Living: Jerusalem (4 nights) – Netanya (3 nights)
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

The full list of the military programs offered can be viewed here

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) enjoys one of the highest degrees of combat capability in the world. The IDF has vast experience in conducting modern warfare, utilizing the widest range of cutting edge weaponry available.
Many types of such weaponry and technology are produced domestically – in Israel, – such as: small arms, armored combat vehicles and personnel carriers (the “Merkava” main battle tank is considered among the best and crew-friendliest in the world), a considerable variety of aircraft, artillery, surface patrol boats, missiles of all kinds, EW equipment, unmanned vehicles, electronic and HMI systems and many others.

Day 1. Arrival.

Arrival into the Ben-Gurion International Airport.
Transfer to Jerusalem.
Discovering Israel will start (if possible) with a visit to the Knesset – the Israeli parliament. We will proceed to watch a film about the formation of the country and the wars that had to be won in order to achieve and secure the independence.
Hotel accommodation.
Lodging in Jerusalem.

Day 2. The Palestinian Authority and the battles for Jerusalem

Betlehem. One of the most ancient temples of the Holy Land – Church of the Nativity on the site of the Savior’s birth. The story about the problems and relations with the Palestinian Authority. The West Bank barrier.
The Mandelbaum Gate – a security checkpoint in 1948-67, the Abu Tor Arab border quarter in Jerusalem, Armon haNatziv – UN Observers HQ.
Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The Wailing Wall – the Jewish holy site in Jerusalem liberated in 1967 during the Six Days War.
Lodging in Jerusalem.

Day 3. The sites of the great battles.

The Judean Plain and the Judean Hills are today among the most visited places in Israel.
It is the site of the battle of David and Goliath, here Samson (Shimshon) met and fell in love with Delilah. In Ayalon valley Joshua Navin fought against the coalition of the Amorite kings, and there he shouted: «Stop the sun over Gibeon, and the moon over the valley of Ayalon». Just nearby, Judas Maccabeus defeated the troops of the Syrian king Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who tried to Hellenize the local Jewish population. We visit the Armored Forces Museum, where a wide range of military vehicles, combat and engineering, are presented. We also visit a winery and will do a wine tasting. This tour is also available by jeeps.
Optional: «Mystery Night» – an evening of an unforgettable light and music show in the Old City of Jerusalem.
The show introduces the 3000 year history of Jerusalem, projecting the image directly on the ancient walls using the latest computer and audio-video technologies.

Lodging in Jerusalem.

Day 4. Commandos anti-terror tactics.

  1. Shooting of several types of weapons (modern automatic small arms M16, Tavor, Galil, AK47, Uzi, Mini Uzi , Micro Uzi). All types of handguns, currently in use by the armies of Israel, Europe and the USA. These include a few dozen models, among them Glocks 9 and 0.45, Berettas.
    Personal instructor. Personal attendant.
  2. Principles and kinds of anti-terror systems and tactics.
    A day course of counter-terrorism at a special site using dedicated Airsoft tactical gear (special forces training base and training methods). A personal instructor from the active anti-terror special forces’ unit. A full set of equipment on the customer’s choice. From handguns to machine guns to sniper rifles. A full set of equipment is provided for the training day, but purchasing a full NATO camouflage gear is also possible. In addition to the individual course you may participate in team training on Saturday.
  3. Showcase demonstrations of the school leading instructors.
  4. Special certification for participation in the program.
  5. Lectures on the fight against terrorism in Israel

Lodging in Jerusalem.

Day 5. The Israeli Golan Heights.

Panorama of the borders of Syria, Jordan and Israel from mount Benthala. The story about military operations on the Golan Heights in 1967 and 1973.
Unique black basalt cliffs of the Golan Heights in the Northern Israel. The journey into a natural oasis. The opportunity to see firsthand the vastly rich natural splendor, at the same time giving a try to a popular and unique form of recreation – water canyoning. You will have the opportunity to descend from the heights directly into the waterfall, jump into the water from the rocks, sunbathe and climb to the mountain plateau.
Lodging at Netanya.

Day 6. Tel-Aviv and Jaffa – continuation of the story.

Excursions into the historical and cultural landmarks of Tel-Aviv and the ancient Jaffa.
Tel-Aviv – a multi-faceted metropolis, combining the history and the modernity of the country.
Jaffa – one of the oldest port cities in the world, founded 6500 years ago. Throughout the ages it was conquered by Alexander the Great, Richard the Lionheart, the Ottoman sultans and Napoleon.
Lodging at Netanya.

Day 7. Tel-Aviv and Jaffa – continuation of the story.

A free day.
Lodging at Netanya.

Day 8. Отъезд

Transfer to the Ben-Gurion International Airport.

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