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Hi-Gear Israel

This 10 day, Active Birthright Israel trip is for the thrill-seekers and outdoorsy types:

  • Camp under the stars in the Negev Desert

  • Hike some of Israel's top trails

  • Go snorkling in Eilat

  • and much, much more!

Our Hi-Gear trip is guaranteed to thrill in addition to visiting all of the typical must-see Birthright locations

*Trip locations and route are subject to change. The following is a sample itinerary


Day 1


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.


Day 2


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


Get ready for an exciting day of outdoor adventures!

Start the day with an early morning hike through the Banias Nature Reserve. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water.

Next, head to the Jordan River for an adrenaline-pumping rafting experience. You'll navigate through rapids and take in stunning views along the way.

Finally, end the day with a thrilling zipline ride over the Jordan River. Soar through the air and take in the breathtaking scenery from a new perspective.


Day 3


Get ready for an exciting day exploring the natural wonders and cultural landmarks of Israel!


Start the day with a thrilling rappel down Dalton Cliff. Take in the stunning views as you descend the cliff face.


Next, head to Tzfat, a city known for its rich Jewish history and mystical heritage. Visit ancient synagogues, wander through charming alleyways, and peruse local art galleries.


Finally, end the day with a hike up Arbel Cliff. Take in the breathtaking views of the Sea of Galilee and surrounding valleys.


Day 4


Get ready for a day of cultural immersion and outdoor exploration!


Start the day with a warm welcome from Israeli participants. Share stories, make new friends, and learn about Israeli culture from a local perspective.


Next, head out for a breathtaking hike through Ein Avdat. Explore this stunning desert oasis and take in the natural beauty of the Negev region.


Finally, end the day with Kabbalat Shabbat, a traditional Jewish welcoming of the Sabbath. Enjoy a delicious meal, sing songs, and participate in a meaningful spiritual experience. It's the perfect way to end an incredible day!


Day 5


Get ready for a day of exploring the vibrant city of Tel Aviv and learning about the complex geopolitics of Israel.


Start the day with a thought-provoking speaker who will shed light on the intricate geo-political climate of Israel and the region.


Next, head to Tel-Aviv Beach to soak up the sun, swim in the Mediterranean Sea, and relax with new friends.

Participate in Havdalah, a traditional Jewish ceremony that marks the end of Shabbat.

Finally, end the day with a visit to Jaffa, an ancient port city with a rich history and stunning architecture.

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Day 6


Get ready for a day of adventure and natural wonders in Israel's southern region!


Start the day with an exhilarating hike through Zfacot, a stunning nature reserve with breathtaking views of the surrounding desert.


Next, head to the Red Sea for an unforgettable snorkeling experience. Explore the vibrant underwater world and discover colorful marine life.


Finally, end the day with a visit to Mitzpe Ramon Lookout, where you'll take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Ramon Crater. Watch the sunset over the desert, take some stunning photos, and reflect on the incredible experiences of the day.

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Day 7


Get ready for a day of awe-inspiring natural wonders and cultural experiences!


Start the day with an early morning ascent up Masada to watch the sunrise over the desert. Experience the breathtaking beauty of this iconic historical site.


Next, head to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Float in the therapeutic waters, cover yourself in the famous mineral-rich mud, and take some amazing photos.


After that, learn about the care of camels, one of the animals that played a significant role in the history and culture of the region.


Finally, end the day with a magical stargazing experience. Lie back and enjoy the crystal-clear night sky as you reflect on the incredible experiences of the day.


Day 8


Get ready for a day of exploring Jerusalem's rich history and culture!

Start the day with a visit to Har Herzl, a military cemetery that honors the fallen soldiers of Israel. Learn about the country's complex past and pay your respects to those who gave their lives in service.

Next, head to Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust museum and memorial. Explore the exhibits, hear stories of survivors, and reflect on the tragedies and triumphs of the Jewish people.

Finally, end the day with a visit to the Old City and Kotel, one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Walk through the winding streets, take in the sights and sounds of this ancient city, and visit the Western Wall, a symbol of hope, resilience, and unity for the Jewish people.


Day 9





Get ready for a day of sensory delights and physical challenges!

Start the day with a visit to Machne Yehuda Market, a bustling open-air market in Jerusalem where you'll find everything from fresh produce to unique souvenirs.

Next, take a Spice Tour through the market, learning about the spices and herbs that are an essential part of Israeli cuisine.

Finally, get ready for a workout with a Krav Maga session, a martial art developed by the Israeli Defense Forces. Learn self-defense techniques, challenge yourself physically, and feel empowered and energized by this exciting experience!


Day 10



Get ready for a bittersweet day as we bid farewell to Israel and end our Birthright journey.
Start the day with some final reflection and gratitude as we share memories and say goodbye to our fellow participants and Israeli staff.

Next, pack up your belongings and head to Ben Gurion Airport for departure. Spend some time in the airport, grab a bite to eat, and make some final purchases and souvenirs.

Finally, board your flight and say goodbye to the beautiful land of Israel. Take with you the memories, connections, and experiences of this unforgettable trip.

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