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Hands on Israel

Jerusalem, Israel
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About Hands on Israel
Hands on Israel is a boutique Israel tourism company committed to creating personalized and engaging experiences for individuals, families, friends, groups and communities. We create journeys that touch a wide range of history, culture and the people in Israel. Regardless of your religious background, Hands on Israel has something for you! YOUR DREAM, OUR WORK Have us create you're very own custom Israel experience! WHY HIRE PRIVATE TOUR SERVICES? Have you ever planned a wedding, a Bar or Bat Mitzvah or even just a party? The dirt is in the details and the details can be stressful. Israel is a place meant to be experienced, not just visited. If you’re too caught up in the details you may miss the magic. Hands on Israel dives in and takes care of all the details for you to create a personal experience for any group, any size, any age. We manage all bookings, reservations and accommodations so that you can enjoy your time in Israel hassle free. YOUR VISION We’ll talk you through exactly what type of trip you are envisioning. We’ll need to know some details, especially about the people coming, so that we make sure we are creating the perfect trip just for you. OUR STRATEGY Based on our conversation, we’ll begin working on an itinerary that meets your vision. You’ll be with us every step of the way so that we ensure we’re meeting all of your goals and staying within budget. YOUR EXPERIENCE Once we’ve finalized the itinerary it’s time for you to sit back and relax and time for us to get to work. We’ll handle all of the bookings and vendors and you prepare for your trip. When you touch down in Israel, we’ll lead you through the experience you dreamed of and we made a reality. We’ll take care of the details so that you can enjoy the ride.
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Explore the Christian sites of Jerusalem and Bethlehem on a full-day, private tour that follows Jesus’ life from birth to crucifixion, soaking up plenty of ancient history along the way. Flat-rate pricing for up to six people make this a convenient, money-saving option for groups, and you’ll have the flexibility to experience each destination at your own pace, whether you’re walking the Via Dolorosa or browsing colorful markets.
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Enjoy your personalized private tour through the well known Jewish Jerusalem. View the spectacular observation from Mount Scopus right by Jerusalem's modern Hebrew University. Using rooftops walk through the Old City and the Jewish quarter, the Cardo the main thoroughfare of Byzantine Jerusalem and head towards the holiest of Jewish sites, the famous Western Wall. Visit the 4 famous Sephardic synagogues in the Jewish Quarter. Tour the magnificent archaeology at the Davidson Center and the Southern Wall Excavations. Experience a meaningful tour of Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial Site and Museum. Back to modern Jerusalem, visit the first neighborhood built outside the walls of the old city, Yemin Moshe and continue with a beautiful stroll through the colorful streets of Nachlaot. All entrance fees included.
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Ride through the Judean Desert to Masada and the Dead Sea on this full-day, guided tour. Visit the lowest point on Earth, Qasr El Yahud and see the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Ascend to Masada for a tour of the fortress overlooking the desert before visiting the Ein Gedi oasis. Float in the Dead Sea, rejuvenating your skin with a silky mud bath.
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Explore Jerusalem highlights with a private guide on a full-day tour that can be tailored to your interests, from ancient sites to colorful markets. Flat-rate pricing for up to six people make this a convenient, money-saving option for groups, and with a driver to whisk you between sightseeing stops, you’ll have plenty of time to discover each destination at your own pace.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our trip to the Holy Land was a very moving experience for my family. Shachar, our tour guide, made sure our trip to Bethlehem and Jerusalem was very memorable. We had a full day tour with so many places to see and Shachar made sure...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A group of coworkers/friends with different interests decided to spend the day touring around some key sites in Jerusalem. Shahar made the process super easy by providing 3 options and providing context and suggestions based on our various requests. When we tried to add another...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hungrywiners
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our experience was phenomenal! The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and provided tons of historical context that truly enriched the experience. We also got local insights on the current climate between the different cultural groups in the region. The company is very professional and the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

The tour guide was knowledgeable and very attentive to details. Wear comfortable shoes there is lots of walking. Stick a pack of snack crackers in your pocket. The guide provides plenty of water. Enjoy a full day of very educational sites.

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Reviewed July 18, 2019

Perfectly customized single day tour of "J town" which covered all three religions and spent just the right amount of time in each place. If you are a picky traveler and want to spend your time efficiently (go deep on stuff you find interesting/important, but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

We had such a wonderful day with Shachar as our guide. We asked him to cater the day to our young toddler girls, aged 4 and 6, and he certainly did! We were picked up in a van with a driver, and we went to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jamie B
Reviewed June 24, 2019

The tour we were on was a 9 day Bat Mitzvah tour that took us from Jerusalem to the North, and then to the coastal areas. We experienced all aspects of the country, and having been to Israel on several occasions, I visited areas that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank egged13Mark
Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

We set out on a 1 week tour from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. We were on a family tour to celebrate a Bat Mitzvah. We were 9 adults, 1 teen, 2 tweens, and a 5 year old. We began in Jerusalem where the Bat Mitvah...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mamasiama
Reviewed June 14, 2019

We just finished a 10 day tour with the extended family with Hands on Israel, and it was AMAZING! Shachar was our guide for the entirety of the tour. He was knowledgeable, professional, and extremely flexible. Considering that our group had a wide range of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank robbass68
Reviewed June 12, 2019

I was part of a group of 13 family members on an 8 day tour with Shachar as our guide. The whole family, from age 6 years to 70 years, had a great time! Our 2 bus drivers were excellent. Shachar was excellent! So knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Shalom Audree I would love to help you in any way I can. We offer private custom tours in Israel and I would need to see what are you interested in doing to give you a cost. I would also love to talk to you on the phone... More
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