Explore the rich heritage of the State of Israel on this full day sightseeing tour from Tel Aviv. Visit the miniature models of Mini Israel and the armored corps museum, before discovering the underground movement’s activities at the Ayalon Institute.
What to Expect
This full day tour from Tel Aviv takes you on a journey that explores the history of the State of Israel, starting at the city’s Independence Hall where independent Israel was declared on May 14th 1948 with the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
The upper floors of the building contain a Bible Museum, with archaeological artifacts and Biblical works of art and there will be time for a brief view before continuing to Mini Israel.
Located near Latrun in the Ayalon Valley and half way between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, the family-friendly Mini Israel park features approximately 350 miniature models of the most important sites and buildings in Israel, giving you the opportunity to explore the entire country in one site.
Stop to visit the armored corps museum in Latrun, one of the most diverse tank museum in the world. From here, continue to the Ayalon Institute in Reschovot where you will learn about the underground movement that operated a secret munitions factory under the noses of the British Mandate before independence.
End the day back at your hotel.
- Pick-up from hotel
- Government licensed tour guide
- Entrance fees to sites
Know Before You Go
As from March 1, 2016 visit to Mini Israel will be replaced by a visit to Beit Guvrin.