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Find your Journey here! Tours to Israel, Cuba, Central and Eastern Europe, Spain & Portugal, South America and beyond.

At Ayelet Tours, we specialize in creating unique itineraries and travel experiences to fit your interests. We offer weekly departures to Israel for Jewish, Christian and general interest travelers, and Day and Mini tours for those looking to travel a la carte. Our Bar/Bat Mitzvah and Family tours create bonds that last a lifetime. Jewish singles in their 40s, 50s and 60s will find new ways to explore the world through Best-Day adventures, making new friends along the way.  In addition, our Hadassah and World Union tours continue to inspire renewed commitment and dedication to Israel and the Jewish World through creative travel programming and personal interactions.  The Jewish World awaits for those joining our Worldwide Traveling University tours, led by outstanding scholars such as the legendary Prof. Stephen Berk.  

With all this and more, this is the place to find your next adventure with your travel to Israel and beyond.

So what should you expect when you travel with Ayelet Tours?  Our tours offer local cultural experiences, sought after guides, and access to an array of unique insider opportunities – all backed by outstanding customer service.  All of our tours are created with pride by our dedicated staff of travel professionals, both here in the US and through our partners worldwide.

Put our decades of knowledge creating powerful travel experiences to work for you – complete the Contact Us form below, or call us at 800-237-1517 and make the journey yours today!


Ayelet made sure that the trip was educational, fun and exciting for both first time and return visitors to Israel. It was such a pleasure…We never had to worry about timing, baggage, or logistics – we could just enjoy the amazing country of Israel.

– Betty L. and Howard R.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tours

Jeep Tour Golan, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tours, Travel to Israel

Exploring Israel with your family, and celebrating your B’nai Mitzvah in Israel with Ayelet Tours is a life-changing experience. Together we’ll create memories that last forever!

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Steve (Berk) is such a brilliant lecturer. His detailed, emotion-laden stories made the experience a once-in-a-lifetime one. In addition, our Ayelet tour escort was outstanding, and attended to every detail. I would recommend this trip to anyone. Thanks for your help with everything. Now, where to next?!

– Jerry G.

Worldwide Traveling University

Worldwide Traveling University

You can’t know where you are, or where you’re going, unless you know where you’ve been.” – Prof Stephen Berk. Explore our shared history on a Traveling University Tour. Together we will explore the Jewish contributions to the history of the regions visited. We’ll visit sites both beautiful and tragic, all the while learning from our acclaimed Scholars in Residence. Led by Prof. Stephen Berk, Prof. Natan Meir, Rabbi Haim Beliak and more, these tours include the sites, sounds and flavors of the destinations. There is simply no substitute for traveling with a scholar to bring the history of these destinations to life.

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The guides were wonderful and all details were handled in a first class manner. Thank you for making our trip so meaningful – full of inspiration and emotion.

– Bonnie R.

Israel: Jewish Heritage in Depth

Manara Hula Valley, Israel: Jewish Heritage in Depth, Travel to Israel

Our Jewish Heritage In-Depth Israel Tours are designed to engage participants from a Jewish perspective – exploring the historical, political, and religious sites and institutions that make Israel such a unique destination.

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Our Guide was without question, one of the highlights of our journey through Israel. His native background coupled with his connections to the United States allowedhim to communicate impeccably. Read More

Israel Highlights

Israel Highlights, travel to Israel

Our classic, cross-cultural tour of Israel. With several itineraries to choose from, these tours offer participants a sense of inspiration – from the Tomb of King David at Mt. Zion in Jerusalem, to the vista of the Bahai Temple Gardens atop Haifa’s Mt. Carmel, to Capernaum nestled between the foothills of the Galilee overlooking the Sea of Galilee.

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…what a great spiritual, life-changing experience! May the Lord bless you for all you have done for us, beyond our expectations.

– Marie V.

Holy Land Tours

Rock in Jerusalem, Holy land tours, travel to Israel

A trip to the Holy Land is an amazing experience that will bless you with precious memories for the rest of your life. The cities and towns of the bible are alive and thriving in the modern state of Israel. Visit Jerusalem, Nazareth, the Galilee, and many more important places from both the Old and New Testaments. Live this marvelous experience by visiting them all in this ancient and spiritual land!

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Explore the best of Israel on your schedule. Take advantage of our near daily tours to Masada, the Dead Sea, Jerusalem, the Galilee and more.

Israel Day & Mini Tours

Jerusalem Wall, Israel Day & Mini Tours, Travel to Israel

Short on time? Take a day or two and work within your schedule to explore this amazing country – from Jerusalem’s Old City to Masada and the Dead Sea, and up to the Galilee.

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Thank you for an amazing trip! The students, Rami and I had an amazing time on the voyage. Warm Regards,

– Roshiana B. (Simon Business School – University of Rochester)

University Tours

HLS Jaffa, Travel to Israel

Ayelet Tours has the connections to coordinate Graduate level experiences in Israel – including private meetings with leading Israeli politicians, entrepreneurs, innovators, journalists and more. We plan and implement Israel tours for Undergrads, Law Schools, and MBA programs.

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The itinerary was great – varied and full of stimulating information, captivating activities, and moving events, such as planting trees and dedicating them to the memory of my husband (their father and grandfather). Read More

Family Tours

Family Tours, Travel to Israel

Create memories that last a lifetime, as your family explores the land of Israel – from the hills of Jerusalem, through the valleys and vistas of the Galilee, to the beaches of Tel Aviv.

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We all loved Petra and I would definitely like to go back and spend more time exploring the area.

– Russ W.


Camels at Petra, Travel to Israel

Discover the beauty of Petra’s ancient Nabatean wonders! A visit to Jordan is the perfect addition to your Israel tour. Choose from a single day excursion to Petra (from Eilat), or extend your time in Jordan with 2 or 3 night options, which explore the ancient Roman city of Jerash.

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The journey thru Israel was just unbelievable. It was a trip of a lifetime and largely due to our guide Noam. What a personality! He was extremely knowledgeable about his country but also history. Amazing. Read More

Congregational Tours

Tzvika-Guiding-Masada, Travel to Israel

Ready to plan a group tour for your congregation? Ayelet Tours has the expertise and the connections to make your Israel or Jewish Heritage tour an inspiring journey for all. We’ll help make the planning process smooth and enjoyable as we partner with you every step of the way – from creative itinerary creation, to marketing assistance, to outstanding hand-picked guides. Let’s get started!

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Our Guide was outstanding. All participants just loved the depth of his knowledge about the history of not only Israel and Hadassah, but of the whole region and the current political climate. Read More



Hadassah Tours offer a chance to see Israel as you have never seen it before. Experience high level presentations from leading thinkers, enjoy off the beaten path and in depth touring opportunities, encounter real people, with opportunities to connect person to person, and explore behind the scenes at Hadassah hospital, where cutting edge technology is used by caring professionals to make a difference in Israel every single day. Tours are open to all Hadassah members, associates, spouses and friends!

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We invite you to travel with, meet, and form life-long friendships with Progressive Jews from all over the world, who share our commitment to this mission!

– Rabbi Daniel Freelander, President WUPJ

World Union Tours (WUPJ)

WUPJ, Travel to Israel

See the World with the WORLD UNION FOR PROGRESSIVE JUDAISM! All WUPJ trips are focused on sites of Progressive Jewish interest, led by and feature renowned Progressive Jewish clergy and scholars from around the world. They provide opportunities to ‘Eat, Pray, Study’ with Progressive Jewish congregations in their own communities—often also in conjunction with a major international or regional WUPJ conference. All WUPJ trips promote the cause of Progressive Judaism: ensuring the future of vibrant contemporary Jewish communities around the world.

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I have taken many group trips over the last 15 years and I can honestly say the Best-Day Adventures tops the list. Bill’s personality, care for the participants, energy level and, overall coordination cannot be replicated. Read More

Best-Day Adventures

Best-Day Adventures, Travel to Israel

Tours for Jewish Singles in their 40s, 50s and 60s. Our programs are created with the single traveler in mind, meaning that we offer a plethora of activities – such as icebreakers, special events, dining arrangements and organized tours – designed to promote group camaraderie, participation, choices and lots & lots of fun. Come see for yourself how amazing a truly hands-on, service oriented travel experience can be. Led by the legendary Bill Cartiff, on our tours the bond of friendship-making reigns supreme, resulting in tour experiences both meaningful and everlasting.

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What a wonderful time I had in Israel with the AJC group! The tour of the air force base and the graduation ceremony were definitely among the highlights of the trip. Thank you for coordinating!

– Merle H.

American Jewish Congress

American Jewish Congress

For over 50 years, American Jewish Congress has offered top notch Israel and worldwide tour experiences. AJCongress recommends Ayelet Tours. Find your Journey with Ayelet Tours today!

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    Choose one of our Israel tours or World Jewish Heritage Tour packages, and rest assured that you’re in good hands! Our expert staff has decades of experience creating one of a kind, life changing tours to Israel and around the world.

    Connect with Israel and the wider world! To meet your needs, we offer Israel tours focused on Jewish, Christian or General Interest, and our Worldwide Jewish Heritage tours give you access to the best of Jewish travel worldwide. Our journeys take you beyond the typical tourist attractions. Participants on our Israel tours and World Jewish Heritage Tour packages encounter “off the beaten track” cultural destinations, meet with locals and community leaders and hear from leading authorities along the way, ensuring a uniquely enriching and unforgettable experience.

    Let our experience enrich yours! At Ayelet Tours, each trip is led by a highly experienced guide. With unparalleled knowledge of local culture and history, as well as a passion for teaching and sharing, our guides understand that the enjoyment and comfort of our guests is always the top priority. Many of our tours feature scholars in residence to further enhance these in-depth travel experiences.

    See how we’ve earned our reputation as the best in the business! From the very first time you contact Ayelet Tours, through the booking process and throughout your travel experience, you’ll find our dedication to customer service is unparalleled. Our number one goal is to ensure your Tour to Israel or World Jewish Heritage Tour is enjoyable and stress free. Because much of our business comes through word of mouth references, we rely on satisfied customers to share their wonderful experiences with friends and family members. That is how we have gained our reputation for excellence, and we strive each and every day to provide our travelers with that same high level of service.

    Whether you’re interested in traveling with us to Poland, Cuba, Germany, Argentina, China, Spain, or in joining our unparalleled Israel Bar Mitzvah Tours, Israel group tours, or another unique journey, we look forward to helping you plan the experience of a lifetime. At Ayelet Tours, it is our pleasure and passion to share the best in travel with our guests.

    To find out more about our upcoming tours, please browse through this page and check out our full website. If you have any questions about our packages or destinations, email us at ayelet@ayelet.com, or speak to a real live person by calling 1-800-237-1517.