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Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem


At the crossroads of civilization, Israel’s ancient temples and fortresses stand alongside lively squares and modern ingenuity. Explore the corners of this small country as you float in the Dead Sea, discover the terraced Baha’i Gardens, explore the Old City of Jerusalem and walk among Tel Aviv’s architecturally renowned White City. Ripe with history – ancient and modern, religious and secular – Israel bids you a warm, “bruchim habaim!” (welcome).

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Israel Tours

Embark on a meaningful and enriching journey that caters to the unique needs and interests of senior travelers. Our Israel tours are designed to give you a safe and comfortable environment while you enjoy the company of like-minded adventurers. Take your Israel trip in the spring to enjoy the serene weather and longer days!

Whether you take a Holy Land tour for seniors or explore the country's architectural marvels, you'll create lasting memories witnessing the beauty and diversity of Israel. 


Educational Tours and Adventures

Bring the past to life with our Israel trips for seniors. Israel sightseeing offers exquisite and diverse landscapes consisting of beaches, deserts, and lush vegetation. Stop by an open-air market throughout Israel, float on the Dead Sea, and enjoy the pristine beaches and white architecture of Tel Aviv. Be amazed by the lush hills and valleys in the Galilee region, where a billion migratory birds have a short stay in the winter. 

Discover the terraced Baha’i Gardens, and learn about a culture and country that is ripe with history – ancient and modern, religious and secular – Israel bids you a warm, “bruchim habaim!” (welcome).


Ocean Voyage

Sail Through Israel, Greece, Ephesus, and Egypt 

Sail on a voyage back in time and learn about the ancient cities that shaped culture and religion today. The 17-day educational tour of Israel adventure will set sail from Greece and travel through Israel, Turkey, and Egypt for a multi-country tour. Explore Israel and its sacred structures. Climb the awe-inspiring Acropolis. Stand in wonder before the enigmatic pyramids at Giza and the Great Sphinx. Discover the ancient ruins of Ephesus.


Small Tours

Enhance your travel experience — share knowledge and experience history together on one of Road Scholar's small tours. If you want to learn and explore in a smaller-sized group tour to Israel, these tours are a great choice. The small tour adventures through Israel offer more personal experiences with a group size ranging from 13 to 24 participants. Come together with fellow enthusiasts who share a similar passion for exploration and cultural discovery. Our guides' collective and diverse knowledge will enrich your understanding of Israel’s complex history. Share insights and swap unforgettable stories that everyone will cherish long after the Israel trip is over. 


The Land of Israel Tour

Israel is the birthplace of world religions and a center of culture and history that never disappoints visitors. The Land of Israel Tour: Past, Present, Future: A Journey of Discovery is a 15-day adventure in Israel to learn the story of Israel, a land as ancient as the City of David, where Road Scholar travelers will explore caves and float in the Dead Sea. 

Explore Israel and the Sea of Galilee, the lowest freshwater lake in the world, where the Gospels say Jesus walked on water and performed miracles. A Study Leader will take travelers on an educational tour of Israel and explore the Qumran, the archaeological site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Join thousands of Israelis at the Western Wall to welcome the Jewish Sabbath. Stay on a Kibbutz and talk with residents about their life in a collective community.


From Ancient to Cutting Edge: Explore Israel

Explore Israel in an 11-day tour, from the wonders of the ancient city of Jerusalem to the bustling city of modern-day Tel Aviv. This Road Scholar Israel tour will take travelers to the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City and ancient villages along the shores of Galilee. Learn how the Jews turned desert land into a place lush with fruits and vegetables by visiting a Kibbutz.


Revisiting the Medieval Times: Jordan Exploration

From the towering castles of Kerak and Ajloun to the city of Petra, prepare to be transported into an era of knights and ancient civilizations. This exploration of Jordan’s medieval times offers adventurers a fascinating glimpse into the past. Unravel the secrets of history and learn about the architectural wonders that captivate all who see them. 

Visit the iconic Crusader Castle of Kerak. This fortress offers breathtaking views and a labyrinth of corridors that let you walk in the footsteps of the medieval knights who once roamed these halls.

Another fascinating destination to visit is the city of Ajloun. This 12th-century Islamic fortress is a formidable castle with courtyards, watchtowers, and other historical architectural constructions.

The incredible city of Petra is another historical landmark of the medieval period. This destination offers a rich opportunity to dive deeper into the history of the Middle Ages. The architectural styles are heavily influenced by the Crusaders and the Byzantine Empire. Step back in time and imagine the bustle of a once-thriving city.

On this Israel tour, you’ll get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore Jordan and immerse yourself in the country’s rich history, diverse culture, and ancient traditions. 


An Unforgettable Israel Trip 

Whether experiencing vibrant city life, engaging with the local communities, or exploring historical sites, your journey through the heart of Israel will unlock hidden gems throughout the country, no matter which educational program you book. 

There are many Israel tour packages, but none can give you the educational learning experience of our Israel tours. On our tours, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of Israel’s past and learn about the challenges and victories that have shaped Israel into the nation it is today. You'll leave with a profound understanding of the cultural, religious, and political forces that have shaped this extraordinary land. 


Experience an Immersive Israel Tour with Road Scholar

At Road Scholar, we offer a range of educational adventures through Israel.

Bring your grandchildren and embrace a unique bonding experience with your loved ones. Expert instructors will guide you through each Israel tour, teaching your whole family about Israel’s profound culture. Please check the details of each trip to determine the level of activity and whether it is suitable for traveling seniors.\

Engage with history and book your Israel adventure tour today!