Israel - The Culinary Junction Tour
8 days / 7 nights

Yemenite mealIsrael is located in the Middle East, along the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. Its location makes it a land bridge between three continents: Europe, Asia, and Africa. During ancient times the Land of Israel was an important hub of the Incense and Spice Trading Route, and later on, a junction for travelers coming from east and west. Being a geographical junction resulted in numerous cultural influences, including food. In “The Culinary Junction” tour you will learn about the diversity of Israeli cuisine and its unique and original blend of cultures, religions, and geographical locations,   all through exciting culinary tours, stimulating hands-on cooking classes, delectable meals and spectacular locales.


During the unforgettable week-long vacation you will travel and cook in the green Galilee, beautiful Haifa and vibrant Tel-Aviv, ending in enchanted Jerusalem. The program includes the following:

  1. Small groups of 8-15 participantsBrunch
  2. Accommodation at top-rated hotels
  3. 3 meals daily (except for two free evenings)
  4. 5 hands-on cooking workshops
  5. Culinary tours in Israeli markets and unique sites
  6. Tours at historic sites (Acre, Caesarea, Jerusalem)
  7. Wine tasting tour
  8. Entrance fees to all sights and activities per itinerary.
  9. Transportation in a deluxe air conditioned minivan.
  10. Friendly professional English-speaking tour guide/tour manager throughout your tour.

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Day 1 - Sunday

  1. Meet at Ben-Gurion airport or arrive at hotel in Haifa independently
  2. Dinner at an authentic Arab restaurant in Haifa
  3. Overnight in Haifa


Druze food

Day 2 -Monday

  1. Cooking workshop (Druze cooking) at Daliyat El-Carmel (Druze village)
  2. Tour Daliyat El-Carmel market
  3. Drive to Acre
  4. Overnight in Acre


Day 3 - Tuesday

  1. Historic tour in Acre
  2. Culinary tour at the Old Acre market
  3. Cooking workshop (Seafood cooking)
  4. Drive to the Galilee mountains
  5. Visit at local winery
  6. Overnight in the Galilee

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Day 4 -Wednesday

  1. Drive to Hogla
  2. Cooking workshop (Healthy cooking)
  3. Historic tour at Caesarea
  4. Drive to Tel-Aviv
  5. Free evening
  6. Overnight in Tel-Aviv

Day 5 - Thursday

  1. Culinary tour at Jaffa market
  2. Culinary tour at the Carmel Market
  3. Lunch at one of Tel-Aviv's best restaurants
  4. Drive to Jerusalem
  5. Bakery tour at Jewish Orthodox neighborhood
  6. Overnight in Jerusalem


Day 6 - Friday

  1. Bakery workshop in  Jerusalem
  2. Culinary tour at Ein-Karem
  3. Culinary tour at Mahane Yehuda market
  4. Sabbath dinner
  5. Overnight in Jerusalem

Day 7 - Saturday

  1. Culinary and historic tour in the old city of Jerusalem
  2. Free evening
  3. Overnight in Jerusalem

Jerusalem market

Day 8 - Sunday

  1. Cooking workshop (Israeli sweets)
  2. Final remarks and farewell
  3. Transfer to Ben-Gurion airport for departure

Note: All itineraries are subject to change

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Upcoming tour dates:

March 19 - 26, 2017         Registration ends on February 15, 2017 

June 4 - 11, 2017              Registration ends on April 30, 2017

September 3 - 10, 2017   Registration ends on July 30, 2017

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$2700 per person based on double occupancy

10% discount per person for groups of 10 or more

Note: Price does not include airfares