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Krivitzky Family private trip

Aug 23, 2020 - Aug 31, 2020

A family journey to Israel to celebrate the bat mitzvahs of Sophie and Amelia.
Sunday, August 23, 2020
  • Depart from Ben Gurion Airport mid-morning
  • Visit and lunch on own in Zichron Yaakov
  • Paper making workshop in Zichron Yaakov
  • Visit to Atlit
  • (Overlook of Bahai Gardens in Haifa, depending on timing and traffic, or extended visit to botanical gardens in Zichron Yaakov, or visit to Spice Farm)
  • Dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Ein Gev Holiday Resort, Sea of Galilee
Monday, August 24, 2020
  • Early morning departure
  • Morning visit with activities at Hula Valley Nature Reserve or Manara Cliffs
  • Lunch on own
  • Afternoon visit to artists colony and old city of Tzfat
  • Visit to Kinneret cemetery along the Sea of Galilee
  • Dinner at Decks in Tiberias
Overnight: Ein Gev Holiday Resort, Sea of Galilee
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
  • Morning visit to Mt. Bental and Golan Heights
  • Jeep ride and exploration on the Golan
  • Lunch on own in Katzrin
  • Afternoon tubing down the Jordan River
  • Dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Ein Gev Holiday Resort, Sea of Galilee
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
  • Morning water walk in Tel Dan Nature preserve
  • Late morning departure for Jerusalem
  • Lunch on own en route
  • Special Shehecheyanu ceremony overlooking the Old City
  • Possible visit to Ammunition Hill – overview of battle for Jerusalem
  • Check in to hotel
  • Evening walk and dinner on own at First Station
Overnight: Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem
Thursday, August 27, 2020
  • Morning visit to the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
  • Visit to the Kotel (the Western Wall)
  • Lunch on own in Old City
  • Early afternoon arts project at Kol HaOt, a special program exploring Jewish tradition and the arts
  • Possible visit to Yad L’kashish or other service project
  • Group dinner at a restaurant, with special guests
  • Late night in the Machane Yehuda shuk (optional)
Overnight: Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem
Friday, August 28, 2020
  • Morning visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Museum
  • Lunch at Machane Yehuda shuk
  • Afternoon shopping and relaxing
  • Evening welcoming Shabbat at Southern Wall in Old City
  • Group Shabbat dinner in hotel
Overnight: Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem
Saturday, August 29, 2020
  • Optional Shabbat morning services
  • Lunch on own (can be in hotel, can be while wandering)
  • Walking tour of Yemin Moshe and Montefiore’s Windmill or Christian Quarter in Old City
  • Afternoon pool time
  • Evening havdallah and naming ceremony overlooking Old City
  • Evening Sound and Light Show and/or Kotel tunnels tour
  • Dinner on own and last-minute shopping
Overnight: Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem
Sunday, August 30, 2020
  • Early morning departure
  • Climb (or cable car) to the top of Masada
  • Visit and spa experience at the Dead Sea (and opportunity to freshen up before overnight flight)
  • Possible afternoon experience at Machon Ayalon, the bullet factory
  • Tree planting – leaving our mark in Israel
  • Closing dinner Naot Kedumim
  • Overnight departure
Overnight: In flight
Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Arrival back in US

*Program is subject to change, pending confirmations.

Early Bird: price per person, based on double occupancy
Price per person, based on double occupancy
Early Bird: third person sharing, child 12 years and under
Third person sharing, child 12 years and under
Early Bird: third person sharing, 13 years and older
Third person sharing, 13 years and older
Single supplement

* Based on 20 participants.  Prices do not include flights.


Early Bird deadline ends on February 1, 2020.  


Land Price Includes: 

  • Specially-trained licensed Israeli Government Tour Educator
  • Transportation in Israel on a private luxury bus
  • Boutique/4 star+ accommodations in Israel
  • Site admissions and programs during the organized tour itinerary
  • Most meals, including breakfast daily and lunch/dinner per itinerary

Not Included:  flights, tips for guide and driver, travel/medical expenses, meals on own and out of pocket expenses


Payment Schedule

Upon Registration — Deposit of $500 per participant

May 1, 2020— 50% of Total Payment

July 1, 2020 — Full Payment


Refund Schedule

Cancel Before May 1, 2020 — Full Refund

Cancel between May 1 and July 1, 2020 — 50% Refund

Cancel between July 1 and August 1, 2020 — 25% Refund

Cancel after August 1, 2020 — No Refund


For more information, contact us – or email boutiqueisraeljourneys@gmail.com.

This trip is organized by boutique Israel in conjunction with Makor.


Travel Insurance:
We urge you to purchase cancellation insurance & supplemental medical coverage (which covers pre-existing conditions). This is a smart way to safeguard against life’s surprises.
We have made arrangements with SMS-Travel Insurance Center (Israel) of Omaha, Nebraska. SMS has over 25 years of experience as worldwide insurance brokers and can help you choose the policy that best meets your needs. Yonah Engel is our contact person.

Please note:

  • most insurance policies require purchase within 21 days of your first payment in order to receive maximum coverage (pre-existing conditions, bankruptcy insurance, etc).
  • even if you do not yet know the final trip cost (e.g. flights), write down the amount you do know – and then at a later date, we can amend the insurance premium.
  • trip dates are for the entire period away from home
  • trip costs are all pre-paid expenses (e.g. airfare + land costs)
Phone number: 1-402-404-5205
Mention promo code: IGT-MAKOR

There are no group flights organized for this tour.

Pre-trip hotel prices at the Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv, including breakfast:

Double room: $315 per room per night
Single room: $305 per room per night
Triple room: $365 per room per night

Options are also available for AirBnB’s or holiday rentals before the trip to get a taste of life in Tel Aviv (at a possibly lower cost).


Suggested itinerary: 

  • Departure from US
  • Check in to hotel or apartment in Tel Aviv
  • Visit the Children’s Museum in Holon (Thursday)
  • Evening stroll and dinner in the Sarona Market complex (Thursday)
  • Visit Rabin Square
  • Visitors Center and tour of Old Jaffa (Friday)
  • Self-guided walking tour – Independence Trail in Tel Aviv (Friday)
  • Lunch and shopping at Nachalat Binyamin Artists Fair (Friday)
  • Walking tour of Bauhaus architecture
  • Visit the beach for swimming and relaxation
  • Walk through Neve Tzedek
  • Boutique shopping walking tour