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Culture and History 10 Day Itinerary

The Israel museum

​Enjoy the wonders of Israel through its unique culture and rich history. Experience the breathtaking desert in the South and the lush flora in the North, visit all the historically significant places and enrich yourself and your loved ones with thousands of years of history. 
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Day 9

 
Migration of cranes
ancient oil press at Tel Hazor
Safed overlooking the Sea of Galilee
an art gallery in Safed

Start the day with a visit to the Hula Valley Nature Reserve. The reserve has

lovely walking trails, including a "floating bridge" over the wetland, and special lookout points where visitors can observe the avian wildlife.

 

In the spring of 1994 another stage in the campaign to restore natural balance in the Hula Valley was completed: the re-flooding of 250 acres now known as Lake Agmon, located approximately two kilometers north of the Hula Nature Reserve. Visitors can visit the re-flooded area to appreciate nature’s powers. 

 

While at the Hula Valley Nature reserve don’t forget to stop at Oforia, a fun multimedia display that tells the story of the migratory route across the region and the millions of birds that use it. 

 

Continue to Tel Hazor. One of the principal cities on the Fertile Crescent, Hazor engaged in trade with cities in Babylon and Syria. The Bible refers to Hazor as "the head of all those kingdoms" (Joshua 11:10).  As you explore the ruins, including the beautifully restored palace, the water system and other gems, you’ll understand why Tel Hazor, too, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.  

 

Proceed to Safed, one of the four holy cities in Israel and the home of Lurian mysticism, a branch of Jewish mysticism conceived by the 16th -century Rabbi Isaac Luria, the traditional author of the seminal mystic work, the Zohar. Stroll along the lanes of the Old City and see its many synagogues, as well as its unique artist’s colony.

 

Overnight: Upper Galilee

Culture and History 10 Day Itinerary