Wine Tour in Israel

Private Tour in Wine country

as a private tour guide in Israel I love showing people Israel’s wine country. Israel in the last couple of decades had become a great destination for wine lovers. Today Israel has over 300 different boutique vineyards spread all over the country, and guided tours in Israel are not complete without checking out at the […]

Parthian shot

The Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD), was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran and Iraq.  The Parthian Empire stretched from the northern reaches of the Euphrates, in what is now central-eastern Turkey, to eastern Iran. The empire, located on the Silk Road trade route between the Roman Empire in […]

Review about a guided tour in israel by Arik Private tour guide of Israel

An amazing Private tour in Israel!

Thanks so much Mary Ann Rose & Jeffrey for a wonderful time together! (And for a leaving such a wonderful comment on TripAdvisor!) It was a pleasure Being your private tour guide in Israel! One of the many things that makes my job so great is having kind and nice people like you guys! Our […]

Capernaum synagogue

Israel Private tour in Capernaum

If you are on a pilgrimage to Israel or you’re just interested in the cultural aspect of the country then a private tour in israel wouldn’t be complete without visiting Capernaum. Capernaum today is an important archeological site excavated from the 19th century. One of the highlights of the visit at Capernaum would be the […]

Helena Visiting The Holy Land

Helena was the first wife of Constantius I and mother of Constantine I. Eusebius (Bishop of Caesarea Maritime) records the details of her pilgrimage to Palestine between the year 326-328. She is the founder of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. She has established relief agencies […]

Private tour at the Western Wall

The western wall, is one of the most important tourist sites that people come to visit upon reaching Jerusalem. It is often confused as a remaining from the 2nd temple. But the western wall is actually not a part of the 2nd temple. In fact The western wall is a retaining wall which was forming […]

A private tour to the pools of Bethesda

According to John 5 (see below) one of the miracles that Jesus performed in Jerusalem was next to the Bethesda pools. The name came from Aramaic which means the sheep pools. That was a knowen site at the 2nd temple period where the purification animals were purified for the sacrifice at the temple. Therefore the […]

The Ideal Location next to the Sea of Galilee

A Christian private tour in israel couldn’t be complete without a visit next to the Sea of Galilee. This where Jesus preached and preformed many miracles. This is where He gave the Sermon on the Mt. Which became later on the base for Christian Ethos. One of my personal favorite sites which I think without […]

Visiting Masada – The Last Jewish Strongholds 

One of the reasons why Masada was nominated a world heritage site was due to the well preserved siege system. Since the Romans conducted siege all over the empire but usually what they used was perishable material like wood and saw dust – all this did not survive but in Masada since they are using […]

The Last Sassanian King

Khosrow II (Chosroes II in classical sources) was the last great king of the Sassanian Empire, reigning from 590 to 628. captured Jerusalem in 614 following a three weeks siege. Ancient sources claim 57,000 or 66,500 people were slain there; another 35,000 were deported to Persia, including the Patriarch Zacharias. Many churches in the city […]