Private Luxury Food Tours

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Luxury Culinary Tours

Vietnam for Foodies
(11 Days)
Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon

Food & Wine Tour of Italy
(11 Days)
Piedmont, Bologna & Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany & Florence

Flavors of Southeast Asia
(16 Days)
Singapore, Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Food, Wine & Architecture of Spain Tour
(14 Days)
Barcelona, Madrid, Ribera del Duero, La Rioja, San Sebastian & Bilbao

Culinary Tour of Mexico
(10 Days)
Oaxaca, Puebla, Mexico City

Food & Wine Tour of Lebanon
(7 Days)
Beirut, Sidon, Tyre, Chouf Mountains, Baalbek, Byblos, Batroun

Culinary Tour of China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Food & Wine of Austria
(7 Days)
Vienna & environs (the Wachau, Burgenland)

Culinary Tour of Japan
(12 Days)
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Yamanaka Onsen, Kyoto

Food & Wine of Australia
(12 Days)
Melbourne, Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Barossa, Adelaide, McLaren Vale, Margaret River, Perth

Thailand for Foodies
(7 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Food & Wine of France & Switzerland
(12 Days)
Paris, Champagne, Burgundy, Beaujolais & Lyon, Lausanne

Wine Tour of Hungary
(6 Days)
Eger-Tokaj Wine Region, Budapest

Food & Wine of Portugal
(9 Days)
Porto, Douro Valley, Lisbon & environs

Culinary Tour of Greece and Turkey
(10 Days)
Athens, Crete, Istanbul

Culinary Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Trapani, Marsala, Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Modica, Taormina, Mount Etna

Culture, Crafts & Cuisine of Ireland
(13 Days)
Dublin, Ballyfin, Ballymaloe, Killarney, Adare, Ashford Castle

Food & Wine Tour: Bordeaux to Rioja
(9 Days)
Bordeaux, Biarritz, San Sebastian with La Rioja & Bilbao

Culinary Tour of Peru
(9 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco

Morocco for Foodies
(10 Days)
Fez, Marrakesh

Culinary Tour of Israel
(9 Days)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Tel Aviv

France for Foodies
(12 Days)
Paris, Beaujolais & Lyon, Avignon, Luberon Valley, Cote d’Azur

Singapore for Foodies
(4 Days)

Culinary Tour of India
(13 Days)
Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai, Chennai

Culinary Tour of South Korea
(5 Days)
Seoul & Jeonju

Best of Piedmont
(5 Days)

Culinary Tour of Israel

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Jerusalem, Galilee, Tel Aviv

This private culinary tour is the perfect way to learn about Israel's rich and diverse cultural heritage. It includes private visits to food markets, private cooking classes with local chefs, private wine tasting, special meals, private cultural touring and more.

Begin in Jerusalem, an incredibly historic city with a fascinating mix of cultures and flavors. During private touring, visit the legendary Mahane Yehuda Market with a renowned local chef to learn about culinary specialties such as pomegranate juice, chocolate rugelach, almond pastries and halvah, and gather ingredients for a private cooking class and lunch. Also watch baklava being made at a local bakery. Another day, learn about the cultural significance of challah during a meal at a local home. Enjoy a hummus tasting tour through the backstreets of the Old City, and visit a small factory that makes tahini. With your expert private guide, also explore the cultural history of the Jewish Quarter, Christian Quarter and other neighborhoods, including highlights such as the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Via Dolorosa, ancient synagogues, bazaars and atmospheric streets. Depending on interests, also opt to visit Jerusalem's most important museums, such as the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum and the Israel Museum.

Continue to the Galilee region, which is known for its beautiful landscapes, agricultural products, and important historical and biblical sites. During private culinary touring in the region, sample organic olive oils at a local press, taste wines at a top winery, and meet local culinary producers. Also enjoy flexible cultural touring of the region's historic highlights or enjoy active pursuits such as hiking or a four-wheel drive excursion. Other options include browsing art galleries in Rosh Pina, exploring Jewish history and spirituality in Safed, touring ancient ruins, or visiting a kibbutz. Also stop in a Druze village for a hands-on cooking lesson and lunch in the home of a local family.

Continue to Tel Aviv, Israel's largest city. With your expert insider guide, enjoy in-depth private tours of the city's food markets, design districts, fashionable Neve Tzedek neighborhood, UNESCO-listed Bauhaus architecture, Old Jaffa, the top museums.

This tour can easily be extended with other destinations in Israel or other countries.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Tel Aviv – Jerusalem
VIP airport assistance. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Jerusalem
Full-day private culinary and cultural tour, including tasting tour and private cooking class
Day 3 Jerusalem
Full-day private culinary and cultural tour
Day 4 Jerusalem – Galilee
Private transfer to resort for 2 nights with culinary touring en route
Day 5 Galilee
Full-day private cultural and culinary touring
Day 6 Galilee – Tel Aviv
Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights with cooking class and lunch in village en route
Day 7 Tel Aviv
Full-day private culinary and cultural tour
Day 8 Tel Aviv
Full-day private touring with option for excursion
Day 9 Depart Tel Aviv
Private airport transfer. VIP departure assistance

Hotels
Jerusalem:

King David Hotel, Waldorf Astoria or American Colony Hotel

Galilee: Scots Hotel or The Setai Sea of Galilee
Tel Aviv: The Norman or The Jaffa

Cost
$12,870 Per person (double occupancy)