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Sample Itinerary of Our Trips

  • Shalom & Welcome to Israel!

    Day 1

    • Visit Caesarea, an Ancient City along the Mediterranean Sea with a Roman aqueduct & authentic Roman amphitheater
    • Enjoy your first taste of Israeli cuisine
    • Arrive at your hotel in Tiberias, overlooking the Sea of Galilee
    • Watch the sun set behind the Kinneret over dinner
    "As soon as I landed in Israel, I had this feeling of coming home. Thank you for allowing me to experience the friendships, memories, and new experiences that I will forever treasure."
  • Ready, Set, Go!

    Day 2

    • Wake up for the first time in Israel
    • Hike through some waterfalls in the Golan Heights
    • Raft down the Jordan River
    • Cafe lunch and free time in Katzrin
    • Taste award-winning wines from the Golan Heights Winery and witness first-hand how wine is produced, packaged, and shipped around the world.
    • Tour an old bunker and observation point
    "I went on Israel Free Spirit expecting just a free trip to Israel. What I got was the experience of a lifetime."
    Tara Y.
  • Culture Crash Course

    Day 3

    • Officially a big fan of Israeli breakfasts #shakshuka
    • Meet up with your trip’s Israeli participants!
    • Tour the picture-perfect city of Tzfat
    • Explore a genuine artist colony
    • Meet with inspiring Kabballah artists
    • Learn about real life in Israel from our Israeli participants
    • Enjoy a relaxing night by the Kinneret
    "Hanging out with the eight Israelis on the trip taught me that we’re so much more similar than I realized."
    Karen K.
  • I Heart Tel Aviv

    Day 4

    • Chill on a beautiful Mediterranean beach
    • Learn how to play an Israeli sport called "matkot"
    • Witness the interplay between past and present in the port city of Jaffa
    • Visit a real Middle Eastern market
    • Relive the signing of Israel’s Declaration of Independence
    • Unwound at the new hotel. These hotels SERIOUSLY have the best views!
    • Explore the best of Israeli nightlife
    "I love the energy, culture, people, and style of Israel!"
    Brianna G.
  • Jerusalem

    Day 5

    • Swung by the Mount Scopus overlook-what a view!
    • Bought some fresh rugelach at Machane Yehuda
    • Love these hotels!! Nothing says heaven like a pre-Shabbat swim.
    • Experience the Western Wall for yourself for the first time
    • Enjoy some delicious Shabbat food
    "Growing up I felt unlucky being Jewish. Because of the trip I now feel proud – I’ve never felt so lucky to be who I am."
    Hayley H.
  • Shabbat Shalom

    Day 6

    • Choose between a visit to local Jerusalem synagogues, a session on using meditation in everyday life, or just sleep in
    • Get inspired discussing your identity and role in the world
    • Festive Shabbat lunch at the Hotel
    • Havdala ceremony - an uplifting experience as we conclude Shabbat
    • Night out in the city center of Ben Yehuda Street, the place for the best nightclubs, hookah bars, shopping and restaurants.
    "This trip helped bring meaning back into my life."
    Alex P.
  • Past, Present, & Future

    Day 7

    • Get the latest information on what’s really going on in the Middle East from Neil Lazarus, the leader in political seminars for young adults.
    • Journey through the Jewish Quarter in the Old City and its changing roles from 2,000 years ago to the present day
    • See the Cardo columns that are still standing from 1500 years ago
    • Take a tour through underground water tunnels leading to ancient shafts, fortresses, and the site where kings were crowned
    "I laughed, learned, cried, sang, jumped for joy, and stood speechless in amazement. I will never forget my time in Israel."
    Greg M.
  • Remember & Respect

    Day 8

    • Visit Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust museum
    • Pay respects to Israel’s fallen soldiers, prime ministers, and other individuals who shaped the land of Israel at Mt. Herzl
    • Drink authentic Bedouin coffee with a real sheikh
    • Learn how to make a Bedouin basket
    • Eat a traditional Bedouin hafla dinner
    • Explore the desert after dark
    • Have a bonfire under the stars
    • Sleep in a Bedouin tent
    "Every day was packed with something incredible and new."
    Photo by Will J.
  • Health & Well-Being

    Day 9

    • Hike to the top of Masada
    • Celebrate bar and bat mitzvahs with new friends
    • Float in the Dead Sea
    • Cover yourself in mineral rich mud
    • Visit the Ein Gedi Oasis, a nature reserve featuring four waterfalls, both tropical and desert vegetation, and a first-century village
    • Enjoy your last dinner
    • Recap of where we've been and what to take from it into our lives back home
    "I had the best time on this trip, thank you!"
    Daniel S.
  • Goodbye...for now

    Day 10

    • Volunteer at a Farm in the Desert
    • Picked my own tomatoes on the Salad Trail
    • Wrap up your incredible adventure with good food, awesome new friends, and memories to last forever
    • Safe journey home!
    "Loved experiencing life here and seeing how much we can learn and connect to it."
    Tara M.


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