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Israel Highlights A 9 days / 8 riding days

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A 9 DAYS TOUR / 8 RIDING DAYS

Highlights
Akko, Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights, Caesarea, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Masada, Jaffa, Tel Aviv.
Overview
TOUR STARTS / ENDS:
Netanya
Rest days
1 rest day
Route
About 1,600 km
Daily distance 180-250 km a day

Riding time – about 5-7 hours a day
Most of the tour runs on asphalt and some of it on easy trails.

This tour can be done as a self-guided tour or a group/privately guided tour at any time of your preference if bikes are available. You can also rent a bike and follow the route described here.
Please not that we are closed from Friday 12:00 Till Sunday morning. Bikes can be returned Saturday from about 40 minutes after sundown.

 

What is included in the tour :
Usage of our Yamaha Tenere XT660Z, Suzuki Vstrom motorcycles for the whole duration of the tour.
A guide on a motorcycle
Scala Rider Packtalk communication system
Wi-Fi in all the hotels
Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
Maps, detailed itinerary
Hotel information
Accommodations (8 nights)
8 Breakfast and dinners
8 lunches
Airport pickup and drop-off  (only in case the whole group come together)
Luggage transfers between hotels
Entrance fees
Unlimited mileage
What is not included :
Deductible damage up to 2,000 Euro
All services not mentioned as included like gasoline and all items of a personal nature such as presents, food, drinks etc.
Any fines for speeding and other traffic violations etc.
Any tolls incurred while using highway.
Gasoline

All riders must have a valid motorcycle license (at least A1).
The tour is based on staying the night before the tour in Netanya and starting the tour the next morning. If you use your own helmets I will bring the communication equipment to the hotel so you can install it in advance to save time.
The tour is based on having a full day in Israel on the last day.
The tour is subject to change depending on weather, road conditions, travel arrangements etc.
 

 

Price                             : 4,350 €

Single supplement          : 750 €

 

 

 

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Tour Itinerary – Based on arriving Sunday and starting on Monday
Day 1
Arrival  Sunday
Overnight in Netanya
Day 2  Monday
Pick up your bikes at Bikelife, Netanya, have a short orientation, arrange your gear and off we go. Ride north along the coastal highway to a view point on Mt. Carmel. From there continue north to the City of Akko, a world heritage site on the Med Sea coast. From Akko we will cut east through the upper Galilee along the Lebanese border and winding roads. We will go down towards the Kinneret- Sea of Galilee. Overnight in area of the Sea of Galilee.
Sites :
Caesarea  (1.5 hours in winter 1 hour only)
Bahai Gardens viewpoint
Akko – Crusaders Halls
Rosh Hanikra – viewpoint only (depending on the season- only during spring and summer)
Lunch in Akko (near the Crusaders Halls or Near the port. Must have parking for bikes)
Overnight in either Sea of Galilee area

Day 3 Tuesday
Today we will head further north to a lookout on the Lebanese border and the Hula valley. Depending on the season, our route will take us on a road parallel to the Jordan River. This section is an off-road trail. From here we will ride up to the Golan Heights and have lunch under Mt. Bental. Then we will ride east to Mt. Bental – a high dead volcano which gives an amazing 360 degrees view and a lookout into Syria. From here we will head to a stunning viewpoint of the Kinneret - Sea of Galilee and then go down the winding road that leads to the meeting point of the borders of Israel, Syria and Jordan. 
Overnight in area of the Sea of Galilee.
Sea of Galilee viewpoint from the Golan HeightsOvernight in area of the Sea of Galilee.
Sites:
Nebi Yosha viewpoint, Bnaya viewpoint – Misgav Am, rafting on the Jordan river, Mt Bental, Sea of Galilee viewpoint from the Golan Heights

Day 4 Wednesday
In the morning we will ride to visit the ruins of the ancient city of Beit Shean and then we will ride to the Gilboa mountain range through a scenic road that winds along the top of the mountain allowing great views of the valleys around where many biblical stories took place. From here we will ride to Jerusalem. In the late afternoon and early evening we will see some parts of Jerusalem.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Sites:
Beit She’an
Gilboa mountains viewpoint
Jerusalem -> Mt. Scopus viewpoint

Day 5 Thursday
On this day we will visit Jerusalem and we will try to understand why Jerusalem is so important for the Jews, Christians and Muslims. We will visit the old city as well as part of the new city.   Stay in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem
Mt Olives viewpoint
Old City tour
City of David (depending on the season)
Israel museum- 2nd temple time model/Shire of Books
Machne Yehuda market
Holocaust museum

Day 5 Friday
Today we will ride all the way to the lowest point on earth. Visit the Jordan river and the world heritage site of Masada, a 2,000 year old fortress. Then we will descend to the Dead Sea.
Overnight at the Dead Sea area.

Qasr El Yahud
Masada Tour Itinerary – Based on arriving Sunday and starting on Monday
Day 1
Arrival  Sunday
Overnight in Netanya
Day 2  Monday
Pick up your bikes at Bikelife, Netanya, have a short orientation, arrange your gear and off we go. Ride north along the coastal highway to a view point on Mt. Carmel. From there continue north to the City of Akko, a world heritage site on the Med Sea coast. From Akko we will cut east through the upper Galilee along the Lebanese border and winding roads. We will go down towards the Kinneret- Sea of Galilee. Overnight in area of the Sea of Galilee.
Sites :
Caesarea  (1.5 hours in winter 1 hour only)
Bahai Gardens viewpoint
Akko – Crusaders Halls
Rosh Hanikra – viewpoint only (depending on the season- only during spring and summer)
Lunch in Akko (near the Crusaders Halls or Near the port. Must have parking for bikes)
Overnight in either Sea of Galilee area

Day 3 Tuesday
Today we will head further north to a lookout on the Lebanese border and the Hula valley. Depending on the season, our route will take us on a road parallel to the Jordan River. This section is an off-road trail. From here we will ride up to the Golan Heights and have lunch under Mt. Bental. Then we will ride east to Mt. Bental – a high dead volcano which gives an amazing 360 degrees view and a lookout into Syria. From here we will head to a stunning viewpoint of the Kinneret - Sea of Galilee and then go down the winding road that leads to the meeting point of the borders of Israel, Syria and Jordan. 
Overnight in area of the Sea of Galilee.
Sea of Galilee viewpoint from the Golan HeightsOvernight in area of the Sea of Galilee.
Sites:
Nebi Yosha viewpoint, Bnaya viewpoint – Misgav Am, rafting on the Jordan river, Mt Bental, Sea of Galilee viewpoint from the Golan Heights

Day 4 Wednesday
In the morning we will ride to visit the ruins of the ancient city of Beit Shean and then we will ride to the Gilboa mountain range through a scenic road that winds along the top of the mountain allowing great views of the valleys around where many biblical stories took place. From here we will ride to Jerusalem. In the late afternoon and early evening we will see some parts of Jerusalem.
Overnight in Jerusalem.

Sites:
Beit She’an
Gilboa mountains viewpoint
Jerusalem -> Mt. Scopus viewpoint

Day 5 Thursday
On this day we will visit Jerusalem and we will try to understand why Jerusalem is so important for the Jews, Christians and Muslims. We will visit the old city as well as part of the new city.   Stay in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem
Mt Olives viewpoint
Old City tour
City of David (depending on the season)
Israel museum- 2nd temple time model/Shire of Books
Machne Yehuda market
Holocaust museum

Day 5 Friday
Today we will ride all the way to the lowest point on earth. Visit the Jordan river and the world heritage site of Masada, a 2,000 year old fortress. Then we will descend to the Dead Sea.
Overnight at the Dead Sea area.

Qasr El Yahud
Masada

Day 6 Saturday
Rest day at the Dead Sea. Self-riding in the area is optional.
Overnight at the Dead Sea 

Day 7 Sunday
In the morning we will ride to the Nabatian city of Avdat and learn how the people who controlled the incense trade for centuries lived in the desert. Then we will ride to Makhtesh Ramon, a unique crater like phenomenon, one of only 8 in the world. In the afternoon we will make our way to Tel Aviv.
Overnight in Tel Aviv
Sites :
The ancient city of Avdat
Makhtesh Ramon

Day 8 Monday
On this day we will visit the old city of Jaffa and some parts of Tel Aviv. Depending on the departure flight, we will either return the bikes and go to the airport or visit another site before returning the bikes and going to the airport.

Extension is possible
 

HIGHLIGHTS

Akko, Tsfat, Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights, Caesarea, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Masada, Jaffa, Tel Aviv.

路线

  1. Netanya
  2. Akko