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Israel Highlights A 9 days / 8 riding days

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 €      

Jewish Roots on Wheels - An 8 days 7 riding days tour

What is included in the tour :

 

A licensed tour guide on motorcycle
Usage of our Yamaha Tenere XT660Z Motorcycle
Helmets 
Protective jackets

Scala Rider Packtalk communication system
Wi-Fi in all the hotels
Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
Third party liability insurance for motorcycles
Support van for luggage transportation

Maps, detailed itinerary
Hotel information
All accommodations include breakfast (7 nights)
Wine tasting in one of the Katsrin winery in the Golan Heights
One Israeli lunch

One middle eastern food dinner
Unlimited mileage
 

 

What is not included :

 

All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature such as presents, drinks etc.

 

Price                             : 3,950 €

Single supplement          : 650 € 

OVERVIEW

TOUR STARTS / ENDS:

Netanya

REST DAYS

1 rest day

ROUTE

About 1800 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.

Day 1

Pick up your bikes, 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. From Akko we will cut east through the upper Galilee along the Lebanese border and visit the old city Tsfat where Kabbala started. We will go down towards the Kinneret, Sea of Galilee. We will stay in area  of the Sea of Galilee.

Day 2

Today we will head further north to a lookout on the Lebanese border and the Hula valley. Depending on the season, it is possible to do a short hike or raft on the Jordan river. Our route will take us up the Golan Heights to a 12th century fortress and from there we will continue along the Syrian border with a few lookouts and nature reserves all the way to the famous winery of Katsrin. After the visit in Katsrin we will ride to see a 1,600 years old synagogue, one of many that were discovered in the Golan Heights. We will then head to a stunning viewpoint of the Kinneret, Sea of Galilee, and then ride down the winding road that leads to the meeting point of the borders of Israel, Syria and Jordan.  We will stay in area of the Sea of Galilee. Night out in Tiberius.

 

 

Day 3

In the morning, we will ride to the Gilboa mountain range for a scenic road that winds up and on top of the mountain allowing great views of the valleys around where many biblical stories took place. Then we will visit Beit Shean and on the way to Tel Aviv, we will stop to see the aquaduct of Caesarea

Stay in Tel Aviv area

Day 4

In the morning we ride to the World Heritage site of Maresha and visit the bell caves. We will also visit the site of the fight between David and Goliath. In the evening we will do a tour Tel Aviv and Jaffa.

Stay in Tel Aviv area

Day 5

We will ride all the way south to the Scorpions Pass and continue to the Arava Valley The Syrian-African Rift. After riding to in the valley we will go towards Arad and ride off road on a trail to see a stunning view of Mt. Sodom - the only salt mountain in the world and the Dead Sea.

Stay in Arad

Day 6

We will ride from the city of Arad at 550 meters above sea level to the lowest place on Earth, the Dead Sea. Here we will visit Masada and also have a chance to float in the Dead Sea. We will end the day in Jerusalem.

Stay in Jerusalem

Day 7

Rest day

Day 8

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. At the end of the day we will conclude the tour in Netanya and return the bikes.

HIGHLIGHTS

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

Route

  1. Netanya

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 €

 

 

 

Inquire Booking

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.

Route

  1. Netanya
  2. Akko

Pilgrimage on Wheels

What is included in the tour :

 

A licensed tour guide on motorcycle
Usage of our Yamaha Tenere XT660Z Motorcycle
Helmets 
Protective jackets

Scala Rider Packtalk communication system
Wi-Fi in all the hotels
Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
Third party liability insurance for motorcycles
Support van for luggage transportation

Maps, detailed itinerary
Hotel information
All accommodations include breakfast (7 nights)
Wine tasting in one of the Katsrin winery in the Golan Heights
One Israeli lunch

One middle eastern food dinner
Unlimited mileage
 

 

What is not included :

 

All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature such as presents, drinks etc.

 

Price                             : 3,950 €

Single supplement          : 650 € 

Pilgrimage on Wheels - AN 8 DAYS TOUR / 7 RIDING DAYS

 

 

OVERVIEW

TOUR STARTS / ENDS:

Netanya

REST DAYS

1 rest day

ROUTE

About 1800 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.

HIGHLIGHTS

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

 

Day 1

Pick up your bikes, have a short orientation, arrange your gear and off we go. Ride north along the coastal highway and the Via Maris to Mt. Tabor – the site of the Transfiguration. From here, we will ride to Nazareth to visit the church of Annunciation, where Mary was told that Jesus is going to be born. We will continue riding to the village of Cana to visit the Wedding church, the place where Jesus performed his first miracle. We will then ride down towards the Kinneret, Sea of Galilee. We will stay in area of the Sea of Galilee.

Day 2

On our way further north we will follow the mission of Jesus around the Sea of Galilee visiting the places Peter was asked to be the rock upon which the church will be built, the place of the miracle of fish and loaves, Capernaum and Mt. Beatitudes. Then we will ride to Golan Heights for some stunning roads and views. After visiting one of the most beautiful sports in Israel – a viewpoint of the of the Kinneret, Sea of Galilee, we will ride down the winding road that leads to the meeting point of the borders of Israel, Syria and Jordan.  We will stay in area  of the Sea of Galilee. Night out in Tiberius.

Day 3

After an optional short cruise on the lake, we will ride to the Gilboa mountain range for a scenic road that winds up and on top of the mountain allowing great views of the valleys around where many biblical stories took place. Then we will head to the Meggido, site of Armaggedon. Following that, we will ride to on to Tel Aviv.

Stay in Netanya area

Day 4

Tour Tel Aviv and Jaffa, ride to the World Heritage site of Maresha and visit the bell caves.

Stay in Netanya area

Day 5

We will ride all the way south to the Scorpions Pass and continue to the Arava Valley The Syrian-African Rift. After riding on and off in the valley we will go towards our Dead Sea area hotel. On the way we will stop at Mt. Sodom – a whole mountain made of salt and already mentioned in the bible.

Stay in the Dead Sea area

Day 6

Today we will visit Masada and also have a chance to float in the Dead Sea. On the way to Jerusalem we will also go to the baptismal site of Kasr El Yahud. We will end the day in Jerusalem.

Stay in Jerusalem

Day 7

Rest day – optional self-riding (at an additional fee)

Day 8

On this day we will visit Jerusalem and while following the footsteps of Jesus, 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. At the end of the day we will conclude the tour in Netanya and return the bikes.

HIGHLIGHTS

Mt. Tabor, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Church of the multiplication, Mt. Beatitudes, Golan Heights, Meggido, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Masada, Jaffa, Tel Aviv.

Route

  1. Netanya

Israel Highlights A 8 days /7 riding days

A 8 DAYS TOUR /7 RIDING DAYS

OVERVIEW

TOUR STARTS / ENDS:

Netanya

REST DAYS

1 rest day

ROUTE

About 1600 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.

 

What is included in the tour :

A licensed tour guide on motorcycle

Usage of our Yamaha Tenere XT660Z Motorcycle
Helmets 
Protective jackets

Scala Rider Packtalk communication system
Wi-Fi in all the hotels
Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
Third party liability insurance for motorcycles
Support van for luggage transportation

Maps, detailed itinerary
Hotel information
All accommodations include breakfast (7 nights)
Wine tasting in one of the Katsrin winery in the Golan Heights
One Israeli lunch

One middle eastern food dinner
Unlimited mileage
 

What is not included :

 

All services not mentioned as included like gasoline and all items of a personal nature such as presents, drinks etc.

 

Price                               : From 4,150 €

Single supplement          : From 750 €

 

 

 

Day 1

Pick up your bikes, 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. From Akko we will go further north to get a glimpse of Rosh Hanikra, Israel’s north-western border point. Then we will cut east through the upper Galilee along the Lebanese border and pay a short visit the old city of Tsfat, where Kabbala started. We will go down towards the Kinneret, Sea of Galilee. We will stay near the Sea of Galilee.

Day 2    

Today we will head further north to a lookout on the Lebanese border and the Hula valley. Our route will take us up the Golan Heights to past a 12th century fortress and from there we will continue along the Syrian border with a few lookouts and nature reserves all the way to the famous winery of Katsrin. After the visit in Katsrin we will head to a stunning view 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.  Stay around the Kinneret. Night out in Tiberius.

 Day 3

                After spending some time around the Kinneret, including a possible short cruise on the lake, we will head a little bit south to the ruins of Beit She’an, an ancient Roman city. From Beit She’an, we will go to the Gilboa mountain range for a scenic road that winds up and on top of the mountain allowing great views of the valleys around. Then we will head to the world heritage site of Meggido and after that will go by the Via Maris, the ancient main road that connected Africa, Europe and Mesopotamia. Stay in central Israel.

Day 4

 

On this day we will visit Jerusalem. The main places will be decided by the definition of the group’s religious orientation. Generally speaking we will try to understand why Jerusalem is so important for the Jews, Christians and Muslims. We will visit the holocaust museum of Yad Vashem and Mt. Herzl in order to learn more about recent Jewish history. We will not miss a visit to the old city of Jerusalem including all 4 quarters and the Wall.

Day 5

A rest day

Day 6    

Today we will go down to the Dead Sea and on the way will view one of the oldest cities in the world, Jericho. After a short visit to the Ahava, Dead Sea cosmetic factory we will go to a beach to experience floating on the Dead Sea. Following that we will continue south along the Dead Sea and make a short visit in the oasis of Ein Gedi and then head further south so a yet another world heritage site, Masada – a fortress in the desert.  Stay in the Dead Sea area

 

 Day 7

From there we will continue to viewing a few of Israel’s unique geological structures of the carter like natural phenomena called machtesh. These structures are unique because there are only 8 of them in the world, 5 located in Israel. The largest one being the Ramon Crater. We will also visit ben Gurion’s grave in the desert and take a short hike in the nature reserve of Ein Avdat. At night we will stay in central Israel

Day 8

Visit the ancient city of Jaffa and its post and flee market and Tel Aviv, Jaffa’s big sister. We will visit the area where Tel Aviv started, visit some of Tel Aviv’s colorful markets have some free time to explore and shop. On this day we will do just a little bit of riding and some walking.  Return the motorcycles, go to the airport and fly home.

                                

HIGHLIGHTS

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

Route

  1. Netanya
  2. Akko
  3. Rosh Hanikra Sea Reserve
  4. Safed
  5. Misgav Am
  6. Namrud fortress
  7. Qatsrin
  8. Tiberias
  9. Beit Shen
  10. Central Israel
  11. Jerusalem
  12. Dead Sea
  13. Masada
  14. Netanya