5 Nights 6 Days
our Israel agricultural tour begins with arrival in Tel Aviv today
As soon as you reach Ben Gurion International airport, an agent’s representative will greet and escort you to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel reception and get over the jet lag. Rest of the day is free for you to enjoy it your way. You can choose to enjoy a city tour to admire Bauhaus architecture, rent bikes and set off exploring the city, visit the adjacent town of Jaffa, or buy souvenirs at the Caramel Market.
After a day enjoyed to your preferences, come back to the hotel and hop on to your cozy beds for the night.
Optional: Leisure activities (charges extra)
Israel agro tourism will take you to places of agricultural importance
Kickstart your day with a satisfying breakfast and set off for a guided tour to various sites of agricultural significance. First up, you will be taken to exhibition and visiting center of the main agriculture and farming research institute of State of Israel Agriculture Ministry Volcani Center, now known as Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center. Here, you will come across the latest developments and innovations of Israel agriculture. The visit will help you get acquainted with the technology that helps in cultivation of crops like pomegranate and grapes. Experts will also deliver an insightful lecture on Water and Nutrition Management on these crops.
From here, you will be taken for a Kibbutz tour to Netafim in Kibbutz Hatzerim. Netafim is the country’s leading manufacturer of irrigation equipment, crowned with the credit of manufacturing the world famous dripper. Once your day is enriched with in-depth agricultural insight, head back to the hotel in Tel Aviv for a restful night.
Tip: Do take time to enjoy at Tel Aviv’s beaches such as Hilton, Frishman, and Gordon.
The next leg of your Israel agriculture tour will take you to Tiberias
Savor a delicious morning meal, followed by the hotel checkout as you will be transferred to Tiberias. But before that, your day will be enriched with a Kibbutz trip, where you will be taken to the Hydroponic Farm in Kibbutz. In this Farm, you will be introduced to greenhouses and hydroponics - a new method of growing crops without soil. Here, you will be made acquainted with Nursery specialized Hydroponic plantation. From here, your day trip will continue to valley of springs Eden Farm – a testing farm for agriculture.
Your agricultural farm visit will now take you to Kibbutz Degania, where you will get to know about cultivation of dates and pomegranates. In addition, you will also visit fish pools in kibbutz kfar rupin before heading to Tiberias. Once you reach Tiberias, check-in to the hotel for a restful night.
Distance from Tel Aviv to Tiberias: 133 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 2 hours (approx.)
Your farm tour now proceeds to Arava
Savor a lovely morning meal and set off for another informative day to Naan Dan Jain Irrigation, after you have completed check out formalities at the hotel. Here you will be introduced to technologies such as Fertigation and Comprehensive Irrigation as well as greenhouses climate control technologies. From here, you will proceed to Arava Research & Development Center. The center specializes in planning and implementation of agricultural Turnkey projects. Its expertise in intensive agriculture catering to desert and semiarid areas, as well as in regions of difficult climates and salt water. Personnel here have hands-on expertise with crops such as mangoes, tomatoes, flowers, fodder, and corn.
After this knowledgeable desert agriculture session, you will proceed to the Dead Sea region for an exceptional experience. Float in the mineral rich waters of the sea and surrender your body to ultimate relaxation. Delight in a soothing spa by smearing the rejuvenating sea-mud all over your body. Once the day has treated you well, proceed to Jerusalem and check-in to the hotel for a peaceful sleep.
Distance from Tiberias to Jerusalem: 177 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 2 hours (approx.)
The penultimate day of your agro tourism in Israel, takes you to agricultural sites and Dead Sea
Relish a toothsome breakfast and get ready for another day to gain further more insights into agriculture. You will enjoy a smooth ride to Shvil Hasalat – an Agriculture site in the southern Israel. Located in the heart of the desert, this farm will throw immense light on Organic Farming, herbs, spices as well as water management. In addition, you will also get to know about the “high tech” agricultural technologies.
After this farm trip, you will move to Desert greenhouses, followed by a trip to Ein Gedi – country’s natural reserve and oasis. The Kibbutz is the world’s only populated botanical garden. From here, you will continue to Dead Sea to visit Qumran cave, where Dead Sea scrolls were found. Later, return to the hotel and slip into your comfortable beds for the night.
Tip: Don’t forget to buy Dead Sea cosmetics when you are in Israel.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Your day begins with a filling breakfast, followed by some leisure time, which you can enjoy just as you wish. Later, get transferred to the Ben Gurion International airport and catch your flight back to India.