Top 10 Family Tour Activities in Israel 2015

October 26th 2014

Looking for something active to do when traveling to Israel with your family? You’ve come to the right place. Here are our top 10 picks for making great family memories in Israel this year!

Ke Karina Chocolate Factory TourDe Karina Chocolate Factory – Offering guided factory tours and sweet hands-on fun in the form of interactive chocolate making workshops for adults and kids, De Karina in the Golan Heights is run by third generation chocolatiers.
Kfar Kedem Talmudic Village– In this recreation of a village from Talmudic times, families can bake bread from wheat they harvest themselves, ride donkeys through the Galilee and end the day with a feast in a shepherd’s tent.

Dig FKfar Kedem Donkey Ridingor a Day Archaeological Activity – Designed for visitors of all ages, the Dig for a Day program brings tourists to a working archaeological dig at Tel Maresha in the Beit Guvrin National Park in central Israel. The program includes a tour of the massive caves of the Beit Guvrin National Park.

City Of David Excavations– Among the remains of King David’s palace in Jerusalem is Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Step into your water shoes and walk through the wet tunnel as you marvel at the technological expertise employed in its construction. The tunnel tour is appropriate for children 5+. Babies must be carried.

Temple Mount Sifting Project JerusalemTemple Mount Sifting Project – Sitting above the Western Wall, the area that was once home to the First and Second Temples, the Temple Mount is the holiest spot in the world for Jews. When mounds of rubble from the Temple Mount were unceremoniously dumped in a nearby valley, volunteers began sifting through it for archaeological artifacts. Join in for an opportunity to explore the most sacred of histories with your very own hands.

Deer Land Zip Line – For extreme sports enthusiasts, at nearly 2,000 feet, the Deer Land zip line is the second-longest zip line in the world. The site also features rock wall climbing, bungee trampolines, paintball, 4×4 Jeeps and a ropes course.

Caliber 3 Adventure Day – Spend a day in Gush Etzion exploring Commando Tourism and learning how to shoot firearms. Combine weapon training with a session of the basics of Krav Maga, Israel’s own martial art.

Beit Shemesh Stalactite Caves– ThisisIsrael’s answer to the geological wonders of Virginia’s Luray Caverns. During your tour here, ask your tour guide to point out the formation known as Romeo and Juliet – a stalactite and a stalagmite that are very, very close but will never meet.

Another Happy Client!Genesis Land Camel Rides – Genesis Land recreates life in the time of the biblical patriarch Abraham. Offering costumes and plenty of hands-on activities, the camel rides overlooking the blooming dunes of Wadi Kelt serve as a highlight for all.

Masada Challah Baking– Designed for Bat Mitzvah girls and their families, here you can learn the biblical significance of separating a portion of the challah dough as your family bakes challah on the top of Masada, one of Jusaism’s most poignant symbols of uncompromised continuity.

Challah Baking MasadaKnow of an activity that you feel we should have included here? Interested in setting up a tour involving one or more of these attractions? Let us know by getting in touch today!