Changes to Daylight Saving Time in Israel 2018
Israel is moving to Daylight Savings Time on 23 March 2018
New Biblical Cooking Tour – Neot Kedumim Park – Central Israel
A short tour of our beautiful nature reserve, identifying some of the staple food growing here, followed by cooking your own light meal outdoors. Click here for more information
New experience - Krav-Maga program
Elite invites you to learn krav-maga – an advanced Israeli combat method taken from the counter-terrorism units of the IDF and Israeli police. Enjoy a half day training in krav-maga and a shooting exercise in a special battle field zone. Click here for more information
Contemporary Art Tours - Jerusalem
Jerusalem’s engaging contemporary art scene offers insight into the modern cultural dialogue present in today’s ‘holy city’ - one concentrated with innovation, setting itself apart from other art scenes around the world. For further details Click here
Bedouin Desert Experience
Meet the desert in person - Bedouin Desert Experience, much more than accommodation. Click here for more information
New Hotel: Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem
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Herbert Samuel Hotel - Jerusalem
Click here to read about the Herbert Samuel Hotel, which is located in the heart of Jerusalem and surrounded by historic centers and dynamic cultural institutions.
By the rivers of Babylon – Jerusalem
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Weekly Tours – Early Bird Specials
Discounts on selected tours for any departure date in 2016.
City of David : New tours in the ancient city - Old Jerusalem
Click to read PDF about a variety of fascinating tours in the ancient city from walking tours, riding on a Segway to an archaeological excavation.
Agricultural Tours in Southern Arava - Jordan Valley
Click to read the PDF about interesting agricultural tours in Southern Arava.
News Updates

New walking tour - Sataf and the route of fountains

Type:        Hike 
Region:    Jerusalem 
Level:       Moderate
Duration:  5h 
Distance: 13.2km
Ascent:    415m
Descent:  332m

Along thousands of years of agriculture in the Judean mountains, a technique of hillside agriculture have developed. Using terasses and water channels, ancient farmers were able to cultivate a large veraity of crops and trees, such as weat, pulses, olives and grapes on the steep slopes.

This tour begins at Sataf, a resort reconstructed by the Jewish National Fund, which preserves the ancient mountain agriculture techniques. the route goes down the hillside, through plantations, groves and field plots, nursed these days by free time farmers from the regions.

The second part of the tour runs along the southern slopes of the Soreq valley, surrounded by planted pine groves and natural mediterranean woods, along a line of natural springs, drained since ancient times into small ponds, some with a tunnel carved in the rock to reach the water source.

The tour ends up at The Kennedy memorial, build by the JNF in memory of J. F. Kennedy. From there, a walk through Moshav Aminadav to the Ora road, by the outskirts of Jerusalem.

The Start/End points of the tour, are reachable by bus from Jerusalem.

It's possible to do only a part of the tour: The route of fountains


The Kennedy Memorial is dedicated to the memory of U.S. president John F. Kennedy.
Located south-west of Jerusalem, it resembles the stump of a felled tree.
The photo belongs to Ministry of Tourism


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