Discover Israel’s culinary traditions from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
Discover the classic dishes and delectable delights of Israel and the Palestinian Territories on this Real Food Adventure. Savour shakshuka in Tel Aviv, feast on fish in Akko's Old Town seafood market, learn the tricks of tahini from the Samaritans of Nablus, break bread with Druze folk in Buq’ata and sample mouth-watering knafeh. In between these delicious diversions, float in the Dead Sea and see the holy sights of Jerusalem. Brimming with charismatic cuisine and rich history, this is an epicurean odyssey to remember.
Feast on classic dishes in Israel’s legendary local eateries, from shakshouka to a beloved hummus institution in the Old City of Jerusalem
Get behind the scenes at both farm and factory level. Tour a Samaritan-run tahini factory in Mount Jerazim and see how goat’s cheese is made in the Negev Desert
Trip through the legendary Zichron Yachov wine region and stop for a tipple at Israel's largest winery
Meet masters of Israeli cuisine and learn their age-old kitchen secrets, cooking up a storm with Druze villagers in Golan Heights and slow-food experts in Bait Al-Karama
Enjoy a full-day tour of Jerusalem, visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the excellent Mahaneh Yehuda food market
There’s plenty of time for the more subtle delights of the Holy Land.
Cruise across the Sea of Galilee and take a dip in the famously salty Dead Sea
This trip aims to give you an exciting, diverse and well-rounded experience of a country’s cuisine. While we endeavour to cater for specific dietary requirements (let us know in advance), some meals and food activities are set in advance and may be difficult to adjust. In many countries dietary restrictions are not common or well understood. Come with an open mind and open mouth, and you won’t be disappointed!
The West Bank is full of welcoming people, markets and food. It's also one of separation and hardship, however, so crossing through the area can be confronting.
This is a politically sensitive region, and we do our best to provide a balanced overview. We ask that travellers keep an open mind when they visit.
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Following recent safety incidents we recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Israel before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts
Our Real Food Adventure - Israel & the Palestinian Territories trips score an average of 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.
Part of the adventure of travel with Intrepid is to be open to new experiences and sharing these with other like minded travellers. Its always important to respect the countries and people you are visiting.
Review submitted 02 Jul 2017