Post-BEX Tours

Tour 23-01:  Old City tour

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Number of participants: 90 per round (3 tour guides in each round)
Date & Time:  March 23, 2017  9 am – 11:30 am, 10:30 am – 1 pm, 12 pm – 2:30 pm, 1:30 pm – 4 pm (2.5 hrs)
Meeting Location: Old City Jaffa Gate
Attire: Casual clothes with comfortable shoes for walking
Details: Light walking required. Children under 18 years of age are permitted on this tour.

Description: The Holy City of Jerusalem. The Eternal city. Such a unique place that means so much to so many people. You now have the opportunity to walk through 4000 years of history in the footsteps of kings, emperors and prophets. Join our expert guides and see stunning rooftop views, walk through narrow twisted streets, experience the special smells and sounds of the suq (market). This walk through the Old City will make your visit unforgettable!

This tour covers:

– All four quarters of the Old City – Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Armenian
– View of the Western Wall
– Incredible views of: The Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Dome of the Rock, Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Mount of Olives.
– Hurva (the ruined synagogue)
– The Via Dolorosa
– Jaffa Gate
– David’s Citadel
– Roman Cardo Maximus

And MUCH more…

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Tour 23-02: Jerusalem Sunrise Bike Tour

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Number of participants: 15
Date & Time: March 23, 2017  4:30 am – 7:30 am (3 hr tour)
Start&End Point: The lobby of Abraham Hostel Jerusalem, 67 Hanevi’im street
Attire: Sports shoes/sneakers, water and snacks
Included: Bikes, helmet, guide

Description: Jerusalem is best seen on two wheels, and this great tour takes you along the ancient thoroughfares and to the best lookouts over this beautiful city, just as the sun is rising and Jerusalem awakens. Visit Jerusalem Old City, as you circumvent all of the city’s eight gates, peddle along beautiful boulevards and pathways with stunning vistas in all directions, and visit areas not accessible by tour bus.

 

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Tour 23-03: Hummus Cooking Workshop & Dinner

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Number of participants: 15
Date & Time: March 23, 2017  7:30 pm – 9 pm (1.5 hr)
Meeting Location: the lounge on the 1st floor of Abraham Hostel Jerusalem, 67 Hanevi’im street

Important note : As a communal meal we unfortunately cannot cater specifically to those with dietary (ie: Gluten/Lactose intolerance) or religious restrictions (ie: Kosher/Halal).

Description: Join us on a relaxed evening of cooking, learning about the most famous local cuisine and tasting a delicious Israeli meal of hummus. Try something new, healthy and authentic as we introduce you to this tasty local vegetarian dish. We will finish this fun workshop off with a filling dinner of hummus and pita.

 

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Tour 23-04: City of David – Tours of Biblical Jerusalem

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Number of participants: 40 per tour (2 tour guides each round)
Date & Time: March 23, 2017  11 am – 2 pm, 2 pm – 5 pm (3 hr. tour)
Meeting Location: City of David Visitor Center
Attire: Casual clothes with comfortable shoes for walking. Optional – water shoes and change of clothes
Description: Pass through the underground tunnels through which the city was conquered and residents fled. Go down to the hidden spring where kings were coronated. Walk in illuminated darkness through the water of Hezekiah’s Tunnel, where water has flowed since the time of the prophets. Join the mysterious, magical journey between ancient shafts, walls and fortresses at the City of David, the place where Jerusalem was born

 

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Tour 23-05: Bite the Old City of Jerusalem – self-guided food tours with the bitemojo app

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Number of participants: 70
Date & Time: March 23, 2017 – self-guided
Attire: Casual clothes with comfortable shoes for walking
Description: Fun and delicious self-guided food tours in the heart of Jerusalem’s famous old city. Bitemojo is an innovative food travel app that allows travelers and locals to learn about destinations through their culinary cuisine. The Bitemojo app help you to easily navigate, discover and taste the best local dishes, where the following is included in the tour’s price: 6 delicious bites, 10 hidden gems, easy to navigate map, and lot’s of flexibility and fun!

Included in the tour

– Finest food bites – from Hummus to sweets, taste the best dishes in the Old City
– Amazing points of interest – walk back in time to ancient Jerusalem
– Interaction with the locals – so start brushing up your Hebrew and Arabic!
– Complete flexibility – walk at your own time and pace, the way YOU like

Important information

– The tour with the app requires 3G roaming package
– The tour will be available in English, German, and Hebrew
– If you are allergic to any kind of food please contact us in advance to taking the tour
– By registering for this tour you are agreeing to Bitemojo’s terms and condition
– One week prior to your arrival to TBEX Jerusalem you will receive an email with information about your tour
– Click HERE for a video demonstration on how to use the Bitemojo app

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Yad Vashem

Number of participants: 35
Date & Time: March 23, 10 am – 2pm (3-4 hours)
Meeting Location: Yad Vashem Visitor Center

Description: We invite the TBEX participants to complimentary tour accompanied by one of Yad Vashem’s professional guides. By weaving personal stories into the historical sequence through diaries, photographs, artifacts and video testimony, the museum display allows the visitor to absorb the extensive information, thereby providing a window into the Jews’ day-to-day struggle both to survive and to preserve their human dignity during this dark period in history. After the tour of the Holocaust History Museum, the participants will see some of the highlights of the extensive Yad Vashem campus, including an overview of the different touring options available.

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Picture Frozen in Time


Number of participants: 8
Date & Time: March 23, (men only)  5 pm – 7:30 pm (2.5 hours)
Meeting Location: Abraham Hostel

Description: During the “Picture Frozen in Time” Tour we’ll get to know more about the history of Mea She’arim and its various  inhabitants. We will concentrate on the Eastern-European Jewish cuisine, its variations and in the process taste the traditional foods in the busy streets and establishments around the neighborhood. At the entrance of the Mea She’arim it doesn’t take long to realize one has entered a very different reality. Most of the Mea She’arim inhabitants are Orthodox Jews. To an outside observer they all seem very similar to each other and represent a homogeneous community, but contrary to first appearances it is a vibrant and actually, very diverse community. Common to all these communities and groups is a deep devotion to religion, tradition and a constant effort in keeping the generation old customs and ways of life continuing. It is not surprising at all that the culinary scene in the neighborhood is in tune with the aforementioned customs and traditions.

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The Mamilla Jerusalem Art Tour

Number of participants: 20
Date & Time: March 23,  11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Meeting Location: Jaffa gate
Details: Minimal walking involved, but wear walking shoes and dress comfortably

Description: We will visit Mamilla. Established just outside the Old City walls, over a hundred years ago, this neighborhood imbibes both the Old City and the New. It is both traditional and contemporary and everything in-between. The artists working here embrace its diversity. Visit Jerusalem’s newest Contemporary Art Gallery and it’s ultra-orthodox owner, experience one of the most exciting and creative urban art initiatives in the city and visit a third generation silversmith in his store and studio.

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