Israel Travel Guide

Israel, is a destination on the Mediterranean Sea regarded by Jews, Christians, and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City complex include; the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock shrine, Al-Aqsa Mosque and historic Western Wall. Israel's financial center, Tel Aviv, is known for its beaches and Bauhaus architecture.

To the north lies the popular Christian Israel tour region of the Galilee, an important New Testament area in the life of Jesus. Along the coastline are the ruins of Caesarea, built by King Herod. The 1st century B.C. fortress of Masada overlooks the Dead Sea, famous for its mineral-rich heavy waters where you can float on water. Haifa provides vistas from Mount Carmel with stunning gardens. In the South, the Negev desert offers amazing hiking trails, and in the tip is Eilat, situated on the Red Sea with five star hotels and beautiful coral reefs along the sea shore. Israel combines old and new like no other travel destination you'll ever experience.

Israel regions

Popular tours

Tours Quality from Type Select Tours

Christian Tours

5

Escorted Christian Tours

Jewish Tours

5

Escorted Jewish Tours

Classic Tours

5

Escorted Classic Tours

Day Tours & Excursions

5

Escorted Excursion Tours

When to tour

Peak periods include Mar-Jun and Oct-Nov, the major Jewish holidays such as Passover (Apr, dates vary), Rosh Hashanah (Sep/Oct, dates vary) and Yom Kippur (Sep/Oct, dates vary), for which many business and government offices have limited hours or are closed. Winter (Nov-Mar) is usually colder with more rain.

Average monthly temperatures:

 

Low / High

Precip

January 42° / 60° 18%
February 42° / 62° 19%
March 45° / 67° 13%
April 51° / 76° 5%
May 56° / 83° 1%
June 62° / 87° 0%
 

Low / High

Precip

July 66° / 90° 0%
August 66° / 89° 0%
September 63° / 87° 0%
October 59° / 82° 3%
November 51° / 73° 17%
December 44° / 63° 0%

Articles

Israel known as the Holy Land is home to many famous churches that are scattered around the country. Here are ten churches featured that are important Holy Land pilgrimage attractions, including the m...
Nazareth is locate inside a bowl atop the Nazareth ridge north of the Jezreel valley, and was a relatively isolated village in the time of Jesus with a small population of less than two hundred people...
No tour to the holy land is complete with out visiting Jerusalem, the city chosen by God, the Golden city of Jerusalem. Experience the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Walk along the ...
Once in Tel Aviv, one of the most amazing views you’ll experience near the ocean is that of Jaffa located on a natural harbor on a hill along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, only a short distance ...
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