The Golan Heights
A Masorti Travel exclusive, meet with an Army patrol unit on the Lebanon border. Hear their personal stories and experience their working conditions in the agriculture collectives on the border with Lebanon. We recommend that you bring some USA t-shirts, size large, for the soldiers you will meet. Gain first-hand understanding of the geography and proximity of Israel’s neighbors.
Off Road Fun!
Tour the Golan Heights off road by jeep! During this fun and bumpy ride, learn about this strategic and beautiful plateau. Discuss issues of ‘land for peace’ and learn of implications for the future. You’ll visit battlegrounds from the 1973 Yom Kippur War and visit bunkers that belonged to the Syrian Army. Visit the Valley of Tears Memorial.
The afternoon will be spent strolling along the charming cobblestone streets and alleyways of Safed – the birthplace of the Kabbalah and a city of ancient pilgrimage in Israel. You’ll visit centuries’ old synagogues (modest dress required) and learn about the Friday-night Kabbalat Shabbat service, written and created in this beautiful town.
Head up Manara cliff for a spectacular view. Use the cable cars from the southern foothills of Kiryat Shemona to the top of the Natfali range. So relax and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Israeli landscape.
For additional information on our tours contact us at (800) 664-6461.