experience the unique atmosphere of the market.

 

A fun and exciting day awaits

A Birthright Israel bus driving through the desert

Day 10

FAREWELL

The last day of your Birthright trip is a mix of free time and reflection.

 

Start the day with some free time to explore Tel Aviv, a vibrant and bustling city with plenty to see and do.

 

Next, participate in closing activities where you will reflect on your experiences and the impact of your journey.

 

Finally, it's time to head back to reality as you drive to Ben Gurion Airport.

 

A memorable and life-changing journey comes to an end

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