Price range
From $900 per person
Upcoming Date
15-16 February 2023
Tour Time
2 Days (Inc. Arv./Dpt.)
Shefa is a trip just for women - a journey that combines the special energy generated within a group of women and the abundance of Israel - spiritual abundance, culinary abundance, creative abundance, and natural abundance. Led by Chef Shawna Goodman, this trip has become a legacy for women all over the world and fosters a a unique connection to Israel.

Highlights

Price per person in a single room $1150

Itinerary

1 - Wednesday ( February 15 ) : Inspiring Women

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Morning Stretch Yoga with Merav Hoffman

  • Visit the CHW Nahalal Youth Village - The CHW Nahalal Youth Village raises generations of Israel’s social-multicultural leadership. Since its founding in 1923, the Youth Village has become one of Israel’s most recognized educational centers, and many of its graduates have become key figures in the Israeli economy, politics, military, and culture. You'll have greeting by Galia Alef, Director of CHW Nahalal Youth Village, a hands-on experience and interactive tour to never seen before parts of Nahalal with beautiful vistas, take on survival farm challenges, and visit the Dairy Farm withs tastings of dairy products produced onsite.

  • Continue to Goats with the Wind - At Goats with the Wind, have a magical lunch at this family-owned goat cheese farm and restaurant. Everything you will eat comes from the farm. Meet the goats and enjoy the special touches of the place.

  • Put yourself in the scene on a bike or golf cart! - Afternoon bike/golf cart ride thru the HULA valley. This lush lake region is the scene of migration for over 500 million birds-this wetland paradise in the perfect stopover for small waterfalls, cormorants, heron, pelicans, raptors, storks and cranes.

  • Leisure time at the hotel

  • Dinner with chef Gadi Elias - Dinner at the beautiful home of Chef Gadi Elias, a holistic culinary and cultural experience of Galilee cooking.

  • Mitzpe Hayamim Hotel

Overnight: Mitzpe Hayamim Hotel
Meal Plan: lunch, dinner

2 - Thursday ( February 16 ) : Come Together

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Activities:

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Market Tour and Cooking Workshop with local Arab women - Meet Cathy Raff at Beit Elfarasha and be inspired by Cathy’s vision to empower local women to teach their traditional cooking to others. Learn how to market like a local and turn the produce into culinary delights.

  • Drive south and 'up' to Jerusalem and check into hotel

  • Mahane Yehuda Market Tasting Tour - Otherwise known as the SHUK meander through the winding roads and taste the multiple flavours and savour the stories of each stall-Continue with an unforgettable culinary tour.

  • 'Shtisel' Tour - Later in the evening, we will walk thru the ultra-orthodox neighborhoods from the hit series SHTISEL in anticipation of shabbat-the smells of challah baking and feel the buzz of preparation for the weekly sabbath.

: Mitzpe Hayamim Hotel
Meal Plan: breakfast, lunch, Machne Yehuda Tasting Tour

Terms of Payment

Deposit is due immediately to secure the booking.

Balance for the trip is due no later than 45 days prior to first day of trip.

Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions here.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings can be cancelled within 48 hours, with a full refund.

Should it be necessary to cancel or postpone the tour due to force majeure circumstances, or Israeli government-imposed/air flight restrictions related to COVID-19,  a full refund may be possible, minus a $200 per person service fee.

For cancellations made:

  • Up to 45 days prior to departure, any payments made above the deposit towards the tour will be refunded. The deposit is non-refundable
  • 45 to 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the total tour cost per person will be refunded
  • 29 to 8 days prior to departure, 25% of the total tour cost per person will be refunded
  • 7 to 0 days prior to departure, the client will incur 100% of the cost of the tour

Should members of a group booking cancel their participation, their deposits cannot be applied to the balance payment of other group members.

All cancellation requests must be made in writing.

What’s Included
A private, licensed, English speaking tour guide v
Bottles of water, as needed, and snacks v
Fees for sites and activities listed v
Hotel accommodation v
Meals as listed in the itinerary v
Tips for tour guides and drivers v

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