From deserts to snow-covered mountains, the Middle Eastern oasis of Israel will leave you feeling transformed. The ancient city of Jerusalem attracts thousands each year with its cultural, religious and historic sites, while Tel Aviv is the hot-spot for food tours and a taste of local culture. Nature lovers will enjoy an expedition to Masada, an ancient fortress overlooking the Dead Sea.
Discover the famed religious towns of Jericho, Bethlehem and Nazareth, then find out about daily life in the legendary city of Jerusalem as you chat with locals in the Old City on the way to the Western Wall.
Take a stroll through West Jerusalem and get another perspective of modern life from a local Israeli guide, finishing at the lively Machane Yehuda Market..
Look down on one of the world’s most amazing city skyline with views across Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives..
Take a week to explore the modern and ancient sides of Israel with a passionate and extremely knowledgeable local leader.
Discover for yourself some of the most famous religious sites in the world: the location of the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, and walk the ‘Way of the Cross’ in Jerusalem.
Experience the contrasts between the modern, cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv while exploring its nightlife, and the reverential atmosphere of Jerusalem while taking in the panoramic view from atop the Mount of Olives.
Holidays in Israel will show you an amalgamation of an ancient homeland and a modern world. From deserts to snow covered mountains, this Middle Eastern oasis will lead you to revelations that no newspaper or online article could ever express. A trip to Israel will leave you transformed because it will challenge every misconception you have ever heard.
Travel to Israel’s north, and visit Mount Hermon; if you’re there at the right time, you might see some snow in this desert country.
Sleep under the stars with the Bedouins in the Negev desert; enjoy a meal and tea, maybe even ride a camel.
Visit the modern city of Tel Aviv, and experience the nightlife and the modernity of an otherwise ancient land.
Smell, taste, and touch all of the food and drink Israel has to offer in outdoor markets, called shuks.
Float in the Dead Sea; known for its magic mineral mud, this is the lowest place in Israel, and because of all of the salt, you are buoyant in the water.
If you’re in Tel Aviv, go to the Olympic museum and learn of Israel’s checkered past with the Olympics.
If you’re in the shuk heckling and bargaining is welcomed and encouraged.
Taxis and cars are a safe bet for transportation; the only thing to be aware of is the driving.
When visiting Holy sites, like the Western Wall or the City of David, make sure to cover up; women in long skirts.
Do not go to the shuks on Friday; people are dashing around trying to get their last licks in before Shabbat.
Remember that from Friday night to Saturday night, Jerusalem and other cities shut down because of Shabbat; make sure you have everything you need before then.
Israel has seasonal weather so please do check up on the best time to visit Israel before planning your tour. And if you’re still hunting for more things to do and places to explore in Israel, do check out our Israel Travel Guide for more information.