Excursion «540. Berry journey and wine tasting»

Class Big bus
Type Group tour
Language Russian

We invite you to move away from the traditional collection of cherries and strawberries and pamper yourself
mulberry, Surinamese cherry, and blackberry, as well as the author's pomegranate wine.


We will get acquainted with the ancient city of Ashdod and visit the only buffalo farm in Israel.

In a program:
Agronen. Collecting berries.
Winery Grand. Wine tasting.
Ashdod. Fortress Ashdod Yam. Observation platform Givat Yona.
Farm "Buffalo"

Important

Seasonal excursion on June 11!

Admission to picking berries is paid on the spot - 30 ₪

Departure days

Departure days depend on your departure city

Info

Conditions for order cancellation:
If a tourist cancels an excursion in less than 2 days, the penalty is 100%, if rescheduled - 50%, unless travel insurance has not been purchased.

Important:

  • Tourists should arrive at the boarding point 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time. strong>
  • People who are late and do not go on the excursion will not receive a refund.
  • Requests for excursions for children under 5 years old are not accepted.
  • The company is not responsible for lost items.
  • Responsibility for having an individual insurance policy falls on the tourist.
  • Tourists may wait up to 30 minutes for the bus.
  • Minor changes to the route are possible.
  • The company reserves the right to change the departure time for the excursion, which is communicated to the tourist the day before.
  • There is no indication of seats on the bus. Boarding and disembarking is carried out only at designated places.
  • Physical activity level: 3/5

We recommend:bring drinking water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes with you on the excursion.

The price of the trip does not include and must be paid on the spot:

  • Entrance fee for berry picking - 30 shekels. (to the guide on the bus)
  • Food

Attractions

Fortress Ashdod Yam

The fortress was built in the 8th century AD, as part of a system of coastal defensive fortifications during the Arab rule - the great Umayyad caliphate. Kalat al-Mina in Arabic means "fortress of the port". It was a Muslim fort that defended the coast from raids from the sea, and in which the exchange of Christian and Muslim captives took place.

In 1033, a strong earthquake occurred on the territory of modern Israel, the walls of Jerusalem were damaged, Ramallah and Shechem were destroyed, and the Ashdod fortress of Kalat al-Mina was destroyed. At the end of the same century, it was largely restored by the new owners of these places - the crusaders, and it served as a staging post for them until 1260. After that, these lands become deserted, and the fortress falls into desolation.


It's amazing that the walls of this fortress have survived to this day ..

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