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Jacob's Dream Day Tours

Haifa, Israel
About Jacob's Dream Day Tours
Jacob's Dream Tours in a privately-owned business which caters to the independent traveler who wants to see Israel an a one-to-one basis. Jacob takes you to see the things you want to see.
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Reviewed August 31, 2019

We just got back from a week with Jacob Firsel as our tour guide in Israel. It was with my husband, two sons and their wives. It was a fantastic week. Jacob picked us up at our hotel at 8 am every morning and filled...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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priest22, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2019

It was such a pleasure to guide you, your husband (who taught me a thing or two), you handsome sons and their lovely wives!

Reviewed February 13, 2019

Saturday Jan 25: Haifa the City German Colony, Bat Galim Neighborhood Sunday Jan 26: Haifa: the Modern City Bahai Gardens in Haifa, Elijah’s Cave and the Maritime Museum Monday Jan 27: Akko and Rosh Hanikra Tuesday Jan 28: Safed, Hecht Museum at the University of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We were planning our first trip to Israel and everyone I spoke with said they had found the best guide. While it is possible that there are guides as good as Jacob Firsel, I just can’t imagine anyone being better. Jacob was born and educated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jacob F, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was my pleasure showing you all this wonderful country.

Reviewed September 2, 2018

We travel extensively doing at least two major trips a year (i.e. A month in New Zealand and Australia, Argentina, Chile, Panama Canal, etc.) and several smaller trips. We spent 3 days in Tel Aviv on our own and 8 full days with Jacob seeing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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priest22, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Hi Linda, Thank you for your kind words! It was a pleasure taking you around this great land.

Reviewed June 24, 2018

Jacob provided excellent service on our private 6-day tour of Israel. He was prompt and professional throughout. The itinerary was a great mix of awe-inspiring Ancient sites and its' correlation with Biblical sites found in scripture. Jacob provided us a great overview of the country,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Jacob is the POSTER MAN of guides, plus an excellent driver. His knowledge of the history of Israel, the development of the country, of housing, agriculture, scientific achievement/stature, importance/value of history for today's world, made the journey of nearly three weeks memorable. And, one could...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We spent 14 days touring all of Israel with Jacob. He's so knowledgeable and interesting; answered our questions in depth with humility and humor. Always made sure we were comfortable and safe and he took us to the best places for falafel, hummus and shwarma!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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priest22, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you for the kind words, Nancy. It was my pleasure to show you this great country. It's not ofter I can match wits with film trivia! Had a great time with you gals! Hope to see you in the future.

Reviewed May 29, 2018

Best trip ever! Jacob was interesting, knowledgeable and so accommodating! This was my first trip to Israel and hopefully not my last. i was there with friends and family. Jacob went out of his way to make our private tour special and interesting! We saw...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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priest22, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Hi Laurie, Thank you very much for the kind words. It was a pleasure meeting all of you and showing you this great country!

Reviewed May 2, 2018

My husband and I were very fortunate to have Jacob as our private tour guide starting in Tel Aviv, Tiberias and ending in Jerusalem for 8 days. It was the greatest vacation we ever had. Jacob is very knowlegdable, smart, friendly, patient and has a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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priest22, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you, Sharon. I had a great time, too! I hope to see you and your hubby again.

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel go upwards of 25 countries. This trip was by far the most special and impactful, and that is entirely due to Jacob. He is kind, humble, enthusiastic, wise, knowledgeable, respectful, curious, and encouraging. I was a 17 year old...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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priest22, Owner at Jacob's Dream Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Thank you for you kind words, Tyler. It was a pleasure showing you and your father this great country.

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Robin S
January 9, 2016|
Response from priest22 | Property representative |
Private tours aren't cheap. Guides here between $400 and $900 per day. I'm somewhere in-between. The great thing about a private guide is that you make the itinerary with them and spend as much time at each site as you... More