7 Days Private Jewish Heritage Turkey Tour Package from Israel – Tracing the Footsteps of History
Welcome to a deeply enriching journey through Turkey, a land where Jewish heritage has left an indelible mark on the historical and cultural landscape. This 7-day private Jewish heritage in Turkey Tour Package from Israel promises an unforgettable experience, offering a unique blend of ancient Jewish sites, historical landmarks, and warm Turkish hospitality. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Jewish history in Turkey as we explore the vibrant city of Istanbul, the ancient city of Ephesus, and the charming town of Izmir.
Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul – Turkey Tour Package from Israel
Upon your arrival at Istanbul Airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and assist with your transfer to the hotel.
Take some time to rest and refresh, preparing for an exciting journey through Jewish heritage in Turkey.
Day 2: Jewish Heritage Tour in Istanbul – Exploring the Jewish Quarter
Begin the day with a visit to the Jewish Museum of Turkey, offering insights into the rich history of Jewish communities in Turkey.
Explore the Jewish Quarter of Balat, once a vibrant hub of Jewish life, and the 15th-century Ahrida Synagogue, the oldest in Istanbul.
Continue to the Neve Shalom Synagogue, the central Jewish house of worship in Istanbul.
Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise and Asian Side Tour – Bridging Continents and Cultures
Embark on a serene Bosphorus cruise, taking in the breathtaking views of Istanbul’s skyline and historical landmarks lining the waterway.
Cross to the Asian side of Istanbul and explore the charming neighborhood of Kadikoy, which once housed a significant Jewish population.
Day 4: Flight to Izmir and Jewish Heritage Tour – Remembering the Past
Fly to Izmir and explore the ancient city of Ephesus, which holds deep significance in Jewish history.
Visit the Ephesus Synagogue, believed to be one of the oldest synagogues in Turkey and a testament to the Jewish presence in ancient Ephesus.
Day 5: Izmir City Tour and Jewish Sites – A Journey through Time
Discover the city of Izmir, once home to a vibrant Jewish community. And visit the Beth Israel Synagogue, an important landmark in Izmir’s Jewish history.
Explore the Asansor, a historical building that played a role in evacuating Jews from the city during World War II.
Day 6: Pergamon Day Tour – Exploring Jewish Connections
Take a day trip to Pergamon, an ancient Greek city with connections to Jewish history.
Visit the Acropolis of Pergamon, which was home to a Jewish community in the Hellenistic period.
Day 7: Departure from Istanbul – A Farewell to Turkey’s Jewish Heritage
Return to Istanbul for a final day of exploration and reflection, cherishing the memories of your Jewish heritage journey.
Our representative will assist you with your transfer to Istanbul Airport, bidding you a fond farewell. And hoping you carry the enriching experiences of Turkey’s Jewish heritage with you.
This 7-day private Jewish heritage Turkey tour Package from Israel offers a deeply enriching journey through the history and culture of Jewish communities in Turkey. From the vibrant streets of Istanbul to the ancient ruins of Ephesus and Pergamon, each destination holds significant historical importance. The warm hospitality of the Turkish people and the captivating allure of Turkey’s Jewish heritage. This will leave you with cherished memories of a truly unforgettable journey. Book your private tour today and embark on a profound adventure tracing the footsteps of Jewish history in Turkey.