Join us for a walking tour of Tel Aviv, old and new, that will provide you with a profound understanding of how the Big Orange became the center of commerce and innovation it is today. Discover Tel Aviv’s hidden gems – spots where the locals shop, eat and play.
Runs Year Round
Guide & All Admissions
Multi-Day Tour Highlights
- Explore the rich tradition of Jaffa, Tel Aviv’s sister city.
- Get a window into modern Israel, home of hi-tech and big business.
- Enjoy Tel Aviv’s vibrant street scenes.
- Find authentic, affordable souvenirs of your unforgettable vacation.
Season: Year round
Trip Specifications: Tuesdays & Fridays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Pickup: Our driver will pick you up at 7:45 from Tel Aviv and 9:00 from Jerusalem
Included: Guide and admission fees
Not Included: Lunch at one of the many cool, local restaurants
What to Bring: Just yourself
What to Wear: Comfortable walking shoes, sunhat in season, water
Feel the Contrasts As You Tour Three Very Different Sites in Old Jaffa
PRIVATE TOUR: Pick up by private car at your hotel.
Feel the contrasts as you tour three very different sites: the serenity of St. Peter’s Church, fast and furious haggling over the treasures of the flea market, and the waterfront scene at Jaffa’s historic port.
Beyond the History Books, Get an Insider’s View into the Modern State of Israel
A brief stroll takes you to Tel Aviv proper and one of the most important sites in the modern history of the nation — Independence Hall, where Israeli statehood was declared in 1948. Thrill at the advances that pioneering Israeli startups are making in medicine, science, security, space exploration and beyond as you visit the Tel Aviv Innovation Center. Get a taste of the hot and heavy trading action at the TASE, the only stock exchange in Israel.
Rub Shoulders With Friendly Locals as You Lunch at a Very Cool Cafe
For a change of pace, you’ll head over to Shuk haCarmel, Tel Aviv’s colorful open air market, where foods on display range from exotic spices to the very freshest fish. The market is also home to a number of very cool restaurants offering trendy, tasty cuisine prepared by some of Israel’s best chefs … where you’ll arrive just in time for a delicious midday meal. B’tayavon — enjoy! (Lunch not included in tour price.)
Indulge in Some Retail Therapy at the Crafts Fair and Designer Market
Next, indulge in a little retail therapy at the famous Nachalat Binyamin crafts fair and the Tel Aviv designers’ market. Now’s your chance to pick up some authentic handicrafts or the latest fashions from local artisans. There’s something for every budget. Why not buy a souvenir or two for yourself as well as unique gifts for the folks back home?
Good to Know:
Safety: Tel Aviv has a very low rate of street crime and pickpocketing.
Guides: Check out the guide page here.
Food: Tel Avivians tend to be health-conscious foodies. Restaurant fare usually features fresh local ingredients and Mediterranean flavors. Pick up some mangos or oranges for a refreshing snack.
Participants: The tour is suitable for just about everyone of any age, including non-swimmers and those with limited mobility.
Worth Noting: The majority of Tel Aviv residents speak at least a little English and will be happy to chat with you about their city. Your guide will get the ball rolling by initiating conversations with various interesting individuals along the way — people representing all walks of life and an assortment of beliefs.