Home Based Tours

Skip the hotels! We arrange vacation rental properties all over Israel!! Leave your apartment daily to embark on excursions to the surrounding countryside, returning home every evening. After the tour, feel free to extend your stay and explore Israel on your own remaining in one apartment complex of your choice.

Vacation rentals are available in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Tiberias, and Eilat.

From Jerusalem

  • Ancient Jerusalem:
    The Old City (Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Armenian quarters), City of David archeological park, Mount of Olives, and the Hass Promenade (view of Jerusalem)
  • Modern Jerusalem:
    Modern city tour, Yad Vashem, the Israel Museum, the Knesset (Israeli Parliament), and Supreme Court
  • Dead Sea Coast:
    Qumran (home of the Dead Sea Scrolls), Ein Gedi, Masada, and the Dead Sea Beach & Spa
  • Biblical/Historical Sites:
    Tel Tzora (the story of Samson), Tel Azeka (David and Goliath), and Merasha/Beit Guvrin (well preserved Roman amphitheater and archeological digs)

  • Modern Battle Sites:
    Latrun Military Museum, Burma road (jeep tour), Castel (War of Independence battle site), and Ammunition Hill (Six Day War laser-guided model and film)

From Tel Aviv

  • Ancient Jaffa and Modern Tel Aviv:
    Jaffa, Old Train Station, Neve Tzedek, Shalom Tower Museum (founding of Tel Aviv), Independence Hall (where Israel was established), Azrieli Towers, Diaspora Museum, and the Old Port
  • Central Israel:
    Mikveh Israel and Rishon Letzion (oldest Zionist communities), Pool of the Arches and the Great Mosque of Ramla, Karaite community Synagogue, the Weizmann Institute, Shafdan Water Purification facility
  • Southern Coastal Plain:
    Ashdod (tour Israel’s main sea port), Ashkelon (oldest arched gate in the world), Yad Mordechai (Egyptian battle site from 1948), lookout point over Gaza border
  • Mediterranean Coast:
    Arsuf Crusader Fortress, Caesarea (ancient Roman ruins), Zichron Yaakov (tour of Israeli winery), Atlit (multimedia tour of a post-holocaust Jewish refugee camp)
  • Mount Carmel and Northern Coastal Plain:
    Lookout point over Jezreel valley, Dalyet el-Carmel (Druze village), Louis Promenade and Bahai Gardens in Haifa, Crusader and Ottoman buildings in Acre, Al Jazar Mosque, Tunisian Synagogue, Rosh Hanikra Lebanese border cable car and visitor’s center

From Tiberias:

  • Lake Kinneret:
    Tiberias, Mount Arbel, Capernaum ancient synagogue, boat ride across the lake, Kibbutz Ein Gev, lookout over Lake Kinneret, Kibbutz Kinneret, and the Jordan River
  • Western Galilee:
    Keshet Cave (rappelling from arched land bridge), Montfort Crusader fortress and hike, Eshkol water purification center, and Tziporri (ancient synagogue, colorful mosaics, and Roman roads)
  • Jezreel Valley:
    Archeological Park at Megido, Gan Hashlosha (swim in natural springs 28 degrees Celsius year round), Beit Alpha synagogue mosaics, Beit She’an Roman metropolis, and Mount Gilboa lookout point
  • Upper Galilee:
    Tzfat, Meron (ancient synagogue), Jacob’s Ford (Crusader site), Metzudat Ko’ach (War of Independence battle site), Lebanese border (the Good Fence), and Tel Dan (Canaanite and Israelite remains)
  • Golan Heights:
    Gamla (2000 year old battle site), hike at Devorah’s Waterfall, lookout point over the Hula Valley (Six Day War battle site), Golan Winery and archeological sites in Katzrin, Mount Bental (Yom Kippur War battle site overlooking Syria), Banias (waterfall, nature, and archeology), and Nimrod Crusader fortress overlooking Mount Hermon

From Eilat:

  • Eilat:
    Hike up Tzfachot (view of four different countries), swim with the dolphins and snorkeling/snuba diving in the coral reef of the Red Sea, and tour modern Eilat
  • Camel Trek:
    Camel trek across the southern Israeli desert (ATV also optional) and Bedouin style camping
  • Eilat Mountains and Arava:
    Hike in Shechoret, Timna National Park (Solomon’s pillars and other geological phenomena), dairy farm at Yotvata, and agriculture in the Arava
  • Uvda Valley:
    Red Canyon, Leopard temple, sand dunes, Kibbutz Ne’ot Smadar (art craftsmanship), and ecological settlement at Kibbutz Ketura
  • Mitzpe Ramon:
    Hike through the crater, Nabatean trade outpost, rock quarry, colored Sand Park, and the Ilan Ramon Exhibit